Console Special No.1: Sega Mega Drive

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Console Special No.1: Sega Mega Drive

Post by JaySevenZero » July 1st, 2018, 1:09 pm

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“Welcome To The Next Level”

In the first of our extra-length single-platform specials, Leon Cox is joined by Mega Drive enthusiast and expert Dan Clark as well as retro collector and technical guru, Digital Foundry’s John Linneman.
In traditional Cane and Rinse fashion, the assembled panel dissect every aspect of SEGA’s 16-bit Mega Drive (Genesis), from its development, through its graphical and audio strengths and weaknesses, design, add-ons and peripherals as well – of course – as many of the key titles from its large and varied library. We also share some warm and fuzzy MD memories from the community throughout.

Music used in this issue:

1: Sonic the Hedgehog Ending Medley by Masato Nakamura

This console special was edited by Jay Taylor.

This console special is a timed exclusive for our Patreon supporters, it'll become available here and on our regular feeds in September when our next special is ready for release

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Post by Alex79uk » July 1st, 2018, 2:43 pm

Excellent, I'm almost looking forward to my Monday commute!

I mean I'm not. At all. But at least I'll have this to listen to!

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Re: Console Special No.1: Sega Mega Drive

Post by KissMammal » July 2nd, 2018, 5:15 pm

I initially thought this wouldn't interest me too much as I've always favoured Nintendo and have always been a bit dismissive of Sega in general, but if anything that made me enjoy this episode more, as it was really educational.

Really, really enjoyed it - so happy you are doing these and can't wait for the next one.

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Post by ratsoalbion » July 2nd, 2018, 5:36 pm

That’s great to hear, thanks KM.
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Post by Alex79uk » July 3rd, 2018, 2:12 pm

Really enjoyed this. Listened to most yesterday and the rest just now whilst driving to a job interview. Leon, yours was the last voice I heard before I go in, and I like to think it's had a calming effect. If I get this job, it'll be in no small part to the podcast hahaha.

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Post by ratsoalbion » July 3rd, 2018, 3:07 pm

Hey, best of luck!
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Re: Console Special No.1: Sega Mega Drive

Post by Suits » July 4th, 2018, 9:58 am

After listening to this excellent episode, I went on a bit of a nostalgia trip.

This hit me right in the feels....

https://segaretro.org/Sega_Power
Xbox - Suits
PSN - Suterovich
Nintendo Switch - SW-0866-4803-1890
N3DS - 5370-1662-1949

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