Episode 406 – Confused About Wario’s Woodlands

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This week our listeners have picked a champion out of the games that were released a quarter-century ago, and we’re buying PC games from a creepy estate sale. If you’re interested in making RPG’s on a PC you’re in luck, but more lucky if you use Windows. We wonder which sports qualify as extreme sports and if a sweetened beverage tax will benefit anyone other than Faygo in this episode of the Retro League.

This Week in Gaming History

October 8, 1970 – Birthday of Tetsuya Nomura, Japanese video game artist, designer and director working for Square Enix

Virtually Retro

Panic! Rooms – Defeat your enemies within your mansion in this upcoming Atari 2600 game

Stranger Things: The Game

Metal Slug X (Switch eShop)


How hitting a game cartridge unlocks gaming’s weirdest Easter egg

English Translation Released for Super Famicom Exclusive Wrecking Crew ’98

Humble Store Now Offering RPG Maker Bundle

Speedrunner sets world record in Baseball. Yes, really.

Soda company starts rumor of unearthed easter egg in a Super Mario Bros. title

8-Bit Legacy: The Curious History of Video Games The Gunslingin’ Greatness of ‘Mad Dog McCree’

Caveat Gamer

The PWNAGE Project

Random Links

Rock Climbing Simulator [Sega Saturn ? Cancelled]

“It’s disturbing that Wolfenstein can be considered a controversial political statement”

Games of The Week

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Sega Genesis)

Luigi’s Mansion (Gamecube)

Freeloader Game of the Month


Questionable download link for MallQuest


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