The Retro Zoo Super Show!

The Retro Zoo Super Show!

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A show on retro / vintage / classic gaming from two guys who didn’t just play the games, they lived them! Set as a morning radio show from inside the Retroverse, Kai and Stephen from the band TechnoFunkBoy discuss the happenings of the various worlds, take calls, enjoy gaming music, and more! More fun than you can shake a controller at!
Ep 48: Twitch Affiliate
Aug 3 • 49 min
Trying to figure out what is wrong with DRUM, my performance in the #12HourChallenge, and making Twitch affiliate status. Twitch: www.twitch.tv/technofunkboy Free Dragon Warrior music: www.technofunkboy.com/dragonwarrior The Final Fantasy mixes:…
Ep 47: #12HourChallenge
Jul 26 • 59 min
This week marks the 7th 12 Hour Challenge in speedrunning, and we’re going to discuss the event and the game that Kai will be playing during the challenge. Show notes are at: http://www.technofunkboy.com/47 Twitch channel: http://twitch.tv/technofunkboy…
Ep 46: The Jurassic Park Challenge!
Jul 20 • 54 min
A first for us! We recording this episode live on Twitch as Kai accepted a challenge from Steven to get farther into the NES Jurassic Park game! To see the video: https://youtu.be/dEGPDF-AxPA For show notes: http://www.technofunkboy.com/46
Ep 45: The Fate of DRUM (Spider-Man: Return of the Sinister Six)
Jul 12 • 61 min
The guys wait in the lobby of a VCR repair shop to discover the fate of DRUM, and while they are waiting they talk about game music, Spider-Man, Steve Ditko, Marvel movies, shared universe movies, a really bad Spidey game, and more! Show notes are at…
Ep 44: Licensed Games, uh, Find a Way (Jurassic Park)
Jul 6 • 60 min
Update on DRUM and MURD, people who troll Pokemon Go fan pages, and a discussion of the NES game Jurassic Park! Show notes at http://www.technofunkboy.com/44 Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/technofunkboy Free Dragon Warrior Music download at…
Ep 43: Wrestling Smack Talk
Jun 29 • 57 min
Welcome to the show! Today we give video game villain speeches as though we were wrestlers, and Steven tries to guess the names of monsters from Legend of Zelda from their images alone. Shows notes at http://www.technofunkboy.com/43
Ep 42: Life, the Universe, and MURD (eSports vs Speedrunning)
Jun 22 • 56 min
Stephen reports back from Dreamhack, we discuss the increasing problem of MURD, and we discuss the differing styles of competition and community between esports and speedrunning. Our Patreon page is www.patreon.com/technofunkboy Show notes at…
Ep 41: We’re On A Mission From Buzz Buzz (Earthbound)
Jun 15 • 50 min
We return to Earthbound and this time turn our attention to the Runaway Five, examining how the Blues Brothers informed this segment of the game and made it super cool. Show notes, including video from the Blues Brothers at http://www.technofunkboy.com/41
E3 previews
Jun 11 • 5 min
Yeah I said G3 in the show. I was apparently thinking of the guitar concert
Reflecting after 43 episodes
Jun 9 • 6 min
http://www.technofunkboy.com
Ep 40: The Amazing Realm Race! (The Realm Online)
Jun 8 • 64 min
We held a race inside the Realm Online and live-streamed it on Twitch as well as recorded it here! Join our good friends Ravenint, Jeff and Charlotte, and Steven as they try to navigate a series of clues set up by Kai and Starrie of the Realm. Show notes…
Update and plans
Jun 7 • 3 min
Ep 39: An Army of Faeries (The Realm Online)
Jun 1 • 66 min
We chat with Realm Online developer Jordan Neville about the update and re-release of the Realm Online, launching the very day of this podcast! Show notes at www.technofunkboy.com/39 Realm info at www.realmserver.com
Dead and pants-less
May 30 • 4 min
www.technofunkboy.com
Taking a break by playing more games
May 29 • 6 min
www.technofunkboy.com
Quest of the Dragon Warrior EP
May 25 • 2 min
Download the EP for FREE by signing up for our email list at www.technofunkboy.com
Ep 38: Quest of the Dragon Warrior
May 25 • 69 min
We’ve reached the end of our Dragon Warrior series, and we are going out with a bang. We take a look at Dragon Warrior’s music and unveil TechnoFunkBoy’s new EP - Quest of the Dragon Warrior, which is a collection of 3 songs, remixed and arranged from…
My most ambitious podcast ever
May 18 • 5 min
Ep 37: My Dude: The Story of the Dragon Warrior
May 18 • 37 min
In this very special episode, Kai, Stephen, and their friends reenact the entirety of the Dragon Warrior game, complete with music, sound effects, and a double serving of fun. Show notes for this episode are at http://www.technofunkboy.com/37 Be sure and…
RPG Limit Break and NES Mini
May 14 • 3 min
Ep 36: Randomizer with mcgrew (Dragon Warrior / Dragon Quest)
May 11 • 61 min
Talking about the Dragon Warrior Randomizer again, this time with the developer himself, mcgrew! Our show notes are at http://www.technofunkboy.com/36 Sign up for our newsletter or Patreon (http://www.patreon.com/technofunkboy) to get our upcoming Dragon…
Switch virtual console?
May 8 • 5 min
Dragon Warrior 24/7
May 5 • 4 min
Ep 35: Randomizer with Sparkover (Dragon Warrior / Dragon Quest)
May 4 • 56 min
We chat with Sparkover about the Dragon Warrior Randomizer, communities on Twitch, Discord, and at events, and more. Check out our show notes page at http://www.technofunkboy.com/35 As a reminder, we’re only a couple of weeks away from giving away new…
Streaming Blues
May 3 • 3 min
Recording Day!
May 2 • 4 min
The SimCity Instruction Booklet
May 1 • 9 min
http://www.technofunkboy.com
Ep 34: Speedrunning with Ouijawii (Dragon Warrior / Dragon Quest)
Apr 27 • 68 min
Just a few days ago, Ouijawii took the Dragon Warrior any% world record at 24:41, a record that only two years ago was at over 5 hours in length. We chat about what makes this incredible run possible. Please check out our show notes page at…
Randomizers
Apr 23 • 7 min
Ep 33: Not Gonna Narrate Every Slime I Fight (Dragon Warrior / Dragon Quest)
Apr 20 • 59 min
In our longest episode title yet, both Kai and Stephen are ill and plan to stop the episode early but do not. Instead they play Dragon Warrior while talking about the Nintendo Power giveaway and level grinding in general. Shows notes at…
Level grinding in Dragon Warrior
Apr 18 • 3 min
Special: Billy Mitchell and Donkey Kong
Apr 17 • 26 min
Billy Mitchell’s scores and records have been removed from Twin Galaxies’ database. The dispute decision from Twin Galaxies: https://www.twingalaxies.com/feed_details.php/1047/billy-mitchells-donkey-kong-and-all-other-records-removed Billy’s response:…
Sega Mini
Apr 16 • 6 min
technofunkboy.com
Ep 32: Hurt and Hurtmore (Dragon Warrior / Dragon Quest)
Apr 13 • 76 min
Wow, what a week! Thanks for all the new listeners who joined us for the Realm Online interviews. We have an update on the Realm Online, discussion of Billy Mitchell and Twin Galaxies, and finally starting our Dragon Quest / Dragon Warrior series! So much…
Billy Mitchell banned?!
Apr 12 • 6 min
Quests in Pokemon Go
Apr 11 • 6 min
Www.technofunkboy.com
The Realm Reawakens
Apr 6 • 5 min
Ep 31: The Realm Respawns! (The Realm Online)
Apr 6 • 66 min
Part 3 of our series on the Realm Online, a 1996 MMORPG developed originally by Sierra Online. The series has gone in a direction we did not expect as the Realm is being relaunched by the efforts of the current owners at Norseman Games and a former…
Ep 30: A Tale of Two Robots (JRPGs)
Mar 30 • 59 min
We wanted to talk a little JRPG and their relation to western role playing games or tabletop RPGs, but first Steven introduces Kai to a new robot, one that doesn’t like people all that much, and DRUM definitely proves jealous of the newcomer. Patreon:…
Ep 29: I’m a Toys “R” Us Kid!
Mar 23 • 61 min
News came up that Toys “R” Us is going out of business, so we are taking the occasion to discuss memories of the store and shopping there. Show notes are at http://www.technofunkboy.com/29
Final Wii Shop Purchase
Mar 21 • 7 min
Toys R Us Kid
Mar 17 • 7 min
Ep 28: Beauty and Distortion (Earthbound)
Mar 16 • 62 min
Part 2 of our series on music from Earthbound - this time on the “Your Sanctuary” themes found throughout the game. Also Kai’s experience streaming of Twitch. Correction: We kept saying “My Sanctuary” in the episode - Kai got that stuck in his head and…
The big theme in Earthbound
Mar 15 • 4 min
MAR10 - Mario Day
Mar 9 • 4 min
Ep 27: Stephen Returns! (Final Fantasy IV)
Mar 9 • 52 min
You read right! Stephen is back and joins Kai for one of our funniest episodes ever. We’re going to chat about where Stephen was, a little bit about Kai speedrunning Final Fantasy IV and the famous Mist Clip, and take a phone call about pronouncing names…
Streaming on Twitch
Mar 8 • 3 min
Twitch.tv/technofunkboy
Ep 26: Goin’ Pokemon-ing
Mar 2 • 41 min
Kai takes Pokemon Go out into the streets and invites you to come along with him. He travels through several Pokespots, a gym, a raid battle, and just some general discussion about Pokemon and its history. We also listen to messages that YOU left for us…
Share your Pokemon memories!
Feb 27 • 3 min
Respond on Anchor or send a voice memo to technofunkboy@gmail.com #pokemonday
Preview of the Retro Zoo Super Show!
Feb 23 • 4 min
Check out the Retro Zoo Super Show! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-retro-zoo-super-show/id1280985255
Ep 25: Let Me Check My Calendar (GameBoy)
Feb 23 • 62 min
Tackling a few different games from the GameBoy today, but most notably a series of organization/learning games from InfoGenius that sought to take the GameBoy into more of a PDA/pocket computer direction. Show notes at http://www.technofunkboy.com/25
Ep 24: You Engage the Spiteful Crow! (Earthbound)
Feb 15 • 54 min
Updates on Kai’s speedrunning of Final Fantasy IV, then an extended discussion of one of the battle themes from Earthbound (Mother 2) and Hip Tanaka’s brilliant contributions to the soundtrack of a very strange game. A couple of phone calls, because we…
Ep 23: Speedrunning with Omnigamer
Feb 9 • 59 min
We have Omnigamer on the show today to talk about his upcoming book SPEEDRUN SCIENCE: A LONG GUIDE TO SHORT PLAYTHROUGHS. This was a fantastic chat that you do not want to miss. Show notes, including a link to a free preview of the book, are at…
Ep 22: All Strength Giant Warrior (The Realm Online)
Feb 2 • 53 min
Today we got to chat with SandyClaws about the Realm Online, the 1996 MMORPG originally published by Sierra. We dig into 22 years of the game’s history, changes made, different owners, but most of all the community. This online game was really the first…
Boss strats in FFIV
Feb 1 • 5 min
Boss strats in FFIV
Dragster And Twin Galaxies
Jan 29 • 5 min
Dragster and Twin Galaxies
Ep 21: Stab it in the Eye! (LotR: The Third Age)
Jan 26 • 67 min
We redo the lost interview about the Lord of Rings film tie-game The Third Age. Also starting to speedrun Final Fantasy IV. Show notes are at http://www.technofunkboy.com/21
@arcus87 and Zelda
Jan 19 • 10 min
@arcus87 and Zelda pt 1 • @arcus87 and Zelda pt 2
Ep 20: Editing HTML with Notepad (The Realm Online)
Jan 19 • 54 min
Starting a larger series on Sierra’s early MMORPG The Realm or The Realm Online. In this episode, we discuss how the internet outside of the game itself played a role in how the game was played. Episode notes are at http://www.technofunkboy.com/20
MMORPGs
Jan 18 • 5 min
MMORPGs
AGDQ wrap up
Jan 15 • 4 min
AGDQ wrap up
Reporter at AGDQ
Jan 12 • 5 min
Reporter at AGDQ • Reporter live at AGDQ
Ep 19: Elementary! (221B Baker Street)
Jan 12 • 52 min
We have a live update from AGDQ 2018, a chat about board games made into video games, and also voicemails from our listeners. Show notes are at www.technofunkboy.com/19
Dragon Warrior speedrun
Jan 11 • 5 min
Dragon Warrior speedrun
Release the plebs at AGDQ?
Jan 8 • 9 min
Release the plebs at AGDQ? • Part 2
AGDQ Hype!
Jan 5 • 5 min
AGDQ HYYYYYPE!
Ep 18: Those Stupid Droids (Final Fantasy XII)
Jan 5 • 61 min
Kai discusses a seriously flawed great game - Final Fantasy XII. Also we check in with Steven’s work to see how he’s doing. Show notes at www.technofunkboy.com/18
AGDQ Is Next Week!
Jan 4 • 5 min
AGDQ is Next Week!!
Stress relief/Legend of Legaia
Jan 3 • 5 min
Focus on specific games • Stress relief / DriftingSkies and Legaia
Gaming resolutions
Jan 2 • 5 min
Gaming resolutions
New Zelda Record
Jan 1 • 5 min
New Zelda Record by LackAttack24
Friday chaos and release
Dec 30, 2017 • 4 min
Friday chaos and release
The 2017 Winter Jam!
Dec 29, 2017 • 60 min
Music from Batman, Secret of Mana, Adventure Island 2, Metal Gear Solid, Final Fantasy IV, Double Dragon 2, Castlevania: Bloodlines, and more! Show notes at www.technofunkboy.com/winter2017
Free subscription on Twitch
Dec 28, 2017 • 5 min
Free subscription on Twitch
Random Game Music
Dec 27, 2017 • 5 min
Random Game Music
Gaming and Christmas
Dec 26, 2017 • 3 min
Gaming and Christmas
Dragon Warrior in a flash!
Dec 23, 2017 • 5 min
Dragon Warrior in a flash!
Game presents while grounded
Dec 22, 2017 • 5 min
Video game presents while grounded
Ep 17: Yo-Yos and Boomerangs (Power Blade)
Dec 22, 2017 • 41 min
We have Anla joining us today for our Christmas episode where we primary talk about Power Blade. Shorter episode due to scheduling conflicts. Episode notes at www.technofunkboy.com/17
Slicing baddies w/ a boomerang
Dec 21, 2017 • 5 min
Slicing baddies with a boomerang
30 Years of Final Fantasy
Dec 18, 2017 • 5 min
30 Years of Final Fantasy
Sell me this game!
Dec 15, 2017 • 5 min
Sell me this game!
Ep 16: Bob Ross’s Dimensions (“Sell Me This Game” Game)
Dec 15, 2017 • 57 min
Kai, Dan Gelok, and Jalrik get together to play a retro-gaming themed game called “Sell Me This Game.” We have photos of the games we’re talking about and notes at www.technofunkboy.com/16
Nearly Deleted @retro_warriors
Dec 14, 2017 • 5 min
Total accident. Sorry!
History of the band!
Dec 13, 2017 • 10 min
Sorry! • History of the band 1! • History of the band 2!
Retro Roots to Modern Games
Dec 12, 2017 • 4 min
The Retro Roots to Modern Games
Kingdom Hearts makes me sick!
Dec 11, 2017 • 3 min
Kingdom Hearts makes me sick!
Ep 15: 2001 A Speed Odyssey: A Brief History in Time Attacks (Speedrunning)
Dec 8, 2017 • 66 min
We are joined by jimsfriend to discuss the early days of speedrunning, AGDQ, and other assorted tales in gaming lore. He picked the title of the episode, I know it doesn’t fit on your cell phone screen. Show notes at www.technofunkboy.com/15
Cold & Wet in Final Fantasy 6
Dec 7, 2017 • 5 min
Cold and wet in Final Fantasy VI
Hunting in Final Fantasy XII
Dec 4, 2017 • 9 min
Hunts in FF12 • Another hunt
Ep 14: Speedrunning 101
Dec 1, 2017 • 69 min
Kai and Steven discuss speedrunning and the upcoming AGDQ. Couple of comments: 1) I realized later that the TAS Block from a previous GDQ was streaming Skype and not Twitch. 2) In listening while editing, I noticed Steven calling Link “Zelda,” attempting…
Sharing gaming with my kids
Dec 1, 2017 • 4 min
Sharing gaming with my kids
Avengers Infinity War trailer
Nov 29, 2017 • 4 min
Avengers trailer
My 2017 game purchase
Nov 27, 2017 • 5 min
My 2017 game purchase
Ep 13: A Prelude to Light (Final Fantasy)
Nov 25, 2017 • 65 min
Deep dive into the “Prelude” from the Final Fantasy game series, composed by Nobuo Uematsu. Show notes are at www.technofunkboy.com/13
Final Fantasy XII Hunts
Nov 24, 2017 • 5 min
Final Fantasy XII Hunts
Video Game Football
Nov 22, 2017 • 4 min
Video Game Football 🏈
Backlogs - Our Piles of Shame
Nov 21, 2017 • 7 min
Examining our resources and backlogs • Piles of Shame!!
Giving thanks for games
Nov 20, 2017 • 4 min
Giving thanks for games
Mother 3 gut punch
Nov 18, 2017 • 8 min
Catch up time • Mother 3 gut punch
Ep 12: Piles of Shame (Backlogs)
Nov 16, 2017 • 58 min
Today we talk with Nate McKeever of the #Backlog Book Club about gaming backlogs. Check out our show notes at www.technofunkboy.com/12
Sick day
Nov 15, 2017 • 3 min
Sick Day
Mother 3, 2 hours in
Nov 13, 2017 • 5 min
Mother 3, 2 hours in
Bad mapper!
Nov 11, 2017 • 5 min
Bad mapper!
Weekend plans and DRUM update
Nov 10, 2017 • 5 min
Gaming this weekend? • DRUM - evil or not evil? That is the question!
Ep 11: Pasty Nerds at the Olympics? (eSports)
Nov 9, 2017 • 67 min
Could eSports show up at the Olympic games? Kai and Steven discuss whether eSports should be called sports at all and whether they should be in the Olympics. Notes at www.technofunkboy.com/11
Mother 3 On GBA
Nov 9, 2017 • 5 min
Mother 3 on GBA
Passing out and Twitch
Nov 8, 2017 • 4 min
Passing out and Twitch
Cool Names in FFXII
Nov 4, 2017 • 3 min
Great names in Final Fantasy XII
The 2017 Autumn JAM!
Nov 2, 2017 • 41 min
Where we play game music together and have a great time! This season’s theme is “Traveling music.” See a complete list of songs are other notes at http://www.technofunkboy.com/autumn2017
AGDQ schedule released
Nov 1, 2017 • 5 min
AGDQ schedule released
The Last Living Belmont
Oct 27, 2017 • 7 min
A clip from this week’s Retro Zoo Super Show.
Ep 10: The Last Belmont (Phantasmagoria)
Oct 26, 2017 • 58 min
Great episode where Kai and Steven discuss Sierra’s mid-90s interactive movie game Phantasmagoria and also interview the last in the line of the Belmont Clan. Show notes at http://www.technofunkboy.com/10
Why are you laughing?
Oct 23, 2017 • 4 min
Clip from the Retro Zoo Super Show about SotN
48 stars so far
Oct 21, 2017 • 4 min
48 stars so far
Mario Maker While Working
Oct 19, 2017 • 3 min
Mario Maker While Working
Ep 9: I Was Right - It’s Dhampir (Symphony of the Night)
Oct 19, 2017 • 66 min
Kai is again joined by Dan Gelok to continue to discuss Michiru Yamane’s soundtrack to Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. We discuss “Dance of Pales” (aka “Waltz of Pearls”) and then tie our discussion to the story of the game itself. Notes are at…
Wii store closing
Oct 17, 2017 • 5 min
Wii store closing
Getting hurt in football
Oct 13, 2017 • 5 min
Getting hurt in football and Mario
Symphony of the Night Music!
Oct 12, 2017 • 7 min
Clip from the new episode of the Retro Zoo Super Show! Find the whole thing on your favorite podcast catcher.
Ep 8: Bach, Michiru Yamane, and Kai (Symphony of the Night)
Oct 12, 2017 • 57 min
Today we are tackling the epic Castlevania: Symphony of the Night soundtrack with Dan Gelok, Professor of Music at the University of Houston. We discuss the influences, the genius, and effectiveness of Michiru Yamane’s long-revered work. Spoiler: we think…
My Introduction to SotN
Oct 11, 2017 • 5 min
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
The Unfinished Outpost
Oct 10, 2017 • 5 min
The Unfinished Outpost
The Marketing Tie-In!
Oct 9, 2017 • 4 min
Preview of the Retro Zoo Super Show episode 7
Ep 7: Uncle Fester Has Been Bad
Oct 6, 2017 • 61 min
Kai and Stephen discuss games that they like, even though the games are terrible. Notes at www.technofunkboy.com/7
Metroidvania
Oct 4, 2017 • 5 min
Metroidvania
High scores in Nintendo Power
Oct 3, 2017 • 4 min
High scores in Nintendo Power
Retro Video Game Music
Oct 2, 2017 • 4 min
Retro Video Game Music
GOO-GOL!
Sep 29, 2017 • 4 min
Clip from episode 6. Subscribe to the Retro Zoo Super Show for more!
Ep 6: The Straight Piece (Tetris)
Sep 28, 2017 • 54 min
For show notes, go to http://www.technofunkboy.com/6 We talk Tetris, that awesome retro game, and take a call from a new Kickstarter who found inspiration through Tetris.
Setting In Final Fantasy XII
Sep 28, 2017 • 4 min
New Retro Zoo Super Show out TODAY!
Allergies and updates
Sep 27, 2017 • 3 min
Www.technofunkboy.com
Lost Levels Redux
Sep 26, 2017 • 4 min
Lost Levels Redux
I hat limit breaks
Sep 22, 2017 • 4 min
I hate limit breaks
Ep 5: Interview with the Senator (Mortal Kombat)
Sep 21, 2017 • 51 min
Kai interviews US Senator Jonathan Wiley and get a call from a sponsor! Sign up for our newsletter at www.technofunkboy.com/rootsdigital to get a FREE copy of “Roots Digital” featured in this episode! Music: “Roots Digital” by TFB and “The Pit Stage” from…
Mortal Kombat smack down!
Sep 21, 2017 • 5 min
Mortal Kombat smack down!
Tomb Raider trailer
Sep 20, 2017 • 5 min
Tomb Raider trailer
License Board (FFXII)
Sep 19, 2017 • 5 min
License Board (Final Fantasy XII)
Pilotwings and being awesome
Sep 18, 2017 • 5 min
Pilotwings and being awesome at stuff
The anticipation of gaming
Sep 15, 2017 • 3 min
The anticipation of gaming
Ep 4: The Grumpy Dwarf (Actraiser)
Sep 14, 2017 • 59 min
Kai and Stephen are joined by Jalric to discuss Actraiser, tea, controllers, and what sponsors actually do. Callers: Timmy and Wilbur Visit us at www.technofunkboy.com! Music: “Filmore, Stage 1” & “Final Boss” from Actraiser The Yellow Canary:…
The perils of podcasting
Sep 14, 2017 • 4 min
Editing the new episode of the a Retro Zoo Super Show! It’s been…interesting. www.technofunkboy.com
Rerelease of the NES Classic
Sep 12, 2017 • 5 min
Rerelease of the NES Classic
Openness of Final Fantasy XII
Sep 11, 2017 • 5 min
The openness of Final Fantasy XII
Timmy and the Konami Code
Sep 8, 2017 • 7 min
We’re up on iTunes! • Timmy and the Konami code
Stephen on Starcraft
Sep 7, 2017 • 6 min
The podcast is out! This is a clip from episode 2 where Stephen gets to choose the topic.
Ep 3: The Konami Code Kerfuffle
Sep 7, 2017 • 59 min
Kai and Stephen talk Contra, which inevitably leads into a discussion on the Konami Code. Callers: Timmy & Richard Greavins www.technofunkboy.com Music: “Jungle” and “Snowfield” from Contra Sponsors: The Yellow Canary: http://amzn.to/2eLXVsS The…
Ep 2: The War Over “Retro”
Sep 7, 2017 • 58 min
Kai lets Stephen pick the topic and immediately regrets it. He then hijacks Stephen’s episode by arguing the whole time over what “retro” actually means. Callers: Wesley and Rickster Visit us at www.technofunkboy.com Sponsors: The Yellow Canary:…
Ep 1: The Casting of Pods
Sep 7, 2017 • 77 min
We introduce ourselves, as is appropriate in a first episode, and explain somewhat how two NES characters arrived in your podcast feed. Kai and Stephen discuss their first encounters with games and why they like retro games. Callers: Jake and Robert…
Tomorrow is It!
Sep 6, 2017 • 4 min
Tomorrow is the launch of the Retro Zoo Super Show, so we’ve attached a little clip from the show here!
Vaan Ruins Everything!
Sep 5, 2017 • 5 min
Good parts and bad parts of Final Fantasy XII. The bad parts are mostly Vaan
Games Done Quick for the win!
Sep 1, 2017 • 5 min
Update on the new song and also Games Done Quick!
Harvey And 2 Big Announcements
Aug 31, 2017 • 5 min
Harvey and Two BIG Announcements
Balancing Gambits in FFXII
Aug 28, 2017 • 4 min
Balancing Gambits in Final Fantasy XII
Secret of Mana Remaster
Aug 25, 2017 • 5 min
Secret of Mana is getting a 3D remaster, so wanted to discuss the game a bit.
5 year battery life
Aug 24, 2017 • 5 min
The remarkable battery from the NES.
It’s COMING!
Aug 23, 2017 • 4 min
The podcast is on its way!
Mega Man 2 - CONQUERED!
Aug 22, 2017 • 5 min
Finishing Mega Man 2 and preparing the new podcast!
Total Eclipse of The Castle
Aug 21, 2017 • 4 min
Total Eclipse of Dracula’s Castle
The first scene of Obi-Wan
Aug 18, 2017 • 4 min
Reaction to the news about an Obi-Wan film. And my own wishes for its stars and first scene.
The OTHER Podcast
Aug 17, 2017 • 4 min
Editing the Retro Zoo Super Show right now, and wanted to tell you about it.
Take my Gyarados (PLEASE!)
Aug 16, 2017 • 4 min
The dangers of taking a gym in Pokemon Go that you are unfamiliar with…
Homebrew Wii
Aug 14, 2017 • 4 min
Homebrew Wii
Squirtle!
Aug 11, 2017 • 4 min
Finding a Squirtle in Pokemon Go and just chatting about one of my favorite Pokemon.
Death to the Completionist
Aug 10, 2017 • 4 min
Death to the Completionist Within
Being picky with my backlog
Aug 9, 2017 • 5 min
Analyzing what needs to be played and what really doesn’t because I don’t have time.
My gamer girl
Aug 8, 2017 • 4 min
It’s my daughter’s birthday, so wanted to tell a story about her and video games.
My First Video Game Soundtrack
Aug 7, 2017 • 5 min
When I was younger, I made a mixtape of video game music. By holding a tape recorder up to the TV.
Return of the Word Wizard
Aug 4, 2017 • 5 min
Return to the Cave of the Word Wizard
Defeating the Word Wizard!
Aug 3, 2017 • 5 min
Talking about the first game I ever beat - Word Wizard on Commodore 64.
Secret of Mana & Live
Aug 1, 2017 • 5 min
I listened to a lot of Live’s Mental Jewellery while playing Secret of Mana.
My kids love Pokémon
Jul 31, 2017 • 5 min
Talking about watching your kids gain an appreciation for the things you like.
Too much to do!
Jul 28, 2017 • 4 min
Schedule is full and there is no room for gaming! Alas!
Ursaring sleeps w/ the fishes
Jul 27, 2017 • 5 min
I got the ol’ magikarp in the gym message yesterday, and I couldn’t help but smile at the renewing of the Team rivalries in Pokemon Go!
Speedrunning Beyond the Beyond
Jul 26, 2017 • 5 min
The crazy thought of Speedrunning Beyond the Beyond had entered my head and I CAN’T GET IT OUT. And I knows it’s crazy because I don’t even like the game, but it’s there.
Trailers: JL & Stranger Things
Jul 25, 2017 • 5 min
Reaction to Justice League and Stranger Things trailers
Pokémon Red Update
Jul 24, 2017 • 4 min
Pokémon Red Update
The Realm: Player Investment
Jul 21, 2017 • 5 min
The last episode on Sierra’s The Realm, this one about the community and websites that developed out of the game.
The Realm: Role-playing Online
Jul 20, 2017 • 4 min
Role-playing never really took off on Sierra’s The Realm, and I never saw it much on Everquest either. Did any MMORPG ever get that aspect of the game right?
The Realm: Destroying my Guild
Jul 19, 2017 • 5 min
The good days of my wizard’s guild on Sierra’s MMORPG The Realm were numbered, and this is how the guild died.
The Realm: Wizard’s Guild
Jul 18, 2017 • 5 min
I started my own guild in Sierra’s MMORPG The Realm, and I may have ruined the game for wizards everywhere.
Sierra’s The Realm
Jul 17, 2017 • 4 min
Starting a series talking about The Realm, an MMORPG Sierra made in 1996.
Proto Man has the Blues
Jul 15, 2017 • 5 min
Talk about the soundtrack to Mega Man 3, which has some great foreshadowing in it, assuming you actually know that Mega Man’s original name is Rock Man and Proto Man was originally Blues.
Comfort Games
Jul 14, 2017 • 3 min
Do you have a comfort game? That game you go to when you need to clear your head or blow off some steam? Right now, mine are Pokemon Go and Mario Run.
My favorite game I sucked at
Jul 13, 2017 • 4 min
Dark Cloud is an amazing game, and it’s one I didn’t get very far into. Find out why today.
Castlevania’s Evil Church
Jul 11, 2017 • 5 min
Got to watch Netflix’s Castlevania, and generally really liked it. A bit confused about depicting the Church as being more evil than Dracula himself.
Pokémon Go Anniversary
Jul 10, 2017 • 5 min
Thinking back a year ago to the Pokemon Go launch and what I doing at the time. Mostly sitting around. Just being honest.
SGDQ: Chrono Trigger and Mario
Jul 7, 2017 • 4 min
My last night watching SGDQ live, and what fun was it! Watching Puwexil is always a joy, and he destroyed Chrono Trigger.
Why I am a fan of speedrunning
Jul 6, 2017 • 5 min
So as we are still in SGDQ, wanted to discuss a little of why I am fascinated by speedrunning.
Tummy aches and FPSs
Jul 5, 2017 • 4 min
Last night’s Half Life run was unbelievable. So great. But I started to get motion sickness watching it.
July 4? Must be SGDQ time!
Jul 4, 2017 • 5 min
I love speedrunning and SGDQ (Summer Games Done Quick) is one of my favorite events. If you are unfamiliar with it, this episode is for you!
Taekwondo Perler Design
Jul 3, 2017 • 5 min
Talking perlers and their relationship to retro gaming. Also a bit on my latest design.
Pokémon Red and Blue & TV Too!
Jul 1, 2017 • 4 min
Pokémon Red and Blue and TV too!
Super Mario Bros 3 Race
Jun 30, 2017 • 5 min
Super Mario Bros 3 Race
New gyms in Pokémon Go!
Jun 29, 2017 • 5 min
new gyms in Pokemon Go | Make your own podcast: https://anchor.fm/podcast
Podcasting
Jun 29, 2017 • 2 min
Podcasting! | Make your own podcast: https://anchor.fm/techno-funk-boy