Spawn On Me 111: A Long Time in the Making

austin walker


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After a year of tense negotiations between Brookago correspondent Ceezus
and Giant Bomb’s New York office, we are very pleased to welcome Austin
Walker. We try to fit a year of anticipation into one episode, covering
things such the relevance of E3, the ins and outs of being a news editor at
a major games site, and the boldness of Austin’s top 10 games of 2015. In
our news section, we break it down with Blizzard’s reaction to the
Twitch/Hearthstone harassment fiasco and end with … Shaquille O’Neal.

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110: Rouse in the Darkness


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Acclaimed games writer and designer Richard Rouse III visits Brookago for
the first time this week! We talk to Rich about his past work on The
Suffering and Homefront, as well as his upcoming game, The Church in the
Darkness. In the news, we dig into our early impressions of Uncharted 4 and
the Overwatch Beta. What happens when a streamer of color is in a big
tournament on Twitch? HINT: It ain’t pretty. Plus: Disney Infinity has been
canceled…and Cicero is sad about it?

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Spawn On Me 109: We Are Brookago


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This week we play musical hosts as Kahlief and Cicero interview developer
Mike Block from the game We Are Chicago. We learn about the game, why it’s
important that it was made, and we get to hear some of Mike’s favorite
things about the South Side of Chicago.

After the break, Kahlief taps out but we tag in Shareef and special guest,
GamerTag Radio’s Parris Lilly!Together with Cee, the gentlemen talk about
two big fall FPS releases, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Battlefield 1
What do they think of them? Tune in to find out!

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Spawn On Me 108: Inside Jeff Mattas’ Narcosis


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We’ve got Weekend Confirmed alum and voice over actor Jeff Mattas on the
show this week! We delve into all things Jeff, from his humble beginnings
to his voice-over work on the upcoming title Narcosis! In the news this
week: Amazon’s Prime-only products now include some…video games? Also:
Nintendo NX! Reef previews the Mirror’s Edge beta! And finally… Did ESL
ban YouPorn’s Esports team because they’re prudes?

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Spawn On Me 107: Raspberry PooBeret


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This week the boys sit down prolific Super Mario Maker savant GrandPooBear

to talk about getting partnered and how Twitch monetization is a weird and
wacky thing. How does he deal with this love/hate relationship with

We dig into the nitty gritty of PS4 Neo rumors. Talk about the ending of an
era with the Xbox 360 going out of production. Share some Aurion: Legacy of
the Kori-Odan impressions and finish up with the question, “What does it
take to make a classic remake”.

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Spawn On Me 106: The Balancing Act



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We dig into changes to The Division in its latest and most significant
patch yet and discuss how exploits might be ruining some of the most
important features of the game. Rounding out the show, we talk about
favorite incidental dialogue and hidden gems that have come to light in a
classic game.


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Spawn On Me 105: Feet Firmly Plante-d


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This week, we’re lucky to have Polygon co-founder and current The Verge
senior editor Chris Plante in the house! Not only do we talk about his
current work at the Verge and his time at Polygon, but we also delve deeper
into his beginnings as a writer. Did you know that Chris is a pro wrestling
savant? We then break down our impressions on new games Miitomo and Quantum
Break. We also get some surprising revelations when we talk about Sony’s
new controller for a disabled gamer.

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Spawn On Me Episode 104: Brookago the Newsie


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It’s all about news this week in Brookago. Shareef, Cicero, & Kahlief have
lots of feelings about myriad topics. We express our feelings about
Blizzard characters and Nintendo’s personnel issues. Whether we’re talking
about what it means that Xbox One is opening up their console to amateur
developers or how viable a Playstation “4.5” is…we have varied and
passionate feelings that absolutely must be heard.

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Spawn On Me Episode 102: On The Road Again


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This week we bring you a very special show. All three members of the crew
are on location:Kahlief & Shareef are hanging out in lovely San Francisco
at GDC, while Cicero is out in the wilds of C2E2 in Chicago. Get ready for
lots of awesome conversations this week with developers, comic artists, and
much more!

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Spawn On Me Episode 101: The Division 101

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We take Brookago to school this week, and you’ll learn a little bit more
than you may have wanted to know about your hosts. We also dive deep into
the first AAA game to be released this year, Tom Clancy’s The Division. A
game this big needed a an extra voice to make sense of it all so we brought
in our friend and host of The Show Radio, Andrew Alliance!

We do our best to break down the highs and lows of our early impressions of
this giant game and round the show out by giving you our tips on how to
become the best Division agent you can be. If you’ve been on the fence
about the game or just curious about it, pull up a seat, open your notebook
and sit up straight. Class is in session!

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