Your wise and benevolent Insert Credit panel covers industry shifts caused by Helldivers II, decides the Dreamcast 2 launch lineup, and imagines the gritty Super Monkey Ball: Act Zero.

Questions this week:

  1. What can you tell from a video game’s color scheme? (03:42)
  2. Which video game has the best original take on what the internet is? (09:17)
  3. In games where you pick from an assortment of guys, when do you pick the big guy, and when do you pick the little guy? (15:03)
  4. Design a fourth-person shooter. (18:53)
  5. rose asks: What would the ideal starting lineup be for the Dreamcast 2? (25:44)
  6. Who is the most famous person who could beat you at Street Fighter? (33:01)
  7. What is the taking a melatonin and drinking a caffeinated beverage of video games? (38:37)

LIGHTNING ROUND: Console Genre Associations (44:02)

Recommendations and Outro (51:35)

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