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Episode 270 - River City Girls
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September 16, 2019 12:23 PM PDT

This week we're reviewing a beautiful successor in the River City Ransom series: River City Girls! Does this retro-inspired brawler kick ass? Or is it simply stuck in the past? We're also discussing our favorite examples of the trope Game Gourmet while drinking a new take on a classic cocktail.

Sake Manhattan
- 1 3/4 oz. Junmai Sake
- 3/4 oz. Bourbon Whiskey
- 3/4 oz. Sweet Vermouth
- 1-2 Dashes of Angostura Bitters

Indie Corner (46:08)
- Heave Ho (Switch)
- Tiny Metal: Full Metal Rumble (Switch)
- Burning Embers (Browser)

The Weekly Trope (58:40)
Game Gourmet - Consumable food items in video games that give you health, stats, and perks.

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Episode 269 - Leftovers (Vol. 14)
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September 09, 2019 11:29 AM PDT

This week we're reviewing some of the bigger games of for the tail end of the summer 2019! Spyro, Final Fantasy 8, Control, and Astral Chain! Which of these new titles is worth a buy? We're also talking about some bold gaming predictions for the rest of 2019!

Lolita
Brewery: Goose Island
Style: American Wild Ale
ABV: 7.9%

The Games
- Doom 3
- FINAL FANTASY VIII Remastered
- Spyro Reignited Trilogy
- Horizon Chase Turbo
- Control
- Astral Chain

Indie Corner
- Dandy Dungeon - Legend of Brave Yamada (Switch)
- Mighty Switch Force! Collection (Switch)
- Steamworld Quest (Switch)

The Weekly Question
What are some of our boldest gaming predictions for the end of 2019?

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Quick Shot - Good & Bad Trophy/Achievement Lists
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August 29, 2019 01:00 PM PDT

What makes a good trophy/achievement list? What makes a bad one? What are some of our favorite trophies and achievements? 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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Quick Shot - Indie World Showcase
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August 22, 2019 01:01 PM PDT

What did we think of Nintendo's Indie World Showcase? Are there any exciting new indies coming? 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 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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