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Episode 268 - Wolfenstein: Youngblood
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August 15, 2019 01:20 PM PDT

This week we're reviewing the second spinoff in this legendary franchise: Wolfenstein: Youngblood! Are two heads better than one? Does this game take the series in a bold new direction? We're also discussing our favorite examples of the trope The Dog Was The Mastermind while drinking a citrus-y cocktail.

Orange Crush
- 2 oz. Vodka
- 1 oz. Cointreau
- 3 oz. Orange Juice
- Splash of Sprite
- 1/4 oz. Grenadine

Indie Corner (1:14:44)
- Songbird Symphony (Switch)
- Bear With Me: The Lost Robots (Switch)
- Bot Vice (Switch)

The Weekly Trope (1:35:50)
The Dog Was the Mastermind - When the villain turns out to be the least conspicuous person possible.

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Episode 267 - Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order
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August 08, 2019 01:25 PM PDT

This week we're reviewing the biggest superhero game of the entire year: Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order! Does this shiny new sequel take the series in an exciting direction? We're also discussing our favorite superhero games of all time while drinking a refreshingly bland beverage.

White Claw® Hard Seltzer
Flavor: Ruby Grapefruit
ABV: 5%

Indie Corner (58:49)
- Ghost Ride Da Whip (Browser)
- Beast Pixels (Browser)
- Spider-Man's Adventure (Browser)

The Weekly Question (1:09:22)
What are your favorite superhero video games?

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Episode 266 - Oculus Quest
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July 25, 2019 12:27 PM PDT

This week we're reviewing the newest edition to the Oculus VR family: Oculus Quest! Is this piece of tech the best VR headset out there? Matt joins the show as we also break down the VR games that we'd love to see.

Special Guest - Matt from the Games Gone Awry podcast

Compact Nourishment Cylinders
- Vodka soaked Marshmallow

Indie Corner (1:12:36)
- Jotun (Switch)
- My Friend Pedro (Switch)
- The Office Quest (Switch)

The Weekly Question (1:37:52)
What VR game/experience would you like to see?

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Episode 265 - Leftovers (Vol. 13)
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July 18, 2019 12:31 PM PDT

This week we're reviewing some of the biggest summer movies for 2019! Are all of these movies worth your time? Nick joins this extended episode as we also discuss what makes a good and bad sequel.

Special Guest - Nick from On The Tropes

The Movies
- Spider-Man: Far From Home
- Midsommar
- Men in Black: International
- Toy Story 4

Indie Corner (57:49)
- Katana Zero (Switch)
- SCRAP RUSH!! (Switch)
- Our World is Ended (PS4)

The Weekly Question (1:17:00)
What makes a good and bad movie sequel?

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Episode 264 - Super Mario Maker 2
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July 11, 2019 10:34 AM PDT

This week we're reviewing the biggest Nintendo Switch game of the summer (so far!): Super Mario Maker 2! Does this game step it up with new and exciting features? We're also discussing our favorite level editors while drinking a classic drink combo.

Pipe Maker
- 12 oz. Newcastle
- 1 Shot of Whiskey

Indie Corner (1:05:32)
- Gato Roboto (Switch)
- Mowin' and Throwin' (Switch)
- Retro Space Ball (Browser)

The Weekly Trope (1:20:22)
Level Editor - A program or feature built into the game, that allows players to make their own worlds.

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Quick Shot - Game/Movie Reboots
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June 27, 2019 11:51 AM PDT

What exactly is a reboot? What makes a reboot successful? Do we enjoy reboots? 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 263 - E3 2019
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June 20, 2019 09:53 AM PDT

This week we're reviewing this years biggest gaming event: E3 2019! Is the Electronic Entertainment Expo slowly fading away? We discuss our favorite things we saw at the show and finish up the episode by talking about our favorite titles featured in the Kinda Funny Games Showcase.

Lost Marbles
Brewery - Jackie O's
Style: New England IPA
ABV: 7.00%

Indie Corner (1:34:40)
- 39 Days to Mars (Switch)
- Baldy's Adventures (Browser)
- Mana Spark (Switch)

The Weekly Question (1:48:52)
What are we most excited about coming out of the Kinda Funny Games Showcase?

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Quick Shot - Game Value and Pricing
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June 06, 2019 01:00 PM PDT

Should game price factor into overall score? Is the Nintendo Tax a real thing? Are games too expensive? A 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 262 - Dauntless
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May 31, 2019 01:04 PM PDT

This week we're reviewing one of the more unique free-to-play games out there: Dauntless! Does this game slay the competition or is it stuck picking flowers? We're also discussing our favorite examples of the trope, Design-It-Yourself Equipment while drinking a monstrous cocktail.

The Behemoth
- 1 1/4 oz. Whiskey
- 1 1/4 oz. Monster Energy Drink
- 1/2 oz. Coke

Indie Corner (57:08)
- My Very Own Train Station (Browser)
- Shadow of Deception (Browser)
- ChickenStone (Browser)

The Weekly Trope (1:13:15)
Design-It-Yourself Equipment: Where game designers give the player the power and ability to craft your own instruments of destruction.

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Episode 261 - Pokémon Detective Pikachu
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May 23, 2019 11:23 AM PDT

This week we're reviewing the biggest video game movie of all time: Pokémon Detective Pikachu! Does this movie thunder shock us all? Or is it as painful as a Psyduck migraine? We're also talking about other video games we'd like to see turned into movies while drinking a very tart cocktail.

Mr. Mime
- 2 oz. Tequila
- 1/2 oz. Compari
- 3/4 oz. Lemon Juice
- 3/4 oz. Honey

Indie Corner (48:45)
- My Time at Portia (Switch)
- Ding Dong XL (Switch)
- Episode - Choose Your Story (IOS)

The Weekly Question (1:13:40)
What games would you like to see get the movie treatment?

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