“It sounded like the upper register of a piccolo.”
0:00 – Introduction
Our mixer’s on its way out and we’re on the verge of having a burial for it.
2:26 – What have we been up to this week?
2:40 – Chris and Kingdom Hearts 2.8
We’re all very excited for him, truly.
Kingdom Hearts is very extra and has been on at least eight different consoles. Nice.
5:41 – Our Game of the Year Spoilers
Unfortunately Game of the Year is taking a lot longer than we anticipated due to technical issues, editing hangups, and pretty much anything else that could’ve gone wrong.
7:31 – Game of the Year, in Summary
Our categories, and our winners.
Best Handheld Game: Pokemon Sun & Moon
Best Mobile Game: Pokemon Go
Best Shotgun: Alphonse’s Fire Shotgun (Owlboy)
Best Use of a Car: Clustertruck
Best Waifu/Husbandu: Calden (Masquerada: Songs and Shadows)
Biggest Disappointment: No Man’s Sky
Best Narrative: Uncharted 4
Best Aesthetic: Superhot
Best Visuals: The Last Guardian
Best Hair: Alolan Dugtrio (Pokemon Sun & Moon)
14:30 – Game of the Year Top 5(ish)
5: World of Warcraft: Legion, The Last Guardian, Uncharted 4
2: Stardew Valley
19:18 – Greg Plays Games
Rise and Shine: Tight gameplay and boss fights, the rest of the game is just alright. Save for the soundtrack and art.
Tyranny: Obsidian Software’s most recent classic RPG, where the bad guys won and you’re a powerful ruler’s right-hand man, quelling the last rebellion.
26:03 – Dan gains a third thing to talk about.
Megaman 2.5D: A fan project, fully realized and finally released.
Yu-Gi-Oh Duel Links: PVP-centric Yu-Gi-Oh that removes some mechanics but makes the game still feel like a Yu-Gi-Oh game.
Frosty Faustings: A national Guilty Gear major. Dan and Greg talk tech and meta.
40:00 – Guilty Gear’s Cast
It’s on the Guy 5. All of it.
40:50 – Chris actually gives the best description of super defined abs.
Back to Guilty Gear’s cast, though: descriptive character designs that actually tell you exactly what each character is about.
45:44 – Masterful Transitions from Deanna
The Founder: A browser game that resembles a clicker, but for tech startups.
Majora’s Mask: Speedruns galore.
54:49 – Question Time
Using our brand new submission box on our site for questions this episode, and in the future as well.
From Adam: Where’s your bathroom?
From Sydney: What game made you feel like it captured the essence of humanit? The game doesn’t have to be good, just one that made you tear up a bit or made you scared/mad?
Also from Sydney: What is one of your earliest gaming memories?
As always, thank you for joining us on The Lifecast this week! We’ll be back with another episode, and on weekends we usually stream on Twitch at twitch.tv/thelifecastnet.