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Jeff Gerstmann's Pro Skater

Sep. 27th 2018

Turns out being a pro skater is a grind!

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Jeff Gerstmann's Pro Skater

2 Seasons • 3 Episodes

How many benihanas can Jeff land as he plays through all the Tony Hawk games and an assortment of Tony Hawk knock-offs?

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Fuck yes. Time to relive my childhood vicariously through Gerstmann eyes and thumbs.

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Turns out being a pro skater is a grind!

Because grind has multiple meanings depending on the context, one of them being a common skateboarding trick

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Jeff's skate montage might be the best thing this website has ever produced

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Yes! Bringing back memories of that Tony Hawk Ride QL back in the Basement Office

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THIS OPENING IS INCREDIBLE. I LOVE IT!

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probably my favorite intro to a GB feature so far

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That intro was so rad! Fucking love it.

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Dude, the intro.

DUDE

D-U-D-E-R

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This is my favorite feature on GB so far. Been a Prem. member since 2013. I can't wait for THPS2! My favorite THPS.

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I’m here to say that in the hanger level of the 2nd game, it is possible with careful use of manuals to hit all three air gaps in one trick. The game rewards your for hitting all three in a run, but no special reward for doing it in one trick. The reward is that you did it. I’d say that’s worth a shot...

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Great start to this series, duders. Looking forward to the next installment!

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I am the Ambassador of Kickyourassidor.

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I love that intro more than I love my roommates cat. And that cat is pretty cool.

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heres tony doing another 900 from two years ago

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Abby's got some competition for GB intros! That was great!

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First Big Brother mag I bought had instructions on how to do the “Poo-cano”. Basically, explosive diarrhea while lying on your stomach. Pictures and everything.

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Little known fact, Tony Hawk 3 and 4 also came out on the original PSX. They were obviously very different games though, with 3 being developed by Shaba Games. I'm not sure who did the PSX version of 4.

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Jan was on point for this video.

Benihana!

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Little known fact, Tony Hawk 3 and 4 also came out on the original PSX. They were obviously very different games though, with 3 being developed by Shaba Games. I'm not sure who did the PSX version of 4.

Ya, I would really like to see them play those games. I remember not having a PS2 at the time and thinking of buying them.

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Jeff had a PlayStation in his bathroom.

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This is three hours *and* has a cool intro? Really wish I wasn’t on mobile at the moment...and had three hours to spare. Might have to hold this off ’till saturday/sunday.

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I used to play a ton of TH1 on N64 and have a ton of good memories with it. Excited to see it and the rest of the series!

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@dgtlty said:

Turns out being a pro skater is a grind!

Because grind has multiple meanings depending on the context, one of them being a common skateboarding trick

oooooooooooooooohhhhhh.

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Rodney Mullen will always be my favorite and is equally as great as Tony Hawk.

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What do they not like about the N64 version of this? This looks like pretty much how I remember it but without the embedded videos and less lyrics.

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@dgtlty said:

Turns out being a pro skater is a grind!

Because grind has multiple meanings depending on the context, one of them being a common skateboarding trick

Thank you, I didn't understand it,

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nice throwback to a classic quick look's intro and outro (24:50)

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Damn, now I want a toilet PlayStation.

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Hahaa, I love that intro!

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This is amazing. Well done

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Late one night Jeff's eyes flashed open, he sat up in bed and said, "I have to play all of the Tony Hawk games."

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The conversation gets so impossibly dull towards the end that I couldn't even leave it on in the background while playing Fortnite.

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man jeff playing downhill jam gave me some crazy ptsd

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Are they going to break out the GameBoy Player for the GBA game? I hope Jeff would use that because it's probably the highest quality option. But I don't what he would do about a controller, unless he has one of these:

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The only problem is that it's really rare/expensive now and I don't think I would give mine up lol. Maybe he can use a SNES controller he has an use an adapter or something.

Or he can just load the game onto his SNES Classic like a normal person. That's actually quite elegant.

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I needed that intro today, thank you.

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