Blowing Cartridges
The Price We Pay: What is the True Value of a Video Game?

The Price We Pay: What is the True Value of a Video Game?

September 22, 2020

In an attempt to justify their large game collections, Brendan and Zach are joined by friend of the show Luke to discuss the dynamics surrounding the value of game prices, their thoughts on the RRP price rise for next gen and the volatile retro games market that determines many of the issues concerning retro game collecting.

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Brendan - @Tamazoid

Zach - @Eggerino

Luke - @adeeelnv (https://www.youtube.com/user/Lvaneede)

 

Intro music - '8 Bit Ditty' by FoolBoyMedia

Outro - 'Video Game Land' by FoolBoyMedia

Parenthood and Gaming: A Father’s Day Special

Parenthood and Gaming: A Father’s Day Special

September 7, 2020

On this episode Zach and Brendan are joined by special guest Matt, who details his experience of being a passionate gaming enthusiast as well as a husband and father. The trio discuss favourite video game dads, how parenthood changes the games you play and their memories of playing video games with their dads.

 

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Brendan - @Tamazoid

Zach - @Eggerino

 

Intro music - '8 Bit Ditty' by FoolBoyMedia

Outro - 'Video Game Land' by FoolBoyMedia

Fandom Frenzy: Console Wars, Consumerism & Cows

Fandom Frenzy: Console Wars, Consumerism & Cows

August 24, 2020

This episode, special guest and friend of the show Drew Agnew joins Brendan and Zach to talk about video game fanboys. Why do people get so passionate about video games? Do the console wars of childhoods past continue to rage on? Are there benefits to enthusiastic, all-consuming fandoms? 

 

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Brendan - @Tamazoid

Zach - @Eggerino

Drew - @iDrewby @TheHouseOfMario

 

Intro music - '8 Bit Ditty' by FoolBoyMedia

Outro - 'Video Game Land' by FoolBoyMedi

Critiquing Critics: Why Critics Matter

Critiquing Critics: Why Critics Matter

August 10, 2020

This episode, Brendan and Zach dive into the world of game critics, 'reviewing' the reviews process. Why do we care what a reviewer thinks of a game? Why does Brendan want to destroy the established scoring systems popularly used by review outlets? Tune in to episode 3 to find answers to these questions and more! 

 

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Brendan - @Tamazoid

Zach - @Eggerino

 

Intro music - '8 Bit Ditty' by FoolBoyMedia

Outro - 'Video Game Land' by FoolBoyMedi

Why We Game: What Makes Gaming a Compelling Hobby

Why We Game: What Makes Gaming a Compelling Hobby

July 27, 2020

This week join Brendan and Zach as they discuss their history gaming and why, well into their 20s they are still gaming today. 

 

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Brendan - @Tamazoid

Zach - @Eggerino

 

Intro music - '8 Bit Ditty' by FoolBoyMedia

Outro - 'Video Game Land' by FoolBoyMedia

Enthusiast Games Journalism: Our Journey

Enthusiast Games Journalism: Our Journey

July 13, 2020

This week join Brendan and Zach as they discuss their respective histories as enthusiast games journalists, their perceptions of gaming conventions and Zach's 2016 journey to the holy grail of gaming: E3.

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Brendan - @Tamazoid

Zach - @Eggerino

 

Intro music - '8 Bit Ditty' by FoolBoyMedia

Outro - 'Video Game Land' by FoolBoyMedia

 

Episode Zero: Who are we?

Episode Zero: Who are we?

July 6, 2020

Join Brendan and Zach as they detail their plans for Blowing Cartridges, a new gaming podcast where they dive into and discuss the issues surrounding gaming culture and the games themselves.

Intro music - '8 Bit Ditty' by FoolBoyMedia

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