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Quick Look: What It Is: Firewatch

Chris Remo and Jake Rodkin enlighten us with the answer to that question of questions.

Sit back and enjoy as the Giant Bomb team takes an unedited look at the latest video games.

Feb. 5 2016

Cast: Jeff, Brad

Posted by: Drew

In This Episode:

Firewatch

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It's clearly a fire watching sim.

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What is it!?

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Looking forward to this journey of discovery

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The real Firewatch was inside you all along

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early bird gets the word

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Man, Brad's hair is on fire(watch).

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What is walking sims?

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So in 1989...

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Finally the mystery shall be unravelled!

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That's it?

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No kidding ! That was instanly noticeable .Hair on fleek and lookin lean and suave. Mirin´

Man, Brad's hair is on fire(watch).

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Is this Blizzards hot new MOBA?

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*Sees Fire*

Click.

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"what's wrong with YOU??????????" "MEEEEE"

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For twelve years, you have been asking: What is Firewatch? This is Campo Santo speaking. (rambles on for three hours)

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Is this anime?

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hot damn! the answer is finally here

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finally

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The hand movements are hilariously abrupt.

Punch the drawer open! Snatch the radio! Fuck you light switch!

I like it already.

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oh man, this game has a great sense of humor.

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10 minutes in and I am SOLD

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Brad hair is back baby

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You can't tell me what Firewatch is. I have to feel it.

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oh man that silence after "where are all the line puzzles?"

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God I am so STOKED for this game, just the style and covering a area like Wyoming that we don't usually cover in video games. I could definitely see a game like this being up for best styyyyyle of 2016

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Loving the style of this so far...

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FINALLY IT IS KNOWN.

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I gotta lay down for this.

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I want this now.

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Firewatch is very pretty, and very dull.

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SMOKE SHE IS A RISIN'

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Being a listener of the Idle Thumbs podcast, I just cannot reconcile how Chris and Jake actually look to how they sound. Just so weird.

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And now I guess we know.

Finally, the Internet can be shut down.

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Oh, okay, so this is Firewatch. Turns out it's something I really want to play.

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IMMEDIATELY on board after seeing the title card sequence.

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Firewatch styyyyle hype

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15 minutes in, and it's time to stop. This game looks awesome. Love the banter and sense of humor.

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All joking aside, this actually looks way more interesting than I expected. Might have to play this.

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Yup, buying this.

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I legitimately, truthfully thought this was supposed to be an MMO.

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Whelp, now I'm super interested in this. Guess I'll be getting it.

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Oh, I thought it was a dating sim. Not sure if it is.

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I look forward to watching Vinny play this.

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I like everything about this game except for the writing. Part of it is ok but most of it is just not all that awesome.

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@sm5240 said:

Oh, okay, so this is Firewatch. Turns out it's something I really want to play.

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This is looks really interesting. Can't wait to get into it myself.

Also, Idle Thumbs!

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@shinytan said:

I legitimately, truthfully thought this was supposed to be an MMO.

Campo Santo is an independent studio of, like, five people.

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@humanity: Yeah, it definitely seems extremely glib. But it sort of looks like that was a result of the kinds of answers they were picking, to a certain extent.