The X-Men return with an arcade game that came to home consoles a mere 18 years later based on a cartoon pilot that eventually became our beloved 90s X-Men cartoon. Listen as Chris is joined by John Horsley and Kenric Reagan of Spoiler Country take a look at this gem of the 90s arcade world.
Learn such things as:
- What happens when you base a game on a show that barely exists? (Yeah, I know we said this last time. It still applies.)
- Which guest had an unfair advantage when it came to arcade playing cash?
- Who really deserves to be remembered better from the playable roster?
- The Stan Lee interviews that we talk about? They’re real! Jim Lee and Chris Claremont
- And so much more!
BREAKING NEWS!: I love Twitter and its ability to quickly find information. Thanks to @KingImpulse for putting out the call to see who did the sweet sweet art for the X-Men cabinet,to @barelysushi, @calamityjon, @juggergrim, @Gojira007X, and @talestoenrage for answering that call, and to @rusty_shackles for actually figuring it out. Check out his tweet here and bask in all of it’s glory!
If I missed anyone then just know that these shownotes were written up the Thursday before this episode released, so you probably just answered after I wrote them. But know that I think you’re super cool as well.
And now back to your regularly scheduled show notes.
Thanks to Scott of NerdSync for that sweet sweet intro drop.
Music by Best Day, who makes music almost as good as my Brussels sprouts.