Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

GWJ Conference Call Episode 744

Five Dates, Assasin's Creed: Valhalla (PS4), Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (Switch), Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion (board game), Koi-Koi (card game), Marvel Avengers (PS4), Ironman VR (PS4), Your Emails, and more!

Variety Game Roundup: Amanda and Aaron are joined by ThatGuy42 (Jason) and McChuck (Mike) from the forums to talk games, games, games!

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Speaking of Assassin’s Creed protagonists, I’m a big fan of Bayek from AC: Origins. I adored his voice and I enjoy quiet, thoughtful protagonists who really seem to care about the people they are helping. I like Aloy in Horizon: Zero Dawn for the same reason.

For the record, my favourite bird is the tufted duck.

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00:01:47 Five Dates
00:11:30 Assassin's Creed: Valhalla
00:16:14 Fortnite
00:17:32 Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity
00:26:42 Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion (boardgame)
00:35:23 Koi-Koi (cardgame)
00:44:30 Marvel's Avengers
00:45:33 Iron Man VR
00:53:27 Your Emails

More birds, please.

Dating during a pandemic is just as soul crushing as it was before, if not more, I can’t decide.

But birds! The first one that came to mind was Crow from adventure game The Longest Journey. And I’m probably the only one in the universe (with my sister), but I didn’t hate Cedric in King’s Quest 5.
Also... every suitor in Hatoful Boyfriend.

Regarding BioWare conversations at base, I thought Mass Effect 2 handles that pretty well. Every time there was an important conversation with crew mate, Kelly Chambers would chime in every time you passed the Galaxy map. “Thane would like a word with you.” “Garrus is waiting for you at calibrations.” or whichever. That worked rather well.