Watch Out for Fireballs!

Episode List

Every episode, we pick a game and thoroughly dissect it. Each episode begins with a short sketch, and is followed by a long discussion.

Most Recent Episode

Watch Out for Fireballs!
Episode 87: Street Fighter II (LIVE)

The attendees of the Portland Retro Games Expo 2014 speak their minds about Street Fighter II.

Extrasode List

Extrasodes are companion episodes where we read your comments about the games we play, and also include our deleted scenes / most egregious digressions.

Most Recent Episode

Watch Out for Fireballs!
Extrasode 86: I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream

Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross read your responses to I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream.

About the Show

Watch Out for Fireballs! is a retro games club podcast created by Gary Butterfield and Kole Ross. New episodes are released every Thursday.

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Special Kinds of Episodes

Guest Host | Hated It | Loved It | Special Topics

About the Hosts

Gary Butterfield


Gary Butterfield is a writer, musician, podcaster and games journalist living in the Pacific northwest.

You can view his collected works at

Kole Ross


Kole Ross is a producer, broadcaster, and the founder of

He lives in Cincinnati, OH, and works in internet marketing (not the shitty kind).