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Retro Hangover is a podcast in which your hosts, Shane Koski and Chris Coplien, spotlight a different piece of video game history (be it a specific title, console, company, or person) each episode. They provide a brief background, discuss their personal experiences, as well as their favorites aspects of the item in question. Oh, and there’s beer.

Retro Hangover is a podcast in which your hosts, Shane Koski and Chris Coplien, spotlight a different piece of video game history (be it a specific title, console, company, or person) each episode. They provide a brief background, discuss their personal experiences, as well as their favorites aspects of the item in question. Oh, and there’s beer.

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Retro Hangover is a podcast in which your hosts, Shane Koski and Chris Coplien, spotlight a different piece of video game history (be it a specific title, console, company, or person) each episode. They provide a brief background, discuss their personal experiences, as well as their favorites aspects of the item in question. Oh, and there’s beer.

Language:

English


Episodes

RHP, Episode 89 – Dragon Quest: Don’t Love It? But Thou Must! (ft. Kade Call)

5/16/2021
Kade Call, host of the Gaming Memories podcast, joins us to chat about the game that many consider to be the forefather of all JRPGs: Dragon Quest (or Dragon Warrior for those of us outside Japan). Brush up on Ye Olde English, stock up on torches, and venture forth; the Dragonlord awaits!

Duration:01:35:43

RHGaiden Special Episode – Nier: Automata (ft. Riku & Adam)

5/9/2021
It was only a matter of months ago when Chris decided to record a bonus episode, part of our typically Patron-exclusive RHGaiden series, with Patrons and friends of the show Adam of The Good, The Bad, & The Backlog podcast and Riku. It was mere days ago that we learned of Riku’s sudden passing. Though...

Duration:01:27:42

RHP, Episode 88 – Pokémon Snap: Family-Friendly Voyeurism (ft. LPTyger & Lynnsey)

5/2/2021
With the release of New Pokémon Snap for the Nintendo Switch, it only seems right that we hearken back to the original N64 title that started it all. It sure wasn’t what Poké-fans were expecting at the time, but the feel-good photo romp soon became a beloved entry into the Pokéverse. Nintendhost LPTyger and special...

Duration:01:17:26

RHP, Episode 87 – Final Fantasy: Bringers of Light (ft. Lyle McKarns)

4/18/2021
Final Fantasy month continues with the grandfather of them all: the original Final Fantasy for the NES / Famicom! Patron Lyle joins us once again to discuss this roleplaying milestone and whether it’s one worth going back to decades later. Note: Unfortunately, Chris experienced some technical issues with his microphone during this recording that we...

Duration:01:21:36

RHP, Episode 86 – Final Fantasy V: It’s Morphing Time! (ft. Lyle McKarns)

4/4/2021
It’s days like this you get high on life, but we won’t harsh your buzz: we’re here to talk Final Fantasy V with Patron Saint and Four Job Fiesta Fanatic Lyle McKarns! But enough expository banter, listen to the show like men! And ladies! And ladies who dress like men!

Duration:01:28:06

RHP, Episode 85 – THQ N64 Wrestling Games (ft. GoobZWN of Secret Levels Podcast)

3/21/2021
Do you smell what RHP is cookin’, brother!? We bring the cream of the crop, GoobZWN from the Secret Levels Podcast, to discuss what many consider to be some the best professional wrestling games of all time: THQ’s efforts on the one and only Nintendo 64. Know your role and listen up!

Duration:01:18:34

RHP, Episode 84 – Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon: Another Story (ft. Seamus Burke & Meredith Coplien)

3/7/2021
By the power of the moon, we bring you the Japan-exclusive Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon: Another Story RPG for the Super Famicom! Assisting us in this is not one, but TWO special guests: returning friend of the show Seamus Burke of Gray Man Games and Sailor Moon super fan (and co-host Chris’ arguably better half)...

Duration:01:29:34

RHP, Episode 83 – PatronPoll: Our Top 5 Games of All Time

2/21/2021
The latest Patron-selected episode topic is here, and marks the very first to be chosen by popular vote! Shaking up the usual show format a bit, we take turns counting down our top 5 retro games of all time. If you’d like to participate in the next quarterly PatronPoll, consider heading to gorpfans.com and donating...

Duration:01:18:20

RHP, Episode 82 – Bayonetta: Naughty Little Angels

2/7/2021
Get your high heels locked and loaded, because we’re taking the fight directly to the angelic legions with PlatinumGames’ hyper-kinetic action brawler Bayonetta!

Duration:01:15:10

RHP, Episode 81 – Black Belt: A Beautiful Japanese Mess (ft. Ryan Trainor)

1/24/2021
Special guest Ryan Trainor joins us once again, this time to talk Fist of the North Star… Well, kind of. While Japan got a Sega Master System FotNS licensed game, the rest of us got Black Belt. Something tells us we got the short end of the stick here. Is our hunch right? Listen in...

Duration:01:08:10

RHP, Episode 80 – Halo: Dust & Echoes (ft. Patrick Hickey Jr.)

1/10/2021
2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the seminal Xbox FPS Halo: Combat Evolved! To help us with our retrospective, we’re joined by very special guest Patrick Hickey Jr., author of the excellent book series The Minds Behind the Games. So hop into our Warthog, nerds, ’cause we’re goin’ Covenant-killin’!

Duration:01:20:45

RHP, Episode 79 – Parasite Eve: A Merry Goopmas To All!

12/27/2020
It just wouldn’t be Christmas without rogue mitochondria turning people into meat soup, would it? We give you an extra-long episode this holiday season, covering an oft-overlooked Playstation classic: the survival-horror-meets-JRPG that is Parasite Eve!

Duration:01:43:02

RHP, Episode 78 – The History of D&D Video Games

12/13/2020
The latest Patron-selected episode topic is here! Deviating a bit from the usual show format, we roll a History check to provide a comprehensive look at Dungeons & Dragons video games through the years, all the way from its humble beginnings in 1974 to present day!

Duration:01:31:38

RHP, Episode 77 – TMNT IV: Turtles In Time (And Spaaaace!)

11/29/2020
Chris, Shane, and Nintendhost LPTyger gush like a burst canister of neon-green TCRI toxic ooze about one of the best beat-em-ups of all time: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IV: Turtles in Time for the Super Nintendo (oh, and Hyperstone Heist gets mentioned too).

Duration:01:32:48

RHP, Episode 76 – Donkey Kong Country: No, My Bananas!

11/15/2020
Nintendhost LPTyger tags in once again, this time to help us conquer King K. Rule and recover all that pilfered potassium in Donkey Kong Country for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System!

Duration:01:28:31

RHP, Episode 75 – Castlevania: Medieval Thicc Boi

11/1/2020
Grab your whip and tighten your headband, ’cause we’re going vampire killin’! Nintendhost LPTyger joins us once again to discuss the title that began one of the most enduring game franchises the world has ever known: Castlevania for the Nintendo Entertainment System!

Duration:01:17:04

RHP, Episode 74 – Silent Hill: Sirens in the Fog

10/18/2020
What better way to truly kick off Spooptober than with one of the most influential survival horror games of all time? Shane’s a huge fan of the series, so he’s got a whole lot to say on this one. Dim the lights, turn the radio dial to some soothing static, and wander into the fog...

Duration:01:36:43

RHP, Episode 73 – House of the Dead: Overkill (ft. Ginger & Willie of GRPVG)

10/4/2020
Wassup, muthaf*ckas!? Guest hosts Ginger and Willie of the Grand Rapidians Play Video Games podcast join us to discuss one of their favorite Wii lightgun games of all time: House of the Dead: Overkill!

Duration:01:06:30

RHP, Episode 72 – Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Tasteful Boob Physics

9/20/2020
The votes are in for the inaugural quarterly PatronPoll, and we have been given this masterpiece… Boy, are we ever excited. Come celebrate the 20th anniversary of Buffy the Vampire Slayer for the Game Boy Color with us; we’ll be at the Bronze, grabbing a drink and talking mad smack about those pesky vamps.

Duration:01:15:57

RHP, Episode 71 – Ninja Gaiden: F***in’ Birds, Man

9/6/2020
Bats, cougars, and birds… Oh my! Ok, terrible cinema jokes aside, seriously: why is the wildlife just so MAD at Ryu Hayabusa, anyway? Nintendhost LPTyger joins the show once again to chat about Tecmo’s hard-as-nails NES action platformer: Ninja Gaiden!

Duration:01:27:56