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Confessions of an Arcade Addict

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Welcome to Confessions of an Arcade Addict, a podcast about classic video gaming told from a more personal point of view. Join your host Brian, as he meanders through the years of classic arcade gaming through his own memories, insights, and personal stories of classic video games and arcades, from the middle to late 70s right up to the present day.

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   Welcome to Episode #7! Join Brian as has his first correspondence to the show, and then talks about another area where there were arcades aplenty back in the day, breaks down another Top Ten list, reminisces about the game Tempest, and bring things to a close another segment from the road. The Show’s homepage is at anchor.fm/coaa, and can be found where you download podcasts, including iTunes. If you would like to contact the show, you can send an email at arcadeaddictbrian@gmail.com or you can leave a voicemail to the show at 734-743-2433. The show also has a Facebook page (www.facebook.com/arcadeaddictbrian), and is also on Instagram (@arcadeaddictbrian) and Tumblr (confessionsofanarcadeaddict.tumblr.com). If you wish to support the show, make sure to tell a friend! Also, if you wish to support the show directly, you can donate to the show at anchor.fm/coaa/support. Hope to hear from you soon!   Voicemail from Orbital Albert Arcade Rundown – The Milford Area (CT Post Arcade, Milford Recreation, Gompers, Showcase Cinemas) Top Tens – Top Ten Games of 1981 Are You Experienced? – Tempest One The Road – Arcade Run, November 27th, 2017 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coaa/support
Episode 38 - Bond Who?

Episode 38 - Bond Who?

2021-05-0301:53:08

Welcome to Episode #38! In this one, Brian gives another top ten, gives another of his favorite games the full treatment, talks about the Nintendo 64, and does a hybrid On The Road/Arcade Rundown of one of his favorite places to play games growing up. The Show’s homepage is at www.anchor.fm/coaa and can be found wherever you download and listen to podcasts. If you would like to donate to the show, you can do so at anchor.fm/coaa and click on the Donate button. If you would like to contact the show, you can send an email at arcadeaddictbrian@gmail.com or you can leave a voicemail for the show at 734-743-2433. The show also has a Facebook page (www.facebook.com/arcadeaddictbrian), and is also on Instagram (@arcadeaddictbrian), Twitter (@ArcadeAddict_B), and Tumblr (confessionsofanarcadeaddict.tumblr.com). Hope to hear from you soon, and good gaming out there! Top Tens – SNES Games Are You Experienced? – Spy Hunter Time For Some Stragedy – Spy Hunter Home Systems – Nintendo 64 On The Road – February 10th, 2020: The News Corner --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coaa/support
Welcome to Episode #37! In this one, Brian gives another top ten, talks about Frogger, gives an arcade review, and then finishes things off with another rant from the road. The Show’s homepage is at www.anchor.fm/coaa and can be found wherever you download and listen to podcasts. If you would like to donate to the show, you can do so at anchor.fm/coaa and click on the Donate button. If you would like to contact the show, you can send an email at arcadeaddictbrian@gmail.com or you can leave a voicemail for the show at 734-743-2433. The show also has a Facebook page (www.facebook.com/arcadeaddictbrian), and is also on Instagram (@arcadeaddictbrian), Twitter (@ArcadeAddict_B), and Tumblr (confessionsofanarcadeaddict.tumblr.com). Hope to hear from you soon, and good gaming out there! Top Tens – NES Games Are You Experienced? – Frogger Arcade Review – The Arcade, Brighton MI On The Road - October 10th, 2019 (A Chip Off The Old Block) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coaa/support
Welcome to Episode #36! In this one, Brian reveals another top ten, gives a rundown on a pizza joint/barcade he found in Detroit, talks about the original Xbox, and brings the show to a close talking about another pinball machine from his youth. The Show’s homepage is at www.anchor.fm/coaa and can be found wherever you download and listen to podcasts. If you would like to donate to the show, you can do so at anchor.fm/coaa and click on the Donate button. If you would like to contact the show, you can send an email at arcadeaddictbrian@gmail.com or you can leave a voicemail for the show at 734-743-2433. The show also has a Facebook page (www.facebook.com/arcadeaddictbrian), and is also on Instagram (@arcadeaddictbrian), Twitter (@ArcadeAddict_B), and Tumblr (confessionsofanarcadeaddict.tumblr.com). Hope to hear from you soon, and good gaming out there! Top Tens – Intellivision Games Arcade Rundown – POP Pizza/Otherworld Arcade, Detroit, MI Home Systems – Xbox The Silver Ball – KISS (1979) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coaa/support
In this special episode, Brian relates some of the bad times his addiction got him into and the things that he used to do to feed it. From there, he tries to recover with another Experienced/Stragedy combination and brings it home with an Arcade Review. The Show’s homepage is at www.anchor.fm/coaa and can be found wherever you download and listen to podcasts. If you would like to donate to the show, you can do so at anchor.fm/coaa and click on the Donate button. If you would like to contact the show, you can send an email at arcadeaddictbrian@gmail.com or you can leave a voicemail for the show at 734-743-2433. The show also has a Facebook page (www.facebook.com/arcadeaddictbrian), and is also on Instagram (@arcadeaddictbrian), Twitter (@ArcadeAddict_B), and Tumblr (confessionsofanarcadeaddict.tumblr.com). Hope to hear from you soon, and good gaming out there! Story Time – The Dark Side of Arcade Addiction Are You Experienced? – WWF Wrestlefest Time For Some Stragedy – WWF Wrestlefest Arcade Review – Florida Mall Arcade, Orlando FL --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coaa/support
Welcome to Episode #34! In this one, Brian reads an email, dishes out another top ten, gives a full breakdown of the classic game Star Castle, and wraps up with more thoughts from the road. Email from Mike Stewart – Colecovision thoughts The Show’s homepage is at www.anchor.fm/coaa and can be found wherever you download podcasts, including iTunes. If you would like to contact the show, you can send an email at arcadeaddictbrian@gmail.com or you can leave a voicemail for the show at 734-743-2433. The show also has a Facebook page (www.facebook.com/arcadeaddictbrian), and is also on Instagram (@arcadeaddictbrian), Twitter (@ArcadeAddict_B), and Tumblr (confessionsofanarcadeaddict.tumblr.com). Hope to hear from you soon! Top Tens – Colecovision Games Are You Experienced – Star Castle Time For Some Stragedy – Star Castle On The Road – July 2nd, 2019: Various Mental Modes --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coaa/support
Welcome to Episode #33! In this one, Brian covers one of his favorite wrestling arcade games, presents another arcade for review, and then talks about one of the best home game systems of all time. Enjoy! The Show’s homepage is at www.anchor.fm/coaa and can be found wherever you download podcasts, including iTunes. If you would like to contact the show, you can send an email at arcadeaddictbrian@gmail.com or you can leave a voicemail for the show at 734-743-2433. The show also has a Facebook page (www.facebook.com/arcadeaddictbrian), and is also on Instagram (@arcadeaddictbrian), Twitter (@ArcadeAddict_B), and Tumblr (confessionsofanarcadeaddict.tumblr.com). Hope to hear from you soon! Are You Experienced? – WWF Superstars Time For Some Stragedy – WWF Superstars Arcade Review – Fashion Square Mall Arcade, Orlando FL Home Systems – Playstation 2 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coaa/support
Welcome to Episode #32! In this one, Brian gives a list of arcades he has plans on visiting in the Chicago area, gives another top ten, gives tips and tricks to one of his all time favorite arcade games, and wraps things up with some information about a pinball machine he encountered in the late 1970s. Enjoy! The Show’s homepage is at www.anchor.fm/coaa and can be found wherever you download podcasts, including iTunes. If you would like to contact the show, you can send an email at arcadeaddictbrian@gmail.com or you can leave a voicemail for the show at 734-743-2433. The show also has a Facebook page (www.facebook.com/arcadeaddictbrian), and is also on Instagram (@arcadeaddictbrian), Twitter (@ArcadeAddict_B), and Tumblr (confessionsofanarcadeaddict.tumblr.com). Hope to hear from you soon! Arcade Rundown – Arcades I want to go to (give a list of arcades in the Detroit and Chicago areas) Top Tens – Atari 5200 Games Time For Some Stragedy – Star Wars The Silver Ball – Space Invaders --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coaa/support
Welcome to Episode #31! In this episode, Brian talks about some of the friendly battles he’s had in video gaming, gives a full breakdown of the game Ikari Warriors, and relates some more friendly (and not-so- friendly) competition from an arcade run and from his past. Enjoy! The Show’s homepage is at www.anchor.fm/coaa and can be found wherever you download podcasts, including iTunes. If you would like to contact the show, you can send an email at arcadeaddictbrian@gmail.com or you can leave a voicemail for the show at 734-743-2433. The show also has a Facebook page (www.facebook.com/arcadeaddictbrian) and is also on Instagram (@arcadeaddictbrian), Twitter (@ArcadeAddict_B), and Tumblr (confessionsofanarcadeaddict.tumblr.com). Hope to hear from you soon! Story Time – Friendly Competition Are You Experienced? – Ikari Warriors Time For Some Stragedy – Ikari Warriors On The Road – June 30th, 2019: More Friendly Competition --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coaa/support
Welcome to Episode #30! In this one, Brian gives his top ten games for the Atari 2600, and gives breakdowns and information about the sequel to Tower of Doom, Shadow Over Mystara, and the ubiquitous Playstation 1. The Show’s homepage is at www.anchor.fm/coaa and can be found wherever you download podcasts, including iTunes. If you would like to contact the show, you can send an email at arcadeaddictbrian@gmail.com or you can leave a voicemail for the show at 734-743-2433. The show also has a Facebook page (www.facebook.com/arcadeaddictbrian), and is also on Instagram (@arcadeaddictbrian), Twitter (@ArcadeAddict_B), and Tumblr (confessionsofanarcadeaddict.tumblr.com). Hope to hear from you soon! Top Tens – Atari 2600 Games Are You Experienced? – Dungeons and Dragons: Shadow Over Mystara Home Systems – Playstation 1 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coaa/support
Welcome to Episode #29! In this one, Brian gives another top ten, talks about a game that pushed more than one of his buttons, reviews another arcade from his time in Florida, and introduces a new segment to the show! The Show’s homepage is at www.anchor.fm/coaa and can be found wherever you download podcasts, including iTunes. If you would like to contact the show, you can send an email at arcadeaddictbrian@gmail.com or you can leave a voicemail for the show at 734-743-2433. The show also has a Facebook page (www.facebook.com/arcadeaddictbrian), and is also on Instagram (@arcadeaddictbrian), Twitter (@ArcadeAddict_B), and Tumblr (confessionsofanarcadeaddict.tumblr.com). Hope to hear from you soon! Top Tens – Arcade Game of 1993 Are You Experienced? – Dungeons and Dragons: Tower of Doom Arcade Review – Rocky’s Replay, Casselberry FL The Silver Ball – Mata Hari --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coaa/support
Welcome to Episode #28! In this one, Brian talks about an arcade near his place of work, breaks down another Top Ten, gives tips and tricks on how to play and get better at Ms. Pac Man, and wraps up with some thoughts from the road. The Show’s homepage is at www.anchor.fm/coaa and can be found wherever you download podcasts, including iTunes. If you would like to contact the show, you can send an email at arcadeaddictbrian@gmail.com or you can leave a voicemail for the show at 734-743-2433. The show also has a Facebook page (www.facebook.com/arcadeaddictbrian), and is also on Instagram (@arcadeaddictbrian), Twitter (@ArcadeAddict_B), and Tumblr (confessionsofanarcadeaddict.tumblr.com). Hope to hear from you soon! Arcade Rundown – Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum Top Tens – Arcade Games of 1992 Time For Some Stragedy – Ms. Pac Man On The Road - April 5th, 2019 (the continuing resurgence of arcades) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coaa/support
Welcome to Episode #27! In this one, Brian talks about a job he had in the mall, gives a full breakdown of the game Pleiades, and talks about an iconic console, the Sega Genesis. The Show’s homepage is at www.anchor.fm/coaa and can be found wherever you download podcasts, including iTunes. If you would like to contact the show, you can send an email at arcadeaddictbrian@gmail.com or you can leave a voicemail for the show at 734-743-2433. The show also has a Facebook page (www.facebook.com/arcadeaddictbrian), and is also on Instagram (@arcadeaddictbrian), Twitter (@ArcadeAddict_B), and Tumblr (confessionsofanarcadeaddict.tumblr.com). Hope to hear from you soon! Story Time – How I got a job at a Nintendo kiosk in the mall Are You Experienced? - Pleiades Time for Some Stragedy – Pleiades Home Systems – Sega Genesis --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coaa/support
Welcome to Episode #26! In this episode, Brian reads an email, breaks down another top ten, talks about the game Stargate, and reviews an arcade from his time in Orlando. Email from Dana E. (Black Tiger, Alien Syndrome, Kid Niki) The Show’s homepage is at www.anchor.fm/coaa and can be found wherever you download podcasts, including iTunes. If you would like to contact the show, you can send an email at arcadeaddictbrian@gmail.com or you can leave a voicemail for the show at 734-743-2433. The show also has a Facebook page (www.facebook.com/arcadeaddictbrian), and is also on Instagram (@arcadeaddictbrian), Twitter (@ArcadeAddict_B), and Tumblr (confessionsofanarcadeaddict.tumblr.com). Hope to hear from you soon! Top Tens – Arcade Games of 1991 Are You Experienced? – Stargate Time For Some Stragedy – Stargate Arcade Review – Fun Machine, Orlando FL (Casselberry and Pine Hills) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coaa/support
Welcome to Episode #25! In this episode, Brian describes going to his first barcade, the 1up, shares his memories and strategies for the classic game Missile Command, delves in the history and memories of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, and gives some thoughts from the road. The Show’s homepage is at www.anchor.fm/coaa and can be found where you download podcasts, including iTunes. If you would like to contact the show, you can send an email at arcadeaddictbrian@gmail.com or you can leave a voicemail to the show at 734-743-2433. The show also has a Facebook page (www.facebook.com/arcadeaddictbrian), and is also on Instagram (@arcadeaddictbrian), Twitter (@ArcadeAddict_B), and Tumblr (confessionsofanarcadeaddict.tumblr.com). Hope to hear from you soon! Arcade Rundown – 1Up Barcade, Farmington, Michigan Are You Experienced? – Missile Command Time For Some Stragedy – Missile Command On The Road – Arcade Run, January 20th, 2019 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coaa/support
Welcome to Episode #22! Join Brian as he gives another top ten, talks about the game Mr. Do! and gives tips and tricks as to get good at it, and then winds things down with a segment from the road. The Show’s homepage is at www.anchor.fm/coaa and can be found where you download podcasts, including iTunes. If you would like to contact the show, you can send an email at arcadeaddictbrian@gmail.com or you can leave a voicemail to the show at 734-743-2433. The show also has a Facebook page (www.facebook.com/arcadeaddictbrian), and is also on Instagram (@arcadeaddictbrian), Twitter (@ArcadeAddict_B), and Tumblr (confessionsofanarcadeaddict.tumblr.com). Hope to hear from you soon! Top Tens – Arcade Games of 1989 Are You Experienced? – Mr. Do! Time For Some Stragedy – Mr. Do! On The Road – Arcade Run, December 16th, 2018 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coaa/support
Welcome to Episode #19! In this episode, Brian gives a rundown on a local arcade he has been frequenting for the past 16 years, tells a rather embarrassing story from his teenage years, and expresses his experiences and strategies for the classic arcade game, Vanguard. The Show’s homepage is at www.anchor.fm/coaa and can be found where you download podcasts, including iTunes. If you would like to contact the show, you can send an email at arcadeaddictbrian@gmail.com or you can leave a voicemail to the show at 734-743-2433. The show also has a Facebook page (www.facebook.com/arcadeaddictbrian), and is also on Instagram (@arcadeaddictbrian), Twitter (@ArcadeAddict_B), and Tumblr (confessionsofanarcadeaddict.tumblr.com). Hope to hear from you soon! And a shout out to Benjamin Broedel for being the first donator to the podcast! Thank you very, VERY much, and you will certainly get a mention when I record Episode 20! Arcade Rundown - Pinball Pete's Story Time - Christmas 1982 (aka The Binge) Are You Experienced? - Vanguard Time For Some Stragety - Vanguard --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coaa/support
Welcome to Episode #18! In This episode, Brian breaks down another Top Ten, gives tips and strategies on the classic game Defender, reviews another arcade from his childhood, and gives his thoughts on the best-selling computer of all time, the Commodore 64. The Show’s homepage is at www.anchor.fm/coaa and can be found where you download podcasts, including iTunes. If you would like to contact the show, you can send an email at arcadeaddictbrian@gmail.com or you can leave a voicemail to the show at 734-743-2433. The show also has a Facebook page (www.facebook.com/arcadeaddictbrian), and is also on Instagram (@arcadeaddictbrian), Twitter (@ArcadeAddict_B), and Tumblr (confessionsofanarcadeaddict.tumblr.com). Hope to hear from you soon! Top Tens – Arcade Game of 1987 Time For Some Stragedy – Defender Arcade Review – Connecticut Post Mall Arcade Home Systems – Commodore 64 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coaa/support
Welcome to Episode #17! In this one, Brian recalls when he moved to his current home state, briefly breaks down the few arcades that he found there, gives a full rundown on the game Phoenix, and talks about another arcade run. The Show’s homepage is at www.anchor.fm/coaa and can be found where you download podcasts, including iTunes. If you would like to contact the show, you can send an email at arcadeaddictbrian@gmail.com or you can leave a voicemail to the show at 734-743-2433. The show also has a Facebook page (www.facebook.com/arcadeaddictbrian), and is also on Instagram (@arcadeaddictbrian), Twitter (@ArcadeAddict_B), and Tumblr (confessionsofanarcadeaddict.tumblr.com). Hope to hear from you soon! Email from Anuj Agarwal (making the top 15 arcade podcasts list on feedspot.com) Email From Mark Ross (The Ross Arcade) Story Time – Moving to Michigan Arcade Rundown – Arcades When I Moved To Michigan Are You Experienced? – Phoenix Time For Some Stragety – Phoenix On The Road – Arcade Run, September 23rd, 2018 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coaa/support
Welcome to Episode #16! In this episode, Brian breaks down another Top Ten, goes into a full court press on one of his favorite basketball games of all time, and shares some thoughts from the road. The Show’s homepage is at anchor.fm/coaa, and can be found where you download podcasts, including iTunes. If you would like to contact the show, you can send an email at arcadeaddictbrian@gmail.com or you can leave a voicemail to the show at 734-743-2433. The show also has a Facebook page (www.facebook.com/arcadeaddictbrian), and is also on Instagram (@arcadeaddictbrian) and Tumblr (confessionsofanarcadeaddict.tumblr.com). Hope to hear from you soon! Top Tens – Arcade Games of 1986 Are You Experienced? – Double Dribble Time For Some Stragety – Double Dribble On The Road – September 21st, 2018 (Dreams of owning an arcade) Voicemail from Mike Stewart (Colecovision) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coaa/support
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Joe Prate

this is so cool, love you on Thacos hammer

Feb 27th
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