Week in Geek: Andrew watches the classic Italian film with tenuous ties to the Metal Gear Solid franchise, Sacco y Vanzetti while Dan can’t drive in Batman: Arkham Knight.
Star Trek: The Next Generation: With this week’s theme being about death, they watch antoher TNG episode titled “Tapestry” where Captain Picard…dies?!?!
Death (and Defeat) in Gaming: An extension from last week’s topic about violence in gaming, this week Dan and Andrew examine how death is used––and how it has changed––in gaming.
The Death of Optimus Prime: Looking away from gaming for a bit (while staying on topic), Andrew and Dan discuss a prominent nerd death from the 1986 classic, The Transformers: The Movie.
Question of the Geek:
What has been the most impactful fictional death for you and why?
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For all intents and purposes, that was an episode recap.
-“Stayin’ in Black” by Wax Audio
-“Star Trek: The Next Generation – End Credits” by Ron Jones
-“Rogue Legacy (Main Theme)” by Tettix
-“Death of Optimus Prime” by Vince DiCola (from The Transformers: The Movie)
-“Dare” by Stan Bush (from The Transformers: The Movie)