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Geek Salad 14: Is Fallout 76 worth it?

We’re talking Fallout 76 and if the recent bad press is justified or are people overreacting. We also discuss the pros and cons of Call of Duty Black Ops 4 and if Battlefield 5 will pull players away. Finally, we go over the PR nightmare that was the Blizzcon announcement of Diablo Immortal.


The Obsolete Gamer Show: Ben Gold

Ben was a pro gamer and legend at 16 and a member of the inaugural U.S. National Video Game Team. In our extended interview, we discuss what it was like being a gamer during the 80's, appearing on That's Incredible and meeting, Walter Day for the first time. If you like classic gaming nostalgia this episode is for you.


You don't get the show #35: Jesus Pokemon vs Naked Demon

We talk about Steams new adult games and the interesting screening processed used to approve them and we discuss a Pokemon Go clone where you hurt for Catholic saints.


The Obsolete Gamer Show: Online Gambling & eSports with Scott Cooley (Bookmaker EU)

There’s no denying that eSports is becoming mainstream and will be up there with other sports in viewership as well as participation. One way you can tell this, look to the sports bookers. The gamblers know, they put their money where the action is and know what people will be interested in and they also know a winner when they see one. We talked with Scott Cooley, the official spokesperson for one of the largest sportsbooks in the world that are now offering betting from some...


Geek Salad 13: Black Ops 4 & Assassin's Creed Odyssey Reviews

Randy's in the thick of it as he gives us his reviews and impressions on Call of Duty Black OPS 4 and Assassin's Creed Odyssey we even talk a little bit about World of Warcraft Battle for Azeroth and our returning addiction.


The Obsolete Gamer Show: Aaron Varkonyi (Aliens go Homerun)

We talk with Miami native, Aaron Varkonyi, developer of, Aliens go Homerun an innovative and interesting take on the classic game, Breakout. We talk with Aaron about his game, being a developer in South Florida and his upcoming game, Wonder Wickets.


The Obsolete Gamer Show: Dr. Tim Mullen

We sit down for a discussion with neuroscientist, Dr. Tim Mullen who will be heading up a fascinating research study that aims to map similarities in brain activity and in creative style between one thousand people in a shared experience. Using hundreds of wearable brainwave sensors and cloud technology, Tim and his team aim to visualize and explore this phenomenon as an interactive network of brain activity created in real time by participants in Los Angeles and NYC while they watch the...


The Obsolete Gamer Show: Patrick Scott Patterson

For this episode of the Obsolete Gamer Show we talked with Multi-Media personality, Patrick Scott Patterson, a man who has Guinness World Records in multiple video games, has appeared on television and in movies and documentaries, owns his own website where he has been writing articles and showcasing gamers and people from the gaming industry for years. Oh and did I mention he was a wrestler as well? Scott has excellent takes on a wide range of topics important to gamers and the gaming...


The Obsolete Gamer Show: James D'Amato

We talk with, James D’Amato author of the book, The Ultimate RPG Character Backstory Guide which is set to be released on Oct 2nd. James lives in Chicago the hometown of host, J.A. Laraque and studied improv at the famed, Second City. A lover of table top games, he took his love of gaming and skills acquired to create a fun and informative book to help out novices and pro’s alike in creating a backstory for their character with tips and exercises to give you more enjoyable and immersive...


The Obsolete Gamer Show: Ichiro Lambe - Dejobaan Games

We talked with Ichiro Lambe from Dejobaan Games their incredible game Elegy For A Dead World where you explore dead civilizations, write about what you find, and share your stories with the world. You can find the game on Steam. Ichiro started gaming at an earlier age and like host, J.A. Laraque even had a Texas Instruments TI 99/4A. We talked about his gaming background and his journey from gamer to game maker. So check out his episode and let us know what you think. Check out Dejobaan's...


The Obsolete Gamer Show: Richie Knucklez

We sit down with the King of the Arcade, Richie Knucklez. Fans of Retrogaming will know him from his gaming achievements, the documentary film, King of the Arcade and of course, Twin Galaxies. In our extended interview, we discuss his experiences running a successful arcade, being a retrogamer and his awesome collection of arcade cabinets.


The Obsolete Gamer Show: Behind the scenes of Twin Galaxies Live with Xander Denke

Step inside a video game streaming channel, but not just any channel, Twin Galaxies Live. We talk with Xander Denke about what it is like running and hosting a web stream and the challenges of dealing with guests and the audience.


The Obsolete Gamer Show: Rob McCallum (Nintendo Quest)

Director of Nintendo Quest, Rob McCallum talks with us about his film, the process of creating the film as well as classic gaming.


Geek Salad 012: Gloomhaven, Dig or Die and the Sennheiser GSP 500

Randy reviews the huge 25lb board game, Gloomhaven. J.A. reviews the Terraria inspired video game, Dig or Die and the Sennheiser GSP 500 gaming headset.


The Obsolete Gamer Show: Aidan Price - East Asia Soft

We sat down with Aidan Price from East Asia Soft to talk about their game Lost Sea and about Aidan's gaming influences which included classic games such as the original Super Mario Bros. and Contra for the NES. Aidan also worked on a number of projects before his work as game designer on Lost Sea included Brink and Magic the Gathering: Duels of the Planeswalkers. Aidan comes to us from Hong Kong so we can add that stamp to our virtual passport of places we have visited on Gamer Profiles and...


You don't get the show #34: IGN vs. the Internet

We're back with three stories from the gaming world most just won't get. First up, is the Alt-Right trying to redicalize kids who play video games in popular outlets such as Roblox? As much as gamers get stereotyped for not having girlfriends we have a story of gamer, FaZe Censor dumping his model girlfriend to focus more on Call of Duty. Finally we dive into the expanding scandal surrounding IGN and it's editor, Filip Miucin plagiarism and the terrible move of channeling the internet.


The Obsolete Gamer Show: Jane Jensen - Gabriel Knight Sins of the Fathers

We’re heading back to New Orleans with the remastered remake of the 1993 classic, Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers. We go beyond the game trailer and talk with Jane Jensen about the recent release for iPad and Android tablets and what it was like bringing the Sierra hit to a new generation.


The Obsolete Gamer Show: Nick Porsche - Death Before Dishonor

We view the launch trailer for Gladiators Online: Death Before Dishonor the beautifully designed game with gruesome combat where you play as a Lanista or gladiator manager in ancient Rome. Created by Dorado Games, this game visually stunning game plays from your browser, but we not the ones here to tell you about it. We were happy to have Nick Porsche from Dorado games coming all the way from Malta in Europe to tell us a little about the game.


The Obsolete Gamer Show: Joshua Clausen - HAWKEN

We profile the Free-to-play Mech warfare game, HAWKEN sit down with producer, Joshua Clausen (or as he is known to the community CapnJosh) about the acquisition of the game by Reloaded games and the upcoming fixes, changes and improvements to the game.


The Obsolete Gamer Show: Nick Clarkson - Merge Games

We talk with Nick Clarkson a true gamer who has not only played a large number of classic computer games, but was a pioneer with gaming magazines in the U.K. and worked with a number of great game creators before coming to Merge Games. We also talked about his journeyman tour of gaming in the U.K as well as his gaming experiences before diving into Merge’s upcoming titles including Riot, Albedo, and Zombie Kill of the Week.