OFR 496 – Second Chances

Open Forum Radio – Episode 496

OFR Season 11 (Episode 12) – Second Chances

Tuesday, Feb 18th 2020 9:55 EST

Introduction & Roll Call: Derek, Vladz, Whiskey, 

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  • Need more than a 2nd chance to defeat that crazy hard boss? Well, you’ve heard of ‘Pay to win’ but how about Pay to progress? Get ‘help’ or skipping the hard part of a game? Sony filed a patent for “in-game resource surfacing platform” patent  this sort tweet/clip sums it up nicely from :InsideGaming 
  • Game of the Year 
    • https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-02-14-untitled-goose-game-wins-game-of-the-year-at-dice-awards-2020 
      • Remedy Entertainment, which received four honours for Control — Action Game of the Year, Game Direction, Art Direction, and Music Composition.
      • The only other game to win multiple awards was Kojima Productions’ Death Stranding, which was honoured for Technical Achievement and Audio Design.
        • Game of the Year — Untitled Goose Game (Previous GOTY winners) *available on Windows PC, Switch, Xbox, PS4, Apple
        • Action Game of the Year — Control *available on Windows PC,  Xbox, PS4
        • Adventure Game of the Year — Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order *available on Windows PC,  Xbox, PS4
        • Family Game of the Year — Super Mario Maker 2 *available on Switch
        • Fighting Game of the Year — Mortal Kombat 11  *available on Windows PC, Switch, Xbox, PS4, Stadia
        • Racing Game of the Year — Mario Kart Tour *available on Switch
        • Role-Playing Game of the Year — The Outer Worlds *available on Windows PC, Switch, Xbox, PS4
        • Sports Game of the Year — FIFA 20  *available on Windows PC, Switch, Xbox, PS4
        • Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year — Fire Emblem: Three Houses  *available on Switch
          • * Hmmm…does it appear that Switch is the only console where exclusives matter?

Our World (Top Things you saw, heard or played) Remodeling bathroom, Jedi Fallen Order, Finished! Shaq Fu’ Legend Reborn (My SotW – Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn – Title Screen Theme), HARRIET  Midnight Special (movie on HBO), Valentine’s weekend with my girl, SotW: Eminem – Godzilla   Call of Duty.  my son’s car fixed , trying to wrap up this flu deaf in my left ear now , brain games on nat geo with keegan  michael key. planning an extension of the backyard patio , excited to record new slashertainment ep soon , 


Shout-outs:  All the OFR listeners, OFR Crew, Angry Mailman, Bubba,  Ryan Newman, OFR listeners, OFR Crew, Stuart, Rocketchip, to people who enjoy my crazy tweets, put up with my crazy tweets and are triggered by my crazy tweets – cheers!   the OFR Crew, AMP Crew, extreme shaft , jim bluemar , rocket chip stuart