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Nerds Without Pants Episode 103: Road Trippin'

Or: The Great Final Fantasy XV Debate.

It’s a jam-packed edition of Nerds Without Pants this time. We have Stage Select, we’re Chrono Crossing to 2002, and Patrick and Julian bring out every weapon of kings they can bear to do battle over the quality of Final Fantasy XV. So let’s jump right in!

00:00-01:21 Introduction

01:35-49:36 STAGE SELECT: East Meets West

50:36-01:59:00 CONSUMPTION JUNCTION: Grand Kingdom, board games, TV, Final Fantasy XV

02:04:00-02:27:57 CHRONO CROSSING: 2002

02:30:13-02:31:52 Outro and outtakes

FEATURED MUSIC

Red Hot Chili Peppers- Road Trippin’

Final Fantasy XV- Somnus

Final Fantasy XV- Noctis’ Theme

Final Fantasy XV- Valse di Fantistica

Final Fantasy XV- Stand Your Ground

Gitaroo Man- Tainted Lovers

Final Fantasy XV- The Hydrean’s Wrath


 

Comments

daftman

12/16/2016 at 11:37 PM

I know I haven't gotten to participate or comment all that much but I've been sticking with the show. I try to use what little free time I have to actually play games, so the internet doesn't see me all that much lol. And commuting is my podcast time, so I never can comment right when I'm thinking about it. But I wanted to make sure to comment after listening to this episode because I was rather shocked, first by Patrick's gross oversimplification of Dark Souls—apparently any game with dodging and hitting is just like Dark Souls—and then by how he dismissed Julian's opinion as invalid. In fact, he said anyone who disagreed with him simply hadn't thought through it enough. I sure hope such hubris was fueled by alcohol because surely he's not such an ass when sober...right? Then again, how often is he sober for the podcast Undecided And Julian, don't be so quick to assume that Patrick is everyone's favorite because it's simply not true.

Julian Titus Senior Editor

12/17/2016 at 01:56 PM

I appreciate you taking the time to comment on this episode. After being there for the conversation and sitting through it again during editing, I think Patrick was trying to troll me to argue his point, which he enjoys doing sometimes. I don't think he could truly be serious about that argument, because by that logic Mario Kart is just like Gran Turismo because you accelerate and brake, and Call of Duty is just like Overwatch because they are both first person and you shoot things.

Patrick gets the most love in our comments, and when it's just Angelo and I there is decidedly less feedback on the show, which is where my comment on that came from. People certainly aren't listening to the show for my boring ass! Thank you for listening! It's easy for me to assume that the only people listening are the ones that comment regularly, but I know that's not the case, and it's nice to have a reminder from time to time.

transmet2033

12/17/2016 at 02:37 PM

Lies!!!

Without Julian there is no show.

and we'd all be wearing pants.

daftman

12/17/2016 at 05:09 PM

I have a confession. When I listen to NWP while commuting, I...I wear pants! 

Catherine Hauser Staff Writer

12/19/2016 at 04:42 PM

One of the best things about FFXV is that it gives you that "Holy shit am I playing a video game?" feeling. It is so aestetically beautiful that you can get lost just looking at the scenary. I want that from a game that expects me to put in 40+ hours and 60+ dollars. I want to appreciate the work that was put into making it, and I certainly get that from XV.

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