60 pippa.io <![CDATA[Tap In, Geek Out]]> http://tapingeekout.com en © 2018 Doug Lund & Eric G. Hollis, All Rights Reserved 819774 Doug Lund & Eric G. Hollis yes Doug Lund media@tapingeekout.com episodic https://assets.pippa.io/shows/5a5146d36955955938f1ba83/show-cover.png http://tapingeekout.com <![CDATA[Tap In, Geek Out]]> https://feed.pippa.io/public/shows/5a5146d36955955938f1ba83 <![CDATA[Episode 24 - Fieldhouse Brewing Company]]> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 07:13:48 GMT 35:47 5a72be2ddfd1784f645ddb22 yes full 24 January's Microbrew of the Month is one that our hosts have admired since its inception. Owner, brewer, and local hero Travis Fields joins Tap In, Geek out to talk about the origins of his brewery, the evolution of his brand, and what the future holds for local brewing. The passion you'll hear in the description of his craft is the same that you'll taste on every tap at the Fieldhouse Brewing Company. If you're in Colorado Springs, visit the downtown taproom or pick up some cans at your favorite liquor store.  

 

Fieldhouse is online at http://www.fieldhousebrew.com, and on Facebook @FieldhouseBrewingCompany

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January's Microbrew of the Month is one that our hosts have admired since its inception. Owner, brewer, and local hero Travis Fields joins Tap In, Geek out to talk about the origins of his brewery, the evolution of his brand, and what the future holds for local brewing. The passion you'll hear in the description of his craft is the same that you'll taste on every tap at the Fieldhouse Brewing Company. If you're in Colorado Springs, visit the downtown taproom or pick up some cans at your favorite liquor store.  

 

Fieldhouse is online at http://www.fieldhousebrew.com, and on Facebook @FieldhouseBrewingCompany

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<![CDATA[Episode 23 - Halfpenny Brewing Company]]> Fri, 29 Dec 2017 09:19:00 GMT 47:11 yes Tap In, Geek Out kick off our monthly microbrew spotlight campaign in a taproom Doug & Eric know all too well; the Halfpenny Brewing Company.  Founders Chris Reigrut and Chris Garner fill our steins to the brim with their nearly five decades of collective experience and adventures in craft brewing.  This episode is 100 IBUs of sudsy fun that will pique your pallet and quench your thirst for zymurgystic enlightenment.

 

Stop by the taproom in Centennial to sample a tap staple, or the latest half-barrel creation:  The Halfpenny crew are always eager to help you find your new favorite beer.  You'll find the event and release schedules at halfpennybrewing.com, and on Facebook @HalfpennyBrewing.

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Tap In, Geek Out kick off our monthly microbrew spotlight campaign in a taproom Doug & Eric know all too well; the Halfpenny Brewing Company.  Founders Chris Reigrut and Chris Garner fill our steins to the brim with their nearly five decades of collective experience and adventures in craft brewing.  This episode is 100 IBUs of sudsy fun that will pique your pallet and quench your thirst for zymurgystic enlightenment.

 

Stop by the taproom in Centennial to sample a tap staple, or the latest half-barrel creation:  The Halfpenny crew are always eager to help you find your new favorite beer.  You'll find the event and release schedules at halfpennybrewing.com, and on Facebook @HalfpennyBrewing.

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<![CDATA[Episode 22 - Last Jedi & Victory at Sea]]> Sun, 17 Dec 2017 02:27:25 GMT 1:13:16 yes This week on Wicked Ahch-Tuna:   Master angler Skywalker breaks convention (and the Internet) with his patented pole-vaulting spear fishing technique.  Mary Poppins makes her first appearance in the Disney Meta Cinematic Universe. Doug, Eric and Nikki roll the golden dice with opinions on The Last Jedi that'll curl your lazersword.

Beer ratings now on Untappd!  https://untappd.com/user/TapInGeekOut Ballast Point Brewing Company's Peanut Butter Victory at Sea: 10% ABV, 68 IBU Nikki 3.8/5, Eric 3/5, Doug 4/5

Thanks to Michael T. Scott for the flawless intro, and Happy Birthday to Ryan Kirley!

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This week on Wicked Ahch-Tuna:   Master angler Skywalker breaks convention (and the Internet) with his patented pole-vaulting spear fishing technique.  Mary Poppins makes her first appearance in the Disney Meta Cinematic Universe. Doug, Eric and Nikki roll the golden dice with opinions on The Last Jedi that'll curl your lazersword.

Beer ratings now on Untappd!  https://untappd.com/user/TapInGeekOut Ballast Point Brewing Company's Peanut Butter Victory at Sea: 10% ABV, 68 IBU Nikki 3.8/5, Eric 3/5, Doug 4/5

Thanks to Michael T. Scott for the flawless intro, and Happy Birthday to Ryan Kirley!

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<![CDATA[Episode 21 - Future Man & Lagunitas]]> Tue, 28 Nov 2017 19:24:03 GMT 56:54 yes Doug and Eric can't stop running their rat-holes about their favorite new show, the Seth Rogen and Josh Hutcherson project Future Man now available on Hulu. If dick jokes and non-stop sci-fi callbacks aren't your thing, we pity you, fool, but feel free to skip to 25:30 for What Eric's Playing: Super Mario Odyssey, Star Wars Battlefront 2, Plague Road, and Battle Chasers.

This episode is dedicated to the memory of the late, lovely Glenne Headly.

Support our favorite charity, Cap for Kids http://www.capforkids.org

Beer ratings now on Untappd! https://untappd.com/user/TapInGeekOut Lagunitas Brewing Company's A Little Sumpin' Sumpin Ale: 7.5% ABV, 65 IBU - Eric 4.25/5 Lagunitas Brewing Company's Sakitumi: 9% ABV, 42 IBU - Doug 3.5/5

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Doug and Eric can't stop running their rat-holes about their favorite new show, the Seth Rogen and Josh Hutcherson project Future Man now available on Hulu. If dick jokes and non-stop sci-fi callbacks aren't your thing, we pity you, fool, but feel free to skip to 25:30 for What Eric's Playing: Super Mario Odyssey, Star Wars Battlefront 2, Plague Road, and Battle Chasers.

This episode is dedicated to the memory of the late, lovely Glenne Headly.

Support our favorite charity, Cap for Kids http://www.capforkids.org

Beer ratings now on Untappd! https://untappd.com/user/TapInGeekOut Lagunitas Brewing Company's A Little Sumpin' Sumpin Ale: 7.5% ABV, 65 IBU - Eric 4.25/5 Lagunitas Brewing Company's Sakitumi: 9% ABV, 42 IBU - Doug 3.5/5

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<![CDATA[Episode 20 - Justice League and SLEIGH'R]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 23:40:56 GMT 1:01:34 yes Doug and Eric are finally back on the mic to drink beer and talk Justice League.  It's not the review that we expected to give, but the one that you deserve.  We also stumble into video games late in the show, and get balls deep in But Whole.

 

On Tap:  Ninkasi Brewing Company's Sleigh'R Winter Ale - 7.2% ABV, 60 IBU  Eric 3.9/5  Doug 3.6/5

Future beer ratings will appear on our new Untappd page at https://untappd.com/user/TapInGeekOut

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Doug and Eric are finally back on the mic to drink beer and talk Justice League.  It's not the review that we expected to give, but the one that you deserve.  We also stumble into video games late in the show, and get balls deep in But Whole.

 

On Tap:  Ninkasi Brewing Company's Sleigh'R Winter Ale - 7.2% ABV, 60 IBU  Eric 3.9/5  Doug 3.6/5

Future beer ratings will appear on our new Untappd page at https://untappd.com/user/TapInGeekOut

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<![CDATA[Episode 19 - Hell Hath No Kitchen Like a Weaver Sigourned]]> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:49:59 GMT 53:11 yes Project: CHALLENGED delivers a vivisection of Marvel's "The Defenders" grisly enough to make Elektra herself proud. Eric finished reading Ready Player One just in time to avoid spoilers from the upcoming movie's promotion. We whip out our e-peens for an embarrassing pissing match in gamer prowess in the setup for an epic showdown that will determine the fate of humanity. Humanity, or pointless bragging rights. One of those. Or maybe both? Just to be safe, don't bet your humanity on it?

Support Cap for Kids! Amazon Smile link: https://smile.amazon.com/ref=smi_ext_ch_81-1435291_dl

PC+ Regarding Eric's point about the patience required for a perfect Pac-Man game, check out the link below for a crash course on the history and a great bio on one of the brave souls who has endured the hike to glory. You can even watch Stoodley's live perfect game in its entirety. There is, in fact, a place you can "park" Pac-Man that the ghosts won't find you, look to the 1:48:45 of the first of five videos. https://arcadeblogger.com/2015/08/23/pac-man-achieving-the-perfect-game/

PC+ Love him or hate him (there is no in between), Billy Mitchell's record achievements in multiple classic arcade games make him one of the most compelling gamers ever to have stepped up to the stick. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Mitchell_(video_game_player)

The Challenged Are Chugging: 4 Noses Brewing Company's Tart Mango Wheat - 4.7% ABV, 19 IBU: Eric 4/5 Odyssey Beerwerks Ghost Drifter Pale Ale - 5.8% ABV, 36 IBU: Doug 3.6/5 Odd 13 Brewing's Codename: Superfan American IP - 6.5% ABV, 80 IBU: Doug: 4.8/5 (Thanks, Tyler!)

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Project: CHALLENGED delivers a vivisection of Marvel's "The Defenders" grisly enough to make Elektra herself proud. Eric finished reading Ready Player One just in time to avoid spoilers from the upcoming movie's promotion. We whip out our e-peens for an embarrassing pissing match in gamer prowess in the setup for an epic showdown that will determine the fate of humanity. Humanity, or pointless bragging rights. One of those. Or maybe both? Just to be safe, don't bet your humanity on it?

Support Cap for Kids! Amazon Smile link: https://smile.amazon.com/ref=smi_ext_ch_81-1435291_dl

PC+ Regarding Eric's point about the patience required for a perfect Pac-Man game, check out the link below for a crash course on the history and a great bio on one of the brave souls who has endured the hike to glory. You can even watch Stoodley's live perfect game in its entirety. There is, in fact, a place you can "park" Pac-Man that the ghosts won't find you, look to the 1:48:45 of the first of five videos. https://arcadeblogger.com/2015/08/23/pac-man-achieving-the-perfect-game/

PC+ Love him or hate him (there is no in between), Billy Mitchell's record achievements in multiple classic arcade games make him one of the most compelling gamers ever to have stepped up to the stick. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Mitchell_(video_game_player)

The Challenged Are Chugging: 4 Noses Brewing Company's Tart Mango Wheat - 4.7% ABV, 19 IBU: Eric 4/5 Odyssey Beerwerks Ghost Drifter Pale Ale - 5.8% ABV, 36 IBU: Doug 3.6/5 Odd 13 Brewing's Codename: Superfan American IP - 6.5% ABV, 80 IBU: Doug: 4.8/5 (Thanks, Tyler!)

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<![CDATA[Episode 18 - Give Me Some Shirt]]> Tue, 29 Aug 2017 05:25:31 GMT 46:36 yes Doug and Eric return from summer hiatus with a bang as we welcome the talented Ryan Kirley to Project: CHALLENGED. The genius behind the P:C theme, Ryan peppers insight into the creative process with Tales From The College Years with Eric that you won't want to miss. Be sure and soak in the Sun of Aquarius at the official SoundCloud page, https://soundcloud.com/user-73667850, it's sure to hit you in the head harder than an SNES controller.

The Challenged Are Chugging: St. James Brewery's Guinness Stout - 4.3% ABV, 45 IBU: Ryan 4/5 Dry Dock Brewing's Apricot Blonde - 5.1% ABV, 17 IBU: Eric 4.2/5 Ballast Point Brewing Company's Orange Vanilla Fathom - 7.0% ABV, 70 IBU: Doug 4.5/5

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Doug and Eric return from summer hiatus with a bang as we welcome the talented Ryan Kirley to Project: CHALLENGED. The genius behind the P:C theme, Ryan peppers insight into the creative process with Tales From The College Years with Eric that you won't want to miss. Be sure and soak in the Sun of Aquarius at the official SoundCloud page, https://soundcloud.com/user-73667850, it's sure to hit you in the head harder than an SNES controller.

The Challenged Are Chugging: St. James Brewery's Guinness Stout - 4.3% ABV, 45 IBU: Ryan 4/5 Dry Dock Brewing's Apricot Blonde - 5.1% ABV, 17 IBU: Eric 4.2/5 Ballast Point Brewing Company's Orange Vanilla Fathom - 7.0% ABV, 70 IBU: Doug 4.5/5

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<![CDATA[Episode 17 - The Stepped-On Annual]]> Sun, 30 Jul 2017 04:59:36 GMT 1:23:47 yes Carl returns to Project: CHALLENGED as the ink to Doug's pencil in our bigger, longer, and thick-cut annual. Listen to two grown men go full frontal fanboy over all of the creamy goodness oozing from this year's premier geek event; San Diego Comic Con. Make sure to catch Eric's coverage of SDCC on Bitfaced Episode 106.

The Challenged Are Chugging: Pike's Peak Brewing Company's Elephant Rock IPA - 7.7% ABV, 75 IBU: Doug 3.1/5 CEL Smug Aspen Basil Kentucky Mule - probably 80% ABV knowing this lush: Carl 4.8/5

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Carl returns to Project: CHALLENGED as the ink to Doug's pencil in our bigger, longer, and thick-cut annual. Listen to two grown men go full frontal fanboy over all of the creamy goodness oozing from this year's premier geek event; San Diego Comic Con. Make sure to catch Eric's coverage of SDCC on Bitfaced Episode 106.

The Challenged Are Chugging: Pike's Peak Brewing Company's Elephant Rock IPA - 7.7% ABV, 75 IBU: Doug 3.1/5 CEL Smug Aspen Basil Kentucky Mule - probably 80% ABV knowing this lush: Carl 4.8/5

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<![CDATA[Episode 16 - Svelte Assassin's Sage Advice]]> Fri, 30 Jun 2017 01:22:41 GMT 44:15 yes Project: CHALLENGED's good fortune with friendly visits continues as our buddy Rob flies all the way from California just to lend some respectability to our humble show. Our decimals got a little Dewey as Rob regaled us with tawdry tales of life behind the stacks: An office job not unlike most, except when your patrons are scrogging in the reference section. Reminiscing on pro wrestling starts out all Dude Love, but ends with the Iron Sheik selling autographs at a Chuck E. Cheese. Oh, and there's some Twin Peaks… But nobody really understands that show, do they?

The Challenged Are Chugging: Great Divide Brewery's Denver Pale Ale - 5.0% ABV, IBU unknown: Eric 3.6/5 Green Flash Brewing Co's Soul Style IPA - 6.5% ABV, 75 IBU: Doug 4.6/5 Coors Non-Alcoholic -]]> Project: CHALLENGED's good fortune with friendly visits continues as our buddy Rob flies all the way from California just to lend some respectability to our humble show. Our decimals got a little Dewey as Rob regaled us with tawdry tales of life behind the stacks: An office job not unlike most, except when your patrons are scrogging in the reference section. Reminiscing on pro wrestling starts out all Dude Love, but ends with the Iron Sheik selling autographs at a Chuck E. Cheese. Oh, and there's some Twin Peaks… But nobody really understands that show, do they?

The Challenged Are Chugging: Great Divide Brewery's Denver Pale Ale - 5.0% ABV, IBU unknown: Eric 3.6/5 Green Flash Brewing Co's Soul Style IPA - 6.5% ABV, 75 IBU: Doug 4.6/5 Coors Non-Alcoholic -]]> <![CDATA[Episode 15 - Y Kant Jeremy Reed]]> Tue, 20 Jun 2017 07:31:19 GMT 1:05:48 yes There's nothing better than being surrounded by old friends while mourning the loss of another: Doug, Eric, and comic-buff Carl pay their respects to the legendary Adam West. Carl explains the deft skill necessary to play a video game, train for a triathlon, and waterboard an albino simultaneously. DC demonstrates its reboot prowess with The Flintstones, while Universal follows the tired track to trainwreck with The Mummy. Eric spins a chilling campfire tale of broken servers and manual matchmaking courtesy of Illfonic's popular new Friday the 13th title, and Doug is a spoiled bitch when it comes to software. Powder.

Ryan Kirley, composer of the P:C theme "American Punk", can now be found under his new brand "Sun of Aquarius" at https://www.facebook.com/rdkirley and https://soundcloud.com/user-73667850

The Challenged Are Chugging: Anchor Brewing's Mango Wheat - 4.5% ABV, 25 IBU: Eric 3.9/5 , Doug 3.8/5 TinCup Bourbon Whiskey - 42% ABV: Carl 4/5

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There's nothing better than being surrounded by old friends while mourning the loss of another: Doug, Eric, and comic-buff Carl pay their respects to the legendary Adam West. Carl explains the deft skill necessary to play a video game, train for a triathlon, and waterboard an albino simultaneously. DC demonstrates its reboot prowess with The Flintstones, while Universal follows the tired track to trainwreck with The Mummy. Eric spins a chilling campfire tale of broken servers and manual matchmaking courtesy of Illfonic's popular new Friday the 13th title, and Doug is a spoiled bitch when it comes to software. Powder.

Ryan Kirley, composer of the P:C theme "American Punk", can now be found under his new brand "Sun of Aquarius" at https://www.facebook.com/rdkirley and https://soundcloud.com/user-73667850

The Challenged Are Chugging: Anchor Brewing's Mango Wheat - 4.5% ABV, 25 IBU: Eric 3.9/5 , Doug 3.8/5 TinCup Bourbon Whiskey - 42% ABV: Carl 4/5

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<![CDATA[Episode 14 - Exaggerated Enthusiasm Encouraged]]> Wed, 14 Jun 2017 19:54:09 GMT 43:50 yes <![CDATA[Episode 13 - Bound by the Lasso of Truth]]> Tue, 06 Jun 2017 06:18:20 GMT 57:08 yes SPOILER ALERT!!! Doug, Eric, and Tyler examine Wonder Woman, DC's latest (and certainly greatest) entry to their cinematic universe. This picture finally manages to capture what we love most about our DC characters, and is now worthy of being included in the dialog of great superhero movies alongside Marvel's. Do yourself a huge favor and see the movie before listening!

The Challenged are Chugging: Uinta Brewing's Farmside Saison - 5.6% ABV, 14 IBU, 5.0 SRM: Eric & Doug 4/5 Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company's Big Eddy Royal Nektar - 9.5% ABV, 12 IBU: Tyler 4.2/5

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SPOILER ALERT!!! Doug, Eric, and Tyler examine Wonder Woman, DC's latest (and certainly greatest) entry to their cinematic universe. This picture finally manages to capture what we love most about our DC characters, and is now worthy of being included in the dialog of great superhero movies alongside Marvel's. Do yourself a huge favor and see the movie before listening!

The Challenged are Chugging: Uinta Brewing's Farmside Saison - 5.6% ABV, 14 IBU, 5.0 SRM: Eric & Doug 4/5 Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company's Big Eddy Royal Nektar - 9.5% ABV, 12 IBU: Tyler 4.2/5

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<![CDATA[Episode 12 - Love & Hate in a Colt 45]]> Sat, 03 Jun 2017 01:53:40 GMT 54:05 yes Doug & Eric are joined again by the balance of the Bitfaced crew for a reverse upside-down-pineapple-shit sandwich. Tyler and Rebecca weigh in on beer, the current objects of our ire, and why you should hire us to endorse your shiny thing. Hear the debut of our new theme song, and check the show notes for where to see Becca's beer reactions!

Becca's Beer Face: https://youtu.be/oaMjIpkuAmA

Silent Signals on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Silent-Signals-574835399344835/ and SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/silent-signals

#OneNote #AppleMusic #Hulu #AudioTechnica #IMdbPro

The Challenged are Chugging:

Epic Brewing Company's Lil' Brainless Raspberries (5.2% ABV, 7 IBU) Rebecca: -5/5 Doug: 2.5/5 Eric: 3.8/5 Tyler: 4/5

Small Town Brewery's Not Your Mother's Apple Pie (5.0% ABV, 0 IBU) Rebecca: 1/5 Doug: 1/5 Eric: 2/5 Tyler: 3.5/5

Blue Moon Brewing Company's Cinnamon Horchata Ale (5.5% ABV, 10 IBU) Rebecca: 0/5 Doug: 1/5 Eric: 2/5 Tyler: 2/5

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Doug & Eric are joined again by the balance of the Bitfaced crew for a reverse upside-down-pineapple-shit sandwich. Tyler and Rebecca weigh in on beer, the current objects of our ire, and why you should hire us to endorse your shiny thing. Hear the debut of our new theme song, and check the show notes for where to see Becca's beer reactions!

Becca's Beer Face: https://youtu.be/oaMjIpkuAmA

Silent Signals on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Silent-Signals-574835399344835/ and SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/silent-signals

#OneNote #AppleMusic #Hulu #AudioTechnica #IMdbPro

The Challenged are Chugging:

Epic Brewing Company's Lil' Brainless Raspberries (5.2% ABV, 7 IBU) Rebecca: -5/5 Doug: 2.5/5 Eric: 3.8/5 Tyler: 4/5

Small Town Brewery's Not Your Mother's Apple Pie (5.0% ABV, 0 IBU) Rebecca: 1/5 Doug: 1/5 Eric: 2/5 Tyler: 3.5/5

Blue Moon Brewing Company's Cinnamon Horchata Ale (5.5% ABV, 10 IBU) Rebecca: 0/5 Doug: 1/5 Eric: 2/5 Tyler: 2/5

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<![CDATA[Episode 11 - A May Blizzard Was Our Destiny]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 05:41:37 GMT 53:54 yes Doug & Eric lead with acknowledgment of the tragic news of Chris Cornell, and the no-so-tragic complaints of our butt-hurt President. We give early thoughts on several major series launches on the fall television docket before diving into Eric's meaty review of Injustice 2. Rounding out this episode are two huge gaming announcements before your hosts whip out their playlists to see how they compare.

The Challenged are Chugging: Ballast Point Limited Release Unfiltered Sculpin Extra-Hopped IPA - 7.0% ABV, 37 IBU: Doug 4.2/5 Boulder Beer Company's Hola Maria Mexican-Style Ale - 5.2% ABV, 15 IBU: Eric 1.8/5

Cap for Kids can be found at http://capforkids.org and http://facebook.com/cap4kids Amazon Smile direct link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/81-1435291

The Regulators livestream June 10th at 11am on the Bitfaced Twitch channel: https://www.twitch.tv/bitfacedgames

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Doug & Eric lead with acknowledgment of the tragic news of Chris Cornell, and the no-so-tragic complaints of our butt-hurt President. We give early thoughts on several major series launches on the fall television docket before diving into Eric's meaty review of Injustice 2. Rounding out this episode are two huge gaming announcements before your hosts whip out their playlists to see how they compare.

The Challenged are Chugging: Ballast Point Limited Release Unfiltered Sculpin Extra-Hopped IPA - 7.0% ABV, 37 IBU: Doug 4.2/5 Boulder Beer Company's Hola Maria Mexican-Style Ale - 5.2% ABV, 15 IBU: Eric 1.8/5

Cap for Kids can be found at http://capforkids.org and http://facebook.com/cap4kids Amazon Smile direct link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/81-1435291

The Regulators livestream June 10th at 11am on the Bitfaced Twitch channel: https://www.twitch.tv/bitfacedgames

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<![CDATA[Episode 10 - Starscream Wants Lettuce!]]> Tue, 16 May 2017 02:06:44 GMT 55:34 yes Doug & Eric share the story of their first beer, and both hope they're too old to be grounded for it. Public service has never been a strong suit here, but the More You Know the less likely it is that Fisher Stevens will make off with knowledge of your undisclosed rollerblading fetish. Take advantage of the US sans FBI Director and copy every VHS tape you can find! (Especially the Deathstalker series) P:C debates the ethics of downloading copyrighted games and TV. The Nintendo Switch revisited, new entries to the Psych and Blade runner canon, Robotech nostalgia & more on Project: CHALLENGED Episode 10.

Lead-In: "Ming the Messenger" by Silent Signals Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/silent-signals

The Challenged are Chugging: Upslope Brewing Company's Citra Pale Ale - 5.8% ABV, 37 IBU: Eric 4/5 Crazy Mountain Brewing Company's Snowcat Coffee Stout - Doug 3/5 Note: Edwards is Crazy Mountain's second brewery near the Vail/Beaver Creek area

Cap for Kids can be found at http://capforkids.org and http://facebook.com/cap4kids Amazon Smile direct link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/81-1435291

Project: CHALLENGED Service Announcement (PCSA) Password Managers (PAID&FREE): stickypass.com , 1password.com, dashlane.com Antivirus (FREE): avast.com, forticlient.com, bitdefender.com

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Doug & Eric share the story of their first beer, and both hope they're too old to be grounded for it. Public service has never been a strong suit here, but the More You Know the less likely it is that Fisher Stevens will make off with knowledge of your undisclosed rollerblading fetish. Take advantage of the US sans FBI Director and copy every VHS tape you can find! (Especially the Deathstalker series) P:C debates the ethics of downloading copyrighted games and TV. The Nintendo Switch revisited, new entries to the Psych and Blade runner canon, Robotech nostalgia & more on Project: CHALLENGED Episode 10.

Lead-In: "Ming the Messenger" by Silent Signals Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/silent-signals

The Challenged are Chugging: Upslope Brewing Company's Citra Pale Ale - 5.8% ABV, 37 IBU: Eric 4/5 Crazy Mountain Brewing Company's Snowcat Coffee Stout - Doug 3/5 Note: Edwards is Crazy Mountain's second brewery near the Vail/Beaver Creek area

Cap for Kids can be found at http://capforkids.org and http://facebook.com/cap4kids Amazon Smile direct link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/81-1435291

Project: CHALLENGED Service Announcement (PCSA) Password Managers (PAID&FREE): stickypass.com , 1password.com, dashlane.com Antivirus (FREE): avast.com, forticlient.com, bitdefender.com

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<![CDATA[Episode 9 - Ego Shoots, We Swallow]]> Tue, 09 May 2017 04:54:11 GMT 40:17 yes SPOILER ALERT! Doug and Eric are joined by Bitfaced's Tyler "Run TRG" Glaze for a spoiler-filled review of James Gunn's side-splitting, seed-spilling Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. We wash down that creamy Marvel goodness with an appropriately-themed beer while questioning our place in the Whoniverse.

The Challenged are Chugging: 4 Noses Brewing's Proboscis Galaxy American Pale Ale - 60 IBU, 5.8% ABV Tyler: 4/5 (…with full marks for his pronunciation), Eric: 4.4/5,  Doug: 4.44/5

Lead-in song: The Chain, by Fleetwood Mac

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SPOILER ALERT! Doug and Eric are joined by Bitfaced's Tyler "Run TRG" Glaze for a spoiler-filled review of James Gunn's side-splitting, seed-spilling Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. We wash down that creamy Marvel goodness with an appropriately-themed beer while questioning our place in the Whoniverse.

The Challenged are Chugging: 4 Noses Brewing's Proboscis Galaxy American Pale Ale - 60 IBU, 5.8% ABV Tyler: 4/5 (…with full marks for his pronunciation), Eric: 4.4/5,  Doug: 4.44/5

Lead-in song: The Chain, by Fleetwood Mac

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<![CDATA[Episode 8 - Upstaged by Captain A-hole]]> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:04:39 GMT 46:47 yes Doug & Eric are joined by Rebecca and Tyler from Bitfaced to ponder old movies, new games, divisive punctuation and the difficulty of a good accent. We talk Cloak & Dagger (1984), Sonic the Hedgehog, and the Oxford comma before a surprise appearance by Cap for Kid's Sterling Bailey barely salvages our Accent Challenge bit.

00:00 - The Challenged are Chugging: Tommyknocker Brewery's Imperial Breakfast Porter: 20 IBU, 8.8% ABV Rebecca: 0/5 Tyler: 4.5/5 Eric: 4/5 Doug: 4.1/5

Lead-in song: "The Green Zone" theme from Sega's original Sonic the Hedgehog (1991)

02:51 - New segment, The Wrinkly Old Sack! We pull a classic gem from our sack: 1984's Cloak & Dagger.

16:21 - The weird, manic forces at work behind the two new Sonic the Hedgehog titles.

24:01 - We may have pulled this topic out of our colons, but everyone has an opinion on the Oxford comma!

29:08 - The Project Challenge: Accents! Listen as we damage international relations Trump-stylie.

Donate and learn more about Rebecca and Sterling's amazing charity on facebook @cap4kids, or the official website at http://www.capforkids.org/ . If nothing else, use AmazonSmile to let your purchases make a difference! https://smile.amazon.com/ch/81-1435291

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Doug & Eric are joined by Rebecca and Tyler from Bitfaced to ponder old movies, new games, divisive punctuation and the difficulty of a good accent. We talk Cloak & Dagger (1984), Sonic the Hedgehog, and the Oxford comma before a surprise appearance by Cap for Kid's Sterling Bailey barely salvages our Accent Challenge bit.

00:00 - The Challenged are Chugging: Tommyknocker Brewery's Imperial Breakfast Porter: 20 IBU, 8.8% ABV Rebecca: 0/5 Tyler: 4.5/5 Eric: 4/5 Doug: 4.1/5

Lead-in song: "The Green Zone" theme from Sega's original Sonic the Hedgehog (1991)

02:51 - New segment, The Wrinkly Old Sack! We pull a classic gem from our sack: 1984's Cloak & Dagger.

16:21 - The weird, manic forces at work behind the two new Sonic the Hedgehog titles.

24:01 - We may have pulled this topic out of our colons, but everyone has an opinion on the Oxford comma!

29:08 - The Project Challenge: Accents! Listen as we damage international relations Trump-stylie.

Donate and learn more about Rebecca and Sterling's amazing charity on facebook @cap4kids, or the official website at http://www.capforkids.org/ . If nothing else, use AmazonSmile to let your purchases make a difference! https://smile.amazon.com/ch/81-1435291

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<![CDATA[Episode 7 - Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride]]> Tue, 11 Apr 2017 19:16:25 GMT 40:38 yes Doug and Eric devote an episode to the flurry of announcements and activity from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with a dash of Justice League and America Gods thrown in for good measure. Somehow the conversation devolves into a defense of Dane Cook, before we wax sentimental on comedy theory and the creative process. OBLIGATORY SPOILER ALERT!!!

The Challenged are Chugging: Aspen Brewing Company's This Season's Blonde. 24 IBU, 5.6% ABV- Eric 4/5 Oskar Blues Brewery's Dale's Pale Ale. 65 IBU, 6.5% ABV - Doug 3.8/5

Lead-in song: Dizzy by Tommy Roe

What's Eric Playing? Horizon Zero Dawn compared to Breath of the Wild

Reactions on the latest Justice League and Spider-man trailers.

Marvel's Inhumans & Iron Fist, and their production team disparity.

AMERICAN GODS ARE COMING, Dane Cook is still a piece of shit.

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Doug and Eric devote an episode to the flurry of announcements and activity from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with a dash of Justice League and America Gods thrown in for good measure. Somehow the conversation devolves into a defense of Dane Cook, before we wax sentimental on comedy theory and the creative process. OBLIGATORY SPOILER ALERT!!!

The Challenged are Chugging: Aspen Brewing Company's This Season's Blonde. 24 IBU, 5.6% ABV- Eric 4/5 Oskar Blues Brewery's Dale's Pale Ale. 65 IBU, 6.5% ABV - Doug 3.8/5

Lead-in song: Dizzy by Tommy Roe

What's Eric Playing? Horizon Zero Dawn compared to Breath of the Wild

Reactions on the latest Justice League and Spider-man trailers.

Marvel's Inhumans & Iron Fist, and their production team disparity.

AMERICAN GODS ARE COMING, Dane Cook is still a piece of shit.

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<![CDATA[Episode 6 - Even Pitfall Harry Came Back]]> Wed, 29 Mar 2017 03:55:24 GMT 48:48 yes The Challenged are Chugging: Four Noses Brewing Company's Bareback Blonde American Blonde Ale.  12 IBU, 6.5% ABV- Eric 5/5

Perrin Brewing Company's 98 Problems (Cuz A Hop Ain't One)  American IPA.  60 IBU, 6.5% ABV - Doug 4/5

 

Lead-in Song:  Going Backwards by Depeche Mode

 

On the music front: We give our first impressions on the new Depeche Mode album "Spirit", and The Shins latest effort "Heartworms", before offering commentary on streaming music vs physical media.

 

Eric is playing:  Lego Worlds, we also touch on the Switch-exclusive Blaster Master and the upcoming Dark Souls DLC

 

We were both underwhelmed with the first episode of Marvel's Iron Fist on Netflix, but will offer a full review once we've completed the series (which will probably have to wait until we've consumed the also just-released Dave Chappelle specials).

 

You Wouldn't Download a Car:  A rundown on the most pirated movies from the past week.

 

The Project: CHALLENGE

Adult Mad Libs app:  1/5

Eric's Mad Lib: 32.3333% (repeating, of course)

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The Challenged are Chugging: Four Noses Brewing Company's Bareback Blonde American Blonde Ale.  12 IBU, 6.5% ABV- Eric 5/5

Perrin Brewing Company's 98 Problems (Cuz A Hop Ain't One)  American IPA.  60 IBU, 6.5% ABV - Doug 4/5

 

Lead-in Song:  Going Backwards by Depeche Mode

 

On the music front: We give our first impressions on the new Depeche Mode album "Spirit", and The Shins latest effort "Heartworms", before offering commentary on streaming music vs physical media.

 

Eric is playing:  Lego Worlds, we also touch on the Switch-exclusive Blaster Master and the upcoming Dark Souls DLC

 

We were both underwhelmed with the first episode of Marvel's Iron Fist on Netflix, but will offer a full review once we've completed the series (which will probably have to wait until we've consumed the also just-released Dave Chappelle specials).

 

You Wouldn't Download a Car:  A rundown on the most pirated movies from the past week.

 

The Project: CHALLENGE

Adult Mad Libs app:  1/5

Eric's Mad Lib: 32.3333% (repeating, of course)

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<![CDATA[Episode 5 - Cody Crump]]> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 19:42:17 GMT 19:35 yes Eric & Doug welcome special guest Cody Crump this week to school us in the dialects of tonsil hockey and unrequited love expressed in his new EP "Hola", releasing today on all music streaming platforms.  Mr. Crump joins Project: CHALLENGED from his home studio in Los Angeles as we discuss his styles, influences, Colorado roots, John Travolta and cake theft.

 

Listen to Cody on iTunes & Spotify in addition to

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcfkbpNWBDqwgH-b2nkCGGA

SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/codycrump

 

Follow Cody on Twitter and Instagram @codycrump

Official webpage:  codycrump.com

Tumblr:  https://codycrump.tumblr.com/

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/codycrumpmusic/

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Eric & Doug welcome special guest Cody Crump this week to school us in the dialects of tonsil hockey and unrequited love expressed in his new EP "Hola", releasing today on all music streaming platforms.  Mr. Crump joins Project: CHALLENGED from his home studio in Los Angeles as we discuss his styles, influences, Colorado roots, John Travolta and cake theft.

 

Listen to Cody on iTunes & Spotify in addition to

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcfkbpNWBDqwgH-b2nkCGGA

SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/codycrump

 

Follow Cody on Twitter and Instagram @codycrump

Official webpage:  codycrump.com

Tumblr:  https://codycrump.tumblr.com/

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/codycrumpmusic/

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<![CDATA[Episode 4 - Logan, Link, and Legion]]> Sun, 05 Mar 2017 09:10:47 GMT 48:47 yes Doug & Eric sandwich reviews of the latest entries in the X-Men TV and movie franchises around a thick cut of first impressions on the new Legend of Zelda title. #SPOILERALERT #Logan #BreathOfTheWild #Legion

 

The Challenged are Chugging:  @OskarBlues Priscilla American Wit: 5.2% ABV, 20 IBUS

Eric and Doug both give this brew a 3 out of 5

 

Lead-in song:  You're So Cool by Hans Zimmer, from the True Romance Original Soundtrack

 

Deadpool teaser Reynold's YouTube channel :  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5ezsReZcxU

 

HUGE thanks to:

@Bitfaced for hosting in the BitCave studio

Mahatma Gone T for sharing his brand-new Nintendo Switch

@MoviecampCO for throwing a great event with the Logan premier

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Doug & Eric sandwich reviews of the latest entries in the X-Men TV and movie franchises around a thick cut of first impressions on the new Legend of Zelda title. #SPOILERALERT #Logan #BreathOfTheWild #Legion

 

The Challenged are Chugging:  @OskarBlues Priscilla American Wit: 5.2% ABV, 20 IBUS

Eric and Doug both give this brew a 3 out of 5

 

Lead-in song:  You're So Cool by Hans Zimmer, from the True Romance Original Soundtrack

 

Deadpool teaser Reynold's YouTube channel :  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5ezsReZcxU

 

HUGE thanks to:

@Bitfaced for hosting in the BitCave studio

Mahatma Gone T for sharing his brand-new Nintendo Switch

@MoviecampCO for throwing a great event with the Logan premier

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<![CDATA[Episode 3 - Virtually Blown]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:02:31 GMT 1:14:53 yes Doug & Eric are virtually blown away by the PS4 VR Gear:  Perfect Pint Phil invited Project: CHALLENGED to commandeer his living room and PlayStation for an afternoon, then joins your hosts in discussion of the sexy, sweaty, sometimes sickening experience of VR gaming.

 

Lead-In Song:  Battle (Boss) by Box-Cat

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/BoxCat_Games/

 

The Challenged are Chugging:

Eric:  Epic Brewing Company's Brainless On Peaches Belgian-Style Ale 3/5

Doug:  Ballast Point's Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter 4.5/5

Perfect Pint Phil:  Guinness Stout (perfectly poured, of course):  5/5  Side note -  TIL Guinness is actually *RED*, not black!

 

PS4 VR games covered:

Assorted PlayStation VR Worlds

Batman Arkham VR

Star Wars Battlefront Rogue One: X-wing VR Mission

Resident Evil 7 biohazard

 

Other 2D topics covered include:

 

Trump & the state of WTF

 

Masaya Nakamura's passing and the indelible impact Pac-Man and Namco had on gaming

 

The Tomb Raider movie series reboot, featuring the talented Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft

 

World of Warcraft is still a thing!

 

NowInStock.net:  Perfect Pint Phil's Pro-Tip for getting your hands on limited-quantity merchandise!

 

The upcoming Friday the 13th video game title

 

Kevin Smith's slow decline in the theaters compared to his reaffirmation as a podcasting champ

 

Assorted & sundry geekiness

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Doug & Eric are virtually blown away by the PS4 VR Gear:  Perfect Pint Phil invited Project: CHALLENGED to commandeer his living room and PlayStation for an afternoon, then joins your hosts in discussion of the sexy, sweaty, sometimes sickening experience of VR gaming.

 

Lead-In Song:  Battle (Boss) by Box-Cat

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/BoxCat_Games/

 

The Challenged are Chugging:

Eric:  Epic Brewing Company's Brainless On Peaches Belgian-Style Ale 3/5

Doug:  Ballast Point's Victory At Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter 4.5/5

Perfect Pint Phil:  Guinness Stout (perfectly poured, of course):  5/5  Side note -  TIL Guinness is actually *RED*, not black!

 

PS4 VR games covered:

Assorted PlayStation VR Worlds

Batman Arkham VR

Star Wars Battlefront Rogue One: X-wing VR Mission

Resident Evil 7 biohazard

 

Other 2D topics covered include:

 

Trump & the state of WTF

 

Masaya Nakamura's passing and the indelible impact Pac-Man and Namco had on gaming

 

The Tomb Raider movie series reboot, featuring the talented Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft

 

World of Warcraft is still a thing!

 

NowInStock.net:  Perfect Pint Phil's Pro-Tip for getting your hands on limited-quantity merchandise!

 

The upcoming Friday the 13th video game title

 

Kevin Smith's slow decline in the theaters compared to his reaffirmation as a podcasting champ

 

Assorted & sundry geekiness

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<![CDATA[Episode 2 - Do Vulcans Menstruate Green Blood?]]> Fri, 27 Jan 2017 09:25:36 GMT 1:11:12 yes Episode 02 neatly ignores the drunken episode Doug & Eric taped last week in favor of bringing you coherent conversation and dope-ass dialog.  We cover beer, politics, music, movies, games and much more!

 

The Challenged are Chugging:

Crabtree Brewing Company's Peach Habanero Imperial Red Ale, Doug & Eric both rate it a 4/5

Great Divide Brewing Company's Colette Farmhouse Ale, Eric 5/5

Bristol Brewing's Wireless Warlock Barrel Aged Stout, Doug 3.5/5

"The Blonde" referenced from last week's unaired footage was Aspen Brewing's This Season's Blonde, Doug 4/5

 

Topics include:

 

Trump's inauguration and the Women's March

 

Nine Inch Nails and the new EP Not The Actual Events & upcoming albums by other artists

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/not-the-actual-events/id1188499362

 

We revisit this year's comic book movie slate (this time in the correct order! ) including recent rumors on the Deadpool sequel and DC's Green Lantern Corp.

 

Top pirated movies from last week

 

Apple to produce original TV/movie content

 

Injustice 2

 

Eric's street lingo put to the test

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Episode 02 neatly ignores the drunken episode Doug & Eric taped last week in favor of bringing you coherent conversation and dope-ass dialog.  We cover beer, politics, music, movies, games and much more!

 

The Challenged are Chugging:

Crabtree Brewing Company's Peach Habanero Imperial Red Ale, Doug & Eric both rate it a 4/5

Great Divide Brewing Company's Colette Farmhouse Ale, Eric 5/5

Bristol Brewing's Wireless Warlock Barrel Aged Stout, Doug 3.5/5

"The Blonde" referenced from last week's unaired footage was Aspen Brewing's This Season's Blonde, Doug 4/5

 

Topics include:

 

Trump's inauguration and the Women's March

 

Nine Inch Nails and the new EP Not The Actual Events & upcoming albums by other artists

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/not-the-actual-events/id1188499362

 

We revisit this year's comic book movie slate (this time in the correct order! ) including recent rumors on the Deadpool sequel and DC's Green Lantern Corp.

 

Top pirated movies from last week

 

Apple to produce original TV/movie content

 

Injustice 2

 

Eric's street lingo put to the test

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<![CDATA[Episode 1 - Origin Story]]> Fri, 06 Jan 2017 23:25:28 GMT 1:17:17 yes The Challenged Are Chugging:  Stone Brewing's Double Bastard Bigger Longer Uncut Scotch Ale.

Doug's rating:  4/5

Eric's rating:  DNP

 

Lead-in song:  Vampires Suck, Zombies Rule by Astrometrics.  Listen to the full track and other songs on their Free Music Archive page.

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Astrometrics/

 

The pilot episode kicks off with introductions from your hosts and A Brief History of Crime; aka the origins of the "Project Challenged" title.

 

Eric & Doug discuss Super Mario Run as new territory into which Nintendo is forging as they release an entry to their most popular franchise on a competitor's mobile platform

 

The dialog continues with their spoiler-filled thoughts on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story as they both forget Chirrut Îmwe's name, but agree that he definitely isn't a Jedi.  Dead-eyed Tarkin, Punny Vader, and the ethics of CG Leia are all covered with the bonus feature of Eric singing the Star Wars closing theme.

 

Speculation turns to the upcoming Han Solo title, and what a buddy cop movie would look like in a galaxy far, far away before they completely butcher the timeline for the 2017 slate of comic book movies.  Hey, that's what the Internet is for:  http://www.denofgeek.com/uk/movies/comic-book-adaptations/32829/69-upcoming-comic-book-movies-and-when-to-expect-them

In the Segment That Should Never Have Been, your hosts air their differences on the last two Star Trek films.  Eric is a proud member of Boy Band Beyond, while Doug prefers the Member Berry-infused-cover-band-familiarity of Into Darkness.

 

Next up is coverage on Blizzard's event celebrating 20 years of Diablo across all of their active properties, and Eric sneaks in a glowing endorsement for Mafia III.

http://us.battle.net/d3/en/blog/20407578

 

On Eric's Radar:  The Logan movie & the upcoming Spider-Man title on PS4

 

Episode 1 wraps up with fearless predictions for 2017.  Statistics suggest…  Nothing.  There is no science to be found here.

  • The Cowboys and Chiefs will square off in Super Bowl LI
  • Tool will finally release a new album
  • Apple will debut it’s a la carte streaming TV service
  • Microsoft will launch an XBOX One-compatible HoloLens
  • Trump will cause America to get nuked
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The Challenged Are Chugging:  Stone Brewing's Double Bastard Bigger Longer Uncut Scotch Ale.

Doug's rating:  4/5

Eric's rating:  DNP

 

Lead-in song:  Vampires Suck, Zombies Rule by Astrometrics.  Listen to the full track and other songs on their Free Music Archive page.

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Astrometrics/

 

The pilot episode kicks off with introductions from your hosts and A Brief History of Crime; aka the origins of the "Project Challenged" title.

 

Eric & Doug discuss Super Mario Run as new territory into which Nintendo is forging as they release an entry to their most popular franchise on a competitor's mobile platform

 

The dialog continues with their spoiler-filled thoughts on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story as they both forget Chirrut Îmwe's name, but agree that he definitely isn't a Jedi.  Dead-eyed Tarkin, Punny Vader, and the ethics of CG Leia are all covered with the bonus feature of Eric singing the Star Wars closing theme.

 

Speculation turns to the upcoming Han Solo title, and what a buddy cop movie would look like in a galaxy far, far away before they completely butcher the timeline for the 2017 slate of comic book movies.  Hey, that's what the Internet is for:  http://www.denofgeek.com/uk/movies/comic-book-adaptations/32829/69-upcoming-comic-book-movies-and-when-to-expect-them

In the Segment That Should Never Have Been, your hosts air their differences on the last two Star Trek films.  Eric is a proud member of Boy Band Beyond, while Doug prefers the Member Berry-infused-cover-band-familiarity of Into Darkness.

 

Next up is coverage on Blizzard's event celebrating 20 years of Diablo across all of their active properties, and Eric sneaks in a glowing endorsement for Mafia III.

http://us.battle.net/d3/en/blog/20407578

 

On Eric's Radar:  The Logan movie & the upcoming Spider-Man title on PS4

 

Episode 1 wraps up with fearless predictions for 2017.  Statistics suggest…  Nothing.  There is no science to be found here.

  • The Cowboys and Chiefs will square off in Super Bowl LI
  • Tool will finally release a new album
  • Apple will debut it’s a la carte streaming TV service
  • Microsoft will launch an XBOX One-compatible HoloLens
  • Trump will cause America to get nuked
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