Molehill Mountain Episode 68 – Andrew Is a Hating Hater Who Hates

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Seriously, what’s with that guy?

  • 33:17 – Andrew opines that game journalists who were confused by the Wii U were lying or terrible at their jobs
  • 42:05 – Senran Kagura producer wants to make a game that appeals to women
  • 46:25 – What is and is not clickbait?
  • 51:50 – What is and is not hyperbole?
  • 54:30 – Red Dead Redemption 2 protagonist appears to be full-blown bad guy with no redeeming qualities. How does that compare to previous protagonists of Rockstar Games?
  • 1:05:55 – New Mummy video game movie tie-in seems to have nothing to do with the movie is’s tied-in to.
  • 1:18:28 – Andrew talk a bit about the Project Octopath Traveler demo.

If you missed Saturday’s live broadcast of Molehill Mountain, you can watch the video replay on YouTube. Alternatively, you can catch audio versions of the show on iTunes.

Molehill Mountain streams live at 7p PST every Saturday night on RandomTower!

Credits: Molehill Mountain is hosted by E. Zachary Knight and Andrew Eisen. The show is edited by Andrew Eisen. Music in the show includes “Albino” by Brian Boyko. It is in the public domain and free to use. Molehill Mountain logo by Scott Hepting.

Chat Transcript:

7:00 PMeathdemonbeen watching people play cuphead, and yup I am not good enough to play that game

7:01 PMjordan thompsonnobody say joycon it might be a trigger word we don’t need Andrew having an anurism

7:01 PMeathdemonits been scoring well, but its one hell of a contra style game

7:02 PMjordan thompsonone more week and we all get laid

7:02 PMeathdemonjoycons off of switch not great, when I get one I will get a pro controler

7:04 PMjordan thompsonhey Zack do you have Welsh heritage Im half Irish and half Welsh

7:05 PMeathdemondid you play the ocopath traveler demo?

7:05 PME. Zachary KnightI think there is some in there. I have a lot of lineage from the British islands

7:06 PMjordan thompsonyou seemed more mildly annoyed than pissed

7:07 PMjordan thompsonif you guess ever want to bring back the bucket list I thought of some interesting questions

7:08 PMjordan thompson*guys

7:13 PMjordan thompsonwhat a great sister she just let’s you come to this horrific realization with no support, what a gal

7:13 PMeathdemonyou said you labtop is 7 years old, its time, I get it its expensive, but its time

7:16 PMScottyJayManIs your switch just full of demos?

7:17 PMjordan thompsonso Zack you work with politics within Oklahoma, is there any easy way to explain the partnership between the Oklahoma State government and the Native American preserves

7:21 PME. Zachary KnightI don’t know much about that. Sorry.

7:22 PMjordan thompsonfirst the game manual then the console manual, then 10 years later it’s the new Nintendo console in a plan white box that says only Nintendo and has no pictures

7:24 PMjordan thompsonjust dance 2018 : just shoot me edition

7:27 PMjordan thompsontak engrish murch

7:27 PMeathdemonjust get a pro controler

7:27 PMScottyJayManDo you already have Rayman Legends?

7:29 PMScottyJayManThe Murphy stages are there, they’re a separate mode

7:29 PMjordan thompsonso we can all agree snes classic scalpers can chew sweaty socks in hell right?

7:30 PMeathdemonthe joycons when I used it at pax felt like the wiimote and nunchuck. when I get a switch, I will be getting a pro controler

7:30 PMjordan thompsonso any chance at a N64 classic, if so what games?

7:32 PM13Ucubedo you think there will ever be an update to get wii mote support?

7:33 PMeathdemonI hope not, let the wiimote die

7:33 PMeathdemonit wasnt good

7:35 PMeathdemonI actively disliked the wiimote and nunchuck

7:36 PMeathdemonway clearer messaging andrew, the wiiu reveal was a messaging mess

7:37 PMeathdemonI have frainds who were watching that reveal with me that were confused about what it was

7:37 PMjordan thompsonso what’s the opinion on the SNES classic release

7:39 PMScottyJayManProfessions Journalists just like to hate on anything Nintendo.

7:40 PMjordan thompsonso people get confused between the Wii and the Wii u but I never heard confusion about the gamboy and the gamboy color have we really dumbed down that much

7:44 PMjordan thompsonXbox, Xbox 360, Xbox one, Xbox 36o ️ come on Microsoft what you smoking

7:45 PMeathdemonits the fan service game

7:46 PMeathdemonfan service the game

7:46 PMeathdemonso a click bait headline

7:47 PMjordan thompsonjust imagine his assistant hearing him say, “I want to meet my female fans, for research, I swear”

7:49 PMeathdemonthat headline gives a very different impression, atleast tone wise, than what he said.

7:52 PMRyan SteeleI disagree. It isn’t clickbait, it’s just hyperbole.

7:54 PMRyan SteeleYou didn’t literally find pieces of shit in your Switch box, so yes, it’s hyperbole.

7:55 PMRyan SteeleAt least, I think so.

7:55 PMjordan thompsonis having babies causing overpopulation/ page 1 : here’s why you might just really want a dog

7:55 PMRyan SteeleOh, sorry, did I misunderstand what we’re talking about?

7:55 PMRyan SteeleJust jumped in a bit ago.

7:58 PMjordan thompsonso we’re not mentioning the SNES release, if not this week next week and at some point I’d be nice to get some thoughts on a N64 classic

7:59 PMeathdemonyour right outside of trevor from gta5

7:59 PMScottyJayManI’d hate to see what Trevor’s moral code it

8:01 PMeathdemontrevor is basically the player avatar.

8:01 PMTrey AhzzeRed Dead looks to be turned into full GTA

8:01 PMTrey AhzzeRedDead 2…

8:04 PMjordan thompsonso Deadpool, the punisher, the crow ECT. ECT.

8:07 PMjordan thompsonthey just released the new Chucky, I’d like to see a prequel with how Charles Lee ray got into voodoo

8:08 PMjordan thompsonKevin spacy from American beauty kinda but might be a stretch

8:09 PMeathdemonthere was a mummy 3 sady, also a anamated serries which isnt bad btw]

8:13 PMjordan thompsonwhat do you think of the idea of horror victims coming to terms with their villians such as Ripley getting a pet xenomorph or shara Conner marrying a t800

8:17 PMeathdemonyou mean use your ipad, diaries have all been replaced

8:17 PMjordan thompsonthat’s oddly specific Andrew, are you speaking from experience

8:21 PMTheRiverAnduinthe full game should be amazing

8:21 PMjordan thompsoncan we discuss SNES classic release and the possiblity of a N64 classic at some point

8:21 PMRyan SteeleThat demo was great. Not even totally done with everything you can do in it yet.

8:21 PMeathdemonplay the dancer, its a fairly dark story

8:21 PMeathdemondarker than you would expect for a square jrpg

8:22 PMRiddimensaurthe kids mom

8:22 PMjordan thompsonalso next week is gonna be lots of fun, I’ll make sure the comments are full of inuindos

8:22 PMRyan SteeleLoved laying out every single possible challenger, leaving towns empty except for people lying on their backs with the stars overhead

8:22 PMRyan SteeleThe barmaid fight

8:24 PMTheRiverAnduinAndrew, you going to get Xenoblade 2?

8:26 PMRedhawk Gamingget x it was really good but it takes like 2 weeks to bet

8:26 PMRedhawk Gaming(xenboblade)

8:26 PMTheRiverAnduingamestop has a clearance for X

8:27 PMTheRiverAnduin20$

8:27 PMRyan SteeleXenoblade X was great to play as well. I thought it played better than the original, and the setting was more appealing to me.

8:28 PMeathdemonsoon tm

8:28 PMjordan thompsonI hate to be annoying and repeat myself but can we talk about the SNES classic and the possibility of a N64 classic next week

8:28 PMRyan SteeleI still wonder if Xenoblade 2 is really coming when they say. It just doesn’t really feel ready yet, based on what we’ve seen so far.

8:30 PMRedhawk Gamingits coming

8:30 PMRedhawk Gamingthey gave us a 8 minute trailer

8:31 PMRedhawk GamingNintendo only shows finished games

8:31 PMTheRiverAnduinX was shown several years before release but no date

8:31 PMRyan SteeleYeah, X had pretty substantial trailers a long way out

8:32 PMjordan thompsonalright I’ll get ready for next week, I’ll bring the beer someone else is in charge of the lube, not me

8:32 PMRyan SteeleGiven that they have a date, it seems likely to stick. It still just feels early somehow