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168 E3 2018 Pint Glasses Half Full Edition

Devil worshippers love their kitties, game developers take copious amounts of acid and E3 is duller than dull. The world is flipped upside down yet the guys still attempt to give it a glass is half full chat. A full run through of all the pressers and games announced during E3 and a Side B jammed full of new bands to discover from recent gigs they attended. 0:03:00 Side A Video Games Pulse (biggest news and games) E3 2018Microsoft XBOXHalo InfiniteOri and the Will of the WispsSekiro:...


167 No Throwing Allowed

Joel risks relationships and loses time to Pixel Junk Monsters 2. Shane demonstrates his skills by going underneath the beat in Sound Shapes. Karl finds usefulness in an old pair of socks and embarks on a cynical adventure. 0:01:55 Side A Video Games Pulse (biggest news and games) Best Buy ends Gamers Club UnlockedDark Souls: RemasteredStreet Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection Indies Pixel Junk Monsters 2Forgotton Anne Grow Your Virtual Bulge (Dirty Platinum Trophies) Devious...


166 Dramatic Pauses

The sounds of silence can be dramatic. Enjoy a raw episode (no edits) covering the latest in gaming news and impressions including Nintendo's plans for the Switch online, Pinball Arcade loses a few tables and God of War. Thereafter a full does of indies with Raging Justice, Super Mega Baseball 2, wireless controller for Shane's 23 SNES Minis and Karl's stuffed boxers. Recommended record from Walt Hamburger, beers and many more albums for your discerning ears. 0:06:25 Side A Video...


165 Compression Enhanced

XBOX One adds more backwards compatible titles and includes compression enhancements. Super Mega Baseball 2 is out this week. Nintendo Switch doesn't have a Dark Soul yet. Discord integrates. God of War, MLB The Show 18 and Pixel Junk Monsters 2 Demo impressions. Instructions for enlarging your ego with easy PlayStation Platinum Trophies. Too many good beers. Recommended record from Bokassa and more great albums you should be spinning. Jeff Rosenstock and Gunn-Truscinski Duo gigs. Story...


164 Midwest Gaming Classic 2018 Recap

Joel and Karl recap Midwest Gaming Classic 2018, MGC Music and their experience hanging out in person for the first time. After the recap there's some audio recorded at Lakefront Brewery with a few close friends all sharing what's in their pint glasses. Music Played In This Episode Intro, segue and outro music provided with permission by Tiny Rockets Links Subscribe To Podcast (RSS Feed) Website Twitter Facebook Page Instagram Discord E-mail: ABOGpod@gmail.com Thank you for...


163 Fine Line Between Stupid And Clever

Impressions of Sea of Thieves, Far Cry 5, Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom and Arcade Archives PUNCH-OUT!! Grow that e-penis with more easy platinum trophies. Tasty brews. Recommended record Summertime Songs from Field Report and the usual disagreement at the end of the show this time about Jack White's new LP. 0:02:53 Side A Video Games News Pixel Junk Monsters 2No Man's Sky coming to XBOX One Playing Sea of ThievesFar Cry 5Ni No Kuni II: Revenant KingdomArcade Archives PUNCH-OUT!!...


162 Friends With Benefits

Review of Burnout Paradise Remastered, easy platinum trophies for enhancing your e-penis, Faux Fiction Dark Matter hat trick, Led Zep fake or legit band Greta Van Fleet and MGC Music 2018 line up. 0:02:53 Side A Video Games News Super Smash Bros is headed to the Nintendo Switch.A release date was announced for a new Tomb Raider game revealed in theaters as a trailer before the Tomb Raider movie. Game is called Shadow Of The Tomb Raider and will be released on September 14th on...


161 Dirty Plats

Is Nintendo playing it safe with the Switch? It's probably the only safe bet in this entire episode to be fair. Hear how the PlayStation Vita has been doing the handheld thing with proper controllers for years now. How the guys risk their lives to enjoy IPA's every episode. Graphic warning labels that can't stop cancer. Horrible games for dirty platinums. A pop album that makes Shane and Joel squirm. All culminating at the end with an argument about respected bands that can't get no...


160 Cheap As Chips

Take a seat on a memorial park bench, it's time to listen to a new episode of ABOG. Slow news period in gaming but there's still plenty to rant about including anti-social media, cheap platinum trophies and the end of a long-running addiction. Recommended record from Khruangbin, Joel's Valentine's Day with Valerie June, Karl's guilty pleasure record and a potentially pricey Gorillaz pressing for Shane in music. Side C details ABOG's Midwest Gaming Classic 2018 plans and they're so good a...


159 Bone Spice

Karl leads a book club for ladies who are never squeamish. Joel designs the ugliest Pinewood derby racer to never fall out of the starting gate. Shane limits his friends list to four and has an imaginary cat named Bernie. Side A Video Games News XBOX Game Pass expands to include new release games from Microsoft StudiosGod of War will release in AprilRed Dead Redemption 2 delayedXBOX has a serious exclusive games problem per a recent Polygon story and will Microsoft buy EA or Valve to...


158 New Kids With Cardboard

Amazing how talking about some cardboard can help even three old dudes remember they used to be kids. Nintendo might be onto something. Join Joel, Shane and Karl for another episode of weather reports, gaming and music. Perhaps they'll even teach you how to fold yourself a record player by the end of this one. Pour yourself a strawberry beer and plug in some headphones, it's ABOG time children. Side A Video Games News Nintendo Direct Mini 1/11/18 https://youtu.be/a_u7g5BlfiYThe World...


Favorite Video Games and Albums of 2017

The 2017 Footys! Favorite video games and albums of 2017. 0:02:20 Side A Video Games Favorite video games of 2017 Karl Persona 5 (PS4)Horizon Zero Dawn (PS4)CupHead (Xbox/PC)Yakuza Zero (PS4)Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (Switch)Super Mario Odyssey (Switch) Uncharted: The Lost Legacy (PS4)NIER Automata (PS4)South Park: The Fractured But Whole (PS4, Xbox, PC)Legend of Zelda: BOTW (Switch) Shane GT Sport (PS4) Super Nintendo Classic Nier: Automata (PS4)South Park: The Fractured But Whole...


Over The Snow And Through The Hills

Little quick something for your stocking. Ear stuffing for the drive to grandma's house. Happy Holidays and Merry New Year from ABOG! See you in 2018. Side A Video Games Xenoblade Chronicles 2Wolfenstein II: The New ColossusGran Turismo Sport Side B Music Amos Pitsch Lake EffectTodd Wisenbaker Christmas in Silver Lake Vol. 1 Music Played In This Episode Intro: Tiny Rockets "State of Flux (TRR Mix)" Links Subscribe To Podcast --> http://abandofgamers.libsyn.com/rss Website -->...



Shane and Karl called this episode Biblical. Either they are celebrating Christmas with a full dose of Jesus or perhaps they think it's a large scale, epic or intense show. Listen to find out. Side A Video Games Game AwardsPSXPUBG XBOX OneFortniteMonster Hunter Worlds BETA (PS Plus)Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker BETAYakuza ZeroXenoblade Chronicles 2GT SportNHL18Planet of the Eyes Side B Music Noel Gallagher Who Built The Moon?Oasis: SupersonicGigsShed SevenCast Music Played In This...


Lost Cliches

Shane loses the cliches, Karl talks a long song and Joel sneaks in through the backstage. Side A Video Games XBOX One XWolfenstein II: The New ColossusDestiny 2Yakuza 0Hand of Fate 2 Side B Music Quicksand InteriorsShed Seven Instant PleasuresZach Pietrini house show and Holding Onto GhostsKamasi WashingtonThe Divine Comedy Side C Community Midwest Gaming Classic 2018Upcoming Favorites of the Year EpisodeDiscord questions for the co-hostsEver think you could be doing something more...


Calling An Audioble

Joel proclaims 2017 the year of Nintendo and the guys chat about the SNES Classic and Super Mario Odyssey. Shane prefers a more realistic digital pinball game. New game discussions about Pinball FX3, South Park: The Fractured But Whole, Cuphead and Gran Turismo Sport. Liam Gallagher's new record might be the third best Oasis album. Karl recaps EGX, talks about the new Prophets of Rage record and defends Audioslave. Side A Video Games EGX 2017 RecapSNES Classic EditionPinball FX3South...


Rick Unpubbed

ABOG Unpubbed new and improved with more Rick. Side A Video Games Nintendo MinifiedPunch Out! ArcadeExpensive iPhone GamingSecond PS4Everybody's GolfMadden NFL 18The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildSenran Kagura Peach Beach SplashUncharted: The Lost LegacyNHL 18 Side B Music JD McPherson LiveDeath From Above 1979 Outrage! Is NowThe Gleasons Worries at the Gate Side C Community Which generation of consoles is better?Gaming NightsExtra LifeMovies to watch over and over again Music of...


Great Minds Drink Alike

Hi. How are you? Good chat. Press play. Side A Video Games Side B Music Villains Music Played In This Episode Subscribe To Podcast --> http://abandofgamers.libsyn.com/rss Twitter --> https://twitter.com/ABandOfGamers Facebook Page --> https://www.facebook.com/ABOGpodcast/ Instagram --> https://www.instagram.com/abogpodcast/ Discord --> https://discord.gg/sqBFxWk Contact --> abogpod@gmail.com Thank you for listening and subscribing.


150 E3 2017 End On A High Note

Joel, Shane and Karl share their thoughts on the big three at E3 2017 and end on a high note. Side A Video Games E3 2017Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo pressers Side B End On A High Note 150 Episodes StrongSong | "Garage" by Brett Newski Music Played In This Episode With permissionIntro by Tiny RocketsBrett Newski "Garage" Subscribe To Podcast --> http://abandofgamers.libsyn.com/rss Website --> https://www.ABOGpodcast.com Twitter --> https://twitter.com/ABandOfGamers Facebook Page -->...


149 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, In-ter A-li-a by At The Drive-In and Joseph Huber

Favorite score chase video games, review of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch, recommended record In-ter A-li-a from At The Drive-In and a tune off of Joseph Huber's latest album The Suffering Stage. 0:02:15 Side A Video Games Favorite score chase video games and momentsTrack & Field | ArcadeChase H.Q. | ArcadeOut Run | ArcadePole Position | ArcadeSuper Off Road | ArcadeStreet Fighter II | ArcadeGradius | Nintendo Entertainment SystemGeometry Wars Retro Evolved | XBOX 360Pain |...