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Halloween Special 2019

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In a massive nearly 6 hour episode we get some friends, old and new, to join into some old school video game love. The schedule (in case you want to skip portions) is as follows:
0:00 – 20:20: Intro From Fred (including great custom music)
20:21 – 40:35: For the Love of the Ghostbusters by Los
40:36 – 01:24:36: The History of Splatterhouse by Fred
01:24:37 – 04:32:44: Top 10 Horror Video Games of All Time with Fred, Chase, and Austin
04:32:45 – 05:28:45: Good Horror Movies with Bad Video Game Adaptations by Fred
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Written by Fred Rojas

October 31, 2019 at 7:19 pm

E3 2019: PrE3

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In an epic team-up, GH101 and 42 Level One have joined forces to bring you our E3 coverage starting with the pre-show as we gear up for the official press briefings of E3. Fair warning, the first hour is all Google Stadia but it is followed by two more hours plus of non-stop game coverage for every title announced before the big show.  Official trailers and notes can be found in links below:


Pocast: Licensed Horror Games

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Horror video games are definitely abundant, but in the grand scheme they can be seen as somewhat niche.  As a child we used to think licenses would enhance games, which most of the time didn’t work out.  Fortunately it’s not all bad news for licensed horror games so Fred and Jam tackle the different titles that came out.

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Podcast: The Keyboard is the Computer

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Microcomputers were a significant part of gaming in the world for the better part of the 80s and early 90s.  In the United States, they were more of a hobby at lower price points or only for those willing to shell out large sums.  That all changed in 1982 when the Commodore 64 hit the market.  In other countries, the C64 was present and significant, but not quite to the degree as in the US.  In a time when the console world was crashing, the C64 became the go-to gaming platform for the early to mid 80s.  Special guest Eric Bouchard from Everyday Gamers joins Fred to discuss their childhood microcomputer with a plethora of great games.

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Lost Treasures of Gaming: Ghostbusters The Video Game (2009)

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This week Lost Treasures of Gaming interviewed Ken Rogoway for not only his work on Ghostbusters: The Video Game but also last week’s game Rescue on Fractalus! (the Tandy Computer version) and many others. Here we play one of my favorite parts of the game, a rematch between the Ghostbusters and Stay Puft marshmallow man on the streets of New York.

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August 15, 2015 at 11:00 am

Podcast: Top Scores

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This week Fred flies solo again and he’s celebrating his favorite songs from video game soundtracks.  The entire history of games is reflected from 8-bit and 16-bit to the glory of CDs and red book audio.  Kick back with a good time wasting game and enjoy a journey through gaming’s musical past.

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