Austin Hoffman's episodes

Robot Congress

Robot Congress – 032 – Jeff Rubin: The Rubin’ing

February 24, 2017

Mr. Jeff Rubin (formerly of CollegeHumor and Buzzfeed), host of the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show stops by to talk about his career, games, hot takes on Uncharted, and how awful Austin is at naming celebrities on the fly.

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Robot Congress – 031 – Future of Indie Games

February 10, 2017

Ryan and Austin go through what makes an actual indie game, what the marketplace looks like, and what games have stood out among the rest. Have we flooded too many indie games into a saturated market and ruined it for …

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Robot Congress – 030 – Early Access Denied

January 27, 2017

Ryan and Austin look at EarlyNinja, a kickstarter that promises to fix the problems with early access. The irony of it being a kickstarter, having no way to implement its promises, and being an overall bad idea are not lost …

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Robot Congress – 029 – Oh The Games We Play

January 20, 2017

Ryan and Austin look at why we won’t always like the games we wish we did. Are you afraid to admit you thought Ocarina of Time was a bad game? Ashamed that you just can’t get into Overwatch? This episode …

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Robot Congress – 027 – Esports Players Association

January 5, 2017

Ryan and Austin (mostly Ryan) run through the fiasco that followed the Professional Esports Association’s decision to ban play in the ESL. They look at the response from the players and try to understand who overreacted, why they did, and …

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Robot Congress – 026 – When Do We Kill Grandpa?

November 27, 2016

Why just look on the bright side of people staying healthier and living longer? Ryan and Austin take a look at the prolonged lives that we’re seeing among most of Earth’s populace, and the problems that come along with it.

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Robot Congress – 025 – Bad President/Bad Audio

November 11, 2016

Austin and Ryan go through the platforms of future god emperor Trump, before they lose the will to live and cry into the microphone. Also, they recorded on skype this week, so apologies for any low quality audio bits! …

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Robot Congress – 024 – Ask Us Anything!

November 3, 2016

Austin and Ryan took a two week hiatus to repower, and they’re back to answer the questions of the masses! Important thing, like what is their phone background, are they in relationships, and how they got where they are today.

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Robot Congress – 023 – Quests Have Consequences

October 13, 2016

Ever help an orphan get back to his hometown, only to realize he would later murder an innocent woman and lead the entire community into despair? No? Then play better games. Until then, let Ryan and Austin reminisce about some …

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Robot Congress – 022 – Stop Stealing My Stuff!

October 6, 2016

Overwatch is the hot game at the moment, and hot games usually means lots of people trying to copy that idea. But no giant game studio would be silly enough to copy the game nearly identically, right? RIGHT?! Oh, well …

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Robot Congress – 021 – Will You Be My YouTube Hero, Baby?

September 29, 2016

Another week, another terrible decision made on the internet. This time, YouTube has decided to see if they can get its community angrier than during the announcement of React World. Turns out, they can! But is what they’re doing legal? …

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Robot Congress – 020 – A New List

September 22, 2016


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Robot Congress – 019 – Cyberbullying, Everquest, and You!

September 15, 2016

This week Ryan and Austin talk cyberbullies, and whether or not you should laugh or feel bad.  Also, learn the secret origin of Ryan and Austin’s friendship!  Visit the captivating world of Xlipxorp as we learn more about the world Austin …

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Robot Congress – 018 – YouTube Won’t Pay Me

September 8, 2016

YouTube is demonetizing videos left and right, and your favorite creators are paying the price. Is this pure madness, random and unpredictable?! Or can Ryan and Austin shed some light on the issue and help steer everyone in the right …

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Robot Congress – 017 – More Like No Man’s LIE

August 31, 2016

No Man’s Sky? How about no thank you. Alright, it’s actually not that bad, but it has people freaking out and that’s all that matters for good entertainment! Ryan and Austin look at one of the most disappointing launches since Spore, …

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Robot Congress – 015 – Future of the Olympics

August 19, 2016

The Olyntics! Speed. Honor. U. S. S. R. – Ryan and Austin talk the absolute debacle that has been the olympics, how they probably wouldn’t know it was happening if not for Michael Phelps commercials and subreddits making fun of …

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Robot Congress – 014 – Future of Esports

August 11, 2016

RYAN IS GOING TO THE INTERNATIONAL! And Austin is watching from home. But before any plane rides occur, the two get together to discuss relegation in League of Legends, scummy and criminal owners abusing players (and those who are good …