Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear, when disks were floppy, graphics were VGA, and gaming was great. Jeeg, Pax, and guest Christian Nielsen discuss some of their favorite computer game soundtracks, goofy gaming violence, lame cutscenes, and more.
On this episode we are joined by Christian Nielsen and Shawn Robare to select 16 video arcade games that need to go into the Nerd Lunch Video Arcade Museum. Does your favorite make it? Probably not.
Photo by Maarten Klunder It's a three way dance where Jeeg, Pax, and CT discuss some of the first and most recent personal and pop culture events in their lives. The nerds cover basics like first car and first movie theater experience, but along the way veer into oddities like George Bush erasing [...]
This week the nerds welcome back Doug Frye (Rest in Podcast, Schlock Treatment) to the Fourth Chair. They also welcome back the You've Got The Rights topic as it climbs towards franchise topic status. On the docket for fresh project pitches are an 80s loose cannon cop, a superhero martial arts icon, a member of [...]
Tim Lybarger and Jaime Hood join Pax and Jeeg for an episode that is truly party fun for all ages. Yes, it’s our long anticipated discussion of the classic 8-bit Nintendo. We share memories of first getting our hands on the NES, our favorite and worst games, and the weird and wonderful world of NES [...]
CT is absent this week so Jeeg and Pax invite Shawn Robare and The Retroist over to talk about video arcades. We talk about our earliest memories of arcades, we talk about some of our favorite games, we talk about games we actually beat and we even have a good discussion about Showbiz Pizza. Nerd [...]
This week, CT abandons the show and we are instead joined by The Retroist in his second appearance and Vic Sage, who is one of the head writers on The Retroist blog, in his first appearance on the show. We brought in these retro experts to discuss one of the greatest gaming systems of all [...]
While housesitting at The Atomic Geeks Network HQ, we decide to put the Super Fight Dome to good use with our own twist on a Versus episode. CT acts as matchmaker while Pax, Jeeg, and Jeremy from Geek Chunks bring their chosen combatants to battle. It’s a fight card for the ages featuring celebrity chefs, [...]
Robert from To The Escape Hatch returns to our fourth chair as we put together the ultimate team for the zombie apocalypse with characters from across the horror genre. Robert Kirkman, Ridley Scott, John Carpenter, Valve Software, and others provide nominees for our party. Once the team is assembled, we determine the order that members [...]
We cap off the first year of the Nerd Lunch podcast with a session of Ask Us Anything where questions from some of our listeners fill the role of the 4th chair. We tackle pressing issues such as our favorite Starfleet captain, last meal choices, dream guests, why the 80s are so popular, and more. [...]