Episode Archive

59 episodes of Tales from the Backlog since the first episode, which aired on October 25th, 2021.

  • 46: Resident Evil 4 (with Michael Mays)

    Episode  |  October 5th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 26 mins
    capcom, games, horror, resident evil 4, video games

    Dave is joined by Michael Mays to discuss Capcom's 2005 pillar of both survival horror and 3rd person shooters, Resident Evil 4.

  • 45: 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (with Rick Firestone - Pixel Project Radio)

    Episode  |  September 28th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 51 mins
    13 sentinels, atlus, games, vanillaware, video games, visual novel

    Dave is joined by Rick Firestone from Pixel Project Radio to discuss Vanillaware's 2019 mind-bending sci-fi adventure, 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim

  • 44: Undertale (with Eric Gess - The Unlockables)

    Episode  |  September 21st, 2022  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 18 mins
    games, indie games, undertale, video games

    Dave is joined by Eric Gess from The Unlockables podcast to discuss Toby Fox's indie megahit, Undertale.

  • 43: Chrono Trigger (with Josh Covel - Still Loading)

    Episode  |  September 14th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 33 mins
    chrono trigger, games, jrpg, video games

    Dave is joined by Josh Covel from Still Loading podcast to discuss Chrono Trigger.

  • 42: Spec Ops: The Line (with Chris Coplien - Retro Hangover)

    Episode  |  September 7th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 29 mins
    games, spec ops the line, video games

    Dave is joined by Chris Coplien from Retro Hangover to discuss Spec Ops: The Line.

  • 41: The Last of Us (with Ben Robinson - Play Along Podcast)

    Episode  |  August 31st, 2022  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 33 mins
    games, naughty dog, the last of us, video games

    Dave is joined by Ben Robinson from Play Along Podcast to discuss The Last of Us.

  • 2022 Summer Retrolympics! (Hosted by Secret Levels podcast)

    Episode  |  August 27th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 33 mins
    games, video games

    This is the 2022 Summer Retrolympics, hosted by the Secret Levels podcast!

  • 40: Outer Wilds (with Keith Gasper - The Main Quest)

    Episode  |  August 24th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 30 mins
    games, indie games, outer wilds, video games

    Dave is joined once again by Keith Gasper from The Main Quest podcast to discuss Mobius Digital's 2019 open world space sim, Outer Wilds.

  • Tales from the Backlog V.I.P.- Top 25 Games (Preview)

    Episode  |  August 20th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  28 mins 4 secs
    games, video games

    A preview of a patron-only top 25 games of all time episode.

  • 39: Deathloop (with Morgan Remington - Intergalactic Pinecone)

    Episode  |  August 17th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 54 mins
    deathloop, games, immersive sim, roguelike, video games

    Dave is joined by Morgan Remington from Intergalactic Pinecone to discuss Arkane Studios' time loop roguelike, Deathloop.

  • 38: Vampire Survivors (with Chris Rettig)

    Episode  |  August 10th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 57 mins
    games, roguelike, vampire survivors, video games

    Dave is joined by Chris Rettig to discuss an indie game that took the gaming world by storm, Vampire Survivors.

  • 37: Mega Man X (with Chris Nelson)

    Episode  |  August 3rd, 2022  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 8 mins
    capcom, games, mega man, snes, video games

    Dave and special guest Chris Nelson go back in time to discuss Capcom's 1993 classic, Mega Man X.

  • Patreon Announcement

    Episode  |  August 1st, 2022  |  Season 1  |  5 mins 26 secs
    games, video games

    Hello there! Tales from the Backlog is now listener-supported via Patreon! This is a short announcement and explanation of the current support tiers!

  • Tales from the Backlog V.I.P.- Stray (Preview)

    Episode  |  August 1st, 2022  |  Season 1  |  13 mins 10 secs
    games, stray, video games

    Dave gives a preview of a patron-only bonus episode covering Stray.

  • Break from the Backlog: Elden Ring Bosses Tier List (with Jim Rodeman)

    Episode  |  July 27th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 53 mins
    break from the backlog, elden ring, fromsoftware, games, video games

    Wrapping up Elden Ring month, as per tradition, Dave is joined by Jim Rodeman to tier-rank the Elden Ring bosses.

  • Break from the Backlog: Elden Ring for the FromSoftware Newbie (with Aaron Angle and Ryan Arrington)

    Episode  |  July 20th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 26 mins
    break from the backlog, elden ring, fromsoftware, games, video games

    Dave is joined by Aaron Angle and Ryan Arrington to discuss one simple question- why is Elden Ring the most approachable FromSoftware game for new players?