Round 75 - World of Ruin

Date aired: 

17 Jan 2020

Show Length: 


Multimedia version - YouTube

Around the World:  00:07:26

  • Original Halo reportedly next title to be included in Halo: The Master Chief Collection, with visual and quality-of-life improvements
  • Latest public beta of Black Mesa (fan-made / Valve-approved remaster of original Half-Life) unlocks full story, includes massive performance fix for Linux
  • HTC permanently drops Vive Pro price by $200 (from $799 to $599)
  • Google buying up timed exclusives for Stadia, allegedly 10+ by July
  • Final Fantasy VII Remake release delayed to 10 Apr; demo leaked, spoilers and data-mining abound
  • Global Switch console sales surpass 50 million
  • Awesome Games Done Quick 2020 sets yet-another single event fundraising record: $3,133,062.78
  • Terry Cavanaugh releases source code to VVVVVV under a custom license
  • Blizzard releases World of Warcraft 8.3 - The Visions of N'Zoth, includes new races for both Horde and Alliance
  • Clockwork Giant (a Madison-local game dev, TIL) continues regular updates on progress for crowdfunded Vulpine: Be a Fox With a Sword

Bonus Level 1:  00:19:47

Personal Gaming:  00:34:27

  • Jamestown+ (PC; Quest for Semi-Glory, now complete)
  • Children of Morta (PC; Quest for Semi-Glory, now complete)
  • Vasara 2 (Shmup Book Club, Dec 2019)
  • Sky Adventure (Shmup Book Club, Jan 2020)
  • ZeroRanger (Shmup Book Club, Jan-Mar 2020)
  • Fight'N Rage (PC, co-op)
  • Cobalt (PC, co-op)
  • Cadance of Hyrule (Switch)
  • Assault Android Cactus+ (PC; Campaign w/ Mega Weapons)
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (SNES; randomizer)
  • Tetris: The Grand Master (Arcade)
  • Dance Dance Revolution (Arcade)
  • Pump It Up XX (Arcade)
  • World of Warcraft: Classic (PC)
  • Uridium (C64)
  • Realm of Impossibility (C64)
  • Master of Magic (C64)
  • Extreme-G 2 (N64)

Bonus Level 2:  00:58:28

Ad-hoc design: 01:13:15

  • Bullet hell avoidance
  • Adaptive-genre music/rhythm
  • Adventure time management

Full date: 

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:00:00 CST