April 27, 2017

#291: Ice Cream and Alice Cooper

We take a break from playing Zelda and actually from playing video games at all to talk about real video games that don't exist, plus a secret video game that does! Also Zelda.

Things Discussed: Crawl, Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Mr. Shifty, Nier: Automata, Persona 5, PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS, Scoop'n Birds

April 20, 2017

#290: The Slow, Painful Death of BoxBoy

Randy nearly doesn't reach the 30-hour milestone in Persona 5. D.J. takes baby steps towards spoiling Nier: Automata. And we bid a gruesome farewell to BoxBoy or whatever his name is.

Things Discussed: Bye-Bye BoxBoy!, Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Nier: Automata, Nintendo Switch, Persona 5

April 13, 2017

#289: Dungeoneering

Friendship ended with ZELDA — now PERSONA is my best friend.

Things Discussed: Nier: Automata, Night in the Woods, Persona 5

April 6, 2017

#288: Classic Garbage

We take a break (mostly) from Zelda to tread very carefully around Nier: Automata spoilers, slither through Snake Pass, and tumble in a typical horse-like fashion across the world in Everything.

Things Discussed: Everything, Final Fantasy XIV, Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Nier: Automata, Snake Pass

March 30, 2017

#287: Durian Alert

Entering our 100th hour of Zelda discussion, we talk how to make open worlds interesting, how to identify a suspicious leaf, and how not to get banned from international flights. Also, what's new in Splatoon 2 and whether that even matters.

Things Discussed: Everything, Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Splatoon 2

March 23, 2017

#286: Bomb in Hand

Randy and Paul tackle the burning questions of our time: Why does the Internet hate a video game they haven't played yet? What is the best video game ever, and why is it The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild? The answers might surprise you! Zeldaaaaaa

Things Discussed: Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Mass Effect Andromeda

March 16, 2017

#285: PAX East 2017

Randy voyages to the far-off land of Boston, Pennsylvania (?), to attend PAX East, play video games, eat cookies, and silently judge cosplayers. Erik Kubik (from The Gamer's Lounge) and Zenprime (from The Internet) join in on the fun.

Things Discussed: Friday the 13th, Lawbreakers, Mass Effect Andromeda, Metronomicon, Party Hard 2, PAX East, PAX East 2017, Prey, Quake Champions, Steamworld Dig 2, The Artful Escape of Francis Vendetti, Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles

March 9, 2017

#284: Lonk and Zeldo

Hey it’s the episode where we talk about the Switch and Zelda.

Things Discussed: Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Nintendo Switch, Snipperclips

March 2, 2017

#283: These Arms Have Legs

D.J. finds some misallocated Nintendo hardware. Randy politely declines offers for help in the wilderness. Paul's mistakes come back to haunt him 300 hours later.

Things Discussed: Arms, Fire Emblem Heroes, Has Been Heroes, Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Nier, Nintendo Switch, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands

February 24, 2017

#282: The Villain Is Capitalism

Randy pulls rank to get his hands on that new Zelda game (give or take 13 years). Paul and D.J. continue chasing orbs in Fire Emblem Heroes, although they wonder why everyone's clothes keep falling off. Also, swords: Are they guns?

Things Discussed: Final Fantasy XIV, Legend of Kusakari, Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap, Mass Effect Andromeda, Watch Dogs 2

February 16, 2017

#281: Fishing on the Wrong Beach

Randy meets new friends in Watch Dogs 2 and finds ways to non-lethally kill them. D.J. knows a lot of things about Nier, since he's been playing it. And, finally, the big ball saga concludes.

Things Discussed: Final Fantasy XIV, Fire Emblem Heroes, Nier, Watch Dogs 2

February 9, 2017

#280: Onion Train

Climb aboard one of the most exclusive railways as Conductor Courtney takes us a journey to Resident Evil 7...ville? Also we offer our wallets to Fire Emblem Heroes, and Paul admires the hexes in The Castles of Burgundy.

Things Discussed: Castles of Burgundy, Fire Emblem Heroes, PlayStation VR, Pokemon Go, Resident Evil 7

February 2, 2017

#279: Wasting the Horse

Paul takes a break from his gaming break to play a little of the Diablos. Randy attemps to overcome his Dragon Quest fatigue with more Dragon Quest. D.J. wonders why there are suddenly so many weirdos in Final Fantasy prison.

Things Discussed: Boss Monster, Diablo III, Dragon Quest VIII, Final Fantasy XIV

January 26, 2017

#278: Kicked Out of Australia

Paul takes a break from all the gammin to build cities on an island full of sheep. Randy continues to pursue his murderous agenda on the mean streets of San Francisco. And D.J. is strong-armed into playing that game he's always playing.

Things Discussed: Diplomacy, Final Fantasy XIV, Settlers of Catan, Watch Dogs 2

January 19, 2017

#277: Chief Grass Technician

We're gaming like it's 2012 (or is that 1996?) by venturing into Diablo III's Diablo I tribute dungeon. We're also gaming like it's 2014 (Monument Valley), 2015 (The Witcher III), and March 3, 2017* (Nintendo Switch). *except in certain European countries

Things Discussed: Diablo III, Monument Valley, Nintendo Switch, Rise and Shine, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

January 12, 2017

#276: Taco Truck Challenge

Join us as we answer 2017's most burning questions: What is it like owning a dragon-cat-dog-bird-thing? How not-terrible is Watch Dogs 2? Is Paul stuck in an Animal Crossing time loop? What's your social security number? Also, D.J. attends a stage play.

Things Discussed: Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Final Fantasy XIV, Mass Effect Andromeda, Nintendo Switch, Replica, The Last Guardian, Watch Dogs 2

January 5, 2017

#275: Sneaky Ninja in the Cyber Age

We reflect back on the games of 2016: the ones we loved, the ones we were only mildly enthused about, and the ones that made is stare blankly at our phones while we wandered into traffic.

Things Discussed: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Doom, Dragon Quest Builders, Final Fantasy XV, Gears of War 4, Groove Coaster, Inside, Overwatch, Oxenfree, Paper Mario: Color Splash, Pokemon Go, Stardew Valley, The Last Guardian, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Tom Clancy's The Division, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End

December 29, 2016

Mini Hangover: The Final Fantasy Prelude

D.J. and Paul listen to how one classic Final Fantasy song has evolved over the series' 30-year history.

Things Discussed: Final Fantasy, game music

December 27, 2016

Mini Hangover: Batman: The Telltale Series

**SPOILER ALERT** On this special mini episode, Paul is joined by his wife Courtney and they chat about their co-op play through of Batman: The Telltale Series. Spoilers abound!

Things Discussed: Batman: The Telltale Series

December 15, 2016

#274: A Good Time with a Good Dude

Good riddance, 2016! We cap off the year with a mailbag full of your questions and a round or two or three or four of our beverages of choice. Who will get eaten this time??

Things Discussed: Gears of War, God of War, Nintendo Switch, Perfect Dark, Ratchet and Clank, Tetris