On Topic Retro
11 episodes - last episode 02 Jun 2022

On Topic Retro is a bi-weekly video game retrospective podcast. Each episode a game is chosen along with a panel of "experts" and we deep dive into experiences, development, gameplay, and music. Join us and enjoy the rich experiences from great perspectives.
Thu, 29 Sep 2022
On tonight's episode I'm Joined by the DK man himself Dan Caporello!  We discuss the bite sized Donkey Kong Land and how it compares to it's console counterpart! Intro (0:23) Experiences (3:41) Game Develpment (11:59) Story (18:21) Gameplay...
 length: 43:32
Thu, 15 Sep 2022
This microsode goes out to an amazing little puzzle/action game called Amazing Penguin!  Hopefully you will want to help Pendrich save his kingdom after listening to this! Intro (0:23) Experiences (0:50) Game Develpment (1:47) Story (4:22) ...
 length: 16:19
Tue, 06 Sep 2022
On this Episode Sam Wagers and I discuss the Retro Rewind game for the month of August!  Eliminator Boat Duel or Elimonator Boat Duel!  Whichever you prefer! Intro (0:23) Experiences (2:00) Game Develpment (12:29) Gameplay (18:22) Music...
 length: 41:55
Mon, 29 Aug 2022
On todays Microsode I talk about a little Gameboy game called Alleyway!  If you don't have a way to play this gem, go forth and find one! Be sure to check out this Podcast and more at: If you want to send your experiences in to be read on the...
 length: 23:06
Thu, 25 Aug 2022
On this episode of OTR, I'm joined by Adam Caporello and we blast our way through the red tape on Alien Hominid!  We find our way deep into discussion 51 and escape safely! Intro (0:23) Experiences (2:00) Game Develpment (15:52) Story (29:03) ...
 length: 01:05:51
Fri, 05 Aug 2022
On this episode of On Topic Retro, i'm joined by Chris Logel, Philip Paulson, and GalaxyWolf from Discord!  We go off the rails and talk Kirby 64 until exhaustion!   Intro (0:23) Experiences (2:15) Game Develpment (14:44) Story (30:16) ...
 length: 01:42:03
Thu, 21 Jul 2022
In this weeks Episode I'm joined by the Eric AKA King of the Floaters from All N a Nintendo Podcast!  We talk at great length all things Super Bomberman, as well as other random things that relate!  Come listen as we have a blast! Intro...
 length: 01:44:22
Sun, 10 Jul 2022
On tonights episode of OTR Retro Rewind, i'm joined by Philip Paulson aka Flightsy!   We take a deep deep deep dive into the game, maybe deeper than we should have.  You will just have to listen to find out!   Intro (0:23) ...
 length: 01:29:34
Thu, 23 Jun 2022
Tonight I'm joined by no other than Chris Logel and Will Schulz to discuss a classic NES title that swings into action with great promise!  That title is non other than Bionic Commando!   Intro (0:23) Experiences (4:44) Game...
 length: 01:07:52
Thu, 09 Jun 2022
Tonight I'm Joined by Sam Wagers and the Nintendo Pals themselves Andrew(Andross) and Micah(Mitch) to discuss one of the most prolific run and gun games ever made!  Gunstar Heroes is a true gem on the Sega Genesis and is a must play! Intro (0:23)...
 length: 01:25:59
Thu, 02 Jun 2022
Today I talk about Solomon's Club!  The lovely Gameboy port of the popular puzzle platform game Solomon's Key!  I hope that this will inspire you to go out and find a copy to play yourself! Intro (0:23) Experiences (1:00) Game Develpment...
 length: 18:06
Wed, 25 May 2022
This week I'm joined by no other than my normal co-host on Retrologic, Dan Caporello and special guest Chris Logel!  We break down the good and not so good time we had with Earthworm Jim 2!  Rose tinted glasses get us everytime! Intro (0:23)...
 length: 59:55
Tue, 17 May 2022
On this very special bonus episode of On Topic Retro, I'm joined by no other than the man, the myth, the podcast marathoner!  Jon Bassi himself!  We discuss at great length the great game, Ghost of Tsushima!  *SPOILER WARNING* we do...
 length: 01:39:54
Thu, 12 May 2022
This week i'm joined by Seth Sturgill and Shannon Eno to talk about one of my favorite Gameboy games ever!  DK 94' is on the menu and we made sure to feast! Be sure to check out this Podcast and more at: Artwork by: Mike aka the Ambassador, aka...
 length: 01:13:09
Thu, 28 Apr 2022
This episode I'm joined by Adam Caporello, Will Schulz, and Tim Aulph to discuss the funkiest Sega Genesis game to ever bless the platform! Be sure to check out this Podcast and more at: If you want to send your experiences in to be read on the show,...
 length: 01:14:21
Tue, 19 Apr 2022
Join me as I discuss a totally awesome Japanese Game Boy game that deserves a lot of love!  I hope that others that listen to this episode will find a way to go play this game!
 length: 34:59
Thu, 14 Apr 2022
This episode of On Topic Retro i'm joined by Sam Wagers and Philip Paulson to talk Pikmin and all the crazyness that goes along with it! 
 length: 01:34:57
Thu, 31 Mar 2022
This episode Drew and Liam join me for a Super Mario Bros. 2 Super Show!!!  We explore parts of the game that live on through the Mario series and much much more!
 length: 01:15:09
Tue, 29 Mar 2022
Tonight, I talk some Wario Blast in light of a recording failure from last week.  Even on that note, I have plenty of fun talking about this Gameboy classic!
 length: 26:57
Thu, 17 Mar 2022
I discuss Super Mario Land in this microscopic episode of On Topic Retro!  Just me this time but that makes it short and sweet!
 length: 15:23
Sat, 12 Mar 2022
This week I'm joined by Jesse Waldack and Shannon Eno to talk a great deal about Dragon Quest!  This episode focuses solely on the 1st game in the series with some small tangents on the rest of the series.  If you are a fan of Dragon Quest...
 length: 01:26:23