2 Dudes and a NES (Nintendo Podcast)

2 Dudes and a NES (Nintendo Podcast)

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2 Dudes playing Nintendo games… Retro gaming at its finest!


Sky Shark
Jul 16 • 70 min
The Dudes cover a Patreon Pick from Brian Keating (thanks dude!) and boy is this a difficult one. Not a difficult podcast, but a difficult game. We must also apologize for the feet talk at the beginning of the episode. That was uncalled for; skip to 5 or…
Dr. Mario
Jun 18 • 91 min
Justin and Michael sit down for an episode about Dr. Mario! Dr. Mario is this month’s Retro Gaming Monthly high score challenge. Be sure to head over to their Facebook group and participate. If you enjoy this show and want to support it/see what else we…
River City Ransom
Jun 3 • 88 min
Michael and Justin sit down to talk about the unique beat ‘em up River City Ransom… and Michael worries that they didn’t do the game justice. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Journey to Silius
May 15 • 99 min
Michael and Justin sit down with Dude JZNES to discuss Journey to Silius. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Introducing Bit Brothers
May 6 • 15 min
Tune in to hear a little bit about what we are planning with the NEW Bit Brothers Network!
Small World - Power Trip Gaming & Dude Vanderhoef
Apr 15 • 90 min
What happens when the 2 Dudes and a NES podcast helps bring together a group of Wisconsinites (cheeseheads?) IRL? Well, we record a podcast about it and brag that we are peace bearers and the #1 harmony podcast. Just kidding, listen to this episode to…
Special Announcement 2019
Apr 1 • 9 min
Listen in for a special announcement regarding the podcast in 2019. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Xexyz
Mar 26 • 97 min
A very Dude Bag episode! First Dude Bag tells us a story about WWI, then we cover his Patreon Pick, Xexyz! Oh and he’s our only true voicemail for this episode. We probably should’ve just called this episode The Dude Bag Special. —- This episode is…
Clash at Demonhead
Mar 4 • 122 min
The Dudes are joined by Dude Hickman of the Genesis Germs (why!?) to discuss the often overlooked (in it’s day) and arguably underrated game… Clash at Demonhead! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Darkwing Duck
Feb 18 • 85 min
The Dudes are joined by Steven Michael yet again to talk about the Retro Gaming Monthly game for February… Darkwing Duck! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Gargoyle’s Quest II
Feb 5 • 112 min
The Dudes are joined by the guys from Power Trip Gaming to talk about Gargoyle’s Quest II. Can Paul finally bring a quality game to the table for discussion? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Tetris
Jan 21 • 124 min
The Dudes cross international borders to record and episode about one of the most classic games in the world, much less on the NES. They are joined by Steven Michael from Facebook and Nick from Scotland! This is a long and great episode that you won’t…
Skate or Die
Jan 8 • 87 min
Welcome to 2019 and the 6th Season of 2 Dudes and a NES! Michael and Justin sit down to talk about one of the handful of skateboarding games on the NES… Skate or Die! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Felix the Cat
Nov 20, 2018 • 106 min
Can the Dudes stop talking about food long enough to cover Felix the Cat for the NES? Tune in to find out on this very Thanksgiving themed episode! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Monster Party
Oct 31, 2018 • 73 min
Happy Halloween!!! Are you guys in the mood for a scary game? Well the Dudes have a treat (no tricks) for you. Monster Party! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Q*Bert
Oct 15, 2018 • 82 min
The Dudes sit down to talk about Q*Bert… sort of. Actually, they spend 95% of the show talking tangents, but there’s a little Q*Bert talk sprinkled in there too! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Metal Storm
Sep 11, 2018 • 90 min
The Dudes are joined by Power Trip Gaming on this very special episode! Andy is picking the game this time, so you guys know it has to be good; none of that Paul game picking garbage. Let’s talk about Metal Storm! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor:…
Kirby’s Adventure
Aug 9, 2018 • 112 min
The Dudes sit down to talk about a little pink marshmallow… a very popular pink marshmallow. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Double Dribble
Jul 16, 2018 • 107 min
The Dudes are joined by the developers of Basketball Classics… Namo Gamo! Josh and Dave have a lot of great input on this NES basketball title. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
GI Joe: A Real American Hero
Jun 22, 2018 • 107 min
The Dudes talk about one of the best Taxan games to grace the NES system… GI Joe: A Real American Hero —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Kickle Cubicle
May 30, 2018 • 85 min
The Dudes are joined by the Sharpe Dude… Dude Jeremy for an awesome episode about Kickle Cubicle. Could this little strangely​ named game be a sleeper hit? Tune in and find out! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Donkey Kong
May 17, 2018 • 100 min
The Dudes cover the arcade classic Donkey Kong. Really, what can be said about this game that hasn’t already been said? They may tread familiar territory on this episode, but you can still expect that special 2 Dudes and a NES treatment… tangents and all!…
Interview with Brad Smith of Lizard NES
May 2, 2018 • 71 min
The Dudes are joined​ on this very special episode by none other than the creator of a new homebrew NES game called Lizard! He sits down for an hour’s worth of conversation with the Dudes so you guys are in for a real treat. Find out more about Lizard by…
Karnov
Apr 16, 2018 • 72 min
Honorary Dude Ivan is trying to use the 2 Dudes and a NES podcast to repair Russian relations by sending Michael and Justin Karnov as his Patreon Pick! Will it work? Listen and find out what the Dudes think. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The…
Super Mario Bros 3?
Mar 31, 2018 • 0 min
Has the day finally arrived to discuss Super Mario Bros 3!?!?!?!?
Whomp ‘Em
Mar 27, 2018 • 81 min
Join the Dudes as they try and offend everyone by talking about Mike’s Patreon Pick… Whomp ‘Em! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
King’s Knight
Mar 13, 2018 • 86 min
Dude Andy drops by with a guarantee that this show will be excellent! Now the game? No guarantees there, but you can decide for yourself if King’s Knight is worth it. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
The Jetsons: Cogswell’s Caper
Feb 27, 2018 • 108 min
This episode, the Dudes are joined by JZNES to talk about The Jetsons! Is this game worth the high price tag? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Little Ninja Brothers
Feb 13, 2018 • 95 min
On this episode, the Dudes discuss a somewhat hidden and somewhat underrated game… Little Ninja Brothers. Big thanks to Douglas for the Patreon Pick! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Strider
Jan 23, 2018 • 103 min
The Dudes are joined by acclaimed Honorary Dude Stephen Michael from Facebook to discuss the NES version of Strider. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Iron Tank
Jan 11, 2018 • 89 min
This episode the Dudes cover Richard’s Patreon Pick… Iron Tank! A WWII game for the NES? Oh Yes! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
2017 Holiday Spectacular
Dec 23, 2017 • 93 min
You asked for it, here it is… the 2017 Holiday Spectacular!
Bill & Ted’s Excellent Video Game Adventure
Dec 12, 2017 • 97 min
Be most excellent to each other dudes! Even if this game makes you want to punch your fellow man. Michael and Justin tackle Bill & Ted for the NES in this episode (thanks Timmy) and LJN strikes again! Bonus outro music: Let It Snow by Matecha from Merry…
Castlequest
Nov 26, 2017 • 112 min
Michael and Justin are joined by Paul and Andy of Power Trip Gaming to discuss… Castlequest!? Why must Paul and Andy do such a thing? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
King’s Quest V
Nov 7, 2017 • 93 min
The Dudes head off on a quest… a King’s Quest! Thanks to Tyler! for the Patreon pick. One of the few PC style adventure games on the NES. Is it worth it? Christopher Cross 8-Bit Cover by Samwise Gamgee…
Spend $118 on Games
Oct 24, 2017 • 96 min
The Dudes have recorded 118 episodes to this point. In this episode, they turn that into cold hard cash (delicious fake cash) to spend on any games that have been covered so far. What games did they pick? Listen in and find out. What games would you buy…
Shadow of the Ninja
Oct 13, 2017 • 103 min
The Dudes are joined by Dude Drewcabbo to discuss a co-op Ninja Gaiden style game? Yep, tune in and listen to the discussion about Shadow of the Ninja. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Jackal
Sep 26, 2017 • 79 min
The Dudes line up with another Patreon Pick! This one is a co-op masterpiece at the suggestion of Jeremy… wait, we mean Sharp Dude! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
The Flintstones: The Rescue of Dino & Hoppy
Sep 12, 2017 • 77 min
The Dudes discuss a Patreon Pick from Dude Gayle… The Flintstones: The Rescue of Dino & Hoppy (aka the relatively cheap one). —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Robin Hood
Aug 29, 2017 • 93 min
Joshatello joins the Dudes for an episode that has been in the works since the inception of the 2 Dudes and a NES podcast… a discussion about Robin Hood! It’s about time this episode see the light of day. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The…
Wario’s Woods
Aug 16, 2017 • 92 min
The Dudes join up with the Playing With Power podcast to deliver this episode about the last NES game to ever grace the system (in North America)… Wario’s Woods! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Life Force
Jul 23, 2017 • 77 min
The Dudes discuss one of the best schmups on the NES thanks to a Patreon Pick from Bradlee! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Casino Kid
Jul 4, 2017 • 75 min
The Dudes are joined by the wannabe traitor Dude Vanderhoef (he secretly loves us and everyone knows it) to discuss Casino Kid! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Where’s Waldo?
Jun 19, 2017 • 66 min
The search for Waldo begins here… Thanks be unto the Genesis Germs for subjecting us to this torture of a game. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
The Legend of Zelda
May 30, 2017 • 98 min
No pressure on this episode. We’re only talking about potentially the greatest game to ever grace the NES system… The Legend of Zelda! Thanks Dude Mandy for the Patreon Pick! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
The Fantastic Adventures of Dizzy
May 9, 2017 • 82 min
The Dudes cover The Fantastic Adventures of Dizzy as a Patreon Pick; literally from Dude Nick, who literally lives across the pond (ocean) from us. Thanks Nick for the support! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
M.C. Kids
Apr 25, 2017 • 84 min
The week’s episode is a Patreon Pick from Dude Tom of McDonalds… M.C. Kids! (pronounced EmCee Kids, who knew?) —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Milon’s Secret Castle
Apr 4, 2017 • 68 min
The Dudes discuss a Patreon Pick from Dude Andy. Andy… are you still our friend? This pick just seems mean… —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Hey Justin, What’s Up Man
Mar 30, 2017 • 3 min
Music by Dya
The Guardian Legend
Mar 21, 2017 • 86 min
The Dudes are joined by Paul and Andy of Power Trip Gaming to discuss The Guardian Legend! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Rad Racer II
Mar 7, 2017 • 79 min
The Dudes have another great Patreon pick this week thanks to Dude Greg… Rad Racer II! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Bionic Commando
Feb 21, 2017 • 70 min
The Dudes discuss Jon’s Patreon Pick (and all around NES favorite)… Bionic Commando! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Blaster Master
Feb 7, 2017 • 77 min
The Dudes are joined by Landon of the Retro Junkies Super Show to discuss the first Patreon Pick of the second round… Blaster Master!!! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Double Dragon II
Jan 24, 2017 • 86 min
The Dudes are joined by Dude Bert aka Bert the Stormtrooper to talk a little bit about Double Dragon II! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Die Hard
Dec 20, 2016 • 107 min
The Dudes take advantage of the fact that Die Hard is almost a Christmas movie and use the game for a Christmas episode! Lots of great calls into the show in this episode. Not many tangents, but still very entertaining. —- This episode is sponsored by ·…
Bad News Baseball
Dec 16, 2016 • 106 min
The Dudes are joined this week by Nick Stephens of the Genesis Gems podcast!? Yep, none other than the Germ himself. Turns out, he really likes the NES game Bad News Baseball! Who knew? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
Urban Champion
Nov 21, 2016 • 88 min
The Dudes take this episode to the streets and brawl with the NES game Urban Champion! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
The Bugs Bunny Birthday Blowout
Nov 15, 2016 • 77 min
The Dudes are joined by Honorary Dude Steven as they discuss one of Steven’s favorite NES games… The Bugs Bunny Birthday Blowout! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Shadowgate
Oct 29, 2016 • 88 min
It’s the Nintendo Switch episode! Not really, but we were so excited to talk about it that it took over our Shadowgate episode. Don’t worry, we talk about Shadowgate too. But where is Justin? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
Paperboy
Oct 29, 2016 • 80 min
After several attempts, and worried thoughts that this episode would go the way of Silver Surfer, the Dudes finally sit down and talk about Paperboy. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Code Name Viper
Oct 1, 2016 • 58 min
The Dudes are joined this week by none other than Honorary Dude @8BitFirst (Mike). They talk about the classic knockoff Code Name Viper! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Gold Medal Challenge 92
Sep 10, 2016 • 70 min
The Olympics were on weeks ago, so the Dudes decided there is no better time than now to do an olympic themed podcast. Well, three or four weeks ago might have been better, but you get it now! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
Golgo 13: Top Secret Episode
Aug 20, 2016 • 82 min
Michael and Justin are joined this episode by the sultry sounds of Honorary Dude Joe Kopel as they discuss the unique NES game… Golgo 13: Top Secret Episode! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
TMNT II: The Arcade Game
Aug 6, 2016 • 88 min
It’s back to Dimension X as the Dudes join up with Turtle Flakes to talk more TMNT. This time it’s TMNT II: The Arcade Game! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers
Jul 20, 2016 • 87 min
Thanks for the wonderful Patreon Pick from Mandy… Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers! You’d think it would be the perfect game for Michael and Justin to role play, but alas; it doesn’t happen. There is plenty of game talk and tangents to enjoy however. —- This…
Rambo
Jul 4, 2016 • 75 min
The Dudes are joined by special guest Matt Raithel of Hive Jump to talk about some Rambo! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Castlevania III
Jul 3, 2016 • 89 min
The Dudes skip right over the second entry in the Castlevania series and talk about Castlevania III. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Freedom Force
Jun 8, 2016 • 73 min
What better way to celebrate the freedom of summer than by shooting terrorists? The Dudes do just that as they discuss Freedom Force. ‘Merica —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Legendary Wings
May 13, 2016 • 81 min
This episode is going to be Legen… wait for it… Dairy Wings. No! Sorry, this episode is about Legendary Wings. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
R.C. Pro-AM
Apr 18, 2016 • 91 min
Are you ready for 32 tracks of racing thrills!? The Dudes discuss the Rare classic… R.C. Pro-Am. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Super C
Mar 30, 2016 • 77 min
Michael and Justin discuss the sequel to Contra… Super C! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Top Gun
Mar 21, 2016 • 74 min
Michael and Justin enter the highway to the danger zone and play Top Gun for the NES. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Willow
Feb 26, 2016 • 93 min
This week the Dudes dig into a somewhat hidden Capcom “Zelda-like” game thanks to a Patreon Pick from Chris… it’s Willow! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
Jan 25, 2016 • 83 min
Jeepers Dudes and D-Padders! This is a doozy of an episode. Things tend to get loose when we discuss games in the evening vs. the morning. Lots of tangential talk this episode… including, but not limited to… vomit. —- This episode is sponsored by ·…
Bart vs. the Space Mutants
Jan 11, 2016 • 73 min
Eat my shorts man! No really, eat em. They are purple and the aliens want purple stuff for some reason. They’ve got to go.This week, the Dudes discuss the unique and hotly debated Bart vs. the Space Mutants. Some love it, some hate it, some love to hate…
Marble Madness
Dec 27, 2015 • 98 min
They’re back!!! The Dudes are joined by none other than the bringer backer himself… Slapper Bags!!! aka John as they discuss Marble Madness. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Nightmare on Elm Street
Oct 27, 2015 • 70 min
BOO!It’s Halloween time and the Dudes have come together to talk about another horror based game. This time, the Dudes are talking about Nightmare on Elm Street. Joining the Dudes this week is Dude Paul to talk about this game that despite negative…
Legacy of the Wizard
Oct 18, 2015 • 80 min
TMNT II still remains on hold. Oh well. It may become a lost episode….However, this week the Dudes sit down with the guys over at the Youtube channel Power Trip Gaming to talk about the game Legacy of the Wizard. They really bring a love and passion for…
Castlevania
Oct 4, 2015 • 68 min
This week the Dudes finally talk about TMNT II: The Arcade Game… NOT!!! Still working on those scheduling issues. Instead, the Dudes tackle another Patreon Pick and this is one that the D-Padders have been asking for for quite some time… Castlevania! Just…
Super Mario Maker
Sep 16, 2015 • 50 min
This week the Dudes take a break from talking NES games to talk about a new game with a classic feel. That game is the much acclaimed Super Mario Maker. For the first time Nintendo takes the creator role to the gamer and let’s YOU decide the challenges…
Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom
Sep 6, 2015 • 58 min
This week the Dudes sit down to talk about a more obscure game in the NES gaming world in Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom. This is a game with a strong cult following and that shows in the D-Padders who voted for this game to be talked about by the…
Heavy Barrel
Aug 17, 2015 • 60 min
Join the Dudes this week as they talk about a Keg of Significant Weight. No wait…that’s not it. Oh yeah, Heavy Barrel! That’s it! Heavy Barrel brings all the excitement that a child of the 80’s could ever want. In this game, you are trying to save the…
American Gladiators
Aug 2, 2015 • 75 min
This week the Dudes take on a game of epic proportions! That game is none other than American Gladiators, which of course, was based on the classic television hit from the 90’s. Joining the Dudes is a brother Dude Matthew. Matthew and Michael go head to…
Satoru Iwata
Jul 27, 2015 • 44 min
There was perhaps no better visionary to walk through the doors of the President’s office at Nintendo than Satoru Iwata. He claimed on multiple occasions that he was not a businessman nor a game designer first but a gamer. This is what separated him from…
Crystalis
Jul 13, 2015 • 73 min
The Dudes are joined this week by the one and only High Score Dude or Dude Shaun as he is also known by. They sit down to discuss the game Crystalis, which is a lesser known NES classic.Many may have not heard about Crystalis but the game turns into a fun…
The Bard’s Tale
Jun 28, 2015 • 69 min
ANOTHER PATREON PICK! It is officially the attack of the Patreon picks and the dudes could not be happier about that either. This week however, Dude Justin is on the sidelines with a sick Dudette but never fear Dude Micheal is joined by Hon. Dude George…
Adventures of Dino Riki
Jun 13, 2015 • 66 min
This week the Dudes sit down to talk ANOTHER PATREON PICK! Did we mention that you all are awesome, yeah you, you are awesome. This week’s game is a pick by Dude Joe who chose Adventures of Dino Riki.A lesser known title to grace the NES, Adventures of…
Ghosts ‘N Goblins
Jun 1, 2015 • 77 min
Frustratingly difficult? Maybe. Fun? Depends on who you ask. Classic? For sure. Hold onto your underwear!Ghosts ‘N Goblins has a storied history in the video game industry. Starting in the arcade and then later ported to the NES, this game is difficult…
Mega Man 2
May 18, 2015 • 74 min
The Dudes sit down this week with Eric from the Factory Sealed Podcast to talk about one of the most NES games Mega Man 2. The Dudes spend some time early in the podcast talking with Eric and making some corrections to the Ducktales story that was pointed…
Ducktales
May 4, 2015 • 71 min
Another Patreon Pick!? Not only is this another pick from our Patreon supporter Dude Shaun, but it’s also a widely loved game.It’s a Capcom Disney game from the NES era. Do we really need to say anything else? Probably not, but we did sit down and discuss…
Hyperion
Apr 30, 2015 • 54 min
Just in time for Easter, the Dudes are here to talk about an Easter Egg. Except this time the Easter Egg is a game itself. The Dudes are talking this week about never released and unfinished game Hyperion. Developed by Yoshio Sakamoto, Hyperion was a very…
Astyanax
Apr 30, 2015 • 73 min
The Dudes sit down to talk another Patreon pick and this week they are joined by the picker Greg from the SNES Podcast. The game that is discussed is a little known classic Astyanax. This Jaleco game may have quietly existed in a massive NES library but…
Defender of the Crown
Apr 12, 2015 • 64 min
Lots of Robin Hood talk, cat jokes, and call backs in this episode of 2 Dudes and a NES. Also, a little bit of talk about the NES game… Defender of the Crown. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Home Alone
Mar 24, 2015 • 52 min
Are you like the Dudes? Do you watch Home Alone all year round? Even when it’s not Christmas time? Is your play count on the movie above 500? Well, then why not join Michael and Justin as they discuss the NES adaptation of the movie? Made by (now) famous…
Super Mario Bros. 2
Mar 17, 2015 • 82 min
The Dudes return! And as per dude protocol, they are joined by special guest and back from break specialist John.This week the Dudes dive into the NES classic Super Mario Bros 2. Definitely the most obscure of the Mario games, there is perhaps no other…
Return to Super Mario Bros.
Feb 14, 2015 • 77 min
What better episode to start over with than Super Mario Bros? The game that started it all: The NES, the podcast, the Dudes’ love for gaming in general. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
Feb 1, 2015 • 66 min
You guys asked for The Legend of Zelda and we give you Zelda II. What are we thinking? Well, we’re thinking you’ll forgive us because we brought along the Nintendo Quest (NES Club) dudes! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
Kung Fu
Jan 26, 2015 • 68 min
Hiyah! Now that we’ve got the obligatory hiyah out of the way, the Dudes are joined by Kung Fu master Landon Long of The Retro Junkies Super Show! It’s time to kick some tail and save Sylvia! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
Rygar
Jan 18, 2015 • 73 min
Rygar? Why not. Another D-Padder pick as Rygar jumps to the top of the voting list just prior to the new year. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Nintendo Country Christmas
Dec 22, 2014 • 73 min
Tune in to the Dudes for a Christmas radio show, complete with your called in memories, songs made up by the Dudes, and other Christmassy talk.
Battletoads & Double Dragon
Dec 17, 2014 • 71 min
The greatest faceoff in the world of podcasts happens now! Watch Genesis Gems vs. 2 Dudes and a NES as they take on the game… Battletoads & Double Dragon. Who will come out on top? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
Ninja Gaiden
Dec 12, 2014 • 76 min
By popular demand, Justin and Michael discuss Ninja Gaiden. And somehow they refrain from profanity. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Swamp Thing
Dec 7, 2014 • 60 min
The Comic Nerds Unite guys invade our podcast to talk about some Swamp Thing. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Happy Thanksgiving
Nov 22, 2014 • 62 min
We thought about doing Silver Surfer today, but… nope. Happy Thanksgiving episode! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Bubble Bobble
Nov 17, 2014 • 78 min
Which one’s Bubble and which one’s Bobble? Justin and Michael drink too much fizz, blow bubbles, and talk about two little dinosaurs… aka Bubble Bobble. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Little Nemo: The Dream Master
Nov 11, 2014 • 82 min
We are bringing in the Honorary Dude Jay for an extra delightful trip into slumberland as we discuss… Little Nemo. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Super Dodge Ball
Nov 5, 2014 • 75 min
It’s Dude Michael vs. Kyle Murphy (of Eclecnet) in the ultimate showdown arena… Super Dodge Ball. Refereeing this event, will be Dude Justin who promises to remain unbiased despite his dude connection. *Something happened to Kyle…* —- This episode is…
Friday the 13th
Oct 28, 2014 • 61 min
You knew the Dudes were going to bring a good game (well, A game) for Halloween season. What better game to play than… Friday the 13th? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Shovel Knight
Oct 24, 2014 • 71 min
Justin and Michael sit down with special guests Rob McCallum (Nintendo Quest) and Nick Stephens (Genesis Gems) for a special bonus episode of 2 Dudes and a NES… Shovel Knight. It is super inspired by the NES so it counts, right? —- This episode is…
Kid Icarus
Oct 20, 2014 • 86 min
Justin and Michael take to the skies to discuss the Greek tragedy… Kid Icarus. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Dude Story: An NES Bromance
Oct 10, 2014 • 68 min
Listen to Justin and Michael tell the tale of the dudes. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Startropics
Sep 27, 2014 • 84 min
Mike (short for Michael), the dudes’ star pitcher, travels to a tropical isle to rescue Dr. J (J for Justin, get it?) from the evil Zoda (aka Dude Hickman). Or… the dudes just talk about Startropics with special guest Aaron Hickman of Retro Obscura and…
Batman
Sep 21, 2014 • 81 min
Join Michael, Justin, and Rob (another one?) as they discuss the NES classic and just general classic… Batman. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Mega Man
Sep 15, 2014 • 90 min
Does this highly rated classic stand the test of time? The dudes discuss the original Mega Man with special guest Robert Maher, creator of Rex Rocket! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Faxanadu
Sep 7, 2014 • 68 min
Don’t have negative thoughts. It’s just another name for the Justin to mispronounce… the dudes discuss Faxanadu with special guest Aron Robison. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Tecmo Bowl
Sep 1, 2014 • 73 min
Football season here we come!! Tecmo Bowl for everyone! With special guest Paul aka “Sweet” from Retro Obscura… sort of… almost… not really. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!
Aug 23, 2014 • 95 min
The Dudes are back!!! And they are bringing with them your most asked for game from the NES library… Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Power Punch II
Jul 31, 2014 • 55 min
The dudes are finally playing Punchout for you guys… no… wait… it’s Power Punch II!? Doh! WARNING: This episode is on the fringe of family friendly. No cursing, but some crude humor near the end. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way…
Top 5 Jobs Held by Mario
Jul 21, 2014 • 62 min
Michael and Justin discuss their Top 5 Jobs Held by Mario in the NES era. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Cobra Triangle
Jul 14, 2014 • 62 min
Justin learns what isometric means as the dudes talk about Cobra Triangle. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Anticipation
Jul 5, 2014 • 63 min
Michael and Justin expected to play this game sooner or later… get it? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Wrecking Crew
Jun 29, 2014 • 65 min
Michael and Justin quit their day jobs and work as plumbers… wait… no… on the Wrecking Crew! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Bucky O’ Hare
Jun 21, 2014 • 65 min
Calamity and Woe! Michael and Justin talk about the much underrated Bucky O’Hare for the NES. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Maniac Mansion
Jun 14, 2014 • 68 min
Michael and Justin’s ambition is to rule the world…one teenager at a time! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Bad Dudes
Jun 8, 2014 • 67 min
Are you a bad enough dude to listen to the 2 dudes talk about Bad Dudes?? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Short Order / Eggsplode
May 31, 2014 • 61 min
Save the chicken butts! Justin and Michael break out the old power pad to make feet burgers and save the chicken butts in this week’s episode of 2 Dudes and a NES about Short Order/Eggsplode… and the Power Pad! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor:…
Deadly Towers
May 25, 2014 • 55 min
When the Dudes said they intended on playing the good, the bad and the ugly on the NES, they were not kidding. This game comes from the gallows of the bad game repertoire. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Raid On Bungeling Bay
May 18, 2014 • 54 min
The dudes reach into obscurity this week to pull out a little known or talked about game out of the NES vault. While most, (sans one sporting a ginger colored beard that may be awesome) have not heard of this game, the dudes hope to bring it into your NES…
Jaws
May 11, 2014 • 58 min
Jaws… the one NES game that has consumed more of the dudes’ collective time than any other game. Why didn’t they spend their wonder years playing co-op Contra? Why didn’t they compete in some intense high score competitions with Donkey Kong? Who knows.…
Contra
Apr 29, 2014 • 77 min
Hold on the dudes are pumping some iron getting ready to bust out of their shirts to talk about the quintessential ’80′s game Contra. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Metroid
Apr 25, 2014 • 77 min
The Dudes were delighted this week to have yet another real life guest on our show! They talk about one of the best NES games to come out on the system… Metroid! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
A Boy and His Blob
Apr 20, 2014 • 68 min
The 2 Dudes really outdo themselves on this one. They actually have a real live guest who is very accommodating, unlike that nutty Mario. David Crane sits down with the Dudes for an exclusive interview about his days as a video game programmer in the…
Secrets/Easter Eggs
Apr 13, 2014 • 57 min
Michael and Justin take a break from the game by game to discuss some of their favorite Secrets/Easter Eggs. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Kabuki Quantum Fighter
Apr 2, 2014 • 68 min
Join the 2 Dudes as they discuss by far the weirdest game to be discussed on the show. If you like futuristic games where ancient Japanese dance art is a vital component to success, you will like this game. Plus how many games can you use hair as a…
Metal Gear
Mar 29, 2014 • 54 min
Metal Gear is a very unique experience on the NES. There isn’t another game on the system quite like it. Does that mean that it’s amazing and one of the best games to ever grace the system? Vladimir Putin might say yes, but the dudes… well they might…
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Mar 21, 2014 • 63 min
While hanging in the balance of Dimension X, we decided to spend some time talking about the game Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and who else is better to talk to about this game than a couple of dudes who pride themselves on turtleology. While TMNT…
Wizards and Warriors
Mar 14, 2014 • 41 min
The moment you hit the power button, Wizards and Warriors’ epic score lets you know exactly what this game is all about. Knights… magic… swords… demons… gems… gigantic hollow trees…exploding eggs… alarm clocks? Yes, David Wise really knows how to score a…
Duck Hunt
Mar 6, 2014 • 42 min
Have you ever been duck hunting? Have you ever owned a dog that laughs at your inadequacies? Chances are, if you owned a Nintendo entertainment system (and who didn’t) you have. Sure you didn’t have to get decked out in camo and sit in the outdoors but…
Final Fantasy
Feb 27, 2014 • 55 min
Final Fantasy. Every dungeon master’s dream. Reportedly under the threat of bankruptcy and out of the shadow of Dragon Quest, Final Fantasy burst on the scene as Square’s swan song. A last ditch effort to remain in the game industry. —- This episode is…
Ghostbusters
Feb 21, 2014 • 34 min
Alright everyone, before you get all upset about us reviewing this game hear us out. Listen to the podcast to hear what we have to say and we promise it will not be a 30 minute defense of this game that has been given at best mixed reviews. Update…
Double Dragon
Feb 17, 2014 • 33 min
What better game for the two dudes to talk about than a game about two battle tested, gun showing boot wearing guys on a journey to save the day? Double Dragon, a game about twin brothers (a notion lost on the casting director of the ill made movie), on a…
Pac-Man
Feb 7, 2014 • 37 min
What can be said about Pac-Man that hasn’t already been said? When most quarter (hehe, get it? quarter?) to middle-aged people think of arcades, Pac-Man is THE game. Of course, we’re NES dudes so we want to know what the NES version is like. Well, it is…
Super Mario Bros.
Jan 31, 2014 • 35 min
Ah, Super Mario Bros. The game that started it all for most of us. You’ll be hard pressed to find anyone who hasn’t at least played this game. Most of us remember it as the two-fold pack-in game Super Mario Bros./Duck Hunt that came with most NES…