Author: podouken

  • Death Race – Episode 040

    Warning: Listening discretion is advised. We hold a serious discussion about the first truly controversial arcade game – Death Race. What led Exidy to release this death simulator upon an […]

  • Arcade Obscura (Sportsball) – Episode 039

    It’s time for another Arcade Obscura where each of the hosts pitch their choice of underrated or underappreciated sports-based arcade game. PastBlaster serves up a gorgeous attract mode, but may […]

  • NFL Blitz – Episode 038

    It all comes down to this! We hit the highlights from the best arcade football game – Midway’s NFL Blitz. The Jamming of sports continues as Midway hunts for their […]

  • NBA Jam – Episode 037

    It’s our 37th episode (in a row) and we’re crashing the net with our most requested sports game – NBA Jam. We break down all the boomshakala basics and dig […]

  • Neo Turf Masters – Episode 036

    It’s time to hit the links with maybe the best arcade golf game, but definitely the best Neo Geo golf game – Neo Turf Masters! We put skin in the […]

  • Punch-Out!! – Episode 035

    It’s (somehow) our first Nintendo episode! And just like real life we wait until our mid-thirties to get into Nintendo games. We talk about a sports game way before its […]

  • Pong – Episode 034

    A new miniseries kicks off with “the dumbest, simplest game ever made” – Pong! You’ll want to sit in on this history lesson as we recount the origin of video […]

  • Pac-Man 1984 Plus – Episode 033

    We hit the Pac-pot of obscure Pac-Man games as we cover the Pac arcade games from 1984 to current: Pac smuggles fairies across borders in Pac-Land, enters the isometric 3D […]

  • Pac-Man 1983 – Episode 032

    We go Pac in time to review the Pac-Man games of 1983: Pac & Pal, Professor Pac-Man, and Jr. Pac-Man. Namco and Bally/Midway are not happy with each other and […]

  • Pac-Man 1982 – Episode 031

    Our Pac-xploration continues as we talk about the remaining Pac-Man games of 1982: Pac-Man Plus, Super Pac-Man, and Baby Pac-Man. Bally and Midway get into “quantity over quality”, Namco follows […]