Month: April 2016

ABTS-104: IndieGameStand Interview

In this episode of ABTS, Doug and Bren interview the co-founder of IndieGameStand.com, Mike Gnade! We talk about how the website came to be as well as how steam key reselling is hurting game developers.

IndieGameMag.com
IndieGameStand.com
How Steam key Reselling is Killing the Little Guys

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ABTS-103: Fans Hearing Fans

In this episode of ABTS, Doug, Bren, and Mark all discuss the games they’ve been playing, Mark finishes Witcher 3, Doug gets a PS4, and we even try out a new conversation game!

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Games We’ve Been Playing:

Doug: Dark Souls 3
Bren: XCOM2
Mark: Witcher 3

Game Or No Game

Spank the Monkey – No Game
I Spy Challenger! – Game
Samurai Sudoku Rescue – No Game
Don’t Whiz On the Electric Fence – No Game
LSD: Dream Emulator – Game
Toilet Kids – Game
Hot Potato – Game
Hideous Porn: The Revenge – No Game
Advance Sniper: The Lost Levels – No Game
Jewish Drug Dealing Crisis – No Game

What’s That Sound? Recap

The What’s That Sound theme song is brought to you by Anthony Benge!
Check out his SoundCloud here!

Sound 1
Guess: Final Fantasy Tactics
Guess: Fallout 3 – Pip boy
Answer: Fallout 3 V.A.T.S. system
Sound 2
Guess: La-Mulana
Guess: Star Ocean
Guess: Final Fantasy 9
Answer: Golden Axe
Sound 3
Guess: Ghost from Mario
Answer: Boo

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ABTS-102: Harebrained Schemes Interview

In this episode of ABTS, Doug and Bren interview the co-founder of Harebrained Schemes, Mitch Gitelman! We discuss the various games that the studio has produced as well as their upcoming multiplayer roguelike game Necropolis!

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Harebrained Schemes
Necropolis

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ABTS-101: Curvy Controller Talk

In this episode of ABTS, Doug, Bren, and AJ discuss the games they’ve been playing, how Doug ordered a Steam controller, the trailer for a new Star Wars movie, and they play a game of What’s That Sound!

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Games We’ve Been Playing:

Doug: Grim Dawn
Bren: XCOM2
AJ:

What Is That Sound? Recap

The What Is That Sound theme song is brought to you by Anthony Benge!
Check out his SoundCloud here!

Sound 1
Guess: Shadow of the Colossus
Guess: Fez
Guess: Entwined
Guess: Journey
Answer: Journey
Sound 2
Guess: Lollipop Chainsaw
Answer: Lollipop Chainsaw
Bonus Sound
Guess: King Kai reading Independence Day speech
Answer: King Kai reading Independence Day speech

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ABTS-100: Almost Better Than Stromboli

In the 100th episode of ABTS, Doug, Bren, Matt, and Mark are joined with Joe Krause of the Erie Canal Theatre podcast to celebrate the momentous occasion. As usual, we all discuss the games we’ve been playing but more importantly the Almost Better Than Dragons podcast takes over and Mark proves why he isn’t allowed on the main campaign.

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Games We’ve Been Playing:

Doug: Path To the Sky, Grim Dawn
Bren: Metal Gear Solid 5
Matt: Agar.io
Mark: Witcher 3
Joe: Settlers of Cataan

ABTS-001-100 Report Card:

Episode count:
Doug – 100, Bren – 72, Matt – 30, Mark -17, Kier – 14, AJ -13, Bruce – 3, Joe – 1

Conversation Game Recap:

I Was The Walrus – 52
10 Questions – 11
What’s That Sound – 8

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ABTS-099: BreadShoes.Rocks

In this episode of ABTS, Doug, Bren, and Matt discuss the various games they’ve been playing, who would actually win when it comes to Superman vs. Batman, and Basta makes an online bread shoes archive during a game of I Was The Walrus!

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Breadshoes.rocks
FLCL renewed for 2 more 6 episode seasons

Cobra Club game

Games We’ve Been Playing:

Doug: Grim Dawn
Bren: Metal Gear Solid 5
Matt: Agar.io

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 there was a new color what would you name it?
Round 1: Dro vs. Hodgman
Category 2: If you could ban one type of clothing, what would it be?
Round 2:  Overalls vs. Flat brimmed hats
Category 3: What restaraunt franchise do you play a prank at, and what is the prank?
Round 3:  Pail of rocks falling on Panera Bread customers vs. Subway fliers with Jared saying ‘Kids love our footlongs’

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