The Legend of Retro
The Legend of Retro is your source for all things retro gaming. Join Xander, Chops and Craig as they travel through time to explore games from the Atari generation all the way to the PS2 era. Enjoy Retro Relapse every week when the crew picks a game and gets hands on to discuss it in depth. Join the Discord to have the ability to influence the show and suggest games for the crew to play. Tune in every Thursday for uniquely crafted episodes focusing on specific retro games.
Members of The Legend of Retro
This week on the Legend of Retro, Craig W.K. and Xander take a look back at the first game for 2000’s Summer of Square, Legend of Mana! Retro Relapse looks at a sequel (maybe?) of a beloved 80’s movie.
Chops and Craig gush about one of the best RPG’s of all time, Breath of Fire 3!
This week Chops and Craig W.K. talk about The Adventures of Batman and Robin for the Sega CD.
Chops and The Glitch interview Steve and Sync from the Titans of Co-Op about their speed run records, their history of gaming and some milestones they are looking to achieve with their professional gaming.
Chops and Craig W.K. welcome the Glitch back on the show to talk about a classic and successful Atari 2600 game, Pitfall!
Chops and Craig W.K. talk with Sphinx from the Last Action Podcast about his favorite game growing up, Crash Bandicoot for the Playstation.
Chops, Craig W.K. and Xander team up in talking about this classic Red VS Blue game on the Xbox, Halo! They’ll reminisce about times they spent playing this with their friends and the zany things they’d do instead of shooting at each other…
We heard your cries and took your choices in this Fan Bracket of your favorite NES Songs! Craig W.K., Xander and Chops will vote on a list culminated from our Legend of Retro fans and the winner of this music bracket will compete against our winner for all the glory!
On this week’s episode of Legend of Retro, Chops and Craig_WK delve into the horrors of war with Gundam Side Story 0079: Rise From the Ashes! Aside from being one of Craig’s favorite Gundam games, it also happens to have one of the longest titles for a Dreamcast game! Afterwards, we jump into the Retro Relapse and had a chance to play Xexyz!
Over millions of years and lots of eating of other creatures, the Legend of Retro hosts Chops and Craig bring you the evolution in gaming…E.V.O. Search for Eden! Journey with them as they talk about the way life has changed from the past to now and how we may have been brought to this earth by Aliens. Also they’ll recount this weeks NES music bracket and get into their retro relapse.
Today we talked with Patrick Hickey Jr. to go over his book “The Minds behind the Games: Interview with Cult and Classic Video Game Developers”. We talk about the many stories written in his book, the different projects he is working on and an exclusive look into what his next book will hold. Make sure you go to www.patrickhickeyjr.com to purchase the book or at your favorite book retailer.
This week Craig_WK and theGlitch86 talk about the Glitch’s favorite video game of all time: the original Contra on the NES! As we discuss the game, and learn why it’s his favorite video game, we also get to hear about the record that the Glitch set recently! After that, we get a chance to play Bad News Baseball for Retro Relapse, but is it really bad news that we got to play it? Afterwards, we finish up with the NES Music Brackets which are really starting to heat up!
Snake, this the Legend of Retro Podcast. It's hosted by Dungeon Craig, Giant Xander, and Special Ops Chops. This week they talk about Metal Gear Solid at great length before getting weird with a man who loves garlic. Then They attack with a musical bracket. Watch out, Snake. ...Snake? ...SNAKE? SNAAAAAAAAAAKE!!!
On this episode of the Legend of Retro, Craig_WK is joined by theGlitch86, as they sail out on the high seas of adventure and spoilers! With Dragon Quest VII being one of their favorite games of all time, the two can’t help but gush about the game, as well as delve into one of their favorite endings to a video game! Make sure to join them for Retro Relapse, where they cover Tom and Jerry in Fists of Furry, and have some surprising opinions on the game!
Mario is Missing! And with the help of Chops and Craig W.K. they'll...help...find.....him? You'll have to listen to the episode to find out more on this Super Nintendo game and hear them talk about Tecmo Cup Soccer Game for their retro relapse!
On this extra spooky episode of The Legend of Retro, Xander, Craig WK, and Chops are joined by TheGlitch to talk about the original Castlevania for NES. TheGlitch does what he does best and glitches Retro Relapse so that we repeat ourselves. The NES Music Bracket really punches you in the stomach this week, so get ready for a tough choice!
Special music: Game Over- The Grim Reaper
Chops and Criag W.K. seem to enjoy games around demons and devils because this week they talk about Devil May Cry. This game was in the forefront of hack'n'slash video games and contributed to the popularity of them. Your hosts will hit on this information and talk about their retro relapse Kid Klown, plus this weeks NES Music Bracket.
Join Craig WK and Xander as they plot against one another while looking back on Spy Vs. Spy for the NES. Retro Relapse becomes America's newest pastime, and the NES Music bracket wraps up round 2. We hope you like short repetitive music, this episode is full of it!
Journey through the depths of Hell as Chops and Craig W.K. talk about Diablo 2! They will hit on the success the game had since launch, if the Cow level truly exists and Craig W.K.'s unfortunate past with the game. They also talk about Super James Pond for their retro relapse and the next combatants in the NES Music Bracket!
On this week's Legend of Retro, Craig WK and Xander talk about Super Mario RPG. What makes this game such a classic? You'll have to listen to find out. Retro Relapse will have you in a Zen state, and the NES Music Bracket keeps on rolling!
This week, the Chops and Craig WK talk about Hudson's classic, Adventure Island. Even Xander chimes in from beyond the grave. Retro Relapse focuses on a weekend of adventure, and of course, our NES music bracket is there and challenges you perhaps more than any week so far!
Craig, Chops, and Xander bring non-stop musical action with this weeks episode, Donkey Konga! They reminisce about the first time they played the game and what dark secrets lie behind the meaning of it for Craig and Xander. Also the boys talk about this weeks NES Music Bracket combatant and their Retro Relapse.
We have heard your request and have finally answered! This week have Test guesting on the show to talk about his favorite game of all time, Battle Ogre 46...I mean Ogre Battle 64. Test will reveal many hidden secrets to the game as well as the correct way to play it. Also we talk about our next round of the NES Music Bracket and our Retro Relapse. You're in for some fun on this weeks episode of the Legend of Retro.
Craig and Xander gush over their favorite Final Fantasy game, FF6 while Chops lets them run the show.
Chops, Craig and Xander talk about the most prominent fighting game of its time, Super Smash Bros. Melee.
Here's a special episode just for you fathers out there. We have Chops, LPJ and special guest Mr. Dale (their father) talking about how they started gaming because of him, how they played games together and some fatherly advice on gaming with your kids. We hope you enjoy this episode and that you have a Happy Fathers Day!
Chops, Craig and Xander celebrate their 100th episode by sharing some listener messages and talking about the episodes that got them here.
Arggh ye land lubber! This week the scallywags Chops and Craig be talking about Pirates! Gold for the Sega Genesis. The lads will be singing the shanty of thar Retro Relapse as well as introducin the next contender of thar NES Music Bracket. Keep your peg legs on for this whale of an episode of thar Legend of Retro!
CODE RETRO! CODE RETRO! Dr. Chops and Dr. Craig scrub up for this weeks episode on Trauma Center: Under the Knife on the DS. During this procedure they also look over the X-Rays of their Retro Relapse and the next patients in the NES Music bracket.