Following the Smash tournament, and at the conclusion of the Romancing SaGa 3 playthrough, Caspius and SiliconNooB inaugurate the Christmas season by beheading the Gaming Moment Tyrant, Imitanis, in a spectacle intended to delight Texan readers.
For the Smash Bros. Tournament final round, Caspius is joined by Ethos for a wide-ranging discussion of video games, personal relationship advice, and numerological evaluation of Polish literature. Tune in for the gripping tournament conclusion!
As the site enters week three of the ‘Autumn SaGa’ Romancing SaGa 3 playthrough, the semi-final of the Smash Bros. Tournament sees the initial field of eighty contenders reduced to a mere four, with catastrophic results for Caspius’ few remaining hopes.
In the quarter-final of the Smash Bros. Tournament, numerous ‘shadow’ games are eliminated, much to the chagrin of SiliconNooB–but lest Caspius rejoice, some of his few remaining favourites lose out as well, leaving the outcome very much in the balance.
SiliconNooB makes merry, and then some, before joining Caspius in a considerable state of inebriation. The news is examined in due course, followed by the knock-out round of the Smash Bros. Tournament, without any sign of SiliconNooB’s unnamed ‘thingy’.
Post-Blizzcon, Caspius and SiliconNooB finish off the six remaining battles of the Smash Bros. Tournament qualifying round, whittling down eighty games to merely forty, resulting in the exclusion of many of Caspius’ favourites–and SiliconNooB’s as well!
Caspius and SiliconNooB launch the first round of the Smash Bros. Tournament, eliminating a selection of games and bringing Caspius ever closer to a potential playthrough and review of Shadow the Hedgehog, Shadowgate, or Castlevania: Lords of Shadow.
Caspius and SiliconNooB discuss Capcom’s intention of reviving dormant franchises, and SN tries to allay Caspius’ fears with news of Konami ‘reviving’ Silent Hill for pachislot machines and Sony ‘reviving’ Wild Arms for an abysmal mobile sequel.
Caspius and SiliconNooB devote themselves to a most political podcast, focusing on problems of discourse in the gaming community, and what gamers (and journalists) mean when they speak of ‘politics’, ‘immersion’, and other vague or contentious topics.
Caspius, SiliconNooB, and Imitanis discuss the history of site-wide playthroughs, and try to decide whether to play a game that is available on current systems (Breath of Fire!) or a game which is available only on older consoles (Earthbound!).