Tag Archives: Mass Effect

Extra: Joy or Fear, Whatever It Brings



In this gratuitous extravagance, one of our first recording sessions, we raved about a couple of then-fresh game announcements – and found time to debate unnecessary vastness and how to make a good remake.

This podcast contains adult language and spoilers for Chrono Trigger (including the material added for the DS rerelease), Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core, Mass Effect, Mass Effect 2, Mass Effect 3, Phantasy Star, and the movies Gone with the Wind and The Avengers.


Extra: A Good-Lookin’ Dog



A long time ago, when the Earth was green, the guys talked about the Fallout 4 trailer and things got mean.

This podcast contains adult language and spoilers for Fallout, Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, Mass Effect 2, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, and The Dark Knight.


13: It’s All in the Manual



PK, Andy, and Sean slouched into stiff-backed wooden chairs around a small, unpretentious table. The table was adorned with an electronic microphone in shades of black and silver, attended by a little black cord that wended its way out of sight to where a grim laptop waited expectantly. PK cleared his throat, a faint breath of dinner on his lips, to announce the idea, an an idea that had burrowed into his mind over the course of a hundred sleepless nights. An idea that had taken root in his psyche and burned until he could keep silent no longer. An idea that would change everything.

“Today,” he said, “today, we’re here to talk about minimalist storytelling.”

This podcast contains adult language and spoilers for Cave Story, Limbo, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, WALL-E, Myst, Dark Souls, The Last of Us, Red Dead Redemption, Double Dragon Neon, Destiny, Fallout 1, 2 and 3, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Monster (the manga/anime), and Mass Effect 2 and 3.


12: Akatosh x Maker Slash Fic



The drums of war resound across the land once again, as PK and Sean decide to fight over which is better: Dragon Age or the Elder Scrolls. Prepare for boring beaches, cool shirtless dwarves, and a lot of exaggeration! Only one will survive! Just kidding, we’re both fine.

This podcast contains adult language and spoilers for Death Note, Dragon Age: Origins, Dragon Age II, Dragon Age: Inquisition, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Final Fantasy VII, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Mass Effect, Mass Effect 2, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, and Wing Commander II.


07: These Pretzels Suck



Special guest Andy joins the guys for a first-person-shoot the shit about the hectic, humorous, handsome Borderlands series. PK enlists Call of Duty comparisons, while Andy chucks a buzz-axe at Destiny. Plus a legendary drop-in on Path of Exile. With this many games, there ain’t no rest for the wicked.

This podcast contains adult language and spoilers for Borderlands, Borderlands 2, The Wolf Among Us, Batman: Arkham Knight, System Shock 2, Tangled, Destiny, Game of Thrones season 1, and the movie Goldeneye.

There will be no new Blankcast next week, but don’t worry. We’ll be back with a fresh episode April 6.


04: Necrotic Zombified Troll in Powered Armor



This week, the guys talk about what makes them hard. And by “them,” we mean video games.

This podcast contains adult language and spoilers for Dark Souls, Dark Souls II, Fallout 2, Fallout: New Vegas (including  expansion packs), Resident Evil 4, and Shadowrun: Dragonfall.