GameFellas - The Retro to Modern Gaming Podcast

GameFellas - The Retro to Modern Gaming Podcast

Welcome to GameFellas! We talk about anything and everything games; old and new! We cover our love and thoughts on stuff as far back as Atari, all the way through to current generation consoles, and more. Pull up a chair and join the family! Hosted and produced by Zack Smith (Aggro Sky)https://twitter.com/zfunk007 Live Production by Derik Moore https://twitter.com/ithinkibrokeit Co-Hosts: Nate Rowe https://twitter.com/TheRealShepherb Sorren Day https://twitter.com/Megalomania85 Justin Day: https://twitter.com/justinday82Mark MSX: https://twitter.com/Mark_MSX_Tony Brasel https://twitter.com/Braselspective... Show More

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July 26, 2020 119 min

For episode 21 of GameFellas, we have not one but TWO featured guests! LifeSpiller aka Keno from the LifeSpiller79 YouTube Channel as well as the return of Daria from the DariaPlaysRPG's YouTube Channel! LifeSpiller brought the topics while Daria and Mark got in depth with a, quite frankly, "deep" discussion on women in video games and the stereotypes that come along with it. 

We also talked about games that we have "...

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For episode 20 of GameFellas, Justin takes the lead with our special guest Stoo Cambridge from the legendary Sensible Software. Stoo took part in creating many classic games including Cannon Fodder and Sensible Soccer. There is lots of nerdy 80's computer talk as well as a plethora of insight from Stoo on what it was like to be a game developer in the 80's and 90s. Also, if you are a fan of the Amiga, this will be the episo...

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For episode 19 of GameFellas, our featured guest St1ka joins us to talk new games released on retro consoles. St1ka is an expert on this topic and runs a YouTube channel mostly dedicated to it. Believe it or not, there are lots of new games being released on these long "dead" consoles with more each and every year. 

During the second part of the show we discuss little known games that shaped our formative years. In other wor...

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For episode 18 of GameFellas we take it old school! No guests, just the GameFellas. Also, no Zack! Mark takes over hosting duties for the first time and brings with him the topic "Shady Gaming Practices." Or in other words, the worst kind of practices employed by large video game developers to suck as much money as possible from consumers. Look out, it's a hot one! 

Games Discussion List: 

Animal Crossing New Horizons, Fi...

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For episode 17 of GameFellas we would like to welcome our latest Featured Guest, Stephen Wilds! Stephen is a freelance games writer and journalist who has written for various publications including Playboy, Polygon, Unwinnable and Looper among others. We brought him on this episode to get his take on what it's like to be a writer in the games industry and how he makes a living doing so. Later in the episode we discuss our own e...

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For episode 16 of GameFellas we have not one, but two featured guests! Hungry Goriya, who is a YouTuber and Twitch streamer as well as Andrew Haden from the Retro Island Gaming YouTube Channel. These are the topics we discussed:

"Playing 'Mostly' Retro Games In The Modern Era"

and

"Retro Games that Shocked You"

Sorren Day joined us as well as co-host and we also discussed what games we've been playing lately...

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For episode 15 of GameFellas we would like to welcome our latest Featured Guest, Mike Levy from the Dongled YouTube Channel! Mike was gracious enough to come on the show and discuss some great topics with us: 

"Games Lost to Time: Arcade Exclusives" 

and

"Top 3 Best and Worst Elements of Modern Games"

Tony Brasel and our Producer Derik Moore also come along for the ride and add their takes to the discussion. And as alwa...

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For episode 14 of GameFellas we would like to welcome our latest Featured Guest, Pam from the Cannot be Tamed YouTube Channel! Pam was gracious enough to come on the show and bring a couple of great topics with her: 

"How to Approach Playing Retro Games Today" 

and

"Once Popular Genres that Need to Make a Comeback"

Justin, Sorren and producer Derik also come along for the ride and add their takes to the discussion. And ...

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January 29, 2020 93 min

2020 is here and so is a new season of GameFellas! For our first episode of the new year, we have a featured guest, Lance John from the Gifted Sounds Podcast Network. Lance suggested we discuss the differences between PC and Console Gaming as well as debate the future of the hobby. Mainly, are the PS5 and Xbox Series X finally catching up in specs with modern PCs?

Games and Topics Discussed:

Borderlands 3, The Division 2, Sekiro Shad...

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For the final episode of 2019, the GameFellas are finally ALL here together! All 7 of us in an epic length episode covering the best and worst video games of 2019 along with what we've been playing lately.

Games Discussed:

Red Dead Redemption 2, Smite, Armello, Jedi Fallen Order, Zelda Link's Awakening, Cave Story, Katamari Damacy Reroll, Rogue Legacy, Luigi's Mansion 3, Super Mario Galaxy, Project Highrise, Star Fox Zero...

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For episode 11 of GameFellas we have our second Featured Guest! Daria, from the Daria Plays RPGs YouTube Channel. She was kind enough to join us in our discussion of the RPG genre of video games.

You can find Daria's YouTube Channel here:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZ697qvWdKOUmXuvslxNzPg

Games Discussed:

The Sinking City, Call of Cthulhu, Buck Rogers (Genesis), Shatterhand (NES), Dodonpachi, Guilty Gear, Doom 2016 (Switch), ...

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On this very special episode of GameFellas, we give you: HEAVY METAL! That's right, an episode devoted almost entirely to heavy metal music in video games. We first start with a brief segment on what we've been playing, followed by our favorite video game metal tracks. We then move onto our "name that tune" segment where Derik, Sorren and Tony are tasked with naming that video game metal track. What about you? Can y...

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For episode 9 of GameFellas, we have a featured guest! Starflight, Toejam & Earl and Doki Doki Universe creator Greg Johnson! He was kind enough to join us to discuss what we've all been playing as well as our discussion topics.

Games discussed:

Toejam and Earl: Back in the Groove, Dead or Alive 6, Soul Calibur 6, Bloodstained, Domina, Kingdom New Lands, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Super Smash Brothers Ultimate, Metal Slug, FIFA ...

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On today's episode of GameFellas, we have our first interview! Special guest Benjy Boxer, Co-Founder of Parsec Game Streaming, was gracious enough to give us an hour of his time. Justin and Mark took the helm to ask him some wide ranging questions about his company and his thoughts on gaming in general.

Have you ever wished you could play a couch co-op game with your friend who lives a thousand miles away? Well with Parsec, you ...

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On today's episode of GameFellas, we first talk about what games we've been playing:
Harvest Moon 64, Final Fantasy 14, Final Fantasy Tactics, Bushido Blade, Turok, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, No Man's Sky, Star Fox (SNES).

Followed by our Discussion Topics:

1) Graded Retro Game Collecting
&
2) Hacking Game Consoles: A Moral Dilemma?

Further games and topics covered:
WataGames, Retro Game Grading, video game market, Gameboy an...

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On today's episode of GameFellas, we first talk about what games we've been playing:

Yoku's Island Express, Zelda A Link to the Past, Pop'N TwinBee Rainbow Bell Adventures, Bomberman, Final Fantasy (NES), Final Fantasy 14, Shadowbringers, Final Fantasy 11, Super Mario Maker 2, Blazing Chrome, Mario Kart 8, Cuphead, Joust, Star Fox, Quick Decisions, Divinity Original Sin 2, No Man's Sky

Followed by our Discussion T...

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On Episode 5 of GameFellas, we first talk about what games we've been playing:

Blazing Chrome, Soul Calibur 6, Hitman 2, Mario Maker 2, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, Cuphead, Star Fox (SNES)

Followed by our Discussion Topics:

1) DLC - Good, Bad & Dishonest
2) Misunderstood Retro Games

Further games and topics covered:

Parsec Game Streaming, DLC on Disc, Street Fighter X Tekken, Dead or Alive 6, Super Smash Bros Ultimate, The...

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For this episode of the GameFellas, we first talk about what games we've been playing, followed by our discussion topics: Games that Defined an era & Best and Worst Video Game Movies.

Games and topics covered during the episode: Alone in the Dark Movie, Open Transport Tycoon Deluxe, Bloodrayne Movie, ChuChu Rocket, DayZ, Dead Cells, Dead or Alive Movie, Doom Movie, Dragon Buster, Dragon Quest Builders, FIFA 19, Final Fantasy...

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For the inaugural episode of the GameFellas, we first talk about what games we've been playing, followed by our discussion topic: The best and worst examples of retro game franchises that are still around today.

Games and topics covered in the episode: Smash Bros Melee and Ultimate with competitive gaming, Final Fantasy 14, No Man's Sky, DOOM 2016, Doom 3, Diablo on GOG.com, Zelda Breath of the Wild, Divinity Original Sin 2,...

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