This week in Your Parents Basement, we are living forever thanks to that filthy spice! From 1992 and 1993, we’re playing Dune II by Westwood Studios for the Sega Genesis and PC. We’re joined by special guest and spice miner Bob Hanson!
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- 0:00 – Intro, which features about 30 seconds of the nutty trailer for the bonkers Dune movie from the 1980s.
- 40:30 – It’s the eeeee-mail portion, of the show.
- 57:00 – Ask the Sweet Boys! We help at least one folk.
- 1:03:30 – Snifferoo. Japan loves Queen, and next week’s game.
– According to Price Charting, Dune II is one of the pricier games we’ve played. While the PC version is commonly free on many Abandonware sites, the Genesis version is $36.99 for the cart, and $59.99 if the you want the box and manual too. The Sega CD version of Dune is a port of the PC Dune I, confusingly, and costs about $24.99.
– The movie Dune is famous for being really nutty, like the book series it is based on, and for having a weird, tangled development process. Of all places, The Atlantic has a good, long read about that.