Frank Cifaldi, Tim Rogers and Brandon Sheffield answer host Alex Jaffe’s questions and uncover the most Insert Credit thing to ever happen, the latest industry megamerger, and a giant cheese wheel.

Questions this week:

  1. How’d the Atari Jaguar Museum at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo go, Frank? (09:18)
  2. Tina Carter asks: Is taking advantage of a a game’s technical system in a single-player environment “cheating”? (19:33)
  3. What happens now that Microsoft bought Activision? (25:03)
  4. You’re at a family dinner, and your six year old nephew asks if you’ve got any games on your phone. What do you show him? (31:30)
  5. Tom Arrow asks: What are some other game franchises that could make interesting use of Sonic & Knuckles 'Lock On Technology'? (35:28)
  6. Design a minigame for Insert Credit: The Video Game. (46:03)

LIGHTNING ROUND: Video Game Baby Shoes (52:14)

Recommendations and Outro (56:01)

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Hosted by Alex Jaffe, with Frank Cifaldi, Tim Rogers, and Brandon Sheffield. Edited by Esper Quinn. Original Music by Kurt Feldman.