In the 1990s, under the guise of Mr Biffo, writer Paul Rose co-founded Digitiser – a daily video games magazine published via teletext. Its irreverent take on gaming would be resurrected on the web in 2014 in the shape of Digitser 2000. Written by Rose alongside a successful career writing for TV, it further established him as one of the most distinct voices in gaming. Now, after a successful crowdfunding campaign, he’s launching Digitiser as a YouTube panel show. Founded upon Rose’s love of retro games and eccentric British humor, Digitiser hopes to do what few have managed: put gaming on TV successfully. We took to email to talk to Rose about his show and what’s wrong with games and games media today.
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