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Mega Man X Collection – X Challenge and The Switch Collector Continues… | Switchmania Playcast Episode 20

The game of the week is X Challenge Vol. 1 which is part of the Mega Man X Collection. Was JP able to spend the hour or so necessary to play through this? The Switch Collector Kickstarter is still live … Continue reading

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Sonic Mania Plus and The Switch Collector Launch! | Switchmania Playcast Episode 19

The game of the week is Sonic Mania Plus. Is this the best Sonic the Hedgehog game of all time? The Switch Collector Kickstarter is live and funded in a single day! We are going to go over all the … Continue reading

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God Eater 3 and JP Hits a Wall! | Switchmania Playcast Episode 16

We tackle God Eater 3 which is a huge game that is part of a series of beat’em ups with lots of crafting and leveling up. How did we like it? JP talks about hitting a collecting wall, we go … Continue reading

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E10 – The Curse of Illmoore Bay Developer and Artist Interview | Hagen’s Alley Podcast

I get together with Adam and Jav from Second Dimension to talk about The Curse of Illmoore Bay, a new and original 16 bit game heavily inspired by Saturday morning cartoons from the 90s fueled by a deep love for … Continue reading

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What’s next for Hagen’s Alley in 2019? – New Years Resolutions!

Happy New Year Everybody! 2018 was another wild year here, with tons of craziness (and constant learning) with book releases, and let’s hope that 2019 is a positive one. It’s time to talk about the past year and go over … Continue reading

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E07 – Book Creation and NES Cult Classics (feat Kurt Kalata) | Hagen’s Alley Books Podcast

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E04 – Hidden Gaming Gems Generation by Generation Book Launch! | Hagen’s Alley Books Podcast

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VGBS 90 – Together in the Retroseum! (YouTube Demonetization, Contention with DIY Projects and More)

The Boys are here, together in one place…comin’ atcha from the VGBS Retroseum!

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NESmaker – A Streamlined Way to Create 8-bit Nintendo Games

NESmaker is quite possibly one of the coolest things to have been created in the NES homebrew community that I’ve seen. It reminds me of Game Maker on the PC, but it allows you to create games within the specific … Continue reading

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Xeno Crisis – New Genesis / Dreamcast / Switch Game Preview

My first thoughts looking at Xeno Crisis was that it seems like a throwback to the 90s arcade scene; with inspiration from classics like Smash TV and Alien Syndrome… which was okay but nothing we haven’t seen before with retro-style … Continue reading

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Update after a Couple Months of Madness!

Some of you were aware but I was away for training for the past 2 months with very little Internet access. Shit was crazy and definitely challenging. New VGBS episodes were set on autopilot and I tried to promote the … Continue reading

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The Definitive Complete SNES is Live!

The newest book has hit Kickstarter and it aims to be the biggest Super Nintendo Book of all time! The Complete SNES “Definitive Edition” is the re-release that everyone has been waiting for! In what we are calling the “Second … Continue reading

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NES Oddities Kickstarter Project Update & Date for the Definitive Complete SNES

To say things have been busy in the past few weeks is a grave understatement! I went from shipping out VGBS Season 1 to fully assembling and shipping out three different releases of Black Box Challenge. Some of you may … Continue reading

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Black Box Challenge is Finished!

In a classic ECW style I’m chanting “Holy Shit, Holy Shit!”, the programming for Jeffrey Wittenhagen’s Black Box Challenge has been officially finished! All of the backers have been pretty amazing as most of you realize that what Sly Dog … Continue reading

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Project Assembly and Shipping Madness Begins…

After an amazing time at Replay FX, it’s now time to get to get backer items out before heading out to the Coleco Expo this weekend! Both the NES Oddities Books and VGBS Season 1 arrived last week, so to … Continue reading

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