Insert Credit Show
Insert Credit Show
Dec 27, 2020
Ep. 165 - Best of Insert Credit 2020
Play • 1 hr 15 min

Some podcasts pull up old audio and call it a day, but when Insert Credit goes retro, we do it up right. All-time great questions return anew for fresh answers. Original music by Kurt Feldman.

Questions this week:

  1. Who are the greatest frauds in video games? (09:52)
  2. How would you adapt Bartleby the Scrivener into a video game? (15:13)
  3. Which video game characters who have never met before would you set up for a blind date? (19:28)
  4. What is the exact middle game? (24:04)
  5. What the hell is wrong with video games? (29:01)
  6. A national pizza chain has hired you to choose the games to emulate on their arcade cabinet; but they can only be abandonware by defunct publishers. What do you choose? (32:13)
  7. If there were a video game convention where only one company could represent each country, who would be there? (37:35)
  8. Who is the Prince of video games? (43:16)
  9. How could we save Sega by readjusting their timeline? (48:50)
  10. What's the Day the Clown Cried of Video Games? (53:43)

LIGHTNING ROUND: Pokedexperts (01:00:39)

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Neil Thomas and John Shawler
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