All of our faithful listeners are really into the fast food talk and brands of garbage food, yes? Good. We keep going with our little mini-series of games made by food and beverage corporations with that Domino’s classic, Yo! Noid. Since pizza, especially from Domino’s, is the most romantic food there is we just had to have on TADPOG’s Sweethearts Josh and Nicole Nance. We discuss issues with our various landlords over the years, the slightly bizarre story behind our featured games, take some calls and get deep about the raccoon.
We will be clear on this right out of the gate, TADPOG Nation. This episode is honest and cathartic as we vent and express our opinions not just about this game but many things. We talk about being introverts and extroverts, we take a game appropriate quiz and then we express our opinions and feelings. Then we express our opinions about this week’s game, Dorkly’s 14th ranked N64 game Conker’s Bad Fur Day.
On this episode, we catch up on some voice mails and texts. This is a long episode but a lot happens: we open a care package sent to us by Saint Zach, we take a Buzzfeed quiz where we discover our personality based on the things we hate, Soul Sister Yarn Sorceress Chandra calls in with erotic fanfiction, and we create our Fast Food All-Star Line Up by request of Sandwich Duke Phil Hawkins. An actual comedian, Jorge Machaen, and Nicole (of Kirby fame) join us on this very long episode.
The Cloud of Negativity returns! Do you love Banjo Tooie? Then don’t listen to this episode. I mean, make sure you still download it so we can keep our numbers up but don’t listen to it. Thankfully, Nicole (of Kirby fame) joins us to shed some much needed positivity on an otherwise critical view of a beloved game. Rachel (of being related to Meg fame) joins us for two quizzes.
There is nothing like doing back-to-back episodes, TADPOG Nation. So we bring to you our just glowing discussion of the NES Crown Gem, Beetlejuice. We start out with some traditional praise music written by a child, throw in a spooky story written by a child then finally make some Jerky Boys quality phone pranks. We might talk about Beetlejuice. You’ll find that discussion riveting. Thanks for listening. Even to us talk about an LJN game.
There is no B.J. and the Bear video game as far as we know. Which is a shame because we really had a hankering to play a video game based on a critically mediocre 1970s television show featuring a chimpanzee who can drive a big rig. We had to settle for what is probably the closest approximation: Diddy Kong Racing. Which is really convenient because Diddy Kong Racing takes the number 16 spot on Dorkly’s Top 25 N64 games, and that just happens to be the list we are playing through right now. Weird how things just work out that way sometimes. Enjoy this episode where we wish Wiley’s voicemail a happy birthday and other stuff happens. Also, Diddy Kong Racing.
Make up your own reference to the Marvin Gaye song here, TADPOG Nation. This week TADPOG was supposed to do a very lengthy RPG but didn’t quite finish so we decided to bring you another game that was the opposite of the lengthy RPG with The California Raisins: The Grape Escape. Surprise, we bring in our very first fan Exalted Lord Mike of Perdue (known as Micah Perdue in a few circles) to host and just list off all sorts of information about this game. And there is a quiz. Will you be sending Dave corrections?
Welcome back, TADPOG Nation, to our next installment of our journey into Dorkly’s Top 25 N64 games. This week we’re coming at you with Star Wars: Rogue Squadron. We tell intro stories, and talk a lot about Rogue Squadron (hey, it’s a good game). But we hope you like what we have to say about it and everything else in the episode. There’s a quiz! We take a step back and look in the mirror for a second too. We hope you’re okay with it.