Broken Embargo

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Episode 43 - Les Mis and NCIS

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Welcome back to another episode of Broken Embargo! This week, we discuss what we've been doing in our off time, which includes mostly video games! Dan played some Donkey Kong Country 3D, Eric played some Bioshock Infinite, and Caleb has gone absolutely crazy! Join us! The water's fine. To skip out on our Bioshock Infinite Discussion skip to 54:44! Send us some sweet email goodness at brokenembargoemail@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter! @brokenembargo @ekotval @TheDanMcKenney @Xotig

Episode 42 - High Tail Hall

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I don't want to spoil anything about this episode, so let me just say that you should probably put the kids to bed, and get the headphones out. Why? Let's just say Dan's talking about furries today.

Episode 41 - Jack Tretton

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In this episode we have played games and we talk about them. Which ones? Listen and find out! We also discuss the possibilities surrounding the Playstation event later this month. With special guest Jack Tretton! Follow us on Twitter! @brokenembargo @ekotval @xotig @thedanmckenney Send us email! brokenembargoemail@gmail.com

Episode 40 - Covers of Covers of Covers

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This week we discuss the finer points of the new season of Glee. We also happen to discuss, the Metal Gear Rising demo, Knights of Pen and Paper, and Super Mario Land 3D! Then we talk about some Pokemon tactics and the selling of THQ. All this an more! Take a listen! Email us at brokenembargoemail@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter! @brokenembargo @ekotval @Xotig @TheDanMcKenney

Episode 39 - Horribly Underprepared!

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Apologies in advance for this episode! After the greatness that was last weeks episode, we stumbled a bit this week. Eric talks about Tripletown, Caleb talks about a game he can't talk about, and Dan talks about more FarCry 3! http://i.imgur.com/K3bSy.jpg - Show picture http://i.minus.com/i4qkU26tWCOyl.gif - uDraw Tablet warehouse http://www.npr.org/blogs/monkeysee/2013/01/18/169706944/ive-heard-that-somewhere-glee-covers-baby-got-back-and-it-sounds-familiar http://www.forbes.com/sites/insertcoin/2013/01/16/buy-dead-island-riptide-get-horrifying-bikini-zombie-torso/ Send us your emails! brokenembargoemail@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter! @brokenembargo @ekotval @Xotig @theDanMcKenney

Episode 38 - Fighting Foodons Fanfic

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Welcome to another wonderful episode of Broken Embargo! This week the guys talk about XCOM, Sonic & All-Stars Racing, and the Ouya! There is also a hefty discussion around nostalgia, and the existence of Fighting Foodon Fanfiction. We also dive into the madness that has been surrounding the latest Pokemon announcement! All that and so much more! Listen now! Email us at brokenembargoemail@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter! @BrokenEmbargo @ekotval @Xotig @TheDanMcKenney

Episode 37 - Happy New Year!

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The guys are back from the holiday break. Join us as we catch up on what we've been playing, including Eric's dive back into his backlog and Dan's love for his new 3DS.

Episode 36 - GOLDEN EMBARGOS 2012!

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It's time for another edition of the Golden Embargos! Listen as the boys first catch up on some time off, and then dig deep into their choices for Game of the Year! Email us at: brokenembargoemail@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter! @ekotval @xotig @TheDanMcKenney

Episode 35 - Die Another Day

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Welcome back to another wonderful episode of Broken Embargo!
This week Caleb informs us about the Guild Wars 2 Halloween Event! Dan talks about one of the worst games he's played all year. And Eric played a point-and-click browser game! Woo!

Break music by: Where the Demon Sleeps (SH2 Music Box Remix): http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR02523/
In the news this week:

  • Subsidised Xbox Now with 250 GB HD, I called it: http://www.theverge.com/2012/10/23/3542196/xbox-360-250gb-two-year-contract-subsidy
  • BigPoint (Battlestar Galactica Online, Game of Thrones Online) cutting 120 jobs, shuts down San Fran Office. http://massively.joystiq.com/2012/10/23/bigpoint-cutting-120-jobs-abandoning-u-s-development/
  • Rumor: Zynga shuts down Boston, Austin, and Chicago locations. http://www.theverge.com/2012/10/23/3544176/zynga-reportedly-lays-off-100-employees-during-apples-event-shutters
  • Zynga CEO letter to employees. http://venturebeat.com/2012/10/23/zynga-ceos-letter-to-employees-weve-laid-off-5-percent-of-our-full-time-workforce/
  • EVE kill might be a hoax, or might be more than we imagined http://massively.joystiq.com/2012/10/23/eve-online-6-000-ship-kill-may-be-a-hoax/ 
  • Toy Box from Disney and Pixar. Future console title to use characters. http://www.joystiq.com/2012/10/23/toy-box-to-bring-pixar-and-disney-characters-together-in-game/ 
  • Rumor: Playstation CFW hack unstoppable by Sony. http://www.joystiq.com/2012/10/23/rumor-ps3-hacked-yet-again-this-time-it-might-be-for-keeps/ 
  • Op Ed: Games Journalism and the Perception of Corruption http://botherer.org/2012/10/24/games-journalists-and-the-perception-of-corruption/
  • Sim City multiplayer using leaderboards http://www.polygon.com/2012/10/25/3547630/simcity-specializations-put-your-head-to-head-against-friends-through
  • Nintendo Japan selling bitchin Charizard 3DS, damn them to hell http://www.polygon.com/2012/10/26/3557718/nintendo-japan-gives-punters-a-chance-to-buy-a-limited-edition
  • After all these years, they finally did it. Zombies in TF2 http://www.polygon.com/2012/10/25/3557198/team-fortress-2-halloween-event-adds-zombies-spells-evil-wizard
  • G4 rumored to be cancelling Attack of the Show, X-Play. Patrick Klepek (former G4 writer) says he’s heard it to be true: http://www.polygon.com/2012/10/26/3559670/g4-cancels-video-game-programming-x-play-and-attack-of-the-show
  • Minecraft office. http://www.officesnapshots.com/2012/10/24/minecraft/

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Episode 34 - Don't Ask Questions

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It's another episode of Broken Embargo!

This week the guys see what their old pal Murgatroyd is up to.

Then they go on to talk about how much they like(?) Dishonored, and how good(?) they are at the PS All Stars beta. Eric talks about how he discovered quick mode in Civ V, Caleb messed around with StoryNexus a new dev tool from the people that made Fallen London, and Dan finally succumbed to the glory of FTL.

And discover why Caleb hates Borderlands 2. You have to listen to this!

Break Music from OCRemix: FFVIII: Succession of Witches Remix: http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR01766/

We ran through quite a bit of news this week, including:

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Episode 33 - The Walking Dead Spoilercast

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We finally did it. At the late hours of Wednesday last week, Dan and I recorded a Walking Dead podcast. Join us as we recap the first 4 episodes of TellTale's epic Walking Dead game. But, you've been warned: We spoil EVERYTHING. Listen at your own risk!

Episode 32: We are so late

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We're back again! Barely! Had to start the show with 2/3 of the crew, but Eric swoops in to save us just in time! Join us as we ramble on about Resident Evil, Super Hexagon, and more! Follow us on Twitter! @ekotval @TheDanMcKenney @Xotig Music from this episode comes from OCRemix: http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR01127/

Episode 31 - In which we still don't discuss Walking Dead

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Yeah, we promised we'd have a discussion about Walking Dead 3 weeks ago. But you know what came out last week? Freaking Borderlands 2, that's what. So, saddle up your "Butt Stallion" and join us for a discussion of the very best loot based shooter of all time. And there's some news. Follow us on Twitter! @TheDanMcKenney @ekotval @Xotig The music in this week's episode: http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR02488/

Episode 30 - Just The Guys

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In this episode of Broken Embargo, Caleb and Eric fly solo. So, that means we don't talk Walking Dead, like we promised, cause Eric is still behind. But we'll be back to that next week! Listen in as we chat about the indie Kickstarter funded game FTL, and the amazing stealth sidescroller Mark of the Ninja. And, as always, we rapid fire hit the news. Follow us on Twitter! @ekotval @TheDanMcKenney @Xotig

Episode 29 - PAXPAXPAX

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Greetings fair listeners! We have ventured back from PAX and have a grand episode for you! And by we I mean Dan and Eric. Caleb was stuck in Texas. Still we talk about the grand times we had a PAX, and try to remember any games we may have played in the meantime. Join us for a while why don't you? Send us an email! brokenembargoemail@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter: @ekotval @Xotig @TheDanMcKenney

Episode 28 - Unca Ewic!

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Boop boop ski doop! In this week's episode of Broken Embargo, Eric plays with his 6 year old niece while talking about video games with Dan and Caleb! We talk about more Spelunky, more Nuzlocke, and Caleb found a Facebook game that doesn't suck? What? You better listen to find out. We also discuss the unfortunate troubles of OnLive, some wonderful news out of Gamescom, and the idioticness of Internet Trolls. Break Music: http://sabrepulse.bandcamp.com/album/first-crush-ep Intro/Outro Music: “Bias, Groove” by Benjamin Briggs, Insert Rupee, and halc: http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR02109/ Subscribe to us on iTunes! Email us at: brokenembargoemail@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter! @ekotval @Xotig @TheDanMcKenney

Episode 27 - Christina doesn't like Spelunky

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In this episode of Broken Embargo, we talk more about Spelunky, more about Nuzlocke and more about Kingdom Hearts! We also talk about the comic Wanted, and Pitfall for the iOS. All this plus news, and emails! Check it out today! email us at: brokenembargoemail@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter: @ekotval @Xotig @TheDanMcKenney

Episode 26 - Thanks K-Stew!

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This week on Broken Embargo! We discuss the Nuzlocke challenge, Deadpool, Hawkeye, Kingdom Hearts, Twilight, MMO problems, Console problems, and more! Check it out today! Email us: brokenembargoemail@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter: @ekotval @Xotig @TheDanMcKenney

Episode 25 - Where are the Little Rascals now?

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After a short hiatus with Caleb out of town, Broken Embargo is back! This episode, we talk about the casual trappings of the otherwise awesome Outernauts Facebook game. Dan doesn't get DayZ. We reminisce about old Minecraft days. And of course, as always, rapid fire news. Follow us on Twitter! @TheDanMcKenney @ekotval @Xotig Email us at brokenembargoemail@gmail.com!

Ep. 24 - CAPTAIN FALCOOOOOON!!!

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In this episode of Broken Embargo, the team gathers to talk about the wondrous world of video games! Dan and Caleb start off talking about The Walking Dead Episode 2, if you haven't played that you may want to skip that section. Spoilers! Rolling with the zombie theme Eric has been playing The Secret World, and DayZ the infamous mod for ARMA II. For news, we discuss the madness of Kickstarter projects over the past week including the Ouya and Penny Arcade's experiment, and the backlash it has been receiving. We also spend a lot of time gushing over the awesome animations that have been coming out of Source Filmmaker in the past week. Especially "Heavy Falcon Punch" which we use the music from it to close out the show. Email us at: brokenembargoemail@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter: @ekotval @TheDanMcKenney @Xotig

Episode 23 - We Can Control The Reapers Spider-Man

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It's time for another wonderful episode of Broken Embargo! This week we chat about a mix of video games and movies! Dan and Caleb talk about the new Spider-Man, and then Dan talks about his deep love for Spelunky. Caleb talks about Theaterhythm or as it should be called, Elite Beat Final Fantasy Agents. After the break, Eric talks about finally seeing My Neighbor Totoro, and then goes into a heart breaking story while playing Journey. Then he gives us his feeling about Counter Strike: Global Offensive. In the news we talk about the Steam Greenbox, Borderland 2 being made on the Vita, the evolution of Brothers in Arms 4, and more! Check it out right now! Email us at: brokenembargoemail@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter: @ekotval @Xotig @TheDanMcKenney

Episode 22 -- That's So Portal!

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Welcome back to another episode of Broken Embargo, the number #1 tea podcast out there! The boys have just returned from Tea3 and they're ready to brew up another pot of deliciously herbal audio just for you! Then we talk about video games. Caleb's been navigating his uncle's mansion in Quantum Conundrum, while Eric has been going door to door in Civ 5: Gods and Kings to spread the good word of Jesus Christ. Dan gets uncomfortable with Lollipop Chainsaw and then gets worked up over people getting worked up about New Super Mario Bros. 2 DLC. Also, we pitch our Doctor Who/James Bond crossover game. If you're Phil Fish and want to make our game, please e-mail us at brokenembargoemail@gmail.com. If you're not Phil Fish, then send feedback or whatever... Tweety tweet our faces off: @TheDanMcKenney @Xotig @ekotval

Episode 21 -- Poop On Your Toothpaste

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Late episode is late. Late E3 episode is named weird. Listen to find out why! Follow us on Twitter! @Xotig @TheDanMcKenney @ekotval Review us on iTunes, and you'll get some free stuff! EDIT: Caleb wrote this episode description. Can you tell? -- Dan

Episode 20 - E3 Predictions and Prophecies

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It's the happiest time of the year, folks! That's right, E3 time! Join the Broken Embargo crew for our annual E3 Predictions episode. We'll geek out on just about anything. Also, in what we've been playing: Caleb's got a shiny new 3DS, Dan's been running from the Zombies in his mind with Zombies, Run! and Eric has been diving into the deep dark corners of the Secret World ARG. All this and more on a very special episode of Broken Embargo! Make sure to tune in next week for our epic E3 wrapup! Follow us on Twitter! @TheDanMcKenney @Xotig @ekotval