This show’s unintentional theme is cultural divides. With me returning to the UK later this year Darren decided to prepare me for re-entry with terrifying snippets from the British tabloid ‘The Sun’. While this is an apt reintroduction to the state of my home nation, I cannot help but feel there is a veiled message from Darren to stay in the land of sushi and fun that is Japan. Continue reading The DoFuss Show – Trying To Bridge Cultural Divides.
Happy 20th Birthday Mega Drive. This week is a celebration of Sega’s golden years and they numerous iterations, additions to and licensing of the Mega Drive. We also turn our eyes to the last few weeks bigger news stories from a slightly eastern perspective. And I say its podcast 7. So it is. I don’t care how many you think you’ve counted… Click here to download Podcast 7 (45MB) Continue reading Podcast 7 – 31/10/2008
In which we prove we can at least record ourselves talking and edit out discussions about my tax returns. We talk about trouble setting up the recording, the site, and recent stabbings in Japan and the atmosphere its creating. O and talk about Bangai-O Spirits, Ninja Five-O and Wari-O (sorry couldn’t resist.) Sorry for the large file size, still fighting with audio software. Click here to download Podcast 1 (61MB) Continue reading Podcast 1 – 31/07/2008
Charitably you could call me fair skinned, or less charitably ginger. So as a child on vacation I was either smearing sun-block over my blubber or hiding in arcades playing ‘Star Wars.’ Its crisp graphics still burn brightly as one of my earliest memories. Sadly arcades are dieing, victim to what the home experience now offers. Graphics, online play, peripherals – each one a donut to diabetic arcades. In Japan arcades are kept on a balanced diet to prolong their life. One-on-one fighter fans flock to new releases. Collectable card games, themed from horse racing to D&D, supply distraction for … Continue reading The Death of the Arcade?