105: The Walking Dead Season 1, Episode 1 (A New Day)

By November 4, 2020PODCAST

We explore our past while surviving the present in Telltale’s The Walking Dead Season 1, Episode 1. Developer: Telltale Games | Publisher: Telltale Games | Initial Release: April 24, 2012

Jacob, Moe and special guest Cam Hawkins kill zombies in rated-M+ fashion, make a series of poor decisions and start to build their own community in a zombie apocalypse.

Players: Jacob McCourt (@JacobMcCourt) & Moe Murtadi (@mmurtadi) Special Guest: Cam Hawkins (@TheCinephileGuy) | Twitch | Dualshockers

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SHOW NOTES:

  • 2:30 Our fast pitch about Telltale’s The Walking Dead (Season 1)
  • 3:20 What is your personal history with Telltale Games and The Walking Dead? We have played both the Batman Telltale Game and The Wolf of Among Us on this show.
  • 7:30 How did we play this one (performance issues and the Nintendo Switch versions)?
  • 9:30 A quick note about the Telltale Tool and Telltale’s impact on adventure games
  • 11:10 How would we describe the art style of this game?
  • 12:35 How will we play our Lee?
  • 15:20 You start the game in the back of a cop car being taken to prison
  • 19:00 Lee meets Clementine
  • 21:45 Representation in The Walking Dead
  • 24:55 Choosing to make our move at night or during the day
  • 26:10 Explaining the decision system from Telltale games
  • 28:35 Duck or Shawn?
  • 36:10 Making our way to town to meet our new motley crew
  • 40:55 Giving the lay of the land (Everett Pharmacy and the Motel)
  • 42:20 The first really rough scene and how we tie it back to our family
  • 44:20 Side with Larry or Kenny?
  • 51:30 Giving her the gun or refusing to give her the gun
  • 56:30 Jacob walks us through the final sequence of the game (Doug vs. Carley)
  • 1:06:10 Our final thoughts on Episode 1

UPCOMING SHOWS:

  • November 18th: Pokemon Snap ft. Jacob, Moe and special guests Joseph Hooper and Arsene Lakpa
  • December 2nd: Telltale’s The Walking Dead (S01E02) ft. Jacob, Moe and special guest Cam Hawkins
  • December 16th: TBD feat. TBA (our final show of 2020)

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