Episode 164 – Blaster Master (1988)

Episode 164 – Blaster Master (1988)

Episode 164 – Blaster Master (1988)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are rescuing our pet frog from the grasp of vile super mutants! From 1988, we’re playing Blaster Master by Sunsoft for the NES. Pascal’s Pager subs in as co-host, as Todd Brisket takes his annual trip to the homeland.

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features the excellent title theme from the game! It is a nifty little tune.
  • 44:30 – Emails!
  • 58:00 – Snifferoo. It is the 25th anniversary for one of the most notorious movie flops! But, I’m sure the vidya game is all quality…

SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, Blaster Master is quite affordable! The loose cart goes for $7.50, and the box and manual up the price to $34. The only expensive version is Blaster Master Boy for the Game Boy, which goes for $38 and $100, respectively.

– Until this episode, we were unaware of the Worlds of Power book series. You can read about their magnificence here.

Episode 163 – Cadillacs and Dinosaurs (1992)

Episode 163 – Cadillacs and Dinosaurs (1992)

Episode 163 – Cadillacs and Dinosaurs (1992)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are beating the helllll out of poachers and trying to avoid the wrath of dinosaurs! From 1992, we’re playing Cadillacs and Dinosaurs by Capcom for the Arcade.

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features one of the ultra-cool 1990s commercials for the toy line.
  • 25:30 – Emails!
  • 34:30 – This week, we REALLY help some people with… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 39:00 – Snifferoo. A friend of the show comes on to talk about a notoriously tricky game! Whoever could it be???

Episode 162 – Croc: Legend of the Gobbos (1997)

Episode 162 – Croc: Legend of the Gobbos (1997)

Episode 162 – Croc: Legend of the Gobbos (1997)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are definitely eliminating or saving Gobbos, whatever they might be! From 1997, we’re playing Croc: Legend of the Gobbos by Argonaut Software for the Playstation, PC and Sega Saturn.

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features the excellent, 1990s-era commercial for the game.
  • 20:00 – Todd has reasons why Croc is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 31:30 – Emails!
  • 37:15 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing a game that surprisingly had a cartoon series for a hot minute.

SHOW NOTES

  • According to Price Charting, Croc is very affordable. The PSX version goes for $5 to $10. The Saturn version is double the price, but all over Croc games and sequels cost less than $10.

 

Episode 161 – Excitebike (1985)

Episode 161 – Excitebike (1985)

Episode 161 – Excitebike (1985)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are revving up our engines, dodging obstacles, and creating impossible tracks we’ll never play our way through! From 1985, we’re playing Excitebike by Nintendo for the NES. (Or as they say in the UK, the NEZ!)

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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 the jaunty title theme from the game!
  • 27:00 – Emails! Which movie would YOU like to see a first-person shooter version of?
  • 33:00 – We can’t end the show without helping some people! It’s… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 39:15 – Snifferoo, which features the jaunty title theme from next week’s game!

SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, Excitebike is very affordable. The loose cart is only $6, and it is available as a digital game for pretty much all of the Nintendo systems. Oddly, the box and manual up the price to $31. They are probably in shorter supply now because nobody took care of them back in the day.

Episode 160 – Star Wars: Dark Forces (1995)

Episode 160 – Star Wars: Dark Forces (1995)

Episode 160 – Star Wars: Dark Forces (1995)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are blasting our way through Imperial stormtroopers and bases! Pew pew! From 1995, we’re playing Star Wars: Dark Forces by LucasArts for the PC.

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features the stellar ending music from Return of the Jedi. I bet we’re the first podcast to ever use such a triumphant tune!
  • 24:30 – Todd has reasons why Dark Forces is… The Most Best Game of All-Time!
  • 29:30 – Emails!
  • 36:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re revving up our motorbiking engines! (And, that awesome YouTube video played as a snifferoo is here.)

SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, the Playstation version of Dark Forces is $5 to $10. However, this version is usually regarded as pretty bad. Instead, go for the GOG version here for your PC.

Episode 159 – Banjo-Kazooie (1998)

Episode 159 – Banjo-Kazooie (1998)

Episode 159 – Banjo-Kazooie (1998)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are playing as the best bear-and-bird duo around! From 1998, we’re playing Banjo-Kazooie by Rare for the Nintendo 64. We’re joined by the three folks behind Gravity Gerbil, a fun cell phone game, that have fond memories of this one!

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features a proper bonkers TV commercial from back in the day.
  • 35:30 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 52:30 – Emails!
  • 1:05:10 – As usual, we try to help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:16:00 – Snifferoo. Hey, do you like Star Wars movies?

SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, Banjo-Kazooie has held its value well, like most good Nintendo 64 games. The loose cart goes for $20, and the box and manual ups the price to $50. The sequel and player’s choice editions are similar prices.

– Make sure you check out Gravity Gerbil! As Steve mentioned on the show, it’s a fun little lark, and very affordable at $1.99.

Episode 158 – Revolution X (1995)

Episode 158 – Revolution X (1995)

Episode 158 – Revolution X (1995)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are chucking explosive CDs at members of the NON! From 1995, we’re playing Revolution X by Rage Software, mostly for the SNES and Genesis, but a tiny bit for the Arcade too.

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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 piano theme of “Love In An Elevator,” from the Arcade version.
  • 36:00 – Todd has reasons why Revolution X is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 42:00 – Emails! Picking out usernames for online play. And in New News, we talk claayyysssiiiccc game sales.
  • 57:30 – We are FINALLY back to helping people, with another segment of Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:04:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing as the other shared Nintendo-Rare mascot.

SHOW NOTES

  • According to Price Charting, unsurprisingly, Revolution X is incredibly affordable. The loose carts go for $5 to $10.
  • The videos for Quest for Fame are proper bonkers! Here is the “cool” veejay playing it, and here is the tutorial stage.

Episode 157 – Super Mario World (1991)

Episode 157 – Super Mario World (1991)

Episode 157 – Super Mario World (1991)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are soaring through the air with our capes and flingin’ fireballs at bosses! From 1991, we’re playing Super Mario World by Nintendo for the SNES. And to celebrate our fourth year of podcasting and the game, we have special guest Jovial John!

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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 television commercial from the 1990s. You can tell because it’s EXTREME by Nintendo’s standards!
  • 41:00 – Todd has legitimate reasons why Super Mario World is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 55:30 – Emails! We did indeed gets stacks and stacks of letters, even John! But, no Ask this week.
  • 1:17:00 – Snifferoo. We are playing the worst Aerosmith-based vidya game!

Episode 156 – Twisted Metal 1 and 2 (1995 + 1996)

Episode 156 – Twisted Metal 1 and 2 (1995 + 1996)

Episode 156 – Twisted Metal 1 and 2 (1995 + 1996)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are revving up our engines, destroying all other competitors and getting one true wish granted! From 1995 and 1996, we’re playing Twisted Metal 1 and Twisted Metal 2, developed by SingleTrac and published by Sony for the Playstation. We’re joined by Friend of the Show DTR for his second appearance!

You can manually download this week’s 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. 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 an excellent commercial for the game, that played on American television.
  • 41:00 – Todd Brisket has some reasons why Twisted Metal 1 and 2 are… the Most Best Games of All-Time.
  • 55:00 – Emails! We answer some burnin’ questions.
  • 1:10:00 – Ask the Sweet Boys. We help people, in sweet, mature and responsible ways, sometimes.
  • 1:17:00 – Snifferoo. We hit another milestone as sweet baby boys! Huzzah!

SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, the games of the Twisted Metal series are very affordable. All of them sell for less than $10 each, and most are in the $5 to $8 range. The longbox for the original is the only “pricey” one, at $33.

Episode 155 – Herzog Zwei (1990)

Episode 155 – Herzog Zwei (1990)

Episode 155 – Herzog Zwei (1990)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are playing as a transforming robot and deploying our troops in the very first real-time strategy game! From 1990, we’re playing Herzog Zwei by Technosoft and published by Sega for the Genesis.

You can manually download this week’s 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. 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 different sort of Herzog. You can find an interview compilation from him here.
  • 30:30 – Todd has reasons why this game is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 37:30 – Emails!
  • 52:00 – Todd helps out some people, and really, we all do, with… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 56:30 – Snifferoo! Next week’s game isn’t actually a racing game, but it does have a clown, most definitely.