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What makes a game a game? The mechanics, conventions, technologies, and traditions of video games have a rich history that rivals that of any other medium.

Join Byron, a video game history aficionado, as he explores the stories behind the games you love - from their humble beginnings on oscilloscopes to modern day consoles.

New episodes monthly.

Subquests Byron Storey

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What makes a game a game? The mechanics, conventions, technologies, and traditions of video games have a rich history that rivals that of any other medium.

Join Byron, a video game history aficionado, as he explores the stories behind the games you love - from their humble beginnings on oscilloscopes to modern day consoles.

New episodes monthly.

    A Brief History of the RPG

    A Brief History of the RPG

    RPG franchises like The Elder Scrolls and Final Fantasy didn't just appear one day as the polished, AAA titles they are now. And to really understand how they came to be, we have to go back and see where they came from.

    In this episode, we take a look at the RPG and it's origins in Prussian wargaming, Dungeons & Dragons, and the creative use of college computers.

    Music and Sound

    Bumpers

    Pixel Lounge by Streambeats: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_KE88Au6Fc&list=OLAK5uy_nD5xnCbhoOOgu5SS0vqjYdp0sTTFCMAhQ

    Wandering Light by Streambeats: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2JTFoA1poQg&list=OLAK5uy_nD5xnCbhoOOgu5SS0vqjYdp0sTTFCMAhQ&index=8

    Other

    Patagonia by Scott Buckley – www.scottbuckley.c

    • 28 min
    Trailer - Subquests

    Trailer - Subquests

    What makes a game a game? The mechanics, conventions, technologies, and traditions of video games have a rich history that rivals that of any other medium. And those stories deserve to be told.

    It's dangerous to go alone, so join Byron as he explores the stories behind the games you love - from their humble beginnings on oscilloscopes, to the strange side projects of well-known gaming brands, to the cutting edge tech behind modern games.

    • 2 min

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