The SNES Podcast #83 — Earthbound

In this episode Greg and George discuss a RPG that didn’t get much love when it first came out but has since become a cult classic — the quirky, strange, and charming game Earthbound! A whimsical take on how the Japanese see American culture, we go into depth on this on the gameplay, graphics, what this game does right, and if it’s worth all the praise. Any questions, comments, feedback, etc. can be left on our Facebook page or sent via e-mail to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #82 — King of Dragons

In this episode Greg and George discuss the obscure port of the Capcom arcade game King of Dragons, one of many ‘hack and slash’ games that were in the arcades at the time. We discuss the gameplay and the unique things about it, the graphics and the music, how the game plays and why it’s so expensive! As always we welcome all questions, comments, feedback, etc. and you can contact us on our FB page or via e-mail to the snespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #81 — Doom

In this episode Greg and George look at the SNES port of one of the most famous (and infamous) video games of all time, the classic FPS game Doom! We discuss the hurdles that were jumped to get Doom onto 16 bit hardware, how the game plays compared to the original PC version, and what’s good and bad about it. Any questions, comments, feedback, etc. can be left on our FB page or e-mailed to the snespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #80 — Live-a-Live

In this episode Greg and George are joined by Tim from the Super Podcast Bros podcast to discuss a Square RPG that never came out in the west — Live-A-Live! Tim picked this game for us and he explains why he loves it so much and why we really enjoyed it also, along with the game’s unique chapter based gameplay system, the great music, and the correct way to pronounce the game’s name! If you have any questions, comments, feedback, etc. please leave them on our Facebook game or e-mail to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #79 — Yoshi’s Safari

In this episode Greg and George are joined by Will as we discuss a game Will brought to the podcast….Yoshi’s Safari! One of the few Super Scope games for the SNES, this strange but charming game feels out of place coming from Nintendo as you battle King Koopa and company while riding on the back of Yoshi. We discuss how the game plays, if it holds up today, and other how weird it is that Nintendo made this game! Any questions, comments, etc. can be left on our FB page or e-mailed to the snespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #78 — Game Shows

In this episode Greg and George are joined once again by the amazing Podfather, Ferg! We discuss the SNES versions of three game shows that were popular at the time and still are popular today — Jeopardy, Family Feud, and Wheel of Fortune. The three of us talk about the gameplay, graphics, voices and music, and how the game compared to the game show itself and if it’s still fun today. If you have any questions, comments, suggestions, etc. please leave them on our FB page or send an e-mail to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #77 — Brain Lord

In this episode, Greg and George are joined special guest Aaron as we talk about an obscure action RPG that Aaron brought to the table — Brain Lord from Enix. This short game is packed with puzzles and challenging boss fights, a really good sound track, and offers gameplay with elements of Zelda and Soul Blazer mixed into it. The three of us discuss the game, how it plays, and if it’s worth checking out. Any questions, comments, feedback, etc. can be left on our FB page or you can e-mail me at thesnespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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The Super NES Podcast #76 — Pinball Dreams

In this special episode of the SNES Podcast we are one again joined by Nick Baldridge as we discuss one of only a few pinball games to come out on the SNES — Pinball Dreams! A port of the very popular Amiga pinball game (and DICE’s first video game ever), Nick brings his vast knowledge and in depth love of pinball to the podcast as we discuss the game’s four tables, how the physics operate, and how the game plays and holds up today. Any questions, comments, suggestions, etc. can be left on our FB page or e-mailed to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #75 — Pac-Attack

In this episode Greg and George kick off our ‘summer of guests’ as we welcome back Willie to the podcast! It’s been a long time since Willie joined us and he brings a unique puzzle game called Pac-Attack for us to play. A re-skinning of a Japanese only arcade game with Pac-Man elements, we discuss the history and gameplay of the game, the three modes it has, and if the game is fun and holds up today. Any questions, comments, feedback, etc. for the podcast please post on our FB page or e-mail thesnespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #74 — Operation Thunderbolt

In this episode Greg and George look at the little known sequel to the popular game Operation Wolf, Operation Thunderbolt! The second game from the Wolf Triliogy (the last one never got a home release), this game plays much like Operation Wolf only the game moves up and down as opposed to side to side. The SNES version came out a full six years after the arcade game and we discuss the major differences the SNES version has, how the game is and if it’s fun to play today. Any questions, comments, suggestions, etc. can be left on our FB page or e-mail sent to the snespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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