90 episodes

Remember those arcade games you played as a kid? They are still out there. Come with us and we will tell you all about what it is like to find, restore, maintain and play these old games. Interested in acquiring games and starting a collection or just hearing some stories and reminiscing about the arcades and games of the past? This is the podcast you've been looking for.

Coin Rejects - Classic Arcade Podcast Coin Rejects

    • Leisure
    • 4.4 • 25 Ratings

Remember those arcade games you played as a kid? They are still out there. Come with us and we will tell you all about what it is like to find, restore, maintain and play these old games. Interested in acquiring games and starting a collection or just hearing some stories and reminiscing about the arcades and games of the past? This is the podcast you've been looking for.

    Sweet Taters

    Sweet Taters

    In this episode, we delve into the hilarious, and sometimes deeply troubling, cult classic film Hollywood Zap. Released in 1986, this movie is a wild ride packed with outrageous characters, improbable plot twists and some sweet taters. Oh yeah, there are a few classic arcade games in there too. Join us as we critically dissect this b-movie.

    We also respond to listener email and give an update on what is going on in our own arcades. Enjoy!

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Dig Dog

    Dig Dog

    Join us as we explore the twisting, turning tunnels of Namco's 1982 classic, Dig Dug. We will discuss the cabinet design, art package, graphics, sound and everything in between. We have a little sidebar on our thoughts on patterns in games and let you know how we did in our high score challenge. Enjoy!

    • 1 hr 19 min
    All Curb Finds

    All Curb Finds

    Welcome to our bi-monthly update episode. This time around we talk about EM pins/games, test rig setups and what make a good arcade nowadays. We also do a little wrap-up on our experience at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo. All that and our game room updates. Enjoy!

    • 2 hr 5 min
    Flamin' Hot Shorts

    Flamin' Hot Shorts

    Join us as we try to help Bub and Bob rescue their girlfriends from Baron Von Blubba in the Cave of Monsters. That's right, our game of the episode is Bubble Bobble. Enjoy!

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Candy Cab Alley

    Candy Cab Alley

    In this episode, we field many listener questions including which of our games would earn the most in a public location. We go over what went down at CAX 2023, talk a little about the upcoming Portland Retro Gaming Expo and give you some updates on our arcades. Enjoy!

    • 1 hr 52 min
    It's Jousty

    It's Jousty

    In this episode we visit the Ian's prototype HouseCade and play 1983's Mario Bros. by Nintendo. We learn Mario and Luigi's last name, liken this game to a classic Williams title and go over all the things we like (and dislike) about this title. Enjoy!

    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

Firehawk618 ,

Great classic arcade show

If you like classic arcade games (mainly bronze age and golden age) then you’ll certainly appreciate the show. There’s some cussin so might not want to play it if you have young ones or your momma present. Give it a listen. You won’t be disappointed.

Mmullen1980 ,

Stop sniffling into the mic

Whoever is loudly sniffling their nose into the mic needs to stop. Great show otherwise.

BFiddy (TFT) ,

Zaxx-off

Good podcast. The only thing stopping it from getting a 7-star rating is the language. Not enough cursing.

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