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Now displaying: September, 2017

Discussion and play-along of classic games, with perspectives from both long-time fans and a brand new player.

Show is on twitter at @OGPlusCast.  Hosts are @HamletEJ, @healiocentric, and @OccupyGStreet.

Bumper audio from Balance and Ruin.  Header art from Lusipurr. Views expressed here are personal and do not represent Blizzard Entertainment or Riot Games.

Sep 25, 2017

The bizarre backdrop of Booster Tower, the elaborate wedding destination Marrymore, and the enigmatic Star Hill.

Next episode in two weeks, as always. Planning to play until the arrival at Monstro Town.

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Undertalk: like this show, but about Undertale!

On Mario quitting his day job?

The familiar meta-narrative in Kingdom Battle.

An iconic scene from Pulp Fiction (very R Rated)

Sep 11, 2017

We continue on to acquire the second and third stars, and see Forest Maze, Pipe Vault, Yo'ster Isle, and Moleville.  Also some discussion of the game's basic camera and control scheme, and what makes a good minigame.

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Some discussions about the common dimetric projection for games like this.  Also a visible example in Mario RPG--if you look at the bright edge of the carpet, you can clearly the 2:1 slope of the pixelated line.

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