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103: Death Stranding (Part 2)

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We continue to build a better world, together in Death Stranding.

Developer: Kojima Productions | Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment | Initial Release: November 8, 2019

Jacob and special guests Travis Colenutt, Katie Lesperance and CourtFTW don’t shake the baby, take showers in front of our partners and wonder what it’s like to be licked by Troy Baker.

Players: Jacob McCourt (@JacobMcCourt)

Special Guest: Travis Colenutt (@TravisColenutt), Katie Lesperance (@lesperak) and CourtFTW (@Court_FTW)

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

SHOW NOTES:

  • 2:30 We talk about some of the characters that we didn’t cover in Part 1 (Deadman and Die-Hardman)
  • 4:45 This game sets a very high part with their cinematography
  • 7:30 We stan Troy Baker on this podcast (Higgs)
  • 9:55 Travis talks about the relationship between Fragile (Léa Seydoux) and Higgs
  • 14:05 We talk about the first encounter with BTs
  • 17:00 Katie explains Death Stranding to her husband, Travis takes a shower with Sam (with his wife walking in) and Jacob pees
  • 19:00 The historical context and ethics of Death Stranding (do you know where BBs come from)
  • 21:55 The chiral network, Mama and Lockne
  • 27:50 Heartman (Nicolas Winding Refn)
  • 33:20 Cliff Unger (Mads Mikkelsen)
  • 38:35 Fighting Higgs
  • 46:05 We start to go through a three-hour lore dump
  • 48:20 The soundtrack was the best
  • 51:20 We continue to walk through the three-hour lore dump
  • 55:20 Did you try to shoot?
  • 1:02:00 The first BB
  • 1:06:30 Travis and Court wanted romance
  • 1:10:30 We loved taking care of BB
  • 1:12:35 Question from @SeriuzBiznus “What surprised you most about your time with Death Stranding?”
  • 1:20:30 @MatterofMichael: “I’ve wanted to play it and I’ve also lost interest in starting it with my backlog catastrophe. My question is pretty simple, is it worth playing through it to the end?”
  • 1:27:00 Wrap-up

UPCOMING SHOWS:

  • October 28th: Psychonauts ft. Jacob, Mike, Moe and special guest CtrlAltNoob
  • November 4th: Telltale’s The Walking Dead (S01E01) ft. Jacob, Moe and special guest Cam Hawkins
  • 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. TBD

 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.

102: Death Stranding (Part 1)

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We build a better world, together in Death Stranding.

Developer: Kojima Productions | Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment | Initial Release: November 8, 2019

Jacob and special guests Travis Colenutt, Katie Lesperance and CourtFTW arranged cargo on their bodies, built beautiful roads and forget to wear shoes.

Players: Jacob McCourt (@JacobMcCourt)

Special Guest: Travis Colenutt (@TravisColenutt), Katie Lesperance (@lesperak) and CourtFTW (@Court_FTW)

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

SHOW NOTES:

  • 1:45 A short introduction to CourtFTW and her work
  • 2:25 A short introduction to Travis, Katie (and Jacob’s) new podcast called Cutscenes!
  • 3:35 Our fast pitch on Death Stranding
  • 4:25 We start the show with a question from Maria: “Did you go in with any preconceived expectations for this game based on experience with other Kojima games?” We have P.T. on this podcast before, check it out!
  • 9:40 How would you describe Death Stranding?
  • 11:40 This game’s connection to Horizon Zero Dawn.
  • 12:30 What’s the state of the world when we start?
  • 16:00 This game is frustrating to play! A deep dive into the game’s cargo mechanics.
  • 23:00 Court had a real paper route and compares her experience to Death Stranding
  • 29:00 Sam Porter Bridges’ blood, poop and pee are powerful
  • 32:20 We explained how other players’ content can come into your game
  • 38:40 Vehicles, beautiful roads and pizza deliveries (shout-out to Mass Effect’s M35 Mako)
  • [The podcast gets SUPER spoilery after this point]
  • 44:35 We share our playtimes
  • 51:30 We set up the world and the story of reconnecting America
  • 54:05 Wrap-up!

UPCOMING SHOWS:

  • October 14th: Death Stranding (Part 2) ft. Jacob and special guests Katie Lesperance, Travis Colenutt & CourtFTW
  • October 28th: Psychonauts ft. Jacob, Mike, Moe and special guest CtrlAltNoob
  • November 4th: Telltale’s The Walking Dead (S01E01) ft. Jacob, Moe and special guest Cam Hawkins
  • November 18th: Pokemon Snap ft. Jacob, Moe and special guests Joseph Hooper and Arsene Lakpa

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.