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CAGcast #169: Taintality!


#1 CheapyD   Head Cheap Ass Administrators   17048 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago   Has been playing Grand Theft Auto V
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Posted 12 August 2009 - 04:28 AM

We talk about games (like Batman: Arkham Asylum) and also talk about things that are not games (like Electric Blue). Of course we've got game shopping and industry news, new releases, your CAGbag questions and so much more!


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Edited by CheapyD, 12 August 2009 - 07:30 AM.


#2 Fahd   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   399 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

Posted 12 August 2009 - 05:00 AM

Woohoo, great, I can't sleep.

Edit: Can't hear it.. Download link gives me "Error: 404 Not Found"

Edited by Fahd, 12 August 2009 - 07:38 AM.



#3 knightsdwn   Beautiful Plastic CAGiversary!   3346 Posts   Joined 7.5 Years Ago   Has been playing Bloodborne
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Posted 12 August 2009 - 05:03 AM

Been looking forward to this all week!

#4 kube00   Keeping in Cheap since 2005 CAGiversary!   9048 Posts   Joined 8.4 Years Ago  

Posted 12 August 2009 - 05:03 AM

damn I should have posted my CAGbag question....

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#5 CheapyD   Head Cheap Ass Administrators   17048 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago   Has been playing Grand Theft Auto V
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Posted 12 August 2009 - 07:30 AM

Sorry, had a problem with the podcast host earlier...seems to be ok now.

#6 Fahd   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   399 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

Posted 12 August 2009 - 07:38 AM

Yay :)


#7 SuxoR   What choice did I have? CAGiversary!   669 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

Posted 12 August 2009 - 08:02 AM

Hot tea, meteor shower and the CAGcast whats better?

ohh btw that intro music was sooo bad
Wow Raystorm is coming out? awesome game that I used to play over and over on this demo disk I had
Guys I think doing a show on nothing is a great idea! I always listen to the old casts just for the random nonsense then move on :D

About that DLC...I used to play a free game called "Gunbound" until they introduced pay items, my friend bought a few items for his character and he was unbeatable. DLC is fine when it's completely harmless but when it breaks the game or gives the buyer a big advantage it just ruins the game.

Edited by SuxoR, 17 August 2009 - 05:55 PM.

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#8 megaman1421   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   71 Posts   Joined 8.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 August 2009 - 08:11 AM

I was about to go to bed right now and then I see this, I'm super tired though so I'll listen to this while I try to go to bed and have Wombat and CheapyD lull me to sleep :P
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#9 KingBroly   CAG Club Nintendo CAGiversary!   15248 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 August 2009 - 08:57 AM

Why everyone so LTTP on Fallout 3: GOTY? They announced it back in March with Fallout: New Vegas.
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#10 h3llbring3r   Mecha Cocksmas 2 all CAGiversary!   8991 Posts   Joined 8.2 Years Ago  

Posted 12 August 2009 - 09:34 AM

Is there a suggestion thread for the iPhone App functionality?
I know that I and others would like some kind of easier PM access; Toggling back and forth between normal and iPhone optimized mode has a very high PITA level- especially when I am just doing it for PMs.
Thanks in advance.

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#11 pLa   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   18 Posts   Joined 6.7 Years Ago  

Posted 12 August 2009 - 12:14 PM

Huzzah! *rubs hands*

#12 dacool561   Take a Look at This CAGiversary!   249 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

Posted 12 August 2009 - 12:27 PM

Where this joystiq article? I can't find it on there

#13 shipwreck   CAG Reviews Editor Super Moderators   7519 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago   Has been playing Dying Light
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Posted 12 August 2009 - 12:37 PM

Where this joystiq article? I can't find it on there


Took me awhile to find it as well. It's on the Xbox section of Joystiq, not the main feed: http://xbox.joystiq....r-on-xbox-live/
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#14 iowaholdem   Tooters CAGiversary!   1997 Posts   Joined 9.7 Years Ago  

Posted 12 August 2009 - 01:26 PM

What an excellent bonus photo, Cheapy.

I'm downloading this at work now and will listen to it on the commute home. Excellent.

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#15 mrnivek   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   73 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

Posted 12 August 2009 - 01:53 PM

Taintality? Sounds like some weird finishing move from Mortal Kombat.

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#16 volt1up   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1754 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

Posted 12 August 2009 - 01:55 PM

Honestly I am disappointed that GRIN may be closing down. I was surprised at how fun WANTED was, and Bionic Commando only solidified them as one of my favorite developers. They didnt set the videogame world on fire but they made games that were plain fun. I need games that are accessible and that I can actually finish in a reasonable amount of time, and GRIN delivered.

#17 Treythalomew   Add me on PSN! CAGiversary!   560 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 August 2009 - 02:39 PM

Cheapapp Gamer sounded good till I realized it is going to sound like it is a cheap *app* gamer. Essentially a gamer who is looking for cheap apps. The title will be very misleading.
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#18 volt1up   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1754 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

Posted 12 August 2009 - 03:43 PM

Cheapapp Gamer sounded good till I realized it is going to sound like it is a cheap *app* gamer. Essentially a gamer who is looking for cheap apps. The title will be very misleading.


Yeah it dosent really work outside of being kind of a clever name.

#19 zekeike   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   91 Posts   Joined 8.4 Years Ago  

Posted 12 August 2009 - 04:35 PM

Its Simple Jack, not happy Jack.
Tainted love could been the outro theme too.
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#20 strife18   Finger Ling-ling Good! CAGiversary!   434 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

Posted 12 August 2009 - 05:26 PM

For an app name you could use:
IttybittyCAG
QuickCAG


and cheapy....you never go full retard
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#21 bsesb2003   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1251 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 August 2009 - 07:03 PM

Should bring back the CAG-O-Matic name
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#22 Hbomb5   Cross Border Gamer CAGiversary!   177 Posts   Joined 9.8 Years Ago  

Posted 12 August 2009 - 07:24 PM

I ask about introducing your kids to games, I ask about Japanese gameshows, I ask about a whole bunch of other stuff I can't remember, and the first time something I ask the CAGbag makes it onto the show, it's about porn. :(
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#23 weevles   No. CAGiversary!   17504 Posts   Joined 9.8 Years Ago  

Posted 12 August 2009 - 07:57 PM

Excellent!

Edit: I don't feel so bad about my backlog now, hearing Wombat mention his. :p

Edited by gunm, 12 August 2009 - 11:38 PM.


#24 Hast   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   26 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

Posted 12 August 2009 - 08:01 PM

I just listened to the part about an iPhone application, would there be any interest in an Android app as well? I work with Android a bit anyways so I could help out in developing an application for it if people would like that. And I use an Android phone personally so that's a reason to do it as well. ;-) Does anyone else here use one?

#25 Wazzaplinola   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   25 Posts   Joined 6.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 August 2009 - 09:31 PM

Wow, when wombat went on his star wars rant he sounded like the angry videogame nerd!

#26 NutManIV   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   477 Posts   Joined 9.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 August 2009 - 10:13 PM

Guys, they HAVE to list the games at MSRP or retailers will be pissed.

Besides, Steam does the same thing. People only give them a pass because of all the amazing sales they do. Look at Left 4 Dead -- a Valve game -- it's $40 on Steam and in stores. Or how about Warhammer online. That's $40 on Steam while it's $14 on Amazon and less than $40 in most other places.

#27 John   Illusive Programmer CAGiversary!   2328 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago   Has been playing Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth
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Posted 12 August 2009 - 10:33 PM

I just listened to the part about an iPhone application, would there be any interest in an Android app as well? I work with Android a bit anyways so I could help out in developing an application for it if people would like that. And I use an Android phone personally so that's a reason to do it as well. ;-) Does anyone else here use one?


If someone buys me an Android phone, I'll make an Android version. ;)

#28 FriskyTanuki   Get bopped, son. CAGiversary!   58597 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago   Has been playing Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth
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Posted 12 August 2009 - 11:37 PM

I think the thing that doomed Grin was taking on too many projects at once even with a few studios outside of their main studio. I don't think they made any games that were that bad to deserve to be fired.

Xbox 360 Games with worse Metacritic scores than Terminator Salvation:
Zombie Wranglers
Damnation
Infernal: Hell's Vengeance
G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra
Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust
Shellshock 2
Onechanbara
FunTown Mahjong
Interpol: The Trail of Dr. Chaos
MLB Front Office Manager

Of course, if these are the only games it can be listed as being better than, it's not in great shape.

Good show.

Guys, they HAVE to list the games at MSRP or retailers will be pissed.

Besides, Steam does the same thing. People only give them a pass because of all the amazing sales they do. Look at Left 4 Dead -- a Valve game -- it's $40 on Steam and in stores. Or how about Warhammer online. That's $40 on Steam while it's $14 on Amazon and less than $40 in most other places.

Pissed at what? That games they haven't carried for over a year are cheaper than they were when they were stocked? Left4Dead's a recent game that has sold well enough to not warrant a price drop with a sequel and DLC coming later this year.

Looking at Steam, Bioshock is $20 there and $30 on the Xbox 360. Call of Duty 2 is $20 on Steam and $30 on Xbox Live, so it's not like Valve is cowering at whatever is making Microsoft decide on those prices. There are definitely examples why some of these prices are the way they are, but they can't use that same excuse for the rest.

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#29 CagMeister   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   2 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 13 August 2009 - 12:17 AM

I think Grin would have faired much better, had they not taken on too many projects at once. Having one game bomb is one thing, but having two or three, in such a short space of time, could easily end you. I don't know of any developer that has had three bad games come out so close to each other.

I guess their talented staff will find work, good luck to them, especially in todays climate. I know first hand, its a jungle out there.

#30 CheapyD   Head Cheap Ass Administrators   17048 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago   Has been playing Grand Theft Auto V
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Posted 13 August 2009 - 03:41 AM

Cheapapp Gamer sounded good till I realized it is going to sound like it is a cheap *app* gamer. Essentially a gamer who is looking for cheap apps. The title will be very misleading.

I'm pretty sure we will be tracking iPhone games too. ;)