September 9 is a special day: Castmas! The day each year where we celebrate the Dreamcast, Sega’s swan song console. To prepare for this holiday, I’m devoting a whole episode to this groundbreaking system.
Special thanks for this episode goes out to:
Every Dreamcast fan who keeps the spirit of Castmas in their hearts all year long, no matter what day it is. May Sega Claus bless you this Castmas.
Jameson of BARSilence podcast for contributing art for this episode. You can and should find BARSilence podcast wherever you download podcasts, and you can find him on Twitter @BARSilenceVGM.
Rayjkayj for being the voice of Crazy Taxi. He’s the host of VGMporium, another VGM podcast that you can find wherever podcasts are available, and you can find him on Twitter @VGMporium or @rayjkayj.
Darryl Loyd, Quentin George, Josh Grisham, and Torrey Reynolds for all of their requests from Facebook.
Fellow VGM podcaster Hammock of KVGM The Last Wave. You can find him on Twitter at @KVGMRadio. Check out the smooth sounds of KVGM The Last Wave on all your podcatchers.
Thanks to BokiBokiPixelArt for the show logo. You can find him on Twitter @BokiPixelart.
36:46 - Capcom vs SNK: Millennium Fight 2000 - “Stage of Capcom - Keep My Fire”
39:50 - Marvel vs Capcom 2 Introduction
41:53 - Marvel vs Capcom 2 - Player Select (aka Take You For A Ride)
42:22 - Marvel vs Capcom 2 - Cave Stage
Chapter 3: Things Get Weird
44:02 - Intro Talk Segment and Space Channel 5 Discussion
45:52 - Space Channel 5 - Spaceport: Introducing Ulala!
49:14 - Rez Introduction
50:11 - Rez - Buggie Running Beeps 01
56:01 - The Typing of the Dead Introduction
57:09 - The Typing of the Dead - Item Selection
58:40 - Seaman Introduction
59:33 - Seaman - Main Theme from Seaman
Chapter 4: Other Stuff
1:03:46 - Intro Talk Segment and NFL2K Discussion
1:05:13 - NFL2K - Menu Music
1:08:46 - Metropolis Street Racer Introduction
1:09:23 - Metropolis Street Racer - Am I Only Dreaming?
1:13:00 - Ikaruga Introduction
1:14:18 - Ikaruga - “Chapter 04 - Reality”
1:19:00 - Outro Talk Segment
1:20:46 - Sega Bass Fishing 2 - Shop
I mentioned the “beautiful cinnamon roll too good for this world” meme in the show’s introduction, and you can find the original article in The Onion at https://www.theonion.com/beautiful-cinnamon-roll-too-good-for-this-world-too-pu-1819576048. (And for the record, my favorite “cinnamon roll” character in fiction is probably Haru from Persona 5. I actually dated her in one of my P5 playthroughs because I couldn’t bear to reject her and break her heart.)
While I was talking about Jet Set Radio, I mentioned the extra tracks added to the game for the international version. Here are some links to a couple of them: