Episode 115: Of Primates and Chocobos

There's no theme for this week's episode, turning Disembodied Voices into a Wild West Adventure in which the only rule is that there are no rules, which is contradictory in the wildest way. Speaking of oxymora, Zachary has visited the bananas world of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, a land where David Wise and Cranky Kong can high five in harmony. Yet not all is well nor do all hearts combine with friendship, for Stephen and Bryan have become embroiled in brotherly betrayal. The former hid away his unwise dealings with Final Fantasy XIV-- the third MMO on his heaping plate of video games leftovers-- to avoid scorn/shame while Bryan was out of town, while the latter saw The LEGO Movie again without the former. Thank the Moogle for Cameron and his unity-preserving DK Rap. Opening song: Chalupa Pass, from Minimap and composed by coda.

Ending song: DK Rap, from Donkey Kong Country 64 and composed by Grant Kirkhope.

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Episode 106: Not So Much About Ice Levels

As the title correctly puts it, this episode is not so much about ice levels. Although Bryan the Host claims the opposite, his Disembodied pals are too busy singing, playing video games, and being in a coma to listen. That topic is left out in the cold for some honest discussion about things that Stephen shouldn't like but does-- Battlefield 4 and Tomb Raiders-- along with Cameron's mild infatuation with Tearaway. The Final Fantasy and Metal Gear franchises also get a thorough talking-to, bogged down delightfully with numbered sequels and incomprehensible storylines. As for Bryan, he's been asking for Papers, Please as he struggles to support his family, morals warring with money in a monotonous game of empathetic intrigue. Two History Times and bunch of silly jokes round this adventure out to be the best one since Episode 105. Opening song: Funky Bits by Yoann Turpin.

Coma song: Lament of a Stranger by Kan R Gao.

Ending song: Holiday Frappe, originally from Mario Kart 64 and ReMixed by Tweex.

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Episode 69: Disembodied Voices Awakening

Disembodied Voices is back and nothing will ever be the same again! Well, you've got Stephen, Bryan, Cameron, and Zachary sitting around and talking about video games, sure-- but other than that, nothing will ever be the same again! The structure is new, the theme song is new, and there will be newer new stuff to come. The newness is almost unbearable. Yes, the tea table has been upended, leaving a brand new format of conversational free-flowing free-for-all in its wake. During this exciting time in Disembodied Voices history, Cameron wants to talk about Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time, so Stephen performs the greatest talent he possesses: a Bentley impression. Speaking of totally unrelated things, the confounding Shin Megami Tensei series is (kind of) explained courtesy of Zach, while the topic of Fire Emblem: Awakening leads onto a chat about difficulty difficulties in the video gaming world. A plethora of other topics are dived into as well, concluding with everybody's top and bottom three Final Fantasy games. Disembodied Voices Episode 69 is, quite frankly, the place to be. [audio https://www.cubby.com/p/_b1c67c0cb6b144c381b91d0d0eaccdaa/Disembodied+Voices+-+Episode+69.mp3]

Opening song: Electrolytic Man, originally from Mega Man and remixed by MaJIN_SaN, ambient, and tomatsu.

Ending song: Dance of Descent, originally from Final Fantasy and remixed by Brandon Strader and Ikzemia.