Category Archives: NES/Famicom

Graveyard Duck Episode 37 – The NES in 1987

What a difference a year makes. 1986 may have been a bit of a let down for the NES, but 1987 more than makes up for it. This week Scott and Wes discuss 1987 and what it meant for the NES while spotlighting a couple of our favorite, overlooked titles.

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Graveyard Duck Episode 36 – The NES in 1986

After an unexplained week off, we’re back, and this week we’re continuing to look at the life of the NES, one year at a time. This week, 1986.

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Graveyard Duck Episode 35 – The NES in 1985

This week we’re trying something a little different. Rather than spotlight a specific game, we’ve decided to spotlight an entire year. Scott and Wes take a look at 1985, and what that year held for the NES. We discuss the history and mention a few of the big titles of the year, but focus mainly on a couple of underrated and possibly overlooked titles.

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Graveyard Duck Episode 34 – Batman: The Video Game

Have you ever danced with the devil the pale moonlight? Well we have, and we’re here to tell you all about it.

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Graveyard Duck Episode 33 – River City Ransom

This week we discuss a long overdue title for the NES, River City Ransom. Somehow Scott has gone his entire life without playing this one. Come here his first impressions.

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Graveyard Duck Episode 31 – Deja Vu

This week Scott and Wes managed to spend an hour talking about Deja Vu for the NES without ever once making a Deja Vu pun or joke. Before you accuse us of being professional though, you should know we wander off topic many times, and discuss things like Sam and Max, Leisure Suit Larry, and Robert E Howard. Trust me. You’ll enjoy it.

Oh, and check out the Cromcast.

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Graveyard Duck Episode 29 – Arkista’s Ring

We’ve decided to dig into a more obscure title this week with the late NES release, Arkista’s Ring. Is it worthy of being called a hidden gem, or was this one better left forgotten? Listen to find out.

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Graveyard Duck Episode 25 – Super Mario Bros 2

What more do we need to say? We’re talking about Super Mario Bros 2. Of course you should listen.

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Graveyard Duck Episode 22 – Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom

Once again the listener requests take your hosts into uncharted territory, and this time it’s full of vegetables. Join Scott and Wes as they discuss Sir Cucumber, Percy, and their quest to rescue Princess Tomato from the evil Minister Pumpkin.

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Graveyard Duck Episode 21 – Metal Gear

This is Big Boss. Operation Graveyard Duck EP21. Listen to Scott and Wes for detailed intel on Metal Gear for the MSX2 and Famicom/NES. Do not fail.

…Over.

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Graveyard Duck Episode 18 – Bucky O’Hare

Time for another listener request and this time your hosts get introduced to a game that they are both relatively unfamiliar with. Find out whether Bucky O’Hare is worth the $100 price tag, or whether it’s just another TMNT ripoff.

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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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