Episode 157 – Go For Broke (sigh)

This week Dave is joined by ID @ Xbox’s Chris Charla. Dave and Chris talk a lot about Charla’s early days in the industry, including his run at Next Generation magazine. Oh, also, the show was recorded in Busan, Korea nbd.

1:00 – Dave and Chris talk about the reason they are in Busan, G-STAR, Korea’s largest video game trade show.

4:00 – Chris introduces himself, for those who might not be in the know.

7:30 – Chris talk about his time at Digital Eclipse, which turned into part of Foundation 9.

11:15 – Chris talks about leaving Digital Eclipse for the XBLA team.

19:45 – Chris gives his favorite 3 games, then the dudes rathole on INFOCOM games for a minute.

28:00 – Dave confides in Chris with one of his lifelong, sad, dreams.

33:30 – Chris and Dave talk about old-timey magazines, like Compute’s Gazzette, that would list source code for home-brew video games, and you’d have to painstakingly type them into your computer to play them. What a horrible idea.

40:30 – Dave and Chris talk classic games on the Apple II and C64.

43:10 – Chris talks about how he got started at Next Generation magazine.

 

Episode 156 – Good Fudge Brownies

Happy Friday everyone! This week Dave and Felix sit down to chop it up and slap it around. They spin it, thumb their noses at it, and in general get down all over it. Enjoy the show.

No bespoke notes this week, hold that L, Trick.