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Podouken

Nov 18, 2020

Honey, doncha you know, she’s more than Pac-Man with a bow! The Pac series continues with the ultimate genderbend - Ms. Pac-Man. We waka-waka-walka through the crazy origins of the best Pac-Man game (don’t AtGames us) as we explore its very litigious history. How did a bunch of college dropouts make one of the best...


Nov 4, 2020

It’s time to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Pac-Man with the start of all Pac miniseries! Podouken finally talks about the big yellow ball in the room, NAMCO’s Pac-Man. We delve into the often recounted (and often incorrect) history of arcadedom’s most influential game and tell what part pinball played in...


Oct 21, 2020

We get in the damn robot and play some of Sega’s Virtual On! The final Listeners’ Choice episode takes on your second/third/fourth favorite brand of giant, bipedal, murder robots. Listen as Borelo, Madlle, and Rod-TGH tell of the history and lamentations involved with buying and moving a Virtual On: Cyber Troopers...


Oct 7, 2020

I OFFER YOU 80,000 SWISS FRANCS TO LISTEN TO THIS EPISODE.* The second Listeners’ Choice is all about the first arena fighter - the precursor to Super Smash Bros. - NAMCO’s The Outfoxies. Join a full house of co-hosts as we talk about this rather obscure game that features a unique cast of characters like a chimp...


Sep 23, 2020

Shall we play a game? For the first episode of the Listeners’ Choice miniseries we distill Capcom’s trivia arcade game, Quiz & Dragons, back to its truest form - a board game! Who will win the trivia battle of 80s sports and Richard Dreyfuss questions? Why does one letter (eclipse vs. ellipse) cause so much drama...