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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!

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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 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.

Episode 197 – Mario Party (1999)

Episode 197 – Mario Party (1999)

Episode 197 – Mario Party (1999)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we follow up your Super Bowl party with the coolest one possible on the Nintendo 64! From 1999, we’re playing Mario Party by Hudson Soft.

We’re joined by Friend of the Show Amanda, fresh off of her capturing the freshest treasure from the oldest tombs! (Note: We did have some small technical difficulties this week, so we apologize in advance for any choppy transitions.)

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 jaunty opening tune from the game.
  • 31:30 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time!
  • 55:30 – Emails!
  • 1:06:00 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:11:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re going back to the 16-bit era, because Genesis does what NINTENDONT.
  • 1:12:00 – Blooperoonie! We had fun this week.

SHOW NOTES

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!

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 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 191 – Daze Before Christmas (1994)

Episode 191 – Daze Before Christmas (1994)

Episode 191 – Daze Before Christmas (1994)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are playing as everyone’s favorite elf, even more so than Link! From 1994, we’re playing Daze Before Christmas by Funcom and published by Sunsoft for the SNES and Sega Mega Drive (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 one of the most famous fans of ole Santa.
  • 27:30 – Todd has reasons why Daze Before Christmas is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our usual fun features.
  • 44:00 – Emails!
  • 55:00 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys. Now holiday themed!
  • 1:01:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re doing a yearly tradition!
  • 1:02:00 – Just a quicccckkkk Blooperoonie this week.

Episode 185 – Xenogears (1998)

Episode 185 – Xenogears (1998)

Episode 185 – Xenogears (1998)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are playing as robot manifestations of our id, ego and superego! From 1998, we’re playing Xenogears by Square for the PS1.

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 Japanese commercial for Xenogears.
  • 25:00 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by all of our regular, fun segments.
  • 38:30 – Emails!
  • 51:15 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing one of the claaayysssics for the PC!
  • 52:50 – Blooperonie! The boys have some fun with rowebuts before the show starts proper.

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!

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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 130 – Haunting Starring Polterguy (1993)

Episode 130 – Haunting Starring Polterguy (1993)

Episode 130 – Haunting Starring Polterguy (1993)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are scaring the crap out of the sleazy dude that makes defective skateboards! For real! From 1993, we’re playing Haunting Starring Polterguy by Electronic Arts for the Sega Genesis.

You can manually download this week’s spoop-filled 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!

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features the opening 30 seconds of the game.
  • 31:00 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 36:30 – Emails!
  • 48:00 – We help some people, with… Ask the Sweet Boys!
  • 52:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing as one of the most-reviled vidya game minibosses!

SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, Haunting Starring Polterguy is reasonably prices, at $25 for the loose cart and $41 for the box and manual included.

– There isn’t much info on this game online, but the TV Tropes page is fairly robust.

Episode 126 – Battle Clash (1992)

Episode 126 – Battle Clash (1992)

Episode 126 – Battle Clash (1992)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are using a big bazooka to reclaim our father’s honor! And, oh yeah, to save Earth from a despot. From 1992, we’re playing Battle Clash by Nintendo for the SNES, and their Super Scope light gun.

You can manually download this week’s peripheral 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!

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features the SUPER COOL 1990s commercial for the game! Watch it here.
  • 29:30 – Todd has some reasons why Battle Clash is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 38:15 – Voicemails! We’re challenged by a spirit about our game selections in October.
  • 45:00 – Emails!
  • 59:00 – As always, we help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:05:00 – Sniferroo! We are playing a clay-sic Playstation and Saturn game for the start of October!
  • 1:07:20 – Blooperoonie!

SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, Battle Clash is fairly cheap, costing around $4.50 for the loose cart and $14.60 for the box and manual included. The Super Scope itself is what will set you back, costing around $50 for the gun itself and $200 if you want the box and manual.

– C-SPAN has video from the 1992 Congressional hearings, which you can see here. It also features “shout-outs” to previous YPB games Mortal Kombat and Night Trap!

Episode 123 – NFL Blitz (1997)

Episode 123 – NFL Blitz (1997)

Episode 123 – NFL Blitz (1997)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are beating the hellllll out of opponents, as we play NFL Blitz by Midway for the Arcade and Nintendo 64! It’s like a less violent version of the current footyball game.

You can manually download this week’s concussion-filled 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!

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SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, all of the NFL Blitz games are pretty affordable. You can get most of them for less than $10. The new-ish re-release from 2012 is available for $15 on the Playstation and Xbox networks.

NFL Blitz‘s announcer is absolutely incredible. You can listen to a full sound clip compilation here, and it’s worth it, even if its 30-plus minutes. Said announcer is Tim Kitzrow, and as mentioned on the show, Vice Sports had a good article with him about how he only got a couple hundred bucks for his original work.

– Vice Sports also has a neat article about how the hell the game got made with the approval of the NFL.

– No timestamps this week, because hey, it’s a holiday! But there is a special Blooperoonie at the end…

Episode 119 – The Incredible Crash Dummies (1993)

Episode 119 – The Incredible Crash Dummies (1993)

Episode 119 – The Incredible Crash Dummies (1993)

This week in Your Parents Basement, don’t be a dummy – Buckle up! From 1993, we’re playing various versions of The Incredible Crash Dummies by Gray Matter Inc. and published by (ugh) LJN for the Game Boy, Gear Gear, Sega Master System, SNES, NES and Sega Genesis.

You can manually download this week’s product-filled 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!

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features a Blooperoonie and one of the dummies’ better PSAs.
  • 27:00 – Huell has some reasons why the Game Boy version is… The Most Worst Game of All-Time.
  • 32:00 – Todd has some reasons why the SNES version is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 37:00 – Voicemails! Another former president calls in.
  • 42:45 – Emails!
  • 51:00 – As always, we help some people with Todd’s help, in Ask The Sweet Boys.
  • 56:00 – Snifferoo. We’re playing a controversial Sega CD game, because it’s being re-released!

SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, all versions of The Incredible Crash Dummies can be purchased for $3 to $16. The box and manual for the NES and SNES versions push the price up to $22 and $49, but really, these games aren’t especially worth any price you’d pay for them.

– While we mentioned LJN, the game’s publisher, on the show, we didn’t talk about the developing company, Gray Matter Inc. According to Moby Games, they were Canada’s biggest game developer at one time, and they do have some OK games on their dossier, like WWF King of the Ring and NHL All-Star Hockey. But, they also did Wayne’s World, another notoriously awful game.