TalkRadar 80 - Dan of the hour


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The Topics

Top 7... Blatantly sexist game advertisements
If by "sexist" you mean "sexy."


The roast of Dan Amrich
Haven't heard? Our good friend and former Official World of Warcraft Magazine, Official Xbox Magazine, GamesRadar, and Gamepro editor Dan Amrich is off to we give him what for.

TalkRadar 20- Let's get critical
According to Executive Editor Brett Elston, this link should be here because "we bring up audio from this." See how organized we are?

Question of the Week
What do you name your characters? Tell us in the linked forum thread and we may read your answer on next week’s show.

New contests this week

WIN: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince DVD or Blu-ray – Just make up a Potter-esque spell for your favorite game, and we'll send a DVD-bearing owl your way. Note: we'll actually use the mail system.  

CONTEST: Dan Amrich’s Farewell Rarities (Atte: DoA and WoW fans!) – As Dan Amrich departs Future's hallowed halls, he discovered a couple of items sure to appeal to the collector in some of you. Win them!


In the office

Above: Dan wreaking havoc in his famous Ghostbusters costume

Above: Dan's moving sale scored Chris a Power Glove! The shirt was just a that makes him look like a Wizard-obsessed freak

Above: Chris checking out Brett's junk Modern Warfare 2 style

Above: Lizzie's desk got Twilight: New MOWNED by Cheryll, who now better watch her back

Above: Charlie Barratt ran into a certain celebrity while hiking in Yosemite. He belongs in a museum! 

Above: Brett giddily (somberly) shows off his noisy Spirit Tracks box

In the community

Above: JohnRabbit brought us some impressive retro RadarNauts joy

Above: KREATIVEAssassin delivered this sexy-ass album cover - check out the forums for the back, which features tracks like "Tinkle from the Stink Wrinkle"

Head to the forums and join the T-Dar community or die cold and alone.

Post date: December 4, 2009
T-Dar 80 length: 2:45:02
Intro song by: Anamanaguchi
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  • TalkRadar - December 14, 2009 2 a.m.

    I'd say this was a pretty *Dolphin Sound Effect* episode
  • mgkyo666 - December 10, 2009 5:21 a.m.

    lol i went on an anagram generator and i got: ovarian clamp doll a carnival doll mop a larval condom lip HA HA HA!!!
  • MrDandy - December 9, 2009 11:24 p.m.

    Dan you're the man! We're almost exactly the same age, so I got to feel old from all the roasting too...
  • Styrophoamicus - December 9, 2009 6:15 a.m.

    Definitely one of the best TalkRadar's I've listened to. Where do you find the anagram generator?
  • Amrich1sMyHer0 - December 9, 2009 5:01 a.m.

    having trouble with the link for the contest, so.... DOA Extreme: Giving Voyeurism Gamerscore! DOA Extreme: make sure you have some lotion handy, and we’re not talking about suntan lotion DOA Extreme: the game with hot chicks tossing a few balls between them, and you get to take pictures! DOA Extreme: the game that makes porn look well scripted DOA Extreme: what Microsoft had in mind when they added parental controls to the Xbox DOA Extreme: teaching gamers to use a controller with only one hand (and the sound off and the shades pulled down) DOA Extreme: and you don’t even have to get these girls drunk or slip em a rufey DOA Exteme: because your mom notices when you steal the Victoria Secrets catalog
  • TedDidlio - December 8, 2009 10:26 p.m.

    Than ksbalot. Greppisode, I love it, top, best. Thank you, as always, for devoting so many hours to making a world class, premium 2 hours and 40+ minutes of content that makes my peaches fuzz. Damrich will be missed. Though I'm sure he'll guest again.
  • WaffleLeech - December 7, 2009 1:20 a.m.

    I can't beleive Dan is leaving. At least when the next big Activision game come out,they can bring him on to talk about it. One of the best episodes yet. reCaptcha: toppled Emanuel (How fitting)
  • JohnnyMaverik - December 6, 2009 2:04 p.m.

    Best podcast ever, I didn't realise how awesome Mr. Amrich was before listening to this, better late than never I guess...
  • darkmagshin - December 6, 2009 6:07 a.m.

    Lolwut? Talkradar 1is the best
  • powerpc127 - December 6, 2009 4:31 a.m.

    I hate to do this, but I've been thinking about how to make fun of Dan's eye for a while and I've got a couple of good ones (btw the link for the contest doesn't seem to work and I remember you saying to put responses here anyways, soooo...) Dan's eye is so lazy, he failed the vision test when he went to get his license not because he couldn't see, but because his lazy eye didn't feel like seeing on a weekend. His eye is so lazy that when he wakes up in the morning, he winks for three hours before his other eye finally opens. He is good at multitasking, though. He can do pretty much anything while his lazy eye watches tv. If it weren't for his other eye, Dan would only be able to see on Thursday nights because the lazy one would keep putting it off. Anyways, shame to have you go. Best of luck at Activision. Please come back some time because I haven't laughed this hard at a games podcast in a long time :)
  • vigeoman - December 6, 2009 4:12 a.m.

    dude is it possible to get that spirit tracks box?
  • Ban - December 6, 2009 3:13 a.m.

    Gonna miss Dan so much hes has to be on for Ep. 100...........and I kinda cried a little.
  • nik41507 - December 6, 2009 3:10 a.m.

    awesome podcast
  • Spybreak8 - December 5, 2009 7:26 p.m.

    A fair send off for Dan and many laughs. I've never used an anagram, damn.
  • A2guy - December 5, 2009 4:58 p.m.

    oh, and good luck dan!
  • A2guy - December 5, 2009 4:55 p.m.

    October 1993 is when I was born!
  • Vagrant - December 5, 2009 3:49 p.m.

    Dan! NOOOOOOOO! I think he replied to my Palette Swap Ninja fanmail. And I wish I had worked with him. Best of luck with the evil empire and such, Daniel-san. (80s reference just for you)
  • GrandMoffBubbles - December 5, 2009 9:34 a.m.

    the Denim and Hairspray, Gout story and Dan losing XP bits were classic. Good Luck Dan! I got a game idea for you to pitch to your new Bosses. Zombie Guitar Hero. Imagine rocking out as Bill, Coach or a Special Infected. It would be awesome!!!!
  • Romination - December 5, 2009 6:58 a.m.

    for being 3 hours doesn't look like it has much to talk about. i sense nonsequitors and Old Man Amrich stories!
  • Jacob816 - December 5, 2009 4:11 a.m.

    We'll miss you Dan!

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