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Mini Arcade Commerce (SFGE 2022 Panel)

About This Episode We had the great opportunity this year to host a panel at the Southern Fried Gaming Expo on Mini Arcade Machine Commerce. We love the fact that they are creating varying versions of the arcade cabinets we all loved growing up as GenX’ers, but are they worth it? How good are they? […]

ECW: Extreme Championship Wrestling

About This Episode When the Monday Night wrestling wars were in full swing, a small upstart promotion from Philadelphia hired a visionary promoter and together, they took sports entertainment to the EXTREME! In this Backtrack, we cover the origin, talent, and eventual demise of ECW. Patreon » » » » » […]

Gaming in the BBS Era (SFGE 2022 Panel)

About This Episode This year we decided to just go to the Southern-Fried Gaming Expo and have fun. But fun for us includes doing panels and connecting with the great folks who attended this awesome convention. We recorded the panel on BBSes that we hosted and want to share it with all of our Fourth […]

Films of Rob Reiner

About This Episode Most of us were introduced to Rob Reiner through his portrayal of Archie Bunker’s son-in-law, Meathead in All in the Family. But that was just the beginning of a long and successful career as not just an actor, but more importantly, the director of some landmark GenX-era films. In this episode, we’re […]

Free-Play Arcades

About This Episode The video game arcade we knew as kids is sadly gone, but in the last decade, there has been a trend toward free-play arcades. For just the cost of entry, dozens if not hundreds of original arcade & pinball machines are available to play with no need for quarters. In this episode, […]

GenX Summertime Toys & Play

About This Episode It’s mid-June, school is letting out for the summer, and youngsters will be filling their next few weeks with warm-weather activities. In this episode, we remember how we spent our summer months growing up as Generation X kids! Patreon » » » » » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » » […]