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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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

Muramasa: The Demon Blade

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:

Battle Cars:

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:


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:

Silent Debuggers:



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:

Blazing Lazers

Dragon Spirit


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!


John Riggs:

Star Fox 2:


Grip Shift:


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.


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:

Gaming Historian YouTube Channel:

Gaming Historian Facebook:

Metal Jesus Rocks:

Game Chasers:

Radical Reggie:

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:

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


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.


Altered Space:

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.





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:

How Conker got made:

Apr 3, 2017

In this episode we discuss our Videogame Book Club game, San Francisco Rush, talk about plans for SuperBitCon on 4/29, detail our recent pick ups, and Ben gives updates about being a new dad! Next shows VGBC pick: Zombies at my Neighbors!

San Francisco Rush:

Zombies at my Neighbors:


BitHead1000: (explicit)


Mar 27, 2017

This is our first mini episode. Adam goes solo for this one to take a brief talk about a little known console from the early 80's, the Vectrex! We'll be back soon with a full episode. In these mini episodes, we will take a brief look at a piece of history, specific game, or whatever else we think is cool. Check out the following links for more info about the Vectrex:

Game Historian

Classic Game Room

Mar 12, 2017

In this episode, we talk about the birth of Ben's first child, the Switch release, Zelda Breath of the Wild, Horizon Zero Dawn, and our Video Game Book Club pick of General Chaos! Next book club pick is San Francisco Rush for the N64.

Feb 27, 2017

In this episode, we discuss trials of parenting, our videogame book club pick of MC Kids, a bunch of PS4 exclusives, new pickups, and a bunch of other stuff.

Dad of the Week:

Feb 13, 2017

In this episode we discuss the video game book club game "Eternal Champions," discuss stay at home dadding, listener feedback and emails, and go down memory lane with our favorite gaming magazines of years past (before the internet screwed everything up).


Eternal Champions:


Jan 9, 2017

This weeks “Videogame Book Club” pick Shinobi III. The next pick is “Legend of Kage” for NES.

Shinobi III

Action 52

Street slam with scottie pippen

Charles Barkley Shut up and Jam

Shaq Fu Funniness

Gameboy Macro