Round 50 - Arbitrary Numbers

Date aired: 

13 Oct 2017

Show Length: 


Around the World:  00:09:42

  • The Switch contains a motion-control-enabled copy of classic NES Golf, unlocked by performing the correct motion gesture on 11 Jul, the day of Satoru Iwata's death
  • Blizzard identifies / in progress of fixing rare bug that resulted in erroneous season bans and loss of skill rating for undeserving Overwatch players
  • SNES Classic already hacked to run more games; can also run alternate NES/SNES emulation cores from RetroArch
  • Oculus Rift gets a permanent price drop to $399 (including touch controllers) during Oculus Connect 4 conference; also revealed Oculus Go (self-contained low-end headset) and Santa Cruz (wireless inside-out tracking headset)
  • Humble Bundle acquired by IGN (nope, the parent of IGN)
  • Extra Life 2017 on 04 Nov - we're doing a 24-hour stream!
  • Atari's "Ataribox" to run Linux, w/ AMD CPU and Radeon graphics
  • PSVR to get updated hardware
  • TwitchCon 2017, 20-22 Oct
  • Super Mario Odyssey to release 27 Oct
  • Pokemon Ultra Sun / Moon to release 17 Nov
  • Breath of the Wild on CEMU getting a lot of improvements
  • Cuphead released to widespread critical acclaim
  • Final Fantasy XIV has housing crisis, patch incoming to add more land
  • Epic suing makers of Fortnite aimbot developers
  • Discord starts offering "verified" servers, to indicate which communities are run by a game's developers
  • ESRB does not consider loot boxes a form of gambling, won't force higher age ratings on games with them

Bonus Level 1:  00:35:55

Personal Gaming:  00:47:18

Bonus Level 2:  01:04:29

Ad-hoc Design: 01:15:25

  • Rampart-like rail shooter
  • VR audio world builder
  • Synchronous turn-based strategy

Full date: 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 19:00:00 CDT