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November 2020

106: Pokemon Snap

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We gotta snap em’ all in Pokemon Snap.

Developer: HAL Laboratory/Pax Softnica | Publisher: Nintendo | Initial Release: June 30, 1999

Jacob, Moe and special guests Arsene Lakpa & Joseph Hooper get up close and personal with some pocket monsters, question scoring systems and talk a lot about arcade games.

Players: Jacob McCourt (@JacobMcCourt) & Moe Murtadi (@mmurtadi)

Special Guests: Arsene Lakpa (@PaxArsenica) & Joseph Hooper (@Th3Hoopman) from the Player Player Podcast

Player Player Podcast: Website | Twitter

Web: LeftBehindGame.Club | Twitter: @LeftBehindClub | Instagram: @LeftBehindGameClub

SHOW NOTES:

  • 1:50 What is the Player Player Podcast?
  • 3:00 What’s your Fast Pitch on Pokemon Snap?
  • 4:20 What’s your personal history with Pokemon Snap (the N64, the Pokemon Snap sticker machine)?
  • 7:30 How did we play the game (aka Jacob’s Wii U Corner)?
  • 8:50 What kind of game is Pokemon Snap?
  • 10:35 Jacob goes in and the 2v2 battle begins: is Pokemon Snap a good video game?
  • 17:35 Moe makes this game multiplayer and reminisces about the first season of the anime thanks to Slowbro
  • 21:00 Jacob describes the game’s structure
  • 23:00 Favourite Pokemon moments from the game?
  • 28:15 Did you like the game’s progression?
  • 30:50 Jacob questions the game’s scoring system
  • 33:25 Let’s appreciate the detail for a 1999 video game
  • 36:00 Let’s talk about New Pokemon Snap
  • 39:45 Our favourite Pokemon games!
  • 43:25 Final thoughts about Pokemon Snap

UPCOMING SHOWS:

  • 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)

LEAVE US A VOICEMAIL: If you want a chance to get your voice on the show, give us a call at (734) 489-9753 and tell us what you think about one of this month’s games! This is a U.S. number, long-distance charges apply for international callers. 

DISCORD: The Left Behind Game Club is a monthly game club podcast with a focus on positivity & community. To talk to members of the community, join our Discord server!

TIP JAR: If you’re feeling generous and love the show, we have a PayPal tip jar! Any funds raised will go towards hosting our site and paying for games and equipment as we look to bring you higher quality content every month.

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

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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

Web: LeftBehindGame.Club | Twitter: @LeftBehindClub | Instagram: @LeftBehindGameClub

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)

LEAVE US A VOICEMAIL: If you want a chance to get your voice on the show, give us a call at (734) 489-9753 and tell us what you think about one of this month’s games! This is a U.S. number, long-distance charges apply for international callers. 

DISCORD: The Left Behind Game Club is a monthly game club podcast with a focus on positivity & community. To talk to members of the community, join our Discord server!

TIP JAR: If you’re feeling generous and love the show, we have a PayPal tip jar! Any funds raised will go towards hosting our site and paying for games and equipment as we look to bring you higher quality content every month.