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Retro Gaming Boombox

A Podcast that focuses on retro video games and their music from the 80's to late 90's hosted by Rick and Sal.
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Dec 15, 2017

On this episode, Rick and Sal are joined once again by their buddy Matt. The guys deep dive into the sewers to kick some shell and discuss the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles games on the Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis/ Mega Drive. Enjoy the Waves!

Episode 19: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IV : Turtles in Time (SNES) Hyperstone Heist (Sega Genesis / Mega Drive) 

Publisher & Developer: Konami
Platform: Super Nintendo / Sega Genesis
Release Date: NA: August 1992/ JA: July 1992
Composer: Mutsuhiko Izumi & Kozo Nakamura

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Intro - Turtle Power (SNES)

Break 1

Big Apple 3AM (SNES)
Alleycat Blues (SNES)
Sewer Surfin’ (SNES / MD)
Prehistoric Turtlesaurus (SNES)

Break 2

Bury my Shell at Wounded Knee (SNES)
Neon Night-Riders (SNES)
Star Base - Where no Turtle Has Gone Before (MD)
Flying High (SNES)

Outro - OutRun - Last Wave (MD)

*All music recorded from original gaming hardware*

 

Nov 15, 2017

In this pipe warping and goomba stomping episode Rick and Sal are joined once again by their friend Matt. They talk about the recent release of Super Mario Odyssey, the good ol' days of the N64, the impact Mario 64 had on the classic platformer and of course the music. Enjoy the Waves!

Episode 18: Super Mario 64

Publisher & Developer: Nintendo
Platform: Nintendo 64
Release Date: (US) September 26, 1996

Composer: Koji Kondo

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Intro - Title Theme

Break 1

  1. Super Mario 64 Main Theme
  2. Slider
  3. Snow mountain  

Break 2

  1. Dire, Dire Docks
  2. Lethal Lava Land
  3. Cave Dungeon

Break 3

  1. Koopa's Theme
  2. Piranha Plant's Lullaby - Piano
  3. Jump Up, Super Star!

Outro - OutRun - Last Wave

All music recorded from original gaming hardware

Oct 15, 2017

In this Halloween themed episode, Rick and Sal cover one of Rick’s favorite video game franchise Castlevania: Bloodlines for the Sega Genesis/MegaDdrive. Showcasing some of the game play, mechanics, and music and hey you may hear some familiar tracks from previous installments of the series pumping through the FM sound chip. Enjoy the waves!

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Episode 17: Castlevania Bloodlines

Publisher & Developer: Konami

Platform: Sega Genesis/Mega Drive

Release Date: (US) March 17, 1994

Composer: Yamane Michiru

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Intro - Reincarnated Soul, Part 2 (Stage 1)

Break 1

  • The Sinking Old Sanctuary (Stage 2)
  • The Discolored Wall (Stage 3)
  • Iron-Blue Intention (Stage 4)

Break 2

  • The Prayer of a Tragic Queen (Stage 5)
  • Calling From Heaven (Stage 6)
  • The Vampire's Stomach (Final Boss Theme)

Break 3

  • Bloody Tears (Classic Tune 2)
  • Vampire Killer (Classic Tune 3)
  • Theme of Simon (Classic Tune 4)

Outro - OutRun - Last Wave

 

All music recorded from original gaming hardware

Sep 15, 2017

This month, Rick and Sal are joined in studio by their buddy Amir to discuss the SNES (Super Nintendo) classic edition. The boys touch on the long awaited release of Star Fox 2 and the SNES classic pre-order debacle. This episode also showcases some of their favorite games featured in the collection. Enjoy the Waves!

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EPISODE 16: SNES CLASSIC EDITION

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Intro - Earthbound - Title Screen

Super Mario World - World 1: Yoshi’s Island

EarthBound - Onett theme

Contra III: The Alien Wars - Neo Kobe Steel Factory (Stage 3)

Super Mario Kart - Character Select Screen

Star Fox - Corneria (Stage 1)

Star Fox 2 - Title Theme

Street Fighter - Guile Theme

Donkey Kong Country - Island Map / Mine Cart Madness  

Final Fantasy III - Victory Fanfare

F-Zero - Mute City

Super Castlevania IV - Bloody Tears / The Cave theme

Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island - Flower Garden

Mega Man X - Prologue theme / Zero 1 / Spark Mandrill stage

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past - Light World / Magic Mirror / Dark World

Super Metroid - Samus Aran Appearance Fanfare / Theme of Samus Aran, Space Warrior

Outro - Outrun - Last Wave

 

All music recorded from original gaming hardware

Aug 15, 2017

In this Episode Rick and Sal cover the Blue Blur himself, Sonic the Hedgehog on the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive. The bros discuss gameplay, music and how this SEGA mascot was brought to life. Dust off that 90's attitude and enjoy the waves!  

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Episode 15: Sonic the Hedgehog

Release: 06/23/1991

Published: SEGA

Developed:  Sonic Team

Programer: Yuji Naka

Composer: Masato Nakamura

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Intro - Title Screen

Break #1

  • Green Hill Zone
  • Marble Zone
  • Spring Yard Zone

Break #2

  • Labyrinth Zone
  • Star Light Zone
  • Scrap Brain Zone

Break #3

  • Robotinik Theme - Boss fight
  • Final Zone
  • Special Stage (Chaos Emerald)

Outro - OutRun - Last Wave

All music recorded from original gaming hardware

Jul 15, 2017

In this episode Rick and Sal venture out of the studio and record live at Too Many Games 2017. They walk the floor interviewing many famous gaming enthusiasts such as the Angry Video Game Nerd, the Game Chasers and My life in Gaming. The Caruso Bros find out what got their guests into video games and what are some of their favorite tracks. Enjoy the Waves!

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Episode 14: Too Many Games 2017

Intro - Blazing Lazers - Area 1  (TG16)

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles:Hyperstone Heist - New York City (GEN/MD)
  • Mega man 3 - Title Theme (NES)
  • Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past  - Dark World (SNES)
  • Actraiser - Ending (SNES)
  • Rayman Legends - Castle Rock (WiiU)
  • Sonic 2 - Aquatic Ruin Zone (GEN/MD)
  • Castlevania IV - Prologue (SNE)
  • Space Harrier - Main BGM (SMS)
  • Blaster Master - Area 1 - Forest (NES)
  • Kirby’s Adventure - Ending Theme (NES)

 Outrun - Last Wave (GEN/MD)

Links to all the Guests in this episode. 

YouTube Channel:               Twitter:

Cinemassacre                     @cinemassacre

My Life in Gaming               @MyLifeInGaming

Game Dave                         @NextGameDave

Pixel Dan                             @PixelDan

The Game Chasers             @thegamechasers

Shady Jay                           @ShadyJay1908

8 Bit Eric                             @8biteric

The Gaming Historian         @GamingHistorian

Pat the NES Punk               @PatTheNESpunk

 

Jun 15, 2017

It’s that time again! Grab that monochrome pocket powerhouse and hit the road with Rick and Sal as they record remotely from the Jersey shore. The Bros cover the Nintendo classic, Kirby’s Dream Land for the Game Boy. Plug in your headphones and enjoy the waves!

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Episode 13: Kirby’s Dream Land

Developer: Hal Laboratory

Publisher: Nintendo

Composer: Jun Ishikawa

Platform: Game Boy

Release Date: 1992

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Intro - Title Screen

Break #1

  • Green Greens (Level 1)
  • Castle Lololo (Level 2)
  • Float Islands (Level 3)

Break #2

  • Roasted Sweet Potatoes Shooting
  • Sparking Stars/Dance!
  • Bubbly Clouds (Level 4)

Break #3  

  • Mt. Dedede (Level 5)
  • Boss Theme  
  • Ending

Outro - OutRun - Last Wave (Sega Master System Version)

All music recorded from original gaming hardware.

May 15, 2017

 

In this episode Rick and Sal talk about Konami’s Rocket Knight Adventures starring the legendary opossum Sparkster on the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive. They reminisce on their childhood memories, how every company was trying to capitalize on the animal mascot, and of course the amazing music. Enjoy the waves!

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Episode 12: Rocket Knight Adventures

Developed and Published: Konami

Composer: Masanori Oouchi, Aki Hata and Masanori Adachi

Platform: Sega Genesis/ Mega Drive

Release Date: 1993

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Intro - Stage 1

Break #1

  1. Stage 2
  2. Flight
  3. Stage Boss

Break #2

  1. Stage 3
  2. Stage 4
  3. Mine Cart

Break #3

  1.   Stage 5
  2.   Stage 6
  3.   Miniboss

Break #4

  1.   Stage 7
  2.   Final Boss
  3.   Traps
  4.   Traps part 2

Outro     OutRun - Last Wave

All music recorded from original gaming hardware.

 

Apr 15, 2017

In this episode Rick and Sal talk about the fan favorite DuckTales. They talk about the origin of the series, break down some of the gameplay, talk about the remastered Disney Afternoon collection, and as always jam out to some tunes.

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Episode 11: Disney's Duck Tales

Platform: NES (1989)

Developed & Published: Capcom

Designers: Keiji Inafune & Tukuro Fujiwara

Composer: Hiroshige Tonomura

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Intro - Duck Tales Theme

  1. Land Select
  2. The Amazon

Break #1

  1.   Gyro's Flying Machine/ Bonus Level
  2.   Transylvania
  3.   Boss Theme

Break #2

  1.   African Mines
  2.   The Himalayas

Break #3

  1.   The Moon
  2.   DuckTales Theme (TV Version)

 

Outro - OutRun - Last Wave

All video game music recorded from original hardware 

1967 Scrooge McDuck and Money

https://youtu.be/BAFSrKqIKdc 

Mar 15, 2017

In this episode, Rick & Sal are joined by their friend Forkin to discuss the "legendary" game The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past for the Super Nintendo. The Bros dive in to this Super Nintendo classic and highlight their favorite Zelda: A Link to the Past tracks composed by the great Koji Kondo. Enjoy the waves!

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EPISODE 10: The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

Platform: Super Nintendo (1991)

Developed & Published: Nintendo

Composer: Koji Kondo

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Intro

Title Theme

 

(Break #1)

Time of Falling Rain

Princess Zelda’s Rescue

Palace Dungeon

 

 

(Break #2)   

Overworld

Kakariko Village

Cave

 

(Break #3)

Forest

Master sword

Hyrule Castle

 

(Break #4)

Dark World

Dark World Dungeon

Dark Mountain Forest

 

(Break #5)

Boss ~BGM~

Boss Clear Fanfare
Crystal

 

(Break #6)

Battle With Ganon

Triforce Chamber


Outro

OutRun - Last Wave

Legend of Zelda A Link to the Past SNES Japanese Commercial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjpHzLYHkwA

 

All music recorded from original gaming hardware.

 

Feb 15, 2017

In this episode, Rick & Sal discuss Battletoads for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive. The brothers break down the infamous classic, as they play music from the Sega port. Also included are a few tracks from the Nintendo version, both composed by the great David Wise.  Enjoy the Waves!

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EPISODE 9: BATTLETOADS

Platform: NES (1991) & Sega Genesis/Mega Drive (1993)

Developed: Rare

Published: Tradewest

Composer: David Wise

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Opening Song

Title Theme (GEN/MD)

 

Break #1

Ragnarok's Canyon (Level 1)

Wookie Hole (Level 2)

   

Pause Music (NES)

 

Break #2

Turbo Tunnel Part 1 (Level 3-1)

Turbo Tunnel Part 2 - Speeder Bike (NES)

Turbo Tunnel Part 2 - Speeder Bike (GEN/MD)

Arctic Caverns (Level 4)  

 

Break #3

Surf City (Level 5)

Karnath's Lair (Level 6) (Snake Level)

Volkmire's Inferno Part 1 (Level 7-1)

Volkmire's Inferno Part 2 - Jet Turbo (Level 7-2)

 

Break #4

Intruder Excluder & Terra Tubes

Rat Race (Level 10)

 

Final Break

Clinger-Winger (Level 11)

The Revolution (Level 12)

Boss Music

Game Over

Battletoads Theme (NES)


Outro  

OutRun - Last Wave

All music recorded from original gaming hardware.

 

Jan 15, 2017

In this episode Rick and Sal reach for the stars to bring back the often forgotten SEGA mascot RISTAR from obscurity. The brothers discuss RISTAR for the SEGA Genesis / Mega Drive. They also breakdown gameplay mechanics, planets/levels and like always the episode is jam packed with music! Enjoy the Waves! 

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EPISODE 8: RISTAR

Platform: Sega Genesis/Mega Drive

Published and Developed: SEGA

Composer: Tomoko Sasaki

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Opening Theme 

      Pray!! Pray!! Play!!

Planet Flora

  1. Shooting Ristar

Planet Undertow

  1.   Break Silence

Planet Scorch

  1.   Busy Flare

Planet Sonata

  1.   Du - Di - Da!!  

 Planet Freon

  1.   Ice Scream

Planet Automation

  1. Lock Up!!
  1. Theme of Kaiser Greedy
  1. Round Clear 2 - Beyond Space
  1. BONUS STAGE 2 - READY GO!! !!

Outro

      OutRun - Last Wave

All music is recorded from the original gaming hardware.

 

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