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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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Episode 181 - Finding Dory
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July 08, 2016 03:05 PM PDT

This week we're reviewing the biggest underwater movie of the summer: Finding Dory! Does this movie recapture the magic of the original? We're also discussing our favorite examples of the trope, Ridiculously Cute Critters, while drinking a tropical beverage.

The Dory
- 1 oz. Rum
- 3/4 oz. Hypnotiq
- 1/2 oz. Lime Juice
- 1/4 oz. Blue Curaçao
- 1/4 oz. Pineapple Juice

Indie Corner (42:04)
- Mad Mage Tower (Browswer)
- Through the Playground (Browser)
- The Case of Scary Shadows (Browser)

The Weekly Trope (57:26)
Ridiculously Cute Critter - Adorable critters in video games, movies, and television.

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Episode 180 - Leftovers (Vol. 5)
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June 24, 2016 12:41 PM PDT

This week we're reviewing our TV, Book, and Movie Leftovers of the 2016 Summer! We're also discussing our favorite games and announcements coming out of E3 this year.

Indie Corner (52:13)
- Gone Home (PSN, Steam)
- Zombie Vikings (PSN, Steam)
- Oh! I'm Getting Taller! (Browser)

The Weekly Question (1:17:47)
What is the most exciting thing coming out of E3 2016?

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Episode 179 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (Movie)
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June 17, 2016 02:03 PM PDT

This week we're reviewing the most exciting movie about turtles this summer: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows! Does the addition of Bebop and Rocksteady prevent this film from getting shell shocked? We're also discussing our favorite examples of the trope, Plug 'n' Play Technology while drinking a simple green cocktail.

The Ooze
- 1.5 oz. Bourbon
- 4.5 oz. Green Apple Soda

Indie Corner (49:56)
- Oxenfree (PSN, Steam)
- Little Deviants (Vita)
- Captain Forever (Browser)

The Weekly Trope (1:05:44)
Plug 'n' Play Technology - These gadgets are the universal remotes of fiction movies and will work on any sci-fi system no matter how feasible it really is.

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Episode 178 - Doom (2016)
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June 10, 2016 12:25 PM PDT

This week we're reviewing the most badass game of 2016 so far: Doom! Does this game punch out the competition or is it stuck floating through space? Mike joins the episode as we also discuss our favorite examples of the trope, Suspicious Video Game Generosity while drinking a bloody good sangria.

Special Guest - Mike

Demon Blood
- 1 Bottle of Red Wine
- 12 oz. Club Soda
- 2 oz. Brandy
- 1/2 cup of Red grapes
- 1/2 cup of Pitted Cherries
- 2 tbsp. Honey

Indie Corner (1:11:37)
- Risk of Rain (PSN, Steam)
- Nature's Sketchbook (Browser)
- Dead Man's Journey (Browser)

The Weekly Trope (1:30:38)
Suspicious Video Game Generosity - When video games are over generous with consumables/items/health before hitting you over the head with a difficulty spike.

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