Game the System Podcast

Game the System Podcast Episode 2!

February 9, 2018

Game the System Podcast Episode 2 is now available. Join Marc Bell, John Pansini, and Matthew Tolhurst where we talk about all things gaming.

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Intro music from

1989 Arcade Bar

Space invaders laser gun game

4-player pacman arcade

Galaga (1981)

Pacman (1980)

R-Type (1987)

Galaxian (1979)

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The 10,000 Hours rule of mastery.

Here is a good article that explains where research is at regarding the 10,000 hour rule of mastery.

TL:DR, recent developments in research have questioned the idea that hours of practice alone translates to skill. In this way Marc was correct in saying there is other factors involved in reaching that top tier level of performance.

Metallica Pinball (2013)

The Lord Raglan Hotel

Tales from the Crypt Pinball (1993)

Attack from Mars Pinball (1995)

The Pinball Arcade

SX 64 (1984)

River Raid (1982)

Jerry Holkins (1976)

International Karate + (1987)

Mortal Kombat 3 (1995)

Galencia Khaos Sphere Kick starter

Legacy of Kain Soul Reaver (1999)

Simularica (2017)

Wipeout 2097 (1996)

SoulEdge (1995)

The PS1 version of Soul Edge John owns is actually called “Soul Blade”.

2020 Super baseball (1991)

It’s not hard to find on mega drive and it’s certainly not cheap on neogeo (Hindsight John).

Wizard of Oz Pinball (2013)

Pirates of the Caribbean Pinball (not yet released)

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