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Benheck.com Podcast Episode 115

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Jones is back! In this episode we discuss:

  • Parker re-watches the Star Wars Prequels – we discuss!
  • Octopath Traveler and the Nintendo Switch.
  • What’s the deal with people watching games on YouTube more than they actually play them? Are we guilty of this?
  • Bad Company 2 memories.
  • Jones finally builds a new PC after 8 years… and gets a new smart phone after 5 years – he’s the King of Old Tech!
  • Do iPhones autocorrect differently than other phones?
  • Movie Pass – the end is near?

Enjoy!

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Benheck.com Podcast Episode 105

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Welcome to fall! This month’s topics include:

  • Amazon package delivery and Cabs Vs Uber.
  • Jones needs a new computer! Ben and Parker offer advice.
  • New Tomb Raider movie – is it going to be any good?
  • What made Indiana Jones good vs modern “adventure” films AKA the death of straightforward, simple plots.
  • Ben discusses Cuphead.
  • Parker brings up Duke Nukem Forever as he does on every podcast.
  • Discussing Ghost Squad 2 – our 2017 Halloween YouTube Special.
  • Our movie predictions always come true – we discuss!
  • In the movie Blade Runner, examples of why Deckard was terrible at his job of being a Blade Runner.
  • I try to convince Jones to watch Black Mirror.
  • Dead Space memories.

Enjoy!

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Benheck.com Podcast Episode 104

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We’re back after a two month hiatus! It was a busy summer. This month’s topics include:

  • Star Wars Burnout  – Does releasing a movie every year make it no longer special?
  • What is going on over at Warner Bros. with the DC movie universe? Also Ben has finally seen Suicide Squad, the movie in which nothing happens – we discuss!
  • Jones finally watched Guardians of the Galaxy 2.
  • Castlevania the Very Short Netflix Series!
  • What are the Best TV Shows Ever?
  • Ben plays his first Call of Duty game in 8 years – Infinite Warfare! Jones explains Overwatch to Ben.
  • Discussing the imbalance of Battlefield 1.
  • Box office inflation, and why TV/streaming is beating theaters. Why the death of arcades should serve as a warning.

Enjoy!

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Benheck.com Podcast Episode 100!

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We finally made it to 100 episodes, and have a super-sized episode to celebrate!

Joining us once again is Parker Dillmann from Macrofab!

Topics include:

    • Are R-rated movies coming back?
      • John Wick and Logan do well, while PG-13 Ghost in the Shell flops.
      • Are people finally tired of PG-13?
      • The lack of finality in modern movies, and why this is emotionally bad.
      • How does the Galactic Senate work in Star Wars? Were the Gungans properly represented?
    • Nintendo Switch Impressions Now That It’s Out
      • Right analog stick is awful – why?
      • Load times are worse on cartridge than SD card – huh?
      • Parker gives his impressions of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
      • The first Zelda game with DLC?
      • Difficult games – old school fun or a waste of time in a busy world?
    • Open World Gaming – What Is it? 
      • Jones and Parker discuss World and Warcraft and Ben falls asleep.
    • PS4 Pro / 4K gaming
      • Is it worth it?
      • Jones gets an OLED TV!
      • Console Gaming is becoming more like PC gaming – our thoughts!
      • Why Ben and Jones won’t play old games.
      • Parker and Jones discuss why they didn’t buy Mass Effect Andromeda.
    • Movie Talk!
      • Ben complains about theater projection.
      • Is the theater becoming an exclusive event experience instead of cheap entertainment?
      • What movies should Disney make live-action remakes of next? (They’ll do them all, but in what order?”
      • Is anyone going to care about Avatar 2 when it eventually comes out?

Enjoy!

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Benheck.com Podcast Episode 97

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We’re back after missing a month in November 🙁 To make up for this, this final podcast of 2016 is extra-long and has a guest star Parker Dillmann from Macrofab!

You can check out Parker’s own podcast by clicking here.

Our extra-rambling podcast topics today are:

  • Star Wars: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
    • Jones and Parker liked it a lot, Ben didn’t. We argue about the movie’s flaws and merits.
    • What did they change with the reshoots?
    • Would the Empire actually put a data center on a tropical paradise planet? What Star Wars planet might be a better choice?
  • Thoughts on the Movie Going Experience
    • Regular theaters VS Alamo Drafthouse
    • Movie reel splicing.
    • Are the prices too insane for families?
    • Home TV keep getting better and cheaper – how is this affecting theater attendance?
    • Will there ever be new-release movies streamed straight to the home?
    • New services can destroy old ones (Uber)
    • Jones’ family owned a Betamax player – never before heard story!
    • Do Texans really carry guns everywhere?
  • Discussing the Nintendo Switch with a Nintendo fan
    • Jones and Ben are well-known Nintendo critics. For an outside perspective, we discuss the Switch with Parker, who still likes Nintendo.
    • Can it succeed? Will 3rd parties port to it?
    • Should Nintendo just go 3rd party themselves?
    • What videogames could make good movies? (Apparently not Assassin’s Creed…)
    • Jones and Parker try to convince Ben to buy the Mass Effect Trilogy.

Enjoy!

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Benheck.com Podcast Episode 86

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A new episode already? That’s right, it’s the Star Wars Holiday Special where we discuss:

  • How accurate our predictions for The Force Awakens were (what we got right and wrong)
  • Discussion about the film – what we liked best and least.
  • Things it did better than A New Hope, and things it did worse than The Phantom Menace (oh yeah we go there!)
  • How Jar Jar Binks could have been redeemed and why he should come back.
  • Much argument over what Robin Wright Penn’s current name is.
  • How the new Planet of the Apes movies do right what the recent Terminator movies have done wrong

Enjoy!

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