Category Archives: NES/Famicom

A History Of The D-Pad

Most of my generation and younger can say with ease that we grew up with a video game controller welded to our hands, and as geeky as it is, the video game controller is a cultural icon now.

Youtuber The Gaming Historian gives a closer look at the history behind it. Check out the video below if you really want to get your geek on

Graveyard Duck Episode 02 – Wizards & Warriors

This week we take a look at the NES classic Wizards & Warriors. We share our memories of the game, discuss differences between the NES and Famicom versions, talk about the musical score, and as always, give you tips and tricks.

Don’t forget to keep up with the show and relive all the nostalgia by following us on Twitter (@duckgraveyard) and Facebook. Send us your memories or show suggestions at graveyardduckpodcast@gmail.com. And be sure to check out all of the great content from this show and other nerdy favorites at geeknerdery.com.

Graveyard Duck Episode 01 – Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest

Welcome to the debut episode of the Graveyard Duck podcast. Listen as your hosts Scott and Wes nerd out about some of their all time favorite retro video games. This week, we look at Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest of the NES and Famicom Disk System.

Oh, and what is a graveyard duck? Listen and find out.

Don’t forget to keep up with the show and relive all the nostalgia by following us on Twitter (@duckgraveyard) and Facebook. Send us your memories or show suggestions at graveyardduckpodcast@gmail.com. And be sure to check out all of the great content from this show and other nerdy favorites at geeknerdery.com.