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A limited podcast presented as a mix of old and new recordings from 1997 and 2017, outlining select late 90's arcade games with a Namco-leaning focus. The podcast is a 25-episode series plus one introductory Day 0 episode. Each episode may include the following:

*Simulating booting a newly arrived game and discussion of game elements.
*Redemption Roundup: A feature on a ticket-based game and summary of new prizes items that have arrived at the arcade (every 2 episodes).
*Incorporation of stories from the arcade during this time period.
*Time-sensitive arcade industry news.
*Three music specials featuring obscure music from the previous 5 games featured.
*Game ratings: graphics, sound, playability, profitability, 2017 holdup score.
*2017 emulation status: Is it playable, was it dumped, did it get a home version.

Episodes should be listened to in order, 0-25.


Dec 31, 2017

December 31, 1997 - We complete our first year of shows with a classic winter arcade game, Alpine Racer 2! We discuss the game and also touch on some new redemption games and items, as well as a look towards the arcade business in 1998.

Dec 3, 2017

December 3, 1997 - Quickly coming to the end of 1997, we get Gunblade NY onto the gaming floor. We discuss the game, along with part 1 of the 1998 preview!

Nov 15, 2017

November 15, 1997 - We take a look at Soul Edge (Version 1), discuss Aftershock in Redemption Roundup, some new toys in, and also some regrettable trends in the industry.

Oct 31, 2017

The first of three music specials featuring music from the previous 4-5 games.

Oct 27, 2017

October 27, 1997 - First racing game is here! We go over the game, talk about redemption games, some human resources changes, and behind-the-scenes arcade retail life!