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.
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K.C. Munchkin on the Odyssey 2: How Close Before You’re Just a Copy?

How many Munchies can your Munchkin munch before your Munchkin’s all munched out? That’s the question posed right on the box cover for K.C. Munchkin for the Odyssey 2. Released in Europe as Munchkin, this maze game’s North American title is an inside reference to then president of Philips Consumer Electronics, Kenneth C. Menkin. Designed […]
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Atari’s Yars Rising: Where’s All the FAN HATE Coming From?

Fan reaction to the recently-announced Yars Rising has been surprisingly divisive. It’s been accused of being too talky, too different, and “not Yars” at all. In this editorial, Jon shares his thoughts on Yars Rising and the negative fan feedback. From the renowned development studio WayForward Technologies, Inc. (Shantae, River City Girls, Advance Wars 1+2: […]