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CAGcast #255: Twice as Thick


#1 CheapyD   Head Cheap Ass Administrators   17095 Posts   Joined 12.3 Years Ago  

Posted 30 September 2011 - 05:25 AM

Wombat fulfills his X-Men Destiny, Shipwreck ponders the importance of girth, and CheapyD is Jamaican and/or Swedish.

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Edited by CheapyD, 30 September 2011 - 07:32 AM.


#2 Chrisness   The One CAGiversary!   419 Posts   Joined 8.6 Years Ago  

Posted 30 September 2011 - 08:31 AM

Yeah I was the one who said volume doesn't matter. I have to admit though that it will not fit in your pocket and that was one good thing about the DS. The thing is, the original PSP was imo just a little too big to fit in your pocket comfortably and once you're a little too big for a pocket, you might as well go all the way and make the screen huge.






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#3 silentdante   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   4 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 30 September 2011 - 01:21 PM

Really loved the beginning of the podcast chatting, thanks for doing the show guys!

#4 CheapyD   Head Cheap Ass Administrators   17095 Posts   Joined 12.3 Years Ago  

Posted 30 September 2011 - 01:52 PM

I went to the doctor after the show and indeed, I have a throat infection. Got some meds though.

#5 Sgt Barone   CAG 4 Life CAGiversary!   1928 Posts   Joined 6.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 30 September 2011 - 02:09 PM

This is a great title lol, I have no idea what to expect
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#6 Curufinwe   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   968 Posts   Joined 6.2 Years Ago  

Posted 30 September 2011 - 02:42 PM

I was hoping to hear some more RE 4 HD impressions from Wombat after he switched to the new TYPE II controls that let you aim with LT and shoot with RT.

Maybe next week.

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#7 buxton   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   30 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

Posted 30 September 2011 - 02:47 PM

What was that strange noise at 6:26?

#8 thorbahn3   Everyone talks too much! Super Moderators   3650 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

Posted 30 September 2011 - 02:48 PM

As someone who just beat Deus Ex: HR I completely agree Wombat. It felt like the developers thought only a few would actual complete the game so they put in as little effort as possible. Fallout 3's original ending (The one everyone hated) was better because it actually told you what happened. Heck, Invisible War's ending was better. But Wombat is right, the journey was well worth the money and the ending is just a misstep like the boss battles.
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#9 Wombat   CAGcast or nothin CAGiversary!   2321 Posts   Joined 11.6 Years Ago  

Posted 30 September 2011 - 03:12 PM

As someone who just beat Deus Ex: HR I completely agree Wombat. It felt like the developers thought only a few would actual complete the game so they put in as little effort as possible. Fallout 3's original ending (The one everyone hated) was better because it actually told you what happened. Heck, Invisible War's ending was better. But Wombat is right, the journey was well worth the money and the ending is just a misstep like the boss battles.


I was fully expecting a Fallout 3 or even a Marvel UA style ending. What we got was oddly out of place.

#10 polly   Karma Policeman CAGiversary!   381 Posts   Joined 9.4 Years Ago  

Posted 30 September 2011 - 03:17 PM

Ho-leee-shit. Not one of you is getting Dark Souls? Wombat hasn't even tried Demon's Souls yet? WTF?! You guys are killing me. Turn in your gamer cred right now and don't forget to pick up your man-gina shirts on your way out.
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#11 thorbahn3   Everyone talks too much! Super Moderators   3650 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

Posted 30 September 2011 - 04:12 PM

Also I think Redbox must have partnerships with publishers. If you look closely all you see is Activision, Sony, THQ, Ubi-soft, 2K, Disney and a few others: http://www.redbox.com/games
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#12 Azazael13   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   563 Posts   Joined 6.4 Years Ago  

Posted 30 September 2011 - 06:24 PM

When you guys were talking about how Dark Souls having no DLC is a plus, I kinda agree that it is a plus. Approaching it from the stand point of 'the developer wants to make the game great and give you everything upfront'. So many games have stupid amounts of DLC that is already either on the disc at purchase or overpriced. In my opinion games like the new Gears are doing it wrong. No way should there be that much day 1 DLC.

#13 The Great BM   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   143 Posts   Joined 7.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 30 September 2011 - 06:36 PM

Force Unleashed 2 is definitely worth $20

#14 Z_meista   The Paragon CAGiversary!   946 Posts   Joined 7.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 30 September 2011 - 07:14 PM

But is it twice as long?
Downloading now.

#15 teknomusik   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   41 Posts   Joined 9.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 30 September 2011 - 08:32 PM

Wombat, Amazon streaming is available on my TV... it's one of the built-in apps. I have a feeling it will be available on Xbox 360/PS3/etc. in the near future. I'm actually surprised that Hulu made it to the 360/PS3 before Amazon.


#16 Sway   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2708 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

Posted 30 September 2011 - 08:58 PM

I want the soda discussion to turn into a regular segment with Cheapy D health tips.

#17 alkmie   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   30 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

Posted 30 September 2011 - 11:14 PM

Btw you can steam amazon prime to your 360... U do need a windows pc however tho

http://www.amazon.co...video/ontv/xbox

#18 epicelite   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   42 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 30 September 2011 - 11:57 PM

Is there some law that every GAC contest must involve facebook and twitter?

#19 shipwreck   CAG Reviews Editor Super Moderators   7528 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 01 October 2011 - 01:55 AM

Is there some law that every GAC contest must involve facebook and twitter?


I'm guessing you mean CAG. There are multiple ways to enter contests thanks to the ticket system we have. Just click on the contests tab to see all the ways to earn a ticket.
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#20 ObiBen   Form Titan! CAGiversary!   417 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

Posted 01 October 2011 - 07:33 AM

I have a couple games that I would have paid more for. Got Enslaved from a B2G1 sale. I would have paid full price for that. Also got Psychonauts for three bucks at Half Price Books. That got me to pay full price for Brutal Legend (that and the demo).

#21 skadave   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   168 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

Posted 01 October 2011 - 12:37 PM

I am glad Cheapy mentions the Resident Evil Code Veronica fire extinguisher snafu. I now know that i am not alone.

In Code Veronica they give you a fire extinguisher on disk one that you carry around for a decent amount of time for no reason (wasting a precious item slot). At one point i decided to put it in a storage bin under the impression that i could get it later. Eventually, they *SPOILER ALER* send you to Antarctica out of the blue and empty your storage bins.

At the end of the game, you need to get a big gun (i think it's a magnum) to kill the final boss. Unfortunately that gun is under a blanket of fire, and since you longer have the fire extinguisher to get the gun, you cannot beat the final boss. I have not played an RE game since.

#22 Khalid   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   762 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

Posted 01 October 2011 - 03:44 PM

It's weird, I never thought that this podcast would talk about audiobooks ever. I personally recommend Brandon Sanderson fantasy books, they are good books and the narrators for his books are really good too. Audible has a lot of good stuff, it's nice that you guys like it too.

#23 Decepticreep   Rule of Acquis. 16 CAGiversary!   718 Posts   Joined 8.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 October 2011 - 04:24 PM

Cheapy,

Thank you for telling me soda was bad for you. I did not know that.

#24 LimitZer0   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   19 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 01 October 2011 - 06:01 PM

The Dune audio book is amazing! Very high quality.

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#25 apathylad   NeoCAG CAGiversary!   630 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

Posted 01 October 2011 - 08:02 PM

The PS2 version of Code Veronica was one disc, IIRC, so I'm not sure if Cheapy meant the Dreamcast version or was talking about a different game entirely.

And Cheapy, who are you to judge me for drinking soda? I sent you a couple of Dr. Pepper EA codes, you ungrateful health snob! :P

Anyway, good show. That random accent made me laugh.

#26 CXK   KillerInstinctOnline.net CAGiversary!   282 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

Posted 02 October 2011 - 02:45 AM

I signed up for the free trial on audible through the link but didnt get a credit. Did I miss something?

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#27 JPWasko   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   12 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

Posted 02 October 2011 - 03:04 AM

Great CAGcast fellas.

I think the whole Cheapy condemning soda was a little extreme, but I really enjoy all the health and wellness aspects of the shows. Can we get a permanent segment added to each show like 'CAG Health Tip of the Week?" Also, can we get a 'Whatcha been eating?' segment? I always see Cheapy posting terrific pics of food on his Twitter feed and wouldn't mind some fun food banter. Shipwreck could give us the latest update on Skyline Chili.

#28 Decepticreep   Rule of Acquis. 16 CAGiversary!   718 Posts   Joined 8.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 02 October 2011 - 06:25 AM

Great CAGcast fellas.

I think the whole Cheapy condemning soda was a little extreme, but I really enjoy all the health and wellness aspects of the shows. Can we get a permanent segment added to each show like 'CAG Health Tip of the Week?"


That would be just as entertaing as an episode Oprah...

#29 mrangrypants   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   77 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 02 October 2011 - 07:46 AM

I really want to know what the audible people thought of Wombat's plug.
Gordon's alive?!?!?

#30 GOTA   I'm.... CAGiversary!   155 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

Posted 02 October 2011 - 10:34 AM

Audible.com is a sponsor of the Howard Stern Show. I'm sure they're used to broadcasters speaking like adults.