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Lawyer up! the Nintendo Download, your childhood was a lie, and your feedback

Intro

Switch Craft is brought to you live every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. Tune in live at Twitch.tv/runjumpstomp/ This episode of Switch Craft is made possible by Patrons like Travis M. – Get Switch Craft and my other content ad free for as little as a dollar at Patreon.com/RunJumpStomp/ Leave a voicemail for the show by heading to runjumpstomp.com/voicemail from any device, and I may play it on the show!

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Vacation

Breaking the Panel

Story Links for this Episode

Class Action Lawsuit moving forward

Nintendo Download

Astrobears update

Feedback

Email from Joel

Hey Bill, 

One thing I think people are overlooking about the OG Switch is that it is supposed to be easily hackable. Because of that I intend to hang onto mine indefinitely, even after I upgrade to another model at some point. One day it will be an awesome portable way to play ALL of my retro favorites on the go as well as my Switch library. 

Email From Isaac

On the latest lite Switch, you discussed wanting a normal Switch that sells without a dock. Well, in Japan they do have a skew that ships without one. 
Now I guess they assume all Americans are snotty Xbox players that only play on the TV, (kidding of course) so they don’t sell it in America, but if you can find it cheap to import, it’s an option. 

Thanks for the show! 

Email from Joeseph

Hi Bill,

Just wanted to send some quick thoughts on the Nintendo Switch Lite. I’ve been listening to a lot of feedback on your show and online and I’m surprised at how many seem down on the price and the new Switch Lite itself.

The name I get doesn’t make much sense now that it doesn’t dock—but the name “Switch” is so popular right now that of course Nintendo is going to keep the name. Plus, it so similar to the Nintendo Switch and plays almost all of the same games so I think changing the name would create too much confusion.

For the price—I think $200 is spot on. Nintendo is one of the few gaming companies that actually make money on their hardware. Dropping the price of the Switch Lite too low would basically kill sales for the actual Nintendo Switch. The $200 price tag immediately sounds more tempting than the $300 price of the Switch and many gamers won’t care about the dock, HD rumble or detachable joycon—they want to play the games that the Switch has to offer, without coughing up another $100.

Having said that—I think it won’t take long before the price of both the Switch and Switch Lite drop as the new Playstation and Xbox are released. I would imagine a new Switch Pro is right around the corner to compete with the announcements of the new consoles from their competitors.

I’m excited for the Switch Lite and I love the colors!! I already own a Switch but I’ll definitely be picking up a Switch Lite on release.

Thanks, Bill!! Loving the more frequent episodes 🙂 

Email from John

Hey Bill good morning: 
       I will make this short and sweet. 
First I kind of got a curious question for. I been listening to your show since before switch was released. I actually was shopping for wii u at time when I saw a Facebook post about nx. That was a year and a half before release date of switch. So I been listening since than but I have unlimited data with T mobile and stream every thing and I know you always thanking people for downloading your show but do you get the credit for people who stream podcast with their data.

Now about the switch light correct me if i am wrong but if you have the OG switch and pay for Nintendo Switch Online would it be as easy as just uploading your save data from cloud backup and I think you could even use that method if you upgraded your sd card. 
I am with a lot of people switch lite is not for me. I like playing on my TV and being able to play in bed. 

I just thought I comment because tour last show someone had good idea leaving OG in dock and using the lite for undock mode.

Email from Matt

Long time listener, big MUA fan. 
Not sure how much experience you have with the series but the original MUA had alot of weird camera angles, even awkward and forced at times. They try to keep things fresh and give perspective depending on scenarios. I personally found heroic to be the best camera angle. If you have played hyrule warriors, also made by team ninja, it makes it feel more like their previous game. But the distant and weird forced angles are par for the course. 
Keep up the good podcasting fellow New Yorker.

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Nintendo Download, July 18, 2019: Assemble Your Ultimate Team!

This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order – The MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE series returns for the first time in 10 years with a new action RPG exclusively on the Nintendo Switch system. Assemble your ultimate team of Marvel Super Heroes from a huge cast, including the Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, X-Men and more. Team up with friends* to prevent galactic devastation at the hands of the mad cosmic tyrant Thanos and his ruthless warmasters, The Black Order.
  • Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online**
    • Wrecking Crew – In the days before Mario and Luigi became sports stars in their downtime from saving the princess, they tried their hands as one-man wrecking crews. With a hammer as their only tool, take control of the brothers and set out to destroy ladders, rip out pipes, knock out walls and detonate explosive devices. But make sure to plan your path of destruction carefully, as each building is designed as its own clever puzzle.
    • Donkey Kong 3 – Based on the third game in the enormously popular arcade series, Donkey Kong 3 introduces an exterminator named Stanley as he desperately tries to protect the flowers in his greenhouse from Donkey Kong. Armed only with a can of bug spray, Stanley must force Donkey Kong higher and higher into the greenhouse rafters until Donkey Kong is off the screen and the next stage is reached.

Nintendo eShop sales:

Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS:

*Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode; sold separately.**Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required. Not available in all countries. For the latest list of countries, please visit Customer Support. Internet access required for online features. The Nintendo Account User Agreement, including the Purchase and Subscription terms, apply. nintendo.com/switch-online
 In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.
 Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a wide variety of content, including new and classic games, applications and demos. Users can add money to their account balances by using a credit card or purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card. All funds from one card must be loaded in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used in any Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single Nintendo Account.
 Customers in the U.S. and Canada ages 18 and older can also link a PayPal account to their Nintendo Account to purchase digital games and content for the Nintendo Switch system both on-device and from the Nintendo website. Once the accounts are linked, users may also use PayPal as a payment option when buying digital content for the Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family systems from the Nintendo website.
 My Nintendo members can earn Gold Points on eligible digital purchases. Already have Gold Points? Redeem them toward your next digital purchase of Nintendo Switch games and DLC on Nintendo eShop, or on discount rewards for select Nintendo 3DS and Wii U software. Visit https://my.nintendo.com/reward_categories for more details.

Remember that Nintendo Switch, Wii U, Wii, New Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 2DS XL and Nintendo 2DS feature parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their children can access. Nintendo 3DS players who register a Nintendo Network ID gain access to free-to-start games and free game demos from Nintendo eShop, and also get the latest news and information direct from Nintendo. For more information about this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/switchhttp://www.nintendo.com/wiiu or http://www.nintendo.com/3ds.
About Marvel Entertainment: Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over eighty years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing, publishing, games, and digital media. For more information visit marvel.com. © 2019 MARVEL

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Switch Craft Show Notes 369

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On Episode … of Nintendo Switch Craft,

First Impressions of Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3, Joy-Cons may be going to court, The Wii U part 2? Those stories and more on this episode of Nintendo Switch Craft

Intro

Switch Craft is brought to you live every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. Tune in live at Twitch.tv/runjumpstomp/ This episode of Switch Craft is made possible by Patrons like Raskull – Get Switch Craft and my other content ad free for as little as a dollar at Patreon.com/RunJumpStomp/ Leave a voicemail for the show by heading to runjumpstomp.com/voicemail from any device, and I may play it on the show!

Story Links for this Episode

Initial thoughts on Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3

Camera is horrible

The game shines in local multiplayer

I didn’t enjoy playing on Heroic difficulty, Friendly was way more fun. Ignoring the synergy stuff made the game a lot more fun as well.

The game does an extremely bad job of teaching you how to play.

I like it and will be playing more

Astrobears update

Feedback

Email from Joel

Hey Bill, 

One thing I think people are overlooking about the OG Switch is that it is supposed to be easily hackable. Because of that I intend to hang onto mine indefinitely, even after I upgrade to another model at some point. One day it will be an awesome portable way to play ALL of my retro favorites on the go as well as my Switch library. 

Email From Isaac

On the latest lite Switch, you discussed wanting a normal Switch that sells without a dock. Well, in Japan they do have a skew that ships without one. 
Now I guess they assume all Americans are snotty Xbox players that only play on the TV, (kidding of course) so they don’t sell it in America, but if you can find it cheap to import, it’s an option. 

Thanks for the show! 

Email from Joeseph

Hi Bill,

Just wanted to send some quick thoughts on the Nintendo Switch Lite. I’ve been listening to a lot of feedback on your show and online and I’m surprised at how many seem down on the price and the new Switch Lite itself.

The name I get doesn’t make much sense now that it doesn’t dock—but the name “Switch” is so popular right now that of course Nintendo is going to keep the name. Plus, it so similar to the Nintendo Switch and plays almost all of the same games so I think changing the name would create too much confusion.

For the price—I think $200 is spot on. Nintendo is one of the few gaming companies that actually make money on their hardware. Dropping the price of the Switch Lite too low would basically kill sales for the actual Nintendo Switch. The $200 price tag immediately sounds more tempting than the $300 price of the Switch and many gamers won’t care about the dock, HD rumble or detachable joycon—they want to play the games that the Switch has to offer, without coughing up another $100.

Having said that—I think it won’t take long before the price of both the Switch and Switch Lite drop as the new Playstation and Xbox are released. I would imagine a new Switch Pro is right around the corner to compete with the announcements of the new consoles from their competitors.

I’m excited for the Switch Lite and I love the colors!! I already own a Switch but I’ll definitely be picking up a Switch Lite on release.

Thanks, Bill!! Loving the more frequent episodes 🙂 

Email from John

Hey Bill good morning: 
       I will make this short and sweet. 
First I kind of got a curious question for. I been listening to your show since before switch was released. I actually was shopping for wii u at time when I saw a Facebook post about nx. That was a year and a half before release date of switch. So I been listening since than but I have unlimited data with T mobile and stream every thing and I know you always thanking people for downloading your show but do you get the credit for people who stream podcast with their data.

Now about the switch light correct me if i am wrong but if you have the OG switch and pay for Nintendo Switch Online would it be as easy as just uploading your save data from cloud backup and I think you could even use that method if you upgraded your sd card. 
I am with a lot of people switch lite is not for me. I like playing on my TV and being able to play in bed. 

I just thought I comment because tour last show someone had good idea leaving OG in dock and using the lite for undock mode.

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Nintendo Brings Fun Games to San Diego Comic-Con

REDMOND, Wash., July 16, 2019 – Nintendo is headed to San Diego Comic-Con for a few days of fun, sun and Nintendo Switch gaming. During the July 18-21 show, Nintendo’s booth at the San Diego Convention Center will focus exclusively on the MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order game, which launches during the show on July 19 exclusively for the Nintendo Switch system. But to access even more games, Nintendo also encourages fans of all ages to visit the Nintendo Gaming Lounge in the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina at 333 W. Harbor Drive, directly adjacent to the San Diego Convention Center. Access to the lounge is free and open to everyone.


 “We are excited to give everyone a chance to play some of the newly announced games that will be launching later this year and check out what’s currently available on Nintendo Switch,” said Nick Chavez, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “We also have a variety of fun activities lined up for the show, and our aim is to bring a smile to everyone’s face.”
 At the Nintendo Gaming Lounge in the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina, Nintendo Switch games scheduled to be playable include Pokémon SwordPokémon ShieldLuigi’s Mansion 3The Legend of Zelda: Link’s AwakeningSuper Mario Maker 2MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order and Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer Featuring The Legend of Zelda. Not only will MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order be playable at the convention center, but the game will be featured in the Marvel Games panel taking place at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, in Hall H.
 Over at the Mattel booth in the convention center, fans can check out the all-new Hot Wheels Mario Kart die-cast vehicles and tracksets. Attendees can also purchase a San Diego Comic-Con exclusive item: a Metal Mario die-cast car and glider. Best of all, the purchase may contain a surprise! One out of every 10 vehicles sold will be a special Gold Mario! The vehicles will be sold exclusively at the Mattel booth for $20 while supplies last.
 Other goodies and activities that visitors might encounter in the Nintendo Gaming Lounge include:

  • Southwest Airlines: Two Super Mario Maker 2 kiosks will feature a custom Southwest Airlines course. Consumers will be encouraged to participate in open gameplay sessions July 18-19. On July 20, fans who are 13+ can visit the Nintendo Gaming Lounge and play Super Mario Maker 2 to enter for a chance to win a Nintendo Switch prize pack, which includes a Nintendo Switch system, a digital version of the Super Mario Maker 2 game and a $500 Southwest Airlines gift card.*
  • Costumes: Representatives from Disguise Costumes will be walking around to show off Nintendo-themed character costumes. Attendees might run into people wearing costumes of characters like Mario, Link, Zelda, Toad, Luigi, Bowser, Donkey Kong, Rosalina or Yoshi.
  • Sugarfina: The luxury candy boutique will debut its new collection celebrating the Nintendo Entertainment System and Super Mario Bros. Power up with six character-inspired Candy Cubes®, including three new gummies: pineapple Invincible Stars, apple-flavored Green Mushrooms and cherry-flavored Red Mushrooms. The collector’s gift set features the 3-Piece Nintendo Entertainment System Console Candy Bento Box®complete with iconic game music and matching 2-piece Controller Candy Bento Box®. The collection hits stores on July 22.
  • Hot Wheels: The Nintendo Gaming Lounge is the only place to play with the new Hot Wheels Mario Kart die-cast vehicles and tracksets inspired by iconic courses from the video game. Race Mario and Yoshi as die-cast karts and overcome obstacles and challenges – just like in the game, but this time on Hot Wheels tracks! 
  • Photo Ops: Fans who stop by the lounge can get fun photos featuring elements from games like Super Mario Maker 2Pokémon SwordPokémon Shield and Luigi’s Mansion 3. Keep an eye open for the Luigi and Gooigi figures.
  • My Nintendo Check-In: San Diego Comic-Con also happens to be the same weekend as the final Splatfest for the Splatoon 2 game. To commemorate this epic showdown, attendees can check in with their My Nintendo QR Code at the Nintendo Gaming Lounge to receive an exclusive Splatoon 2 Chaos vs. Order keychain set (while supplies last). For more information about the My Nintendo rewards program, and how to check in, visit https://my.nintendo.com/news.

The Nintendo Gaming Lounge is located in the San Diego ballroom of the Marriott Marquis & Marina at 333 W. Harbor Drive in San Diego. Hours of operation are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to legal residents of the U.S. (incl. DC) and Canada (excl. Quebec), ages 13+. Sweepstakes begins 10:00am PT on 7/20/19 and ends at 7:00pm PT on 7/20/19. To enter, attend the Nintendo Gaming Lounge event at the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina hotel, play the Southwest Super Sky Challenge Super Mario Maker 2 course, and complete and submit an entry form.  One winner will receive one Nintendo Switch system (ARV $299.99), one download code for the digital version of the Super Mario Maker 2 game (ARV $59.99), and one (1) Southwest Airlines gift card (ARV $500.00). Total ARV of all prizes: $859.98. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries. Details and restrictions apply. For Official Rules, visit https://events.nintendo.com/sdcc2019-rules.pdf Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc., 4600 150th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052.

About Marvel Entertainment: Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over eighty years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing, publishing, games, and digital media. For more information visit marvel.com. © 2019 MARVEL
 About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch system and the Nintendo 3DSfamily of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo has sold more than 4.7 billion video games and more than 740 million hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS family of systems, Super NES, Nintendo 64, Nintendo GameCube, Wii and Wii U systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Americas. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at https://www.nintendo.com.

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Switch Craft Show Notes 368

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New hardware announced, a popular game gets a surprising physical version, and Luigi’s Mansion gets a spooky release date!

Intro

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Story Links for this Episode

Full Tech Specs

Feedback

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Switch Craft Show Notes 367

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Story Links for this Episode

Switch Lite and its affect on what game developers will make

I was in the supporters voice channel of the discord, and supporter TFWagner said something very interesting.

First Impressions of Dragon Quest Builders 2

Feedback

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Stadia Cast Show Notes Episode 17

Intro

Before we get started – We record this show live! Sunday mornings at 10am Eastern at youtube.com/stadiacast. Leave a voicemail for Stadiacast by heading to runjumpstomp.com/voicemail from any device, we may even play it on the show.

If you want to directly support Stadiacast head over to anchor.fm/stadiacast and click the “Support this podcast link” For as little as a dollar you can help us create future episodes of Stadiacast.

Main Discussion

Streamers transitioning from Twitch to Stadia

NEWS

Story 1

Over 4000 developers

What games specifically do you want to come to stadia most?

Story 2

Stadia won’t be region locked

Story 3

Google has updated its Stadia FAQs, but there are no real surprises

Crowd Play

YouTube comment from Coleman Dove

@stadiacast I believe all you will need to do is get the chrome-cast connected to the network and you can do this Bluetooth on the phone or maybe even the controller. The controller connects first Bluetooth and then to the WiFi through the chrome-cast. I could be wrong but that’s how I believe it will work.

YouTube comment from Random Noob

Most people that complain about bad unreliable internet actually do not have a actual problem with the internet but rather the cheapest of cheap ISP supplied router In the past I used to have regular outages that required regular reboots especially under heavy usage but now I run pfSense on a old Watchguard Firebox XTM5 and a Ubiquiti Uni Fi AC Pro been running this setup now for years and unless I do a firmware update my uptime has been 100% made a day/night difference Same goes for when people complain about speed with my ISP on the support forums you see no end of people with high speed connections complaining because of slow speeds and only getting like 20Mbps The usual response is to ask how they are connected for testing and the answer is usually WiFi typically on 2.4Ghz because its the strongest signal but don’t seem to understand that the slow speed is due to being capped by the maximum speed of the WiFi connection

Outro

Follow the show on Twitter at StadiaCast, follow me @runjumpstomp and follow Lloyd @dasme Be sure to use the hashtag #StadiaCast so we can find your tweets!

We’d like to thank the unofficial discord server of the official stadia subreddit for letting people know about our show which you can check out at bit.ly/StadiaDiscord

Music your about to hear is Subterranean Kamikaze by Zircon, check out their stuff at zirconstudios.bandcamp.com

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