We discuss Smash Bros., Tomb Raider, and YOUR letters

Make amends for the episodes I’ve uncared for to announce right here on the positioning! Yikes!

This week’s episode is one other a type of that took on a lifetime of its personal and veered off in an surprising course. I already know some folks will likely be sad about it! However, effectively, that is the character of the podcast beast. I do not wish to pressure the present onto a inflexible conversational monitor, and typically going with the extra natural method means it does its personal factor. And that is OK. 

On this case, the Retronauts East crew sat down to debate the basic roots, origins, and references contained in Smash Bros. Final. Not a nasty thought, and we went in absolutely ready to sort out that dialogue. However then we began speaking concerning the sequence’ historical past, and ended up getting form of carried away. In the long run, we by no means even made it to Final… however we did attempt to recall some particulars concerning the older video games from reminiscence and acquired them Horribly Flawed. So it goes.

I additionally determined to make use of this week’s cowl illustration to take the subsequent step with my forays into digital art work and try to include colour. It is a begin. It is too garish, and I actually need to get a greater deal with on the dynamics of the comb instruments. However then again, it is good to see Kirby in correct pink as a substitute of Kirby’s Dreamland-esque white and gray.

Retronauts Episode 239: Tremendous Smash Bros.
MP3, 44.6 MB | 1:35:56
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Episode description: In case you like Smash Bros., you will be indignant about this episode! Jeremy, Chris, Ben, and Benj collect to debate the basic influences in Smash Bros. Final however get sidetracked and switch what was alleged to be a fast sequence overview right into a full, rambling, off-the-cuff episode.

Additionally price listening to: A few of the latest Friday bonus episodes I preserve struggling to search out time to submit about right here. Whoops! Nicely, right here they’re. 

This primary one options pretty artwork by Cassie Hart, who loves to attract robust girls—and Lara Croft is gaming’s most iconic butt-kicking lady, so it is an ideal match-up!

Retronauts Episode 238: Nathan McCree on Composing Tomb Raider Tunes
MP3, 25.9 MB | 55:55
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Episode description: Composer Nathan McCree reminisces about his groundbreaking work creating the soundtrack for Lara Croft’s earliest adventures, the challenges in revisiting that materials a long time later, and… The Spice Ladies?!

And eventually! A mailbag catch-up episode. Nicely, we caught up midway, a minimum of. Two of the episode subjects we talk about right here have not been printed but. It is most likely very complicated. However on the plus facet, uh… it is enjoyable?

Retronauts Episode 235: Mailbag—Closing Fantasy Techniques, Holy Grails, New Tremendous Mario Bros. 
MP3, 27.three MB | 58:37
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Episode description: The Retronauts East crew (Jeremy Parish, Benj Edwards, Ben Elgin, and Chris Sims) responds to YOUR letters about episode subjects that will or might not have already been printed, together with New Tremendous Mario Bros. and Closing Fantasy Techniques.

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