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Episode 135: Forgotten Platform Mascots

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Dean Swain (AKA Swainy), Steve Erickson (AKA Press Play On Tape) and Paul Driscoll (AKA The Drisk) takes a look at some of the forgotten gaming heroes of yesteryear. We have tried to concentrate on the more computer based platformer from days gone by.

So come and join in as Retro Asylum reminisces about some of our favourite platform heroes, including Pitfall Harry, Monty Mole, Rick Dangerous, Bonk, James Pond, Chuck Rock and Zool.

Also in this episode we announce the winner of our ZX Spectrum Visual Compendium competition, so if you entered, make sure you listen to see if you’re the lucky winner.

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