Category Archives: NES

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!

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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 238 – Lethal Weapon (1992)

Episode 238 – Lethal Weapon (1992)

Episode 238 – Lethal Weapon (1992)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are an entirely appropriate age for the tasks put in front of us. From 1992, we’re playing Lethal Weapon for the NES and Super Nintendo, by Ocean Software. WARNING! This show has much adult language.

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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 wonderful commercial.
  • 19:30 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 37:00 – Emails!
  • 47:30 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 52:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re getting 50,000 points on Double Dragon.

Episode 232 – Beetlejuice (1991)

Episode 232 – Beetlejuice (1991)

Episode 232 – Beetlejuice (1991)

This week in Your Parents Basement, it is the start of another month of super spoops! From 1991, we’re playing Beetlejuice for the NES by Rare.

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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 clayyysic Spooptober theme.
  • 27:30 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 43:00 – Todd has a brand new bit for us all to play!
  • 1:04:30 – Emails!
  • 1:10:15 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re wondering about the logistics of screaming.

Episode 225 – Dragon Warrior (1989)

Episode 225 – Dragon Warrior (1989)

Episode 225 – Dragon Warrior (1989)

This week in Your Parents Basement! Thine princess is not in another castle, she be’est in a dank cave with thou green dragon. From 1989, we’re playing Dragon Warrior, developed by Chunsoft and published by Enix and Nintendo, for the NES! We’re joined by Friend of the Show and legendary hero Pippenz!

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 TOTALLY RAD Commercial for the game.
  • 30:00 – We have a surprise pop in by Friend of the Show Cosmo!
  • 39:15 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 1:00:30 – Emails!
  • 1:09:00 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:16:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing one of the best games of all-time for a new system!

Episode 223 – Athena (1986)

Episode 223 – Athena (1986)

Episode 223 – Athena (1986)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are playing a deeply troubling platform game, for these deeply troubling times. From 1986, we’re playing Athena, ported by Micronics and originally developed and published by SNK, for the NES!

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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 short bit of music from the game.
  • 23:00 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 38:00 – Emails!
  • 45:30 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 51:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re experimenting with 64 bits of power! But NOT the 64 bits you’re thinking of!

SHOW NOTES

  • We mention the cover art for Athena and its sequel at various points. Look it up at your own risk, because it’s not that safe for work.

Episode 218 – Town & Country II: Thrilla’s Surfari (1992)

Episode 218 – Town & Country II: Thrilla's Surfari (1992)

Episode 218 – Town & Country II: Thrilla’s Surfari (1992)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are saving our human girlfriend, even though we are a hairy gorilla! Bodacious! From 1992, we’re playing Town & Country II: Thrilla’s Surfari, developed by Sculptured Software and published by Acclaim / LJN, for the NES.

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 commercial from a competing Town & Country IP holder.
  • 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.
  • 39:00 – It is another fun edition of YPB Theatre!
  • 44:30 – Emails!
  • 58:30 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys. It is one of our most vexing questions yet!
  • 1:05:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re dusting off some old IP, and reheating it to make the hottest of the hot IP!

Episode 217 – Pipe Dream / Mania (1989)

Episode 217 – Pipe Dream / Mania (1989)

Episode 217 – Pipe Dream / Mania (1989)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are diverting all sorts of green ooze and sludge from the water supply! From 1989, we’re playing Pipe Dreams, also known as Pipe Mania in the U.K., by The Assembly Line for the Amiga, and then, Lucasfilm Games for a ton of other systems.

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 jaunty tune from the game.
  • 21:00 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 36:30 – Todd debuts an exciting new feature… Mount NESmore!
  • 57:30 – Emails!
  • 1:03:15 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing another game with a jaunty tune!

Episode 216 – Batman: The Video Game (1990)

Episode 216 – Batman: The Video Game (1990)

Episode 216 – Batman: The Video Game (1990)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are playing a superhero game that some people LOVE. From 1990, we’re playing Batman: The Video Game by Sunsoft for the NES!

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 music from the animated series that we allllll loved in the 1990s.
  • 28:30 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 49:00 – Emails!
  • 1:00:30 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:05:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re diverting that oooooze away from all sorts of pipes.

SHOW NOTES

  • Steve searched valiantly for that article on the Internet about the development of this game by Sunsoft, but the author might have taken it down. His Twitter account seems to be here.

Episode 213 – Godzilla: Monster of Monsters (1989)

Episode 213 – Godzilla: Monster of Monsters (1989)

Episode 213 – Godzilla: Monster of Monsters (1989)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are trudging through planets, in a very boring way, despite being a giant lizard! From 1989, we’re playing Godzilla: Monster of Monsters by Compile, and published by Toho, for the NES!

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 epic battle of the 20th Century.
  • 32:45 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Movie of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 52:00 – Emails!
  • 1:02:00 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:05:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing a fun, 1990s-themed superhero vidya game.

Episode 200 – Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (1988)

Episode 200 – Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (1988)

Episode 200 – Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (1988)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are celebrating a show milestone with another game from a milestone series! From 1988, we’re playing Zelda II: The Adventure of Link by Nintendo for the NES.

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 totally cool commercials of the day!
  • 26:45 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our usual segments.
  • 42:30 – Steve debuts a brand new segment! DON’T… miss it.
  • 46:00 – Voicemails!
  • 59:30 – Emails!
  • 1:04:30 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:11:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing a META META META game that people have been clamoring for.