video game podcasts 2015

ABTS-072: Square Enix Suggestion Box

In this episode of ABTS, Doug, Bren, and Kier discuss games that they’ve been playing, a unique game on the horizon that pays tribute to Dark Souls, and conclude the episode with a game of What Is That Sound?

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Games We’ve Been Playing:

Doug: Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes, Star Wars: Uprising
Bren: The Binding of Isaac, Fallout 4
Kier: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Star Wars: Battlefront with Toddyhancer (Build 2)
Monument Valley + Forgotton Shores DLC was free over Black Friday
Eitr game (Dark Souls but 8Bit)

What Is That Sound? Recap

The What Is That Sound theme song is brought to you by Anthony Benge!
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Sound 1
Guess: MarioKart 64
Guess: Link Opening a Chest
Answer:
Sound 2
Joke Guess: The Bouncer
Guess: Mortal Kombat
Answer: Mortal Kombat
Sound 3
Guess:
Answer: Final Fantasy VII

Tetra Master

ABTS-071: Best of IWTW Vol. I

In this episode of ABTS, Doug and Bren reflect on the history of the conversation game I Was The Walrus and add commentary to some of the most memorable moments over the course of four episodes. We hope you enjoy!

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I Was The Walrus:

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

Episode: ABTS-008: We’ve Opened The Cat’s Nest

Category: What would win in a badass fight?
Contestants: Bren vs. Matt
Round 1: Jake the Dog vs. Fried Eggs
Round 2: Kodiak Bear vs. Nicolas Cage as Benjamin Gates in National Treasure
Round 3: Danny Trejo as Machete vs. Bing.com

Episode: ABTS-014: Cartoon Conspiracy Theories

Category: Something you would want in a post-apocalyptic setting
Game 1: Mark vs. Matt
Round 1: Time Stopping Device vs. Chrystal Pepsi
Round 2: BitBeast in a Bayblade vs. Cuisinart Immersion Blender
Round 3: Rocket-powered sweatpants (not Rocket Power Sweatpants) vs. 64 pack of Charmin toilet paper

Episode: ABTS-018: John Sonmez Interview

Contestants: Doug vs. John
Category: Things that you do not want to find when you come home from work.
Round 1: An asteroid in your kitchen vs. 500 dead hookers covered in bee stings
Category: Someone that you would not want to encounter at the supermarket.
Round 2: Voldemort vs. Anyone from Walmart after 2:00AM
Category: Worst possible video game concept.
Round 3: A game about being a software developer vs. Podcast Hero (Novel Writer)

Episode: ABTS-021: We Announce Things!

Contestants: Matt vs. Bren
Category: If you were a modern day Pharaoh, what kind of tomb would you have built?
Round 3: A satellite laser light show that sprays pizza bagels vs. A giant middle finger

Episode: ABTS-023: Otter vs. Walrus

Contestants: Doug vs. Matt
Category: Frankenstein’s monster is coming at you, what do you do?
Round 0: RIFT IN TIME (Matt and Doug both say “Jumpstart my car off of his neck bolts”)

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ABTS-070: Like Playing A Game In A Sandwich

In this episode of ABTS, it’s Doug’s birthday and he is joined with Matt, Bren, and Kier as they talk about games they’ve been playing as well as try out a new conversation game that gets really dirty.

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Games We’ve Been Playing:

Kier: Overwatch (well not really), Champions of Norrath
Bren:
Doug: One More Dungeon, 12 Is Better Than 6
Matt: Wedding Escape

Rise of the Tomb Raider PC and PS4 release dates
Dark Souls 3 will be the final Souls game
Minecraft is the second best most selling video game ever
Prey For The Gods Trailer
ABTS-048: Feist Interview

Urban Dictionary Sex Act or Fallout 4 Reference?

Contestants: Kier vs. Doug (w/ Bren)

In Question: The Pain Train
Guess: Sex Act
Answer: Fallout 4 Reference (A Perk for the Power Armor)
In Question: The Landshark
Guess: Sex Act
Answer: Sex Act (Link to Urban Dictionary)
In Question: The Flying Camel
Guess: Sex Act
Answer: Sex Act (Link to Urban Dictionary)
In Question: The Rocket’s Red Glare
Guess: Fallout 4 Reference
Answer: Fallout 4 Reference (Achievement)
In Question: The Taffington Boathouse
Guess: Fallout 4 Reference
Answer: Fallout 4 Reference (Location)
In Question: A Cold Lunch
Guess: Fallout 4 Reference
Answer: Sex Act (Link to Urban Dictionary)
In Question: The Lead Belly
Guess: Fallout 4 Reference
Answer: Fallout 4 Reference (Perk)
In Question: An Eskimo Trebuchet
Guess: Sex Act
Answer: Sex Act (Link to Urban Dictionary)
In Question: Trigger Rush
Guess: Fallout 4 Reference
Answer: Fallout 4 Reference (Perk)
In Question: Mr. Sandman
Answer: Fallout 4 Reference AND Sex Act (Link to Urban Dictionary)
prey for the gods

ABTS-069: Currently Engulfed By Silence

In this episode of ABTS, Doug, Bren, Matt, and Kier discuss a handful of recent games that they’ve been playing, some Nintendo news, and a Pinecast issue that had Doug fearing the worst.

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Games We’ve Been Playing:

Bren: Fallout 4
Doug: Loop
Kier: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Matt: Wedding Escape

Pokemon Red, Blue, and Yellow coming to 3DS
Cloud is coming to Smash Bros

Super Smash Bros

ABTS-068: Towers In Mini-Fridges

In this episode of ABTS, Doug, Bren, Mark, and Kier are all discuss the various games they’ve been playing, the Bob Ross marathon on Twitch, and will they end the losing streak for What Is That Sound?

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Games we’ve been playing:

Mark: Batman: Arkham Asylum, Persona 4, Elder Scrolls Online
Bren: Fallout 4, Road Not Taken
Kier: Rocket League, Heroes of the Storm, Toribash
Doug: Lovely Weather We’re Having,

Land’s End from the creators of Monument Valley
Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes
Bob Ross Stream Was Godly
Life Is Strange 2 Confirmed

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: Banjo Kazooie
Guess: Crash Bandicoot
Answer: Aku Aku from Crash Bandicoot
Sound 2
Guess: Mario
Guess: Excite Bike
Guess: Paperboy
Answer: Duck Hunt
Sound 3
Guess:
Guess: Resident Evil
Guess: Duke Nukem Forever
Answer: Halo: Combat Evolved

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ABTS-067: Cellular Darwinism

In this episode of ABTS, Doug, Bren, and Mark all discuss various games that they’ve been playing, some new phones on the Android market, as well as a mobile game that’s been banned from the Apple App Store.

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Games We’ve Been Playing:
Doug: Rocket League, Talisman: Digital Edition
Bren: The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth
Mark: Elder Scrolls Online, The World Ends With You

Dragomon Hunter
Send Me To Heaven
LG v10
Droid Turbo 2

S.M.T.H.