Level 44 – The Saturday Supercade Show

Posted by mixmoff On July - 15 - 20101 COMMENT
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The gang eventually overcomes their deep-seeded desire to do a podcast about saturday morning cartoons of the 80’s and actually talks about video games! On the topic list: OnLive, Deathspank, Diablo 3, and @Gamer magazine.

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Adventure of Link – the FPS?

Posted by mixmoff On July - 14 - 2010ADD COMMENTS


Do you love the Legend of Zelda but wish it was a FPS (first person stabber)? If so, this will be an absolute treat for you!

Some intrepid internet-goer has made exactly that… Zelda 2 – The Adventure of Link as a FPS. Check it out at http://3dnes.blogspot.com/

Making the game
This game was incredibly fun to make. I am a fan of the original NES game and love its innovations and clever game design. But as we all know, Zelda games are long and complex. When starting this project I had to choose very carefully what I had time to accomplish if this game was ever to see the light of day. As a result I decided to remake the beginning of the game up to the end of the first boss. This seemed simple enough, but I knew it would be a challenge. This is the result of my learning programming for the first time and a labor of love making this game in 3D.

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Happy Birthday Aevan!

Posted by mixmoff On July - 13 - 2010ADD COMMENTS

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Level 43 – The Fashionably Late Show

Posted by mixmoff On July - 8 - 2010ADD COMMENTS
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Mixmoff, Dr. Scares, and Aevan are back on the case! They talk Valkyria Chronicles, God of War 3, Just Cause 2, and… Oblivion?

They also run through a few listener questions and list off their current gaming backlog.

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We're taking a week off

Posted by mixmoff On June - 30 - 2010ADD COMMENTS

We interrupt your regularly scheduled podcast to bring you… absolutely nothing! We’re taking a week off because everyone’s had a crazy week and we all needed a breather. We’ll all be back for the live video show next week on Wednesday July 7th.

See you then!

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Activision Not Made Entirely of Distilled Evil

Posted by mixmoff On June - 28 - 2010ADD COMMENTS

Fan-made games always have a tricky road. Few have fought the good fight to harder than Phoenix Online Studios and their unofficial continuation of the King’s Quest series.

Dubbed “The Silver Lining” the game successfully negotiated their way out of a cease and desist from Vivendi 5 years ago, only to get smacked with another this February from new license holders Activision.

Now comes word that Activision actually rescinded their Cease and Desist order and has granted Phoenix Online Studios a non-commercial license to release the game for free. Activision, fresh off their Puppy-Killer Tour 2010, has done something kind of nice for gamers!

Something tells me there’s going to be some internal pressure to release this game before the next C&D shows up on their doorsteps!

via Joystiq

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First discussed on the podcast way back on the aptly chosen Level 5 show, Ni No Kumi looks to enchant players with all the magic of Studio Ghibli. PS3 owners now have reason to be excited as well, as the game is no longer headed solely to the DS. This video announces the PS3 version, and the game is shaping up to be a sight to behold!

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Does OnLive Work (Hint: Yes.)

Posted by mixmoff On June - 24 - 2010ADD COMMENTS

With an eye towards skepticism I installed the OnLive application today after receiving my “Founding Members” invite. After an extensively error-filled install process, I booted up OnLive for the first time.

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Level 42 – The Honey Chicken Show

Posted by mixmoff On June - 24 - 2010ADD COMMENTS
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Mixmoff, Dr. Scares, and Mephianse slog through another episode running down the final E3 conversations. We also update on the forum D&D game and then Mixmoff runs off to finish his chinese food.

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You Don't Know Jack to Return with THQ

Posted by mixmoff On June - 22 - 2010ADD COMMENTS


Coming direct from the Jellyvision YDKJ blog comes this tidbit about the new partnership teased on last week’s Giant Bomb Podcast.

Dear YDKJ Fans,

We told you so.

Love,
Jellyvision

P.S. More THQ/Jellyvision YDKJ partnership news to come. Stay tuned!

The last we’d heard of the You Don’t Know Jack franchise it had been reincarnated as an almost-daily flash game (and it was 2008.)

Fans of snark-filled trivia games, the time to rejoice is now.

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