The Action Points Podcast! Episode 80: Getting Nostalgic with Ken Lee (If Living Is Without You)

In this episode:

We are joined by Ken Lee from the Hyper PixelCast as we discuss nostalgia in media. We also talk about what we get nostalgic about, remakes, licensed board games of old properties and the usage of pixel art to evoke nostalgia. In reviews, Evan talks about Captain Toad Treasure Tracker and collecting Amiibos, I encourage you to check out Helldivers, Ken gives us the rundown on the current season of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Adam laments the impending death of Internet Explorer.

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Episode 80 – Getting Nostalgic with Ken Lee (If Living Is Without You)

Music: Theme for Harold (var. 2) by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0.

Links for the things we talked about:

You can find Ken on Twitter as @PixelHunt, and on the Hyper PixelCast (also on iTunes)

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

Nintendo entering the mobile market

Kirby: Canvas Curse

Elite Beat Agents

iNiS also made The Black Eyed Peas Experience

Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

Evan is collecting the Amiibos


Warhammer 40,000

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Inhumans and the Terrigen Mists


Kill Screen’s review of Helldivers

Alien Swarm

Microsoft is sending Internet Explorer to a farm upstate

Ghostbusters is getting His and Hers versions


Part man, part machine, ALL CAPS

V for VendettaThe Novelisation







Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann

Adam Steiner and the 1st Somerset Strikers

MechWarrior Online

Shovel Knight

Mega Man 10


Dust: An Elysian Tail

Ori and the Blind Forest

Child of Light

Mark of the Ninja

VanillawareMuramasa: The Demon Blade and Dragon’s Crown

Ghostbusters: The Board Game on Kickstarter

Conan on Kickstarter

The Thunderbirds Co-operative Board Game on Kickstarter



Floating Market

Twilight Imperium

All’s Well, Ends Well

Risk Black Ops

Risk Onyx Edition

Baldur’s Gate

Pokemon Gold and Silver

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War

Company of Heroes

Warhammer 40,000: Conquest

Tokusatsu series


Kamen Rider

Super Sentai

My Neighbors the Yamadas

Dennou Keisatsu Cybercop

Ultraman Great

Ultraman Tiga, Dyna and Gaia

Transformers vs. G.I. Joe

Real Robot vs Super Robot (WARNING: TVTROPES)



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