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Posted by Springfart

fuck yeah apple pie

Posted by conmulligan

It's so awesome that your Dad has a goddamn factory named after him, @patrickklepek. Sounds like he was a great guy.

Edited by TheManWithNoPlan

New Bombin! One of the few podcasts I still regularly keep up with.

Posted by jimmyfenix

#beast

Edited by Fitzgerald

lots of humble bragging in this video.

Edit: Also, I seriously hope that Vinny is not dumb enough to attempt Death Valley. At best, he's going to ruin his car.

Edited by FaPaThY

Wow. I vaguely remember listening to The Audition a few times back in the day, Had no idea Patrick's bro was in it.

Edited by KDR_11k

I've got an external HDD plugged into my Wii U so no storage worries at all.

Edited by Dan_CiTi

Patrick is so cool.

And on the SM3DW style collectibles, I love them, replaying old levels that are fun and well designed, getting thru speedrun-style is always fun.

EDIT: EA needs to make a kickass Republic Commando 2.

Posted by Luck702

You look tan Patrick, good job!

Posted by firecracker22

As a Dominican-American, I found Patrick's insights into his experience vacationing in the capital. And he's right, it is kind of weird seeing how the country is basically marketed for tourists, while knowing just how poor and corrupt the country is throughout. But, from what I understand it's a really great place for to vacation. I have family that tell stories of how you can pretty much spend the entire time drunk, walking in the streets drinking liquor. Far as I know, Presidente is the beer of choice. But, could just be that it's the best one that can be exported out of DR here to the States. I, and every Dominican I know, pretty much goes for Presidente beer. It can also be a very dangerous place if you travel outside some of the less touristy parts, usually outside of Santo Domingo. It's still a beautiful place, and it's where my father and his side of the family is from, so pretty cool for me to hear it getting rep here on Giant Bomb.

Posted by frankiebeanz

He let it slip Vinny is moving to NJ! wasn't sure what part.

Posted by Beyond_Recall

A clarification about the whole GameCube controller situation: The photos Nintendo released of the adapter also showed a controller branded with the new Smash Bros. game's logo, so presumably they'll be selling new controllers.

The partnership with PDP is a separate thing--those are really just third-party Wii U Pro Controllers designed to look kinda like GameCube controllers.

Edited by pakattak

Patrick, I love you man, but it's "waxing nostalgic" not "waxing nostalgically".

To wax literally means 'to grow'.

Posted by rekon

He let it slip Vinny is moving to NJ! wasn't sure what part.

When you're moving to the NYC area but are nearing your 40s, have a family, and are looking for something affordable, NJ doesn't sound all too bad. I have a feeling he'll probably end up in Bergen County, which is north of Newark and across the Hudson from Yonkers. It's not too far from the big city and has some really nice suburban areas which I'm sure was his main priority.

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Posted by steelknight2000

I think the NJ part is temporary until the new place is ready.

@rekon said:

@frankiebeanz said:

He let it slip Vinny is moving to NJ! wasn't sure what part.

When you're moving to the NYC area but are nearing your 40s, have a family, and are looking for something affordable, NJ doesn't sound all too bad. I have a feeling he'll probably end up in Bergen County, which is north of Newark and across the Hudson from Yonkers. It's not too far from the big city and has some really nice suburban areas which I'm sure was his main priority.

Posted by cooljammer00

@rekon said:

@frankiebeanz said:

He let it slip Vinny is moving to NJ! wasn't sure what part.

When you're moving to the NYC area but are nearing your 40s, have a family, and are looking for something affordable, NJ doesn't sound all too bad. I have a feeling he'll probably end up in Bergen County, which is north of Newark and across the Hudson from Yonkers. It's not too far from the big city and has some really nice suburban areas which I'm sure was his main priority.

I wouldn't say "slip". They've been fairly open about it lately, with Vinny telling people near what town he'll be living in on Twitter, and Brad asking on the most recent Bombcast "wait, that counts as New York?" and them talking about NJ.

Posted by Turambar

This is the only time I've seen Kirby: Triple Delux be mentioned on a piece of site content.

Posted by cthomer5000

@alex Only 14 minutes into the episode, but episode 1 of Wolf Among Us definitely had an excellent cliffhanger. I agree ep 3 was good as well, so even if 4 stinks (havent played it yet), 2 out of 4 isn't terrible.

Love the show, keep up the good work guys!

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Posted by cthomer5000

@rekon said:

@frankiebeanz said:

He let it slip Vinny is moving to NJ! wasn't sure what part.

When you're moving to the NYC area but are nearing your 40s, have a family, and are looking for something affordable, NJ doesn't sound all too bad. I have a feeling he'll probably end up in Bergen County, which is north of Newark and across the Hudson from Yonkers. It's not too far from the big city and has some really nice suburban areas which I'm sure was his main priority.

Didn't they make it explicitly clear, twice, that Vinny was moving to NJ temporarily until the house they (presumably) purchased was finished 1-2 months later? If you're working in Manhattan the commute from most of North-east NJ is comparable to the outer boroughs of NY, so I can see why that would be a good short-term solution.

He even spelled out how stuff would be in storage until the house was ready. So my impression was he is definitely moving to NY ultimately, with NJ as a stop-gap. Anyway, in the words of Carl from Aqua Teen Hunger Force "Jersey Rules. You can't do a thing about it man, Jersey Rules."

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Posted by DeanofPSU

@Alex I can hardly believe someone else used to watch that Zorro show. Mandozzzaaaaaaaa!

Posted by AuraofVengeance

I'd hold off on starting watchdogs as quite a few people are reporting their save files becoming corrupted with no sure way to fix it. I've fallen victim to this as well with about 20 some hours into the game already. Hopefully they push a fix out in the next couple days that doesn't require me to start from scratch again....

Posted by valeo

What the hell? I cranked The Audition when I was younger - had 0 idea he was any relation to Patrick. Strange world. They kind of tried to ride the emo-rock wave; they were pretty catchy though.

Edited by BigD145

Alex. Psst. <.< Computers and routers are made in factories.

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@pakattak said:

Patrick, I love you man, but it's "waxing nostalgic" not "waxing nostalgically".

To wax literally means 'to grow'.

Almost all of Patrick's headlines have some sort of word usage error that makes it seem like English is not his first language.

Posted by DevourerOfTime

Edited by Quantris

Based on the description of the nightly "adult show" it sounds like I've been to that same resort in the Dominican (Bahia Principe).

Good times! For me it was three high school friends just hanging out sipping straight rum *all day long*. Patrick's right about the price seeming kinda high before you go but like a pretty sweet deal afterwards.

Posted by whitegreyblack
Posted by HerbieBug

@whitegreyblack: ah, but you see, one does simply drive in to Death Valley. One does not simply drive out.

Posted by Neox

As soon as they announced the GC controller adapter, I whipped out my Wavebird and placed it on top of my Wii U to remind myself that I have a Wii U.

Posted by spilledmilkfactory

You know, they might just have a warehouse full of GameCube controllers lying around somewhere. I just picked up a few new ones off eBay for 8 bucks apiece.

...Weirdly enough, I've been playing tons of GameCube lately.

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Posted by spraynardtatum

Dungeon Keeper WAS a bad game with a pricetag that continued to go up with nearly every action you made in it.

Absolute pile of fucking garbage that anyone involved with should be ashamed of.

It's an abomination.

Posted by FalcomAdol

No doubt there is some kind of disconnect between the all-inclusive resorts and the rest of the country (I've been to Dominican but I've never been to an all-inclusive resort), but the implication that Santo Domingo is some kind of horrible place is a load of crap. Plenty of nice museums, great weather of course, etc.

Plus, by American standards, dirt cheap. I had a coworker from Puerto Rico who used to vacation there all the time.

As a Dominican-American, I found Patrick's insights into his experience vacationing in the capital. And he's right, it is kind of weird seeing how the country is basically marketed for tourists, while knowing just how poor and corrupt the country is throughout. But, from what I understand it's a really great place for to vacation. I have family that tell stories of how you can pretty much spend the entire time drunk, walking in the streets drinking liquor. Far as I know, Presidente is the beer of choice. But, could just be that it's the best one that can be exported out of DR here to the States. I, and every Dominican I know, pretty much goes for Presidente beer. It can also be a very dangerous place if you travel outside some of the less touristy parts, usually outside of Santo Domingo. It's still a beautiful place, and it's where my father and his side of the family is from, so pretty cool for me to hear it getting rep here on Giant Bomb.

Posted by ripelivejam

@evanbower: and most of his articles have nitpickers with nothing better to do. go fig.