This week, we discuss our favorite scary games, and then have a mega discussion of The Walking Dead: Episode 4! With Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, Richard "Defender Against The Robot Uprising" Naik, Dylan Collins and special guest Jeffrey Matulef.

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Daneel
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Daneel
3 years 8 months ago
I’ve just finished all four episodes of The Walking Dead and re-listen to your podcasts about them. After this four games I have to say that… |SPOILER ALERT!| Kenny’s code must be bugged. After I backed up with his son in episode 1, have him rations on episode 2 and helped with Duck on episode 3, at the end of episode 4 he just takes off and berates me for not helping him and being selfish. WTF?! I was also disappointed with Lee’s response. In all those months I was anything but selfish. In Ep. 1 I had to chop… Read more »
paynesworth
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paynesworth
3 years 8 months ago
I know this is completely off topic, but recently after reading some of your older articles on the site, I noticed that you guys don’t write much anymore, it seems to be mainly Brad and Sparky, both of whom I do love reading, but I miss the contributions from the rest of you guys. Any reason for this? Is it just a time thing? I just wanted to say its a bit of a shame, I remember all 3 of you guys writing really informative pieces. Still, the podcasts are still riveting so I suppose I can’t grumble too much.… Read more »
John Dane
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John Dane
3 years 9 months ago

The purpose of the first and second tapes was to show you how the first “zombies” were created in Crawford, hence why there were no humans there when you arrive. That is, the woman stabs the doctor, and he immediately says “no… noo….” (i.e., “Crawford is doomed”). Then when she runs out, you hear gunshots. And as we know, dead people = zombies = more dead people = more zombies, etc etc.

Flo
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Flo
3 years 9 months ago

Another podcast already? That’s great. Keep up the pace.

Mike (ToH)
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Mike (ToH)
3 years 9 months ago

Good podcast, however the theory of Crawford’s leader being the radio voice doesn’t work – you see his picture around the compound and once you get to the top of the bell tower, you do get to meet him in this episode.

Li-Ion
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Li-Ion
3 years 9 months ago
I don’t scare easily in video games and found e.g. the Resident Evil’s never scary, just awkward to control action adventures. However, sometimes games manage to scared me. One is the original X-Com, the first game where I got the feeling I just got outsmarted by the AI. My little random generated soldiers grew on me so at some point I was getting afraid of putting them in harms way. The other game, better: games, that work as horror-games for me are the Souls games. Demon’s Soul and Dark Souls. I know that death is just a game mechanic, but… Read more »
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