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Nerd Cave Retro

By Nerd Cave Retro Podcast

Nerd Cave Retro is a podcast dedicated to those who grew up in the '80s and '90s with Classic Video Games. Hosts Derek Diamond and Jason Robbins discuss their memories of old school gaming, and offer advice to those who want to get into collecting the classics.
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Vol. 279 - Top 5 Games of the 90s!

Nerd Cave RetroJun 21, 2022

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NCR Patreon Special: Talkin' Star Wars, an Ahsoka Spoilercast!

NCR Patreon Special: Talkin' Star Wars, an Ahsoka Spoilercast!

This month we couldn't get schedules lined up for a commentary track, so Derek and Jason get together for an Ahsoka Spoilercast! We talk all about the season so far (episode 6 just dropped), our favorite characters, favorite moments, and speculate about the final two episodes. 

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Oct 04, 202347:29
Vol. 342 - Shadow of the Ninja

Vol. 342 - Shadow of the Ninja

This week, Capcom has new beer mugs, The Famicom is still winning awards in Japan, Sega Genesis Jurassic Park games getting reissued, This Month in Video Game History, & Jason reviews Shadow of the Ninja for the NES.

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Sep 26, 202354:17
Vol. 341 - Soul Blazer

Vol. 341 - Soul Blazer

This week, F-Zero 99 drops on the Switch, Konami returns with a new Contra game 'Contra: Operation Galuga', This Month in Video Game History, and Derek reviews Soul Blazer for the SNES.

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Sep 19, 202301:00:53
Vol. 340 - G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (NES)
Sep 12, 202301:04:02
Vol. 339 - Jet Force Gemini

Vol. 339 - Jet Force Gemini

This week, a 4K remaster of Dark Forces coming out later this year, Atari reveals 50th Anniversary Arcade Cabinet, SEGA announces new Sonic the Hedgehog Ice Cream, & Derek reviews Jet Force Gemini for the N64!

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Sep 05, 202301:01:52
Vol. 338 - Top 5 Worst Games From Great Franchises

Vol. 338 - Top 5 Worst Games From Great Franchises

This week we talk about our (and your) Top 5 Worst Games from Great Game Franchises!

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Aug 29, 202301:00:36
Vol. 337 - Hudson's Adventure Island

Vol. 337 - Hudson's Adventure Island

This week, Charles Martinet steps down as the voice of Mario, TMNT: The Last Ronin game trailer revealed, This Month in Video Game History, & Jason reviews Hudson's Adventure Island for the NES.

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Aug 22, 202357:14
NCR Commentary: Darkwing Duck

NCR Commentary: Darkwing Duck

This month the patreon poll winner was Darkwing Duck! So we watch S1:E2 "Getting Antsy" & S1:E3 "Night of the Living Spud". So grab your snacks, jump in the wayback machine with us and Let's Get Dangerous!!

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Aug 18, 202354:59
Vol. 336 - TMNT: Fall of the Foot Clan

Vol. 336 - TMNT: Fall of the Foot Clan

This week, Sega launches Fast Friends Forever campaign for the Sonic Community, Rovio agrees to Sega buyout offer, RDR's file estimated file size revealed for the Switch, This Month in Video Game History, & Derek reviews Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Fall of the Foot Clan for the Gameboy.

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Aug 15, 202352:04
Vol. 335 - Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind

Vol. 335 - Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind

This week, a modder unlocks a secret for the N64, two Zelda classics land on the Switch's Game Boy Color library, Red Dead Redemption Remaster might be coming to the Switch, and Jason reviews Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind for the SNES.

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Aug 09, 202357:25
Vol. 334 - Top 5 Games Based on Movies

Vol. 334 - Top 5 Games Based on Movies

This week we talk about out (and your) Top 5 Games Based on Movies!


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Aug 01, 202355:06
Vol. 333 - Kirby's Dream Land

Vol. 333 - Kirby's Dream Land

This week, Sega President comments on the Sega Saturn Mini, Antstream Arcade brings over 1K retro games to XBox, This Month in Video Game History, & Derek reviews Kirby's Dream Land.

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Jul 25, 202301:00:19
Vol. 332 - Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Vol. 332 - Who Framed Roger Rabbit

This week, 87% of retro games are not being preserved, Gex is making a comeback, Gargoyles is getting a remaster, and Jason reviews Who Framed Roger Rabbit for the NES.

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Jul 18, 202354:46
NCR Commentary: Batman '89
Jul 12, 202302:19:32
Vol. 331 - Tails Adventure
Jul 11, 202357:50
Vol. 330 - Boogerman: A Pick and Flick Adventure
Jul 04, 202350:38
Vol. 329 - Top 5 Failed Gaming Mascots

Vol. 329 - Top 5 Failed Gaming Mascots

This week, Pikmin 1 and 2 drop on the Switch eshop, Super Mario RPG is getting the remake treatment, and we talk about our (and your) Top 5 Failed Gaming Mascots!

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Jun 27, 202351:55
Vol. 328 - Ecco the Dolphin

Vol. 328 - Ecco the Dolphin

This week, McDonald's drops a new Game Boy game, Capcom's 40th Anniversary site is amazing, Nintendo leak teases GameCube Games on the Switch, This Month in Video Game History, and Derek reviews Ecco the Dolphin for the Sega Genesis.

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Jun 21, 202354:50
NCR Commentary: TMNT (The 1987 Series)
Jun 16, 202353:36
Vol. 327 - True Lies
Jun 13, 202352:16
Vol. 326 - Ristar
Jun 07, 202359:37
Vol. 325 - X-Men: Mutant Apocalypse
May 30, 202354:57
Vol. 324 - Top 5 Co-Op NES Games

Vol. 324 - Top 5 Co-Op NES Games

This week we talk about our (and your) Top 5 NES Games!

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May 23, 202348:12
Vol. 323 - The Legend of Zelda (NES) Revisited

Vol. 323 - The Legend of Zelda (NES) Revisited

This week, the Super Mario Bros. Movie is now the 4th highest grossing animated movie, SEGA and Crocs team up for SONIC themed clogs, This Month in Video Game History, & we revisit The Legend of Zelda for the NES!

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May 16, 202301:01:49
NCR Commentary: Talespin
May 15, 202354:16
Vol. 322 - Captain America and the Avengers (NES)

Vol. 322 - Captain America and the Avengers (NES)

This week, Sega plans to release 12 games this year, Super Mario Bros. movie to appear on streaming services soon, This Month in Video Game History, and Jason reviews Captain America and the Avengers for the NES.

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May 09, 202355:15
Vol. 321 - Earthworm Jim 2

Vol. 321 - Earthworm Jim 2

This week, The Super Mario Bros. movie passes 1 Billion dollars, Jurassic Park Games are getting a 30th Anniversary Retro Collection, This Month in Video Game History, & Derek reviews Earthworm Jim 2!

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May 02, 202359:13
Vol. 320 - The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap

Vol. 320 - The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap

This week, Wally Phelps (@TheRealBigWall) of @Deadgamepod fill in for Derek and we talk about The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap for the GameBoy Advance!

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Apr 25, 202301:00:29
Vol. 319 - Top 5 Games that Deserve a Resurrection
Apr 18, 202301:00:20
Vol. 318 - Yoshi's Story

Vol. 318 - Yoshi's Story

This week, Super Mario Bros. Movie has most successful animated opening weekend ever, Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster drops on Switch this month, and Derek reviews Yoshi's Story for the N64.  

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Apr 11, 202357:38
Vol. 317 - Metroid Fusion Revisited
Apr 04, 202301:00:07
Vol. 316 - Top 5 Game Series!

Vol. 316 - Top 5 Game Series!

This week we talk about our (and your) Top 5 Game Series Lists!

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Mar 21, 202358:57
NCR Commentary: Animaniacs
Mar 17, 202351:36
NCR Commentary - Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

NCR Commentary - Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

Here it is at long last, our long lost commentary track for Batman: Mask of the Phantasm! Originally released on Patreon on November 29, 2020. Watch along with us as we gaze at the animated Caped Crusader in all his 90's cinematic glory!

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Mar 17, 202301:24:53
Vol. 315 - The MASK (SNES)
Mar 14, 202355:35
Vol. 314 - Double Dragon II: The Revenge
Mar 07, 202354:23
Vol. 313 - Pensacon Panel 2023: Goldeneye 007
Feb 28, 202346:22
Vol. 312 - Super Fantasy Zone
Feb 21, 202355:07
NCR Special - Defending Bad Movies 2: The Revenge
Feb 19, 202350:58