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United States

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A "One-Hit Polykill" is a trope in video games where the playable character can eliminate multiple enemies with a single shot. Well Jake and Travis hope to do just that with their extensive gaming backlogs. Listen as they discuss classic, current, independent, and early access games they are playing, in hopes of putting a dent in the pile of shame that haunts them daily.

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English


Episodes

Collect Call 2.3: Dean, More Than Just Games

8/21/2017
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In this episode, Trav recaps his interviews with Beni and Randy from season one and describes his great manual pickup. The Collect Call features Dean, aka Round2Gaming, of the Cartridge Club. Dean collects video games as well as a "few" other gaming related items and shines light on a gaming related hobby not many know about.

Duration: 01:00:31


Episode 47: Genre Dive - Shooters

8/14/2017
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The 47th episode of the podcast gets you caught up on the number of games that Jake and Travis have moved into or out of their backlogs. The Hot Jakes cover the three of the more intriguing news items in the gaming world, and first and third-person shooters are the topic of discush!

Duration: 01:23:46


OffKillter 8: Cleat Fights and Wrist Meat

8/7/2017
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For this off-topic podcast, Jake and Trav share sports related tales and relay those of listeners as well! High School, Collegiate, and Professional sports are all discussed from the point of an observer to participant!

Duration: 01:10:41


Episode 46: Genre Dive - Classic RPG's

7/31/2017
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Welcome to the 46th episode of Polykill! How many games have been completed by Jake or Travis? What games got added to the backlog? Listen to find out, as well as hot takes on some of the latest gaming news from Destiny 2 to Atari. The discussion takes a look at some outstanding classic RPGs and one will be added to each of the host's backlog!

Duration: 01:16:22


Collect Call 2.2: Scott, The Video Game Collectaholic

7/24/2017
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The second episode of Collect Call's sophomore season arrives with Scott, aka the VGCollectaholic. Scott is a new-ish member of the Cartridge Club where he's making waves thanks to his massive collection of video games, both new and old. Trav asks Scott about starting his own game related business at 18, moving an entire collection across country, and what it's like to collect CIB for every platform.

Duration: 01:21:07


Episode 45: Meet the Flockers

7/17/2017
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In the 45th episode of the show, Jake and Travis welcome Myles and Kathryn from Flock of Nerds as guests! Pickups are discussed, along with games that have been beaten, on the radar, and they may even sing a bit. Check it out!

Duration: 01:37:38


OffKillter 7: Hard Bellies and Glassy Ice Cream

7/10/2017
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In this off-topic episode, Jake and Trav share their best restaurant stories. Tales from the drive-thru, extra toppings on a sundae, and creepy-crawlies at a beer garden. Check out the latest and share with your friends!

Duration: 00:49:43


Episode 44: Live From The E4 Show Floor

7/3/2017
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Tired of all of the gaming podcasts still covering E3 News? Well, Polykill is here to break the monotony with brand new E4 coverage! Games that flew under the radar still deserve the coverage that the big fancy games got, so Jake and Trav are here to makes sure they get their due. Backlog updates and the SNES Mini are discussed as well, so listen in!

Duration: 01:07:21


Collect Call 2.1: Eric, Sega Master of Spreadsheets

6/26/2017
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Collect Call returns for a second season and Trav is back this time to interview Eric a.k.a. the MightyQDawg. Eric and his wife have their own YouTube channel where they vlog about their movie watching and game playing habits. Eric has amassed a collection of video games for various consoles but one in particular is close to his heart. Listen as Eric details his journey toward completing the set that took most of his life to eventually accomplish.

Duration: 01:03:17


Episode 43: The E3 Hangover

6/19/2017
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Now that the dust has settled from E3 2017, Jake and Trav cover their reactions to each conference and discuss some of their favorite moments from the week, favorite games, and more. Updates to the backlog are also covered and we check to see what is on the radar for future game releases.

Duration: 01:34:49


Off Killter 6: The Day Rhianna Cried

6/12/2017
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In this episode of the Polykill's off-topic podcast, Jake and Trav read and discuss listener stories involving live music, and recite their own concert going experiences. Jake has seen Flogging Molly how many times? Where did Trav sit for his first Aerosmith show? Enjoy!

Duration: 01:27:27


Episode 41: Gettin' Hype For E3 2017 Vol. 2

6/5/2017
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In last episode before E3 descends upon the gaming world, Jake and Travis lay out their final predictions and wishlist for the Ubisoft, Nintendo, and Sony announcements. Jakes adds a ton of games to his collections and knocks some off of the backlog, as does Trav!

Duration: 01:22:12


Episode 41: Gettin' Hype For E3 2017 Vol. 1

5/22/2017
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In the 41st episode of the show we learn what games have been completed and added to the backlog, hear what game Jake chooses as his first purchase in 6 months, and get reactions from the Destiny 2 reveal and more! The discussion starts turning the crank on the hype machine for this year's E3!

Duration: 01:04:04


OffKillter 5: Right Where It Hurts

5/15/2017
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The fifth off topic podcast from the hosts of PolyKill finds the topic turning to injury stories. Poor fence climbing skills, toppling out of tree houses, and vindictive see saws make the list and much more. These stories hit hard.

Duration: 00:52:59


Episode 40: We're Ready Player One

5/9/2017
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In the 40th episode of the podcast, Jake and Trav welcome their first ever guest on the show, Sean (aka Player One) of the Cartridge Club! News is the gaming world is discussed, games that have made their way into and out of the backlog are covered and more! The genesis and details of the Cartridge Club is detailed in this episode's discussion!

Duration: 01:29:41


Episode 39: Access Polywood

4/24/2017
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Why would Nintendo discontinue the NES Mini? Has Trav mastered the combat in The Witcher 3 yet, or is he still just hating Roach? After some updates on the backlog, the fellas pull back the curtain and discuss how and why they want to grow the podcast and solicit feedback!

Duration: 01:19:53


Off Killter 4: Cinematic Adventures and Embarrassing Lightsabers

4/17/2017
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This off topic episode touches everything from Bill Gates to John Claude Van Damme. The fellas get three stories submitted from listeners that involve movie watching experiences and moving cross country. Movie preferences are discussed as well as whether that thing Aunt Sally waving in the back of a neatly parked U-Haul is actually a lightsaber.

Duration: 01:19:56


Episode 38: Musings on Multiplayer

4/10/2017
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The backlog updates are here again, and games have both entered and exited Jake and Trav's backlogs, including Persona 5 and The Witcher: Wild Hunt! This episode's discussion the sees the hosts speak to what makes or breaks their multiplayer experiences!

Duration: 01:02:50


Episode 37: March Spring Cleaning Madness

3/27/2017
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The fellas are back after the Ides of March to assassinate some games from their backlogs. They discuss the newly released Mass Effect Andromeda, the much loved Horizon Zero Dawn, the addictive Overwatch, and the underappreciated Rise of the Tomb Raider before the commencement of their spring cleaning tournament. The finale has them pitting games in their backlogs against each other to determine what stays and what goes.

Duration: 01:00:07


Off-Killter 3: Bar Brawls and Bro Hugs

3/20/2017
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The fellas are back at the bar for another session of late night tales. They get a submission from a listener who shares a memorable bar tale and Trav and Jake share their stories that involve bars as well. The conversation eventually gets to bro hugs and Linkin Park before it's all said and done.

Duration: 01:29:29

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