Ep. 475 – Rocket Knight Adventures

Rocket Knight Adventures

We strap on our homemade jet packs and join Sparkster to crush the swine army in Konami’s Rocket Knight Adventures, the 1993 platformer and scrolling shooter for the Sega Genesis. Tyler has the B-A-L-L-S to share an Epic Dollar General story, and we take a Rocket Knight Adventures themed quiz from Bovine Bear Quiz Master Matt Cowan.
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Ep. 474 – Mega Man 11

Mega Man 11

Welcome to TADPNG, otherwise known as “Tyler and Dave’s Portable Network Graphics”—an audio program where hosts Tyler and Dave view .png files and describe them to each other in painstaking detail. Just kidding, it’s Tyler and Dave Play NEW Games! Get it? Okay, now that we’re all on the same page—the game that we discuss in this episode is Mega Man 11. Sure, the game just came out, but c’mon, it’s like Retro Nouveau™.
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Ep. 473 – Color A Dinosaur

Color A Dinosaur

Color a dinosaur? Well, are you expecting much this week? Neither are we. For this episode we are going to tackle the NES game “Color a Dinosaur” released in…1993. Hmm. We do talk about all the ins and outs of this “entertainment video game” where you color something considered a dinosaur. But there are plenty of tangents and even a call or two. Just try it! You might like it.
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Ep. 472 – Shining Force Gaiden: Final Conflict

Shining Force Gaiden: Final Conflict

Did you know there was a Japanese-only Shining Force game that bridged Shining Force I and II? We didn’t until recently. So we played it. And we talk about it. We also talk about the loss of modern conveniences and which things were banned in our houses as children, so if you like Shining Force or maybe just like Tyler and Dave – check it out!
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Ep. 471 – Super Mario Land

Super Mario Land

Ready for a super deep dive into the nuances of the hit 1989 Gameboy titles Super Mario Land? Well, I hope you find that podcast since you’ll get a casual swim here. But if you like debates over the validity of timelines, discussion over high school colognes, and hearing about bladder pacemakers then you are home.
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Ep. 470 – Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3

Wario Land

Hold on to your hats (Bull, Dragon, or Jet) because this episode is all about Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3! It’s a weird little platformer that was released by Nintendo for the Game Boy in 1994. We take some time to figure out if greed is good. We also talk about surgeries and Spider Man, and we take two quizzes. Over the course of the episode we fail to name so many things we reference.
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Ep. 469 – Donkey Kong 3

Donkey Kong 3

What did you want to badly that you forgot to ask for it? What was a game we could do quickly after Dragon Con? BECAUSE YOU WANTED IT SO BADLY – DONKEY KONG 3! We dish about Dragon Con, we complain about work, we dig in deep over Secret Hitler! We hope you enjoy it all!
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Ep. 468 – Donkey Kong Jr. Math

Donkey Kong Jr. Math

Learning can be fun, especially when you play along with Donkey Kong Jr.! …or not. This week we’re talking about Nintendo’s 1986 edutainment platforming gem for the NES: Donkey Kong Jr. Math. We also open a care package from Edge Lord Kyle, and we answer some listener voicemails (including some special messages from Saint Zach).
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