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.
The Terrible New Thing
Fidget spinners are ruining education! We need to... oh, never mind the fad is over. This is not the first time we've had a dumb moral panic.
Shamus Plays LOTRO
As someone who loves Tolkein lore and despises silly MMO quests, this game left me deeply conflicted.
The Truth About Piracy
What are publishers doing to fight piracy and why is it all wrong?
Quakecon Keynote 2013 Annotated
An interesting but technically dense talk about gaming technology. I translate it for the non-coders.
Two minutes of fun at the expense of a badly-run theme park.