Warp Zone Podcast: July 1990

We hope you’re enjoying your summer and maybe we’ll entertain you a little bit while you’re on your walk or maybe driving across country on vacation! We once again of a plethora of NES games to cover this month and we spend a lot of time going over the print magazines for July of 1990. Be sure to stick around for the Energy Tank where we answer the questions our listeners have submitted. Thanks again for listening!



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0:00 – Introduction Music

0:47  – Press Start


1:32 – Introduction to POW Block

2:26 – Adventures of Gilligan’s Island

6:14 – Battle Chess

8:30 – Bigfoot

11:09 – Circus Caper

14:39 – Crystalis

20:45 – Dungeon Magic

25:17 – Dusty Diamond’s All-Star Softball

28:27 – Image Fight

31:30 – Little League Baseball: Championship Series

35:25 – Mad Max

37:59 – Pictionary

41:37 – Snake Rattle ‘N Roll

45:30 – Wizardry


48:02 – Overworld by SNK – Crystalis OST


48:58 – Introduction to Playing With Power

49:19 – Nintendo Power | July/August 1990

1:30:09 – GamePro | July 1990

1:50:19 – EGM | July 1990

2:08:18 – VG&CE | July 1990


2:21:56 – Drawing Game by Tim Follin – Pictionary OST


2:23:41 – Community Connection


3:01:55 – Thanks for Listening!

3:02:14 – Mt. Sabre by SNK – Crystalis OST

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Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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