The Average Gamer

Distinctly Average 14: Metal Gear Always Makes Me Solid

Metal Gear Solid V  - Snake Big Boss

Sean tells us that video games have conditioned him Pavlov-style into loving sailors, while Colin and Debbie discuss Ground Zeroes at great length (no spoilers). Nick keeps bringing up bodily hair for some reason.


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Debbie (@weefz)
Sean (@seanlabode)
Colin (@colincgallacher)
Nick (@captskyrocket)

0:00:30: Batman: Arkham Knight.
0:13:33: Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes/Metal Gear Solid 2.
0:24:28: Shenmue.
0:26:37: Back to Ground Zeroes.
0:32:35: Playboy.
0:34:05: Johnny from Metal Gear.
0:35:19: Toilets. Victorian Sewers. Outdoor toilets. So many toilets.
0:37:19: South Park: The Stick of Truth.
0:42:35: Ground Zeroes again.
0:49:35: OnLive’s CloudLift feature and Ouya.
0:53:50: From The Community! “What’s the most gruesomely shocking or hilarious thing you’ve ever seen in a game?” Includes Dead Rising 3, Heavy Rain, GTA: The Lost and the Damned,
1:05:45: True Detectives, strippers and peens.
1:11:01: Assassin’s Creed IV.
1:12:13: Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare

Thanks to Firmsky, RobThez, pabosher, rhyfelsalt.

Show Notes:

These are more references than notes on the show, eh? We recorded this episode in Loading again, so I apologise for the sound distortion in some sections. Sharing a single microphone makes it tricky to balance everyone.

The Batman Arkham City trailer:

Here’s the shot of the weird body. Seriously, what happened to his legs?

Batman Arkham Knight Short Legs

I need very little excuse to post the Adam Jensen Safety Dance video:

More info on OnLive’s CloudLift relaunch.

The penis scene from The Lost and The Damned.