Vicarious · November 5, 2015
01: Encrypted Grandmothers
Welcome to episode 1 of Vicarious! This episode, we examine the design decisions of the Bungie video game phenomenon Destiny. We had a blast discussing it and hope you enjoy listening!
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- 4:40 - 5 Things Destiny Swiped From Halo
- 5:00 - Reddit - PCMasterRace
- 6:35 - Destiny’s Story in 4 Minutes or Less (Give or Take Ten Minutes)
- 6:44 - @michaelschultz
- 7:40 - Destiny Official Site and @DestinyTheGame
- 9:00 - Destiny Easter Egg - Soccer Balls in the Tower
- 9:15 - Destiny Glitches SOLO Fly Across the Tower and Destiny Glitches: On Top Of Bank Vaults In The Tower
- 12:10 - Destiny Item Manager
- 12:18 - Rethinking the Destiny Companion App and @charliedeets
- 19:10 - Destiny - Cryptarch Trolling Me
- 22:47 - Tower Ghost and Loadouts
- 24:35 - DestinyLFG.com and DestinyLFG.net
- 25:45 - Grand Theft Auto Online
- 28:05 - Correction: Hadium Flakes, not Hadronic Flakes. Yes, we know, Marshall is dumb. Hadium Flakes.
- 28:35 - Editor’s Note: At least, Marshall calls them “monster closets.”
- 29:07 - Editor’s Note: See, we realize they’re called Hadium Flakes. Eventually.
- 32:40 - NERF
- 33:30 - Destiny: How to Get the Moments of Triumph, Year One Emblem (Bungie Day)
- 35:20 - Update: The latest World Record King’s Fall run is 31:45. Insane, even if super bro-y.
- 37:19 - Halo 3 Skulls / Hayabusa Armour Tutorial
- 38:16 - P.T. - Gamescom 2014 Trailer
- 39:20 - P.T. Playthrough and Analysis Pt. 1, Pt. 2, and Pt. 3
- 40:12 - Missingno - Pokémon Fact of The Day
- 41:40 - GTA 5 - Jetpack and the Mystery of Mount Chiliad - Hot Topic #3
- 42:09 - Reddit - Solving the Mount Chiliad Mystery
- 42:35 - Zelda: Ocarina of Time Speedrun in 18:10 by Cosmo [commentated]
- 43:04 - Super Mario World -- 4:49.8 Former World Record Speedrun w/Credits Warp Glitch
- 45:21 - Correction: Touch of Malice takes 45 Calcified Fragments to unlock. And we’ve only found 47 of 50 fragments so far. Here’s a handy tracker: DestinyCalcifiedFragments.com
- 46:13 - Editor’s Note: “Roll” as in dice roll. Not “role” or, like, a piece of bread.
- 47:16 - Editor’s Note: To be fair, swords are pretty rad, too.
- 48:00 - Correction: Year 2 Exotic armor and weapons can be partially rerolled with Twist Fate using Glass Needles: Here's how Destiny's new 'Twist Fate' option works
- 54:03 - The Messy, True Story Behind The Making Of Destiny
- 55:18 - David Cross Says He Wrote Jokes For Destiny That Bungie Didn't Use
- 55:44 - Destiny’s Ghost vs. 343 Guilty Spark
- 56:48 - Destiny: Nolan North Vs. Peter Dinklage
- 57:45 - The Many Voices of "Nolan North" in Video Games
- 58:19 - The Many Voices of “Troy Baker” in Video Games
- 58:39 - Peter Dinklage wins an Emmy for Game of Thrones at the 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards!
- 1:00:38 - Nathan Fillion, Lance Reddick, and Gina Torres
- 1:02:52 - Destiny - Eye of a Gate Lord Ending Cutscene (PS4)
- 1:08:45 - Halo: Reach and Destiny designer Josh Hamrick is @Josh_Hamrick