026: Everybody Loves a Hero

Listen now (32 min) | Bidding the space adventurers a good journey, our heroes explore what it is about last stands and struggles against oppressive forces that makes a great hero. Patreon!

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017: N7 – The Holy Day of Mass Effect

Listen now (43 min) | Upon entering the castle our heroes are instantly transported to a universe of advanced technologies, odd alien species, and sentient artificial beings. Could this be home to the most usable game? Read the transcript.

Games discussed on this episode:

  • 0:50 Mass Effect
  • 7:54 Until Dawn
  • 10:27 Call of Cthulhu
  • 13:20 Final Fantasy
  • 16:50 Starfinder
  • 20:42 The Witcher
  • 31:40 Mass Effect 4
  • 33:27 Pokemon
  • 34:19 Mass Effect 5e
  • 36:23 Legend of Zelda

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014: Baffling Sequels

Listen now (39 min) | The camera pans away from our heroes and focuses on a life in the day of a wee little skill tree from Episode 10. Why? Because sequels don’t have to make sense. Read the transcript.

Games discussed on this episode:

  • 1:12 Vampire: the Masquerade
  • 4:41 Legend of Zelda
  • 8:38 Grand Theft Auto
  • 16:30 Monster Hunter
  • 19:46 Resident Evil
  • 22:55 Evil Within
  • 23:47 Final Fantasy
  • 25:24 Shovel Knight
  • 34:51 Last of Us

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001: Don’t Skip the Tutorial

Listen now (30 min) | When last we left our heroes … – oh wait, this is the episode in which we meet our intrepid heroes. Read the transcript.

Games discussed on this episode:

  • Mario
  • HeroQuest
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Shark! Shark!
  • Bayou Billy
  • Rygar
  • Legend of Zelda
  • Battle of Olympus
  • Mortal Kombat
  • Analytics
  • Civilization

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