ARGcast #37: Walking the Plague Road with Conrad Zimmerman

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Destructoid alum turned game developer Conrad Zimmerman joins the show to discuss Plague Road, and then… the Cheetahmen!

Take a trip with your friendly neighborhood plague doctor in Plague Road! Game designer Conrad Zimmerman chats with David and Robert about his Kickstarter-funded roguelike title. Become a backer today!


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ARGcast #37: Walking the Plague Road with Conrad Zimmerman

Along with talking about Plague Road, Conrad also gets into working with the incomparable Jim Sterling, the reason why he can’t play football games, and his experience with Wally Bear and The NO! Gang. You won’t say no to this!

Afterwards we explore the backstory behind one of gaming’s biggest blunders; the Action 52 game cartridge. Learn how the very idea of the game was conceived, and what the deal is with Cheetahmen. Don’t run off before hearing that story!

The Stage of History this week welcomes the likes of the head-banging Bonk’s Adventure, PC platformer Commander Keen, and gridiron favorite Tecmo Super Bowl. Bo knows retro! Don’t forget to nab our game giveaways also with artsy puzzler She Remembered Butterflies, and cute but sneaky Stealth Inc Ultimate Edition. Grab ’em while you can, ARGonauts!

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From the ashes, David Giltinan and Robert Workman return to invade your ears with (what else?) Another Retro Gaming Podcast! Join us for gaming talk with a retro bend. We’ll also have topics to discuss, old school titles to celebrate, guests to entertain, and even games to give away too! It’s a whole new era here on ARGcast.

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