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X-Men Arcade with John Horsley and Kenric Regan

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.

If you want to be a guest on the show please check out the Be a A Guest on the Show page and let me know what you’re interested in.

If you want to help support the show check out the Play Comics Patreon page or head over to the Support page if you want to go another route. You can also check out the Play Comics Merch Store.

Play Comics is part of the Gonna Geek Network, which is a wonderful collection of geeky podcasts. Be sure to check out the other shows on Gonna Geek if you need more of a nerd fix.

You can find Play Comics @playcomicscast on Twitter and in the Play Comics Podcast Fan Group on Facebook.

You can find John and Kenric at Spoiler Country, on Twitter @spoiler_country or @y2cl or @XKenricX.

Thanks to Scott of NerdSync for that sweet sweet intro drop.

A big thanks to GamerHeads as well as The Controller Throwers for the promos today.

Music by Best Day, who makes music almost as good as my Brussels sprouts.

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