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Love old-school video games? The Retro Game Guys discuss retrogaming history, memories, and revisit the best titles of the 80's and 90's! Listen and win a game!. #Retrogaming

Love old-school video games? The Retro Game Guys discuss retrogaming history, memories, and revisit the best titles of the 80's and 90's! Listen and win a game!. #Retrogaming

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United States

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Love old-school video games? The Retro Game Guys discuss retrogaming history, memories, and revisit the best titles of the 80's and 90's! Listen and win a game!. #Retrogaming

Language:

English


Episodes

Quick Play: Starmaster

4/8/2021
In this Quick Play episode, the Guys play the Atari 2600 hidden gem Starmaster! Learn more about the innovative way this game used a forgotten feature of the 2600 and hear what the Guys think of this early space combat game. Don't miss an episode! Subscribe and follow us! TwitterFacebookInstagramretrogameguys.com Email us! retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:00:16:27

S3 Ep6: StarTropics (or Captain Bell's Organ)

3/28/2021
In this episode, the Guys play the action-adventure title StarTropics (NES, 1990). Learn about the history of the game, hear about StarTropics' connection to Japanese folklore, and listen in as we breakdown the quirkiness of the game… and the control scheme! Don't miss an episode: Subscribe and follow us! TwitterFacebookInstagramretrogameguys.com Email us! retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:01:14:50

Quick Play: Keystone Kapers

3/10/2021
In this Quick Play episode, the Guys play the Atari 2600 classic Keystone Kapers! Learn more about this gem of a game and what the programmer is doing nowadays with someone the Guys have talked to before. Don't miss an episode! Subscribe and follow us! TwitterFacebookInstagramretrogameguys.com Email us! retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:00:22:21

S3 Ep5: Aladdin (or Is It Ketchup or Blood?)

2/26/2021
In this episode, the guys play the classic Disney platformer Aladdin (Genesis/SNES, 1993). Learn about the groundbreaking work that went into this best-selling game, find out why the two versions are so different, and listen as host Dustin almost has his Ron Burgundy moment! Don't miss an episode: Subscribe and follow us! * Twitter, Facebook, Instagram: @retrogameguys * Learn more about the guys: retrogameguys.com Email us! retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:01:05:11

Quick Play: Isometric Arcade Classics

2/10/2021
In this Quick Play episode, the Guys discuss arcade classic isometric games Zaxxon, Crystal Castles, and Marble Madness! Learn more about this unique layout scheme, and one game's connection to RoadBlasters and 720! Don't miss an episode! Subscribe and follow us! TwitterFacebookInstagramretrogameguys.com Email us! retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:00:16:13

S3 Ep4: Q*bert (or Slick Pickle)

1/31/2021
In this episode, the guys play the classic arcade title Q*bert (1982). Hear snippets from our interview with the game's creator Warren Davis, as he lets us in on how Q*bert got his name, his favorite port of the game, and the lead artist's biggest pet peeve! Don't miss an episode: Subscribe and follow us! TwitterFacebookInstagramretrogameguys.com Email us! retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:01:17:50

New Year's Eve 2020 Special

12/31/2020
In this episode, the Retro Game Guys look back on our most memorable podcast moments of 2020, give thanks to our community, & chat with a secret guest. Two of the Guys also try and convince Alex that Wizards & Warriors is a great game. Don't miss an episode: Subscribe and follow us! TwitterFacebookInstagramretrogameguys.com Email us! retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:01:02:02

Interview with Warren Davis, Creator of Q*bert

12/21/2020
Retro Game Guys Podcast is proud to welcome Warren Davis. Warren has a long list of accomplishments in the video game industry, including programming the classic arcade hit Q*bert. Released in 1982, Q*bert has since become one of the most popular arcade games of all time, and a beloved pop culture character. Following Q*bert, Warren developed the Laserdisc game Us Vs. Them. He also broke new ground in game design by developing digitization technology that was used to create the iconic...

Duration:01:12:11

S3 Ep3: Kung Fu (or Beat Fred Savage)

12/17/2020
In this episode, the guys play the classic beat ‘em up title Kung Fu (NES, 1985). Learn about the history of this black box game, find out how to play as Sylvia, and listen in as we reveal some big scores and crazy strategies in our most epic Beat Retro Game Guys competition to date! Don't miss an episode: Subscribe and follow us! TwitterFacebookInstagramretrogameguys.com Email us! retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:01:18:32

Quick Play: Missile Command

12/2/2020
In this Quick Play episode, the Guys play the arcade and Atari 2600 classic Missile Command! Learn more about the programmer's nightmares and hear what the Guys think of the modern update. Don't miss an episode! Subscribe and follow us! TwitterFacebookInstagram retrogameguys.com Email us! retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:00:24:41

S3 Ep2: Twisted Metal (or the John Tesh of Rocket League)

11/18/2020
In this episode, the guys play their first PlayStation game and dive right into the vehicle combat of Twisted Metal (1995). Learn about the history of this best-selling game, hear about the Hollywood dreams of the game's director, and discover the connection between the Infrequent Gamer, Nicolas Cage, and Twisted Metal! Don't miss an episode: Subscribe and follow us! TwitterFacebookInstagramretrogameguys.com Contact retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:01:07:39

Quick Play: Paperboy

11/4/2020
In this Quick Play episode, the Guys play the arcade classic Paperboy for the NES, Genesis, and even Lynx! Learn more about the connection to Star Wars and what the Guys thought of the isometric view. Don't miss an episode! Subscribe and follow us! TwitterFacebookInstagram retrogameguys.com Email us! retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:00:25:55

S3 Ep1: DOOM (or Keeping Books from Children)

10/20/2020
Welcome to the kickoff of Retro Game Guys season 3! For this Halloween episode, the guys play the classic first-person-shooter DOOM (1993) for the PC. Listen in as they discuss the legends of id Software, the connection to Tom Cruise, and the iconic Nintendo game that inspired the id team. The guys also talk briefly about a change to the podcast for season 3. Don't miss an episode! Subscribe and follow us! TwitterFacebookInstagramretrogameguys.com Email us! retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:01:24:46

Interview with Howard Phillips, the Game Master

8/1/2020
As part of our Super Mario Bros SUPER celebration, we are proud to present our interview with former Nintendo of America Spokesman Howard Phillips! If you grew up with the NES, Super Mario Bros. and Nintendo Power magazine like we did, there’s a name that you will surely recognize: Howard Phillips aka the Game Master. Howard was Nintendo’s most prominent spokesman here in the US during the golden age of the NES and his Game Master Persona - a friendly guy with a bowtie and mad gaming...

Duration:00:58:58

S2 Ep13: Super Mario Bros. Part 2 (2nd Anniversary Celebration)

7/29/2020
It's a SUPER Celebration! The guys celebrate the 2nd anniversary of the podcast and 35 years of Super Mario Bros. in a big way! In Part 2 of the episode, the guys share their memories of Super Mario Bros along with Howard Phillips and Retro Game Guys listeners. You'll also hear who came out on top in the #BeatRetroGameGuys score competition. Be sure to catch the full, hour-long interview with Howard Phillips! (Out 8/1/2020) Don't miss an episode! Subscribe and follow us! Twitter...

Duration:01:09:04

S2 Ep13: Super Mario Bros. Part 1 (2nd Anniversary Celebration)

7/29/2020
It's a SUPER Celebration! The guys celebrate the 2nd anniversary of the podcast and 35 years of Super Mario Bros. in a big way! In Part 1 of the episode, the guys run through the history of Super Mario Bros which includes input from the Game Master himself and former Nintendo of America spokesperson Howard Phillips! Be sure to catch Part 2 and the full, hour-long interview with Howard Phillips! (Out 8/1/2020) Don't miss an episode! Subscribe and follow us! Twitter Facebook Instagram...

Duration:01:08:33

Quick Play: BurgerTime (NES)

7/15/2020
In this Quick Play episode, the guys play the wacky arcade classic BurgerTime on NES! And once again, Sega Master Tim joins the party! Thanks to @LJWhite28 for suggesting this game. Don't miss an episode! Subscribe and follow us! Twitter Facebook Instagram retrogameguys.com Email us! retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:00:19:36

S2 Ep12: Alex Kidd in Miracle World (with Sega Master Tim)

7/1/2020
Have you ever played Rock, Paper, Scissors - to the DEATH? Well, in Alex Kidd in Miracle World, you will! In this episode, the guys are joined by a very special guest, and former Sega Game Counselor: Sega Master Tim. Tim shares his memories of working the Sega Hotline and taking endless calls from frustrated Alex Kidd players! Also in this episode: learn all about Sega's mascot before Sonic, how to beat the dreaded "Janken" matches, and we also talk to Alex Kidd superfan Ian Wall who...

Duration:01:41:06

Quick Play: Asteroids (Atari 2600)

6/18/2020
In this Quick Play episode, the guys talk about the groundbreaking arcade shooter Asteroids, which came out in 1981 on the Atari 2600. Asteroids was a beloved game in our collections as kids and as we discuss, remains very playable and fun to this day! Don't miss an episode! Subscribe and follow us! Twitter Facebook Instagram retrogameguys.com Email us! retrogameguys@gmail.com

Duration:00:19:19

S2 Ep11: Life Force (or One Mean Son of a Gun)

6/3/2020
In this episode, the guys play Konami's popular space shooter Life Force (NES, 1988). Listen to the the history of this spin-off of "Gradius", and learn how this game differs from many classic "shmups" of the era. This is the first episode where listeners will go head-to-head against the guys in a score competition. Will anyone #BeatRetroGameGuys? There is also talk about salamanders, Meg Ryan, Patrick Stewart, and "Ma and Pa Deltoid"! There's something for everyone in this episode! Don't...

Duration:01:19:06