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Retro Trigger is a spinoff from Hack The Dino where Ben looks at the history of anything retro! Games, consoles, movies, comics, toys - you name it, as long as it's 15 years after its release, Ben will cover it. Eventually.

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Retro Trigger is a spinoff from Hack The Dino where Ben looks at the history of anything retro! Games, consoles, movies, comics, toys - you name it, as long as it's 15 years after its release, Ben will cover it. Eventually.

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Retro Trigger Podcast

Latest release on Jan 07, 2021

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail about 1 month ago

Warning: This podcast has few episodes.

This means there isn't enough episodes to provide the most popular episodes. Here's the rankings of the current episodes anyway, we recommend you to revisit when there's more episodes!

Rank #1: Retro Trigger - WWF/WWE Attitude Era with Damian Slater

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Ever watched something as a teen and thought it was amazing - only to go back and it isn't as a mazing as you originally thought? That pretty much describes the WWF Attitude Era. And to solidify this, Ben is joined by former WWE Cruiserweight Champion tournament contender DAMIAN SLATER to talk all things Attitude Era, what got him in to wrestling and what goes on behind the scenes at WWE and local Australian shows.

Jan 07 2021

1hr 6mins

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Rank #2: Retro Trigger - Dino Riders Part 2 - The Toys!

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Harness the power of Dinosaurs!Ben is joined by Trent from the Toy Power podcast and Lego Masters to discuss all things Dino Riders! But being such a huge and impressive line, we're taking two episodes to go through it! In part two we look at what is quite possibly the greatest toy line ever - and find out what happens when Trent reveals he only needs one more boxed Dino to complete the entire run.....and that ben owns that particular boxed set.  

Dec 10 2020

53mins

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Rank #3: Retro Trigger - Dino Riders Part 1 - The Cartoon

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Harness the power of Dinosaurs!Ben is joined by Trent from the Toy Power podcast and Lego Masters to discuss all things Dino Riders! But being such a huge and impressive line, we're taking two episodes to go through it! In part one we delve into the backstory of the animated Dino Riders series, with Ben telling the time he got to pitch a new Dino Riders comic, and Trent sharing his experiences on Lego Maters. Oh, and talking about the cartoon as well.

Dec 06 2020

45mins

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Rank #4: Retro Trigger - Nintendo 64

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Mr A-Game joins Ben to talk about Nintendo 64, with the amazing story of how he possibly had THE FIRST Nintendo 64 in Australia!

Oct 16 2020

49mins

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Rank #5: Retro Trigger - He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

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This month Ben sits down with possibly the man with the largest Masters of the Universe collection in the history of ever, Toy Power Podcast host Ben Saches!

The two talk about Ben's collection, the history of the franchise in both toy and animated series form, and the He-Man characters that are NSFW.

Sep 18 2020

53mins

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Rank #6: Retro Trigger - The Simpsons Season 5

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Dean Rankine, artist and illustrator of The Simpsons comics joins Ben to look through possibly the greatest season of the show EVER!From classic episodes to characters introduced to the show through the season, Ben and Dean reminisce about the show, the writers and more importantly, how Dean became to go-to person for putting the beloved characters in comic form.

Aug 06 2020

1hr 10mins

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Rank #7: Retro Trigger - Dragon Ball Z

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Dragon Ball Z is one of the greatest anime to ever be released - our guest this month certainly thinks so. Dan McGuiness is here to talk Dragon Ball Z. From it's release in Western Countries, who the best character is and why Master Roshi continually being hit for trying to sexually assault women is accepted in some countries.

Jul 09 2020

56mins

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Rank #8: Retro Trigger - Transformers Gen One

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Possibly the greatest toy line/animated series/movie franchise ever, Transformers has never long been out of the public eye. But where did they begin?We've got best selling author and crime reporter Sean Fewster here to talk us through the history of Transformers Gen 1, and teach Ben a thing or two about their amazing history, and why the comics are even better than the TV series.

Jun 12 2020

48mins

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Rank #9: Retro Trigger - Super Nintendo

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Retro Trigger is a spinoff from Hack The Dino where Ben looks at the history of anything retro! Games, consoles, movies, comics, toys - you name it, as long as it's 15 years after its release, Ben will cover it. Eventually.

In this episode Ben is joined by Floppy to talk about his very first Super Nintendo, and which games he should grab to play.

May 21 2020

52mins

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