Podcast EP 10 – Interview with Hans Van Vliet of 7Bit Hero

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Today’s interview is with Hans from 7bit Hero, he is the frontman for the bitpop band based out of Brisbane, Australia. The group’s music combines chiptune samples, old-school gaming, as well as live instruments to create an experience unlike any other. 7bit Hero has played notable shows including the EB Games Expo, and PAX AUS. Their song Come on. Stand out was nominated at the Q Music awards for best pop … Continue reading

Who is Your Player 2? Part 1 – Fellow Traveler

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Some of my very best memories of gaming (and current fun as well) involve other players. There was something really special about the multiplayer games of the 80’s and 90’s. To start with, all the players had to be in the same room, usually using the same TV screen to play.

A Bluetooth headset and online gaming just does not capture the fun of playing a game in the same room as your friends – it is … Continue reading

Don’t Miss the Best Bubble Bobble Remix Ever Made

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I’ve always had music tastes that were a bit outside the popular music scope – sadly there are many groups that I love whose names would draw blank stares from many strangers (and most of my friends, too).

I’m O.K. with that, except that often the very talented individuals behind the music deserve far more attention than is often granted.

I better stop before I start really sounding like some kind of arrogant hipster (no offense to the arrogant … Continue reading