Warp World Podcast

Like Twitch but without the games… and video.

Welcome back to the Warp World Podcast! GrandPOOBear, Jaku, and Xwater talk about upcoming games like Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back and The Last of Us Part II. They then dive into talking more about possibly the greatest game of the year, Super Mario Odyssey, which prompts the question: what has been the greatest game of the year? Poo, Jaku, and Xwater answer some viewer questions about accessibility in video games, how to   Read More ...

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GrandPOOBear, Jaku, and new host Xwater are back after a two week break to share what exactly has been going on in the break. They share their stories from TwitchCon and the first ever Mario Maker Colosseum! Not every event is without flaws however, and our hosts talk about how events like these could be improved. Super Mario Odyssey was released over the weekend for the Nintendo Switch and everyone is   Read More ...

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GrandPOOBear and Jaku are in high spirits after receiving the long awaited SNES Classic and compare this launch to Nintendo’s launch of the NES Classic of last year. They also mention the fact that Nintendo is trying to keep up with demand for the Switch by producing 2 million units each month. For this week’s Hot Take, Poo and Jaku talk about whether difficulty games need to have an easy   Read More ...

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After week’s of talking about how Nintendo is going to undersupply with the SNES Classic edition, GrandPOOBear and Jaku completely change their tune. Nintendo announced that they will be bringing back the NES Classic in 2018, as well as continuing to produce the SNES Classic through next year. This, along with local Targets and Walmarts being shipped 30-50 units on launch day, makes Poo and Jaku feel like consumers won’t be let   Read More ...

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After missing a week due to being at Smash the Record and being sick, GrandPOOBear is back with Jaku as well as special guest host Xwater. They talk about Smash the Record before talking about another speedrunning event: AGDQ 2018. They talk about the game submission list as well as how tickets for the event have sold out after only 23 hours. They talk about finding NES Golf on the Nintendo Switch and other   Read More ...

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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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