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Episode 191 - Mirror's Edge Catalyst
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September 23, 2016 11:07 AM PDT

This week we're reviewing a reboot of a 2008 cult classic: Mirror's Edge Catalyst1 Was this parkour simulator worth the wait? We're also discussing our favorite examples of the trope Escape Sequence while drinking a bright cocktail.

Tequila Sunrise
- 1.5 oz. Tequila
- 1.5 oz. Grenadine
- 3/4 cup Orange Juice

Indie Corner (44:14)
- 140 (PSN, Steam)
- Dreadstar (PC)
- Badland (Everything)

The Weekly Trope (57:34)
Escape Sequence - A particular level/sequence where the player is faced with an enemy they can't defeat, and must flee from them.

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Episode 190 - Hate-Finished Things
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September 16, 2016 12:43 PM PDT

This week we're talking about games, books, and movies that we Hate-Finished! What compels us to finish something so vile? We're also discussing our most infuriating trophies/achievements to obtain while doing an infamous shot.

Tequila Shot
- 1 Shot of Tequila
- 1/4 of Lime
- 1/4 tsp. Salt

Indie Corner (39:43)
- Try. Die. Repeat. (Browser)
- Cunt (Browser)
- That Day We Left (Browser)

The Weekly Question (56:23)
What was the most infuriating video game trophy/achievement to obtain?

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Episode 189 - Indie Game: Life After
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September 02, 2016 07:37 AM PDT

This week we're reviewing a compilation of bonus content of an old OTR episode topic: Indie Game: Life After! Does this documentary have the same spark and intrigue as the original film? We're also discussing the documentaries we'd love to make while drinking a local microbrew.

Truth
Rhinegeist Brewery
Indian Pale Ale
ABV: 7.2%

Indie Corner (36:35)
- Achievement Unlocked (Browser)
- Night Shift (PC)

The Weekly Question (45:34)
What documentary do you want to make/see?

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Episode 188 - Inside
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August 29, 2016 07:12 AM PDT

This week we're reviewing the newest inside sensation by Playdead Studios: Inside! Is there more to this game than flashy visuals and a mysterious plot? We're also discussing our favorite stealth moments in video games while drinking a twist on a popular beer cocktail.

Sector 4
- 1 Part Guinness
- 1 Part Sam Adams Nitro IPA

Indie Corner (52:09)
- Cloudia (Browser)
- I Broke The Time (Browser)

The Weekly Question (1:01:06)
What is your favorite stealth moment in video games?

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Episode 187 - No Man's Sky
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August 19, 2016 01:26 PM PDT

This week we're reviewing the biggest video game ever created: No Man's Sky! Does this huge space adventure live up to the hype? Garthoff joins the episode as we also discuss our favorite Open World games and drink a robotic-themed drink.

Special Guest - Garthoff from the Games Gone Awry

Korvax
- 1/2 cup Coffee
- 2 shot of Whiskey
- 1 shot of Raspberry Liqueur

Indie Corner (1:11:33)
- Moon Hunters (Steam, PSN)
- Ultratron (PSN)
- Darkest Dungeon (Steam)

The Weekly Trope (1:36:18)
Wide Open Sandbox - There's no time limit. No Restraints. No compulsory objectives, no requirements. You can do whatever you want, whenever you want.

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Episode 186 - Shigeru Miyamoto
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August 12, 2016 01:34 PM PDT

This week we're talking about and showcasing one of biggest names in the history of video games: Shigeru Miyamoto! We're taking a look at his history, his impact to the gaming industry, and the gaming franchises that made him famous. We're also talking about our favorite female video game characters!

The Plumber
- 3 oz. Vodka
- 2 oz. Ginger Ale
- 1 oz. Grenadine
- 1/2 oz. Blueberry Pomegranate Juice

Indie Corner (42:58)
- Ceasing to be Her Demise (Browser)
- Overcooked (Steam, PSN)
- Tricky Towers (PSN)

The Weekly Question (1:05:04)
Who are your favorite female video game characters?

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Episode 185 - ABZÛ
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August 05, 2016 11:54 AM PDT

This week we're reviewing one of the biggest games of the summer: ABZÛ! Is this the magical underwater explorer we've all been waiting for? We're also discussing our favorite water levels/moments in video games while drinking a refreshingly summer-y beer.

LandShark Lager
Margaritaville Brewing Co.
Island Style Lager
ABV: 4.7%

Indie Corner (47:45)
- Alienation (PSN)
- Windoes HATES You (Browser)
- Cannibal Cafe (Browser)

The Weekly Question (1:00:49)
What is your favorite water level/moment in video games?

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Episode 184 - Stranger Things
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July 29, 2016 01:01 PM PDT

This week we're reviewing the first season of one of the biggest television events of the summer: Stranger Things! Is this Sci-fi Mystery an instant classic or is it just another mouth breather? We're also discussing our favorite tropes in Stranger Things while drinking a brightly lit cocktail.

Flickering Light
- 1 1/2 oz. Vodka
- 1 oz. Grapefruit Juice
- 3/4 oz. Simple Syrup
- 3 oz. Cucumber

Indie Corner (49:15)
- Furi (PSN)
- Dreams and Reality (Browser)
- The Power of Stone (Browser)

The Weekly Trope (1:06:13-1:17:00)
What is your favorite trope in Stranger Things?

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Episode 183 - Mighty No. 9
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July 22, 2016 10:52 AM PDT

This week we're reviewing one of the more controversial games of the year: Mighty No. 9! Does this new title by Keiji Inafune live up to his previous work? We're also reviewing some classic NES Megaman clones and discussing our favorite campaigns to come out of Kickstarter.

#9
Magic Hat Brewing Co.
Style: Not Quite Pale Ale
ABV: 5.1%

Retro Roulette (47:16)
- Darkwing Duck (NES)
- Bucky O'Hare (NES)
- Journey to Silius (NES)

Question of the Week (1:03:55)
What is your favorite thing to come out of Kickstarter?

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Episode 182 - Pokémon Go
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July 15, 2016 07:13 AM PDT

This week we're reviewing the biggest pop-culture surprise of the year: Pokémon Go! Is this the massive Pokémon game we've all been looking for? We're also discussing our favorite examples of the trope, Never Trust a Trailer, and drinking a potently green cocktail.

The Caterpie
- 2 shots of Tequila
- 1 shot of Green Apple Soda
- 1/4 shot of Lime Juice

Indie Corner (51:54)
- Solitude (MAC, PC)
- PAC-MAN 256 (IOS, PSN)
- Little Bug (Browser)

The Weekly Trope (1:12:30)
Never Trust a Trailer - These are misleading trailers to movies, games, and television shows that show elements that don't appear in the final product.

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