Episode #15: Full Disclosure

In this episode, we celebrate obscurity and discuss some hidden gems that you might not have heard of. [Recorded January 29th, 2017]

Featuring:
Merve
The Radio Cat
Ben
The Kappa

Editor:
The Kappa

Timestamps:
0:15Introductions
1:15 – What We’ve Been Playing
34:45 – Ben’s Hidden Gems
44:40 – The Radio Cat’s Hidden Gems
54:30 – The Kappa’s Hidden Gems
1:08:05 – Merve’s Hidden Gems
1:19:55 – Discussion of Hidden Gems

Download Link: https://archive.org/details/avocadogamescast_ep15

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Episode #14: Out with a Bang

In this episode, we dissect the Nintendo Switch presentation and take a look at the year ahead in gaming. [Recorded January 13th, 2017]

Featuring:
Merve
Science is Bad
PT

Editor:
The Kappa

Timestamps:
0:15 – Introductions and AGDQ 2017
3:20 – Gaming over the Holidays
24:45 – The Nintendo Switch Presentation
55:35 – Games We’re Looking Forward to
1:09:05 – Some Complaints about Open-World Games
1:14:25 – Games We’re Looking Forward to, Pt. 2
1:18:10 – Portable Gaming
1:21:35 – Desultory Discussion Ostensibly Revolving around 2017 Trends in Gaming
1:59:05 – The Future of Video Game Marketing
2:09:55 – Crowdfunding, Double Fine, and Other Things We Might See in 2017
2:18:00 – Conclusion

Download Link: https://archive.org/details/Podcast14Edit11

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Episode #13: Year in Review

In this marathon of an episode, we look back on the year that was in gaming. We also talk about our favourite games of the year. [Recorded December 16th, 2016]

Featuring:
Merve
Science is Bad
Ben
The Kappa

Editor:
The Kappa

Timestamps:
0:15 – Introductions
1:50 – Crytek’s Woes
10:40 – Hello Games and No Man’s Sky
23:45 – Bethesda’s Review Policy
37:05 – The CS:GO Betting Scandal and Steam Issues
57:40 – Street Fighter V and Other Fighting Games
1:05:50 – Virtual Reality
1:16:45 – The Warcraft Movie and Other Video Game Movies
1:30:05 – The Closure of United Front Games
1:39:30 – Ben’s Favourite Games of the Year
1:51:20 – Science is Bad’s Favourite Games of the Year
2:16:15 – The Kappa’s Favourite Games of the Year
2:40:10 – Merve’s Favourite Games of the Year
3:00:10 – Games that Surprised Us
3:07:50 – The Worst and/or Most Disappointing Games of the Year
3:38:10 – Games We Haven’t Yet Finished

Download Link: https://archive.org/details/avocadogamescast_ep13

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Episode #12: The Pokémon Extravaganza

In this episode, we talk all about Pokémon: what got us into the franchise; the latest games in the series, Sun and Moon; and where the franchise goes from here. [Recorded December 4, 2016]

Featuring:
Merve
Lord Stoneheart
Operetta
Wolfman Jew

Editor:
TheKappa

Timestamps:
0:15 – Introductions
3:05 – Yay! Commercialism!
7:35 – What Got Us into Pokémon
20:05 – Pokémon that Merve Hasn’t Heard of
22:30 – Pokémon Sun and Moon
54:30 – Pokémon Sun and Moon… With Spoilers!
1:20:35 – Where Does Pokémon Go Next?

Download Link: https://archive.org/details/avocadogamescast_ep12

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Episode #11: A History Lesson

Prepare for a history lesson! This is the educational podcast you didn’t know you needed. Strap in and put your headphones on for some chatter about delayed games and gaming backlogs. [Recorded November 20, 2016]

Featuring:
Merve
Ben
Admirax
PT

Editor:
TheKappa

Timestamps:
0:15 – Introductions
2:00 – What We’ve Been Playing
25:10 – Delayed Games
39:00 – The Business of Making Games
49:30 – Cancelled Games
56:10 – Obsidian and Scummy Bethesda Behaviour
1:00:35 – PC Ports of Japanese Games
1:03:40 – Team Bondi and the Australian Development Scene
1:12:00 – The Voice Actors’ Strike and Failed Segues
1:22:25 – The Backlog
1:49:45 – Gaming in the ‘90s
1:55:35 – The Backlog, Pt. 2
2:09:25 – Nü-Metal and Gaming (We’re Sorry)
2:14:30 – Conclusion

Download Link: https://archive.org/details/avocadogamescast_ep11

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Episode #10: Halloween Spooktacular

Mwa-ha-ha, it’s the AVoCADo GamesCast (post-)Halloween special! Listen to our thoughts on the Nintendo Switch and scary video games… if you dare! [Recorded October 30th, 2016]

Featuring:
Merve
Admirax
Flaxon Jackson
Lutair
TheKappa

Editor:
TheKappa

Timestamps:
0:30 – Spooky Introductions
1:55 – What We’ve Been Playing: Civilization
9:30 – What We’ve Been Playing: Telltale and Batman
16:25 – What We’ve Been Playing: Fallout
20:50 – The Nintendo Switch, Part 1
26:30 – If Nintendo Went Third-Party…
33:45 – Pokémon GO
41:00 – The Nintendo Switch, Part 2
57:15 – Our Scariest Gaming Experiences, Part 1
1:24:10 – Until Dawn and Quick-Time Event Based Games
1:28:10 – Our Scariest Gaming Experiences, Part 2

Download Link: https://archive.org/details/avocadogamescast_ep10

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Episode #9: Sexy Batman

The ninth episode of the AVoCADo GamesCast, where we discuss console updates, VR, food in games, and how to make Batman 30% sexier. [Recorded October 13th, 2016*]

Featuring:
Merve
Lord Stoneheart
PT
TheKappa

Editor:
TheKappa

Timestamps:
0:15 – Introductions
1:30 – What We’ve Been Playing, Part 1
6:40 – Games Other People Play
15:10 – Games We Never Beat
17:05 – What We’ve Been Playing, Part 2
30:05 – Console Hardware Revisions and Console Wars
47:10 – Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Companion Apps
52:50 – Let’s Rant about Steam Again!
1:07:15 – Console Streaming and Weird Console Apps
1:13:45 – 3DS StreetPasses, Other Nintendo Networking Systems, and the NX
1:27:35 – Food and Cooking in Games
2:03:25 – Weird Wii Games
2:06:50 – Telltale Frustrations, Detective Work, and Batman

Download Link: https://archive.org/details/avocadogamescast_ep9

*Please note that since this podcast was recorded before the Nintendo Switch reveal, we make a lot of references to the NX.

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