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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 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

Anime: Ep 35 - Area 88 (OVA)

10/23/2018
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It's spooky season. During the intro of this episode we briefly discuss our initial impressions over a few of the new Fall 2018 seasonal anime (0-16). Tori has started a new quest which involves watching retro anime films, and we discuss some of the standouts he has watched so far including a Takahata film (16-38). Naturally, since Halloween is around the corner we go into some horror/suspense/psychological anime to possibly watch for it (38-1:25). Our retro anime up for review is the...

Duration:01:31:07

Wrestling: Ep 15 - Kings Bound for Wembley

10/19/2018
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Take out WCW brick by brick. We introduce this episode with some NXT and NXTUK talk along with some women's wrestling going on (0-15). This spotlight is all about the early 90's WCW faction called The Dangerous Alliance lead by Paul E. Dangerously (15-44). Tier 3 indie was busy lately with Progress Ch 76 headlining Wembley as the boys from the Smack It Down podcast joins JD to discuss this monumental show (44-1:18). From there Rad and JD go into the crazy weekend out of Germany as wXw had...

Duration:03:58:33

Modern Cast: Ep 14 - September 2018

10/17/2018
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September 2018 has past which means time to discuss the latest game releases. We briefly discuss the PSVR anniversary and a few games during the sale and Drew talks about his latest Call of Duty exploits in the beta and more (0-19). The Tokyo Game Show happened and some interesting news came from it ranging from a Yakuza successor to the Playstation Classic being revealed (19-46) This cast naturally finishes out with discussing some of the September gaming launches from Tomb Raider to how...

Duration:01:41:49

Retrocast: Ep 30 - Game Boy

10/10/2018
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Are you assuming the Game Boy's gender? This cast opens with some typical talk over recent releases and game playing like Mega Man, Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Freedom Wars and more (0-30). We give some brief news updates worth touch on such as the closure of Tell Tale Studios (30-39). Sticking with the theme of the episode, the cast dives into a brief little history over the handheld powerhouse, the Game Boy (39-54). Our theme is over retro game boy and game boy colour games. Will the green...

Duration:00:52:18

Wrestling: Ep 14 - Death Before Fighting Spirit (Rich Palladino Interview)

10/9/2018
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Do you have the Armstrong Curse? Special end to the episode covers a live event interview. Just a quick short intro for this one with some Super Show Down thoughts (0-11). Our spotlight here is over former NWA and WCW wrestler Brad Armstrong (11-27). The indie scene remains strong and rising, so we discuss OTT Wrestlerama 2 Walter v Devlin, a bit over what's been happening in Lucha Underground, top tag team MexiBlood, and plenty of Impact Wrestling discussion (27-1:13). Then, Arnold...

Duration:04:26:42

Anime: Ep 34 - Aim for the Ace (2018 Summer Reviews)

10/8/2018
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Summer 2018 anime reviews. First off, we just have a short little usual intro (0-14). The Summer season is over. Each host picked 3 shows they would like to review from the Summer 2018 season (14-2:28). Angolmois (14-21) Hanebado (21-33) Grand Blue (33-47) Happy Sugar Life (47-59) Steins Gate 0 (59-1:24) Cells at Work (1:24-1:41) Asobi Asobase (1:41-1:50) Revue Starlight (1:50-2:03) Lupin Part 5 (2:03-2:28) This retro anime review is about a groundbreaking tennis anime from the...

Duration:05:17:25

Wrestling: Ep 13 - Violent Delights in a Cell

9/25/2018
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Rated R Superstar! After I introduce a new guest host, we run down quickly what has happened in women's wrestling: Shine 53, Mae Young Classic 2 and Stardom's 5 Star Grand Prix (0-12). JD also recounts a Beyond Wrestling show he went to titled: Somebody's Farewell Probably main evented by Cage v Jordynne Grace (12-28). Our spotlight for this covers Edge. The man that started as a tag team specialist and evolved to the Rated R Superstar (28-52). We do a super quick cliff notes recap of...

Duration:03:12:47

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). Support the cast:...

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