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May 18, 2016

022 - DEFCON Spark Infinity Zed

A couple of server closure announcements spark a flurry of action, before the achievements are lost to the infinite void. Randy talks with Karsten from indie developer Happy Tuesday.

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0:00:00 - Intro

  • Crandy’s Mug: Starbucks Paris
  • G.R.A.W. Update
  • Ray Bradbury’s “A Sound of Thunder” was inspiration for Butterfly Effect
  • Tarragon’s 300k achievement guessing contest: angelsk (Jo) picked it, prize still up for grabs

0:11:00 - News

0:53:24 - Recap

  • Crandy
    • Wordament Snap Attack
      • Wow, such glitch, many bug
    • Guitar Grind Hero Live
    • Geometry Wars
    • Tomb Raider
    • Saints Row 2 DE
  • Tarragon
    • The Park
    • Aquazone
    • Payday 2
    • Elite Dangerous
    • Project Spark Windows 8 and One
    • Games purchased this week: 0 - did buy in game currency for Elite though
  • Fream
    • Project Spark
    • Knight Squad
    • Geometry Wars
    • Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2
    • Disney Infinity 2.0
    • Fable Heroes
    • Left 4 Dead 2

1:19:58 - Listener Feedback

  • Dan Tate - Day One Console is fine … oh wait
  • Montana97 - last full price game that didn’t trigger instant regret
  • NBA Kirkland, McLovinLegend1 on Fream’s bike accident
  • Handydarkness - Sega Mega Drive UC  and Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection will allow play of Sonic 1, 2, 3 and the delisted Golden Axe XBLA titles via Backwards Compability
  • Fream’s Feed: 130+ comments!?
  • Jjaldana - Australia Dark Souls
  • Big Ell, MightyMango - Crandy’s completion percentage
  • The Nyghty - Crandy, antisocial?
  • Big Ell - If everything could be unlocked like Fallout 3 PC, would you?
  • McLovinLegend1 - Assassin’s Creed Trailer
  • Leaderboard Feedback
  • Decoy1982 - Community Let’s Play

2:07:06 - Interview with Karsten from Happy Tuesday

2:52:28 - GamerScore Boot Camp: The Park

2:54:35 - Knobs and Discos

  • The Hight-Parking achievement in Trucking 3D (Win 8) fixed
  • Project Spark sunsetting August 12th 2016, delisted
  • Warning regarding Disney Infinity online and community achievements
  • Disney Infinity Toy Box (Win8) Disney account connectivity dead
  • Three/Fourths Home achievements completely broken now?
    • Thanks Tim Blair and KaibaChaos for the heads up

2:59:53 - Game Delays and Backwards Compatibility

  • Mass Effect Andromeda delayed to 2017
  • BC:
    • Frogger 2
    • Puzzlegeddon
    • Faery: Legends of Avalon
    • Final Fight: Double Impact
    • Deus Ex: Human Revolution

3:03:45 - Zombie News Corner

  • Dead of Winter: The Long Night expansion
  • Dead Island Retro Revenge
  • Undead Labs: State of Decay contest (ends May 15th)

: - Outro

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