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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

0:00-0:30: ChronCD Intro
0:30-11:10: What is ChronCD?
11:17-13:43: History of the CD-ROM
13:44-22:29: Console Hardware
22:30-28:03: Fighting Street
28:04-30:43: No.Ri.Ko.
30:44-31:56: Bikkuri Man Daijikai
31:57-32:15: PC-Engine CD Launch Wrap-Up
32:16-36:00: Cobra: Kokuryo’s Legend (Space Adventure)
36:01-43:22: Valis II
43:23-45:19: Tengai Makyo Ziria (Far East of Eden)
45:20-48:58: Monster Lair (Wonderboy III)
48:59-52:06: Super Albatross
52:07-56:56: Ju O Ki (Altered Beast)
56:57-57:27: Closing Credits

Chrontendo Link: https://www.youtube.com/user/Chrontendo
Fighting Street Review

CD player sound effect by user NLM from Freesound.org and used under Creative Commons license for non-commercial use.  Sound can be found here: https://www.freesound.org/people/NLM/sounds/144054/