SNEScapades

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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08/30/2019

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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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08/23/2019

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Final Fantasy II Edition

SNEScapades #5 Final Fantasy II, Can number 2 become number 1? Plus Darius Twin, Bill Laimbeer's Combat Basketball, ActRaiser

Wow, we have a pair of real classics in this one. We had so much to say about Actraiser and Final Fantasy II, that this is our longest episode ever. We talked for nearly two hours, but because we love you, we managed to cut it down to just under an hour.

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08/16/2019

51:35

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UN Squadron Edition

SNEScapades #4 UN Squadron, Take to the skies in the best shooter yet. Plus Paperboy 2, Ultraman, John Madden Football

We talk a lot about the history of a popular manga series in Japan, a long-running Japanese TV superhero, an arcade classic, and an old tabletop game about football. We discuss a lot of things that happened in the 80s! And I guess we talk about some Super NES games as well.

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08/09/2019

42:08

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Super Bases Loaded Edition

SNEScapades #3 Super Bases Loaded, Ryne Sandberg not included. Plus Populous, Super R-Type, The Chessmaster

Do you enjoy baseball, chess, old arcade games, or being god? If so, then have we ever got an episode for you. Emmy and Link start with a chat about the SNES port of the PC god-sim Populous. Then it’s on to the dubiously licensed Super Bases Loaded. Super R-Type is up next and rounding everything out is The Chessmaster. What’s better than a game of chess against a tough but slow computer opponent while the same piece of music plays over and over again?

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08/03/2019

46:39

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Drakkhen Edition

SNEScapades #2 Drakkhen, The strange western RPG comes to SNES. Plus Hyperzone, Hal's Hole in One Golf, Final FIght

Things get a bit strange today, as SteampunkLink and Emmy Zero dive into the month of September 1991. They examine rail-shooter Hyperzone which features double the Mode 7 (Mode 14?) Then it’s double the Hal with Hal’s Hole in One and SteampunkLink explains his issue with golf video games. Then they look at Drakkhen, one of the strangest RPGs to release on the system. Finally, they talk about the SNES’s Final Fight port and learn that sometimes two players are better than one.

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07/26/2019

46:39

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F-Zero Edition

SNEScapades #1 F-Zero, Mode 7 rockets out of the gate. Plus: Gradius III, Pilotwings, SimCity

On this episode Emmy Zero and SteampunkLink cover the non-Super Mario World games that came out in the first month of the Super NES’s lifespan. On the whole, it’s a pretty solid lineup boasting quality that any video game system would be lucky to have in its first month of life.

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07/20/2019

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Super Mario World Edition

SNEScapades #0 Super Mario World, The journey of a million miles begins with a single spin-jump.

Hey everyone! Welcome to SNEScapades. In this pilot episode (which we’re calling Episode Zero) Emmy Zero and SteampunkLink talk about their goals for the series and go into a lengthy chat about the title that came packed-in with the system in North America, Super Mario World.

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07/11/2019

26:47

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