Fri, 2 October 2015
Even though this show is about spoilers and how nerd culture responds to them, there are no spoilers in this episode whatsoever.
Week in Geek: Andrew played Breath of Fire IV and ponders the choices of this rather forgotten series while Dan started playing Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain and wonders how the hell it even exists.
The Dimensions of Lego: Dan and Andrew discuss the recently released toy-to-life game, Lego Dimensions; one of them is rather excited about it, another is, um, not.
SPOILERS (no spoilers): Andrew and Dan disagree a lot as they wend their way through a discussion on spoiler culture, its origins, our reactions, and how studios use them as marketing tools.
RIP PS VITA: According to this Kotaku article, Sony honcho, Shuhei Yoshida, makes a bold argument as to why the PS Vita hasn't fared so well in the market––pointing fingers (some justified, some not) at everyone but Sony itself.
Geeking Forward: Next week we'll be discussion supernatural/paranormal investigative fiction and how rad it is––all in the name of introducing Scarytober!
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For all intents and purposes, that was an episode recap.
-"Stayin' in Black" by Wax Audio
-"Everything is Awesome" by Tegan & Sara (feat. The Lonely Island) (from The Lego Movie)
-"Main Theme" by John Ottman (from The Usual Suspects)
-"Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie" by William Elliot Whitmore
-"Fanfare" by Nobuo Uematsu (from Final Fantasy VI)
Direct download: Episode67.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:19am PDT