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Gaming Galaxy => Retro YouTube Forum => Topic started by: Bobinator on October 23, 2012, 02:45:50 AM

Title: Cool retro videos and the people who make them
Post by: Bobinator on October 23, 2012, 02:45:50 AM
So, anybody here have any videos of retro reviews, playthroughs, retrospectives and such? And dfo you happen to have any Youtube (or any other video service) channels that are good for that sort of thing? Post 'em here!

Ashens (http://http): Sure, we may all probably know who he is, but not everybody might have known the five game reviews he did. They're all hilarious, much like most of his stuff.

Guru Larry's Retro Corner (http://http): Along with more modern stuff, this guy has a lot of funny videos on retro titles like Monty On The Run, Twisted: The Game Show, and a feature on the various computer ports of Contra. His accent's a bit thick, I have to admit, but I still found him entertaining.

The Lazy Game Reviewer (http://http): Here's a guy from the US who does a lot of reviews on DOS and Windows 3.1/95 stuff, along with a few playthroughs of more modern titles. He's a huge Maxis fan, so you can expect to see a lot of the Sim games reviewed, including the infamous Streets of Sim City. He's done a lot of obscure stuff I haven't even heard before, and he's pretty funny, too.

Ancient DOS Games (http://http): Here's another guy who does DOS games, although they're usually ones the Lazy Game Reviewer hasn't touched. He's a bit less informal than LGR, although his reviews are pretty informative, and do a good job of showing you how the game is, along with tips on where to find it and how to run it in DOSBOX.
Title: Re: Cool retro videos and the people who make them
Post by: Shadowrunner on October 23, 2012, 04:39:39 AM
Don't forget Ultrapros channel and of course this site has a channel too. :)
Title: Re: Cool retro videos and the people who make them
Post by: TL on October 23, 2012, 12:46:18 PM
I am subscribed to both of the first 2, I am a massive fan of Ashens - I was watching some of his videos last night. For me he is the best thing on You Tube.

There are quite a few I like - I will list them later on!
Title: Re: Cool retro videos and the people who make them
Post by: Alberto 2K on October 23, 2012, 15:22:50 PM
I'm actually watching some vids of Ancient DOS games, interesting channel, thanks! :)
Title: Re: Cool retro videos and the people who make them
Post by: dcultrapro on October 24, 2012, 12:10:04 PM
was about to say... me me me!! thanks Shadowrunner lol. link to my channel is in my sig I believe
Title: Re: Cool retro videos and the people who make them
Post by: zapiy on October 24, 2012, 13:02:46 PM
Cheers,

I will add those, not been a huge user of Youtube in the past.. Thats changing though.

I hope with me and DC working on the RVG one to soon be more active.
Title: Re: Cool retro videos and the people who make them
Post by: TL on October 25, 2012, 19:14:26 PM
Retro Gamer (http://http) - The official channel of Retro Gamer editor Darran Jones, has some really nice Lynx reviews on it.

Retro Asylum (http://http) - Great channel where you will find all the 8-bit wars videos that I post here and lots more!

Classic Game Room (http://http) - Everyone should know about this channel by now, one of the best gaming related ones on You Tube.

Atari User TV (http://http) - Why it's my channel of course! Lot's of Atari related goodness and videos of retro gaming events!
Title: Re: Cool retro videos and the people who make them
Post by: sunteam_paul on November 03, 2013, 10:48:38 AM
I really like Polaventris (http://http).

His calm voice makes his videos quite funny, especially when he's dying a lot. One of my favourites is this one:
Quo Vadis (http://http)
Title: Cool retro videos and the people who make them
Post by: Amargorojo on June 29, 2015, 16:47:05 PM
He could actually pick up a turd and throw it at the cameraman, and people will still pay for his videos.