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Podcast: The Mystery of Wonder Boy

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Wonder Boy is one of those franchises that is probably better known in Europe than anywhere else.  It’s odd to think that a Japanese-developed game that was given wide distribution find a home there of all places.  Fred and Jam delve into the development, crazy naming conventions, and evolution of one of the most versatile franchises ever.


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Written by Fred Rojas

May 3, 2017 at 11:00 am

ChronCD: Episode 1

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ChronCD is the comprehensive coverage of all CD-based console games in chronological order.  This first episode discusses the series, delves into the history of the CD-ROM and console marketplace that CD-based consoles came out in.  Then we proceed into the launch window titles from 1988 and 1989.  Time codes after the jump.

The downloadable highest quality version can be found here: https://archive.org/details/chroncd_ep1
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