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March 2022

140: Life is Strange [Episode 2 – Out of Time]

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We chase trains down at the junkyard in Life is Strange, Episode 2. CW: Suicide // 49:00-1:03:40

Developer: Dontnod Entertainment | Publisher: Square Enix | Initial Release: March 24, 2015

Jacob, Mike, Flora and Moe shoot bottles, stare at cockroaches and continue to swoon over Hotty McHotterson.

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

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

SHOW NOTES:

  • 0:00 Start
  • 1:30 Wait… Moe didn’t play Episode 1?
  • 4:00 Episode 1 Recap
  • 5:05 Did you water the plant?
  • 6:20 Kate’s viral video
  • 8:50 Choice 1 – Kate’s Question
  • 12:20 Moe’s looking for the gun
  • 13:40 Running into Warren
  • 16:10 Getting to the diner
  • 21:55 Is this your weed?
  • 24:45 The diner rewind
  • 30:25 Choice 2 – Kate’s Phone Call
  • 33:55 The junkyard
  • 37:00 Shooting in LiS
  • 38:25 Choice 3 – Max and Frank
  • 43:40 Runaway train
  • 47:45 Back to the school
  • 49:00 Choice 4 – Kate’s Fate
  • 57:10 Choice 5 – Blame
  • 1:04:50 Predictions for episode 3 and beyond

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

139: Celeste

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We climb the mountain in Celeste.

Developer: Extremely OK Games | Publisher: Extremely OK Games | Initial Release: January 25, 2018

Flora, Mike, Moe and special guest Frozen Flygone collect berries, dash and face dark reflections of ourselves.

Players: Flora Eloise (@LudonarrativeFM), Mike Ruffolo (@ruffolom) & Moe Murtadi (@mmurtadi)

Special Guest: Frozen Flygone (@FrozenFlygone) | Twitch

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

SHOW NOTES:

  • 0:00 Start
  • 1:50 FrozenFlygone Intro
  • 3:15 The Gauntlet
  • 6:00 Fast Pitch
  • 7:00 Time Capsule
  • 11:40 Press Reviews
  • 13:25 Our First Experiences with Celeste
  • 17:35 Movement & Comparisons to Other Games
  • 23:10 Challenges
  • 27:20 Getting Better – The Story
  • 31:35 Speedrunning Celeste
  • 34:00 Mental Health in Gaming
  • 40:15 The Characters
  • 46:30 The Art
  • 53:30 Getting Better – Positive Reinforcement
  • 1:03:20 Celestemas Eve & More Speedrunning
  • 1:07:40 The Final Ascent
  • 1:11:15 Core
  • 1:14:15 Final Thoughts

RESOURCES:

  • Theo’s Instagram (LINK)
  • Flora’s 2020 Celestemas Eve via Twitch (LINK)
  • How The Celeste Speedrunning Community Became Queer As Hell via Kotaku (LINK)
  • Frost Fatales 2022 through March 5th (LINK)

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