Retro Game Guys Podcast
By Retro Game Guys
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The Retro Game Guys podcast is a bi-weekly series that focuses on one game from the 80’s and 90’s (the 8- and 16-bit eras). We play a game for two weeks independently, then we get together to record an episode; sharing interesting facts, our experiences, memories and scores.
||CleanEpisode 13: The Legend of Zelda with Noah Hoffman Interview||Zelda!!! The guys play the action-adventure masterpiece the Legend of Zelda. Learn what movie inspired the game, why a 46-page manual was included, and why the hero was named Link. As a BONUS: Zack interviews Noah Hoffman, the first fan in the US to be||2/12/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Tecmo Bowl (or Chicago)||Touchdown! The guys play the groundbreaking football game Tecmo Bowl and compete in a double-elimination tournament to crown the best player! Learn about the different versions of the game, what expert players can do, and hear a recap of the Retro Game||1/29/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Battletoads (or Batman)||Ready for some pain? The guys play the frustratingly-difficult Battletoads (NES 1991 & Sega Genesis 1993). Learn why this game was so hard, see who made it past the dreaded Turbo Tunnel level, and listen as Dustin unveils a mystery gift to one of the gu||1/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInterview with Tim Gadler, Former Sega Game Counselor||Tim Gadler was a Sega Game Counselor in back in the early 1990’s, during the heyday of the Genesis/Mega Drive. Tim shared a lot of great stories with us, including how he got into game counseling, the game that generated the most calls for help, and a||1/3/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Castlevania III (or No Water For Zack)||Dracula must die! Listen as the guys tackle the challenging action/horror game Castlevania III (NES). Learn about the crazy differences between the North American release and the original Japanese version, find out which of the guys quit playing in a fi||12/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Pitfall! with David Crane Interview||David Crane, legendary game designer and Activision co-founder, shares his written memories of Pitfall! with the Retro Game Guys (and the guys couldn’t be more excited)! Learn how Pitfall! created a whole new game genre, what you’d have to do to be||11/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Games We're Thankful For (Thanksgiving Special 2018)||Happy Turkey Day! In this special Thanksgiving episode, each of the guys pick a game that they are thankful for. Games include the arcade classic Ms. Pac-Man, cutesy action platformer Bubble Bobble (NES), the frustratingly difficult Impossible Mission (||11/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Streets of Rage (or Wrong Version)||It’s time to Rage! Join the guys as they discuss the classic beat ‘em up Streets of Rage (Sega Genesis, 1991). Learn what game went head-to-head with Streets of Rage on home consoles, who composed the outstanding music, and which Retro Game Guy got||11/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Zombies Ate My Neighbors (or JP's Theme)||In this Halloween episode, the guys play the cult-classic action game Zombies Ate My Neighbors (SNES, 1993). Learn why the game was censored, what celebrity makes a surprise cameo in a level, and hear about JP's unique game play style. Please||10/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Tetris (or Karateka)||It’s the Russian Mind Game! This week, the Retro Game Guys challenge their brain power by playing Tetris, everyone’s favorite puzzler. Learn about the inspiration behind Tetris, how to access a secret 2-player feature on the NES version, and hear me||10/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFree Play (Punch-out!! Bonus Segment)||BONUS SEGMENT following the Mike Tyson's Punch-out!! Episode. (Recorded 9/22/18) In "Free Play" the guys kick back and talk about random gaming topics. Each topic is limited to 5 min. Topics: PlayStation Classic announcement Galaga from the recent Appl||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Mike Tyson's Punch-out!! (or Footwork)||Stick and move, stick and move! In this episode, the Retro Game Guys take on Mike Tyson’s Punch-out!!, the popular action/boxing game on the NES. Discover why the Little Mac character was created, how much special gold Punchout cartridges are worth,||9/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Galaga (or La Freeway)||In this episode of the Retro Game Guys Podcast, the guys fume over the super-difficult arcade and NES game Galaga. Discover why Galaga is one of the most popular shoot 'em ups of all time, how you can play Galaga on a 108" screen, and learn who playe||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Golden Axe (or Remote Control Battle)||In this episode of the Retro Game Guys Podcast, the guys talk about Golden Axe on the Sega Genesis. Learn why there is no actual golden axe in Golden Axe, see which one of the guys was able to save the kingdom, and laugh at how Dustin and his brother b||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Mario Bros (or 5 screws vs. 3 screws)||In the premiere episode of the Retro Game Guys Podcast, the guys discuss the arcade classic Mario Bros on the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)! Learn why you shouldn't jump on turtles, what Mario Bros. and Nintendo's failed system the Virtual Boy||9/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Retro Gaming Fun!
Fun take on 8 and 16 bit games! Good quality podcast with a group of good friends and you can tell. Great information on old games that’s fun to listen to. If you like retro gaming this podcast is for you!
Great podcast about all games retro
I listen to each new episode of this podcast and really enjoy it. These guys all have different perspectives, some are playing these old games for the first time, some have plenty of experience. There’s trivia about the games and then their own experience playing it. Definitely recommend them