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Episode 156 – Twisted Metal 1 and 2 (1995 + 1996)

Episode 156 – Twisted Metal 1 and 2 (1995 + 1996)

Episode 156 – Twisted Metal 1 and 2 (1995 + 1996)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are revving up our engines, destroying all other competitors and getting one true wish granted! From 1995 and 1996, we’re playing Twisted Metal 1 and Twisted Metal 2, developed by SingleTrac and published by Sony for the Playstation. We’re joined by Friend of the Show DTR for his second appearance!

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!

Want to have an email or comment read on the air? Want to have your voicemail played? Send all mails and audio files to parentsbasementpodcast@gmail.com.

TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features an excellent commercial for the game, that played on American television.
  • 41:00 – Todd Brisket has some reasons why Twisted Metal 1 and 2 are… the Most Best Games of All-Time.
  • 55:00 – Emails! We answer some burnin’ questions.
  • 1:10:00 – Ask the Sweet Boys. We help people, in sweet, mature and responsible ways, sometimes.
  • 1:17:00 – Snifferoo. We hit another milestone as sweet baby boys! Huzzah!

SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, the games of the Twisted Metal series are very affordable. All of them sell for less than $10 each, and most are in the $5 to $8 range. The longbox for the original is the only “pricey” one, at $33.

Episode 155 – Herzog Zwei (1990)

Episode 155 – Herzog Zwei (1990)

Episode 155 – Herzog Zwei (1990)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are playing as a transforming robot and deploying our troops in the very first real-time strategy game! From 1990, we’re playing Herzog Zwei by Technosoft and published by Sega for the 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!

Want to have an email or comment read on the air? Want to have your voicemail played? Send all mails and audio files to parentsbasementpodcast@gmail.com.

TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features a different sort of Herzog. You can find an interview compilation from him here.
  • 30:30 – Todd has reasons why this game is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 37:30 – Emails!
  • 52:00 – Todd helps out some people, and really, we all do, with… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 56:30 – Snifferoo! Next week’s game isn’t actually a racing game, but it does have a clown, most definitely.

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!

Want to have an email or comment read on the air? Want to have your voicemail played? Send all mails and audio files to parentsbasementpodcast@gmail.com.

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.

Episode 153 – The 7th Guest (1993)

Episode 153 – The 7th Guest (1993)

Episode 153 – The 7th Guest (1993)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are playing the killer app that moved CD-ROM units for ole Bill Gates in 1993! From 1993, we’re playing The 7th Guest by Trilobye for the WINDOWS PC.

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!

Want to have an email or comment read on the air? Want to have your voicemail played? Send all mails and audio files to parentsbasementpodcast@gmail.com.

TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features some comments from the game’s creators. It’s from a “making of” VHS that was dumped on to YouTube here, and it’s proper daffy.
  • 33:00 – This week, it’s a very special DuckTales Score Segment! You need to tune in and listennnn.
  • 37:00 – Todd has some reasons, some of them good, about why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 43:30 – Emails! This week, a very special fan writes in to ask us a question we’ve never answered before.
  • 1:01:30 – We help some people, in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:11:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing a game that EGM loved! That we all remember!
  • 1:13:45 – Blooperoonie! Steve Greenwell, Segue Master.

Episode 152 – Home Improvement: Power Tool Pursuit! (1994)

Episode 152 – Home Improvement: Power Tool Pursuit! (1994)

Episode 152 – Home Improvement: Power Tool Pursuit! (1994)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are using our nail guns to shoot dinosaurs, or at least, very strong extras in dino costumes! From 1994, we’re playing Home Improvement: Power Tool Pursuit! by Imagineering and published by Absolute Entertainment for the Super Nintendo.

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.

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!

Want to have an email or comment read on the air? Want to have your voicemail played? Send all mails and audio files to parentsbasementpodcast@gmail.com.

TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features the hi-larious 1990s title theme from the show.
  • 31:00 – Todd has reasons why Home Improvement is… The Most Best TELEVISON SHOW of All-Time!
  • 40:00 – Emails! Just like Dave, we get sacks and sacks of letters, and we answer one this week.
  • 53:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re getting our puzzle solvin’ onnnnn! GOT TO GET IT ON!

SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, and as mentioned on the show, Home Improvement is inexplicably expensive. The loose cart goes for $35, and the manual and box up the price to $86. It is not worth anywhere near that much, even for lolz.

– Steve found the image for this game on the Internetz, although oddly, it’s not from this Mental Floss list-bit on the show. It is still definitely worth reading, though!

ANNOUNCEMENT!

Hey sweet baby boys and girls! 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!

Episode 151 – A Clip Show Too (2018)

Episode 151 – A Clip Show Too (2018)

Episode 151 – A Clip Show Too (2018)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are providing more of our b-sides! It’s our second ever clip-show, this time, with special guest Toddito, along with a healthy helping of parenting advice, dead wrestlers’ talk, and The Simpsons.

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.

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!

Want to have an email or comment read on the air? Want to have your voicemail played? Send all mails and audio files to parentsbasementpodcast@gmail.com.

Episode 150 – Tomb Raider (1996)

Episode 150 – Tomb Raider (1996)

Episode 150 – Tomb Raider (1996)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are dual-wielding as we raid tombs and extinct lots of animals! From 1996, we’re playing Tomb Raider by Core Design, and published by Eidos, for the Sega Saturn and Sony Playstation. We’re joined by Friend of the Show and raidin’ fan Amanda!

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.

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!

Want to have an email or comment read on the air? Want to have your voicemail played? Send all mails and audio files to parentsbasementpodcast@gmail.com.

TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features one of the many wonky Lara Croft / Tomb Raider commercials. I would link to them, but they’re all kind of skeevy. Watch at your own risk.
  • 39:30 – Todd has reasons why Tomb Raider is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 46:00 – Emails! Followed by New News, but, we don’t help anyone this week. (Meaning, no Ask the Sweet Boys.)
  • 1:00:00 – Snifferoo. What are we covering next week? WHO KNOWS?

SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, most Tomb Raider games are in the $7 to $15 range, whether we’re talking new or old. You can get them on pretty much every god damn system at this point, too.

– Some news that came after we finished recording: If you own some of the PC versions, you might be eligible for a free remaster.

Episode 149 – The Wizard (1989) (NSFW!)

Episode 149 – The Wizard (1989) (NSFW!)

Episode 149 – The Wizard (1989) (NSFW!)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are going to Caaallliiifornia! From 1989, we’re watching The Wizard for Oscar season. We’re joined by Friend of the Show Backsack, and warning – There is language not appropriate for all sweet baby boys in this one.

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.

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!

Want to have an email or comment read on the air? Want to have your voicemail played? Send all mails and audio files to parentsbasementpodcast@gmail.com.

TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features a little something about the Power Glove.
  • 1:04:30 – Emails!
  • 1:22:00 – We help some people, in… Ask the Sweet Boys. This week with incorrect music!
  • 1:27:00 – Snifferoo! We’re playing a problematic game next week.

Episode 148 – Crystalis (1990)

Episode 148 – Crystalis (1990)

Episode 148 – Crystalis (1990)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are powering up our elemental swords and blasting our way to the fortress in the sky! From 1990, we’re playing Crystalis by SNK for the NES. We’re joined by special guest and friend of the show Dale!

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.

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!

Want to have an email or comment read on the air? Want to have your voicemail played? Send all mails and audio files to parentsbasementpodcast@gmail.com.

TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features the zany television commercial for the game. You can check it out here!
  • 45:30 – Todd has some very good reasons why Crystalis is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 49:30 – Emails! How about them olds? Also, more Shaq Fu updates, of course.
  • 1:14:00 – Snifferoo. It’s Oscar season, so we’re checking out a movie with a surprisingly upbeat trailer.

SHOW NOTES

– If you’re curious about the D&D mixed with NES RPG podcast that Dale mentioned, Game Cola, you can find it here!

Episode 147 – Golden Axe (1989)

Episode 147 – Golden Axe (1989)

Episode 147 – Golden Axe (1989)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are using our swords and axes to ‘boop’ elves and enemies! From 1989, we’re playing Golden Axe 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.

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!

Want to have an email or comment read on the air? Want to have your voicemail played? Send all mails and audio files to parentsbasementpodcast@gmail.com.

TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which is the audio from a commercial for the game. There is a longer, more confusing UK commercial here, though.
  • 27:00 – Todd has some reasons why Golden Axe is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 34:00 – Emails! Huzzah!
  • 42:00 – A quick New News segment this week. This just in: The new Secret of Mana sucks!
  • 47:00 – As always, we help some people before signing off with… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 52:00 – Snifferoo. Oddly, we’re playing as scientists next week! Scientists with swords. Confusingly.

SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, Golden Axe is pretty affordable. The base game and sequel are about $12 to $15, and they can also be found on most Sega re-release carts and online stores. The awful Beast Rider game goes for $5 to $7.