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Episode 233 - Leftovers (Vol. 10)
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May 25, 2018 09:04 AM PDT

This week we're reviewing we're quickly talking about our favorite games and rumors from Spring 2018! Colin drops by for this mini Leftovers episode dedicated to God of War, Poké-rumors, and more Infinity War! We're also talking about how we'd reboot our favorite franchises!

Indie Corner (35:38)
- Stickman Dismounting (Mobile)
- Draw Rider (Mobile)

The Weekly Question (40:18)
How would you reboot your favorite video game franchise?

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Episode 232 - Avengers: Infinity War
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May 16, 2018 01:12 PM PDT

This week we're breaking down and reviewing the biggest movie of 2018: Avengers: Infinity War! Is this star-studded film destined to be a superhero classic? We're also discussing our favorite useless super powers while drinking an IPA that is out of this... galaxy?

Galaxy-Hero
Brewery: Revolution Brewing
Style: American IPA
ABV: 7%

Indie Corner (1:10:49)
- King Oddball (PSN)
- Major Contract (IOS)
- The Great Tsunami Thief (Browser)
- Tomb of the Mask (IOS)

The Weekly Question (1:24:32)
What useless super power would you love to have?

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Episode 231 - Ready Player One (Film)
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May 02, 2018 08:12 AM PDT

This week we're reviewing the film adaptation of the first book we ever reviewed on our show: Ready Player One! Is this the action-packed video game movie we've all been waiting for? We're also talking about other books we'd like to see get the film/TV treatment while drinking some chilled sake.

Black and Gold
Gekkeikan
ABV: 15.6%
Class: Junmai-shu

Indie Corner (45:17)
- Clawbert (IOS)
- Pong Pong Egg (IOS)
- Slime Pizza (IOS)

The Weekly Question (1:00:23)
What books would you like to see turned into a movie or television series?

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Episode 230 - Far Cry 5
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April 18, 2018 11:44 AM PDT

This week we're reviewing one of the biggest games of early 2018: Far Cry 5! Does a new Montana setting rejuvenate this aged franchise? We're also talking about our favorite examples of emergent gameplay while drinking a cocktail that is quite popular in Big Sky Country.

Whiskey Ditch
- 2 oz. Whiskey
- 2 oz. Water
- Ice

Indie Corner (1:03:42)
- Almost a Hero (IOS)
- Kleptocats 2 (IOS)
- DPad Lab (Browser)

The Weekly Question (1:16:16)
What are your favorite examples of Emergent Gameplay?

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Episode 229 - Hi-Bit/Remasters
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March 29, 2018 12:56 PM PDT

This week we're talking about two dominant game trends of 2018: Hi-Bit and Remakes/Remasters! Are pixelated and remade games here to stay? We're also talking about our favorite examples of the trope Anti-Frustration Features.

Who Cooks For You
Brewery: Jackie O's
Style: Double Dry-hopped Hazy Pale Ale
ABV: 5.5%

Indie Corner (50:46)
- Path Out (MAC, PC)
- Jazzy Beats (Browser)

The Weekly Trope (1:02:41)
Anti-Frustration Features - These are instances in a game where the established rules of the game are modified under certain circumstances.

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Episode 228 - Nintendo Switch
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March 19, 2018 01:01 PM PDT

This week we're reviewing the first year of the big N's newest console: The Nintendo Switch! How does the OTR crew rate this record breaking year? Mike joins the show and we also discuss our favorite examples of Time Travel in video games.

Special Guest - Mike

New Donk-hattan
- 3 oz. Bourbon
- 1/2 oz. Sweet Vermouth
- 2-3 dashes bitters
- 1/4 oz. Maraschino Cherry Brine

Indie Corner (1:06:24)
- Mother Russia Bleeds (PSN, Steam)
- Bombing Busters (PSN)
- You Can't See Everything at Once (Browser)

The Weekly Trope (1:23:02)
What is your favorite example of Time Travel in video games?

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Episode 227 - Black Panther
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March 01, 2018 01:02 PM PST

This week we're reviewing one of the most important films in the last decade: Black Panther! Can this movie possibly live up to the hype? We're also discussing our favorite examples of the trope Alas, Poor Villain while drinking a deliciously potent stout.

Black Chocolate Stout
Brewery: Brooklyn Brewery
Style: Russian Imperial Stout
ABV: 10%

Indie Corner (1:01:08)
- Serial Cleaner (PSN, Steam)
- Crush TV (Browser)
- Slayaway Camp (PSN, Steam)

The Weekly Trope (1:20:28)
Alas, Poor Villain: Moments in media when you feel sorry for the villain, typically due to a tragic backstory.

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Episode 226 - Leftovers (Vol. 9)
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February 20, 2018 12:48 PM PST

This week we're reviewing our gaming and movie leftovers from early 2018! Nathan dives into the MCU timeline while Kyle talks about a unique indie adventure for the Nintendo Switch. We're also finishing up the episode by talking about our biggest gaming pet peeves!

Indie Corner (38:12)
- Hob (PSN, Steam)
- Manual Samuel (PSN, XBOX, Steam)

The Weekly Question (54:03)
What are your biggest video game pet peeves?

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Episode 225 - Leftovers (Vol. 8)
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January 18, 2018 10:19 AM PST

This week we're reviewing our gaming Leftovers from the end of 2017 to the beginning of 2018. Is Call of Duty WWII worth your time? Does the Switch rejuvenate Kyle's love for Nintendo? Will Tom Brady win another goddamn Super Bowl? We're also discussing our gaming resolutions for 2018!

The Games
- Call of Duty: WWII
- Madden 18
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
- Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus
- Super Mario Odyssey
- Horizon Zero Dawn

Indie Corner (1:18:45)
- Kero Blaster (Steam, PSN)
- Happy Dungeons (PSN)
- Brawlhalla (Steam, PSN)

The Weekly Question (1:43:00)
What are your gaming resolutions for 2018?

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Episode 224 - 2017 Rockies
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December 18, 2017 01:26 PM PST

This week we're holding the 3rd Annual Rockies! Which games of 2017 did the On The Rocks crew like the most? We're also looking forward to 2018 and the games we're most excited about. See you all next year!

Awards
- Best Graphics/Art
- Best Weapon/Ability
- Best Moment
- Biggest Surprise
- Favorite Drinking Buddy
- Best Game

Indie Corner (1:12:11)
- Late Shift (PSN)
- Wanted Corp. (PSN)
- Dead Horizon (Browser)

The Weekly Question (1:29:47)
What 2018 game are you most excited for?

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