Location, Location, Location. This episode's discussion centers around some of the Trav and Jake's favorite gaming locations via a fun little guessing game. More games were conquered and jettisoned from the backlog and as always a few new ones trickle into the collection.
After a visit from The Single Banana, Jake and Trav take a tour back through their backlogs and 2019 gaming resolutions and provide updates on where they stand with each. Jake is skulking through FarCry New Dawn, and Trav is just playing weird NES games. Jake is making some small progress toward completing his 2019 resolutions, and Trav has already chipped a fair away a fair amount.
The loneliest number of everyone's favorite yellow fruit joins Jake and Travis on an adventure through their backlogs and favorite NES titles. They talk about some deep cuts and fan favorites on the most classicest of video game systems and manage to make a few jokes along the way.
This is episode 89, and it's the one where Jake actually beats a game or two. There's a brand new Ground Game, and both Jake and Travis learn a lot about themselves when they must each eliminate a beloved game franchise from existence, for all eternity. (Just hypothetically, we don't have that kind of power.)
So Jake is pretty hungover in this, "The Super Mario Bros. 2" of podcast episodes, but he powers through with the help of Trav and Red Bull (not a sponsor). Discussion around the games that they are playing like, Apex Legends, Crackdown 3, and RDR2 keep things moving until they get to the mad-lib discussion.
Guess who's back from *clap *clap *clap *clap deep in the heart of Texas? You guessed it, Jake! After his absence for the past few episodes, he and Trav have some catching up to do. With a handful of games beaten, anecdotes, and plenty of options for an episode title, and a discush that is revived from Halloween, 86 is maybe the Polykillest Polykill episode ever.
Jake is still hard at work at the top secret research facility in the big-hat state of Texas which means Briz is back once again! He carries on the traditions set forth by Jake and didn't beat any games while Trav knocked Golf Story and a few classics off the backlog. Listeners have a few questions for Briz before the two hosts get cozy and talk about a few games that freeze them to the core. It's a good time, check it out!
Fresh off of being awarded 2018's Podcast of the Year, the show endures an immense shakeup as Jake steps away and Briz has to fill in. All the regular fare is here including some custom tunes by the greatest rap duo on either side of any river.
2019 is here! Episode 83 sees Jake and Trav share their games beat, new resolutions for the new year, and some general tinkering with the format of the show! But were they able to complete their 2018 resolutions before the clock struck 12? Listen and find out!
In the final episode of the year, Jake and Travis breakdown their favorite gaming experiences of the year with a load of superlatives. There's even a recap of listener favorite moments from the 2018's Polykill episodes, so, thanks for those. Of course, it wouldn't be Polykill without pickups and beats too! Thanks for another great year of the podcast, and we'll see you in 2019!
The nine squared episode of the podcast brings Jake and Trav together again to discuss the games that they are playing, beating, and restocking! There are a slew (slough? slue?) of listener questions which round out the topic of discush and bring a ton of laughs and insight!
On this very special episode of the cast, Trav and Jake welcome Pam from Cannot Be Tamed and Media Mavens! The trio discuss games new to their respective backlogs, games beat, and what's up next! Trav and Pam geek out about their love of true crime and how it relates to games!
Red Dead Redemption 2 has descended upon Jake, while Trav is almost halfway through with Spider-Man. Of course, more beats and additions are covered as well as, and listener questions and resolutions round out the discush.
To get in the spooky spirit, Jake and Trav decide to read some video game-centric creepy stories from the Internet. Some are pretty funny, and Travis reads some of them. Jake starts an unexpected RPG and Trav just keeps play little Gameboy games. I guess they count though. Happy Halloween!
Do you want to play a game? Like a really juvenile game about video game antagonists? Well, Jake and Trav do, since they're weird. They also mention some of the games that they have beaten, added to their backlogs and more. Listen along and get in the Halloween spirit.
Jake and Trav are back from Videogeddon 26 and literally fall face-first into the studio to record the latest episode. With the closure of TellTale games, they decide to reminisce about some of their favorite, now-defunct studios. Of all the normal beats, pickups, and terrible jokes are present, but with a road-weary and hungover sheen.
Well, Jake and Trav have been at this for three full years now, so that's a thing that gets discussed a little in this episode. They also answer some listener questions, as well as discuss the games that they have bought, sold, traded, hawked, fenced, bartered, stolen, and hustled.
This time around Jake and Trav talk about their love of the Nintendo Switch. From the games that they want both released and yet to come, to the convenience and joy this little fun machine give them. Pickups, beats, and on the radar cover a wide array of games as there are plenty in each category this time! Also, Nintendo Switch!
Jake and Trav are back together for this episode, and boy do they have a lot to catch up on. There's a ton of new games added to the backlog, even more beats, and the pair relates some fun stories about their pickups and field some questions from Twitter.
Recorded before a live studious audience, this episode sees Travis and guest hosts James (RetroPixel) and MustyHobbit (Second Breakfast) join on the show in Jake's (aww) absence. The usual segments are in play and cities in games is the topic of discush.
In the Seventy-First episode, Jake and Trav discuss the upcoming Chicago event with the Cartridge Club, their latest pickups, and what they have been playing since the last show. The discush is a new idea, and the serendipitous turn of events is staggering. Seriously, like one of the weirdest things ever.