Prepare to be edumacated and enlightenafied, Gentle Listener, as noted researchers Klee Baker, Wesley Johnson, E.J. Alcantara, Matt McCormick, and Randall Smith dive deep into the mysteries of science, bugs, games, and childish insights.
In this episode:
Matt attempts to get Randall to say that he did it perfectly; Randall rolls on. Microbiologist Kyle Baker finishing his sophomore year, researching mass zombification. Quick check re: microbiology chops. Kyle the Bug Nazi a Centipede player of old. Kyle says "intendo." Kyle henceforward to be known as "Klee." E.J. works for the Evil Empire. QA lead for Guitar Hero 5, CONFIRMED. The limits of QA feedback roles. E.J.'s favorite tester, and advice for software testers everywhere. A harrowing story of DS COD testing. E.J. is pretty good at drums on GH, except when he sucks. Also good at COD 4. E.J. soon to be married, actually. Wesley's latest account of dating, and then unsuccessfully lying to precocious children. A recap of Yaris damage. Wes going to PAX. Randall jealous. Matt pledges to attend PAX if Randall does. Randall more unhappy. Dragonslayer -- NDAs not included. Reference to Joystiq Podcast 99, when Wes discusses Infamous. Discontent with Prince of Persia. A heartwarming story of a dying child's wish to murder an animal.
• Baking Powder Submarine FAQ
• World's Largest Baking Soda Volcano
• A boy's last wish...TO KILL
Intro and outro music excerpted from "Shapes" and "Scared Straight," by The Long Winters. You can find both songs on their CD When I Pretend to Fall. Songs used by permission, courtesy of Barsuk Records. Thanks to both John Roderick of TLW and Emily Alford at Barsuk.