Gentlemen's Lunchtime Association

Like a book club, but with video games.

The only podcast made from 99% pure sausages

Every 3 weeks, the GLA holds a podcast in which we talk about the latest gaming news, read terrible fanfiction and bicker amongst ourselves. You can download all the episodes for free below, or check us out on GatherYourParty, iTunes, Soundcloud, or by good ‘ole RSS.

If you want to be a part of the podcast, then check the sidebar for details on when the next recording date\time is. You’ll need mumble and a decent mic. Recording takes place on our mumble server.

Episode 22 – A Buncha Nerds

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The gentlemen discuss video game music, the DS’s library, faking disability for profit, Bob’s Game, shifty marketers, and the lack of child NPCs in video games. Also, a Sonic the Hedgehog triangle drama.

  • Intro [00:00:00]
  • Comments Section [00:02:30]
  • Top Vidya Picks [00:09:28]
    • Fuse, Metro: Last Light, RE: Revelations
  • Game Book Club [00:22:04]
  • Mahboyy talking about Starcraft [00:29:05]
  • What have you been playing? [00:37:54]
  • The News [00:57:40]
    • Turkish sociologist declares that all children with autism are atheists and atheism is a form of autism
    • Nintendo skipping out on major E3 press conference
    • Streamer fakes disability for money
    • Earthbound is coming to Virtual Console
    • Insomniac Games responds to Fuse criticism
    •  Microsoft to reveal EA partnership at next Xbox event
    • Skyrim Theme comes 5th in Classic FM’s UK Radio
    • Game Dev Tycoon
    • DS production stops
    • TF2 with Oculus Rift
    • We chat about Metroid for a while
  • Fanfiction Hour [02:12:15]
    • Untitled Sonic fanfic written in comments section of another Sonic fanfic
  • Outro [2:18:24]

http://www.goddiscussion.com/109322/turkish-sociologist-declares-that-all-children-with-autism-are-atheists-and-atheism-is-a-form-of-autism/
http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2013/04/17/earthbound-coming-to-virtual-console.aspx
http://www.news10.net/news/article/235836/99/Insomniac-Games-responds-to-Fuse-criticism
http://www.computerandvideogames.com/393418/microsoft-to-reveal-ea-partnership-at-next-xbox-event/
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/04/01/skyrim-fifth-classic-fm-hall-of-fame_n_2994027.html
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2013-04-29-game-dev-tycoon-forces-those-who-pirate-the-game-to-unwittingly-fail-from-piracy
http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2011/04/22/ds-lite-production-has-discontinued.aspx
http://www.forbes.com/sites/insertcoin/2013/04/21/team-fortress-2-on-oculus-rift-with-an-omnidirectional-treadmill/

21 – Snap into a Slim Jim

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In the funkiest episode of GDV yet, the gentlemen discuss LucasArts, Space Jam remixes, dumb nerds voting in polls, Macho Man Randy Savage and outdated slang words.

LucasArts shut down:
http://techcrunch.com/2013/04/03/disney-shuts-down-lucasarts-just-154-days-after-acquiring-it/

Kotaku’s Guacamelee coverage:
http://kotaku.com/the-many-memes-references-and-homages-of-guacamelee-471782520

Worst Company In America:
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/04/05/worst-company-in-america-poll-has-ea-respond-we-can-do-bette/

Microsoft Twitter Man:
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2013-04-05-microsoft-creative-director-doesnt-understand-the-drama-around-having-an-lways-on-console”

Episode 20 – Boggle Mania

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Catsman, Doddski, Evilagram, Happyman, Juju, Ramal, Moogle, Seanie and Xevrex discuss Kawaii guns, John Spaghettio, Shenmue 3, Civ 5, PETA, microtransaction bullshit and retractable beards. Plus, permanent bologna organs.

Gentlemen Discussing Vidya 19 – Conspiracy

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Join Gentlemen Discussing Vidya for a special conspiracy-flavoured episode, as we uncover the truth that’s literally right there, and has conveniently been uncovered by a series of cryptic-but-solvable clues. Catsman, Happyman, Juju, Ramal, Mahboyy, Reinbach, Seanie and Yay feature in this action-packed conspiracy spectacular.

Episode 18 – Churchill’s Grapefruits

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Because of Happyman’s poor moderating skills the podcast’s one-year anniversary, it’s an extra-long episode featuring discussion of THQ’s auctions, creepy nerds, greedy businessmen and rad cars. Also, a saucy read starring the President of the United States. With Catsman, Doddski, Happyman, Juju, K, Reinbach, Tacoman and Wes.

Nerds want Obama to pull DMC from shelves
http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2013/01/22/fans-petition-white-house-to-have-devil-may-cry-removed-from-shelves.aspx

THQ auction update
http://www.computerandvideogames.com/387962/end-of-the-line-for-thq/

Lightning carrying the adventure solo as Final Fantasy’s ‘first female protagonist’
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/01/18/lightning-returns-carrying-the-adventure-solo-as-final-fantasy/

Dead Space 3 Microtransactions
http://www.computerandvideogames.com/388167/interviews/interview-dead-space-3-producer-on-micro-transactions-and-keeping-the-horror-alive/?page=2#top_banner

Sony teases something
http://www.gatheryourparty.com/articles/2013/02/01/sony-teases-something/

Sanic Racing Shogun Car
http://gamefans.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Sonic-Racing-Transformed-PC-Shogun-Car.jpg
http://gamefans.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Sonic-Racing-Transformed-PC-Shogun-Boat.jpg

Winston Churchill
http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m7mw2fdAvh1rqfod6o1_500.jpg

Kickstarters:
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/subalterngames/neocolonialism
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1957041092/ritual-dementia?ref=recently_launched
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/896834116/the-90s-arcade-racer
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sickdaddy/eat-bacon-postcards

Episode 17 – Rise of the Butt Cartel

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This week, on Gentlemen Discussing Vidya – Devil May Cry, QUAD-A GAMING, gay planets, dismembered zombie torsos, the Steambox, Pogeymon, and some truly abominable kickstarters. With Catsman, Funk, Happyman, Juju, Ramalori, Seanie and Charismatic Tzar.

Interesting stuff:

http://www.gamepur.com/news/10104-beware-fake-dmc-devil-may-cry-reviews-says-ninja-theory.html
http://www.playstationlifestyle.net/2012/09/10/visceral-dead-space-3-to-deliver-a-quad-a-gaming-experience/
http://www.computerandvideogames.com/384922/sony-patents-pre-owned-games-block/
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/01/07/thq-individual-franchises-up-for-grabs-more-show-up-to-bid/
http://nintendoeverything.com/108826/earthbound-creator-says-something-is-in-the-works-not-mother-4/
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2013-01-15-dead-island-riptide-zombie-bait-edition-has-headless-armless-bloody-female-torso-figurine
http://www.computerandvideogames.com/387228/left-4-dead-2-workshop-is-live-build-your-own-levels/
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1158435063/the-first-anatomically-designed-jeans-for-a-mans-j
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/415454318/yolo-clothing-you-only-live-once
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/565261126/angels-at-play
http://www.theverge.com/2013/1/8/3852144/gabe-newell-interview-steam-box-future-of-gaming
http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/191115/sony-settles-with-kevin-butler-actor-over-bridge.html#axzz2I6orQvBH
http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/184919/Here_we_go_again_Obama_calls_for_governmentfunded_game_violence_research.php#.UPcAjSerl8E
http://gamingbolt.com/father-enlists-digital-assassins-to-deter-son-from-playing-games-in-china
http://gamerfront.net/2013/01/nvidia-project-shield-hands-on-impressions-ces-2013/26540
http://www.pcauthority.com.au/News/328058,thq-assets-up-for-auction-on-january-the-22nd.aspx
http://www.siliconera.com/2012/12/20/earthbound-creator-shigesato-itoi-says-something-is-in-the-works/

Episode 16 – Test Your Might

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With New Year’s Eve right around the corner, the gentlemen come together to discuss the Mortal Kombat movie, Bobby Kotick’s dating life, as well as 2012 in games and what we can expect out of 2013.

Sources:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/business/bobby-kotick-of-activision-drawing-praise-and-wrath.html?pagewanted=1&hpw&_r=1&
http://www.joystiq.com/2012/12/19/the-war-z-removed-from-steam/
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2012/12/18/osceasefire-gamers-hold-boycott-sandy-hook_n_2321144.html
http://www.joystiq.com/2012/12/20/over-2-100-sex-offenders-discovered-and-banned-from-online-games/
http://play-dune.com/

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1548272412/radio-the-universe-0
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dudegurlz/destroy-all-slackers-an-animated-feature-film

(January’s vidya top picks are Anarchy Reigns, Ni no Kuni, and DMC. If you couldn’t make the recording but would still like to submit your picks, send them to Happyman at lundstromfelix@gmail.com)

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