Episode 210 – Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island (1995)

Episode 210 – Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island (1995)

Episode 210 – Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island (1995)

This week in Your Parents Basement, to celebrate another year of podcasting we are laying eggs alllll over the place! From 1995, we’re playing Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island by Nintendo for the SNES. We’re joined by Friend of the Show Amanda!

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features some of the splendid music of 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.
  • 43:00 – Emails!
  • 56:30 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:01:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing with Pokemon… again!

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!

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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 208 – Super Smash Bros. (1999)

Episode 208 – Super Smash Bros. (1999)

Episode 208 – Super Smash Bros. (1999)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are fighting against the tyranny of Master Hand as our favorite Nintendo characters! From 1999, we’re playing Super Smash Bros. by HAL Laboratory for the 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!

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features the famous commercial of the time.
  • 33:00 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals, one-star Yelp reviews and DuckTales.
  • 53:30 – Emails!
  • 1:04:30 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:08:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing a truly awful beat-em-up in “honor” of some Avenging Man movie.

SHOW NOTES

  • In the episode, Steve mentions the list of best-selling Nintendo 64 games. There is a decent Sporcle quiz of the Top 51 that is surprisingly hard. The list on Wikipedia, which is better sourced, can be found here.

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 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.

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 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!

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 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.

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 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 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.

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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 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 202 – Link: The Faces of Evil (1993)

Episode 202 – Link: The Faces of Evil (1993)

Episode 202 – Link: The Faces of Evil (1993)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we’re dealing with janky gameplay and kitschy animation coming to a claysic game series! From 1993, we’re playing Link: The Faces of Evil by Animation Magic for the CD-i.

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 the bizarre audio clips from the game.
  • 29:30 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our usual, fun segments.
  • 44:45 – Emails!
  • 58:00 – Snifferoo. Next week… DAAAYYYYYYTOOONNNNAAAAAA!!!

SHOW NOTES

  • During the show, we mention a cutscene compilation on YouTube. You can find it here.
  • Nintendo Life has actually done a good job of covering the Nintendo-Phillips collaboration attempts. They’ve done articles on the (small) rise and fall of the system, and also re-publicized this really in-depth interview with the creator of the games.

Episode 201 – Earthbound (1995)

Episode 201 – Earthbound (1995)

Episode 201 – Earthbound (1995)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are bashing aliens with baseball bats, yo-yos and death bottle rockets! From 1995, we’re playing Earthbound by Ape and HAL Laboratory for the SNES. We’re joined by 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. 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 excellent themes from the game.
  • 37:00 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time!
  • 60:00 – Emails!
  • 1:18:00 – We don’t help people this week. Instead, we spin the wheeeeel! Our Decision to Choose the Fate of Our Destiny. And then, good god, the snifferoo and blooperoonie.