Family Computer Podcast 003: Play With Power

This episode is all about the consoles that started it all. Happy 30th Famicom!

By Kyle England. Posted 07/14/2013 10:00 Comment on this     ShareThis


It’s the longest and best episode of the retro Nintendo podcast yet! Kyle and Lukas ramble on about various gaming things for a while before talking about the Famicom and Nintendo Entertainment System. Happy 30th Anniversary Famicom!

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Recording Date
July 11, 2013

Kyle (Koopaking on Nintendo Network)
Lukas (Kambyero on Nintendo Network)

Show Contents
0:00:00 Intro and What We’ve Been Playing
0:10:03 Retro News
0:21:47 Listener Feedback
0:37:08 Nintendo Family Computer: History and Release
0:47:53 Famicom Disk System
0:54:57 Nintendo Entertainment System: History and Release
1:04:12 NES and Famicom Hardware: Consoles and Controllers
1:13:22 NES and Famicom Hardware: Peripherals
1:20:43 NES and Famicom Hardware: Console Variants
1:26:00 NES and Famicom Info: Lifespan and Sales
1:34:05 Experiences and thoughts on the NES/Famicom Legacy
1:45:30 Parting Words
1:47:09 Outro
1:48:45 Total Length


Music Credits

  • Piroli – Dance Dance Revolution Mario Mix – Nintendo GameCube – 2005
  • Enter Chibi-Robo! – Hirofumi Taniguchi – Chibi-Robo! – Nintendo GameCube – 2005
  • Item Fanfare – Koji Kondo – The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time – Nintendo 64 – 1998
  • Famicom Medley – Nintendo – Super Smash Bros. Brawl – Wii – 2008
  • Famicom Disk System BIOS – Nintendo – Famicom Disk System – 1986
  • Balloon Fight Main Theme – Hirokazu Tanaka – Balloon Fight – Famicom/NES – 1985
  • Gyromite Main Theme – Hirokazu Tanaka – Gyromite – Famicom/NES – 1985
  • Ice Climber Title Theme – Akito Nakatsuka – Ice Climber – Famicom/NES – 1985
  • Kirby’s Dream Land Credits Theme – Jun Ishikawa – Kirby’s Dream Land – Game Boy – 1992

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