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The Nerva Beacon Podcast - Episode 20: Half Term Report

Back to the Eighties

Release Date: 11/14/2018

Back to the Retrogaming: Episode 3 - May The Force Be With You show art Back to the Retrogaming: Episode 3 - May The Force Be With You

Back to the Eighties

It's time for some more retrogaming goodness with Amy and Glenn, and this episode is all about the great (and not so great) Star Wars games of yesteryear! From TIE Fighter to Rogue Squadron, from Power Jedi Battles to Masters of Teräs Käsi, it's all here!  I have a bad feeling about this. Back to the Eighties @ Twitter: @BTTEPOD Back to the 80's on Facebook: facebook.com/bttepod

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Episode 496 - Transformers: Marvel UK August 1986! show art Episode 496 - Transformers: Marvel UK August 1986!

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Andy's back with us from the Smorgaspod for more Transformers UK goodness, with the end of Skids' story from the US, and the Dinobot Eighties action movie awesomeness that is "In the National Interest"! (This episode covers issues #72-#76.) If you want to follow along with us, scans can be found here:  Back to the Eighties @ Twitter: @BTTEPOD Back to the 80's on Facebook: facebook.com/bttepod

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Episode 495 - Brad and Glenn Say Hello There! show art Episode 495 - Brad and Glenn Say Hello There!

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It's time for Brad and Glenn to get together again and talk some Star Wars, but this time they're discussing the latest SW offering from Disney - the long awaited Obi-Wan Kenobi series! But is it any good, or just a load of Bantha poodoo? Back to the Eighties @ Twitter: @BTTEPOD Back to the 80's on Facebook: facebook.com/bttepod

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Episode 494 - Transformers: Marvel UK July 1986! show art Episode 494 - Transformers: Marvel UK July 1986!

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Andy and Glenn are back with more from Marvel UK's Transformers, where Blaster and the Autobots on Cybertron discover the dark secret at the heart of the Space Bridge, and on Earth, Omega Supreme comes online... (This episode covers issues #68-#71.) If you want to follow along with us, scans can be found here:  Back to the Eighties @ Twitter: @BTTEPOD Back to the 80's on Facebook: facebook.com/bttepod

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Episode 493 - Heroes in a Half Shell, Aus Style! show art Episode 493 - Heroes in a Half Shell, Aus Style!

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We have a brand new guest on today's show - the Vindaloo Vixen herself, Emma Daria, joins us to talk about the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! There's also some discussion of things 80's antipodean, and we manage to sneak in some Doctor Who in there as well! Back to the Eighties @ Twitter: @BTTEPOD Back to the 80's on Facebook: facebook.com/bttepod

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Episode 492 - Transformers: Marvel UK June 1986! show art Episode 492 - Transformers: Marvel UK June 1986!

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Andy and Glenn are back with more from Marvel UK's Transformers, where Buster and Prime share a dream, Megatron and Shockwave fight it out, and we find that Cybertron's Autobots are having a bit of a rubbish one... (This episode covers issues #64-#67.) If you want to follow along with us, scans can be found here: 

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Back to the Retrogaming: Episode 2 - Nostalgia Overload! show art Back to the Retrogaming: Episode 2 - Nostalgia Overload!

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Amy and Glenn are back with more retrogaming goodness as we talk about more old games, consoles and our happy memories of playing games back in the day and beyond! Back to the Eighties @ Twitter: @BTTEPOD Back to the 80's on Facebook: facebook.com/bttepod

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Episode 491 - We're Going on a Bug Hunt show art Episode 491 - We're Going on a Bug Hunt

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Duncan's back with us for this one, and it's going to get scary and icky, because we're talking about the ups and downs of the Alien franchise! From a gothic horror in space, to all out action, to whatever Alien 3 was supposed to be, it's all here! So suit up, look into my eye, and hope to Yahweh you don't get Ovimorphed! Back to the Eighties @ Twitter: @BTTEPOD Back to the 80's on Facebook: facebook.com/bttepod

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Episode 490 - Transformers: Marvel UK May 1986! show art Episode 490 - Transformers: Marvel UK May 1986!

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We're back with some essential Marvel UK Transformers content, as Andy and Glenn explore the coming of the Special Teams, and the Decepticons realising that menacing humans is far more productive than fighting the Autobots... (This episode covers issues #59-#63.) If you want to follow along with us, scans can be found here: 

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Back to the Retrogaming: Episode 1 - Secret Origins show art Back to the Retrogaming: Episode 1 - Secret Origins

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In the first of what we hope to be many episodes, join Amy and Glenn as they take a look at Retrogaming in all it's many and varied forms, as well as focusing on particular games, systems, and the culture of retro itself! In this opening episode, we talk about our histories, favourites, and loves of the retrogaming world! Back to the Eighties @ Twitter: @BTTEPOD Back to the 80's on Facebook: facebook.com/bttepod

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