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081: Batman: The Telltale Series (Episode 5 – City of Light)

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Gotham becomes uncaged in Batman: The Telltale Series (Episode 5). Will it become re-caged?

Developer: Telltale Games | Publisher: Telltale Games | Initial Release Date: December 13, 2016

Jacob, Mike and Moe face off with their remaining foes, make weighty choices about body parts and look to fix all of Gotham’s issues.

Players: Jacob McCourt (@JacobMcCourt), Mike Ruffolo (@ruffolom) & Moe Murtadi (@mmurtadi)

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

SHOW NOTES:

  • 2:05 Recap of Episode 4’s Endings
  • Episode 5 Thoughts:
    • 2:25 Chapter 1: Loose Ends & Chapter 2: Revelations (Penguin)
    • 9:30 Chapter 1: Loose Ends & Chapter 2: Revelations (Harvey Dent)
    • 20:10 Chapter 3: On The Trail
    • 25:10 Chapter 4: The Legacy
    • 33:10 Chapter 5: Executive Decision
    • 42:45 Chapter 6: A New Day in Gotham
  • 47:55 What style of Batman were we?
  • 51:10 Our final thoughts about Episode 5 and the whole series

NEXT SHOWS:

  • Gato Roboto w/ Jacob, Moe and special guests Arsene Lakpa and Joseph Hooper from the Player Player Podcast: March 4th
  • Broken Age w/ Jacob and special guests Katie Lesperance, Travis Colenutt and Jessica Fantauzzo: March 18th

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.

080: Batman: The Telltale Series (Episode 4 – Guardian of Gotham)

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We stan Troy Baker in Batman: The Telltale Series (Episode 4).

Developer: Telltale Games | Publisher: Telltale Games | Initial Release Date: November 22, 2016

Jacob, Mike and Moe rage at civilians, meet a new friend and finally get a W in these trying times.

Players: Jacob McCourt (@JacobMcCourt), Mike Ruffolo (@ruffolom) & Moe Murtadi (@mmurtadi)

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

SHOW NOTES:

  • 2:15 Recap of Episode 3’s Cliffhanger Ending
  • Episode 4 Thoughts:
    • 2:40 Chapter 1 – Price of Admission
    • 6:00 Chapter 2 – A Serious House
    • Chapter 3 – Home Sweet Home
      • 15:25 The Checkpoint
      • 23:15 The Vale Home
    • 34:55 Chapter 4 – Back to Business
    • 38:50 Chapter 5 – Another Night in the Office
    • Chapter 6 – The Good, The Bat and The Ugly
      • 49:55 Wayne Enterprises Route
      • 54:10 Wayne Manor Route

NEXT SHOWS:

  • Batman: The Telltale Series Episode 5: February 26th
  • Gato Roboto: March 4th
  • Broken Age: March 18th

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.

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

010: Mike’s Game Club Most Wanted List

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Next week, we share our thoughts about Papers, Please. This week, it’s finally time for Mike’s list of the Top 10 games we should play on the Left Behind Game Club! He had a really hard time narrowing the list down to 10, but here it is. “What is Firewatch?”

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

Website: LeftBehindGame.Club | Twitter: @LeftBehindClub

The Complete List of Mike’s Games (spoilers):

  • Firewatch
  • Papers, Please (we play this game next week)
  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
  • Star Wars: Republic Commando
  • Bully
  • Zeno Clash
  • Guacamelee!
  • Resident Evil 4
  • The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask
  • Dead Space

008: Moe’s Game Club Most Wanted List

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Next week, we jump into our two-part Super Mario Galaxy series. This week, it’s Moe’s turn to give you his list of the ten games we should play on the Left Behind Game Club. “It’s-a-me, mystery!”

Please note: we recorded this podcast live with a different setup, so the audio quality is not up to our normal standard.

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

Website: LeftBehindGame.Club | Twitter: @LeftBehindClub

The Complete List of Moe’s Games (spoilers):

  • Ratchet and Clank: Going Commando
  • Portal
  • God of War 2
  • Luigi’s Mansion
  • Timeshift
  • Okami
  • Grow Home
  • Hitman
  • Pokemon Snap
  • Uncharted 2

007: Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

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We create the marketing strategy for our new goat businesses while talking about Starbreeze’s Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. Shane Chiasson joins Moe, Jacob and Michael for (mostly) happy brotherly tales. Just don’t play the game on mobile. “At the Left Behind Goat Club, we’ll jump for joy with goats.” Come back on Wednesday, August 23rd for Episode 006 – we are playing through the first half of Super Mario Galaxy.

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

Special Guests: Shane Chiasson (@chiassoo)

Website: LeftBehindGame.Club | Twitter: @LeftBehindClub

Show Notes (minor spoilers):

  • 2:50 What is Brothers about?
  • 4:40 What is our experience with Brothers?
  • 9:30 Intro of the Game
  • 13:05 Opening Section
  • 20:05 “The Giant”
  • 23:00 “The Underground”
  • 29:05 “The Sky Section”
  • 33:00 “The Hanging Man”
  • 39:45 “The Hang Glider”
  • 41:50 “The Sky Castle”
  • 46:10 “The Battlefield”
  • 48:35 “The Blood Ritual”
  • 51:30 “The Snowy Area”
  • 54:20 “The Hole”
  • 1:00:10 “The End Sequence”
  • 1:06:35 “Final Thoughts”

006: Jacob’s Game Club Most Wanted List

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Next week, we dive into Brothers, A Tale of Two Sons. This week, Jacob gives you his list of the ten games we should play on future editions of the Left Behind Game Club. “Another one. Another one.”

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

Website: LeftBehindGame.Club | Twitter: @LeftBehindClub

The Complete List of Jacob’s Games (spoilers):

  • Ghost Trick
  • Brutal Legend
  • Spec Ops: The Line
  • Virginia
  • Advance Wars
  • Valiant Hearts
  • To The Moon
  • Splinter Cell: Conviction
  • The Wolf Among Us
  • Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door