Red Leaf Retrocast (Gaming, Anime, Wrestling)

Retrogaming-Modern Gaming-Anime-Wrestling: Your best location to learn, remember, and re-live the past to the present. We watch old and seasonal anime, play old and new video games, and watch all of the wrestling we can.

October 30th, 2018    

Retrocast: Ep 31 - Spooky Horror

Scary and spooky month is here. We may rant about some current games we are playing for a bit (0-22). Some puzzling and topical news is on the doc such as a new Intellivision console and talking about industry culture in "crunch" time (22-42). 

Being that Halloween is near, naturally we were due for a horror themed episode. Join us as we discuss six differently scary and spooky retro games (44-end)?

Resident Evil 3: Nemesis
Clock Tower (SFam)
Master of Darkness (SMS)
Fatal Frame (PS2)
Splatterhouse (T16)
Sweet Home (Famicom)

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            @PowerCordGaming, @ConsoleKevPodcast
            @ToriRLR, @MightyHiki
            @Boogidaball, @RadZero83

YouTube: Red Leaf Retrocast
other hosts personal youtube: PowerCord and Console Kev and RadZero

Thank you to all guests, podcasts, and commercials: @HibikiTMD, @Bcom33, @frigimonfanatic, @SASSpodcast, @thevivalajady, @trashpandaanime, @arnoldfurious

Send all questions to dieschlachten@gmail.com or to twitter @BowlingJD 

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October 23rd, 2018    

Anime: Ep 35 - Area 88 (OVA)

It's spooky season. During the intro of this episode we briefly discuss our initial impressions over a few of the new Fall 2018 seasonal anime (0-16).
Tori has started a new quest which involves watching retro anime films, and we discuss some of the standouts he has watched so far including a Takahata film (16-38).
Naturally, since Halloween is around the corner we go into some horror/suspense/psychological anime to possibly watch for it (38-1:25).
Our retro anime up for review is the military action tragedy from the 80's known Area 88 (1:25-end).

 

Support the cast: https://streamlabs.com/bowlingjd1
Twitter: @BowlingJD; episodes live on Twitch, Mixer, and Periscope @BowlingJD Weekends at 12:00 EST...most times
            @PowerCordGaming, @ConsoleKevPodcast
            @ToriRLR, @MightyHiki
            @Boogidaball, @RadZero83

YouTube: Red Leaf Retrocast

other hosts personal youtube: PowerCord and Console Kev and RadZero
Tori's Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zI9fHjjdU_E

Thank you to all guests, podcasts, and commercials: @HibikiTMD, @Bcom33, @frigimonfanatic, @SASSpodcast, @thevivalajady, @trashpandaanime, @arnoldfurious

Send all questions to dieschlachten@gmail.com or to twitter @BowlingJD 

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October 19th, 2018    

Wrestling: Ep 15 - Kings Bound for Wembley

Take out WCW brick by brick. We introduce this episode with some NXT and NXTUK talk along with some women's wrestling going on (0-15).

This spotlight is all about the early 90's WCW faction called The Dangerous Alliance lead by Paul E. Dangerously (15-44).

Tier 3 indie was busy lately with Progress Ch 76 headlining Wembley as the boys from the Smack It Down podcast joins JD to discuss this monumental show (44-1:18). From there Rad and JD go into the crazy weekend out of Germany as wXw had World Tag Team League (1:18-1:34). Last to cover in the indies is what went down and stories falling out from Impact Bound for Glory (1:34-1:52).

In tier 2, NJPW had their King of Pro Wrestling ppv ranging from a Jericho appearence all the way to a new LIJ member. What a crazy show (1:52-2:26).

WWE Super Show Down happened and the Smack It Down boys come back to discuss their first hand experiences there (2:26-2:46).

Of course Rad and JD finish out with reviewing an episode of WCW Thunder: Eps 10 March 12, 1998 (2:46-end). Podcast wrestler rankings at the end.

 

Support the cast: https://streamlabs.com/bowlingjd1
Twitter: @BowlingJD; episodes live on Twitch, Mixer, and Periscope @BowlingJD Weekends at 12:00 EST...most times
            @PowerCordGaming, @ConsoleKevPodcast
            @ToriRLR, @MightyHiki
            @Boogidaball, @RadZero83

YouTube: Red Leaf Retrocast

other hosts personal youtube: PowerCord and Console Kev and RadZero

Thank you to all guests, podcasts, and commercials: @HibikiTMD, @Bcom33, @frigimonfanatic, @SASSpodcast, @thevivalajady, @trashpandaanime, @arnoldfurious

Send all questions to dieschlachten@gmail.com or to twitter @BowlingJD 

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October 17th, 2018    

Modern Cast: Ep 14 - September 2018

September 2018 has past which means time to discuss the latest game releases. We briefly discuss the PSVR anniversary and a few games during the sale and Drew talks about his latest Call of Duty exploits in the beta and more (0-19).

The Tokyo Game Show happened and some interesting news came from it ranging from a Yakuza successor to the Playstation Classic being revealed (19-46)

This cast naturally finishes out with discussing some of the September gaming launches from Tomb Raider to how much the sports games are being hurt by microtransactions (46-end).

Shadow of the Tomb Raider
SNK Heroines  
Dragon Quest XI  
PSVR Transference  
Valkyria Chronicles 4  
Spider Man  

 

Support the cast: https://streamlabs.com/bowlingjd1
Twitter: @BowlingJD; episodes live on Twitch, Mixer, and Periscope @BowlingJD Weekends at 12:00 EST...most times
            @PowerCordGaming, @ConsoleKevPodcast
            @ToriRLR, @MightyHiki
            @Boogidaball, @RadZero83

YouTube: Red Leaf Retrocast

other hosts personal youtube: PowerCord and Console Kev and RadZero

Thank you to all guests, podcasts, and commercials: @HibikiTMD, @Bcom33, @frigimonfanatic, @SASSpodcast, @thevivalajady, @trashpandaanime, @arnoldfurious

Send all questions to dieschlachten@gmail.com or to twitter @BowlingJD 

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October 10th, 2018    

Retrocast: Ep 30 - Game Boy

Are you assuming the Game Boy's gender? This cast opens with some typical talk over recent releases and game playing like Mega Man, Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Freedom Wars and more (0-30). We give some brief news updates worth touch on such as the closure of Tell Tale Studios (30-39). 

Sticking with the theme of the episode, the cast dives into a brief little history over the handheld powerhouse, the Game Boy (39-54). Our theme is over retro game boy and game boy colour games. Will the green screen and long battery life hold up for our eight chosen games (54-end)?

Pocket Bomberman
James Bond 007
Super Mario Land
Conker's Pocket Tales
Toki Tori
Bionic Commando: Elite Forces
Zelda Oracle of Seasons
Mega Man Xtreme 2

Support the cast: https://streamlabs.com/bowlingjd1
Twitter: @BowlingJD; episodes live on Twitch, Mixer, and Periscope @BowlingJD Weekends at 12:00 EST...most times
            @PowerCordGaming, @ConsoleKevPodcast
            @ToriRLR, @MightyHiki
            @Boogidaball, @RadZero83

YouTube: Red Leaf Retrocast

other hosts personal youtube: PowerCord and Console Kev and RadZero

Thank you to all guests, podcasts, and commercials: @HibikiTMD, @Bcom33, @frigimonfanatic, @SASSpodcast, @thevivalajady, @trashpandaanime, @arnoldfurious

Send all questions to dieschlachten@gmail.com or to twitter @BowlingJD 

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October 9th, 2018    

Wrestling: Ep 14 - Death Before Fighting Spirit (Rich Palladino Interview)

Do you have the Armstrong Curse? Special end to the episode covers a live event interview. Just a quick short intro for this one with some Super Show Down thoughts (0-11).

Our spotlight here is over former NWA and WCW wrestler Brad Armstrong (11-27).

The indie scene remains strong and rising, so we discuss OTT Wrestlerama 2 Walter v Devlin, a bit over what's been happening in Lucha Underground, top tag team MexiBlood, and plenty of Impact Wrestling discussion (27-1:13).

Then, Arnold Furious from Rear View Reviews joins JD as the highlight and discuss the latest happening from wXw and the upcoming World Tag Team League weekend event (1:13-2:04).

We return from the interview as Rad and JD further discuss and review what happened in tier 2 promotions: Ring of Honor Death Before Dishonor event (2:04-2:24), and all the happenings and fallout from NJPW Fighting Spirit (2:24-2:49).

Rad and JD go into some thoughts over certain wrestlers in WWE currently here (2:49-3:10).

Of course we review an episode of WCW Thunder: Eps 9 March 5, 1998 (3:10-3:52).

Special: Post Beyond Wrestling event interview with Rich Palladino Sept 30, 2018 (3:52-end).

 

Support the cast: https://streamlabs.com/bowlingjd1
Twitter: @BowlingJD; episodes live on Twitch, Mixer, and Periscope @BowlingJD Weekends at 12:00 EST...most times
            @PowerCordGaming, @ConsoleKevPodcast
            @ToriRLR, @MightyHiki
            @Boogidaball, @RadZero83

YouTube: Red Leaf Retrocast

other hosts personal youtube: PowerCord and Console Kev and RadZero

Thank you to all guests, podcasts, and commercials: @HibikiTMD, @Bcom33, @frigimonfanatic, @SASSpodcast, @thevivalajady, @trashpandaanime, @arnoldfurious

Send all questions to dieschlachten@gmail.com or to twitter @BowlingJD 

Thank you to @ArnoldFurious  from RearViewReviews for joining me in this episode.

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October 8th, 2018    

Anime: Ep 34 - Aim for the Ace (2018 Summer Reviews)

Summer 2018 anime reviews. First off, we just have a short little usual intro (0-14).

The Summer season is over. Each host picked 3 shows they would like to review from the Summer 2018 season (14-2:28).
Angolmois (14-21)
Hanebado (21-33)
Grand Blue (33-47)
Happy Sugar Life (47-59)
Steins Gate 0 (59-1:24)
Cells at Work (1:24-1:41)
Asobi Asobase (1:41-1:50)
Revue Starlight (1:50-2:03)
Lupin Part 5 (2:03-2:28)

This retro anime review is about a groundbreaking tennis anime from the early 70's called Aim for the Ace (2:28-3:08). Last, we finish out the cast with some quick fire thoughts over continuing anime: Banana Fish, Attack on Titan, My Hero Academia, Black Clover, Captain Tsubasa (3:08-end).

 

Support the cast: https://streamlabs.com/bowlingjd1
Twitter: @BowlingJD; episodes live on Twitch, Mixer, and Periscope @BowlingJD Weekends at 12:00 EST...most times
            @PowerCordGaming, @ConsoleKevPodcast
            @ToriRLR, @MightyHiki
            @Boogidaball, @RadZero83

YouTube: Red Leaf Retrocast

other hosts personal youtube: PowerCord and Console Kev and RadZero
Tori's Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zI9fHjjdU_E

Thank you to all guests, podcasts, and commercials: @HibikiTMD, @Bcom33, @frigimonfanatic, @SASSpodcast, @thevivalajady, @trashpandaanime

Send all questions to dieschlachten@gmail.com or to twitter @BowlingJD 

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