Category Archives: NES/Famicom

Graveyard Duck Episode 17 – Mega Man X

Well, we decided that we’re not quite ready to be done talking about Mega Man, so this week (by listener request) we jumping to the 16-bit era and discussing Mega Man X.

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Graveyard Duck Episode 16 – Mega Man 2

Alright. I’ll be QUICK about this one. If I were you, I WOOD not miss this episode. Your hosts really HEAT up the AIR waves as we FLASH back to 1988 and talk about our favorite METAL hero in Mega Man 2. So CRASH on the couch and enjoy another classic episode from Graveyard Duck. (Oh, and Bubble Man.)

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Graveyard Duck Episode 14 – Contra

Find a friend you trust and enter the 30 lives code, because it’s time to talk Contra. We tackle another listener request this week, and man is it a good one. Tune in and we promise to finally tell you what that stupid R gun does.

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Graveyard Duck Episode 13 – Wonder Boy & Adventure Island

Grab your grass skirt and skateboard because this week we’re talking about Wonder Boy and Adventure Island. Are you wondering why we’re talking about two games this week? Be sure to listen to find out how these two games are related.

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Graveyard Duck Episode 12 – Ultima: Exodus

Lord British demands your attention. To save the realm, you must download the latest episode where Scott and Wes discuss Ultima Exodus. Actually, nothing bad will happen if you don’t, but you should anyway. It’s a really good episode.

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Graveyard Duck Episode 10 – Blaster Master

Check on your pet frog and hop in your tank. We’re talking Blaster Master on episode 10 this week. Join us as we once again head down memory lane as we discuss this classic gem.

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Graveyard Duck Episode 08 – Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos

Welcome back to another action packed episode of Graveyard Duck Podcast. This week we discuss the 1990 8-bit classic Ninja Gaiden II. Get your windmill throwing stars ready.

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Graveyard Duck Episode 06 – Dragon Warrior

This week we discuss what may have been for a lot of us our introduction to RPGs, Dragon Warrior. Wes and Scott are both big fans of this franchise, and it all began with this classic original.

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Graveyard Duck Episode 05 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

This week we discuss a one of the most notoriously difficult games on the NES, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. It’s been nearly 30 years that’s Scott’s been trying to beat this game. Did he finally do it? Listen and find out.

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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 2 – 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.

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Graveyard Duck Episode 1 – 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.