Jan Kavan: Gaming in the Czech Republic

One of the great things about interviewing people is finding out about their culture and as gamer’s, sometimes we can have blinders on believing everyone had a history similar to our own.

During our interview with Jan Kavan creator of J.U.L.I.A: Among the Stars, he told us about how gaming developed in the Czech Republic and it was interesting to say the least to hear the differences between there and the U.S.

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OGZ: If Rage Gamers created a video game

Anyone that has played games know there are rage gamer’s, those special few who get really mad when someone is awfully bad at playing the game or sometimes being just awful in general. Sometimes it’s warranted, sometimes not. The gamer’s discuss what they would do it they were rage gamer’s in charge of a game company and the dictatorship-like power they would wield against their player-base.

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The Obsolete Gamer Show: The Jay Bartlett Show

Jay Bartlett the star of the upcoming retro gaming inspired documentary directed by Rob McCallum, Nintendo Quest, joins us on this fun and informative episode of The Obsolete Gamer show. We talk about his upcoming film, a little of what happened behind the scenes and his love of retro games and video game collecting.

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Jeanette Garcia & Daryl Rodriguez: Pizza with Retrogaming Legends

During the filming of their documentary on the history of gaming, World 1-1. Daryl Rodriguez & Jeanette Garcia interviewed many of the men and women who helped usher in gaming today as we know it. In this clip from their interview on the Obsolete Gamer show, they tell us about how many of them invited them to hang out afterwards and one even made them homemade pizza.

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The Obsolete Gamer Show: Mike “NESquester” Wright

A unique outspoken, tell it like it is writer who also professionally wrestled and loves retro games and that’s just the start. We talk to Mike “NESquester” Wright about his gaming background, wrestling career and his celebrated writing about classic games. This one was fun and it’s rated R so come prepared for an interesting, informative and funny conversation.

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World 1-1 Review

To say the film is thorough would be an understatement although the movie mainly focuses on arcade and console game development. Although I love this film a lot, I can criticize that it barely touches on what was going on in the home computer field, which although Nintendo saved the console gaming market (probably what World 1-2 will be about), home computers also saved video games and people’s interest in electronics and computers with great machines such as the Commodore 64, Atari computers, and later Commodore Amiga (much before IBM clones and DOS become popular).

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MAME of the Game: I spent a night in Super Castlevania

So this week J.A. decided to take M.A.M.E of the game back to its roots and play one of his favorite Super NES games, Super Castlevania. We are not sure if he was drinking or not, ok, honestly he is normally like this, but we liked it so why not run with it. He played through the first three stages of the game and promises to deliver the rest in a future episode. So here’s hoping you enjoy his madness.

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Beyond the Game Trailer: Enola – Nightmare

We delve into the world of the physiological thriller as we take a look at the update for the indie game, Enola from, The Domaginarium. Before we premiered the trailer we got a chance to talk with creative director, Sergio Rosa about the game as well about one of all-time favorite horror games, Silent Hill.

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Megarace 2 Cut Scene Videos (Lance Boyle is a God!)

These cut scenes consisted of Lance Boyle, the game’s host, and always his lovely assistant which either is a different clone every time or Lance is enough of a dick that he never remembers her name or calls her a random woman’s name just to troll her. If you’ve never seen it before press play and prepare to have your mind blown. Here are all the Megarace 2 cut scene videos!

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