Episode 225 – Dragon Warrior (1989)

Episode 225 – Dragon Warrior (1989)

Episode 225 – Dragon Warrior (1989)

This week in Your Parents Basement! Thine princess is not in another castle, she be’est in a dank cave with thou green dragon. From 1989, we’re playing Dragon Warrior, developed by Chunsoft and published by Enix and Nintendo, for the NES! We’re joined by Friend of the Show and legendary hero Pippenz!

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features a TOTALLY RAD Commercial for the game.
  • 30:00 – We have a surprise pop in by Friend of the Show Cosmo!
  • 39:15 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 1:00:30 – Emails!
  • 1:09:00 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:16:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing one of the best games of all-time for a new system!

Episode 224 – Trevor McFur in the Crescent Galaxy (1993)

Episode 224 – Trevor McFur in the Crescent Galaxy (1993)

Episode 224 – Trevor McFur in the Crescent Galaxy (1993)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are living our best lives, finally, as we take on the role of cats in fighter jets! From 1993, we’re playing Trevor McFur in the Crescent Galaxy, developed by Flare II and published by Atari for the Jaguar. (Hey, it’s the first Jag game we’ve covered!)

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features pretty much the only music in this game.
  • 36:00 – Todd (somehow!) has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 48:30 – Ohhhh kids, you’re in for a treat! It is another edition of… Vidya Game Theater.
  • 55:00 – Emails!
  • 1:01:00 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:05:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing a CLAYSIC game that is especially aligned with Nintendo Power!

Episode 223 – Athena (1986)

Episode 223 – Athena (1986)

Episode 223 – Athena (1986)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are playing a deeply troubling platform game, for these deeply troubling times. From 1986, we’re playing Athena, ported by Micronics and originally developed and published by SNK, for the NES!

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features a short bit of music from the game.
  • 23:00 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 38:00 – Emails!
  • 45:30 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 51:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re experimenting with 64 bits of power! But NOT the 64 bits you’re thinking of!

SHOW NOTES

  • We mention the cover art for Athena and its sequel at various points. Look it up at your own risk, because it’s not that safe for work.

Episode 222 – Super Mario Land (1989)

Episode 222 – Super Mario Land (1989)

Episode 222 – Super Mario Land (1989)

This week in Your Parents Basement! Hey, what platform can’t our favorite plumber conquer? From August 1989, we’re playing Super Mario Land, which was published and developed by Nintendo as a launch title for the Game Boy.

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features a jaunty, jaunty jam from the game!
  • 39:30 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Which is preceded by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 57:30 – Emails!
  • 1:07:00 – We DON’T help some people, because we need to make… Our Decision to Choose the Fate of Our Destiny.
  • 1:14:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing an awful NES game, unfortunately, and not listening to The Who.

Episode 221 – Ninja Baseball Batman (1993)

Episode 221 – Ninja Baseball Batman (1993)

Episode 221 – Ninja Baseball Batman (1993)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are pleasantly surprised by a quirky, cult classic beat-em-up! From 1993, we’re playing Ninja Baseball Batman by Irem for the Arcade.

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features the nifty intro from the game.
  • 26:30 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 46:30 – Emails!
  • 58:15 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:05:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing a claaayyysssic, thanks to an anniversary!

SHOW NOTES

  • The website that Huell mentions on the show is here. And, the article Steve mentions from SB Nation is here.

Episode 220 – The Lion King (1994)

Episode 220 – The Lion King (1994)

Episode 220 – The Lion King (1994)

This week in Your Parents Basement, in honor of the warming over of classic IP, we’re covering the video game based on the real deal! From 1994, we’re playing The Lion King, developed by Westwood Studios and published by Virgin Interactive Entertainment, for the SNES and Genesis! We’re joined by Friend of the Show Amanda, as Todd continues his glamping and grilling across the Korean plains.

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features the GET HYPED trailer for the game originally distributed by Virgin and Westwood.
  • 30:00 – HUELL has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and the marathon rating scale.
  • 47:30 – Emails!
  • 52:00 – We help some people untangle their family tree again in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:03:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing a game that celebrates and honors the tradition of baseball.

SHOW NOTES

We talk at length about The Lion King vs. Kimba the White Lion on the show. Other sites like The AV Club have either done more on that, or link to articles and videos that do. Suffice to say, it is a bit ridiculous to think that a co-creator involved in Japanese animation, when Kimba was popular, had zero knowledge of it.

Episode 219 – OMG Another Clip Show! (2019)

Episode 219 – OMG Another Clip Show! (2019)

Episode 219 – OMG Another Clip Show! (2019)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are taking a couple days off and sharing the fruit of our back catalog! Please enjoy the following outtakes and off-topic discussions from episodes 44 through 52, recorded in 2016.

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TIMESTAMPS AND CHAPTER TITLES

  • 1) Getting Comfortable… With Our Butts. – 0:00
  • 2) Has There Ever Been Superman? – 3:15
  • 3) PEAKY BLINDERS, Names on “The Simpsons” and Todd’s Sleepy Times – 4:52
  • 4) Pee Break – 9:32
  • 5) What’s Next? Is It A Game? – 11:26
  • 6) Michigan J. YPBoyz – 14:31
  • 7) Arcade Dreaming, Crushing Realities, Pro Skeeballers and Free Plum Day – 17:18
  • 8) Hamster Talk – 23:39
  • 9) The Lineage of the Estevez Brothers – 24:46
  • 10) Kobe’s Last Game With Sack – 26:40
  • 11) Gilbert Gottfried’s Old Hollywood and 4/20 Talk MANNNN – 28:36
  • 12) A YPB Favorite, Dead Air! – 37:14
  • 13) Snifferoo – 38:34

Episode 218 – Town & Country II: Thrilla’s Surfari (1992)

Episode 218 – Town & Country II: Thrilla's Surfari (1992)

Episode 218 – Town & Country II: Thrilla’s Surfari (1992)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are saving our human girlfriend, even though we are a hairy gorilla! Bodacious! From 1992, we’re playing Town & Country II: Thrilla’s Surfari, developed by Sculptured Software and published by Acclaim / LJN, for the NES.

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features a commercial from a competing Town & Country IP holder.
  • 24:00 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 39:00 – It is another fun edition of YPB Theatre!
  • 44:30 – Emails!
  • 58:30 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys. It is one of our most vexing questions yet!
  • 1:05:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re dusting off some old IP, and reheating it to make the hottest of the hot IP!

Episode 217 – Pipe Dream / Mania (1989)

Episode 217 – Pipe Dream / Mania (1989)

Episode 217 – Pipe Dream / Mania (1989)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are diverting all sorts of green ooze and sludge from the water supply! From 1989, we’re playing Pipe Dreams, also known as Pipe Mania in the U.K., by The Assembly Line for the Amiga, and then, Lucasfilm Games for a ton of other systems.

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And now, there is a Discord channel for all the sweet baby boy and girl fans of YPB! Check it out here, and rub elbows with your favorite co-hosts. Are you yearning and craving a clayyyssiiiccc YPB episode? Well, they are now collected here for you! Find episodes #1 to #52 right there, in Volume I!

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features a jaunty tune from the game.
  • 21:00 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 36:30 – Todd debuts an exciting new feature… Mount NESmore!
  • 57:30 – Emails!
  • 1:03:15 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing another game with a jaunty tune!

Episode 216 – Batman: The Video Game (1990)

Episode 216 – Batman: The Video Game (1990)

Episode 216 – Batman: The Video Game (1990)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are playing a superhero game that some people LOVE. From 1990, we’re playing Batman: The Video Game by Sunsoft for the NES!

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features the music from the animated series that we allllll loved in the 1990s.
  • 28:30 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 49:00 – Emails!
  • 1:00:30 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:05:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re diverting that oooooze away from all sorts of pipes.

SHOW NOTES

  • Steve searched valiantly for that article on the Internet about the development of this game by Sunsoft, but the author might have taken it down. His Twitter account seems to be here.