PUGCast 36 — The GonnaGeekCast

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We’ve joined the gonnageek.com network! Hello!

Intro:

– Oh god it’s Friday
– We’ve joined the Gonnageek.com network of fine podcasts. Hello! Please visit www.operationpug.com to watch the cartoon!
– T-shirt check
– Neuromancer Nerdery

News

– Blade Runner 2049 Trailer
– Alan Wake is going away
– Hellboy reboot
– Mass Effect news
– External HD on PS4 results

Tree of Woe

– Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 round-table. To avoid spoilers jump to: 1:07:30
– Kevin has been revisiting Skyrim with the Special Edition on XB1.
– Jamie progressed through the gear portion of the first Diablo 3 season on XBone and did the first “Vanity” tier
– Also Destiny
– “Old Gamers’ Disease”
– Andrew played GNOG, Statik, Mass Effect, Cookie Run

PUGCast email: podcast@operationpug.com
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PUGCast 35 — The Audiocast

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Video is soooooo last year.

– we switched back to audio-only for the time being
– tshirt check

News

– There is no news. Nothing happened in the past 3 weeks. Ok, we had a script read for O:P episodes 2 and 3.
– Star Wars Battlefront 2 announced
– May 13 — Destiny 2 gameplay preview
– Star Citizen Doesn’t Exist
– “Nin-tendo? Help?” — Kevin
– Memes are terrible

Tree of Woe

– Kevin bought a 4k gaming monitor, has impressions
– Andrew has some thoughts about mobile gaming
– Mass Effect :Andromeda happened
– Jamie *finally* finished the main Taken King quest line, and is now grinding 13 different materials for reasons.

PUGCast email: podcast@operationpug.com
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PUGCast 34 — The Fuguecast

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It’s a podcast. No fooling.

– Intro, tshirt check

News

– Destiny 2: Electric Boogaloo was announced
– Star Wars Battlefront 2 will be shown at Celebration
– Call of Duty returns to WWII
– FF XIV offers unlimited trial
– Joss Whedon Batgirl?
– Justice league trailer?
– Sony spidey movies?
– ???

Tree of Woe

– Kevin has been in a gaming fugue state, but did dip a toe into Lego Worlds
– Andrew is playing Mass Effect Andromeda
– Jamie was attracted to Neir Automata
– We played Diablo 3 Season 10 on Xbone

PUGCast email: podcast@operationpug.com
The Operation: PUG Discord server: https://discord.gg/0lK2mS63JIvKtLWz

 

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PUGCast 33 — The Canoncast

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Is this episode canon?

– Intro, tshirt check

News

– PS4 system update 4.50 released, lots of new & improved functionality.
– No Man’s Sky got another update, added ground vehicle, permadeath option, photo mode, more.
– Andrew has booked vacation around Mass Effect: Andromeda and Jamie wants to “bone a Korgan”.
– Middle Earth: Shadow of War releases extended gameplay trailer.

Tree of Woe

– Kevin cracked under the weight of the Internet and actually bought Zelda. Thoughts on that and Horizon: Zero Dawn, plus a revisit with Shadow of Mordor.
– Andrew and Jamie saw Logan, Andrew has feelings about Canon.
– Jamie, in keeping with his recent streak, played a bunch of Destiny, a game that is in no way new.

PUGCast email: podcast@operationpug.com
The Operation: PUG Discord server: https://discord.gg/0lK2mS63JIvKtLWz

 

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PUGCast 32 – The Closetcast

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Kevin finally comes out of the closet…

– Intro, tshirt check

News

– Han Solo cast pic revealed. The Internet reacts. Also predator, alien covenant.
– O:P 2nd draft script for ep 2 and 3 done, needs some rewrites but ready for art
– Humble Freedom bundle raises 6 mil for ACLU and Doctors Without Borders

Tree of Woe

– Kevin and Jamie have been playing Elder Scrolls Online on Xbone & this has led us to muse on the special quality of “comfort games”
– Jamie has revisited Mass Effect, and is lost. Also: EA Access for Xbox is a good value. Andrew wishes it included PC as well.
– Kevin came out of the closet.

PUGCast email: podcast@operationpug.com
The Operation: PUG Discord server: https://discord.gg/0lK2mS63JIvKtLWz

 

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PUGCast 31 — The Construction Noise Cast

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The daywalkers gather in the apocalyptic wasteland and bring you…

– Intro, tshirt check (0:00)

News

– Nintendo subscription service will be ~$25USD/year. So that’s… something? (5:40)
– Zenimax wins $500 mil settlement in copyright/NDA case from Oculus, may seek to block sales of the Rift (9:43)
– PS4 beta firmware offers welcome improvements, including external HDD support and “boost mode” on the Pro. (18:41)
– Xbox One also has a new dashboard build in testing, removes snap and makes the dash faster and less cluttered. (24:54)
– Also PSVR got a few updates (30:00)

Tree of Woe

– Kevin wants to talk about a couple of points about the pilot we missed last time: time to produce new episodes (and episode length) and a shout-out to the voice cast (32:38)
– Andrew’s been playing RE7 in VR and FFXV as well as Transformers Mobile (41:08)
– Jamie performed poorly in a Neo Turf Masters race and also finished the base Diablo 3 Season 9 chapter’s for a Demon Hunter (1:03:07)

Links:

Lolo’s Neo Turf Masters archive: Click Here

PUGCast email: podcast@operationpug.com
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PUGCast 30 — The Pilotcast

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Against all odds we survived 2016 and the cartoon actually came out!

– Intro, tshirt check (0:00)

News

– Nintendo Switch press event. It’s… weird (4:43)
– Also the NES Classic Mini is/was a thing (28:31)
– And we segue into retro gaming commentary (30:45)
– The pilot was released! (34:28)

Tree of Woe

– More on Andrew’s 4K adventure (49:47)
– Kevin got some new consoles (1:00:59)
– A story about Star Wars Battlefront (1:03:12)
– Jamie and Kevin have been playing Diablo 3 on Xbone (1:08:12)
– Kevin has a year-late follow-up on his long lost Xbox One Elite controller (1:16:01)
– Andrew has been playing FF XV and… it’s weird (1:20:07)
– Jamie checked in on The Division again (1:21:51)
– Andrew is stunned by Mass Effect Andromeda (1:25:42)

It would be super cool to watch the pilot of the cartoon! Again even! Operation: P.U.G. Pilot Episode

PUGCast email: podcast@operationpug.com
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PUGCast 29 — Rogue One Spoilercast

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SURPRISE! We call the Council back together for a very special Rogue One spoilercast! Spoiler: we kinda liked it. Also, SPOILERS! THIS IS ALL SPOILERS! DO NOT LISTEN IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN ROGUE ONE!

– We talk about Rogue One (0:00)

PUGCast email: podcast@operationpug.com
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PUGCast 28 – The Shoutoutcast

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In this final PUGCast of 2016, there is no shoutout we won’t shout! Out!

– Intro, tshirt check, note this is the last podcast of 2016 (0:00)

News

– RIP Ron Glass (5:52)
– Hello Games finally breaks their silence on No Man’s Sky, will release the “foundation update” (9:13)
– Rogue One tickets go on sale TODAY! Monday Nov 28th (17:21)

Tree of Woe

– Andrew had a Black Friday adventure in 4k (25:03)
– Kevin’s been playing a lot of Watch_Dogs 2 (38:35)
– Jamie has been playing Fallout 3 on the XBONE, and Minecraft, of all things. (49:57)
– We pick our personal Game of the Year (1:01:54)

Site Andrew uses for TV specs and reviews: rtings.com

PUGCast email: podcast@operationpug.com
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PUGCast 27 — The Videocast

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PUGCast 27 – The Videocast

SURPRISE! You can now see us in all our pasty, poorly lit glory! YouTube link in the notes.

– Intro, tshirt check (0:00)

News

– We talk about not talking about the U.S. election (7:27)
– RIP Leonard Cohen and Robert Vaughn (10:50)
– Blizzcon stuff. Sombra, D3 additions, Overwatch League (11:40)
– Xbox One Gets an OS update (18:33)
– PS4 Pro releases to mixed reviews (21:14)
– HTC has a wireless rig for Vive (33:01)
– Nintendo officially announces the end of Wii U production (36:48)

Tree of Woe

– Andrew’s been playing Witcher 3, Avenger’s Academy, evil F2P clickers (40:23)
– Jamie has been playing Titanfall 2 and Tom Clancy Presents Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6 Featuring Tom Clancy’s Siege (56:10)
– Mass Effect Andromeda dropped and Andrew is excited (1:08:57)
– Kevin has been playing a lot of Elder Scrolls Online and finishes with a nice story (1:17:05)

Alex Pardee’s Site (designer of Jamie’s t-shirt this week): www.alexpardee.com

PUGCast email: podcast@operationpug.com
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