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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.

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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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 2.5: Alex, Becoming SNESDrunk

10/16/2017
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In the final episode of Collect Call's second season, Travis interviews Alex, the voice behind the hit retro review YouTube channel SNESDrunk. Alex describes his channel and how it's taken shape over the years. Games he'll review soon and some he might revisit are all unveiled in the episode! If you have shelves of video games or are looking for some new-old stuff to play, SNESDrunk has you covered.

Duration: 00:59:40


Episode 51: Snap Into a Sim, Jim

10/9/2017
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Do you like managing virtual worlds, or driving a truck across Europe? How about growing crops, or keeping dangerous inmates behind bars? Episode 51 discusses all the genre of simulation games, with Jake and Trav praising their favorites and what makes sim games just so darn fun. More games are knocked off and onto the backlog as Jake keeps buying games for the Switch.

Duration: 01:16:05


OffKillter 10: Encounters With Nature

10/1/2017
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The tenth episode of the off-topic series from PolyKill is here! This time around, Jake and Travis share stories about their run-ins with nature, including bears, spiders, snakes, and more! Listener submissions are also shared, so be sure to check it out!

Duration: 01:22:21


Episode 50: Polykillin' It Live

9/24/2017
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The podcast has reached a milestone episode, and to celebrate, Jake and Trav streamed the episode live! All the normal segments are here, and a big shakeup in Jake's console lineup get's announced. Trav announces a smorgasbord of games that left his pile of shame, and listener questions are the topic of discuush!

Duration: 01:14:14


Collect Call 2.4: Rick, GameValueNow Creator

9/24/2017
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Trav recaps the first three episodes of this season as well as mention his few pickups over the last few weeks. He's then joined by Rick, the founder and creator of the useful video game pricing tool GameValueNow.Com. Rick sheds some light on how the site operates and what to look forward to.

Duration: 01:12:18


Episode 49: Adventurous

9/10/2017
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Jake and Trav are back with more updates on the games that they have completed, added, and keeping tabs on. The discussion focuses on adventure games, from text adventures through The Walking Dead by TellTale, they cover a wide array of styles. A special announcement about episode 50 is included!

Duration: 01:26:13


OffKillter 9: First Jobs

9/4/2017
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It's time for a new off-topic podcast from the hosts of Polykill. This time around, Jake and Trav relate tales of employment, and relate a few from listeners as well! Fast food, retail, QA and more!

Duration: 00:59:11


Episode 48: Yeargasm 2

8/28/2017
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For the second anniversary of the podcast, Jake and Travis reminisce about the past year of the podcast. Favorite moments, personal stories and more. Of course, the usual segments are still in tact, with a very special rendition of "The Long Play."

Duration: 01:34:40


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

8/13/2017
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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

8/6/2017
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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

7/9/2017
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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

6/4/2017
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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

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