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LoR: Elite Beat Agents

It’s Thursday, you open up your favorite podcast app and look for something good to listen to. Oh no! There’s nothing good! HEEEAAALP! Craig WK and Xander are GO!! Listen as the Elite Retro Agents reminisce about Elite Beat Agents for the Nintendo DS. Retro Relapse spices things up, and as always we check in on our opening music bracket.


LoR: Tiny Toon Adventures: Buster Busts Loose!

Craig_WK and The Glitch (no relation), talk about a game they both loved from their childhood, Tiny Toon Adventures: Buster Busts Loose! While the Glitch gives the details on speed runs, Craig is content to talk about the cartoon that inspired the game. For the Retro Relapse, Craig breaks the Glitches heart, as he spoils his childhood memories. To finish up the episode, the duo chats about our Opening Theme Music bracket. If you would like to watch our Retro Relapses, head over to the...


LoR: Final Fantasy Tactics

The Legend of Retro is filled with political intrigue, as Craig_WK is joined by MatrikOnStage and they discuss Final Fantasy Tactics! The two of them delve into the mechanics, it's music, and what the game means to them. In the Retro Relapse, Craig hopes that Matrik will choose a good game, but misery loves company! Finally, the two of them discuss the ongoing Opening Theme Music bracket.


LoR: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 (Feat. Last Action Podcast)

We have a special crossover episode with LPJ and Sphinx of the Last Action Podcast! This week we are talking about Turtles 2: The Arcade Game and if you’re a Last Action podcast fan then you’ll hear us talking with them about the first Turtles movie! We’ll get into our favorite turtles to play and how unique the NES version is compared to the arcade version. Also we’ll play a retro relapse picked by our guests and go over our Intro Music Bracket contestants.


LoR: Rhythm of Retro 3- March MadNES

On this week’s episode of The Legend of Retro, Xander is back with another Rhythm of Retro for March MadNES! This episode’s focus is on great obscure NES music! 15 awesome game tracks that have never been mentioned before on any Legend of Retro episode!


LoR: The Legend of Zelda

Today, the entire Legend of Retro crew come together to cover the epic tale of The Legend of Zelda on the NES. Chops, Xander, Craig_WK, & the Glitch discuss the book art, the enemies, stories about the game/music development, and dive deep into several ways speedrunners have learned to manipulate the game. In the Retro Relapse, it’s Princess Zelda’s turn to be the hero, but not before the guys rip their CD-i’s out. Then, we relax to the smooth sounds of our Opening Music Bracket. All this...


LoR: G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero

To kick off our month of NES games, Chops, Craig_WK, and the Glitch make the mistake of allowing LPJ back into the Retro studio as they discuss G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero. We reminisce about the impact G.I. Joe had on our childhood and why Blizzard is a trash character. In the retro relapse, LPJ surprises us by having us play a gem on the NES. Then, an argument ensues during the Opening Theme Music bracket. All this and more on the Legend of Retro!


LoR: Lunar: Silver Star Story Complete

This week we welcome MatrikOnStage as a special guest with Chops and Craig W.K. Together they talk about one of their favorite RPG’s they’ve played, Lunar: Silver Star Story Complete. Also they’ll cover this weeks Intro Music Bracket and a retro relapse chosen by the guest!


LoR: Harvest Moon 64

In this week’s episode of The Legend of Retro, Craig_WK and Xander relive their days as farmers while they talk about Harvest Moon 64. Who were they’re special lady friends, what did they name their animals? The answers to these questions and more await you as the legend continues! Also, Retro Relapse is all about another Legend. And Round 1 of the Opening Theme Bracket comes to a close.


LoR: Uncharted: Drake's Fortune

Ucharted: Drake’s Fortune has just made our criteria for retro gaming to discuss on this weeks episode. Chops, Craig W.K. , and the Glitch will dive into their memories of when they played the game, speed running of it as well as the retro relapse and Intro Music Bracket entries for the week.


LoR: Bomberman 64

Is he half-bomb? Is he half-man? In this weeks episode Chops, Craig W.K. and the Glitch get to the bottom of Bomberman 64! Explosions and precise platforming are just a few of the details gleamed from their conversation, as well as the retro relapse and Intro Music bracket contestants discussed.


LoR: Nagano Winter Olympics '98

In this Olympic event episode, Chops, Craig W.K. and the Glitch are joined by Deadite from the GameZilla Podcast. Due to a lost bet the Legend of Retro team is subjected to Nagano Winter Olympics 98’ and a retro relapse chosen by Deadite. Listen to their pain and punishment as well as this weeks round of the Intro Music Bracket.


LoR: Marvel Super Heroes

This week Chops and Craig_WK snap their fingers to bring you one of the greatest fighting games. They delve into the history of the game, including the art, the comics, and the glorious music! Can the Retro Relapse this week follow up on the hype of a Marvel comics fighting game? They also cover the Intro Music bracket for this episode, so make sure to check it out!


LoR: Sword of the Berserk: Guts' Rage

This week Chops and Craig W.K. discuss one of the weirdest and darkest games released on the Sega Dreamcast, Sword of the Berserk: Guts’ Rage. They’ll go into how the release of the game happened prior to the localization of the series, cover this weeks Retro Relapse and announce the contender for the Intro Music bracket for this episode.


LoR: Ice Climber

This week, Craig_WK and the Glitch put on their parkas as they travel to the Arctic…or maybe it’s New Hampshire…to chat about Ice Climbers for the NES. From there, the guys go to the streets for some B-Ball for the Retro Relapse. Then, listen as the Glitch makes some bold claims about video game music in this weeks Retro Video Gaming Opening Theme Music Bracket match-up. So grab your veggies, it’s time for The Legend of Retro!


LoR: Syphon Filter

This week on the Legend of Retro, Craig_WK & the Glitch discuss the critically acclaimed stealth game Syphon Filter for the PlayStation. The guys talk about the overpowered taser in the game & how not to react when a subway train derails.


LoR: The Simpsons: Bart Vs. The Space Mutants

On this week’s episode of The Legend of Retro, Craig W.K. is joined by TheGlitch86 and co-host of the new GZM show “Noiseland Arcade”, ArcadePhantom, to talk about Bart Vs. The Space Mutants! They Rally together for Retro Relapse and then introduce the next matchup in our Opening Theme bracket!


LoR: Bionic Commando

On this week’s Legend of Retro, Craig W.K. and Xander talk about one of Xander’s favorites, Bionic Commando for Game Boy! You may already know that the guys covered this game once before in the form of Legend of Retro Theater. Retro Relapse may not be easy to play, but it does rhyme!


LoR: Legend of Mana

This week on the Legend of Retro, Craig W.K. and Xander take a look back at the first game for 2000’s Summer of Square, Legend of Mana! Retro Relapse looks at a sequel (maybe?) of a beloved 80’s movie.


LoR: Breath of Fire 3

Chops and Craig gush about one of the best RPG’s of all time, Breath of Fire 3!