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Episode 198 - The Tomorrow Children
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November 11, 2016 01:07 PM PST

This week we're reviewing one of the more unique games of 2016: The Tomorrow Children! Does this game break the mold or is it stuck waiting in line for the workbench? We're also discussing our favorite examples of the trope, Big Brother is Watching while drinking a spot of voidka.

Indie Corner (51:27)
- Super Dungeon Bros (PSN)
- Letter Quest: Remastered (PSN)
- The Deadly Tower of Monsters (PSN)

The Weekly Trope (1:16:05)
Big Brother is Watching - A person or organization exercising total control over people's lives.

On The Rocks does not support underage drinking!

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Episode 197 - Leftovers (Vol. 6)
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November 04, 2016 12:40 PM PDT

This week we're reviewing our Fall gaming Leftovers! Skyrim, Mafia 3, and Pokémon, oh my! We're also talking about our favorite battle theme songs while drinking a IPA variety pack.

Magic Hat IPA Playlist
- Electric Peel Grapefruit IPA
- Low Key Session IPA
- Demo Black IPA
- S.M.A.S.H. Hits IPA

Indie Corner (58:07)
- The Librarian Witch (Browser)
- Constructor: Engineer of the People (Browser)
- Adam's Venture: Origins (PSN)

The Weekly Trope (1:19:53)
Battle Theme Music - In Video Games, battles are typically indicated by upbeat or rtense music to give a hint of danger.

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Episode 196 - Clown (Film)
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October 31, 2016 11:55 AM PDT

This week we're reviewing one of the more unique horror movie's of 2016: Clown! Does this movie scare the clown pants off of viewers or is it stuck wearing a big red nose? Hannah joins the show as we also discuss our scariest movie scenes of all time while drinking a pleasantly sweet cocktail. Happy Halloween!

Special Guest - Hannah

Birthday Cake Martini
- 2 oz. Whipped vodka
- 1.5 oz. Amaretto
- 1 oz. Chocolate liqueur
- 2 oz. Half & Half

Indie Corner (36:09)
- Hyper Light Drifter (Steam, PSN)
- Actual Sunlight (PSN)
- Don't Talk To Strangers (Browser)

The Weekly Question (56:38)
What is the scariest movie scene of all time?

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Episode 195 - Video Game Demos
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October 21, 2016 01:07 PM PDT

This week we're talking about Video Game Demos! Do these small experiences help sell games? We're also talking about games we wish had demos, our favorite examples of the trope Preview Piggybacking, and drinking a diverse 6-pack sampler.

6-Pack Sampler
- Amber | Alaskan Brewing Co.
- Dragon's Milk | New Holland Brewing
- Pumpkin Down | Ballast Point
- Decadent Dark Chocolate Ale | Atwater Brewery
- Harvest | Long Trail Brewing Co.
- Hash Brown | SweetWater Brewing Company

Indie Corner (1:11:16)
- Viking Squad (PSN, Steam)
- Jazzpunk: Director's Cut (PSN, Steam)
- Iron Snout (Browser)

The Weekly Trope (1:30:15)
Preview Piggybacking - This is when a work sells itself on including a preview for a much more anticipated work.

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Episode 194 - Slip Cup™
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October 14, 2016 12:10 PM PDT

This week we're reviewing our first drinking game gadget: Slip Cup! Is this product what drunken frat boys dream of? We're breaking down this highly anticipated add-on, talking about the games you can play with it, and then finishing up the episode by discussing our favorite drinking games of all time.

Indie Corner (40:17)
- Beyond Eyes (PSN)
- Frequent Flyer (Browser)
- Exit Light (Browser)

The Weekly Question (51:47)
What are some of your favorite drinking games?

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Episode 193 - Virginia
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October 07, 2016 10:00 AM PDT

This week we're reviewing one of the biggest indie surprises of the year: Virginia! Matt joins the show as we review this unique mystery/thriller adventure, while also talking about our favorite examples of our own created trope, So Short, It Rocks!

Special Guest - Matt from Gameawry.com

The Truth
Flying Dog Brewery
Imperial IPA
ABV: 8.7%

Indie Corner (47:18)
- Emily Wants to Play (PSN, Steam)
- The Splitting (Browser)

The Weekly Trope (58:46)
So Short, It Rocks: These are short gaming experiences that can be finished in a single sitting.

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Episode 192 - Trophies/Achievements
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September 30, 2016 12:53 PM PDT

This week we're talking about the world of video game Trophies/Achievements! Are we completionists or trophy whores? Matt joins the show as we also discuss our least favorite video game sidekicks of all time!

Special Guest - Matt from Gameawry.com

Bud Light Platinum
Anheuser-Busch
Light Lager
ABV: 6%

Indie Corner (1:04:06)
- The Final Station (PSN, Steam)
- Prison Brawl (Browser)
- The Dark Within (Browser)

The Weekly Question (1:28:03)
Who is your least favorite video game sidekick?

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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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