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Nov 22, 2020
Ep. 160 - Press H to Hershey
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A decidedly digestive discussion of Dragon Quest, DuckTales, and Diedrich. Original music by Kurt Feldman.

Questions this week:

  1. What video game character creator has the best hair? (05:20)
  2. What is the most disappointed you’ve ever been by a video game? (10:27)
  3. What songs would you put in one of those video game-themed orchestral performances? (17:37)
  4. When has a video game been significantly improved by a glitch? (24:14)
  5. How would you make a video game where the initial design document is just the DuckTales theme? (29:51)
  6. Patreon Supporter Slick Rick asks, what is the most successful video game scam? (36:46)
  7. When does an otherwise good video game take itself too seriously? (43:11)
  8. What are the best shops in video games? (49:23)
  9. What abandonware games would you put in a national pizza chain’s arcade? (54:37)
  10. What is the Apocalypse Now of video games? (01:00:50)

LIGHTNING ROUND: Closest Without Going Over: Video game fanfiction totals (01:07:36)

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