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8-4 Play: 1/11/2019: ALL YOU CAN EAT SMASHBROWNS

Jan. 11th 2019

We catch up after the New Year, look forward to 2019, and get a little retro. Or…more than usual anyway.

Episode Notes:

Time – Topic Discussed:

2:28 – Nicknames

7:53 – Mark’s Totally Fun (Not At All Dangerous) Hazing Story

15:24 – Beth’s Cafe in Seattle

28:21 – We actually start talking about video games

30:12 – Smash

42:34 – Breath of the Wild

44:10 – Mother 3

49:16 – Black Bird

55:32 – Why Dermot brought his Wii U back from America (Plus Pikmin 3, Wonderful 101, etc. talk)

1:06:32 – Hollow Knight

1:10:50 – Red Dead Redemption 2

1:12:55 – SEGA AGES Phantasy Star

1:17:26 – Phantasy Star II

1:23:00 – News: Dragon’s Dogma, 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim demo, the anticipated games of 2019, and more

1:58:08 – Closing Comments

And now, here’s the music we used in THIS episode!

***SPOILER WARNING***

Intro: Stage 3 Boss (Black Bird)

Break: Jellyfloat Pool (Pikmin 3)

Ending: Rise or Fall (Phantasy Star)

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