Ep. 479 – Cosmic Star Heroine

Cosmic Star Heroine

Hey! We got review copies of Cosmic Star Heroine for the Nintendo Switch courtesy of Zeboyd Games. So we bring on our hardcore heroine expert Saint Zach English. We open some packages. WE DO A MOSTLY SPOILER FREE REVIEW of this game, we only flub up on a few very minor points. Bovine Bear Quizmaster Matt gives us a Heroine Quiz and Zach treats you to his bird story for a stinger. ENJOY!
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Ep. 478 – Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2

We’re joined by Ben Caruth of Street Pizza and Shaun Muldowney of Nerdy Thursday to talk about Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2. We take a skateboarding quiz by Quiz Master Matt Cowan, and we actually talk about real skateboarding too! There are announcements for TADPOG Prom 2019 and for an upcoming TADPOG Nation Super Smash Bros Ultimate tournament, and Tyler makes an important personal announcement as well.
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Ep. 477 – Castlevania: Rondo of Blood

Castlevania: Rondo of Blood

This week we’re talking about Castlevania: Rondo of Blood (or as it’s know in Japan, Akumajou Dracula X: Chi no Rondo), the 1993 platforming-adventure game for the NEC PC Engine CD. We take a Halloween quiz that was sent in by Quizmaster Bovine Bear Matt Cowan. We answer a few voicemails. Do you like talk about kids and Halloween costumes? What about when we eat incredibly spicy things? THIS EPISODE HAS SOME OF THAT!
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Ep. 476 – Castlevania: Dracula X

Castlevania: Dracula X

So today we talk about that super popular and beloved game, Castlevania: Dracula X! What? You don’t know what this is? It’s not so beloved? Well, we still have first-time guest host Blumpkin Bear Sean Berry on to tell us about his penis travesty alongside some Dracula X commentary. Meanwhile, Tyler goes to the pharmacy and Dave goes to the Fall Festival. Also, homeless people talk. So check out some stories and a deep dive into the shallow pool that is Dracula X. Continue reading

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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