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Podcast: A New Challenger Appears (Street Fighter)

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For this week’s episode Jam and Fred are celebrating 30 years of Capcom’s Street Fighter series.  Specifically focusing on the titles in the recently released Anniversary Collection, they talk about the pop culture influences of the main three titles, all of the updates to each, and the three Alpha titles.  Plenty of stories in this one.

Closing Song by Smooth McGroove (youtube.com/smoothmcgroove)


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Podcast: Retro Video Game Piracy in 2018

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Just as video games have changed drastically over the last decade, so has the topic of video game piracy.  Is it acceptable?  Is it necessary?  Is it appropriate to claim archival value?  Fred and Jam break down their thoughts and discuss modern day piracy of retro video games.


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Written by Fred Rojas

May 2, 2018 at 11:00 am

Podcast: Midwest Gaming Classic 2018

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Fred and guest Matt (AgentGren) get together and talk about all the happenings at the Midwest Gaming Classic 2018.  This episode explains the main idea of the convention, the layout, the many areas, navigating the vendor booths, and of course Matt’s impression of his first time at MGC.


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Written by Fred Rojas

April 19, 2018 at 11:00 am

Podcast: Resident Evil 7 (Part 2)

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This week Fred and Jam wrap up Resident Evil 7 with the back third of the main title, a plot synopsis, and the abundance of downloadable content.


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Written by Fred Rojas

April 4, 2018 at 11:00 am

Podcast: Jam’s Take on the Nintendo Switch

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Written by Fred Rojas

March 16, 2018 at 11:00 am

Podcast: Resident Evil 7 (Part 1)

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This week Fred and Jam are back to talk Resident Evil 7: Biohazard.  We always knew it was going to take two parts, so this first part is dedicated to the pre-launch, Opening Hour demo, and the first two thirds of the game (the episode finishes after the boathouse battle).


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Written by Fred Rojas

March 14, 2018 at 11:00 am