Game the System Podcast
Ep 56: The Best Sega Mega Drive Game - We Battle and Declare the Winner!

Ep 56: The Best Sega Mega Drive Game - We Battle and Declare the Winner!

October 9, 2019

It's time! Marc, Matt, John and Benn sit down for a mega episode and battle to decide the best Sega Mega Drive game of all time! We go through all 9 nominations and rank them one by one, until we ultimately come to the winner. We also go through what you - the readers - voted as the number one Sega Mega Drive game, ever!

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The Sega Mega Drive (1990)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sega_Genesis

Join the Game the System Discord chat!

http://www.gamethesystem.co/discord

The Warped Zone Podcast

https://anchor.fm/warpedzone

 

Ep 55: The Sydney Classic Gaming Club, Elvira House of Horrors Pinball, Eliza, and Street Fighter 2

Ep 55: The Sydney Classic Gaming Club, Elvira House of Horrors Pinball, Eliza, and Street Fighter 2

September 22, 2019

Marc Matt and John chat about the Sydney Classic Gaming Club, and the games included in the competitions. Plus other games they've been playing recently including the new Zachtronics game Eliza, the not so new Street Fighter 2, and... will Marc commit to buying the newly announced Elvira's House of Horrors pinball machine?! Tune in to find out!

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PAX Aus

https://aus.paxsite.com

Super Monkey Ball (2001)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_Monkey_Ball

C64anabalt (2011)

https://rgcddev.itch.io/c64anabalt

R-Type (1987)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R-Type

Mega Turrican (1994)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mega_Turrican

Out Run (1986)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Out_Run

Whoa Nellie Big Juicy Melons (2015)

https://pinside.com/pinball/machine/whoa-nellie-big-juicy-melons-stern

Lethal Enforces (1992)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lethal_Enforcers

International Track and Field (1996)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Track_%26_Field

Super Gem Fighter Mini Mix (1998)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_Gem_Fighter_Mini_Mix

Fantasy Zone (1985)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fantasy_Zone

Eliza (2019)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eliza_(video_game)

Street Fighter II: The World Warrior (1991)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Street_Fighter_II:_The_World_Warrior

MegaDrive Mini (2019)

https://megadrivemini.sega.com

Elvira's House of Horrors (not yet released)

https://sternpinball.com/game/elviras-house-of-horrors/

The Walking Dead (2014)

https://pinside.com/pinball/machine/the_walking_dead

Johnny Mnemonic (1995)

https://pinside.com/pinball/machine/johnny-mnemonic

Batman 66 (2016)

https://pinside.com/pinball/machine/batman-66

Black Knight Sword of Rage (2019)

https://pinside.com/pinball/machine/black-knight-sword-of-rage-pro

Lyman Sheats

https://pinside.com/pinball/machine/lyman-f-sheats-jr

Night of the Living Dead (1968)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Night_of_the_Living_Dead

Rob Zombie

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rob_Zombie

Aerosmith (2017)

https://pinside.com/pinball/machine/aerosmith-pro

Iron Maiden (2018)

https://pinside.com/pinball/machine/iron-maiden-legacy-of-the-beast

 

Ep 54: The Best Sega Mega Drive Game - Nominations Episode!

Ep 54: The Best Sega Mega Drive Game - Nominations Episode!

September 15, 2019

It's time! The hardest battle we've attempted so far - the best Sega Mega Drive game of all time! Marc Matt and John are joined by special guest Benn Banasik, and will each fight for their favourite Mega Drive games in this initial nominations episode! What will the 9 games chosen be?

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Billy Mitchell

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Mitchell_(video_game_player)

Twin Galaxies Donkey Kong Billy Mitchell Dispute Thread

https://www.twingalaxies.com/showthread.php/176004-Dispute-Jeremy-Young-Arcade-Donkey-Kong-Points-Hammer-Allowed-Player-Billy-L-Mitchell-Score-1-062-800

The Sega Mega Drive

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sega_Genesis

Warped Zone Podcast

https://anchor.fm/warpedzone

Join The Game the System Discord!

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Ep 53: Australia Kong Off 3, Brisbane Pinball Masters, and the Australian Arcade Championship - Full Breakdown!

Ep 53: Australia Kong Off 3, Brisbane Pinball Masters, and the Australian Arcade Championship - Full Breakdown!

August 25, 2019

In this epic episode, Marc Matt and John delve into the tournaments and results that was the Australian Kong Off 3, Brisbane Pinball Masters, and the Australian Arcade Championship. The trio go into detail on the formats, the qualifying and strategies of each competition, and share their general feedback on this massive 10 day event!

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BPAC Showcase 2019

http://bnepac.org/

Netherworld Bar Arcade

https://www.netherworldarcade.com

Pincadia Bar Arcade

https://pincadia.com

1up Arcade

https://www.1uparcade.com.au

Kong Off

http://www.thekongoff.com

Donkey Kong (1981)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donkey_Kong_(video_game)

Billy Mitchell

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Mitchell_(video_game_player)

Walter Day

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Day

Hydro Thunder (1999)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydro_Thunder

Dragon's Lair (1983)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragon%27s_Lair_(1983_video_game)

Crazy Taxi (1999)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crazy_Taxi_(video_game)

Point Blank (1994)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Point_Blank_(video_game_series)

1989 Bar Arcade

http://1989.com.au

Tapper (1983)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tapper_(video_game)

Batman 66 (2016)

https://pinside.com/pinball/machine/batman-66

Mortal Kombat II (1993)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mortal_Kombat_II

Trello

https://trello.com

Frogger (1981)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frogger

A Fistful of Dollars (1964)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Fistful_of_Dollars

Stranger Things (2016)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stranger_Things

Big Buck Hunter (2000)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Buck_Hunter

Asteroids (1979)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asteroids_(video_game)

Blazing Star (1998)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blazing_Star

Centipede (1981)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centipede_(video_game)

Final Fight (1989)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Final_Fight_(video_game)

Galaga (1981)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galaga

Ghosts n Goblins (1985)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghosts_%27n_Goblins_(video_game)

Mario Bros (1983)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mario_Bros.

Metal Slug 2 (1998)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metal_Slug_2

Moon Patrol (1982)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon_Patrol

Mortal Kombat (1992)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mortal_Kombat

Mr Do (1982)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mr._Do!

Nibbler (1982)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nibbler_(video_game)

Pac-Man (1980)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pac-Man

Pengo (1982)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pengo_(video_game)

Puzzle Bobble (1994)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puzzle_Bobble

Raiden II (1993)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raiden_II

Space Invaders (1978)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_Invaders

Street Fighter II (1991)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Street_Fighter_II:_The_World_Warrior

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1989)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teenage_Mutant_Ninja_Turtles_(arcade_game)

Time Pilot (1982)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_Pilot

Tron (1982)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tron_(video_game)

Wonder Boy (1986)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wonder_Boy_(video_game)

Bomb Jack (1984)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bomb_Jack

PAX Australia

http://www.paxaustralia.com.au

Bartronica Bar Arcade

https://bartronica.com.au

Quake II (1997)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quake_II

 

Ep 52: The Final BPAC Summary Mini Episode!

Ep 52: The Final BPAC Summary Mini Episode!

August 21, 2019

Marc Matt and John are at the Brisbane Pinball and Arcade Collective Showcase Event 2019, and so is Benn Banasik from the Warped Zone Podcast! John sends in a recording of his thoughts of the Walter Day interview in episode 51, and Marc Matt and Benn discuss the last few days before flying home back to Sydney!

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BPAC Showcase 2019

http://bnepac.org/

Warped Zone Podcast

https://anchor.fm/warpedzone

Ep 51: An Interview With Gaming Luminary Walter Day! Courtesy The Warped Zone Podcast

Ep 51: An Interview With Gaming Luminary Walter Day! Courtesy The Warped Zone Podcast

August 13, 2019

Marc Matt and John are at the Brisbane Pinball and Arcade Collective Showcase Event 2019, and so is Benn Banasik from the Warped Zone Podcast! As part of Benn's PhD, we sit down for an interview with the legendary Walter Day. Prepare for a mind expanding discussion on video games and the people that play them! The Warped Zone Podcast have their own release of this interview and further exploratory discussion, so check them out in the link below.

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BPAC Showcase 2019

http://bnepac.org/

Warped Zone Podcast

https://anchor.fm/warpedzone

Ep 50: Epic 50th Episode Celebration! BPAC Day 3 Wrapup - Australian Kong Off 3 Winner Announced!

Ep 50: Epic 50th Episode Celebration! BPAC Day 3 Wrapup - Australian Kong Off 3 Winner Announced!

August 11, 2019

Marc Matt and John are at the Brisbane Pinball and Arcade Collective Showcase Event 2019, and give their day 3 wrapup and reveal the winner of the Australian Kong Off 3!

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BPAC Showcase 2019

http://bnepac.org/

Ep 49: BPAC Day 1 Wrapup!

Ep 49: BPAC Day 1 Wrapup!

August 9, 2019

Marc Matt and John are at the Brisbane Pinball and Arcade Collective Showcase Event 2019, and give their day 1 wrapup!

Intro music from www.bensound.com

BPAC Showcase 2019

http://bnepac.org/

 

Ep 48: The Best Game Released in 1990!

Ep 48: The Best Game Released in 1990!

August 4, 2019

It's time! The best game released in 1990 will be decided right here in this marathon episode! Marc, Matt and John debate the 9 nominations for the best 1990 game, and then run down the results of the reader vote across our social media feeds and Discord!

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The Arcade Perfect Podcast

https://arcadeperfectau.podbean.com/

Operation Wolf (1987)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Wolf

Outlaw (1978)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outlaw_(video_game)

Smash TV (1990)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smash_TV

Dark Seal (1990)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_Seal

Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe (1990)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speedball_2:_Brutal_Deluxe

Snow Bros. (1990)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snow_Bros

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse (1990)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castle_of_Illusion_Starring_Mickey_Mouse

Aliens (1990)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aliens_(1990_video_game)

Creatures (1990)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creatures_(video_game)

Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse (1990)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castlevania_III:_Dracula%27s_Curse

MERCS (1990)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercs

Ep 47: Retro Gaming Updates, Steam Sales, and Twin Galaxies Discussion!

Ep 47: Retro Gaming Updates, Steam Sales, and Twin Galaxies Discussion!

July 14, 2019

This episode Marc Matt and John chat about what they've been doing in gaming. Marc's been buying stuff he will never use, again, Matt gets tempted by the Steam sales and buys games he will never play, and John goes for a Dragon's Fury world record! We close out the show with some discussion on the state of Twin Galaxies, and the world of competitive play.

 

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Dead Rising: Frank's Big Package (2017)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_Rising_4

Sega Dreamcast (1999)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dreamcast

Commodore Amiga 500 (1987)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amiga_500

R-Type (1987)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R-Type

Zachtronics

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zachtronics

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing (1987)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mavis_Beacon_Teaches_Typing

Space Pirate Trainer (2017)

https://store.steampowered.com/app/418650/Space_Pirate_Trainer/

SBS On Demand

https://www.sbs.com.au/ondemand/

Wave Race 64 (1996)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wave_Race_64

Dragon's Fury (1990)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devil%27s_Crush

The Rolling Stones (2011)

https://pinside.com/pinball/machine/rolling-stones-stern

Monster Bash (1998)

https://pinside.com/pinball/machine/monster-bash

Twin Galaxies

https://www.twingalaxies.com/

International Flipper Pinball Association

http://www.ifpapinball.com

Urban Strike (1994)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urban_Strike