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Big Box PC Game Collectors PodCast
21 minutes | Jun 14, 2020
Reproduction Game Boxes
In this episode, Dan and Joel discuss reproduction and bootleg big box PC game boxes, as well as reshrinkwrapping games.
29 minutes | Apr 24, 2019
The Worst Game Endings
On this episode, the Big Box PC Game Collectors get together to discuss the worst game endings - everything from Eye of the Beholder's non-ending to Mass Effect 3's color coded fiasco.
31 minutes | Apr 24, 2019
Modern Game Preservation
On this episode, the Big Box PC Game Collectors discuss game preservation, specifically how future generations will deal with modern games which require constant internet connections to play as a form of digital rights management.
111 minutes | Apr 24, 2019
Special Guests: Corey and Lori Cole
The Big Box PC Game Collectors had the privilege of Corey and Lori Cole attending our hangout in June of 2015. We discussed their time at Sierra, the Quest for Glory series, and their new game Hero-U.
52 minutes | Apr 24, 2019
Special Guest: Josh Mandel
In 2015 we had the pleasure of having a conversation with the one-and-only Josh Mandel. We discussed his start in gaming, his time at Sierra Online as well as Legend Entertainment, and the work he is doing now.
23 minutes | Apr 24, 2019
A Brief First Person Shooter History
The FPS genre became popular almost immediately upon inception. They continue to be the some of the most popular games released. On this episode, we outline a brief first person shooter history.
36 minutes | Apr 24, 2019
Why Do We Collect Big Box PC Games?
The eternal question: why do we collect big box PC games? We'll explore that subject in depth on this episode of the BBPCGC PodCast!
32 minutes | Apr 24, 2019
Sierra Online Retrospective
This is the Big Box PC Game Collectors Podcast recorded May 14, 2015. On this episode: we talk about Sierra Online, their storied history, their most influential games, and the end of the adventure game era.
46 minutes | Apr 24, 2019
Special Guest: John Romero
On this episode, we welcome a very special guest: John Romero of id Software and Ion Storm fame! John spent some time with us talking about his vintage Apple II game collection and the developers who made them, including Nasir Gebelli and Synergistic Software.We also discussed the pros and cons of emulation with classic PC games, and the struggles of playing these games on classic hardware.
69 minutes | Apr 24, 2019
Was Gaming Really Better Back Then?
On this episode: we discuss whether we're viewing classic gaming through rose-tinted glasses, the redefining of "nerds" as "cool," and our favorite games from our personal collections.
71 minutes | Apr 24, 2019
FMV Games, Sealed Games, and Remakes
On this episode we discuss the history of FMV games, whether it's wise to keep your big box PC games sealed, and how we feel about the modern trend of remakes and sequels.
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