Round 49 - Penultimate L

Date aired: 

15 Sep 2017

Show Length: 


Around the World:  00:07:44

  • HTC Vive gets permanent price cut to $599; rumors that non-VR HTC division is up for sale?
  • Acid Wizard (devs behind Darkwood) intentionally seed non-DRM copy on The Pirate Bay, as big F-U to key resellers
  • Capcom re-releasing actual SNES carts of Super Street Fighter II in Nov for $100
  • #HRDQ2017 - hastily organized speedrun marathon to raise money in benefit to the victims of Hurricane Harvey
  • YouTubers formerly under FTC investigation for lack of disclosure surrounding CS:GO skin gambling site fine
  • Nintendo announced that they will extend the SNES Classic into Summer 2018, and will re-introduce the NES Classic around that same time
  • Secret of Mana (originally SNES) getting a 3D remake for PC, PS4, PS Vita; 15 Feb
  • Former Half-Life writer Marc Laidlaw releases portion of script possibly attributed to Half-Life 3
  • Mario and Rabbids Kingdom Battle released on Switch to high praise
  • Metroid II remake released; receiving good reviews
  • Fire Emblem Warriors Special Edition announced; many physical goodies
  • Ys VIII released on console, but delayed for PC; no date yet announced
  • Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition to be released 2018
  • Demo available for Project Octopath Traveler
  • Lawbreakers, another team-based co-op shooter, released late last month
  • Super Mario 64 Online released as a fan mod to allow up to 24 players to run around a single Sm64 level; promptly C&D'd by Nintendo

Bonus Level 1:  00:40:35

Personal Gaming:  00:55:29

  • Crypt of the NecroDancer (PC: Quest for Semi-Glorynow complete)
  • Legend of Zelda: Link to the Past (SNES; weekly randomizers)
  • Assault Android Cactus (PC; weekly speedrun practice)
  • Doom; classic and 2016 reboot (PC)
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch)
  • Tetris DX (GameBoy Color)
  • Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime (Xbox One)
  • Dance Dance Revolution (Arcade)
  • World of Warcraft (PC)
  • Bio Menace (PC)
  • Death Rally (PC)

Bonus Level 2:  01:27:18

Ad-hoc Design: 01:38:38

  • Top-down parachuting avoidance
  • Competitive space-based colonization TRPG
  • Wasp-based (eww) party game

Full date: 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:00:00 CDT