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Radio Retrofuture goes Fallout

Public Service Announcement! Radio Retrofuture goes Fallout with own Radiostation! My friend Bonsart Bokel of Radio Retrofuture fame is hosting 12 days of Fallout-related awesomeness. From 20th December 2017  to 31st December 2017 there will be a ton of stuff going on, including an Aethercast and his very own Fallout …

This is not Fallout: Miss Atomic Bomb

For all its retrofuturistic appeal, awesome gameplay, fantastic graphics, and stunning storytelling and in-game universe, Fallout is/was for a time very much the real world.  At least as far as the aesthetics and sheer enthusiasm for the atomic bomb are concerned. Case in point: Miss Atomic Bomb. Yes, this used …

Hunting me some enemies – Fallout: New Vegas

This post is brought to you by my newest patron, Alexis Maddock-Tarleton. Recently, I have started recording some let’s play videos, mainly Fallout: New Vegas,it has been a favourite of mine and it is wonderfully atompunk anyway. This is one of those let’s play videos, with German commentary, because German …

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When Vaults were a real thing – High Atompunk Nuclear Scare Living

Living through the 1950’s in the United States must have been great, at least that is the impression you get when you watch the movies of those days, go through popular TV shows like What’s My Line on Youtube. Also, the US was the most powerful nation in the world …

Rocky Jones, Space Ranger – Tropes Galore in this Atompunk Jewel

My word! I happened across Rocky Jones, Space Ranger, by pure chance, but what a wonderful piece of 1950s sci-fi it is, and not simply for the nostalgic value. The tropes, the sheer concentraton of tropes. Before I go into detail of the tropes, I guess I should give a …

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #38 – A Chat with Bonsart Bokel of Radio Retrofuture

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean38_Bonsart_Interview.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:04 — 49.5MB) | Embed Today I have the great pleasure of having Bonsart Bokel, host of the Radio Retrofuture Youtube channel (please subscribe!) as my guest on the Non-Euclidean Æthercast. We cover a lot of ground during the course of the …

The Johnny Seven Toy Gun – Atompunk hurray!

Oh yes, the good ol’ days of the 1960s, when men were still real men, women were still real women and small fluffy creatures from Alpha Centauri… You get the idea. It was also the time of heavily gendered toys and a Real Boy™ needed a big gun to be …

The Convair XFY-1 Pogo – Wonderfully Weird and Atompunk!

Let me introduce you to a wonderful little craft from the dawn of the Atompunk Age and the Cold War, the Convair XY-1 Pogo: The Convyair XFY-1 is another of those fantastic designs which emerged just after the end of the Second Word War and the beginning of the Cold …