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VGBS 76 – Friday the 13th: The Game (PS4/Xbox One/Steam)

Season 4 begins with a slash! It’s time… ” width=”540″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”> Topics: Kickstarter Project Overview Who’s Affiliated? Digging into the Details! Launch Issues Initial Experience Stories Online Gaming Negatives Death Sequences Abound Abilities, Achievements, & Unlockables Different Jason …

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VGBS 71 – Kabuki Quantum Fighter (NES)

Our Bullshit Homework was Kabuki Quantum Fighter for the Nintendo Entertainment System. How does this game hold up after all this time? It’s time to break out this game comprehensively like no other podcast does! Topics: Overview HAL Laboratory Cutscenes …

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VGBS 68 – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Wii U & Switch)

Topics Include: Getting the Switch/Zelda Bundle Uncovering the Vast Hyrule Landscape The Sheikah Slate Button Programming Size and Scope – Past and Present Enemies of Old Return Epic Battles Abound! Wild Realism in Newer Games When Thy Weapon Breaks… Obtaining …

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VGBS 67 – Interview with Chris Cardillo of Coleco Holdings LLC

Topics Include: Coleco Retro Gaming & Collectibles Expo 2017 ColecoVision Memories Q*bert – ‘Don’t Go Up’ Strategy Controller Talk Analyzing Cyclical Trends within the Hobby Chris’ Books NES Accessibility vs Coleco Era and Prior Homebrew Quality Control The Coleco Chameleon …

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VGBS Live 13 @ TooManyGames 2017 – The New NES Revolution

VGBS is Live at TooManyGames in Milwaukee, WI. Topic Include: The New NES Revolution What Makes the NES so Special? Before the Days of the Internet… The Nintendo Marketing Beast DIY Passion Projects Delving into the NES Homebrew Scene Famicom …

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VGBS 66 – Double Dragon IV (PS4 & Steam): A Great Game?

Topics Include: Our Initial Playthroughs Arc System Works Overview DD Hazard Platforming Differences from Other DD Games Moves & Controls Kaveman Kyle’s Steam Experience X91 Hyperkin Controller (PC/Xbox One) Special Move Insanity! Tips & Strategies Roper Don’t Play Nice No …

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VGBS 65 – SNES Memories (Part 2)

Topics Include: Super Nintendo Buyer’s Guide (EGM) Crazy Rental Tales Going to the Chipster’s SNES vs NES Difficulty Piss Poor Platformers Buster Busts Loose! Super Game Boy Boxes Rare’s 3D Rendering Tech Console Yellowing & Brittle Plastic SNES CD This …

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VGBS 63 – NES Oddities & the Homebrew Revolution

In this episode we talk about the immediate funding of Jeff’s newest Kickstarter book project and comparisons to his previous ones. We then go into the past, present and future of the NES homebrew scene and discuss researching these games …

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VGBS 62 – The Impending Decline of the NES?!?!

Delving deep into the concept of Nostalgia having a finite shelf-life, most notably NES Nostalgia in particular. Other podcasts feel like everyone is going to stop caring about the NES, going to the classic Nintendo gloom and doom. Here are …

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VGBS 61 – 3DNES & Interview with Dayvv Brooks (Former Employee of Nintendo of America)

The 3DNES is a wonderful emulator, however it requires a lot of customization to get things running smoothly. Kyle goes over some of the ins and outs. We also have on Dayvv Brooks, a former Nintendo of America game counselor …

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VGBS Live 12 @ RetroGameCon 2016 with Thor Aackerlund

VGBS is Live at RetroGameCon in Syracuse, NY. This was probably the smallest crowd we’ve ever had for a panel, because the location was hidden and they announced the wrong time! However my guest was Thor Aackerlund, the winner of …

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VGBS 60 – The Vic Tokai Quadrilogy: Kid Kool (NES), Psycho Fox (SMS), and more.

BS Homework time and we are covering four Vic Tokai games that all have the same style gameplay, yet are on different systems and regions. From the NES to the SMS, then the Mega Drive and over to the Genesis, …

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VGBS Live 11 @ PRGE 2016 with John Riggs, Reggie Williams & Sergio Elisondo

VGBS goes Live at Portland Retro Gaming Expo in Oregon. This panel has my fix-it himself John Riggs, the always hilarious Reggie Williams and the extremely talented gaming musician Sergio Elisondo. We talk SNES nostalgia, including our favorite games and …

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VGBS 64 – SNES Memories (Part 1)

Topics Include: SNES Brief Overview Link to the Past Love Killer Instinct – Killer Combo Madness SNES Games Stolen! Getting SNES 1 Day after Launch! Uniracers Donkey Kong Country 101% Stolen Games Regained This is VGBS! Voicemail and Text Hotline: …

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VGBS 59 – The Legend of Zelda (NES) Part 2

It’s time to get ready to do the Gleeok Rock! We are officially over 100 hours with just VGBS which is insanity! We continue down the Hylian path into oblivion with our Legend of Zelda stories. Join us for the …

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VGBS 58 – The Legend of Zelda (NES) Part 1

Prepare yourself for the VGBS take on The Legend of Zelda for the NES! We do a perfect mix of badass strategies and secrets combined with perfectly articulating the pre-internet school-yard scene and the community that came with it. It’s …

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VGBS 57 – The Konami and Capcom Years (feat Rewind Mike)

We sit back with Rewind Mike and talk classic Konami and Capcom stories and his tributes for his YouTube channel. We then dovetail into talking about what other companies we want tributes for. We then talk about the special Crisis …

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VGBS 56 – Chiki Chiki Boys aka Mega Twins (Sega Genesis, PC Engine CD, Arcade)

BS Homework is back and this time it is Chiki Chiki Boys for the Sega Genesis. How does the game hold up and do we go down the river as usual? This is VGBS! Voicemail and Text Hotline: (262) 264-VGBS …

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VGBS Live 10 @ RetroWorld Expo with Gamester81, Rewind Mike and Dongled

VGBS goes Live at RetroWorld Expo in Connecticut. This is a hilarious panel as we show up late and I basically start the episode as John “Gamester81” Lester and I are running to the panel room. It turned into an …

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VGBS 55 – The “Retro Revival”

In this episode we talk about our thoughts regarding the “Retro Revival”, the NES Classic and the relative unavailability of it. Do we even care? Topics include: NES Classic Mini, Powerpak/Everdrive, Raspberry Pi 3, X-Box CoinOPS, Alienware Alpha, Retro-Bit Generations, …

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VGBS 54 – AVGR Expo 2016 Memories (Part 2)

AVGR Expo in Chicago was one of the few gaming conventions this year that both Jeff and Kyle were able to attend together. In this second part, we continue to talk about our favorite stories from the weekend.This is VGBS! …

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VGBS 53 – AVGR Expo 2016 Memories (Part 1)

AVGR Expo in Chicago was one of the few gaming conventions this year that both Jeff and Kyle were able to attend together. In this first part, we talk about our favorite stories from the weekend. This is VGBS! Please …

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VGBS Live 08 @ A Video Game Con – Favorite Game Stories, Compile & More! with Kurt Kalata

VGBS goes Live at A Video Game Con in New Jersey. This is a live panel with Kurt Kalata from HardcoreGaming101, published author and amazing all around dude. We go over a ton of stories, involve the fans and have …

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VGBS 52 – Daria Talks RPGs

Daria Talks Classic RPGs, Legend of Zelda Franchise and Clones that Followed… This is VGBS! Voicemail and Text Hotline: (262) 264-VGBS Please subscribe and share! Find more VGBS Podcast Episodes at: http://hagensalley.wordpress.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/thesubcon3 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesubcon3 https://www.facebook.com/completenes Twitter: https://twitter.com/GamingVgbs Instagram: …

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VGBS 51 – Gremlins 2 NES – Season 3 Begins…

Season 3 begins with a bang! You’ve been asking for it and not only is Daria back, but we also finally cover another BS homework game: Gremlins 2 on the Nintendo Entertainment System! How long before we all get off …

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VGBS Special Event – The New 8-Bit Heroes Film Screening

In this special event, Jeff was able to attend the 2nd screening of The New 8-Bit Heroes film out in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from filmmaker Joe Granato. How does this small punk rock facility do with this epic movie screening? …

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VGBS Live @ TooManyGames 2016 – Super Nintendo Memories w/ ScottSquatch, RGT85, and More!

VGBS goes Live at TooManyGames in Philadelphia, PA. This is a live panel with ScottSquatch, RGT85, Dee&Dave, Vintendo Paul & Jordan Fringe. Listen in as we talk about our favorite SNES games and stories. We even throw Super Nintendo cartridges …

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VGBS Live @ Let’s Play Gaming Expo 2016 w/ Overdrive Reality

VGBS goes Live at Let’s Play Gaming Expo in Plano, TX. This is pretty much a live interview with the guys from Overdrive Reality where Jeff is talking about his books and some of his favorite games of all time. …

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VGBS 50 – Super Mario RPG (Season 2 Finale) – Voicemail and Text Hotline: (262) 264-VGBS

Daria is back for the Season 2 Finale! We talk about memories with the classic SNES Role Playing Game Super Mario RPG. Does everyone have fond memories of it? This one is destined to be a classic for sure! This …

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VGBS 49 – Current and Future Projects – Voicemail and Text Hotline: (262) 264-VGBS

This week Jeff goes over his book projects past, present and future. There are a ton of literary ideas that he is trying to bring to fruition. Check out the episode and see what is coming up! This is VGBS! …

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VGBS 48 – NES Homebrew Haunted Halloween ’86 Developer Interview!

In the epic trilogy of Haunted Halloween episodes, we continue chatting with Greg and Tim. This time we go into details about their upcoming game Haunted Halloween ’86, which is a direct sequel to the original. The game adds a …

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VGBS 46 – Haunted Halloween 85 Bullshit Homework!

This episode is the long awaited return of Bullshit Homework and we cover the NES Aftermarket “Homebrew” game Haunted Halloween ’85. What are our thoughts? Were we able to beat it This is VGBS! Voicemail and Text Hotline: (262) 264-VGBS …

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VGBS 43 – Neo Geo MVS Gems and Video Game Cartoons

Episode 43 Topics: -NEO GEO MVS Pickups -Captain N: The Game Master -The Power Team -Kwirk – Gameboy -Puzzleboy – PC Engine -Displaying Famicom Games -Top Loading Tech vs. Front Loading Tech -Cannibalizing existing NES games to create new ones …

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VGBS 42 – Arcade Culture & Buying Addictions – Voicemail and Text Hotline: (262) 264-VGBS

Episode 42 goes over the arcade culture and becoming addicted to buying games. What random paths will be venture down this time around? Tune in and see… This is VGBS! Please subscribe and share! Find more VGBS Podcast Episodes at: …

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VGBS 41 – Video Game Box Art: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Episode 41 is here! We start this Box Art-centric episode talking about games that fooled us by the awesome box art. We then move on to good games hindered by their terrible/strange box art. Then games that have terrible box …

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VGBS Live @ MGC – The 1990s Video Game Culture Chronicles

VGBS goes Live at Midwest Gaming Classic in Milwaukee, WI. We go into the 1990s and what video games inspired us and tell a bunch of gaming stories. Throughout the panel, we ask the audience for their participation and give …

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VGBS 40 – Starting a PlayChoice 10 Collection; Getting Creative Setting Up a Game Room

In episode 40 we concentrate on some specialized greatness! We first cover the bucketlist collecting mentality, then we pick Daria’s brain on her favorite NES/Famicom RPGs. We go over gaming forum thread shenanigans and cover some NES multiplayer madness. Then …

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VGBS 39 – Standout Famicom RPG’s; New NES Homebrew Pickups @ More

VGBS consistent? We will see how long that lasts! In this episode we cover NES Homebrew Pickups, the Friday the 13th Kickstarter, FFVII Horror Stories, Famicom RPG Gems and Unreleased NES Gems. Definitely a great episode! Also, listen carefully for …

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VGBS 38 – Listener Mail and Issues with Gaming Community Projects & More.

The newest VGBS is here and this time we go over Listener Mail, Gaming Community Projects, Video Capture Talk, Gaming Communities and more! We also go over a newer NES homebrew Swords and Ruins. This is VGBS! Please subscribe and …

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Phobos Militia Hobbycast – 03 – More Star Wars Episode VII

One episode wasn’t enough to cover the greatness that is Star Wars Episode VII. In this episode we dive even further into the mythos of the movie and the series as a whole. This Hobbycast consists of anything and everything …

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Phobos Militia Hobbycast – 02 – Star Wars Episode VII

Episode 2 dives right in to Star Wars Episode VII. Being huge Star Wars fans, did we like it? Tune in and see. This Hobbycast consists of anything and everything we are interested in and obsessed with. While we have …

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VGBS 37 – Homebrew Competition Carts; MS DOS vs DOSBox

Episode 37 has us talking about some of the gaming items that we recently picked up. Jeff received a bunch of NES homebrew competition carts and goes over the ins and outs of each. Kyle picked up a cheap Windows …

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VGBS Side Quest 14 – Collecting, Emulating and Customizing

Even when the Internet connection is poor, we still pull out an interesting episode. This time around we go over personal preferences when it comes to collecting, emulation horror stories, how Kyle customizes his collection and more. This is VGBS! …

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VGBS 34 – Kid Dracula – Nintendo Famicom – Voicemail and Text Hotline: (262) 264-VGBS

Kid Dracula for the Nintendo Famicom is a Japanese exclusive Konami platformer. How did we do? Did anyone actually beat it? This is VGBS! Please subscribe and share! Find more VGBS Podcast Episodes at: http://hagensalley.wordpress.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/thesubcon3 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesubcon3 https://www.facebook.com/completenes …

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VGBS Side Quest 13 – The New Star Wars, Patrick Kane and Celebrity Train Wrecks

In this non-gaming side quest we go over the New Star Wars and our predictions. We talk about the controversy behind Chicago Blackhawk’s Patrick Kane and go into celebrity train wrecks. Classic sidetracked times! This is VGBS! Please subscribe and …

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VGBS 33 – The Unstable NES Collector’s Market | Voicemail and Text Hotline: (262) 264-VGBS

We go over the ins and outs of how people have been manipulating the NES collector’s market, through hording semi rare games to drive prices up. How do they do this and what do we think about it? Tune in …

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VGBS 32 – Nightmare in the Dark – Neo Geo | Voicemail and Text Hotline: (262) 264-VGBS

Part 2 of the Double Creature Feature. The Neo Geo has some amazing treats available for those people fortunate enough to play the expensive system. How does Nightmare in the Dark stack up to the rest? This is VGBS! Please …

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VGBS Gaming Podcast – Episode 30 Excerpt | Crafty Things in the Gaming Scene

A short illustrated except from the VGBS Podcast – Listen to Jeff, Kyle, and Daria contemplate the rise of handmade items in the classic game scene, weigh the pros and cons of universal game cases, and other related stuff. Please …

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VGBS Gaming Podcast – Episode 10 Excerpt | The Walter Day Interview

A short illustrated except from Season 1 of the VGBS Podcast – Listen to Jeff, Kyle, and the legendary Walter Day talk about Castlevania and the NES collecting scene, among other BS. Please subscribe and share! https://www.youtube.com/thesubcon3 If you enjoyed …

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VGBS Gaming Podcast – Episode 30 Excerpt | Gunstar Heroes

A short illustrated except from the VGBS Podcast – Listen to Jeff, Kyle, and Daria spin some bullshit on Gunstar Heroes for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, contemplate the uncanny similarities between M. Bison and Colonel Red, and ponder the lack …

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VGBS Gaming Podcast 35 – How we buy our games & Kickstarter Tips – Voicemail and Text Hotline: (262) 264-VGBS

From the mouth of co-host Kyle Gilbert…VGBS 35 consists of OCD hoard buying, leaving a game at a store for someone else vs selling it online to a good home, Kickstarter Do’s and Don’ts…good shit. This is VGBS! Please subscribe …

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