Month: January 2016

ABTS-084: Video Game Withdrawal

In this episode of ABTS, Doug, Bren, and Mark all discuss video game withdrawal, recent games they’ve been playing, and Bren faces off against Mark at I Was The Walrus!

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Games We’ve Been Playing:

Bren: Shiftlings, Turbo Pug
Mark: Pokemon, Darksiders II, What’s Under Your Blanket
Doug: A Quiver of Crows

I Was The Walrus:

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Contestants: Mark vs. Bren
Category 1: What is the symbol on your chest and what does it represent (you as a superhero)?
Round 1: Tesseract for Ayayka vs. Bag for Bagman
Category 2: What’s the worst possible lottery you could win?
Round 2:  Medical Test Subject for North Korea vs. Tongue bathe Rosie O’Donnell
Category 3: If you could have the facial hair of any other person, who would it be?
Round 3:  Clint Eastwood vs. Ron Swanson

Whats Under Your Blanket

 

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

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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-081: Mouse Guard Announcement

In this episode of ABTS, Doug and Matt discuss Pinecast updates, games they’ve been playing (nothing new), as well as how the team is launching a brand new stream on Twitch that is basically an off shoot of ABTD!

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Games We’ve Been Playing:

Doug: Rocket League
Matt: Wedding Escape

Shiftlings
Mouse Guard: Renaissance every Sunday @ 1PM. (I know I said 3 in the episode woops)

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ABTS-080: Switchboard Infinity Interview

In this episode of ABTS, Doug and Bren interview members of the Switchboard infinity podcast including Mike McGettigan, Nicole Pascaretta, and Joe Krause. We discuss what led to them starting their unique sci-fi program as well as whether or not they believe the radio drama is making a resurgence.

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Switchboard Infinity on iTunes

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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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