Episode Archive

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

  • 23: Persona 5 (with Aaron Angle and Ryan Arrington)

    Episode  |  March 23rd, 2022  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 39 mins
    atlus, games, jrpg, persona 5, video games

    Dave is joined by Aaron Angle and Ryan Arrington to discuss both Persona 5 and its expansion, Persona 5 Royal, the latest in the long-running series by Atlus.

  • 22: Before Your Eyes (with Brian Edwards - Cane & Rinse)

    Episode  |  March 16th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 8 mins
    before your eyes, games, indie, video games

    Dave is joined by Brian Edwards from Cane & Rinse to discuss GoodbyeWorld Games' wonderful experiment with interactivity, Before Your Eyes.

  • 21: King's Field: The Ancient City (with mysticreferee)

    Episode  |  March 9th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 59 mins
    fromsoftware, games, king's field iv, video games

    Dave is joined by mysticreferee to discuss part of FromSoftware's past, King's Field IV aka King's Field: The Ancient City.

  • We're on Discord! Come join us!

    Episode  |  March 7th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 min 24 secs
    games, video games

    Announcing the Tales from the Backlog and A Top 3 Podcast Discord server!

  • 20: Blasphemous (with Chris Nelson)

    Episode  |  March 2nd, 2022  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 7 mins
    blasphemous, games, metroidvania, video games

    Dave is joined by the ultimate penitent one, Chris Nelson, to discuss The Game Kitchen's 2019 metroidvania, Blasphemous

  • 19: Darkest Dungeon (with Andrew Tavin - TV Nopes and House of House)

    Episode  |  February 23rd, 2022  |  Season 1  |  3 hrs 36 secs
    darkest dungeon, games, video games

    Dave is joined by Andrew Tavin, host of the TV Nopes and House of House podcasts to discuss Red Hook Studio's 2016 dungeon crawler, Darkest Dungeon.

  • 18: Death's Door (with Brian and Ryan - List Off!)

    Episode  |  February 16th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 52 mins
    death's door, games, video games

    Dave is joined by both of the hosts of the List Off! podcast to discuss Acid Nerve's 2021 indie darling, Death's Door.

  • Break from the Backlog: Dark Souls Bosses Tier Rankings (with Jack Allen)

    Episode  |  February 14th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 36 mins
    dark souls, games, tier list, video games

    The Furtive Pygmy Jack Allen returns, as we put every boss in Dark Souls into a tier list.

  • 17: Dark Souls (with Jack Allen)

    Episode  |  February 9th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  3 hrs 11 mins
    dark souls, games, video games

    Dave is joined by Jack Allen to talk about the perfect Valentine's Day game- Dark Souls. Don't give up, skeleton!

  • 16: A Short Hike (with Ryan Delaney)

    Episode  |  February 7th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  56 mins 50 secs
    a short hike, games, video games

    In the fourth edition of the Lazy Sunday Series focusing on short indie games, Dave is joined by Ryan Delaney to discuss Adam Robinson-Yu's charming hiking game, A Short Hike.

  • 15: Hitman 2 (with Scott Danielson)

    Episode  |  January 31st, 2022  |  Season 1  |  3 hrs 48 mins
    games, hitman, video games

    Dave is joined by Scott Danielson for part 2 of their own personal Hitman World of Long Podcasts Trilogy.

  • 14: The Messenger (with Alfredo - The Dukes of Gaming)

    Episode  |  January 24th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 18 mins
    games, the messenger, video games

    Dave is joined by the Duke of Education himself, Alfredo Takori of the Dukes of Gaming podcast to discuss Sabotage Studio's 2018 retreaux action platformer, The Messenger.

  • 13: Disco Elysium (with Rick Firestone - Pixel Project Radio)

    Episode  |  January 17th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  3 hrs 44 mins
    disco elysium, games, rpg, video games

    Dave is joined by Rick Firestone of Pixel Project Radio to discuss ZA/UM's 2019 classic, Disco Elysium.

  • 12: Florence (with Heather Siddiqui and Nick Greenberg)

    Episode  |  January 10th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 10 mins
    florence, games, video games

    Dave is joined by Heather Siddiqui and Nick Greenberg to discuss the 2018 interactive visual novel by Mountains, Florence.

  • 11: Hollow Knight (with Jim Rodeman)

    Episode  |  January 3rd, 2022  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 13 mins
    games, hollow knight, metroidvania, team cherry, video games

    Dave is joined by anthropomorphic centipede Jim Rodeman to discuss Team Cherry's legendary metroidvania, Hollow Knight.

  • 2021 In Review

    Episode  |  December 31st, 2021  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 14 mins
    2021, break from the backlog, games, goty, video games

    Dave discusses his year in gaming, including the top games he played for the first time in 2021, each game he played that was actually released in 2021, and eventually naming his top 3 games from 2021 in the process.