Category Archives: Arcade

Episode 229 – Crazy Taxi (1999 + 2000)

Episode 229 – Crazy Taxi (1999 + 2000)

Episode 229 – Crazy Taxi (1999 + 2000)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are participating in the origin story for Uber and Lyft as part of Sega’s The Dreamtember! From 1999 and 2000, we’re playing Crazy Taxi by Hitmaker, a division of Sega, for the Dreamcast and Arcade.

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features the traditional Sega’s the Dreamtember theme.
  • 24:00 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 44:30 – Hey guys, we got a voicemail!
  • 52:00 – Emails! We do not help anyone this week, though.
  • 59:90 – Snifferoo. A DOUBLE snifferoo, actually!

Episode 221 – Ninja Baseball Batman (1993)

Episode 221 – Ninja Baseball Batman (1993)

Episode 221 – Ninja Baseball Batman (1993)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are pleasantly surprised by a quirky, cult classic beat-em-up! From 1993, we’re playing Ninja Baseball Batman by Irem for the Arcade.

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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 nifty intro from the game.
  • 26:30 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 46:30 – Emails!
  • 58:15 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:05:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing a claaayyysssic, thanks to an anniversary!

SHOW NOTES

  • The website that Huell mentions on the show is here. And, the article Steve mentions from SB Nation is here.

Episode 209 – Captain America and The Avengers (1991-1993)

Episode 209 – Captain America and The Avengers (1991-1993)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are wiping out evil by punching it in the face! From 1991 to 1993, we’re playing Captain America and the Avengers by Data East and Realtime Associates for the Arcade, Genesis and SNES. We’re joined by Friend of the Show Backsack!

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 funny Robot Chicken sketch with the good Captain.
  • 27:45 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 50:00 – In honor of 4/20, Backsack channels a special guest!
  • 58:00 – Emails!
  • 1:14:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re celebrating another yearly milestone with another claayyysssiiicccc game series.

Episode 207 – Altered Beast (1988 + 1989)

Episode 207 – Altered Beast (1988 + 1989)

Episode 207 – Altered Beast (1988 + 1989)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are rescuing the daughter of Zeus, and coming back from the dead as a ripped manbeast to do it! From 1988 and 1989, we’re playing Altered Beast by Sega for the Arcade and 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!

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 some of that hot beepin’ and boopin’ from the game.
  • 30:30 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals, German and DuckTales.
  • 44:30 – It is the return of a fun segment! Dude, What Are You Even Talking About Dude?
  • 50:15 – Emails!
  • 1:02:45 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:08:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing one of the absolute most SMASHING games of the 64-bit era!

Episode 203 – Daytona USA (1994 + 1995)

Episode 203 – Daytona USA (1994 + 1995)

Episode 203 – Daytona USA (1994 + 1995)

This week in Your Parents Basement… DAAAYYYTTTONNNNAAAAA! From 1994 for the Arcade, and 1995 for the Saturn, we’re playing Daytona USA.

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!

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 a RAD commercial from down’undah!
  • 23:00 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! And in addition to our usual fun, it is the return of Huell’s Track Tracks!
  • 47:00 – Emails!
  • 59:00 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:04:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing a PC claayyysssiiicccc.

Episode 179 – Splatterhouse (1989)

Episode 179 – Splatterhouse (1989)

Episode 179 – Splatterhouse (1989)

This week in Your Parents Basement! We are donning the Mayan terror mask and attempting to save our girlfriend in six hellish stages. From 1989, we’re playing Splatterhouse by Namco for the Arcade and Turbo16! (Or as they say in the U.K., the PC Engine.)

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!

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 some costume talk before the customary SPOOPTOBER intro.
  • 37:15 – Todd has reasons why Splatterhouse is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our usual rating systems.
  • 44:00 – Happy days! We’ve got a voicemail!
  • 50:30 – Emails!
  • 55:30 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:02:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, the SPOOPS continue with a friend of the show, and from the star of both Wayne’s World AND Zombie Nightmare!

SHOW NOTES

  • According to Price Charting, Splatterhouse is actually pretty pricey! It goes for $54 on the Turbo, and the sequels for the Genesis go for $83 and $50, respectively.

Episode 172 – Time Crisis series (1995-???)

Episode 172 – Time Crisis series (1995-???)

Episode 172 – Time Crisis series (1995-???)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are shooting baddies, especially Wild Dog, in order to secure the freedom of foreign lands! From 1995, we’re playing Time Crisis 1, 2 and 3 by Namco for the Arcade, Playstation and Playstation 2. And, talking about the rest of the series, too!

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!

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 one of the weird commercials for the home console versions of the series. (The ones are one and three are oddly problematic.)
  • 42:00 – Todd has done the research, and he has reasons why Time Crisis is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 46:30 – Emails! We get into the true origin of Link.
  • 55:00 – We help some people, in, Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:00:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we indulge in our deep space madness, as well as logs and Mr. Horse.

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.

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!

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 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 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.

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!

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 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 154 – Ninja Spirit (1990)

Episode 154 – Ninja Spirit (1990)

Episode 154 – Ninja Spirit (1990)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are playing the first perfect 10 from EGM, a surprisingly fun ninja-SHMUP! From 1990, we’re playing Ninja Spirit by Irem for the TurboGrafx-16 and the Arcade.

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!

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 is from Steve’s favorite short film, “A Ninja Pays Half My Rent.” It’s incredible, and you can watch it here.
  • 35:00 – Todd has reasons why Ninja Spirit is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 39:30 – Emails! We get stacks and stacks and stacks and stacks of letters. That is followed up by New News. (But, no ASK this week.)
  • 56:30 – Snifferoo. We’re going old school mech combat for next week! To the roots of the ole RTS!

SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, and as mentioned on the show, Ninja Spirit remains high-valued because of its quality. The loose game goes for $48.68, and the box and manual up the price to $60.

– Per the Internet, Ninja Spirit was released for the arcade in 1988, but the title screen for the Turbo version states 1990. So, that’s the year that Steve mentions throughout the show.