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Videogame Dads Podcast

Listen to 3 guys in a basement (Adam, Ben and Shane) talk gaming, fatherhood, and everything in between in this Bi-weekly family friendly podcast. Interact with our Videogame Book Club segment where they play and discuss games that are often overlooked. From retro to modern, handheld to console they love em all. Game hunting, collecting, memories, nostalgia, are discussed each episode and with 5 young kids, and 7 thousand games between the guys it's never a dull moment.
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Jul 2, 2018

In Episode 32, Adam discusses his new adoption, the guys talk about our first swap meet (organized by Michael), we discuss some listener mail, and we dish on our Videogame Book Club picks of Drakkengard for PS2 and Zombie's Revenge for Dreamcast.

Jun 19, 2018

In this episode Shane and Ben talk about the glory days of wrestling and the wonder of the N64, Normys Beach babe-o-rama for the Genesis and Hot Potato is another new sponsor, can we just make a Dreamcast episode already? Haha would anyone want that? videogamedads@yahoo.com 

Apr 30, 2018

In this episode, Shane gives us a wonderful update regarding his daughter's cancer treatment, we cover some of our favorite things, and we discuss our Video Game Book Club picks of Splatterhouse 2 for the Sega Genesis and Silicon Valley for N64. 

Apr 4, 2018

Join the guys for another trip down memory lane. In this episode, we discuss our Video Game Book Club picks of Crash and the Boys for NES and Mischief Makers for the N64. Also, Michael and Adam discuss a couple of big game pick-ups, and we think about our future goals in collecting. 

Adam's Pick-up Video with Shane

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TliSo4ape1k&t=92s

Michaels Pick-up Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNwofwr4Vwk&t=34s

Apr 4, 2018

Join the guys for another trip down memory lane. In this episode, we discuss our Video Game Book Club picks of Crash and the Boys for NES and Mischief Makers for the N64. Also, Michael and Adam discuss a couple of big game pick-ups, and we think about our future goals in collecting. 

Adam's Pick-up Video with Shane

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TliSo4ape1k&t=92s

Michaels Pick-up Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNwofwr4Vwk&t=34s

Apr 4, 2018

Join the guys for another trip down memory lane. In this episode, we discuss our Video Game Book Club picks of Crash and the Boys for NES and Mischief Makers for the N64. Also, Michael and Adam discuss a couple of big game pick-ups, and we think about our future goals in collecting. 

Adam's Pick-up Video with Shane

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TliSo4ape1k&t=92s

Michaels Pick-up Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNwofwr4Vwk&t=34s

Mar 21, 2018

Join us as we discuss our Video Game Book Club Picks of Blast Corps (N64) and Lone Ranger (NES). We also do some dumpster diving, talk about Date Night at Game Night, and share recent pickups.

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Feb 20, 2018

Join Shane, Michael, and Adam for our discussion of the VGBC picks of Kickle Cubicle for the NES and Snow Board Kids 2 for the N64. We talk about Adam's recent trip to Disney World. We explore horrible game names from the 90's. Come join us!

Feb 5, 2018

Join four video game dads as we discuss our Video Game Book Club picks of Street Fighter the Movie the game and Astal for the Sega Saturn. We also dive into the topic of completionist collecting for a single system, our favorite gaming peripherals, announce a recently completed set (and a near-complete set), and talk about Adam's Disney World trip plans. 

Next weeks Video Game Book Club Picks are Kickle Cubicle for the NES and Snow Board Kids 2 for the N64. 

Opening and closing music from Android Assault on Sega CD.

 

Jan 25, 2018

The trio is back together again to talk about our VGBC picks of Saturn Bomberman and Extra Innings. All three OG dads are back and better than ever. Find out our thoughts on Nintendo cardboard, and listen to our tales of videogame shopping gone wrong. Find us on Facebook at Facebook.com/videogamedads or YouTube by searching "videogame dads" or using this handy link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1HHCKXDnImnBnR_zotc4oA

Jan 10, 2018

We're back with the first episode of 2018! Join Adam, Shane, and our Friend, Michael, while we discuss our videogame road trip, Christmas, challenges of upper respiratory infections, and pink eye. We also have an interview with a fantastic author, Brett Weiss. Plenty of videogame shenanigans await!

 

Nov 6, 2017

In this episode, we cover our Videogame Book Club picks of Legacy of Kain: Blood Omen for PlayStation 1 and Muramasa: The Demon Blade for the Nintendo Wii. We also discuss some of the best years in Video Game History as well as picking our favorite. We also discuss our newest Pickup of Mario Odyssey. We are also joined by a guest host and Benjamin's childhood friend, Chris. 

Legacy of Kain: Blood Omen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdeA3WSL55g

Muramasa: The Demon Blade https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8aS9_vxxfo

Opening and closing music from Android Assault on Sega CD

 

Oct 25, 2017

All three guys are back! We discuss our first year of the podcast. Listen to our tales of Videogame Book Club picks, discuss a wide variety of topics, get to some listener mail, and have some fun!

Opening and closing music from King of Fighters '98. You can get the soundtrack on iTunes. 

You need to see Steel Harbinger FMV scenes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSiuq6ZlJKQ

Battle Cars: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UU7T7Y8EEqQ

Oct 23, 2017

SNES Mini CLassic is out and Shane's daughter Lexi is thrilled.  Little Nemo for the NES is really really good.  Scalpers are really really bad.  Playboy is without its Captain.  "It" is worth it to go see. Our new VideoGame Book Club Pick is in. Juicy Fruit is great to sniff And put in your mouth.

Sep 25, 2017

Shane returns in this episode! We talk about the new Nintendo Direct, discuss our VGBC picks of Sunset Riders and Double switch, pick a new name for the "Handheld Minute," remember the Dreamcast launch 18 years ago and feel old at the same time, and talk about a few gaming regrets! 

Sep 10, 2017

Hello again! In this episode, we discuss the VGBK picks of Plok and Android Assault, profile the Sega CD, talk about kids and family, and detail our recent pickups in addition to a few other surprises. 

Android assault:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4IIn6jlkDM

Plok!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7HIihP4Cho

Aug 28, 2017

Join us as we discuss the VGBC picks of Maniac Mansion and Silent Debuggers, we talk about Missouri Game Con and our experience there, and we share the trials of obtaining the elusive SNES classic preorder. Also, a Lexie update with good news!

Maniac Mansion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EU0Ml28keg

Silent Debuggers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7RybY2-kC4

Lexie: https://www.gofundme.com/lexies-journey

 

Aug 2, 2017

Hello again! In this episode we discuss our VGBC picks of Blazing Lazers and Dragon Spirit. We also talk some Turbografx 16 and PC Engine. We discover Benjamin's blanket obsession. Also up for discussion is our picks for the rumored Mini N64! Did you hear about the greatest prank ever pulled off by none other than Walmart?

Support Lexie: https://www.gofundme.com/lexies-journey

Blazing Lazers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOJk7sOcbMA

Dragon Spirit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOGwiRKI-ZU

 

Jul 24, 2017

Join us as we discuss Starfox 2 and Shadowrun on the SNES, Demolition Man, Timecop, getting lame and buying a minivan, our new "Dad of the Week," John Riggs, and the introduction of our new "handheld minute" segment. 

Support Lexie with her fight against Cancer! https://www.gofundme.com/Lexies-journey

 

John Riggs: https://www.youtube.com/user/riggstalgic

Star Fox 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGqLwiVxTKY

Shadowrun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMXa28_mGWk

Grip Shift: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bi92hTvV9Qc&t=16s

 

Jul 3, 2017

In this episode we discuss our thoughts on the newly announced mini SNES Classic, E3 highlights from the 2017 show, and discuss our videogame book club picks of Wild Guns, and Robotrek for the SNES.

https://www.gofundme.com/Lexies-journey

 

Jun 19, 2017

We are joined by Norm, "The Gaming Historian!" Listen to us talk games, friendship, collecting, and life. This is the last episode recorded prior to Shane's daughter being diagnosed with cancer. We are going to continue recording new episodes, and hope you all continue to enjoy them. We wish to thank everyone for their awesome support! Listen to our new episodes or visit our Facebook page to learn how you can help. Download on iTunes, Google Play, or get our RSS feed by visiting our Facebook page. Share us, like us, and rate us.

Donate to Shane's Daughter, Lexie's, Go Fund Me to help her in her fight with cancer: https://www.gofundme.com/Lexies-journey

Gaming Historian YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/mcfrosticles

Gaming Historian Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/gaminghistorian

Metal Jesus Rocks:https://www.youtube.com/user/MetalJesusRocks

Game Chasers:https://www.youtube.com/user/Captain8Bit

Radical Reggie:https://www.youtube.com/user/icon770

Jun 10, 2017

In short, Shane's 3 year old daughter was diagnosed with cancer this week and is slated to begin chemotherapy and radiation. They need your thoughts and prayers. If you are able, please donate to their fight at:

https://www.gofundme.com/Lexies-journey

Also, if you have time please send Shane and his family your words of encouragement:

videogamedads@yahoo.com

www.facebook.com/videogamedads

 

May 30, 2017

In this episode, we talk about our video game book club picks of Pocky & Rocky for the SNES, Altered Space for the Game Boy, and discuss our earliest console memories.

Pocky: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXvVSHwqvYw

Altered Space: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1x8ewelaOEU

May 8, 2017

In this episode, we discuss our Videogame Book Club picks of SkyBlazer for the SNES and Harrier for the Genesis. We also talk about our first video game convention, Super BitCon, which was a very interesting outing indeed.

 

SkyBlazer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-NQqZ-I6-7A

 

Harrier: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_7ajS_yeIg

Apr 17, 2017

In this Episode, we discuss our Videogame book club pick of Zombies Ate My Neighbors for the SNES and dish out tips on game buying and preservation.

Creepy PS3 commercial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqkNPcUMffU

How Conker got made: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dKAbetSJEBk&t=67s

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