This week in Your Parents Basement, we are chasing thieves across the globe! From 1985, we’re playing Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? by Broderbund for the PC.
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- 0:00 – Intro, which features the claaayyysssiiiccc theme song.
- 33:45 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our usual, fun segments.
- 51:30 – Emails!
- 56:30 – No ASKS this week, but instead we do Our Decision to Choose the Fate of Our Destiny.
- 1:03:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we don’t have time to bleed!
I loved me some Carmen Sandiego growing up, both on computer and the PBS show. In our elementary school labs in the late 80s and early 90s we primarily had the Apple II green and black PCs and I played a ton of where in the World, USA and yes as a North Dakota resident I could say I was one of the few who played Where in North Dakota is Carmen Sandiego. As a naive kiddo I presumed they were making these games for every state and was surprised when our local paper ran an article a few years ago saying we were the only one who got one (https://www.inforum.com/entertainment/4082657-why-world-was-carmen-sandiego-north-dakota)
I loved the TV show also and watched way too much of it! Favorite villain was Vic the Slick! Thank you for having so many awesome sound effects on hand from the show! I remember when the show was touring malls across the country and my dad drove me an hour to see them do a version of the game show at the mall. I absolutely ate it up! This episode brought back many memories of school and after school marathons of Sandiego and Ghost Writer.