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Podcast 25: 101 Films You Should Have Seen

It’s here! It’s here! The long-awaited sequel to 101 Video Games! Well, almost. Next week our new series of podcasts begins – 101 Films You Should Have Seen (Probably). To whet your appetite we have a short introduction to the podcasts: a trailer if you will. As you’ll have guessed from the new title, we’ve followed in the footsteps of Street Fighter, Resident Evil, House of the Dead and Super Mario Brothers and turned from video games to films. And if our conversion is as half as successful as some of those films, then boy you’re in for a treat!

So join us on our new journey every Thursday. We’ll try to get through it a bit quicker and a bit more regularly than the last one – head to http://101films.wordpress.com on Thursday 13th October to listen to the first in our next illustrious series of 101.

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Podcast 25: 101 Films Intro

You can subscribe to our 101 Video Game podcasts through iTunes by clicking on this link, or you can subscribe to the 101 Films podcasts by clicking on this link.

Ian and Lewis: The Boys Are Back.

Ta ta for now.

Ian & Lewis

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Podcast 17: Ghostbusters: The Video Game (#90)

Format: Xbox 360 Genre: Third-Person Shooter Released: 2009 Developer: Terminal Reality

(SCENE: The Ghostbusters are facing Gozer. He/She/It speaks to them in a voice that can be heard throughout Metropolitan New York and parts of New Jersey).

GOZER: SUBCREATURES! GOZER THE GOZERIAN, GOZER THE DESTRUCTOR, VOLGUUS ZILDROHAR, THE TRAVELLER HAS COME. CHOOSE AND PERISH.

WINSTON: What’s he talking about? Choose what?

STANTZ: What do you mean “choose?” We don’t understand.

GOZER: CHOOSE!

SPENGLER: I think he’s saying that since we’re about to be sacrificed anyway, we get to choose the form we want him to take.

STANTZ: You mean if I stand here and concentrate on the image of Roberto Clemente, Gozer will appear as Roberto Clemente and wipe us out?

SPENGLER: That appears to be the case.

VENKMAN: Don’t think of anything yet. Clear your minds. We only get one crack at this.

GOZER: The choice is made. The Travellers have come.

VENKMAN: We didn’t choose anything! I didn’t think of an image, did you?

STANTZ: I couldn’t help it! It just popped in there! Look!

(Looking south past Columbus Circle, the Ghostbusters see part of something big and
nerdy moving between the buildings accompanied by thunderous footsteps).

VENKMAN: What is it? Ray, what did you think of?

(Two massive shapes pass behind some buildings, offering a glimpse of what appears to be a giant t-shirt with some kind of retro/ironic design on the front).

STANTZ: It can’t be! It can’t be!

(The thundering footsteps continue to plod as the things start to emerge from behind the buildings. Now we can see a giant hand holding a cheap microphone, another hand holding an enormous can of beer).

STANTZ: I tried to think of the most harmless thing… something that is completely pointless… something that most people have never heard of…

(At that moment a deafening laughter emerges from the monsters mouths, they seem to find their own jokes very amusing. No one else is laughing).

STANZ: It’s… It’s… It’s the 101 Video Games That Made My Life Slightly Better Podcast!

(Winston, Venkman and Spengler gape).

As a kid I had the Stay Puff action figure. It was the same size as the other figures which made it extremely disappointing.

It’s the 101 Video Games That Made My Life Slightly Better Podcast! This time, if you haven’t already worked it out, we take a look at the extremely fun Ghostbusters Videogame. Enjoy!

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Podcast 17 – Ghostbusters The Video Game

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Oh, and if you like Ghostbusters, don’t forget to check out the original 1950s film:

Ian & Lewis

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Podcast 10: The Filmy Gamey Podcast

Scene: A group of ape-like creatures approaches an enormous black obelisk. The creatures become agitated, whooping and howling as the skitter back and forth in confusion and fright. The braver of the creatures start to approach th obelisk, and the boldest of the group reaches out to touch it. Looking down, the creature espies a bone, and for some reason he feels the urge to pick it up. The excitement in the group reaches fever pitch, and in a frenzy the bone is thrown high into the air… the camera pans upwards to follow the bone’s trajectory, and as it spins against the bright blue prehistoric sky it seamlessly morphs into the form of an NES controller. Human civilisation has begun.

Caption: THE WIZARD – COMING SOON TO A THEATRE NEAR YOU. STARRING FRED SAVAGE.

Its the 101 Video Games That Made My Life Slightly Better Podcast! In our 10th recording we discuss the relationship between films and video games. Marvel at how Lewis and Ian don’t let a little thing like not seeing a film stop them from making sweeping statements about its relationship to games. Laugh as Lewis manages to bring up Batman in the first two minutes of a podcast. Gasp as Ian brings up Lewis in the shower. Again.

WARNING – Its a really long one this time, 35 minutes or so. Sorry about that, there seemed to be a lot to talk about. Click below to listen directly through this site:


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Podcast 10 – Films and Games

Trailer for the greatest game related film ever:

Any one else ever wanted to shout this out on a crowded tube train?

Ian & Lewis

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