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Play and chat with us about your favorite 80's and 90's Retro Video Games! retrogameguys@gmail.com, .com/retrogameguys, facebook.com/retrogameguys
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Play and chat with us about your favorite 80's and 90's Retro Video Games! retrogameguys@gmail.com, .com/retrogameguys, facebook.com/retrogameguys

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English


Episodes

Quick Play: Sega Genesis Mini

10/9/2019
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SEGA! In this Quick Play episode the guys share their impressions of the new Sega Genesis Mini. For more thoughts on the Sega Genesis Mini, check out the previous "Season 2, Episode 2: Strider" episode. Subscribe and follow us! Twitter, Facebook, Instagram @retrogameguysLearn more about the guys: retrogameguys.comContact retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:00:27:28

S2 Ep2: Strider (or Shing! Shing! Shing! Shing!)

9/25/2019
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In this episode, the guys review Strider (Sega Genesis, 1990), which is one of the games released on the Sega Genesis Mini plug-and-play system. Strider is a futuristic action game where you play the role of Strider Hiryu as he seeks to save the world from the evil Grandmaster Meio (pronounced "Mayo" -- odd huh?). Listen as the guys lament over how difficult this game is, learn about how the game was censored right before release, and where you can see "Cameos" from Strider Hiryu. Did...

Duration:01:45:14

Quick Play: Video Pinball Games

9/11/2019
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In this Quick Play episode, the guys play four classic video pinball games: Video Pinball (Atari 2600), Pinball (NES), Rock 'n' Ball (NES), and Alien Crush (TurboGrafx 16). Be sure to Subscribe in your favorite podcast app so you don't miss future episodes. Follow us: Twitter Facebook Instagram retrogameguys.comContact retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:00:43:15

S2 Ep1: Rygar (or The Door To Peace)

8/28/2019
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It's a new Retro Game Guys season! To kick off season 2, the guys play the action game Rygar on the Arcade and NES. Learn all about the evil Ligar's quest to take the holy land of Argool, hear about a bug that makes one version of the game nearly unbeatable, and listen to the difference in music from the NES and Japanese Famicom versions. Also find out if any of the guys can end Zack's score competition win streak! Subscribe and follow us! Twitter, Facebook, Instagram @retrogameguysLearn...

Duration:01:26:28

Quick Play: Favorite Arcade Games (from California Extreme 2019)

8/14/2019
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The Retro Game Guys discuss their favorite arcade games of all time. The guys are once again joined by "Mr. Tetris" James G. and the "Golden God" Don Van Dam. Recorded at the 2019 California Extreme Arcade and Pinball Show in Santa Clara, CA. Subscribe and follow us! Twitter, Facebook, Instagram @retrogameguysLearn more about the guys: retrogameguys.comContact retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:00:17:08

Episode 20: Street Fighter II (1 Year Anniversary Show from California Extreme 2019)

7/31/2019
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Hadouken!!! In this special 20th episode and 1 year anniversary show, the guys dive deep into the greatest fighting game of all time: Street Fighter II. Special guests include "Mr. Tetris" James G. and SF2 tournament champion "Golden God" Don Van Dam. Will James or Don be able to end Zack's year-long win streak? Recorded at the 2019 California Extreme Arcade and Pinball Show in Santa Clara, CA. Subscribe and follow us! Twitter, Facebook, Instagram @retrogameguysLearn more about the guys:...

Duration:01:32:55

Interview with Stephen Kleckner, Street Fighter II Hyper Fighting Tournament Boss

7/31/2019
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Stephen Kleckner is not only a huge Street Fighter II fan and collector, but he's also runs the annual Street Fighter II Hyper Fighting Tournament at California Extreme. Stephen shares what led him to start running tournaments, how to run a good tourney, and talks about some of the best Street Fighter II players out there. Recorded at the 2019 California Extreme Arcade and Pinball Show in Santa Clara, CA. Follow Stephen on Twitter: @sosadillatron.

Duration:00:23:04

Quick Play: City Connection and Bump 'n' Jump

7/17/2019
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In this BONUS “Quick Play” episode, our theme is: “Jumping Car Games.” We discuss City Connection and Bump 'n' Jump on the NES. We also talk to a former World Record Holder for City Connection (Hint: It’s one of the guys!) Let us know what you think! Subscribe and follow us! Twitter, Facebook, Instagram @retrogameguysLearn more about the guys: retrogameguys.com

Duration:00:26:50

Episode 19: Secret of Mana (or So Fluffy, So Big)

7/3/2019
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Wield the Sword of Mana! In this episode, Zack and Dustin play the action-adventure classic from Square! Learn how this game is connected to Final Fantasy, why the music sounds so unique, and the reason that 40% of the programming had to be removed before release. Subscribe and follow us! Twitter, Facebook, Instagram @retrogameguysLearn more about the guys: retrogameguys.comContact retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:01:09:04

Quick Play - Enduro, River Raid

6/4/2019
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In this BONUS "Quick Play" episode, the guys talk about two of their favorite Atari 2600 games: Enduro and River Raid. Subscribe and follow us! Twitter, Facebook, Instagram @retrogameguysLearn more about the guys: retrogameguys.comContact retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:00:20:51

Episode 18: Batman: The Video Game and Movie Anniversary Special

5/20/2019
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Wanna get nuts? C’mon Let’s get nuts! The guys play Batman: The Video Game on the NES and celebrate the 30th anniversary of the 1989 movie. Hear stories of seeing the 89 Batman movie in the theater back in the day and also during the recent re-screenings. Also hear Zack tell sob stories of fighting the sinister Joker! Subscribe and follow us! Twitter, Facebook, Instagram @retrogameguysLearn more about the guys: retrogameguys.comContact retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:01:19:45

Episode 17: Altered Beast (or Matthew Sweet)

4/28/2019
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Rise from your grave! The guys play the pack-in game for the Sega Genesis: Altered Beast. Learn what the game has in common with Golden Axe, what the Genesis version had that the arcade lacked, and find out which beast was the guys' favorite (it was unanimous)! Subscribe and follow us! TwitterFacebookInstagramLearn more about the guys: retrogameguys.comContact retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:01:24:47

Episode 16: Super Metroid (or the Picky Gamer)

4/2/2019
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Destroy the Mother Brain! The guys play Super Metroid, the action-adventure classic for the SNES! Learn how the hero Samus got her name, why the game was almost cancelled, and see if any of the guys achieved the “special” ending. Please subscribe and follow us! Twitter and Facebook: @retrogameguysLearn more about the guys: retrogameguys.comContact retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:01:22:25

Episode 15: F-Zero (or Poutine, or Not)

3/13/2019
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It’s the race of the 26th century! The guys play F-Zero, the futuristic racing game for the SNES (1991)! Learn why the F-Zero vehicles had no tires, how the game came to use the revolutionary “Mode 7” graphical effect, and what version of F-Zero sold for $20,000. Please subscribe and follow us! Twitter and Facebook: @retrogameguysLearn more about the guys: retrogameguys.comSay hi: retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:01:16:05

Episode 14: Moon Patrol (or Shoot the Moon)

2/27/2019
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Jump that buggy! The guys play Moon Patrol, the 1982 arcade classic, on the Switch and Atari 2600. Learn about the origins of "parallax scrolling," how a lawsuit led to the development of the Atari version, and see who came out on top in this week's score competition. You may also hear some references to a very "popular" 1982 movie starring actress Karen Allen. Please subscribe and follow us! Twitter and Facebook: @retrogameguysLearn more about the guys: retrogameguys.comContact...

Duration:00:57:57

Episode 13: The Legend of Zelda with Noah Hoffman Interview

2/12/2019
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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 beat Ganon and save the princess back in the summer of 1987! Please subscribe and follow us! Twitter and Facebook: @retrogameguysLearn more about the guys: retrogameguys.comContact retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:01:29:54

Episode 12: Tecmo Bowl (or Chicago)

1/29/2019
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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 Guys' tournament. Please subscribe and follow us! Twitter and Facebook: @retrogameguysLearn more about the guys: retrogameguys.comContact retrogameguys@gmail.com Game show music credit: "The Winner" by Colin Thompson...

Duration:01:02:59

Episode 11: Battletoads (or Batman)

1/14/2019
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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 guys. Please subscribe and follow us! Twitter and Facebook: @retrogameguysLearn more about the guys: retrogameguys.comretrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:01:16:23

Interview with Tim Gadler, Former Sega Game Counselor

1/3/2019
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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 Sega magazine cover that was a bit controversial. We appreciate Tim spending time with us! If you have a question for Tim, you can find him on Twitter: @TimGadler. Follow us and share your memories! Twitter and Facebook: @retrogameguysLearn...

Duration:01:10:18

Episode 10: Castlevania III (or No Water For Zack)

12/11/2018
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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 fit of rage, and see if Zack was able to go 10 for 10 in the score competition! Please subscribe and follow us! Twitter and Facebook: @retrogameguysShare your scores! Use #RetroGameGuysLearn more about the guys: retrogameguys.comContact...

Duration:01:09:10