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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!