|Tim's Podcast: Episode Archive|
Tim's Arcade Restoration Podcast - Episode 2|
July 1, 2007 - (Download Link)
This episode of the podcast was recorded on location at the Lone Star Pizza and Burgers in Tyler, Texas. In this episode, Tim, Jerry, Jacob and I discuss some of the projects we've been working on including a multicade and an old skeeball lane.
We also discuss some of the games we've been playing including Golden Tee 99 (Arcade), Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney (DS), Marvel vs Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes (Arcade), Ghost Rider (PS2), The King of Fighters: Maximum Impact (PS2) and The King of Fighters 2006 (PS2).
In the news segment we cover CPS3 encryption being cracked, some details on the upcoming Tekken 6, The King of Fighters 2006 coming to the arcades, the Accrosser computer motherboard with built in JAMMA connector and our experiences at Video Games Live.
We have a segment on opening the Lone Star Pizza and Burgers arcade where we interview the owners Steve and Gary as well as discuss a customer complaint we received about a Metal Slug arcade game.
We close on our off topic discussion on the prowrestler Chris Benoit and his untimely death. We talk about some of our thoughts on the situation and some of our theories on the topic. Enjoy!
Tim's Arcade Restoration Podcast - Episode 1|
April 3, 2007 - (Download Link)
This episode of the podcast was recorded on April 3, 2007. In this episode, Tim, Stan and I discuss some of the projects we've been working on including an Alive pinball machine, a Ms Pac Man arcade machine, a Joust cocktail, a Galaga cocktail, a Robotron 2084 arcade machine and a Dig Dug arcade machine.
We also discuss some of the games we've been playing including Wii Sports (Wii), Wii Play (Wii), Warioware: Smooth Moves (Wii), After Burner Climax (Arcade), Robotron 2084 (Arcade), Donkey Kong (Arcade) and Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney (DS).
In the news segment we cover the latest MAME release details, Dragon's Lair coming to your Blu-ray player, a YouTube video of a guy winning a Wii out of a Stacker machine, a PSP price drop update and a gas station gets busted for using arcade cabinets as video poker machines.
We have a segment on the Texas Pinball Festival 2007 where we talk about some of the pinball machines that were at the festival such as the Orbitor 1 and the Star Wars: Episode I as well as our thoughts on the UltraPin video pinball system. We also talk about some of the vendor deals, the presentation given by guest speaker Dennis Nordman and some details about the pinball tournaments.
In our restoration segment we talk about the Cherry Bell pinball that we restored for the festival as well as some of the great looking pinball and arcade machines that were there. We also give our picks for our favorite pinball machines and our overall rating for the festival.
We close the podcast with our personal commentaries on letting it go when people do you wrong, some arcade games that just can't be emulated and trying to cut through the red tape. Enjoy!