GRcade Podcast - #21 - Objectively Outrageous, This Should Be At Least #12

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Should we use our forum names or our real names on the Podcast?

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PostRe: GRcade Podcast - Some chat about the Switch now up
by Karl » Fri Feb 17, 2017 10:33 am

Updated my link too.

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PostRe: GRcade Podcast - Some chat about the Switch now up
by Ad7 » Mon Feb 20, 2017 9:38 am

2 mins 30 in and already potentially spoiling zelda :dread:

Got to turn it off I'm afraid.

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PostRe: GRcade Podcast - Some chat about the Switch now up
by Karl » Mon Feb 20, 2017 10:47 am

That chat is just StayDead musing on what he thinks the story might be based solely on what was revealed in the trailer, and wider knowledge of the Zelda timeline, and I think it's fairly clearly flagposted as that. I assure you this was recorded well before any story-related footage or info was available beyond the trailer itself.

It probably sounds worse now than it does when we were recording it because that info is now 'out there', so you'd be suspicious about fan theories and whether the fan theorist has heard something from a leak -- but it's clearly not info we had. We were just excited about the hints of story in the trailer and, as Zelda fans, wanted to discuss what some of those hints might mean to us.

Obviously don't listen if you don't want to but I think describing it as 'spoilers' is really stretching the term. I'm a bigger Zelda fan than you fact and I will fight you to prove it (etc), but even I think you have to be quite oversensitive to not want to hear this kind of fan discussion. Mostly because fan theories are almost always wrong -- at the end of the day if StayDead's 30 second off-the-cuff of 'do you think the story is going to head in this direction' was what they actually went with, they'd be paying StayDead to write the games rather than their expensive team of writers. I would be pretty disappointed if the story of this game was something that could be predicted by some guy on the GRcade Podcast.

Of course, if your media blackout extended to even the trailer, don't listen to the podcast. Again, I think that level of media blackout is a bit paranoid, but it's your call.

(I'm not responding because I'm trying to convince you to listen, I don't mind if any particular person chooses to listen or not, I'm just responding so other readers don't get the wrong idea.)

P.S. As Pedz immediately pointed out, StayDead's theory didn't even have a self-consistent internal logic. ;)

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PostRe: GRcade Podcast - Some chat about the Switch now up
by Ad7 » Mon Feb 20, 2017 10:55 am

It's more that he's a gaffer and their theories are based on a give mind which usually turn out to be spot on. Does the chat about that stop early on so I can skip it?

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PostRe: GRcade Podcast - Some chat about the Switch now up
by Karl » Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:07 am

I can't 110% promise there are no call-backs later, but I think we stop talking about story elements at around 6.55ish, so you'd be okay to jump on there. The section transition is at 14.00ish, and after that we're talking about Mario Odyssey.

There is trailer chat and speculation about Mario Odyssey too, but to a lesser extent than the 5 minutes or so we spent dissecting Zelda (obviously Mario games aren't very plot-heavy!). :)

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PostRe: GRcade Podcast - Some chat about the Switch now up
by Ad7 » Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:09 am

Cheers Karl. I'm just overly sensitive to stuff like that so I avoid it all where possible. OH MY GOD LINK IS IN THIS GAME RUINED

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PostRe: GRcade Podcast - Some chat about the Switch now up
by Karl » Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:17 am

It's fair. I'm usually quite chill about spoilers, but if I felt Zelda got spoiled by anything I read/heard on here I'd be pretty annoyed, so I do see where you're coming from. :)

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PostRe: GRcade Podcast - Some chat about the Switch now up
by mic » Mon Feb 20, 2017 1:45 pm

My first listen, so well done and good job and all that. Very interesting discussion since I've already purchased a switch - gave me a few pauses for consideration, particularly with regard to the depth of armz. Actually, something just occurred which I'll post in the switch thread...

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PostRe: GRcade Podcast - Some chat about the Switch now up
by Ad7 » Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:25 am

Right there's no way this isnt just staydead talking twice as two different people. Is this some elaborate troll here that i'm not in on? :lol:

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PostRe: GRcade Podcast - Some chat about the Switch now up
by Cheeky Devlin » Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:44 am

The state of Ad7 hearing. :dread:

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PostRe: GRcade Podcast - Some chat about the Switch now up
by Cuttooth » Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:53 am

Is this meant to be StayDead and Super Dragon sounding similar again? :lol:

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PostRe: GRcade Podcast - Some chat about the Switch now up
by Ad7 » Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:55 am

It's the same bloody person talking and you know it :lol:

One of the voices is just him holding his nose while he talks.

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PostRe: GRcade Podcast - Some chat about the Switch now up
by Qikz » Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:59 am

Ad7 wrote:It's the same bloody person talking and you know it :lol:

One of the voices is just him holding his nose while he talks.


Which one is that? I've got about 3 I put on.

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PostRe: GRcade Podcast - Some chat about the Switch now up
by Ad7 » Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:02 pm

:lol:

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PostRe: GRcade Podcast - Some chat about the Switch now up
by Super Dragon 64 » Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:17 pm

Clearly Ad is asking for a Switch launch special podcast by me and Qikz.

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PostRe: GRcade Podcast - Some chat about the Switch now up
by Karl » Tue Feb 21, 2017 1:35 pm

Super Dragon 64 wrote:Clearly Ad is asking for a Switch launch special podcast by me and Qikz.


I mean, this will probably happen, right? :P

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PostRe: GRcade Podcast - Some chat about the Switch now up
by Super Dragon 64 » Tue Feb 21, 2017 1:49 pm

Of course :toot:

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PostRe: GRcade Podcast - Some chat about the Switch now up
by Jazzem » Tue Feb 21, 2017 1:49 pm

Listened to the Switch one last night, great stuff guys! Found the discussion on the rate information is unveiled on new hardware+software particularly interesting.

And err yeah I'm not seeing the exact similarity in Dragon and Qikz' voices :P

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PostRe: GRcade Podcast - Some chat about the Switch now up
by Ad7 » Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:03 pm

Karl wrote:
Super Dragon 64 wrote:Clearly Ad is asking for a Switch launch special podcast by me and Qikz.


I mean, this will probably happen, right? :P


If it does you need a university challenge style buzzer system ever time one of you speaks.

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PostRe: GRcade Podcast - Some chat about the Switch now up
by Cuttooth » Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:56 pm

You are having us on, right? They sound nothing alike! :lol:


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