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E3 2017: GHX Ep. 11 – What Did You Play?

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The biggest split between those that attend E3 and those that watch coverage online is the show itself.  Aside from this year, E3 online usually ends on Monday when all the press conferences happen and the big announcements stop.  For those that attend the show it’s the exact opposite with most missing the press conferences due to lack of invite or decent Internet, but you’ll be able to play many of the games on the actual show floor.  In this “returning from E3” episode, Fred and Jam are joined by guests Andy (42 Level One, Agents of Shieldcast) and Chip (The B-Team Podcast, Agents of Shieldcast, Knuckleballer Radio) to discuss the games Fred actually played at E3.  There’s plenty of discussion to be had and lots of insight on what we’ll be seeing in late 2017/early 2018.  Note: This episode has no audio anomalies and a sound quality on par with what you have come to expect from our podcasts.


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E3 2017: EA’s 2017 Press Conference Impressions

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The day has come, it’s officially E3 Press Conferences Day 1 of 3, completely focused on Electronic Arts (EA).  A panel with Fred, Heffe, Jam, and Normii get together to discuss what they saw and what they thought.  At the end they also speak of predictions going into Day 2 and Microsoft/Bethesda.


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Written by Fred Rojas

June 10, 2017 at 10:00 pm

Podcast: Gameboy Top 10

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As is per usual for us here at GH101, 40 games enter (20 from each host), and 10 leave.  It’s nostalgic, it’s arbitrary, we may annoy due to the lack of Pokemon, but it’s our official Top 10 Gameboy games.


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Extra Credit: Gamecube Community Top 10

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The GH101 community chimes in on its choices of the top 10 games on the console.  Some are unique but clearly many in the final result are crowd pleasers.


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24 Hour Live Stream Videos

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Here you go, the entire playlist of all 18 hours (Fred passed out early) of the 24 hour live stream.  We want to thank everyone who donated, joined us, and have ever enjoyed any of the content from Gaming History 101.  Below is the playlist in order starting with the first video, but you can also click this link to go directly to the list and pick your favorite video.

Please note: Due to a copyright claim involving the music in a certain video, our Shadows of the Empire stream has been taken down.  We tried to remove the Hoth theme from the video but it ended up with a video that was only 4 minutes long and you couldn’t make sense of it.  It is possible to view this stream for a short time on our Twitch channel.

Extra Credit: Knights of the Old Republic

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Knights of the Old Republic (KOTOR for short), is notable for many reasons.  Developers BioWare and Obsidian not only created a new plotline, in fact part of a new history, of Star Wars, but managed to also do so with RPG elements.  From the moment development began to the release of the sequel, KOTOR is definitely an influential part of the video game universe of Star Wars.  This episode delves into development, mechanics, and release of both titles in the series.


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Written by Fred Rojas

December 24, 2015 at 11:00 am

Extra Credit: Battlefront

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There were two main franchises we couldn’t get to in our Star Wars episodes: Battlefront and Knights of the Old Republic.  Both have significance not only to the fan base but to the world ofStar Wars gaming because they are excellent examples of how to take the license, think outside of the box, and run with it.  First up is Pandemic’s Battlefront series hosted by Jamalais and documenting one of the more addicting early online console franchises.


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Written by Fred Rojas

December 22, 2015 at 11:00 am

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The Phantom Podcast

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On the week of The Force Awakens release, we decided to go ahead and finish our Star Wars video game series with the most controversial and feared topic of all: the games based on or released around the time of the prequels.  It’s not so bad and it leads to a discussion on the impressions and impact of the prequel films before the Internet changed our minds.


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Written by Fred Rojas

December 16, 2015 at 11:00 am

Retro Game Night: Atari’s Star Wars Arcade Games

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One of the only redeeming traits of Rebel Strike: Rogue Squadron III on Gamecube is that you can unlock all 3 of the original Atari developed arcade games from the early 1980s.  These games – Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi – were games that I had to play every time I saw them regardless of the situation (like me really not liking Return of the Jedi in arcade form).

In lieu of Lost Treasures of Gaming (this week’s ep I’ve already done, Smash TV, and can be found here).  Next week we will return to another great Lost Treasure of Gaming.

Written by Fred Rojas

December 12, 2015 at 11:00 am

Podcast: …In A Galaxy Far, Far Away

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Part 2 of this week’s episode continues with Fred and Jam discussing the move into 3D and divergence from the original trilogy.  As Star Wars titles moved into the 90s, they included worlds, characters, and settings found outside the movies and either in the creator’s mind or in the expanded universe told through books.


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Written by Fred Rojas

November 22, 2015 at 8:00 pm

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