SuperPod Saga

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Aaron and Gerry are on a SuperPod Saga to discuss every video game topic in existence! Each week, they'll invite different guests to discuss a different topic and they'll use their breadth of video game knowledge and history to talk about each topic until there's nothing left to say. Be sure to check out SuperPod Saga SUPERMAX for even more content for just $2 or $4 a month! read less
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Ep. 104 - Cracking the Code | What Makes an RPG? (ft. Mike)
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Ep. 104 - Cracking the Code | What Makes an RPG? (ft. Mike)
We’re doing something a bit different this week! Join Aaron, Gerry, and Mike as they bust out the microscopes and break down the genetic code of what makes an RPG (or role-playing game) what it is. We’ll discuss what characteristics, traits, and mechanics define an RPG or make-up the DNA of an RPG. ……………………………. Aaron: https://superpodnetwork.com/person/aaron-klaassen Gerry: https://superpodnetwork.com/person/gerry-with-a-g Mike: https://superpodnetwork.com/person/mike More SuperPod Saga: https://superpodnetwork.com/podcast/superpodsaga ……………………………. Support the show on Patreon for only $2 or $4 a month and get some cool goodies! –https://www.patreon.com/superpodsaga Bones Coffee has some of the best flavors of coffee that I've ever tasted. Do me a FLAVOR and check some out! Click the link below and use coupon code "SUPERPODSAGA" at checkout to get 20% off of your order! –https://www.bonescoffee.com/?rfsn=7344707.323bd7 If you’re on the market for a website for your podcast, network, or anything in-between, I would highly recommend podcastpage.io. It costs the same amount as other website providers, but offers way more bang for your buck. Use my link below and try it out! --https://podcastpage.io?via=superpodnetwork ……………………………. 00:00 - Intros and Topic of the Day 05:21 - Topic Discussion (What Makes an RPG?) 01:07:24 - Patron shout-out and ad break: 01:17:34 - More Topic Discussion (What Makes an RPG?) 01:47:50 - Wrappin' it up and Outro
Ep. 103 - Do the Floppy Whip! | Castlevania (ft. Thrak and Tony)
Jul 15 2024
Ep. 103 - Do the Floppy Whip! | Castlevania (ft. Thrak and Tony)
CA-RACK THAT WHIP! SuperPod Saga is taking a deep dive into Konami’s iconic gothic platforming series. Join Aaron, Gerry, Thrak, and Tony for a retrospective filled with hidden secrets, vampire slaying, and more movie references than any other SuperPod Saga episode to date! ……………………………. Aaron: https://superpodnetwork.com/person/aaron-klaassen Gerry: https://superpodnetwork.com/person/gerry-with-a-g Thrak: https://superpodnetwork.com/person/thrak Tony: https://superpodnetwork.com/person/tony More SuperPod Saga: https://superpodnetwork.com/podcast/superpodsaga ……………………………. Support the show on Patreon for only $2 or $4 a month and get some cool goodies --https://www.patreon.com/superpodsaga Bones Coffee has some of the best flavors of coffee that I've ever tasted. Do me a FLAVOR and check some out! Click the link below and use coupon code "SUPERPODSAGA" at checkout to get 20% off of your order! --https://www.bonescoffee.com/?rfsn=7344707.323bd7 If you’re on the market for a website for your podcast, network, or anything in-between, I would highly recommend podcastpage.io. It costs the same amount as other website providers, but offers way more bang for your buck. Use my link below and try it out! --https://podcastpage.io?via=superpodnetwork ……………………………. 00:00 - Intros and Topic of the Day 10:58 - Castlevania, Vampire Killer, and Castlevania II: Simon's Quest 25:07 - Castlevania: The Adventure 25:44 - Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse 31:02 - Castlevania II: Belmont's Revenge, Super Castlevania IV, and Castlevania Chronicles 35:18 - Rondo of Blood, Bloodlines, and Dracula X 47:13 - Symphony of the Night and Castlevania Legends 52:27 - Castlevania 64 and Legacy of Darkness 58:59 - Patron shout-out and ad break 01:09:26 - Circle of the Moon, Harmony of Dissonance, and Aria of Sorrow 01:19:49 - Lament of Innocence and Dawn of Sorrow 01:28:09 - Curse of Darkness and Portrait of Ruin 01:32:51 - The Dracula X Chronicles and Order of Ecclesia 01:37:26 - Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth 01:38:10 - Lords of Shadow, Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate, and Lords of Shadow 2 01:45:06 - Wrappin' it up and Outro
Ep. 102 - Rise From Your Grave | Dead Series We Want to Revive (ft. Nave)
Jul 8 2024
Ep. 102 - Rise From Your Grave | Dead Series We Want to Revive (ft. Nave)
Bust out the necronomicon and brush-up on your Latin, because this week SuperPod Saga is cracking open the gaming crypts! Aaron and Gerry are joined by Nave as they discuss the dead game series that they want to resurrect. The dead shall RISE in this podcast! ……………………………. Nave: https://superpodnetwork.com/person/nave More SuperPod Saga: https://superpodnetwork.com/podcast/superpodsaga ……………………………. --Support the show on Patreon for only $2 or $4 a month and get some cool goodies! https://www.patreon.com/superpodsaga --Bones Coffee has some of the best flavors of coffee that I've ever tasted. Do me a FLAVOR and check some out! Click the link below and use coupon code "SUPERPODSAGA" at checkout to get 20% off of your order! https://www.bonescoffee.com/?rfsn=7344707.323bd7 --If you’re on the market for a website for your podcast, network, or anything in-between, I would highly recommend podcastpage.io. It costs the same amount as other website providers, but offers way more bang for your buck. Use my link below and try it out! https://podcastpage.io?via=superpodnetwork ……………………………. 00:00 - Intros and Topic of the Day 12:21 - Turok 19:29 - Okami 26:22 - Viva Piñata 36:34 - NFL Street 39:42 - Deus Ex 49:06 - Prototype 57:39 - Patron shout-out and ad break 01:09:59 - Left 4 Dead 01:14:02 - Mega Man Legends 01:18:44 - Burnout 01:23:19 - Condemned 01:24:46 - Crysis/ Vanquish 01:30:19 - Golden Sun 01:32:48 - Honorable Mentions 01:37:40 - Wrappin' it up and Outro
Ep.98 - Video Game Worlds We'd Like to Live In (ft. Alex and Gerry)
Jun 10 2024
Ep.98 - Video Game Worlds We'd Like to Live In (ft. Alex and Gerry)
This week SuperPod Saga is blasting off to explore the most incredible video game worlds! Aaron is joined by Gerry and Alex as they discuss some video game worlds that they would love to live in. We discuss what makes these worlds so captivating and maybe even convince you to pack a virtual bag for your next dream vacation! ……………………………. Gerry Thomas: https://superpodnetwork.com/person/gerry-with-a-g Alex/ Anubis Hero: https://superpodnetwork.com/person/alex-hulstein More SuperPod Saga: https://superpodnetwork.com/ ……………………………. Support the show on Patreon for only $2 or $4 a month and get some cool goodies! https://www.patreon.com/superpodsaga Bones Coffee has some of the best flavors of coffee that I've ever tasted. Do me a FLAVOR and check some out! Click the link below and use coupon code "SUPERPODSAGA" at checkout to get 20% off of your order! https://www.bonescoffee.com/?rfsn=7344707.323bd7 ……………………………. 00:00 - Intros and Topic of the Day 06:56 - Discord Q&A 17:07 - Dragon Quest 20:39 - Pandora (Borderlands) 23:16 - Inaba (Persona 4) 25:58 - Dream Land (Kirby) 29:35 - Rapture (BioShock) 34:16 - Tensei Academy (Shadowverse: Champion's Battle) 37:29 - Eagleland (Earthbound) 41:27 - Pokemon 46:58 - Patron shout-out and ad break 56:54 - Reveria (Fantasy Life) 01:01:50 - Hyrule (The Legend of Zelda) 01:05:51 - Monster Hunter 01:10:40 - Alrest (Xenoblade Chronicles 2) 01:17:22 - Don’t Starve 01:19:12 - Japan (Ganbare Goemon) 01:21:28 - Honorable Mentions 01:23:22 - Wrappin' it up and Outro
Ep. 97 - Abandoned Game Mechanics (ft. Matt and Eric)
Jun 3 2024
Ep. 97 - Abandoned Game Mechanics (ft. Matt and Eric)
This week, we’re unearthing some relics of the past - abandoned game mechanics! Join Aaron, Matt Storm (has a ton of podcasts), and Eric Gess (host of “The Unlockables”) as they dive into the crypts of video game history and exhume some gameplay mechanics that they miss and discuss some that they want to stay dead.  ……………………………. Matt Storm: https://linktr.ee/dj_stormagedddon Eric Gess: https://linktr.ee/unlockablespodcast More SuperPod Saga: https://superpodnetwork.com/podcast/superpodsaga ……………………………. Support the show on Patreon for only $2 or $4 a month and get some cool goodies! https://www.patreon.com/superpodsaga Bones Coffee has some of the best flavors of coffee that I've ever tasted. Do me a FLAVOR and check some out! Click the link below and use coupon code "SUPERPODSAGA" at checkout to get 20% off of your order! https://www.bonescoffee.com/?rfsn=7344707.323bd7 ……………………………. 00:00 - Intros and Topic of the Day 14:00 - Discord Q&A 39:39 - Passwords 41:56 -  Button inputs for cheat codes 45:12 - Nemesis System (Middle-Earth series) 50:31 - Destructible environments 53:29 - Split screen 56:54 - Random encounters 01:03:26 - Patron shout-out and ad break 01:11:58 - Unlockable characters 01:14:43 - Motion Controls 01:17:18 - Perfect Dark Counter Operative 01:20:05 - Event-exclusive Pokemon 01:23:01 - Video game peripherals 01:28:17 - Honorable Mentions 01:26:50 - Wrappin' it up and Outro
Ep. 92 - Handheld Ports (ft. Thrak, Andre, and Mike)
Apr 29 2024
Ep. 92 - Handheld Ports (ft. Thrak, Andre, and Mike)
Ever wanted to play your favorite games on the go? SuperPod Saga has you covered! This week Aaron is joined by Thrak of The 3DO Experience, Andre of Fine Time, and Mike, who runs the Quest 64 Official Twitter, as they discuss their favorite handheld ports of console and arcade games.  ……………………………. Thrak: https://www.superpodsaga.com/guests/thrak/ Fine Time: https://www.superpodsaga.com/guests/andre/ Mike/ Quest 64 Official: https://www.superpodsaga.com/guests/mike/ More SuperPod Saga: https://www.superpodsaga.com/ ……………………………. Support the show on Patreon for only $2 or $4 a month and get some cool goodies! https://www.patreon.com/superpodsaga Bones Coffee has some of the best flavors of coffee that I've ever tasted. Do me a FLAVOR and check some out! Click the link below and use coupon code "SUPERPODSAGA" at checkout to get 20% off of your order! https://www.bonescoffee.com/?rfsn=7344707.323bd7 Liquid I.V. - Ready to shop better hydration, use my special link ⁠https://zen.ai/aarontommysuperpodsaga⁠ to save 20% off anything you order ……………………………. 00:00 - Intro and Guest Intro  14:49 - Topic of the Day and Discord Q&A 25:34 - Xenoblade Chronicles 3D (3DS) 30:55 - Battle Arena Toshinden (GB) 38:01 - Pac-Man World (GBA) 42:17 - Turok 2: Seeds of Evil (GBC) 49:25 - Chrono Trigger (DS) 52:43 - Terminator 2: Judgment Day (GB) 59:25 - Gargoyle's Quest (GB) 01:03:12 - NBA Showtime: NBA on NBC (GBC) 01:10:59 - Patron shout-out and ad break 01:23:27 - Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles (PSP) 01:28:57 - Dragon Warrior (GBC) 01:36:34 - Sonic Colors (DS) 01:40:56 - BattleTanx (GBC) 01:48:05 - Honorable Mentions 01:53:23 - Wrappin' it up and Outro
Ep. 91 - 3D Sonic the Hedgehog (ft. Chris and Thrak)
Apr 22 2024
Ep. 91 - 3D Sonic the Hedgehog (ft. Chris and Thrak)
SuperPod Saga has a need. A need for SPEED! This week, Aaron is joined by Thrak of “The 3DO Experience” and Chris of “A Novel Console” as they discuss all of the 3D Sonic the Hedgehog games. Hit the play button with a homing attack! ……………………………. A Novel Console: https://www.superpodsaga.com/guests/chris-1/ Thrak: https://www.superpodsaga.com/guests/thrak/ More SuperPod Saga: https://www.superpodsaga.com/ ……………………………. Support the show on Patreon for only $2 or $4 a month and get some cool goodies! https://www.patreon.com/superpodsaga Bones Coffee has some of the best flavors of coffee that I've ever tasted. Do me a FLAVOR and check some out! Click the link below and use one-time code "SUPERPODSAGA" at checkout to get 20% off of your order! https://www.bonescoffee.com/?rfsn=7344707.323bd7 Liquid I.V. - Ready to shop better hydration, use my special link ⁠https://zen.ai/aarontommysuperpodsaga⁠ to save 20% off anything you order ……………………………. 00:00 - Intro and Guest Intro  15:26 - Topic of the Day and Discord Q&A 24:42 - Sonic 3D Blast 30:20 - Sonic Adventure and Sonic Adventure 2 45:01 - Sonic Heroes 49:09 - Shadow the Hedgehog 52:34 - Sonic the Hedgehog 2006 56:30 - Sonic and the Secret Rings 57:26 - Sonic Unleashed 01:02:29 - Sonic and the Black Knight 01:04:40 - Patron shout-out and ad break 01:19:48 - Sonic Colors and Sonic Generations 01:33:02 - Sonic Lost World and Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric 01:36:03 - Sonic Forces 01:41:35 - Sonic Frontiers 01:46:32 - Wrappin' it up and Outro