Molehill Mountain Episode 188 – In the Dark


I mean, it was worth a try, right?

  • 0:28 – I didn’t like Journey but damned if it didn’t afford me one of the most satisfying gaming experiences of the year!
  • 9:12 – Sitting in the dark for a month didn’t decrease my power bill
  • 34:06 – Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla is not a good video game trailer
  • 46:50 – Ads should not interfere with the functionality of the websites they’re supposed to support

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 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 PMotritzuEvenin’ Andrew.

7:01 PMotritzuThat is good news. But his internet situation still sucks, damn.

7:02 PMotritzuIf you get a chance the Trials of Mana remake is pretty good. Since you’re not willing to pay full price it’ll probably go on sale at some point in the next year.

7:02 PMaddictedtochaosHello

7:02 PMotritzuYeah, that sounds like the Water temple alright. Glad to hear it’s the last dungeon.

7:04 PMNicholas DickeyAndrew tries to social distance from his Journey companion.

7:07 PMotritzuYou sound like you’d love “Thanos snapping” away the annoying jackasses.

7:08 PMotritzuThe first one was Final Fantasy Adventure. Secret of Mana was released over here. Trials of Mana wasn’t released here until recently.

7:09 PMotritzuThere’s also Legend of Mana, but that was PS1

7:10 PMotritzuSeiken Densetsu, I think.

7:10 PMaddictedtochaosThe original Trials of Mana was release on Collection of Mana on Switch.

7:10 PMotritzuThat’s what I meant by recently.

7:12 PMotritzuAs a retail food service guy (Casey’s General Store, if you know what that is.) I’m currently essential personnel and I haven’t had to worry about income.

7:13 PMaddictedtochaosEssential here as well.

7:15 PMmatthew wilsoneh you have more talarance than me, I love ac

7:15 PMotritzuGreat Plains.

7:16 PMaddictedtochaosNo hazard pay for me.

7:16 PMotritzuHaven’t gotten hazard pay but I’m guaranteed a raise at the end of this month right now.

7:17 PMmatthew wilsonhuh how there are like no events til 2021?

7:17 PMaddictedtochaosNo one where I work has gotten a raise in 4 years.

7:18 PMotritzuSounds almost as bad as the Nursing home I worked at before I went to Casey’s.

7:18 PMotritzuWent for fifteen years and only got two raises.

7:20 PMaddictedtochaosBeen there 8 years and have only had 2 raises. Took me years to finally make more than I did at GameStop.

7:21 PMotritzuChristmas bonus is just a Christmas present from the corporate.

7:21 PMaddictedtochaosMy Christmas bonus is a ham.

7:21 PMmatthew wilsonso amc refuses to show future unaversal movies b/c they released trolls 3 on vod, your take?

7:21 PMaddictedtochaosCost of living here is rather low.

7:23 PMaddictedtochaosMy company does a yearly Christmas party that they used to give everyone $50 for just showing up and gave away other cash prizes and TVs. I have never attended.

7:24 PMotritzuwireless earphones you stick in your ear like an earplug.

7:25 PMaddictedtochaosDon’t go to the company picnic either.

7:27 PMmatthew wilsonno amc is upset they released trolls on vod

7:28 PMmatthew wilsonthey were upset they did it in the first place

7:28 PMmatthew wilsonin short amc wanted them to delay it

7:29 PMmatthew wilsonbut lets be honest we aint going to the movies til 2021

7:33 PMmatthew wilsonreal question is amc going to be around when this is done? how manny chains will servive this

7:33 PMmatthew wilsonfrozen 2

7:35 PMmatthew wilsondisney cant its ilegal (in the us) for movie makers to own disterbution. that was done in the 1920s

7:35 PMotritzuIt’s more an announcement trailer than a gameplay trailer.

7:35 PMmatthew wilson3rd ac game after reboot tbf

7:36 PMmatthew wilsonwe are gunna get gameplay at the xbox event next week

7:39 PMotritzuThe release date i think is the new information?

7:41 PMaddictedtochaosInside Xbox

7:43 PMA Mani want them to make one in feudal japan.

7:45 PMA Manor a samurai

7:46 PMaddictedtochaosMiss barely using gas. When I worked at GameStop I used one tank in about 2 months. Now I go through a tank about every 8 days.

7:46 PMaddictedtochaos$1.29 here

7:47 PMmatthew wilsonyup thank rusia v sidis for their supply war

7:47 PMmatthew wilsontaxes

7:47 PMotritzuI don’t have a vehicle so I don’t really care about gas mileage. But Gas here in NC Kansas is under a buck fifty.

7:47 PMmatthew wilsonca has a high gas tax

7:48 PMmatthew wilsonproud adblocker

7:48 PMmatthew wilsontoo much of a security risk not to block ads

7:49 PMmatthew wilsonbtw I am not kidding ads are a major security vulnability

7:50 PMotritzuIt forces refreshes and shoves the page around.

7:52 PMotritzuThe worst part of that type of set up is the difficulty of getting to the pay thing through the ads.

7:53 PMmatthew wilsonsave bet eic knows, and its not in his power sadly

7:55 PMmatthew wilsonfunny thing jeff gerstman (giant bomb eic) talked about that. its about the same revenue wise after you include hosting costs. giant bomb only has it for premuim ontent

7:56 PMotritzuHave a good night, Andrew.

7:57 PMA Mandid you beat enslaved? did you like it?

7:57 PMmatthew wilsonz is camrea

7:58 PMmatthew wilsonx= left/right, y =foword/backwords z= up/down

7:58 PMmatthew wilsonits 3d cordnetes, not 2d

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