Warp World Podcast

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This week on the Warp World Podcast, GrandPOOBear and Jaku are joined by Sinister1. Known for his blindfolded runs of Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!, Sinister now works at Twitch. Poo and Jaku talk with him about how he got into speedrunning and where he found his inspiration for blindfolded runs. They also ask him about how he got his job at Twitch and what working there is like. Poo, Jaku, and Sinister have   Read More ...

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GrandPOOBear and Jaku are back from PAX West and share their experiences trying out different games, like Super Mario Odyssey. From walking 18 miles and waiting in horrendously long lines, they talk about the good and bad of the event and where they see possibilities for improvement in the future. After trying out some Indie games at PAX, Poo and Jaku noticed something interesting about the current lineup of new games: they all   Read More ...

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Being one of the lucky few who were able to preorder a SNES Classic Edition, Jaku talks to GrandPOOBear about how he was able to secure one. They reference the discussion they had in the first episode of the Warp World Podcast about whether they predicted that Nintendo would be better about having enough consoles for sale than they were with the NES Classic. H3H3 Productions won a lawsuit regarding the   Read More ...

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In this episode of the Warp World Podcast, GrandPOOBear and Jaku talk about Yo! Noid, Jaku’s new speed game, and speedrunning in general. After running the game for a couple weeks, Jaku found a glitch that would save minutes over the previous record. This, and a new glitch that was found in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, prompted a discussion about whether or not there are any “unbeatable” records. If   Read More ...

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With Sonic Mania releasing this week, GrandPOOBear and Jaku talk about how Sega hired rom hack makers to make a new “classic” Sonic game and how perhaps Nintendo should do the same. Nintendo has always seemed out of touch with the modern gaming industry, but that may be changing. Nintendo has set the world record for a stage in Splatoon 2, so hopefully that means they are going to start embracing the speedrunning   Read More ...

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This time around on the Warp World Podcast, GrandPOOBear and Jaku talk with TheDragonFeeney about how she got started with streaming and how streaming is different for her as a woman versus a man. Feeney talks about who she’s looked up to as she tried to build her own community, as well as how she deals with viewers who harass her in chat. This week’s Hot Take is about possible   Read More ...

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He’s recorded in multiple countries and cities so far, Jaku joins GrandPOOBear this week from a closet in his Las Vegas Hotel. Jaku is in Las Vegas for Defcon 2017, the annual hacking conference. He and Poo talk about everything that was going on there before talking about Pokémon Go Fest issues and how Niantic handled these issues. Nintendo has recently filed tradmark application for a Nintendo 64 controller leading some to think it’s because   Read More ...

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GrandPOOBear and Jaku talk about Mega Man Maker after one week with the game, as well as the recently announced Mega Man movie. Is Mega Man a character that would translate well to a movie? Or would it be another failure for video game movies? Poo and Jaku give their thoughts, as well as offer a different solution that might work better for the franchise. Evo 2017 came to a close last week,   Read More ...

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GrandPOOBear and Jaku welcome their first guest to the show, Ryukahr! Ryu joins Poo and Jaku to talk about the differences between streaming on YouTube and streaming on Twitch, and given Ryu’s background as a YouTube streamer, he’s asked why he chose that platform over Twitch. They talk about the brand new fan-made Mega-Man Maker, and compare it to Super Mario Maker. For this week’s Hot Take, they talk about   Read More ...

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Join your hosts GrandPOOBear and Jaku from Summer Games Done Quick 2017 (SGDQ)! Poo and Jaku want you to know what really happens at SGDQ, as it’s not only what you see on stream. From escape rooms to playing Mario in the practice room with friends, there’s a lot going on that you wouldn’t be aware of if you don’t attend the event. They also talk about some of the   Read More ...

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