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Crazy Train of Thought is a weekly show with raucous rants regarding video games, movies, and pop culture by a rotating multitude of misfits and miscreants. JOIN US for the funny side of pop culture. And facepalms. Lots of facepalms.Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for Video Podcasts: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuCCHlDC5t729YajNdYggdg

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Episode 130: Video Game News Event 2020

ALL ABOARD for Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! We pulled out all the stops this week to bring you the absolute best (and funniest) video game news coverage possible. Join host Ryan Wolf along with a cadre of compadres including: Pokemaster Troy Osborn, Julian, paid voice actor Philip Hepler, sunburnt ginger Justin Campbell, and Colin Freakin’ Giffy. Ride along with us and #checkalook at our topics:

Resident Evil Village (00:03:25)

PS5 Future of Gaming Event (00:15:04)

Spider-Man: Miles Morales (00:18:33)

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart (00:22:18)

Hitman 3 (00:25:09)

Horizon Forbidden West (00:30:41)

Oddworld: Soulstorm (00:35:26)

Bugsnax (00:39:07)

Godfall (00:45:32)

Demon’s Souls remaster and comparison (00:52:17)

Promo Pod: Ghosts of the Stratosphere (01:06:06)

Sackboy: A Big Adventure (01:07:28)

Deathloop (01:11:25)

PS5 console reveal (01:18:54)

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June 14, 2020

J.R.R. Rowling

ALL ABOARD for Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! The internet’s only podcast to bring you news about spiders and Republicans (unrelated). Host Ryan Wolf is joined by Pokemaster Troy Osborn and Sam The Babbi comes out of podcast retirement to have one of the greatest debates ever on #CTOT. Ride along with us and #checkalook below at our topics:

Troy plays Minecraft Dungeons (00:03:38)

Free sticker offer! (00:17:01)

Diablo mobile game still hasn’t released (00:18:15)

Sam thinks about his life choices (00:23:10)

Sam plays Warzone and Jackbox (00:39:32)

Debate: Harry Potter vs Lord of the Rings (00:47:45)

News: Spider-kids! (01:23:05)

Minecraft Dungeons SSD glitch (01:26:21)

Conspiracy theories (01:29:02)

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June 5, 2020

Nuke or Napalm?

Episode 128: Nuke or Napalm?

ALL ABOARD for Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! The only podcast on this side of the planet to make you laugh and cry. It’s a whirlwind of emotions. Host Ryan Wolf is joined by a a two-fer of savants this week: Voice Acting Coach Colin Freakin’ Giffy and Pokemaster Troy Osborn. Ride along with us and #checkalook below at our topics:

Colin plays Hyperdot on PC (00:03:58)

Ryan plays Saints Row 3: Remastered (00:14:59)

Lack of new open world IP (00:30:59)

A look back at favorite new IP for this generation (00:36:51)

Predictions for the next 10 years of games (00:50:51)

News: Apex Legends player-made Code of Conduct (01:08:41)

John Wick writer has exciting new projects (01:18:41)

Fan-made OG Xbox Live in the works (01:23:09)

Dino Crisis fan-mod (01:31:28)

Valorant launches (01:35:30)

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May 22, 2020

Shredded Thumbs

Episode 127: Shredded Thumbs

ALL ABOARD for Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! Now officially a video podcast found on YouTube (until we get banned, of course). This week’s episode finds host Ryan Wolf joined by a do-duo of cohosts: the seditious and salacious Colin Friggin’ Giffy and Pokemaster Troy Osborn. Ride along with us and #checkalook below at our topics:

Colin sets up his streaming rig and PC (00:05:19)

Ryan and Troy test new controllers (00:13:19)

Colin plays Modern Warfare on his new PC (00:23:12)

Ryan and Colin argue about how eyes work (00:29:11)

Troy talks Modern Warfare with Power A Fusion Pro controller (00:35:22)

Ryan participates in Forza Horizon 4’s Wheelspin-Gate debacle (00:38:42)

News: Respawn forms new Vancouver studio (00:57:48)

GTA V free on Epic Games Store, cheaters ruin it (01:06:29)

Mordern Warfare Warzone’s bunkers are opening (01:12:52)

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Episode 126: Did You See What Happened in the Basement?

ALL ABOARD for Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! We now have a semi-professional video version of our pod! Join host Ryan Wolf this week along with a trio of bearded wonders including sandal-wearer Philip, Soupman Justin Campbell and the always entertaining Pokemaster Troy Osborn. Ride along with us and #checkalook below at our topics:

Troy plays Streets of Rage 4 (00:03:59)

Philip builds his own PC (00:15:45)

Ryan plays Away Journey to the Unexpected (00:32:47)

Justin tells a soundboard story (00:50:53)

Justin plays Total War: Shogun (00:53:26)

Is Xbox Game Pass on PC worth it? (01:03:17)

News: Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater is making a comeback (01:10:33)

Star Wars cosplayer arrested (01:22:58)

Tom Cruise and Elon Musk are going to do a space movie (01:29:07)

National Treasure TV series and 3rd movie (01:34:21)

Tom Felton sorted into the wrong house (01:39:32)

Unreal Engine 5 demo (01:42:27)

Nextgen discussion (01:48:22)

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ALL ABOARD for Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! A podcast for fans of video games and borderline-inappropriate jokes about fictional characters. Almost everyone joins host Ryan Wolf this week as he welcomes Last of Us 2 hater Philip, Pokemaster Troy Osborn, Austyn “Homeless Man” Torres, and co-host extraordinaire Colin Giffy. Ride along with us and #checkalook below at our topics:

Colin quits his Pavlov team (00:03:04)

Troy and Phil play Warzone with Sam (00:06:24)

Austyn talks Battlefront 2’s final update (00:12:24)

Should you play Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord? Austyn weighs in (00:20:43)

Justin says you should play Civilization 5 instead (00:30:26)

News: Gamespot announces E3 alternative event (00:55:55)

Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla revealed, Justin freaks (01:05:14)

Cyberpunk gets rated and Animal Crossing gets a talk show (01:13:05)

AMC Theaters announce something stupid (01:20:30)

Microsoft finds poor sources for Bleeding Edge trailer quotes (01:29:13)

Fallout 76 is still a trashfire (01:33:43)

Snake species named after Harry Potter character (01:38:37)

SPOILER ALERT! Phil talks Last of Us 2 leaks (01:43:48)

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April 24, 2020

Silicone Valley

Episode 124: Silicone Valley

ALL ABOARD for Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! The internet-famous podcast that is mostly about video games. In what is quickly becoming a Pavlovian habit, host Ryan Wolf is joined for another episode by co-co-host and PlayStation apologist Philip as well as regular co-host and former professional wrestler Colin Giffy. Ride along with us and #checkalook below at our topics:

Colin and Philip talk Call of Duty Warzone (00:06:53)

Ryan helps build a PC (00:20:37)

Philip plays Disney Classic Games: Aladdin/The Lion King (00:35:38)

Ryan plays FMV game The Complex (00:42:32)

News: Surprise! Call of Duty Warzone has cheaters on PC (00:59:02)

Gears of War dev makes a nice donation (01:04:43)

Who is to blame for the Nintendo Switch shortage? (01:09:00)

Will Ryan buy the Cyberpunk Xbox One X? (01:13:17)

Animal Crossing gets an update (01:19:54)

RIP several voice actors (01:24:57)

Rumors about PS5 potential shortage continue (01:29:41)

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ALL ABOARD for Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! We are LIVE from Savant Studios for the only podcast to be hosted by former members of the Might Ducks. Host Ryan Wolf is joined for another jam-packed episode by amateur voice actor and professional streamer Philip and perennial co-host and Pavlov chosen one Colin Giffy. Ride along with us and #checkalook below at our topics:

Ryan plays Call of Duty Warzone Plunder mode (00:09:40)

The guys talk Call of Duty 2020 (00:25:23)

Gears Pop is not good (00:31:43)

Colin gets a new teammate in Pavlov (00:36:27)

Philip updates us on Dragon Quest 11 (00:45:13)

Philip doesn’t buy Final Fantasy 7 Remake (00:56:10)

News: 5G towers in UK are vandalized (01:02:04)

Deep Silver claims new Saint’s Row in the works (01:09:25)

Nintendo Switch gets unnecessary update (01:14:58)

ESRB/PEGI start putting lootbox warnings on games (01:25:36)

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April 10, 2020

Sensation Station

ALL ABOARD for Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! The second-best podcast recorded LIVE from Savant Studios. Joining host Ryan Wolf for this jam-packed episode is vocal harmonizer Philip and seditious co-host Colin freaking Giffy. Ride along with us and #checkalook below at our topics:

Colin hates his Pavlov team (00:04:06)

Ryan plays a little more Modern Warfare (00:16:52)

Philip goes deep into Dragon Quest 11 (00:25:44)

News – Surprise! Video game sales are up (00:59:58)

Xbox All Access for nextgen (01:02:20)

Sony shows off PS5 controller (01:07:30)

PS5 architecture is better according to dev (01:20:52)

Playstation exclusives delayed (01:24:13)

IGN steps in for cancelled E3 (01:32:15)

Cops play The Purge siren during quarantine (01:40:21)

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ALL ABOARD for Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! The only podcast on the internet discussing all things video game related with professional voice actors and we are LIVE, as always, from Savant Studios. Host Ryan Wolf is joined in studio by not-a-huge-Final-Fantasy-fan Philip, first-time podcaster Sharon Ramone, and the man Destiny’s Child wrote the song “Survivor” about, Colin Giffy! Also, for the first time ever, Troy Osborn joins us remotely from under his daughters’ bed for some odd reason… Ride along with us and #checkalook below at our topics:

Colin has a stupid reason for ditching the pod last week (00:03:15)

Troy and Philip delve into more Animal Crossing and multiplayer (00:12:38)

Ryan complains about Doom Eternal (00:26:52)

Sharon plays Rise of the Tomb Raider (01:00:02)

News: Why Valve never made Half-Life 3 and other things (01:05:53)

Steam and Xbox Game Pass see record numbers (01:19:16)

Final Fantasy 7 Remake details (01:23:19)

Epic Games jumps into game publishing (01:26:57)

Konami/Sony rumor may not have weight (01:31:46)

Troy can still get movie theater popcorn (01:37:55)

John Krasinski continues to be a real life superhero (01:41:26)

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