Episode 251 makes an attempt to whip Temple of Doom into form

Hope you want mine carts!

We’re lengthy overdue for a follow-up to our Raiders of the Misplaced Ark podcast from final yr… although, to be trustworthy, we truly recorded that follow-up some time again. It simply typically takes us some time to get our episodes out and into the ether. That is what occurs while you’re working with a six-month backlog of evergreen content material. Hoist by our personal retrospective petard….

However right here it’s in the end: Our Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom episode. If you happen to’re anticipating the identical form of gushing enthusiasm we lavised upon Raiders, properly… I am afraid that is the mistaken episode for you. Though we do not hate this film, we do have plenty of points with it. From plotting to settings to characterizations to its dealing with of different cultures, Temple of Doom was form of a large number, and this week, we wade proper into it from the phrase go. Brace your self.

Naturally, we additionally speak in regards to the video games based mostly on Temple, however we do not have plenty of variety issues to say about these, both. Sorry!

Don’t fret, although. Considered one of today we’ll deal with The Final Campaign, and the sunshine pleasure will as soon as once more return to our eyes. No less than till we get to the half the place we speak in regards to the NES video games, anyway…

Retronauts Episode 251: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
MP3, 34.three MB | 1:13:08
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Episode description: Retronauts East (Jeremy Parish, Benj Edwards, Chris Sims, and Ben Elgin) returns to the ’30s to judge the failings and successes (largely failings) of Indiana Jones’s most Problematic-with-a-capital-P journey—and its affect on video games, in fact. Frickin’ mine carts….

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