Welcome to the first episode of the Backlog Busting Project. Where Wes Harrington and Randy Isbelle introduce what this journey is all about. They discuss games they are adding to their backlogs, perhaps some news, but mostly they talk about playing older games. Through these 37 episodes, they played a variety of games across many generations.
On this show, the focus is on Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, with both of them playing the game and speaking on it’s innovative gameplay and touching story. While Randy begins his run through Earthbound. He gives his early thoughts on the game, but make sure to tune-in to the next show for much more on that. Wes discusses his love of RPG’s and why Legend of Dragoon is one of the Playstation 1’s most underrated gems.
Backlog Busting Project: A Tale of Two Sons, Legend of Dragoon, Earthbound
About Backlog Busting Project
This biweekly podcast, run by Wes Harrington and Randy Isbelle chronicles their ongoing battle against the forces of Bak’laag — or to put it in laymen’s terms, their video game backlogs.
So what exactly is the Backlog Busting Project? Biweekly, Wes and Randy get together talk about some of the latest things in the gaming community, then dive right in to talking about their experiences with three different games:
1. A game that Wes is playing but Randy is not
2. A game that Randy is playing but Wes is not
3. A game that both are playing.
It is a new adventure on each episode, so be sure to check out the description to see if they cover your favorite game.
Randy Isbelle is a fan of platformers and sports games mostly, but enjoys games from almost every genre. He’s also a life long New York Jets fan as well. Randy has a history of writing reviews for various websites, and has a collection of over 2,000 video games. The dude knows his stuff. When he’s not writing or playing games, he’s spending time with his girlfriend and two children.
Wes Harrington is a lifelong geek with a penchant for RPGs and a burning hatred for Hotline Miami. He’s also a lifelong Seattle sports fan, and has been since before the Seahawks were anything more than mediocre. Wes does Video Game Reviews and hosts the Backlog Busting Project for W2Mnet.com