Category Archives: Arcade

Episode 252 – Commando (1985) and Ikari Warriors (1987)

Episode 252 – Commando (1985) and Ikari Warriors (1987)

Episode 252 – Commando (1985) and Ikari Warriors (1987)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are running and gunning down everything in our path! From 1985, we’re playing Commando by Capcom for the Arcade and NES! And from 1987, we’re playing Ikari Warriors by SNK for the Arcade and NES! We’re joined by Friend of the Show Backsack.

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features the title track from Commando!
  • 29:00 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 49:30 – Emails! Which features a special, celebrity guest this week.
  • 1:00:00 – We exercise… Our Decision to Choose the Fate of Our Destiny.
  • 1:05:30 – Snifferoo!

Episode 251 – Power Stone (1999)

Episode 251 – Power Stone (1999)

Episode 251 – Power Stone (1999)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are throwing barrels and benches at our fightin’ enemies. From 1999, we’re playing Power Stone, by Capcom, for the Arcade and Dreamcast! We’re joined by Friend of the Show Mattyboy!

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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 Japanese commercial for the game.
  • 31:15 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 47:30 – Emails!
  • 59:30 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:04:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, it’s a DOUBLE episode!

Episode 243 – Twinkle Star Sprites (1996 + 1997)

Episode 243 – Twinkle Star Sprites (1996 + 1997)

Episode 243 – Twinkle Star Sprites (1996 + 1997)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are pew, pew, pewing our way through a puzzle action game! From 1996 and 1997, we’re playing Twinkle Star Sprites by ADK and published by SNK for the Arcade and Neo Geo.

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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!

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 little ditty from the game!
  • 15:30 – Todd DOESN’T have reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! But, we do the rest of our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 25:30 – Emails!
  • 38:30 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 43:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, it is our annual, star-studded affair!

Episode 239 – Double Dragon (1987 + 1989)

Episode 239 – Double Dragon (1987 + 1989)

Episode 239 – Double Dragon (1987 + 1989)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are using whips, baseball bats and knives to rescue our girlfriend from a gang! From 1987 and 1989, we’re playing Double Dragon, developed by Technos Japan and published by Taito, for the Arcade and the NES. We’re joined by friend of the show and famed director Paul Christian Glenn, a.k.a. Pascal’s Pager!

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 great pop culture moment for this game.
  • 35:30 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 50:00 – Emails!
  • 59:00 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:08:15 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing pool and watching some FANTASTIC acting.

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.

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 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.

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 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!

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 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.