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May 25, 2016

023 - Settling the (Musical) Score

A news heavy show this week, with a tactical diversion into talking about game music (and music in general).

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Hosts:

0:00:00 - Intro

0:19:00 - Recap

  • Tarragon
    • Project Spark x2
    • Elite Dangerous
    • NERO
    • Rare Replay
    • Games update: Pixel Piracy, Unravel, Sniper Elite 3, Mirror’s Edge Catalyst, State of Decay: Year One, Enigmatis: The Ghosts of Maple Creek
  • Crandy
    • Geometry Wars
    • Saints Row 2 DE
    • Quake 4
    • Ghostbusters
    • DOOM
    • Grind Hero 360
    • Project Spark x2
  • Fream
    • Project Spark
    • Rayman Legends
    • Geometry Wars, joined the 5/12 club to equal Crandy

0:35:52 - News

1:15:07 - Listener Feedback

  • Do or do not; there is no try
  • Burnah Bros
  • Tatey and Proux re: Day One Xbox Ones
  • LordChabelo13: Dory DLC adding achievements to Disney Infinity
  • KinectKid33: All about MIDI macros for Guitar Hero and Rock Band
  • Arsenic 17: Gamerscore hunting a declining hobby?
  • The Nyghty: What’s your “out of this world” passion? Fream is Zombies …
    • Tarragon: psychological supernatural horror, e.g. Paranormal Activity
    • Crandy: dystopia
  • NBA Kirkland and JStryker416: best and worst endings in games
  • Madeyepadeye: How much is too much for a game?
  • R56CooperS11: Lootcrate?
  • Ozbundyboy: Woodchucks?

2:26:41- Feature Content: Music

  • AC/DC gym music
  • Fream likes Punk and Ska and Insane Clown Posse
  • Tarragon likes everything and nothing
  • Crandy is close to the metal and Vaporwave
  • Game Soundtracks:
    • Tarragon:
      • Halo - IGN Unfiltered with Marty O’Donnell
      • Quake (Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails)
      • C64 composers: Martin Galway, Rob Hubbard, JCH, Jeroen Tel
      • Portal 2
      • Silent Hill
      • Sword & Sworcery
      • Machinarium
      • Late addition: AirMech Arena by Front Line Assembly
    • Crandy
      • Dead Rising Mall Music
      • Bioshock
      • Syndicate
      • Saints Row
      • Killer Instinct
      • Party Hard
      • Tetris for CDi
      • Earthworm Jim
      • Sonic CD
    • Game Informer Podcast about game music
    • Brandon:
      • Dr Mario
      • Tetris
      • Life Is Strange
    • Guile’s Theme Goes With Anything
    • Soundtrack of popular songs vs a score
    • The Flame in the Flood
    • Fallout

2:51:17 - Shovelware Cemetery

2:58:03 - Knobs & Discos

  • Forza 3 servers are back?

2:58:44 - Backwards Compatibility

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops

3:00:23 - Zombie News Corner

3:08:52 - Outro

All audio production and podcast backend support provided by Tarragon Allen.

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