203: The Odyssey2 At The Arcade!

Amazing Arcade Ports! Select Game is back after some downtime to take the Odyssey2…or really the Videopac…to the arcade, where we’ll play Popeye, Frogger, and Pong For Videopac & Odyssey2! Plus: Odyssey2 homebrew news from MGC, and a whole new way you can help the site keep the lights on. (39:29) Right-click and “save as” […]

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April 21, 2017

202: The All-Ball Show

Balls! Select Game returns to cover several Odyssey2 sports games: Bowling!/Basketball!, Pocket Billiards!, Electronic Table Soccer!…and a doomed attempt to play Football! And there may even be something about a trackball! Balls. (44:53) Right-click and “save as” to download manually | Archive.org mirror | Stitcher | Throwback Network | Gamebygamepodcast.com

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March 10, 2017

201: Feedback! Space Blocks!

Scintillating Second Season Starter! Select Game kicks off 2017 with your letters and e-mails, wondering where The Art Of Odyssey is, new Select Game swag, and 2016 me plays Blockout! / Breakdown! and Out Of This World! / Helicopter Rescue! (1:00:59) Right-click and “save as” to download manually | Archive.org mirror | Stitcher | Throwback […]

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February 10, 2017

11X: Christmas Special!

Deck the Halls! It’s the story of a serious sunburn, rainbow trout, a game room serviced by a single distributor, an attempt to will Odyssey2 ports of arcade games into existence, and a lifelong obsession that culminated in…a marquee. And this podcast. (1:05:53) This podcast is dedicated to the memory of player two, Alison Green […]

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December 21, 2016

110: Cometh the Hour, Cometh the Munchkin

Exciting Season Finale! He came to gobble dots and munch on munchers. He brought rave reviews to the Odyssey2. And litigation hell came walking in five steps behind him. Hear the story of K.C. Munchkin! from his conception to his downfall, find out if the game was ever really “rare”, and much more! (1:04:30) Right-click […]

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November 25, 2016

109: Imagic

Gnarly Ninth Episode! Third party publishers didn’t lavish a lot of attention on the Odyssey2 or Videopac, but here’s the entire lineup from one company that did: legendary third-party game company Imagic translated Demon Attack and Atlantis for Odyssey2 fans. (26:14) Right-click and “save as” to download manually | Archive.org mirror | Stitcher | Throwback […]

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October 14, 2016

108: Comic Book Heroes!

Electrifying Eighth Episode! Crack open the funny pages, break out the action figures, and swing into action with Spider-Man and the Power Lords on the Odyssey2! Find out what the incredibly obscure selling point of the Power Lords toys was, and just how bad your host is at playing Spider-Man! (38:28) Right-click and “save as” […]

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September 12, 2016

107: Loving The Aliens!

Spaced-Out Seventh Episode! A much-longer-than-usual episode starts off with discussion of absent friends and sound quality, what the most disappointing thing about Cosmic Conflict! was (it’s not what you think), why the Invaders From Hyperspace have got your number, and what one of these games owes to a certain George Lucas movie. Little E once […]

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August 10, 2016

106X: Quest For The Rings (Extended)

Sword-‘n’-Spell-Slingin’ Super-Sized Sixth Episode! There’s a thin line between setting out on a grand quest to restore peace and order to the kingdom, and “Dad, why do we have to get all these rings?” And in this episode we cross that line! E and I swash our buckles, and fail a saving throw against playing […]

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July 15, 2016

106: Quest For The Rings

Sword-‘n’-Spell-Slingin’ Sixth Episode! There’s a thin line between setting out on a grand quest to restore peace and order to the kingdom, and “Dad, why do we have to get all these rings?” And in this episode we cross that line! E and I swash our buckles, and fail a saving throw against playing the […]

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July 7, 2016