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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

Retrocast: Ep 19 - Female Protagonists

4/19/2018
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What better way to continue the new era in eps 51 of RLR/19 of the OG retrocast (0-15). Recently Sega had their FES, so we discuss on a few key points announced for sega like the upcoming Genesis/Mega Drive mini (15-25). Our main discussion topic covers the rise of female protagonists and maybe some of their flaws in gaming (25-48). Female characters in gaming is more prominent than ever, so this episodes theme covers seven retro games that feature a female protagonists (48-end). Contact...

Duration:01:29:15

Anime: Ep 22 - Initial D

4/17/2018
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Woah! It’s episode 50 of the RLR! Get those intros going. (0-13). Inspired to consume some shonen anime, JD has a shonen update over an arc in Prince of Tennis (13-19). A new anime season means a the review bar has been moved to Spring 2003 and we got some shows to highlight from that time (19-31). Speaking of the new season. The weebs give their impressions over 15 shows from the 2018 Spring anime season with small mentions over some others as well (31-2:25). Our anime up for review this...

Duration:01:55:05

Wrestling: Ep 02 - Mania Weekend Madness

4/12/2018
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What an insane few weeks it has been, especially this past weekend in April! Rad and JD are here to cover all that we can: Indie wrestling, New Japan, SuperCard XII, NXT Take Over, Wrestlemania… there is just so much. We start off with covering the indie scene: Defiant Wrestling (3-12); Impact x Lucha Underground (12-24); wXw (24-34); Progress Wrestling Ch 65 (34-46). New Japan had a couple huge events with Strong Style Evolved and then Sakura Genesis. We are here to cover the best of both...

Duration:06:25:52

Anime: Ep 21 - Akage no Anne

4/3/2018
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A special episode incoming. The usual three hosts finally answer a few community questions and cover some brief introductions (0-24). With the end of the Winter 2018 anime season we each cover 3 shows that were the standouts of the season (24-1:20). Due to the anime we are covering, the discussion topic cover the history and importance of World Masterpiece Theatre (1:20-2:00). For the final segment is our in depth coverage and review of the 1979 classic world masterpiece theatre anime...

Duration:03:41:53

Retrocast: Ep 18 - Fighters

3/31/2018
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This retrogaming episode features a returning host and a guest host. Josh has returned and our special guest is Travis from Hibiki TMD. Naturually we all get aquainted and reaquainted as usual (0-20). There are a few discussion points over the last couple weeks like Toys R Us closing down to EA Star Wars finally doing the right thing (20-38). Due to the theme of this episode we make a small comparison discussion over Street Fighter and the Mortal Kombat series (38-1:02). Chosen as per our...

Duration:01:52:24

Wrestling: Ep 01 - 2018 Pre Mania Recap

3/26/2018
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The people have spoken. They wanted a RLR wrestling cast. Ask and you shall recieve. A new host in the name of RadZero joins JD to talk all things wrestling with their fandom pasts and all things indie aka Tier 3 wrestling scene from Progress to wXw (0-46). From there, we move on to talking Tier 2 wrestling which consists of Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling in 2018 so far (46-1:24). We move onto a rising subject in wrestling which is the women’s wrestling scene world wide...

Duration:01:54:53

Anime: Ep 20 - Riding Bean & Gunsmith Cats

3/20/2018
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Milestone number 20 reached for the world wide weebs. We start with some opening updates and a light discussion on episodic narrative in anime (0-30). Next, we cover some light news going around: Anime Man joke taken too far and ANN controversy (30-60). Before getting to our retro anime, we discuss awesome men being awesome and girls with guns in anime (60-1:30). Finally, it’s time to review two OVA’s from the late 80s and early 90s in Riding Bean and Gunsmith Cats (1:30-end). Contact...

Duration:05:51:38

Modern Cast: Ep 08 - February 2018 (State of Gaming)

3/12/2018
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February 2018 had nothing but downs and not many releases. Now is the time to discuss how this relates to and what is the current ’state of gaming.’ There was at least quite a few items of news that came out recently (0-17). There was even a fun port filled Nintendo Direct to go over (17-34). Drew and JD then divulge into the current state of the gaming industry while relating to the recent game releases (34-end). Twitter: @BowlingJD YouTube: Moosen Spiel; @Boogidaball Twitch:...

Duration:01:36:04

Retrocast: Ep 17 - Platformers

3/8/2018
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Hey, it’s been a hot minute. We shoot the shit for a bit catching up and talking about some games we have been playing (0-20). The PSVR has been hitting a bit of a stride, so we discuss the future and where PSVR currently stands (20-45). We get a bit political in this segment discussing and talking about the recent attack on video games being the cause for violence in the USA. The ESRB and where they stand is an important area to discuss for this gaming topic (45-1:18). Our main theme for...

Duration:02:40:19

Anime: Ep 19 - 2017 Anime of the Year (with Super Anime Super Show)

3/6/2018
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It’s all about the 2017 anime of the year. We have 20 categories to go through, all with a winner based on the ranking opinions of the guys here at RLR joined by special guests from the Super Anime Super Show. We begin with our intro learning about our guests and the Crunchyroll award breakdown aka rip it apart (0-17). We dive into each Crunchyroll award category and the nominations with winners, discussion and disagreements included (17-60). From there, each host in a round robin style...

Duration:02:42:44

Modern Cast: Ep 07 - January 2018

2/22/2018
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January 2018 had some ups and downs with game releases. One big up was Monster Hunter World thankfully. Our discussion for this cast touches on EA and Bioware delaying the anticipated Anthem, and EA might be getting their Star Wars licence taken away by Disney. We finish up our discussion with an opinion run over DLC in games focusing in on the issue behind the DLC mindset over fighting games (0-48) Drew and JD continue on from there to discuss some of January’s game releases of note...

Duration:01:03:41

Anime: Ep 18 - Belladonna of Sadness (Hentai)

2/20/2018
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Time to get down and dirty for episode 18. First are Quest updates from both Tori and JD along with a few updates over the current season (0-35). From there, it is time to talk about the rude and crude material focusing on hentai, our experiences with hentai, and even talk about some crazy hentai one can watch out there (35-2:03). One of the oldest hentai out there is Belladonna of Sadness from 1973. We break down this very artistic look and a hentai may actually be, dare say, good...

Duration:02:31:24

Retrocast: Ep 16 - Top Down Action

2/13/2018
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Back for more abuse into the vast world of retrogaming. First, we get to some interesting topics: microsoft game pass, a possible google console, and nintendo labo (0-35). Our main theme for the episode is focused on top down action games. Join us as we discuss six games based on this perspective as we love and dissect them accordingly (35-end). Twitter: @BowlingJD, @PowerCordGaming, @ConsoleKev YouTube: Moosen Spiel and PowerCord and Console Kev

Duration:01:58:46

Modern Cast: Ep 06 - Games of the Year 2017

2/9/2018
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2017 was a pure beast of a year for the amount of quality games that were released. Having played well over 75 games released in the year, JD and Drew go over a top 25, with a little more discussion over the easily arguable top 10 games of 2017. Twitter: @BowlingJD YouTube: Moosen Spiel; @Boogidaball Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/boogidaball

Duration:01:45:23

Anime: Ep 17 - Midnight Eye Gokuu I and II

2/6/2018
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Back for more. Quest updates (0-14). Some fun and interesting news came out with a major anime studio closing as an example (14-29). More community questions and there are some fun ones big time (29-1:03). The main topic is focused on the future of anime ranging from CG advancements to virtual companions (1:03-2:01). The 80’s were crazy times and the anime for review this time is no exception in Midnight Eye Gokuu I and II (2:01-end). Group discussion page MyAnimeList:...

Duration:02:32:13

Anime: Ep 16 - Space Battleship Yamato

1/24/2018
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It’s a hype type episode starting with ’Quest’ talk (0-9). First few weeks have come which means it’s time to do some Winter 2018 season impressions (9-1:17). Masaaki Yuasa got into a twitter exchange over Devilman and culture, so that goes into an anime cultural discussion (1:17-1:46). Of course, we can’t forget about answering some questions from our comminity (1:46-2:25). In 1974, people were blown away by the release of Space Battleship Yamato. Here is our journey to review the famous...

Duration:03:46:25

Retrocast: Ep 15 - Remasters

1/16/2018
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This is the first retrocast of 2018 and we got a brand new host to the mix (0-20). Nintendo had a ‘Mini-Direct’ over some of the upcoming game released and announcements, so naturally we must talk about the Nintendo Switch (20-60). After that it is a few fun questions from the community (60-1:20) The retro gaming theme cover some remastered games, but we played the original release (1:20-end). Twitter: @BowlingJD, @PowerCordGaming, @ConsoleKev YouTube: Moosen Spiel and PowerCord and...

Duration:02:47:44

RLR Anime Episode 15 Battle Angel Alita

1/9/2018
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Brand new year makes for a brand new begining with a fun intro of our anime new year’s resolution and some ‘Quest’ talk (0-28). A lot of news came out in between casts, so we are here to update you on the fun (28-53). Then, it is a question filled power hour featuring everything from a loyal listener (53-1:35). A new season means the ‘Bar’ has moved. We highlight over some shows from our moving bar at Winter 2003 (1:35-1:45). Of course we hit on our most hyped shows of the upcoming Winter...

Duration:03:20:47

RLR Episode 14 Bad Sex Scenes

12/19/2017
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It’s a stacked card! It starts with some recent industry news (0-20). Our discussions begin by covering a couple broken games and fun questions regarding industry and those games (20-53). After that we go over a few insteresting points that came out of PSX 2017 (53:1:15). After that it is a slew of questions from the community (1:15-2:00) The retro gaming theme is crazy as we cover retro games that have sex scenes (2:00-end). Twitter: @BowlingJD, @PowerCordGaming, @ConsoleKev YouTube:...

Duration:03:32:17

RLR Anime Episode 14 Elderly Person Z

12/15/2017
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From start to finish it is a slew of emotions on this podcast as we discuss all things Satoshi Kon. We start off with some school talk and what makes us similar and different to the anime fandom (0-25). We follow it up with questions from the community (25-1:14). Afterwards, begins the emotional roller coaster discussing Kon’s movies working backwards through time (1:14-2:45). We finish up with a real winner from Kon’s past, the “smash” hit of an OVA about a robot bed called Elderly Person...

Duration:02:56:21

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