List of My So Called 8bit Life Episodes

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My So Called 8bit Life is a podcast hosted by Roberto Villegas. Every week Roberto interviews someone from one of the communities he's passionate about.

Episodes, 2015

My So Called 8bit Life Episode Catalog, 2015
No. in series Duration Episode Title Guests Original Air Date
189 1:05:58 Soap Opera Smash Down Rick Foster August 3, 2015
Roberto and Rick start off with meta talk but it quickly subsides. They talk about the 2020 Olympics & how Roberto is going to learn Japanese, Soccer mascots, Hulk Hogan & other pro-wrestling drama, how wrestling is fake but also REAL, the evolution of NFL sportertainment, the Minecraft movie, and more!
188 54:49 Sweet Wrist Action Charles Rubach July 27, 2015
With Charles being on Jump Point, you’d think they’d have nothing to talk about. Wrong! Roberto and Charles talk about the Pebble Time, discuss the sweet world of finances, how Charles nearly cut his thumb off, midget ninjas!, Dwayne Johnson’s acting career, guilty pleasures, and more!
187 1:05:49 Sounds Like Paradise Mario Martinez July 20, 2015
You’ve been hearing all about it for weeks, but the time has finally arrived…Mario’s married now! Yay! Roberto and Mario talk all about the wedding shenanigans, townhouse vs condos, A pigeon named Morton & other past pets, failing at The Two Step, ideal vacations, and more!
186 54:14 Filmed Before A Live Studio Audience Michael Riojas July 13, 2015
The nerd talk is real folks! Roberto and Michael hit it off, talking about awkward social moments (#DontRemeberMe), discussed how the laugh track may have ruined comedy (just a little bit), why Michael hates The Big Bang Theory, ALL OF THE SUPERMAN LORE!, other tv shows & comics, questions from the audience, and more!
185 1:18:29 Why Won’t You Take My Money?! Bryce Castillo July 6, 2015
Beginning with a brief recap of Bryce’s last appearance, Roberto and Bryce discuss music production & music industry short comings (#TakeMyMoney), creative outlets in working on Scam School, “Bizarre” food habits, radio plays, hypothetical puppies, and more!
184 57:46 … Allegedly Shane Rosenkrantz June 29, 2015
A lot has happened since Shane’s was on last. Shane got married. Roberto went to a couple weddings. There was some embarrassing toasts, allegedly. Also there were talks about groomsmen gifts, graduations, Shane’s wedding stories and more!
183 1:03:41 Your Princess is in Another Castle Mario Martinez June 22, 2015
Roberto is in Laredo this time, who’s mind is blown by the fact that Mario is getting married! You’ll understand why, as Roberto and Mario talk about Mario’s crazy ex-girlfriend past and meeting Erica. They also discuss why NO ONE should ever see/read The Notebook, Neil DeGrasse Tyson is a pimp, don’t major in a dead language, mental tangents, shit demons, and more!
182 45:19 Vibrant Dreams of a Blew Sky SkyBlew June 15, 2015
Roberto and SkyBlew (aka Mario Farrow) are like peas in a pod, if the pod happened to include all of the hiphop, anime, & 90s cartoons it could fit. They hit it off, talking about Sky’s beginnings in hiphop, how he’s opened for hot hiphop artists like Kendrick Lamar, inspirations, jazz bands?!, questions from the audience and more!
181 44:25 Loquacious Musica Kyle Murdock June 8, 2015
Roberto and Kyle talk about all things related to Forever Famicom this week, discussing the anniversary tour, favorite tracks, origins, and then teasing future projects, Fallout 4 hype, and more!
180 57:23 The Doors Have Eyes & Ties Rick Foster June 1, 2015
Roberto and Rick continue on from the previous week’s brief discussion, talking about David Letterman’s last show, how Rick is OK with a C minus, which is rudely interrupted by crazy solicitors in ties, why Roberto thinks Twister sucks, pinball, and more!
179 46:26 Making Up For Lost Time MegaRan May 25, 2015
After a late start, Roberto and Raheem get right too it, talking Raheem’s upcoming tours, the UK and Forever Famicon, ask: How does Raheem manage all his time to stuff done, discuss chiptunes and Silent Hills cancelation, and more!
178 1:06:23 Comi-Complex Rick Sauceda May 18, 2015
Roberto (or Rob) and Rick talk about how HeroClix brought them together in the past and STAPLE in the future, unveil some comic book horror stories, ArchieXSharknado?!, discuss DC and Marvel, and break down how Laredo became THE hot spot for a Comic Book/Pop Culture convention!
177 41:39 Less Talk More Rock Ariel Sauceda May 11, 2015
Roberto and Ariel are off the cuff with this post show recording, listening to some of their decade favorites, reading the chat’s praising Ariel, and building Ariel’s coffee shop performances live on the air!
176 1:05:24 Irish Toast Ariel Sauceda May 4, 2015
Roberto and Ariel have a great time going down memory lane, talking about their college experiences, relishing in their STAPLE Con reunion, discussing creativity with the audience, and LIVE MUSIC!
175 1:07:23 Attack on 8Bit EyeQ April 27, 2015
Roberto and Chris go through some deep history, talking about their extensive US, J, & K music favorites, discussing Chris’s nerd origins, explaining how they got around the parental’s TV restrictions, Chris’s Top 5 anime list, and more!
174 52:53 Show Me Your Genitals Charles Rubach April 20, 2015
Roberto and Charles really let it ‘all hang out’ this week, discussing how Roberto’s HDD just couldn’t handle Jackie Hern, remembering the good ol’ internet days with such hits as “Show Me Your Genitals” and Homestar Runner, talked about some of their favorite recent games, emoji boobies!, and more!
173 52:18 My So Called Puppet Life Jackie Hern April 12, 2015
Roberto and Jackie talk shop while going through their hardships and successes in podcasting, how “Jackie Hern” could be gone in the blink of an eye, #IAmJackieHern , the beginning of “Plug someone else”, questions from the audience, and more!
172 1:01:31 Wave Beam of Raw Emotion Sammus April 6, 2015
Roberto and Sammus (aka Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo) really hit it off, talking about name issues, SXSW shenanigans, discussing Sammus’s musical influences and inspirations, general geekery, answering questions from the audience, and more!
171 1:12:27 Chronologically Enhanced: Japan Nite 2015 Jonathan McNamara March 30, 2015
Roberto and Jonathan, (and PuppyCat), talk about their SXSW adventures. Topics include the SXSW Gaming Expo, random encounters, and the music showcases including the 20th anniversary of Japan Nite, with a special guest emcee.
170 51:59 Soul Veggie Tales MegaRan, Storyville, & Sammus March 23, 2015
Roberto and the gang go over what’s been going on during this current tour: The Rappers with Arm Cannons Tour, remind us that Alaskan Salmon tastes pretty damn good, why Storyville is hungry, Snow in Dallas, whaa? , how Sonic’s equal to Mario, and more!
169 59:40 Japan Nite: The Madness Returns! Jonathan McNamara March 16, 2015
Roberto and Jonathan reminisce on the unique experiences that only Japan Nite can provide, put to question on if Jonathan sang to the song “Gay Bar”, why Roberto is just “Ok” with Baby Metal , audience interactions, and a teaser is REVEALED!
168 1:09:10 Poetry at 56kbps Richard Cook March 9, 2015
Roberto and Richard talk about games and consoles from their younger years, connect Megaman to indie games, discuss Richard’s challenges creating Pixel Poetry, questions from the audience, and more!
167 55:08 The Life & Adventures of … Sharon! Sharon March 1, 2015
Roberto and, the lovely girlfriend of Rick Foster, Sharon! have a chill conversation, talking a bit about Sharon’s childhood / high school life, how she went from a Masters degree to a waitressing job to then find her dream job, and how does Rick fit into all this.
166 1:00:29 Splitsie This Out Brandt Hughes February 23, 2015
Roberto ended up having an internet kurffle this week, but Brandt was able to swoop in and save the day! They talk about their many creative tasks that they just don’t have the time to work on, how ideas are like barnacles (in a good way), Rooster Teeth’s Let’s Play LIVE, who they would feel “starstruck” with, and how each of them deal with their own social anxieties.
165 1:05:50 Thinly Veiled Song Titles & Movie Quotes Zak Holder February 16, 2015
Music aficionado, content producing guru, and bearded glory, Zak Holder is here with us to hangout before he moves on into another chapter of his awesome life. Roberto and Zak reminisce on Zak’s life in Austin this past year, remind us of some songs that may or may not have been “borrowed” by other musicians, and Zak gives us his “Best of 2014″ before the actual Round Table episode. Suck it, Rick Foster!
164 8:49 House Keeping February 9, 2015
Super short episode this week, everyone. Roberto gets right down to business, asking you, the listeners, to put in your two cents about 8BitLife.
163 59:12 Goats Need Love Too Korey Coleman February 2, 2015
Korey Coleman, former host for Spill.com and current kick-ass, sassy host for Double Toasted, makes his debut on 8BitLife with a “Bang”. Roberto and Korey have probably one of the more explicit talks of the show, starting out with some of Korey’s wild adventures when he was younger, fetishes and experimentation, hip hop, Hanna-Barbera cartoons, chatroom derailments, and more!
162 55:05 Sound Geek Rob Krekel January 26, 2015
Sound Designer, gamer, & geek, Rob Krekel is here this week to do one of his favorite things: geek out about things he likes. Roberto and Rob talk about how Rob got into video game sound design, discuss which games they want to play this year, questions from the audience, and more!
161 59:28 Approximate Knowledge of Many Things Chris Ronin January 19, 2015
Long time friend, first time guest, Chris Ronin joins us this week to get geeky. Austin geeky. Roberto and Chris do what most Austinites do: talk about how they got to Austin. They also talk about liquor laws, discuss CES keynotes, take questions from the audience and more!
160 54:15 Call Back Kuhan Naaim Siddiqi January 12, 2015
Podcaster and trouble maker extraordinaire, Naaim Siddiqi aka KUHAN is back for his triumphant return. Roberto and Kuhan catch up on some life events, discuss the revival of the podcast Real View Mirror, remind the listeners of the mid 2000s, questions from the audience, and more!
159 46:29 Baby Doll Roulette Carmen Villegas and Ethel Armora January 4, 2015
Christmas is a special time of year for everyone. Great memories of food, family, and good times, and the Villegas family is no different. Roberto is joined by his mother, Carmen, and his Abuelita (his grandmother) Ethel Armora, as they talk about the good, the funny, and the bizarre memories of their Christmas Pasts.

Episodes, 2014

My So Called 8bit Life Episode Catalog, 2014
No. in series Duration Episode Title Guests Original Air Date
158 59:36 Legends of Dogboy Bill Meeks December 29, 2014
Good Friend, Bill Meeks, joins us this week and reveals his secrets to life and the universe. Roberto and Bill discuss the “future”, best western movies, how amazing the show Gotham is, RIP Meeks Mixed Media, and more!
157 46:39 The JuRY Biopic Justin R. Young December 21, 2014
Justin R. Young, comedian, journalist, and fantastic beard wearer, joins us this week to answer the “hard-hitting, important questions”. Roberto and Justin talk about the new Night Attack 3 comedy album, who would play Justin in his own Biopic, Captain Morgan, how well those journalist pants fit, and answer questions from the audience.
156 1:03:52 Fear and Loathing in the Pancake House Shane Rosenkrantz December 14, 2014
Shane Rosenkrantz returns to us, to share his knowledge and wisdom, to build a world. A world of a possible future. Roberto and Shane create a ‘Fear and Loathing’ style future for Shane, filled with booze, slots, and royalty checks. They also take questions from the audience and talk about real life stuff. Oh and Shane’s getting married!
155 1:00:49 The Life of Brazil Bryce Castillo December 7, 2014
Bryce Castillo, aka Neshcom, bringing with him some phat knowledge of his audio adventures. Roberto and Bryce talk about some of Bryce’s recent work (Night Attack 3 comedy album & a new Crystal Shadow Music release “Supervillainy by Come To Brazil”), streaming rights, Bryce’s new Patreon, audience questions, & more!
154 48:32 The Meaning of Cake Charlotte Henry December 1, 2014
British journalist, Charlotte Henry, is here to talk about the the big turkey in the room. That’s right, Thanksgiving. Roberto and Charlotte talk about how times zones are bothersome, how Thanksgiving dinner in London is a thing, the Great Jaffa Cake debate, and the storm that blew in when Charlotte quit her political party.
153 51:19 Save Big Money on the Dead Krunchy November 24, 2014
Friend and first timer on the show, Krunchy, is here with us this week to answer the fundamentals of the world. Roberto and Krunchy wonder about dwarf games, talk about names, & discuss how to prepare a body for its final resting place.
152 1:25:32 Bits, Creativity, & Crowdfunding Kyle Murdock November 17, 2014
Kyle Murdock (aka K-Murdock), Hip-Hop artist extraordinaire, is here with us this week to GEEK OUT. Roberto and Kyle get right to it, talking about what's new in Kyle's life, how he keeps his girlish figure during tours, Hip-hop, games, and PLUG ALL OF THE THINGS! Stick all the way through to hear the live Q&A with the audience!
151 1:02:38 The 24 Hour Recall Rick Foster November 10, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by Rick Foster on this special first live stream recording of 8BitLife! They catch up on life with their recent Halloween experiences, briefly mention Erotic fan-fiction, and hockey.
150 54:17 Cars & Austin The Swagger November 3, 2014
Long time friend and our favorite car nerd, Patrick aka The Swagger is back with us, gracing us with the knowledge of his life thus far. Patrick tells us juicy stories of his job, which cars were hot and which were not, & music!
149 1:07:57 Song Lyrics and Dog Treats Mario Martinez October 27, 2014
Good friend and writer Mario Martinez is back with us once again! Roberto and Mario shoot the shit this week, talking about Mario’s writing habits, explaining why Mario doesn’t ‘want’ a smart phone, and their teenage music selection. Seriously? Ace of Base?
148 1:01:53 Halloween Spooktacular Ross Scott & Mario Martinez October 20, 2014
The Horror~ The Horror~! Returning guests Ross Scott & Mario Martinez join us this week to geek out on Horror movies. Appropriate. Almost…too appropriate. Ross, Mario, and Roberto really get down and dirty, talking about childhood memories, how they compare today’s horror flicks with those of the past, and revealing some guilty pleasures.
147 59:43 Fixing The Internet 101 Brandt Hughes October 6, 2014
Brandt Hughes, visual storyteller, culture connoisseur, and co-host to CRTV’s Cinematalkraphy, FIXES THE INTERNET! Roberto and Brandt have come up with a solution to make the internet a better place for everyone! They also talk about Brandt’s experiences working on Scam School and the fantastic ads he creates for the show.
146 54:57 Inside Baseball Matthew Fraser September 29, 2014
CosmicRadio.TV’s own, Matthew Fraser (aka blendermf) is here with us go behind the curtain of Retro Funtime and CR.TV. Roberto and Matthew reminisce on how they started their adventure together, talk about Matthew’s involvement with Retro Funtime, and what’s to come.
145 1:03:03 The End of a Journey Bryce Castillo September 22, 2014
Bryce Castillo is back with us after his long adventure of fulfilling Kickstarters and moving halfway across the country! Roberto and Bryce go into “Hyper Analysis Mode”, talking about music submission, finalizing all the Kickstarter things, & the album.
144 1:00:24 The American Hero Ashley Paramore & Rick Foster September 15, 2014
DragonCon has come and went like a leaf in the wind, but we’re not done with it yet. Returning guest Rick Foster and first timer, Ashley Paramore (aka HealthyAddict) are here to give us the 411 on what went down at this year’s DragonCon. Roberto, Rick, and Ashley give us a short run down of what DragonCon is, tell us why James Gunn showed up at their party, and some convention tips.
143 52:29 Secondary Source Jeff Cannata September 8, 2014
Writer, actor, podcaster, & dashing good looks, Jeff Cannata talks with us today about how he came to be who he is today! (Which is defined in two words “Awesome” and “rad”). Roberto and Jeff travel back in time, to find the truth, the nuggets, maybe kernels of noteworthiness, to get Jeff back his Wikipedia page! And future stuff.
142 58:21 Take It To #Sassy Justin Robert Young September 1, 2014
Justin Robert Young, aka JuRY, infamous co-host of Night Attack (formerly NSFWshow), has come back to us after a long hiatus of being on the show. Catching up? Not an problem! Roberto and Justin quickly get into the swing of things, discussing some of changes between NSFWshow and Night Attack, the impact that Patreon has had on the podcast, & the love of #drama.
141 44:35 8Bit Ranabalt Raheem Jarbo and Kyle Murdock August 25, 2014
Raheem Jarbo (Random aka Mega Ran) and Kyle Murdock (K-Murdock), 8Bit Life’s favorite Nerdcore and hip-hop artists, are back to drop us some knowledge, give us a tour update (or tours depending on how you like to count) & hangout at Classic Game Fest 2014. Roberto, Mega Ran, & K-Murkdock shoot the shit in this 2-parts-made-1 episode, where the first half takes places at the 502 Bar in San Antonio,TX, and the second half takes place at Classic Game Fest 2014 held in Austin,TX. Both locations were part of their ‘The Opposite of War’ Tour.
140 57:47 Perfect Storm on Mercury Bryce Castillo August 18, 2014
Bryce Castillo, co-host of CR.TV’s Jump Point, musician, and generally awesome, is back and is here to share with us his “secrets” to his successful Kickstarter campaign, Mercury Counter. Roberto and Bryce talk about the ups and downs of running a campaign, ‘The Numbers’, & promoting the campaign.
139 1:02:44 The Dogboy Days of Summer Bill Meeks August 11, 2014
Bill Meeks, video producer turned famous writer, returns from a long hiatus of being on the show. Roberto and Bill catch up on life, contemplate the weirdness of The Parsec Awards, & go into detail on the inner workings of creating Dogboy. Also, shameless plugs!
138 1:00:54 World Cup 2014 in Review Charlotte Henry August 3, 2014
Charlotte Henry, Britain’s finest political & tech journalist, and Roberto come together to share their love affair for Football (not that silly American Football). They talk about reception of the World Cup in their respective countries, how the tournament works, and how it might be possible to get the US more Football crazy.
137 55:34 With a Little Help From Mr Saturn Cory Johnson July 27, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by remixer and musician Cory Johnson. They discuss his recent Earthbound remix album, his inspirations, and creative process. Roberto and Cory trade stories, share awkward music phases, favorite Beatles albums, and beg Nintendo to translate Mother 3 already!
136 59:05 The Villegas Family Goes to Hawaii: Part 02 Roberto Jr. Villegas and Carmen Villegas July 19, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by his parents, Roberto [Jr.] & Carmen Villegas. They go through a little bit of their family history and talk about their Hawaiian experience. And Roberto plans to ask his mother a “very” important question *wink*. So pull up a chair! (Or sit on the floor, that’s cool too).
135 54:19 The Villegas Family Goes to Hawaii: Part 01 Marco Villegas July 12, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by his brother, Macro. While enjoying the Hawaiian scenery, they just get started, talking about Marco’s job and how their family trip is going.
134 59:06 8bit Atlas Andy Dick July 5, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by Andy Dick (the non-comedian one), creator of the NES Atlas Video series on YouTube. They talk about how he got into creating videos, his process, and more.
133 1:04:49 Deconstructing a Theme Jacob Weiss June 28, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by Jacob Weiss from Chalkboards! He the My So Called 8bit Life theme song and Roberto and Jacob break it down, bit – by – glorious bit.
132 1:00:53 Ross Scott’s Mind Ross Scott June 21, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by Ross Scott, creator of the machinima series “Freeman’s Mind.” They discuss how Ross got his start, how Machinima, Inc. screwed him over, & Ross’ future projects.
131 1:16:06 How We Got Toasted Martin Thomas June 15, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by Martin Thomas. They talk about television, movies, and how Martin Thomas become a film critic among other things.
130 1:00:35 A Very Special Episode Rick Foster June 8, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by Rick Foster. It’s hard to explain this one…let’s just say it’s a very special episode of My So Called 8bit Life.
129 1:05:20 The Route of Independence Jennie Josephson May 31, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by Daily Tech News Show’s producer Jennie Josephson. They talk about her work at CBS, Yahoo, and how she ended up teaming with Tom Merritt on the DTNS Podcast.
128 1:04:59 Geeky Travels and the Paths of Inspiration Kyle Murdock May 24, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by hip-hop producer and podcaster Kyle Murdock. They talk about his hip-hop group Panacea, his working with Mega Ran, and more.
127 57:36 Animation & You Spearmint Nitrate May 19, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by an animator who goes by the name of Spearmint Nitrate. They talk about freelance animation, the creative process, and more.
126 1:05:48 Calculated Patreon Matthew Fraser May 11, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by Matthew Fraser. They talk about the inner workings of CosmicRadio.TV website, and the Patreon for My So Called 8bit Life.
125 1:03:06 Airhorn Politics Mario Martinez May 5, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by Bryce Castillo. They talk about writing, de-friending on social networks, and the concept that could change the political debate landscape since television.
124 1:02:21 To Iterate Is Creative Bryce Castillo April 27, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by Bryce Castillo. They talk about our recording schedule and the creative process.
123 1:00:59 On The Rise Brian Curley April 21, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by Brian Curley. They talk about content, streaming, Patreon, and the future of a special project for this podcast.
122 1:28:09 Chiptune Chalk Jacob Weiss and Anna Crain April 13, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by Anna and Jacob of Chalkboards! They talk about chiptunes, their album, and more.
121 1:08:51 SXSW & Japan Nite 2014 Jonathan McNamara April 4, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by Jonathan McNamara of the Nihongaku Podcast. They do their traditional post-SXSW record by talking about the tragedy that year, the Japan Nite Preview Show, the “preview” preview show, and Japan Nite proper along with other Japanese related events and music.
120 29:30 Short Films, Short Recording Martin Thomas April 4, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by Martin Thomas of Double Toasted and OneOfUs.net fame. They talk about SXSW, movies, and the like.
119 40:26 Japan: We Return Raheem “Megaran” Jarbo March 23, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by Raheem “Megaran” Jarbo. They talk about his new Japan tour, the way it was funded, and more!
118 37:08 For The Diamond Club Tom Merritt March 18, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by Tom Merritt. They talk about DiamondClub.TV, DTNS, and gravelly singers.
117 52:22 Chrono Trigger Dance Party Michael P. Williams March 10, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by Michael P. Williams, author of the upcoming Chrono Trigger book by Boss Fight Books. They talk about his upcoming book, life in Japan, and they memories of Chrono Trigger.
116 1:01:58 TechTV Blues Shane Rosenkrantz February 10, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by Shane Rosenkrantz. They talk about Tech TV, driving without memory of it, and more.
115 49:28 Cinematalkraphy Brandt Hughes February 14, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by Brandt Hughes. They present a sneak preview of the then-soon-to-be podcast Cinematalkraphy.
114 49:40 The Failure Episode Mario Martinez January 25, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by Mario Martinez. They talk about failure.
113 56:50 Cats, Planes, and Government Coverups Jackie Hern January 13, 2014
This week Roberto is joined by Jackie Hern. They talk about freelance government jobs, living in two cities, and living privately in public.

Episodes, 2013

My So Called 8bit Life Episode Catalog, 2013
No. in series Duration Episode Title Guests Original Air Date
112 2:48:55 2013 In Review Bill Meeks, Rick Foster, Pat December 31, 2013
This time, its the mega end of the year podcast! This year, we’ve got Bill Meeks, Rick Foster, and Pat chiming in with their top picks. Strap in people, its a long one but worth it.
111 59:37 Comics and Stables Chris Nicholas December 24, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by Chris Nicholas. In this episode, they talk about indie comic, the Staple! Independent Media convention, and more.
110 57:14 8bitUI Marco, Adriano December 16, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by Marco and Adriano from the DnDUI podcast. They talk Dungeon and Dragons, GMing, and the like.
109 59:40 Halloween Blues Mario Martinez November 16, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by his good friend Mario Martinez. They talk about Halloween and horror movies.
108 1:02:28 Choosatrons and Sweeding Jerry Belich November 8, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by Jerry Belich. We talking about his awesome gaming thing The Choosatron Deluxe Adventure Matrix.
107 1:00:51 8bit Trigger Cross Nate Bliss October 25, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by Nate Bliss. They chat about Spill.con/RTX memories, Chrono Trigger, and Chrono Cross.
106 55:18 Tripping the Arcade Fantastic Wiley Wiggins October 10, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by Wiley Wiggins. They talk about indie games, Fantastic Arcade, and the Austin indie game scene.
105 1:09:24 Jump Point Bryce Castillo September 26, 2013
This week, Roberto is premiering a new podcast show on gaming with Bryce Castillo.
104 1:09:02 The DragonCon 2013 Episode Jaime, Bill Meeks, Petey Rave, Pat September 21, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by friends Pat, Jaime, Bill, and Petey to chat all about DragonCon 2013.
103 1:00:03 Lan Parties And Microphone Serge Davila September 4, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by Serge Davila. They discuss behind the scenes of podcast and LAN parties.
102 55:37 Batman You The Bomb in Phantoms Yo Bill Meeks August 27, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by Bill Meeks. They talk about Dragon Con schedules, Youtube videos, and the recent Batman casting choice.
101 58:45 We Want It And We Want It Now Pete Williams, Josh A Cagan, Andy Rheingold August 25, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by the team that created Undergrads: Pete Williams, Josh A Cagan, and Andy Rheingold. They talk about the past, present, and future of Undergrads.
100 58:36 Dance To The Radio Kyle Kanon August 18, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by his good friend, Kyle Kanon. They talk about My So Called 8bit Life hitting episode 100 and a whole slew of things.
99 58:03 Tabletop It Cool News Darryl Mott Jr. August 11, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by Darryl Mott Jr. of Ain’t It Cool News’ Tabletop section. They chat about D&D, Tabletop games, and GM Styles. Also the heat in Texas.
98 1:01:19 Fezzes and Angry Journalist Bryce Castillo August 4, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by Bryce Castillo. They talk about gaming journalism in this brave new world.
97 58:39 J-Rock Church Jonathan McNamara July 17, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by Jonathan McNamara. They talk about Japan Nite 2013, scheduling conflicts, Daft Punk, and priesthood.
96 1:21:08 Man of Spoilers Bill Meeks July 10, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by Bill Meeks. They talk, in spoilery-detail, about Man of Steel.
95 52:21 Cocaine and Gaming Jason Murphy June 29, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by Jason Murphy. They talk about his past, his present with Rage Select, and the current stating of gaming culture.
94 56:19 Indie Games And Chipmunk Blow Charles Rubach June 26, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by Charles Rubach. They take a look at the Ouya, talk about the release process, and the future of indie gaming… and Chipmunks movies.
93 56:53 The Visual History of blenderMF Matthew Fraser June 11, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by Matthew Fraser. They talk about his history in visual creation, content creation, and more.
92 1:07:14 Can We Give It A Cage? Brian Brushwood June 4, 2013
This week Roberto is joined once again by Brian Brushwood. They talk about all the things he’s up to: E3, the latest console announcements, and there's a special guest you won’t expect.
91 51:01 Cocinar 2 Petition Brandt Hughes May 20, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by Brandt Hughes. They talk about his current job at Bizarre Magic, Inc, internet production, and the most epic spanish project to date.
90 54:33 Video Game Rock Party Amanda Lepre May 13, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by Descendants of Erdick’s lead guitarist and founder Amanda Lepre. They talk about the history of the band, her music career, and what the future holds for this awesome band.
89 1:01:55 Roll For TPS Report Clint Milner May 5, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by his good friend Clint Milner. They geek out on coding, My Little Pony, and what D&D is like for the nerds at Hogwarts.
88 29:03 Pixelated Spoons Old John Smokey April 25, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by Old John Smokey, renowned musical artist. We talk about his humble beginnings and how the internet changes changed music for him.
87 58:43 Elves with Podcasts Michel Martin Del Campo March 11, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by his good friend Michel Martin Del Campo. Today, they talk about his new D&D Suplement book, Elves With Shotguns.
86 1:02:04 SXSW and Writing Woes Mario Martinez February 30, 2013
This week Roberto is joined once again by Mario Martinez. They talk about his new book and SXSW.
85 1:04:19 Anime Cons & Women DJM February 23, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by the one and only DJM. They talk about anime, anime cons, wrestling, and inside podcasting.
84 56:54 Super Hip-Hop Artist…Megaran Raheem Jarbo February 16, 2013
Although there is a major sound issue with this episode, it was a great interview. Roberto is joined by Raheem “megaran” Jarbo. They talk about his recent tour, album, and his life as a geek.
83 1:15:23 Oscar 2013 Predictions Zak Holder, Erica Torres, Rick Foster February 9, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by Zak Holder, Erica Torres, and Rick Foster. They go category by category and predict this year’s Academy Awards!
82 1:42:40 Groundhog Day Commentary Zak Holder, Naaim Siddiqi February 2, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by Zak Holder and Naaim Siddiqi. This is a strange one as to get the full experience of this episode, you’ll need to listen to it while watching the hit movie Groundhog Day.
81 1:05:51 V is for Victory. S is for Steve Ali Spagnola January 26, 2013
This week Roberto is joined one again by Ali Spagnola. They talk about her recent victory against for the name power hour and her upcoming tour.
80 1:04:01 8bit Cyberpunk Alexander Brandon January 19, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by Alexander Brandon, video game music composer. They discuss music composition, Deus Ex, and Tracking.
79 3:51:43 The Mondo Best of 2012 Aaron Righter, Erica Torres, Rick Foster, Zak Holder January 1, 2013
This is a mega-all-parts-out for the best of 2012. It’s a long one, but its three episodes worth of content for the price of one!

Episodes, 2012

My So Called 8bit Life Episode Catalog, 2012
No. in series Duration Episode Title Guests Original Air Date
78 The Token Brit James Bartholomeou December 20, 2013
This week Roberto is joined by James Bartholomeou. They talk about the British requirement for game related content, Camp USA, and the usually amount of crazy.
77 1:04:48 Jet Set Hunger Games Bill Meeks November 30, 2012
This week Roberto is joined by Bill Meeks. They talk about the Hunger Games and Bill's recent trip.
76 1:10:03 A Taste of Things to Come… Erica Torres, Rick Foster November 21, 2012
It’s preview time for Cosmicradio.tv. This week, Roberto's previewing one of the launch podcasts for the network, a sort of revisit of Draft Time in a different form.
75 53:56 CRTV and Oreos April Ness November 14, 2012
This week Roberto is joined by April Ness. They talk about a lot, including the future of 8bit life and the new CosmicRadio.tv.
74 1:00:37 Dragon Con Redux Rick Foster November 7, 2012
This week Roberto is joined by Rick Foster. They talk about Dragon Con.
73 45:39 100% Confirmation Erica Torres August 31, 2012
This week Roberto is joined once again by Erica Torres. This time they talk interviews, Dragon Con, and terrible films.
72 1:43:17 Ready Player Curley Brian Curley August 22, 2012
This week Roberto is joined by Brian Curley. They talk about the Ready Player One contest and the journey Brian had.
71 59:55 Soda Jerks Patrick Delahanty August 12, 2012
This week Roberto is joined by Patrick Delahanty. They talk about… well, a soda machine.
70 57:01 Go Go 8bit Rangers Colton July 18, 2012
This week Roberto is joined by Colton of the Sentai Power Ranger’s podcast.
69 1:03:27 Horse Breeding & Artwork April Ness July 11, 2012
This week Roberto is joined by April Ness. They talk about horse breeding, video games, and Minecraft reproduction.
68 1:05:17 Movies Movies Movie Jessica P. February 3, 2012
This week Roberto is joined by Jessica P! This week, they chat on movies and other various topics.
67 59:16 The One Topic Episode Bill Meeks June 18, 2012
This week Roberto is joined by Bill Meeks. They talk about this article and that’s it.
66 1:03:34 Diablo 3 FTW Rick Foster June 10, 2012
This week Roberto is joined by Rick Foster. They talk about Diablo 3 and Max Payne 3. It’s the trilogy episode.
65 55:36 8bit Power Hour Ali Spagnola May 26, 2012
This week Roberto is joined by Ali Spagnola. They talk about the Power Hour, design, and why Roberto does his homework before an interview.
64 1:01:06 You Used Up All the Glue Brandon Cooper May 18, 2012
This week Roberto is joined by Brandon Cooper. They respond to a tweet regarding episode 63, they answer an email question on podcast promotion, and they talk about Red Rider Bee Bee Guns… or at least the movie it was mentioned in.
63 1:01:44 Of Battleships and Men Mario Martinez April 30, 2012
This week Roberto is joined by his friend Mario Martinez. Roberto is in Laredo and recording on site, so anything can happen.
62 1:08:06 Of Course! Jonathan McNamara April 23, 2012
This week Roberto is joined once again by Jonathan McNamara. This time, they talk SXSW Japan Nite, Movies, and Street Fighter : The Movie. Yes… the movie.
61 1:26:41 Round Table : Adventure Games Drio Senth, Stephen Apostolos April 16, 2012
This week Roberto is joined by Drio Senth and Stephen Apostolos as they talk Adventure Games. So bust out that giant cotton swap, grab your favorite linking book, and hop into the DeSoto. It’s time to talk about Roberto's favorite genre of games.
60 1:03:28 OMG It's 8bitChad Chad Johnson April 9, 2012
This week Roberto is joined by Chad Johnson. They talk about the now defunct TWiT Game On!, life working in the public light, and the like.
59 1:08:36 Soundtracks & Remixes Jon Tilton April 2, 2012
This week Roberto is joined by Jon Tilton. They talk about OCremix, video game soundtracks, and more.
58 1:03:27 Back For Good Julia Hardy February 10, 2012
The show is back and online. Joining Roberto is his friend Julia Hardy.
57 54:55 I Love My Car TheSwagger February 3, 2012
This week Roberto is joined by Pat Anderer in studio. They talk about a number of things as Roberto defends the honor of his Prius.
56 49:37 The Tables are Turned Aaron Righter January 21, 2012
This week Aaron is joined by Roberto Villegas. The proverbial tables have been turned.
55 1:05:20 Tiger Upper-Bar Brian Curley January 6, 2012
This week Roberto is joined by Brian Curley. They talk about New Year’s Eve, gaming, and the usual drunk tales from Curley.

Episodes, 2010-11

My So Called 8bit Life Episode Catalog, 2010-11
No. in series Duration Episode Title Guests Original Air Date
54 1:02:55 Top 5 of 2011 Part 02 Aaron Righter, Zak Holder, Rick Foster, Nate Schelm December 30, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Aaron Righter, Zak Holder, Rick Foster, and Nate Schelm. They continue going through their top 5 lists for 2011, and make predictions for 2012.
53 1:06:27 Top 5 of 2011 Part 01 Aaron Righter, Zak Holder, Rick Foster, Nate Schelm December 23, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Aaron Righter, Zak Holder, Rick Foster, and new-comer Nate Schelm. They compile their top 5 lists for 2011.
52 1:07:41 MTG Flip Out Kyle Kanon December 7, 2011
This week Roberto is joined once again by his friend Kyle Kanon. They talk Magic, episode 52, and a whole slew of other things.
51 54:18 LARPing for Burgers Ashley S. November 25, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Ashley S. They talk about LARPing and Roberto rants in his typical fashion.
50 53:09 Dragoncon Swagger TheSwagger November 18, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Pat Anderer. They talk about Dragoncon and Swagger’s love for cars.
49 1:00:53 You Called The Nintendo Hint Line? Brian Curley November 10, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Brian Curley. They talk about Nintendo Power, the Nintendo Hotline, and the origin of Curley.
48 58:18 Go Go Power Phd. Naaim Siddiqi November 3, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Naaim Siddiqi. They try to talk about something, but get derailed by a most disturbing fact.
47 1:03:36 Everybody Scream Zak Holder October 27, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Zak Holder. They open with a scream, and talk about life and the universes.
46 58:21 Say Hello to Hollywood Benji and Amy Smith October 19, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Benji and Amy Smith. They talk Hollywood, TV, and skype issues.
45 1:04:05 The Ekaproxy Episode Erica Torres October 12, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Erica Torres.
44 41:25 8bit Browncoats Justin Robert Young October 6, 2011
This week Roberto is again joined by Justin Robert Young. They talk about Firefly, Fox TV, and Justin has some kind words.
43 1:07:05 Star Wars & DC 52 DJ Allen September 28, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by DJ Allen. They talk Star Wars Blurays, the Nike Mag, and DC 52.
42 1:03:36 Battleships and Dr Who Becky Graves September 21, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Becky Graves. They talk about a lot of things, including Roberto's guilty geek pleasure.
41 28:56 We Get Episode Aaron Righter September 14, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Aaron Righter.
40 1:22:44 Jersey Gaming Aaron Righter September 7, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Aaron Righter. They talk about life in New Jersey, random jobs, and the Turbo Graphics 16.
39 1:09:57 8bit Question Super Explosion Jonathan McNamara August 31, 2011
This week it’s your questions answered by Roberto and his friend Jonathan McNamara. They talk Austin, Japanese Music, and degree plans.
38 1:04:05 Round Table : Donnie Darko Erica Torres, TheSwagger August 24, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Erica Torres and Pat Anderer. They talk about the cult classic Donnie Darko.
37 1:08:23 Punk Rock 8bit Show Drew Snyder August 18, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by The Mulligan’s Drew Snyder. They talk about music, bands, and punk rock.
36 1:01:56 College & Kingdom Hearts Carlos Mercado August 11, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by his friend Carlos Mercado. They talk about their college years in another off-the-cuff podcast.
35 1:02:36 Highschool and Tetris Attack Jon Fortin August 4, 2011
This week Roberto is introducing one of two episodes that are more off the cuff than any previous episodes and he's starting with his good friend Jon Fortin.
34 54:45 My So Called 8bit Draft Time : Harry Potter Aaron Righter, Erica Torres July 27, 2011
This week, it is the crossover episode with Roberto's other podcast Draft Time as they talk about Harry Potter.
33 59:22 Horseshoes & Tech Support Steve Adams July 20, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Steve Adams of the Horseshoes & Hand grenades podcast. This week they talk tech support, podcasting, and randomness.
32 1:10:51 Round Table : Square-Enix Part 02 Aaron Righter, Ryan May July 13, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Aaron Righter and Ryan May. They talk about Squaresoft and the absorption of Eidos.
31 59:10 8bit Politics Stuart Tracte July 6, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Stuart Tracte. They get a little political so if that puts you off, don’t worry. It will go back to more geeky topics next week.
30 46:23 Round Table : Square-Enix Part 01 Aaron Righter, Ryan May June 29, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Aaron Righter and Ryan May. They talk about the RPG powerhouse Square-Enix.
29 1:08:43 Your Questions, Our Answers Mario Martinez June 22, 2011
This week Roberto is joined once again by Mario Martinez. This week, it’s your questions answered.
28 1:09:04 8bit Bandcamp Inverse Phase June 15, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Inverse Phase. They talk chiptunes, mod tracking, and more chiptune fun.
27 1:11:09 What if this podcast… had rambling? brentalfloss June 8, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by brentalfloss! They talk about his Austin show, his 2nd CD, and a whole slew of random questions.
26 1:02:07 D&D Redux Michel Martin Del Campo June 1, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Michel Martin Del Campo. This week, they chat D&D. So bust out those d20s and do an initiative check. It’s about to get pretty geeky.
25 1:06:23 Round Table : Blade Runner Joshua Bernard, Adam Paulauski May 25, 2011
It’s the round table episode for this month and Roberto is joined by CollectionDX’s Joshua Bernard and Adam Paulauski. In this discusion, they talk Blade Runner, the movie. So get in your Spinner and get ready to retire some meat bags, because they're going to talk about tears in rain.
24 1:01:04 Visual K Can… Jonathan McNamara May 18, 2011
Roberto's guest this week is Nihongaku’s Jonathan McNamara. They chat SXSW Japan Nite, Japanese Music, and what Roberto thinks of Visual K.
23 1:02:44 Mindless Alien Hosts Tom Merritt May 11, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Tom Merritt. They talk about Austin, pirate radio, and what Tom really thinks of Donald Bell.
22 1:04:48 Sleeping in the Car Andrew Mayne May 4, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Tom Merritt. They talk about Austin, pirate radio, and what Tom really thinks of Donald Bell.
21 1:07:18 It’s all Questions Bill Meeks April 27, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Bill Meeks. They do a Q&A. This episode is all about answers.
20 1:11:41 Round Table : Final Fantasy Ben Dodson, Stuart Reeve April 20, 2011
This week is the first of the monthly round table discussions, with the topic being the Square-Enix prolific video game series Final Fantasy. To help Roberto with this month’s round table discussion, he's joined by Ben Dodson and Stuart Reeve.
19 1:01:20 With Two Hours to Spare TheSwagger April 13, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Pat Anderer. They talk about the magic that is this podcast and answer two questions.
18 1:18:32 Time Travel is Normal Julia Hardy April 6, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Julia Hardy. They chat Global Guts, Legends on the Hidden Temple, and why time travel doesn’t impress Tommy Pickles.
17 1:04:23 8bit Punk TheSwagger March 30, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Pat Anderer. They talk about Red State, Kevin Smith, and international fans.
16 1:26:28 The Macgyver Plunger Brian Brushwood March 22, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Brian Brushwood. They talk about things, I don't know, the description for that episode is cut off.
15 1:02:57 Green Power Ranger Corps Naaim Siddiqi March 16, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Kuhan himself, Naaim Siddiqi. They talk about Dragon Ball Z, comics, and the craziness that is Green Lantern Corps.
14 1:10:18 Rock’n the 8bit Mike Mike Carrasquillo March 9, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Mike Carrasquillo. In this episode, they talk shop and discuss podcast production, from hardware to software. It’s “Inside Podcasting” this week.
13 1:10:00 8bit Wrestle Rick Foster March 2, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Rick Foster. They talk about wrestling, how certain actors pull you out of something, and your email.
12 1:08:08 8bit Punk TheSwagger February 23, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Pat Anderer. They talk about music, actor bands, and what Roberto believes is the reason Undergrads was canceled.
11 1:12:17 More Than Meets the Eye Adam Paulauski February 16, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Adam Paulauski of CollectionDX. They talk about CollectionDX, what makes a collector, and why is it I own the things I own.
10 1:14:44 Super Smash Bros. Superbowl Kyle Kanon February 9, 2011
This week Roberto is joined again by Kyle Kanon. They talk about Superbowl Ads, NCAA Fantasy Leagues, and the most epic game of Smash Bros Melee.
9 1:17:13 Zombie Contingency Plan Mario Martinez February 2, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Mario Martinez. They talk about trucks, writing, and the zombie apocalypse.
8 1:12:14 Law and Night Court Ryan Hagen January 26, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Ryan Hagen. They talk about law school, mock-court competitions, and Micheal Bay.
7 1:23:43 Creepy Santa Justin Robert Young January 19, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Justin Robert Young. They talk about show production, the writers dilemma, and creepy Santa.
6 1:22:45 Please Don’t Tell My Brother Becky Moon January 12, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by Becky Moon. They talk about gaming, anime conventions, and why you shouldn’t tell Becky’s brother about this episode.
5 1:25:00 Keep Em Clean Marco Villegas January 5, 2011
This week Roberto is joined by his brother, Marco Villegas. They talk about the comedic timing of Friday, the geekiness of wine, and the future of holographic porn.
4 1:12:10 Late Night Double Feature 8-bit Show Bill Meeks December 29, 2010
This week Roberto is joined by Bill Meeks. They talk about level editing, how one man can do everything, and the new plot for Pinky and the Brain.
3 1:09:06 8-bit Buffering Josh Hilp December 22, 2010
This week Roberto is joined by Josh Hilp, half of the duo from Chaos Buffering. They talk about trading card games, Tron, and Super Meat Boy.
2 1:19:16 Marshmallow Hate Vito Ruiz December 15, 2010
This week Roberto is joined by Vito Ruiz. They talk about Tech TV, cartoons, and why Vito hate’s marshmallows.
1 1:25:46 Magic The Blathering Kyle Kanon December 8, 2010
This week Roberto is joined by Kyle Kanon. They talk about Magic the Gathering, High-school, and titration.