Episode #5: Metroidsexual

The fifth episode of the AVoCADo GamesCast, where we discuss Metroid, so-bad-they’re-good games, and our favourite characters. [Recorded August 12th, 2016]

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Featuring:
Merve
Wolfman Jew
Operetta
PT
TheKappa

Editor:
TheKappa

Timestamps:
0:15 – Introductions: Jokes Are Funnier When You Explain Them!
0:55 – What We’ve Been Playing, Part 1
4:30 – Metroid. So Much Metroid.
19:50 – What We’ve Been Playing, Part 2
35:00 – Games that Are So Bad They’re Good
1:10:00 – Bad Rats
1:13:45 – A Discussion about Mass Effect (Sorry, BannerThief)
1:24:10 – Favourite Characters in Games
1:44:30 – Companion Characters, the Morality of Killing, and BioShock Infinite

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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]

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

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Episode #3: Nintendo Murder Resort

The third episode of the AVoCADo GamesCast, in which we discuss speedrunning, control schemes, memorable video game settings, and much, much more. [Recorded July 15th, 2016]

Featuring:
Merve
PT
Wolfman Jew
Lord Stoneheart
TheKappa

Editor:
TheKappa

Timestamps:
0:15 – Introductions
35:55 – Summer Games Done Quick
48:40 – Games We Would Speedrun
52:45 – A Rant about Super Mario Bros. 2
55:35 – Games We Would Speedrun Pt. 2
1:01:30 – Streamers and Let’s Players
1:11:45 – Other Game-Related Video Content
1:15:10 – Changing Games for Foreign Markets
1:17:45 – Video Game Budgets and Sales
1:20:20 – Control Schemes and the Bizarre Saga of Too Human
1:35:00 – Text-Based Let’s Plays, Other Video Content, and Walkthroughs
1:43:20 – Memorable Video Game Settings
2:00:15 – Let’s All Shit on Sonic and DreamWorks! Yay!
2:09:15 – Open-World Games
2:24:50 – Visually Interesting Settings
2:37:40 – Pokémon Settings
2:39:20 – Visually Interesting Settings Pt. 2

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Episode #2: Liar Liar

The second episode of the AVoCADo GamesCast, in which we discuss crowdfunding, glitches, and why Randy Pitchford is a lying jerk. [Recorded July 1st, 2016]



Featuring:

Merve
Lopsidedown
Blue Light Special
TheKappa

Editor:
TheKappa

Timestamps:
0:15 – Introductions
16:30 – Mighty No. 9
22:50 – Curiosity, Godus, and Peter Molyneux
28:55 – General Discussion of Crowdfunding
31:20 – Ouya
36:40 – Takedown: Red Sabre
40:55 – HEX: Shards of Fate and the Veronica Mars movie
46:20 – More General Discussion of Crowdfunding
58:10 – Shenmue III
1:02:30 – Even More General Discussion of Crowdfunding
1:08:05 – Steam Early Access
1:19:50 – Overwatch, Battleborn, and Gearbox
1:22:30 – Bugs and Glitches
1:35:45 – Exploits and Speedruns
1:49:50 – Bethesda Games

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Episode #1: Two and a Half Men

The inaugural episode of the AVoCADo GamesCast, where we discuss E3 2016 and sound effects in games. [Recorded June 18th, 2016]

Featuring:
Merve
BannerThief
TheKappa

Editor:
TheKappa

Timestamps:
0:20 – Introductions
4:40 – E3
18:50 – A Digression about Ubisoft and Politics
32:20 – Back to E3
40:50 – A Digression about Hideo Kojima and Metal Gear
44:05 – David Cage and Quantic Dream
48:05 – Back to General E3 Discussion Again
1:04:10 – Sound Effects in Games
1:15:50 – Childhood Games and Gaming Parents

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