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This week it's The Geek and Frodo talkin up a storm about September game releases, top ten lists, going back to Warcraft and Thomas Kinkaide. Also, Frodo gives an update on the Lost candy bars.
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Next week: Tycho from Penny Arcade
After last week's craziness comes this week's calm. This week, The Geek, Frodo and White Mage welcome guest panelist Fronz from Destructoid.com.The Geek is fresh off of a PAX binge and tells us all about it, from the Minibosses to throwing a dart at Tycho's baby's head. Fun times, man. Fun times. Other things were also discussed! Such as...
This week we welcome guest panelist Eliza Gauger from Kotaku.com. She joins The Geek, White Mage and Frodo in discussing internet flash mobs, hard gay, the Penny Arcade Expo, and Bully. A fun time was had by all. And cursing. Lots of cursing was had by all.
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#532: Extreme Gardening
This week The Geek and Frodo welcome special guest Rikki Simons, and proceed to discuss garden trowels, MMORPGs, the strangeness of Second Life, Penny Arcade Expo, Xbox live, Sony blunders and they only make ONE Wii joke. We apologize. Here are some show notes:
Download it here!
In 2004 (or was it 2005?) The Geek and Frodo interviewed Porkfry from Penny Arcade fame. Along with being a full-time badass, Porkfry is a game tester, and gives the rundown on how to get into the game industry, and what sort of horrors await you once you get there. Kids throwing rocks at each other was also a topic of discussion.
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In 2004, The Geek and Frodo watched a brilliant man peddle his comic book Robots R' Cool, Zombies R' Jerks in the special features of Comic Book: The Movie. That man was Devin T. Quin, and he was basically begging to be interviewed by The Weekly Geek. This is that interview. Enjoy.
Download the Interview Here
#32 - E3 Has Forsaken Us
Running Time: 74:11
This week, guest geek Nathan Smart from The Game Rag joins The Geek and Frodo to discuss the end of E3, hobo names, candy scabs and massively multiplayer pedophilia.
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In 2005, The Geek and Frodo interviewed a Jeff Rowland over the phone on KCWU FM in Ellensburg, WA. You may know Jeff Rowland as "The Guy Who Made Snakes On A Plane Ridiculously Famous Before It Was Even Released" but that's pretty long to try to say on a regular basis. It is well known that the reclusive billionaire genius is often drunk, always surly, and incredibly profane. This will serve as a record of that fact. Prepare yourselves. Here is the famous interview with Jeff Rowland from Wigu and Overcompensating. Enjoy.
(download it here. mp3 format. It's worth it, trust me.)
This week's podcast, The Geek, Frodo and Nevery talk about Comic Con, movie news and shameless advertising. Download it here (.mp3 37mb 54:07), or add us to your favorite podcasting program! Here are some notes:
On this week's podcast, The Geek and Frodo kick it old school, talking about The Amazing Screw On Head, third party love for Nintendo, hardcore gamers and as always, Snakes on a Plane. It just keeps getting weirder and weirder. Oh, video games are also discussed. Naturally.
On this week's Weekly Geek Video Game ish Podcast, The Geek, Frodo, White Mage and Nevery talk about Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Man's Chest, a brand new game using the Source engine The Ship and politics, but not too much!
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This week, The Geek, Frodo and White Mage beat back the terrorists on the Internet and finally bring you a video game podcast. Rejoice! We actually talk about things unrelated to video games! YAY!
On this week's Video Game Podcast, we go where no video game podcast has gone before... we talk about video games! WHOA!!!!! Actually, we discuss the ESRB's new rating campaign, pizza made without bread, Michael Jackson THE INVENTOR and Bill Gates leaving Microsoft. Here are some show notes.
In this week's video game podcast, the Geeks discuss Pixar's Cars, Nintendo DS Lite, and video game end music. Lots of Nintendo stuff this time around, so if you HATE FUN, don't tune in!
This week's video game podcast, The Geek, Frodo and White Mage discuss many geeky things, including these things included in the show notes which are geeky things. VIDEO GAMES ROCCCKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK!!!!!!!!!!111
Remember to send your red bowtie to:
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This week the whole gang is here to ROCK YOUR SOCKS OFF and any other apparel you may be wearing on your feet. The Geek, Frodo, White Mage and Nevery discuss free gaming magazines, funny Photoshop contests, Wii Karaoke, X-Men and much much more. Check it out!
I'm Juggernaut, BITCH!
This week Frodo and The Geek get back into the swing of things and discuss New Super Mario Bros and other non-video game related items. That's right, for the first time in MONTHS the geeks talk about Sci-Fi and nerdy things again. Phew! Have some delicious show notes.
E3 happened and left, and Frodo, Nevery , The Geek and White Mage are left to pick up the pieces. Sony copied, Nintendo soared and Microsoft shrugged. Here are some show notes:
Wanna know how The Geek got his first Playstation 2? No? Well too bad! This week your favorite geeks discuss nostalgia and your normal round of gaming news. Here are some notes.
In this exciting installment, The Geek, Frodo and White Mage discuss the Half Life series, and their love of all things Final Fantasy, Disney, and the two mashed together. Then, Frodo answers the mailbag. Here are some notes!
This week The Geek, White Mage, Nevery and Frodo talk about the the announcement of Zelda DS, Tetris DS, Metroid Prime Hunters, Revolution news, DS Lite and THINGS. Oh, so many things. April Fool's Jokes. Bah. Also Frodo bought a PSP and now is not in possession of a soul. Here are some show notes.
- Frodo (firstname.lastname@example.org)
We're back from break and geekier than ever! This week, Frodo, The Geek, White Mage and Nevery discuss new movies good and bad (and intentionally bad), new Microsoft hardware blunders, Sony being idiots again, Rare marketing to children who like bright colors, Super Princess Peach and this week's new game releases. CHECK IT THE HECK OUT.
Classic Weekly Geek this week, with our interview with Wil Wheaton! We will be back with a brand new show next Monday. Remember, we have t-shirts! BUY THEM.
On this week's show, Frodo is sleepy, Nevery is drunk and The Geek is, well, The Geek. They discuss the Spore video meme, Legos, and nowhere is there a Brokeback Mountain reference. Thank [insert deity here]. Show notes forthcoming.
This week, Frodo, The Geek, White Mage and Nevery discuss fast food, give you your regular updates on Richard Dean Anderson and Reggie Fils-Aime, talk about Star Trek Online, terrorism in WoW and more!
Have some delicious show notes.
This week, Frodo, The Geek and Nevery discuss viruses on the Mac, Sony's XBOX Live-like service, Hub, the new DS web browser and they surf IMDB live, on the air for your amusement.
Show notes! They are delicious!
This week, The Geek, Frodo, White Mage and Nevery discuss PSP porn, the original XBOX price hike, a new iPod, weird Disney characters coming back to life and boners. BONERS! Have some delicious show notes:
This week, Frodo, The Geek, White Mage and Nevery discuss iTunes video downloads, PS3 xbox live-type service, and tons of stuff about TV shows especially Stargate. Why are you looking at me like that.
Finland Finland Finland. Oh? Hello. I was pretending to not see you there. This week on The Weekly Geek, Frodo, The Geek and White Mage welcome Nevery to the cast. He, like all of us, will soon feel the cold hand of death as he ages into obscurity. This week we discuss more Pixar and Disney, the Nintendo DS lite, E3 restrictions for this coming year and old Tiger electronic lcd games. And a fun time was had by all. Here are some show notes.
p.s. you can download it at the top of the page.
This week's podcast features ARGHAGYDUBAUYSDGBUSYABDSADAS...
Sorry. I tripped and fell on the keyboard. This week's podcast features The Geek, Frodo and White Mage discussing site and show changes, the Penny Arcade Expo, the forum-based suicide of a gamer, and February's new video game releases. Use the direct mp3 download here or use the buttons on the sidebar over there to subscribe!
Don't forget to preorder your Weekly Geek T-shirt!
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This week Frodo, The Geek and White Mage welcome special guest Bonnie Ruberg, a gaming journalist who has written for The Escapist, Wired and The Onion AV Club. They discuss more Revolution rumors, PS3 rumors, violence in video games and using Linden dollars in Second Life to buy real life sex toys. Hurray!
Download the show here, or add http://www.weeklygeekshow.com/weeklygeek.rss to the podcasting software of your choice.
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This week, Frodo and The Geek discuss the Mega Man X collection, the Consumer Electronics show, Civilization 4, the return of Sci-Fi Friday, and the winner of the Tony Hawk game was announced.
Download the show here or add http://www.weeklygeekshow.com/weeklygeek.rss to your favorite podcasting software.
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Special thanks to 2K Games and Activision! Music by Charles Vestal.
Welcome to the new year, geeky people. Today Frodo, and The Geek bring you the first Weekly Geek of the new year, complete with the same inane chatter you have known to come and love. Hopefully. Download it here or add http://www.weeklygeekshow.com/weeklygeek.rss to your favorite podcasting software. Here are some show notes:
This week, The Geek, Frodo and White Mage discuss drinking your own pee, Child's Play Charity, Animal Crossing events, and the official Weekly Geek Casting Call. Download the show here or add http://www.weeklygeekshow.com/weeklygeek.rss to your favorite podcasting aggregator.
-Inventor of the Segway drinks his own pee.
-big WoW machinima contest.
-Popular Toys throughout the ages.
-What IS WiTendoFi?.
-Metal Gear Solid Live PS3 video.
-Play SimCity Classic online for free.
-Donate to Child's Play this holiday season.
Music this week was the Super Mario World soundtrack remix by XOC. I don't know, google it.
This week, The Geek and Frodo discuss MANY THINGS, including more Revolution rumors, people dying from online gaming, and they reveal their top 5 games of the year. You will probably not be surprised as to what they chose.
Download the show here, or add http://www.weeklygeekshow.com/weeklygeek.rss to your favorite podcatcher, as always!
Here are some show notes:
- Really hilariously angry Halo player.
- IGN reveals Revolution might be at $99? WHO SAID IT FIRST. YEAH WE DID.
- Revolution controller conspiracy?
- 6 Months straight in an internet cafe AND another Korean dies in an internet cafe from exhaustion.
- Sega Dreamcast re-release rumors.
- Nintendo on why they aren't hyping the Revolution.
This week's music was AE - Bubbleman Soap and Water from OCRemix.org.
This week, The Geek, Frodo and White Mage discuss more Xbox 360 stuff, Animal Crossing Wild World, Nintendo DS wifi, new Final Fantasy beverages, online gaming communities and Sony generally being retarded. Also The Geek discusses The Flash and cusses a lot (don't worry, it's bleeped for all you youngins out there).
You can download the show here or add http://www.weeklygeekshow.com/weeklygeek.rss to your podcasting software!
- Frodo's 1up.com member page
- 40,000 Xbox 360s sold on eBay
- Sony using fake graffiti to advertise the PSP
- Top 15 richest fictional people according to forbes
- Super Mario Blue Twilight Download
- Final Fantasy Potion
- Print your own Monopoly moneys!
- Costco ultimate standup arcade unit.
Thanks to Nintendo, Channel Frederator and the letter B.
This week's music was The Power Is On - The Go Team!
This week Frodo and The Geek discuss such matters as the Nintendo Revolution interface, the death of the N-Gage, and the fight against video games by gamer girlfriends. Sounds tragic, doesn't it? WELL IT'S NOT. They also talk about their favorite kinds of cheese (this is a lie). Download it here or add http://www.weeklygeekshow.com/weeklygeek.rss to your podcasting software. Cheers!
- Revolution interface revealed?
- Sony will present PS3 at CES.
- N-Gage dies like the dog it is.
- Girlfriends Against Video Games.
This week's music was from The Relics of the Chozo, an album put out by the guys at Overclocked Remix.
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This week The Geek, Frodo and White Mage discuss the stupidity that is the Spike TV Video Game Awards, the Legend of Zelda movie and what that may be like (probably awesome maybe), Mario Kart DS (again) and something called ZUBBLES. Download the show here or put http://www.weeklygeekshow.com/weeklygeek.rss in your favorite podcasting thinger.
- Spike TV Video Game Awards results
- Mario Kart DS Decal Maker
- Legend of Zelda Movie Confirmed
Make sure to add your own Weekly Geek header to your Mario Kart DS emblem!
This week, Frodo, The Geek and White Mage discuss the Xbox 360 launch silliness, iTunes video podcasts, Mario Kart DS, the ever-eternal Mac vs. PC debate, and other various things! Download it here or just add http://www.weeklygeekshow.com/weeklygeek.rss to your favorite podcast software!
-XBox 360 backwards compatability list
-ipod cleaning with brasso
-Nintendo Wifi info page
-Nintendo Revolution News
-Douglas Adams rant about Windows 95
Also, if you are interested, Frodo's friend code for Mario Kart DS is:
Special thanks to Nintendo and OCRemix.org!
This week, The Geek and Frodo discuss game journalists being vultures, Donkey Kong King of Swing, awesome Super Mario World remixes and pie. Okay there really isn't any pie.
Download it here or add http://www.weeklygeekshow.com/weeklygeek.rss to your favorite podcasting software!
Here are some show notes:
- Excellent Super Mario World remix. You must download this. Do it. Now.
- Sony's new software allows WoW hacks?
- Microsoft plans Xbox 360 shortage.
Special thanks to our friends at Nintendo and Charles Vestal for the music.
In today's podcast, Frodo and The Geek discuss Shadow of the Colossus, Video Games Live, Frodo's trip to Canada to meet the developers of Super Mario Strikers, and various other game related things! Oh yeah, they talk about World of Warcraft, too. But who doesn't, honestly?
Special thanks to Nintendo!
Download the show here, or add http://www.weeklygeekshow.com/weeklygeek.rss to your favorite podcasting software. (Now in new small file size! Perfect for fitting in your pocket!)
This past week, I was lucky enough to be flown up to Vancouver BC by our friends at Nintendo to meet the guys at Next Level Games, creators of Super Mario Strikers for the Nintendo Gamecube.
Now, I am from the Seattle area anyway, so it wasn't too tough for them to fly me out to Canada, but it is still amazing to be able to fly to one country in the morning and be back from said country in the evening. Whirlwind trip, woo! I felt like a little kid who just won a contest in Nintendo Power by sending in the best crayon drawing of Mario eating a mushroom or something. Next Level Games has some pretty nice studios, all in a loft in old town Vancouver. The studios are set up in a very open format, with the producers, programmers, artists, and even testers sharing a big open area. This actually makes a lot of sense, considering it would therefore be easy for an artist to yell over their shoulder if something needs to be tweaked, or for a producer to throw heavy objects at a tester who isn't doing his job properly. Well, maybe in that situation it wouldn't be so good for the tester. After a fancy tour and breakfast, we sat down in Next Level's awesome break room with their GIGANTIC HDTV and got to play the game.
Note to self: avoid playing games against developers of said games. They will most likely school you. Hard.
The game itself is very good, certainly more polished than the version we got to play at E3. The gameplay is also very different from other Mario Sports titles. Nintendo specifically came to Next Level to create a unique experience, and they got a team that seems very passionate about playing games and making them. In Super Mario Strikers, you see Toad with a scowl, angry-face Mario and sassy ass-slapping Peach. Yes, that's right. Peach slaps her own ass. There is an electrified fence all the way around the soccer field, which you can body check other players into, giving them a jolt and causing them to scream horribly. The developers mentioned that they surprised the voice actors they had to work with, because they had never had to make Peach scream horribly, or Toad grunt as if he were exerting himself kicking a ball. And it's true, the visceral sound effects make for a more emotional experience, which is something they really pressed at the meeting. They wanted you to know that they really focused on making Super Mario Strikers more mature, more emotional, more passionate than other Mario sports titles. That may sound silly at first, but when you actually play the game, you notice that attention to detail.
The thing that really sold me on the game, however, was knowing that these guys have been playing this game non-stop for over a year, and they are still playing it every single day, cheering and trash talking like they just picked it up. A game with that kind of replayability, especially when you are looking at people who's job it is to play the game, is worth checking out. I had the opportunity to interview Game Designer Mike Inglehart and Producer Ken Yeeloy, which you can download here. They were very eager to discuss their game, and I think I asked them some fairly unique questions. Download it and enjoy it!
Overall, my impressions of Super Mario Strikers are positive. I think that Nintendo was wise to bring in new blood for a new Mario Sports title, and as long as they market the game correctly and try to seperate it from the other Mario Sports titles, I think that it could be a big hit. There are tons of modes to play through, and Next Level even got to design their own original playable character for the game. Now that is trust.
In this week's show, The Geek, Frodo and White Mage discuss the GBA Micro, more Jack Thompson craziness, the iPod Video, Shadow of the Colossus and the new World of Warcraft Expansion. I apologize for the delay in recording, we are still trying to get the hang of using Skype for our podcast. Hopefully it is not too horrible on your ears. It really shouldn't be! It should literally sound amazing to you. Your ears may actually thank you later.
Download it here.
- World of Warcraft expansion news
Music by Charles Vestal
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Confused about podcasting? Well, you don't actually NEED an iPod to listen to the show, just download it from our links and listen to it in your favorite media player. If you happen to want to listen to it on your iPod, just subscribe to our RSS feed in your favorite podcasting program (we recommend iTunes). Here are the show notes for this Monday's show!
-Penny Arcade Vs. Jack Thompson.
-The push toward photorealism in games.
-Stuff we hate about E3.
HEY IT'S A RADIO SHOW CHECK IT OUT. This is the torrent, .mp3 direct download to come later.
Hey everybody! The show for Friday, September 23rd is online! Download the torrent here and the normal mp3 will be on its way shortly. In this show, The Geek and Frodo discuss many things, including We Love Katamari (because we certainly do), Penny Arcade in Nintendo Power, and Frodo says "Fuck" for the first time in Weekly Geek history. DON'T MISS IT.
Big news for the Podcast for September 16th, 2005. The Geek, Frodo and White Mage discuss the news regarding Nintendo's big TGS announcement, revealing the Revolution controller for the first time. They also discuss the release of Final Fantasy Advent Children and Blizzcon 2005. Download the torrent here, and the .mp3 direct download will be available later today. Remember to leave the torrent open to seed! Thanks!
The first podcast-only version of The Weekly Geek is live! Check out The Geek, Frodo and White Mage talking it up like they have never done before. Well, they have done it before, but maybe you have never heard them talking it up. What is "talking it up" anyway? You can download the show here by either subscribing to the RSS feed and using it in the podcasting program of your choice (we recommend iTunes) and either listening to it in your favorite media player, or on your MP3 player. You will most likely need BitTorrent. Never before has The Weekly Geek been so easy to listen to. Here are some show notes for you:
Edit: You can now download a non-bitorrent version of the show here. But I recommend the Torrent!
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