Retro Ridoctopus

The Crow's Nest: Crystalis? Crissle-Liss? Let's Call The Whole Thing Off.

A no nostalgia playthrough of the action RPG game Crystalis for the original Nintendo!


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Retro Ridoctopus
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• Parasite Steve (read)
• 8-Bit Alchemy (listen)
• Nintenjoe (subscribe)
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All original heavy metal music by Enchanted Exile

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The Crow's Nest: The Legend of Willow / A Link to the NES

A chat about the classic fantasy action adventure film Willow and the amazing NES game it spawned!


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Retro Ridoctopus
is:
• Parasite Steve (read)
• 8-Bit Alchemy (listen)
• Nintenjoe (subscribe)
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All original heavy metal music by Enchanted Exile

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S3E9 - Ep 059: Movie Sequels That Don't Suck

This week, we spotlight sequels that we feel are as good, better, or at least worthy of their first film.


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Retro Ridoctopus
is:
• Parasite Steve (read)
• 8-Bit Alchemy (listen)
• Nintenjoe (subscribe)
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All original heavy metal music by Enchanted Exile

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The Brig: Crafting the Hellscape (with writer Josh Nealis)

We chat with Josh Nealis, CEO of Cutthroat Comics, about indie comics, classic cartoons & his newest novel, Hellscape!

Hellscape and all of Josh's darkly funny superhero comics are available right now at http://www.cutthroatcomics.com/index.html


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Retro Ridoctopus
is:
• Parasite Steve (read)
• 8-Bit Alchemy (listen)
• Nintenjoe (subscribe)
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All original heavy metal music by Enchanted Exile

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S3E8 - Ep 058: 16bit Hidden Gems (with Russ Lyman)

With the help of awesome YouTuber Russ Lyman, we spotlight 8 obscure but incredible games from the Genesis, TurboGrafx-16 & Super Nintendo!

With help of our bud, Russ Lyman (YouTuber, gamer, DIY creator, that Mario car guy) we dig up some hidden gems from the 16bit era! That means that game for the Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis and even the TurboGrafx-16 are all on the table! Listen to find out which ones we chose to spotlight! Heck, maybe you'll find some new stuff to play!

Later on we'll ask this week's Octo Ponder This (what game did you love even if most others didn't) and read off what the Retroids had to say in our FaceBook group! And to end things, 8-bit Alchemy will drop one final game for his first ever edition of Retro Nouveau!

Check out Russ Lyman's super fun channel on YouTube and find out what he's doing this time! New videos twice a week on gaming and a ton of creative DIY prrojects! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0iCYFvEbwPs-zwOhbVdLZQ


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Retro Ridoctopus
is:
• Parasite Steve (read)
• 8-Bit Alchemy (listen)
• Nintenjoe (subscribe)
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All original heavy metal music by Enchanted Exile

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S3E7 - Ep 057: Cartoon Networking

In the late 90s, the Cartoon Network produced such classics as Dexter's Laboratory, The Powerpuff Girls & Samurai Jack. Redefining the artform of animation for a generation!!

This week, your Oco-hosts will be spotlighting the great Cartoon Network! The network was there every day after school for a whole generation of kids, airing original toons alongside retro goodness! For this episode, each of us has picked two classic Cartoon Network originals to give a little history on and share our thoughts about!

And as always, lurking somewhere in there is this week's Octo-Ponder This as well as the return of a segment called DIE MONSTER!

And if you're looking to check out the Amalga-Mania Podcast & Entertainment Awards, CLICK HERE!


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Retro Ridoctopus
is:
• Parasite Steve (read)
• 8-Bit Alchemy (listen)
• Nintenjoe (subscribe)
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All original heavy metal music by Enchanted Exile

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S3E6 - Ep 056: Eddie Murphy, King of Zamunda (with Old Man Wade & Supawoke Javi)

We celebrate the career and films of comedy legend Eddie Murphy with our pals from The Old Man Wade Show!

We welcome a couple of fantastic guests, Wade and Supa Woke Javi from the OLD MAN WADE SHOW to talk about comedy legend Eddie Murphy! We do a little history and dive right in to Coming To America and the newly released sequel, Coming 2 America! Then, each of us presents our own favorite Eddie Murphy movie. That's 7 movies in all with an Octoponder crammed in between!

Join us for lots of laughs and nostlagia and stick around for Nintenjoe's latest POWER TO THE METAL segment!

Check out the Old Man Wade Show on the web and listen wherever you get your podcasts!


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Retro Ridoctopus
is:
• Parasite Steve (read)
• 8-Bit Alchemy (listen)
• Nintenjoe (subscribe)
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All original heavy metal music by Enchanted Exile

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The Crow's Nest: The Konami Code

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For this episode of the Crow's Nest, Nintenjoe and 8-Bit Alchemy discuss the origins of the most famous video game code (it's a secret to everybody) of all time! Known by many as the Konami Code, the famous series of button presses has made it into a ton of games over the years, and you'll hear about a bunch of them in this episode!


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Retro Ridoctopus
is:
• Parasite Steve (read)
• 8-Bit Alchemy (listen)
• Nintenjoe (subscribe)
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All original heavy metal music by Enchanted Exile

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S3E5 - Ep 055: Konami History (with Linda AKA The Gamergirl)

Konami, developer of classic video games like Gradius, Castlevania, Contra & Metal Gear, helped set the standards in arcades & home consoles in the 1990s!

This week, we hang out with ultra-cool Youtuber Linda (AKA The Gamergirl) to chat about the company Konami! One of our favorite video game developers, Konami has created and produced some of the most beloved and long lasting games series, like Castlevania, Contra, Gradius and Metal Gear! If you were a home gamer or arcade goer throughout the 80s and 90s, chances are you are gonna recognize a ton of the games we cover!

And don't forget to check out and subscribe to Linda AKA The Gamergirl's YouTube channel!


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Retro Ridoctopus
is:
• Parasite Steve (read)
• 8-Bit Alchemy (listen)
• Nintenjoe (subscribe)
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All original heavy metal music by Enchanted Exile

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The Brig: He's Got The Touch (with legendary rocker Stan Bush)

We are joined by legendary singer songwriter Stan Bush to talk Transformers & his new melodic rock masterpiece, Dare To Dream!

Melodic rock legend Stan Bush gets locked in THE BRIG for a discussion on transforming robots, guitars that shoot lasers and what it's been like to have had THE TOUCH for 35 years! Stan may be known for his soundtrack appearances, but the guy has had a full, non-stop career with 14 studio albums! His newest is 2020's DARE TO DREAM which included the single BORN TO FIGHT. A song so awesome, we actually play it in full (with full permission from Stan) on this episode!

Don't miss the video version of this interview on our new YouTube channel!

Be sure to check out Stan's website where you can purchase all of his fantastic albums! And check out the links below for his newest videos!

True Believer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l4ZQcQ44-HM

Heat of Attack: https://youtu.be/IE5z4MQBXDs


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Retro Ridoctopus
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• Parasite Steve (read)
• 8-Bit Alchemy (listen)
• Nintenjoe (subscribe)
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