Retronauts Micro 73: Monster Party

This week, we explore the NES' best graveyard smash.

Episode description: It might not have been a smash-hit back when it released in 1989, but Monster Party went on to be remembered by NES kids as one of the more memorable—if inexplicable—8-bit games. Though the (unreleased) Japanese version set out to be a much more direct parody of horror hits, the extant experience skirts close enough to breaking copyright law to make the whole thing worthwhile. On this episode of Retronauts Micro, join host Bob Mackey and guest Henry Gilbert as the two dig into one of the spookiest games in the NES library.

MP3, 21.0 MB | 43:42
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As with all of the episodes I personally produce, this week’s cover art is by Nick Daniel. Check out his Twitter, or patronize his Patreon!