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Retro Ridoctopus is a bi-weekly journey through the eel-infested waters of all the things that made growing up awesome! Come aboard as your 4 wacky hosts dive deep into the 70s, 80s & 90s to discuss things like classic gaming, movies, tv shows, cartoons, music and even toys!

Retro Ridoctopus is a bi-weekly journey through the eel-infested waters of all the things that made growing up awesome! Come aboard as your 4 wacky hosts dive deep into the 70s, 80s & 90s to discuss things like classic gaming, movies, tv shows, cartoons, music and even toys!
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Retro Ridoctopus is a bi-weekly journey through the eel-infested waters of all the things that made growing up awesome! Come aboard as your 4 wacky hosts dive deep into the 70s, 80s & 90s to discuss things like classic gaming, movies, tv shows, cartoons, music and even toys!

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English


Episodes

Ep 008: Star Trek / Where No Podcast Has Gone Before

4/16/2019
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Host, Nintenjoe boldly goes to the final frontier to discuss our varied experiences with a little franchise called Star Trek! Holodecks, phaser settings and controversial kisses abound on this star studded episode of the Retro Ridoctopus cephalopodcast! A bit later on, we ask your all time favorite Sci-Fi show or movie (that's not Start Trek or Star Wars) for this week's "Octoponder THIS". And to close out the episode, Boss Rush Mode gives you a little peek behind the curtain for a little...

Duration:01:18:15

Ep 007: Collecting Dust

4/2/2019
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On this episode of the Retro Ridoctopus Cephalopodcast, host, 8-Bit Alchemy dusts off some memories about childhood collectibles. Things like figures and cards—inexpensive purchasables that got their hooks in deep, making you feel like you had to GET (or in some cases, catch) 'EM ALL! A bit later... we'll ask you to pony up the crown jewel of your collection for this week's "Octoponder THIS". Then, to close out the episode, Parasite Steve steps up to spotlight a great newish indie game...

Duration:01:21:58

Ep 006: Lost Board Games

3/19/2019
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On this episode of the Retro Ridoctopus Cephalopodcast, host (of the moment), Parasite Steve rolls the dice to embark on a round table discussion, where we remember some of our favorite obscure board games that (while totally awesome) lacked the staying power of fare like Monopoly or Clue. And later on, we'll spout off some childhood regrets for this week's "Octoponder THIS". Then, to close out the episode, Nintenjoe snags the mic to highlight another underrated metal band in a segment we...

Duration:01:18:40

Ep 005: A Time Before Stuff

3/5/2019
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The show that celebrates all the things that made growing up awesome! On this, the fifth voyage of the Retro Ridoctopus Cephalopodcast, host (at the post), Boss Rush Mode leads a discussion on the evolution of technology. We'll chat about what it was like growing up before and during a time when exciting stuff like "the internet", "walkmans" and "social" "media" were debuted to a willing public. Later, we flip the topic of the week on its head for this week's installment "Octoponder THIS"....

Duration:01:22:59

Ep 004: Transformers / More Than Meets These Guys

2/19/2019
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The show that celebrates all the things that made growing up awesome! On this episode of the Retro Ridoctopus Cephalopodcast, host, Nintenjoe leads us from the war-torn streets of Cybertron to the neon wastes of the 1980s as we celebrate our love for all things Transformers! And later on, we your all time favorite Transformer character on this week's "Octoponder THIS". Finally, to close out the episode, Boss Rush Mode gets a chance to do the vent cathartic in a segment we have dubbed...

Duration:01:27:08

Ep 003: Party of One / Awesome Movies That Get No Love

2/5/2019
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The show that celebrates all the things that made growing up awesome! On this episode of the Retro Ridoctopus Cephalopodcast, host, 8-Bit Alchemy leads us in a discussion of some seriously obscure movies! Each host presents a specific flick that we think more people should know about... or possibly stab a thousand times in the face with a flaming sword. Later on, we'll ask you to dredge up your first theater memory for this week's "Octoponder THIS". And to close out the episode, Parasite...

Duration:01:37:31

Ep 002: Castlevania / Bloody Tears for Years

1/22/2019
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The show that celebrates all the things that made growing up awesome! On this episode of the Retro Ridoctopus Cephalopodcast, host (of the moment), Parasite Steve leads us past moonlit graves, up the stairs of a treacherous clock tower and into Castle Dracula, for a discussion about one of our favorite gaming properties, Castlevania! We'll talk about our individual first experiences with the series, ending up at the fantastic anime series, now in its second season on Netflix. And later on,...

Duration:01:15:22

Ep 001: Maiden Voyage / Childhood's End(urance)

1/8/2019
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The show that celebrates all the things that made growing up awesome! On this, the maiden voyage of the Retro Ridoctopus Cephalopodcast, host (at the post), Boss Rush Mode leads a discussion on the various things we dug way back in our childhoods and have somehow endured into our adult lives. Topics range from classic gaming, heavy metal, adventures with hummingbird moths and beyond! Later, we flip the topic of the week on its head for this week's installment "Octoponder THIS". And to...

Duration:01:17:31