Episode #4: No.

The fourth episode of the AVoCADo GamesCast, in which we discuss movement, fumblecore, childhood gaming, and much, much more. [Recorded July 30th, 2016]

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Featuring:
Merve
PT
Armando
Snazzlenuts
TheKappa

Editor:
TheKappa

Timestamps:
0:15 – Introductions: We Hate Video Games!
40:55 – Driving in Games
47:40 – Movement in Games
53:35 – We’re Not on Topic Anymore and We Don’t Care
1:00:00 – Movement in Games Pt. 2
1:08:15 – Clichéd Stories and Characters
1:10:05 – Movement in Games Pt. 3
1:13:45 – Fumblecore
1:18:25 – Games with Real-World Movement
1:21:05 – Kinect and Talking to Machines
1:25:10 – Fumblecore Pt. 2
1:28:05 – Games from Our Childhood
1:50:00 – Games that Today’s Kids Will Remember
1:54:40 – Gaming at School and Edutainment
2:03:20 – Typing Games and Music Games
2:06:25 – Gaming Magazines

Download link: https://archive.org/details/avocadogamescast_ep4

Linkdump after the jump.

Introductions: We Hate Video Games! (0:15)

  • Reddit thread about problems with Overwatch matchmaking.
  • Kotaku article about how the Batman: Arkham Knight PC port is still broken.
  • Sorry, PT; PHOENIXZERO on Neogaf beat you to the Poochie joke.
  • Batman: Arkham City was released a little under five years ago on October 18th, 2015. (Source: Wikipedia)
  • Kotaku article about receiving death threats over reporting on No
    Man’s Sky’s
    delay.
  • The wacky plot of Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door. (Source: Super Mario Wiki)
  • The Salt and Sanctuary skill tree. (Source: Salt and Sanctuary Wiki on Fextralife)
  • If you want to watch all of Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End’s cutscenes as a movie, you can. (Source: RabidRetrospectGames on YouTube)
  • The Catmancer class from Bravely Second. (Source: Bravely Wiki on Neoseeker)
  • The mini game that TheKappa mentioned is called “Chompcraft.” Here’s a video
    guide
    about it. (Source: New Game Plus on YouTube)
  • The “orc captain mode” that TheKappa mentioned is called the Nemesis system. (Source: Shadow of Mordor Wiki on Wikia)
  • Amazon product page for Gravity Rush Remastered. At the start of our recording, the price was $21.38. At the end of our recording, the price was $21.24. The price later dropped below $20 before shooting back up into the mid-twenties. When this was posted online, the price had gone back down to $19.89.

Driving in Games (40:55)

  • An ode to the Mako from Mass Effect. (Source: PI0n33r on YouTube)
  • Merve and TheKappa were mistaken. It wasn’t Forza 2 or Forza Horizon that came out in 2014; it was Forza Horizon 2. (Source: Wikipedia)

Movement in Games (47:40)

We’re Not on Topic Anymore and We Don’t Care (53:35)

Movement in Games Pt. 2 (1:00:00)

Clichéd Stories and Characters (1:08:15)

  • A satirical review of “Ubisoft Game.” (Source: games.on.net via The Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine)

Movement in Games Pt. 3 (1:10:05)

Fumblecore (1:13:45)

Games with Real-World Movement (1:18:25)

  • People playing Johann Sebastian Joust. (Source: Node on YouTube)
  • People playing B.U.T.T.O.N. Correction: B.U.T.T.O.N. uses multiple controllers. (Source: Rev3Games on YouTube) Fun fact: B.U.T.T.O.N. and Sportsfriends, the compilation that includes Johann Sebastian Joust, were both developed by Die Gute Fabrik.

Kinect and Talking to Machines (1:21:05)

Fumblecore Pt. 2 (1:25:10)

  • A let’s play of Grow Home. Merve was quite mistaken about the control scheme; you actually move the legs with the left thumbstick and the arms with the left and right bumpers. (Source: VintageBeef on YouTube)

Games from Our Childhood (1:28:05)

Games that Today’s Kids Will Remember (1:50:00)

  • As of this writing, Achievement Hunter has 220 videos on their Minecraft playlist.

Gaming at School and Edutainment (1:54:40)

  • A let’s play of Crosscountry Canada. (Source: Old World Gamer on YouTube)
  • Gameplay footage of Math Circus. (Source: lingyan203 on YouTube) Merve was mistaken: the seal mini-game is not at all like a Tower of Hanoi puzzle.
  • BuzzFeed “article” about Math Circus. The lion game looks more like the Tower of Hanoi.

Typing Games and Music Games (2:03:20)

Gaming Magazines (2:06:25)

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