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He's the man who found the unkillable Goomba, and collected the uncollectable coin in Super Mario 64. Splashed across the front page of Yahoo, Kotaky and more, he's the irrepressible PannenKoek2012, the single greates font of wisdom for all things Super Mario 64. It's a fascinating discussion. (Also pinch hitting for DutchMogul is DigiPen's favorite son, Doug Zwick.)

Before that the gang discusses Gamescom! Go for Rainbow discussing news and new/upcoming?? Can it be?

 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 7:57pm PDT

This week we talk, alphas, betas, early access, Kickstarters and how a games initial players can influence the development of the game. Plus tales of a trip to Nintendo HQ, the shutting down of an MMO and more.

 

After that we talk with Dissident Dan's upcoming game: Paperbound.

 

Jagger's latest article can be found here:

DARPA Uses Preteen Gamers to Beta Test Tomorrow's Military Software

Arian will be speaking at a PAX Prime Pane:

3D Printing and the Future of Tabletop Gaming
PAX Prime - Friday August 29th @ 6:00 pm in the "Wombat" Theater
 
 
 

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:39pm PDT

Kotaku contributor David Heineman joins us to discuss his recent article

HOW TO BEAT 400 GAMES in 4.5 YEARS, and how he manages his massive backlog for fun but also as part of his academic life studying and writing about games--he is a professor at Bloomsburg University.

Before that, Arian, Jagger and previous guest now cohost Joshua Quail creator of the Nerdist's "What You Missed..." series, discuss their own tribulations involving backlogs. 


Laurie was unable to make the main segments of the show this week due to scheduling issues, however she recorded some backlog talk with her girlfriend which pops up, easter egg style, after the end music!

 

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Direct download: 3_Doctor_David_Heineman_revised.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:36pm PDT

Joshua Quail, producer of the Nerdists, What You Missed... series joins us to discuss video game Sequels, Remakes and Spinoffs!

 

It's a fun one. 

 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:12pm PDT

Update: If anybody had a problem with an echo on the current episode of Go For Rainbow, delete it from your device and redownload it, it's been fixed!

The Gay Gamer joins us to talk about Difficulty in games! Before that we discuss the DESTINY beta, the DOTA 2 International and more!

 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:57am PDT

Gamify life itself? We discuss the ramifications. Then, after a breif interlude involving voice commands in Wolfenstein: The New Order, and the UbiArt engine used by Child of Light, we we speak with Len Kendall about his upcoming game Cartegram, that send you out into the real world.

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Cartegram

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/LenKendall/cartegram-find-your-adventure

GeoCache

https://www.geocaching.com/

St. Joseph's Commercial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLFdRHa4REE

 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:46pm PDT

Michael Stearns, creator of Tiny Barbarian DX is on the show! We talk about Tiny Barbarian's Conan origins, Astroman, Tiny Barbarian's new Episode 2, but we don't talk about why the ape wants to kidnap the blonde girl. Don't even think about it.

Before that we discuss POLITICS IN GAMES, including Call of Duty:Ghosts' story of stopping hispanics crossing the border. 

Also discussed: WOLFENSTEIN: THE NEW ORDER, THE WOLF AMONG US, and SYSTEM SHOCK 2.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:43pm PDT

Comic book scribe, radio personality and Pulitzer Prize sharing journalist Mark Rahner joins us! You may know his as the wordsmith behind DEJAH of MARS, VAMPIRELLA, ARMY OF DARKNESS/REANIMATOR, THE TWILIGHT ZONE ANNUAL, CTHULU TALES and GREEN HORNET! 

Before that we discuss the games that baffle our hearts.

 

Our videogameland segment is in the shop this week getting retooled.

 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 9:19pm PDT

Andrew Kerekes and Luke Burtis talk about their new game FEARLESS FANTASY, before that the gang has a video game poetry slam consisting of both found and original works. Then it's off to Videogameland to talk about Mario Kart 8, beating Spelunky for the first time, Paper Dungeons, Botanicula and more.

There is also some pondering over a Johnny Depp anecdote told to Jagger by someone who worked with Depp recently.

 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:25pm PDT

Mario Kart 8's Ludwig Von Koopa voice David J. Goldfarb & Medal of Honor/Call of Duty animator and Xplore: Pangaea director Sunil Thankamushy, who chats about working with Stephen Spielberg.

Plus we try to do an E3 segment like a regular games podcast but end up talking about having magic powers that could turn your opponent into a hot girl or a baby.

Also some chat about Mario Kart 8 with the wife, PixelJunk Shooter Ultimate, forcing yourself to kill whales in Assassin's Creed IV, cinematic composition in games, frustration when trying to get all the trophies in Double Fine's The Cave and more. 

 

Direct download: David_J._Goldfarb_Mario_Kart_8.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:56pm PDT

Roope Tamminen (aka Hypnohustler) the first guest we ever had when we switched to our guest format--IS BACK, BABY. His new endeavor, LAKEVIEW CABIN COLLECTION is on Steam Greenlight! We chat with him about humping flaccid penises, Friday the 13th, part II, The Nightmare on Elmstreet TV series and also about his new game(s).

Before that, Dutch Mogul, Laurie and Jagger do an experiment wherein they play games they have not touched since childhood: Michael Jackson's Moonwalker, The Ninja, Commander Keen, Duke Nukem 3D and Bubble Bobble. Let's Bobble, yo.

Interluded gracefully with a Videogameland touching on Snoop Dogg's VO work in Call of Duty: Ghosts and it's new game mode with some LAST DOOR and CHILD OF LIGHT.

 

Direct download: Roope_II_Nostalgia.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 8:14pm PDT

Comedian and full-body puppet maker Emmett Montgomery joins us to discuss. comedy, storytelling and discovering gaming gems.

Before that Arian and Jagger discuss an experiment they did for Vice + Motherboard in which they smoked marijuana and played games. 

 

Also Burial At Sea Episode 2 as survival horror. 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 5:10pm PDT

The Game Kitchen's Raul Diez talks about their new Lovecraftian point and click game THE LAST DOOR. Before that Arian and Jagger do one-on-one talks with non-gamers, trying to delve into their mind and cull their secrets. 

Also, some comments culled from Jagger's blog on Destructoid, about dealing with non-gamers in your life. Includes a comment from The Dismal Jester's/Podtoid's Jonathan Holmes! Hot Diggity!

 Also, check out Jagger's new article on motherload.vice.com

This is Your Brain While Videogaming Stoned

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/this-is-your-brain-while-videogaming-stoned

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:25pm PDT

HELLO! We usually release each Friday, however, today we recorded this episode only to release it a few hours later like an wounded dove. We welcome Logan Fieth, devoloper of Four Sided Fantasy (on Kickstarter till Tuesday!) We steal rottentomatoes.com's Five Favorite Films and apply it to games.

Before that we chat about Logan's game before dipping into a masturbatory coma with Videogameland.

We also read some Destructoid Community Blog Comments.

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Some of the games discussed:

Four Sided Fantasy, Mass Effect 3, Eternal Darkness, Link to the Past, Metro: Last Light, Pool of Radience, Half Life 2, Super Mario Galaxy 1 and 2, Spelunky, Brothers: A Tale of Two Brothers, Spelunky PS4 (and dog-clicking), SLEEPY TIME, Jazzpunk, World Ends with You, Secret of Mana, Super Mario Bros. (series.) AND MANY MO'! 

 

 

 

 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 6:47pm PDT

So honored to speak with Leigh Alexander this week. We discuss writing in the age of internet comments, her gaming habits and her book BREATHING MACHINE.

Before that the gang discusses portable gaming and take a dip into Videogameland where Dutch Mogul explores the STARBOUND beta, things get OCD with ASSASSINS CREED and THE SIMS quickly devolves into a perv simulator. We also touch on TITANFALL.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:44am PDT

While waiting to record a segment with another guest who was late, we contacted THE STANELY PARABLE developer William Pugh and asked him for an on-the-spot interview which he kindly obliged us with! So we called him up in merry old England then and there!

Leading up to that Dutch Mogul and Jagger chat about Infamous:Second Son and its use of real places in their local Seattle! 

A non-standard episode, but very fun. 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:39pm PDT

So delighted to have (Dr.) Ian Bogost on this episode. We speak of many things, including gaming culture as it relates to geographical space, and when and when not to whip out the PhD cred. 

 

Before that the GFR crew discuss an article in USA Today analyzing the difficulties of adapting games into film and also touch on attempts to go the other way. 

 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:39am PDT

This week is a more loosey-goosey episode as we cave in and do what we have avoided for awhile as a game podcast cliche: "Whatchya been playin?"

This leads into talk of sense of place in the ASSASSIN'S CREED series, and our experiences in the Seattle of inFAMOUS: SECOND SON, which leads into Corey talking about his newly open life as a cross-dresser

Then we speak with Jake Lewandowski of Team2Bit about his upcoming Ouya Exclusive: Reagan Gorbachev. We also discuss the state of the Ouya!

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Category:videogames -- posted at: 9:17pm PDT

We speak with The Bigot Gamer, who records and exposes all kinds of bigotry (homophobia, racism, religious intolerance, etc.) on his his site www.TheBigotGamer.com. 

Before that we speak about racism in games with Microsoft systems developer Randy Castleberry.

 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 12:02pm PDT

Tomas Rawlings of Red Wasp Design visits Go For Rainbow to discuss the astonishing, award-winning newly-greenlit game CALL OF CTHULHU: THE WASTED LAND.

Before that filmmaker Brian Nunes joins the crew to discuss VR, Oculus Rift, Sony Morpheus, Holodeck and the FUTURE OF VIDEO GAMES. 

 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:18pm PDT

Jim Rodda AKA Zheng3 visits Go For Rainbow to talk about his custom-built, 3D printable Barbie Armor, which he works on as a hobby. His day job is making arcade games! This armor has, this very week, been talked about in the Huffington Post and USA Today. We also discuss TitanfallTowerfall and Spelunky, and read some reader mail.

We then talk with AJ Dimick, producer of the 2014 IGF Student Showcase-winning assymetrical co-op game, Cyberheist, which will be out next month.

This one is a doozy folks. 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 5:25pm PDT

This week we have a short, special episode as the usual gang was not available to record this week. Jagger speaks with Paolo Pedercini who teaches at Carnegie Mellon University by day and makes intensely controversial video games by night, including one showing Muhammed's face, and another about smartphone development that was actually banned by Apple from iTunes. 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:18pm PDT

We discuss Columbine, the devil coming after your little sister for nefarious purposes and more with Bryan Perro, writer on the game Sang-Froid: Tales of Werewolves expert on werewolf folklore, and author of the bestselling Amos Daragon series. 

Before that, the gang talks about their first experiences with games then give Corey a chance to hold the reigns for a while and bring up any subject he wants.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:24pm PDT

The creators of GENDER BENDER DNA TWISTER EXTREME are on the show: David Kerr and Lachlan Snell!

Wildly successful on Indiegogo, the game is a whimsical fantasy of guys turning into hot girls (and more). Some think the handling of the transgender subject could be offensive. We discuss this at great depth with a cast that spans the LGBT spectrum. 

Find the game on Steam Greenlight, or on Desura.com.

 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 9:35pm PDT

We speak on location with the creator of the acclaimed game THE FLOOR IS JELLY!

Before that Jagger, Dutch Mogul, Laurie Banks and Corey discuss the moral responsibility of video games (violence, addiction). 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:18pm PDT

This week we speak with Team Tripleslash about their successfully Kickstarted Magnetic By Nature (targeting a March relase date) and living the life of an up-and-coming indie game developer. 

Before that Jagger, Dutch-Mogul, Corey, and Laurie discuss character makeovers in games. 

Magnetic By Nature

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Category:videogames -- posted at: 11:37pm PDT

Chat with Simon Parkin Begins at 36 Min.

Before that Jagger, Corey, Arian and Laurie talk about online interactions in games!

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 8:07pm PDT

Chat with actress Ellen McLain begins at 36:30!

Before that Jagger, Dutch Mogul and new co-host Laurie Banks discuss narrative in games, touching on BANNER SAGA, DON"T STARVE, KILLZONE: SHADOWFALL, HTIMAN: ABSOLUTION, RED DEAD REDEMPTION, and MINECRAFT and more. 

 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 5:09pm PDT

Chat with Steve Gaynor: 00:45

The Fullbright Company founder and developer of everybody's Game of the Year Steve Gaynor! He previously wrote the MINERVA'S DEN DLC for BIOSHOCK 2 and also worked on level design on BIOSHOCK INFINITE! We have a fun chat about the origin of The Fullbright Company, representation of gay and lesbian protagonists in games.

Before that Arian and Jagger discuss DON'T STARVE, THE BANNER SAGA and read the GAYEST GAMES OF THE YEAR list from gaygamer.net.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 7:15pm PDT

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This week we welcom Voice Actor John Patrick Lowrie, who has played seven Heroes in DOTA 2, is the Sniper in Team Fortress 2 and played every male citizen in Half Life 2. 

 

Before that Jagger and Arian discuss Corey giving his PS3 to Arian, and Don't Starve (Corey is off this week, but will be back).

Games: Don't Starve, Minecraft, Dota 2, Half Life series, Portal series, DAYZ, Spelunky.

Direct download: DOTA2TF2_Voice_Actor_-_John_Patrick_Lowrie.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:20pm PDT

Many thanks to Jamie Doughty for becoming a patron of the show! Follow him on Twitter: @jamiedoughty, check out all the cool stuff he creates at jamiedoughty.com and listen to his poetry podcast: Jamie Doughty Talks! 

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Our chat with Crazy Viking Studios co-founder Kris Durrschmidt begins at: 1 hour 29 seconds

Before that, Corey, Arian and Jagger continue to recollect the games they played in 2013, when not being distracted by the end of the world in 2012, bugout bags, the Mayan Calender, Nazis and Corey's puffy jacket. 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:19pm PDT

No guest this week as Corey, Arian and Jagger look back at the games they played in 2013.

 

Plus: Corey thinks Native Americans have magic powers.

 

Movies/TV: Wolf of Wallstreet, Nebraska, 12 Years a Slave Gymkata, Miami Connection, American Hustle, Redbelt, Love Actually, Children of Men, Serenity.

 

Games: Shadowrun Returns, Papers Please, Gone Home, Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag, Passing Time, Call of Juarez: Gunslinger, Zeno Clash II, Hotline Miami, Spelunky, Tekken Revolution, DMC, BioShock Infinite, Volgarr, Battlefield 4, Poker Night at the Inventory 2, Warframe, Resogun, Blacklight: Retribution, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, Ibb & Obb Dead or Alive 5 Plus and Core Fighters, Lego Marvel Super Heroes, Contrast. Pluse 2013 DLC For:  LittleBigPlanet (DC Universe), Borderlands 2, Black Ops II, Assassins Creed II, Battlefield 3, Sleeping Dogs, Walking Dead (500 Days) BioShock Infinite (Burial at Sea), Dishonored (Knife of Dunwall). 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 8:03pm PDT

Our chat with author Daniel Johnson begins at 31 minutes into the show!

We speak with Daniel Johnson AKA Daniel Primed, author of the amazing 600 page ebook Game Design Companion: A Critical Analysis of Wario Land 4.

Before that Jagger and Arian review the game of the year lists of Destructoid, Amazon, Kill Screen, and Kotaku.

Games:

Ridiculous Fishing, Salty Bet, Europa Universalis IV, Dota 2, Corrypt, Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon, Candy Box,  Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Grand Theft Auto V, Super Mario 3D World, Miasmata, BioShock Infinite, Device 6, Ni No Kuni, Metal Gear Rising, 868-Hack, Tomb Raider, Saints Row IV, Proteus, Fire Emblem: Awakening, The Stanley Parable, Kentucky Route Zero, Papers, Please, The Last of Us, Gone Home, Guacamelee, Tomb Raider, Divekick, Rayman Legends, Tearaway, Rogue Legacy, Sleeping Dogs, Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, Sleeping Dogs, Metal Gear Solid, Snake Eater 3, Gravity Rush, Culdcept, Hitman: Absolution, Mount & Blade, Starbound.

 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 8:52pm PDT

Runic Games' lead animator Matt Lefferts chat starts at 00:50.

Before that Corey, Arian and Jagger discuss Corey's realization that he's a drug addict, Pornhub on consoles, and Destructoid's Game of the Year Nominees. 

Games: GTAV, Torchlight & and Torchlight II, Kentucky Route Zero, Ni No Kuni, Fire Emblem: Awakening, The Last of Us, Super Mario 3D World, Guacamelee, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, Tomb Raider, BioShock Infinite, Grand Theft Auto V, Batman Arkham Series,  Prince of Persia.

Movies: The Hobbitt, Lord of The Rings, The Frighteners, Heavenly Creatures, Bad Taste, Meet the Feebles, Dead Alive/Brain Damage, King Kong. 

 

 

Direct download: Runic.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:52pm PDT

Chat with The Brainy Gamer Begins at: 36M

 

This week we are extremely proud to welcome Michael Abbott onto the show! We discuss how one manages such a time-consuming commitment such as gaming with a busy lifestyle. 

Before that Arian and Jagger discuss the VGAs, the NSA spying in World of Warcraft, and contrast at length LEGO BATMAN 2: DC Super Heroes, and LEGO Marvel Super Heroes and their respective rosters.

 

Games:

Super Mario 3D World, Super Mario 3D Land, Tearaway, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, LBP, Gone Home, BioShock Infinite, Forza 5, GTA 5, Plants vs Zombies 2, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Ni No Kuni, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, Titanfall, ACIV: Black Flag, Injustice, Minnish Cap, World of Warcraft.

 

Movies: 

Godzilla, Amazing Spider-Man 2, Thor: Dark World, Defenders of the Universe, Howard the Duck

 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 5:55pm PDT

This week we welcome Steve Barnes who is composing the score for the upcoming game Frontiers, still piping hot off its $157,000 Kickstarter success. We also speak about his stage musical: RPG (the studio-recorded album of which has just been released on iTunes).

The chat with Steve Barnes begins at 1h 12M

Before that we welcome scientist Dan Pettit, of the Pettit Bros. Brothercast! He speaks at length with Corey about Corey's thoughts on Chemtrail theory, (which posits that the government is intentionally spraying the population with lethal chemicals) the Shadow Government and World Management Team, MKUltra, Bohemian Grove, before finally touching on the origin of human life on earth. 

It's a great one, folks!

Games: Street Fighter II, Frontiers, Daggerfall, Elder Scrolls, Riven, Final Fantasy VI, The Legend of Zelda, The Last Express, The 7Th Guest, Dear Esther, Phantasy Star.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:09am PDT

Gamers will probably know Jessica Martin best from her portrayal of Samus Aran in Metroid: Other M or her role in The Gamers: Hands of Fate. She's also a filmmaker and speaks fluent wookie!

We chat about life as an actress in Seattle, portraying Samus, and making films.

Our talk with Jessica Martin starts at 44:25

Also in this episode:

Games:

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, Skyrim, Assassin's Creed III, Warframe, Blacklight: Retribution, Contrast, The Walking Dead, La Mulana, DC Universe Online (PS4 version).

Movies:

The Pianist, Rosemary's Baby.

Corey:

Admits Roman Polanski might well be a bad guy, Has an electrical field that affects computers if he doesn't meditate, The age of aggression began 5,000 years ago but may now be coming to an end.

Corey returns to the formerly renounced: Vioient Games 

Corey now renounces: Consumerism.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:17pm PDT

Excited about Xbox One and Forza Motorsport 5? Well, this week we welcome Forza Motorsport 5 writer and comedian Paul Merrill to the show.

 

Intro and pre-intro intro

3:00 Jagger, Corey and Arian discuss Elizabeth's breast size in the new BioShock DLC, the Poltergeist movies being rated PG, and Corey defends Roman Polanski's criminal conviction.

28:48 Chat with video Game Writer Paul Merrill

Games:

PS4! Lakeview Cabin, Dead Rising Series, Assassin's Creed IV, GTA5, BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea part 1, Forza Motorsport 5, Spider-Man (2007), Barbie Fashion Show: An Eye for Style, That's So Raven: Psychic on the Scene, Power Rangers: Super Legends, Backyard Sports.

Movies:

Poltergeist 1 and 2, Midnight Cowboy, Hostel series, Evil Dead Remake, Man of Steel, Elysium, Rosemary's Baby, Jeepers Creepers. 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:35am PDT

This week we speak with developer Hypnohustler AKA Roope Tamminen about his horror comedy hit game Lakeview Cabin, its roots in early slasher films and its sudden success spurred, in part, by PewDiePie.

Also: Corey is back! He talks about Assassin's Creed IV:Black Flag: how its violence in 10-hour stretches led him to seek more wholesome games, and why he changed his Facebook name to Randi Bauer.

 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:16pm PDT

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Games Discussed: Candy Box 2 (candybox2.net) Stanlely Parable HD Demonstration (Stanleyparable.com)

 

And: Pac-Man CE DX +, Volgarr the Viking, Rastan, Bit Trip Runner 2, Hotline Miami, VVVVVV

 

VERSUS: Major Nelson Radio (Major Nelson.com) #494 

 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:49pm PDT

This week we ditch the versus format to speak with chiptune compser Doug Zwick about his game Super Space Blank and about the daily life at Digipen Institute of Technology where he studies game design. 

Games: Pac Man CE Deluxe +, Super Space Blank, Legend of Zelda, Deadly Premonition, Link's Awakening, FTL, Katamari Damacy, Mega Man Series, VVVVVV, Retro City Rampage, Ducktales Remastered, Super Hexagon, Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery EP, Mighty Switch Force, Shantae Series, Prince of Persia (Original)

 

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Discussed: Haunted Memories, Dark Souls II beta, Battlefield 4 beta, Golem Arcana, jacking off in GTA Online, Last of Us Multi War Crimes, Jade Empire, Watch Dogs companion app, GTA Racist Companion App VVVVVV, how Clark wearing only glasses as a disguise is more realist than you migh think, An American Tail. Cheese grater used on a head in a wrestling match.

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Please rate us on iTunes! We love you. Games discussed: GTA V Online, Delver, Tom Clancy, Last of Us Multiplayer, The Last Guardian,. Freshly Picked: Tingle's Rosey Rupeeland, Slender: The Eight Pages, Astroman

Video Game Hot Dog Episode 128 vs. Go For Rainbow!

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 GTA V, SUPERHOT, BATMAN: ARKHAM ORIGINS, VOLGARR THE VIKING, LAST GUARDIAN, DELVER, SHELTER, VVVVVV, ESCAPE GOAT,  RASTAN, CASTLE OF ILLUSION STARRING MICKEY MOUSE, SONIC'S ULTIMATE GENESIS COLLECTION, GAIN GROUND, SPIDER MAN: THE ARCADE GAME, PUNISHER: THE ARCADE GAME, CAPTAIN AMERICA AND THE AVENGERS, CAPCOM CLASSICS COLLECTION REMIXED/RELOADED, BIONIC COMMANDO ARCADE/NES, CAPCOM AVENGERS, RETRO CITY RAMPAGE HOTLINE MIAMI, SHENMUI, ANIMAL CROSSING, BRAID, SHADOW OF THE COLOSSUS, DARK CLOUD II.

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Direct download: GFRvs9.mp3
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Mellow hungover, we discuss GTAV, Volgarr The Viking, Shelter, Star Wars Pinball, Robot Wants Kitty and do our usual versus match, this time against Podtoid

Direct download: GFRvs8.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 5:39pm PDT

Why is that one guy always talking about blackface? Staring at suicide fences from inside a bus. 

The Last Tango (barkingdoginteractive.com/lasttango), Shelter, Volgarr The Viking, Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse, Star Wars Pinball, Toro's Friend Network, Chipotle Scarecrow.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:48pm PDT

Retronauts is like Monica Belucci in Malena.

Discussed in this episode:

Hotline Miami, Hotline Miami 2 Rape Scene, Plants vs Zombies 2, Ducktales Remastered, Castle of Illusion. Moon Patrol, Killzone Mercenary

Things we've stolen from previous shows:

1. Besties: Halftime

2. Indoor Kids: Audio Clips

3. Mega64: Merchandising

4. Idle Thumbs: Harmonizing

5. Big Red Barrelcast: Hosts Play Same Game Each Week

6. ???

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:01pm PDT

LIVE FROM PAX.,

Broken and Bloodied our struggle continues.

Games discussed: Mighty No. 9, Elder Scrolls Online, Batman: Arkham Origins, Total War: Rome II, Ryse: Son of Rome, Wind Waker HD, New Super Mario Bros. 3D World, Gunpoint, Last of Us Multiplayer (Interrogation Update), Silver Surfer, New Super Luigi U.

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Direct download: GFR5vsBBC.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:42pm PDT

Two manly podcasts stride into the octagon, one leaves on a stretcher. Can Go for Rainbow recover some basic human dignity after a string of humiliating losses? Only the Algorithm (and God, maybe) know for sure. In any case, what will we steal from the Idle Thumbs crew?

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Games Discussed: Sweet Fuse: At Your Side, Last of Us Multiplayer, Mike Tyson's Punch Out, LittleBigPlanet, Hitman Series, Revenge of Shinobi, Turtles in Time, Crash Dive.

Plus: santorum. 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:07pm PDT

WWE Gay, Power Rangers Megaforce in place of porn, Mega64 Podcast after hempfest. What is slut-chained? Man Years.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 5:42pm PDT

Caution: A lot of bosom discussion in this one.

Last week we competed against Polygon.com's video game podcast The Besties and stole their halftime. This week? We review and compete against the Nerdist's Indoor Kids. Who will win? What will we permanently steal from their show? Only God Himself knows.

Plus: a little newsie-woosie, Go For Retro review of Wabbit for the Atari 2600, Dishonored DLC, Elizabeth's increased bust size in the "Rapture" DLC, Elysium and more.

Direct download: GFRvs2IndoorKids.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 5:52pm PDT

We went High Concept! Each week we will compete against a popular video game podcast, review them and rob them of an element of their show. Then, like Mega Man, we will make that element a permanent fixture in our own show! It's all part of our quest to go from the the world's most stupid video game podcast to the world's greatest. 

In this episode we fight our new mortal enemies: The Besties, consisting of that fearsome foursome, Chris Plante, Justin McElroy, Griffen McElroy and Russ Frushstick, and their abused animal mascot, New York Giraffe.

Games Mentioned in this Episode:

When Ian Fell in the Machine

Rise of the Triad

Infinite Crisis

Bioshock Infinite DLC: Clash in the Clouds

Saints Row the Third/IV

Lego Batman 2

Infamous: Second Son

Deadlight

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Direct download: GFRvs_1.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:49pm PDT

Hotline Miami Steam Key: CGHTV-9LIQH-AFCFX Follow us on Twtter: @GoForRainbow. Emails us questions! GoForRainbow@gmail.com

Let us know what you think of Hotline Miami if you're the one who grabs they key!

Discussed:

MARVEL HEROES, STEALTH Inc. A Clone in the Dark, Vidzone for PS3, Yars' Revenge

Plus: Man of Steel, Amazing Spider-Man, Superman vs. Batman, SPLASH TOO and the men in wet clothes fetish.

Direct download: GFR16.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:34pm PDT

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Mega Man Unlimited

NEWER Super Mario Bros.

Mass Murderer of Steel
(Man of Steel Browser Game)

New Co-host Arian joins the show and hits the ground running.

Some of Our Steam Summer Sale Grabs!

Surgery Simulator 2013, Super Hexagon, Dear Esther

Other games mentioned:

Lego Batman 2

Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction

Marvel vs. Capcom 

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There's a lot of Superman talk in this one, if that's your thing.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:52pm PDT

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This Episode:

Walking Dead: 400 Days

Final Fantasy XIV Beta (Teenage Catgirl's Maxed Boob Slider)

Borderlands 2 Tiny Tiny Assualt on Dragon Keep

The Last of Us Multiplayer

The Tribloos 2

Corey Plays Music inspired by The Last of Us

Promoting Go For Rainbow in Playstation Home as hot chicks

Corey does "Gay Voice" but it's not offensive because he likes to wear women's clothes. 

Alcoholism.

Zombies

Music!

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:00pm PDT

Corey thinks the monsters in The Last of US are designed by Naughty Dog to be subtly comedic.

Corey gets defensive about Jagger talking about the group public orgies of the religious movement that Corey is a part of called Adi Da.

Jagger tries to talk about Spartacus: Legends, and Final Fantasy XIV but is mocked by Corey for not taking spirituality seriously.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 7:45pm PDT

The Air Force recruiter is trying to avoid Corey. Corey explains that even though he thinks the Air Force is secretly dropping chemicals on American cities, he doesn't think he's a hypocrite for wanting to enlist. 

Corey has his wife and baby go and sit in the soundproof baby booth while he stays in the theater proper and enjoys the movie AFTER EARTH. 

Jagger's wife forbids him from playing LOVE PLUS

THE LAST OF US

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:46pm PDT

The Pleiadians are an alien race that we can communicate with by channeling their spirits. These spirits include spirit crocadiles, King Lizard, and Doctor Lizard. Or something like that. They talk about something having to do with gilded invitations to the COSMIC PARTY, and getting excited by the the kundalini fire and having cosmic orgasms across multiple dimensions. Corey explains. 


But first! Jagger gets made at Corey for walking away from the microphone while Jagger is talking and tries to fire Corey from the show.

Also: PS4 E3,

INFAMOUS: SECOND SON

LOVE PLUS

SLEEPING DOGS makes Jagger see Bruce Lee's "sort of" last movie THE GAME OF DEATH.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:00am PDT

A Japanese girl reviews PROTEUS. Plus a Proteus Steam activation code somewhere in the episode! LIMBO VITA first impressions. 

Jagger tries to convince Corey he is an alcoholic. Corey gets disctracted and plays music.

How SLEEPING DOGS connected Jagger to a real human.

Bonus first impression of TORO'S FRIEND NETWORK after the outro music.

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All Go For Rainbow music copyright Corey Swinburne

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 9:16pm PDT

Corey wants to Clarify the Zeus story (he does not talk about Zeus with people he had just known for ten minutes, just good friends).

Corey tries to tell the moral of Life of Pi but keeps getting sidetracked.

He likes to put on lipstick and his wife's clothes and call himself Glitter Girl.

Why he shaved his head besides being drunk.

Corey tries to turn the tables and dig up dirt on Jagger

Some messages we've gotten.

And a recorded late, AFTER the outro music BONUS review of the video game FUSE

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ALL MUSIC ON GO FOR RAINBOW! COMPOSED AND PERFORMED BY COREY SWINBURNE

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 9:51pm PDT

Sometimes people think the titles of our show are jokes, but they are literal descriptions of what we are discussing on the show.

Corey using black magic to communicate with Zeus

Corey's belly fatter than his wife has ever seen it.

XBOX ONE

CALL of DUTY: GHOSTS

BATMAN: ARKHAM ORIGINS

Storytelling in Games: Battlefield 3 (multiplayer) vs. Skyrim

DUST 514 and the military industrial complex

Corey is drinking straight vermouth from the bottle as we record

Jagger feels awkward wearing a Captain America hoodie to an Islamic festival

BONUS! Microphones left on after the show and we talk about Corey trying to take his baby into a movie theater. Then he takes the mic to the piano and plays live on the podcast.

Intro/Outro Music by Corey Swinburne

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 6:29pm PDT

What is love? A wise man named lizzardKing asked me that once on the Destructoid forums. I had no reply to offer. This week Corey and Jagger talk about channeling Pleidian aliens and summoning Jesus like a genie (be careful you don't get baby Jesus.)

Going into debt to repay artists for pirating their work. Black Ops II multiplayer and campaign, Fallout New Vegas Ultimate Edition. Call of Duty Ghosts AI hopes.

Corey is worried about confusing reality with videos games. And as always, the title of this episode references things we argue about in the most literal way possible.

Grand Theft Auto V, Infamous: Second Son, Assassin's Creed IV.

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Haiku Contest: Tweet a haiku at #GoForRainbow about something said in the last few episodes and winner gets a $25 amazon.com gift card. Winner selected on May 21st.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:08pm PDT

Corey discovers aliens working for Obama; also: thinking Onion videos are real, YouTube anonymity, Bioshock Infinite, Elizabeth's breast size, Blood Dragon, Far Cry 3 maybe racist, Skyrim, marital arguments.

Direct download: GFR6.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 6:17pm PDT

Adi Da, Chanting on the mic while playing Battlefield 3, whether a spiritual leader with a harem is legit, Black Ops II Teabagging, Tomb Raider, erasing a save file and starting fresh as a lizard man in Skyrim, Bioshock Inifinite garbage eating, mumbling voice acting in LittleBigPlanet 2 vs. LBP Karting.

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 6:56pm PDT

[WARNING: First four episodes were done "raw" i.e. with no editing. So the aesthetic is different than the current version of the show. Serious GFR fans only.] Violence, Uncharted, Journey, Last of Us, Tomb Raider.

Direct download: GFR4.mp3
Category:videogames -- posted at: 12:13am PDT

[WARNING: first four episodes are not edited and thus have a different aesthetic than show's current format. Serious GFR fans only.] Discussed: Teleporting Cat, Sound Shapes, Lambic Beer, Chemtrails, 9/11 conspiracy, Alex Jones, What in The World Are They Spraying?

Direct download: GFR3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:05pm PDT

[WARNING: First four episodes are done raw/live with no editing, so have a different aesthetic than the current format. Serious GFR fans only.] Discussed: Far Cry 3, Assassin's Creed III, Dishonored, Skyrim DLC, Dust 514, babies, girl avatars.

Direct download: GFR2.mp3
Category:videogames -- posted at: 9:28pm PDT

[WARNING: the first four episodes are not edited so have a different aesthetic from the show as it is now. For serious GFR fans only.] Possession of women and creating a vomit fountain in Dishonored.

Direct download: GFR1_Dishonored_and_Coreys_Police_State_Looting_OCD.mp3
Category:videogames -- posted at: 11:14am PDT