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Steal My Sunshine

Steal My Sunshine: Episode 15

Progress is still progress, even if it's slow.

Join us as we see who can collect the most Shines, and hold onto them, by the end of the game.

Nov. 8 2017

Cast: Vinny, Alex, Dan, Abby

Posted by: Abby

In This Episode:

Super Mario Sunshine

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Officially the 16th best core Mario game.

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Wahh-hoo!

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@pixel_kaiser: Tell that to the PreRec guys. They think this is the best Mario game. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9GzoI20sF3E

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Vinny Cardi-vella

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Alex - PLEASE be a nice warm dry blanket. Please.

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C'mon guys, just tweet it at Abby.

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I wish this was on Switch :(

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Finally got over that hump.

Also that stare was creepy Abby

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Reheating coffee. Vinny you darn maniac.

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We've officially moved into Sweater Vinny season

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Dan you have to watch Conan movie. Just the first one. Guaranteed you'll love it. It's badass as all fuck.

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20:17 You found button the NOS, brah!

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I love this series on the site and will be sad to see it go...but excited for whatever you guys come up with next.

Also, more and more I've noticed I've gotten so many good movie recommendations in the passing conversations- just watched Joe Versus The Volcano and enjoyed it a lot *a very stupid movie as it is- along with They Live and a number of others. I guess keep the movie banter up? Makes me wish there were a section on this site for just movie talk other than film and 40's (MORE PLEASE).

Also, I just ate one of those Paqui chips, I gotta hand it to em, they did not false advertise.

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I'm surprised in the Blade Runner discussion nobody mentioned that the sex scene in the first Blade Runner is super rapey.

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I love Abby, I really do. I think she's an awesome addition to the team.

That said, her not liking games where she thinks women are sexualized despite not playing them is just... frustrating. First Bayonetta, now Nier Automata.

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I can't believe nobody was keeping track.

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I love how much they've discussed leftover rice in this series. KEEP THAT LEFTOVER RICE TALK COMIN' Y'ALL!!!!

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Vinny's face in that thumbnail. VINNY'S FACE!

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Abby using the "90 hour anime" argument shows Dan is rubbing off onto her and I am here for allllllllllllllll of it.

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I love y'all.

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NO MORE LILLY PAD! :D

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Big Sweater Vinny fan, logging on.

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I walked by Dan on Madison Ave earlier today, didn't realize it was him till the last second and I had somewhere to go or else I would've waved him down and wished him luck in the episode. Guess he didn't need my blessings, got the lilypad shine! Dan's head looks way wider irl, that's one thing I'll say.

@vicious17 said:

I love Abby, I really do. I think she's an awesome addition to the team.

That said, her not liking games where she thinks women are sexualized despite not playing them is just... frustrating. First Bayonetta, now Nier Automata.

Ehhhhhh, that's not really what she said (assuming you're talking about the parts around 1:22, unless I missed something else). She was pretty fair I thought, and also she seemed pretty open to listening, she certainly didn't dismiss it; she just mentioned that her impression was that it was a 'horny' game based on what she knew without playing etc.

On a related note around that same part, I loved Persona 5 but yeah... I would say that 90-hour anime is a pretty fair, there are probably a good 25-30 hours worth of dialogue and cutscenes in that game.

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nice little GOTY teaser embedded in this. I care less about the actual end ranking then hearing what they're all passionate about. Last year I ended up with a bunch of recommendations for stuff I missed. Also:

Holy shit Dan, that was some pro lily pad surfing!

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I call this the Abby episode. We learned a lot about her. Some good, but some bad. And I think Abby is going to really show her.... passion during the GOTY debates. I think she is going to make Brad look like a choir boy by comparison.

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WHA TTHE FUCK WAS THAT JUMP

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I adore this series but it's losing steam. They probably should have included the 100 coin shines with the blue coin shines.

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If Abby is able to push Dream Daddy onto GB's 2017 list, ala Austin with Invisible Inc (or Alex with Thumper, or Dan with Stardew Valley) - it will cement her as Greatest Duder.

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@mythdark: This is so impressive that you pulled this out of your hat...

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Also Alex, I really hope you argue for NITW at some point. Abby, I think you might really enjoy NITW, if you haven't played it.

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@vinny Meg Ryan plays *three* characters; she's also in the office at the start.

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Oh man, hearing that GOTY talk has me pre-emptively defensive against the "it can't be the best because you have to remap the controls" argument that will inevitably be leveled against Cuphead. The default controls are elegant and perfect, you imaginary future people!

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Christ, when Dan started on how Frodo and Sam are lame, holy hell.

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I hope this episode has something great.

"It's that world where Mario and Wario 69 for 2 hours."

In record time!

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Why does it seem like so many people are under the impression that the endings are what makes people so into Nier? That whole game is pretty great.

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Joe Vs The Volcano is one of the pinnacles of Western Art. It must be seen by everyone. It's not perfect, but its flaws are what endear it to those of us who know it. Kudos to Vinny and Alex for their discernment.

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@mythdark said:

Another great episode of Steal My Sunshine. =D

Also, Dan has definitely said that he prefers to eat Pringles one at a time:

Got 'em. Mostly I think Dan just enjoys digging in his heels and acting indignant about trivial stuff to get a rise out of people.

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Dan, Frodo is a real-life hero type, not a film hero type. He takes responsibility in a dangerous situation, struggles with his desire for power and his human frailty, and ultimately is ready to give his own life to save others. I hear your disappointment, but I don't feel it. Maybe looking at the character in this light will help you to empathize with him and appreciate his story.

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@onkel: Right? It's like, Frodo isn't supposed to be a cool action hero dude -- the whole point is that the most humble and innocent people / creatures can affect and save the world.

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That shortcut to lilypad was pretty amazing.

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Remember when this and Vice City came out within a few weeks of each other? That was a seriously sunny Autumn/Winter gaming season.

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I do not understand how Alex can be so bad at this game

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@capstan said:

Dan, Frodo is a real-life hero type, not a film hero type. He takes responsibility in a dangerous situation, struggles with his desire for power and his human frailty, and ultimately is ready to give his own life to save others.

@fastnoid said:

@onkel: Right? It's like, Frodo isn't supposed to be a cool action hero dude -- the whole point is that the most humble and innocent people / creatures can affect and save the world.

Well, yeah, exactly: why in the world would Dan find that entertaining?

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Dan has read at least twice as many books as I have XD

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@mythdark: This is so impressive that you pulled this out of your hat...

It was the very first thing that came to mind, as soon as Alex made the reference.

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I don't think think Abby knows what homestead means