Story Break #109: n o t h i n g

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From the story void, we conjure a tale about man and cats.

Story Break #108: Movie Based on a Band Name

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We take a random band name and make the most patriotic sci-fi movie of all time...

Story Break #107: Flat Earth

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The Earth is FLAT... and it's up to Bryce and Slarlar of the Darksiders to save their races and inflate Earth with the magma from the Necrosun! Thank you to Bryce for the suggestion this week!

Story Break #106: Disney: Endgame

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Forget about comic books - what if EVERY Disney IP merged together for gigantic multi-feature series? We attempt to visualize what this fan fest might look like! Note: NO Avengers Endgame spoilers here (because we all hadn't seen it yet). Warning: This episode contains Freddie's very bad interpretation of a Cajun? French accent? We're still unsure.

Story Break #105: "Bad" + Random Profession ft. Beth May

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Beth May (@heybethmay) joins us as we pair the adjective "Bad" with a randomly generated profession, ala Bad Santa, Bad Moms, Bad Lieutenant, etc.!

Story Break #104: First

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A movie about what happens when the biggest influencer in the world gives his channel away... special guest appearance from Freddie's mom!

Story Break #103: Face/Off 2: Faces Wild

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We do the sequel to the greatest American action movie ever made!

Story Break #102: Sensory Deprivation Horror Movie

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Fred Durst joins us as we take a human sense and wrangle yet another horror movie out of depriving it!

Story Break #101: Casablanca 2: Ilsa's Revenge

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The sequel to one of the greatest films of all time, no big deal

Matt Arnold is @mattlarnold
Will Campos is @willbcampos
Freddie Wong is @fwong

Story Break #100: Second Chances

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We tackle breaks from the first ONE HUNDRED EPISODES we feel deserve a second chance...

Matt Arnold is @mattlarnold Will Campos is @willbcampos Freddie Wong is @fwong because he got on Twitter way before those two

Story Break #99: Apex Legends

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We jump into the Apex Legends feature film, and pitch the story to some unwitting gamers

Story Break #98: A Saint, a Cricket Player, and a Pony (Wiki Roulette)

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Matt's triumphant return as we try to break a wiki roulette inside my van parked outside his apartment , with a very special trailer...

Story Break #97: A Story for Matt's Daughter

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Matt tasks us with coming up with a children's book story for his brand new daughter! Warning: This episode is extremely wholesome.

Story Break #96: Pirates of the Caribbean

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Ahoy mateys! We take on a new pirate movie and even visit the new and improved ride at Disneyland! Yarr!

Story Break #95: Dad's Office

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We tackle a feature film for a kid adventure movie project we're Actually Working On!

Story Break #94: Fireball Island!

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The steamy feature film of the Milton Bradley island adventure board game from the 80s!

Story Break #93: Will's First Story

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The first story Will ever wrote when he was 8 years old! It's about dragons!

Story Break #92: The Devil Went Down to Georgia

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We turn the Charlie Daniels' classic into a film with a protagonist you might not expect...

Story Break #91: Tony Hawk's Skate Jam

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Radical! We build a Space Jam sequel based off of a tweet from the Hawkman!

Stoy Break #90: Bird Box

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We ALL somehow missed Bird Box, so we attempt to crack the movie based on the poster and marketing materials alone! Films discussed include The Birds, A Quiet Place, Annihilation, and two episodes from our show Dimension 404 - Cinethrax and Impulse!

Story Break #89: 2018 Lighting Round

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We tackle a lightning round - this time, random selections from our big internal list of episode ideas that we haven't touched.

Story Break #88: Poopsie Surprise!

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Cameron Covell

We're joined by podcast editor Cameron Covell to break Poopsie Surprise - this holiday season's hottest scatalogical children's toy!

Story Break #87: The Boys are Back in Town (ft. Brian Firenzi)

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The BOYS ARE BACK so Brian Firenzi, fellow VGHS writer and the funniest man alive, joins us to break Thin Lizzy's The Boys are Back in Town!

Story Break #86: Super Smash Bros.

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A movie about Smash Brothers? With all those characters!? How!? Find out by listening to this episode!

Story Break #85: Cruisin' USA

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Everyone's favorite(?) quarter suckin' road racin' arcade machine gets the feature film treatment!

Story Break #84: I, Chocula

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General Mills put out the call, and we answer with a movie about everyone's favorite breakfast vampire!

Story Break #83: Bridget Jones Jr: The Last Resort

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We play Wikiroulette once again, and end up with a movie that combines giant mechanical fast food restaurants in the post apocalypse, Papa Roach, and the final entry Bridget Jones's Diary saga!

Story Break #82: Drop Bear

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We tackle some Australian folklore - a horror film about the terrifying DROP BEAR!

Story Break #81: Boba Fett

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The galaxy's most feared bounty hunter Boba Fett finally gets a sweet movie of his own that's definitely still happening at Disney yup yup!

Story Break #80: Arcade Classics (Lightning Round!)

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We have one hour to break FIVE arcade classics in our first ever lightning round episode! On the docket: Frogger, Burgertime, Paper Boy, Donkey Kong Jr., and Ms. Pacman!

Story Break #79: The Zybourne Clock

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We dive into a bit of obscure internet history and make a movie out of it!

Story Break #78: The "Friends" Reunion Movie (ft. Riley Rose Critchlow)

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We team up with fellow Friends enthusiast Riley Rose Critchlow, host of HAGS Podcast and star of Anime Crimes Division, to break a totally normal straight ahead movie for 90s sitcom Friends that has absolutely zero video game elements in it.

Story Break #77: Bowsette

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Penny Parker
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Beth May

Against our better judgment, we return to video games to tackle the story of the internet fan art sensation known as Bowsette! The trailer features the vocal talents of Penny Parker (https://twitter.com/snapscube) and Beth May (https://twitter.com/heybethmay)

Story Break #76: Tearjerker (w/ Beth May)

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We team up with our friend Beth May to bring you a horror movie designed to MAKE YOU CRY!

Story Break #75: Save the Cat!

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We turn Blake Snyder's classic on screenwriting and turn it into an ill-advised movie!

Story Break #74: Warhammer: Blood Bowl

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We tackle (YES THE PUN WORKS FINALLY) Warhammer's take on American football - Blood Bowl! Plus a new ending segment - an audio trailer of the movie!

Story Break #73: Hungry Hungry Hippos

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We tackle the original button masher - Hungry Hungry Hippos AND debut a new elevator pitch format!

Story Break #72: Time Travel Hitler Assassination

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We finally tackle time travel, and we're gonna try and kill Hitler!

Story Break #71: Kangaroo + Tennis

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Ain't no rule says a kangaroo CAN'T play tennis!

Story Break #70: Heaven Heist

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We break the most ridiculous heist movie ever, which came from a side idea generated while writing a script for an actual project. This one's an original!

Story Break #69: The Frasier Reboot

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Matt and Will lead a bewildered Freddie along the path of what a Frasier reboot might look like!

Story Break #68: Army of Metal

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The team cultivates the seed of an idea that was planted when Freddie and Matt walked by Autopia at Disneyland last weekend.

Story Break #67: Kingdom Hearts

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I can't believe we are attempting the insane JRPG/Disney mashup that is Kingdom Hearts. Also, enjoy our new segment "Matt Explains Things to Moms!"

Story Break #66: The Kool Aid Man

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Oh yeah! Everyone's favorite sentient glass jug of refreshing high-fructose corn syrup soft drink gets his own movie! Oh yeahhh!

Story Break #65: Rock, Paper, Scissors

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We take the internationally beloved game of rock, paper, scissors and make a movie out of it!

Story Break #64: Waluigi

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Wahhh! It's Luigi's... brother? Alter ego? Frenemy? Wahhh!

Story Break #63: Mission: Impossible 2: Two

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This is the sequel that literally everyone wants and is asking for all the time both in real life and online constantly.

Story Break #62: Smokey Bear

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We grizzled veterans take on the fire safety mascot Smokey Bear! Movies discussed and referenced include Paddington (both of 'em), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, A Serious Man, and Take Shelter

Story Break #61: Guess Who?

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We extract a beautiful, heartwarming story of love and loss out of a very boring board game.

If you're looking to school your friends in Guess Who, check this out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRlbNOno5VA

Story Break #60: Fortnite

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We somehow make sense of the raw insanity of the world's most popular video game Fortnite! Everyone and their mother plays this game so I guess we should definitely do a podcast episode on this huh? Gotta get them clicks!

Story Break #59: Creepy Crawlers

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The team tackles an always difficult horror movie and come up with something mega creepy and mega crawly based off the hit latex bug baking toy!

Story Break #58: Nuclear Family

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We draw from our list of ideas to break the story for an action thriller set... during MOVING DAY! Also don't forget to check out Freddie's guest appearance on Who Shot Ya? this week as well!

Story Break: Laurel or Yanny

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The thrilling YA feature film adaptation of the audio-based perceptual internet craze that's setting the internet ablaze! Follow these righteous teens as they rebel against society for love and stuff!

Story Break: Avengers: Infinity War 2

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Warning: Infinity War spoilers abound! But if you want to know how the next Avengers will end, look no further as we crack the story for Avengers: Infinity War 2! Marvel Babies! Maybe. We're working on that title still.

We get deep into the MCU and Infinity War on this one!

Story Break: Mr. Clean

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We adapt Mr. Clean, everyone's favorite bald cleaning dude, into a feature film! Discussions include thoughts about arcs for magical characters, the Disney classic Mary Poppins, and deep philosophical musings on the nature of cleanliness.

Story Break #54: Ski Free

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The team summits yet another mountain - this time, the snowy slopes of classic 90s Windows survival horror masterpiece Ski Free.

Story Break #53: Space Mountain

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This week the team breaks the story behind the best theme park attraction you'll never see: Space Mountain!

Story Break #52: Carmen Sandiego ft. Elyse Willems

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Elyse Willems

The team is joined by Elyse Willems to discuss the most important question: where in the world is Carmen Sandiego?

Story Break #51: Nickelodeon GUTS

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We kick off MaxFunDrive 2018 with an attempt to summit the Aggro Crag of story adaptations: Beloved 90s Nickelodeon game show GUTS! We delve into the mechanics of teen "coming of age" stories and the "Jumanji" archetype.

Story Break #50: Stretch Armstrong

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The team attempts to break the story behind the incredible stretchy-man figure.

Story Break #49: Kirby ft. Ashly Burch

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This week the team is joined by voice-actress-extraordinaire Ashly Burch to break the story behind the everyone's favorite living vacuum cleaner, Kirby!

Story Break #48: E.T. 2 - The Extra Tworestrial

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The team starts with Steven Spielberg's scrapped E.T. 2 pitch and try to make a sequel out of everyone's favorite bicycle-flying alien.

Story Break #47: Limo-scream

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What happens when Buried meets Cabin in the Woods? This high-octane slasher film that takes place entirely in a limousine!

Story Break Episode 46: Stardew Valley: Monster Hunter

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After getting a split-result on a poll, the team blends the story of two of today's hottest games: Stardew Valley and Monster Hunter: World!

Story Break Episode 45: Grover Cleveland (1st Term) vs Unicorns

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The team randomly pairs a former U.S President with a monster in honor of President's Day and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

Story Break #44: The Surgeon's Baby Surgeon

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In honor of Valentine's Day, the team takes a name from a list of computer-generated harlequin romance novel titles.

Story Break #43: Mario

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The team is joined by the creator of @SuperMarioFact, Alex Lemley, to break the potential story behind the upcoming Mario movie!

Story Break Episode 42: The SPLURGE

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In honor of The Purge, the team attempts to break the story of THE SPLURGE! For 12 hours only, all shopping is FREE!

Story Break Episode 41: Duke Nukem

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This week the team attempts to break the story of gaming's beefiest boy: Duke Nukem!

Story Break: Chess

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The team tackles the greatest board game that involves an 8x8 board and little horsies - Chess! Thanks to @LordKyler and @thanksmitchell for sending this in!

Story Break: Joe Camel

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The team tries to break the story behind the controversial mascot of smoking: Joe Camel!

Story Break: Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road?

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The team starts asking the real questions this week: why DID the chicken cross the road?

Story Break: Star Wars Episode IX: A New Rebellion

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After watching The Last Jedi, the team tries to break the next movie in the Star Wars universe!

Story Break, Episode 36: Sleighrunner

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The team rolls the story cubes and must develop a story based on Christmas! Get ready for Sleighrunner (Bourne meets Jingle All The Way)!

Story Break Episode 34: Contra

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This week the team attempts to break the story of the game that has been known to "break" lesser players.

Story Break Episode 33: Freddie's Dream

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This week the team tries to break the story behind a dream Freddie had!

Story Break Episode 32: Burger King Kids Club

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In honor of our start on Maximum Fun, the team attempts to break the story of the Burger King Kids Club!

Story Break Episode 31: Chuck E. Cheese

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The team attempts to break the story of the legendary and slightly terrifying children's entertainer: Chuck E Cheese!