24 June 2022

8-4 Play 6/24/2022: MACARONI AND CHEZ

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Join the fearsome 8-4-some as they charge headlong into Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes, ruminate on the crowning of our final (?) Elden Lord, and waterslide through the Summer Gaming madness.

8-4 Play 6/24/2022: MACARONI AND CHEZ

Running Time: 01:37:22

Time – Topic Discussed:

01:39 – Nicknames & Mac n’ Cheese Talk
18:36 – Fire Emblem: Three Hopes impressions
27:09 – ***Start Age of Calamity Spoilers***
29:22 – ***End Age of Calamy Spoilers***
35:48 – Elden Ring, ***FULL OF END GAME SPOILERS***
1:00:13 – News: Summer Games Fest, Dragon’s Dogma 2, and more!

And now, here’s the music we used in this episode!
***SPOILER WARNING***

Intro: Fighting with Fódlan Winds – Yosuke Kinoshita (Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes)
Ending: The First Giant Cyclops Battle – Rei Kondoh (Dragon’s Dogma)

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10 June 2022

8-4 Play 6/10/2022: LISTENING RAINBOW

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We’re a bit behind (or rather, ahead of?) all the Summer Gaming nonsense — hey, we live in Japan, we just got rid of Zima, fer crissakes! — but still got plenty of hot chatz re: Street Fighter 6, Resident Evil Rem4ke, Final Fantasy XVI, Mega Drive Mini 2, and Sonic Frontiers.

8-4 Play 6/10/2022: LISTENING RAINBOW

Running Time: 01:50:52

Time – Topic Discussed:

01:51 – Nicknames
08:00 – Wild Arms (and PS+ Premium Impressions)
20:12 – News: Sony’s State of Play, Giantbomb, SEGA and more!
01:33:40 – Demon’s Souls
01:37:28 – Elden Ring
01:41:56 – Rogue Legacy 2

And now, here’s the music we used in this episode!
***SPOILER WARNING***

Intro: Into the Wilderness – Michiko Naruke (Wild Arms)
Ending: Palmtree Panic Present

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27 May 2022

8-4 Play 5/27/2022: SIZE MATTERS

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Elden who? Bury that fossil alongside the NHK guy–this week, we’re diving deep on Project Zomboid, the hot new…wait, it’s from 2013? Well, whatever. Roy’s into it and that’s all that matters. Plus a lil Kirby, a lil news, and maybe just a -few- words about the From game that shall no longer be named…

8-4 Play 5/27/2022: SIZE MATTERS

Running Time: 01:17:43

Time – Topic Discussed:

01:08 – Nicknames
19:41 – Project Zomboid
35:46 – Kirby and the Forgotten Land
42:16 – Elden Ring (and some Demon’s Souls!)
50:39 – News: Revamped PS+ Retro Titles, Silent Hill rumors and more!

And now, here’s the music we used in this episode!
***SPOILER WARNING***

Intro: Psychic Power Given Form – Hirokazu Ando (Kirby and the Forgotten Land)
Ending: Run – Zach Beever (Project Zomboid)

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13 May 2022

8-4 Play 5/13/2022: ENDIN’ RING

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Our final (?) discussion of Elden Ring dives so deep your rainbow stone would shatter before it hits bottom, including spoiler-filled endgame zigs and half-assed lore zags. Also: some news.

8-4 Play 4/29/2022: GOLDEN, WEAK

Running Time: 02:04:14

Time – Topic Discussed:

01:20 – Nicknames
19:23 – Elden Ring
34:29 – ***ROUND 1 ELDEN RING SPOILER TALK STARTS***
1:01:03 – ***ROUND 1 ELDEN RING SPOILER TALK ENDS***
1:13:20 – ***ROUND 2 ELDEN RING SPOILER TALK STARTS***
1:23:01 – ***ROUND 2 ELDEN RING SPOILER TALK ENDS***
1:27:24 – News: Chip Shortages Continue, Yuji Naka Airs Some Dirty Laundry, Summer Games Fest, and more!
2:00:34 – ***MINOR ELDEN RING SPOILERS START***
2:04:11 – ***MINOR ELDEN RING SPOILERS END***

And now, here’s the music we used in this episode!
***SPOILER WARNING***

Intro: Godskin Apostles – Yuka Kitamura (Elden Ring)
Ending: Wii Shop Channel Main Theme – Kazumi Totaka (Nintendo Wii)

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29 April 2022

8-4 Play 4/29/2022: GOLDEN, WEAK

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What better way to celebrate Showa Day than with a smattering of Radical Dreamers, a dollop of Chrono Cross, and most importantly, in-depth analysis of every t-shirt in Uniqlo’s new Final Fantasy collaboration line?

8-4 Play 4/29/2022: GOLDEN, WEAK

Running Time: 01:13:09

Time – Topic Discussed:

01:05 – Nicknames
09:34 – Elden Ring
33:02 – Chrono Cross & Radical Dreamers
49:07 – News: Super Mario movie delayed, Variable Refresh Rate coming to PS5 and more!

And now, here’s the music we used in this episode!
***SPOILER WARNING***

Intro: Gale – Yasunori Mitsuda (Radical Dreamers)
Ending: Drive To Work On Instinct – Alan Silvestri (The Super Mario Bros. Movie)

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15 April 2022

8-4 Play 4/15/2022: TOTALLY TUBULAR

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A whole lotta Gotta Protectors: Cart of Darkness, signs of Elden Ring burnout (yet somehow we still love talking about it for an hour?), and some kind of Kingdom Hearts something or other I dunno I stopped listening at this part. Plus steak updates and more!

8-4 Play 4/15/2022: TOTALLY TUBULAR

Running Time: 01:36:01

Time – Topic Discussed:

1:30 – Nicknames
6:40 – Gotta Protectors: Cart of Darkness
27:48 – Elden Ring (and some Pokémon Legends: Arceus)
1:02:44 – Our Chrono Cross Remastered plans
1:06:34 – News: E3 2022 Cancelled, Kingdom Hearts 4, and more!

And now, here’s the music we used in this episode!
***SPOILER WARNING***

Intro: Hand in Hand – Yuzo Koshiro (VRC Sound Chip version from Gotta Protectors: Cart of Darkness DLC Pack 3: Japanicom Trax)
Ending: Weal and Woe – Yuzo Koshiro (SFC Sound Chip version from Gotta Protectors: Cart of Darkness DLC Pack 4: Super Wavetable Trax)

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1 April 2022

8-4 Play 4/1/2022: NOT ABOUT ELDEN RING

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April Fools! We do actually mostly talk about Elden Ring again. Hey, where else on the internet is anyone discussing this obscure indie?! We DO have new opinions, at least, with Mark back and 17-Bit honcho Jake Kazdal joining in. Also, Breath of the Wild 2 delay and Sony’s revamped PS+.

8-4 Play 4/1/2022: NOT ABOUT ELDEN RING

Running Time: 01:44:23

Time – Topic Discussed:

01:09 – Nicknames
03:48 – Elden Ring
52:34 – Kirby and the Forgotten Land
1:02:36 – Tunic
1:14:45 – Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin impressions
01:24:48 – News: Sony’s Project Spartacus, Breath of the Wild 2 delay.

And now, here’s the music we used in this episode!
***SPOILER WARNING***

Intro: Morpho Knight – Jun Ishikawa (Kirby and the Forgotten Land)
Ending: The Knight – Janice Kwan (Tunic)

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18 March 2022

8-4 Play 3/18/2022: ELDEN BLING

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Who has time to record a podcast when we’re still neck-deep in Elden Ring? Not us, Tarnished! But all right, we’ll put the twinblades down for an hour, I GUESS. Listen to us talk about our latest ER progress, the new reveals in last week’s State of Play, and (not) much more!

8-4 Play 3/18/2022: ELDEN BLING

Running Time: 01:13:24

Time – Topic Discussed:

01:33 – Nicknames
13:36 – Elden Ring
52:20 – News: Sony’s State of Play, Elden Ring Patch Notes, Super Nintendo World, and more!

And now, here’s the music we used in this episode!
***SPOILER WARNING***

Intro: Margit, The Fell Omen – Tsukasa Saitoh, Shoi Miyazawa, Tai Tomisawa, Yuka Kitamura, Yoshimi Kudo (Elden Ring)
Ending: Overworld Theme – Jun Funabashi (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [NES])

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4 March 2022

8-4 Play 3/4/2022: KISS THE RING

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The Dark Souls of Dark Souls successors is upon us in Elden Ring, so unfurl your fingers and join us by the bonfi—I mean, site of grace—for an extended, (mostly) spoiler-free first discussion about our travels and travails throughout the Lands Between.

8-4 Play 3/4/2022: KISS THE RING

Running Time: 01:53:48

Time – Topic Discussed:

00:50 – Nicknames
03:08 – Elden Ring
1:37:04 – News: Street Fighter 6, Pokémon Scarlet & Violet, and more!

And now, here’s the music we used in this episode!
***SPOILER WARNING***

Intro: Main Theme – Tsukasa Saitoh, Shoi Miyazawa, Tai Tomisawa, Yuka Kitamura, Yoshimi Kudo (Elden Ring)
Ending: Tristram Village – Matt Uelmen (Diablo)

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18 February 2022

8-4 Play 2/18/2022: SANTA CROSS

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We go deep on the latest Nintendo Direct, check in with Tina’s Pokémon Legends-ary journey, Roy’s first foray into Civilization, and welcome Graeme back to yell about Vampire Survivors and why Gabe is wrong about Dark Souls 2.

8-4 Play 2/18/2022: SANTA CROSS

Running Time: 01:47:42

Time – Topic Discussed:

01:11 – Nicknames
09:05 – Pokémon Legends: Arceus
23:01 – Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (Minor Spoilers!)
28:02 – Apex Legends
31:18 – Civilization VI
42:06 – Vampire Survivors
51:28 – Dark Souls 2 and Dark Souls 3
1:10:49 – News: The February Nintendo Direct and the 3DS/WiiU eShop announcement

And now, here’s the music we used in this episode!
***SPOILER WARNING***

Intro: Forest – Rik Schaffer (Vampire Survivors)
Ending: Majula – Yuka Kitamura (Dark Souls 2)

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Kitty City
iOS/Android, Jam City, Inc., 2017/09
Solitaire Jam
iOS/Android, Jam City, Inc., 2017/09
Undertale
PlayStation 4/PC/PlayStation Vita, 8-4, Ltd., 2017/08
EGGLIA: Legend of the Redcap
iOS/Android, DMM.com Co., Ltd., 2017/08

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