The Press Play On Tape
25 episodes - last episode 16 Dec 2019

The Press Play On Tape podcast is brought to you by Aaron, Tony and JCVD. We're three Tasmania-based vintage computer lovers who are always keen to talk about all 8-bit and 16-bit home computers!
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Mon, 16 Dec 2019
It's the age of Aquarius! Episode 36 flies into town with the team chatting to Sean Harrington about the Mattel Aquarius, that curious little Z80-based computer from the house of Barbie. We talk creating new mods for the computer, a bit about it, as well...
 length: 01:28:47
Thu, 31 Oct 2019
This episode we're joined by Cameron B as Tony goes back before the MSX to take us on a Spectravideo 318 & 328 master class! In addition we debrief a bit more from PAX Australia, check out what games we've been playing and talk over some news items that ...
 length: 01:20:35
Fri, 11 Oct 2019
Coming to you from the PAX show floor, it's Episode 34! This time we're joined by Tired Parent Mat Kapin, and Arcade Perfect's Dazza to plan some new vintage game inspired movies, remakes we'd like to see and more! An extra special thanks to Audio Techni...
 length: 43:06
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
With thanks to Audio-Technica, here's episode 33 of the Press Play on Tape podcast recorded live from the  Expo Hall floor back at PAX Australia 2018! This episode Aaron is joined by Marc from the Game the System Podcast to talk up how to start keeping u...
 length: 34:37
Thu, 01 Nov 2018
Come in Vic Viper, we've got a mission for you! Pilot your way through some of the PPOT team's favourite shoot'em ups from across a wide range of platforms, and report back. Only you can complete this mission - Do not fail us! Episode 32 is GO! Where c...
 length: 01:14:56
Mon, 23 Jul 2018
Welcome to the 68000 mile rally! The PPOT crew have their Zoomers in hand, and are all buckled in to take the Amiga for a spin through some of their favourite driving games.    Links to cool stuff mentioned in the episode: The Gigatron TTL Kit PC To...
 length: 01:17:24
Mon, 18 Jun 2018
What does the Z80, Japan, Deathsmiles and the Amstrad CPC Enterprise all have in common? They're all talked about this episode as Tony and Aaron are joined by Keith from chibiakumas.com! We chat to Keith about Chibi Akumas, his bullet-hell shooter for th...
 length: 01:10:01
Mon, 30 Apr 2018
After being stuck in a recursive loop for 6 months, PPOT is back and better than ever! In this episode Jay Aldred drops by for a catch up to talk about his games, both past and future. Starting with a bit of a Galencia post-mortem, Jay also talks about ...
 length: 31:09
Sun, 15 Oct 2017
Engage Code Omega, it's time for a pre-PAX Classing Gaming Area podcast! Aaron is joined by Ausretrogamer, Serby from Weird & Retro, and first time podcaster Greg Pell to talk about what you can expect from the Classic Gaming Area at the Australian Penny...
 length: 50:06
Thu, 12 Oct 2017
This month we're joined by c64audio.com's very own Chris Abbott to discuss all things Rob Hubbard! A project many years in the making, Chris is currently in the final stages of bringing Project Hubbard to life - a massive project dedicated to the life & ...
 length: 58:40
Tue, 22 Aug 2017
In this second half of our look into modern media solutions for our favourite vintage micros, the PPOT crew are once more joined by Retro Domination's Daz. Have a listen as we talk about our experiences with the multitude of options available to help byp...
 length: 45:19
Tue, 01 Aug 2017
Magnetic media wiping you out? Are your floppies getting bent out of shape? Or is the cost of chasing old software burning your wallet? In this 2-part episode, the PPOT crew are joined by Retro Domination's Daz to look at the various modern solutions for...
 length: 59:20
Mon, 19 Jun 2017
Welcome to the first (of hopefully many) Press Play on Tape Developer Diaries!    For this episode, we're talking to Jay - aka PC Baker - who is behind the upcoming Commodore 64 arcade shooter Galencia! We talk to Jay about his background with assembly...
 length: 39:16
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
Arcade conversions have always been a curious beast. Back in the day, the closest we'd get to playing the latest game for free would be the home ports by Publishers like US Gold or Ocean. Sometimes they fantastic, sometimes they were a bit meh, and somet...
 length: 01:27:24
Wed, 12 Apr 2017
This month we're joined by c64.com's own Andreas Wallström to talk about his upcoming book Commodore 64: For the Love of a Machine!  Andreas chats to us about the book, and why he feels so strongly about giving back to the C64 community and ensuring that...
 length: 01:18:18
Thu, 30 Mar 2017
The British return to Press Play on Tape once more, with Amiga MOD maker extraordinaire, member of the RGDS Podcast, and all-round awesome guy Aaron White jumping on the show for a chat. Damian, along with special guest host Daz have a chat with Aaron ab...
 length: 56:44
Wed, 22 Feb 2017
Got some computers needing a bit of love? Then this month’s episode of Press Play on Tape is for you!  On the back of a few recent repairs and restorations of their own, the team decided this month to talk through some of their favourite hints & tips. Wh...
 length: 01:21:24
Tue, 20 Dec 2016
Here comes a new Challenger! You might have seen him on our Facebook page (if not, come have a look), so now it's time to meet Mr. JCVD - aka. Damian - as he joins the Press Play on Tape team as our third co-host.   This month we're taking a look at th...
 length: 01:09:44
Tue, 15 Nov 2016
(Heads up - due to some problems in recording, the audio quality isn't fantastic. Sorry!)   After a short hiatus and some technical fun, Press Play on Tape flips sides and loads in a new adventure!   Aaron welcomes one of the podcast's new hosts, non...
 length: 51:27
Sun, 11 Sep 2016
The tape is rewound, the counter set to zero, and that means only one thing: it’s time to Press Play on Tape! This month, Alex, Daz and Aaron are joined by Serby from Weird and Retro to take a look back at Atari’s 8-bit computer range. Alex runs us thr...
 length: 01:06:33
Fri, 26 Aug 2016
As Commodore 64 month draws to a close, episode 17 of Press Play on Tape rolls in to prove that the Commodore is still keeping up with you!  Hosts Alex and Aaron are joined by Ant Stiller and Hellfire64’s Rob Caporetto on a roundtable discussion o...
 length: 01:12:39
Sun, 24 Jul 2016
Press Play on Tape Episode 16: The one where Sega released a computer Is it See-ga, or Say-ga? This, and many more things are discussed as your PRESS PLAY ON TAPE Podcast hosts Alex, Daz and Aaron take a look at that one time Sega entered the Home Compu...
 length: 01:07:39
Tue, 07 Jun 2016
The three Press Play On Tape horsemen ride into town and head straight to the house that Melbourne built. There they meet the great, Cameron “Gazunta” Davis! As they are lead on a tour of this Melbourne House, Cam delves into his gaming past and absolut...
 length: 01:13:24
Sat, 14 May 2016
As the weather in the southern hemisphere gets cooler, the Press Play On Tape podcast heats things up with three hosts and one very special guest! In this episode, we welcome Aaron Clement as our co-host and we sit down to have a chat with the C64-centri...
 length: 01:14:56
Tue, 12 Apr 2016
Finally, the great Atari 16-bit computer gets its time to shine on the PRESS PLAY ON TAPE podcast! With Maximum Power Up’s podcaster, Paul Monaghan as the special guest, Daz is outnumbered and admits defeat in the 16-bit computer battle. The cast looks b...
 length: 01:17:54