Backlog Busting Project’s Top 100 Games: Arcade to NES Era


After a hiatus of nearly one full year, the Backlog Busting Project returns as Wes Harrington and Randy Isbelle team up to take down their massive backlogs. But before they do, they’re going to team up with the other staff of to determine the Top 100 Games of All Time. On this week’s episode, Wes, Randy, and Robert Taylor discuss nominations from the arcade and 8-bit/NES Era of gaming.

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Backlog Busting Project’s Top 100 Games: Arcade & NES Era

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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

Randy Isbelle has two major roles for W2Mnet. He is not only the Dept Head for W2Mnet Games, he’s also one of the two Senior Editors for W2MNet Football. Randy 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 does everything from game reviews and organizing football articles, to hosting Football 2 the MAX and Fantasy Football 2 the MAX too. When Randy isn’t busy writing, podcasting or playing video games, he’s spending time with his girlfriend and two children.

Wes Harrington

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

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