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YESSSS

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I'm normally bored with the topics on this podcast, but hot speculation about the XBOX 420 always drags me in.

Posted by MC_Hify

Breakin' Embargo! - Giant Bomb's weekly shit show.

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@hailinel said:

@brighty: Vague buzzwords? I was being pretty clear. After recording is complete, Ryan has to go through and make sure that the audio is even, insert music tracks, maybe make an edit or two (there have been times when obvious edits were made), and generally clean it up into a presentable state. It's not like he just throws the raw audio into the ether and magic occurs.

sounds like you know firsthand

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I know I'm probably partially imagining it or something, but is Vinny not the only source for positivity on the Bombcast lately?

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3:18:29

OH FUCK YES!

Posted by clumsyninja1

The new J.J. Abraham TV show is gonna be interesting...

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This is just what I wanted from Giantbomb for my birthday!

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I tried googling patricks claim the avengers wouldnt be profitable without reaching a billion...and cant find shit. That makes no sense whatsoever. Rack up another one for no fact check podcast?

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Posted by Sammo21

@patrickklepek: ah, went back and listened again and you said "avengers needed" making it sound like the first movie had to make a billion to break even.

Posted by spankingaddict

Should podcasts TALK ?!

Posted by iragequit

I needed this before the sun began falling... now my thirst for blood cannot be quenched.

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@fitzgerald: I agree with you, especially since there was no I love mondays this week and nothing else was uploaded today. Sometimes the 'lax nature of GB gets in the way of it being a good website and it's been wearing on my nerves lately, they introduce new features and then they disappear, pretty sure there's been plenty of new releases for the wednesday show.

Posted by edgeCrusher

@patrickklepek Flashback has always been "from the developers of AMY." Damn shame...

Posted by Brendan

@xxizzypop: PLAYBOY, DO-wait let's think about this, they have great articles...

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@brighty said:

@hailinel said:

@brighty: Vague buzzwords? I was being pretty clear. After recording is complete, Ryan has to go through and make sure that the audio is even, insert music tracks, maybe make an edit or two (there have been times when obvious edits were made), and generally clean it up into a presentable state. It's not like he just throws the raw audio into the ether and magic occurs.

sounds like you know firsthand

I'm using common fucking sense rather than troll logic.

Posted by mrpandaman

@fitzgerald: I agree with you, especially since there was no I love mondays this week and nothing else was uploaded today. Sometimes the 'lax nature of GB gets in the way of it being a good website and it's been wearing on my nerves lately, they introduce new features and then they disappear, pretty sure there's been plenty of new releases for the wednesday show.

I swear to god there was an ILM this week...

http://www.giantbomb.com/videos/i-love-mondays-05-13-13/2300-7360/

Posted by bunkerbuster05

Hey @ryan, I don't think this is Chris Evans. He wouldn't survive... IN SPACE!

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Alright, I'm here to listen for the 'Durango' talk. I agree about the news stuff, and I was talking about that just a few weeks ago, about how they go from bad news, to light news as if it were nothing. It really makes it seem as if all of their feelings are artificial to me, whether it is or not.

Posted by Nation764

This isn't on I Tunes for me. Anyone else?

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@Brighty

Thank you. Also take into account they've made over 300 of them. One would hope they've gotten good at it by now.

I know it sounds like a mountain out of molehills but last week was super early an the week before that was "late". Just pick a time/deadline and stick to it so that your consumers aren't waiting around at work wondering if it'll release before the commute home.

We share the podcast studio with the entire rest of the company; some elements of timing aren't under our control. Thanks for your patience.

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Posted by SpaceRunaway

@brad said:

@fitzgerald said:

@Brighty

Thank you. Also take into account they've made over 300 of them. One would hope they've gotten good at it by now.

I know it sounds like a mountain out of molehills but last week was super early an the week before that was "late". Just pick a time/deadline and stick to it so that your consumers aren't waiting around at work wondering if it'll release before the commute home.

We share the podcast studio with the entire rest of the company; some elements of timing aren't under our control. Thanks for your patience.

BOOM

Posted by Special_K

They said they shipped 4 million copies of Max Payne 3, that's not exactly a bomb.

Posted by sam1am7000

@hailinel said:

@brighty said:

@hailinel said:

@brighty: Vague buzzwords? I was being pretty clear. After recording is complete, Ryan has to go through and make sure that the audio is even, insert music tracks, maybe make an edit or two (there have been times when obvious edits were made), and generally clean it up into a presentable state. It's not like he just throws the raw audio into the ether and magic occurs.

sounds like you know firsthand

I'm using common fucking sense rather than troll logic.

This is supposed to be a moment (~3 hours) of joy, why argue?

Posted by Stimpack

There are quite a few ungrateful A-holes around here. I know why I pay, and it sure as hell doesn't mean you guys OWE me jack shit. Thanks for all your hard work, there are a lot of us who actually appreciate it.

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Posted by thebunnyhunter

Damn i am growing really weary or all this DOTA 2 talk from Brad.

Posted by Milkman

Wow, some spoiled little ungrateful brats in these comments. JUST ANOTHER DAY ON THE INTERNET

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@jonasc said:

Oh man classic start. Gonna be a great one! Take the stress off of watching election results roll in :/

Are you from British Columbia by any chance?

Posted by meaninoflife42

Oh thank god, it's still Tuesday.

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They said they shipped 4 million copies of Max Payne 3, that's not exactly a bomb.

But it didn't exactly make profit. 6+ years in development, $105 million budget. Just about break even now of their budget.

Posted by umdesch4

In a totally and completely unprecedented move, I will not be listening to this podcast immediately. I finally got my hands on a 24-bit vinyl rip of the new Daft Punk album. Sorry, but that takes precedence over all other audio for the next couple days.

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@fitzgerald said:

So late I'm not re-upping my subscription. This podcast is easily the best podcast ever and is ostensibly the best thing this website produces. Making it show up at regular, predictable times should be priority one. I don't watch the premium videos so I'm not sure what I'm even paying you guys for. Please, get it right.

It is predictable. Every Tuesday. Please tell me I am being trolled.

Also, you are very sure what you are paying for; the podcast. Every piece of content requires money. The premium stuff exists to get people TO sub. They are like a "thank you" for willingly giving a bunch of dudes money to have a website run the way it is. Also, if you watched I Love Mondays, you would know that Ryan was not in on Monday, so they probably had to record the cast today. Thus it shows up at a specific time. They are not robots, stuff happens. Deal with it (if you can even call this "dealing") or do something else.

Well, I'm cancelling my subscription because Brad's profile picture scares the shit out of me. Please, get it right.

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Love it when the Bombcast talks cars. They're always so ill-informed.

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Brad: "Prices are never at E3"

Uh how about the infamous PS3 E3 price reveal? $599 U.S. Dollars

Posted by FaceWas

No Jeff in this cast =(

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Some cases of lacroix isn't much of a prank, though I guess it depends on the flavor. Coconut tastes like suntan lotion and peach+pear tastes like dirt. Lemon, lime, and grapefruit are all good, with grapefruit taking the top spot.

When I quit drinking soda it took a while to find a decent carbonated substitute. This shit is great, although the price is generally way too high for what is simply bubbly water in a can.

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It kind of bothers me that Brad isn't seeing movies based solely on what other people are saying about them, but whatever.

Posted by perilator666

podcasts can't eat

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Posted by Reisz

Oh man, I am so grateful to be able to enjoy things moment by moment for their transient thrills. Listening to Ryan and especially Brad talk about Iron Man 3 bums me out, Iron Man 3 was a great ride. Into Darkness will be too.

Let go a little guys! no reason to sacrifice your enjoyment of something dissecting it's technical merits, gotta turn off that reviewer mindset every now and then for your own sanity.

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@hailinel said:

@brighty: Vague buzzwords? I was being pretty clear. After recording is complete, Ryan has to go through and make sure that the audio is even, insert music tracks, maybe make an edit or two (there have been times when obvious edits were made), and generally clean it up into a presentable state. It's not like he just throws the raw audio into the ether and magic occurs.

And that's on top of anything else he may have going on, especially during a busy time like pre-E3 planning. Frankly, I'm so used to listening to the bombcast on Wednesday that I found it very odd someone complaining about it being late on Tuesday.

Posted by Irishmarkerhead

They said they shipped 4 million copies of Max Payne 3, that's not exactly a bomb.

But still not as successful as they wanted/needed it to be probably given all the development time and resources.

Hope they make another Max Payne game at some point. I seem to be among the few that actually liked the game.

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@special_k said:

They said they shipped 4 million copies of Max Payne 3, that's not exactly a bomb.

But still not as successful as they wanted/needed it to be probably given all the development time and resources.

Hope they make another Max Payne game at some point. I seem to be among the few that actually liked the game.

Me too. I recently bought Max Payne 3 for PC through a Steam sale (it was literally like $5) even though I have already beaten it on 360 and I'm enjoying replaying through it quite a bit. When I originally played the game I had a hard time with it. There were moments of fun and moments of immense frustration. A large part of the frustration was due to the game not spending enough time explaining some of the mechanics. Maybe gaming has gotten to the point where I've grown accustomed to being spoon fed information about systems, but it took me a really long time to figure out that if you dive left and continue holding left as you land then Max will scramble up to his feet a lot faster. Now that I have a good 15 hours of MP3 under my belt I feel a lot more at ease with how the character handles and subsequently am having a lot more fun.

They did some really great things with the character and moving to Sao Paulo was really interesting. I wouldn't mind seeing Max globe trot a bit. Max Payne 4 in Moscow? Or Germany? In a way that would be revisiting the same theme of a foreign man in a foreign land but I'd still love to see it. It's a shame that it sold under par but I hope Take Two has faith in Rockstar to give them a second chance if they'll ever want another crack at it.

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Hey @brad, Valve has had the spectating tournaments in your game thing since easily the early aughts. It was called HLTV. It's one of the reasons why I thought tournament streams were so ass-backwards. Back in the day we had Ventrilo casting while everyone was connected to a HLTV server to watch CPL/WCG finals. The best part was being able to spectate whoever you wanted to spectate.

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Brad needs to stfu about DOTA, sick of that and SC2.

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Yup, that's a Durango.

Posted by Stimpack

Slavic. Metro: Last Light feels Slavic. No one ever uses that word =|

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