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NARC Podcast (North American Retro Collective)

The North American Retro Collective (NARC) is a podcast about classic video games and retro culture! We waste your time once a month. You're welcome!
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Jul 1, 2015

Main topic: SNES Collecting

Rip, John and Chris talk w/ special guest "NEScomplex" from the Retro Rejects podcast about Youtube collaborations, Duck Hunt and Surge. Also, listen as they chat about MAGfest 8.5, Beverly Hills 90210, Destiny and Nintendo World Championship competitions!?

Music Interlude 1: -Super Metroid (Brinstar Vegetation Area Theme)

Music Interlude 2: -Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Theme)

Music Interlude 3: -Team America: World Police (America, Fuck Yeah)

Music Interlude 4: -Mega Man X3 (Opening Stage Theme)

Music Interlude 5: -Stan Bush (You've Got the Touch)

Runtime 144 mins.

Published September 2014

Jun 3, 2015

Main topic: Game Room Collections

Rip, John and Chris talk w/ special guest "VintageVideoGameGeek" from the Retro Rejects podcast about Resident Evil, "Man Caves" and trivia. Also, listen as they chat about re-sellers, Star Wars vs. Star Trek, Pitfall and Mr. Miyagi!?

Music Interlude 1: -Sword Master (Stage 1 Forest Theme)

Music Interlude 2: -Growing Pains (TV Theme)

Music Interlude 3: -Star Wars (Imperial March Theme)

Music Interlude 4: -Video Power (TV Theme)

Music Interlude 5: -You're The Best (The Karate Kid; Joe Esposito)

Runtime 138 mins.

Published August 2014

Jun 3, 2015

Main topic: SEGA collecting.

Rip, John and Chris talk w/ special guest "Duke Togo" from CollectorCast about EVO 2014, Revenge of the Nerds and trivia. Also, listen as they chat about the 32x, Bob Uecker, Zombie Nation and RF Generation!?

Music Interlude 1: -Zombie Nation (Stage 1 Theme)

Music Interlude 2: -Doom (Theme)

Music Interlude 3: -Double Dragon (Mission 2 Theme)

Music Interlude 4: -Mega Man: The Wily Wars (Wily's Tower Stage 4)

Music Interlude 5: -WCW Wrestling (Match Theme)

Runtime 127 mins.

Published July 2014

Jun 3, 2015

Main topic: Flea Markets, Swap Meets and Yard Sales.

Rip, John and Chris talk w/ special guest Chase ("MachineGamesTX") about the Retron 5, collecting "in the wild" and geek trivia. Also, listen as they chat about torn NES labels, Mario Kart 8, Captain Planet and rare Nintendo competition carts!?

Music Interlude 1: -Streets of Rage (Stage 1)

Music Interlude 2: -Captain Planet (Theme)

Music Interlude 3: -Tetris (Music 2)

Music Interlude 4: -The Flintstones: The Surprise at Dinosaur Peak! (Boss Theme)

Music Interlude 5: -TMNT: The Arcade Game (Stage 1)

Runtime 126 mins.

Published June 2014

Jun 3, 2015

Main topic: Retro Toys

Rip, John and Chris talk w/ special guest Mike B. (Michael B. "The Game Genie") about clone systems, wrestling and geek trivia. Also, listen as they chat about PAL games, Mega Man II, TMNT memories and Beetlejuice!?

Music Interlude 1: -Castlevania (Out of Time)

Music Interlude 2: -Limahl (The Never Ending Story Theme)

Music Interlude 3: -Probotector/Contra (Boss Battle Theme)

Music Interlude 4: -Silverhawks (Intro Theme)

Music Interlude 5: -Ninja Gaiden (Act 2, Part 2)

Runtime 116 mins.

Published May 2014

Jun 3, 2015

Main topic: Youtube (Good or Bad for Retro Collecting)

Rip, John and Chris talk w/ special guest Matt Ezero (@CygnusDestroyer a.k.a. "The LJN Defender") about "the rainbow", King Hippo and geek trivia. Also, listen as they chat about PAX South, Pulp Fiction, SEGA memories and Weezer!?

Music Interlude 1: -The Karate Kid (Typhoon Strikes)

Music Interlude 2: -Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers (TV Theme)

Music Interlude 3: -Super Street Fighter II (Vega's Theme)

Music Interlude 4: -Mega Man X (Spark Mandrill Theme)

Music Interlude 5: -Sonic CD (Sonic Boom)

Runtime 139 mins.

Published April 2014

May 27, 2015

Main topic: Games Stores... Past vs. Present

Rip, John and Chris talk w/ special guests Rob and Jay (@NESclub) from "The Nintendo Quest". Listen as they chat about collecting karma, Return of the Jedi, Microplay memories and Little Samson!?

Music Interlude 1: -Mr. Gimmick (Strange Memories of Death)

Music Interlude 2: -Shatterhand (Area G)

Music Interlude 3: -Legacy of the Wizard (Main Dungeon Theme)

Music Interlude 4: -Bonk's Adventure (Boss Theme)

Music Interlude 5: -Mega Man (Wily's Castle Theme)

Runtime 109 mins.

Published March 2014

May 27, 2015

Main topic: Things we love in video games.

Rip, John and Chris talk w/ special guests "The Cartridge Bros." about Chin Lee, Strawberry N64's and Michelle Pfeiffer?? Also, listen as they chat about the new Seth Rogan Nintendo vs. Sega film, Dragon Warrior and video game trivia!?

Music Interlude 1: -Mortal Kombat 3 (Streets Theme)

Music Interlude 2: -Snakes Revenge (Jungle Theme)

Music Interlude 3: -Blazing Lazers (Intro Theme)

Music Interlude 4: -Super Street Fighter II HD Remix (Intro Theme)

Music Interlude 5: -Super Smash T.V. (Intro Theme)

Runtime 118 mins.

Published February 2014

May 27, 2015

Main topic: NES collecting.

Rip, John and Chris talk about hardcore NES collecting, MAGfest XII and Final Fantasy on this fourth episode. Also, listen as they chat about Mr. Gimmick, Coleco adaptors and Star Wars!?

Music Interlude 1: -Mega Man IX (Splash Woman Stage)

Music Interlude 2: -Metroid (Brinstar Theme)

Music Interlude 3: -Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Aquatic Ruins Stage)

Music Interlude 4: -Legacy of the Wizard (Meyna's Level Theme)

Music Interlude 5: -Batman: Return of the Joker (Stage 1 & 6 Theme)

Runtime 152 mins.

Published January 2014

May 27, 2015

Main topic: Christmas Gifts.

Rip, John and Chris talk about the holidays, Jaws and "the bit wars" on this third episode. Also, listen as they chat about Friday the 13th, The Wizard of Oz and Hit Stixx!?

Music Interlude 1: -Friday the 13th (Main Theme)

Music Interlude 2: -Marvel vs. Street Fighter (Captain America Theme)

Music Interlude 3: -Castlevania (Wicked Child)

Music Interlude 4: -Journey to Silius (Stage 3 Theme)

Music Interlude 5: -Super Dodge Ball (Versus Mode Theme)

Runtime 107 mins.

Published December 2013

May 27, 2015

Main topic: Saturday Nostalgia.

Rip, John and Chris talk about variants, drunken Pooh Bears and Saturday nostalgia on this second episode. Also, listen as they chat about A Nightmare on Elm Street, Super Mario RPG and Robocop!?

Music Interlude 1: -A Nightmare on Elm Street (Stage 2 House Theme)

Music Interlude 2: -Castlevania II: Simon's Quest (Final Battle Theme)

Music Interlude 3: -M.A.S.K. (Cartoon Intro Theme)

Music Interlude 4: -Rush N' Attack (Stage 3 Theme)

Runtime 72 mins.

Published November 2013

May 27, 2015

Main topic: Arcade Memories.

Rip, John and Chris tackle introductions, formalities and rookie mistakes on their first episode. Listen as they chat about Earthbound, The Flintstones: Surprise at Dinosaur Peak, the SEGA Nomad and Dumb and Dumber!?

Music Interlude 1: -Super Mario Bros. 3 (Hammer Bros. Theme)

Music Interlude 2: -Chip N' Dales Rescue Rangers (Zone J Theme)

Runtime 65 mins.

Published October 2013

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