The Horrible Show 01-26-11: WTF Is This: Weird Games

The Horrible ShowLet’s get weird. Justin G joins Justin, Cole, and Ethan to figure out what makes weird games so memorable while trying to avoid alienating Japan entirely. We relive our nightmares brought on by Katamari, Earthbound, Seaman, and others. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow

Show Notes

Cast:
JDevL, Colefacekilla, Wizardtrain187, GiffTor

Guide:
Intros and Off-topic – (00:45 – 18:20)
On the Spot Question – (18:21 – 23:55)
WTF Is This: Weird Games – (24:10 – 1:12:23)
Beautiful Katamari – (25:25 – 29:42)
Boom Boom Rocket – (29:46 – 33:11)
Trash Panic – (33:13 -37:54)
Space Giraffe – (37:58 – 41:35)
Standout Weird Moment from Normal Game – (41:36 – 49:44)
Earthbound – (49:48 – 53:40)
Japan is Weird- (53:41 – 55:47)
WarioWare – (55:51 – 58:35)
Carcassonne – (58:37 – 1:04:36)
Seaman – (1:04:41 – 1:09:02)
Games of Shame Throwback – (1:09:05 – 1:12:23)
HorribleNight.com Updates – (1:12:25 – 1:14:52)
Shout Outs – (1:14:52 – 1:23:20)

Threesomes of the Week:
ColeCarlin Stand Ups, Catching up on Podcasts, Alan Wake
EthanState of GraceDungeonsSpecial Op Missions
Justin GFast and FuriousLucinda Williams – WestRed Dead Redemption
JustinParanormal State, Metallica – Death Magnetic, Super Meat Boy

Games:
Beautiful Katamari, Boom Boom Rocket, Trash Panic, Space Giraffe, Earthbound, WarioWare, Carcassonne, Seaman, Cubivore, Zuma, Super Meat Boy, Alan Wake, Mass Effect 2, Dead Space 2, DOOM 3, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, Dead Rising, Noby Noby Boy, Dance Dance Revolution, Tetris, Rez, Resident Evil: Code Veronica, Gears of War 2, Metal Gear Solid 4, Metroid, Ace Combat 6, H.A.W.X., Mario Paint, Risk: Factions, World of Zoo, Peggle, Zuma, Cubivore, Catherine, Persona, Duke Nukem Forever, MLB 11, Mortal Kombat

References:
7 Words You Can’t Say on Air, South Park – It Hits the Fan, Giant Bombcast, Tested.com, SModcast, Robin Wright Penn, Ed Harris, Artie, ZZ Top, George Thorogood, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, I’ve Had Better: Duke Nukem ForeverMLB 11 Disabled EnabledAndroid in Space, Video game skills save livesMortal Kombat Rebirth,

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6 Comments The Horrible Show 01-26-11: WTF Is This: Weird Games

  1. coopopolopolis

    I’m glad that my text was only about a vibrator article, that could’ve been embarrassing.

  2. coopopolopolis

    And Carcassonne is successful in a digital form because no one really wants to keep track of the score manually. :)

  3. JPizzle151

    I am disappointed no one pointed out some other Metal Gear WTF moments. The part that you run around disoriented and naked from MGS2 or the sniper boss battle from MGS3 where he dies (because he is old as dirt) if you don’t play the mission for like three days. I never knew laziness could pay off in a video game till that moment.

  4. JPizzle151

    I would also have to add any games on facebook or made by Zynga are weird ass games. I really can’t bring myself to call Mafia Wars or Farmville a game

  5. JDevL

    Haha, that would be my point, too. Playing games on Facebook is weird because none of them are actual games :)

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