a way out game

098: A Way Out

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We escape from prison co-op style in A Way Out.

Developer: Hazelight Studios | Publisher: Electronic Arts | Initial Release: March 23, 2018

Jacob, Mike, Moe and special guest Kevin Reaburn bond in pairs, play the mini-games for way too long and Jacob exerts his need for control with a middling result.

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

Special Guests: Kevin Reaburn (@ATribeCalledKev)

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  • 2:40 Our Fast Pitch for A Way Out
  • 3:40 Our personal histories with A Way Out, Josef Fares and Hazelight
  • 6:10 How did we play A Way Out?
  • 8:15 We shared our character choices
  • 11:30 Let’s break out of prison!
  • 15:00 We broke out of prison to fish (a discussion about mini-games)
  • 19:45 Let’s talk about the major story beats?
  • 26:05 Masterful co-op direction
  • 29:55 Leo’s Way or Vincent’s Way?
  • 31:40 Some of our other highlights
  • 39:35 We set up Harvey and the “twist”
  • 44:05 A Way Out: Showdown
  • 46:05 Our endings
  • 47:35 The graphic/sound did their job
  • 48:40 The recommendation machine
  • 52:30 Questions from @CtrlAltNoob & @LukeWarmLewis
  • 59:50 Our final thoughts    


  • September 9, 2020 – Kentucky Route Zero (Act V) feat. Jacob, Mike and special guest Adam Iannetta
  • September 16, 2020 – Our 100th Anniversary Spectacular feat. Jacob, Mike and Moe
  • September 23, 2020 – Kentucky Route Zero (Death of a Hired Man) feat. Jacob, Mike and special guest Adam Iannetta

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