Ep. 424 – Donkey Kong Jr.

Donkey Kong Jr.

Oh boy. Wizened Sage Ian joins us to talk about the fourth game on the NES Classic Edition: Donkey Kong Jr. In addition to Donkey Kong Jr., we talk about roller coasters, Amiibo Law, Linksters, and Tyler issues an “Equine or Monkey” Quiz.  Continue reading

Ep. 423 – Donkey Kong

Donkey Kong

Our alphabetical expedition through the NES Classic Edition continues on this episode. That could only mean one thing: it’s time to talk about Donkey Kong. We talk about Jumpman, we cover a Donkey Kong timeline, and there’s a medical story involving a wiener (a little something for everyone).  Continue reading

Ep. 422 – Naruto: Gekito Ninja Taisen! 4

Naruto: Gekito Ninja Taisen! 4

Dattebayo! We’re taking a short break from the NES Classic games to talk about one of Dave’s favorite games. Captain Gun Nerd Jon Turley joins us to talk about Naruto: Gekito Ninja Taisen! 4 (aka Naruto Gecko Ninja Mike Tyson), the 2005 GameCube fighting game by Tomy. In addition to talking about the game: we talk about the Naruto anime, we all decide which sitcom couple best parallels our individual relationships with our significant others, and we talk about Star Trek quite a bit. There is a super difficult Naruto quiz!  Continue reading

Ep. 421 – Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest

Castlevania II

What a horrible night to have a curse! Our quest to play and discuss all of the games on the NES Classic Edition continues on this episode where we talk about Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest. We also talk about spoopy cereal, procedural television, and it is revealed that Tyler was not eaten by a crocodile contrary to popular belief. There is also a “Rib, Heart, Eye, Nail, or Ring Quiz”.  Continue reading