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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 surprisingly 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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Sonic the Hedgehog (Mega Play)

Sega's 1991 mascot title Sonic the Hedgehog was converted for the Mega Play arcade system in 1993. It pulls the same visuals and high-speed platforming game play from the beloved home version, but only contains 4 zones and features an arcade-friendly time limit element.