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Podcast Episode 47: Retro Gaming Updates, Steam Sales, and Twin Galaxies Discussion!

This episode Marc Matt and John chat about what they've been doing in gaming. Marc's been buying stuff he will never use, again, Matt gets tempted by the Steam sales and buys games he will never play, and John goes for a Dragon's Fury world record! We close out the show with some discussion on the state of Twin Galaxies, and the world of competitive play.

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Podcast Ep 45: The Best Game Released in 1990 - Nominations Episode!

It's time... to battle! Marc Matt and John sit down for an entirely non civil discussion about the best game released in 1990. Nine games will be chosen as nominations, three games each. With the nine nominations agreed upon, the trio of diligent gamers will play all of the games and later come back in a future episode to decide which is the best game released in 1990!

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Podcast Ep 44: The Birth of the Sydney Classic Gaming Club, The MegaDrive Mini, PlayStation Classic, and Battle of the Arcades!

A Sydney Classic Gaming Club appears! Marc Matt and John talk about all the classic games in the first tournament. Plus we go over the 42 games released on the MegaDrive Mini, John mods a PlayStation Classic, and it's time for the Battle of the Arcades 2019!

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Podcast Ep 43: Streets of Rage 2 Speedrunning, Joystick Jostling with MCA and Sanwa, and The Ultimate 64!

In this episode Marc practices some Walking Dead pinball in preparation for the Southern Hemisphere Pinball Championship, and the Brisbane Pinball Masters. John's still rushing and mashing his way through Streets of Rage 2. Marc switches out an MCA joystick and buttons for a full Sanwa set and gives it the business. Plus the Ultimate 64 arrives, is built, configured, and firing on all SIDs!

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Podcast Episode 42! Feedback from The Readers! Plus Mortal Kombat 11, More EXAPUNKS, and Live on Discord!

Game the System Podcast Episode 42! We read feedback from you, the readers, with more detail about Spider-Man's balls than anyone ever needed to know. John finishes Mortal Kombat 11 and lets us know what he thought. Matt finishes EXAPUNKS and has something in his pants. Plus live broadcasting on our new Discord channel, Master System top 25 from Retrogamer magazine, and a bunch more!

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Podcast Episode 41 - The X-Files? FMV Games? Sounds Like the 90s! Throw in Some Joysticks and Pinball Repair, and it's Gotta be Retro!

In episode 41, we somehow talk at length about FMV games (blame John), and the value* they give the gaming community. We also chat about MCA vs Sanwa joysticks, some arcade and pinball repairs, and a whole lot more retro!

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Podcast Episode 40: Billy Mitchell's Coming to Australia. Plus Capcom's Home Arcade, and the Sonic the Hedgehog Movie

In episode 40, Marc Matt and John discuss the controversy that may or may not be Billy Mitchell coming to Kong Off 3 in Brisbane Australia. The controversy that may or may not exist with Capcom's Home Arcade, and the controversy that most certainly exists with the new Sonic the Hedgehog movie. Plus much more retro shenanigans!

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Podcast Episode 39 - A Fist of Wires. We chat about Mortal Kombat, Castlevania, pinball, Horizon Zero Dawn, Streets of Rage, and speedrunning!

In episode 39, we chat about what we've been up to in games. Including some Castlevania, Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat, Streets of Rage, JAMMA harness repair, a bit of pinball, and a bunch more!

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Podcast Episode 38 - Willy Wonka Pinball Announced! T-Shirts Given Away. And John's Birthday Retro Game Bash!

This week we give away a bunch of t-shirts (thanks to AMD) to you, the readers! We discuss the brand new pinball machine announced from JJP: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory! Then we muse nostalgically about John's birthday bash, and all the retro goodness we played.

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Podcast Episode 37 - Video Games is Serious Business Ep1 - Violence in Video Games

With a new research paper released in February 2019 revealing new insights into the 'violence in video games' debate, Marc Matt and John wipe the smiles off their faces and have a serious discussion on the topic. Of course, that's not entirely true because we have far too many uneducated opinions and conjecture to remain completely straight down the line... But hey, we tried.

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Podcast Episode 35 - What's a Zachlike? Well, have you asked him? And something about Vampires...

Obscure games much? Well, maybe not entirely. While John's been travelling down the well shot path of Galaga (Galahgar), Matt plays programming (?) and Marc gets all excited about a game no one's heard of using Google Translate.

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Podcast Episode 34 - We Play The New Munsters Pinball Machine, and Pinball Arrives at 1989 Arcade Bar!

On this episode of Game the System podcast, Marc Matt and John talk a boat load of pinball! Including impressions of the brand new Munsters pinball machine from Stern, the news that 1989 Arcade Bar is getting three pinball machines, Link's Awakening remake (not a pinball machine), a new Australian number 1 ranked pinball player, and EVO Japan 2019 (also not pinball)!

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Podcast Episode 33 - The New Beatles Pinball Machine, Co-op and Couch Games, Overcooked, and Battle of the Arcades 2019

Marc Matt and John are back to discuss listener feedback, motion sickness in games, co-op and couch games, Overcooked, and impressions of the new Beatles pinball machine from Stern!

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Podcast Episode 32 - Resident Evil 2 Remake, The Walking Dead Pinball, Oculus Rift, Beat Saber, and Super Hot!

Podcast Episode 32! Marc Matt and John play games that are... less than 10 years old? Not retro? Crazy times! Cats, dogs, living together... John gets stuck into and finishes Resident Evil 2 Remake, Marc becomes addicted to The Walking Dead pinball machine, despite his waning obsession with the steel ball. And Matt turns his house into a giant VR Experience Lab(tm), and loses himself in the Matrix, or Tron. Daft Punk? What's going on again?

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Podcast Episode 30 - Kaboom! Twin Galaxies World Record, Wonder Boy 3 Dragons Trap, EEPROM Programmers, Sega Heroes, and Forza Horizon 4

Marc Matt and John celebrate a new Twin Galaxies World Record holder on Kaboom! for the Atari 2600. John plays some Wonder Boy Dragons Trap remake on Switch and Sega Heroes on mobile. Matt creates magic with a custom EEPROM programmer, and Marc gets into some Forza Horizon 4 on the Xbone.

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Podcast Episode 29! Awesome Games Done Quick 2019, Stern Munsters Pinball, Star Trek Attack Wing, The Resistance and Avalon

We're back in episode 29! Marc Matt and John chat about the recent Awesome Games Done Quick 2019 speedrun charity event. Plus the newly announced Munsters pinball machine from Stern, including The Beatles and Primus retro inspired pinball machines. Then they get into some tabletop action with Star Trek and Star Wars Attack Wing, as well as The Resistance and Avalon tabletop games.

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Podcast Episode 27! Kong Off II - Donkey Kong at Netherworld Barcade, Q-Bert Victory, ZBall Pinball League Final, Kaboom, and More!

Podcast Episode 27! John has a baby (congrats John!). Marc and Matt head up to Brisbane for the awesome Kong Off II tournament at Netherworld barcade, as well as get soundly beaten in the Z-Ball Pinball League Final in Sydney. We also chat about high level play in Ghouls'n Ghosts, and Kaboom! Controllers are frustrating!

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Podcast Episode 26: The Best Gameboy Advance Game Part 2 - The Number 1 Game is Declared!

Join adversaries Marc, Matt and John as they continue their battle to decide the best Gameboy Advance game of all time! The fight for number 1 gets very very close by the end...

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Podcast Episode 24! PAX Australia 2018 Day 1 Wrapup Mini Episode!

It’s the final day wrapup of PAX Australia 2018. Marc and Matt check out a bunch of indie games, get annihilated in the Atari Pong tournament, and enjoy the PAX after party a little too much!

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