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Random Assault 138: It FIGures

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This week on Random Assault, Matt, Alex and Mitch, as well as quite a few guests, pile into Alex's sweaty fuckin' bedroom to talk about the Boston Festival of Indie Games! It devolves into the usual Random-Assault-branded malarkey, but this episode is triple-stuffed with interviews from the exhibitors at FIG! Also Matt makes Alex's action figures fuck. Cause, you know.

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Random Assault Fucks Around at the Boston Festival of Indie Games

The crew of the Random Assault Podcast Extravaganza messes around at the Boston Festival of Indie games! This video features 95% LESS indie games than the leading Boston FIG videos! It also features 420% more random idiocy and 100% more JoJo!

 

Conventions, Crude Language, Drug Use Adult Situations Involving Teens. Like the Random Assault Facebook Page, coming to a theater neaer you.

A City Sleeps: Nick Chester of Harmonix Interview

Mitch interviews Nick Chester of Harmonix about A City Sleeps at the Boston Festival of Indie Games 2014. A City Sleeps is a fucking beautiful musical shoot-em-up by Harmonix. They've been touting the game for a while, but it's finally coming to Steam in Ocotber so pick it up.

 

Adn if you've ever heard music before, you should head over to the Random Assault Facebook Page, give it a Like and then continue living life as if you've accomplished something incredible because you have. You honestly and truly have.

Bacon Man: Neil Laurenza Interview

Alex Interviews Neil Laurenza of Skymap Games about Bacon Man at the Boston Festival of Indie Games 2014. Bacon Man is a physics-based platformer with more charm and wit than a fucking Daily Show writing room session. Make fun of everyone and make fun for everyone. Check it out and vote it up on Steam Greenlight. Don't be a dick.

 

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Radiostatic Interview: Edward Corlew and Micheal Kwan

Alex interviews Edward Corlew and Micheal Kwan of Radiostatic about their latest game Flamingo at the Boston Festival of Indie Games 2014. Flamingo is a turn-based, puzzle-like game in which you must postition firing bandits with set firing line of sites. You take turns placing troops in hopes of hitting banks and your opponents to earn gold and win the round. Each match is quick and addictive and you should definately check it out.

Here's a link to some of the music for the game too, which is also awesome and should be checked out.

 

 

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Lonely Gods Episode 63: Planet of the Spiders

 After five seasons at the helm, it's time for Jon Pertwee to take his final journey as the Doctor. In the Season 11 finale, a reformed Mike Yates calls in Sarah Jane to investigate some weird shit at a Buddhist retreat. A group of cultists have opened a passageway between our world and Metebelus III, the planet of the Spiders.

 The Doctor's blue crystal from The Green Death resurfaces, and the Spiders will stop at nothing to get it back and use its awesome power to enslave all of humanity.

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Minor Assault: What the fuck is #GamerGate?

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KILL ALL MEN! Listener Richard explains to Flabslapper what the actual fuck #GamerGate is and why people should care. Because I certainly have no idea what the fuck is going on anymore, that's for sure.

Read about it yourself and form your own opinion, but who does that anymore, right?

1. http://thezoepost.wordpress.com/
2. http://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/...
3. http://attackongaming.com/gaming-talk...
4. http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-Lo...
5. http://www.escapistmagazine.com/forum...
6. http://www.funnyjunk.com/Read+descrip...
7. http://thefineyoungcapitalists.tumblr...
8. http://seanmalstrom.wordpress.com/201...
9. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MxqS...

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Random Assault 137: Sadpool

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This week on Random Assault, Matt attempts to bring up #GamerGate, but is swiftly thwarted. So instead he talks about how he thinks Breaking Bad is a terrible, terrible show. Then he talks about watching that show that Mitch won't shut the fuck up about. And then we read another fan-fiction dedicated to Matt. Actually, it's a very Matt-oriented episode. Prepare to get depressed.

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Sombrero: Nick Robalik of Pixelmetal Interview at the Boston Festival of Indie Games 2014

Random Assault met up with one of the coolest developers at the Boston Festival of Indie Games in Nick Robalik. He was there to promote a new game by his studio Pixelmetal called Sombrero. Sombrero is n arena, deathmatch style game where killing is second and lott is first. Killing enemies only hinder their ability to collect more loot and capture checkpoints to increase their loot mulitplier. Things get pretty intense pretty fast.

Games aside, the interview dug up some pretty interesting points about Nick himself. Turns out, he's as outspoken and unabashed as us and is equally as sick of hearing about all the problems with gaming undustry and isn't afraid to voice his opinions. Having received a wide brunt of attacks related to the #GamersGate bullshit himself via Twitter, it's understandable why he feels the way he does. But it's the honest, candid and humorous opinions he's displays at solidify how cool he truly is. BIAS! BIAS! BIAS! BIAS! BIAS! BIAS! BIAS! BIAS! BIAS! BIAS! BIAS! BIAS! BIAS! BIAS! BIAS! Play Sombrero. BIAS! BIAS! BIAS! BIAS!

 


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Trevor Stricker Interview: Jungle Rumble at the Boston Festival of Indie Games 2014

Sometimes, you have to take a break from all the games talk. Sometimes, you need stand back, take a look at your situation and make an ass out of yourself. Enter Trevor Stricker who is going to make that all possible. Veteran and friend to the show, Trevor was showing off the latest updates (not so much the latest VERSION of) Jungle Rumble. Very little is said about that, though. We've talked Jungle Rumble to death and so we take this interview spot to fuck around and laugh at ourselves and everything going on around us.Still check out Jungle Rumble, though.

 

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