Month: May 2015

ABTS-033: Ramen Party with Mark

In this episode of ABTS, Doug, Bren, and Mark all discuss Assassin’s Creed movies, Mitsuwa, an anime called Pyscho Pass, as well as play a couple of games of DBZ themed 10 Questions!

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10 Questions Game 1 Recap:

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Category: A character in the Dragon Ball Z universe
10. Is he a character a Saiyan? No
9. Is he a Namek? No
8. Is it a human? No
7. Does this character fight young Goku? No
6. Is it an ally of the Z fighters? Yes
5. Is it shorter than Krillin? Yes
4. Guess: Is it Puar? YES
Answer: Puar

10 Questions Game 2 Recap:

Category: A villain in the Dragon Ball Z universe
10. Was this character around before Goku turned Super Saiyan? No
9. Is it the main villain of their arch? No
8. Once this character is dead, do you see them again later in the series? Yes
7. Is it a member of the Ginyu force? No
6. Were Goten and Young Trunks born by the time this character was out? Yes
5. Was this villain in a movie? No
4. Was this character on Babidi‘s ship? Yes/Maybe
3. Does the character have the letter M on their forehead? Yes
2. Guess: Is it Dabura? YES
Answer: Dabura

a few of doug's gems

ABTS-032: Genesis Guessing Game

In this episode of ABTS, Doug and Bren reminisce about some Sega Genesis games while also talk about some recent events like Harry Shearer leaving the Simpsons as well as the release of Episode 3 of Life Is Strange. We also play a round of 10 Questions!

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Sega pulls 19 games from mobile
Capcom is planning more HD remasters

10 Questions Recap:

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Category: A Sega Genesis game
10. Do you know if it’s a game I’ve played? No
9. Was it a fighter? No
8. Was the main character human? No
7. Does it have sequels? Yes
6. Is it in the Sonic franchise? No
5. Is it one of the X-men games? No
4. Is it ToeJam & Earl? No
3. Guess: Is it Rampage? No
2. Guess: Is it Vectorman? No
1. Guess: Is it Thunder Force? No
Answer: Rocket Knight Adventures

mechanical snake

ABTS-031: Gamer Chat Weekly Interview

In this episode of ABTS, Doug and Bren interview Angie Roberts, one of the hosts of the popular gaming podcast Gamer Chat Weekly. We also play a quick game of IWTW. Can Angie finally put an end to Bren’s reign of terror?

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UGR Gaming
Gamer Chat Weekly podcast
Magic: The Gathering used to be aired on ESPN
The Last Guardian is still in development!
Angie’s Twitter

I Was The Walrus:

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Contestants: Angie vs. Bren
Category 1: If you could pick a card to represent you from any trading card game what would it be?
Round 1: Trample vs. Barrel Dragon
Category 2: If you could live in any open world video game, which would it be?
Round 2: World of Warcraft vs. Mass Effect
Category 3: What would be the weirdest item to find a portal to another dimension in?
Round 3: A can of soup vs. A shoe

gamer chat weekly

ABTS-030: O-Inari Origami Interview

In this episode of ABTS, Doug and Bren interview El (aka Vector) one of the creators of a unique indie platforming game O-Inari Origami. We also discuss a lot of Final Fantasy as well!

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O-inari Origami (download and play for free!)
Ludum Dare
Bren does a playthrough of O-inari Origami! Check out the video here!

I Was The Walrus:

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Contestants: El vs. Doug
Category 1: An unconventional weapon.
Round 1: Memories vs. Endless pool of lava
Category 2: What spirit-animal are you and what are you made of?
Round 2: Hedgehog made of yellow vs. Metal Dolphin (capable of flying)
Category 3: What Final Fantasy character do you choose to fight on your behalf? Revised: Tag team match
Round 3: Quistis + Eiko vs. Sephiroth + Vivi

chowtime_quistis

ABTS-029: Dubs’ Debut

In this episode of ABTS, Doug, Matt, Bren, are joined by a not-so-new member of the team Jeremy Dubs. We talk about the current games we’ve been playing as well as play two games of IWTW!

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Dark Souls II Collector’s Edition Strategy Guide
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix: Prima Official Game Guide

Muppet’s revival
Fuller House
Yooka Laylee
Cities: Skylines
Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number
Dark Souls II
Titan Souls
Intel’s PC on a Stick

I Was The Walrus:

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Contestants: Dubs vs. Matt
Category 1: What is the most badass way to die?
Round 1: Dual wielding miniguns against an army vs. Exploding while flexing
Category 2: If you could say any three words to Kanye West, what would they be?
Round 2: “Die! Die! Die!” vs. “What’s up, bro?
Category 3: If you had to combine 2 genres of music to form a song what are they? 
Round 3: Ska + Yodeling vs. Europop + Gospel blues

Contestants: Dubs vs. Doug
Category 1: Scenario: You work for the Pentagon and they want you to bore a Guantanamo Bay prisoner to death. What do you do to drive them insane?
Round 1:  Play conversations in different languages through loud speakers w/ strobing lights, wafting in the smell of curry and Italian food alternating every 30 seconds vs. Repeatedly knitting and then un-knitting my clothing
Fail Category: Going back to a random point in time, what would you take with you?
Fail Round: The time machine vs. An external hard drive with 50k bitcoin
Category 2: You get to choose one celebrity in character to fight Freddy Krueger. Who do you choose?
Round 2: Dr. Horrible (Neil Patrick Harris) vs. John McClane (Bruce Willis)
Category 3: You’re able to write a Wikipedia page about anything false, and it is incapable of being deleted. What do you write?
Round 3: A ritual to resurrect someone vs. Edit the definition of violence to it being “the act of hugging your neighbor”

titan souls

 

ABTS-028: Alex Corea Interview

In this episode of ABTS, Doug and Bren are joined by Alex Corea co-host of The Attack a popular Twitch stream by Kevin Pereira. We discuss how Alex got involved in the industry, his background in education, as well as play a round of IWTW!

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The Attack

the attack

I Was The Walrus:

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Contestants: Alex vs. Doug
Category 1: You have a chest-burster (from Alien), what is it?
Round 1: Open Heart Surgeon vs. Princess Diana Beanie Baby
Category 2: If you could be part animal, what would you be?
Round 2: Aircraft Carrier vs. Wings of a Kondor
Category 3: You can box any celebrity, who do you choose?
Round 3: Charlie Chaplin vs. Chris Hardwick

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