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Episode 342: Pocketvania

Just in time for Halloween, Karl & Will explore the fantastic and slightly underrated music of the portable Castlevania games! We're talking all 6 titles released on the GBA and DS. Enjoy some classically modeled yet fresh and fun VGM!

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Castlevania: Circle of the Moon - Sotaro Tojima, Hiroshi Mitsuoka - Konami - GBA - 2001

-Awake

-The Sinking Old Sanctuary

-Clockwork

Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance - Soshiro Hokkai - Konami - GBA - 2002

-Successor of Fate (Juste Belmont's Theme)

Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow - Michiru Yamane - Konami - GBA - 2003

-Prologue ~ Mina's Theme

-The Purgatory Arena

Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow - Masahiko Kimura, Michiru Yamane - Konami - DS - 2005

-Pitch Black Intrusion

-Dracula's Tears

-Into the Dark Night

-Cursed Clock Tower

Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin - Yuzo Koshiro, Michiru Yamane - Konami - DS - 2006

-Name Entry

-Invitation of a Crazed Moon

-A Small Prayer

-Dance of Sadness

-Crucifix Held Close

Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia - Michiru Yamane, Yasuhiro Ichihashi - Konami - DS - 2007

-Rhapsody of the Forsaken

-Jaws of a Scorched Earth

-Edge of the Sky

-A Clashing of Waves

Episode 136: Game Boy Advance

For the first week of Nintendo Month '14, Karl & Will explore the wonderful music of the Game Boy Advance! One of the most nostalgic focuses in the show's history, the guys discuss what makes this music that is so near and dear to their hearts, stand up even today. As you would expect, a hefty number of the tracks are from Nintendo published games, but enjoy some non-Nintendo gems as well. Happy Nintendo Month!

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Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga – Yoko Shimomura – Nintendo – GBA – 2003
-Battle
F-Zero: Maximum Velocity -Masaru Tajima, Mitsuteru Furukawa, Naoto Ishida – Nintendo – GBA – 2001
-Title Screen
Castlevania: Circle of the Moon – Sotaro Tojima, Hiroshi Mitsuoka – Konami – GBA – 2001
-Awake
The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap – Mitsuhiko Takano – Nintendo – GBA – 2004
-Hyrule Town
Riviera: The Promised Land – Minako Adachi – Atlus – GBA – 2004
-Fierce Clash!
Sonic Advance 2 – Tatsuyuki Maeda, Yutaka Minobe & Teruhiko Nakagawa – Sega – GBA – 2003
-Leaf Forest Act 1
Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire – Go Ichinose, Morikazu Aoki, Junichi Masuda & Hiroko Takano – Nintendo – GBA – 2002
-Sootopolis City
Donkey Kong Country 3 – David Wise – Nintendo – GBA – 2005
-Bonus Time
Boktai 2: Solar Boy Django – Norihiko Hibino, Shuichi Kobori & Masashi Watanabe – Konami – GBA – 2004
-Dark Valley
Fire Emblem: The Sword of Flame – Yuka Tsujiyoko – Nintendo – GBA – 2003
-Opening ~ History Unveiled
Kirby & The Amazing Mirror – Jun Ishikawa & Atuyoshi Isemura – Nintendo – GBA – 2004
-Area 9 ~ Candy Constellation
Super Robot Taisen: Original Generation – Naofumi Tsuruyama, Takuya Hanaoka, Wataru Yumura & Kayoko Matsushima – Atlus – GBA – 2002
-Time to Come
DK: King of Swing – Takashi Kouga – Nintendo – GBA – 2005
-Bonus Stage
Golden Sun – Motoi Sakuraba – Nintendo – GBA – 2001
-Tolbi Bound Ship
Mother 3 – Shogo Sakai – Nintendo – GBA – 2006
-Monkey’s Delivery Service
Kuru Kuru Kururin – Atsuhiro Motoyama – Nintendo – 2001
-Cake Land
Mario Kart: Super Circuit – Kenichi Nishimaki, Masanobu Matsunaga & Minako Hamano – Nintendo – GBA – 2001
-Cheep-Cheep Island
Summon Night: Swordcraft Story 2 – Minako Adachi, Kohei Matsuoka, Kiyohiro Sada – Atlus – GBA – 2004
-Mono Shift
Wario Land 4 – Ryoji Yoshitomi – Nintendo – GBA – 2001
-Palm Tree Paradise
Metroid Fusion – Minako Hamano, Akira Fujiwara – Nintendo – GBA – 2002
-Environmental Tension & Restricted Lab Break in
Sword of Mana – Kenji Ito – Nintendo – GBA – 2003
-Endless Battlefield
Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories – Yoko Shimomura – Square – GBA – 2004
-To Our Surprise