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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!

122: Last Day of June

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We lament the loss of June in Last Day of June. Developer: Ovosonico | Publisher: 505 Games | Initial Release: 31 August 2017

Jacob, Mike and special guest Flora Eloise replay the past, hit A on things and prevent tragedies.

Players: Jacob McCourt (@JacobMcCourt) & Mike Ruffolo (@ruffolom)

Special Guest: Flora Eloise, co-founder of EpilogueGaming.com Twitter: @LudonarrativeFM | Twitch: @LudoFM

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

SHOW NOTES:

  • 1:20 All about Flora
  • 3:30 Our fast pitch about Last Day of June
  • 5:00 What did you know about Last Day of June going into it?
  • 7:00 How did we play (with technical difficulty)?
  • 9:15 What is Last Day of June?
  • 15:15 Was our time being used well?
  • 21:25 Let’s talk about the look and music of the game
  • 28:45 The gift
  • 31:40 Question from @StoryEverPod: “…how caught off-guard were you?”
  • 36:05 Final thoughts about Last Day of June
  • 39:10 The Recommendation Machine – Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, That Dragon, Cancer & Before Your Eyes
  • 41:50 Final thoughts and show close

UPCOMING SHOWS:

  • July 7, 2021 Hitman 2 [Whittleton Creek] (ft. Jacob, Mike and Moe)
  • July 21, 2021 Scott Pilgrim vs. The World – The Game (ft. Jacob and special guests Travis Colenutt and Katie Lesperance)
  • August 4, 2021 Hitman 2 [Isle of Sgàil] (ft. Jacob, Mike and Moe)
  • August 18, 2021 Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle (ft. Jacob, Mike, Moe and special guest Shane Chiasson)

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!

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