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Edited By Dudacles

Hurray! I've been waiting for this.

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Edited By CrimsonJesus

I don't want to admit I'm addicted to this series... but I am.

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Edited By Hassun

SCANLONS DON'T BELONG IN ALASKA

When @danryckert sent Drew through the lasers to trigger a next area instead of taking the easy path to the helipad I honestly thought they would be stuck there for hours.

- You also do not need to crawl over the back of the claymores to collect them if I recall correctly, you just need to crawl.

- I would also suggest calling Master Miller more in these earlier parts of the game...

Thermal Goggles are so damn good it feels like cheating when you use them in this game.

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Posted By Firepaw

Finally! I've been enjoying both playing and watching the Metal Gear Solid games for the first time.

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Edited By LivelyBantha

Stayed up for this!

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Posted By RedXnumber2

Eating pizza, drinking Budweiser and watching my new favorite video series. life is good!

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Posted By fistfulofmetal

WAIT. There's an explorable wall at the front of Basement 2?

WHAT? LITERALLY OVER A DECADE AND MY LIFE IS A COMPLETE LIE.

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Edited By T_wester

Wow i don't remember saving being that broken.

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Edited By ThunderSlash

"Just what I expect from the legendary Solid Snake Drew Scanlon. You trying to sweep me off my feet?"

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Posted By Jumbs

This is some of the best content on the site.

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Edited By GunstarRed

"Have you ever killed a man Drew?" Oh shit!

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Posted By Greenshoes

"I love the box"

-Dan Ryckert

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Posted By Mike83

That's the next hour of my day sorted. Cheers

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Posted By drowsap

Best part

Drew- I need to get out of this room.

*falls down trap door

Dan- well thats a way out

LOL

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Posted By Zero_Tactility

"I have no family"

"Eh av no fmly"

This is such great content. Looking forward to more!

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Posted By Mooncalf

Snaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaake

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Posted By Vrikk

Dan is trying so hard not to gush about this game and tell Drew everything. Poor man.

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Posted By LOTR_Dan

Plus side to waking up in the middle of the night and unable to go back to sleep.

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Posted By Ravelle

I spent way too long retrying that laser room a hundred times.

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Posted By slindz

I really hope Drew is enjoying these, I want as much MGS as possible seeing I've never played any of them either.

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Edited By Dberg

I hope these never end :)

PS. The controls improve with each game in the series, Drew. Hang in there!

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Posted By Sparuscus

YES

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Posted By Pudge

Sneaky Giant Bomb. Very sneaky.

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Posted By metalliccookies

Drew? Drew? DREEEEEEEWWW!!?

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Posted By PhilipDuck

Faaaantastic!

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Posted By DanK_

Thanks, guys!

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Edited By MooseyMcMan

I need this, right about now! Very excited. Commenting before I actually watch it.

Edit: As a long time Twin Snakes player, I gotta say, not liking the original voice of the Cyborg Ninja. Whited out solely for Drew, in case he's looking at these comments.

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Edited By schnoo

The flirting is great, keeps you from thinking too much about the dumb gruff voice.

Wow, that is one giant shaman.

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Posted By Tebbit

I don't think Dan should've told Drew about how to pick up claymores.

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Posted By AMyggen

@tebbit said:

I don't think Dan should've told Drew about how to pick up claymores.

He needs to be able to tell him some stuff to keep it going, I have absolutely no problem with such gameplay mechanics.

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Edited By fustacluck

These videos have been some of the best on the site recently. Please let this series keep going through the complete collection, or at least as far as MGS 2. I want to hear Drew's mind implode by the end of Sons of Liberty.

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Edited By CaLe

@tebbit said:

I don't think Dan should've told Drew about how to pick up claymores.

There are some things that Drew would simply never ever try, and I have no problem with Dan telling Drew about those things.

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Posted By Zecharai

He's inside me!

Classic Dan. Classic.

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Posted By Jonny_Anonymous

How can Drew be so bad at this game???

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Posted By makkuwata

@tebbit said:

I don't think Dan should've told Drew about how to pick up claymores.

At this point I think Dan needs to provide all the help he can or this series will run longer than the Persona 4 Endurance Run.

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Posted By SixteenSaltines

Best video yet! I'm so glad that Drew is getting the hang of the controls and stuff, i can't freaking wait for the next part.

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Edited By AMyggen

How can Drew be so bad at this game???

You know it's a playthrough of a game when we get these kind of comments. Brings me back!

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Edited By Quarters

Drew did great at the end there. Big learning episode for him in terms of gameplay. Awesome episode as always. Definitely my favorite feature on Giant Bomb in a long time. Can't wait until he gets to the real zany stuff.

Also, Drew, there is an explanation for the name Metal Gear, but you have to get farther in the whole series first.

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Posted By McLargepants

Can't really blame 1998 on the saving, it works basically the same all the way through MGS4.

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Edited By Berserker976

Hey @danryckert regarding the controls, are you aware that you can switch to analog mode through the PS3 menu? I assume Drew is still using the d-pad for everything, and it might be easier on him if analog were enabled.

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Posted By Sparuscus

3 > 2 > 1 > 4 btw

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Posted By sub_o

Yes, Drew, if you touch someone from behind, he will not only notice you, he will also sue you for sexual harassment.

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Edited By Zendath

Missed an item that would have made Dan's day a bit less stressful and made the IR Beam part a lot easier. Hopefully they'll go back and get it as it comes quite handy later on.

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Posted By mlarrabee

In complete seriousness, I woke up at three AM (when this was posted in my timezone) without any obvious reason. I guess the Metal Gear Scanlon calls to us.

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Posted By Jonny_Anonymous

@amyggen: Well when they are bad at something people will bring it up sooo....

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Posted By AgentZigzag

Really enjoying this series though it's also very painful

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Posted By Rigas

"You ever killed a man Drew?"

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Posted By Still_A_Sin

There are no accidental Right Said Fred references.