Liz Ryerson triumphantly joins the panel to cover DDR dance pads, Batman games, and Burger Time Royale with Cheese.

Questions this week:

  1. What are we learning about the video game industry from the Apple v. Epic court case? (03:52)
  2. What would be an interesting game series to play a Shuffler of? (09:04)
  3. Is there something you’ve wanted to see video games do for a long time, but once they finally did it you weren’t that impressed?  (15:25)
  4. Which property-based video games take the greatest liberty with their source material?  (20:33)
  5. Design a new non-dance game for the DDR pad. (26:25)
  6. Dirtbag Spencer asks: What makes a definitive edition of a video game definitive? (31:07)
  7. What game has the best party members? (36:41)
  8. Is there anywhere for the Battle Royale genre to go from here? (41:47)
  9. When have you had to lie about how you felt about a video game?  (46:43)
  10. Who is the John Swartzwelder of video games?  (52:34)

LIGHTNING ROUND: Donkey Kong Universe - Phase 1 (57:11)

Think YOU have better answers than the panel? You don't! But you can discuss the episode here in the insert credit forums.



Frank: Beat Nier Replicant, get bored on the second playthrough and watch the endings on YouTube (both Jaffe and Esper strongly recommend against this)

Liz: Tomato Way trilogy

Brandon: Touch and Go by Toshiki Kadomatsu, Returner (2002), Get your parents and grandparents vaccinated

Edited by Esper Quinn. Original Music by Kurt Feldman.