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Yodelayheehoo! The hills are alive with the sound of…sparse, but integral music in episode 131, MOUNTAIN KING.
This 1983 CBS Electronics game boasts a dark cave, diamonds, spirts, both flame and skull, and a quest for the mysterious golden crown. Bats and spiders and grumpy spirits bar your way. Sort of like life.
The look of the game is simple..but what about the narrative lying underneath the surface? As our explorer unearths the temple, we are on a quest to unearth the story within this game. (And there just might be a bonus second story in this week’s offering!)
Hope a giant spider doesn’t sit on me. Unless he says “please”.
*Audio Note* – There’s quite a bit of crinkling paper in the audio for this one. Sorry about that. My cohost was busy writing during the recording and I failed to realize how much the microphone picked up. My bad.
Thanks to Kevin McLeod at Incompetech.com for creative commons use of his songs “Take a Chance”, “Reformat” and “Pinball Spring”.
Thanks also to Mike Mann for providing the Mad Mike Hughes jingle.
It’s a Podcast, Charlie Brown – Hey! That’s my other show. Come inside a Snoopy’s doghouse full of strips, TV specials and movies, merchandise and the mind of Schulz himself. We do it all here on the 15th of every month.