Retro Game Guys (A Retro Gaming Podcast)
Quick Play: Racing Combat Games

Quick Play: Racing Combat Games

June 4, 2021

In this Quick Play episode, the Guys countdown their top 5 favorite racing combat games! Listen in as we tour through the history of this awesome genre and see which battler tops our list!

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S3 Ep8: Road Rash (or The Hemingway of Podcasts)

S3 Ep8: Road Rash (or The Hemingway of Podcasts)

May 21, 2021

In this episode, the Guys punch their way through the PlayStation racing battler Road Rash (1996). Learn about the history of the game, hear about our visits to locations involved in making Road Rash, and listen in as we talk about how to survive level 5!

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Quick Play: Secret Quest

Quick Play: Secret Quest

May 6, 2021

In this Quick Play episode, the Guys play Secret Quest, a late addition to the Atari 2600 library! Learn what classic Nintendo franchise inspired this game and decide for yourself if Secret Quest lives up to Nolan Bushnell’s name.

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S3 Ep7: Bonk’s Adventure (or It’s Not a Girl, It’s a Porpoise)

S3 Ep7: Bonk’s Adventure (or It’s Not a Girl, It’s a Porpoise)

April 22, 2021

In this episode, the Guys bash their way through the TurboGrafx-16 platformer Bonk’s Adventure (1990). Learn about the history of the game, hear about the many names Bonk has around the world, and listen in as we talk about the interesting way Bonk can use his teeth!

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Quick Play: Starmaster

Quick Play: Starmaster

April 7, 2021

In this Quick Play episode, the Guys play the Atari 2600 hidden gem Starmaster! Learn more about the innovative way this game used a forgotten feature of the 2600 and hear what the Guys think of this early space combat game.

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S3 Ep6: StarTropics (or Captain Bell’s Organ)

S3 Ep6: StarTropics (or Captain Bell’s Organ)

March 28, 2021

In this episode, the Guys play the action-adventure title StarTropics (NES, 1990). Learn about the history of the game, hear about StarTropics' connection to Japanese folklore, and listen in as we breakdown the quirkiness of the game… and the control scheme!

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Quick Play: Keystone Kapers

Quick Play: Keystone Kapers

March 10, 2021

In this Quick Play episode, the Guys play the Atari 2600 classic Keystone Kapers! Learn more about this gem of a game and what the programmer is doing nowadays with someone the Guys have talked to before.

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S3 Ep5: Aladdin (or Is It Ketchup or Blood?)

S3 Ep5: Aladdin (or Is It Ketchup or Blood?)

February 25, 2021

In this episode, the guys play the classic Disney platformer Aladdin (Genesis/SNES, 1993). Learn about the groundbreaking work that went into this best-selling game, find out why the two versions are so different, and listen as host Dustin almost has his Ron Burgundy moment!
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Quick Play: Isometric Arcade Classics

Quick Play: Isometric Arcade Classics

February 10, 2021

In this Quick Play episode, the Guys discuss arcade classic isometric games Zaxxon, Crystal Castles, and Marble Madness! Learn more about this unique layout scheme, and one game's connection to RoadBlasters and 720!

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S3 Ep4: Q*bert (or Slick Pickle)

S3 Ep4: Q*bert (or Slick Pickle)

January 31, 2021

In this episode, the guys play the classic arcade title Q*bert (1982). Hear snippets from our interview with the game's creator Warren Davis, as he lets us in on how Q*bert got his name, his favorite port of the game, and the lead artist's biggest pet peeve!

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