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Episodes

Episode 20: Video Games And Stereotyping

12/8/2017
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*NOTE* We’ve, unfortunately, had some technical issues with this episode. The recording quality has taken a noticeable hit when compared to our usual episodes. I’ve cleaned things up as possible, to make things bearable – and this has been rectified for our next recording session (episodes 21 & 22). Sorry about this, Sam For […]

Duration: 01:01:45


Episode 19: Tournament Fighters 2

12/1/2017
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For the eighth episode of this season, Luke, Sam, and Andy take a look at tournament fighters for the second time, running through some of the suggestions that we received with the feedback from the original episode – how on Earth did we miss out some of these?! Since we’re talking feedback, our best received […]

Duration: 00:49:56


Episode 18: Amiga 1985-1990

11/24/2017
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For the seventh episode of this season, Luke, Sam, and Andy take a look back at the early years of Commodore’s Amiga – from the release of the Amiga 1000 in 1985, to the peak of the Amiga 500 and Amiga 2000 in 1990. Then, Luke tries an all new quiz, taking inspiration from a […]

Duration: 01:13:14


Episode 17: Video Gaming In 1988

11/17/2017
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For the sixth episode of this season, Luke, Sam, and Andy take a look back at the year 1988 and the new hardware, software, and arcade releases as well as the music, films, and news of the time. 1988 seems to be quite a slim year, as there don’t appear to be as many releases […]

Duration: 01:11:35


Episode 16: Erotic Games

11/10/2017
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For the fifth episode of this season, Luke, Sam, and Andy look at the history of sexy video games. From pixelated penises, to masturbating on rooftops, and interactive sex manuals – the lads start right at the beginning and see how things have changed since the early 80s. Then, the lads try and outfox each other […]

Duration: 01:03:42


Episode 15: Video Games To Films

11/3/2017
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For the fourth episode of this season, Luke, Sam, and Andy reverse last week’s episode and take a look at films that are based on video games; are things worse this time around? Will we ever find a decent film based on a video game? Then, the tables are once again turned as the three lads […]

Duration: 00:50:41


Episode 14: Films To Video Games

10/27/2017
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For the third episode of this season, Luke, Sam, and Andy take a look at video games that are based on films; rarely great, often poor, and almost certainly full of mini games that try and replicate as many scenes from the film as possible. The tables are then turned as the three lads put forwards […]

Duration: 01:09:40


Episode 13: Video Game Controllers

10/20/2017
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For the second episode of this season, Luke, Sam, and Andy take a look at how we’ve controlled video games throughout the generations; from the earliest rheostats to the mighty joystick, the humble D-pad, and the motion controls of today. As a visual accompaniment to this episode, we’ve put together a set of supplementary photos showing […]

Duration: 01:32:16


Episode 12: Video Gaming In 1987

10/13/2017
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We’re back! We’ve had a short break and are ready to crack on with our second season. To get things started, Luke, Sam, and Andy take a look back at the year 1987 and its hardware and software, along with a good chunk of the music, films, and news of the time. 1987’s Golden Joystick […]

Duration: 01:37:23


Episode 11: Season One Special

9/29/2017
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It’s time for our very first bonus episode! Luke, Sam, and Joh… Andy look back over season one of The AltFCore Podcast to discuss their favourite moments, what they’ve learnt, and what they’ve enjoyed from the first ten episodes. Luke has compiled compilations of our funniest moments, bloopers, deleted scenes, and musical numbers that are […]

Duration: 00:34:37


Episode 10: Tournament Fighters

9/15/2017
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For our 10th episode – and season finale, Luke, Sam, and John discuss one of the most popular genres of all time; tournament fighters, fighting games, beat ’em ups – however you want to describe them, they all mean one thing – massive arcade fun. The lads look at some of the most popular franchises […]

Duration: 00:50:45


Episode 9: Age Ratings And Censorship

9/8/2017
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For our 9th episode, Luke, Sam, and John approach the controversial subject of age ratings and censorship in video games, as they look at how the world’s two main ratings systems work, and how they fail to provide parents with sufficient information to make an informed decision, without additional research. This is a topic that we […]

Duration: 01:07:24


Episode 8: The Worst Games Ever Made

9/1/2017
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For our 8th episode, Luke, Sam, and John flip episodes 2 & 3 on their head, as they look at some of the worst games ever made – and then chime in with their own opinions for the worst games ever, where personal experience plays a more important role than lore. Will everyone agree, or […]

Duration: 00:58:06


Episode 7: Gaming Festival Stories, i61, & Disappointing Releases

8/25/2017
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For our 7th episode, Luke and Sam are joined by Ian, as a special guest, to talk about their most memorable stories from gaming festivals they’ve attended over the years, both good and bad. Then, they discuss some of the upcoming releases that are being previewed at i61 and what they are looked forwards to […]

Duration: 00:44:50


Episode 6: Video Gaming In 1986

8/18/2017
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For our 6th episode, Luke, Sam, and John look at the year 1986 and its hardware and software, along with a healthy dose of the music, films, and news of the time. From here on in, we will be releasing two year roundup episodes per season of the podcast. The podcast quiz has been going […]

Duration: 00:49:06


Episode 5: 2D Mario Games

8/11/2017
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In this 5th episode, join Luke, Sam, and John on their look at the some of the most important Mario games of all time; a topic so large they had to split it in half. This week, the lads look at the NES trilogy, All-Stars and World for the SNES, and the reboot for the […]

Duration: 00:36:31


Episode 4: Pac Man & Donkey Kong

8/4/2017
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In this 4th episode, join Luke, Sam, and John on their look at two arcade heavyweights from the early 1980s, Pac Man and Donkey Kong, as they discus the history, mechanics, and pop culture that made these titans so endearing. Also, play along with a new twist on the group quiz as the lads try […]

Duration: 00:38:00


Episode 3: Our Favourite Games Part 2

7/28/2017
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In this 3rd, and final, pilot episode, join Luke, Sam, and John as they conclude their discussion of their favourite games. Also, play along with the unexpected round 3 of Sam’s Sexy Games Quiz to see if you know more about saucy sounding games than Luke and John. Did you enjoy this episode? Feedback […]

Duration: 00:36:57


Episode 2: Our Favourite Games Part 1

7/21/2017
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In this 2nd pilot episode, join Luke, Sam, and John in the first half of a two part feature as they discuss some of their favourite games of all time and play along with round 2 of Sam’s Sexy Games Quiz to see if you know more about saucy sounding games than Luke and John. […]

Duration: 00:26:18


Episode 1: Video Gaming In 1985

7/14/2017
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After months of work, dozens of setbacks, and a handful of arguments – the AltFCore team are finally ready to start releasing content. In this 1st pilot episode, join Luke, Sam, and John as they discuss the games, the hardware, and the news that made the year of their births, 1985, particularly memorable and […]

Duration: 00:53:32