Dojo-Show-Go! Episode 150: Not Finished Yet

Wii U Marketing, PS4 in 2012 and much fan fiction in our 150th episode.

By M. Noah Ward. Posted 07/07/2011 08:00 10 Comments     ShareThis
Dojo-Show-Go! Episode 150: Not Finished Yet

Noah, James and Marc talk the threat of PS4 and Smash Bros’ relevance in the fighting genre. Then, they’re rewarded with massive fan fictions!

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Recording Date
July 5, 2011

Noah, James and Marc

00:00:00 Introduction
00:03:57 What We’re Playing
00:17:49 PS4’s Impending Release & Wii U Marketing
00:31:47 Is Smash Bros. a Fighting Game?
00:43:03 Warm Fuzzies Feedback & FAN FICTIONS!
01:03:05 Conclusion
01:04:30 Credits

01:06:13 Total Length



10 Responses to “Dojo-Show-Go! Episode 150: Not Finished Yet”

  • 690 points
    KisakiProject says...

    @james. I really liked Fragile’s story except the end. Its kinda hokey and kills the emotion for me. Honestly I would have been happier without an explanation of how the world got that way and just had a sad story in it. Still love it. Also the sound design in that game is brilliant. (if you listen to your competitor podcast RFN I think about a year ago they responded to my email about the game.)

  • 432 points
    dmgice says...

    Fragile Dreams is a game that I would really, really, really like to see on the 3DS. Especially since that would mean that the play control would need to be tweaked.

    Here are the changes which would make it a better game.

    1. Let me L-Target an enemy.
    2. Make searching a first person affair where you move your 3DS to search.
    3. Let me move in the direction that I am pushing the slide pad.
    4. Touch Screen Menu navigation.

    You could fit everything in the Wii game into a 3DS game and even improve some of the graphics due to the smaller screen real estate.

    Anyhow, Fragile Dreams is a great game. It’s just a bad fit for the controls it has been given.

  • 24 points
    delebreaub says...

    There seems to be a problem with iTunes. I can’t seem to download the podcast. I’m listening to it online but just so you know for the future.

    • 697 points
      Adam Sorice says...

      This happened to me a few weeks ago, 147 and 148 didn’t materialize in iTunes until quite far down the line. You can always right click the “Download” option above and copy the file to your desktop but still, iTunes should be behaving.

    • 432 points
      dmgice says...

      This is because iTunes is a buggy piece of trash. What I do is save directly from this site. Besides, you should be visiting Nintendojo every day to see if there is a new episode. :-P

    • 360 points
      M. Noah Ward says...

      There was a typo in the path for downloading the file. It’s fixed now!

  • 162 points
    LocoBaka says...

    I can’t wait too see the power of the ps4 will have. For those that think ot can’t get much better than ps3 in terms of graphics, think about this: a football game where each blade of grass in polyganal and each blade of grass has it’s own phsyics. Each player has 10’s of thousands of indivodualy reanered strands of hair, each with their own physics animations. That will be in the ps5 or ps6 generation. The future will hold many mind boggling things. Provided we don’t kill off our own species before then.

    • 432 points
      dmgice says...

      Wow. Every blade of grass has 60+ frames of grass animation?

      In what way does this help gameplay?

      In what world is hiring a Grass Modeler not a horrible waste of money?

  • 697 points
    Adam Sorice says...

    Great episode of the podcast! A few thoughts –

    – Did Marc forget the name of a game called “Amnesia”? LOL, irony.
    – I love how Noah tries to justify the name of the issues every single week, we may have to start picking even more bizarre titles to test him.
    – Be thankful you have Netflix or any kind of device, the service isn’t available in Europe.
    – I find it amusing that Noah worries about the impending release of the PS4 when it’s taken him this long to seriously consider getting a PS3. You’re many things Noah but an early adopter is not one them :P

  • 162 points
    LocoBaka says...

    Seems I can’t download this episode. I’d really like to add it to my collection for… reasons.

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