Episode 13-4 Infiltration

This week’s topic is all bout sneaking around, breaking and entering, and … E-Sports??? We talk about summer time at the beach, bank heists, bunny-people, and the greatest professional Korean gamer of all time. Continue reading Episode 13-4 Infiltration

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Episode 13-2 Pinball Games

Let’s talk pinball, man. PIN BALL MAAAAAAANNNN!! Rob and Pernell listen to great music from video games based on pinball games, or using pinball game mechanics! And hoo-boy there are a lot of them! Pinball is a unique game that combines dexterity and physics with electronics. Moving this game into the digital world means you can add moving characters, RPG elements, and even blue sparks! Continue reading Episode 13-2 Pinball Games

Episode 13-1 Boys with Bats

Today on the show Rob and Pernell start their own Major League Podcast team, the Wilmington Chiptuners! Not really though, this week’s episode is all about video game characters who carry bats! Or big sticks! Or you know, something like that… we’ve got all sorts of ideas. We talk about the nostalgia we have for places we used to live, the romance of Tommy Lasord, and how to navigate the spirit world of Weehawken New Jersey. 

This week’s topic was submitted by listener Wicked Sephiroth! High five! Continue reading Episode 13-1 Boys with Bats

Episode 12-8 Horror Games with Viking Guitar Live

Viking Guitar are here to answer the big questions. How do you introduce yourself to your favorite band? What arcade games interest bassists more than lead guitarists? How do you win on The Price is Right? Members of the collective Viking Guitar Live are here to talk horror games, horror movies, and great video game music! Continue reading Episode 12-8 Horror Games with Viking Guitar Live

Episode 12-7 The Wildcard Nebula

Once again Rob and Pernell fly the starship VGM into the Wildcard Nebula, looking for the hottest video game tracks, and it’s tight. Expect slamming heavy metal tunes, killer NES jams, and good friends. Rob talks about his days playing Marvel vs. Capcom 2 back in his arcade days, and Pernell wants to see more exercise-related video games in gyms. The conversation continues, and continues further than usual due to problems with the space-time-continuum in this: The Wildcard Nebula. Continue reading Episode 12-7 The Wildcard Nebula

Episode 12-1 Shmups with Chris Baines Music

When I think of shmups, I think of grazing bullets, exploding pop-corn, 1CC’s, and the STG bible: The Full Extend of the Jam. But let’s get into the music! We’re joined by VGM rock-MASTER Chris Baines to share our favorite 2D shooter music! He shares his love of all things Gradius, and we get into how there’s so many awesome jazz-licks in these games. Wait are you waiting for? ENEMY APPROACHING! Continue reading Episode 12-1 Shmups with Chris Baines Music

Episode 11-9 Rock Music 2

For those who are about to Rockman, we salute you! This is the podcast’s second dive into video game rock music, and this time it’s personal. Pernell gives blood just before recording, so you’re in for an extra special treat. Rob sings his favorite fighting game moves, and Pernell reminisces about childhood games played in his neighborhood. (it’s amazing we survived our childhood) Continue reading Episode 11-9 Rock Music 2