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Episode 063 – Ghostbusters (1988)

Episode 063 – Ghostbusters (1988)

Episode 063 – Ghostbusters (1988)

This week in Your Parents Basement, busting is NOT making us feel good! From 1988, we’re playing Ghostbusters by Bits Laboratory for the NES, which is based on an earlier Commodore 64 game.

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TIMESTAMPS

  • 0:00 – Intro, which features the Ghostbusters theme. As mentioned on the show, this is the only music for the entire game, and it plays on a god damn loop the entire time.
  • 51:30 – Emails! People wanna know about free-to-play games, and fightin’ games!
  • 1:04:15 – Snifferoo. There’s no way next week’s game will be worse than this week’s! Probably!

SHOW NOTES

– According to Price Charting, loose carts of Ghostbusters go for about $9.50. The box and manual will set you back about $30. However, for that price, you can buy the far superior Ghostbusters: The Video Game for the Wii, PS3 and 360. Do that instead.

– For a bunch of neat trivia, like the info on John Belushi originally being tabbed for Ghostbusters, check out this long Vanity Fair article.