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New Episode: What Have We Been Playing? Final Fantasy, Bloodstained, Zelda, Gears and more!

New Episode: What Have We Been Playing? Final Fantasy, Bloodstained, Zelda, Gears and more!

The crew welcomes Anthony Arriaga a/k/a Polybits into the permanent rotation of hosts, making the podcast 20% more Puerto Rican. And what better way to start it off than by chatting about what the crew has been playing lately. The crew first starts chatting about the Long Island Retro Gaming Expo, which Arnie, Anthony and Ozzy recently attended. Arnie then talks about his quest to complete all the mainline Final Fantasy games, starting with the very first one and then…

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New Episode: Interviewing Cult Game Developers: A Q&A with Patrick Hickey Jr.

New Episode: Interviewing Cult Game Developers: A Q&A with Patrick Hickey Jr.

This is a very different episode from our usual format. For the most part, we tend to focus on a particular game or series and explore it to the best extent possible through research and a recollection of our experiences. That format allows us all to provide insight into a topic we love. This episode tries something new by interviewing Patrick Hickey Jr., a writer and lifelong gamer that has taken it upon himself to dig into the corners of…

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The Sega Dreamcast’s 20th Birthday!

The Sega Dreamcast’s 20th Birthday!

Typing up the title of this episode makes us feel old, but talking Sega Dreamcast instantly makes us feel twenty years younger! The guys start off talking about the Sega Saturn’s demise leading up to the Dreamcast launch, and Paul’s perhaps unhealthy obsession with former Sega president Bernie Stolar (4:00). Our first experiences with the Dreamcast are up next as well as a chat about the corporate politics at Sega at the time (8:20). We discuss the memorable launch (31:00)…

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New Episode: What Have We Been Playing? Tetris 99, Blazing Chrome, Persona 5 Dancing, and more!

New Episode: What Have We Been Playing? Tetris 99, Blazing Chrome, Persona 5 Dancing, and more!

Arnaldo, Ozzy, and Paul get together for a rare evening recording that sees strange, sleep deprived ramblings from Ozzy about Chinese surveillance before moving on to the video games, starting with a look back at the entire Persona Dancing series from someone who fell while playing Dance Dance Revolution (10:00). Ozzy is up next with Front Mission DS (36:30) and scratching that retro video game itch with Blazing Chrome on the Switch (54:30). Paul finishes up by redeeming a previous…

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