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77: The Day Late, Dollar Short Show

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January 2019

Well, well, well – it had to finally happen.  We are a day late on show publishing and I wish we could blame it on border security, government shutdown or the polar vortex, but at the end of it all – it was a failure of our best friend (and arch nemesis): technology.  It takes some time to move around the GIGABYTES of unprocessed audio we make for each month’s show and by the time it lands at its final resting spot to become the MP3 we all know and love, our baritone has traversed its way from the moon and back (figuratively).  Somewhere over Albuquerque, some archive files bit the dust and we had to retry (and retry) before there was success.  But alas, we made it!!

This month we have not only the usual gameroom and hobby updates, but we also hear from a first-timer to the show – Corey Stupp.  Corey is the new face behind the Louisville Arcade Expo (and a developer at Stern Pinball) and gives us the low-down on everything we can expect from the 2019 show.  We also hear from our friends at Marco Specialities as we do some more floor and booth interviews from the 2018 Grand Ole Gameroom Expo.  We then spend some of Brent’s money on my favorite things – Nintendo parts!!  Oh – and a new CPS2 infinikey, joystick grommets and all kinds of necessities.  We give our best thoughts on the new Munsters Pinball from Stern and then make way for some feedback as well.

We may be a day late (and Brent is a dollar short) but we made it!  Thanks for everyone asking “hey – where are you guys?!?!”  Makes us feel loved.

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66: Talk Wookiee To Me!

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April 2018

It’s no April Fools, yo!  Instead, it’s our Saturday night livestream show (3/3/2018) direct from the floor of the 2018 Louisville Arcade Expo!

Join in as we discuss everything from arcade, to pinball to Star Wars to Vlassic pickles… it all fits in somewhere along the line and one way or another – it works. :)

We have a slew of folks who sit in with us for the show, including:

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65: SPORTS!

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March 2018

Join us for our Friday night (3/2/2018) live stream show from the floor of the Louisville Arcade Expo!

Friend of the show Shawn O’ Shea takes up the co-hosting duties for Whitney (he had a family commitment) and hangs on the microphones with Brent while we pull a few folks from the show floor – including our special guest – Mr. Steve Bowden from FunWithBonus.com!

We really ratchet up our cred on this show and lay down 2.5 hours of ‘qualified’ pinball talk this time around – thus making this episode “Jim Hale approved”!

Join in the fun pinball talk and take in the sounds from the expo floor, Louisville-style!

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64: Wiggle Your Vectors

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February 2018

I’ll just park that show title right here, and you can thank Brent for that one!  Even though February is always a hectic month for us (getting ready for the Louisville Arcade Expo) and such, we didn’t skimp on the free entertainment this month and managed to cram out 3 hours of shop talk on vector HV cages (hence the show title), a DIY Z80 pod for your Fluke 9010 tester, the absolute best IC puller known to man and a multi-Scramble kit that had Brent spending his own money faster than Whitney can – and that’s some trick.  We also give the Pins their due and pay some respect to the fantastic PAPA tutorials and the good work done by Bowen Kerins and his team.

Also, we’d like to give a special shout-out to Scott Danesi (www.scottdanesi.com) as he has graciously allowed us to use his MOST EXCELLENT music as the new official soundtrack for the podcast.  Yep – we are now officially almost as cool as Total Nuclear Annihilation.

ALMOST.

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63: I have my Bachelor’s in Ham

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January 2018

Ah…winter – we want you gone.

The cold gets so tiring, that we are left with not much to do other than muse on pork and pork-related products.  Instead of waxing on about bacon, it’s really time to get back to projects, restoring some games and spending Brent’s money on absolutely everything in sight.  Although the weather isn’t cooperating, we aren’t letting that stop us from another great show and 3.5 hours talking shop on arcade and pinball.  This month, we gear up for the Louisville Arcade Expo and Jeremy Fleitz sits in with us as we learn what to expect from the 2018 version of the show.  We talk fixing Pole Positions – and the FPGA multiboard status, swapping William’s power supplies for modern replacements, Vectrex games, whole-house surge protection and everything under the sun regarding Total Nuclear Annihilation. All up, a pretty dyslexic, but totally fun show!

Oh yeah – Brent wants an Iron Maiden.  Come on Stern!!

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