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Welcome to the Video Wizards podcast

Video Wizards is a monthly podcast about the arcade games of the 1980s and 1990s and their cultural context, by two survivors of the scene.

Every month, hosts Ben Cartlidge and Michiel Kroder, with editing assistance by Juli Reed, take a look at what arcade games came out or were popular in that same month, in a random year from the last two decades of the 20th century.

We deliver a rich tapestry of talk and sounds of what was going on in the arcades, restaurants, pubs, cafes, snack bars and fish ‘n chips shops that housed the games we played, but also what was going on in popular culture and the world around us, with Ben bringing the UK perspective and Michiel looking at things from a Dutch point of view.


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