Episode 137 – Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (1996)

Episode 137 – Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (1996)

Episode 137 – Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (1996)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are playing as DASH RENDAR in a story from a long, long time ago, from a galaxy far, far away! From 1996, we’re playing Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire by LucasArts for the Nintendo 64, and we’re joined by Friend of the Show, Beeney! Also, Huell hosts, because Steve was calling in from the moons of Endor.

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features the excellent title theme from… something.
  • 46:00 – Emails! We hear from Honest Huell.
  • 1:02:30 – As always, we help some people with… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:07:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re a dolphin!

Episode 136 – S.C.A.T.: Special Cybernetic Attack Team (1991)

Episode 136 – S.C.A.T.: Special Cybernetic Attack Team (1991)

Episode 136 – S.C.A.T.: Special Cybernetic Attack Team (1991)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are using our options to shoot all sorts of alien baddies in a pluckishly-named game! From 1991, we’re playing S.C.A.T.: Special Cybernetic Attack Team by Natsume for the NES.

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features the neat techno prologue theme from the game.
  • 31:00 – Todd Brisket has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 41:30 – Voicemails! We have some big time callers this week!
  • 47:00 – Emails! Some writers have a lot more free time on their hands now.
  • 1:05:45 – As always, we help some people in… Ask The Sweet Boys!
  • 1:10:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re focusing on VENGENANCE and SUPERHEROES (in trashy, awful video games).

SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, and as mentioned on the show, S.C.A.T. is pretty valuable. The loose cart goes for $127, and the box and manual up the price to $211.75.

Episode 135 – Lemonade Stand (1973) and Odell Lake (1986)

Episode 135 – Lemonade Stand (1973) and Odell Lake (1986)

Episode 135 – Lemonade Stand (1973) and Odell Lake (1986)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are makin’ lemonade and escaping predator fish! From 1973, we’re playing Lemonade Stand by the Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium for the PC. Also by MECC, we’re playing Odell Lake from 1986! We’re joined by special guest and friend of the show Cosmo, for a fun, free-flowing discussion!

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features… Well, neither one of these games originally had good sound. So instead, we get into the origins of Cosmo’s name.
  • 43:00 – Emails! A “guest” from last week’s show writes in.
  • 1:00:00 – We help someone, in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:05:00 – Snifferoo. We’re shooting things up next week!

Episode 134 – Not Sonic (Alfred Chicken) (1993)

Episode 134 – Not Sonic (Alfred Chicken) (1993)

Episode 134 – Not Sonic (Alfred Chicken) (1993)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are not playing as Sonic and dashing through Green Hill Zone! Instead, we’re soaring through the air in an incredibly mediocre platform game. From 1993, we’re playing Alfred Chicken by Twilight for the NES and SNES.

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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.

As always, if you like the show, support us by buying from Amazon! You can use this link to go to Amazon, and any purchase you make will kick a couple bucks to the show, with no extra cost to you. It’s a win-win!

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro!
  • 29:30 – Todd REALLY outdoes himself this week, as he finds the absolute best voicemails the show has ever played before! Must listen.
  • 36:00 – Todd has a reason why Alfred Chicken is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 37:45 – Emails! Thanksgiving focus this week, from a special friend, BFC.
  • 51:30 – We can’t end the show without helping some people, in, Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 57:30 – Snifferoo. A friend of the show is covering two claaayyysics with us next week!

SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, Alfred Chicken is surprisingly expensive. The loose NES cart is $68, and the Game Boy version goes for $11.68. The price skyrockets to $137.50 and $235.50, respectively, if you want the boxes and manuals. The SNES version is more appropriate, at $7.77 and $26.

Episode 133 – Umihara Kawase (1994)

Episode 133 – Umihara Kawase (1994)

Episode 133 – Umihara Kawase (1994)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are swinging from our hook to find exit doors and yummy fish! From 1994, we’re playing Umihara Kawase by TNN for the Super Nintendo. We are joined by special guest and podcastin’ professional Kyle, a.k.a. The Goth, from Vaguely Entertaining!

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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.

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features the excellent title theme from the game.
  • 40:00 – Emails! We see how this is gonna go.
  • 56:45 – As always, we help out at least one person in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:01:30 – Snifferoo. It’s the season to be thankful, and we were definitely be thankful next week with a certain game.

SHOW NOTES

– Because Umihara wasn’t ever released in the U.S., there isn’t Price Charting details on it. The Playstation Vita version goes for $25 to $30 on Amazon, and the Steam version is usually in the $10 to $15 range, depending on how “on sale” it is when you purcahse it.

– The best speedrun on YouTube currently is 1:46, which is utterly insane, even if assisted by tools.

– Kyle is the co-host of the Vaguely Entertaining podcast, which you can find here! Give it a listen, won’t ya?

Episode 132 – General Chaos (1994)

Episode 132 – General Chaos (1994)

Episode 132 – General Chaos (1994)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are using our five-man squad to liberate portions of the map in a war game! From 1994, we’re playing General Chaos by Game Refuge Inc. and published by Electronic Arts for the Sega Genesis.

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features the military-ish marching theme from portions of the game.
  • 33:30 – Once again, Todd has some reasons why General Chaos is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 43:15 – Emails! Who has a weird name like Beth anyway?
  • 57:00 – Sweet baby boys help other boys become more sweet, in, Ask The Sweet Boys.
  • 1:00:00 – Snifferoo. We play a listener request, possibly with a listener as a guest!

SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, General Chaos is pretty affordable, at $13.95 for the loose cart and $28.48 for the box and manual.

– One of the creators of General Chaos, Brian F. Colin, tried to do a Kickstarter for a sequel. It didn’t go well.

– A shout-out to Friend and Guest of the Show Dale, who actually guessed this game from the posted snifferoo last week! Got a guess on what next week’s game is? Shoot us an email, we’ll shout you out if you’re correct!

Episode 131 – Gargoyle’s Quest 2 (1992)

Episode 131 – Gargoyle's Quest 2 (1992)

Episode 131 – Gargoyle’s Quest 2 (1992)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are clinging to walls and thinking about moving to the Human World! From 1992, we’re playing Gargoyle’s Quest 2 by Capcom for the NES. We’re joined by special guest and dear, dear friend of the show, Hawk!

You can manually download this week’s fireballin’ podcast here or subscribe to the show via the iTunes store. To manually subscribe, use this link in the device / podcast player of choice. You can also follow us on Twitter, or ‘like’ us on Facebook.

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.

As always, if you like the show, support us by buying from Amazon! You can use this link to go to Amazon, and any purchase you make will kick a couple bucks to the show, with no extra cost to you. It’s a win-win!

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro! No time for funnies this week, we go straight to the spook-trance.
  • 36:00 – Emails! A lot of spooky topics this week, so we get into the mails quicker than normal.
  • 53:00 – As always, we help at least one folk in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:00:00 – Snifferoo! Getting off the spooky games, finally, and into more stuff from our childhoods.

SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, and as mentioned on the show, Gargoyle’s Quest 2 came out toward the end of the NES’ lifespan. As a result, it’s expensive – about $80 for the cart, and $172 if you want the box and manual as well. The Game Boy version is pricey too, at $23 for the cart, and $80 for the box and manual.

Episode 130 – Haunting Starring Polterguy (1993)

Episode 130 – Haunting Starring Polterguy (1993)

Episode 130 – Haunting Starring Polterguy (1993)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are scaring the crap out of the sleazy dude that makes defective skateboards! For real! From 1993, we’re playing Haunting Starring Polterguy by Electronic Arts for the Sega Genesis.

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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.

As always, if you like the show, support us by buying from Amazon! You can use this link to go to Amazon, and any purchase you make will kick a couple bucks to the show, with no extra cost to you. It’s a win-win!

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features the opening 30 seconds of the game.
  • 31:00 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 36:30 – Emails!
  • 48:00 – We help some people, with… Ask the Sweet Boys!
  • 52:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing as one of the most-reviled vidya game minibosses!

SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, Haunting Starring Polterguy is reasonably prices, at $25 for the loose cart and $41 for the box and manual included.

– There isn’t much info on this game online, but the TV Tropes page is fairly robust.

Episode 129 – Doom (1993)

Episode 129 – Doom (1993)

Episode 129 – Doom (1993)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are shotgunning our way through the depths of Hell! From 1993, we’re playing Doom by id Software for the PC. We’re joined by special guest Apple Shampoo!

You can manually download this week’s possessed podcast here or subscribe to the show via the iTunes store. To manually subscribe, use this link in the device / podcast player of choice. You can also follow us on Twitter, or ‘like’ us on Facebook.

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.

As always, if you like the show, support us by buying from Amazon! You can use this link to go to Amazon, and any purchase you make will kick a couple bucks to the show, with no extra cost to you. It’s a win-win!

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features the totally rad commercial for the Atari Jaguar version! You can find it on YouTube, complete with preacher, here.
  • 42:00 – Todd Brisket has reasons why Doom is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 52:00 – Emails! We hear from a big fan of Huell, and others!
  • 1:02:00 – As always, we help some people with… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:07:00 – Snifferoo! We’re possessed by otherworldy spirits next week!

SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, most console versions of Doom are between $5 and $20. However, the PC version is better than all of them, and also always you to play all sorts of mods. If you must buy a console version though, go with Doom 64, which at least has totally new levels, weapons and monsters vs. the other editions. (It’s a favorite of Steve!)

Episode 128 – Friday the 13th (1989)

Episode 128 – Friday the 13th (1989)

Episode 128 – Friday the 13th (1989)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are watching in horror as Jason emerges from Crystal Lake to kill all sorts of sweet baby boys! From 1989, we’re playing Friday the 13th by Atlus and published by LJN for the NES.

You can manually download this week’s Spooptober podcast here or subscribe to the show via the iTunes store. To manually subscribe, use this link in the device / podcast player of choice. You can also follow us on Twitter, or ‘like’ us on Facebook.

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.

As always, if you like the show, support us by buying from Amazon! You can use this link to go to Amazon, and any purchase you make will kick a couple bucks to the show, with no extra cost to you. It’s a win-win!

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features the wonderfully cheesy trailer from the seventh movie, which the game is based on. You can see it on YouTube here!
  • 37:30 – After cleanin’ the pee out of your pants, you need a pick-me-up from such a scary game. So we have… The Cheer-Up Corner, a new segment!
  • 40:30 – Todd has reasons why Friday the 13th is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 43:45 – Emails! Much like Dave Letterman, we also get stacks and stacks of letters.
  • 55:00 – We help some people, in, ASK the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:00:00 – Snifferoo. GET HYPED! We’re playing one of the all-time horror and gamin’ claysics.

SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, this is a cheap game somewhat. It’s $10 for the loose cart, and $48 for the box and manual included. It’s awful though, so don’t buy it.