Ep. 433 – Ice Climber

Ice Climber

On this week’s episode we eat chocolate with an eight-year old! We also talk about Ice Climber for the NES (a little bit). Spoilers: the Cloud of Negativity reappears! Dave tells a short story that his wife will hate, we answer an email from Listener Jamie, we make fun of dead brave people, and we create a new TADPOG character: Judge David! There is a quiz about Disney villains falling.  Continue reading

Ep. 432 – Gradius


This week we’re firing up the Vic Viper’s engines and talking about Gradius for the NES. We assure you that there is game talk but we also take some time to open an incredible package from Terrified Michelle. There’s grousing about office Christmas parties. There are spoiler-free opinions on The Last Jedi. We come up with concepts for new t-shirts. And there is a Starship quiz.  Continue reading

Ep. 431 – Ghosts ‘n Goblins

Ghosts 'n Goblins

Being the wise and courageour podcasters that we are, we feel strongth welling in our bodies. This feeling can only mean one thing: it’s time to talk about Ghosts ‘n Goblins, the 1986 Capcom platformer for the NES. We also talk about difficult games in general, QTPi “mearch”, sexual miscommunications, and Dave administers a “Ghosts or Goblins” quiz.  Continue reading

Ep. 430 – Galaga


We’re talking about Galaga, the 1981 sequel to Galaxian on this episode. Specifically, we’re talking about the bemusingly-named NES port “Galaga: Demons of Death”. We’re recording in a new studio, hereforth known as Blanket Oasis. We talk about the upcoming meet-up (aka TADPOG Prom) at the 2018 Louisville Arcade Expo. There are two quizzes: a Gal Quiz and an Alien Bugs Quiz, and we wrap things up by answering listener voicemail.  Continue reading