I'm just enthused out of my face...
December 19, 2008 1:15 PM Subscribe
posted by Nice Guy Mike (30 comments total)
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Perennial MeFi favourite Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw, the behatted ex-pat brit best known for the bitingly sarcastic game reviews in Zero Punctuation
(previously on MeFi
) has a new project
...and some friends, apparently. Teaming up with Guy "Yug" Blomberg and Matt "Matt" Burgess of the AustralianGamer podcast
(upon which Yahtzee has previously been a guest), the three Australian-based game lovers have produced GameDamage
, a pilot episode of a game review- preview- and humour- show.
More ambitious than the usual 5-minute video podcast, the pilot runs as a half-hour TV magazine show format ranging from on-the-sofa interaction between the three hosts, cutaway pre-recorded monologues, skits (of varying quality, to be honest) and a grand prize* competition...
The makers have made it clear that this is not "Zero Punctuation TV", nor do they have any desire to make it so, but are instead going for a wider web-based or even true TV audience, if the pilot drums up enough interest.
*For certain values of "Grand Prize", that is...