The Story of Mario Paint | Gaming Historian

Get the best deals while shopping online ▸ Honey is FREE and finds coupons with the click of a button. Thanks Honey for sponsoring! In the early 90’s, Nintendo faced mounting pressure to provide more educational games. Their answer was Mario Paint. Learn the story behind the game and how it changed the lives […]

Awesome Possum: Tengen’s Failed Mascot | Gaming Historian

New viewer? Subscribe! ► In 1993, Tengen wanted their own Mario or Sonic. They created Awesome Possum. On the surface, it’s nothing special. But behind the game is a story about climate change, possums, and a ridiculous lawsuit. Support the show on Patreon ► Follow The Gaming Historian on: Facebook ► Twitter […]

ANALOG FRONTIERS – Part 1: The World of Vintage Gaming / MY LIFE IN GAMING

Analog Frontiers is a documentary series about the people and technology that keep classic gaming alive. Part 1 introduces eight key contributors to the scene whose stories serve as an overview of why people play vintage games and how their passion for the technology has made it possible to continue playing the classics today and […]

The Story of Super Mario Bros. 3 | Gaming Historian

A documentary about the creation of Super Mario Bros. 3, the unparalleled hype surrounding its release, and why it’s considered one of the greatest games of all time. 00:00 – Intro 01:19 – Part 1: The Ultimate Mario 24:21 – Part 2: The Hype 38:13 – Part 3: The Greatest 45:59 – End Credits New […]

Retro Gaming Merchandise – Scott The Woz

Scott takes a look at Walmart’s clearance bin. Merchandise for Charity 2019: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram: Music Used: “Menu” from SNES Classic Edition “Menu” from NES Classic Edition “Norfair Ancient Ruins” from Super Metroid “Menu” from Sega Genesis Mini “Mappy Medley” from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate “Fight” from Punch-Out!! (NES) “Music 02” […]

The Story of Zelda: Link’s Awakening | Gaming Historian

Go to, to take back your Internet privacy TODAY and find out how you can get 3 months free. New viewer? Subscribe! ► Learn the complete history of The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening. What began as an after-hours passion project turned into one of the greatest Zelda games of all time. Learn […]

The Sega Genesis in 1990 | Classic Gaming Quarterly

Episode 59 – The Sega Genesis in 1990. We pick up where “The Sega Genesis in 1989” and launch episodes left off. 46 games came out for the Genesis in 1990; some great, many good, and a few stinkers. Standout titles include Truxton, Golden Axe, Phantasy Star II, Thunder Force III, and Castle of Illusion. […]

Aladdin Deck Enhancer | Gaming Historian

New viewer? Subscribe! ► Learn about the history of a unique NES accessory, the Aladdin Deck Enhancer! In the early 90’s, the 16-bit war between Sega and Nintendo was heating up. But one company was thinking about the past: Camerica. In January of 1993, they announced the Aladdin Deck Enhancer, a device for your […]