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Retro Game Club is a podcast about retro gaming with a focus on programming, emulation, and projects you can do at home. Each episode, we will have two games you can play with us and give us feedback before the next episode. We will also have a topic or project of the week that will be the focus of the conversation.
 
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🏆Your monthly support helps us keep the retro news flowing! https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinretro ☕Or just buy us a coffee! https://ko-fi.com/thisweekinretro 🕸 TWiR Sub Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/thisweekinretro/ Story Links: Follow your hosts! Twitter: https://twitter.com/rmcretro https://twitter.com/amigosretro Youtube https://youtube.com…
 
Frenchpet Advice is back! In this episode, Frenchpet talks about the Reddit post "Don't Use To Much Toothpaste" while playing Duck Hunt. Listen to him talk about stealing toothpaste instead, using toothpaste as polish, toilet paper facts, his podcast timing powers and more! Here's the link to the original Reddit post:https://www.reddit.com/r/LifePr…
 
In this episode, Frenchpet plays Virtua Racing on the Sega Genesis! He also talks about having a nice dentist for his root canal, the game dentists play to get your money, the sad story of the 32X, working from home in the Covid era, renting Shadow Squadron and many more! Follow our socials for more Frenchpet madness! Facebook: https://www.facebook…
 
In this episode, Frenchpet plays Crash Bandicoot! He also tells the story about meeting the wife of one of the Super Best Friends Plays, setting up a universal remote, buying shirts on a yard sale, collecting Japanese death match tapes, another shoutout to Monttreal vegan bakery Sophie Sucree and many more! Check out Sophie Sucree at https://sophie…
 
Season 3 Episode 12 Episode 84 News: Analogue Pocket Delayed, and the Suez Canal Boat May Be Partially to Blame Sealed Super Mario Bros. NES Cartridge Becomes Most Expensive Game Ever Sold Today marks 20 years since SEGA left the home console business (3/31) 2021 Sonic Hacking Contest Dates Is PS5 Adding PS3, PS2, and PS1 Backward Compatibility? Ne…
 
Atari's NFT Sneakers sell for $3000. Who's buying? Plus the Playstation finally gets a softmod 27 years in, retro greats judge a new code contest, and a rare Neo Geo game is found in a California field. All this and more on This Week in Retro! 🏆Your monthly support helps us keep the retro news flowing! https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinretro ☕Or ju…
 
Frenchpet Advice is back! In this episode, Frenchpet talks about the Reddit post "Don't Live Life Expecting Others To Be Nice To You; Be The Nice Person You Want Them To Be". Listen to him talk about his tech support past, taking the high road, strength in optimism, the Toxic Crusader and more! Here's the link to the original Reddit post:https://ww…
 
It's April Fools and Frenchpet is here to play Super Mario Kart! He discusses the Yakuza Kiwami 2 silent patch, the dark web, season 7 of his driver's license saga, getting "crunk", following what his brain tells him to do and more! As mentioned in the episode: Yakuza Kiwami 2 Silent Patch: https://www.twitter.com/__silent_/ Follow our socials for …
 
In this episode, Frenchpet plays Super Mario Kart! He talks about preparing for his driving exam, chocolate oat milk, a story about buying walnuts at the grocery store, "Le Plateau-Mont-Royal Water Experience", being an expert at Mario Kart on the SNES and squirrels getting nuts! Follow our socials for more Frenchpet madness! Facebook: https://www.…
 
Frenchpet Advice is back! In this episode, Frenchpet talks about the Reddit post "You Can Use Your Placebo To Boost Various Areas Of Your Life – Even If You Know It's Placebo". Listen to him talk about TED Talks, "The Placebo Effect", Super Mario World, being dumb teenagers and more! Here's the link to the original Reddit post:https://www.reddit.co…
 
Season 3 Episode 11 (3.11 Game Club For Workgroups) Episode 83 News: Reverse-Engineering NES Tetris to add Hard Drop Cancelled Game Boy Color game Infinity to be completed and released Taken For Granted, The Game Boy Advance’s Mario Bros. Classic Remake is a Franchise Gem The "Underworld Theme" from 'Super Mario Bros' is a Replay of a 1979 Fusion R…
 
The Demo Scene gets government recognition, Activision's original team returns to the 2600, it's Marchintosh, and the retro world mourns a Rockstar legend. 🏆Your monthly support helps us keep the retro news flowing! https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinretro ☕Or just buy us a coffee! https://ko-fi.com/thisweekinretro 🕸 TWiR Sub Reddit: https://www.red…
 
In this episode, Frenchpet wages war on Dropbox! He discusses losing a lot of content on Dropbox including episodes of this podcast, squirrels, going off the grid, using the word "smart" for marketing and finding a cheaper replacement for Dropbox! Follow our socials for more Frenchpet madness! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/frenchpet/ Twitter: …
 
Season 3 Episode 10 Episode 82 News: Toys R Us Owners Plan to Reopen Stores Before the End of 2021 The Best Customizable Controller Can Now Be Programmed on Your Phone The best game released in 2020 was an NES demake from 2008 Store Your SNES Games In Style With These Rather Fetching Book-Like Cases Cotton Reboot! Review Brand new Sonic Heroes prot…
 
In this episode, Frenchpet celebrates Midge's birthday in Animal Crossing! He talks about the Nintendo Switch or as he calls it, "the Amazon Fire 6 inch Tablet", getting something for Midge on her birthday, the Switch's controller issues, warp zones and the new Frenchpet store. Follow our socials for more Frenchpet madness! Facebook: https://www.fa…
 
Frenchpet Advice is back! In this episode, Frenchpet talks about the Reddit post "Life Pro Tips: Don't Tell Someone That They Should "Smile More". Listen to him talk about having a "Resting Bitch Face", being tone deaf and more! Here's the link to the original Reddit post:https://www.reddit.com/r/LifeProTips/comments/l28j64/lpt_dont_tell_someone_th…
 
In this episode, Frenchpet plays Keith Courage in Alpha Zones on the TurboGrafx-16! He talks about his mom buying him a TurboGrafx-16 and lottery tickets, when newspapers were a thing, RGB modders, CounterStrike being the reason why Half Life sold gazillions of copies, going to mall kiosks to get ripped off and a masterclass on videogame music. Fol…
 
Season 3 Episode 9 Episode 81 News: My 30-year quest to beat Zelda II: The Adventure of Link Sonic The Hedgehog is Literally God For An Entire Planet Sonic The Hedgehog's Weirdest Moves That Defy All Logic How The Legend of Zelda helped free us from arcade ports Review! The Sega Saturn Satiator Panzer Dragoon II Zwei: Remake to Launch This Year Arc…
 
Another episode, another release! This time around sleirsgoevy delivers with an updated and working jailbreak working on firmwares 7.50, 7.51, and 7.55 PS4 consoles! Along with discussing the recent jailbreak release, this episode also includes a buying guide of sorts to help people track down a low firmware PS4, similar to a separate video I made …
 
In this episode, Frenchpet plays Blast Works on the Nintendo Wii! He discusses running indoors right before curfew, going on vacation, his thoughts on Life (the cereal), shovelware and starting a forum to get away from mainstream social media platforms! Follow our socials for more Frenchpet madness! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/frenchpet/ Twi…
 
Frenchpet Advice is back! In this episode, Frenchpet talks about the Reddit post "Life Pro Tips: If You Have A DSLR, Use It As A High Quality Webcam For Free". Listen to him talk about being the worst person in the video conference, creating unwanted competition at work and more! Here's the link to the original Reddit post:https://www.reddit.com/r/…
 
Just a couple of topic this time around for this episode of ModChat, right after the release of ModChat 074! However we got a couple of AWESOME surprises for this episode. The first of which being a new jailbreak release for the PS4, this one being for firmware 7.50. The next surprise release being a softmod thanks to a modified game save for... Th…
 
Mass Effect is being demade as a point and click LucasArts-style adventure--what other modern games do you think deserve similar treatment? Max Reload and the Nether Blasters tries to break the curse of the video game movie, BlueRetro brings bluetooth to multiplayer retro games, and Intellivision is coming to the Evercade. All this and more on This…
 
In this episode, Frenchpet plays Wave Race: Blue Storm on the Nintendo Gamecube! He talks about early 2000's fashion, WipeOut vs. Wave Race, getting sick of editing, toothache, floss picks and a whole lot of pain. Follow our socials for more Frenchpet madness! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/frenchpet/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/frenchpet/…
 
RetroArch gets a couple of awesome new developments in both the hardware and software departments! First being an upcoming open source cartridge dumper called the Open Hardware Project, and next up being a newly released core allowing for Sega Genesis/Mega Drive games to play in widescreen. We also have big news for the PS2 scene seeing the MechaCo…
 
In this episode, Frenchpet plays A Boy And His Blob on the Nintendo Wii! He discusses having a toothache due to a tooth infection, his experiences with pain, getting hit on the shin, taking ibuprofen and playing Mario Kart. Listen to Frenchpet struggle to finish recording this episode while in terrible pain! If you want to hear him scream in pain, …
 
Frenchpet Advice is back! In this episode, Frenchpet talks about the Reddit post Life Pro Tips: Separate Expenses Into “Needs”, “Wants”, And “Investments". Listen to him talk about finding "The Fonz" of bankers, not being a financial adviser, the International Banking Cartel, buying an Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) and more! Here's the link to the ori…
 
Are we seeing the light at the end of the lock down retro drought? Zelda is 35, but Nintendo don't care. Fry's Electronics closes its doors for good, and new SA1 chips for the SNES. Plus our community question of the week - Is Zelda an RPG? Weight in on our post on the TWiR Subreddit, and we'll read the top 3 most upvoted answers on next week's sho…
 
In this episode, Frenchpet plays Contra on the NES! He discusses games being too easy now, all games being RPG's now, taking antibiotics, carrying lots of napkins, managing his time and things working in 10 year increments because of capitalism. Follow our socials for more Frenchpet madness! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/frenchpet/ Twitter: ht…
 
Season 3 Episode 8 Episode 80 News: https://huguesjohnson.com/programming/java/BinToWav/ Rare's Unreleased N64 Game That Became Star Fox Adventures Leaks Online Another arcade is closing in Tokyo. RetroArch’s Open Hardware project aims to make using real cartridges on emulators easy Hacker Rewrites Crappy SNES Racer To Improve Its Framerate Sevenfo…
 
In this episode, Frenchpet plays Shinobi 3 on the Sega Genesis! He talks about reposting memes, comparing 4 CRT TV's, a Yoshi's Island speed run, untangling synapses in his brain, a mini review of Sonic 3 and games with replay value. Follow our socials for more Frenchpet madness! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/frenchpet/ Twitter: https://www.tw…
 
Frenchpet Advice is back for another Valentines Month episode! This week, Frenchpet talks about the Reddit post "Guys Who Can't Get Any Matches Or Can't Get Any Dates Stay Strong!". Listen to him talk about dating apps, getting your brand out there, girls having anime eyes when they see you and offering his services as your dating coach! Here's the…
 
🏆Your monthly support helps us keep the retro news flowing! https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinretro ☕Or just buy us a coffee! https://ko-fi.com/thisweekinretro 🕸 TWiR Sub Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/thisweekinretro/ Story Links: 1. Reverse Voodoo Engineering https://hothardware.com/news/3dfx-voodoo-5-6000-recreated-by-enthusiast-vsa-100 2. VR …
 
In this episode, Frenchpet plays Smash TV on the Original XBox! He discusses buying non-alcoholic beer, predicting the fall of society via Smash TV, releasing 12 episodes a month and the story of the game's ending (or lack thereof). He also talks about involuntary sobriety, going to Dollarama, buying essential versus non-essential stuff, contraband…
 
In this episode, Frenchpet plays Joust on the Original XBox! He talks about making a computer program to make podcasting easier, steering young people's lives in the wrong direction, the saga of his gastritis, cabin fever and not having to edit episodes anymore. He also discusses going to the doctor, taking a page out of the Albert Wesker playbook,…
 
Season 3 Episode 7 Episode 79 News: An anniversary for great justice: Remembering “All Your Base” 20 years later [Let’s Talk] Dormant Nintendo franchises you’d like to see make a return Super Metroid knew how to tell a story and set a mood | Why I Love RESTORED DREAMCAST IS A SEGA FAN’S DREAM COME TRUE In the ’80s, she was a video game pioneer. Tod…
 
Frenchpet Advice is back for another Valentines Month episode! This week, Frenchpet talks about the Reddit post "I Am Dating A Girl Right Now But Running Out Of Things To Do". Listen to him talk about spell check, reading someone a book on operating systems, painting an apartment together and playing Monopoly! Here's the link to the original Reddit…
 
In this episode, Frenchpet plays Super Donkey Kong! He discusses his Sony Trinitron CRT TV, not remembering the story of the game, having a fight with his controller, recording new episodes like a cat being tortured by a taser, 90's industrial music and having a personal monthly theme. He also talks about how Dropbox sucks, talking like Obama, the …
 
Another episode full of games! This time around it seems the Bloodborne 60 FPS patch Lance McDonald has shown for a while now has finally been released for users to patch themselves. MemCard PRO was announced, without a doubt being the most powerful PS1 memory card anyone could imagine. We also look at the re3 project yet again because as of a few …
 
In this episode, Frenchpet is filling bags of weed and cigarettes to give away to homeless people like a Green Santa played by Seth Rogen! He talks about not being baked, attending a party during the season, sleeping on rat infested floors, quoting Jordan Peterson by NOT quoting Jordan Peterson, getting surrounded by homeless people last year, his …
 
Season 3 Episode 6 Episode 78 News: Polycade Is A Wall Mounted Arcade Cabinet For Retro Gamers Playing With Power: The Nintendo Story to Premiere on Crackle in March 2021 Gallery: Geeks Line's NES/Famicom Anthology Is The Most Exhaustive Look At The Console Yet Pixel FX's N64Digital Promises "Crystal-Clear HDMI Video" For Your Nintendo 64 The dream…
 
Frenchpet Advice is back for another Valentines Month episode! This week, Frenchpet talks about the Reddit post "10 Things To Look For In A Potential Partner". Listen to him talk about carrying relationships, red flags, shitty friends, being a cuddlebunny and more! Here's the link to the original Reddit post:https://www.reddit.com/r/dating_advice/c…
 
🏆Your monthly support helps us keep the retro news flowing! https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinretro ☕Or just buy us a coffee! https://ko-fi.com/thisweekinretro Thanks for taking the time to subscribe! 📻 Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-week-in-retro/id1526487568?uo=4 📻 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2OPQ3cADaB92E9SpRdTe5y 📻…
 
In this episode, Frenchpet has an 8 pm smoothie for his toothache and plays a game of Simon! He talks about using his brain energy to open a time warp, a blender error, not liking his dentist, playing cd's on his new cd player and Jordan Peterson's 12 Rules Of Life. Follow our socials for more Frenchpet madness! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/f…
 
Quite a heavy game centered episode of ModChat this time around, with the biggest topic without a doubt being the leak of the long lost GoldenEye 007 Xbox Live Arcade remaster for Xbox 360! Although we do get some non-game related topics in there with Atmosphere working on Mariko Switch consoles, as well as the recent switchroot Android 10 update. …
 
In this episode, Frenchpet buys a CD player and plays music made by his friends! He talks about Deltanoyz, his boycott on digital streaming platforms, a GitHub story, living off the grid, Ubuntu messing up his hard drives and plays some music on his 5 CD Disc Changer. Here are links to the artists whose music were played in this episode: Deltanoyz:…
 
Season 3 Episode 5 Episode 77 News: Super Mario World Made Mario Who He is Today Famicom documentary translated into English, includes Hideo Kojima, Keiji Inafune, and more YUJI NAKA HAD TROUBLE ON THE OFFICIAL SEGA TEST – BECAUSE OF ‘MR NEEDLEMOUSE’ Rejected Sonic Designs Appear in Eggman’s Mean Time Machine 3D PRINTED PI ARCADE IS AN EMULATION HO…
 
Frenchpet Advice is here for Valentine's Month! In this episode, Frenchpet talks about the Reddit post "What Is The Equivalent Of Flowers/Chocolate For Men?" Listen to him talk about what to give your partner and reads other suggestions from the comments section! Here's the link to the original Reddit post:https://www.reddit.com/r/dating_advice/com…
 
🏆Your monthly support helps us keep the retro news flowing! https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinretro ☕Or just buy us a coffee! https://ko-fi.com/thisweekinretro Thanks for taking the time to subscribe! 📻 Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-week-in-retro/id1526487568?uo=4 📻 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2OPQ3cADaB92E9SpRdTe5y 📻…
 
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