Episode Archive

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

  • 2022 in Review

    Episode  |  December 28th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  48 mins 28 secs
    break from the backlog, year in review

    Dave breaks down his favorite 2022 releases of the year in gaming.

  • 56: The Forgotten City (with Chris - 1 Hour 1 Decision)

    Episode  |  December 21st, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 57 mins
    game review, indie games, modern storyteller

    Dave is joined by Chris from 1 Hour, 1 Decision to discuss Modern Storyteller's 2021 narrative mystery, The Forgotten City.

  • 55: Inscryption (with John Rogers - Gaming in the Wild)

    Episode  |  December 14th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 45 mins
    card games, daniel mullins, game review, indie games

    Dave is joined by John Rogers from Gaming in the Wild to discuss Inscryption, the 2021 horror deckbuilder by Daniel Mullins.

  • Top 3 Video Game Items That Are Too Good to Use (Tube V.I.P. Producer's Choice with Chris Nelson)

    Episode  |  December 11th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  38 mins 49 secs
    bonus episode, producer's choice

    Dave is joined by Chris Nelson for the premiere of a new series on the Tube Network- the Tube VIP Producer's Choice.

  • 54: Pokemon Trading Card Game (GBC) (with Bill Barber - Gaming & Collecting Podcast)

    Episode  |  December 7th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 11 mins
    card games, game review, gameboy, pokemon, retro games

    Dave is joined by Bill Barber from Gaming & Collecting podcast to discuss the GameBoy Color adaptation of the Pokemon Trading Card game.

  • 53: Nier: Automata (with Andrew Kimball - Your Friendly Neighborhood Gamers & Katie Shesko)

    Episode  |  November 30th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 53 mins
    game review, nier, platinumgames, rpg

    Dave is joined by Andrew Kimball of Your Friendly Neighborhood Gamers and Katie Shesko to discuss Yoko Taro's breakout hit, Nier: Automata.

  • 52: Prey: Mooncrash (with Adam & Kiaran - The Good, the Bad & the Backlog)

    Episode  |  November 23rd, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 56 mins
    arkane studios, game review, horror games, immersive sim, prey, roguelike

    Dave is joined by Adam and Kiaran from The Good, the Bad & the Backlog to discuss Prey's roguelike expansion, Mooncrash.

  • 51: Prey (2017) (with Nick & Will - Friday Night Gamecast)

    Episode  |  November 16th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 49 mins
    arkane studios, game review, horror games, immersive sim, prey

    Dave is joined by Nick and Will from Friday Night Gamecast to discuss Arkane Studios' 2017 sci-fi immersive sim, Prey.

  • 50: Citizen Sleeper (with DeadbeatPunk - WTFDYW?!)

    Episode  |  November 9th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 5 mins
    citizen sleeper, game review, indie games, jump over the age, rpg

    Dave is joined by DeadbeatPunk from WTFDYW?! podcast to discuss Gareth Damian Martin's 2022 sci-fi RPG, Citizen Sleeper.

  • Happy Birthday to Tales from the Backlog! AMA + Reflections

    Episode  |  November 2nd, 2022  |  Season 1  |  36 mins 8 secs
    birthday, break from the backlog

    Dave reminisces about the first year of Tales from the Backlog and answers your questions!

  • 49: The Quarry (with Liv Beyer - Between 2 Gamers)

    Episode  |  October 26th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 56 mins
    game review, horror games, supermassive games

    Dave is joined by Liv Beyer from Between 2 Gamers to discuss Supermassive Games' 2022 horror adventure, The Quarry.

  • 48: The Last Door (with Adelaide Lohkamp)

    Episode  |  October 19th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 43 mins
    game review, horror games, indie games, point and click, the game kitchen

    Dave is joined by Adelaide Lohkamp to discuss The Game Kitchen's point-and-click Lovecraftian horror adventure, The Last Door.

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

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

    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
    3rd person shooter, 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
    atlus, game review, rts, 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, rpg, undertale

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