Month: September 2015

ABTS-058: Charles Max Wood Interview

In this episode of ABTS, Doug and Matt interview the founder of Devchat.tv, Charles Max Wood! We delve into his background with programming, what sparked his passion for podcasting, as well as play a game of IWTW!

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Devchat.tv
Entreprogrammers Podcast

I Was The Walrus:

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

Contestants: Charles vs. Doug
Category 1: You are the keeper of the forest, what do you do to troll the inhabitants?
Round 1: Eat all the fresh fruit and then gas the forest vs. Plug up all the holes that the critters live in
Category 2: You are in trouble, and someone unexpected saves you from the situation. Who is it and what’s the situation?
Round 2: You spill a drink on your pants and wind up in the ladies room when your boss unexpectedly enters vs. I wasn’t supposed to be having sex and was saved by my dog!

devchattv

ABTS-057: The Lost Episode Part 2

In this episode of ABTS, Doug and Bren conclude the lost episode by talking a lot about space, dreams, drugs, and things they don’t understand! On the bright side, the movies Armageddon and Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within get their moments in the sun.

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Links:

Distant World Has Rings 200 Times Bigger Than the Rings of Saturn
Armageddon
Holographic Principle
Simulation Hypothesis
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
Joe Rogan talks about DMT
Octodad, Octodad 2: Dadliest Catch

armageddon

ABTS-056: The Lost Episode Part 1

In this episode of ABTS, it’s a look back to the early days of the podcast as Doug and Bren explain how an episode from January never aired, and how Doug was able to meticulously recover the audio in order to bring it to your ears! Part 1 of the episode is an in depth discussion of Bren’s experience with the Assassin’s Creed franchise.

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credit to deviantart user santap555

credit to deviantart user santap555

ABTS-055: Katy Parody The Game

In this episode of ABTS, Doug and Matt discuss the mobile games that they’ve been playing lately, as well as some interesting Android games that are coming soon!

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Games We’ve Been Playing:

Doug: Pacman 256
Matt: Wrassling, Skiing Yeti Mountain (Modern day SkiFree?), TIS-100

Games We’ve Uninstalled:

Matt: Bitcoin Billionaire

Games Coming to Android:

Pokemon GO (sometime 2016), Zoombinis, Rayman Adventures, Katy Perry the Game

Other Links:

Music To Die Alone in Space To (Kickstarter)
Cisco Network Switch Fail
SFXR game sound effects tool (Flash version, BFXR)

ski-free-monster-is-undefeated

ABTS-054: XP Earned Interview

In this episode of ABTS, Doug interviews the hosts of the XP Earned podcast, Shane Craig and Jessi Price! We discuss what games we’ve been playing lately, as well as play two games of IWTW!

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XP Earned podcast
Twitter: @Shane_GC @Disagreeable

Games we’ve been playing:

Doug: Ori and the Blind Forest
Shane: Rocket League
Jessi: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

I Was The Walrus:

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

Contestants: Shane vs. Jessi
Category 1: What movie do you wish you could’ve made a cameo in?
Round 1: Jurassic Park vs. Seven Psychopaths
Category 2: If you could revive an endangered/extinct specie, what would it be?
Round 2: Gigantopithecus vs. Bald Eagle
Category 3: If you could give any game franchise a cart game, what would it be? 
Round 3: The Last of Us vs. God of War

Contestants: Shane vs. Jessi
Category 1: If you were the founder of a new planet, what would you name it?
Round 1: Earth 2: Electric Boogaloo vs. That Big One Over There
Category 2: If you won the lottery, what’s the first thing you buy?
Round 2: A house in the middle of nowhere with solar panels vs. Earth 2: Electric Boogaloo
Category 3: If you could undo any game from history, which would you choose? 
Round 3: Fallout 3 vs. Assassin’s Creed

ori and the blind forest

ABTS-053: Thinking Outlandishly

In this episode of ABTS, Doug and Matt are joined by a returning guest and friend Kier Harris as they talk video games, play a game of IWTW, as well as question the validity of certain words. Spoiler: They are real words (despite Doug being called out).

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Podmaster no longer exists. It is now: Pinecast
The Attack
Kier will be blogging over HERE
Life in Overdrive Twitter

Games we’ve been playing:

Doug: Life is Strange, Nowhere: A Psychedelic RPG
Matt: Bitcoin Billionaire, City Skylines
Kier: Life is Strange, Rocket League

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. Kier
Category:
You are on a deserted island, how do you escape? 
FAIL ROUND: 
Find an abandoned submarine under the waterfall vs. Construct a raft like Tom Hanks

Contestants: Matt vs. Kier
Category:
If you were the size of a nickel (revised to a prescription size bottle of pills), what is your primary weapon?
Round 1: Modified mini-Bic lighter vs. A toothpick
Category:
What game show host would you like to take the life of? (Not kill, but only live their game show life)
Round 2: Wayne Brady on Let’s Make a Deal vs. Drew Carey on Whose Line is it Anyway
Category:
What’s your worst fear’s fear?
Round 3: Driving on a highway in front of a cop that’s filming an episode of Cops vs. Everything

Nowhere - a psychadelic RPG