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Date: August 8th, 2008

Length: 1:05:29

Hosts: Chris, Brett, Mikel, and Tyler.

Special Guest(s): None

Intro: Half-Life 2 Episode 2: Alyx Vance

Quote of the week: "Thanks for hijacking my hobby, grandma."

Closing Words: Tyler Wilde "We're real journalists."

Closing Song: Race for the Prize - The Flaming Lips

Content Covered:

  • Top 7 Games that affect real life
  • Reasons MGS4 won't come to the 360
  • Rock Revolution
  • Gears of War 2 self-censors itself
  • The Unfulfilled Promises of Virtual Reality
  • 10 Industry-Shattering Stolen Exclusives
  • Sticking a penis in a sock em bopper

Notable Facts:

  • First podcast to go over 1 hour in length.
  • First Time baby sound effect was directed towards Brett Elston. For Animal Crossing. Left in the middle of class to get a trophy.
  • Muscle Fuck first mentioned by Chris Antista [15:58]
  • Brett Elston's favorite TV series is Star Trek Next Gen
  • Duke Lombardi made an unofficial appearance: "I was a chocoholic for a month".
  • Gong sound used with Brett Elston's "Welcome to TalkRadar" in his offensive Japanese accent. [43:50]
  • inspiration for Eagle 13511 "Forget you dirthead."
  • Link running through a puddle sound [46:20]
  • Brett Elston at least mentioned Animal Crossing a dozen times
  • Mikel Reparaz corrected Brett Elston about the people want a $599 console. Not Kaz Hirai
  • Branson Missouri being mentioned by Brett Elston. One of the towns that gets referenced in TalkRadar

Funny Stories and Quotes:

  • Chris Antista
    • "The best virtual fake thing to fuck is a watermelon."
    • "We put a lot in development in internet flash games."
    • "Sims are just sea monkeys that shit all day."
    • "Oh god. Remember that one month I was a chocoholic. That was the worst point of my life." [13:47-13:52]
    • "Musclefuck" [15:58]
    • Decasports has sold over 700,000 units and has a metacritic average of 5.
    • That's me fapping over a microphone.
    • You can play the magic dagger of a pedophile.
  • Brett Elston
    • "Welcome to TALKARADAR" Gong* [43:55-43:57]
    • How much do you play your Wii, because I don't.
    • As a Virtual Boy owner Wii Music is worse.
    • Thanks for hijacking my hobby grandma.
  • Mikel Reparaz
    • It's a Japanese game, they're probably underage.

Link: Episode 13

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