Month: March 2016

ABTS-098: This Open World Is Too Open

In this episode of ABTS, Doug, Bren, and Mark all discuss the games and anime they’ve been enjoying, whether or not open world games can have too much content, as well as play a game of I Was The Walrus!

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Games We’ve Been Playing:

Doug: Grim Dawn
Bren: Metal Gear Solid 5
Mark: Freedom Wars

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I Was The Walrus:

The I Was The Walrus theme song is brought to you by DJ CutmanCheck out his SoundCloud here!

Contestants: Doug vs. Bren
Category 1: If your earlobes grew an inch a day, what would keep you from giving up on life?
Round 1: Crowdfunding sites vs. Nothing. I would turn them into a noose and kill myself.
Category 2: What’s in your brother’s dresser drawer?
Round 2:  A Bluray copy of Shamwow commercials vs. Half a pack of cigarettes, mini bottle of vodka, mini bottle of lube, and a magazine of Good Housekeeping
Category 3: What would your next two versions of Pokemon be?
Round 3:  Crack and Coke vs. Scuzzlebutt and Big Gay Al

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ABTS-097: Illegal Geniuses

In this episode of ABTS, Doug, Bren, and Mark all discuss the games they’ve been playing, anime that they’ve been watching, and get the chance to play a quick game of What Is That Sound!

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Games We’ve Been Playing:

Doug: Pokemon Sage, Forge of Empires
Bren: Talisman
Mark: Witcher 3, Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker

Anime We’ve Been Watching:

Doug: Seven Deadly Sins
Bren and Mark: Erased

What Is That Sound? Recap

The What Is That Sound theme song is brought to you by Anthony Benge!
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Sound 1
Guess: The Last of Us
Guess: A Star Wars game
Guess: Definitely not Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Answer: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Sound 2
Guess: Metroid
Guess: Half-Life
Guess: Portal
Answer: Portal
Sound 3
Guess: Call of Duty
Guess: CS:GO
Answer: Counter Strike

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ABTS-096: The Entreprogrammers Stop By

In this episode of ABTS, Doug and Bren welcome back returning guests John Sonmez and Charles Max Wood of the Entreprogrammers podcast! They get the opportunity to discuss the future of podcasting, the biggest challenge they face as entrepreneurs, plus John and Chuck get the chance to face off at I Was The Walrus!

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I Was The Walrus:

The I Was The Walrus theme song is brought to you by DJ CutmanCheck out his SoundCloud here!

Contestants: John vs. Chuck
Category 1: In a fight to the deal where only food is allowed as a weapon, what is your choice?
Round 1: Stale bread stick vs. A whole side of beef
Category 2: You have the ability to time jump, once for five minutes, with one item, where and why?
Round 2: To give my past self an SD card with valuable information vs. To the future to get an iPhone 17
Category 3: What letter do you wish you could remove from the alphabet?
Round 3:  F vs. J

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ABTS-095: Blindly Groping

In this episode of ABTS, Doug, Bren, and Mark all discuss some news in the gaming world, various games that they have been playing, as well as play a ridiculous round of I Was The Walrus!

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Games We’ve Been Playing:

Doug: Path to the Sky
Bren: Metal Gear Solid 5
Mark: Witcher 3

I Was The Walrus:

The I Was The Walrus theme song is brought to you by DJ CutmanCheck out his SoundCloud here!

Contestants: Doug vs. Mark
Category 1: What is the seventh sense?
Round 1: Feeling aliens vs. Dreaming of people who have not been born
Category 2: If you could give the other person a tattoo, what would it be and where?
Round 2:  Harley Davidson logo on his forehead vs. Jambi on his full chest
Category 3: What food would you make a sentient member of society?
Round 3:  Jelly beans vs. D’asses

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ABTS-094: Ragdolling the Statue of Liberty

In this episode of ABTS, Doug, Bren, and Matt all discuss the games they’ve been playing, jumping out of helicopters in the Grand Theft Auto games, and they get the chance to play a couple games of What Is That Sound!

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Games We’ve Been Playing:

Doug:
Bren:
Matt:

What Is That Sound? Recap

The What Is That Sound theme song is brought to you by Anthony Benge!
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Sound 1
Guess:
Guess:
Guess: Godus
Answer: Assassin’s Creed
Sound 2
Guess:
Guess:
Guess: It Came From Space And Ate Our Brains
Answer: Life Is Strange
Sound 3
Guess: Farcry 3 Blood Dragon
Guess: Ghost Rider
Guess: Final Fantasy 9
Answer: The Legend of Dragoon
Sound 4
Guess:
Guess:
Guess: Final Fantasy 9
Answer: Final Fantasy 9
Sound 5
Guess: Number Munchers
Answer: Number Munchers
Sound 6
Guess:
Guess:
Guess:
Answer: Peggle

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ABTS-093: The Attack Takes Over

In this episode of ABTS, Doug and Bren welcome back returning guests Alex Corea and Yaniv Fituci from the popular Twitch stream The Attack! We also get to hear from Evanne Friedmann for the first time, and we have Alex and Yaniv face off at I Was The Walrus!

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Twitters: @EvanneElizabeth, @AlexTCorea, @YFituci

Games We’ve Been Playing:

The Attack: VR – Budget Cuts
Doug:
Bren: Witcher 3

I Was The Walrus:

The I Was The Walrus theme song is brought to you by DJ CutmanCheck out his SoundCloud here!

Contestants: Alex vs. Yaniv
Category 1: What class do you wish they taught in high school?
Round 1: How to hide your penis class in gym class vs. Hiking
Category 2: If you could own a restaurant what is the name and the famous dish?
Round 2:  McDonald’s Shits vs. Mostly C???

Contestants: Evanne vs. Yaniv
Category 1: If your dick was made of glass, how would you smash it?
Round 1: All my girlfriends faces vs. Alex’s face revised to a finishing wrestling move
Category 2: If you could go big game hunting throughout all of fiction, what would you want stuffed and mounted on your wall?
Round 2:  Orc from LOTR vs. Scar from The Lion King
Category 3: What do you wish the human body could expel?
Round 3: Stuffed animals vs. Nickelodeon Slime

Contestants: Evanne vs. Alex
Bonus Category:
 It turns out your toilet is a portal, where does it lead?
Bonus Round: Johto (Pokemon world) vs. Shit factory

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