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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 36 - The Sega MegaDrive Mini, Google Stadia, Apple Arcade, and Black Knight Sword of Rage Pinball

Marc, Matt and John get stuck into a bunch of reader feedback including more Cary's than you can throw a flaming soul at! Plus we talk about Google Stadia, Apple Arcade, MegaDrive Mini, and the new Black Knight Sword of Rage pinball! iTunes, Stitcher, and Google.

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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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New Game the System video! Watch Marc Slay Ghouls n Ghosts in this Speedrun!

The culmination of Marc’s speedrun efforts of many many hours has produced - finally - a run worth talking about! Watch the video on Game the System’s YouTube channel and subscribe to catch more as we add them! Click HERE to watch the video, or click on the image below.

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 31 - Barcades! Project Z Ball 2020, Bartronica, Netherworld, 1989, Australian Arcade Championships, and the BPAC Pinball Arcade Showcase

Podcast Episode 31! We get stuck into reader feedback and chat about Star Trek, podcasts, and… the Munsters movie? Then we discuss the state of barcades in Australia, and Z Ball Amusements’ quest to find a barcade venue in Sydney. Plus the announcement of the Australian Arcade Championships in Brisbane, along with Kong Off 3 and Brisbane Pinball Masters 2019!

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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 28! Monster Boy, Cruis'n World, Pilotwings, Classic Tetris World Championship, and Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Marc Matt and John are back again talking about the latest in retrogaming. We are surprised by a new Wonder Boy game - Monster Boy. John gets into a bunch of Super Nintendo and N64 games, and Matt gets lost in the world of Tetris.

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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 Ep 18! T-Shirt Giveaway Winners! The Capcom Beatemup Bundle, Nintendo Switch Online Service, Sony Playstation Classic Mini, and More!

Game the System Podcast Episode 18! We announce the winners of our amazing T-Shirt giveaway, courtesy of Amusement Machine Distributors! We also talk about the newly released Capcom Beat-em-up Bundle, our thoughts on the Nintendo Switch Online service, and the Sony Playstation Classic Mini, and more!

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