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A mature, unofficial issue-by-issue retrospective podcast on Nintendo Power Magazine. Join the Power Boys, a gaggle of guys in their 30s comparing childhood experiences to how the coverage and games hold up today. The banter and asides contain some off-color jokes and adult content, which mostly consist of the hosts making fun of each other. Come for the content, stay for the banter!

Playing With Power: A Mature, Unofficial Nintendo Power Retrospective Podcast The Power Boys

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A mature, unofficial issue-by-issue retrospective podcast on Nintendo Power Magazine. Join the Power Boys, a gaggle of guys in their 30s comparing childhood experiences to how the coverage and games hold up today. The banter and asides contain some off-color jokes and adult content, which mostly consist of the hosts making fun of each other. Come for the content, stay for the banter!

    Issue 94 Pt 4 March 1997 - Turok

    Issue 94 Pt 4 March 1997 - Turok

    We finally make it to the end of Issue 94. what should be an addendum to part 3 was just not short enough after the Awards Debacle. so more PWP for you. Enjoy :)


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    • 54 min
    Issue 94 Pt 3 - NP Power Awards for 1996

    Issue 94 Pt 3 - NP Power Awards for 1996

    We take back the Arizonan hosts John and Ben for another auspicious awards ceremony. We take a simple concept and derail it viciously, often at Mikes expense.  enjoy


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    • 1 hr 25 min
    Issue 94 Pt 2 - March 1997

    Issue 94 Pt 2 - March 1997

    We emerge from the Turok expose to cover more games, leading up to the wretched Hunchbank of Notre Dame for Game Boy.



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    • 55 min
    Issue 94 Pt 1 March 1997 - Turok

    Issue 94 Pt 1 March 1997 - Turok

    Mike and Ivan explore the jungles of Issue 94, featuring Turok. Its all we can handle to get through the jungles of the mail bag, the Jurassic period, and Mario Kart 64.

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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Issue 93 Part 2 - Feb 1997 - Mario Kart 64

    Issue 93 Part 2 - Feb 1997 - Mario Kart 64

    We begin with the final chapter of the Shadows of the Empire comic which will be sorely missed as it was off the wall. from C3PO's actual purpose, to the artwork, this truly is the shining light of the episode.

    we also talk about some other games and the contest of the month.

    Stay tuned next month for issue 94!

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Issue 93 Pt 1 - Feb 1997 - Super Mario Kart 64

    Issue 93 Pt 1 - Feb 1997 - Super Mario Kart 64

    Mike and Ivan continue our trek through the slough that is 1997, with a Players Pulse read that is meaty as hell, and the n64 graphics still don't hold up well. 

    • 1 hr 15 min

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