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TDPodcast.com – 077 We’re Doin’ It Live

An Epic Around the Pool Table as the crew digs into the first round of holiday releases. We also had a discussion about the future of first person shooters that was aided from the community as we brodcasted live.

Around the Pool Table:
Matt:
– Playing Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
– Playing Demon Souls
– Played Critter Crunch
– Watched Mad Men
– …And you will Know us by the Trail of Dead = best concert ever

Jonathan:
– Finished Dead Space: Extraction
– Finished Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2
– Finished Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
– Finished Brutal Legend
– Finished Critter Crunch (PSN)
– 100 Percent-ed .deTuned (PSN)
– Watched Away We Go
– Watched The Informant!
– Purchased PSP Go
– Pruchased Gran Turismo, Prinny: Can I Really Be the Hero, and MotorStorm: Arctic Edge.

Wayne:
– Playing Rock Band
– Watched Law Abiding Citizen

Bryan:
– Played Critter Crunch
– Played Wii Sports Resort
– Watched more TV, Modern Family, Flash Forward
– Grew up as a gamer (traded in ODST)

Mr Matt’s Album of the Week:
– …And you will Know us by the Trail of Dead – The Century of Self

Main Topic: The Future of FPSes:
– FPS MMOs? (e.g. MAG)
– Casual FPSs (browser based)
– All Co-op, all the time? (e.g. Left 4 Dead)
– FP Minus the S (e.g. Mirror’s Edge)
– Story Driven (e.g. Bioshock)
– What if Nintendo made a FPS. Seriously (they have made a fighting and a racing game…).
– How much will the player community dictate the future (e.g. Left 4 Dead 2 and Modern Warfare 2 petitions)

The Community:
– Playdate: Left 4 Dead every Wednesday in October 7 PST
– Itunes reviews from BDazzler and KEvin 479
– Phone Call from Jon
– Email from Chris Englert: EA Sports isn’t always the best!
– Live Chat from xRustySpoon: RTS on the horizon?

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