E3 2014: The Long Drive to Los Angeles

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Posted by Jeff (3662 posts) -
Beef O'Brady in his natural environment: The truck stop.

Saturday was a day of reflection as we made our way from our homes up in San Francisco down to Los Angeles for E3 2014. Naturally, we streamed audio the entire way. Here's an archive of said audio courtesy of my Soundcloud account. I actually wanted to run the audio in one of our podcast feeds but the MP3 files that Mixlr spit out to me were corrupt and I don't have any more time to import them raw and fiddle with them, E3 is about to happen. So instead I'm using the power of the internet and embeddable audio players to bring the "magic" to you.

Thanks to Alex, Greg Kasavin, and Danny O'Dwyer for taking the trip down with me.

#1 Posted by confideration (441 posts) -

YA HEARD

#2 Edited by Cerberus3Dog (399 posts) -

Danny O'Dwyer, he is the rootinest tootinest cowboy in the west. I'm playing Mario Kart is listening to you guys talk about video games.

#3 Edited by Jayxeno (71 posts) -

Awesome, glad you guys uploaded this!

#4 Posted by Humanity (10070 posts) -

Finally, his conversion to being a red blooded American is complete!

#5 Posted by Vinny_Says (5721 posts) -

Any word on when the e3 prediction podcast will come out?

#6 Edited by ReCkLeSs_X (461 posts) -

Many thanks for the Soundcloud expense!

#7 Posted by csl316 (9444 posts) -

Yeah, this was way better than expected. It was hard to pull away. In fact, I couldn't!

#8 Posted by gyozilla (58 posts) -
#9 Posted by mrfluke (5342 posts) -

@csl316 said:

Yeah, this was way better than expected. It was hard to pull away. In fact, I couldn't!

#10 Posted by Beyond_Recall (80 posts) -

Dope status: Moved.

#11 Posted by Reisz (1527 posts) -

There's some great shop talk in the second half about the Gamespot days, Alex Greg and Jeff have a lot of shared history and listening to it is the fucking best.

#12 Posted by Lomilias (24 posts) -

Fuck man, that "Move That Doe" intro was fantastic! xD

#13 Posted by PurpleSpandex (282 posts) -

Heard most of this live while I was working on some stuff. Theres some interesting stuff.

#14 Edited by AMyggen (3636 posts) -

@vinny_says: Tuesday because they discuss stuff that's under embargo until then.

Also, this "podcast" is really great.

#15 Posted by rmanthorp (4055 posts) -

Danny speak up!

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#16 Edited by Hassun (1832 posts) -
#17 Posted by metalliccookies (259 posts) -

Would love to see what was the most numbers of listeners :) Last years the number of people listing to Jeff was greater than all the other streams combined XD

#18 Posted by Demoskinos (15148 posts) -

Missed a bunch of this. Going to fire it up and play FFXIV all night.

#19 Posted by yyZiggurat (1026 posts) -

Any word on when the e3 prediction podcast will come out?

After the conferences so their predictions can be proven wrong/right. Also, like AMyggen said, embargo.

#20 Posted by Gruebacca (570 posts) -

As a resident of the East Bay, I appreciate Danny's fascination with the suburbs of the East Bay, but I think there are more fascinating places than A Street between Hayward and the lower parts of Castro Valley. Although, I'll agree with Jeff; that is a pretty rad car wash! Also, I wonder if Danny'll attend the Saint Patrick's Day Festival in Dublin when that time comes around. It seems like the whole city shuts down for that thing.

Really loved the publisher stories and the Gamespot conversations.

#21 Posted by Voxus (349 posts) -

#Shrinkpop

#22 Edited by xite (925 posts) -

Would you kindly move that dope?

#23 Posted by MarkHawk (84 posts) -

haha yes! I do think you should make the public aware of the A&W trip episode as well. Glad I caught that one.

#24 Edited by KaneRobot (1828 posts) -

@voxus said:

#Shrinkpop

AW SON YOU KNOW IT'S GAMESPOT

#25 Posted by Sarumarine (2303 posts) -

Vanquish X Contra by Platinum Games

#26 Posted by Scratch (628 posts) -

Downloading right now. Gonna listen on my commute tomorrow.

#27 Posted by AMyggen (3636 posts) -
#28 Edited by StraightGrizzly (230 posts) -

Future should do the theme song for E3.

Also, Jeff's appreciation for Pusha T makes me enjoy him as a person even more than I thought possible.

#29 Posted by TeRey09 (1 posts) -

I LOVE how MOVE THAT DOPE is the first thing you hear!!!!!!!!

#30 Posted by Matterless (328 posts) -

Thanks for taking the time to archive this, Jeff!

#31 Posted by ottoman673 (568 posts) -

Going to E3 or Moving Dope? Or both?

#32 Posted by hakunin (397 posts) -

@vinny_says: I think next tuesday's Bombcast is the predictions one

#33 Edited by Draxyle (1895 posts) -

@amyggen said:

@metalliccookies: It had over 2000 listeners when I checked in :)

Pretty sure I saw 3.3k when I checked in early on. As Mixlr would say, "He's putting my kids through college".

#34 Posted by AMyggen (3636 posts) -
#35 Posted by fisk0 (4486 posts) -

Would love to see what was the most numbers of listeners :) Last years the number of people listing to Jeff was greater than all the other streams combined XD

It peaked at about 3300 listeners, and throughout most of the things the second most popular stream on Mixlr had about 200 listeners. Near the end of it some rock stream managed to get about 2000 listeners though.

#36 Edited by TheManWithNoPlan (5991 posts) -

Well I'll be damned. An archive. Thanks jeff!

Also, it was great seeing Greg join in on the stream.

#37 Posted by Final_Bawse (45 posts) -

DAT PUSHA T

#38 Edited by Blair (2531 posts) -

Jeff Gerstmann IS Mixlr.

#39 Edited by TheManWithNoPlan (5991 posts) -
@draxyle said:

@amyggen said:

@metalliccookies: It had over 2000 listeners when I checked in :)

Pretty sure I saw 3.3k when I checked in early on. As Mixlr would say, "He's putting my kids through college".

@amyggen said:

@hakunin: That's correct.

Here's a snapshot I took on my Iphone when we hit 10k hearts. Looks like it at least went up to 3.6k

#40 Posted by ZmillA (2287 posts) -

GB pushin dat E-TREY DOPE

#41 Posted by forkboy (1174 posts) -

Any word on when the e3 prediction podcast will come out?

Should be due up midday PST on Tuesday Jeff said at one point during the drive

#42 Posted by AMyggen (3636 posts) -
#43 Edited by automatontribe (198 posts) -

Does it seriously take 7 hours to drive from San Fransisco to Los Angeles? That seems crazy!

#44 Posted by Gaff (1884 posts) -

You're really spoiling us, Mr. Ambassador.

#45 Edited by gamerpigeon (369 posts) -

@forkboy said:

@vinny_says said:

Any word on when the e3 prediction podcast will come out?

Should be due up midday PST on Tuesday Jeff said at one point during the drive

Why put it up late? Wouldn't it be better tomorrow at that time

#46 Posted by Winternet (8053 posts) -

I fell asleep during it live and woke up in a haze and bummed out that I didn't had the inner strength to last it all the way. Went to check out the archive and realized I missed the last 10 minutes. So close.

#47 Posted by artofwar420 (6311 posts) -

It's like a an even gianter bombcast.

#48 Posted by AMyggen (3636 posts) -
#49 Edited by Dwels (2 posts) -

@reckless_x said:

Many thanks for the Soundcloud expense!

Seconded! Can't wait to listen

Edit: Move that dope eh Move that dope

#50 Posted by BombaLuigi (167 posts) -

@forkboy said:

@vinny_says said:

Any word on when the e3 prediction podcast will come out?

Should be due up midday PST on Tuesday Jeff said at one point during the drive

Why put it up late? Wouldn't it be better tomorrow at that time

they mention stuff thats still under embargo

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