Episode 35: Highway to the Comfort Zone

Episode 35: Highway to the Comfort Zone

The fellas are back and update their gaming backlogs, gaming resolution for 2017, and to see if they have made progress! The discussion topic is stepping outside of their genre comfort zone, and what it would take for them to make the plunge. 


Episode 35

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Recent pickups & Radar

2017 Game Release Schedule

  • Trav-

    • Pickups

      • Conker’s Bad Fur Puss

      • New DC VMU

    • Radar (did early feb last ep)

      • Early March

        • Breath of the Wild

        • Super Bomberman R

  • Jake-

    • Pickups

      • None

    • Radar Horizon Zero Dawn

      • Nothing (8 weeks down,18 to go)

    • Under the Radar (games that flew past you that you want to tangle with)



Gaming Resolutions for 2017

  • Trav

    • Beat a space shmup (Darius Twin, Gradius, R-Type, etc.)

    • Beat Ocarina of Time or A Link to the Past

    • Continue to attempt games on secondary platforms

    • Play more CLASSIC RPGS

  • Jake

    • Beat a large scale RPG (Skyrim, Fallout 4, Witcher 3, Dragon Age Inquisition, Divinity Original Sin, Persona 4)

    • Beat more Retro Games

    • Track Progress Better

    • Purchase no new games for 6 months (excluding 2 preordered games, and subscription services)


Jake is counting down the days until he gets Horizon Zero Dawn as Trav adds Jet Force Gemini and the NES’s GI Joe to his backlawg.  Jake didn’t beat any games while Trav knocked out a few including Sherlock Holmes and TaleSpin.  Trav retired Double Dragon and is still unsure on Wolfenstein Old Blood as Jake marches on with Soma and The Witcher Wild Hunt.  The fellas embrace their new Cartridge Club podcast community and ponder the essence of gaming communities as a whole for the TAWPIGOAHVEDISGGUSH.

Added to BL:

  • Trav - Quantum Break, Bayonetta 2

  • Jake - Evolve (GwG)


  • Trav - GI Joe (NES), Kung Fu (NES)

  • Jake - nuthin still

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The Long Play

Games that we are spending time with in our backlog.

  • Trav- Quantpuss Break

  • Jake - The Witcher Wild hunt, Soma


  • Trav - Jet Force Gemini, Demon’s Crest

  • Jake- Overwatch, Tittyfall 2 MP


Out of the Comfort Zone

Game genres with which we have spent little to no time. Discuss why we haven’t played them, or why we drifted away from them if we did at point play them.

  • Trav

    • Fighting Games

      • Mortal Kombat

      • Street Fighter

      • Tekkenz

    • Super Sims

      • Planes

      • Trains

      • Automobiles

      • Farms

    • MMO

      • WOW

      • Elder Scrolls Online

      • EVE

    • MOBAs

      • League of Legends

      • Defense of the Ancients

    • Card Games

      • Hearthstone

      • Magic the Gathering

  • Jake

    • Fighting Games

      • Mortal Kombat

      • Street Fighter

      • Blaz Blue

      • Smash Bros

    • Monster Hunters

      • Monster Hunter series

      • Tokuiden

    • Sports Game

      • Madden

      • MLB The Show

      • NBA 2K

    • Card Games

      • Hearthstone

      • Magic The Gathering series

      • Elder Scrolls Legends


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