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Retrogaming and Retroanime: A bi-monthly podcast highlighting discussions on retro games ranging from the 8-bit to '128'-bit generations and retro anime. During each gaming episode, we pick games based on a theme and discuss from there. There is also a general discussion over some recent news and modern gaming opinions. The anime cast has a general discussion and spit balls a retro anime.

Retrogaming and Retroanime: A bi-monthly podcast highlighting discussions on retro games ranging from the 8-bit to '128'-bit generations and retro anime. During each gaming episode, we pick games based on a theme and discuss from there. There is also a general discussion over some recent news and modern gaming opinions. The anime cast has a general discussion and spit balls a retro anime.
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Retrogaming and Retroanime: A bi-monthly podcast highlighting discussions on retro games ranging from the 8-bit to '128'-bit generations and retro anime. During each gaming episode, we pick games based on a theme and discuss from there. There is also a general discussion over some recent news and modern gaming opinions. The anime cast has a general discussion and spit balls a retro anime.

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@BowlingJD

Language:

English


Episodes

Anime: Ep 33 - Nadia Secret of Blue Water

9/24/2018
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Fall 2018 anime preview. First off, Tori has his last quest update (0-33). With Summer coming to an end, a new anime season is upon us. Each host picks 3 shows they would like to highlight for the upcoming Fall anime 2018 season (33-1:14). Our anime up for review comes from Studio Gainax by the name of Nadia Secret of Blue Water. We break down a very plot heavy show, the wide variety of characters, and show much more (1:14-end). Twitter: @BowlingJD; episodes live on Twitch, Mixer, and...

Duration:03:11:21

Retrocast: Ep 29 - Turn Based Strategy

9/18/2018
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BAH! Yes, the OG cast is back as we open up the cast talking about our first impressions over Spiderman and Shadow of the Tomb Raider (0-17). The cast got together and went to the Retro World Expo in CT, and we had quite the gaming adventure (17-32). Nintendo finally had a direct covering how Switch Online is going to work, and revealed some more game releases on the horizon. How did they do (31-51)? Our theme is over retro turn based strategy games. Are some of these games too difficult to...

Duration:06:22:04

Wrestling: Ep 12 - All In Fan Appreciation

9/16/2018
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We love to fight. In this intro to the episode we discuss Defiant's tv title match last month of Ospreay v Walter, and catch up with both Mae Young Classic 2 and Stardom's 5 Star Grand Prix (0-16). Our spotlight in this episode covers the excellent ring worker Dave 'Fit' Finlay. He was the man that kickstarted training WWE's golden age of women's wrestlers (16-41). In our Tier 3 indie wrestling discussion we got some quick recaps of NOAH's Kawasaki's Festival, Marufuji's 20th Anniversary,...

Duration:03:42:37

Anime: Ep 32 - Speed Racer (The iDOLM@STER)

9/11/2018
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We are going way back in this one. First off, some interesting news and discussion came out regarding a certain anime industry name having choice critisism regarding Crunchyroll and the state of the anime industry (0-48). Next, Tori and Hiki mark out and fan-gasm with a lot of discussion regarding all things Idolmaster: anime, game, waifus, and more (48--1:27). Our anime up for review is the famous Speed Racer. Join us as we discuss this well known series from 1967 covering episodes 1-13...

Duration:02:19:07

Modern Cast: Ep 13 - August 2018

9/5/2018
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It's August 2018 with guest Colin from the retrogaming cast. After a short introduction, the cast here give our thoughts over two gameplay trailers that came out recently: Cyberpunk 2077 and The Quiet Man (0-29). Naturally, the remainder of the cast is over some of the more notable August 2018 game releases, and we give our opinions over them (29-end) Twitter: @BowlingJD; episodes live on Twitch, Mixer, and Periscope @BowlingJD Weekends at 12:00 EST...most times @PowerCordGaming,...

Duration:01:24:17

Wrestling: Ep 11 - World Women's Wrestling Bracketology

9/4/2018
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Women's wrestling is good and cool and fun! Travis joins JD to discuss and break down the wide world of women's wrestling. Our spotlight wrestler for this one is about Akira Hokuto whom is arguably one of the greatest women's wrestlers of all time (0-28). We have a discussion topic focused on women's wrestling and naturally we have some thoughts about the upcoming WWE Evolution ppv (28--46). For this, we have a recap of major events from women's wrestling promotions from Shine to Oz...

Duration:03:50:51

Retrocast: Ep 28 - Anime Games

9/3/2018
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Best host Tori from the anime cast has joined the retro group in this one. What non-podcast games have we been playing (0-16)? Some worthy news has come out about a new Streets of Rage games, more Shovel Knight DLC, and Onimusha (16-33). Our theme is over retro anime games and we really hit the well with games based on some of the most interesting anime of decades past (33-end). Twitter: @BowlingJD; episodes live on Twitch, Mixer, and Periscope Weekends at 12:00 EST...most...

Duration:02:08:15

Wrestling: Ep 10 - Summer Climax Slam Sizzler

8/31/2018
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The Hart Foundation lives on. Rad and JD make eps 10 a super long special one. We begin with small discussion over WOS wrestling, Sami Callihan in Impact, Shane Strickland's month and more (0-17) Our wrestler spotlight this time is over long time Hart Foundation member Jim the Anvil Neidhart (17-32). Indie scene coverage is over Ch 73,74 of Progress wrestling and followed up by a quick recap of Evolve 108-111 (32-50). From there, LK from the Loud Mouth Wrestling podcast joins JD as a guest...

Duration:04:53:07

Anime: Ep 31 - Dirty Pair

8/27/2018
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Waifus are for laifus. Yes, in this episode we cover an anime with two fantastic female characters. First, Tori has 4 quest updates over comedy anime (0-26). Then, our main discussion topic this episode is about waifus. The culture surrounding it, how we relate or don't relate to it, and talk about some our favourite female anime characters (26-1:13). Our anime for review this episode is the episodic space comedy from 1985, Dirty Pair (1:13-end). Twitter: @BowlingJD; episodes live on...

Duration:02:09:26

Retrocast: Ep 27 - Cartoon Games

8/15/2018
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Good old Canadian Joe aka PNG has joined the cast of RLR for this episode as we start by briefly talking about some games we have been playing (0-16). Nintendo had a direct already featuring even more updates over their crazy hyped game Smash Ultimate coming to the Switch. We all share our thoughts about it (16-35). Our theme this episode is focused on games based from cartoon shows. Obviously these are going to be goofy and quirky, but are they any good? Join in as we discuss 8 crazy games...

Duration:02:15:05

Wrestling: Ep 09 - Shortcut to the G1 Slammiversary

8/14/2018
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Ohhhhhh Yeahhhh!!! In episode 9, Rad and JD have a fun start by JD talking about him going to Progress Wrestling's Coast to Coast tour event in Boston. We also have a loose discussion over the return of World of Sport Wrestling on UK television (0-20) Our wrestler spotlight this time is over the Macho Man Randy Savage himself (20-38). For the indie scene coverage here we discuss in this episode Impact Wrestling's Slammiversary XVI, followed by a quick recap and review of AJPW's Summer...

Duration:06:14:39

Modern Cast: Ep 12 - July 2018 (Mid-Year)

8/13/2018
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We are at the mid-point of 2018. Drew and JD are back to catch up with what we have been streaming and playing the last month (0-21). Our discussion this month we discuss our top games so far into the year and look upon the horizon of what games we are hyped for the reamainder of the year (21-54). For the month of July, we discuss the releases, but also disucss some games we have missed during the year (55-end). Podcast episodes live on Twitch and Mixer @BowlingJD and RedLeafRetrocast on...

Duration:01:57:59

Anime: Ep 30 - Record of Lodoss War (OVA)

8/6/2018
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The days of Dungeons and Dragons be it kids in their basements during the 70's or even in living rooms with friends today leaves countless memories. After our short little intro (0-13) Tori has two quest updates for you guys (13-32). Our main topic this episode is about anime based on video games and visa versa. We keep it on the shorter side as to not just list off so many of them (32-1:05). Based on a dungeons and dragons campaign, we review the pure fantasy anime OVA from 1990 Record of...

Duration:01:52:17

Retrocast: Ep 26 - Comic Book Games

7/31/2018
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JD and Colin have been playing many games besides the podcast ones: Odin Sphere, Pokemon Mystery Dungeon for Colin while JD has a lot to say over Assassin's Creed Origins. JD also gives some more first impressions over the fixed Watch Dogs and Octopath Traveler (0-29). Some recent news that caught our eye is up for discussion as well as thoughts over the latest content update from No Man's Sky titled 'NEXT' (29- 43). Our theme this episode is focused on comic book series turned into games....

Duration:02:33:37

Wrestling: Ep 08 - Extreme G1 Strong Style Special

7/25/2018
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Shades of Shibata! This episode begins with a discussion on our immediate thoughts surrounding the newly announced WWE all women's ppv coming in Oct 2018. This is followed by some thoughts over wXw's 16 Carat Gold Night 1 ppv from 2009 (0-21) Our wrestler spotlight for the episode is over one of NJPW's 'Three Muskateers' Katsuyori Shibata (21-39). Our indie focus starts out with a recap of events from Lucha Underground season 4 episodes 2-6 and thoughts. (39-51). AJPW came off their Dynamit...

Duration:01:57:37

Anime: Ep 29 - Future Boy Conan

7/23/2018
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Hot dang fun anime times ahead. JD got a RightStuff package in the mail, and our main man/best host Tori has two quest updates over Eden of the East and Katangatari (0-38). We have a couple discussion topics this time as it is finally time to review the Spring anime season (38-2:05). Then, as we do, the hosts outlook the Summer 2018 anime season and take a look at some shows that now qualify for review based on the moving bar (2:05-2:40). We finish out the cast by reviewing a timely classic...

Duration:03:23:56

Retrocast: Ep 25 - Sega CD

7/17/2018
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The people voted! This episode is brought by you guys. We begin with our usual catching up and talking a bit about the new Octopath Traveler (0-22). Our topic of discussion is a focus and history over the Sega CD. What did it do right, wrong, and in between it all (22- 58). Since this cast is all about the Sega CD, we picked six games that were exclusive to the old cd based extension (58-end). Twitter: @BowlingJD, @PowerCordGaming, @ConsoleKevPodcast episodes live on Twitch, Mixer, and...

Duration:02:09:02

Modern Cast: Ep 11 - June 2018 E3

7/14/2018
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June 2018 and E3 has past. Besides the big event, the summer lull is here, but that doesn't stop us from picking up new games and playing online [Splatoon 2, Fornite season 5, For Honor] (0-32). A few notable games came out in June, but are they worth buying (32-46)? Last, is the overall discussion of each conference be it their high or their lows? What were the standout games? Did XBOX change anything? Does Nintendo have any other titles than Smash Bros? Sony and Ubisoft sure like music...

Duration:01:57:47

Anime: Ep 28 - Aura Battler Dunbine (with Brains from Trash Pandas Watch Anime)

7/10/2018
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Football is coming home. Plus, Brains from TPWA joins the crew in this episode. Tori has not one but two quest updates and he runs down Nodame Cantible and Spice and Wolf (0-32). Isekai anime is a major sub-genre in anime today. We discuss the state of isekai, what shows are associated with it, and more (32-1:44). Before isekai was even a genre let alone popular, director Tomino and Sunrise came out with a show called Aura Battler Dunbine in the early 80's. Is it worth going back to watch or...

Duration:07:20:29

Wrestling: Ep 07 - UK Best in the World

7/7/2018
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Oh it's time, it's Vader time! We start with discussing Lashley v Roman and what the wXw women think of the women's revolution (0-23) Our wrestler spotlight for the episode is the international legend of Big Van Vader (23-52). The indie show focus of this episode start off going over the farewell tour of Io Shirai from Japan, then Defiant Built to Destroy, some decent matches from CMLL, and then a lot of discussion surrounding Evolve 106 and 107 which JD personally got to attend...

Duration:02:22:20