Edited 1 year, 5 months ago

Poll: Do you want Drew to join the Bombcast regularly? (1811 votes)

Yes 88%
No 12%

Drew seems like a person with a lot of interesting insights on things. Shouldn't he be part of the regular Bombcast and more to the point why isn't he included in the first place?

#1 Edited by Humanity (9241 posts) -

I don't know, I like Drew but he's not the most nimble speaker.

#2 Posted by HistoryInRust (6315 posts) -

Drew has some of the coolest fucking stories. I'd absolutely love for him to hop in on the Bombcast.

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#3 Edited by TruthTellah (9074 posts) -

I wouldn't mind him joining them, if it was easy for them to organize. I mean, even more of the staff having part of their week dedicated to the podcast?

Though, I think Drew would add some things to the Bombcast. He isn't super talkative; so, he probably wouldn't limit the conversation of others. But he is good at chiming in with interesting thoughts or stories. That's a fun kind of person to have around.

#4 Edited by Funkydupe (3318 posts) -

I think we're lucky to have Drew and Dave with Giant Bomb. One of the best thing about them is their likable personalities. Looking at Giant Bomb it is pretty cool that everyone is so different but they work together well and that's what makes this site unique and interesting. I'd like for Drew and Dave to be given more opportunities to show what they're about, but given their primary responsibilities I don't know if there is time for them to do it on a regular basis. Sitting in on a podcast for example takes around 3 hours of a day.

#5 Edited by Meltac (2002 posts) -

Can't say no to more Drew.

#6 Edited by cutyoface (544 posts) -

Yeah more Drew is always better.

#7 Posted by 8Bit_Archer (452 posts) -

I think Drew is great, the kind of guy I would like to have a conversation with one day.

#8 Posted by alternate (2704 posts) -

he doesn't play enough new games and now he seems to be on the friday show most weeks we get to see more of him.

On the bombcast it would be like

"so, what have you been playing, Drew?"

"err, soe flight sim. I also went kyaking and took a metal working class."

#9 Posted by TooWalrus (13197 posts) -

Absolutely, I do.

#10 Posted by 8Bit_Archer (452 posts) -

he doesn't play enough new games and now he seems to be on the friday show most weeks we get to see more of him.

On the bombcast it would be like

"so, what have you been playing, Drew?"

"err, soe flight sim. I also went kyaking and took a metal working class."

This sounds alot like what we are already getting :P...minus the flight sim.

#11 Posted by doosmacleod (189 posts) -

"Do I want this regular boat, or do I want this dreamboat?"

#12 Edited by MistaSparkle (2148 posts) -

It's always awesome having Drew and Dave on podcasts/videos, but I kinda like how they aren't in very many. Makes those podcasts/videos that they are in a bit unique, like in a special guest type of way.

#13 Edited by Damodar (1390 posts) -

Probably not, since he seems to be laid back (not literally though, his posture is perfect) in such a way that he'd probably only occasionally chime in. Between the energy of Jeff, Ryan and Vinny being stupid and joking around and an obvious enthusiasm on Patrick's part to voice some sort of opinion or what have you on basically everything they discuss, Drew seems like he'd be a bit more like Brad's lower key presence. Not that there's anything wrong with that, but I figure he's probably got more productive ways he could spend that time with all the work he must have. Six would also be a lot of people to have on a bombcast where everyone isn't drunk.

I do have to say that I really appreciate that Unprofessional Fridays exists though. Not only is it great content, but it's really great that Drew and Vinny, absolutely two of my favourite personalities in the office, get to spend some time on the other side of the cameras.

#14 Posted by Abendlaender (2805 posts) -

If I'm given the option between "More Drew" and "Less Drew" I know what I'm choosing. He doesn't need to be a regular just drop him in every now and then.

#15 Edited by Funkydupe (3318 posts) -

If I'm given the option between "More Drew" and "Less Drew" I know what I'm choosing. He doesn't need to be a regular just drop him in every now and then.

Yep!

#16 Posted by Rittsy (77 posts) -

I'd like a 3 hour video podcast of Drew playing flight sims each week; with the camera always focusing on the HOTAS and Track IR. No gameplay.

#17 Edited by Dagbiker (6976 posts) -

I do, but I want him like he appears in most other quicklooks, as a surprise shout from off mic.

"Look both Wai's"

#18 Posted by Snail (8605 posts) -

I do want Drew to be on the podcast. Maybe every podcast.

The issue is that I think six people at the same time every week would be a bit too much. It's cool when it's the occasional special guest(s), but I guess it can start to feel a bit crowded if it happens every podcast. Frankly, I prefer the four-people format. So I guess that's why I'm of this opinion.

But I do want Drew on the podcast.

#19 Posted by coakroach (2490 posts) -

Drew is an international man of mystery, he has no time for idle chit chat.

#20 Edited by Demoskinos (14829 posts) -

I voted yes because Drew is awesome however....I think the novelty of Drew would stay higher the more he is just a guest and not a regular podcaster.

#21 Edited by BeachThunder (11932 posts) -
@dagbiker said:

I do, but I want him like he appears in most other quicklooks, as a surprise shout from off mic.

"Look both Wai's"

Yep, this would probably be for the best.

*mike turning on sound* [something clever/insightful/interesting] *mike turning off sound*

#22 Posted by NoobSauceG7 (1247 posts) -

Unplug dude.

#23 Edited by Winternet (8019 posts) -

I voted yes, but more in the sense of him showing up more than actually becoming a regular.

#24 Posted by Gmanall (1683 posts) -

I always like hearing from drew though I don't know if he could keep up with the rest. Also that would mean putting more man hours into something they don't earn money from. Right now with the three hours it takes to record it and five people it takes 15 man hours to produce a podcast, add drew and it's 18. That means they lose 156 working hours a year if they add him, worth it?

#25 Edited by pyromagnestir (4324 posts) -

Do you want Drew

You could have stopped there the answer is yes.

Wait a second... God damn it you know what I mean!

#26 Posted by RollingZeppelin (1974 posts) -

I love his expertise in really complicated sim games. His quicklooks are always fascinating and hilarious when combined with Vinny and Dave, I would love to see stuff from him more frequently!

#27 Posted by Rafaelfc (1348 posts) -

I like that Drew's bombcast appearances are so rare, makes it extra special.

Also, unprofessional fridays has been great as a weekly dose of the weird stuff Drew brings to the table.

#28 Posted by ajamafalous (11994 posts) -

@alternate said:

he doesn't play enough new games and now he seems to be on the friday show most weeks we get to see more of him.

On the bombcast it would be like

"so, what have you been playing, Drew?"

"err, soe flight sim. I also went kyaking and took a metal working class."

Perfect.

But yeah, I think Drew would be a good addition because, as a few other people noted, he really picks his spots. He lets other people talk most of the time, but when he does speak up, it's always worthwhile and interesting.

#29 Edited by Ducksworth (660 posts) -

I enjoy it when he's around but I wouldn't have a problem if the bombcast stayed exactly as it is.

#30 Edited by Hunter5024 (5683 posts) -

You know how in older sitcoms the audience cheers when certain characters come on screen? If Giantbomb were a sitcom Drew and Dave would be those guys. Idk if the audience would cheer if we heard them every week. I think they're awesome though.

#31 Posted by Faramir82 (68 posts) -

Once a month or fill in when somebodies out would be perfect.

#32 Posted by Zaccheus (1793 posts) -

Regularly probably isn't feasible, but I sure wish he could pop-in every now and again.

#33 Edited by DystopiaX (5310 posts) -

as a fill-in yes (if Dave isn't available), but I feel like 6 dudes is too many for the cast.

#34 Posted by rentfn (1280 posts) -

I think there is enough people on the bombcast. He should be go to if someone isn't there though. Drew is the best!!!

#35 Edited by Nekroskop (2786 posts) -

I want them to roll out the regular members every once in a while.

Patrick sometimes becomes too much for me to handle when he butts in. He should learn from Brad.

#36 Edited by leebmx (2244 posts) -

Drew is better as the occasional man of mystery looking rugged in the background of videos. I will happily have him sit in for people sick/on holiday but a 6 man Bombcast is getting to be a bit of a crowd......

#37 Posted by laserbolts (5322 posts) -

If he replaces Patrick then absolutely.

#38 Edited by Fattony12000 (7410 posts) -

Drone Drew.

#39 Posted by Milkman (16789 posts) -

I don't think Drew plays enough games to contribute a whole lot during the Bombcast.

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#40 Edited by Donkeycow (556 posts) -

Sure why not? He's a pretty cool guy and the community likes him, though i would prefer Dave.

#41 Edited by sub_o (899 posts) -

Drew is bit too quiet in previous bombcasts, so maybe Bombcast is not a good place for him. Unprofessional Friday on the other hand, is perfect, since there's always dedicated time slot for him.

#42 Edited by MikeJFlick (443 posts) -

No

Drew Dave and Vinny should have their own cast!

If that's not realistic then yes, Drew should be in the bombcast.

#43 Posted by Consaw (250 posts) -

I would like to see Drew on more often, but I don't want him on all the time.

#44 Posted by NyxFe (248 posts) -

Drew is so cool. I want more of him in everything. The more weird and awesome stories he has the chance to tell, the better.

#45 Posted by phantomzxro (1577 posts) -

He does not need to be on every episode but i would like to see him in the quick looks and the bombcast more often.

#46 Edited by Ben_H (3358 posts) -

Drew is like Vinny. The answer is always yes.

#47 Posted by MikeydCT (565 posts) -
@milkman said:

I don't think Drew plays enough games to contribute a whole lot during the Bombcast.

I agree and also think he shouldn't be there regularly because the podcast already over 3 hours and add a 6th person would add 30-45 mins more. I would like to see Drew on a E3 podcast or on once in a while, even would like see pax east but someone has to work the camera. Keep up the good work.

#48 Edited by RobotHamster (4171 posts) -

Would be awesome to have him on once in a while, he doesn't seem like he'd want to be there every week but maybe drop by to say hey.

#49 Posted by SeanCoughing (269 posts) -

Yeah of course but only if it doesn't interfere with Flight Club...

#50 Posted by troll93 (388 posts) -

If you said no you are a bad person.