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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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United States

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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

Wrestling: Ep 06 - Money in Dominion

6/21/2018
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This is nuts! The WWE UK tournament has started and JD has a concerning prediction (0-15)! Our wrestler spotlight for this episode is over the original Western women’s revolutionary in Gail Kim (15-38). From there, it’s a whole lot of the Indie wrestling you have come here for from Progress Ch 69, Stardom Gold Stars, NOAH, to Lucha Underground season 4 starting (38-1:32). Into our tier 2 promotions, NJPW just had their second largest ppv of the year called Dominion and holy nuts was it a...

Duration:02:21:05

Retrocast: Ep 23 - Damsels in Distress

6/19/2018
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Coming off hot after E3 2018, Colin give us the all the answers regarding Kingdom Hearts (0-24). JD and Colin then go into some hot topics: Let’s Go Pikachu, Cross Play, and the PSVR games shown at E3 (24-1:09). Our theme this time takes the RLR to the world where a person is kidnapped and needs saving from the protagonist. Yes, they are games featured around a damsel in distress (1:09-end). Podcast episodes live on Twitch and Mixer @BowlingJD Sundays at 12:00 EST…most times Twitter:...

Duration:02:32:29

Anime: Ep 26 - Whistle (with Andrew from Recovery of an Anime Junkie)

6/12/2018
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World Cup, Stanley Cup, NBA finals are all sports which means we are talking Sports Anime. Andrew from the Recovery of an Anime Junkie podcast joins the world wide weebs at RLR and start off by shooting from the cuff (0-24). Tori, of course, has an important quest update. A interesting and unique anime called Flag from 2006 is discussed (24-36). Wondering what the big deal is with sports anime? Our sports anime discussion takes us through many of the notable sports anime out there from...

Duration:03:51:32

Wrestling: Ep 05 - Super Strong Super Junior Scrappermania

6/8/2018
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So much Indie wrestling so much to discuss (0-6)! Our wrestler spotlight for this episode is over the super iconic Ultimate Warrior. We channel the power from the heavens to discuss this larger than life figure (6-32). As usual, we go into the indie wrestling scene from around the world and almost every promotion had a major event to talk about! So much and so little time! Indie (32-1:54): Progress Super Strong Style 16 (32-1:01), Revolution Pro Epic Encounter (1:01-1:12), OTT...

Duration:04:01:52

Retrocast: Ep 22 - Same Name, Different Game

6/7/2018
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Kevin likes Sleeping Dogs and Colin got a bunch of PS4 games at Anime North (0-15). From there, JD asks his fellow hosts about what they think of the recent ‘demake’ in Bloodstained Curse of the Moon (15-25). Our main discussion from there is over the newly launched IndieGoGo for the Atari VCS. What are our feelings over the modern take from good ole’ Atari (25-52)? Last, comes our usual segment where we discuss games based on a picked theme. This time, the theme is over games having the...

Duration:01:49:00

Modern Cast: Ep 10 - May 2018 E3 Predictions (with Bcom from Nerdom and Other Nonsense)

6/4/2018
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May 2018 has come and gone. With E3 2018 around the corner, there is a lot to discuss. Bcom from the Nerdom and Other Nonsense podcast joins Drew and JD for this super fun and frantic episode (0-17). With trailer and conference reveals of arguably the two most anticipated casual audience games on the market, we must discuss Black Ops 4 and Battlefield 5. Drew knows the ins-and-outs of many details surrounding BO4 (17-42) and then we dive into what Dice is doing with this new Battlefield...

Duration:02:32:41

Anime: Ep 25 - Slayers (with Jay from Smack It Down)

5/28/2018
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For episode 25 not only do we have a guest in Jay from the Smack It Down podcast, but we also start off with some pretty good story time (0-19). Tori has another quest update. This time over a strange 2005 anime called Basilisk (19-32). We had a question for discussion from a listener about the best romance anime stemming from Maison Ikkoku (32-56). From there, we go into the great debate over Pokemon vs Digimon. We compare likes and dislikes over Pokemon the First Movie from 98 and the...

Duration:02:19:22

Retrocast: Ep 21 - Vehicular Combat

5/23/2018
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After the usual ‘what have you been playing (0-14) the usual guys of the retrogaming game get hyped for the upcoming E3 2018 with a segment called “justify your console.” We made a list of 10 must have games for each of the three major consoles out today (14-55). Afterwards, we discuss some of Nintendo Switch Online and the new Neo Geo mini console coming out (55-1:20). Finally, the theme of the episode brings us to discuss a number of games based on car/vehicular combat. If the car has...

Duration:06:35:53

Wrestling: Ep 04 - No Regrets Backlash

5/21/2018
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May has seen some good events come and go as well as what could possibly be the worst WWE ppv in quite some time (0-6). We continue with our starting segment which covers a retro-old school wrestler. We talk a bit about the wrestler and a couple matches. This one is another recently passed away wrestler in Nick ‘Big Bully’ Busick (6-19). From there we review the rising indie scene first with Defiant No Regrets ppv and then into the super indie promotion German Wrestling Federation. The GWF...

Duration:02:25:11

Anime: Ep 24 - SaiKano (She, the Ultimate Weapon)

5/14/2018
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Spring means romance is in the air. I guess a short intro is in order (0-4). As per request, we read some negative mail (4-13). We tackle some topical questions and a few more directed questions at the hosts. Been some time (13-55). We have reached the half way point in the Spring anime season, so that means it is time for a mid-season round up. We go over the status of 6 anime from the current season (55-1:28). Finally, the reason why we are all here. Time to review the tragic romance...

Duration:02:02:57

Retrocast: Ep 20 - Beat em Ups

5/7/2018
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Colin and JD bring a surprise episode, but first, discuss some recent games they have been playing and some thoughts (0-16). Some fun news and opinions follow with discussion over the recent success of God of War 2018, the worry for XBox going forward, middle shelf gaming, and hype for Shadow of the Tomb Raider (16-56). A super fun theme was picked in terms of Beat em Up games, and wow was it a fun cast playing some really quick and easy pick-me-up titles (56-end). Podcast episodes live...

Duration:02:59:11

Wrestling: Ep 03 - Greatest Royal Redemption

5/3/2018
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April was nuts as the band is back with Travis aka HibikiTMD to discuss the wide world of wrestling from Mania weekend to the Greatest Royal Rumble. We begin with a new segment which covers a retro-old school wrestler. We talk a bit about the wrestler and a couple matches. First up is recently passed away legend in Bruno Sammartino (0-23). From there we cover the rising indie scene in order of Evolve 102-103, Progress Ch 66-67, wXw True Colors, and Impact Redemption (23-1:12). RoH and NJPW...

Duration:01:58:49

Anime: Ep 23 - Mobile Police Patlabor (with Bcom from Nerdom and Other Nonsense)

5/1/2018
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On a glorious Patlabor Day, we at RLR are joined by Bcom from the Nerdom and Other Nonsense podcast as we introduce the cast and what’s up (0-6). Do you enjoy music based anime? The Tori’s quest update over Beck should peak your interest (6-22). A brand new anime based mobile/browser game has released recently called Idolmaster Shiny Colors. Lots of discussion ensues. (22-36). Netflix is running wild with their anime original releases here in 2018. We discuss many talking points over...

Duration:01:53:18

Modern Cast: Ep 09 - March & April 2018

4/30/2018
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It is a double dose of modern gaming updates and opinions covering both March and April. First we play a small game of catch up (0-9). Our discussion takes us into a lot of 343 Halo Worlds event that took place in Seattle which follows into some game demos recently, other news, and more (9-26). Drew and JD then go into all the major game releases for March such as Kirby and Sea of Thieves (26-52). Finally, May came which means both Nintendo Labo and some Dad of War Valhalla came out. We...

Duration:01:13:45

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