The parent-to-child dynamics of the 80s and 90s are largely different than they are now for the current day and age. Many of the kids who grew up playing Atari, Nintendo, and Sega are now all grown up and wondering how video games will impact their own kids. In this episode, we bring in veteran parent MasterDad to discuss how parents in the old days viewed video games and how they managed it from a parenting standpoint. Then MasterJoe talks about how adults today, who are gamers themselves, are thinking about how video games will influence their parenting. Also featuring some rare nuggets about MasterJoe's childhood and who was responsible for introducing him to Nintendo!
EDIT: We learned after recording this episode that the President of Nintendo, Saturo Iwata, has sadly passed at the young age of 55. We are particularly saddened by this news as we are both avid Nintendo fans and have been enjoying Nintendo games since childhood. We would like to join with so many others who have said thank you to Mr. Iwata for everything he's done and everything he stands for in the gaming community. Our prayers go out to his family, friends and co-workers. May he rest in peace.
BONUS: What is Socrates, Father-and-Son Invaders 64, Save the Yoshis, Wii Sports Remix, MasterKids?
RUNTIME: 1 hour 3 minutes
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