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Built to Play Awards 2015: The Curse Continues

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Built to Play Awards 2015: The Curse Continues

The ghost of Hiroshi Yamauchi traps us again, and we have to recount the objective best games we may or may not have played

The Group Prizes

Best Game We Didn’t Play

  • Life is Strange
  • Destiny: The Taken King
  • Rise of the Tomb Raider
  • Xenoblade Chronicles X
  • Assassin’s Creed Syndicate
  • Fallout 4

Best Sunglasses

  • Metal Gear Solid V
  • Undertale
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  • Boxboy
  • Tales from the Borderlands
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  • NuckleDu
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Worst Game We Didn’t Play

  • Mario Party 10
  • Afro Samurai 2: Revenge of Kuma
  • Tony Hawk 5
  • Hatred
  • The Order: 1886

Best Moment While Playing a Game

  • That moment you find out Adam set himself on fire in EWTTR
  • When you realize the ways Undertale tracks your play-style
  • That moment you realize MGSV’s world is contiguous
  • That moment when you realize Mario Maker isn’t a Mario game

Worst Cloud Strife

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Individual Prizes

Best Tumblr: Undertale

Best Detective: Me in Her Story

Highest Box Count: Box Boy

Best Iconic Hat: Hearthstone

Most Disappointing Numbers: Time Clickers

Best Dating Sim: Mario Maker (Kind of)

Most Story: Witcher 3

Worst Bells: Bloodborne

Surprise Award: ??????????


BUILT TO PLAY IS A PRODUCT OF CJRU IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN TORONTO. IT WAS PRODUCED BY ARMAN AGHBALI AND DANIEL ROSEN.

Music from Undertale, The Witcher 3, and Super Mario Maker. "Pixelland," "Bit Quest," and "Mighty Like Us" by Kevin MacLeod.

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Built in Review 2: New Friends

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Built in Review 2: New Friends

We talk about 30 years of Mario, an award ceremony, game literacy, Fate Tectonics, and a ton of games

In this episode we talk to the following people about the last year:

  • Jonathan Ore, journalist at the CBC, revisits Super Mario Maker in the context of Mario growing over 30 years
  • Al Donato and Kadeem Dunn talk about game literacy at the Game Curious program

Part 2 (44:00)

  • Alex Bethke talks about the origin of Fate Tectonics and the value of calling yourself an indie designer
  • Eric Weiss, games editor at Dork Shelf, talks about the missteps of the Canadian Video Game Awards

MOST MEMORABLE GAMES:

  • Jonathan Ore: Arkham Knight (For being broken on PC), Destiny: The Taken King, Witcher 3
  • Al Donato: Undertale, Space Funeral, Room of a 1000 Snakes (for having a ton of snakes)
  • Kadeem Dunn: Dragon Ball Xenoverse (Not Really), Shadow Warrior while listening to Wu Block, Shadowrun (Genesis), Fuck Everything
  • Eric Weiss: Cibele, Rocket League, Her Story
  • Alex Bethke: Alto's Adventure, Bastion

LINKS TO THINGS


THANKS TO THE FREE MUSIC ARCHIVE FOR "WHAT'S THE DEAL WITH ALL THIS AIRLINE FOOD," BY ABELARD,  "Ladybug Castle" by Rolemusic, and "Film," by happiness in aeroplanes. 

BUILT TO PLAY IS A PRODUCT OF CJRU IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN TORONTO. IT WAS PRODUCED BY ARMAN AGHBALI AND WRITTEN BY AND DANIEL ROSEN.

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Built to Play 67: Around the World

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Built to Play 67: Around the World

Built to Play looks tries to leap from one place to another and builds a new world in Mario Maker

In this episode of Built to Play, there are the following segments:


THANKS TO THE FREE MUSIC ARCHIVE FOR "hey ragdoll" by Boyscout Discovery, "4 AM Party" by Alex Gross, "Celeste" by Alex Fitch, "Pretend and Walk Outside" by krackatoa and "Moonglow" by Podington Bear.

WE ALSO USED CLIPS FROM Super Mario Maker, 80 Days and the film Around the World in 80 Days (1989).

BUILT TO PLAY IS A PRODUCT OF CJRU IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN TORONTO. IT WAS PRODUCED BY ARMAN AGHBALI AND WRITTEN BY AND DANIEL ROSEN.

IF YOU LIKE THE SHOW PLEASE SUBSCRIBE AND RATE US ONLINE. IT HELPS MORE PEOPLE FIND THE SHOW AND GIVES US AN IDEA HOW WE'RE DOING. FEEL FREE TO COMMENT DOWN BELOW.

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