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RetroforceGO! records episode 86 tonight: Commodore 64

Finally, right? We know many of you have been waiting for a Commodore 64 episode, so tonight's your night. I could pretend I know what I'm talking about and go on about floppy discs and keyboards, but I never had one of these things, and it...

 
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RetroforceGO! not recording this week: sadness, pandas, etc

Kids, come over here for a minute and have a seat. No, not on the radiator, you'll ruin your ass. Over here. Listen. There comes a time when mommies and daddies all have plans during the same week and can't record. It's just something that ...

 
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RetroforceGO! Episode 85: Listener questions

Happy Friday, listeners! This week was another of our listener questions episodes, which is our favorite thing to do. Mostly because it's easy. In keeping with that spirit of laziness, I'm not going to write anything else here but these hig...

 
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RetroforceGO! records episode 85 tonight: Listener questions

It's that time again. The day has come when you, the listener, decide what this week's show is about. Not because we relinquish control, but because we agree to spend the entire episode discussing nothing but your questions. It's something ...

 
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RetroforceGO! Episode 84: Puzzle games

Happy Friday, listeners! This week we sat in a circle and recorded our Puzzle Game addicts’ support group session. I don’t think anyone came out of it any less hooked on block dropping, but we sure had fun talking about it anywa...

 
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RetroforceGO! records episode 84 tonight: Puzzle games

Back in 1985, a guy by the name of Alexey Pajitnov designed a game called Tetris. In years following, it's spawned countless clones, variations and altogether new games, perhaps most notably the upcoming smash hit Wii Ware title, Puzzle Puz...

 
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RetroforceGO! Episode 83: Metal Slug

Happy Friday, listeners! This week we talked about Metal Slug, which you should go play right now. Er ... well, right after you listen to this: The RetroforceGIVE! charity auction is live! Dale North's jamRocket LoungerEnemy ChaserZombies ...

 
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RetroforceGO! records episode 83 tonight: Metal Slug

We touched on it briefly during the course of our Neo Geo episode, but come on. It's Metal Slug. You can't touch on it briefly. So we're doing a whole episode about it. Partly because it's one of my favorite games ever, but mostly because i...

 
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RetroforceGO! not recording this week, don't tell Chad on us

Okay, so here's the thing, see. Chad, Dyson and Colette are partying it up in Miami for the Dtoid 3-year anniversary, and have left Stella and me behind because they don't love us. That would be okay, except that Chad left his Jeep parked i...

 
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RetroforceGO! Episode 82: The NES

Happy Friday, listeners! And happy birthday to Phist, who probably doesn't listen to the show anymore, but I'll say it anyway. This week's show is about the Nintendo Entertainment System, and it's about time. Highlights include: MC Scrappy ...

 
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RetroforceGO! records episode 82 tonight: The NES (yes, really)

"LOL HAY but isn't every week the NES episode, har har?" You shut up and go back to your seat before I start throwing erasers, smart guy. Yes, this week's show is about the Nintendo Entertainment System. How have we not done this ...

 
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RetroforceGO! Episode 81: The Ocarina of Time

Happy Friday, listeners! This week, we hummed a lot and made some funny noises that may or may not have to do with The Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina of Time. We also talked about some things, such as: Hyrule Field: My God it's huge ... or i...

 
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RetroforceGO! records episode 81 tonight: Retro Limbo #3: The Ocarina of Time

You may have noticed that we missed our usual slot for a Retro Limbo episode last week in order to celebrate the pristine glory of the Street Fighter franchise. Let's pretend this week's show number is an even ten and we'll get on with our ...

 
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RetroforceGO! Episode 80: Hell yeah Street Fighter

Happy Friday, Listeners! If you've had enough of Justin Timberlake the SFIV theme, we've got something else for you to listen to for a while. This week's show celebrates the greatness of Street Fighter in general, and highlights include: A...

 
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RetroforceGO! records episode 80 tonight: Motherf*cking Street Fighter

Hey kids! Did you get Street Fighter IV yet? Did ya, huh? Isn't it magnificent? Isn't it the greatest thing to happen to mankind in eight years? The answer is yes, and we will hear no arguments on the matter. Street Fighter is awesome. In f...

 
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RetroforceGO! Episode 79: Unrequited love in retro games

Happy Friday, listeners! Tomorrow is Valentine's day, so we thought we'd talk a little about unrequited love in retro games. Heaven knows we all understand what it feels like. Highlights: Valentine's Day is stupid.Do I hear 5 out of 5 choc...

 
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RetroforceGO! records episode 79 tonight: Unrequited love in retro games

Happy Valentine's Day, listeners. We don't know each other very well, but um ... I wanted to ask you something. Will you be my friend? Just pretending is fine, too. We wouldn't have to see each other every day or anything. You could just co...

 
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RetroforceGO! Episode 78: Classic gaming magazines

Happy Frid ... er, Wednesday, listeners! We recorded a little early this week because I'm going to be at New York Comic Con this weekend. If you're there too, come by and say hello. If you're not, enjoy this early episode, highlights from w...

 
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RetroforceGO! records episode 78 tonight: Classic gaming magazines

Before there was an internet, there was print journalism. There still is, but if advertisers and moneyholders have their way, that might not be true for much longer. If you grew up when we did, there's a good chance you spent many an aftern...

 
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RetroforceGO! Episode 77: We heart Capcom

Happy Friday, listeners! This week, we talked about one of our favorite things in the whole world: Capcom. Capsule Computers (yup, that's what it's short for) made many of our favorite games ever, and this episode is a fapfest dedicated to ...

 
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RetroforceGO! records episode 77 tonight: We heart Capcom

We heart Capcom. A lot. Chances are you do, too. Tonight we'll be discussing just how awesome Capcom was, and still is. They're responsible for many of our favorite games, and some of those were Disney games. Which means there will probably...

 
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REMINDER: RetroforceGIVE! donations end this week!

You are all generous, kind-hearted, amazing people. Oh, wait, did I mention handsome? You are all generous, kind-hearted, amazing, handsome people.We started donations for the RetroforceGIVE! Mega Drive a few weeks ago (sponsored by Retrofo...

 
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RetroforceGO! Episode 76: Ninja Gaiden with Conrad Zimmerman

Happy Friday, listeners! This week, we discussed ninjas. And Ninja Gaiden.  And evil birds who knock you back much further than a bird should have the power to do, and cause you to stick to the inside wall of a pit. Birds are jerks. Al...

 
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RetroforceGO! records episode 76 tonight: Ninja Gaiden with Conrad Zimmerman

It's about time we got to Ninja Gaiden, and it's also about time we got the author of RetRose Tinted on the show, Conrad Zimmerman. Tonight, Mr. Zimmerman and his hat join us to discuss the Hayabusa clan, fire wheels, and ninja badassery in...

 
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RetroforceGO! Episode 75: Listener questions

Happy Friday, listeners! This week, we ventured into the realm of madness again with our listener questions episode. This draws to a close the weeks-long trend of abstract topics for us, and next week we'll be back to some actual subjects. ...

 
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RetroforceGO! records episode 75 tonight: Listener questions

IT IS TIME. Come forth, dear listeners, and lay your questions upon the anvil of Retro, that we may forge them into implements of MAYHEM. Bring us your queries, your ponderings, your thirst for knowledge, that we may begin to bestow upon yo...

 
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RetroforceGO! Episode 74: Great retro boss battles

Happy friday, listeners! This week, we talked smack about some of our favorite and least favorite retro bosses.  As per usual, we also talked about lots of other stuff that has nothing to do with anything. Highlights include: Dear UGO:...

 
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RetroforceGO! records episode 74 tonight: Greatest retro boss battles

We now return you to your regularly scheduled awesome. RetroforceGO! is back in its normal time slot, (right after Family Matters), and we're all set to take on the final boss. While we're at it, we may as well take on all the other ones, t...

 
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Help the future gamers of the world with the RetroforceGIVE! Mega Drive

Instead of calling your family more or trying to lose weight, why don’t you start off 2009 with a resolution that really matters? Giving to children! Best retro podcast ever RetroforceGO! is teaming up with Child’s Play for a ch...

 
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RetroforceGO! episode 73: Year-end List Mania

Happy New Year, listeners! To send 2008 out the door, we packed the last episode of the year full of longness. No, seriously, the show is long. Highlights include: Chad does an amazing Dyson impressionDyson does an even better Dyson impress...

 

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