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The Indoor Kids: Mascots and More with Dominic Dierkes

Today, the Indoor Kids welcome pal Dominic Dierkes to run through the history of video game mascots. From Pac-Man to Alex Kidd to Bubzy to Nathan Drake, they go through them all. Plus, they talk about the games they’re playing, the movies they just watched, TV, and more! And Burnside stops by to talk gaming on the toilet and to play the Twitter game!

The picture is Polygon Man, failed PlayStation mascot.

Games Discussed

Crash Bandiboot, Sonic the Hedgehog, Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, Mario, Alex Kidd, Bonk, Awesome Possum, Rockey Rodent, Bubsy, Blinx: The Time Sweeper, Earthworm Jim, Boogerman, Toe Jam & Earl, Ratchet and Clank, Sly Cooper, Jak and Dexter, Conker’s Bad Fur Day, Aero the Acro-Bat, Gex, Halo, Uncharted, Gears of War, Little Big Planet, Polygon Man, Max Payne, Greendog: The Beached Surfer Dude, UFC, Guacamelee!, Nimble Quest, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon

TV Shows Discussed

The Americans, SNL, Workaholics, Game of Thrones, Hannibal, Mad Men

Movies Discussed

Iron Man 3, Fight Club, Manborg

Books Discussed

Red Dragon, Super Mario: How Nintendo Conquered America, The Wit and Wisdom of Tyrion Lannister

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