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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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March 27, 2020

Can’t Stop The Pod

ALL ABOARD for Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! The best podcast on the internet about the future’s future of video games and we are LIVE, as always, from Savant Studios. Host Ryan Wolf is joined by Just Dance aficionado and Ke$ha superfan Philip as well as Pokemaster Troy Osborn! Ride along with us and #checkalook below at our topics:

Philip plays Animal Crossing: New Horizons (00:03:07)

Philip buys a Switch (00:28:34)

PSA regarding Crazy Train of Thought (00:38:37)

Ryan talks initial thoughts on Doom Eternal (00:39:34)

News: Gamestop vs Coronavirus vs The Internet (01:01:00)

343 Industries talks about potential Halo Infinite delay (01:16:29)

We talk PS5 vs Xbox Series X specs (01:22:06)

IGN interviews Valve’s Gabe Newell, insanity follows (01:37:49)

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Intro Music: “Departure” by Dan Fur

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Promos: Super Media Bros

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Grandrapidians Play Video Games

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March 20, 2020

We’re All Doomed

ALL ABOARD for Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! The only podcast on the internet delivered to you entirely by tarot cards and as always, LIVE from Savant Studios. Host Ryan Wolf is joined by professional roofer and Lego expert Malcolm Wilson, gaming marathoner Philip, and back on the pod is perpetual co-host Colin Giffy! Ride along with us and #checkalook below at our topics:

Ryan preorders Doom Eternal (00:06:08)

Ryan likes Doom 2016. Like, a lot. (00:20:20)

Philip checks in with Diablo 3 (00:34:12)

Philip checks out Frostpunk (00:39:53)

Malcolm breaks Lego Star Wars 3 (00:47:58)

News: HBO to make The Last of Us TV Series (00:56:37)

E3 gets canceled, discussion ensues (01:06:00)

Will next-gen consoles get delayed? (01:21:38)

Gamestop cancels midnight releases (01:29:39)

Phoenix Suns just wanna ball (01:34:35)

Sam’s favorite board game Wingspan makes the news (01:37:44)

Sony/Konami rumors are a-swirling (01:41:02)

Outbreak at the box office (01:49:41)

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Intro Music: “Departure” by Dan Fur

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Promo: Voices of Misery

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March 14, 2020

That’s My Niche!

ALL ABOARD for Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! We bring you the biggest gathering of idiots the world has ever seen and we are LIVE as always from Savant Studios! Host Ryan Wolf is joined by Pokemaster Troy Osborn, beard-wearer Philip, co-host and VR Master Number 2 Colin Giffy, and back again is professional human being impersonator Sam The Babbi! Ride along with us and #checkalook below at our topics:

Philip tries Wendy’s breakfast so we don’t have to (00:03:52)

Colin plays competitive Pavlov and more VR (00:12:04)

Ryan plays Rock Band (00:27:44)

Sam plays board game Wingspan (00:51:01)

News: Pokemon Go event canceled (01:10:26)

Would you get paid to get Coronavirus? (01:13:50)

2K and NFL make deal for football game (01:17:35)

Horizon Zero Dawn comes to PC (01:30:23)

How Reggie Fils-Aime can save Gamestop (01:47:33)

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Intro Music: “Departure” by Dan Fur

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Promo: Podaskew

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March 7, 2020

Quarter Pounder Candles

ALL ABOARD for Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! We are gathered here today, dear listeners, to again bring you all the greatest video game chat LIVE from Savant Studios! Host Ryan Wolf is joined by streaker streamer and voice actor Phillip as well as perennial co-host Colin Giffy! Ride along with us and #checkalook below at our topics:

Colin plays Pavlov on Oculus (00:07:26)

Ryan talks Spotify and Taylor Swift (00:16:51)

Ryan plays more Beatsaber

Phillip plays Final Fantasy 7 Remake demo (00:47:19)

News: Obsidian’s next game in early access in 2020 (01:05:00)

Colin gets excited for Samurai Jack (01:10:41)

EA canceled another Star Wars game (01:17:19)

Plague Inc/Coronavirus update (01:25:12)

Facebook and Android games (01:28:38)

Control gets more content (01:31:49)

Quarter Pounder Candles (01:38:46)

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Intro Music: “Departure” by Dan Fur

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Promo: We’re Watching Here

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ALL ABOARD for Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! Hear ye listeners, we are bringing you all the greatest video game chat LIVE again from Savant Studios! Host Ryan Wolf is joined by Pokemaster Troy Osborn, his cousin and Borderlands fan Austin, and Borderlands biggest hater/fan Phillip! Ride along with us and #checkalook below at our topics:

Ryan and Phillip talk Resident Evil 2

Phillip and Austin vent about Borderlands 3

What is the future of Borderlands?

News: Xbox Game Streaming running on Nintendo Switch

https://www.onmsft.com/news/popular-youtuber-shows-project-xcloud-running-on-nintendo-switch-thanks-to-lineageos

Xbox Series X specs/details

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Intro Music: “Departure” by Dan Fur

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Promo: Cooking with Grief

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February 21, 2020

Liv Tyler is an Elf

ALL ABOARD for Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! All the greatest video game chat LIVE again from Savant Studios! Host Ryan Wolf is joined by intrepid explorer Colin Giffy, newcomer and Borderlands aficionado Phillip, Pokemaster/COD fiend Troy Osborn, and back for one more round is Sam The Babbi. Ride along with us and #Checkalook below at our topics:

Colin moves out (00:03:33)

Sam plays Shadow of War (00:07:53)

Troy goes to church camp and watches COD League (00:27:50)

A conversation about eSports (00:38:56)

News: Drake partners with Caffeine for rap show (00:57:08)

Pokemon Sword/Shield hacks (01:10:32)

Sony buys Insomniac Games (01:20:08)

Microsoft/Samsung partnership (01:23:33)

Xbox/Jordan news (01:28:47)

Outriders delayed/Next gen chat (01:34:20)

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Intro Music: “Departure” by Dan Fur

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Promo: TV Tuners

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ALL ABOARD for Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! We are bringing you all the greatest video game chat LIVE again from Savant Studios! Host Ryan Wolf is one part of a duo for this episode as he is joined by the gamer every gamer wishes they could be Austyn GameMaster Torres. Ride along with us and check a look below at our topics:

Ryan plays more of The Outer Worlds (00:03:29)

Disney+ and The Mandalorian (00:10:21)

Austyn talks Battlefront 2 (00:19:22)

Ryan talks Disney+ Jeff Goldblum show (00:24:33)

Austyn talks The Dark Pictures (00:37:14)

News: Warcraft 3: Reforged is a dumpster fire (00:56:11)

EA vs EU (01:11:05)

Xbox Series X mystery port (01:17:54)

Playstation 5 price depends on next Xbox (01:27:11)

Playstation Remote Play on Xbox/Switch? (01:39:48)

Rainway on Xbox (01:45:32)

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Intro Music: “Departure” by Dan Fur

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Promo: Bore Meets World

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February 1, 2020

Alright… REMATCH!

ALL ABOARD for Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! We are LIVE again from Savant Studios! Host Ryan Wolf is joined by Colin Giffy, Pokemaster Troy Osborn, and the heel of our crew, Justin Campbell. Ride along with us one more time and check a look below at our topics:

Troy plays more Call of Duty

Swearing in front of parents

Dragon Ball FighterZ

Colin and Ryan play VR (00:26:27)

News: Nintendo mobile games earnings report (01:00:30)

Coronavirus and Plague Inc (01:06:14)

Space Force logo reveal (01:11:06)

Deadpool 3 rating confirmed (01:15:34)

Pokemon Home details revealed (01:17:34)

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Intro Music: “Departure” by Dan Fur

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Promo: In A City Like Yours

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ALL ABOARD for another ‘sclusie game developer interview brought to you by The Idiot Savants! A trio of Savants (Ryan, Colin, and Troy) sit down with developer Tribe Games’ sole representative Charles McGregor to talk about his new game HYPERDOT. Come along for the ride and check a look at our topics:
Art style influences for Hyperdot (01:28)
Charles’ favorite game (06:27)
Gameplay influences (08:18)
Gameplay, enemies, and modifiers (13:28)
Hyperdot at E3 2019 (18:55)
Hyperdot launch date and platforms (24:47)
Level editor details (26:56)
Campaign levels and inputs (30:25)
Multiplayer details (32:49)
Potential post-release content (35:28)
Thank you so much for listening and a HUGE thanks to Charles for taking time out of his day to talk to us about the game!
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Tribe Games/Hyperdot
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http://www.tribe-games.com/
https://hyperdotgame.com/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/876500/HyperDot/
Hyperdot on Xbox: https://bit.ly/2uOnjpE

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January 24, 2020

Freaky Fresh

ALL ABOARD for Crazy Train of Thought brought to you by The Idiot Savants! We are LIVE from Savant Studios for a back-to-our-regularly-scheduled-programming style episode. Host Ryan Wolf is joined today by cohost Colin Giffy, friend of Marcus Fenix Malcolm Wilson, Pokemaster Troy “Padawan” Osborn. Ride along with us one more time and check a look below at our topics:

Colin talks VR

Ryan beats Control

Malcolm plays more Gears 5

News: Sony skipping E3 again (52:38)

Alienware makes a Switch (1:06:59)

GOTY Control to get a movie? (1:12:32)

Price for Baby Yoda (1:17:29)

Taika Waititi and the future of Star Wars (1:20:16)

Lucasfilm wants KOTOR movie (1:23:02)

Father helps daughter game using Xbox Adaptive Controller (1:31:03)

Airport monitor gets hijacked (1:31:34)

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Intro Music: “Departure” by Dan Fur

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Promo: How Will I Die?

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