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Unprofessional Fridays: 06/28/19

T G I U P F

The end of the week is here! You made it! Let's sit back, relax, and close the week out in style with some video games.

Jun. 28 2019

Posted by: Jan

In This Episode:

Amid Evil

Shaolin vs Wutang

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That thumbnail’s got me hyped! Cooking with Jan & Ben!

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Food on the set? What is this, Whiskey Media Happy Hour?

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Jan Can Cook in UPFANCAKE

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Edited By knoxt • 

no joke, "goopy pancake" made me laugh too much as an alternative to "limp bizkit" which is the joke I thought Ben was setting up for. Either way, thank you it has been a rough week.

also, from surstromming to ...this. what a ride it has been indeed.

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If Late Capitalism Giant Bomb means for Giant Bomb doing dumb shit like cooking on a set around really expensive electronics, then yall could change the subscription fee to $30 a month and I wouldn't cancel.

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Thank God It's Unprofessional Pancake Friday!

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How is there no Mario Maker here? I'm angry and will unsub when my 5 years runs out.

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IS GB going through a down turn? Whooo boi....

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Still love Jeff's retro Monterey Bay Aquarium shirt.

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Folks where being whiny babies in the Playdate chat because East wasn't playing Maker 2 and I told them to chill out, because obviously Maker 2 was gonna be on UPF.

I'm sorry. But I'm also not sorry.

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Edited By steveurkel • 

Quake didn't have dynamic lighting it wasn't until Unreal that we had dynamic lights and shadows in games. Even Quake 2 was just baked light maps (albeit colored).

If someone asked me "What is the best video game ever made?" it will always be Quake, followed by Quake 3 as number 2. I was kinda surprised when Brad told Jeff he may want to reconsider playing Quake because you definitely should not reconsider playing Quake at any year.

You can just play Quake out of the box without adding any mods or user engines, but I highly recommend Quake HD (and barring Quake HD just use Dark Places if you want the best looking Quake)

https://www.moddb.com/mods/quake-hd-pack-guide

Playing through just the single player of Quake is always fun, and never gets old. I could play Quake every day (and sometimes I do). Sometimes it is just fun to load up old map packs from Quake because it is a damn good game.

Welp I just convinced myself to play Quake instead of Amid Evil now.

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I am playing quake 1 for the first time ever as we speak, tripped me out when jeff said he wanted to play it again.

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You're making me want an evening waffle. Damn you......

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this is some shit that i extremely do like

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Edited By Dobogin • 

Is that.... Donnie Yen playing Ip Man at the end there lol?

Also, somehow I get the feeling people today want each other dead more than the folks who actually dueled to the death back in the day. After all, most disputes die and no one shoots.

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I don't blame Brad for not wanting to give that...thing...a bite.

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Man they don't make games like hexen anymore. Amid Evil is quakelike, Hexen was actually full of puzzles and trap avoiding. I loved it!

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@grondoth: in hexen there is an arrows pointing to an elevator and it's just a insttakill crushed. It's so good. Try strife if you like hexen.

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I work in a restaurant and decided to order 2.3 pounds of seaweed salad from our food supplier. Eating almost 2 pounds of seaweed salad in one sitting is a good way to ruin seaweed salad forever, so I can relate to that sweet corn story.

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Samurai Cop should play John Romero

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As a moral person, I know I shouldn't be using my money to enable people to destroy themselves.

As a Giant Bomb fan, eat more food-shaped horror.

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@knoxt: i’m actually glad that went by relatively unnoticed

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That dish is gonna be at an IHOP.

Or maybe Denny's.

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The pancakes segment sure was something.

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Jan and Ben bringing the strong "Whiskey Media Happy Hour" energy and I am here for it.

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@steveurkel:

https://twvideo01.ubm-us.net/o1/vault/gdc97/audio/gdctape084-abrash-quakepostmortem.mp3 (at ~0:36:00 Abrash speaks about the introduction of dynamic lighting into Quake.) Source page: https://www.gdcvault.com/play/1014236/Quake

The talk in general is a pretty good overview of the core pieces of the engine. Edit: At 1:11:11 he also spends a some time venting about "bots" (aimbots/cheating), and the potential ramifications for online multiplayer gaming in the future - kind of an interesting time capsule in that respect.

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as a Filipino... thats lived in the US for most of his life, i can confidently say that is not a delicacy over there

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The way Ben pronounced reprise was a surprise.

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Rooty Tooty Thick N' Goopy

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Now I just wanna see Jeff baking bread for a whole hour and a half

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@shrinerr said:

as a Filipino... thats lived in the US for most of his life, i can confidently say that is not a delicacy over there

I think its safe to say that there is no part of the world where this could be considered a delicacy.

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Hyped for the release of Jan's Pan alongside such fine CBS programming as Ben's Lens

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They really did find the only dude worthy of replacing Drew, when they bought in Jan. Awesome stuff

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That game totally had the bad guy from Snake in the Eagles Shadow and that makes me so happy.

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This is the kind of content that has been sorely lacking as of late.

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The black guy was probably Jim Kelly, not Kareem Abdul Jabar

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In case anyone else was looking for actor names to match with the characters in Shaolin vs. Wutang:

https://youtu.be/1q06msi2u1I

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Loved the cooking! Felt like classic GB/Whiskey Media Happy Hour.

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I would like more content dedicated to the crew making undercooked, inedible food.

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Now I turn mega on you, like I turned mega on your friend.

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Some strong Whiskey Media Happy Hour vibes on this UPF. This is another example of why Jan should be on camera more often.

Please do more segments like these and less repetitive fighting games every week.

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Monsters. All of them.

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Finally a decent upf.