Episode Archive

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

  • 47: Parasite Eve (with Michael Berger - Bits of Time)

    Episode  |  October 12th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 41 mins
    game review, horror games, jrpg, parasite eve

    Dave is joined by Michael Berger from the Bits of Time podcast to discuss Square's 1998 survival horror/JRPG mashup, Parasite Eve.

  • 46: Resident Evil 4 (with Michael Mays)

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

    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, game review, vanillaware, 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
    game review, indie games, undertale

    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, game review, jrpg, retro game

    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
    game review, spec ops the line, third person shooter

    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
    game review, horror games, naughty dog, the last of us

    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
    retro 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
    game review, indie games, outer wilds

    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
    tales from the backlog vip

    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
    arkane studios, deathloop, game review, immersive sim, roguelike

    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
    game review, indie games, roguelike, vampire survivors

    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, game review, mega man, retro games, snes

    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
    patreon

    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
    game review, indie games, stray, tales from the backlog vip

    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, tier list

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