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Musings of Mudora XI: Stanley’s Job

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With the recent release of the HD remake of The Stanley Parable on Steam, I decided to give the game a spin after hearing promising things about an intriguing demo. I skipped the demo hoping the game would be more rewarding by knowing next to nothing about it. I was right. (Still, having watched the demo afterward I must give them credit for creating a demo that very accurately portrays what the experience will be like while at the same time showing next to nothing of the actual game). This article will offer my brief analysis of the game without spoiling any of the actual in-game events.

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The Real Excitements of E3

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Here at RTP, we could care less about the so called “console war”. Though we may tend to poke fun at the culture and community surrounding the video game marketing industry (as you’ll see with our next set of podcasts), we are much more concerned with quality gaming experiences. We do not simply look forward to the next generation of games with regards to graphics but rather with the new and creative ways developers can tell stories within the video game medium.

While E3 might be filled to the brim with big PR announcements, new technology reveals along with some innovative/gimmick-riddled gameplay showcases, there are a bunch of previews for future game titles. So here’s a look at some highlights from E3 as seen from the point of view of those whose mouths don’t start to water at the sight of a new Call of Duty trailer.

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Rescue the Princess! – #0026! Batman: Arkham City!

We look back and review the story of Batman: Arkham City!

Major plot spoilers are involved so BE WARNED.

We’ve also jam packed this podcast with gameplay so you can see sexy Catwoman slink around as we analyze her VITAL role in the game!

Was this the game Batman fans deserve but not the one they need?


Rescue the Princess! – #0018! The Open World Game

It’s podcast #18 and RtP! has gathered together to discuss the concept of open world video games and how storytelling can work (or not) within them. Youtube video is audio only with pictures. Download MP3 below!

Games discussed, no real spoilers:

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Grand Theft Auto IV
Red Dead Redemption
L.A. Noire
Batman: Arkham City
Fallout 3
Persona 4

Download audio only version HERE!


Rescue the Princess! – #0014! Why Do We Play Games? EDITED VERSION!

Episode FOURTEEN of the Rescue the Princess podcast: why do we play games? We answer this with non-pretentious ramblings and ravings! Starring the triumphant debut of co-host Seagz and featuring special guest Phrank! Edited, short version but still NSFW, naturally!

Games discussed, no real spoilers:

– Batman: Arkham City
– Call of Duty
– The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
– Fruit Ninja
– Harvest Moon
– Minecraft
– Red Dead Redemption
– Sonic the Hedgehog
– Starcraft
– World of Warcraft

Hey, this one was done pretty fast! So why do you play games? Because they’re art? Because they’re escapism? Because they’re fun? Email or comment!

Opening music jacked from “8-bit Escape from L.A. Theme”. Enthusiastically edited by Lost Link.


Rescue the Princess! – #0014! Why Do We Play Games? Uncut!

Episode FOURTEEN of the Rescue the Princess podcast: why do we play games? We answer this with non-pretentious ramblings and ravings! Starring the triumphant debut of co-host Seagz and featuring special guest Phrank! Quite long, quite NSFW!

Games discussed, no real spoilers:

  • Batman: Arkham City
  • Call of Duty
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • Fruit Ninja
  • Harvest Moon
  • Minecraft
  • Red Dead Redemption
  • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Starcraft
  • World of Warcraft

So why do you play games? Because they’re art? Because they’re escapism? Because they’re fun? Email or comment! Also don’t forget our Youtube channel where we put up our edited videos!

Opening music jacked from “8-bit Escape from L.A. Theme”. Erotically edited by b-rock.