This week in Your Parents Basement, we are oddly not fighting the title villain! Instead, we’re doing infiltration missions on Genosha for Professor X. From 1994, we’re playing X-Men: Mutant Apocalypse by Capcom for the SNES! We’re joined by Friend of the Show and mutant sympathizer Dale!
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- 0:00 – Intro, which features some of the snazzy music from the game.
- 33:00 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time! Followed by our regular, fun features, like grading manuals and DuckTales.
- 46:30 – Emails!
- 58:15 – We help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
- 1:03:00 – Snifferoo. Next week, we’re checkin’ out the skiiiieessss.
- Steve was calling in from the road on his way to moving to Houston, and because of his awful connection, he had to drop out about 20 minutes into the episode. He totally didn’t drop off because Cyclops is really AWESOME and the other hosts are mean-butts. This is either great or horrible news for you.
The 1992 X-Men arcade beat ’em up is the second game tackled by Steve Greenwell, Huell and Todd Brisket on Your Parents Basement Podcast, even if it required us leaving the cozy confines of the basement back in the day. Click here to listen!
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Supplemental material for today’s show:
- The piano tease from last week can be found on YouTube here.
- A gameplay video of the final stage.
- A short, December 2013 article from Polygon on the expiration of X-Men from the various online stores.
- Hey, isn’t the timeline of the Marvel movie universe confusing? It sure is! But if you want to deep dive, go here.
- The TV Tropes article on Wolverine Publicity, a.k.a., “Wolverine does not appear in this issue.”
- The lead graphic on this post comes from this blog.