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Confessions of an Arcade Addict

Confessions of an Arcade Addict

By Brian
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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Episode 37 - Why Did The Frogger Cross The Road? He Had To Get Home!

Confessions of an Arcade Addict

Episode 37 - Why Did The Frogger Cross The Road? He Had To Get Home!

Confessions of an Arcade Addict

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Episode 38 - Bond Who?
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
01:52:26
May 3, 2021
Episode 37 - Why Did The Frogger Cross The Road? He Had To Get Home!
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)
01:40:60
April 8, 2021
Episode 36 - Microsoft Is Making A Gaming Console?? Really??!?
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)
01:06:14
March 5, 2021
Episode 35 - I'll Never Turn To The Dark Side!
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
53:32
February 8, 2021
Episode 34 - I'm In A Bad Headspace, Man!
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
53:34
January 17, 2021
Episode 33 - I'll Put You To Sleep With My Million Dollar Dream!
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
49:45
December 14, 2020
Episode 32 - Use The Force, Luke!
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
41:43
November 16, 2020
Episode 31 - Friendly Competition
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
58:21
October 20, 2020
Episode 30 - Have You Played Atari Today?
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
01:08:40
September 7, 2020
Episode 29 - Fight Over Gold Pieces!
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
55:35
August 16, 2020
Episode 28 - Simply Marvelous!
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)
02:01:20
July 15, 2020
Episode 27 - Working and Gaming Actually CAN Mix!
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
51:40
June 28, 2020
Episode 26 - Those Dang Yllabians!!
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)
01:08:37
May 30, 2020
Episode 25 - My First Barcade!
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
01:05:11
May 2, 2020
Episode 24 - Like A Vegas Casino, But It's An Arcade!
Welcome to Episode #24! In this episode, Brian breaks down another top ten, discusses and gives tips on a rather obscure video game from his youth and reviews an arcade from that area, as well. The Show’s homepage is at www.anchor.fm/coaa and can also be found where you download podcasts, including iTunes and Spotify. 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 – Top Video Games of 1990 Are You Experienced? – Exerion Time For Some Stragedy – Exerion Arcade Review – Arnie’s Place, Westport, CT
55:04
April 16, 2020
Episode 23 - Welcome Aboard, Captain!
Welcome to Episode #23! In this episode, Brian talks about one of his all-time favorite arcade games, Star Trek: Strategic Operations Simulator, then give tips about the game. From there it’s a double episode as he reminisces with his experiences with Star Trek in TV, movies and of course, computer and arcade games. 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! Are You Experienced? – Star Trek: Strategic Operations Simulator Time For Some Stragedy - Star Trek: Strategic Operations Simulator On The Road – October 30th, 2019 and December 6th, 2019: Thoughts on and Memories of Star Trek, in and out of the arcade Star Trek SOS Strategy Guide: http://afternight.com/n/Sega_Star_Trek/A_Comprehensive_Guide_To_Winning_Sega_Star_Trek.pdf
01:09:34
March 28, 2020
Episode 22 - A Clown With A Power Ball?
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
01:06:44
March 7, 2020
Episode 21 - The Mecca
Welcome to Episode #21, and thank you for your patience. In this episode, Brian talks about and gives tips on one of his favorite beat-em-ups of all time, Kung-Fu Master. From there he tries to give an objective review of the favorite arcade of his youth, and closes things out with a breakdown of the Nintendo Entertainment System. 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 Mike Stewart (the arcade game Ataxx) Are You Experienced? – Kung Fu Master Time For Some Stragedy – Kung Fu Master Arcade Review – Milford Recreation, Milford, CT Home Systems – Nintendo Entertainment System
01:06:12
February 15, 2020
Episode 20 - Intruder Alert! Intruder Alert!
Welcome to Episode 20! In this episode, Brian breaks down another top ten, reminisces about the game Berzerk then gives tips on the game and then closes out with his thoughts (and a rant) about the Atari 7800. Happy Holidays!!! 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 from 1988 Are You Experienced? – Berzerk Time For Some Stragedy – Berserk Home Systems – Atari 7800
01:17:03
December 26, 2019
Episode 19 - You Spent HOW much??!?
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
46:51
November 23, 2019
Episode 18 – A Great Home Computer, But A Better Game Machine!
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
01:43:39
November 3, 2019
Episode 17 – And When I Leave, I Don’t Know What I’m Leaving Behind..
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
01:19:09
October 13, 2019
Episode 16 - Wilt Chamberlain Ain't Got Nothin' On Me!
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)
02:20:47
September 15, 2019
Episode 15 - Greetings, Program!
Episode 15 – Greetings, Program! Welcome to Episode #15! In this episode, Brian describes a pair of arcades he frequented when he lived in Florida, breaks down the tactics to beating Super Basketball, talks about the legendary arcade games Tron, and finishes up with some memories about the Colecovision Video Game System. 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! Arcade Rundown – Fashion Square Mall/Florida Mall Arcades Time For Some Stragety – Super Basketball Are You Experienced? – Tron Home Systems – Colecovision
49:32
August 25, 2019
Episode 14 - Right Hook!
Welcome to Episode #14! In this episode, Brian breaks down another set of top tens, tells a rather embarrassing story from his arcade/mall rat days, goes in depth on the game Super Punch-Out, and brings it home with another review of an arcade from his childhood. 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 1985 Story Time – My Arcade Nickname Are You Experienced? – Super Punch-Out Arcade Review – Spanky’s Arcade
01:03:43
July 29, 2019
Episode 13 - How Brian Got His Groove Back
   Welcome to Episode 13! In this episode, Brian answers a voicemail, gives a rundown of the arcades he frequented when he lived in Orlando, Florida, breaks down the boxing game Punch-Out!, and wraps things up with some thoughts after an arcade run. Enjoy! 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! Voicemail From Mike Stewart – Video Game/Pinball Combos Machines Arcade Rundown – The Fun Machine/Rocky’s Replay Are You Experienced? – Punch-Out! On The Road – Arcade Run, August 12th, 2018
01:06:08
July 8, 2019
Episode 12 - Intelligent Television!
Welcome to Episode #12! In this episode, Brian breaks down his top tens from 1984, gives strategy tips for one of his favorite arcade games, reviews one of his childhood arcades, and talks about the Intellivision home system. 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 1984 Time For Some Stragety – Karate Champ Arcade Review – Lafayette Plaza Arcade Home Systems – Intellivision
01:40:60
June 17, 2019
Episode 11 - When I Leave, I Don't Know What I'm Hoping To Find...
 Welcome to Episode #11! In this episode, Brian tells the story about the changes in his life and moving to Florida, gives a rundown on the arcades in Melbourne, Palm Bay and Orlando, Florida, talks about the classic Star Wars arcade game, and wraps things up with a short segment from the road. Enjoy! Voicemail from Mike Stewart: Aladdin’s Castle 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! Story Time – Moving to Florida Arcade Rundown – Arcades in Florida that I used to go to Are You Experienced? – Star Wars On The Road – Arcade Run, July 18th, 2018
01:06:32
May 18, 2019
Episode 10 - Feeding The Beast...
Welcome to Episode #10! In this episode, Brian talks about a locally owned video store that was crucial to his love of video games, counts down his top ten games from 1983, breaks down a day in the midst of his teenage arcade addiction, and reviews a strategy guide that was very important to him back in the day. Enjoy! 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! Arcade Rundown – The Video Connection Top Tens – Arcade Games of 1983 Story Time – A Day In The Life of an Arcade Addict Time For Some Stragety – Score! How to beat the top 16 video games, by Ken Uston
01:26:56
April 21, 2019
Episode 9 - How High Can You Get?
   Welcome to Episode #9!, In this (kind of) short episode, Brian talks about Arnie’s Place, an arcade in Westport, CT, and reminisces about Donkey Kong and the Atari 5200. Enjoy! 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! Arcade Rundown – Arnie’s Place Are You Experienced? – Donkey Kong Home Systems – Atari 5200
48:43
March 23, 2019
Episode 8 - Steep Learning Curve!
Welcome to Episode #8! Join Brian as he brings you another episode of classic arcade gaming goodness! First he starts off with top ten list of games from 1982, then he goes on to a game that he was intimidated by, Robotron. Then he gives an honest review of his “home base” arcade growing up, then closes the show with a 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). Hope to hear from you soon! Top Tens – Arcade Games of 1982 Are You Experienced? – Robotron Arcade Review – Trumbull Mall Arcade
01:57:41
February 14, 2019
Episode 7 - You're Still Playing That???!
   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
02:01:26
January 13, 2019
Episode 6 - When The Circus Came To Town....
Welcome to Episode #6! Join Brian as he shares his memories of the Midway coming to his town when he was a kid, then does a complete breakdown of the Atari 2600, including a story of when he got his system in 1981. From there he talks about Ms. Pac-Man, and brings things to a close with a segment from the road about games rooms versus arcades. 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! Arcade Rundown - The James E. Strates Shows (The Midway) Home Systems - Atari 2600 Story Time - Christmas 1981 On The Road - Game Rooms vs. Arcades
02:06:36
December 21, 2018
Episode 5 - Twice the Firepower, But Twice the Size
Welcome to Episode #5! Join Brian as he talks about two seminal arcades in his hometown, and does a full breakdown of the classic game Galaga! 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! Arcade Rundown - Spanky's/Wizard's in Bridgeport Are You Experienced? - Galaga Time To Use Some Stragety - Galaga
01:04:20
December 1, 2018
Episode 4 - A New Hope
Welcome to Episode 4 (Sorry, I just could not resist)! Join Brian as he breaks down a pivotal year in arcade gaming in his Top Tens, talks about the game Defender, and wraps up with 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 - Top Ten Arcade Games from 1980 Are You Experienced? - Defender On The Road - Arcade Run, November 17th, 2017
01:29:07
November 13, 2018
Episode 3 - Cool Kids Never Have The Time...
Welcome to Episode #3! Join Brian as he talks about two of his favorite mall arcades, then he does a rundown on his favorite games from 1979, then he reminisces about Pac-Man, and brings things to a close with a review on one of his currently local arcades. 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! Arcade Rundown - Trumbull Mall Arcade/Lafayette Plaza Arcade Top Tens - Top Ten Arcade Games from 1979 Are You Experienced? - Pac-Man Arcade Review - Pinball Pete's, Ann Arbor
01:41:15
October 23, 2018
Episode 2 - It all began at the mall...
Welcome to Episode #2! In this episode, Brian talks about his favorite ten arcade games from 1976 to 1978, regales a story about when he first found the arcade in his local mall, goes in-depth about the game Asteroids and his experiences with it, and then wraps up with his thoughts about an arcade run he made last year. 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 - Top Ten Arcade Games from 1976-1978 Story Time - The day I discovered my local mall had an arcade! Are You Experienced? - Asteroids On The Road - Arcade Run, December 18th, 2017
01:05:40
October 6, 2018
Episode 1 - Dude, you're Invading my Space!
Welcome to the first episode of the podcast! In this episode, Brian touches on the arcades he grew up with, delves in a video game strategy book he used back in the day, and talks about Space Invaders, and the impact that it had. 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! Arcade Rundown - Arcades Growing Up in Connecticut Time to Use Some Stragedy - How to Master The Video Games, by Tom Hirschfeld Are You Experienced? - Space Invaders
45:50
September 8, 2018
Episode 0 - Who I am, and what this is
This is the introductory episode of Confessions of an Arcade Addict. This episode explains who I am and why I am doing this, break down the segments, and gives you, the listener, ways to contact and be a part of the show.
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July 14, 2018
July 13, 2018
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July 13, 2018