The Oakland Faders - Episode 214

January 13, 2017


This week Dustin mauls over the fact his son has been exposed to Minecraft and Scott's friends were not into VR. This week we talk about the NES Mini hack, Nintnedo Switch rumors the day before the event,  Mega Man's horrible mobile ports, Scalebound being cancelled, FFXV's unused world, Razer's three display being stolen and a fan making Pokemon themed Hearthstone cards. We also chat about a few 90s movies, the tactile satisfaction of well made 80s electronics, and more! Enjoy!

NES Mini Classic Hack

Megaman Terrible Mobile Ports

Scalebound Cancelled

FFXV unused world

Razer Three Display Laptop Stolen at CES

Pokemon as Hearthstone cards

YouTube Channel of the Week: Channel Awesome

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CNN Easter Eggs - Episode 213

January 6, 2017


It's the first show of the new year, 12,017! We talk about Forza Horizon 3's recent patch corrupting save files, CNN using Fallout 4 images in a Russian hacking story, Diablo 3's Diablo 1 patch, and Assassin's Creed Humble Bundle. Dustin has been playing Ratchet and Clank, Super Hot, Deus Ex: Mankind Devided, and The Revenge of Shinobi. Scott finished Zelda on the Famicom Disk System, got closer to beating DOOM, and ordered some other Famicom and Genesis things from eBay. 

YouTube channel of the week: GGGmanlives

Forza Horizon 3 Patch Debacle

CNN uses Fallout 4 for Russian hacking

Diablo 3's Diablo 1 patch is out

Assassin's Creed Humble Bundle

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Technocally Speaking - Episode 212

December 31, 2016

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This week Dustin announces a new streaming show he'll be doing on Saturdays and Scott saw Rogue One (no spoilers). It was a light news week but we are excited for Double Dragon IV and Frog Fractions 2 has released.  Dustin has been playing Mega Man X4, Ratchet and Clank, Sonic Advance, and Chrono Trigger. Scott is trying to finish DOOM and streamed the Famicom Disk version of The Legend of Zelda.

YouTube Channel of the Week: Lazy Game Reviews

Double Dragon IV January 2017

Frog Fractions 2 Giant Bomb Interview

History of Frog Fractions

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French Press Meth - Episode 211

December 23, 2016


T’was the week before Christmas and all through their houses Dustin & Scott play video games but not with their mouses. In the news this week we discuss Mega Man 1-6 coming to iOS and Android, Mario Run's reception, cool NES box art available to download, WB Montreal cancelling a Suicide Squad game that no one knew about and we recommend everyone watch Player With Power on YouTube. Games we played are Ducktales Remastered, Voodoo Vince, Malice, Lego The Hobbit, TMNT II The Arcade Game, Hearthstone, Forza Horizon 3 and Adventures of Mana. Enjoy!

Mega Man 1-6 coming to Android

Mario Run Response

Mario Run controller from Reddit

NES Box Art

WB Montreal Suicide Squad cancelled

YouTube Channel of the Week: Player With Power

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Slightly Cooler Ferguson - Episode 210

December 16, 2016


This week has been nice and smooth for Dustin and Scott couldn't resist some eBaying. We talk about the Super Mario World attraction at Universal Japan, FF XV patching in story, the high usage of backwards compatibility on the Xbox One, Gamecube coming to The Switch's Virtual Console, No Clip's DOOM Documentary, and amazing NES RGB mod and more! Enjoy!

7 Game Skills Lost

Super Mario World Attraction

Final Fantasy XV getting story patched

Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Usage

Gamecube on Virtual Console

No Clip DOOM Documentary


YouTube Channel of the Week: Xearrik's Gaming Channel

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Cubs Fans of Video Games - Episode 209

December 10, 2016


This week Dustin is just relaxing Scott talks about trying out sous vide cooking. Some of the topics for this week are Mike Matei from Cinemassacre illustrating the intro to TMNT with Mario Paint, The Game Awards sound issues, Shovel Knight's Prequel, The Last Guardian's initial reviews, Will Ferrell staring in an eSports movie, the Last of Us 2 announcement, Gundam Side Story 0079, Castle of Illusion HD, Sonic Adventure, Forza Horizon 3, 1943 on NES, Mickey Mousecapade and more! Enjoy!

YouTube Channel of the Week: BitWit

Mike Matei TMNT Mario Paint

Shovel Knight Prequel

Will Ferrell eSports movie

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A Johnny 5 Head - Episode 208

December 2, 2016


This week Dustin goes off on why he is disappointed with Soma and Scott talks about singing over video game music as a kid. It was very light in news but we had a blast talking about games like Super Mario 64, Crime Killer, Darkwatch, Van Helsing (underrated game), Sonic Adventure, Resistance: Retribution, VR Worlds, Roger Clemens MVP Baseball, Megaman Legacy Collection, Fora Horizon 3 and we throw some stories about the military and grade school. Enjoy!

No Man's Sky 1.1 Patch

Marvel vs Capcom 4

ESPN on Stadium Events

PS Plus Games for December

YouTube Channel of the Week: MrKravin

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A Nintendo Paradise - Episode 207

November 25, 2016


This week Dustin does his best Smooth McGroove impression and Scott dusted off the Wii. We talk about Nintendo Switch leaks from Laura Dale, Google Earth VR, My Life in Gaming's NES Classic video, Jim Sterling's hilarious Jimquisition on the Watch Dogs 2 "scandal", the Retronauts' episode about the Virtual Console and chiptunes raising awareness about Autism.  We've played a nice mix of retro and modern games since the last episode. Enjoy!

Chiptunes 4 Autism

Nintendo Switch Leaks

Retronauts Virtual Console

My Life in Gaming NES Classic

Jimquisition Watch Dogs 2

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Pepper Spray Grenades - Episode 206

November 18, 2016


This week Scott talks about living in the future and Dustin explains crowd control. Some of the news topics covered are the NES Classic Shortage, Nintendo Switch price rumors, Mario Run's release date, PSN possibly allowing name changes, Zelda Breath of the Wild being delayed and Conan's hilarious video with Elijah Wood playing Final Fantasy XV. We've both been playing some Sonic and Scott also played Owlboy and Heroes of the Storm. Enjoy!

NES Classic Shortage

Nintendo Switch price leak

Mario Run price

PSN Name Change

Zelda Breath of the Wild delayed

Clueless Gamer FFXV

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The Cool Mac Guy - Episode 205

November 15, 2016


This week Dustin and Scott get right into gaming news. We chat about the Genesis being back in production, Diablo 1 coming to Diablo 3 as a patch, the New 3DS will be $99 on Black Friday, and a kickstarter for a new Sega Genesis game called Coffee Crisis and much more! Some of the games in this episode are Knuckles Chaotix, Shadow Squadron, Owlboy, Lion King and more! Enjoy!

Sega Genesis back in production

Diablo 1 remake

New 3DS $99

Coffee Crisis

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