Category Archives: NES

Episode 196 – Predator (1989)

Episode 196 – Predator (1989)

Episode 196 – Predator (1989)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are slinking through the jungles, hunting dangerous alien beasts. From 1989, we’re playing Predator by Pack-In-Video for the NES. We’re joined by Friend of the Show Backsack, out from his desk at the CIA. And as you’d expect, today’s show features some adult language.

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features THE iconic scene from the movie.
  • 30:00 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time!
  • 47:30 – Emails!
  • 58:30 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:07:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re PARTYING with our best friend Mario.

Episode 194 – Ice Climber (1985)

Episode 194 – Ice Climber (1985)

Episode 194 – Ice Climber (1985)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are scaling up frozen platforms! From 1985, we’re playing Ice Climber by Nintendo for the NES. And a warning – This week’s show has some language that isn’t appropriate for the sweetest of baby boys.

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 the nifty 8-bit tones of the main theme.
  • 23:00 – Vidya Game Theater returns! And it is maaaaagical.
  • 32:30 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our usual rankings.
  • 42:45 – Emails!
  • 1:01:45 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:08:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re on the heels of one of the world’s most famous spies.
  • 1:08:45 – Blooperoonie! Sometimes we do extensive show prep, while other times, not so much.

Episode 183 – Fester’s Quest (1989)

Episode 183 – Fester's Quest (1989)

Episode 183 – Fester’s Quest (1989)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are creepy, kooky, mysterious, spooky and ooky! From 1989, we’re playing Fester’s Quest by Sunsoft 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 the traditional SPOOPTOBER theme.
  • 27:30 – Todd has reasons why Fester’s Quest is… The Most Best Game of All-Time!
  • 40:00 – Emails!
  • 53:45 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 59:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re out of the SPOOP season, but we are in an even scarier timeframe: Election Season.

Episode 182 – Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse (1990)

Episode 182 – Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse (1990)

Episode 182 – Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse (1990)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are whipping out way past evil, with our pal Grant Denasty! From 1990, we’re playing Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse by Konami 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!

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 SPOOPTOBER INTRO!
  • 28:00 – Todd has reasons why Castlevania III is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our usual segments.
  • 45:30 – Emails!
  • 56:00 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:01:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing a bad game again! Huzzah!

Episode 178 – Nintendo Power (1988)

Episode 178 – Nintendo Power (1988)

Episode 178 – Nintendo Power (1988)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are thumbing through the archives of our childhood! From 1988, we’re reading Nintendo Power by Nintendo of America.

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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 some song-singing from a SBB.
  • 32:00 – Todd has reasons why Nintendo Power is… The Most Best Magazine of All-Time!
  • 41:00 – Todd has a new bit! Dude, What Are You Even Talking About, Dude?
  • 46:00 – Hey, we have a voicemail! Always good to hear from our fans.
  • 53:00 – Emails!
  • 1:05:00 – Snifferoo. It is THAT time of the year!

Episode 174 – Silver Surfer (1990)

Episode 174 – Silver Surfer (1990)

Episode 174 – Silver Surfer (1990)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are riding the waves of the cosmos and beating claysic enemies like Fire Lord, Reptyl and Kylor, the self-proclaimed emperor of the Skrull! From 1990, we’re playing Silver Surfer by Software Creations 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 totally cool commercial for Silver Surfer and Spot.
  • 29:30 – Todd has reasons why Silver Surfer is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! And then, Steve has a new segment that he found at the consignment shop.
  • 40:45 – Emails!
  • 54:00 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:00:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re trying to enjoy a night at the opera, but instead, a game breaks out. And uh, mitochondria.

SHOW NOTES

Episode 170 – Bionic Commando (1988)

Episode 170 – Bionic Commando (1988)

Episode 170 – Bionic Commando (1988)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are exploring a platform and adventure game without jumping! From 1988, we’re playing Bionic Commando by Capcom 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 commercials from the remake of the game.
  • 34:30 – Most Best Game of All-Time! Huzzah!
  • 41:30 – Emails!
  • 1:03:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re focusing on exploring an island dreeeaaaammmm world.

Episode 166 – M.C. Kids (1992)

Episode 166 – M.C. Kids (1992)

Episode 166 – M.C. Kids (1992)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are indulging in the most American things of all – product placement, corporate synergy and the pollination of HOT IP! From 1992, we’re playing M.C. Kids by Virgin Games 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 bizarre McKids clothing line commercial floating around the Interwebz.
  • 32:00 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 37:30 – Emails! Followed by New News at 45:30.
  • 49:00 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 56:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing Game Boy games!

SHOW NOTES

Episode 165 – Last Action Hero (1993)

Episode 165 – Last Action Hero (1993)

Episode 165 – Last Action Hero (1993)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are jumping THROUGH enemies and getting the crap beat out of our movie avatar! From 1993, we’re playing the truly dreadful Last Action Hero by Teeny Weeny Games and Bits Studio for the NES and SNES.

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 montage of some funny Ahnold quotes. Remember these, instead of his work in this movie.
  • 29:30 – Todd somehow managed to find reasons why Last Action Hero is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 37:30 – Emails! We talk pets in games. Followed by New News, at 46:30.
  • 52:30 – We help some people, in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 59:00 – Snifferoo. A summer of product placement continues! Huzzah!

Episode 164 – Blaster Master (1988)

Episode 164 – Blaster Master (1988)

Episode 164 – Blaster Master (1988)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are rescuing our pet frog from the grasp of vile super mutants! From 1988, we’re playing Blaster Master by Sunsoft for the NES. Pascal’s Pager subs in as co-host, as Todd Brisket takes his annual trip to the homeland.

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 excellent title theme from the game! It is a nifty little tune.
  • 44:30 – Emails!
  • 58:00 – Snifferoo. It is the 25th anniversary for one of the most notorious movie flops! But, I’m sure the vidya game is all quality…

SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, Blaster Master is quite affordable! The loose cart goes for $7.50, and the box and manual up the price to $34. The only expensive version is Blaster Master Boy for the Game Boy, which goes for $38 and $100, respectively.

– Until this episode, we were unaware of the Worlds of Power book series. You can read about their magnificence here.