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Racketboy Podcast #76 – The Gospel of David, Aaron, Luke, & John

    Dave and John are joined by Racketboy Forum regulars Luke and Aaron to talk about games, play games, and otherwise share in some banter and laughs. A good time was had by all, and now you can feel like you were right in the middle of the action! We’re on Twitter: @racketboypodcst Download RSS Feed: http://www.racketboy.com/podcast/feed/ Subscribe to iTunes Do you have something to add? Do you have questions about this episode? Do you want to heap scorn [...]

Racketboy Podcast #75 – Shovels, Bubbles, and Troubles

  Dave and John weigh in on the World’s Largest Video Game Collection auction, talk about the indie gaming bubble, Shovel Knight, cyberpunk fiction, and the Retron 5. We’re on Twitter: @racketboypodcst Download RSS Feed: http://www.racketboy.com/podcast/feed/ Subscribe to iTunes Do you have something to add? Do you have questions about this episode? Do you want to heap scorn or praise? Please let us know below, on Twitter at @rackteboypodcst, in the forums, or email us at podcast at racketboy dot [...]

Racketboy Podcast #74 – Singing for E3

Dave and John discuss their thoughts on recent and older games, make a bet about E3 predictions, and tackle your feedback and questions. We’re on Twitter: @racketboypodcst Download RSS Feed: http://www.racketboy.com/podcast/feed/ Subscribe to iTunes Do you have something to add? Do you have questions about this episode? Do you want to heap scorn or praise? Please let us know below, on Twitter at @rackteboypodcst, in the forums, or email us at podcast at racketboy dot com.

Racketboy Podcast #73 – Old Whines about New Skins

In this episode Dave and John talk about what they’ve been up to for the past month, discuss the “debates” around the Analogue NT and Hyperkin Retron 5, talk about their summer gaming plans, and tackle your questions and comments. Be sure to also catch Episode #72, which was released simultaneously with this one! We’re on Twitter: @racketboypodcst Download RSS Feed: http://www.racketboy.com/podcast/feed/ Subscribe to iTunes Show Music intro: Total Annihilation – Intro outro: Metal Gear 2 – Red Sun Do [...]

Racketboy Podcast #72 – Daniel Johnson on Wario Land 4

Daniel Johnson recently published a lengthy ebook that engages in a critical analysis of the Game Boy Advance game Wario Land 4, focusing closely on its design elements. In this interview, Daniel discusses the book, the process of writing, compliments and criticisms he has received about the book, and the current state of game criticism. We’re on Twitter: @racketboypodcst Download RSS Feed: http://www.racketboy.com/podcast/feed/ Subscribe to iTunes Show Music intro: Wario Land 4 – Wario’s Rouelette outro: Wario Land 4 – [...]

Racketboy Podcast #71 – Remastered

After an apology to the listeners for the wait, Dave and John discuss recent gaming acquisitions and what they are currently playing. The discussion then turns to HD Remasters, recent retro news, gaming with friends, and perfectionist play-styles. They finish up answering listener questions and feedback. Enjoy. We’re on Twitter: @racketboypodcst Download RSS Feed: http://www.racketboy.com/podcast/feed/ Subscribe to iTunes Show Music intro: Ogre Battle 64 – Diana – Hero Theme outro: Ogre Battle 64 – Decisive Do you have something to [...]

Racketboy Podcast #70 – The Right Connection

In this episode, Dave and John discuss the importance of a proper video connection, talk about some recent news about Nintendo’s financials, and address your questions and comments. We’re on Twitter: @racketboypodcst Download RSS Feed: http://www.racketboy.com/podcast/feed/ Subscribe to iTunes Show Music intro music: Zanac Neo – Option intermission music: Yoshi’s Island – Athletic outro music: Ogre Battle – Thunder (Revolt) Do you have something to add? Do you have questions about this episode? Do you want to heap scorn or [...]

Racketboy Podcast #69 – Bill Stiernberg of Zeboyd Games

Bill Stiernberg is one half of the indie developer duo Zeboyd Games, the studio that has released titles like Cthulhu Saves the World, Breath of Death VII, and the recent Penny Arcade games.  They are currently working on Cosmic Star Heroine.  John sits down with Bill in his Houston area home and office to discuss his work with Zeboyd Games, retro gaming, his gaming collection and gaming habits, and his views on the direction and future of the gaming industry. [...]

Racketboy Podcast #68 – Cult Classics for the Brogamer

In this episode, Dave and John discuss their experiences with broken PS4s, the strengths and weaknesses of the system’s launch, comment on their favorite “cult classics” from the previous generation, and chat sports games and FPSs.  They also discuss The Wizard and provide a brief teaser about the guest who will be featured on the next episode. We’re on Twitter: @racketboypodcst Download RSS Feed: http://www.racketboy.com/podcast/feed/ Subscribe to iTunes Do you have something to add? Do you have questions about this [...]

Racketboy Podcast #67 – Retro Like Microcosm

Dave and John talk 3D Sega games, Sega system designs, Mutant League Football, 7800 collecting, and other retro stuff like Microcosm. They also answer listener questions and explain why even retro gamers might have interest in next-gen systems.   We’re on Twitter: @racketboypodcst Download RSS Feed: http://www.racketboy.com/podcast/feed/ Subscribe to iTunes Do you have something to add? Do you have questions about this episode? Do you want to heap scorn or praise? Please let us know below, on Twitter at @rackteboypodcst, [...]

Racketboy Podcast #66 – Hand Motions

Apologies for the delays on this one, but a couple of weeks ago Dave and John sat down to chat about what a new player in the console market would have to do to succeed, their thoughts on next year’s Together Retro calendar, the fate of the Neo Geo X, sandbox games, and the perils of Skype video recording. Games discussed in some detail: Dead Space 3 Final Fantasy XIV (and much of the rest of the series) Dragon Quest [...]

Racketboy Podcast #65 – A Smart Merger

Dave and John talk about games (surprise!), about shifting gamer demographics, and about industry mergers old and new. Games discussed in some detail: Killlzone Mercenary Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together Tales of XilliaTank Command Civilization V Planescape Torment Baldur’s Gate 2 Ballz 3D: The Director’s Cut We’re on Twitter: @racketboypodcst Download RSS Feed: http://www.racketboy.com/podcast/feed/ Subscribe to iTunes -Show Outline:– (Killzone – “Helghast March Main Theme”) Intro Playing/Pickups Discussion: Mergers and Sales News for the Retro Gamer Forum Thread of [...]

Racketboy Podcast #64 – Chris Avellone on Planescape Torment, Fallout, and More

Chris Avellone is a veteran developer who over the past twenty years has created an impressive oeuvre of intelligent, groundbreaking, and much-loved RPGs. In this interview he graciously sat down with Dave and John to talk about his role and influence in many of these past projects (including the monumental Planescape Torment and Fallout series), his current work with several high profile Kickstarter projects (Wasteland 2, Project Eternity, and Torment: Tides of Numenara), and his thoughts on how the industry [...]

Racketboy Podcast #63 – RPG Talk with Chris Stollings & Mike Moehnke

In this Episode Dave is missing but John is accompanied by returning guest Chris Stollings of Operation Rainfall and Mike Moehnke of RPGamer.com.  This episode is all about RPGs and the 3 discuss their favorite RPGs, underrated or overlooked gems, overrated games, and answer several listener questions. Games discussed in some detail: Dragon’s Crown Dragon Age Origins Fire Emblem Awakening Dungeons & Dragons Collection Chrono Cross Kingdom Hearts 2 Shining Force Final Conflict Mario & Luigi Dream Team Shining Force [...]

Racketboy Podcast #62 – Summertime Fun with Carlos Danger & Ron Mexico

Dave and John talk about games old and new, about what to do with broken consoles, about sexism in games (again), about summertime games (again), and about what they’d like to see from future software and hardware emulation. Games discussed in some detail: Eathbound Shin Megami Tensei IV Call of Juarez Gunslinger Skyrim Dragon Age Origins Bioshock series NCAA Football 14 Metal Gear series We’re on Twitter: @racketboypodcst Download RSS Feed: http://www.racketboy.com/podcast/feed/ Subscribe to iTunes -Show Outline:– ( BR1GHT PR1MATE [...]