Hosts: Josh, Rutskarn, Shamus, Campster.
Episode edited by Issac.
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00:01:30 Zack Snyder: “The Force Awakens Killed More Civilians Than Man of Steel”
Above is the quote that got all the attention in the original WSJ article, but for me THIS quote is the one that really raised my eyebrows:
“I was surprised with the fervency of the defense of the concept of Superman. I feel like they were taking it personally that I was trying to grow up their character.”
If that comment was supposed to smooth things out, I think it… didn’t.
Like I said in the show, this is on my to-watch list as soon as this Good Robot business is over.
31:30 Rutskarn’s Tales of D&D Tomfoolery.
Also contains japery and shenanigans.
Lost Laughs in Leisure Suit Larry
Why was this classic adventure game so funny in the 80's, and why did it stop being funny?
Mass Effect Retrospective
A novel-sized analysis of the Mass Effect series that explains where it all went wrong. Spoiler: It was long before the ending.
Deus Ex and The Treachery of Labels
Deus Ex Mankind Divided was a clumsy, tone-deaf allegory that thought it was clever, and it managed to annoy people of all political stripes.
Shamus Plays WOW
Ever wondered what's in all those quest boxes you've never bothered to read? Get ready: They're more insane than you might expect.
DM of the Rings
Both a celebration and an evisceration of tabletop roleplaying games, by twisting the Lord of the Rings films into a D&D game.