Jon

Jon Reddick is a well-credentialed nerd of the 80s, classic game fan, and technology geek. He merged those interests into the creation of GenXGrownUp: a weekly podcast and YouTube channel which explores and celebrates media, games, tech, toys, comics, and pop culture of yesterday and today through the eyes of Generation X'ers.

Backtrack: Computer Graphics

About This Episode Today, no one blinks twice at what computers are able to do with graphics. But growing up in the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s we blinked two or three thousand times. Every time you looked, graphics got better and better and we were constantly amazed. In this week’s Backtrack we take a look […]
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Arcade Classics Defender is NOT DEFENDER! | GenX Arcade Game Review

The second of Basic Fun’s 2020 line of Arcade Classics is Defender. Or is it? Something is very wrong with this tabletop mini arcade release, and Jon runs it down in this review. #genxgrownup #defender #basicfun Subscribe » GenXGrownUp.com/yt Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupMerchandise » GenXGrownUp.com/merch Podcast » GenXGrownUp.com/podDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.com […]

Messiah, Stop Thief, & Earwax

About This Episode This week, Jon gets us to buy another mobile game, Mo gets handy, and George talks about a customer service encounter… that was great! All this and much more on this week’s show! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » GenXGrownUp.com/podMerchandise » GenXGrownUp.com/merchTheme: “Grown Up” by Beefy […]

Backtrack: Y2K

About This Episode Y2K really turned out to be a whole lot of nothing when 2000 came around, but that doesn’t stop us from talking about it! Reactions ranged were from “whatever” to “we’re all going to die.” Join us as we talk about what the whole thing was about, some real concerns that most […]