Arcana Edition

SNEScapades #15 Arcana. A good game isn't in the cards this week. Plus Jack Nicklaus Golf, Romance of the Three Kingdoms II, The Rocketeer

We played all of these so you don’t have to suffer through them. You’re welcome.

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Top Gear Edition

SNEScapades #14; Top Gear. Taking the lead in SNES racing games by a mile. Plus World League Soccer, Xardion, Mario Paint

After a brief hiatus, we are back! And we’re starting off with a surprisingly great racing game that neither of us had heard of before. Spoiler alert, we think it’s the best racing game we’ve played so far.

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The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Edition

SNEScapades #13; The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. We review our 50th game, and it's a classic.

Wow! This is a big one, folks. Not only do we add our 50th game to the list, but we’re going to be talking about one of the most beloved games of all time in one of gaming’s most revered franchises. That’s right, it’s Raiden Trad!

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The Addams Family Edition

SNEScapades #12; The Addams Family. It's a licensed game that's legit. Perhaps too legit! Plus WWF Super Wrestlemania, Contra III: The Alien Wars, Super Adventure Island.

In this episode, we’re taking a look at a licensed game that’s actually not too shabby. The Addams Family is proof that not all movie tie-in games belong in the garbage. And then we take a brief look at WWF Super Wrestlemania, the first wrestling game on the SNES. We also talk about the first SNES installments of two well-known series of side-scrollers with Contra III: The Alien Wars and Super Adventure Island. One of them is great and the other… not so much. Which is which? I guess you’ll just have to listen to find out!

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Lemmings Edition

SNEScapades #11; Lemmings. Fact: Real lemmings don't actually do that. Plus PGA Tour, Extra Innings, Smart Ball.

We’ve got more golf! But it’s okay, it’s actually pretty good golf.

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Legend of the Mystical Ninja Edition

SNEScapades #10; Legend of the Mystical Ninja. Goemon's Big Trip West. Plus Super Smash TV, Pit Fighter.

Sadly, our review of Super Scope Six will have to be put on hold for now. But we do break down Super Smash TV (for big money and big prizes!), Legend of the Mystical Ninja, and… uh… Pit Fighter.

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Ys III: Wanderers from Ys Edition

SNEScapades #9; Ys III: Wanders from Ys. A new perspective on Ys. Plus Earth Defense Force, Joe & Mac, Nolan Ryan's Baseball

In this episode, we kick off 1992 with a completely bug-free Earth Defense Force. Then it’s time to hop in our time machines to rescue some cave babes (shudder) with Joe & Mac. Then we dive into a somewhat overlooked SNES RPG with Ys III: Wanderers from Ys, which takes the popular Ys formula and literally flips it on its side. Finally, we look at Nolan Ryan’s Baseball and realize that, yup it sure is more baseball.

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Super End of 1991 Edition

SNEScapades #8 Super Off Road, 1991 Drives off into the sunset

We’ve come to the end of 1991. There are just two games left to talk about and instead of jumping into the games of 1992, Emmy Zero and SteampunkLink decide to look back on the first year (well half of a year) of the SNES’s life. So after some lively discussion about Super Baseball Simulator 1.000 and Super Off Road, they chat a bit about how the list stands as 1991 draws to a close and some of their favorite games, or just games they found fascinating.

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Super Castlevania IV Edition

SNEScapades #7 Super Castlevania IV, Dracula whip'n platforming perfection. Plus Lagoon, Home Alone, D-Force

Today, SteampunkLink and Emmy Zero team up to talk about Lagoon as Emmy Zero just wishes she was playing a proper Ys game instead. Then we it’s time to get into John Candy’s van in a hasty trip to check on Kevin in Chicago. They’re talking about Home Alone, in case you missed the reference there. Then it’s off in their helicopter for D-Force. It’s a rough trip but it’s all worth it as they finish up with Super Castlevania IV.

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Super Ghouls N Ghosts Edition

SNEScapades #6 Super Ghouls N Ghosts, Courting controversy with curt commentary. Plus RPM Racing, Super Tennis, True Golf Classics: Waialae Country Club

In this episode, SteampunkLink and Emmy Zero get a little controversial with their declaration that Capcom classic Super Ghouls N’ Ghosts is a bad game.

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