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The Giant Beastcast: Episode 94

Jeff Gerstmann joins us to talk about Nier, Wildlands, and of course... more of that Zelda. We also debate how much sub we could eat, pronunciations, and what defines Finland.

The Giant Bomb East team gathers to talk about the week in video games, their lives, and basically anything that interests them. All from New York City!

Mar. 10 2017

Posted by: Vinny

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Torilla tavataan!

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WOO! Beastcast time!!!!

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Time for the Beast

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that pic is magical

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Yay! Nightmare Jeff! ?

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Edited By AvaVII

This release just crowned a perfect European friday, pre weekend moment - listening now.

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Jeff^2

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Finally, Dark Jeff joining the GBEast for real!

Now if they finally decided to hire this Ryckert guy...

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One time I ate two footlongs

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I know what defines Finland! Misery!

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Edited By Nentisys

Haha, repesin aivan täysin tähän.

@solobbos said:

Torilla tavataan!

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@magmamud said:

I know what defines Finland! Misery!

Sorry, our standard of living / education / healthcare way too high for misery.

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The Bomb Squad always complain about inventory management in games and 9 times out of 10 I couldn't disagree more.

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Aaah Yis!

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Not enough Horizon Zero Dawn chat

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Always great to have Jeff G. and Vinny together. I miss their interactions.

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AWW YISS

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are we finally going to get Jeff on Jeff action

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What do I do with all these Jeffs???

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@jonny_anonymous:Yeah it does fall on deaf ears for me really. The Witcher 3 (pre-patch) was one of the worst I've seen for inventory management, but didn't really affect my enjoyment of that game at all.

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I'm hearing double! Four Jeffs!

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Regarding the performance for BOTW between the Switch and the Wii U, Digital Foundry released a video showing that besides the starting area the Switch performs better most of the time (docked and undocked).

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I love that it's 2017 ("we nearly live in space!") and Persona 4 is still such a common touchstone for GB

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Jeff!! YES!

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"Better with friends" is a weak defense for any game, but it's really the only way to enjoy Wildlands for me.

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The Bomb Squad always complain about inventory management in games and 9 times out of 10 I couldn't disagree more.

I don't think it's always bad but BOTW is definitely just lacking some really fundamental features to make it a positive thing.

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Just for the record:

The Constructicons combine to form Devastator; main rivals are the Dinobots (no combined form in most canon).

The Combaticons combine to form Bruticus; main rivals are (usually) the Aerialbots, who combine to form Superion.

The Stunticons combine to form Menasor; main rivals are (usually) the Protectobots, who combine to form Defensor.

The Technobots combine to form Computron; main rivals are usually the Terrorcons, who combine to form Abominus.

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@dgtlty said:

AWW YISS

^^^^^^

AWW THISS

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@efesell said:
@jonny_anonymous said:

The Bomb Squad always complain about inventory management in games and 9 times out of 10 I couldn't disagree more.

I don't think it's always bad but BOTW is definitely just lacking some really fundamental features to make it a positive thing.

I don't automatically hate inventory management, but so many games can't be bothered to even put in the most basic convenience features. Things like sorting, marking things as junk, sell all, etc. should be included in every inventory system, period. And yet a ton of games can't do this right.

I'm playing through Horizon right now and while it's generally really good, every time I have to interact with the inventory and menus I start to genuinely hate the game.

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man ill probably buy nier on sale since i have no time for it now.

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@mmarsu said:

Not enough Horizon Zero Dawn chat

Zelda ate its lunch, which I can't complain about because it has a lot more personality

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Great thumbnail, can't wait to listen!

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The Predacons never get enough play around these parts. Go for those next, @vinny

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About cooking a fairy in breath of the wild:

Doing so looks to "bless" your food and gives it extra stats.

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Dark Jeff on the Beastcast?! AW YISS

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Edited By NordicGamer

So i paused the podcast and wrote down 10 things i associate with Finland.

1. Assembly computer party

2. Linus Thorvaldsen, creator of Linux

3. Tove Jansson writer of the Mumi/Moomin books

4. Swedish as a second language

5. capitol is named Helsinki(or Helsingfors in swedish)

6. Considered a nordic contry, but not scandinavian

7. Flag is a blue cross on a white background

8. Remedy, makers of Max Payne

9. Land of a thosand lakes(they have hella lakes)

10. Kalevala

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Brandon Marshall went to the Giants, boyos

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I'm so glad Jeff finally addressed people sending the same question to both podcasts and that its not cool. Thank you Jeff!!!!

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Double the Jeff, double the fun!

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Listening to them tear down BotW for 45 minutes makes it sound like a 2/5 game. None of the conversations they've had on the Bombcast or Beastcast sounds like they even enjoy the game outside of Brad and Dan.