Retro Reminisce – Episode 006: Toejam & Earl (Genesis)

The sixth episode of Retro Reminisce is now live and available for download. In this episode, Justin and Josh discuss one of Josh’s top ten favorite video games ever, the cult Sega Genesis classic Toejam & Earl. A genre bending title that helped shape rogue-like titles as we know them, Toejam & Earl is an action adventure game about two hip-hop loving aliens who crash land on Earth and are on a quest to restore their busted ship. We discuss how the game was ahead of its time, the social commentary stuffed into it, and how well the game holds up today. Stay tuned to hear how you can play Toejam & Earl today. Head on over to your podcast platform of choice to grab the episode now. Don’t forget to leave us some feedback too by clicking the email icon above. Thanks and enjoy the show!


Josh Faulkner

Josh is a native Ohio-an who grew up in a small town that had very little for kids to do. As a result, Josh picked up video games at a very young age. Video games played a huge part in his childhood and continued to do so in his adult life. Starting out on an Atari 2600 when he was 3 years old, gaming has sort of grown up alongside with Josh and continues to be his biggest hobby. As an IT technician by day, Josh is an aspiring gaming writer by night who founded a few websites including 16 Bit Heroes and Too Busy Gaming, while also dabbling in retro gaming YouTube videos and live streaming events.