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”Nerd Noise Game Club” (NNR Ch 2) - C2E9: ”Just Deserts”

August 25, 2022

Today's Broadcast of Nerd Noise Game Club (Nerd Noise Radio - Channel 2), for Theme Thursday, August 25th, 2022 (recorded Aug 14th), aptly timed for our current slog through the dog days of Summer, with unprecedented (or barely precedented) heat waves racking so much of the world is a focus on music from desert biome areas - on a program we're calling "Just Deserts"

Track# - Track - Game - System - Composer(s) - Selected By

01) Earcatcher - 00:00:00
02) Dry Desert Sky - Two Dots - iOS / Android - Upright T-Rex - St. John
    a: Music - 00:00:02
    b: Intro - 00:02:16
    c: Going to the Dentist is like pulling teeth: 00:02:44
    c: Top of Show Business (and yes, even more Steam Deck talk) - 00:05:00
    d: Discussion - 00:15:50
03) Oasis Town - Atalier Iris: Eternal Mana 2 - PS2 - 81 Produce Inc (possibly Yuko Kaneko - Hugues
    a: Music - 00:21:31
    b: Discussion - 00:23:50
04) An Endless Desert - Alto's Odyssey - iOS / Android - Todd Baker - St. John
    a: Music - 00:31:06
    b: Discussion - 00:36:48
05) Atlantis of the Sands - Uncharted 3 - PS3 / PS4 / PC - Greg Edmonson, Azam Ali, JD Mayer, and/or Clint Bajakian - Hugues
    a: Music - 00:41:32
    b: Discussion - 00:44:06
06) Dune Variation - Dune - PC (AdLib) - Stephane Picq - St. John
    a: Music - 00:50:00
    b: Discussion - 00:53:00
07) Motavia - Phantasy Star - Master System - Tokuhiko Uwabo - Hugues
    a: Music - 00:59:45
    b: Discussion - 01:01:37
08) Level 3 - Tetris - CD-i - Jim Andron - St. John
    a: Music - 01:06:37
    b: Discussion - 01:11:11
09) The Cursed Oasis / Desert - Sorcerian - PC-88 - Yuzo Koshiro - Hugues
    a: Music - 01:18:10
    b: Discussion - 01:20:32
10) Third Confluence - Journey - Multiplatform - Austin Wintory - St. John
    a: Music - 01:26:42
    b: Discussion - 01:30:03
11) Gerudo Desert - LoZ: Twilight Princess - GameCube / Wii / WiiU - Tōru Minegishi, Asuka Hayazaki, and/or Kōji Kondō - Hugues
    a: Music - 01:34:45
    b: Discussion - 01:38:04
12) Deserted: Lunar Discourse - Tetris Effect: Connected - Multiplatform - Hydelic - St. John
    a: Music - 01:42:52
    b: Discussion - 01:48:40
13) Deadwood Ride - Cruis'n USA - N64 - Vince Pontarelli - Hugues
    a: Music - 01:53:40
    b: Discussion - 01:56:12
14) The Burning Sands - Final Fantasy X - PS2 - Masashi Hamauzu - St. John
    a: Music - 02:03:45
    b: Discussion - 02:07:11
    c: End of Show Business (including deciding our next episide) - 02:13:31
    d: Our Other Programs - 02:22:13
    e) Final Track Discussion - 02:24:40
    f) Sign-Off - 02:27:54
15) Roulette - Casino Kid 2 - NES - Kenji Eno, and/or Michiya Hirasawa - Hugues
    a: Music - 02:28:17
16) Outtakes - 02:30:29
17) BONUS: "sdnaS gninruB ehT" (Yep, I did end up changing my mind!) ;-) - 02:37:48

Total Episode Runtime: 02:40:51

Retro Game Club can be found here:

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/retro-game-club/id1453018680
You can also follow Retro Game Club on Facebook and Instagram @retrogameclubpodcast and on Twitter @rgcpodcast.

Hugues’ blog (and his Sega Genesis demo) can be found here:

https://huguesjohnson.com/

You can find Nerd Noise Radio on Facebook and on Twitter each @NerdNoiseRadio. There are also two Facebook Groups: Nerd Noise Radio “Easy Mode” where we just have general video game and nerd fun, or for the gearheads among you, Nerd Noise Radio “Expert Mode” where we deep dive sound hardware, composer info, and music theory.

You can find the blog at www.nerdnoiseradio.blogspot.com. Where we sometimes share additional show notes, and inside info. You can also find Nerd Noise Radio on Archive.org, where we have remixes and super bonuses only available there (such as a music-only alternative version of today’s show).

Nerd Noise Radio is also a member of the Retro Junkies community, which can be found at www.theretrojunkies.com. And we are a member of the VGM Podcast Fans community on Facebook. St. John is also the admin of the Podcasters of Des Moines Facebook group, which features a number of other podcasters and great programs from the greater Des Moines area.

Thanks for listening! Join us again Sept 16th for C1E67 - FaceOff Friday - vol.4. Delicious VGM, on Noise from the Hearts of Nerd (Nerd Noise Radio - Channel 1)...and wherever you are....FLY THE N!!

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