By Reno, Broggles, Six, Nile
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From Pokémon to Evangelion, from holodecks to magic decks, 1337-four is a podcast for nerds, by nerds. Powaa to the people!
||ExplicitSeason 2 Episode 2 - XY Isn't Just for Chromosomes||In which we catch a new generation of porkymons, several small European nations are insulted, and we pretend to have sponsors. Listen to episode 2!||11/16/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitSeason 2 Episode 1 - Dungeons and Dragonites||In which we roll for initiative, summon a special guest as a free action, and items are given away to NPCs. Listen to episode 1 here! The guy you don't want to play with. (Or maybe you do) Congrats to the winner of our Humble Indie Bundle contest! Music f||7/3/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 17 - 10 Out of 10, Disney||In which Six is worst host, Broggles is plugged into the wrong place, and Reno wins things. Listen to episode 17! \ Music in Episode 17 Anamanaguchi Aurora (Meet Me In the Stars) Densmore Rainbow in the Dark Airbrush Penpal Blackout City Jetpack Bl||4/6/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 16 - Ramblin, in SPAAAAAACE!||In which Broggles and Nile get bored, Reno is a clutz, a contest is won by... nobody, and we get all the power ups. Listen to episode 16! Relics of the Chozo:Premonitions of Fell PurposeSo it BeginsHostile AbductionPutting Down on ZebesEvil ArousedF||3/10/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 15 - Shut up, I'm a Buizel||In which we warn against the dangers of playing alone, Reno's gaming integrity is compromised, and Six invents a text adventure. Listen to episode 15! Congrats to Guri, winner of our 1337-Four origin contest! You can hear his winning story entry enacted a||1/31/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 14.5 - Clowns are Hot?||In which everyone wins, except humanity Listen to episode 14.5! Play the game! Music for this episode: From the Amnesia album, by DJ Fortify : Don't Ask IDKLOL TGIF Dots Silvia Hound - Everypony's Bangin' Balloon Party - Dregs Tuxe - Lost on the Moon Tuxe||12/18/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 14 - Drink Your Goddamn Tea!||In which Nile hates everything, we ride chocobos down the rainbow road, and the ending makes no sense. Listen to episode 14! Don't forget to get your entries in for the writing contest! See the episode 13 posting for details. Music for this episod||12/3/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 13 - Wolves are Boring||In which Nile offends a large portion of the fandom, the soundboard dies an honorable death, and contests galore. Our apologies for the audio quality of this episode. Listen to episode 13! Congrats to Myst for winning a copy of Portal 2! NEW||11/16/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 12 - PAXaholic||In which we do our best to articulate the vast cornucopia of stupendousness which is PAX, the world is painted blue, and the Xel'naga are appeased. Listen to episode 12! We were there! Music of episode 12: VGO 06 Kingdom Hearts Suite 08 Radical Dreamers 0||10/30/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 11 - Wuboffet||In which we debate the musical qualities of rap, Six has technical difficulties, and the bass drop shatters the podcast. Listen to episode 11! Overclocked Remix. Go there. Music of episode 11: I Fight Dragons - The Geeks will Inherit th||8/18/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 10 - Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch||In which the entire cast of the show rages at the things we don't mutually like, summer is analyzed in minute detail, and a winner is you. Listen to episode 10! Unlikely E3 announcements (so relevant) Music of episode 10: Desert Planet - Mario Built my H||8/5/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 9 - This is Not The Gayest Podcast on The Internet||In which we solve the riddle of the Riddler with a bit of help from a sidekick, we take a trip to feudal Japan, and Nile provides critique on the lyrics of 50 cent. Listen to episode 9! Caption or edit this pic, and win a free game! Entries due||7/21/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 8 - 1337-Four Zone: Act 1||In which we have generations of blue rodent infestation, we beat the final boss, and there is contests! Listen to episode 8! The king of pop in Sonic! Sonic's first video game appearance! Creepy Tails doll...||7/4/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 7 - 1337-Four Always Pays Its Debts||In which business is as usual for Mr. Six, winter comes and no one notices, and Adam Sandler gets eaten by aliens. Listen to episode 7! Our special guest! (SF) (FA) (Note, may contain NSFW content) I tried to watch Game of Thrones, and something very sim||6/19/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 6 - Marvellous Birthday||In which we talk about many things and also Marvel, Six sings happy birthday, and sound effects! Listen to episode 6! From "Back in Blue (Megaman 9 OC Remix": Select Hop [Stage Select] (Joshua Morse) Smooth As Honey [Hornet Dance (Hornet Man||6/7/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 5 - Excuse Me Princess!||In which an actual princess invades the podcast, Reno and Pokegirl discuss Zelda, and we find out just how dangerous it is to go alone. Listen to episode 5! Music for episode 5: (From the OC Remix albums 25 Year Legend and Threshold of||5/23/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4 - Neon Jelly||In which the podcast turns cell-shaded and we all get spiky hair, the PG-13 rating is smashed into oblivion, and we desperately try to avoid drawing the collective wrath of Japan. Listen to episode 4! Naughty Tachikoma!||5/8/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 3 - Strategic Placement of Video Game Movies||In which movie and video game tie-ins are strategically placed, another special guest is introduced, and the podcast gets Zerg rushed. Listen to episode 3! Jerbie's SF FA (NSFW) A picture drawn by Pokegirl, of Broggles' "favourite" pokémon from epi||4/25/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 2 - My Little Ponies, and Old Grannies||In which we have a special guest, Reno's chair breaks halfway through the episode, and cutie marks are discussed. Listen to episode 2! Ponywings game - Hours of your LIFE! Super Filly Adventure - Play if you dare!||4/10/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 1 - 650 species, and no dolphins?!||Our first ever pilot inaugural flagship premiere episode! In which Six draws the ire of America, and much rage is expelled over the battle tower. Listen to Episode 1! Ten most disturbing pokédex entries!||3/27/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
I really wanted to give it 5 stars
Just to star this review off, wow. Simply, wow. Throughout this podcast I couldn't stop myself from falling into fits of laughter (which earned me several weird looks from those around me). I loved the witty banter and the outrageously large amount of nerd humor contained. Plus, the background music was perfect; just interesting enough to be good, but not detracting from the voices.
That being said, it’s not perfect. I'll break it down into what's bad and what (I think) could be added.
~ The voices seemed slightly tinny and the volume was uneven across voices. This caused me to keep a thumb on the volume to adjust it so I didn't blow my ears out. How you could maybe fix this is by having everyone record their own voices and mesh it together instead of (what sounds like) one person recording essentially a Skype call.
~ A little more vocal organization - Many times during the podcast I noticed you all trying to talk at once and it just doesn't sound good. How you can fix that is by possibly setting up a little code of talking where you would work out what to do if two or more people start talking at the same time. Also, you could write a loose script for the episode (this will be elaborated later)
~ Diction could have been slightly better... but that's probably my fault for having poor word recognition in my ears :(
What could be added:
~Some form of user contribution. I'll leave that for you to figure out.
~A loose script to keep everything both on track and organized. Chaos in a podcast is never a good thing and I've seen far too many good podcasts fail to take off because they simply don't stay on topic or they get lost in each other’s voices.
~Sections! Maybe have a weekly "what I did this week" or "questions from listeners" section to provide a little backbone to the hilarious conversations.
All in all, I really wanted to give this podcast a 5 star review, but you're just not there yet. Don't let this be a deterrent because most great podcasts start off with several cons and through a few episodes I'm sure you'll get this ironed out.
Also, Reno, get back to Dimensional Balance :D
Also also, top 3 - 1)Typhlosion 2)Flygon (eye shields :P) 3)Eeveelutions (Jolteon and Espeon at the top though)
You're podcast is awesome! I came across you guys by accident, and I must say, I'm enjoying what you have so far! I'm listening to episode 11 as I write this, and I can't help but notice how much you guys have changed! In your debut episode, you guys were rather shy and unorganized, but now I feel like I'm listening to guys who have been doing this all they're lives!
And on the subject of Brawl -Witch you guys seem to enjoy talking about as much as I love hearing it,- I can't help but notice, when you guys talk about OP characters, you don't mention Kirby! I've gotten 15+ enemies defeated in Cruel Brawl with the little dude!
I kinda strayed off topic there, didn't I? Anyway, I'll try to spread the word about you guys however and wherever I can!