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Jar Time w/ Jeff

Jar Time w/ Jeff: Jars 3: Driven to Win with Jeff (02/07/2021)

We're here with hot answers to your hotter questions!

You ask the questions, Jeff Gerstmann supplies the answers.

Feb. 7 2021

Cast: Jeff

Posted by: Jeff

In This Episode:

Phantasy Star II

Jeff Gerstmann

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Funny to see these come back.

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Jars revenge!

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JAR TIME IS BACK!! YEEHAW!

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Sunday Content wow

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People who say their child's age in months after the first year are weird.

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@permanentsigh: It's normal for the first two years, because the difference between a 12 month old and an 18 month old is pretty substantial.

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The Jars Speak

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First 45 seconds: trapped in a prison of your own design

Welcome back... to jars

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These Jars got real

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Hell yes, Phantasy Star 2. The hint book that came with is amazing. It's hard to find now so I ordered a repro off of etsy.

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This was really great. I appreciate seeing a more thoughtful, introspective version of Jeff.

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JARS, JARS, JARS!

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Edited By Y2Ken

I'm here for the Jars

Edit: To touch briefly on Overwatch/Valorant, I think there are plenty of people still playing OW who have no interest in Valorant or who play both (OW has its own specific set of issues, but that's another discussion). Specifically I think the people who were drawn away by Valorant (both in the pro scene and more casually) are ones who feel unsatisfied that the direction of OW has, if anything, leaned even more into team compositions, teamwork, and ability use, rather than having a focus on being good at aiming. If anything it's harder these days to be successful in OW just by being good at the shooting, which is partly why it appeals to me but I can appreciate that a certain segment of the audience really cares about that aspect.

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the saga continues...

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Keeping it real with the jar talk! Thanks for bringing it back, Jeff!

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The triumphant return of the Jar. Thanks for bringing this back!

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Jeff, I would LOVE a video series where you explicitly cheat your way through old games. I know cheating was common in Old Games, but make it a part of the premise and embrace it. I’ve had a ton of fun lately seeing the endgames of horrible NES games I never would have experienced otherwise.

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Yay! Jars! Now bring back the tumblr.

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Where does Jeff take these questions? I have one re: cheating through games which I'm curious to hear his answer on.

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xenopst  Online

@the_nubster: PM your questions to Jeff at giantbomb dot com

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the jar got opened

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Oh My GOD! The Jars have returned!

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I'd love to see several members of the site cheat their way through some old games that mean something to them. Jeff could do Phantasy Star 2, Brad could do Final Fantasy 6, and I'm sure Jason, Jan, Vinny and Alex all have games like these they could do (don't need to be RPGs even).

There is good potential in that as a series of solo videos that can go up whenever and are just chill vibes. Would be a fun series since you can just enable the cheats and be guaranteed to win and are just enjoying the game and talking to chat or whatever.

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Jar Times are The Best of Times
P.S. Jeff if you decide to come to Australia you will be welcomed warmly

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jar time! woop woop!!

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Can confirm Australia is good.

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OMG JAR TIME! <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3

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Swass is a damn good album!

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What's the molotov cocktail sample from?

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Jar Time! I appreciate the talk about life with a baby. I've got a 3.5 yr old and an almost 2 yr old. I've found that having kids is isolating and men/dads don't share their experiences as much as they should. It's hard, man. I'm so excited for the next few years as my kids get older and my life feels a little easier and they can start gaming with me.

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I'm glad Jar time has returned.

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PRAISE THE JAR

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Holy shit, Jar time is back! hell yeah!

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I did not expect Jar Time to get so real towards the middle there.

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I HAVE MISSED YOU, JAR TIME. WELCOME HOME.

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YES. Jar Time is back babyyy

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the glorious return

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Jar time is my personal favorite, glad to see it back

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A nice surprise :)

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I also had no idea there was a super bowl until after it was over. It was kinda nice.

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Where does Jeff take these questions? I have one re: cheating through games which I'm curious to hear his answer on.

Normally via site PM's

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This beat is military
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vm5BMyzWw20

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Awesome. Thanks Jeff, I was hoping we'd get another one of these

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all that jars is jeff

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@permanentsigh: I used to think that too, but a lot changes from month to month when they’re under 2. The distinction is important.

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Jar Time is back cause Jeff is too legit to quit

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Where can I get that hoodie?

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Edited By EricGames

If anyone has not seen Roy Wood Jr.'s set on his experiences with 2 Live Crew and expressing gratitude for the precedent-setting defense of the first amendment as well as an elite squad of strippers, it's a real treat:

https://www.youtube.com/embed/9JoI9jOmygc