Dave Jackson is a former dog catcher and current video games enthusiast.
Episode | January 25th, 2023 | Season 1 | 1 hr 42 mins
break from the backlog, roundtable
Dave is joined by Jared Moss (Play Along Podcast), Bill Barber (Gaming & Collecting) and Aaron Klaassen (Super Pod Saga) to discuss long games and why some of them entertain for 100+ hours while others burn us out long before the end.
59: Final Fantasy IX (with Rick Firestone - Pixel Project Radio and Alejandro Ortiz - A Random Gamer's Corner)
Episode | January 18th, 2023 | Season 1 | 2 hrs 34 mins
final fantasy, game review, jrpg, square enix
Dave is joined by Rick Firestone from Pixel Project Radio and Alejandro Ortiz from A Random Gamer's Corner to discuss Final Fantasy IX.
Episode | January 11th, 2023 | Season 1 | 1 hr 46 mins
game review, indie games, shovel knight, yacht club games
Dave is joined by Mikey Tabletop from Big Drink Energy podcast to discuss Yacht Club Games' landmark retro-styled platformer, Shovel Knight
Episode | January 4th, 2023 | Season 1 | 2 hrs 38 mins
game review, jrpg, xenoblade chronicles 3
Dave is joined by Kolby from Switch it Up to discuss Monolith Soft's third entry in the Xenoblade Chronicles series.
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.
Episode | December 21st, 2022 | Season 1 | 1 hr 57 mins
game review, indie games, the forgotten city
Dave is joined by Chris from 1 Hour, 1 Decision to discuss Modern Storyteller's 2021 narrative mystery, The Forgotten City.
Episode | December 14th, 2022 | Season 1 | 2 hrs 45 mins
deckbuilder, game review, indie games, inscryption
Dave is joined by John Rogers from Gaming in the Wild to discuss Inscryption, the 2021 horror deckbuilder by Daniel Mullins.
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.
Episode | December 7th, 2022 | Season 1 | 1 hr 11 mins
card games, game review, gameboy color, 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.
Episode | November 30th, 2022 | Season 1 | 2 hrs 53 mins
game review, nier, nier automata, platinumgames
Dave is joined by Andrew Kimball of Your Friendly Neighborhood Gamers and Katie Shesko to discuss Yoko Taro's breakout hit, Nier: Automata.
Episode | November 23rd, 2022 | Season 1 | 1 hr 56 mins
arkane studios, game review, 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.
Episode | November 16th, 2022 | Season 1 | 2 hrs 49 mins
arkane studios, game review, immersive sim, prey
Dave is joined by Nick and Will from Friday Night Gamecast to discuss Arkane Studios' 2017 sci-fi immersive sim, Prey.
Episode | November 9th, 2022 | Season 1 | 2 hrs 5 mins
citizen sleeper, game review, 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.
Episode | November 2nd, 2022 | Season 1 | 36 mins 8 secs
break from the backlog
Dave reminisces about the first year of Tales from the Backlog and answers your questions!
Episode | October 26th, 2022 | Season 1 | 1 hr 56 mins
game review, horror games, supermassive games, the quarry
Dave is joined by Liv Beyer from Between 2 Gamers to discuss Supermassive Games' 2022 horror adventure, The Quarry.
Episode | October 19th, 2022 | Season 1 | 1 hr 43 mins
game review, horror, point and click, the game kitchen, the last door
Dave is joined by Adelaide Lohkamp to discuss The Game Kitchen's point-and-click Lovecraftian horror adventure, The Last Door.