Warp Zone Podcast: November 1990

We cover the Sears and J.C. Penney Christmas Catalogs and play some 1990 movie trivia. Hopefully you do better than we did! Of course we have a ton of games to cover as we head into the busy holiday shopping season for the NES’s 5th year on the market. Enjoy!

 

 

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SHOW NOTES:

WELCOME TO WARP ZONE!

0:00 – Introduction Music

0:47  – Press Start

POW BLOCK

1:30 – Introduction

1:50 – Arch Rivals: A Basket Brawl!

5:55 – Conquest of the Crystal Palace

12:02 – Formula 1: Built to Win

17:17 – The Immortal

21:07 – Mega Man 3

31:18 – Muppet Adventure: Chaos at the Carnival

35:55 – Palamedes

40:03 – The Punisher

45:05 – Puzznic

48:05 – Silver Surfer

52:24 – Werewolf: The Last Warrior

55:30 – WWF Wrestlemania Challenge

58:34 – Yo! Noid

INTERMISSION

1:02:30 – Magnet Man by Capcom – Mega Man 3 OST

PLAYING WITH POWER

1:03:41 – Intro to Playing With Power

1:03:54 – Toy Retailers Count On Parents

1:11:13 – They’re Hot, They’re New, They’re Fun | The Chicago Tribune | Nov. 23, 1990

1:18:18 – Nintendo Power | November/December 1990

1:37:54 – EGM | November 1990

1:57:10 – GamePro | November 1990

INTERMISSION

2:15:05 – Stage 1 Theme by Tim Follin – Silver Surfer OST

THE ENERGY TANK

2:17:04 – Holiday 1990 Catalogs

2:36:20 – 1990 Movie Trivia

GAME OVER

2:56:40 – Thanks for Listening!

2:57:13 – Snake Man & Wily Stage 2 by Capcom – Mega Man 3 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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