Tag Archives: Nintendo

Episode 247 – Pokemon Gold and Pokemon Silver (2000)

Episode 247 – Pokemon Gold and Pokemon Silver (2000)

Episode 247 – Pokemon Gold and Pokemon Silver (2000)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are AGAIN catching them all. From 2000, we’re playing Pokemon Gold and Pokemon Silver, developed by Game Freak and published by Nintendo for the Game Boy and Game Boy Color! Huell isn’t here, but we’re joined by Steve’s old reporting buddy Jake!

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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 jaunty tune from the pokemons!
  • 30:30 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like Herzogs and DuckTales.
  • 48:30 – Emails!
  • 1:00:45 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re embracing a new language and a new way of life.

Episode 241 – Mole Mania (1997)

Episode 241 – Mole Mania (1997)

Episode 241 – Mole Mania (1997)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are experiencing a HIDDEN GEM from Nintendo’s great master Miyamoto. From 1997, we’re playing Mole Mania, developed and published by Nintendo, for the Game Boy. 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 a jaunty tune from the game!
  • 29:30 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 47:45 – Emails!
  • 1:03:00 – Snifferoo! Next week, we’re REALLY exploring the studio space on the topic of collector cups.
  • 1:04:30 – Blooperoonie. Rolllll that beautiful commercial footage!

SHOW NOTES

  • Definitely check out Dale’s blog and his thoughts on the Game Boy at his blog!

Episode 232 – Beetlejuice (1991)

Episode 232 – Beetlejuice (1991)

Episode 232 – Beetlejuice (1991)

This week in Your Parents Basement, it is the start of another month of super spoops! From 1991, we’re playing Beetlejuice for the NES by Rare.

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 clayyysic Spooptober theme.
  • 27:30 – 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 – Todd has a brand new bit for us all to play!
  • 1:04:30 – Emails!
  • 1:10:15 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re wondering about the logistics of screaming.

Episode 225 – Dragon Warrior (1989)

Episode 225 – Dragon Warrior (1989)

Episode 225 – Dragon Warrior (1989)

This week in Your Parents Basement! Thine princess is not in another castle, she be’est in a dank cave with thou green dragon. From 1989, we’re playing Dragon Warrior, developed by Chunsoft and published by Enix and Nintendo, for the NES! We’re joined by Friend of the Show and legendary hero Pippenz!

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 a TOTALLY RAD Commercial for the game.
  • 30:00 – We have a surprise pop in by Friend of the Show Cosmo!
  • 39:15 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 1:00:30 – Emails!
  • 1:09:00 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:16:30 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing one of the best games of all-time for a new system!

Episode 222 – Super Mario Land (1989)

Episode 222 – Super Mario Land (1989)

Episode 222 – Super Mario Land (1989)

This week in Your Parents Basement! Hey, what platform can’t our favorite plumber conquer? From August 1989, we’re playing Super Mario Land, which was published and developed by Nintendo as a launch title for the Game Boy.

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 a jaunty, jaunty jam from the game!
  • 39:30 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Which is preceded by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
  • 57:30 – Emails!
  • 1:07:00 – We DON’T help some people, because we need to make… Our Decision to Choose the Fate of Our Destiny.
  • 1:14:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing an awful NES game, unfortunately, and not listening to The Who.

Episode 211 – Pokemon Stadium (2000)

Episode 211 – Pokemon Stadium (2000)

Episode 211 – Pokemon Stadium (2000)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we have already caught them all, and instead, we are making them BATTLE! From 2000, we’re playing Pokemon Stadium, by Nintendo and HAL Laboratory, for the Nintendo 64!

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 incredible announcer from the game. (Well, incredible to some!)
  • 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.
  • 38:00 – Emails!
  • 54:15 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 59:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re consulting top men. TOP. MEN.

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.

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 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 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.

Episode 200 – Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (1988)

Episode 200 – Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (1988)

Episode 200 – Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (1988)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are celebrating a show milestone with another game from a milestone series! From 1988, we’re playing Zelda II: The Adventure of Link by Nintendo for the NES.

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 one of the totally cool commercials of the day!
  • 26:45 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our usual segments.
  • 42:30 – Steve debuts a brand new segment! DON’T… miss it.
  • 46:00 – Voicemails!
  • 59:30 – Emails!
  • 1:04:30 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:11:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re playing a META META META game that people have been clamoring for.