Episode 08 - Jack Bros.

February 19, 2018

We’re back and we’re seeing RED! That’s right, we’re finally diving into Nintendo’s half-baked novelty the Virtual Boy to learn a thing or two about the top-down, labyrinthine shooter Jack Bros. Question is, can the Doki Doki Game Club stand the strain of this crimson-hued monstrosity? Will the Brothers Jack return to the land of the demons in time? Will the guys ever let Frank pick another game to play? TUNE IN TO FIND OUT!

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Episode 07: Kid Dracula

February 5, 2018

 

Behold! The cursed sun sinks below the horizon and the glorious moon climbs high overhead. Her pale beams shine upon the alabaster crypt and the sarcophagi within stir as the lids give way revealing your undead hosts! Luckily for you, and the villagers in the town below, it's not fresh virgin blood they're after, but instead the life sustaining power of a good podcast! Succumb to their glamours as their silvery tongues regale the adventures of that adorable little blood sucker Kid Dracula on the Nintendo Game Boy! 

 

The vinyl release of the Kid Dracula Soundtrack can be purchased at: https://www.shiptoshoremedia.com/store/albums/kid-dracula

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Episode 06: Battle Mania Daiginjou

January 22, 2018

Strap on your jet packs and load up your laser rifles, Bro-kis, ’cause we're back with another exciting episode of DOKI DOKI GAME CLUB! This time around the boys take to the skies with a pair of fun-lovin’ anime babes to bring down the sinister forces that threaten Heisei Babylon in the 16-bit, high-flying, hilarious shmup masterpiece: Battle Mania Daiginjou!

Special thanks to our very own anime babe, Rachael Marino, for her super sugoi efforts in translating this week’s Back of The Box text!

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Episode 05: Pocky and Rocky 2

January 8, 2018

Doki Doki Game Club is back in action with our first episode of the New Year! This time we're heading eastbound and down to the mystic land of feudal Japan to play the magical cute-em up Pocky and Rocky 2. Like the titular Shinto priestess and her faithful racoon companion, we've allied with a special guest in the form of our patreon backer and old pal, Joe Shieh of Robotronic Dynamite fame. Together with Brandon, Brian, and Joseph, the quartet cracks into this unusual 16-bit action game to plumb the adorable depths of this unusual SNES title.

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Episode 04: Moon Crystal

December 25, 2017

 

Lunar lunacy has us in her silvery clutches so we've set out under the cloak of darkness in search of the coveted Moon Crystal! Will you don the mantle of the faithful and join us in our mad pursuit of the sacred jewel?

In this latest episode of DDGC, Brandon, Brian, Frank, and Joseph unearth arcane secrets about a hidden gem of retro gaming that defies all logical explanation! Discover the forbidden truth behind one of Japan’s best kept Famicom secrets. Listen as the boys tell tales of the athletic prowess of young Ricky Slater as he rises to oppose the vile machinations of Count Crimson! Learn eldritch techniques that will aide you in a world ravaged by nightmarish foes both scientific and supernatural! 

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Episode 03: Daze Before Christmas

December 11, 2017

 

Grab your mistletoe and pucker up, my little Sugar Plums, because Doki Ho-Ho-Hoki Game Club is back and we're stuffing your stockings with glad tidings, great joy, and a brand new episode! This time around we're single-handedly saving the holidays as we don the mantle of Ol' Saint Nick himself to chat about Daze Before Christmas for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. 

In this wintry wonder, Brandon, Brian, Frank, and Joseph log the nog and separate the chestnuts from the coal, leaving nary a cookie crumb uncovered. So come in outta the cold and cozy up alongside the fireplace as your favorite fruitcakes deck the halls of your mind with 16-bit nostalgia of the Christmas kind!

Special thanks to RushJet for use of his chiptune Chrismas Medley: https://rushjet1.bandcamp.com/track/christmas-medley

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Episode 02: Joe & Mac

November 27, 2017

BOOM BOOM ACKA-LACKA LACKA BOOM!

That's right Cave Dudes, we have returned and we are pounding out a primal rhythm of gaming goodness on your eardrums. This time, we're going way, WAY back to learn the ancient art of Caveman Ninjutsu with Joe & Mac on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System! 

Brandon, Brian, Frank, and Joseph—your prehistoric purveyors of party—are gnawing the meat clean off the bone with this one. Beginning with a bedrock foundation of the SNES classic, the boys penetrate the plethora of ports and present an auditory offering worthy of the gods!

Special thanks to Katamari (aka Austin Green) for his incredible work on the Doki Doki Powerline and upcoming Back of The Box stingers! If you want to hear more from the maestro, check out his bandcamp for all sorts of vgm masterworks.

And while you're surfing the world wide web on your Pterodactyl-powered desktop computer, don't forget to check out our friends over at Retro Game Audio and The Grind Corps Podcast.

 

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Episode 01: Little Nemo - The Dream Master

November 13, 2017

Pull on your PJs, grab a bottomless bag o' candy, and climb inside the moist innards of the nearest woodland creature, because today we're talking about Little Nemo - The Dream Master for the Nintendo Entertainment System!

Brandon, Brian, Frank and Joseph do a deep dive into this one, covering everything from Windsor McCay's original comic strip, to the animated film, and last but not least, the game itself!

Be sure to subscribe to us on iTunes, Google Music, Podbean, or any other podcast platform you might use!

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Special thanks to Dino and the gang at Cheap Dinosaurs for supplying us with our intro theme "Tagalog". For that song and more, check them out at https://cheapdinosaurs.bandcamp.com

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Preview Episode

November 7, 2017

Welcome to Doki Doki Game Club! Wowweee Zoweee, have we've got a preview for you.We're kicking the tires on this jalopy to see if she runs and turning the fruits of our efforts on an unsuspecting world. Settle back and take a listen while Brandon and Joseph spill the beans on exactly what Doki Doki Game Club is with a lovely little chat about the impetus, format, and future of the show!

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