Bit-Punks Podcast Episode 10 – Mother (Earthbound) Games!

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Bit-Punks — Episode 10

On this episode of the Bit-Punks Retro Podcast, We talk about The Mother Series of games!

We talk about:

Mother (Famicom), Earthbound/Mother 2 (SNES), Mother 3(GBA). We also discuss our memories, weird Ads, and the Various releases of these games!

Please Enjoy!

Music Notes:
None this week sorry!

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Starring: Nate Baughman,Kent Westmoreland

Bit-Punks Podcast Episode 06

Bit-Punks — Episode 06 (2011-02-28)

On this episode of the Bit-Punks Retro Podcast, It is a two-man show with Nate and Kent. We talk about our memories of the Legend of Zelda Series of games. As well as the T.V. Show, the cereal, cameos, and why Link is a dick for dumping on girls like Saria and Marin.

We Discuss What We’ve been playing: Darksiders, Bioshock II, Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, You Don’t Know Jack, Civilization IV, Stacking, Dead Space 2, Hard Corp: Uprising, Magicka, A.R.E.S., Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty, StarJeweled, Bejewled 3, Lost Odyssey, Final Fantasy XIII, Phantasy Star Portable 2.

We also discuss: Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster, Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies, Monster Hunter: Portable 3rd.
Episode 5 Links:
Epic Sax Guy: Youtube

Bitpunks Ep 6 Music notes:

1. Epic Sax Guy by Sergey Stepanov and Moldova.

2. Dark World Theme from Link to the Past OST composed by Koji Kondo

3. Gerudo Valley Theme from Zelda Re-orchestrated by The Z.R.E.O. Team available at

4. Wind Fish Song from Link’s Awakening OST composed by Koji Kondo

Running Time: 1:41:45.

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Starring: Nate Baughman, Kent Westmoreland.

Bit-Punks Podcast Episode 05

Bit-Punks — Episode 05 (2011-02-12)

Just when you thought we were gone for good, the Bit-Punks are Back with an extra long episode! This week we discuss Sierra Games. We Discuss: King’s Quest, Quest for Glory, Torin’s Passage, Island of Dr. Brain, Betrayal at Krondor, Betrayal in Antara, Phantasmagoria and more!

We also discuss: Our Holiday Acquisitions, Board Games, Ocarinas, Penny Arcade Expo: East.

We Discuss What We’ve been playing: Blur, Bejeweled 3, Shining Force (iphone), DC Universe Online, Donkey Kong Country: Returns, Super Mario Brothers 2, Phantasy Star: 0, Phantasy Star Portable 2, Dragon Quest 9, Halo: Reach MP,Alundra (PS1) on PSP, Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey on DS, Little Big Planet 2, Dead Space 2, Dead Space Extraction (PSN), Deadly Premonition. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, Horde (PSN), Gyromancer, Chime, Maya Pyramid, Jurassic Park for SNES, Marvel vs Capcom 2, Game Dev Story, Pokemon: Soul Silver, MGS: Peace Walker, Lost Odyssey, Super Meat Boy, Xmen Arcade, Kirby’s epic yarn, Fallout: New Vegas, Picross 3D, World Of Warcraft: Cataclysm.

Episode 5 Links:

Nate’s Shirt:

Katie’s Funko Pop Toys

Awesome retro games store: RetroCade Games

Bitpunks Ep 5 Music notes:

1. Sierra On-line Fanfare by Sierra On-Line Entertainment.

2. King’s Quest 6 Medley from King’s Quest 6 by Chris Brayman

3. Half-Life Closing Credits from Half-Life by Kelly Bailey

4. A Hero’s Quest from Sierra Soundtracks Volume One by Quest Studios – Original Arrangement

5. Merlin from Conquests Of Camelot Soundtrack by Mark Seibert

6. Erana’s Garden from Quest For Glory 4 by Aubrey Hodges

Running Time: 2:42:43.

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Starring: Nate Baughman, Chris Driggers, Jason Poage, Katie Poage, Kent Westmoreland.

Bit-Punks Podcast Episode 04

Bit-Punks — Episode 04 (2010-12-12)

The Bitpunks present their Holiday Buyers Guide. Jace, Katie, Kent, and Nate list their top 5 retro remakes, demakes, re-releases, retro inspired, and otherwise retro related games of the past 5 years.

We Discuss: Rocket Knight (the new one), Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, Epic Mickey, Shining Force (iphone), DC Universe Online beta, Puzzle quest 2, Donkey Kong Country, SMB: Lost Levels, CSI Crime City, Maya Pyramid, bejeweled, Fluffy, Minecraft, Phantasy Star, Fable 3, Halo, Dragon Quest 9, Mini Squadron, Alan Wake, Darksiders, Halo: Reach MP, Dorito’s Crash Course We also discuss: 3D Dot Game Heroes, Castle Crashers, Final Fantasy 4 DS, Mother 3, Cave Story, Minecraft, Mega Man 9, Final Fantasy 6 Advance, Super Meat Boy, Scott Pilgrim, Crono Trigger DS, New! SMB. (Wii and DS), Assassin’s Creed(Demake), Perfect Dark XBLA, The Tempura of the Dead, Mirror’s Edge(Demake), Super Mega Worm

Episode 4 Links:

Alan Wake: Brightfalls (webisodes) – /

Mirrors Edge 2d –

Assassin’s Creed: Project Legacy –

Bitpunks Ep 4 Music notes:

1. Betus Blues RETRO (Ch 2 Warp Zone) from the Super Meat Boy! Soundtrack by dB soundworks.

2. Final Fantasy IV Main Theme from the Final Fantasy 4 DS Soundtrack by Nobuo Uematsu, Arranged by Junya Nakano.

3. Run, My Dog, Run! from the Mother 3 sountrack by Shogo Sakai. Available at

4. Thieves Forest from the Castle Crashers OST by The Behemoth.

5. Katie and Kent’s Ocarina concert by Katie and Kent. Available on this podcast. 😛

Running Time: 2:09:01.

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Starring: Nate Baughman,  Jason Poage, Katie Poage, Kent Westmoreland.

Bit-Punks Podcast Episode 03

Bit-Punks — Episode 03 (2010-11-23)

After a brief Hiatus due to technical difficulties, the Bit-Punks are back! On this Episode of the Bit-Punks Podcast we discuss our history with that loveable(?) ape: Donkey Kong.  We Discuss Donkey Kong 1-3, Donkey Kong Country 1-3, Donkey Kong 64, Donkey Kong Land, Donkey Kong Math, Donkey Kong Country Returns, and other obscure Donkey Kong information.

We also discuss:

Goldeneye, Super Mario World, Super Mario RPG, Shadow Complex, Splosion Man,  Super Metroid 2(metroid 2 remake), Super Metroid Redesign (, Super Mario X, Super Mario Crossover, Trails HD, Limbo, Bionic Commando: Rearmed, Mega Man and Bass, Mass Effect 2, Mega Man Zero, Dragon Quest 9, New Super Mario Brothers, Demon Souls, Dead Space Extraction, Cladun:This is an RPG, R Type:Command, Age Of Empires 3, Fallout: New Vegas, Dance Central, Kinect, Project Eden, Steel Batallion

Bitpunks Ep 1 Music notes:

1. DK Rap from the Donkey Kong 64 official Soundtrack by Grant Kirkhope.

2. Crystal Caves from the Donkey Kong 64 official Soundtrack by Grant Kirkhope.

3. Sticker Brush Symphony from the Donkey Kong Country 2 soundtrack by David Wise.

4. Donkey Kong Country Stray Donkey Strut OC ReMix by djpretzel.  Available at

5. Donkey Kong Country Lost in Jungle OC ReMix by Johan Krafft.  Available at

Running Time: 1:40:34.

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Starring: Nate Baughman, Chris Driggers, Jason Poage, Kent Westmoreland.

Bit-Punks Podcast Episode 02

Bit-Punks — Episode 02 (2010-10-25)

On this episode of the Bitpunks Podcast we discuss horror/scary games.  We also discuss Shantae, Fallout: New Vegas, Professor Layton: The Unwound Future, Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks/Phantom Hourglass, Minecraft, Deadspace, Halo Reach, Resident Evil 5, Castlevania. Phantasy Star, Space Channel 5, Nighttrap, Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest

Running Time: 1:25:46.

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Starring: Nate Baughman, Chris Driggers, Jason Poage, Kent Westmoreland.

Bit-Punks Podcast Episode 01

Bit-Punks — Episode 01 (2010-10-11)

On this first official episode of the Bit-Punks Podcast we discuss Mega Man, Retro News, and have a retro reading. We also discuss Dragon Ball Z, Phantasy Star 2, Sonic, Psychonauts, Halo: Reach (again), Minecraft, Planescape:Torment, Mega Man 8-bit Deathmatch. Magfest, Mario, Braid, Shadow Complex, Comic Jumper, Pic-cross 3D.

Starring: Nate Baughman, Chris Driggers, Jason Poage, Katie Poage, Kent Westmoreland.

Bitpunks Ep 1 Music notes

1. Title Mix Medley from the album 20th Anniversary ROCKMAN 1~6 Rock Arrange Ver. by the Capcom Sound Team.

2.  Mega Man 2 Wily’s Requiem OC ReMix by Nekofrog. Available at

3. Groundman Stage (Unlimited Overdub mix) from the album Chiptuned Rockman by Hiroki Isogai and Akari Kaida

Running Time: 1:14:56.

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Bit-Punks Podcast Episode 0.

Bit-Punks — Episode 00 (2010-10-02)

On this inaugural episode of the Bit-Punks podcast we discuss the 25th Birthday of Super Mario Brothers. We also discuss:  Dragon Quest IX, Plants Vs. Zombies, Minecraft, Civilization V, StarCraft II, Halo: Reach, Super Mario RPG, Final Fantasy XIV, Mass Effect 2, Legend Of Zelda, Megaman, Dragon Con.

Running Time: 1:29:41.

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