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Cheerful Ghost Radio is a podcast about video games and other various bits of nerdery.

Cheerful Ghost Radio is a podcast about video games and other various bits of nerdery.
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Cheerful Ghost Radio is a podcast about video games and other various bits of nerdery.

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English

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Episodes

Justin Baldwin "The Wild at Heart" Interview

11/11/2018
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Recently Cheerful Ghost went to an event put on by local PDX indie game developers Moonlight Kids showing off their upcoming game The Wild at Heart. Justin Baldwin was awesome enough to talk to us about the game and their upcoming show at Double Fine’s Day of the Devs convention! Check out more about Moonlight Kids and The Wild at Heart here: https://www.moonlightkids.co/wild-at-heart

Duration:00:18:29

Episode 39: Will Nintendo Flip Another Switch?

11/6/2018
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Rumor has it that Nintendo is working on a new version of the Switch! Red Dead Redemption 2 takes nearly 100gb of hard drive space on your console! We played and watch some things! Come listen as we talk about all of this fun stuff.

Duration:01:46:56

Episode 38 : Ghosts ‘n Goblins Halloween Spooktacular!

10/30/2018
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In this extra spooky episode, we played Ghosts 'n Goblins and were haunted by the experience! Ghosts 'n Goblins is a brutally difficult action platformer on the NES and NES Classic that has delighted and tormented people for decades. It spawned a sequel on the SNES, two spin-off series, and a few thousand broken controllers probably.

Duration:01:04:45

Cheerful Ghost at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo

10/21/2018
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In this episode of Cheerful Ghost Radio, Adam and Jon are on the floor at PRGE talking about all the fun they're having while Tim and Travis sit at home and wish they were there.

Duration:00:22:17

Episode 37: Disenchantment

10/15/2018
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In this episode, we talk all about Matt Groening's new Netflix series, Disenchantment, but first we discuss what we've been playing and watching over the last month and discuss games that might not need sequels (thanks to @noigelarcane on Twitter for the idea).

Duration:02:24:33

Episode 36: Hold the Dark

10/8/2018
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Netflix is on fire lately, releasing new movies and shows at light speed. Recently they released Hold the Dark, by Jeremy Saulnier (director of Blue Ruin and The Green Room) and in this episode Jon and Travis give their reviews and talk about some of the fan reaction. If your hyper-specific Netflix categories suggest that you watch dark, slower paced, mysterious, cerebral movies, check out Hold the Dark and then come check out the episode!

Duration:01:04:42

Episode 35: Infinity War Review, Part 2

9/24/2018
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In the newest episode of Cheerful Ghost Radio yet, we talk about the home release of Avengers: Infinity War, how our thoughts have changed since we saw it in the theater, and the extra stuff on the Blu-Ray. But because it's us, and we love talking about Star Wars... we talk about Star Wars first.

Duration:02:31:49

Episode 34: What Makes a Good Game Sequel?

9/12/2018
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In this episode we ponder what makes a good game sequel. This started as a conversation between Jon and Travis and as we discussed and debated sequels we decided this would be the perfect topic for an episode of Cheerful Ghost Radio! Have a listen and let us know what you think: what makes a good sequel, and what are some of your favorites?

Duration:01:24:17

Episode 33: Kirby's Adventure

9/3/2018
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In this episode of Cheerful Ghost Radio, we're talking all about Kirby's Adventure! Kirby's Adventure was the sequel to Kirby's Dream Land, and is the first game to introduce Kirby's copy ability. It was developed by Hal Laboratory in 1993, late in the lifespan of the NES. Come check out our thoughts on the game and the legacy of the Kirby series in this episode! In season two of Cheerful Ghost Radio we are doing bite-sized NES Classic review episodes. We want to make you all part of these...

Duration:01:59:19

Episode 32: Kid Icarus

8/27/2018
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In this episode of Cheerful Ghost Radio, we play Kid Icarus! In Kid Icarus you play as Pit, and you're tasked with finding three treasures to save Angel Land and its queen, Palutena. Kid Icarus is a mash up of many styles of gameplay, but mostly action platformer. It's bizarre and pretty tricky, and has become a cult classic over the years. Come be a part of Cheerful Ghost Radio by discussing Kid Icarus with us! In season two of Cheerful Ghost Radio we are doing bite-sized NES Classic review...

Duration:01:00:03

Episode 31: Ant-Man and the Wasp

8/20/2018
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In this episode of Cheerful Ghost Radio, we visit the Quantum Realm and review the new cog in the Marvel Cinematic Universe machine, Ant-Man and the Wasp! We discuss our favorite things about the film and a few issues we had, and consider how it might affect Infinity War Part II and the wider MCU. While we have you here, after a brief hiatus Cheerful Ghost Games Club is back! We'll be reviewing Kirby's Adventure in an upcoming episode and we want your input. Come play Kirby's Adventure with...

Duration:01:37:44

Episode 30: Extinction

8/9/2018
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In this episode, we talk about the new Netflix sci-fi film, Extinction! In Extinction, Michael Peña plays a man who has recurring nightmares about a terrible disaster... and then disaster strikes! Will his dreams help him and his family stay alive? But first, we talk about what we've been playing and watching over the last month. Head over to https://cheerfulghost.com to let us know what you think of the show and check out our modern re-imagining of the old BBS systems we used to tinker on...

Duration:01:45:34

Episode 29: Deadpool 2

7/23/2018
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We're back in this episode of Cheerful Ghost Radio with a look at Deadpool 2, just in time for next month's home release. In this episode, Jon attempts to predict the plot of Deadpool 2 without having seen it, and Tim and Travis struggle to keep talking about DP's antics through fits of laughter.

Duration:00:49:27

Episode 28: "Solo: A Star Wars Story" Review, Part II

7/9/2018
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In this episode of Cheerful Ghost Radio we’re going to bring you the second and most important part of our two part Solo: A Star Wars Story Review. Tim couldn't make it for the last review, so we get his thoughts on Solo and some comments about what we said in the last episode. We also talk about the future Star Wars movies we may see, and how Solo's somewhat limited box office take might mean for those.

Duration:01:20:30

Episode 27: E3 2018 Breakdown

6/28/2018
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In this episode of Cheerful Ghost Radio we talk all about E3 and what we thought the highlights were. We’re not covering everything, just the parts that stuck with us. At the end of the show we hand out who we think came away with the best of show! If you like what we're doing, please consider supporting us on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/cheerfulghost

Duration:01:37:34

Episode 26: Apple Closes the Valve

6/12/2018
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In this episode we cover a variety of video game news. Will Steam Link ever get a release on iOS and Apple TV after Apple denied the app? How awesome does Rage 2 look? How long will Nintendo support the 3DS? Will we see an N64 Classic this year? Will No Man's Sky's Next update be everything we hope? What is the meaning of life? We dive into these questions and more in this episode of Cheerful Ghost Radio!

Duration:01:59:27

Episode 25: "Solo: A Star Wars Story" Review, Part I

5/29/2018
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Solo: A Star Wars Story is the new Lucasfilm prequel featuring everyone’s favorite Corellian smuggler Han Solo. Solo had a somewhat troubled production when Lucasfilm replaced the original directors Lord and Miller with veteran director Ron Howard. We’re now living in a world where we get a new Star Wars movie per year, is this a good thing or has Lucasfilm succumbed to the darkside? We'll be back next month with Part 2 of our review after things have had some time to settle in our minds. In...

Duration:02:37:04

Episode 24 - The Killing Snoke

5/21/2018
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When will Cheerful Ghost Radio finally jump the shark by talking about Star War way too many times? In this episode we’re going to circle back and talk a bit more about Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. The Last Jedi was recently released on digital and Blu-ray and we wanted to revisit the discussion and talk the special features. The Last Jedi has received some mixed reviews by fans and this extra review isn’t really an attempt to change anyone’s thoughts on the movie, we are just big...

Duration:01:32:58

Episode 23 - Punch Out

5/14/2018
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Punch Out, originally titled Mike Tyson's Punch Out before a bit of ear-biting changed Nintendo's mind, was ported from the arcade in 1987 by Nintendo R&D3. In Punch Out, players take on the role of Little Mac, fighting through three circuits and eventually facing the impossible Mr. Dream. In season two of Cheerful Ghost Radio we are doing bite-sized NES Classic review episodes. We want to make you all part of these episodes, so head over to https://cheerfulghost.com/events and join in the...

Duration:00:58:38

Episode 22 - Avengers Infinity War

5/3/2018
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Marvel Studios Avengers Infinity War is the latest Marvel Super Hero thing to punch the box office right in the face. If as a kid you wondered if there could ever be a comic book movie with all your favorite heroes this is the answer. Infinity War is the follow up to damn near every MCU film but more sequentially Thor Ragnarok and Black Panther. This one is coming quickly after the last episode but we wanted to get it out early while it's still fresh in everyone's minds.

Duration:02:12:26