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Your best location to learn, remember, and re-live the past to the present. Retrogaming-Modern Gaming-Anime-Wrestling: Your best location to learn, remember, and re-live the past to the present. Retrogaming, we pick games based on a theme and discuss from there. The anime cast covers a wide range of anime topics, reviews a retro anime >15yrs old, and talks some modern anime as well. There is a monthly episode which covers recent news and monthly gaming releases. All things wrestling are covered from the rising indie scene, Ring of Honor, New Japan, and all that WWE.

Your best location to learn, remember, and re-live the past to the present. Retrogaming-Modern Gaming-Anime-Wrestling: Your best location to learn, remember, and re-live the past to the present. Retrogaming, we pick games based on a theme and discuss from there. The anime cast covers a wide range of anime topics, reviews a retro anime >15yrs old, and talks some modern anime as well. There is a monthly episode which covers recent news and monthly gaming releases. All things wrestling are covered from the rising indie scene, Ring of Honor, New Japan, and all that WWE.
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United States

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Your best location to learn, remember, and re-live the past to the present. Retrogaming-Modern Gaming-Anime-Wrestling: Your best location to learn, remember, and re-live the past to the present. Retrogaming, we pick games based on a theme and discuss from there. The anime cast covers a wide range of anime topics, reviews a retro anime >15yrs old, and talks some modern anime as well. There is a monthly episode which covers recent news and monthly gaming releases. All things wrestling are covered from the rising indie scene, Ring of Honor, New Japan, and all that WWE.

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@BowlingJD

Language:

English


Episodes

Retrocast: Ep 35 - Flight Combat Simulations

1/17/2019
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We are back baby! 2 years old officially! Intro (0-13) Topic 1 new year gaming news (13-39) Our favourite retro and new games we played in 2018 (39-58) Theme: Flight Combat Simulation games (58-end) Star Wars Rogue Squadron (N64) Star Fox 64 (N64) Pilotwings (SNES) Space Harrier (SMS) Ace Combat 4 (PS2) After Burner (SMS) Support the cast: https://streamlabs.com/bowlingjd1 Twitter: @BowlingJD; episodes live on Twitch, Mixer, and Periscope @BowlingJD Weekends at 12:00 EST...most...

Duration:02:09:44

Wrestling: Ep 22 - Wrestlekingdom the Unboxing Anniversary

1/14/2019
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Ahhhhhh....what a rush! Intro Beyond Wrestling Heavy Lies the Crown, AEW, Drew McIntyre (0-35) Spotlight Road Warriors/Legion of Doom (35-56) Indie Wrestling (56-2:24) MLW (56-1:02) Impact Wrestling and Homecoming (1:02-1:28) Ice Ribbon 906 (1:28-1:35) Stardom New Years and Shinkiba (1:35-1:45) wXw 18th Anniversary and Road to Back to the Roots (1:46-2:19) Progress Ch 82 (2:19-2:24) NJPW Wrestlekingdom 13 (2:24-2:44) WCW Spring Stampede 1998 (2:45-3:20) Wrestler rankings to...

Duration:03:36:26

Modern Cast: Ep 17 - Games of the Year 2018

1/10/2019
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Join new host Jay from the Smack It Down podcast and frequent guest on others as we deliberate our games of the year for 2018 leading to a top 5. Categories are: best direction, best story, best art, best audio/music, best game for impact, best game for immersion, best gameplay loop, best game in-between, franchise impact, first time gamers, moment of the year, worst game of the year, and finally the overall game of the year. Support the cast: https://streamlabs.com/bowlingjd1 Twitter:...

Duration:01:23:07

Anime: Ep 40 - Revolutionary Girl Utena (2019 Winter Seasonal Outlook)

1/8/2019
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Welcome to the new year. We are celebrating 2 yrs as a podcast. Intro (0-11) Tori's Movie Quest (11-27) 2019 Winter Seasonal Outlook (27-1:09) Review Revolutionary Girl Utena (1:09-end) Support the cast: https://streamlabs.com/bowlingjd1 Twitter: @BowlingJD; episodes live on Twitch, Mixer, and Periscope @BowlingJD Weekends at 12:00 EST...most times @ConsoleKev, @RadZero83 @ToriRLR, @MightyHiki YouTube: Red Leaf Retrocast Art done by Craig. Contact @MaceandCraig and check out his...

Duration:03:44:27

Wrestling: Ep 21 - 2018 Wrestling of the Year

1/7/2019
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2018 was an interesting year for wrestling. Here are the podcast's wrestling awards for 2018. 2019 wrestling goals (0-14) Wrestling categorical awards (14-1:18) Podcast 3 tier plus women top 10 matches of the year, and calculated top 25 wrestlers of the year (1:18-end) Support the cast: https://streamlabs.com/bowlingjd1 Twitter: @BowlingJD; episodes live on Twitch, Mixer, and Periscope @BowlingJD Weekends at 12:00 EST...most times @ConsoleKev, @RadZero83 @ToriRLR,...

Duration:02:38:15

Wrestling: Ep 20 - TLC Tag League Final Battle

12/21/2018
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I am already trained. JD is joined by a different Colin (ubertieguy) for this cast as we first talk about some more wrestlers signing with ROH, and then move into thoughts over the next batch of NXT call-ups to Raw and SD (0-26). Our wrestler spotlight covers the revolutionary Dynamite Kid. We go over who he was, what he meant to wrestling, and how good he was especially his rivalry with Tiger Mask (26-41). In this episode, we get to cover some interesting events coming out of the indie...

Duration:02:22:32

Retrocast: Ep 34 - Character Origins

12/19/2018
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More holiday cheer coming. This cast starts off with talking some Smash Ultimate and lots of opinions over an indie release titles To The Moon (0-31). For our topic segment we discuss more bad news coming out of shady moves the gaming industry is making, but we do follow that up with talking about some of our favourite gaming characters (31-56). Of course, our last theme for 2018 is all about games that featured a new character that we see in future games. Character Origins is important...

Duration:02:59:27

Anime: Ep 39 - Legend of the Galactic Heroes (with Andrew from Recovery of an Anime Junkie)

12/18/2018
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A good dictator or a corrupt democracy? In this podcast episode we are joined by Andrew from the Recovery of an Anime Junkie podcast in his second appearance. First, we have our usual housekeeping and our contest winner announcement (0-7). We got some news like a new Rumiko manga, new Ghost in the Shell coming, and making fun of Andrew's three favourite anime in a call back to our very first anime episode (7-56). In 1988, an OVA space opera series started and it went on to be regarded as...

Duration:02:39:22

Modern Cast: Ep 16 - November & December 2018

12/12/2018
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It's the end of the year with all the holiday releases out in full swing for the final two months. We get right down to business fast in this one (0-7). A whole lot of top triple-A releases came out both months and there is so much to go through. We start with November releases priming up for the holidays (7-1:00) and then we go into December with hype surrounding Smash Ultimate (1:00-1:23). For the remainder of the cast we talk a few lesser known releases and quite a few playstation vr...

Duration:01:51:19

Wrestling: Ep 19 - One Big Neck Leyende de Hamburg

12/5/2018
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Nobody is as tough as the chief. We introduce this cast with a little Scott Hall talk from Rad followed by some wrestling news (0-18). Our wrestler spotlight in this one covers the NWA legend Chief Wahoo McDaniel. He was an extremely popular wrestler out of the mid-atlantic and we are here to relive a bit of it (18-31). The indie scene was busy as usual in November (31-1:21). NOAH finished their global league, Stardom finished tag league and had 'best of goddess' show, and RPW was back at...

Duration:02:53:00

Retrocast: Ep 33 - Xmas Presents as a Child

12/4/2018
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Happy holiday season! We got some Night in the Woods and Papers Please to discuss as we introduce the cast (0-24). Heavy news lately concerning major triple-a titles doing horrible in sales. We turn it around after being so negative with a lot of nostalgia remember many of our gaming Christmas memories (24-60). Finally, our theme for the cast are games we got for Christmas as a kid cause we know the rule, you get only a few games a year and need to make those last. What did we get...

Duration:02:41:53

Anime: Ep 38 - Gunslinger Girl (2018 Fall Impressions)

12/3/2018
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If you were broken, would you become a killing machine? Tori watched so many movies, but which ones is he going to bring up for discussion this time? Also, Netflix has made a splash bring live action adaptations, Cowboy Bebop, and Evangelion to stream legally (0-45). The time has finally come as the hosts here cover 9 anime to give their Fall 2018 impressions over (45-2:00). Index season 3 (45-51) Tsurune (51-53) Release the Spyce (53-58) Zombieland Saga (58-1:07) SSSGridman...

Duration:02:47:19

Wrestling: Ep 18 - Global War Games Series

11/27/2018
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I always get my man. ACH and Walter have supposedly signed with WWE. What does this mean (0-11)? Back in the early 90's of the WWF, highly gimmick characters were a-plenty. This episode we spotlight the evil Canadian wrestler The Mountie (11-19). In the indie scene JD breaks down some event highlights of various promotions (19-49). A discussion starts with GWF and WrestlingKult French wrestler Senza Volto. Move into discussing the fallout from the She-1 over in Pro Wrestling Eve (23-28)....

Duration:01:44:06

Anime: Ep 37 - The Vision of Escaflowne

11/19/2018
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Your heart is a flutter. Enter the contest as we celebrate over 100 episodes and coming up on two years (0-9). Tori has a movie update with brief discussion over Barefoot Gen (9-24). In a quest to keep up with all those shounen anime, JD finally caught up and finished Fairy Tail 2014 and boy do we have some things to say over that (24-47). In our topic of the episode, we break down what and how important music in anime is (47-1:18). Our retro anime up for review is the 90's high fantasy...

Duration:06:12:55

Wrestling: Ep 17 - Ultima Lucha Survival of the Struggle

11/15/2018
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Hey yo. It's survey time. Let's compare WWE in Saudi Arabia to NJPW in North Korea back in the early 90's (0-16). One of the biggest names of the 90's was Scott Hall. Be it when he was Razor Ramon in ladder matches or part of the original nWo, the bad guy is worth going back to spotlight (16-36). Jay from the Smack It Down podcast joins JD to discuss in this fantastic episode. The wide world of wrestling on the indies is ramping up to another big outing. We discuss a whole lot from A-Kid...

Duration:03:30:14

Retrocast: Ep 32 - The Strange and the Weird

11/14/2018
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Such an oddball. Yep, we got our intro including Kevin talking about his experience with Psychonauts (0-14). Lots of industry news occurred in between casts and not the good kind with the likes of Activision and Bungie being more greedy than ever (14-43). November is an odd month and to go along with it being in between scary and festive, the theme chose for this cast of games that come across as strange or weird. Join us as we wander through some strange art, weird characters, and...

Duration:02:17:14

Modern Cast: Ep 15 - October 2018

11/13/2018
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October 2018 was an immense month for triple-A gaming releases across all consoles. We start this cast with the fallout and news, or lack there of, coming out of XO18 (0-13). For the remainder of the cast we discuss the highs and lows concerning all the top gaming releases from October and take a short bit in the middle to discuss the games coming out on the Playstation Classic (13-end). Support the cast: https://streamlabs.com/bowlingjd1 Twitter: @BowlingJD; episodes live on Twitch,...

Duration:01:44:23

Anime: Ep 36 - Gatchaman

11/6/2018
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Fire the bird missile! This episode begins with talk over season 2 of Netflix's Castlevania. Is the show worth checking out? Tori brings us up to speed over the next couple anime films he watched such as the Space Cobra movie (0-23). We run over an updated moving bar which is some new shows we could possibly review that are now over 15 years old [Fall 2003] (23-35). Have you ever wanted to watch older anime, but don't know where to start? Each host picked 3 retro shows to recommend for new...

Duration:02:36:11

Wrestling: Ep 16 - Global Wars Evolution

11/1/2018
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Don't throw chairs into the ring! As a fun start off, we do a start your own wrestling promotion fantasy draft with 10 picks each among five people (0-29). Remember how crazy ECW was? Well, our spotlight covers possibly the most popular tag team to come from the extreme promotion in the Public Enemy (29-48). Tier 3 indie had a little variety lately. Tessa Blanchard and Mercedes Martinez had a 75 min ironwoman match out of Rise wrestling, and we also cover events from RPW's Global Wars UK...

Duration:02:37:12

Retrocast: Ep 31 - Spooky Horror

10/30/2018
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Scary and spooky month is here. We may rant about some current games we are playing for a bit (0-22). Some puzzling and topical news is on the doc such as a new Intellivision console and talking about industry culture in "crunch" time (22-42). Being that Halloween is near, naturally we were due for a horror themed episode. Join us as we discuss six differently scary and spooky retro games (44-end)? Support the cast: https://streamlabs.com/bowlingjd1 Twitter: @BowlingJD; episodes live on...

Duration:01:22:57