This week in Your Parents Basement, we are saving a country that is not Iraq from a dictator that is not Saddam Hussein! From 1992, we’re playing Desert Strike by Electronic Arts for the Sega Genesis and Super Nintendo.
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- 0:00 – Intro, which features the title theme from the Sega Genesis version.
- 24:00 – We don’t know how he did it, but Todd Brisket has landed another A-list Hollywood interview in… Touchin’ Joysticks.
- 30:30 – Emails! How hyped are we for the SNES Classic? Any good vidya game deals?
- 46:30 – We help another person in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
- 52:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re looking at the dark, disappointing years of a classic 1980s icon.
- 55:30 – Huell aptly names the new end segment… The Blooperoonie.
– According to Price Charting, Desert Strike and the rest of the series is still very affordable. If you want the loose cart, its around $5 to $7, and the box and manual included will set you back $10.
– Ken Horowitz of Sega-16 has a really good piece on the history of the Strike series here.