A blast from the past. You might call it retro. Paul and Chris discuss their introduction to video games in a ‘grand experiment’ of live streaming on Twitch. This is the audio of that show from May of 2019. Go down the 16-bit memory lane with them for a short episode.
Paul’s first taste of games, brought to you by the number 64, it’s Astro Grover.
Paul gets a Nintendo Entertainment System with the combo cartridge of Super Mario Bros. and Duck Hunt.
Behold the awesomeness of 1977, Chris’ first console the Atari Stunt Cycle.
The arcade introduction for Chris really started with the fever of the 80s, Pac-man.
Chris’ second ever cassette tape featured the jam Pac-man Fever from Buckner & Garcia.
Paul shares that his office has a Ms Pac-man game.
Celebrating 80s birthdays at ShowBiz Pizza Place.
Arcade game never mastered, but still beloved by Chris, Moon Patrol.
Paul’s exposure to arcade games came at the roller rink of Terry Hall and the largest movie theater at the time, Studio 28.
Cyclone The pinball machine that had a carnival barker shouting, “Hey you with the face!”
Paul discusses some favs, The Legend of Zelda and Zelda II.
Remembering the game magazines that helped us solve the trickier parts of games, like Nintendo Power.
Chris remembers the fun of the Summer Games where you and seven of your friends competed in Olympic events by passing the joystick.
Make your own racetrack, and choose the planetary gravity with Racing Destruction Set or simply Skate or Die!
Paul’s multiplayer intro came with F-zero and Mario Cart. However, the real joy was playing Madden ‘94’ or NHL ‘94’ with friends or dad.
Chris recalls The Northridge Earthquake of 1994 when he thinks of NHL ‘94.
Another game never mastered, but fondly remembered, R.C. Pro Am.
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