Episode 12: Fans Know Better?

We’re back baby! We talk about Diablo 2… er I mean 3. Our main topic is the cycle of fan games, mods, hacks, creative control etc. Games have a life of their own after they are published.

Tangents:

  • Diablo III: Rise of the Necromancer – Neat
  • MegaMaker – https://mega-maker.com/
  • Summer Games Done Quick – final tally – 1.7 Million Dollars… wow Doctors without Borders wins!
  • Castlevania on Netflix
  • Super NES Classic… sure… okay… Starfox 2… WHAT?!
  • Spider-man:Coming Home with bags of ducats… $250 Mazillion
  • New Nintendo 3DS ends production in Japan
  • Toejam & Earl Back In The Groove
1 more than the last Star Fox, but 2 more than Star Fox Zero.
1 more than the last Star Fox, but 2 more than Star Fox Zero.

Main Topic: Hacks, Fan Games , Exploits – A Discussion

  • Is fan created content worth it?
    • Super Mario Maker
    • Only on the Wii U, so…. You know.
    • Corporate Control
  • Mega Man Vs. Street Fighter
    • Fan made, Capcom published
  • Mods
  • Creator Intent vs Fan Actuality
  • Games taking on a life of their own

Final Thoughts

One Dumb Thing: Disney Remaking Their Films

Credits:

Intro Music: Serious Monkey Business: 2-01 Roller Disco – ReMixer: Zylance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNnCechD3NU

Main Topic Music: Mega Man X5 Opening

Outro Music: Serious Monkey Business: 2-01 Roller Disco – ReMixer: Zylance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNnCechD3NU

 

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