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Episode 138 - Fast Food Fads
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July 24, 2015 11:48 AM PDT

This week we're reviewing a trio of unique Fast Food Fads! It's going to be a regular smorgasbord of Hot dog bites, Pizza, Breakfast burgers, and Cap'n Crunch coated confections. We're also discussing our favorite food fads of all time while drinking a unique cocktail by Bud Light.

Bud Light's Mixxtail
- Flavor: Long Island
- 8 ABV

Indie Corner (43:40)
- OverPowered (PC, MAC)
- The Last Time (Browser)
- Terminus - A Little Horror Game (PC, MAC)

The Weekly Question (1:03:18)
What is your favorite food fad of all time?

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Episode 137 - Rocket League
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July 17, 2015 10:10 AM PDT

This week we're reviewing the biggest surprise of summer 2015: Rocket League! Is this indie title a game of the year contender? We're also discussing our favorite uses of Nitro Boost in video games while drinking a wickedly potent cocktail that certainly lives up to its name.

Rocket Fuel
- 2 oz. Vodka
- 1 oz. Tequila
- 1 oz. White Rum
- 2-3 drops of hot sauce (optional)

Indie Corner (48:24)
- Loved (Browser)
- The Majesty of Colors (Browser)
- StarBot (PC)

The Weekly Trope (1:02:20)
Nitro Boost: Also known as the "Emergency Go-Fast Button", a power-up that makes you go really fast for a short period of time.

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Episode 136 - Superfight!
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July 13, 2015 10:06 AM PDT

This week we're reviewing the card game of ridiculous fiction battles: Superfight! Lisa briefly joins the episode as we explain the rules, play a couple of games, and give our final scores. We're also discussing our favorite hypothetical fights while creating our own super cocktails.

Special Guest - Lisa

The Air Freshener
- Gin
- Peppermint Schnapps
- Simple Syrup

Zero French Meister
- Coke Zero
- French Vanilla Kahlua
- Jägermeister

Thick n' Fruity
- Lemon Rum
- Blueberry Liqueur
- Maraschino Cherry Juice

Low Hanging Fruit
- Banana Liqueur
- Angostura Bitters
- Peach Iced Tea

Indie Corner (54:37)
- Slam Jam Bakery (Browser)
- Get in the Hole (Browser)
- Super Exploding Zoo (PSN)

The Weekly Question (1:09:17)
What is your favorite hypothetical battle?

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Episode 135 - Batman: Arkham Knight
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July 06, 2015 12:55 PM PDT

This week we're reviewing one of the biggest games of the Summer: Batman: Arkham Knight! Is this game a fitting end to the Arkham series? We're also discussing our favorite video game cars while drinking a very alcoholic beer by the Thirsty Dog Brewing Company.

Siberian Night
- Russian Imperial Stout
- 9.7 ABV

Indie Corner (55:45)
- Hug Arena (Browser)
- DUPE (Browser)
- Fallout Shelter (IOS)

The Weekly Trope (1:14:42)
Cool Car: The Hero's ride has to be just as unique and awesome as he/she is. It looks cool, goes fast, and may even be bulletproof and contain an assortment of weapons and gadgets.

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Episode 134 - E3 2015
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June 26, 2015 01:07 PM PDT

This week we're looking back and discussing our favorite moments from E3 2015!. Hannah joins the episode as we break down four of the big press conferences/events of the show, while also talking about the biggest game announcements.

Special Guest - Hannah

Indie Corner (1:18:38)
- Potato Man Seeks the Troof (Steam, IOS, Browser)
- Space Courier (Browser)
- Speak of the Cloud (Windows, Android)

The Weekly Question (1:29:53)
What is your most anticipated game coming out of E3 2015?

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Episode 133 - Jurassic World
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June 19, 2015 12:39 PM PDT

This week we're reviewing the biggest summer blockbuster of 2015: Jurassic World! Is this game the Jurassic Park sequel we were all hoping for? We're also reviewing a bunch of dino-themed indie games and discussing our favorite examples of the trope, Always a Bigger Fish.

Amber (Jello) Shot
- 3 oz packet of Lemon Jell-O
- 1 cup Boiling water
- 1/2 cup Vodka
- 1/2 cup Cold water
- Dried blueberries
- 2 drops of Red Food Coloring

Indie Corner (43:32)
- Dinosaur Gets REALLY Drunk (Browser)
- Me and My Dinosaur (Browser)
- Robot Dinosaurs That Shoot Beams When They Roar (Browser)

The Weekly Trope (56:27)
Always a Bigger Fish: Our heroes are cornered or trapped by one scary thing, only to be saved by another, bigger, scarier thing.

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Episode 132 - Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
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June 15, 2015 07:01 AM PDT

This week we're discussing one of the biggest IOS games of 2015: Hearthstone! Jason joins this extended show as we break down gameplay, tactics, and what makes this game so good. We're also discussing our favorite examples of the trope, Achilles' Heel, while drinking a chilly cocktail.

Special Guest - Jason

Stormwind Champion
- 1.5 oz Peppermint Schnapps
- 1.5 oz Jagermeister
- 3 oz Khalua

Indie Corner (1:04:30)
- Space Cat (Browser)
- Does it Shoot? (PC)
- A Box Full of Joy (Browser)

The Weekly Trope (1:20:45)
Achilles' Heel: A seemingly invincible character's one and only weak spot.

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Episode 131 - Edutainment Games
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June 08, 2015 11:31 AM PDT

This week we're discussing the wide and varied world of Edutainment Games! Leah joins the show as we take a trip down memory lane. We're also talking about our favorite examples of the trope Alphabet Soup Cans while drinking a literary-themed cocktail.

Special Guest - Leah

Romeo and Julep
- 6 sprigs Fresh Mint
- 1 teaspoon Brown Sugar
- 0.5 oz. Peach Schnapps
- 1.5 oz. Bourbon
- 6 oz. Sprite

Indie Corner (43:40)
- Being Her Darkest Friend (Browser)
- Race the Sun (PSN, Mac, PC)
- Lullaby for an Electric Toaster (Mac, PC)

The Weekly Trope (59:21)
Alphabet Soup Cans: These are educational obstacles in video games.

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Episode 130 - Broken Age (Act 2)
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May 29, 2015 12:46 PM PDT

This week we're reviewing the finale of the wildly successful series by Double Fine Productions: Broken Age: Act 2! Does this act pick up where the first act left off or is it too difficult to enjoy? We're also discussing our favorite Retired Badasses while drinking a trio of candy-themed shots

Chocolate Covered Raspberry
- 1 Part Chocolate Liqueur
- 1 Part Raspberry Liqueur

Caramel Apple
- 1 Part Sour Apple Schnapps
- 1 Part Butterscotch Schnapps

Chocolate Almond
- 1 Part Half & Half
- 1 Part Amaretto
- 1 Part Chocolate Liqueur

Indie Corner (49:56)
- Fathom (Browser)
- Even the Stars (Mac, PC)
- Last Breath (Browser)

The Weekly Trope (1:07:52)
Retired Badass: An older ex-Badass who has hung up his/her/its spurs in order to enjoy the finer things life has to offer.

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Episode 129 - The Wolf Among Us
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May 26, 2015 10:45 AM PDT

This week we're reviewing the brutal world of Fabletown in TellTale's The Wolf Among Us. We're also discussing our favorite examples of the trope 'Jerk with a Heart of Gold' while drinking Midas Touch.

Special Guest - Garthoff from Gameawry.com

Midas Touch
- Brewery: Dogfish Head
- ABV: 9.0
- Original Release Date: 03/1999

Indie Corner (50:43)
- Titan Souls (PSN, Steam)
- Ether One (PSN, Steam)
- Ultratron (PSN, XBLA, Steam)

The Weekly Trope (1:07:19)
Jerk with a Heart of Gold: A person you would expect to be a big Jerkass has some redeeming qualities behind their tough demeanor.

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