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ABTS-088: One Track Gamers Return

In this episode of ABTS, Doug and Kier welcome back the One Track Gamers: Jon, Cory, and Amanda! They discuss the most recent games they’ve been playing as well as play a few of our own conversation games!

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What Is That Sound? Recap

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Sound 1
Guess: Resident Evil
Answer: Resident Evil
Sound 2
Guess: MarioKart 64
Answer: MarioKart 64
Sound 1
Guess: Streets of Rage
Guess: Star Ocean
Guess: Crash Bandicoot
Answer: Spyro The Dragon
Sound 2
Guess: Toe Jam and Earl
Guess: NBA Jam
Answer: NBA Jam
Sound 3
Guess: Kingdom Hearts
Answer: Kingdom Hearts

I Was The Walrus:

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Contestants: Cory vs. Amanda
Category 1: Where would be the worst place to randomly wake up?
Round 1: Silent Hill vs. In a volcano
Category 2: What’s a better way to get the ring to Mount Doom?
Round 2:  Bribe an Orc vs. Teleportation magic
Category 3: What are the two ingredients for the cure for cancer?
Round 3: Rum and Coke vs. Grass and a platypus hair

Contestants: Kier vs. Jon
Category 1: What video game enemy do you summon along side Sephiroth to attack your bully?
Round 1: Sin vs. Nemesis
Category 2: If you had a video game theme song play every time you walked, what would it be?
Round 2:  Halo theme vs. Metal Gear Solid theme

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ABTS-087: Police Drones

In this episode of ABTS, Doug, Bren, and Kier discuss the games they are looking forward to in 2016, which is the best controller, and how police drones and eagles are taking down unauthorized drones.

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Games We’ve Been Playing:

Bren: It Came From Space and Ate Our Brains
Kier: Mortal Kombat X
Doug: Path to the Sky

Wii Dare game trailer

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ABTS-083: Blowing Sand

In this episode of ABTS, Doug, Bren, and Kier discuss the upcoming game ReCore, games they’ve been playing, how terrible M. Night Shyamalan movies are, and they get the chance to play What Is That Sound twice!

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Games We’ve been Playing:

Bren: Crypt of the NecroDancer
Kier: Final Fantasy VII

What Is That Sound? Recap

The What Is That Sound theme song is brought to you by Anthony Benge!
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Game 1

Sound 1
Guess: Shadow of the Colossus
Answer: Shadow of the Colossus
Sound 2
Guess: Turok
Guess: Frogger 3: Zombie Frog’s Revenge 😛
Guess: World of Warcraft / Resident Evil
Answer: Headcrab from Half-Life
Sound 3
Guess: Diablo
Guess: Soul Reaver
Guess: Twisted Metal
Answer: Twisted Metal 3

Game 2

Sound 1
Guess: Super Mario Sunshine
Guess: Banjo Kazooie
Guess: Worms
Answer: Croc: Legend of the Gobbos
Sound 2
Guess: Bubble Bobble
Guess: Monkey Ball
Guess: Frogger
Answer: Frogger
Sound 3
Guess: Bad Rats / Mario Party
Guess: Crash Bandicoot
Answer: Crash Bandicoot

Blowing Sand in Recore

ABTS-082: Star Wars R2D2 Awakens

In this episode of ABTS, Doug and Kier go off about the movie everyone has been talking about Star Wars: The Force Awakens. If it isn’t already clear, this episode will contain a massive amount of spoilers. Please don’t listen unless you’ve seen the movie!

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ABTS-079: Steam Users Will Remember This

In this episode of ABTS, it’s the first day of the new year where Doug, Bren, AJ, and Kier welcome regular guest Jeremy Dubs back to the show as they all discuss games they’ve been playing, what they got for Christmas, as well a glitch in Steam that had users logging into the wrong accounts! Plus, we start 2016 off right with two rounds of 10 Questions!

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Games we’ve been playing:

Doug:
Bren: Crypt of the Necromancer
Kier:
AJ:
Dubs: DOTA 2

Update: Steam admits cache issue was due to Denial of Service attack? So it was hackers after all! 

10 Questions Recap:

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Category: A PS2 Game
10. Is it in the first half of the alphabet? (A-M) No
9. Is it produced by a Japanese company? Yes
8. Is it an RPG? Yes
7. Is it a franchise? No
6. Have a lot of people played it? No
5. Was it produced by Level 5? Yes
4. Guess: Is it Dark Chronicle? No
3. Guess: Rogue Galaxy
Answer: Rogue Galaxy

Category: A Gamecube Game
10. Is it a sports game? No
9. Is it a third party game? Yes
8. Is it based on any pre-existing franchise? No
7. Is it an RPG? No
6. Was it a launch title? No
5. Is it a platformer? Yes
4. Guess: Is it Billy Hatcher?
Answer: Billy Hatcher

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ABTS-078: The New Year’s Spectacular

In this episode of ABTS, Doug speaks with Bren and Kier in the first half of the episode, and is later joined by Matt and Mark in the second half. Fortunately 5/6 hosts make an appearance and discuss games they’ve been playing, some New Year’s resolutions, and play a round of IWTW!

Source of episode’s art: DeviantArt user christiancaron54

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Games We’ve Been Playing:

Bren: Shadow Complex
Kier: League of Legends
Doug: Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions, Pew Pew / Pew Pew 2
Mark: Gone Home
Matt:

I Was The Walrus:

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Contestants: Mark vs. Doug
Category 1: ?
Round 1:  vs.
Category 2: Like a State Farm commercial you can summon anyone you want, who is it? Bonus points for jingle.
Round 2:  Some guy from Walmart  holding raw meat? vs. Your Drug Dealer (Jingle: Like a good dealer, bring me dank nugs!)

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