Gentlemen's Lunchtime Association

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Episode 68.5 – Tony Hawk Ollying Into His Grave

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Specs dabbles in CBT. Catsman recalls all the athletes with bird names. Animitch consumes metal. Shiny explains the childbirth centrifuge. Mash goes to bed. Old man Moogle dabs, like he knows what that means. Plus, what would make Tony Hawk do a 900 in his grave?

  • 4:02 – Intro
  • 7:00 – What would make Tony Hawk do a 900 in his grave?
  • 9:46 – News
  • 1:02:51 – Catsman’s Conundrum: favourite NPC?
  • 1:12:26 – DOOM movie discussion
  • 1:23:20 – Neoyokio discussion
  • 1:33:16 – Animitch presents: tag, you’re it, the fetish identification game
  • 1:40:36 – Attempt to end

Edited by Catsman, and boy howdy was it a one.

Specs

Here is all of the news; unabridged and including stuff that I may not have even brought up during recording:

Luciohs are a real cereal now https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2018-10-08-looks-like-overwatchs-lucio-ohs-are-being-turned-into-a-real-breakfast-cereal
https://www.eurogamer.net/amp/2018-10-08-microsoft-announces-game-streaming-service-project-xcloud
Zelda 1 update, start with all weapons: https://www.usgamer.net/articles/nintendo-switch-online-gets-official-rom-hack-version-of-the-legend-of-zelda
https://www.eurogamer.net/amp/2018-10-05-scientists-create-poll-to-name-real-life-ant-species-after-pokemon
https://www.eurogamer.net/amp/2018-10-06-big-gameplay-leak-of-amazons-new-mmo-pops-up-on-pornhub
https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2018-10-03-dance-dance-revolution-movie-in-the-works
Uematsu is fucking dead: https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2018-09-20-legendary-final-fantasy-composer-nobuo-uematsu-ceases-work-due-to-illness
https://blog.us.playstation.com/2018/09/18/introducing-playstation-classic-with-20-pre-loaded-games/
https://www.eurogamer.net/amp/2018-09-17-15-european-gambling-regulators-unite-to-tackle-loot-box-threat
https://news.avclub.com/fortnite-has-now-been-cited-in-more-than-200-divorce-pr-1829084255?rev=1537038920806&utm_medium=SocialMarketing&utm_campaign=SF&utm_source=Twitter&utm_content=Main&__twitter_impression=true&__twitter_impression=true
Nintendo Switch requires weekly online check-in to play NES games: https://www.eurogamer.net/amp/2018-09-14-nintendo-requires-weekly-online-check-in-to-play-nes-games
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-6152089/Amazon-wants-workers-CAGES-oversee-robots-bizarre-patent-suggests.html
Insomniac offers to patch out the ill-fated marriage proposal in Spider-Man: https://www.eurogamer.net/amp/2018-09-09-insomniac-offers-to-patch-out-the-ill-fated-marriage-proposal-in-spider-man
Naganuma is doing the music for lethal League
Thq Nordic acquire rights to kingdoms of amalur: https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2018-09-06-heres-a-curveball-thq-nordic-has-bought-the-kingdoms-of-amalur-ip
This and Mario galaxy on nvidia in China or something:
Zelda: Twilight Princess tested under official Tegra X1 emulation https://www.eurogamer.net/amp/digitalfoundry-2018-zelda-twilight-princess-tegra-x1-emulation-analysis
Aggressive flossing in schools: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5932857/Primary-school-bans-flossing-dance-claims-pupils-intimidate-classmates-moves.html
https://www.eurogamer.net/amp/2018-08-29-nintendo-takes-down-11-year-old-pokemon-fangame-kit
Also emuparadise is ded
http://www.pushsquare.com/news/2018/08/gamescom_2018_horror_as_fortnite_fan_takes_a_public_dump_and_leaves_it_to_stink
https://www.pcgamer.com/epic-no-one-pooped-in-a-bag-while-standing-in-line-for-fortnite-at-gamescom/
https://www.gamingonlinux.com/articles/valve-officially-confirm-a-new-version-of-steam-play-which-includes-a-modified-version-of-wine.12400
Steam.tv
Swastikas allowed in German games again: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-45142651

Other stuff:
Are you Tony Hawk? Why? https://twitter.com/tonyhawk/status/5184156673?lang=en
The baby centrifuge: https://patents.google.com/patent/US3216423A/en

On November 30, 2018 at 10:02 pm