Big Red Barrelcast 3: Needs More Cole Train

Welcome to another milestone for the Big Red Barrelcast, the mighty third episode! PacManPolarBear, Dave and Kev are here to talk about video games and whatever else we feel like pontificating about!

This time, they ramble on about:

  • Sim City
  • Starcraft II: Heart of The Swarm
  • Saints Row IV: From The Crack House To The White House
  • Getting Left 4 Dead II in your Resident Evil 6
  • Nintendo’s woes
  • Star Wars First Assault
  • combating internet douche bags
  • Shout outs
  • And some healthy bonus content for those lovely individuals amongst you that bought our App

We’d love to give you all some sort of incredible hug immediately followed by a polite conversation about how cool you are, but frankly we can’t afford the travel expenses. So, while we save our pennies, cents, and whatever the heck Canadians use, we’ll offer you some download links to help bide the time. Subscribe here. Here’s the RSS feed.  Leave an iTunes review here. Download the mp3 here.

Comments

  1. Dangerous Brian

    I don’t always comment on Kev’s posts, just the ones that I do.

    Great show, liked the Sim City rant.

  2. I get what your saying but “it comes with the territory” is the worst defense imaginable. It stinks of pure apathy. Talking competitions… Why shouldn’t pro gamers be held to a high standard just like pro athletes in other sports are? Why should anyone even need to develop a thick skin? Why shouldn’t pro fighting gamers be banned from competition for vile trash talking like other gaming tournaments do? Both online and in tournaments at events there should be repercussions for your actions like there are everywhere else. We can’t cure the human condition online outright, but we can certainly takes steps to mitigate it as much as possible and we owe it ourselves as a community to do so.

    Taking things with a grain of salt and thick skin only goes so far. Someone saying “ah man imma kill you for that” is one thing. Asking a girl when she lost her virginity during a tourney or threatening to kill someone for being such a faggot is a whole other level. That’s the level we are talking about. Not the general trash talking we all do.

    The examples from the show may not fix everything, but they sure as hell would make things a lot better without costing anyone a lot of grief or money at all.

    For example LoL is brutal in regards to player behavior online and in tourneys. Not because it has to be that way but because the players have accepted it and are not pushing hard enough for change. You can’t pull a tenth of what LoL players get away with in Starcraft online and in tourneys. It’s a night and day difference and the prime reason I stopped playing LoL.

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