Video Games

The Cartridge Club is an amazing community of gamers, collectors, and video game enthusiasts of all ages. You’ll find our flagship podcast, CCPrime, and its more handheld counterpart CCPortable, where hosts and fellow community members come together each and every month to play a game. From those nostalgic favorites of your childhood to the hottest modern titles that everyone’s talking about – this show, along with members of the community, covers it all!

Episodes

Musty emerges and invites on community member Jason, of the YouTube channel CorpseFlood Gaming to discuss the 3rd Person Shooter/Survival Horror exclusive for the Xbox360 - Gears of War. 

Join us in July for Yoshi's Island!

As always, follow along with the conversation every month on our forums at https://www.cartridgeclub.org or our community's Discord. 

Interested in shirts, mugs, notebooks, or other gear featuring designs based on our Game of the Month selection? Check out our merch shop at https://www.teepublic.com/stores/cartridgeclub

Don't forget to give our podcast a review on whatever podcast app that you use! If you're interested in supporting us and our community - and get to be involved in the selection of future games of the month - check out how at https://www.patreon.com/CartridgeClub

LINKS to our Guest:

Jason | Twitter: @CorpseFlood

 

Hosts:

MustyHobbit | Twitter: @MustyHobbit 

Thumbnails by Josh Leslie: @FranticSociety

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Welcome to Cartridge Club's 2020 breakdown of all of the big announcements that are coming out of the various events this summer, along with reveals for upcoming games of the months in the Cartridge Club!

On this installment of CC Summer of Games our hosts @itsrocketsauce, @Round_2_Gaming, @CalebJRoss, and @FranticSociety break down EA Play and all of the other various announcement in the past couple of weeks.

They also announce the SECOND game to be played for Cartridge Club Season 8 near the end, so you'll want to stick around and hear what that is!

Enjoy, and expect more of these this summer as things get revealed, and keep an eye on our twitter at @CartridgeClubNA to see when you can watch along live!!

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Welcome to Cartridge Club's 2020 breakdown of all of the big announcments that are coming out of the various events this summer, along with reveals for upcoming games of the months in the Cartridge Club!

On this installment of CC Summer of Games our hosts @itsrocketsauce, @Round_2_Gaming, @CalebJRoss, and @FranticSociety break down Playstation's big Playstation 5 blowout. They break down everything from the games to the look of the console itself.

They also announce the first game to be played for Cartridge Club Season 8 near the end, so you'll want to stick around and hear what that is!

Enjoy, and expect more of these this summer as things get revealed, and keep an eye on our twitter at @CartridgeClubNA to see when you can watch along live!!

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The Quick Save Club is a spin off of the Cartridge Club that focuses on PC Games. Every 2 months we choose a Retro, Classic, or Indie PC game to play. We play it together as a community, then record a podcast talking about our experiences with the game!
Welcome to Episode 13, The first episode of our season 2, and the first official game focused episode on the Cartridge Club Feed!

This Month we talked about the indie hit, Terraria, which is one of our hosts favorite games. It's a sandbox survival game full of charming pixel art and gigantic boss fights!
Hosting this month we got Kevin @Buried_On_Mars, Josh @FranticSociety, and Ryan @Retrogamerrantn!!

Our Guest this month is Dean from @Round_2_Gaming!
Leave feedback on twitter @QuickSaveClub or on the Cartridge Club forums!
Thanks for listening!

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Church invites on community members NintendoHodge, Jason, and MauserTV to discuss the indie darling, Undertale.  This month is also our first #PlayAlongWithPrime nominated game - be sure to tag your posts about our game of the month with the hashtag for a chance to pick a future game of the month!

Join us next month for Gears of War!

As always, follow along with the conversation every month on our forums at https://www.cartridgeclub.org or our community's Discord. 

Interested in shirts, mugs, notebooks, or other gear featuring designs based on our Game of the Month selection? Check out our merch shop at https://www.teepublic.com/stores/cartridgeclub

Don't forget to give our podcast a review on whatever podcast app that you use! If you're interested in supporting us and our community - and get to be involved in the selection of future games of the month - check out how at https://www.patreon.com/CartridgeClub

LINKS to our Guests:

Jason | Twitter: @CorpseFlood

Hodge | Twitter: @NintendoHodge

MauserTV | Twitter: @MauserTV

Hosts:

Church | Twitter: @The_GameGrinder 

Thumbnails by Josh Leslie: @FranticSociety

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Dean (@Round_2_Gaming) tediously plots his attack strategy this month along with Curtiss as they play Fire Emblem for the Game Boy Advance!

Did Curtiss actually play the game TWICE?! Dean suggests some great video game books to check out.

And stay tuned for a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT at the end!!Join us next month for CARTRIDGE CLUB PORTABLE MANIA!!! 

As always, follow along with the conversation every month on our forums at https://www.cartridgeclub.org or our community's Discord. 

Interested in shirts, mugs, notebooks, or other gear featuring designs based on our Game of the Month selection? Check out our merch shop at https://www.teepublic.com/stores/cartridgeclub

Don't forget to give our podcast a review on whatever podcast app that you use! If you're interested in supporting us and our community - and get to be involved in the selection of future games of the month - check out how at https://www.patreon.com/CartridgeClub

LINKS to our Guests:

Dean | Twitter: @Round_2_Gaming

Hosts:

Curtiss | Twitter: @CCPortableUnite 

Thumbnails by Josh Leslie: @FranticSociety

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Hello and welcome to the newly rebooted Cartridge Club Hangouts! Once a month we will gather together to talk about gaming topics, the games of the month, what's going on with us, and of course show off our awesome pickups! It's an excuse to get together and well.. HANGOUT!

If you want to be on the show hit @itsrocketsauce and we'll get you on, it's open to anybody who wants to come and join!

This month we had @itsrocketsauce, @fitgnat, and @FranticSociety on with special appearances from Bill (@stcpod) and Eric (@TheMightyQdawg)! We talk about everything from playstation (#Playboyz) to Mortal Kombat to The Snyder Cut... and a certain Star Wars film is 40 years old... OH YEAH AND PICKUPS!! RocketSauce got a lot of really awesome NES games, be sure to come and listen and see what we've all been up to this month.

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Welcome to the Quick Save Club!

The Quick Save Club is a spin off of the Cartridge Club that focuses on PC Games. Every 2 months we choose a Retro, Classic, or Indie PC game to play. We play it together as a community, then record a podcast talking about our experiences with the game!

On this episode of our "in between" show 'Savepoint' we talk about who we are, introduce ourselves formally to the Cartridge Club podcast feed, and answer some community questions! Thanks so much for listening, and we hope you enjoy listening to us talk about a bunch of games for the ol' personal computer!

Hosting this month we got:

Kevin -- @Buried_On_Mars
Josh -- @FranticSociety
Ryan -- @Retrogamerrantn

Did you enjoy the Show?

Leave feedback on twitter @QuickSaveClub or on the Cartridge Club forums at cartridgeclub.org/forums

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On this month's episode of Cartridge Club Prime, Ryan (ItsRocketSauce) invites on community members Jake (of the Polykill Podcast), Chris (of the Flock Talk Podcast), and Eric (MightyQDawg on YouTube) to discuss one of the most highly regarded Zelda games of all time, Ocarina of Time. 

Join us next month for Undertale!

As always, follow along with the conversation every month on our forums at https://www.cartridgeclub.org or our community's Discord. 

Interested in shirts, mugs, notebooks, or other gear featuring designs based on our Game of the Month selection? Check out our merch shop at https://www.teepublic.com/stores/cartridgeclub

Don't forget to give our podcast a review on whatever podcast app that you use! If you're interested in supporting us and our community - and get to be involved in the selection of future games of the month - check out how at https://www.patreon.com/CartridgeClub

LINKS to our Guests:

Jake | Twitter: @TheMcAxl

Chris | Twitter: @ChrisGirardo

Eric | Twitter: @MightyQDawg

Hosts:

Ryan | Twitter: @ItsRocketSauce 

Thumbnails by Josh Leslie: @FranticSociety

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Mega Matt (@MegaMatt21) saves all his E-Tanks only to realize he doesn’t really need them when he joins Curtiss to play Mega Man V! Is this expensive game worth it? Which side does Matt choose in the eternal debate of Mega Man 2 vs. Mega Man 3 for the NES? And Curtiss gets super jealous of Matt’s mega collection! It’s all things Mega Man on the latest Cartridge Club Portable! 
 
Join us next month for FIRE EMBLEM on the Game Boy Advance!

As always, follow along with the conversation every month on our forums at https://www.cartridgeclub.org or our community's Discord. 

Interested in shirts, mugs, notebooks, or other gear featuring designs based on our Game of the Month selection? Check out our merch shop at https://www.teepublic.com/stores/cartridgeclub

Don't forget to give our podcast a review on whatever podcast app that you use! If you're interested in supporting us and our community - and get to be involved in the selection of future games of the month - check out how at https://www.patreon.com/CartridgeClub

LINKS to our Guests:

Matt | Twitter: @MegaMatt21

Hosts:

Curtiss | Twitter: @CCPortableUnite 

Thumbnails by Josh Leslie: @FranticSociety

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Hello and welcome to the newly rebooted Cartridge Club Hangouts! Once a month we will gather together to talk about gaming topics, the games of the month, what's going on with us, and of course show off our awesome pickups! It's an excuse to get together and well.. HANGOUT!

If you want to be on the show hit @itsrocketsauce and we'll get you on, it's open to anybody who wants to come and join! This month we had @itsrocketsauce, @fitgnat, and @FranticSociety on to talk about (more) perils of a pandemic, Star Wars, Movies, Looney Tunes, Seinfeld, Star Trek, The PS5 DualSense controller, and a whole lot more! Come, relax, and listen then leave us feedback on @CartridgeClubNa on twitter! We're always looking for feedback to improve the show! COME AND HANGOUT!

 
Timestamps:
00:00 - Intro and Coping with the new Normal
26:46 - Games We've Been Playing
40:55 - A Whole Bunch of Movie and TV Talk!
1:34:50 - Digital E3 replacements?
1:45:10 - Random Game Talk
1:52:08 - PLAY BOYZ!! (DualSense Reveal and Controller Talk)
2:30:02 - Retro News
2:57:00 - Journey To the Savage Planet and More
2:59:00 - Pickups
3:10:00 - Patreon Pick for August CC Game of the Month Reveal!
3:16:30 - Games of the Month and Goodbyes!"
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The California Crew is back together again! Matt Bandy & Chris Roberts join Curtiss this month for MARCH MADNESS 2020 and this year it’s all about LCD games! They discuss the humble beginnings of handheld gaming including Nintendo’s Game & Watches, Tiger Electronic handhelds, Tamagotchi and more!  

Next Month, April, we'll be playing Megaman V for the Gameboy!   

As always, follow along with the conversation every month on our forums at https://www.cartridgeclub.org or our community's Discord. 

Interested in shirts, mugs, notebooks, or other gear featuring designs based on our Game of the Month selection? Check out our merch shop at https://www.teepublic.com/stores/cartridgeclub

Don't forget to give our podcast a review on whatever podcast app that you use! If you're interested in supporting us and our community - and get to be involved in the selection of future games of the month - check out how at https://www.patreon.com/CartridgeClub

LINKS to our Guests:

Chris | Twitter: @cwr2

Matt | Twitter: @xmattbandyx

Hosts:

Curtiss | Twitter: @CCPortableUnite 

Thumbnails by Josh Leslie: @FranticSociety

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Welcome to another episode of Cartridge Club Prime!

This month, second time host Josh aka Frantic is joined by fellow light spirits Sean and Mark from the Game Buzz Podcast (and the creators of this very show) to talk about the enchanting Ori and the Blind Forest! They'll talk about how they felt about the game, the story, gameplay, and more!

Next Month, April, we'll be playing The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time for the Nintendo 64 and 3DS!

As always, follow along with the conversation every month on our forums at https://www.cartridgeclub.org or our community's Discord. If you are playing along, have our game of the month in your collection or just want to tell people about what we do each month, make sure to tweet/post/comment using the hashtag #PlayAlongWithPrime.

Interested in shirts, mugs, notebooks, or other gear featuring designs based on our Game of the Month selection? Check out our merch shop at https://www.teepublic.com/stores/cartridgeclub

Don't forget to give our podcast a review on whatever podcast app that you use! If you're interested in supporting us and our community - and get to be involved in the selection of future games of the month - check out how at https://www.patreon.com/CartridgeClub

LINKS to our Guests:
Sean | Twitter: @GameBuzzSean
Mark| Twitter: @GameBuzzMark
Check out their weekly video game news show "Game Buzz" anywhere you find podcasts!

Hosts:
Josh | Twitter: @FranticSociety
Thumbnails by Josh Leslie: @FranticSociety

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Hello and welcome to the newly rebooted Cartridge Club Hangouts!

Once a month we will gather together to talk about gaming topics, our games of the month, current events, and show off our awesome pickups! It's an excuse to get together and well... HANGOUT!

If you want to be on the show hit up @itsrocketsauce and we'll get you on.  It's open to anybody who wants to join!

This month we had @itsrocketsauce@fitgnat, and @FranticSociety on to talk about the perils of a pandemic, March's great game releases, Next gen tech reveals, and more! Come take a listen and leave us feedback on @CartridgeClubNa on twitter! COME AND HANGOUT!

Timestamps:

00:07 - Intro

01:07 - Corona Virus Pandemic

27:10 - Animal Crossing or Doom?

32:00 - Resident Evil 3

37:00 - Josh finally appears (Doom/FF7 Remake Talk)

43:00 - Next Gen Talk - Services, Consoles, Games, Tech, etc.

1:14:00 - Fighting Game Talk

1:22:00 - Silent Hill? Kojima? Metal Gear?

1:33:00 - Game(s) of the Month

1:44:00 - Pickups

2:15:00 - Wrap Up and Goodbyes!

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Bill (@STCPod) from Start to Continue slips through the cracks to Lorule this month along with Curtiss as they play The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds for the Nintendo 3DS! Should this game belong in YOUR collection? Which video game did Curtiss first see nudity in? And which Zelda game has Bill REFUSED to finish??? 

Next Month, March, we'll be playing LCD Handhelds for March Madness!   

As always, follow along with the conversation every month on our forums at https://www.cartridgeclub.org or our community's Discord. 

Interested in shirts, mugs, notebooks, or other gear featuring designs based on our Game of the Month selection? Check out our merch shop at https://www.teepublic.com/stores/cartridgeclub

Don't forget to give our podcast a review on whatever podcast app that you use! If you're interested in supporting us and our community - and get to be involved in the selection of future games of the month - check out how at https://www.patreon.com/CartridgeClub

LINKS to our Guests:

Bill | Twitter: @STCPod

Hosts:

Curtiss | Twitter: @CCPortableUnite 

Thumbnails by Josh Leslie: @FranticSociety

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Welcome to another episode of Cartridge Club Prime!
This month, new co-host Church summons fellow hunters Ben Rowland, TheDisposedHero, and DiskCart to discuss the 2015 Playstation 4 exclusive, Bloodborne.  They'll discuss their impressions of the game, where they feel it stacks up against other FromSoftware titles, and more. 

Next Month, March, we'll be playing Ori and the Blind Forest for the Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch.  

As always, follow along with the conversation every month on our forums at https://www.cartridgeclub.org or our community's Discord. If you are playing along, have our game of the month in your collection or just want to tell people about what we do each month, make sure to tweet/post/comment using the hashtag #PlayAlongWithPrime.

Interested in shirts, mugs, notebooks, or other gear featuring designs based on our Game of the Month selection? Check out our merch shop at https://www.teepublic.com/stores/cartridgeclub

Don't forget to give our podcast a review on whatever podcast app that you use! If you're interested in supporting us and our community - and get to be involved in the selection of future games of the month - check out how at https://www.patreon.com/CartridgeClub

LINKS to our Guests:

Ben Rowland | Twitter: @browland1

The Disposed Hero | Twitter: @TheDisposedHero 

DiskCart | Twitter: @Diskcartguy | Youtube: DiskCart | Twitch: Disk_Cart

Hosts:

Church | Twitter: @The_GameGrinder | YouTube: The Game Grinder

Thumbnails by Josh Leslie: @FranticSociety

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Seigi (@seigiac) from Bonus Barrel and Curtiss use up all their data this month when they play Super Mario Run, Mario Kart Tour and Dr. Mario World! 
 
How much smarter is Seigi than Curtiss at literally everything? Did Curtiss even play Mario Kart Tour? And find out some other great mobile games to check out! 

In February, CCPortable is playing The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds!

As always, follow along with the conversation every month on our forums at https://www.cartridgeclub.org or our community's discord: https://discord.gg/xqZQzR7.  

Interested in shirts, mugs, notebooks, or other gear featuring designs based on our Game of the Month selection?  Check out our merch shop at https://www.teepublic.com/stores/cartridgeclub

Don't forget to give our podcast a review on whatever podcast app that you use!  If you're interested in supporting us and our community - and get to be involved in the selection of future games of the month - check out how at https://www.patreon.com/CartridgeClub

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Welcome to another episode of the Cartridge Club!
Join the QDawgs on a magical trip filled with cartoon graphics and animation only Disney can do on one of the Sega Genesis' earliest hits. Accompanied by Myles from Flock Talk, Richard from Retro Fandango, and with a special appearance by Owaz from Twitch, we discuss the magic, the fantasy, the bewitchment of Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse.

Next Month, February, we'll be playing Bloodborne for the PlayStation 4.

As always, follow along with the conversation every month on our forums at https://www.cartridgeclub.org or our community's Discord. If you are playing along, have our game of the month in your collection or just want to tell people about what we do each month, make sure to tweet/post/comment using the hashtag #PlayAlongWithPrime.

Interested in shirts, mugs, notebooks, or other gear featuring designs based on our Game of the Month selection? Check out our merch shop at https://www.teepublic.com/stores/cartridgeclub

Don't forget to give our podcast a review on whatever podcast app that you use! If you're interested in supporting us and our community - and get to be involved in the selection of future games of the month - check out how at https://www.patreon.com/CartridgeClub

LINKS to our Guests:

Myles | Twitter: @MiloDaGreat1, @FlockOfNerds | Flock Talk Podcast on player.fm

Richard | Twitter: @theRamVox | Retro Fandango on Podbean

Owaz | Twitter: @OwazGaming | Twitch: Owazrim

Hosts:

Melissa | Twitter: @MrsQDawg | YouTube: MightyQDawg
Eric | Twitter: @MightyQDawg | YouTube: MightyQDawg

Thumbnails by Josh Leslie: @FranticSociety
Music: Europe "The Final Countdown" chiptune cover by TomboFry

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Welcome to another episode of the Cartridge Club! Join Musty on an adventure to a galaxy far, far away to play one of the best RPGs of all time. Accompanied by Dan of Winterion Game Studios and Brian of the OffKillter podcast, they spend this episode discussing Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic.

**For those avoiding major plot spoilers, those are discussed between 42:35 and 1:05:20.**

Next Month, January, we'll be playing Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse for the Sega Genesis and Master System.

As always, follow along with the conversation every month on our forums at https://www.cartridgeclub.org or our community's Discord. If you are playing along, have our game of the month in your collection or just want to tell people about what we do each month, make sure to tweet/post/comment using the hashtag #PlayAlongWithPrime.

Interested in shirts, mugs, notebooks, or other gear featuring designs based on our Game of the Month selection? Check out our merch shop at https://www.teepublic.com/stores/cartridgeclub

Don't forget to give our podcast a review on whatever podcast app that you use! If you're interested in supporting us and our community - and get to be involved in the selection of future games of the month - check out how at https://www.patreon.com/CartridgeClub

LINKS to our Guests:

Dan | Twitter: @Winterion | Winterion Game Studios on YouTube

Brian | Twitter: @HokieBriz | Off-Killter on Spotify 

Host:

Musty | Twitter: @MustyHobbit | Twitch

Thumbnails by Josh Leslie: @FranticSociety

 

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Richard (@TheRamVox) and Curtiss kill all the younglings this month when they play Star Wars - Episode III: Revenge of the Sith on the Game Boy Advance!

Does Richard's recommendation live up to the hype? Does Curtiss turn this podcast into a low key review of The Rise of Skywalker? And find out some other underrated Star Wars games you should check out! 

As always, follow along with the conversation every month on our forums at https://www.cartridgeclub.org or our community's discord: https://discord.gg/xqZQzR7.  

Interested in shirts, mugs, notebooks, or other gear featuring designs based on our Game of the Month selection?  Check out our merch shop at https://www.teepublic.com/stores/cartridgeclub

Don't forget to give our podcast a review on whatever podcast app that you use!  If you're interested in supporting us and our community - and get to be involved in the selection of future games of the month - check out how at https://www.patreon.com/CartridgeClub

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Duke from Retro Nonsense (@Duke0619) joins Curtiss this month as they mostly come out at night to play Aliens Infestation on the Nintendo DS! And that's not all! The director of the game itself, Adam Tierney (@AdamTierneyWF), joins the crew and they discuss everything that went into creating this modern gem.

From developing the game all the way through release and everything in between, find out what exactly goes into producing a video game. Did Nintendo force the developers to implement stylus controls? Was this really sitting on a shelf for an entire year before it was released? What would Adam change if he could go back now and do it all over again? All this and more on this extra special edition of Cartridge Club Portable! Game over, man! Game over! 

As always, follow along with the conversation every month on our forums at https://www.cartridgeclub.org or our community's discord: https://discord.gg/xqZQzR7.  

Interested in shirts, mugs, notebooks, or other gear featuring designs based on our Game of the Month selection?  Check out our merch shop at https://www.teepublic.com/stores/cartridgeclub

Don't forget to give our podcast a review on whatever podcast app that you use!  If you're interested in supporting us and our community - and get to be involved in the selection of future games of the month - check out how at https://www.patreon.com/CartridgeClub

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Snake?  Snake!  Snaaaake!  Join the newest CCPrime host Josh as he stealths through our latest episode with guests Ryan and Tim to discuss the November Game of the Month, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater!

Next Month, December, we'll be playing Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic.

As always, follow along with the conversation every month on our forums at https://www.cartridgeclub.org or our community's discord: https://discord.gg/xqZQzR7.  If you are playing along, have our game of the month in your collection or just want to tell people about what we do each month, make sure to tweet/post/comment using the hashtag #PlayAlongWithPrime.

Interested in shirts, mugs, notebooks, or other gear featuring designs based on our Game of the Month selection?  Check out our merch shop at https://www.teepublic.com/stores/cartridgeclub

Don't forget to give our podcast a review on whatever podcast app that you use!  If you're interested in supporting us and our community - and get to be involved in the selection of future games of the month - check out how at https://www.patreon.com/CartridgeClub

LINKS to our Guests:

Ryan | Twitter: @ItsRocketSauce | Twitch

Tim | Twitter: @Haru0kay | YouTube

 

Host:

Josh| Twitter: @FranticSoceity 

Thumbnails by Josh Leslie: @FranticSociety

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@xMattBandyx aka Matt Bandy joins Curtiss this month as they try to "Seek a way out" of 999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors for the Nintendo DS! How good is Matt at sudoku? Curtiss discovers the 3DS Activity Log. Does Matt break the rating system?! 

Next month, we are playing Aliens: Infestation on the Nintendo DS.

As always, follow along with the conversation every month on our forums at https://www.cartridgeclub.org or our community's discord: https://discord.gg/xqZQzR7.  

Interested in shirts, mugs, notebooks, or other gear featuring designs based on our Game of the Month selection?  Check out our merch shop at https://www.teepublic.com/stores/cartridgeclub

Don't forget to give our podcast a review on whatever podcast app that you use!  If you're interested in supporting us and our community - and get to be involved in the selection of future games of the month - check out how at https://www.patreon.com/CartridgeClub

LINKS to our Guest:

Matt | Twitter: @xmattbandyx

 

Host 

Curtiss | Twitter: @CurtissFrisle

Thumbnails by Josh Leslie: @FranticSociety

 

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Happy Halloween, Cartridge Club! This years treat is a new episode of Prime where we talk about the NES fan favorite Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse with guests Duke, Chris, and Matt.

Next Month, November, we'll be playing Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater.

As always, follow along with the conversation every month on our forums at https://www.cartridgeclub.org or our community's discord: https://discord.gg/xqZQzR7.  If you are playing along, have our game of the month in your collection or just want to tell people about what we do each month, make sure to tweet/post/comment using the hashtag #PlayAlongWithPrime.

Interested in shirts, mugs, notebooks, or other gear featuring designs based on our Game of the Month selection?  Check out our merch shop at https://www.teepublic.com/stores/cartridgeclub

Don't forget to give our podcast a review on whatever podcast app that you use!  If you're interested in supporting us and our community - and get to be involved in the selection of future games of the month - check out how at https://www.patreon.com/CartridgeClub

LINKS to our Guests:

Duke | Twitter: @Duke0619 | YouTube 

Chris | Twitter: @Bassguy654 | Twitch

Matt | Twitter: @xmattbandyx

 

Host:

Ryan | Twitter: @ItsRocketSauce | Twitch

Thumbnails by Josh Leslie: @FranticSociety

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Eric aka @MightyQDawg and Kevin aka @Buried_On_Mars vertically and horizontally scroll in to talk about Nanostray 2 this month! What do they think about CCPortable's first "shmup"? Also, Eric explains the "Rules of QDawg Gaming". And find out some other great portable shoot 'em up games to check out! 

Next month, we are playing 999: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors on the Nintendo DS.

As always, follow along with the conversation every month on our forums at https://www.cartridgeclub.org or our community's discord: https://discord.gg/xqZQzR7.  

Interested in shirts, mugs, notebooks, or other gear featuring designs based on our Game of the Month selection?  Check out our merch shop at https://www.teepublic.com/stores/cartridgeclub

Don't forget to give our podcast a review on whatever podcast app that you use!  If you're interested in supporting us and our community - and get to be involved in the selection of future games of the month - check out how at https://www.patreon.com/CartridgeClub

LINKS to our Guests:

Eric/ twitter: @MightyQDawg

     YT: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheMightyQDawg

Kevin / twitter: @Buried_On_Mars

     YT: https://www.youtube.com/user/BuriedOnMars

     The Quick Save Club: https://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/7g6c6-8b4e3/Quick-Save-Club-Podcast

     Retro Fandango: https://retrofandango.podbean.com/

 

Host 

@CurtissFrisle

Thumbnails by Josh Leslie: @FranticSociety

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In CCPrime's Season 7 Premiere, Musty brings along a couple of PC focused community members, Church and Kevin, to discuss Blizzard's 1998 RTS masterpiece - StarCraft.  What will they have to say when it comes to this PC classic?

Next month, we are playing Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse for the NES, or the more recently released Castlevania Anniversary Collection.

As always, follow along with the conversation every month on our forums at https://www.cartridgeclub.org or our community's discord: https://discord.gg/xqZQzR7.  If you are playing along, have our game of the month in your collection or just want to tell people about what we do each month, make sure to tweet/post/comment using the hashtag #PlayAlongWithPrime.

Interested in shirts, mugs, notebooks, or other gear featuring designs based on our Game of the Month selection?  Check out our merch shop at https://www.teepublic.com/stores/cartridgeclub

Don't forget to give our podcast a review on whatever podcast app that you use!  If you're interested in supporting us and our community - and get to be involved in the selection of future games of the month - check out how at https://www.patreon.com/CartridgeClub

LINKS to our Guests:

Church / twitter: @The_GameGrinder

     YT: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaXvTbmHUwgtw23k4DkGV8A

     The Game Tenants Podcast: https://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/vxf52-83186/The-Game-Tenants-Podcast

Kevin / twitter: @Buried_On_Mars

     YT: https://www.youtube.com/user/BuriedOnMars

     The Quick Save Club: https://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/7g6c6-8b4e3/Quick-Save-Club-Podcast

     Retro Fandango: https://retrofandango.podbean.com/

 

Host 

 

@MustyHobbit | https://twitch.tv/mustyhobbit

Thumbnails by Josh Leslie: @FranticSociety

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In the Season 6 Finale of Cartridge Club Prime, we hit one of the most highly regarded JRPGs of all time in Chrono Trigger.  Musty and Rocket invite along for the ride two of the biggest fans of the games we can find in Alex (@SNESdrunk) and Steven (@DisposedHero) to discuss the game.  Will this much fandom be able to survive the ire of a non-RPG player?  

Next Month, our Season 7 Premiere: StarCraft (PC, Nintendo 64)

As always, follow along with the conversation every month on our forums at https://www.cartridgeclub.org or our community's discord: https://discord.gg/xqZQzR7.  If you are playing along, have our game of the month in your collection or just want to tell people about what we do each month, make sure to tweet/post/comment using the hashtag #PlayAlongWithPrime.

Interested in shirts, mugs, notebooks, or other gear featuring designs based on our Game of the Month selection?  Check out our merch shop at https://www.teepublic.com/stores/cartridgeclub

Don't forget to give our podcast a review on whatever podcast app that you use!  If you're interested in supporting us and our community - and get to be involved in the selection of future games of the month - check out how at https://www.patreon.com/CartridgeClub

LINKS to our Guests:

Alex / twitter: @SNESdrunk

     YT: https://www.youtube.com/snesdrunk

Steven / twitter: @DisposedHero

 

Hosts:

@ItsRocketSauce | https://twitch.tv/itsrocketsauce

@MustyHobbit | https://twitch.tv/mustyhobbit

Thumbnails by Josh Leslie: @FranticSociety

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Chris Roberts aka @cwr2 goes back to the past with Curtiss this month to play Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures! Find out how many Rolling Rocks it took to conquer this game. They also recommend some other "terrible" games! 

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Kathryn aka @k_song floats in to join Curtiss this month and talk about Super Princess Peach for the Nintendo DS! Did this game give them good VIBES? Why did it take nearly 20 years before Peach finally got her own game? And how do you pronounce Picross? 

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Ryan and Musty invite on Chris (@NintendoHodge) and Jason (@CorpseFlood) to discuss the Caped Crusader's Second Arkham Adventure.  Where will it stack up against the other games in the Arkham series?  Did Jason really sport a Batman mask for the entirety of the show?

Next Month: Chrono Trigger (SNES, Playstation, Nintendo DS)

As always, follow along with the conversation every month on our forums at https://www.cartridgeclub.org or our community's discord: https://discord.gg/xqZQzR7.  If you are playing along, have our game of the month in your collection or just want to tell people about what we do each month, make sure to tweet/post/comment using the hashtag #PlayAlongWithPrime.

Interested in shirts, mugs, notebooks, or other gear featuring designs based on our Game of the Month selection?  Check out our merch shop at https://www.teepublic.com/stores/cartridgeclub

Don't forget to give our podcast a review on whatever podcast app that you use!  If you're interested in supporting us and our community - and get to be involved in the selection of future games of the month - check out how at https://www.patreon.com/CartridgeClub

 

LINKS to our Community Guests:

Chris

NintendoHodge on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/hodgsoncr

The Barrie Game Exchange: https://www.facebook.com/barriegameexchange/

Rambe, Record, Repeat: https://ramblerecordrepeat.podbean.com/

 

Jason

CorpseFloodGaming on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRc9diOIutuZIEYbptmVYEA

The Game Tenants Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/the-game-tenants

 

Hosts:

@ItsRocketSauce | https://twitch.tv/itsrocketsauce

@MustyHobbit | https://twitch.tv/mustyhobbit

Thumbnails by Josh Leslie: @FranticSociety

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Welcome to a special MightyQBros podcast celebrating another 'Rick V. Day' anniversary!

On July 18, 1997, Eric "MightyQDawg" and his brothers received a very special package in the mail containing a huge lot of SMS games. It was a very exciting day for us, and one that stuck with us for the last two decades. In this podcast, Eric and his brother, Gavin, discuss how emulation motivated us to get back into console collecting which ultimately lead to our Rick V. Day pick-up. 

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Ryan and Musty invite on 2017's CCPodcast of the Year, Joe and Bill from Start to Continue, for a healthy talk about Naughty Dog's 2011 masterpiece, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves.  

Bill: @STCPod

Joe: @ACDecepticon

Start to Continue Podcast: http://www.stcpod.com

 

Hosts:

@ItsRocketSauce

@MustyHobbit | https://twitch.tv/mustyhobbit

Thumbnails by Josh Leslie: @FranticSociety

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Trav aka @travplaysgames swoops into action this month to join Curtiss as they take on Batman for the original Game Boy! In the first episode of season 3, the boys discuss this oddball game often dubbed "the one where Batman has a gun." They'll also figure out how to pronounce "Geoff" and recommend some other great games starring the Dark Knight! 

Want to chat about next month's game?  Drop by the forums at http://www.cartridgeclub.org and let us know if you're playing along.

Thumbnails by Josh Leslie (@franticsociety)

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Cartridge Club Prime is back with a Sega Classic, Shenmue.  Musty and Ryan invite on a panel of Cartridge Club members to discuss this gaming pioneer.  Do you know where I can find sailors?

Hosts

Musty - @MustyHobbit

Ryan - @ItsRocketSauce

 

Panel

Eric/MightyQDawg - @MightyQDawg

Mike/The Retrollectors - @retrollectors

Myles from Flock of Nerds - @FlockofNerds

 

Thumbnails by Josh Leslie - @franticsociety

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Richard aka @TheRamVox says "Aloha!" to Curtiss this month as the two dive into the multi-genre treasure that is Lilo & Stitch for the Game Boy Advance! Is the game really a Metal Slug clone? How well does it represent the source material? They also recommend some other fun Disney games to check out! 

Thumbnails by Josh Leslie (@franticsociety)

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This month on the Cartridge Club, Musty (@mustyhobbit) and Ryan (@itsrocketsauce) invite on two Zelda 2 superfans to discuss what may be a very misunderstood Zelda game.  

The Cartridge Club is a community of video game enthusiasts of all ages.  The club centers around this podcast, which functions a lot like a book club, only for video games.  Each month we select a game, invite the community to play along with us, and invite a few on to the show to have a discussion about the game.

This month's guests:

Erin (@Cherryb6mb)

Michael B The Game Genie (@MikeBGameGenie)

 

Thumbnails provided by:

Josh Leslie (@franticsociety)

 

Upcoming Games:

May - Shenmue

June - Uncharted 2

July - Batman Arkham City

August - Chrono Trigger

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Church aka @The_GameGrinder joins Curtiss this month as they call the thunder with Thor: God of Thunder for the Nintendo DS!

Find out if they think this beat 'em up is worthy of wielding Mjolnir! They also discuss some other Marvel gems you should add to your video game catalogue! 

Thumbnails by Josh Leslie (@FranticSociety)

Interested in supporting the club?  Check out our merchandise shop for shirt and other gear: http://www.teepublic.com/stores/cartridgeclub

or

Take a look at our Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/Cartridgeclub

 

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@xmattbandyx & @Buried_On_Mars get crazy with Curtiss this month for March Madness* to discuss all things Game Boy Advance! The rules were simple: play any GBA game you want! The guys give their thoughts on everything the Cartridge Clubbers played this month and discuss Matt Bandy's Elite 8 bracket in this jam-packed episode! Thank you to everyone who chimed in on the forums or Twitter! 

 
*Nothing to do with the NCAA. Send all complaints to info@abbafanclub.nl 
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Cartridge Club Prime is back for March's stroll through the Finch House to find out what really happened to Edith's family, and determine if there truly is a curse.  

Join Musty, Ryan, and our guest panel of Edith Finch superfans as we discuss the Giant Sparrow release of What Remains of Edith Finch.

Panel

Caleb J Ross (@calebjross)

Sarah (@Sarca_Sim)

Hosts

MustyHobbit (@mustyhobbit)

Ryan (@itsrocketsauce)

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Josh Leslie (@franticsociety)

 

As always, drop in at www.cartridgeclub.org, where you'll find our forums, and links to additional content from us and our community.

Interested in supporting the club?  Check out the merchandise shop over at www.teepublic.com/stores/CartridgeClub or look into our Patreon at www.patreon.com/CartridgeClub, where every dollar pledged goes toward maintaining the show and our little corner of the internet.

 

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February is a month for love as we explore a game of love, betrayal and the terror of commitment - everything you wanted for your Valentine's Day - playing Catherine! 

Hosts

MustyHobbit/Joe - @MustyHobbit

ItsRocketSauce/Ryan - @ItsRocketSauce

Panel

Kathryn (Flock of Nerds/Flock Talk) - @k_song

Travis (Polykill/NESFriend) - @travplaysgames

 

Thumbnails

Josh Leslie - @FranticSociety

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@itsRocketSauce aka Ryan soars into action alongside Curtiss to discuss Kid Icarus: Uprising for the Nintendo 3DS!

Does it really have the worst control scheme ever? What do Pit and Curtiss have in common? And was Ryan serious when he said THIS GAME is his favorite 3DS game??? 

Thumbnail by: Josh (@FranticSociety)

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Don't let the gloomy winter weather get you down!  The Cartridge Club is back for January with Shantae: Half-Genie Hero as our game of the month.  

Join hosts Ryan (@ItsRocketSauce) and Musty (@MustyHobbit) as we invite on Josh (@Creep1337) and series mega-fan Church (@The_GameGrinder) to discuss everything we can possibly think of about our favorite hip-shaking city guardian.

Funding for the Cartridge Club is provided entirely from pledges from listeners like you.  If you're interested in supporting the club, please check out patreon.com/CartridgeClub.

Thumbnails provided by Josh Leslie - @FranticSociety

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James aka @RetroPixil and Curtiss play the most expensive CCPortable game to date! Is Shantae worth the price of admission? Why was it such a failure upon its initial release? And does it deserve a place in YOUR collection?

 

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Thank you for tuning into a very special episode of CCExtra. Dean Lasagna is joined by fellow clubbers Josh and Sergio, two of the biggest Kingdom Hearts experts we have, and over the next hour and a half, they're gonna teach you everything you need to know about the Story Thus Far.

Kingdom Hearts has a complex story to say the least. Underneath the guise of a lighthearted Disney game, you’ve got a tale with countless characters, and worlds, and time travel, and prophets, and cloning, and rewriting memories. It gets really deep. But, with the right building blocks, they'll help you piece the story together so you have everything you need to dive right into Kingdom Hearts III.

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For the month of December, CCPrime is taking a foray back to the era of afternoon cartoons with an NES classic from Capcom - DuckTales (Woo Hoo)! Players control Scrooge McDuck as he travels around the world and outer space in search of five treasures to further increase his fortune.

Hosts @MustyHobbit and @ItsRocketsauce invite on Chris @cwr2 and JDubious @DubiousGaming to discuss the NES classic platformer.

Thumbnail - Josh Leslie @FranticSociety

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@xmattbandyx joins Curtiss this month to remix the Capcom Classics Collection Remixed! They break down all 20 games and put them in the Pro column or the Con column. Will there be more Pros than Cons? Is Black Tiger the worst game ever made? And have you ever played Quiz & Dragons??? 

Thumbnail by Josh Leslie (@FranticSociety)

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For the month of November, the Cartridge Club is taking a trip back to 1899 America, with Red Dead Redemption 2. 

After a robbery goes badly wrong in the western town of Blackwater, Arthur Morgan and the Van der Lind gang are forced to flee. With federal agents and the best bounty hunters in the nation massing on their heels, the gang must rob, steal and fight their way across the rugged heartland of America in order to survive. As deepening internal divisions threaten to tear the gang apart, Arthur must make a choice between his own ideals and loyalty to the gang who raised him.

Hosts

Ryan - @ItsRocketSauce

Musty - @MustyHobbit

Panel

Josh - @FranticSociety

Jake - @TheMcAxl

 

The Cartridge Club is funded through generous pledges from members of our community through Patreon.  If you are interested in supporting the club and it's contributors, check out our offerings at patreon.com/CartridgeClub

Looking for a nice new shirt, mug, or pillow emblazoned with your favorite CC creator?  Check our our merchandise shop at teepublic.com/stores/CartridgeClub

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Musty Hobbit busts out the BLADES OF ATHENA this month to help Curtiss slay GOD OF WAR: GHOST OF SPARTA for the PSP! How does this game compare to the main series console entries? Does Kratos make full use of the game's "M" rating? (Answer: Yes) And find out who makes a surprise cameo on this month's show!!!

Curtiss

Twitter: @CCPortableUnite

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/girlfriendvs

MustyHobbit

Twitter:  @MustyHobbit

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/SecondBreakfastYT

 

Thumbnails by Josh Leslie (Twitter@FranticSociety)

The Cartridge Club is funded through generous donations from members of its community through Patreon.  If you are interested in supporting the club for as little as $1 a month, check out patreon.com/CartridgeClub!

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Spooky Season is here, and for October, we're playing Resident Evil 2!

The sequel to the Capcom survival horror franchise, Resident Evil 2 has you following dual protagonists, Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield through Raccoon City in the wake of a zombie outbreak.

Join hosts MustyHobbit and ItsRocketSauce and a panel of community members as the reminisce and discuss all things RE2!

Hosts

Ryan @ItsRocketSauce

Musty @MustyHobbit

 

Panel  

Chris @OARGamer

Joe @ACDecepticon

Cartridge Club Intro/Outro Music

Ser Flash Twitter: @Serraxor

 

Cartridge Club Logo

Will Pruitt Twitter: @willopruitt

 

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Josh Leslie Twitter: @franticsociety

 

Support for the club comes exclusively through Patreon (patreon.com/cartridgeclub).  These contributions allow us to continually improve the club to be a better place to hangout, and increased opportunities for the club to connect, both online and in person, and grow.

Patrons also gain access to the video edition of the podcast with higher tiers able to watch and chat during the live recording session stream each month.

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Duke joins Curtiss this month to talk all things LUIGI'S MANSION: DARK MOON for the Nintendo 3DS! Find out what SUCKS about the game, if there's a certain CC Prime game Duke doesn't like, and other spooky games to play in October! Gustin' makes me feel good!
 
 
 
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