This week Cheyenne joins Ben to talk about the word platform. Diving, water pipes, taking risks, platform shoes, cosplay, Booster Gold, and the movie “The Platform” are just a few of the subjects they discuss on their circuitous route to video games. Then Ben and Cheyenne talk about their most memorable game consoles and platform games to close out the show.
00:00:20 - Introducing Cheyenne, Ben, and the word platform 00:02:45 - Saying episode words makes Ben feels dirty, and then he talks about diving 00:05:14 - “… discontinued in 1937” and the origin fancy diving 00:08:12 - “… a bunch of people on a couch” and “water pipes” 00:10:17 - Cheyenne proposes doing some research 00:12:20 - Ben explains diving competitions for Cheyenne… the tetherball queen! 00:15:49 - Ben (mis-)pronounces “de natation” as “de nation” 00:17:05 - Cheyenne’s cliff diving experience, and Ben sounds like a diving nerd 00:20:36 - The Norm MacDonald joke about cliff diving 00:21:57 - Ben and Cheyenne talk a little bit about Generation Z and taking risks 00:23:15 - “… that don’t involve Tide Pods,” and a friendly PSA 00:25:30 - Cheyenne’s challenge for Ben and the DC comics hero Booster Gold 00:30:17 - Capes… Cheyenne has experiences with them 00:33:40 - Ben’s brief Jet Set Radio interlude followed by “the hole” 00:37:27 - Discussing the premise of the movie, “The Platform” 00:39:15 - Shoes and stilts 00:42:10 - Cheyenne’s first console and the PC game “Chip’s Challenge” 00:46:44 - Ben’s memorable console stories 00:51:30 - Cheyenne loves Nintendo and Ben brings up the gaming stigma 00:56:45 - The definition of a platform game is a loose one 01:00:15 - "Guys, it's okay! He just wanted his machete back!” 01:01:46 - Cheyenne’s favorite platform games 01:06:58 - The first platform arcade game and others 01:09:41 - Gryzor sounds like Broforce to Cheyenne 01:12:05 - A couple of Ben’s favorite platform games 01:15:05 - Ben’s favorite platform game and what he thinks a remaster should be
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