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

December 8, 2016

#273: Best Game Music of 2016

Put on your headphones and join us as we listen to the greatest video game music from this terrible year.

Things Discussed: Civilization VI, Doom, Final Fantasy XIV, Final Fantasy XV, game music, Groove Coaster, Mirror's Edge Catalyst, Monster Hunter Generations, Nuclear Throne, Oxenfree, Quantum Break, Stardew Valley, Stellaris

December 1, 2016

#272: Overall Pretty Dumb

Paul embarks on the anime road trip of a lifetime. D.J. takes a (short!) break from rebuilding Alefgard to hang out with a robot buddy. Randy tries to figure out why everyone's dead.

Things Discussed: Alone with You, Dragon Quest, Dragon Quest Builders, Final Fantasy XV, Titanfall 2

November 23, 2016

#271: Things We Know to Be Things

Randy finds his new ninja lifestyle oddly unsatisfying. Paul is trapped in the PlayStation 1 zombie wasteland of his dreams. D.J. is also trapped, but in an annoying space pod. Also Dragon Quest Builders Dragon Quest Builders Dragon Quest Builders.

Things Discussed: Capsule, Dragon Quest Builders, Ice Station Z, Ronin

November 17, 2016

#270: Ffftroggy

We survived Extra Life last week and then started playing even MORE games so we could chat about those GAMES this week. Games like Alphabet, Nium, and Letter Quest Remastered. Also this week: dogs and survival games.

Things Discussed: Alphabet, Dishonored, Ice Station Z, Letter Quest Remastered, Nium, The Long Dark

November 10, 2016

#269: Live at Extra Life 2016

Have some semi-coherent rambling after staying up too late playing video games. And then... our Extra Life live show, ha ha!!

Things Discussed: Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Dishonored, Dragon Quest Builders, Extra Life, Extra Life 2016, Osiris: New Dawn, PlayStation VR, The Legend of Zelda

November 2, 2016

#268: I Want the Pumpkin Face!

Paul attempts to drag Randy and D.J. into the depths of the Civilization VI rabbit hole. D.J. is tricked into playing a video game by a spooky grandma. Randy learns about how the people of Norway benefit from sustainable energy.

Things Discussed: Balance, Civilization VI, Overwatch