Episode 25: Yeargasm

Episode 25: Yeargasm

This is the big anniversary special celebrating one year of the podcast. Jake and Travis get right to discussing the start of the show, check the release calendar, and remark on games that are coming and going in the backlog. The topic of discussion has the boys talk about their favorite moments in the show and checking in on games that have gone MIA!

Episode 25


Reference Collect Call 8 with Dave and Dan

On our Radar

  • Trav -

    • Late August

      • Not interested but notable: Res Evil 4 (X1,P4) 8/30; Attack on Titan (X1,P4,P3,PV,PC) 8/30; WOW Legion (PC,Mac) 8/30

    • Early September

      • BioShock: The Collection (X1,PS4,PC) 9/13

      • ReCore (X1,PC) 9/13

      • The Witness (X1) 9/13

  • Jake

    • Late August

      • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

      • Alone with You (already purchased)

    • Early September

      • Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice

  • Big release reaction

    • No Man’s Sky (Jake)


Trav finally beats Ori and the Blind Forest while Jake looks forward to his aquatic meditation experience with Abzu.  DOOM is still taking up a lot of their time while Secret of Evermore and Borderlands 2 are still getting attention on the side.  Trav and Jake take a stroll down memory lane as their earliest gaming memories feature as the TAWPIC OF DISGGUSSHSSH.

Added to BL:

  • Trav - Ape Escape (PS), Double Dragon (NES)

  • Jake -    Nothin’


  • Trav - Duck Tales (NES), Wizards & Warriors (NES), Contra (NES), Star Fox 64 (N64), Commando (NES), Beyond Oasis (Gen), Power Blade (NES), DOOM (XB1)

  • Jake -Abzu

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The Long Play

Games that we are spending time with in our backlog.

  • Trav- Fallout 4, Sherlock Holmes

  • Jake -    No Man’s Sky, Doom


  • Trav -

  • Jake- Telltale Batman, BF 1 Beta


Remembering past episodes:

Favorite episode?

Favorite moment?

Regrettable moment?

Best part of doing the podcast?


Where are they now?


  • Final Fantasy VII (pre poly)

  • Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (ep 4)

  • Call of Duty: Blops III (ep 7)

  • Resident Evil Revelations 2 (Ep 8)

  • DeCap Attack (ep 10)

  • Dig Dug 2 (ep 10)

  • Bioshock Infinite (ep 11)

  • Dragon Quest VIII (ep 16)

  • PVZ GW2 (ep 16)

  • Golden Sun (ep 17)

  • A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia (ep 17)

  • Geist (ep 18)

  • Daxter (ep 23)


Jake (sorry puss)

  • Patapon (ep 3) Still gonna play it

  • Hotline Miami 2 (ep 3) Totes playin it at some point

  • Sherlock Holmes Crimes and Punishments (ep 4) maybe

  • State of Decay (ep 5) Will play it.

  • The Witcher 3 (ep 6) DEF PLAYIN

  • Arkham Knight (ep 7) Will play

  • Fallout 4 (ep 7) Yes, and probably soon

  • Uncharted Collection (ep 8) 1.5 games left to play with it.

  • Rare Replay (ep 8) Off and on, depends on the title

  • Grim Fandango (ep 8) Will play, it’s a classic.

  • Rise of the Tomb Raider (ep 9) Will certainly finish it

  • Dark Souls 2 (ep 10) I desire to…..unlikely.

  • Volume (ep 10) yeah probs

  • Vanishing of Ethan Carter (ep 12) yes!

  • Fire Emblem Awakening (ep 14) Yes!

  • Pokemon Yellow (ep 15) Lolwut

  • Salt & Sanctuary (ep 16) Will play more, loved it

  • PVZ GW2 (ep 16) Ongoing MP, may play campaign SP at some point

  • Shovel Knight (ep 17) will play more, iz great.

  • New Super Mario Bros 2 (ep 17) almost done with it

  • Far Cry Primal (ep 18) YUS

  • Flame in the Flood (ep 18) possibly, it’s great.

  • Overwatch (ep 20) Occasionally play it

  • Battleborn (ep 20) Less and less likely.

  • AC Syndicate (ep 20) Still in plastic

  • Unravel (ep 20) yeah…...

  • Quantum Break (ep 20) Still in Plastic

  • Divinity OG Sin (ep 23) def.

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