Frustrating Game Mechanics

July 7, 2017
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In this episode, Paul, Glen and Jimmy yell into the void about game mechanics that make them mad. They try to keep level heads but sometimes hotter heads prevail. Jimmy is reeling from completing Final Fantasy II and wounds from Jak 2 are re-opened for Glen. Get steamed!

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Adventure Time

June 23, 2017
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In this episode, Glen and Jimmy talk about a show they hold near and dear to their hearts: Adventure Time! Paul couldn't make it this week so the boys are able to really geek out about one of their all-time favorite shows. If you've never watched Adventure Time then these two would believe that you are severely missing out on a very special show. This show is crazy, yo. WHAT TIME IS IT?

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E3pisode (E3 2017)

June 15, 2017
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In this episode, Paul, Jimmy, and Glen discuss the biggest video gaming expo that happens every year: The Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3. They all agree that per usual there are some better presenters than others but overall what they've seen at E3 this year excites them for the rest of the year. They focus on Nintendo as a fan-favorite and because they're really excited for Breath of the Wild DLC. Paul and Jimmy distrust marketing tactics that try to exploit the audiences but also can't come up with better ways to convey gameplay to the masses. They take the ideas behind Sea of Thieves and try to make a better game (Cool Games Inc. style). It's expo time for the most current topic the boys have ever discussed! Stop releasing Skyrim!!

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The Future of the Pod

June 7, 2017
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In this episode, Paul, Jimmy, and Glen give you a peek behind the curtain and let you listeners all know what's going on with the podcast. Glen is moving to a different state so he won't be right beside Paul and Jimmy anymore. Did you want to here us talk about podcasting for an hour? No? Well too bad! The boys wax nostalgic about early iterations of the podcast as well as the trials and tribulations of starting a podcast while in school. They revisit a few older concepts and come up with a few more future episode ideas in the mean time. Ultimately, they jammer on about what this podcast means to them and what we hope you, the listener, are getting out of it (if anything). We always appreciate feedback and love to hear from anyone and everyone. This episode also features our new Intro and Outro music from our good friend, John Kim. Check him out on soundcloud; linked below. This is truly the most META podcast we've ever done.

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Life, the Universe and Everything - Puzzle Platformers with Karl - Part 2

June 2, 2017
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In this episode, Paul, Jimmy, and Glen are joined by Karl again to finish talking about just about everything that comes to their minds while playing philosophical puzzle platformers: The Witness & Talos Principle. If you enjoy deep, philosophical conversation then we encourage you to stick around for this episode where the boys delve deep into the meaning of life in this current era. Glen questions everything, Paul questions everything, Karl smiles in the corner, and Jimmy has a dumb look on his face (per usual). Learn to think; this episode of Meta'd Podcast.

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Puzzles, Platformers and More Part 1 - With Special Guest Karl

May 26, 2017
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In this episode, Paul, Jimmy, and Glen along with special guest Karl talk about teaming up to go to a real "Escape Room" and how that experience was similar and dissimilar to playing 3D puzzle platformers such as Portal. The boys get a bit philosophical today while talking a bit about what makes a puzzle a puzzle and how solving something in real life has different rewards than solving a puzzle in a video game. This episode can count as a sort of "primer" for next week where we'll be talking specifically about a few of our favorite 3D puzzle platformers: Talos Principle and The Witness. Both the Talos Principle and The Witness make us very excited for the genre of 3D puzzle platformers and we'll ride that proverbial airplane until it crashes and burns. Find the solutions on this episode of Meta'd Podcast. If you want to help the show out leave us a review wherever you listen to us!

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The Halo Series

May 18, 2017
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In this episode, Paul, Jimmy, and Glen talk about all things Halo. They focus mainly on the games that were made by Bungie but also quickly touch on Halo 4 and 5 made by 343 Studios. Overall, the gang is way more familiar with the original trilogy and have cherished memories about the 3 Halos. Halo Reach and ODST are also very good games that get a little discussion. They make dirty jokes at the expense of Nathan Fillion's good name and also try their hardest to get those dank cereal sponsorships. It's time to finish this fight for the last time maybe.

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Path of Exile - With Special Guest Tom

May 11, 2017
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In this episode, Paul and Jimmy, along with special guest Tom, talk about a game they all hold near and dear to their hearts: Path of Exile. No Glen this week for forseen reasons but he will return next week! This episode has a wide range of knowledge about the game from Tom who has clocked in thousands of hours to Jimmy who has played a bit but sucks and gets frustrated too easily. Paul loves to mess around with non-ideal builds and Tom plays for keeps. The boys find a double entendre in the developers "Grinding Gear Games" that blew their freaking minds. They talk a lot about how amazingly "cool" and fun the game is and how accessible it is to anyone. If you haven't played Path of Exile and like video games that take you on amazing journeys then you are missing out on a very unique (and very well developed) gaming experience. 

Go play Path of Exile: https://www.pathofexile.com/game 

Or on Steam: http://store.steampowered.com/app/238960/Path_of_Exile/ 

Breath of the Wild - Revisited

May 5, 2017
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In this episode, Paul, Jimmy, Glen and Daniel are back to talk about The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild.. again! Join the dudes as they delve deep into the story of the newest Zelda game and talk at length about what they liked and didn't like about it; a month later. There are LOTS of spoilers in this episode so if you haven't played Breath of the Wild and don't want MAJOR PLOT POINTS spoiled for you, you should probably steer clear of this episode (Sorry!). Paul and Jimmy defend what Daniel and Glen call a "lack of story." Glen finally played and beat the game and has a lot to say about it!

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Pokémon?

April 27, 2017
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In this episode, Paul, Jimmy, and Glen discuss the worldwide phenomenon of Pokémon. Well... to say they "discuss" anything may be giving them too much credit this episode. Strap in for a wild ride of emotions and nostalgia in this episode about all things Pokémon. They talk about the video games, the show, the trading card game and much more. Glen loses his brother to the void. Jimmy makes more awful star trek references. Paul tries to have meaningful discussion but is rebuffed. Gotta catch 'em all!

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