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Episode 035 – 2015 Awards – Part 1 (2015)

Episode 035 – 2015 Awards – Part 1 (2015)

Episode 035 – 2015 Awards – Part 1

This week in Your Parents Basement, it’s a celebration! With special guests Backsack and Beeney, we’re talking about the games we enjoyed the most in 2015, like Fallout 3, Grand Theft Auto 5 and Disney Infinity! Plus, the YPB boys share some clips from the Vault that were cut out of previous shows.

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which is the regal opening theme from Johnny Carson’s talk show. Backsack is with the boys from the start!
  • 13:45 – Beeney joins in to talk about her favorite game of 2015, selected from two possible options!
  • 21:00 – Cave Johnson and GLaDOS from Portal 2 help us kick the ass of some technical difficult lemons, as we segue into some of our clips from the Vault. It’s a celebration!
  • 47:45 – A snifferoo from one of the lesser Douglas Adams works.

SHOW NOTES

– All of the games mentioned on the show are current and not especially pricey. So if they sound interesting, be sure to help us out via Amazon!

COMING NEXT WEEK

We finish up with our favorite games we played in 2015, some of our least favorite games, and of course, we read some emails!

Episode 033 – Super Star Wars (1992)

Episode 033 – Super Star Wars (1992)

Episode 033 – Super Star Wars (1992)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we’re playing a game based on events a long, long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… From 1992, we’re playing the impossibly tough Super Star Wars for the Super Nintendo from LucasArts! Our special guest this week is Beeney, who is a big Star Wars fan, and we have a special-special guest, her son, Beeney Junior!

You can manually download this week’s galactic 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.

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? Send us a message on the ole Twitter or Facebook, or, shoot that mail to parentsbasementpodcast@gmail.com.

TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which is the Imperial march from a little film series called Star Wars.
  • 32:15 – Our YPB padawan learner, Beeney Junior, comments on the game!
  • 52:15 – It’s the fastest growing game show of the last five minutes, Adobo Abobo! With guest contestant Beeney!
  • 1:06:00 – We say a heartfelt goodbye to Beeney, and a heartfelt ‘hello!’ to some important asks in the emails, which again, are in no way made-up.
  • 1:19:30 – Snifferoo. We are playing an iffy game from a great holiday movie series! Ya filthy animals.

SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, Super Star Wars is somewhat affordable if you want a cart version, as prices range from $8 for just the cart to $45 for the manual and box, in new condition. The sequels, which are a bit better reviewed, range from $11 to $75. As mentioned on the show, downloadable versions are available for the Wii and PS3/PS4 online shops.

Here is the list from Blastr of 50 Star Wars games, ranked. There are more than 50 games in the series, but the list is a little bit old, and they didn’t seem to delve into the handheld and mobile and fringe system games as much. Wikipedia has a full list here, separated by the film they’re based on.

– The SNES series has its own page on TV Tropes. As you can expect, the series itself has wayyyy too many pages on TV Tropes.

– In case you haven’t heard, the new Star Wars movie is out Wednesday, Thursday or Friday, depending on what country you are in. Unless you’re very lucky, tickets are probably sold out for an opening weekend showing in your area.