Back In My Play: A Podcast For Nostalgic Gamers



Every week we look back on our memories of the video games we played growing up. We discuss a brief history of the game, the memories that impacted our lives, and the experience of going back to the games in the present day.


  • 129: Ports and Possibilities with Mike Mika

    28/08/2019 Duración: 01h11min

    Mike Mika joins Kevin to talk about incredible office clean up finds, new mini consoles, making new games in old engines, the latest projects at Digital Eclipse and Other Ocean and much More!

  • 128: Resident Evil 4

    18/08/2019 Duración: 01h31min

    John Linneman and Ryan Payton join Kevin to remember and revist Resident Evil 4.

  • 127: Retro Hangout with John Linneman and Greg Sewart

    11/08/2019 Duración: 01h14min

    John Linneman and Greg Sewart join Kevin to talk about hardware revisions old and new, retro hardware projects, the Famicom Disk System, recent retro rereleases, new Mini consoles, and much more!

  • 126: Super Mike Mika Holiday Special 64

    21/12/2018 Duración: 01h14min

    Mike Mika returns to discuss the process of curating and developing the SNK 40th Anniversary Collection, #IDARB 2, the Intellivision Amico, fascinating arcade to home ports and much more!

  • 125 (Halo: Combat Evolved)

    09/12/2018 Duración: 01h38min

    This episode we remember and revisit Halo: Combat Evolved on the Microsoft XBOX. Halo: CE launched with the XBOX on November 15, 2001. Upon release it defined a console and even a brand. Guest hosting are John Linneman and Ryan Payton.

  • 124: PS1 Classic and Alternatives, Console Mods, FPGAs and more!

    02/12/2018 Duración: 02h02min

    John Linneman of Digital Foundry and Peter Brown of Gamespot join Kevin to talk about the PS1 Classic (including better alternatives), the future of backwards compatibility, retro console mods, FPGAs and more!

  • 123: Fall Preview (Ys, Shenmue, RPGs, Music, Ports!)

    01/09/2018 Duración: 01h26min

    We are back with HUGE catch up episode talking about DF Retro, Shenmue, Ys VIII, Okami, Dragon Quest, Hori's Switch D-Pad, video game music, Streets of Rage 4 and other retro game news and topics! 

  • 122: 3D Dot Game Heroes and SEGA News

    19/04/2018 Duración: 01h27min

    This episode we discuss 3D Dot Game Heroes and some big SEGA News.

  • 121: Burnout 3: Takedown

    09/03/2018 Duración: 01h17min

    Chris Johnston and Greg Sewart join Kevin to remember and revisit Burnout 3: Takedown on the PS2 and XBOX. Also Kevin does his best to defend the superior game, Burnout Paradise. And Patreons, make sure you stick around for a bonus segment on crazy PS3 launch stories. You can become a Patreon, support the show and get access to the bonus content at

  • 120: The Power of the Cell (Part 1: History and Preservation of PS3 Hardware)

    02/03/2018 Duración: 01h16min

    John Linneman returns to go down a PS3 hardware rabbit hole. We Talk about he announcement, launch, final tech, console revisions, best practices and versions of the hardware to pick up and a warning about Dual Shock 3s. Also for Paterons we have a bonus segment about living in Japan and the Yakuza series.

  • 119: Half-Life

    23/02/2018 Duración: 01h11min

    John Linneman joins Kevin to remember and revisit Half-Life on the PC. We also look back on the fascinating history of it's console ports and much more! Patreons also get a 30-minute discussion on collecting for the PS3.

  • 118: A Look Back on Retro Gaming in 2017

    28/12/2017 Duración: 01h20min

    John Linneman from Digital Foundry joins Kevin to take a look back on the year in retro gaming. We discuss new hardware, retro inspired software, what he learned in the past year producing DF Retro (lots of 32X fun), the future of retro gaming, our Top 5 games of the year and more! 

  • 117: Super Holiday Special II Turbo' w/ Mike Mika

    18/12/2017 Duración: 01h06min

    Mike Mika returns to talk about the Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection, the resurgence of retro game rereleases, the future of console iterations, updates on The Video Game History Foundation, his favorite games of the year and more! 

  • Episode 116: Summer of XBOX Finale (Panzer Dragoon Orta Interview)

    02/10/2017 Duración: 01h28min

    Ryan Payton joins Kevin for the finale of the Summer of XBOX. We wrap up with a recap discussion on the XBOX and Ryan brought an interview with the Director of Panzer Dragoon Orta, Akihiko Mukaiyama. Also make sure to subscribe to Camouflaj Radio to hear more of the interview and other great gaming discussion.

  • Episode 115: Weekend Hangout w/ Mohammed Taher

    19/09/2017 Duración: 59min

    Mohammed Taher returns to hang out and talk retro games and video game music. We discuss going back to RPGs, tactic games, hidden video game soundtrack gems on digital services and much more!

  • Episode 114: Super Metroid

    25/08/2017 Duración: 01h33min

    John Linneman of Digital Foundry and Peter Brown of GameSpot join Kevin to remember and revisit Super Metroid.

  • Episode 113: The Reveal and Legacy of the XBOX

    11/08/2017 Duración: 01h16min

    Crispin Boyer and Mark MacDonald join Kevin to talk about their EGM cover story revealing the final version of the XBOX to the world. We also discuss the impact of the console on the industry and their memories of the launch.

  • Episode 112: Mike Mika Retro Projector Drive By

    28/07/2017 Duración: 01h13min

    Mike Mika joins Kevin to talk about the latest at Digital Eclipse, projecting retro games on random buildings, latest retro game finds, hardest parts of game development and more!

  • Epiosde 111: Ed Fries Interview (Summer of XBOX)

    30/06/2017 Duración: 01h03min

    Ed Fries, founder of Microsoft Game Studios and part of the original XBOX team joins Kevin and John Linneman to talk about early XBOX hardware/OS iterations, rumors of Dreamcast backwards compatibility, the RARE Ltd. accusation, relations with Japanese developers and more!

  • Episode 110: The XBOX in Japan

    16/06/2017 Duración: 01h26min

    Ryan Payton joins Kevin to talk about the relationship between Japan and the Xbox, the important relationship with Sega, Japan exclusive games and more!

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