Sprite Castle

Sprite Castle
By Rob "Flack" O'Hara
About this podcast
Playing Commodore 64 games on a real C64 one game at a time. From the author of Commodork: Sordid Tales from a BBS Junkie.
Latest episodes
Aug. 10, 2017
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s SNOKIE, the 1983 action-packed platform game from FunSoft, Inc. Link: Forum 64/Protovision Game Competition Link: Rescuing Orc Download ringtones from the game HERE. iTunes | RSS | Facebook | Twitter | WWW | Forum | Patreon Sprite Castle is a proud member of the ThrowbackNetwork. [Patreon.com/RobOHara]
Aug. 6, 2017
Bounce along with the castle as we take a look at one of the best and most innovative games for the Commodore 64 — 1987’s WIZBALL. Link: Amigathon 2017! Link: C64 and Amiga Classix Remakes Sixpack (Steam) Link: Lode Runner Legacy (Steam) Download ringtones from the game HERE. iTunes | RSS | Facebook | Twitter | WWW | Forum | Patreon Sprite Castle is a proud member of the ThrowbackNetwork. [Patreon.com/RobOHara]
Aug. 3, 2017
Get yer spurs and strap on your piece. In this episode of Sprite Castle we’re paintin’ the town led in Accolade’s 1985 release, LAW OF THE WEST. Link: @C64month (Twitter) Link: Ultimate64 Link: Galencia Download ringtones from the game HERE. iTunes | RSS | Facebook | Twitter | WWW | Forum | Patreon Sprite Castle is a proud member of the ThrowbackNetwork. [Patreon.com/RobOHara]
June 23, 2017
[Patreon.com/RobOHara] Once voted “the most unerotic strip poker game” by Power Play Magazine, on this week’s show we take 1986’s Samantha Fox Strip Poker out for a spin. Download ringtones from the game HERE. iTunes | RSS | Facebook | Twitter | WWW | Forum | Patreon Sprite Castle is a proud member of the ThrowbackNetwork. [Patreon.com/RobOHara]
May 19, 2017
[Patreon.com/RobOHara] What better hero than a caveman on a unicycle? On this episode of Sprite Castle, we’re rollin’ deep as we discuss the first game I ever saw on a Commodore 64: BC’s Quest for Tires, released by Sierra On-Line, Inc. in 1983. Download the game in .D64 format HERE. Download ringtones from the game HERE. iTunes | RSS | Facebook | Twitter | WWW | Forum | Patreon Sprite Castle is a proud member of the ThrowbackNetwork. [Patreon.com/RobOHara]
Aug. 17, 2016
With school (both for me and my kids) about to start and multiple projects piling up, the Sprite Castle podcast will be going on a temporary hiatus. Thank you to everyone who listened to the show, sent me feedback, and competed in the King of the Castle competitions. I plan to continue recording You Don’t […]
Aug. 5, 2016
[Patreon.com/RobOHara] This week we’re here to skate, die, and chew bubble gum, and Lester stole our bubble gum and punched us in the eye. On this week’s game, we play one of my favorite games of all time: SKATE OR DIE, released by Electronic Arts in 1987. Congratulations to CHRIS PETERSON and MARC ALLIE, this episode’s co-Kings of the Castle! Listen to this week’s episode to find out how you can become the next King of the Castle! Remember, I need the song title and its relationship to this episode! You have 64 hours to submit your entry! Last episode’s secret song was Unchained Melody (from Ghost). [Game Links] //www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9tKSSjPyl8 [Show Links] Link: Yape (Commodore Plus/4 Emulator) Link: PixCen 0.7.0.10 Link: vChar64 0.1.0 Link: Shotgun Link: Maze of the Mummy Link: Fort Django Link: Akalabeth: World of Doom Links — iTunes | RSS | Facebook | Twitter | WWW | Forum | ThrowbackNetwork [Patreon.com/RobOHara]
July 11, 2016
Support my podcasts on Patreon.com/RobOHara We here in the Castle &#8216;aint afraid of no ghosts, and you definitely shouldn&#8217;t be afraid of this classic Commodore 64 game based on the original movie. It&#8217;s GHOSTBUSTERS, released by Activision in 1984. Download the game in .D64 format HERE. Download ringtones from the game HERE. Congratulations to NILS, this episode&#8217;s King of the Castle! Listen to this week&#8217;s episode to find out how you can become the next King of the Castle! Remember, I need the song title and its relationship to this episode! Last episode&#8217;s secret song was the Theme to He-Man. [Game Links] //www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJcUyuTnTXw Link: Box Link: Manual [Show Links] Link: Interview on PodcastPals.com Link: A Gremlin in the Works Link: 1541 Ultimate II+ Link: Cynthcart 64 v2 Link: TOSEC Commodore Update Link: Vintage Computer Festival in Switzerland Link: Purple Stuff Podcast Link: Branded in the 80s Podcast Link: Throwback Reviews does Ghostbusters [Podcast Links] Sprite Castle&#8217;s Patreon Page Sprite Castle&#8217;s Official Forum Sprite Castle&#8217;s RSS Feed Sprite Castle&#8217;s iTunes Feed Sprite Castle&#8217;s Stitcher Feed Sprite Castle&#8217;s Voice Mailbox: 405-486-YDKF Sprite Castle&#8217;s E-Mail: SpriteCastle at GMail [Related Links] Link: Facebook.com/VintageVideogameAds (Facebook) Link: Throwback Network (WWW | Facebook) Link: You Don&#8217;t Know Flack (Podcast) Link: Throwback Reviews (Podcast) Link: Multiple Sadness (Podcast) Link: <a href="http://www.robohara.
July 4, 2016
Support my podcasts on Patreon.com/RobOHara Happy 4th of July! On this mini-episode of Sprite Castle, we delve into one of the weirder programs on the Commodore 64, Activision&#8217;s 1985 COMPLETE COMPUTER FIREWORKS CELEBRATION KIT. Download the game in .D64 format HERE. Download ringtones from the game HERE. Next week we&#8217;ll be returning to our regular length program. It&#8217;s going to be a great episode that you won&#8217;t want to miss! //www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkXrC-253uI [Podcast Links] Sprite Castle&#8217;s Official Forum Sprite Castle&#8217;s RSS Feed Sprite Castle&#8217;s iTunes Feed Sprite Castle&#8217;s Stitcher Feed Sprite Castle&#8217;s Voice Mailbox: 405-486-YDKF Sprite Castle&#8217;s E-Mail: SpriteCastle at GMail [Related Links] Link: Facebook.com/VintageVideogameAds (Facebook) Link: Throwback Network (WWW | Facebook) Link: You Don&#8217;t Know Flack (Podcast) Link: Throwback Reviews (Podcast) Link: Multiple Sadness (Podcast) Link: RobOHara.com/podcasts (List of Podcasts) Link: Master Feed for all my podcasts (iTunes | RSS) Support my podcasts on Patreon.com/RobOHara
June 20, 2016
Support my podcasts on Patreon.com! In most Rogue-like games you start off with a sword. In this one, you&#8217;re in search of one! Fire up your Commodore 64 and join us as we go in search of this 1983 classic game by Epyx, SWORD OF FARGOAL. Download the game in .D64 format HERE. Download ringtones from the game HERE. Congratulations to Extent of the Jam, this episode&#8217;s King of the Castle and now a member of Sprite Castle Royalty! Listen to this week&#8217;s episode to find out how you can become the next King of the Castle! Remember, I need the song title and its relationship to this episode! Last episode&#8217;s secret song was Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd. [Game Links] //www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfVy9R-CjvE Link: Box Link: Manual Link: Reddit: AmA Jeff McCord Link: Fargoal.com [Show Links] Link: How to Make a C64 Game in BASIC Link: Commodore Free Issue #93 Link: Commodore 64 4kb Crap Game Competition Link: Kabura by Sputnik World Link: C64 Retroplay Project (Lemon64 Thread) [Podcast Links] Sprite Castle&#8217;s Official Forum Sprite Castle&#8217;s RSS Feed Sprite Castle&#8217;s iTunes Feed Sprite Castle&#8217;s Stitcher Feed Sprite Castle&#8217;s Voice Mailbox: 405-486-YDKF Sprite Castle&#8217;s E-Mail: SpriteCastle at GMail [Related Links] Link: Facebook.com/VintageVideogameAds (Facebook) Link: Throwback Network (WWW | Facebook) Link: You Don&#8217;t Know Flack (Podcast) Link: Throwback Reviews (Podcast) Link: Multiple Sadness (Podcast) Link: RobOHara.com/podcasts (List of Podcasts) Link: Master Feed for all my podcasts (<a href="https://itunes.apple.
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