Nintendon't

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Video game music past and present presented with a healthy dose of ludology. Nintendon't is a KBOO podcast looking at PC and video game music ranging from the bleeps and bloops of what may or may not be your childhood to the modern hits of today with a wry perspective. 
 
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BooTwo - second stream
Program status: 
Retired

08- Gary Butterfield's Butterfavorites (GUEST: Gary Butterfield of DuckFeed.TV)

Airs at: Fri, 05/19/2017 at 5:00am - 6:30am
Produced for Nintendon't
Gary Butterfield, co-founder of the popular podcast network DuckFeed.TV (home to such popular podcasts as Watch Out For Fireballs! and Bonfireside Chat) drops by to discuss some of his favorite video game music tracks. From Japanese lounge crooning to electronica and beyond... Read more

07- Sierra Online Vocal Themes

Airs at: Sun, 03/19/2017 at 7:00am - 7:30am
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Sierra was a company known for making adventure games for computers in the 1980’s and 1990’s (some of their most popular series were King’s Quest, Space Quest, and Leisure Suit Larry). When CD-ROM computer games exploded in popularity, they decided to feature vocal songs in... Read more

06- Contra

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2017 at 5:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Nintendon't
For 24 years, Konami’s Contra series of video games have combined sci-fi run and gun action with aliens and explosions. The games are also so difficult you might just throw a controller out the window- just one hit and you die. Over the course of 13 games, the series’ drivi... Read more

05- Wing Commander

Airs at: Sat, 12/03/2016 at 9:00am - 9:30am
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Combining the earnest plots of World War 2 films with an original sci-fi setting inspired by Star Trek and Star Wars, the Wing Commander games were a load of space sim fun. The Terran Confederation waged a years long battle against the evil feline Kilrathi alien race. Wing ... Read more

04- Final Fantasy

Airs at: Fri, 11/25/2016 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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Since 1987, the Final Fantasy series of role-playing videogames have entertained young and old alike. No numbered entry in the series is alike- one game might take place in a dystopian sci-fi future while another might be set in a lush high fantasy world. Despite these diff... Read more

03- Portland Retro Gaming Expo

Airs at: Fri, 11/11/2016 at 7:00am - 7:15am
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The Portland Retro Gaming Expo has been around for eleven years celebrating classic video, arcade, and computer games for friends and families alike. I had the chance to attend their most recent event in October 2016. Amidst the ka-chings of the pinball machines and the Pok... Read more

02- Duke Nukem

Airs at: Thu, 09/29/2016 at 5:00am - 6:00am
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Twenty-five years ago Apogee Software released Duke Nukem, a sci-fi themed side-scroller (think Mario with a gun) starring a titular lead character that looked not unlike Arnold Schwarzenegger. Its true popularity didn’t come until 1996’s Duke Nukem 3D, a first-person shoot... Read more

01- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Airs at: Thu, 09/08/2016 at 5:15am - 6:15am
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The heroes in a half shell might have originated as a comic book, but they starred in dozens of video games over the years. Let’s take a listen to some of your tubular TMNT favorites as you scarf down a gnarly slice of pepperoni anchovy surprise. On today’s program: Ove... Read more