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My Experience at Midwest Gaming Classic 2018

The first video gaming convention I ever attended was the inaugural Missouri Game Con held in St. Louis (where I live) in 2016. Gaming conventions always seemed like cool events that other people attended. Those lucky people that lived within a 2 or 3 hour drive of...

A Closer Look at Nintendo’s Official Game Boy Peripherals: Four Player Adapter

Previously, we took a brief look at the Game Boy's Game Link Cable and how it helped prolong the life of the system, well past the point a successor would have rightfully taken its place. Today, we look at how Nintendo was effectively able to double its gameplay...

Shenmue I & II Re-Releasing Later This Year

In what has been a good few weeks for remasters and re-releases, it’s been announced that the original Shenmue along with its sequel is to be re-released together later this year. This makes loads of sense since the much anticipated, Kickstarter-driven Shenmue III is...

Old School AV Network

No 59 – Matt Costello – Interview

It's an honour to present Adrian's chat with Matthew Costello, the scriptwriter for Trilobyte's bestselling CD-ROM interactive dramas The 7th Guest, its sequel The 11th Hour and also the amazing Doom 3. Sit back and enjoy... Fancy discussing this podcast? Fancy...

Bonus Ep – Ready Player One – Spoilercast

In this bonus episode Garron, Kingy and The Drisk discuss all about the new film by Steven Spielberg.   Written by Ernest Cline a fellow retro geek, the film and book celebrates all of popular culture of our childhood. So come and listen as we talk about the film and...

Episode 73: Turbo and I, Robot

It’s Monday! And when a new episode of Pie Factory Podcast comes out on a Monday, it means Monday’s FUNday, Charlie Brown! In their last episode before Midwest Gaming Classic, Jim and Sean discuss, well…two arcade games and reveal a common theme. Duh. If you’re in...

217 Tabletop and Handheld Gaming

In this episode, Garron, Paul and Gordon chat about their love for Tabletop and Handheld gaming. This includes all the classics such as Nintendo Game & Watch, Casio gaming watches and a lorry load of LCD & VFD gems. Grandstand, Epoch & Tomy are but a few names we will...

Factory Sealed – Ep. 155: Donkey Kong Country

BEAP BEAP! Eric and Mike pile into a semi full of Rocky bidets, flattening Dan on their way to discuss, Celeste, Ni No Kuni II, and Donkey Kong Country. Like the show? Take a minute to show your support by dropping a review and a rating on iTunes. The post Factory...

RoundUp 127 – Fiddling With Knobs

Hardware Flashback - (00:00) Dinosaur Pie - (33:01) Guinness Gaming Records - (1:46:48) David Whittaker: Speedball - (1:49:17) Craig Turner Interview - (1:52:07) Top Ten Gun Peripherals - (2:40:49) Gaming Trivia - (3:41:24) Paul Godden: Milk Race - (3:41:52) Live News...

Let's Compare! Basic Fun Mini Arcade Vs. Original 80s Arcade Games - Q*bert, Frogger, Centipede

Shenmue I & II Re-Releasing Later This Year

In what has been a good few weeks for remasters and re-releases, it’s been announced that the original Shenmue along with its sequel is to be re-released together later this year. This makes loads of sense since the much anticipated, Kickstarter-driven Shenmue III is...

Stern Pinball Arcade: Close to the Real Thing

I am a person that loves video games, hands down.  In case you didn't know that. But my all time dream and love is to own my own pinball machine.  Problem is, they are big and expensive.  And there really isn't an alternative to having one.... or is there? Farsight...

Tax Avoiders for the Atari 2600

Happy Tax Day everyone! Did you get your refund yet? I did. Ten big ones. Ten United States dollars, deposited directly into my bank account by Uncle Sam himself. And what better to spend my newfound wealth on than the game inspired by the IRS, conceived by a licensed...

The Best Superman Video Games

Sadly we seem to have reached a point at which we can say the modern version of Superhero cinema is underwhelming. It’s a bit of a bummer for comic lovers everywhere. Even if some of the DC/Warner Bros. films have actually been quite true to the comics, the...