This edition of “The GameCola Podcast” features Michael Ridgaway, Michael Gray, and Zach Rich. It is made up of four segments:
Segment One: Witty (sort of) Banter (0:00 – 7:03)
- The Michaels and Zach talk about random stuff before finally getting down to business.
- Zach hates Dragon Ball Z.
- Michael Ridgaway discusses the wacky history of French animal trials.
- The truth about Mike and Vangie’s relationship is revealed.
Segment Two: Videogame Movies (7:03 – 34:02)
- First up, the greatest movie ever: THE SUPER MARIO BROS. MOVIE!
- Next, THE WIZARD, and Michael Gray and Zach make Michael Ridgaway feel really old.
- Michael Gray is uncertain about the differences between men and women.
- Check out the Angry Video Game Nerd.
- For the record, the only drugs Michael Ridgaway is on are for his allergies.
- Zach and Michael Ridgaway like Pokémon and its movies. Michael still watches the Pokémon TV show regularly.
- Michael Gray has some interesting ideas on how to make a healthy relationship.
- Mortal Kombat movie vs. Street Fighter movie. FIGHT!
- Check out Zack Huffman’s review of Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life.
- Michael Ridgaway still has nightmares about the Double Dragon movie. SPOILER: It’s terrible.
- Meteo is totally going to keep Michael Gray from becoming a priest.
Segment Three: Final Fantasy VI (34:02 – 48:15)
- Michael Gray has a terrible sense of direction and is blind.
- Our recording went past Zach’s bed time.
- The Michaels expound upon the nature of the mythological ferryman of the dead, Charon.
- Michael Ridgaway is long-winded and rarely knows what he’s talking about.
- Michael Gray has some ideas about how Final Fantasy VI will end.
- Michael Ridgaway totally thinks Final Fantasy VI has well-defined themes.
Segment Four: What We’re Playing, Banjo-Kazooie, and the GameFAQs Game Battle (48:15 to 1:05:15)
- For the record, we could do with a bit more organization.
- Michael Ridgaway has been playing Pokémon, MadWorld, Braid, Resident Evil 5, and PuzzleQuest: Galactrix.
- Zach loves Vangie; Michael Gray fears her.
- Michael Gray is playing Professor Layton.
- Zach is playing Banjo-Kazooie, Outrun Arcade, and Mario Party.
- Zach explains Stop ‘N’ Swop in Banjo-Kazooie.
- Michael Ridgaway and Zach lament the outcomes of the GameFAQs “Best. Game. Ever.” contest.