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September 2017

013: The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker (Pt. 1)

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Get ready for “Tangents 64”. Special guest Dawn Ferron joins Moe, Jacob, and Michael to talk about the loveliest grandmas, the validity of Ganon in the Zelda cannon and we compare fruits. Also, Dawn steals Jacob’s childhood. “Why can’t you compare apples and oranges?” We have delayed the second part of our Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker series to Wednesday, October 4th. Thank you for your understanding.

Note: Jacob is playing through the game – you can check out his streams at JacobStreams.com!

Players: Jacob McCourt (@JacobMcCourt), Michael Ruffolo (@ruffolom) and Moe Murtadi (@mmurtadi)

Special Guest: Dawn Ferron (@dawnndarling)

Website: LeftBehindGame.Club | Twitter: @LeftBehindClub

Show Notes (spoilers):

  • 3:40 Past experience with LOZ: Wind Waker
  • 9:00 JacobStreams.com
  • 10:20 Game setup
  • 16:00 Forbidden Fortress
  • 19:40 Windfall Island
  • 25:40 The approach to the first Dungeon
  • 28:30 “Are Nintendo games good?”
  • 30:10 Dragon Roost Island and the first Dungeon
  • 37:10 The Forest Haven and the second Dungeon
  • 42:05 The third pearl
  • 43:45 Return to Windfall and gettin’ some bombs
  • 50:40 Temple of the Gods
  • 59:20 The game’s look
  • 1:01:40 Hyrule Castle
  • 1:06:50 What’s next for the Left Behind Game Club?

012: Thirty Flights of Loving

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Buckle up, sit back, and enjoy our take on 30 Flights of Loving. Special guest Rocco Tenaglia joins Moe, Jacob, and Michael to discuss the merits of nonalcoholic beverages, what makes a great credits sequence, and what a 20 minute game is worth. “This game was like a dream.” We start the first part of our Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker series on Wednesday, September 20th. Part 2 will release on Wednesday, September 27th.

Players: Jacob McCourt (@JacobMcCourt), Michael Ruffolo (@ruffolom) and Moe Murtadi (@mmurtadi)

Special Guest: Rocco Tenaglia

Website: LeftBehindGame.Club | Twitter: @LeftBehindClub

Show Notes (spoilers):

  • 1:35 What is Thirty Flights of Loving?
  • 5:20 Drinking all of the non-alcoholic alcohol
  • 16:35 How jump cuts make the game feel more cinematic
  • 18:45 Walking through dreams
  • 23:35 Oranges
  • 28:30 Gangster Gollum
  • 29:30 The loving part…
  • 29:55 …then the game gets weird
  • 30:20 The best credit sequences
  • 34:35 Is the story worth telling?
  • 37:55 What is the game worth?
  • 42:55 Frog fractions breakdown
  • 45:40 Final thoughts
  • 46:55 Moe is not disappointed
  • 48:15 Angry Alvin returns

011: Papers, Please

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We approach the border of Arstotzka to talk about Papers, Please. Moe, Jacob and Michael talk about the importance of proper documentation, Jorji Costava and why accountants shouldn’t be the head of the household in Arstotzka. “What did you do with your Tamagochi back in the day?” We called an audible with our content schedule and have pushed the first part of our Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker series to Wednesday, September 20th. Part 2 will release on Wednesday, September 27th.

Players: Jacob McCourt (@JacobMcCourt), Michael Ruffolo (@ruffolom) and Moe Murtadi (@mmurtadi)

Website: LeftBehindGame.Club | Twitter: @LeftBehindClub

Show Notes (spoilers):

  • 2:00 – Our past experience with the game
  • 4:20 – Structure of the game
  • 10:50 – Jorji Costava (#jorjithehero)
  • 15:30 – The subplots
  • 16:05 – The husband and wife
  • 16:55 – The psychology of Papers, Please
  • 18:35 – The “flow”
  • 20:15 – EZIC
  • 24:50 – What would you do with a thousand dollars?
  • 27:20 – Getting paid
  • 31:30 – The bomb
  • 36:25 – The psychology of Papers, Please (part 2)
  • 40:40 – Final thoughts
  • 45:50 – Question from the community
  • 49:00 – Our next game
  • 51:50 – Angry Alvin comes out

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