Author and game developer merritt k joins the panel to cover The Game Commercials, Charles Martinet’s dark side, and the return of Violence Island.

Questions this week:

  1. Brandon Sheffield: What are some recent or memorable emergent situations you’ve experienced in games? (08:21)
  2. Do we want to say anything about The Game Awards? (15:44)
  3. What does it mean that Epic won its court case against Google? (23:32)
  4. How would you design Mutant League Golf? (31:05)
  5. Dicegame Uchiha: What are the most uh oh and most YEAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHH moments in licensed video game soundtrack history? (35:16)
  6. What is your personal experience with LAN parties? (48:17)

LIGHTNING ROUND: Violence Island (54:48)

Recommendations and Outro (01:14:57)

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Brandon: Check out the Expect No Mercy longplay on the Expect No Mercy (1997) blu-ray, TNT's How the Grinch Stole Christmas ft. Phil Hartman (1994), Scavengers Reign

Merritt: 1900HOTDOG, LAN PARTY, Made in Canada

Tim: Watch the 2023 Game Awards just to see when Geoff says “Honkai Star Rail”

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Hosted by Alex Jaffe, with Tim Rogers, Brandon Sheffield and merritt k. Edited by Esper Quinn. Original Music by Kurt Feldman.