From Retro Gaming to Shigeru Miyamoto



With great power comes great responsibility. With great responsibility comes less time for video games.

In this episode we discuss modern gaming, retro gaming, gaming with kids and whether a socket set is better birthday present than a NES.


Does this add up to a mid-life crisis? The only way to find out is to listen:

This episode also heralds the beginning of a new ranking structure. Still we attribute a status to worthy pop culture icons, but now it’s whatever the most appropriate chess piece is.  Technically this time it was Shigeru Miyamoto; the creator of Mario. (Just don’t tell him that Spence thought he’d created Sonic!) You’ll have to listen to the episode to find out why he’s given the Knight chess piece.

Shigeru Miyamoto


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