The panel decides on a strict definition of “isekai,” finds hope for the future of video games, and writes a woke, political Big Bang Theory script.

Questions this week:

  1. Brandon asks: Are there any video game sequels like Dino Crisis 2? (06:18)
  2. Apart from the racing genre, when is velocity most important in video games? (12:43)
  3. What’s the best video game to fit the definition of an Isekai? (17:18)
  4. Who is the unluckiest person in video games? (23:57)
    Insert Credit Quick Break: Meal-Morial Madness 2024 (28:44)
  5. Owen from NYC asks: Come up with achievements for the arcade game Asteroids. (30:45)
  6. With new reports of massive video game industry layoffs, is the party over? (36:30)
  7. Punch up a scene involving video games for The Big Bang Theory (41:06)

LIGHTNING ROUND: Team Sonic vs. Team Mario at the Olympic Games (47:41)

Recommendations and Outro (01:04:13)

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Brandon: Do general maintenance, Iron Butterfly - Scorching Beauty, Irish Wish (2024)

Tim: Unfrosted (2024) if you want to watch a movie that has “too punchy” of writing

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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.