001: Shadow of the Colossus Pt. 1

Shadow of the Colossus is the first game in the Left Behind Game Club and Jacob, Mike and Moe dive into the first half of the game. “It feels like we are killing babies.”  Episode 002 covers the second half of the game.

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

Website: LeftBehindGame.Club | Twitter: @LeftBehindClub

Show Notes:

0:17 Host Introductions
0:55 Why the Left Behind Game Club?
3:40 Intro to Shadow of the Colossus & why did we start with this game?
7:22 Does the game feel dated?
8:45 How does the game start?
12:26 How about the controls?
13:19 Using strategy guides and wikis to solve puzzles
15:05 The in-game camera & horse controls
17:39 Does the game just look washed out?
19:40 Favourite moment in the first half?
24:40 The fourth Colossi: Phaedra
26:30 Some hot tips from Moe
27:14 The sixth Colossi: Barba
31:03 Traversing the world
32:25 The eighth Colossi: Kuromori
34:48 Moe’s dirty little secret
36:00 “This game gives me the creeps” & “feels like I’m killing babies”
41:08 A dark spaghetti spirit attacks!
43:10 Our own personal storytelling within the game
44:25 Unanswered questions
46:55 Horse legs #realistichorses
49:30 Final thoughts


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