Can't speak for every game, but molotov cocktails in The Last of Us were *extremely* satisfying, especially when you could lure a bunch of clickers/runners together with a tossed bottle or brick and then set them aflame.
Aw yeah, I'm here to also agree with everything you said about Final Fantasy XII. It's got some problems, but man, it's still one of my top favs from the series. Would love to see an HD remaster of it. I never did track down all the summon monsters you could turn into (and they were never really worth turning into if I can recall correctly).
Anyway, looking forward to the first Bombcast of 2015 tomorrow.
I was catching up on some of the last few Idle Thumbs podcasts on my drive into work this morning, and Chris Remo literally says that headline sentence, so I'm guessing that's where Patrick got the line from...