Posts tagged video games
LoR: Tecmo Bowl

Do you know about Tecmo Bowl? Well, Bo knows. Unfortunately, due to scheduling issues, Bo Jackson was unable to join Craig_WK and the Glitch as they chat about this superb sports game on the NES. They discuss the game mechanics, the teams that are best to play as, and the surprisingly outstanding music. Next, things go ‘downhill’ in the retro relapse. Then, the guys finish up the show with two new entries into the Character Theme Music Bracket. All this and more, on this episode of the Legend of Retro!

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LoR: Super Mario Land

30 years ago today, North America was introduced to one of the greatest handheld games ever made, Super Mario Land on the Nintendo GameBoy. Chops, Craig_WK, and the Glitch sit down and chat about how this game came to be without the help of Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto and the bizarre creatures that “explode” out of this game. The Mario adventure continues into our Retro Relapse. Then, our Character Theme Bracket gets mellow as two new contenders duke it out. All this and more, and this weeks Legend of Retro.

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LoR: Simpsons Arcade Game

Today, we are talking about The Simpsons again, so Craig_WK and the Glitch brought back Sean the Arcade Phantom to discuss The Simpsons Arcade Game. The guys tell us who were their favorite characters to play as, point out hidden references to the show, and get confused about the bazaar things happening at the Channel 6 studio. For the Retro Relapse, we travel to a galaxy far, far way. Then, the Character Theme Bracket continues with two villains going head to head. Can the team reach Moe’s bar through the Springfield Discount Cemetery, or will they get lost in the woods and have to pay the Bear Tax? Find out, on the Legend of Retro.

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LoR: RollerCoaster Tycoon

Welcome boys and girls to the Legend of Retro Amusement Park. Today, Craig_WK & the Glitch get stuck on broken-down rides as Park Owner & Special Guest Deadite from the GameZilla Podcast discuss RollerCoaster Tycoon on the PC. They chat about their favorite parks, coaster designs, and best ways to earn money. Next, the retro relapse has us running from the cops, and our Character Theme’s Music Bracket continues on. So, prepare yourself for thrills & excitement but be careful of pee flavored snow cones and certain death lurking on each terrifying Legend of Retro ride.

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LoR: Dragon Quest

Grab thy legendary sword, tis timeth for the Legend of Retro podcast. This week, Craig_WK & the Glitch cover the game that help create the JRPG genre, Dragon Quest. They discuss origin of the development team, the amazing artwork, and why walking up and down stairs SHOULDN’T BE SO DIFFICULT!! Next, the guys go on a similar adventure in this weeks retro relapse and continue on with the Character Theme Bracket…despite certain members of the team using a loophole for one of the entries.

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LoR: Cool Spot

HA! HA! HA! HA! Welcome to this cool, crisp, and refreshing episode of the Un-Legend of Retro. This week Chops and Craig W.K. take you to a magical place with Cola-Nuts, James Bond references and a satisfying platformer on the Sega Genesis. Then, we find that future crimes don’t pay in the Retro Relapse, and the Character Theme’s Bracket continues as Nobuo Uematsu goes up against…Nobuo Uematsu. If you were looking for an episode with structure and consistent hosts, then you’ve gone to the wrong place. Never had it. Never will!

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LoR: Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire

Grab your Super Potions and Pokeballs because in our Season 5 opener, Chops and Craig W.K. talk about the third generation in the Pokemon series, Ruby and Sapphire. They’ll run down the list of enhancements this game made to the series as well as their favorite new Pokemon added to the Pokedex. They also cover this weeks Retro Relapse which is based on a popular detective movie that was released almost two decades before the game was. Then, Xander introduces our new bracket to help kick off the new season.

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LoR: Season 4 Finale - Fan Bracket

Its the end of this season for the Legend of Retro so we are going out listening to the tracks you picked to accompany our Intro Music bracket! As always there’s great music that we weren’t able to include in our bracket but we are happy we get to hear it here. Let us know what you think of the choices on our Discord or our FaceBook page. Enjoy this fan filled episode!

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LoR: The Oregon Trail

YEEHAW!!! This week, Craig, Chops, and the Glitch pack up their bags and travel along The Oregon Trail. They breakdown the origin of the game, the scenarios you come across, and the many ways tragedy can strike in the 17th Century. Then, our wagon ride continues into the Retro Relapse but somehow Robots are involved and the Glitch forgot the Super Scope.

Can the guys successfully ford their way to the end of the episode, or will dysentery set in? So, grab the cattle and the youngins, it’s time for The Legend of Retro.

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LoR: Orphen: Scion of Sorcery

In this week’s episode Craig_WK tricks the Glitch into doing another episode about a game that’s based on an anime! While the Glitch is concerned about orphans, Craig_WK springs yet another insidious trap on the unsuspecting co-host with a Retro Relapse from another intellectual property from across the sea! All the while, our Opening Music Bracket heats up as it nears the end of the competition.

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LoR: StarTropics

Take those bananas our of your ears, it’s time for the Legend of Retro Podcast. This week, Craig_WK and the Glitch go on an Island Adventure to help High School student Mike Jones discover the whereabouts of his missing Uncle. The voyage takes a wrong turn into the stomach of a giant whale where the only way out is to consult your gamers manual. Then, everybody goes Kung-fu fighting in the Retro Relapse and later, the Glitch is very pleased with the two competitors in this weeks Opening Theme match-up for the bracket. You can find all this and more in this weeks episode.

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