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Off Target Podcast

November 22, 2017

Just in time for Thanksgiving and the 50th anniversary of the song's release (though about a month late!) Mike sits down to talk about that Thanksgiving tradition, Alice's Restaurant!

Music: Alice's Restaurant intro by Arlo Guthrie



 

November 18, 2017

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This week Mike, James, and Andrew talk about the most iconic cars in pop culture. Before our main topic, the crew catches up with a roundtable discussion about what we've played, watched, listened to and read during the week.


MAIN TOPIC STARTS AT ROUGHLY 60 min.

November 5, 2017

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This week Mike, Erin, James and Andrew finish up the Halloween season by having a movie club for It Follows!
MAIN TOPIC STARTS AT ROUGHLY 55 min.

October 16, 2017

This Week:

Mike sits down to discuss the spotty history of Jason Vorhees in video games by discussing his entries on the Commodore 64, The NES and his most recent release on PS4 and Xbox 1


 

September 24, 2017

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This week Mike, Erin, James and Andrew stumble into a main topic that we didn't plan on talking about! Some book talk leads us to dissect E-books and online shopping as a whole.


MAIN TOPIC STARTS AT ROUGHLY 30 min.

Highlights from the opening:
- We have a bit of a f...

September 16, 2017

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This week Mike, Erin, James and Andrew sit down to discuss our week in media and then lament over the absolute worst ways to die in a video game.


MAIN TOPIC STARTS AT 41 min.

Highlights from the opening:
- Erin Continues his retro journey with Pillars of Eternity an...

September 2, 2017

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This week we sit down for another game club so that Mike can FINALLY play thumper after almost a year of urging from Andrew and James.


MAIN TOPIC STARTS AT 63 min.

Highlights from the opening:
- James gives his final thoughts on Transistor
-More Tekken 7 Talk
-We arg...

August 20, 2017

This Week the gang hangs out and talks about Theme Parks!
While we do hit the big guns, we also spend a lot of time talking about local favorites.
Main Topic Starts at 59 min

Highlights From The Show:
-James Gets salty with t
he crew
-we talk about a video that does not...

August 13, 2017

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This week we return to Mike's garage (minus James and Andrew)  to talk about the show Community. We basically geek out and ramble on for about an hour and a half about how much we love the show

MAIN TOPIC STARTS AT 30 min.

Highlights from the opening:
-More Manche...

August 5, 2017

This week we return to Mike's garage (minus Erin) after our union mandated week off to talk about Morality in video games. We touch on the topic of morality systems, what happens to our morality when we are given free reign and just how much Peter Molyneux likes to scr...

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