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Podcast about the NRS Fighting Game Community by two longtime members!

Latest Episodes

The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 16 - The One About Combo Breaker

EIt has been a very long time, but the Slips and Hippo show is back! We spend the vast majority of a super size episode talking about Combo Breaker, both my experience there as a first time attendee and player as well as the tournament and what it means for theMortal Kombat 11 meta going forward. We also gush a little about Shang Tsung, and geek out on theMortal Kombat lore that we love so much. Great show as always, so please check it out!

121 MIN2019 JUN 9
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The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 16 - The One About Combo Breaker

The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 15 - The One About The Summit of Time and Early Meta

EHey everyone, the Slips and Hippo show is back to cover all things in the world of Kompetitive Mortal Kombat 11! This week, Slips and I are taking a look at the recent Beyond the Summit event The Summit of Time, which featured a ton of high level play from some of the scene's best players and gave us a glimpse at the early game meta leading into Combo Breaker. We also talk shop, including expressing some love for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and more classic game talk! A fun show as always, so please check it out. As I mentioned I will be going to Combo Breaker, so if you see me, please feel free to say hi! Timestamps: 00:00:00 - 00:15:30 (Talkin' shop, Castlevania collection, console wars nostalgia) 00:15:31 - 01:38:45 (Summit of Time Recap/Covering the early MK11 meta) 01:38:46 - 01:42:24 (Wrap-up)

--2019 MAY 18
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The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 15 - The One About The Summit of Time and Early Meta

The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 14 - The One About The Release of MK11

EIts been a while, but the Slips and Hippo show is back to talk all about Mortal Kombat 11! The big new fighting game from NRS has finally seen its release date, and Slips and I have alot to talk about. We'll discuss our first forays into choosing characters, gush about what we like, and bitch a lot about what we don't! Krypt, NRS labor, microtransactions, it's all there! And now we're available on Spotify, just in case you were running out of options to listen. Great show as always, so check it out!

110 MIN2019 MAY 2
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The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 14 - The One About The Release of MK11

The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 13 - The One About The MK11 Beta and Variations

EThe Slips and Hippo Show is back for episode 13, and what a show it is! Slips and I catch up, but then we're right into discussing all the happenings of the past couple weeks, most notably the MK11 beta, and giving some of our thoughts and impressions there. We also talk about the newly announced character Cetrion, as well as give some spicy takes regarding some information about the game revealed in a GameInformer cover story. Also a little bird-on-man violence? Great show as always, so check it out! Timestamps: 00:00:00 - 00:19:02 (Talkin' Shop: Sekiro, Genesis Classic, bird violence) 00:19:03 - 00:27:14 (Kombat Kast recap from last week) 00:27:15 - 01:05:08 (MK11 beta thoughts and impressions) 01:05:09 - 01:33:27 (Kustomization Krisis 2019) 01:33:28 - 01:38:42 (Antivaxxer nonsense) 01:38:43 - 01:42:24 (Wrap-up) 01:42:26 - 01:44:20 (???)

104 MIN2019 APR 4
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The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 13 - The One About The MK11 Beta and Variations

The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 12 - The One About The Stress Test and Castlevania

EThe Slips and Hippo show has survived the MK11 Stress Test weekend, and we have some takes to give! Join Slips and I as we talk some shop, look at the most recent Kombat Kast, and then do ahuge dive into our impressions about MK11 that we got from the Stress Test, and what we're looking forward to for the beta next week. Also, lots of Castlevania talk, if you're of the vampire hunting variety! Great show as always, so check it out! Timestamps: 00:00:00 - 00:16:49 (Talkin' shop, Konami Classic Collection talk) 00:16:50 - 00:28:45 (Kombat Kast recap) 00:28:46 - 01:44:04 (MK11 Stress Test impressions) 01:44:05 - 01:51:50 (More Castlevania talk) 01:51:51 - 01:52:17 (Wrap-up)

112 MIN2019 MAR 22
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The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 12 - The One About The Stress Test and Castlevania

The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 11 - The One About The NRS Scene and Reactionaries

EThe Slips and Hippo Show is back for Episode 11! Join Slips and I as we talk about a bunch of goofy things going down in the NRS Community lately as well as recap the most recent Kombat Kast, which featured a host of reveals and a thorough runthrough of Kano and Cassie Cage for MK11. Great show as always, so check it out! 00:00:00 - 00:12:34 (Intro, catching up, retro game talk feat. Super Star Wars and Castlevania III) 00:12:35 - 00:31:58 (Kombat Kast Recap for 3/6/19) 00:32:00 - 00:38:03 (Which characters revealed are we looking forward to) 00:38:04 - 01:07:18 (Discuss the recent flare-up of whether or not MK11 is too simple and address the bad faith arguments) 01:07:19 - 01:37:41 (Fallout of recent drama with Tweedy and Raptor, how the NRS scene still needs to grow up) 1:37:42 - 01:42:18 (Wrap-up)

102 MIN2019 MAR 7
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The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 11 - The One About The NRS Scene and Reactionaries

The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 10 - The One About The Summit and Jade

EThe Slips and Hippo Show reaches a milestone with episode 10! Join Slips and I as we talk about the recently revealed Jade, give our thoughts on the rumored list of folks to join The Summit of Time, and maybe even talk a little Klassic MK and other games. Fun show as always, so please give a listen! Timestamps: 00:00:00 - 00:03:43 (Intro, Slips' Birthday) 00:03:44 - 00:19:27 (Kombat Kast recap, Jade and MK11 gameplay talk) 00:19:28 - 00:45:39 (Summit of Time/Twitter drama talk, community visibility issues) 00:45:40 - 00:49:06 (Brazilian MK11 Event match footage talk) 00:49:07 - 1:05:58 (Kustom or preset variations? The hosts weigh in!) 1:05:59 - 1:11:40 (Best uppercut in MK history?) 1:11:41 - 1:14:48 (Cheating the AI in klassic MK) 1:14:49 - 1:35:25 (Klassic gaming discussion feat. Castlevania) 1:35:25 - 1:36:29 (Wrap-up)

96 MIN2019 FEB 20
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The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 10 - The One About The Summit and Jade

The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 9 - The One About Our MK11 Impressions

EThe Slips and Hippo show is finally back from hiatus! We talk about the recent MK11 Kombat Kast featuring Kabal, and we answer some questions as well as give some general impressions of MK11 from our time with the game at the reveal event! Plus we’ve got some Rocky talk, a lot of general FG comparisons, and more! Timestamps: 00:00 - 03:15 (Intro, random Rocky talk) 03:16 - 6:24 (Kabal talk) 6:25 - 21:53 (Brief Kombat Kast recap, FG innovation) 21:54 - 41:42 (Our experience with MK11, what it’s similar to, thoughts on changes) 41:43 - 1:20:21 (Q&A about MK11 from TYM, e-mail, etc.) 1:20:22 - 1:30:48 (Wrap-up, Slips philosophy, geeking out)

90 MIN2019 FEB 6
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The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 9 - The One About Our MK11 Impressions

The Slips and Hippo Ep. 8 - The One About the Evo 2018 Aftermath

ESlips and Hippo are back from Evo, and it's time to recount what we saw, what we learned, and where we're going afterwards! We talk about our personal paths in the tournament and recount the top 8. Our audio was punched up by UndertheMayo this week, so give him a follow on Twitter!

100 MIN2019 JAN 21
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The Slips and Hippo Ep. 8 - The One About the Evo 2018 Aftermath

The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 7 - The One About Evo 2018

EA special version of the Slips and Hippo show! For our 7th episode we look at Evo 2018 as a whole: what it's like to experience Evo, which ones we have been to, the pools, who's going to make top 8, etc. I have a large rant that I go on regarding how the brackets are constructed, and we go deep into game design with our viewer question of the week. Make this your in-flight entertainment as you travel to Evo! Timestamps:00:00:00-00:11:48(Intro, intro to Evo)00:11:49-00:49:13(Evo pools predictions/Top 8)00:49:14-01:06:04(Hippo rant about Evo pools creation)01:06:05-01:22:51(What happens after Evo with Injustice 2?)01:22:52-01:53:29(Q/A, Wrap-up)

113 MIN2019 JAN 21
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Latest Episodes

The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 16 - The One About Combo Breaker

EIt has been a very long time, but the Slips and Hippo show is back! We spend the vast majority of a super size episode talking about Combo Breaker, both my experience there as a first time attendee and player as well as the tournament and what it means for theMortal Kombat 11 meta going forward. We also gush a little about Shang Tsung, and geek out on theMortal Kombat lore that we love so much. Great show as always, so please check it out!

121 MIN2019 JUN 9
Comments
The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 16 - The One About Combo Breaker

The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 15 - The One About The Summit of Time and Early Meta

EHey everyone, the Slips and Hippo show is back to cover all things in the world of Kompetitive Mortal Kombat 11! This week, Slips and I are taking a look at the recent Beyond the Summit event The Summit of Time, which featured a ton of high level play from some of the scene's best players and gave us a glimpse at the early game meta leading into Combo Breaker. We also talk shop, including expressing some love for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and more classic game talk! A fun show as always, so please check it out. As I mentioned I will be going to Combo Breaker, so if you see me, please feel free to say hi! Timestamps: 00:00:00 - 00:15:30 (Talkin' shop, Castlevania collection, console wars nostalgia) 00:15:31 - 01:38:45 (Summit of Time Recap/Covering the early MK11 meta) 01:38:46 - 01:42:24 (Wrap-up)

--2019 MAY 18
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The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 15 - The One About The Summit of Time and Early Meta

The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 14 - The One About The Release of MK11

EIts been a while, but the Slips and Hippo show is back to talk all about Mortal Kombat 11! The big new fighting game from NRS has finally seen its release date, and Slips and I have alot to talk about. We'll discuss our first forays into choosing characters, gush about what we like, and bitch a lot about what we don't! Krypt, NRS labor, microtransactions, it's all there! And now we're available on Spotify, just in case you were running out of options to listen. Great show as always, so check it out!

110 MIN2019 MAY 2
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The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 14 - The One About The Release of MK11

The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 13 - The One About The MK11 Beta and Variations

EThe Slips and Hippo Show is back for episode 13, and what a show it is! Slips and I catch up, but then we're right into discussing all the happenings of the past couple weeks, most notably the MK11 beta, and giving some of our thoughts and impressions there. We also talk about the newly announced character Cetrion, as well as give some spicy takes regarding some information about the game revealed in a GameInformer cover story. Also a little bird-on-man violence? Great show as always, so check it out! Timestamps: 00:00:00 - 00:19:02 (Talkin' Shop: Sekiro, Genesis Classic, bird violence) 00:19:03 - 00:27:14 (Kombat Kast recap from last week) 00:27:15 - 01:05:08 (MK11 beta thoughts and impressions) 01:05:09 - 01:33:27 (Kustomization Krisis 2019) 01:33:28 - 01:38:42 (Antivaxxer nonsense) 01:38:43 - 01:42:24 (Wrap-up) 01:42:26 - 01:44:20 (???)

104 MIN2019 APR 4
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The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 13 - The One About The MK11 Beta and Variations

The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 12 - The One About The Stress Test and Castlevania

EThe Slips and Hippo show has survived the MK11 Stress Test weekend, and we have some takes to give! Join Slips and I as we talk some shop, look at the most recent Kombat Kast, and then do ahuge dive into our impressions about MK11 that we got from the Stress Test, and what we're looking forward to for the beta next week. Also, lots of Castlevania talk, if you're of the vampire hunting variety! Great show as always, so check it out! Timestamps: 00:00:00 - 00:16:49 (Talkin' shop, Konami Classic Collection talk) 00:16:50 - 00:28:45 (Kombat Kast recap) 00:28:46 - 01:44:04 (MK11 Stress Test impressions) 01:44:05 - 01:51:50 (More Castlevania talk) 01:51:51 - 01:52:17 (Wrap-up)

112 MIN2019 MAR 22
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The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 12 - The One About The Stress Test and Castlevania

The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 11 - The One About The NRS Scene and Reactionaries

EThe Slips and Hippo Show is back for Episode 11! Join Slips and I as we talk about a bunch of goofy things going down in the NRS Community lately as well as recap the most recent Kombat Kast, which featured a host of reveals and a thorough runthrough of Kano and Cassie Cage for MK11. Great show as always, so check it out! 00:00:00 - 00:12:34 (Intro, catching up, retro game talk feat. Super Star Wars and Castlevania III) 00:12:35 - 00:31:58 (Kombat Kast Recap for 3/6/19) 00:32:00 - 00:38:03 (Which characters revealed are we looking forward to) 00:38:04 - 01:07:18 (Discuss the recent flare-up of whether or not MK11 is too simple and address the bad faith arguments) 01:07:19 - 01:37:41 (Fallout of recent drama with Tweedy and Raptor, how the NRS scene still needs to grow up) 1:37:42 - 01:42:18 (Wrap-up)

102 MIN2019 MAR 7
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The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 11 - The One About The NRS Scene and Reactionaries

The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 10 - The One About The Summit and Jade

EThe Slips and Hippo Show reaches a milestone with episode 10! Join Slips and I as we talk about the recently revealed Jade, give our thoughts on the rumored list of folks to join The Summit of Time, and maybe even talk a little Klassic MK and other games. Fun show as always, so please give a listen! Timestamps: 00:00:00 - 00:03:43 (Intro, Slips' Birthday) 00:03:44 - 00:19:27 (Kombat Kast recap, Jade and MK11 gameplay talk) 00:19:28 - 00:45:39 (Summit of Time/Twitter drama talk, community visibility issues) 00:45:40 - 00:49:06 (Brazilian MK11 Event match footage talk) 00:49:07 - 1:05:58 (Kustom or preset variations? The hosts weigh in!) 1:05:59 - 1:11:40 (Best uppercut in MK history?) 1:11:41 - 1:14:48 (Cheating the AI in klassic MK) 1:14:49 - 1:35:25 (Klassic gaming discussion feat. Castlevania) 1:35:25 - 1:36:29 (Wrap-up)

96 MIN2019 FEB 20
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The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 10 - The One About The Summit and Jade

The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 9 - The One About Our MK11 Impressions

EThe Slips and Hippo show is finally back from hiatus! We talk about the recent MK11 Kombat Kast featuring Kabal, and we answer some questions as well as give some general impressions of MK11 from our time with the game at the reveal event! Plus we’ve got some Rocky talk, a lot of general FG comparisons, and more! Timestamps: 00:00 - 03:15 (Intro, random Rocky talk) 03:16 - 6:24 (Kabal talk) 6:25 - 21:53 (Brief Kombat Kast recap, FG innovation) 21:54 - 41:42 (Our experience with MK11, what it’s similar to, thoughts on changes) 41:43 - 1:20:21 (Q&A about MK11 from TYM, e-mail, etc.) 1:20:22 - 1:30:48 (Wrap-up, Slips philosophy, geeking out)

90 MIN2019 FEB 6
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The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 9 - The One About Our MK11 Impressions

The Slips and Hippo Ep. 8 - The One About the Evo 2018 Aftermath

ESlips and Hippo are back from Evo, and it's time to recount what we saw, what we learned, and where we're going afterwards! We talk about our personal paths in the tournament and recount the top 8. Our audio was punched up by UndertheMayo this week, so give him a follow on Twitter!

100 MIN2019 JAN 21
Comments
The Slips and Hippo Ep. 8 - The One About the Evo 2018 Aftermath

The Slips and Hippo Show Ep. 7 - The One About Evo 2018

EA special version of the Slips and Hippo show! For our 7th episode we look at Evo 2018 as a whole: what it's like to experience Evo, which ones we have been to, the pools, who's going to make top 8, etc. I have a large rant that I go on regarding how the brackets are constructed, and we go deep into game design with our viewer question of the week. Make this your in-flight entertainment as you travel to Evo! Timestamps:00:00:00-00:11:48(Intro, intro to Evo)00:11:49-00:49:13(Evo pools predictions/Top 8)00:49:14-01:06:04(Hippo rant about Evo pools creation)01:06:05-01:22:51(What happens after Evo with Injustice 2?)01:22:52-01:53:29(Q/A, Wrap-up)

113 MIN2019 JAN 21
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