Ep. 002 – Final Fight

Final Fight Title Screen

We have a special guest host with us on this episode, Jacob York (follow him: @jkobbster). He is from lives in Atlanta, and drove all the way to Paducah, Kentucky to talk with us about our second Capcom game: Final Fight.

In This Episode:
Metro City nurtures strange family values.
Several challenges are issued to Yuki’s Mama and Yuki’s Papa.
We learn something disgusting about Jacob involving gum.
“Bear” means something different to everyone.
Japan remembers the Village People.
TADPOG Final Fight Canon is created.
Muscle Bomber: the Body Explosion. ‘Nuff said.
Metro City has its own official unit of weight measurement.
We talk about barbeque on multiple occasions, but hepatitis only once.

What We’ve Been Playing:
Tyler is solving mysteries in Professor Layton and the Mysterious Village, trudging through The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks and hunting vaults in Borderlands 2
Jacob is sans Xbox 360 while in Kentucky, but will be playing Dishonored. Excited about BioShock Infinite.
Dave runs for his life in Amnesia: The Dark Descent.

Mentioned in the Show:
The Ballad of Mike Haggar
The reddit post Jacob mentions.
Punchdrunk’s Sleep No More.
List of Ken Levine’s Influences.

Shout Outs:
Matt: @flik027
Blake: @bwoods4134
Leva: @wrestlingleva

Plugs:
Go see Jacob in Angry Fags on Feb. 21 at 7 Stages Theatre, and check out Rooney’s World.

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The song Moves by Sycamore Drive was used as our intro/outro under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.o United States License.

12 responses to “Ep. 002 – Final Fight

  1. Blake

    Never played this game… but with names like Sodom and Hagar, you probably pronounce Hagar as HAY-Gahr (Abraham’s love slave).

    • That’s a good thought. Since the arcade version of Final Fight had a stage boss named Sodom, it might make sense that there are other biblical references. Maybe even the first stage boss, Damnd could strengthen this theory.

      It’s an interesting theory about the origin of Mike Haggar’s name, but remember there are two “G”s in Haggar. I think that’s a strong indicator that the first “A” is soft.

  2. Blake

    I bet you can’t guess my favorite moment…

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