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The 8-Bit Steve show explores video game world record topics in speed-running and high scores. The goal is to help causal or mid level gamers become more educated and interested in this area of gaming. There is a featured game each week that is reviewed and explored from a casual perspective and then a featured guest that is an expert on that game is interviewed for further exploration. The show is hosted by multi world record holder and video game educator 8-Bit Steve. The co-host of the show is TheRetroRunner who is a veteran of difficult video games in speed-running with times in Ghouls n Ghosts, Ninja Gaiden, and Megaman X. Together they provide a bridge into the elite gaming world while also having as much fun as possible.

The 8-Bit Steve show explores video game world record topics in speed-running and high scores. The goal is to help causal or mid level gamers become more educated and interested in this area of gaming. There is a featured game each week that is reviewed and explored from a casual perspective and then a featured guest that is an expert on that game is interviewed for further exploration. The show is hosted by multi world record holder and video game educator 8-Bit Steve. The co-host of the show is TheRetroRunner who is a veteran of difficult video games in speed-running with times in Ghouls n Ghosts, Ninja Gaiden, and Megaman X. Together they provide a bridge into the elite gaming world while also having as much fun as possible.
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United States

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The 8-Bit Steve show explores video game world record topics in speed-running and high scores. The goal is to help causal or mid level gamers become more educated and interested in this area of gaming. There is a featured game each week that is reviewed and explored from a casual perspective and then a featured guest that is an expert on that game is interviewed for further exploration. The show is hosted by multi world record holder and video game educator 8-Bit Steve. The co-host of the show is TheRetroRunner who is a veteran of difficult video games in speed-running with times in Ghouls n Ghosts, Ninja Gaiden, and Megaman X. Together they provide a bridge into the elite gaming world while also having as much fun as possible.

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English


Episodes

004 - Streets of Rage, Controllers, Cest'Patou.

8/24/2019
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On this episode we welcome a special guest host The Uncanny Sync. Sync is a multi world record holder and long time friend of 8-Bit Steve. We discuss differences in controllers as they relate to the speed-run world and our own personal preferences. Our featured game for this episode is Streets of Rage. 8-Bit Steve and Sync are former world record holders in Streets of Rage Co-op and they discuss their experiences and love for this classic Sega title. The featured guest for this episode is...

Duration:01:39:42

003 - Actraiser, RNG, PJ Dicesare

7/31/2019
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On this episode we discuss RNG (Random Number Generator) in video games. A term that is often used in speed running conversations and also among casual gamers. We discuss how it is applied in both a casual and elite environment. We also discuss how it is often misused. Our featured game for this episode is Actraiser for the SNES. We talk about our history with the game and what makes it a very unique play experience. We also delve into its music, graphics, and its other aspects as it...

Duration:02:00:03

002- Cuphead, Version Differences, RedSonja

7/12/2019
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On this episode we discuss differences in game ports, consoles, roms, and cartridges as they relate to video game world records. 8-bit Steve and The Retro Runner tell about their own experiences with these differences and how they affect the world records as a whole. Our featured game for this episode is Cuphead. We discuss the emergence of retro style games that are being released in modern times and tell why this one is special. We will discuss its graphics, its difficulty, and discuss...

Duration:01:34:16

001 - Friday The 13th (NES), What is a WR, PGHGuitarguyx77

7/11/2019
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On this episode we discuss What a video game world record is. We go into detail about the different organizations that keep track of video game world records and some the history behind them. Our featured game for this episode is Friday the 13th on NES. We discuss the games reputation, its difficulty, and how reveal interesting facts about why this game was way ahead of it's time. The featured guest for this episode is PGHGuitarguy. He is a Twitch streamer / speed-runner who holds the...

Duration:01:43:48