Ep. 196 - The 420 Episode, with Patrick Miller

### Ep. 196 - The 420 Episode, with Patrick Miller

Insert Credit Fighting Game Correspondent [Patrick Miller](https://twitter.com/pattheflip) rejoins the panel to cover questions from [the world's hottest editor and producer](https://twitter.com/espercontrol), as well as lightly flavored sparkling water, the hottest games in palladiums, $5 bets, and WEEEEEED, DUUUUDE!!! Original music by Kurt Feldman.


**Questions this week:**

  • 1. What game characters smoke weed, and what game characters are narcs? (06:11)
  • 2. What are some underrated gamer snacks? (11:52)
  • 3. What are memorable video game dreams? (17:42)
  • 4. Do you think Bayonetta and Lady Dimitrescu know each other? What’s that like? (22:06)
  • 5. Do you think Sonic the Hedgehog gets tired of all the Chronic the Hemphog jokes? (26:09)
  • 6. Describe the worst Flash game you can remember, and give constructive criticism. (31:14)
  • 7. What’s with the weird relationship between video games and movies? (36:15)
  • 8. What can we say about the Winners Don’t Do Drugs campaign in palladiums? (41:51)
  • 9. [Esper Quinn](https://twitter.com/espercontrol) asks: What’s a game that’s just alright? (47:28)
  • 10. Who is the Willie Nelson of video games? (53:39)
  • **LIGHTNING ROUND**: Untimed Video Game Weed Parody Titles (55:09)


  • - [Grateful Dead](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grateful_Dead)
  • - [Robert Crumb](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Crumb)
  • - [NARC](https://www.mobygames.com/game/narc)
  • - [NARC (PS2)](https://www.mobygames.com/game/narc_)
  • - [Emperor Pilaf](https://dragonball.fandom.com/wiki/Emperor_Pilaf)
  • - [VOLCANO](https://www.storz-bickel.com/en-us/catalog/product/view/id/251)
  • - [Cheez-It](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheez-It)
  • - [Cactus Cooler](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cactus_Cooler)
  • - [AHA Black Cherry Coffee](https://www.drinkaha.com/products/black-cherry-coffee)
  • - [AHA Apple Ginger](https://www.drinkaha.com/products/apple-ginger)
  • - [Soleil Cucumber Melon](https://www.safeway.com/shop/product-details.960287595.html)
  • - [Rap Snacks](https://www.rapsnacks.net/)
  • - [Have'a Corn Chips](https://www.socalmilkdrop.com/havea-corn-chips.html)
  • - [Zapp's Kettle Voodoo Chips](https://www.utzsnacks.com/products/zapps-kettle-potato-chips-voodoo?variant=9157553553452)
  • - [Nixie Peach Black Tea](https://www.drinknixie.com/)
  • - [Lotte May's Milky Way Magic Stars reviews](https://twitter.com/LotteMakesStuff/status/1383493597824094214)
  • - [Snake's dream](https://metalgear.fandom.com/wiki/Guy_Savage)
  • - [Link's Awakening](https://www.mobygames.com/game/gameboy/legend-of-zelda-links-awakening)
  • - [Super Mario Bros 2](https://www.mobygames.com/game/super-mario-bros-2_)
  • - [The Simpsons: Bart's Nightmare](https://www.mobygames.com/game/simpsons-barts-nightmare)
  • - [Kirby: Nightmare in Dreamland](https://www.mobygames.com/game/kirby-nightmare-in-dreamland)
  • - [Kirby's Dream Land](https://www.mobygames.com/game/kirbys-dream-land)
  • - [Alundra](https://www.mobygames.com/game/alundra)
  • - [Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo](https://www.mobygames.com/game/super-puzzle-fighter-ii-turbo)
  • - [Like Like](https://zelda.fandom.com/wiki/Like_Like)
  • - [Bayonetta](https://bayonetta.fandom.com/wiki/Bayonetta_(character))
  • - [Lady Dimitrescu](https://residentevil.fandom.com/wiki/Alcina_Dimitrescu)
  • - [Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog](https://sonic.fandom.com/wiki/Adventures_of_Sonic_the_Hedgehog)
  • - [Spumco](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sp%C3%BCmc%C3%B8)
  • - [Shock the Monkey](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shock_the_Monkey)
  • - [Skrillex advergame](https://www.theverge.com/2012/12/3/3722178/indie-developer-advergames-dikembe-mutombo-skrillex)
  • - [QWOP](https://www.mobygames.com/game/qwop_)
  • - [Winnie the Pooh's Home Run Derby](https://archive.org/details/homerunderby_en)
  • - [Nanaca Crash](https://megami.starcreator.com/nanaca-crash/) (i got a 2153m while editing this episode, see if you can beat that)
  • - [Kongregate](https://www.kongregate.com/)
  • - [Alien Resurrection](https://www.mobygames.com/game/playstation/alien-resurrection)
  • - [Uwe Boll](https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0093051/)
  • - [Winners Don't Use Drugs](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winners_Don%27t_Use_Drugs)
  • - [Street Fighter II: Rainbow Edition](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Street_Fighter_II:_Rainbow_Edition)
  • - [Centipede](https://www.mobygames.com/game/centipede_)
  • - [oh he so pringles](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZZUMjoxfZA)
  • - [SaltyBet](https://www.saltybet.com/)
  • - [World's Tallest Thermometer](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World%27s_tallest_thermometer)
  • - [Adventure Island series](https://www.mobygames.com/game-group/hudsons-adventure-island-series)
  • - [Goemon series](https://www.mobygames.com/game-group/ganbare-goemon-series)
  • - [Onimusha series](https://www.mobygames.com/game-group/onimusha-series)
  • - [Fight For Life](https://www.mobygames.com/game/jaguar/fight-for-life)
  • - [Kelly Claes](https://www.kellyclaes.us/)
  • - [Willie Nelson](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willie_Nelson)
  • - [Snoop Dogg in Tekken](https://tekken.fandom.com/wiki/Snoop_Dogg)
  • - [Kirby Rap Feat. Snoop Dogg](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFWXr6ifjEY)
  • **Recommendations:**
    **Pat**: [Green Crack](https://www.leafly.com/strains/green-crack), [Trainwreck](https://www.leafly.com/strains/trainwreck)
    **Brandon:** [Sea of Green - Northern Lights](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3JInVYyVqA), [Mammoth Value - A Single Book Of Songs By](https://mammothvolume.bandcamp.com/album/a-single-book-of-songs-by), [Terra Firma](https://www.discogs.com/Terra-Firma-Terra-Firma/release/6108110), [Lowrider - Ode to Io](https://lowriderofficial.bandcamp.com/album/ode-to-io-deluxe-edition-remastered), [Gamera - Smoke and Mirrors](https://www.discogs.com/Gammera-Smoke-And-Mirrors/release/5396572), [Bongzilla - Stash](https://bongzilla.bandcamp.com/album/stash-methods-for-attaining-extreme-altitudes), [Nightstick - Ultimatum](https://www.discogs.com/Nightstick-Ultimatum/release/1812720), [EyeHateGod - Southern Discomfort](https://www.discogs.com/EyeHateGod-Southern-Discomfort/release/722826)
    **Frank**: Roasted in-shell peanuts
    **Jaffe**: [The Righteous Gemstones](https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8634332/)

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    made sure to tag this one……….High data usage B)

    It was funny to me that Baker, California was mentioned in this episode because I learned what weed smells like at a gas station in baker; I was like 8 and I asked my dad what was that weird smell and he looked at my mom as to verify if I was old enough to know what it smelled like, before telling me it was marijuana

    Also the last time I was in baker the thermostat was also covered in bugs!

    and also, those are some decent gyros in that greek restaurant in baker (lol)

    More like Baked, California

    Zee playdium

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    What if game Palladiums where like barcades but they sell weed instead of the alcohols?

    @“hellomrkearns”#p39519 lol here i am with my obligatory comment:

    my parents live within walking distance of that Playdium

    @“whatsarobot”#p39522 Awesome. It closed this year, didn't it?

    @“hellomrkearns”#p39526 it did indeed :frowning:

    Wow. I just listened to Brandon‘s grand submission to the lightening round and oh boy. That might be the hardest I’ve laughed in a while.

    @“hellomrkearns”#p39528 It was all worth it

    only partially on topic but does anyone else here habitually look for weed related names in the credits of movies? each one I find is a treasure, but my favourites so far are leon rippy, ron pipes ii and james van trees jr.

    I rarely log in to the forums, but I needed a place to put my lightning round submission out into the world:

    Legend of the Mystical Ganja

    @“hellomrkearns”#p39528 @“Jaffe”#205 the Hashish Cap was robbed

    it‘s nice that while the ic hosts don’t smoke weed themselves, they can participate and be supportive. It's like when I get invited to a bar mitzvah

    ganja gaiden


    blimmle blammle

    outer milds

    road hash

    resin-dent evil

    final fantasy crystal _chronic_les

    Haven't listened to the episode yet, but the puns, they call me. They draw me in. They consume me. Apologies for any duplicates with the lightning round answers:

    Intelligent Doob
    Ridge Reefer
    Dooble Dragon
    Asuka 420% Burning Fest
    Roll Calibur
    The Ganja Saviors
    Star Coughs
    Roll Away
    Monster Ganja
    Hash Bandicoot
    Katamari Damacy RE-ROLL
    Daytona CBD
    Weed for Speed
    Need for Weed
    Hash Life
    Hashlevania: Bloodshot
    Burning Rangers
    Whiteout 2097
    Smokémon Leaf Green
    Grasster Master
    Inhales Adventure

    @“billy”#p39557 you might not know how weird it is, as another billy, to come on here and see “billy posted”/“billy liked”/etc. and for my brain to reliably trip over that and go “wait, that's not me”. every time!

    Toke-y Toke-y Chronic