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Episode 118 - Apotheon
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February 26, 2015 09:46 AM PST

This week we're reviewing a game newly released on PSN: Apotheon! Hannah joins the show as we break down this action platformer. We're also talking about our favorite metroidvenia games while drinking copious amounts of red wine.

Special Guest - Hannah

Indie Corner
- One Take (MAC,PC)
- After the Credits (Browser)
- Superdimensional (Browser)

The Weekly Trope
Metroidvania:
Games with concepts shared by the Metroid and Castlevania.

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Episode 117 - Grim Fandango Remastered
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February 20, 2015 07:07 AM PST

This week we're breaking down the newly polished adventure game that is Grim Fandango Remastered! Does this game deserve a trip to the Ninth Underworld or is it destined to be sprouted? We're also talking about our favorite video game remakes while drinking Magic Hat's #9.

Indie Corner
- IronGate (MAC, PC)
- Ore Chasm (Browser)
- Disposables (Browser)

The Weekly Trope:
The Remake: An updated version of an older video game.

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Episode 116 - Pixar
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February 13, 2015 07:41 AM PST

This week we're discussing one of the biggest and most beloved company's in the film industry: Pixar. Hannah joins the show as we talk about our favorite Pixar moments and why the company continues to produce high-quality films.

Special Guest - Hannah

Finding Nemo
- 1 Part Blue Curaçao
- 1 Part Orange Juice
- 1 Part Bacardi 151
- 1/2 Part Sour Apple Liqueur

Indie Corner
- Naut (PC, MAC)
- Loose Cannons (Browser)

The Weekly Question:
What is your favorite Pixar movie scene?

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Episode 115 - Far Cry 4
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February 03, 2015 07:21 AM PST

This week we're reviewing the beautiful open world of Far Cry 4! Does this game recapture the magic of it's predecessor or does it not take enough risks? We're also breaking down our favorite game hallucinations while drinking a potent island cocktail.

Himalaya Sunrise
- 3 oz. Gin
- 1/2 oz. Dry vermouth
- 1 oz. Maraschino cherry juice
- 2 Maraschino cherries  

Indie Corner
- Walk to the Door (Browser)
- FingerBoy (Browser)
- 12 Grapes (Browser)  

The Weekly Trope:
Hallucinations: Hallucinations involve sensing things while awake that appear to be real, but instead have been created by the mind.

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Episode 114 - Video Games: The Movie
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January 22, 2015 07:33 AM PST

This week we're reviewing a movie that flew under the radar in 2014: Video Games: The Movie. Is this documentary destined to be a modern classic or is it simply a video game love-fest? We're also breaking down our favorite single-screen games while drinking an arcade-themed cocktail.

Donkey Kong
- 1 oz. Vodka
- 1 oz. Coconut Rum
- 1 oz. Banana Liqueur
- 2 oz. Coke

Indie Corner
- Abandoned (Browser)
- Feed em' Burger (IOS, Android))
- Party Hard (Browser)

The Weekly Trope:
Single-Screen Games: Games in which levels (or the entire game) are displayed on the screen at once. No scrolling, no 3D movement. Everything is visible at once.

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Episode 113 - Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
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January 22, 2015 07:21 AM PST

This week we're diving into the open-world orc-slaughterfest that is Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. Does this game borrow too much from previous blockbuster titles? We're also discussing our favorite Puzzle Bosses while drinking barrels of homemade Grog.

Grog
- 2 oz. Bacardi 151
- 1/2 oz. fresh lime juice
- 1 tsp. brown sugar
- 4 oz. hot water
- Slice of orange and a cinnamon stick

Indie Corner
- Secret Ponchos (PSN, Steam)
- Do or Die (Browser)
- Dear Santa, I Hate You (Browser)

The Weekly Trope:
Puzzle Boss: A boss that is beaten through trickery rather than brute force.

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Episode 112 - Loadout!
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January 15, 2015 11:56 AM PST

This week we're breaking down one of the funniest free-to-play games of 2014: Loadout! Join us for one of the most argumentative 'On The Rocks' episodes yet! We're also talking about our favorite fictional video game currency and drinking tons of Blutonium.

Blutonium
- 3 oz. Vodka
- 1 1/2 oz. Blue Curaçao
- 1 1/2 oz. Blue Gatorade

Indie Corner
- Tess (MAC, PC)
- Skullz (Browser)
- Werewolf Tycoon (Browser)

The Weekly Trope:
Fictional Currency: Fake money used in video games.

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Episode 111 - Serial
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January 09, 2015 08:23 AM PST

This week we're discussing one of the biggest surprises of 2014: The Serial podcast. Ian joins the show as we break down what makes this unique murder mystery such a viral success.

Special Guest - Ian

Indie Corner
- Not Everything is Flammable (Browser)
- Hypothermia (Browser)
- Why Am I Dead: Rebirth (Browser)

The Weekly Trope:
Ambiguous Ending: An ending where there is a lot left unexplained and the audience is still asking questions.

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Episode 110 - Best of 2014
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January 03, 2015 02:08 PM PST

This week we're discussing our Favorite Games of 2014! Colin joins the episode as we go category by category for our favorite looking, sounding, and playing games of the year. We're also revealing our most anticipated games of 2015.

Special Guest - Colin

Indie Corner
- Video Game: The Game (Browser)
- I'm Pretty Sure It's Haunted (Browser)
- Louder Than Thunder (MAC, PC)

Weekly Question:
What is your most anticipated game of 2015?

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Episode 109 - Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
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December 26, 2014 07:23 AM PST
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This week we're breaking down one of the biggest surprise sequels of 2014: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. We're also discussing our favorite video game jetpacks while drinking a toxic cocktail inspired by a futuristic bio-weapon.

Manticore
- 1.5 oz Mango Vodka
- 1 tsp Dry Vermouth
- 0.25 oz Simple Syrup
- 5 Basil leaves (muddled)

Indie Corner
- And The Moment Is Gone (Browser)
- Gentrification Tycoon (PC, MAC)
- Saboatage (Browser)

The Weekly Trope:
Jetpack: A backpack that lets the wearer fly by shooting jets of fire (or concentric rings of Pure Energy) out of the back, parallel to the wearer's legs.

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