Category Archives: PC

Episode 212 – Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis (1992)

Episode 212 – Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis (1992)

Episode 212 – Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis (1992)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are clicking our way through dangerous battles and traps, and fighting the NAZIS. From 1992, we’re playing Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis, by LucasArts, for the PC!

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features the triumphant main theme from the game!
  • 28:45 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 45:00 – Todd asks us… Dude, what are you even talking about, dude?
  • 51:00 – Emails!
  • 59:00 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:03:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re oddly ramping through planets in the solar system, and not on Earth.
  • 1:05:45 – Blooperoonie! Who is this movie even starring???

Episode 206 – Star Wars: TIE Fighter (1994)

Episode 206 – Star Wars: TIE Fighter (1994)

Episode 206 – Star Wars: TIE Fighter (1994)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are playing AS the baddies for once, in a galaxy far, far away! From 1994, we’re playing Star Wars: TIE Fighter, developed by Totally Games and published by LucasArts, for the PC.

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features a side story from the SWARS universe.
  • 33:00 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by some of our usual, fun features.
  • 52:00 – Emails! The hackers are on to YOURPARENTSBASEMENTPODCAST.
  • 58:30 – We help some people with name changes in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:06:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing a Genny clayyyyysic.

SHOW NOTES

  • Steve misspakes in the beginning, and says the developer of this game is LucasArts. They are actually the publisher! The developer is Totally Games, which was spearheaded by Lawrence Holland. They mostly did combat simulation games in the 1980s and 1990s, before branching out to VR and interactive games in the 2000s. The company is defunct as of 2015, though. Read more on the ole Wikipedias.

Episode 205 – Castle Wolfenstein (1981) and Beyond Castle Wolfenstein (1984)

Episode 205 – Castle Wolfenstein (1981) and Beyond Castle Wolfenstein (1984)

Episode 205 – Castle Wolfenstein (1981) and Beyond Castle Wolfenstein (1984)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we’re sneaking through enemy lines to fight the Nazis! From 1981, we’re playing Castle Wolfenstein, and from 1984, we’re playing Beyond Castle Wolfenstein, for the Apple II, MS-DOS and Commodore 64, by Silas Warner and Muse Software. We’re joined by a longtime Friend of the Show making his first appearance, Cantjudge, or Ceej!

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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 sound. The sound of music.
  • 25:30 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time!
  • 44:15 – Emails!
  • 1:06:00 – We don’t help people this week. But instead, enjoy Our Decision to Choose the Fate of Our Destiny.
  • 1:12:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing yet another $%#@ing Star Wars game.

Episode 204 – RollerCoaster Tycoon (1999)

Episode 204 – RollerCoaster Tycoon (1999)

Episode 204 – RollerCoaster Tycoon (1999)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are designing the coasters of our dreeeammsss! From 1999, we’re playing RollerCoaster Tycoon by Chris Sawyer Productions for the PC. Friend of the Show Mattyboy subs in for Todd Brisket, who’s exploring the American Midwest.

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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 ULTRA RAD television commercial for the game.
  • 27:30 – HUELL has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time!
  • 37:30 – A brand new co-host means we have a brand new rating scale!
  • 46:30 – Emails!
  • 56:00 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys. (Even if we don’t remember the preamble.)
  • 1:06:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re FINALLY playing a classic game that we’ve overlooked for years!

SHOW NOTES

  • As mentioned on the show, the 12-year ride from hell. From there, you can find all sorts of bizarre RollerCoaster Tycoon stories.

Episode 195 – Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? (1985)

Episode 195 – Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? (1985)

Episode 195 – Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? (1985)

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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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 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!

Episode 190 – Monkey Island 2 (1991)

Episode 190 – Monkey Island 2 (1991)

Episode 190 – Monkey Island 2 (1991)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are pointing and clicking our way through a swashbuckling adventure! From 1991, we’re playing Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge by LucasArts for the PC.

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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 opening montage for the game.
  • 26:15 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time!
  • 44:00 – Emails!
  • 50:00 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 55:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re FULLY EMBRACING the holiday spirit.

Episode 186 – Half-Life (1998)

Episode 186 – Half-Life (1998)

Episode 186 – Half-Life (1998)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are playing as the world’s most dangerous physicist! From 1998, we’re playing Half-Life by Valve for the PC.

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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 some of the dialogue from the ole G-Man. Check out the YouTube original here!
  • 21:00 – Todd has reasons why Half-Life is… The Most Best Game of All-Time!
  • 32:00 – Emails!
  • 39:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing one of the most fun games to say.

Episode 180 – The Daedalus Encounter (1995)

Episode 180 – The Daedalus Encounter (1995)

Episode 180 – The Daedalus Encounter (1995)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are venturing through space with Tia Carrere as a robot probe! From 1995, we’re playing The Daedalus Encounter by Mechadeus and Lifelike Productions for the PC and 3DO. We are joined by Friend of the Show and big Crucial Taunt fan Dale!

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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 SPOOP TIMES.
  • 37:30 – Todd has reasons why The Daedalus Encounter is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our usual outstanding segments.
  • 53:00 – Emails!
  • 1:05:30 – The only people we help this week our ourselves, as we do a fan favorite segment: Our Decision to Choose the Fate of Our Destiny.
  • 1:08:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing a game none of us has heard about before! Huzzah!

Episode 177 – Duke Nukem 3D (1996)

Episode 177 – Duke Nukem 3D (1996)

Episode 177 – Duke Nukem 3D (1996)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are blasting aliens in a dystopian Los Angeles! And we’re doing it with ATTITUDE. From 1996, we’re playing Duke Nukem 3D by 3D Realms for the PC and Nintendo 64.

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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 collection of samples from ole Dank Nakems. You can find the full presentation here.
  • 29:15 – The sweet baby boys do their three regular segments.
  • 38:30 – Todd has reasons why Dirk Neekems 3D is… The Most Best Game of All-Time!
  • 50:00 – Emails!
  • 53:30 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 58:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re delving into some deeeeep pages. Now we’re playing with power!

SHOW NOTES

  • On the sode, Huell mentions some pretty cool dudes in a manual. When you’re ready for it, that picture is on page 25 (the last page) of this PDF manual.

Episode 162 – Croc: Legend of the Gobbos (1997)

Episode 162 – Croc: Legend of the Gobbos (1997)

Episode 162 – Croc: Legend of the Gobbos (1997)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are definitely eliminating or saving Gobbos, whatever they might be! From 1997, we’re playing Croc: Legend of the Gobbos by Argonaut Software for the Playstation, PC and Sega Saturn.

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 excellent, 1990s-era commercial for the game.
  • 20:00 – Todd has reasons why Croc is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 31:30 – Emails!
  • 37:15 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing a game that surprisingly had a cartoon series for a hot minute.

SHOW NOTES

  • According to Price Charting, Croc is very affordable. The PSX version goes for $5 to $10. The Saturn version is double the price, but all over Croc games and sequels cost less than $10.