Listen as Brok “squads up” with recurring guest Sam “Dpadgamer” and we thank the bus driver as we jump into the battle royal that is the gaming podcast scene. Did that opening make me sound cool and hip? no? Fortnite is an interesting story that just kind of exploded on the scene one day. How long is its staying power and will later generations be able to play it? Join us as we cover all that and more!
Special thanks to all the artists Fornite stole its dances from.
Continue reading Episode 33: Fortnite with Sam “Dpadgamer”
Today we review the Sonic the Hedgehog Movie but like any good After The Hype Podcast we waited for the noise to die down a bit before we reviewed it. Bryan Dressel (Behind the Hype and Venture Bros Podcast) And Jonathan Hardesty (Demon Dayz) join us to discuss all things Sonic movie and wither or not it made us cry. Spoiler alert it only made Brok cry.
Special Thanks to Cyclops; you are a way better than Wolverine.
Continue reading Episode 32: The Sonic Movie Review
On today’s adventure, Mike from the podcast The Funnie Papers joins us to talk the XCOM series. Like the poet that he is, Mike helps us all see what makes XCOM (especially the mod Long War) a game that even us casuals should give a try. If you like what Mike is selling be sure to check out his amazing Podcast The Funnie Papers about the 90s cartoon Doug.
Special thanks to the 90s; it gave us Doug and XCOM.
Continue reading Episode 31: XCOM with Mike from the Funnie Papers
Oh, the Wii U… Such a poorly marketed system with some really good games on it. Carl joins us again as we cover the Smash game that was released for the Wii U and 3DS. It’s the criminally overlooked Smash 4 and Carl teaches us how important this game really is to the series. Come jump into it with us!
Special thanks to all my fellow Wii Fit trainer mains.
Continue reading Episode 30: Super Smash Brothers 4 (WiiU) with Carl
In today’s episode our fallout MAN, Kevin Hartwig, joins us today to talk about the overrated classic Fallout New Vegas. Kevin tries to fight off my attempts to salt his love for this game while also making way too many Skyrim references.
Special Thanks to the fallout subreddit for providing me with all the salt for this episode.
Continue reading Episode 29: Fallout New Vegas
It’s not Melee but my god is it beautiful. Carl from Nathaniel Bandy’s Channel joins us to talk Super Smash Brothers Ultimate. Carl talks about the good side of the community and why local tournaments are important for building a caring gaming community. We also pick our dream players for the last fighter pass. Spoiler alert: I demand ARMS gets some representation!
Special thanks to Monster energy drink for putting us in the game.
Continue reading Episode 28: It’s Not Melee
In today’s episode, Kevin Hartwig from the Super GG crew joins me to gush about our love for Fallout 3. Fallout has recently come under fire for a tough release with Fallout 76 but we will bring you back to a happier time when everything was green.
Special thanks to the Tunnel Snakes because they RULE!!!
Continue reading Episode 27: Fallout 3 with Kevin Hartwig
This week we are joined by Zack aka “Tweak.” Zach is an F1 sim racer who one day hopes to translate his skills to a real F1 race car. We talked about the misconceptions of the cost to do sim racing and what the pros use to prepare for races.
Special thanks to Nascar for only turning left.
Continue reading Episode 26: F1 Sim Racing with Zack
We made it to episode 25!!!!! To celebrate we have two pillars of Damage Boost in Sam “Dpadgamer” and Charriii5 to draft our favorite Mario games. We each got four picks starting with Charriii5 and ending with Brok Holliday. This one goes off the rails pretty fast but was so much fun to record. Listen and let us know who drafted the best Mario games.
Special thanks to all the amazing guest who helped Damage Boost get to 25 episodes!
Continue reading Episode 25: The Super Mario Draft!
In today’s episode, Nickwit joins us to talk about the long-running video game sports franchise John Madden Football. We reflect on a time when EA put effort into the game and grow angry when we realize it is now a large pile of garbage.
Special thanks to NFL 2K5 for still being the best football game ever made.
Continue reading Episode 24: John Madden Football with Nickwit