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Posted By flamingeyebrows

LOL at the entourage following Brad around and just buffing him, killing things for him and dancing with him.

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Posted By coaxmetal

I've had Little Star (right near my place), Paxti's, and Zacharys (in East Bay) and also real Chicago style pizza in Chicago. And I can confirm that all 3 of the SF places @brad mentioned are pretty great.

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Posted By coaxmetal

I've read that whole terry goodkind series. It gets weird and bad and is a hamfisted indictment of communism. I enjoyed them I think.

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Posted By Rox360

"And unlike that game, do you have to activate the butt."
"Like, tap it at the right time?"

Yes, Brad. Butts have to be tapped at the right time.

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Edited By Undeadpool

Jeff made a Swan's Crossing joke...sweet CHRIST, that's one of those ads that I saw SO MUCH in my childhood that I could probably recite it from memory. Takes me BAAAACK.

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Posted By DallasTheGamer

Giantbomb is awesome. Nice to see Dave again!

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Posted By aceofspudz

>You have to activate the butt

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Posted By Cold_Wolven

I've wanted GB to do a Genesis marathon ever since they did the SNES one, please do this.

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Edited By kurokeima

Unprofessional Fridays seem to get more and more surly each week. :(

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Posted By lunchtime

Save_us.Dave

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Posted By MovieFlask

Pathfinder sounds cool. I know there are some clients online where you can keep track of characters on the map, etc.

I just started playing Pathfinder The Card Game, which is a cross between a pen & paper RPG and a card/board game. After you finish a scenario, you can keep the loot you earned (up to your player restrictions). I recommend you guys checking it out (at least some videos on YouTube). Really fun, and can be played 1-6 players with the character deck add-on.

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Posted By l4wd0g

It is kind of a cultural thing.

In anime and manga, panchira usually refers to a panty-shot, a visual convention used extensively by Japanese artists and animators since the early sixties. According to Japanese sources, the convention probably started with Machiko Hasegawa's popular comic strip Sazae-san, whose character designs for Wakame Isono incorporated an improbably brief hemline.[3] The practice was later transferred to animation when Osamu Tezuka's Astro Boy was adapted for television in 1963. Confined mainly to harmless children's series throughout the remainder of the decade, panchira took on more overtly fetishisticelements during the early seventies.[4] From that point on, panchira became linked with sexual humor. It is particularly prevalent in so-called shōnen manga.[5]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panchira

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Edited By Lunchbox55

Holy Banana Riders, Batman! @brad is it always like that when you play or just during the live streams? I couldn't handle that.

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Posted By aquacadet

Getting a mouth guard is life changing. I used to wake up with headaches and jawaches and now nothing! Do it @jeff.

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Posted By roguehallow

Wow, I totally get that jaw thing. Grinding in your sleep is the worst. It pops when I chew. Real bummer.

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Posted By Nerolus

Bombs over bagdaaaaaaaaaaaaad

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Edited By davidh219

Why isn't this showing up under the subscriber videos?

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Edited By ChrisTaran

@edeo said:

I don't get the hostility to Final Fantasy 14. Everyone I know who is playing it loves it.

Yep, same here. The game is awesome, but I don't think any MMO, specially in the super early game, really shows well like this.

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Edited By The_Vein

I hope the talk about a Pathfinder stream becomes reality.

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Posted By guilherme

God damn, MMO's are incredibly boring to watch. Good show anyways!

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Edited By Evilsbane

I like how Drew erased Germans and put Nazi's, nice sentiment.

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Posted By momspubis

Props to Rorie for that sweet Vlad shirt.

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Posted By godlyone

Only Drew would randomly remember a speech just for the hell of it.

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Edited By halodude442

brad at 1:33:00 is pretty creepy

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Posted By LarryDavis

This UPF is a really good podcast.

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Posted By Stevesonaplane

Uh oh, they activated Drew.

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Posted By Lelcar

1:32:40 - 1:33:15

brad goes into an unblinking wide-eyed trance.

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Edited By mrcraggle

Despite having Dave on, this week felt a little dull.

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Posted By Nerolus

HI DAVE!!!!

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Edited By edeo

I don't get the hostility to Final Fantasy 14. Everyone I know who is playing it loves it.

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Posted By SatelliteOfLove

This D&D thing and the Genny Stream things are sounding AWESOME.

Brad: "I wouldn't get near the floor of a movie theater."

Jeff: "Yup, yup, yup..."

Brad: "Popcorn, softdrinks...bodily fluids..."

Jeff: "Yup, yup, yup...

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Posted By bobafettjm

Dave! I am happy to see him back for the video, would love to see more.

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Posted By falling_fast

this ffxiv stuff is really *yaaaaaaaaaaaaawn* compelling

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Posted By plagueoftruth

Dave is a funny dude.

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Posted By Cramsy

I actually got pretty interested in FF after this. Might pick it up at some point soon

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Posted By 12_Oz_Mouse

Good show over all, I had 0 interest in FFXIV before this but now I think it looks pretty cool at least. Except at $50 + $15 a month in 2013? No thanks Square.

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Posted By The_Grindilow

Did Jeff ever finish Space Jam? Loved that part of the show

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Posted By ectoplasma

Every Giantbomb show should have at least one dad on it.

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Posted By Curufinwe

The way they handled FFXIV was quite unprofessional, so good job I guess?!

Like, "Oh, look, you can look at the character in her underwear, Japan, u so pervert" while you can do that in pretty much any MMO like Guild Wars and games like Skyrim. And then he just sits at the character select for 20 minutes.

I just started playing Diablo 3 co-op on the 360 last night, and my wife's female wizard character was wearing almost nothing to start with. Blizzard must have farmed the console version out to one of those perverted Japanese developers.

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Posted By pjpk

It's amazing how many people in the comments appear to be watching Unprofessional Fridays and expecting fair, balanced & informed critiques of games.

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Posted By TigerDX

Jeff always plays melee-fighter classes, unless there's an option for gun-wielding robots.

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Posted By h34vy

Brad looked like he was about to spank it for a few sec there looking at cat lady.

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Posted By benderunit22

The way they handled FFXIV was quite unprofessional, so good job I guess?!

Like, "Oh, look, you can look at the character in her underwear, Japan, u so pervert" while you can do that in pretty much any MMO like Guild Wars and games like Skyrim. And then he just sits at the character select for 20 minutes.

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Posted By Matoyak

This is coming from a dude who's never played any Mickey Mouse game ever, but the walking animation for the Mickey game showcased here looks BIZARRE. Like his feet are getting glued to the ground each step. Keeps throwing me off.

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Edited By Nardak

@sanj said:

I can't say I'm a fan of how Brad showed FFXIV: ARR here. As someone who doesn't really like MMOs and has tried and failed to get into World of Warcraft, I think this game is a lot of fun if you give it a fair chance.

The reason for that is probably because most of the Giant Bomb staff members arent interested in playing MMO´s. Personally I think that Dave Snider would be the ideal choiche to play these kinds of games but unfortunately this isnt possible at the moment. Vinny would be a good sidekick for this kind of stuff because of his endless curiosity when it comes to games.

FFXIV seems like a nice improvement over the original 1.0 version though I kinda dont like how some of the main quest chains are tied to compulsory dungeons to which there are very long ques for dps classes.

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Edited By Sanj

I can't say I'm a fan of how Brad showed FFXIV: ARR here. As someone who doesn't really like MMOs and has tried and failed to get into World of Warcraft, I think this game is a lot of fun if you give it a fair chance.

And I get that showing what an MMO has to offer within the span of 30-ish minutes is nigh impossible, and, yeah, this is "Unprofessional Fridays", but still...a little research about what kind of stuff you can do in this game isn't too much to ask, right? Or maybe it is for this feature, I dunno.

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@hurvilo said:

I'm sorry, but this edition of UPF was pretty awful. And it's all down to the games.

Brad need to stop choosing games that require hours upon hours before they become fun (FF this week, but also Mario & Luigi the week before last or whenever it was) and Jeff should have realized that the Mickey-game really isn't that interesting to watch (the crew pretty much drifted off right away and started talking about stuff other than Mickey).

Drew had the right mindset (as always) when he picked his games (that they weren't all that fun to watch this time around isn't really his fault, they looked promising on paper) and Vinny generally also brings the good stuff. But it feels like it's been ages since Brad or Jeff have showed THE game of the show, so they need to step it up, especially when Drew or Vinny are out of the office.

We all know that Brad and Jeff have played tons and tons of really shitty games over the years. Go to the Gamespot archives and DIG THEM OUT.

There's a reason it's called unprofessional Fridays, Get over it dude, site isn't here for just you and your personal preferences.

This show is more about the guys just sitting around and chatting about random stuff while they play games, hence: "unprofessional Fridays".

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Posted By Unilad

To all the people moaning about Brad+ character creation segment length, Brad was just filling time whilst the cards were being showed.


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Posted By deadmonkeys

When the bees came, did you Skate or did you Dave?

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Edited By ToasterDylan

"Vinny Caravella Week" sounds pretty amazing.