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retro gaming at gamescom 2020

Pixeled games from the past and a lot of new stuff about retro gaming

Since first gamescom in Cologne, the computers and game consoles from the past have been part of the show. Retro gaming will not stop in 2020: From Friday to Sunday, the exhibitors at retro area broadcasted for you. Popular games from the past, new games for your retro console, interviews, live music, technology and much more.

From Friday to Sunday the retro area started at 10:00 am. The retro gaming exhibitors streamed non-stop and chatted with you.

Friday 28.08.2020

Time
Topic
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
RETURN TV
RETURN TV presents the latest games, hardware, magazines and books on classic systems in its program in the retro area on gamescom now. Not to be missed are the most popular game classics and modern club sounds on the C64.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Christian Spanik - Computer World of the 90s
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Boobs & Bullets
Martin from Boobs and Bullets is all about shmups, classic shooters and bullethells. In the retro area on gamescom now he presents the craziest games and well-hidden gems as well as very obscure things from Sega Saturn.
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Martins Splittergruppe
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Amiga Future
On Friday, Amiga Future kicks off with an interview with "Tiny Little Slug", action game legends and the game "Black Dawn Rebirth".
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
DragonBox Shop
Here everything about modern retrogaming is covered. How to use old games without the right console?
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Retro TV
Retro TV tells of computer magazines from the 80s (64's, Happy Computer, 68000s).
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Controller Bandits
The Controller Bandits provide interesting information and background knowledge about various retro games in their stream in the retro area on gamescom now. On Friday Pixel Princess Tanja is all about Sailor Moon games.
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Music: Vault Kid
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Retroblah
New operating systems for computers more than 30 years old? Robert and Seb take a look at the partly absurd situation with the Commodore Amiga.
8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Scene World
9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Retronerds (Arcade)
Retro-Nerds Münsterland e.V." is a non-profit association for the preservation of pinballs, arcade machines and consoles. In Vreden, the club operates its own hall with slot machines.
Three days to learn more about arcades and why they stand for the nerds of the 1980s. To do this, you simply have to turn on gamescom now in the retro area.
10:00 p.m.
Retro compote
Introduction with Patrick
Team Presentation / Podcast
Presentation of the Museum in Hamburg with Robin
10:15 p.m.
Retro compote
David Fox, Noah Falstein, Rebecca Ann Heineman
10:30 p.m.
Retro compote
Scott Adams, Richard A. Bartle, Simon Butler
10:45 p.m.
Retro compote
Thomas Hertzler, Hans Ippisch, Ralf Adam
11:00 p.m.
Retro compote
Joachim Hesse, Richard Löwenstein, Chris Hülsbeck
11:10 p.m.
Retro compote
Bernhard Ewers, Rolf Dieter Klein, Oliver Lindau

Saturday 29.08.2020

Time
Topic
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
RETURN TV
RETURN TV presents the latest games, hardware, magazines and books on classic systems in its program in the retro area on gamescom now. Not to be missed are the most popular game classics and modern club sounds on the C64.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Retronerds
Retro-Nerds Münsterland e.V." is a non-profit association for the preservation of pinballs, arcade machines and consoles. In Vreden, the club operates its own hall with slot machines.
Three days to learn more about arcades and why they stand for the nerds of the 1980s. To do this, you simply have to turn on gamescom now in the retro area.
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Boobs & Bullets
Martin from Boobs and Bullets is all about shmups, classic shooters and bullethells. In the retro area on gamescom now he presents the craziest games and well-hidden gems as well as very obscure things from The Sega Saturn.
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Martin's Splinter Troop
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Amiga Future
On Saturday a first preview of a new game will be shown and an interview with a developer will be held. Roleplay legends and other demos will also be shown!
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Christian Spanik - Computer World of the 90s
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Dimension
Dennis Pauler and Jan Haas from Virtual Dimension present new games for classic computers and consoles in the retro area on gamescom now.
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Controller Bandits
The Controller Bandits provide interesting information and background knowledge about various retro games in their stream in the retro area on gamescom now. On Saturday, streamer Torsten Heine continues with the Heroes of Might and Magic.
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
RETURN TV
RETURN TV presents the latest games, hardware, magazines and books on classic systems in its program in the retro area on gamescom now. Not to be missed are the most popular game classics and modern club sounds on the C64.
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Factor 5
Factor 5 takes you through the decades of retro gaming in the retro area on gamescom now.
8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Scene World
9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
AmigaBill Winters
10:00 p.m.
Retro compote
Introduction with Patrick
Team Presentation / Podcast
Presentation of the Museum in Hamburg with Robin
10:15 p.m.
Retro compote
Jon Hare
10:30 p.m.
Retro compote
Factor 5 Team Bäcker, Osterkorn, Eggebrecht, Hülsbeck
10:45 p.m.
Retro compote
Mick Schnelle, Richard Löwenstein, Frank Matzke
11:00 p.m.
Retro compote
Oliver Lindau, Bernhard Ewers, Rolf Dieter Klein
tba Bernd Lehahn

Sunday 30.08.2020

Time
Topic
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
RETURN TV
RETURN TV presents the latest games, hardware, magazines and books on classic systems in its program in the retro area on gamescom now. Not to be missed are the most popular game classics and modern club sounds on the C64.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Boobs & Bullets
Martin from Boobs and Bullets is all about shmups, classic shooters and bullethells. In the retro area on gamescom now he presents the craziest games and well-hidden gems as well as very obscure things from Sega Saturn.
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Dimension
Dennis Pauler and Jan Haas from Virtual Dimension present new games for classic computers and consoles in the retro area on amescom now.
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
AmigaBill Winters
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Amiga Future
On Sunday we will conclude with an interview, another preview, adventure legends and the emulator workshop at Amiga Future.
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Retronerds (Arcade)
Retro-Nerds Münsterland e.V." is a non-profit association for the preservation of pinballs, arcade machines and consoles. In Vreden, the club operates its own hall with slot machines.
Three days to learn more about arcades and why they stand for the nerds of the 1980s. To do this, you simply have to turn on gamescom now in the retro area.
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
DragonBos Shop
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Controller Bandits
The Controller Bandits provide interesting information and background knowledge about various retro games in their stream in the retro area on gamescom now. Sunday concludes the streamers Flo and Fitti with the history and background of the game FF9.
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Music: Final opponent
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Retroblah
Retro talk on the future of retro gaming: FPGA, Analogue, Everdrives...
8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Scene World
9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Completion of retro gaming with Sebastian Greiner