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November 12, 2019

In this episode of Tubby Talk, Terry, Steve, and Chris dig through the many ways you can play retro games in the modern era. It's a suprisingly deep rabbit hole, with lots of options that balance convenience, price, and authenticity. Things get really sticky when you consider that "authenticity" is subject to interpretation.

Topics discussed include: emulation, display technology, retro hardware collection, game preservation, re-releases and compilations, and the psychology of nearly unlimited choices.

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Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom

Capcom's 1994 title Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom is a side scrolling beat 'em up. Unlike many genre contemporaries, Tower of Doom introduces role playing elements like branching story pathways, item inventory, and character leveling. The combat itself is also quite deep, with available techniques that include blocking, crouching, and evading.