Cameron is asleep again, so it’s up to the remaining DV Cast members to carry the sputtering torch of Episode 99. In its third evolution, this episode covers a whole bunch of Japanese ground, including Pokemon’s video game and anime forms, difficulty levels of JRPGs vs. visual novels, Death Note’s non-spoilery plot twist of radical wildness, and a comprehensive history of the Dragon Ball franchise. But don’t worry! Those in search of something far from Kyoto’s fair cityscape can enjoy Bryan’s tribulations of Civilization V, in which he plays… ahem… as Japan.
If Disembodied Voices had an official food pyramid but the food was video games, it would involve the four portions of relevant genres: Visual novels, Blizzard games, MMOs, and Blizzard games that are also MMOs. Zachary is neck-deep in crazy stories that each have higher word counts than a script to the Metal Gear Solid series, which he attempts to explain without confusing the hats off of everyone. It’s StarCraft II all night for Bryan and Cameron as they strive for silver status, but Stephen is with becoming the very best (the best there ever was) pet battler in World of Warcraft. Perhaps the most interesting aspect of this particular episode was the lengthy discussion on butter and its proper usage. Oh, and there was also Grand Theft Auto V.