24 April 2019

LMH Mixtape #89: Pro Wrestling Games

The moment Hulk Hogan body slammed Andre the Giant.  The incredible trio of matches between Ric Flair and Ricky Steamboat.  The enigmatic debut of the Undertaker.  The marriage of Miss Elizabeth and "Macho Man" Randy Savage ("Ooh yeah!!").  We all have our favorite professional wrestling memories... so why not relive the glory days with a mixtape that's guaranteed to get the power of the Warrior floatin' through your veins?



Instant new favorite:  WWF Wrestlemania Challenge - Player 2
Other instant new favorite:  Tecmo World Wrestling - Ending
Brewed new favorite:  JWP Joshi Pro Wrestling: Pure Wrestle Queens - gameplay

Blatant Favoritism Award:  WCW World Championship Wrestling - 1 Player Tag Team Match

Track listing and original episode:


17 April 2019

LMH Mixtape #88: Konami 2

Konami, Round 2.  Yes, you're going to get your face melted off -- but there’s a lot of other Konami moods represented on this mixtape, too.  Whether it's quirky or mysterious, lovesick or homesick, this setlist may take you to some excellently unexpected places.


Instant new favorite: Laser Invasion - Equipment Select
Other instant new favorite:  Ganbare Goemon 3: Shishijyuurokubei no Karakuri Manji Katame - Stage 5 Part Two
Brewed new favorite: Mouryou Senki Madara - Symphony of Destruction

Face Melter Award:  Crisis Force - Stage 4: World of Fire

Track listing and original episode:


02 April 2019

Episode 211: Breaking Up

In Episode 211, Rob breaks up.  He’s just in that sort of place.  Brent plays a couple tracks that sound like St. Vincent.  The boys also talk about Edmund Honda versus Piston Honda, and men, and men doing different activities, and gay stuff, and so forth.  Full track listing below.

Game - Composer - Song - Company - Console - Year (North American release unless otherwise indicated)

Rambo: First Blood Part II - Katsuhiro Hayashi (Wooper Katsu) - We Fight For Friends - Sega - Sega Master System - 1986

Championship Bowling - Nakamiti - Special Lane - Soft Machine/Mentrix Software - Genesis - 1993

McDonald's Treasure Land Adventure - Katsuhiko Suzuki - Stage 4: Spaceship - Treasure/Sega - Genesis - 1993

Aa Harimanada - Hirofumi Murasaki (Shinnosuke Murasaki), Morihiko Akiyama (Ker Akiyama), Masayuki Nagao (Nagao (N·Gee)) - Young Noble's Slap - Megasoft/Sega - Mega Drive - 1993

Game no Tatsujin: The Shanghai - Manami Matsumae - Shikinjou Mode - Sunsoft - Super Famicom - 1995

Cho Aniki: Bakuretsu Rantou Hen - Sanae Kasahara, Taku Iwasaki, Don McCow - Blue Sea of Changing Daytime - Masaya - Super Famicom - 1995

Adventure Island II - Okkun Medaka, Miyoshi Okuyama - Cloud Island - Now Production/Hudson - NES - 1991

Herzog Zwei - Naosuke Arai, Tomomi Ohtani - A Breach of Contract - Technosoft - Genesis - 1990

Mr. Heli no Daibouken - Masahiko Ishida - Seven O’ Clock (Stage 4) - Irem - PC Engine - 1989

Championship Bowling - Nakamiti - Game Over - Soft Machine/Mentrix Software - Genesis - 1993

Slap Fight MD - Yuzo Koshiro - Hishou (Flight) - M.N.M Software/Tengen - Mega Drive - 1993