Emulate This; Retro Gaming Exploration

Emulate This; Retro Gaming Exploration

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Grab a beer and hang with us as we discuss topics that range from the Atari 2600 to the Xbox 1. No experts here just fans who love retro and modern day gaming. Visit us at www.EmulateThis.net for more articles, how-to’s, game reviews and more.


S3 EP30: Genesis Mini/Eric’s E3 News/Listener Emails
Jun 22 • 102 min
S3 EP29: Super Mario Bros./Mike’s Quote Game/Angry Voicemail Guy
May 31 • 116 min
S3 EP28: Super Castlevania IV/Balderquiz
May 18 • 95 min
S3 EP27: Mario Kart 64/Rory airs a grievance about Microsoft/Listener Emails
May 11 • 80 min
S3 EP26: Dynamite Headdy/Discless Consoles vs Local Media Consoles/The Mailbag
May 2 • 91 min
Bonus No Agenda Show: Recorded March 3, 2019
Apr 25 • 50 min
S3 EP25: Soldiers of Fortune/FMK
Apr 16 • 80 min
S3 EP24: NES Baseball Games/Mario Vs Zelda
Apr 2 • 87 min
S3 EP23: Panic Restaurant/ Eric’s “Are Ya Sure About That?” Quiz
Mar 29 • 75 min
S3 EP22: Guest: Chris Matthews (Microsoft Studios)/Chris’ Pi Project/Ryan’s Bathroom Break Quiz/Mini Gaming Consoles
Mar 19 • 142 min
S3 EP21: No Agenda Show/Listener Emails/Emulate This Discord
Mar 6 • 77 min
S3 EP20: Blade Eagle 3D/Captain Novolin/Muppet Adventure/The Rocketeer
Feb 22 • 88 min
S3 EP19: Super Punch-Out!!/Name That “Game Over” Tune
Feb 7 • 67 min
S3 EP18: Beat’em Ups/ Special Guest: Tim Evans host of the Super Podcast Bros. Retro Gaming Show
Feb 1 • 173 min
S3 EP17: Skitchin’ (Sega Genesis)/Listener Emails
Jan 17 • 109 min
S3 EP16: Chip ‘n’ Dale Rescue Rangers (NES)/ Mike’s Quote Quiz
Dec 27, 2018 • 92 min
S3 EP15:Warcraft and Warcraft 2/Our Mount Rushmore Of Gaming
Dec 13, 2018 • 90 min
S3 EP14: Mega Man 3/Why Can’t Anyone Make A Good Movie Based On A Video Game?
Dec 6, 2018 • 88 min
S3 EP13: Puzzle Game Discussion/The Game Title Antonym Synonym Quiz
Nov 30, 2018 • 66 min
S3 EP12: Earthworm Jim/The Emulate This Cryptic Cup
Nov 22, 2018 • 80 min
S3 EP11: Random Discussion Show (Fortnite talk/Rory vents on Microsoft/Is Batman a Furry?)
Nov 15, 2018 • 53 min
S3 EP10: Wild Guns (SNES)/ Some RD2 Talk/ We play the “Who Am I ?” game
Nov 7, 2018 • 95 min
S3 EP9: Star Fox/Hypothetical Scenario
Oct 25, 2018 • 79 min
S3 EP8: Special Guest: Chris Matthews (Art Director at Microsoft Studios)
Oct 16, 2018 • 123 min
Emulate This as guests on the Playstation Power podcast
Sep 29, 2018 • 130 min
S3 EP6: Ninja Gaiden (NES)/Emulator Video Settings
Sep 19, 2018 • 63 min
S3 EP5: Gilligan’s Island (NES)/ALF(Master System)/Wall Street Kid (NES)/Milon’s Secret Castle (NES)
Sep 14, 2018 • 82 min
S3 EP4: Leisure Suit Larry 6 Shape Up or Slip Out!/80’s One Liners/Ryan’s Trivia
Sep 4, 2018 • 58 min
S3 EP3: The Legend of the Mystical Ninja/Hypothetical Scenario
Aug 22, 2018 • 67 min
S3 EP2: Where in the World Is Carmen San Diego?
Aug 17, 2018 • 70 min
S3 EP1: Jaws Review (film)/ Jaws Review (NES)
Aug 8, 2018 • 74 min
S2 EP34: Non-Traditional Sports Titles/Hypothetical Scenario
Jul 5, 2018 • 55 min
S2 EP33: Kirby’s Adventure/Games That Transcend Non-Gamers Into Gamers
Jun 20, 2018 • 73 min
S2 EP32: Caveman Ninja (Arcade)/Video Game Preservation
Jun 12, 2018 • 66 min
S2 EP31: Our Favorite Video Game Soundtracks
Jun 5, 2018 • 101 min
S2 EP30: Grand Theft Auto V
May 22, 2018 • 73 min
S2 EP29: Lords of Thunder (PC Engine CD)/Road House Recast/Mike’s Pop Quiz
May 15, 2018 • 69 min
S2 EP28: The Legend of Zelda/Overrated Games
May 8, 2018 • 67 min
S2 EP27: Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi/MAME Emulation
May 2, 2018 • 72 min
S2 EP26: The Lost Vikings/Hypothetical Hostage Situation
Apr 24, 2018 • 71 min
S2 EP25: Bubble Bobble/The Digital Future Of Video Games
Apr 10, 2018 • 75 min
S2 EP24: Rocket Knight Adventures/Gaming Habits
Apr 4, 2018 • 63 min
S2 EP23: Super Mario World
Mar 27, 2018 • 57 min
Our webmaster, Alberto “the King of Ponce”, joins us to discuss Super Mario World on the SNES. Not only does Alberto run our website, but he also contributes content as well. You can check out Alberto’s articles at www.emulatethis.net
S2 EP22: Sim City 2000/Are Emulation ROM Sets Enhancing or Dampening The Gaming Experience?
Mar 21, 2018 • 64 min
S2 EP21: Nam-1975/Overhyped Games That Fell Flat
Mar 13, 2018 • 70 min
Over-hyped games is the focus this week, followed by a review of Nam-1975.
S2 EP20: Ghostbusters (NES)/Platoon (NES)/The Three Stooges (NES)/Photography Boy (PC Engine)
Mar 7, 2018 • 61 min
S2 EP19: Donkey Kong Country (SNES)/Sequels We Wish Existed
Feb 27, 2018 • 61 min
S2 EP18: Maniac Mansion/Pop Quiz Hotshot
Feb 20, 2018 • 64 min
S2 EP17: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (NES)/ Arcade Emulation Part 2
Feb 13, 2018 • 73 min
Bonus Show: Random NES Talk
Feb 7, 2018 • 42 min
In this episode; We take a break from the typical Emulate This format to have a random discussion about whatever we want. No plan, no shirts, no Mike.
S2 EP16: Magic Sword (Arcade)/Underused and Overused Game Settings and Plots
Jan 30, 2018 • 59 min
S2 EP15: Street Fighter 2 Vs Mortal Kombat/ Hypothetical Scenarios
Jan 16, 2018 • 66 min
S2 EP14: Sonic the Hedgehog 2/Video Game Balderquiz
Jan 10, 2018 • 76 min
S2 EP13: ECCO: The Tides of Time/The Emulate This Mexican Standoff
Dec 26, 2017 • 68 min
S2 EP12: Super Mario Bros. 3/Cheating In Games (discussion)
Dec 19, 2017 • 61 min
S2 EP11: Thrash Rally (Neo Geo)/Hypothetical Road Trip to San Diego
Dec 12, 2017 • 54 min
S2 EP10: Jurassic Park (SNES)/Epic Gaming Moments
Dec 5, 2017 • 69 min
Things that make you say “WOW!” Those jaw dropping moments in video games that make you say, well, “WOW!” Then we review Jurassic Park for the SNES.
S2 EP9: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Nov 28, 2017 • 76 min
We dedicate a whole episode to what is considered one of the greatest games ever made. Do we think it’s the greatest game ever made? Click play and find out.
S2 EP8: Home Improvement,Congo,Journey Escape,Gunboat/FMK
Nov 22, 2017 • 63 min
We get weird this episode and play another round of FMK, with a little twist. It’s also that time again when we lovingly give each other the most putrid, disgusting, waste of time, excuse of a video game to play for the week.
S2 EP7: The Simpsons (Arcade)/Name That Victory Tune
Nov 13, 2017 • 57 min
Name that tune is back! This time the crew attempts to figure out what victory themes are being played. Who will emerge victorious? Also, we review The Simpsons arcade game.
S2 EP6: The Oregon Trail
Nov 7, 2017 • 58 min
We all took a trip on the Oregon trail, and here are our travel logs to prove it.
S2 EP5:Akumajou Dracula X Chi No Rondo(PC Engine)/Our Top 20 Games for Halloween
Oct 30, 2017 • 86 min
We get into the Halloween spirit by listing our top 20 games to play on Halloween, and review Akumajou Dracula X Chi No Rondo for the PC Engine.
S2 EP4: Castlevania: Symphony of The Night/Half-Life 2 Episode 3?/Everyone Likes This Game, Why Don’t I?
Oct 16, 2017 • 68 min
Is there something wrong with me? We talk games that everyone loves but we can’t stand. We also review the super popular, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night.
S2 EP3: Metroid and our top 20 Super Nintendo games
Oct 10, 2017 • 112 min
We rounded up our favorite SNES titles and stuck them in a top 20 list. In addition to our top 20 list we review Metroid for the Nintendo Entertainment System.
S2 EP2: Road Rash 1 & 2/Arcade Emulation/Name That Genesis Tune
Oct 4, 2017 • 88 min
Time for another emulation breakdown. Rory goes over arcade emulation in episode 2 of the new season. We play another round of Name that Tune, Genesis style, and we review Road Rash 1 and 2 for the Sega Genesis.
S2 EP1: Football Games, The Mailbag, The Odyssey
Sep 26, 2017 • 86 min
Are you ready for some football? American football that is. Football games are the focus of our season 2 kickoff. [email protected] Emulatethis.buzzsprout.com http://www.superpodcastbros.com
Season 1 Highlight Show
Sep 5, 2017 • 99 min
S1 EP41: N.A.R.C. (Arcade)/Hypothetical Scenarios/New Games That Mimic Old Games
Jul 30, 2017 • 62 min
Our hypothetical segment is back and we discuss, new games that mimic old games. We also review N.A.R.C.
S1 EP40: Batman (NES)/Movie Re-Cast
Jul 24, 2017 • 60 min
Our movie re-cast segment is back, and we review Sunsoft’s Batman for the NES
S1 EP39 Super Mario Kart (SNES)/ Great Co-op Not So Great Single Player Games
Jul 9, 2017 • 62 min
Grab a buddy and lets play some games, lose the buddy and you might as well go for a walk in your local park. We talk about games that are great two player but lose their luster when you are alone. Super Mario Kart for the SNES is the review for this e…
S1 EP38 Doom 2/The ESRB/Gaming Balderquiz
Jul 2, 2017 • 66 min
Quiz master Ryan has devised a sinister game for us to play, video game Balderdash…I mean Balderquiz. Will his quiz send Eric into the depths of insanity? Find out on this action packed episode of Emulate This, your retro gaming podcast. We’ll also r…
S1 EP37 Awesome Possum/Darkwing Duck/Batman Forever/Sword of Sodan/Eric’s Airing of Grievances
Jun 25, 2017 • 55 min
Does God hate us? Well, after playing these four games, we think the answer is pretty obvious. The PC master race is also in Eric’s crosshairs as he airs his grievances. [email protected] https://github.com/RetroPie/RetroPie-Setup/wiki/Sou…
S1 EP36 Final Fight/Jurassic Park Re-cast
Jun 12, 2017 • 59 min
CASTING CALL!!! We put on our director’s hat and re-cast the 1993 classic Jurassic Park, with gaming characters of course. Then we take a look at certain games that everyone else seems to love, but we can’t stand. Finally, we turn our attention to Capc…
S1 EP35 Spin Master (Neo-Geo)/Netplay Discussion
Jun 6, 2017 • 67 min
Mike airs his grievances over the high cost of retro games on eBay. Rory hits us with a little netplay knowledge. “Yippie-YI-yay” you say! How about we talk a little Spin Master for the Neo-Geo? On this, the 35th episode of Emulate This. Contact us at …
S1 EP34 Hudson’s Adventure Island/NES Difficulty
May 26, 2017 • 74 min
Does the NES have the most difficult library in gaming? What Super Mario 3 world would you set up your homestead, and what world would you not want any part of? Is Hudson’s Adventure Island that much of an adventure? All these burning questions answere…
S1 EP33 Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past/PC Engine Emulation
May 22, 2017 • 82 min
In this episode, we review Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Rory has a few words about PC Engine emulation, and we play another round of FMK
S1 EP32 Mega Man 2
May 15, 2017 • 73 min
In this episode, we focus in on the great Mega Man 2.
S1 EP31 Bioshock/Peripheral Fails
May 7, 2017 • 58 min
In this episode, we’ll discuss the clunky peripherals from the past, and we review Bioshock.
S1 EP30 Earthbound/Gaming as We Age
May 1, 2017 • 61 min
In this episode we review Earthbound for SNES, we get entrepreneurial in our hypothetical segment, and we ask the question; is being a gamer as socially accepted as other forms of entertainment?
S1 EP29 Shinobi 3/Ninja Games
Apr 24, 2017 • 65 min
We talk about some ninja themed games from the past, and we review Shinobi 3 for the Sega Genesis
S1 EP28 Genesis Emulation/Predator/Mission Impossible/Wally Bear and the No Gang/Mickey Mousecapade
Apr 16, 2017 • 65 min
In the episode, Rory explains Genesis/Mega Drive emulation, and we play secret Santa with games that make us wonder if god hates us.
S1 EP27 Mario Bros 2/Name That Death Cry
Apr 11, 2017 • 69 min
In this episode we review and debate the black sheep of Mario games, Super Mario Bros 2. We also play an old game with a new twist, Name That Death Cry.
S1 EP26 Streets Of Rage-Remake/Present Day Gaming vs. Days of the Past Gaming
Apr 3, 2017 • 66 min
We do another round of FMK. We discuss the state of gaming today vs the era in which we grew up, and we review, Streets of Rage Remake by BomberGames
S1 EP25 Jackal (NES), Name That Game Tune
Mar 26, 2017 • 60 min
In episode 25, we play another round of Name That Video Game Tune and we review Jackal for the NES.
S1 EP24 River City Ransom/SNES Emulation/Video Game March Insanity
Mar 20, 2017 • 71 min
In this episode, we review River City Ransom for the NES. Rory talks about SNES emulation, and we fill out our Emulate This Video Game March Insanity Tournament bracket.
S1 EP23 Wrestling Games
Mar 13, 2017 • 71 min
In this episode we discuss the many wrestling video games from days gone by.
S1 EP22 Sunset Riders/Mike Ends His Odyssey
Mar 5, 2017 • 70 min
In this episode we review Sunset Riders, and Mike ends his Odyssey.
S1 EP21 Metal Slug/NES Emulators/Mike Defends E.T.
Feb 28, 2017 • 77 min
In this episode, Mike defends E.T. for the Atari 2600, Rory talks NES emulation, and we review Metal Slug.
S1 EP20 ToeJam & Earl/Our Top 5 NES Games
Feb 19, 2017 • 70 min
In this episode we’ll talk about our top 5 favorite NES games, and we review ToeJam and Earl for the Sega Genesis.
S1 EP19 Duck Tales/Realism in Gaming
Feb 12, 2017 • 56 min
We review Duck Tales for the NES, Rory airs his grievance about Dosbox, and we gripe a bit about games becoming too much like movies.
S1 EP18 Zombies Ate My Neighbors/Name That Game Music/Desert Island Survival
Feb 6, 2017 • 60 min
We review Zombies Ate My Neighbors, compete in Name the Video Game Tune action, and discuss our system of choice for survival on a desert island.
S1 EP17 Red Dead Redemption
Jan 30, 2017 • 72 min
An episode dedicated to Rock Star’s Red Dead Redemption
S1 EP16 Quest For Glory IV/Raspberry Pi
Jan 22, 2017 • 47 min
In this episode, we’ll have a conversation about the Raspberry Pi, and we’ll review Sierra’s Quest for Glory IV: Shadows of Darkness
S1 EP15 Mega Man/Video Game Logic
Jan 15, 2017 • 66 min
We discuss the backwards world of video game logic, and we review Mega Man for NES.
S1 EP14 The Strike Series/Non-Exisiting Game Sequels
Jan 9, 2017 • 75 min
We discuss which game sequel we would like to see developed that doesn’t currently exist, and we review the Strike series.
S1 EP13 GoldenEye 64/3D Style Games
Dec 26, 2016 • 64 min
We discuss the transition to 3D games, and we review GoldenEye 64.
S1 EP12 Daze Before Christmas/Christmas Memories
Dec 19, 2016 • 63 min
We review Daze Before Christmas, and we discuss our favorite Christmas memories in gaming.
S1 EP11 Ecco the Dolphin/Hypothetical Scenarios
Dec 11, 2016 • 67 min
The debut of our Hypothetical Scenario segment, and we review Ecco The Dolphin for the Sega Genesis
S1 EP10 Paperboy/Rage Quitting
Dec 5, 2016 • 70 min
We discuss “rage quitting”, and we review Paperboy for the NES.
S1 EP9 Castlevania Series on the NES/Giving Thanks to Gaming
Nov 22, 2016 • 64 min
Things in gaming we’re thankful for, and a review of the Castlevania series for the NES.
S1 EP8 Super Bomberman/The 16-bit Wars
Nov 15, 2016 • 60 min
We discuss the Sega/Nintendo 16-bit battle and review Super Bomberman for the SNES.
S1 EP7 Haunted House and Adventure (Atari 2600)/NES Classic
Nov 12, 2016 • 53 min
We talk about Haunted House and Adventure for the Atari2600 on Mike’s Odyssey. And discuss Nintendo’s new NES Classic system.
S1 EP6 Contra and Super C/VR Technology
Nov 6, 2016 • 58 min
We discuss the wave of the future; gaming with virtual reality, and discuss Contra and Super C on the NES. We also welcome special guest Cliff.
S1 EP5 Dark Souls 3/Greed of Gaming
Oct 20, 2016 • 77 min
In this episode our buddy Eric joins us as we take a break from the retro scene and take a look at 2016’s Dark Souls 3.
S1 EP4 Double Dragon 2; The Revenge/Arcade Ports
Oct 10, 2016 • 90 min
Talking arcade ports, the good, the bad, the ugly, and a review of Double Dragon 2;The Revenge
S1 EP3 Mike Tyson’s Punch Out/Video Game Collecting
Sep 16, 2016 • 94 min
We talk about video game collecting, continue the exploration of the Atari 2600, and review Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out.
S1 EP2 Streets of Rage series/Pros and Cons of Emulators
Sep 5, 2016 • 70 min
September 4th, 2016. We talk about the pros and cons of emulators; talk about the mighty Atari 2600 hardware, and review the Streets of Rage series.
S1 EP1 The First One
Aug 15, 2016 • 45 min
Our pilot episode.