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Open Apple #79 (July 2020): KansasFest 2020 Megapodcast
August 16, 2020

Welcome to Retro Open Poly Roundtable Chicken Missile Lines Drop Museum Gruecast, the annual "megapodcast" from KansasFest, this time conducted virtually via Zoom.

Open Apple #78 (September 2018) – Retro Antic Assembly Chicken Missile Talks Our Way Out Of It
September 11, 2018

This month on Open Apple, we bring you the traditional big group podcast that we record every year at KansasFest. Tune in for a casual chat with your favorite retro podcasters, and get a behind-the-scenes peek at what makes KansasFest special. This year w

Open Apple #77 (March 2018) – Kevin Savetz & Carrington Vanston, Eaten By A Grue
July 17, 2018

This month on Open Apple, we sit down with Kevin Savetz and Carrington Vanston of the Eaten By A Grue podcast. Eaten By A Grue is a game-by-game style of podcast where the intrepid hosts are playing every Infocom game. They both play the game, then discus

Open Apple #76 (January 2018) – Ken Gagne & Andy Molloy, Juiced.GS, Nukes
February 18, 2018

This month on Open Apple, we sit down with Ken Gagne and Andy Molloy of Juiced.GS, the longest running continuously published Apple II magazine (that you can still get in your mailbox to this day!). Juiced.GS is in its 23rd year, which has to be a record

Open Apple #75 (October 2017) – Seth Sternberger, Class Apples, GS Graphics
December 24, 2017

We’re baaaack! Sorry for the unscheduled hiatus folks, but your intrepid hosts had some family matters to attend to. This month on Open Apple, we sit down with Seth Steinberger of 8-bit Weapon. We talk about their new album Class Apples,

Open Apple #74 (September 2017) – Mark Lemmert, Nox Archaist Kickstarter, Fake Quinn, and Softalk #5
September 19, 2017

This month on Open Apple, the part of Quinn Dunki is played by RCR Podcast co-host Carrington “Fake Quinn” Vanston. A post-KansasFest Mark Lemmert of 6502 Workshop returns to the show to promote the new Nox Archaist Kickstarter.

Open Apple #73 (August 2017) – Assembly Chicken PolyANTICast Roundtable
August 09, 2017

This month on Open Apple, we run the annual group megapodcast that is recorded live at KansasFest! This is a four-year-old tradition whereby all the attending retro podcasters get together and do one big silly show together. It’s clunky, it’s

Open Apple #72 (June 2017) – Peter Neubauer, KansasFest, Last Jedi
July 16, 2017

This month on Open Apple, we sit down with KansasFest committee member and lifelong Apple II user Peter Neubauer. We talk lots about the upcoming KansasFest, of course, but also Peter’s own experiences with the machine. He has a passion for Logo,

Open Apple #71 (May 2017) – Michael Packard, Alien Downpour, Kermit (The Frog)
May 30, 2017

This month on Open Apple, we sit down with Michael Packard, author of the upcoming new game Alien Downpour. Michael has gone back to teach himself assembly language and make the kinds of games he wished he had made back in the day. The results are indeed

Open Apple #70 (April 2017) – 6502 Workshop, 1st-Person Lo-Res, Softalk #4
April 18, 2017

This month on Open Apple, we sit down with Mark Lemmert, co-founder of 6502 Workshop. Him and his partners (Mike Reimer, Bill Giggie, Robert Padovan, Gordon Mackay, and Galactagog) have been building Nox Archaist, a brand new story-driven tile-based role-