Waypoint Presents: Save Point 2019 (05/02/2019-05/05/2019) [FINAL TOTAL: $161,930.02 Raised!]

If VR is a possibility, there’s a PSVR game that my partner and I love called VR The Diner Duo. It’s a fun 2 player VR game where one person is in VR making various burgers, and the other player is using a controller, and is taking customer orders, and relaying that to the VR player. It’s a little janky, but it makes for a great time, and I’d love to see the Waypoint crew take a stab at it.

waypoint should play minecraft pictionary

you get the word, and then you have to draw the image, or a scene in minecraft(it can be 3d or 2d)

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This is a very weird and impractical request, but I would love to see Austin playing some old giant robot anime games. Metal Storm, Cybernator, Metal Warriors, Tech Romancer, Shogo, Virtual On… whatever y’all can set up.

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Hey all,

While we appreciate the excitement around Save Point and all of the games being recommended, we would like to remind you to limit your recommendations to games. While we understand your enthusiasm and interest in seeing various guests on the stream, such suggestions can put both the staff and mentioned guests in an uncomfortable position.

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While I don’t think it needs to be DK64 I would like to see some Donkey Kong representation in some form.

My top pick would be Donkey Kong: Jungle Beat because its bongo-based gameplay is excellent streaming content and it is also a Very Good Game.

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I would like to see the staff play a fully-populated co-op game of The Blackout Club, a horror immersive sim for up to four players. I bet they could sink their teeth into it, plus get some spooks goin

My wildcard recommendation is Rob and Austin gettin face-to-face in the historical prequel to 2018’s Battletech: the LucasArts SNES classic Metal Warriors’ 1v1 mode

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(apologies for the image quality either nintendo or twitter compressed the heck out of it , at least the code is readable)

Warp Trouble is the name of the stage. RRR2MCB2

the gimmick being lots of warpholes , some cannons and you can only KO people upwards or downwards since the left and right blast zones are lava walls.

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I can’t wait to hang out in the chat for what seems like a frankly irresponsible amount of time!

As far as game suggestions, honestly I feel like y’all need to cram as much Jane Austen as you can into this stream. Just because Vice wants Waypoint to focus on video game content, it doesn’t mean you can’t find loopholes! Throw some Regency Solitaire and Saints Row 4 on the stack. The former will provide great opportunities for Rob to do line reads of English gentlemen and the second game is absolutely a Jane Austen game, not a joke!

XCOM 2 feels like a necessity? If it doesn’t happen my heart might actually break for real?

Someone earlier mentioned King of Dragon Pass and I second this, I feel like even though it’s an extremely text heavy strategy game, the setting is intriguing enough to draw you in quickly and I think the members of the crew who haven’t seen it yet will get a kick out of it. It’s a game where you play as a village council who sometimes have to fend off attacks from ancient ice wraiths one month and then settle a dispute over a village couple who ate too much honey by writing an extremely scathing poem about them the next. It’s basically the best.

And this is my wild idea to answer Patrick’s call for weird things to do: I re-watched Kerbal: Project BEAST over at Giant Bomb recently and I think it would be very entertaining if Austin loaded up Kerbal Space Program and see if he’s retained any of the knowledge from that.

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There is at least one more Troom Troom edible phone case video. Just sayin’

[EDIT: oh yeah, games! Ummm… XCOM2, PUBG, something with anime feet, jackbox.]

It’s a bad idea, but hear me out. Horse (the basketball game), but with video games. /bad idea

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Patrick called out for some wierd ideas, so…speaking of horses, why not have a horse racing games segment. Might I suggest:

Pocket Card Jockey for the 3DS

and then for a blast from 2013,

Japan World Cup 3 (pc) if it still exists in some form…it has to, right?

Other suggestion would be to play one of the Monster Rancher games for the PS3 and see if anyone still has physical media to make monsters. Monster Rancher 4?

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XCOM and Battletech have been mentioned before and would be good, especially since they don’t really do regular streams any more but I think Heat Signature might also be worth a look since it’s very easy to do in small stream-friendly chunks.

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i’m using this forum for the very first ever time just so i can weigh in on this, since y’all said you’re taking suggestions.

please bless us with more dungeon world. or some other kind of tabletop rpg. if you can. the session y’all did during the last 72hr stream was, no shit, probably my favorite thing on video that’s out there by anyone ever. i can’t be the only one who feels that way. i think it’d be really fun to see austin run a session for the waypointers this time.

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A Pyre multiplayer tournament to see which of thew crew gets to ascend to Neoliberaldom would be fun.

It would be doubly cool if y’all did it if/when Alex stops by.

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one of my favorite things waypoint has done was austin (and the group) answering questions during permadeath on eventide island

so in the spirit of that i would say

question bucket questions while playing something in a controller passing situation, where whoever has the controller, has to take the lead on answering the questions

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One thing I thought of for the team to do is PUBG Customs with the community, since the ability to set up custom matches is available to everyone now. Two things about it though: first you’d want to look at the menu/ui for it because, just like the rest of PUBG’s UI work, it is A Lot and not always entirely clear. And second you might want to talk to someone or find some community list of good settings for fun games because the amount of stuff you can mess with is kind of overwhelming. (I imagine y’alls could ask Will Smith what he does since I’ve seen him run custom games relatively often, I’m sure there’s more but he’s the only one I know off the top of my head)

The other thing I was thinking of, and this is probably a bit niche and weird, is to have the people on the Waypoint crew who have beat it watch a Sekiro speedrun together because it’s really wild how broken it is. Last I checked the current record is at like 24 minutes so it wouldn’t take too long to do. I just really like seeing people’s reactions to these kind of super broken speedruns.

I’d really love to see some Armello because it seems like a fun game for the team to play and make some stories inside of!
Maybe some trivia games (No specific suggestions here. Will that new Jackbox game be out by then?) maybe as a round two of the Mark of Mastery exam?
And in that same vein, have y’all played Mad Verse City from the previous Jackbox pack? Seems like it’d be a lot of fun!

And one final suggestion: Please channel the spirit of Hot Mic Mondays and just watch some cutscenes from some random video game off of YouTube. I rewatched the episode where you did that to the Supernatural WWII RPG and it was just excellent.

Also, was the first SavePoint stream ever archived anywhere? I went looking for it when this year’s event was announced and couldn’t find it.

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The link to the Twitch archive is in the ‘thank you’ post – it is a link to the full 32 hours on Twitch, so it may be tough to watch in one go. I’m not sure if there’s highlights out there on a per-segment basis? But you can find the full VOD there still.

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This is a way better idea than I had.