Episode 054 – The Guardian Legend (1989)

Episode 054 – The Guardian Legend (1989)

Episode 054 – The Guardian Legend (1989)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are transforming into a rowe-butt and trying to conquer labyrinths! From 1989, we’re playing The Guardian Legend by Compile for the NES. And, tune it at the end for a shocking development that will shake YPB to its core!

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0:00 – Intro, which is the title theme from the game. Check out this YouTube playlist for all of the game’s nifty music!

37:00 – Emails! We get to them earlier this week, because we care about you, the listener.

51:00 – It’s not a Snifferoo! But Huell and Steve have decided that the show must go on, and there will indeed be a show for May 16.


– According to Price Charting, The Guardian Legend is still reasonably priced, despite its cult status. Loose carts go for about $13, with the box and manual swelling the price to $36.99.

– Funding Universe has a really good write-up on the rise and fall of Broderbund Software, which Steve only gets into briefly toward the end of the episode.

3 responses

  1. […] dudes tagged us on Twitter, so how can I not give them a plug? There is a music remix project for The Guardian Legend, which we’ve covered in the past. To check out their tracks, go […]


  2. […] – A fun piece from Dany Roth of blastr, as he looks at 10 forgotten NES games that deserve a comeback. Included on the list is The Guardian Legend, which we covered a few weeks ago. […]


  3. […] for this episode comes from chopped material from Super Mario Bros. 2, The Guardian Legend, SimCity, Pitfall, Moon Patrol, the all email edition and the Warcraft […]


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