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Episode 313 - Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury
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February 26, 2021 11:37 AM PST

This week we're reviewing one of the biggest Switch games of 2021: Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury! Does this collection check all the right boxes or is it too ambitious for it's own good? We're also discussing our favorite examples of the trope, Loyal Animal Companion.

Cat Mario
- 2 oz. Vodka
- 1 oz Peach Schnapps
- 1/2 oz. Grenadine
- Top off with Orange Juice
- Garnish with a cherry

The Weekly Trope (1:04:49)
Loyal Animal Companion - The loyal, lovable, non-human friend.

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Quick Shot - Little Nightmares II
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February 19, 2021 11:20 AM PST

How do we feel about the newest entry in the Little Nightmare series? What's up with The Thin Man? Is the first Little Nightmares too difficult to speedrun? We answer these questions and more in this installment of Quick Shot.

Theme Music - "I Love Holy Daze" by Geir Tjelta

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Episode 312 - Destruction AllStars
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February 12, 2021 07:28 AM PST

This week we're reviewing the newest exclusive to land on the PlayStation 5: Destruction AllStars! Does this game smash the competition or is it too bare bones to enjoy? We're also discussing our favorite video game examples of the trope, Cool Car!

The Tw!nkleR10t
- 1.5 oz. Gin
- 3/4 oz. Applejack
- 1/4 oz. Lemon Juice
- 2 dashes Grenadine
- 1 Egg White

The Weekly Trope (43:04)
Cool Car - When a hero's ride is just as awesome as the hero is. On The Rocks does not support underage drinking!

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Quick Shot - Maiden Demo
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January 29, 2021 12:04 PM PST

Does the Maiden demo have us even more excited about Resident Evil Village? Is there such thing as a woman being TOO tall? Is Resident Evil becoming too action-heavy? We answer these questions and more in this installment of Quick Shot.

Theme Music - "I Love Holy Daze" by Geir Tjelta

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Episode 311 - Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game
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January 22, 2021 11:40 AM PST

This week we're reviewing our first 2021 game: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game! Does this complete edition check all the right boxes? We're also discussing our favorite examples of the trope Body Horror while standing around the punch bowl.

Shoryuken Punch
- 6 oz. Lemonade Concentrate
- 6 oz. Fruit Punch Concentrate
- 1 cup Vodka
- 1/2 cup Light Rum
- 1 Liter Club Soda

The Weekly Trope (56:27)
Body Horror - Any form of horror involving body parts, disfigurement, mutation, or unsettling bodily configuration.

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Episode 310 - Bugsnax
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January 15, 2021 11:28 AM PST

This week we're reviewing one of the most unique games of 2020: Bugsnax! Does this game devour the competition or does it just leave us with an upset tummy? We're also talking about our own personal food/cooking hacks while pairing a lovely tart beverage.

Snaquiri
- 1 1/2 oz. White Rum
- 1/4 oz. Maraschino Liqueur
- 1/2 oz. Lemon Juice
- 1 oz. Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice
- 1/2 oz. Simple Syrup

The Weekly Question (43:27)
What are some of our favorite food/cooking hacks?

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Episode 309 - Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
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January 08, 2021 12:11 PM PST

This week we're reviewing one of the biggest launch titles for the Playstation 5: Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales! Is this title a worth successor to the original Marvel's Spider-Man? We're also discussing our favorite examples of the trope Dual Boss while drinking a fizzy spritzer.

The Parker Luck
- 4 oz. Red Wine
- 4 oz. Sprite
- Pour over Ice

The Weekly Trope (1:06:07)
Dual Boss - Whenever the player must fight two bosses at the same time.

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Episode 308 - 2020 Rockies
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December 21, 2020 12:51 PM PST

This week we're celebrating our end of the year awards: The 2020 Rockies! Which games are taking home the prize? Was 2020 a strong year for gaming? We're also looking to the future and discussing our most anticipated games of 2021 in this extended episode!

The Awards
- Game of the Year
- Best Art Direction
- Best Sound Design / Score
- Biggest Surprise
- Best Creature/Pet
- Favorite Character You'd Want as a Partner in Crime
- Best Non-video game piece of media

Indie Corner (1:50:05)
- Shipwreck (itch.io)
- Kona (itch.io)
- Knights of the Card Table (itch.io)

The Weekly Question (2:05:34)
What are our most anticipated games of 2021?

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Episode 307 - Playstation 4
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November 20, 2020 11:10 AM PST

This week we're discussing the history of and our own experiences with the Playstation 4! Now that the next gen has arrived, we talk about notable features, services, and innovations of this groundbreaking system. We're also talking about our most underrated games while drinking a treasure of a cocktail.

Uncharted Cocktail
- 6 oz. Ginger Beer
- 1/2 oz. Goldschlager
- 1/4 oz. 151 Proof Rum
- A Dash of Cinnamon

Indie Corner (1:04:30)
- Golf Peaks (itch.io)
- Oikospiel Book 1 (itch.io)
- Arcade Spirits (itch.io)

The Weekly Question (1:23:34)
What are some of the most underrated games on the Playstation 4?

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Episode 306 - Scary Stuff in Kids Moves/TV/Games
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November 02, 2020 12:12 PM PST

This week, for Halloween, we're discussing things that scared us from Kids Movies, TV Shows, and Video Games! Did any of these examples scare you too? We're also discussing our favorite and most memorable costumes in this spooky Halloween episode!

Snickers Martini
- 1 oz. Kahlua
- 1 oz. Bailey's Irish Cream Liqueur
- 1 oz. Amaretto Liqueur
- 1 oz. Hazelnut Liqueur
- 1/2 oz. Vodka
- 1 tsp. Heavy Cream

Indie Corner (55:07)
- Democratic Socialism Simulator (itch.io)
- Going Under (Switch)
- Fractured Minds (XBOX)

The Weekly Question (1:15:05)
What are your most memorable Halloween costumes?

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