Episode 119: Hotel Mario

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Let’s Place is back home in the studio once again! We’ve got returning, introduced guest Alexa, and all-time favorite guest Frankie back! We’re back on our bullshit, and Chelsea has a hard time staying awake because almost none of the games this episode are interesting, and also she can’t really remember what happens so that’s the end of the description! YOUR GAMES THIS WEEK ARE: Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, for Playstations 3 and 4, Xbox One and PC; Zeus, for PC; Ennuigi, for PC; Quest For The Golden Eggcup, for PC; and Hotel Mario, for CD-i. You can find the complete list of ranked games at bit.ly/letsplace.

Episode 118: Cookie's Bustle, Live From PAX West!

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We went to PAX West again! Crystal unfortunately couldn't make it out this time, but we were rejoined by Ashley and Molly to talk about childhood mysteries, misbegotten sequels, espionage, ROCK 'N ROLLLLL, and... whatever the hell Cookie's Bustle is?? YOUR GAMES THIS WEEK ARE: Iggy's Reckin' Balls, for Nintendo 64; Deus Ex Machina 2, for PC; Totally Spies! Totally Party, for Playstation 2 and Nintendo Wii; KISS: Psycho Circus - The Nightmare Child, for Sega Dreamcast and PC; and Cookie's Bustle, for PC. You can find the complete list of ranked games at bit.ly/letsplace

Episode 117: Halo: Combat Evolved

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Let’s Place is taking to the stars to place five games that take place in spaaaaace! Specifically, five games from the Halo series! And we have guests! Once again we have Jordan! And finally making her return, Julie is back! As we place, we talk about Tetris houses, the upsetting number of games on the list, heartfelt gifts and first jobs, and disappointing sequels. YOUR GAMES THIS WEEK ARE: Halo: Combat Evolved, for PC, Xbox and Xbox 360; Halo 2, for Windows and Xbox; Halo 3, for Xbox 360; Halo 4, for Xbox 360; and Halo 5: Guardians, for Xbox One. That was the easiest games this week I’ve ever written. You can find the complete list of ranked games at bit.ly/letsplace

Epsiode 116: Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of a New World

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It’s another Let’s Place Birthday party! This time we have Dylan, who has NOT provided us with a themed list of games, but that’s totally reasonable. Let’s get this party started! YOUR GAMES THIS WEEK ARE: Legends of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel, for Playstation 3, PS Vita and PC; Mario Kart: Double Dash!!, for Nintendo Gamecube; Star Wars: Knights of The Old Republic, for Xbox, mobile devices and PC; Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of a New World, for Playstation 3 and Nintendo Wii; and Dying Light, for Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC. You can find the complete list of ranked games at bit.ly/letsplace.

Episode 115: Winter Sports 2: The Next Challenge

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Once again we return to place five new games! And we also come with an announcement: Let’s Place well be back at PAX West this year to do another panel! But in the meantime, returning guests Ava and Lambda join us to place games about harmless wolves, women’s rights, pie stats, digital curling, and feeding crab meat to seagulls. YOUR GAMES THIS WEEK ARE: Under Zero, for PC; Viking Sisters, for PC; Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls, for PC; Winter Sports 2: The Next Challenge, for Nintendo DS; and Forbidden Fruit, for PC. You can find the complete list of ranked games at bit.ly/letsplace.

Episode 114: Alexey Pajitnov, Creator of Tetris, Introduces: Qwirks

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Hey hey, and Happy Birthday to our special guest Heaven! I think their birthday already happened, a while ago, but! It’s time for their birthday episode of Let’s Place! Thank you again, Heaven, for donating to our 2018 Extra Life efforts! In your honor, we’ll be talking about many, many Puyo Puyo clones. Which you know, because you were here. Well. Anyway. YOUR GAMES THIS WEEK ARE: Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine, for lots of stuff, like Sega consoles, Nintendo consoles, and PC; Kirby’s Avalanche, for SNES and Wii; Alexey Pajitnov, Creator or Tetris, Introduces: Qwirks, for PC; Disney's Timon & Pumbaa's Jungle Games, for PC; and Style Savvy: Trendsetters, for Nintendo 3DS. You can find the complete list of ranked games at bit.ly/letsplace

Episode 113: E3 2019 Edition

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Merry E3, Gamers! It’s just the three of us this time, bringing you a totally epic prediction of who’s going to WIN at E3 this year! So grab your Doritos and ‘Dew and buckle up tight for a ride that’ll change your LIFE!

I don’t know if that attracted people or scared them away. Anyway, YOUR GAMES THIS WEEK ARE: Gahan Wilson’s The Ultimate Haunted House, for PC; Home Alone, for the NES; Egg Monster Hero, for the Nintendo DS and mobile devices; The Political Machine, for PC; and Popeye, for…a lot of things, including Arcade, NES, PC and others. You can find the complete list of ranked games at bit.ly/letsplace

Episode 112: Hello Mr. President

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You know, when it’s not some kind of special episode, I don’t really know how to start writing the description. But nonetheless, we have five games, as usual, to place today! and Two wonderful guests, Ashley and Frankie! And all together, we find our missing neighbor, fight with Bill Clinton, discover French-Canadian Video Game Beef, break out of restrictive ideas of how one can vote on this show, and take a long, long bus ride through the desert. YOUR GAMES THIS WEEK ARE: 007 3/4: Disappearance Time, for PC; Hello Mr. President, for PC; Têtards, for PC; ARKANOID Plus!, for Wii; and Desert Bus, for mobile devices and PC. You can find the complete list of ranked games at bit.ly/letsplace.

Episode 111: Detective Pikachu

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Get your popcorn and candy ready, because let’s place is going to the movies! Returning guests Jordan and Dylan join us again for an episode that will have you on the edge of your seat and shaking in your D-Boxes! Also Chelsea get’s kind of tired and grumpy near the end, so apologies in advanced. YOUR GAMES THIS WEEK ARE: Movie, for PC; The Movies, for PC; Street Fighter: The Movie, for arcade; The LEGO Movie Videogame, for Xbox 360 and One, Playstations 3 and 4, Wii U and PC; and Detective Pikachu, for Nintendo 3DS. You can find the complete list of ranked games at bit.ly/letsplace.

Episode 110: Pro Jumper! Guilty Gear Tangent!?

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We skipped a week because we were busy with stuff! Get off out backs! We have two guests, like a lot of the time! Returning is everyone’s favorite Lexi! And introducing the brand new, Lambda! On this episode, we discuss the fact that it’s Chelsea’s birthday when recording, how milk is stored in the heart, murder is bad, and then we proceed to murder Leisure Suit Larry from the list! Chelsea tries to do a thing with card suits and Luke makes it weird, we learn about the laws of equivalent exchange, Venom gets a new car, and a professional jumper goes streaking around the world. YOUR GAMES THIS WEEK ARE: Dear Agent; Harley Pasternak's Hollywood Workout; Portal 2; Tokyo Jungle; Yaris; and Pro Jumper! Guilty Gear Tangent!? You can find the complete list of ranked games at bit.ly/letsplace.

Episode 109: Handball Manager 2007: World Edition

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Another week, another five new games! Maxie is back again, and we welcome newcomer Dan to the show! We get a studio audience to come in for the minimum time we could contract them for, Maxie tries to give us some bullshit about crosswords, we follow Moonboy though a sleepy journey, we look at an H game without the H, meet the greatest Handball player of all time, and Chelsea roasts an apparent adolescent classic! YOUR GAMES THIS WEEK ARE: Shuffle 15, for PC; Sleepwalker’s Journey, for mobile devices and PC; Mermaid no Kisetsu, for Playstation; Handball Manager 2007: World Edition, for PC; and Bullettime Fighting, for PC. You can find the complete list of ranked games at bit.ly/letsplace.

Episode 108: Trauma Center: Second Opinion

I refuse to believe they’re the same person.

I refuse to believe they’re the same person.

This week, we all fly in to see Emily at the hospital and record in her room. But the only way the hospital would let us do this was they made us agree to place games about hospitals and diseases. So we obliged. Also we wouldn’t have been able to fit a lot of recording junk into the room, so we recorded with OBS, in case you were wondering about this episode’s audio quality. Anyway, let’s get on some scrubs and wash our hands to place some games! YOUR GAMES THIS WEEK ARE: Trauma Center: Under The Knife, for Nintendo DS; Trauma Center: Second Opinion, for Nintendo Wii; Surgeon Simulator 2013, for PC; Plague, Inc, Evolved, for PC; and Two Point Hospital, for PC. You can find the complete list of ranked games at bit.ly/letsplace.

Episode 107: Bee Odyssey

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And again, we return. Once again, we have assembled the finest panel of judges to rank another five games. Guesting, we have fan favorite, Matt, and newcomer Sofi, as well as a mystery guest to fill in where Crystal could not be. As we go, we’ll be discussing how maybe not everyone loves Raymond, whether of not Shrek is Dreck, how Chelsea still holds a grudge against Moby Games, and illegal video games. YOUR GAMES THIS WEEK ARE: Professional Lumberjack 2015, for PC; The Strangers, for PC; Make Room for Mush, for PC; Bee Odyssey for Android and iOS; and Bishojo Senshi Sailor Moon: Another Story, for SNES. You can find the complete list of ranked games at bit.ly/letsplace.

Episode 106: Lucky Charms Memory Machine

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We’re finally back again! And we’ve forgotten how this show works! Somewhat sadly, we don’t have guests, and we find ourselves wondering why. But we can’t worry about it for too long, because we have a show to do! a job to do. To place another five games! And that’s exactly what we do. YOUR GAMES THIS WEEK ARE: Dragon Age: Origins, for Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and PC; Narcosis, for Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC; Surfin’ Sam: Attack of the Aqualites, for Wii U; Lucky Charms Memory Machine, for PC?; and Pokémon Puzzle League, for Nintendo 64 and Wii. You can find the complete list of ranked games at bit.ly/letsplace.

Episode 105: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

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Let’s Place is back, with a new voting system! Does it work? Does it not? We haven’t really decided yet! Kinda seems like it caused people to both be too quiet and also talk over each other too much! But yeah, we got Maxie back, and a brand new friendo: Alexa! And so many tangents about Adam Sandler movies for God knows what reason! YOUR GAMES THIS WEEK ARE: Pocket Mirror, for PC; Tower of Doom, for Intellivision, Xbox 360 and PC; Holy Diver, for NES; The Perplexing Orb, for Wii U; and ET The Extraterrestrial, for Atari 2600. You can find the complete list of ranked games at bit.ly/letsplace.

Episode 104: Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric

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It’s that time again! It’s time to place some new games! I don’t know why I’m so excited, we do this almost every week. We got guests this week! Kasey! and Jordan! We discuss weird energies, possible Paul tribute games, three-dee-o boobs, Chelsea makes a bunch of funny jokes, Ys rises like bread, and a Sonic comparable to ‘06. YOUR GAMES THIS WEEK ARE: Super Street Fighter II Turbo: HD Remix, for Playstation 3 and Xbox 360; Smurf It!, for PC; Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, for Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and PC; Ys Seven, for PSP, PS Vita and PC; and Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric, for Wii U. You can find the complete list of ranked games at bit.ly/letsplace.

Episode 103: Cave of the Word Wizard

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And here we are again! Just another three-fer for you, just a little low-key episode with some highly mediocre games! We talk about alternative solutions, celebrity guest appearances in Halo…or was it Call of Duty? Whatever. We also talk about Fine Art, name calling, return to “What constitutes a game?”, We Finally Get Some Steam Shovelware, and actual science experiments! YOUR GAMES THIS WEEK ARE: Cave of the Word Wizard, for PC; Time of Silence, for PC; Simulation of Millikan Oil Drop Experiment, for PC; Elvira: The Arcade Game, for PC, and Bubsy 3D: Bubsy Visits the James Turrell Retrospective, for PC. You can find the complete list of ranked games at bit.ly/letsplace.

Episode 102:

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Boy oh boy do we have, just a rip roaring episode for you today, folks! Yes siree, just the most exciting….super duper episode! Buckle up, because we’re about to take you on the ride of your life oh wait its over. Welp. See you next week! Oh, and for clerical sake, YOUR GAMES THIS WEEK ARE:

You can find the complete list of ranked games at bit.ly/letsplace.

Episode 101: Pac-Man 2: The New Adventures, Live From PAX South!

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We’re back in San Antonio for another live show! Why does PAX keep giving us theater space?? Who knows! But I know I’M not gonna pass on an opportunity to give a room full of people a sudden sexual awakening for Pac-Man inflation fetish porn! Crystal, Chelsea and I are joined by Mitch and Frankie in order to kick it into gear, face down an old foe, have a rigorous spelling workout, and get bluesy. YOUR GAMES THIS WEEK ARE: Kick It!, for the MSX; I made this, you play this, we are enemies, for browsers; Muscle Pete’s Spell-Off, for DOS; Blues Brothers 2000, for the N64; and Pac-Man 2: The New Adventures, for the SNES. You can find the complete list of ranked games at bit.ly/letsplace.

Peer Review #2

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Well, we finally did it. We got 16 people together, and we brought Skype right up to its breaking point as we re-placed 16 games on the Let’s Place list. Just a heads up, because of the… ridiculous, nature of this episode, it might not be the best-sounding episode??? Regardless, strap in, and listen to us pay tribute to one of the most important parts of the scientific process.

You can see the full spreadsheet of votes cast during this episode here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1jVn78ZB-dh7iLhCqocaVVMiYCWtY0oRBd9qRjd5ssww/edit?usp=sharing.

You can find the full list of ranked games at bit.ly/LetsPlace