Category Archives: Video Games

Robert Stark interviews Darren Toni

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and co-host Pilleater talk to Darren Toni. Darren is the producer of DRIVE Radio and Lazerdiscs Records.

Topics:

Intro Song: Aileron – Stratosphere
The release of Robert Parker’s Lazerdiscs album Awakening
Darren’s background in the music industry, and how he got involved with Drive Radio
The New Retro Wave Genre, it’s unique sounds, and audience
The Film Drive, featuring College, Electric Youth, and Kavinsky, and how the film exposed the genre to the masses
The Artists produced by Lazerdiscs Records and Drive Radio
Darren’s nostalgia growing up in the 80’s, and the original New Wave Genre
90’s Euro House Music
80’s Aesthetics, Video Game Arcades, The London Trocadero
80’s visions of the future, and New Retro Wave illustrations
Brutalist Architecture in the Sun
Darren’s book New Heights, the Surreal Aspect of the book, and the illustration by artist William Holder
Themes including the meaning of life, love, despair, and death
Video Synthesis
Darren’s next book which is a science fiction novel murder mystery that deals with themes of social inequality
Vaporwave


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Robert Stark interviews Game Designer Andy Looney

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and co-host Pilleater interview Andy Looney. Looney is a game designer, computer programmer, and writer. He operates Looney Labs and has designed Fluxx The Card Game. His latest game is Pyramid Arcade.

Topics:

Looney’s interest in games, the card game Nuclear War
Looney’s games Fluxx The Card Game and Icehouse
Icebreaker for 3DO
Looney’s work for NASA
The origins behind Icehouse, Looney’s short story “Icehouse.”
The history behind Cosmic Wimpout, The Grateful Dead
Cosmic Encounter, Killer Bunnies and The Quest for The Magic Carrot
Looney’s advocation for marijuana legalization.
Pyramid Arcade: 22 games with pyramids! Homeworlds. Stonehenge
Looney’s novel, The Empty City
The art of Aquarius, Peter Max, Looney’s cartoons
The influence of drugs upon game design
Tabletop board game culture vs. Hippy culture
Looney’s card game Chrononauts, Back to the Future, The Butterfly Effect
Games designing as fine art. Players becoming apart of the art piece, Art games
Retro Futurism, Andy’s favorite genre which is the 1930’s Deco Machine Age, Metropolis, James Turrell
Meta-games, Virtual Reality, Conventions
The debut of LooneyCon
Richard Garfield’s Characteristics of Games


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