Video Archive

For your viewing pleasure, we hereby present all of the archive footage of our past charity broadcasts:

Table of Contents:

2015 – Project Purity, Fallout for Clean Water
2015 – U-Pick Video Game Marathon for Charity IV
2014 – The Battle of the Birthdays (UPickVG III)
2013 – U-Pick Video Game Marathon for Charity II
2012 – U-Pick Video Game Marathon for Charity I (Beta Year)

2015 – Project Purity, Fallout for Clean Water

Fallout 3

September 15th-20th, 2015

  • Project Purity Part 0-A (2:48:41) – Playing Fallout 3 to raise money for real-world clean water projects! This is the first part, where Stephonee accidentally advanced the plot because she’s just too nice.
  • Project Purity Part 0-B (1:34:20) – Stephonee continues to accidentally advance the main plot through her niceness, and quests for bobbleheads!
  • Project Purity Part 0-C (3:43:00) – The bobblehead questing and resource gathering continues.

September 26th, 2015

  • Project Purity Part 1-A (5:13:35) – Completion of the main plot, and the beginning of Mothership Zeta.
  • Project Purity Part 1-B (9:32) – Despite some internet connection issues, we continue the Mothership Zeta DLC.
  • Project Purity Part 1-C (10:50:33) – In this part, we complete the Mothership Zeta DLC, went back to Vault 101, stole the Declaration of Independence, did The Pitt DLC, visited Vault 108 (Gaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrry!), finished The Replicated Man and Those!

September 27th, 2015

  • Project Purity Part 2 (6:18:29) – For the second official day, we built a Rock-It Launcher, filled it with pool balls, and killed a Super Mutant with it. Then we headed to Point Lookout to fulfill that donation request.

October 3rd, 2015

  • Project Purity Part 3 (8:23:33) – Stephonee collects all but one of the last bobbleheads she needs for a full set!

November 8th, 2015

  • Project Purity Part 4-A (5:59:58) -Stephonee and GrantGrant do some side quests that had been put off. The Republic of Dave, Tenpenny Tower, The Wasteland Survival Guide, and more!
  • Project Purity Part 4-B (6:31:47) – DRAMATIC CONCLUSION of Fallout 3, Stephonee and GrantGrant fight through the Broken Steel DLC, then make a visit to a strange Oasis…

Fallout 4

November 10th – December 31st

  • Videos coming soon, to the YouTubes! Thanks to all the awesome music in Fallout 4, it wasn’t feasible to keep the archives on Twitch due to audio-muting copyright issues. Watch this space for links to the YouTube videos as those become available.

2015 – U-Pick Video Game Marathon for Charity IV

June 12th-14th, 2015

  • The entire 49+ hour broadcast! (49:22:24) – Everything from Preshow, through the whole marathon, and then thank-yous and the unveiling of the unopened Mystery Games!
  • Hour 0: Preshow, I Am Bread (1:02:59) – The preshow to our 2015 48-hour long game marathon for charity: water! Bobby uses a baguette to smash stacks of glasses. Chip tries to fly a piece of bread into a toaster.
  • Hour 1: Pokemon Snap (1:00:23) – Grant opts to take photos of Pokémon butts and Professor Oak doesn’t seem to mind. With special appearances by: Stephonee, Bobby, Chip Chasterson, Tracy, and SuperChloe.
  • Hour 2: Majora’s Mask [N64] (1:02:54) – Grant learns about the dark history of Majora’s Mask, runs around as a scrub, and heals troubled spirits through song.
  • Hour 3: TMNT Turtles in Time (57:41) – The first Mystery Game is unlocked! Grant and Bobby team up for some Pizza Time™, but only one of them makes it to where no turtle has gone before!
  • Hour 4: Goat Simulator (59:58) – Grant and Bobby simulate the lives of goats. So they play hockey, fly on jetpacks, and make a deal with the Devil. You know, normal goat stuff.
  • Hour 5: Buck Bumble (58:18) – SuperChloe shoots some cyborg hornets and proves that she’s the bee’s knees in Buck Bumble.
  • Hour 6: I Am Bread (1:01:28) – SuperChloe loafs around the kitchen as a piece of toast, goes on a roll as a bagel, and spreads the bread humor even thinner, destroying the world as a baguette.
  • Hour 7: Fatal Frame II (58:52) – SuperChloe’s worst nightmares come true, as she is forced to search a cursed village with only a camera to protect her.
  • Hour 8: GoldenEye 007 [N64] (1:02:36) – SuperChloe, Grant, Bobby, and Bishop take part in the deadliest form of GoldenEye 007: Sean Bean Crotch Slappers! Four secret agents enter, ONLY ONE LEAVES.
  • Hour 9: Super Mario 3D World (1:00:50) – Sarah (Jinx), Bishop, and SuperChloe dress up as cats and compete for the crown in Super Mario 3D World.
  • Hour 10: Tail of the Sun (57:23) – Sarah (Jinx) kills so many mammoths and proves she is truly the Queen of the Hideous Cavemen.
  • Hour 11: Super Mario 64 (57:34) – Sarah (Jinx) learns that GHOSTS DON’T DIE. Can she make it out… alive?
  • Hour 12: Hyrule Warriors (1:04:05) – Sarah (Jinx) and SuperChloe team up to slaughter thousands of Moblins in Hyrule Warriors.
  • Hour 13: Shining Force (56:01) – For the first time ever, Chip Chasterson struggles against the Hordes of Darkness™ in Shining Force. WILL HE SURVIVE? (The answer is no).
  • Hour 14: Dark Souls (1:03:14) – Thanks to the help of the audience, Chip Chasterson makes admirable progress in Dark Souls. Welcome to Twitch Plays Chip Chasterson Playing Dark Souls!
  • Hour 15: Buck Bumble (1:00:19) – Chip plays the marathon’s first repeat; bugging out to the excellent Buck Bumble theme with Bishop. A round of the game’s quirky multiplayer Laser Soccer ensues.
  • Hour 16: Tokyo Jungle (56:43) – Chip lives out the lives of a plucky Zebra and an aggressive Beagle in the ruins of Tokyo. Will he unlock new animals? Tune in to find out!
  • Hour 17: The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall (1:00:37) – Stephonee attempts to play Daggerfall, the second Elder Scrolls game, and it is the longest hour of her life. At least she has mechanical cat ears!
  • Hour 18: GoldenEye 007 [N64] (1:03:22) – After some technical difficulties getting the game set up, Stephonee leads the LadyBro Power Block with moar Sean Bean Crotch Slappers!
  • Hour 19: Red Dead Redemption (1:02:13) – Stephonee digs a well, shoots some outlaws, and wears a lovely cowboy hat in Red Dead Redemption.
  • Hour 20: WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgames! [GBA] (54:20) – A Mystery Game is unlocked and Stephonee plays 180,000 mini-games in WarioWare.
  • Hour 21: Sonic & Knuckles (59:40) – Blue Streak, speeds by! Tracy plays Sonic & Knuckles.
  • Hour 22: GoldenEye 007 [N64] (1:04:36) – And now for something completely different: Instead of Sean Bean Crotch Slappers, Tracy spends her hour of GoldenEye 007 playing the single player mode. Whaaaa?
  • Hour 23: Aquanaut’s Holiday (56:00) – Tracy takes the helm and launches the submersible SS TeaTime! In her deep sea research, Tracy discovers coral reefs, rare fish, and a particularly friendly hermit crab.
  • Hour 24: Hello Kitty’s Cube Frenzy (1:01:37) – Tracy solves puzzles with Hello Kitty and discusses the finer points of potato chips.
  • Hour 25: Dark Souls (57:11) – Special guest DebbStep starts her first ever UPickVG shift with Dark Souls. R.I.P., headphone users!
  • Hour 26: Super Mario World (1:01:10) – DebbStep has her first experience with the Wii-U Virtual Console and kills Mario SO MANY TIMES.
  • Hour 27: Silent Hill 2 (1:01:15) – Despite her claims to only play on Super Hard Mode, DebbStep plays Silent Hill 2 on Beginner.
  • Hour 28: Battletoads (59:18) – DebbStep battles some toads with “assistance” from Stephonee and actual help from GrantGrant.
  • Hour 29: Pokemon Snap (1:03:15) – Grant miraculously manages to start his second shift by also taking pictures of Pokeyman Buttz™. This time, with the help of DebbStep!
  • Hour 30: Dark Souls (54:34) – Join Grant, rogue-demon hunter, in Derp Souls!
  • Hour 31: Steel Battalion (1:02:09) – Is Grant drift compatible with Sarah (Jinx), SuperChloe, and some guy who wandered into the room? Let’s find out!
  • Hour 32: River City Ransom (1:00:18) – Another Mystery Game is revealed! It’s River City Ransom co-op with GrantGrant and Sarah (Jinx).
  • Hour 33: Tokyo Jungle (1:05:37) – Zebras, zebras, and golden retrievers! Sarah plays Tokyo Jungle with the assistance of GrantGrant and SuperChloe.
  • Hour 34: Sonic & Knuckles (57:20) – Time for a Sonic & Knuckles redux! Played by Sarah with help from SuperChloe and GrantGrant.
  • Hour 35: Octodad (57:07) – Sarah plays a very weird game about fatherhood… and octopi.
  • Hour 36: Ico (1:00:31) – Sarah (Jinx) jumps over holes in bridges and climbs chains in Ico.
  • Hour 37: GoldenEye 007 [N64] (58:47) – Jimmy earns the accolades of “Unprofessional” and “Deadly” with Chip Chasterson and JenFraiz.
  • Hour 38: Commando (1:00:02) – Jimmy DESTROYS THE ENEMY ARMY with Chip Chasterson.
  • Hour 39: Razor Freestyle Scooter (59:42) – Jimmy has a board with wheels! And at 20,000 feet, no less.
  • Hour 40: Tokyo Jungle (59:49) – Jimmy lives like an animal. And he plays Tokyo Jungle!
  • Hour 41: Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1:03:04) – Nighthawk is the chosen one, born with the strength and skill to hunt the vampires, demons, and forces of darkness: he is Nighthawk the Vampire Slayer.
  • Hour 42: Zombies Ate My Neighbors (58:07) – 28 hours later (actually, 42 hours later) Nighthawk shoots zombies with a water gun as he saves those neighbors who haven’t already been eaten.
  • Hour 43: Ristar (58:46) – Cutesy platforming abounds as Nighthawk plays Ristar!
  • Hour 44: Shadows of the Empire [N64] (1:01:56) – Nighthawk runs around looking for magical rebellion symbols while wearing a vest made out of hamburger buns in Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire.
  • Hour 45: Hannah Montana: The Movie (The Game) (59:13) – DJ Greg Z feels bad about everything he does while playing Hannah Montana: The Movie: The Game.
  • Hour 46: Steel Battalion (1:00:46) – Is DJ Greg Z drift compatible with Nighthawk? With SuperChloe? Only this hour of Steel Battalion will tell us!
  • Hour 47: The Adventures of Batman and Robin [Sega Genesis] (59:09) – The final Mystery Game is revealed! DJ Greg Z is vengeance, he is the night, and GrantGrant is Robin. It’s an hour of The Adventures of Batman and Robin for Sega Genesis!
  • Hour 48: GoldenEye 007 [N64] (59:59) – For the final hour of UPickVG IV, it’s GoldenEye 007! AGAIN! And we hit $5,000 raised!
  • Thank Yous and Mystery Game Reveals (22:06) – Stephonee gives shout-outs to all who helped! SuperChloe opens mystery games! DJ Greg Z and Grant continue to play video games!
  • Cleanup Part 1: Bubble Bobble and Little Nemo: Dream Master (1:01:16) – Chip Chasterson tries to coach DJ Greg Z and SuperChloe in some classic platformers.
  • Cleanup Part 2: Bible Adventures (1:07:06) – The U-Pick Crew cleans the final bits and JenFraiz plays an unlicensed oddity

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2014 – The Battle of the Birthdays (UPickVG III)

September 20, 2014Battle of the Birthdays Preview Show

  • Birthday Party PREVIEW SHOW! Part I (53:29) – Grant ninjas around in Tenchu: Stealth Assassins, Chip tries his hand at assassinating as well. Stephonee gives a short description on how the “Wheel of Destiny” will work during the charity broadcast. Then Grant pops in Cubivore to show off the life a cube… thing.
  • Birthday Party PREVIEW SHOW! Part IA (2:10) – This clip is notable for the game’s use of the word “phat” and cube mating.
  • Birthday Party PREVIEW SHOW! Part BIRTHDAY CAKE (1:24) – We took a break between Cubivore and Resident Evil to present Grant with a special birthday surprise.
  • Birthday Party PREVIEW SHOW! Part II (1:21:48) – Grant kills zombies in Resident Evil while Chip and Battle of the Birthdays 2014 Part IStephonee try to kill the sound of the singing birthday candle (one of those things is more successful than the other). Stephonee takes on those Nazis in Wolfenstein 3D just to get some turkey legs. Grant and David play us out with some Beautiful Katamari.

September 21, 2014

  • Battle of the Birthdays, Part I (4:05:58) – Stephonee spins the Wheel of Destiny and… Hour 0: Morrowind Hour 1: Buffy the Vampire Slayer for Xbox Hour 2: Tail of the Sun. Hour 3: Ribbit King with Grant, Tracy, and Sabrina.
  • Battle of the Birthdays, Part II (55:23) – Technical difficulties solved, Stephonee plays an hour of “the cow Battle of the Birthdays 2014 - Steel Battaliongame” (Harvest Moon 64), much to Grant’s chagrin. We attempt to not kill an old woman (maybe) while hitting on the local townsladies.
  • Battle of the Birthdays, Part III-A (7:37) – In the midst of continuing technical difficulties, Grant and Stephonee set up STEEL BATTALION so that we can eject a 78-year-old out of a vertical tank (VT). Stephonee learns how to power on her VT (again) and explains the giant controller. Then, the stream crashes again.
  • Battle of the Birthdays, Part III-B (29:21) – Steel Battalion continues! Tracy, Grant, and David play together at the same time, to sword crotch-knife things. Grant tries to teach Stephonee to play, and she has her most successful Steel Battalion mission evar!
  • Battle of the Birthdays 2014 - GoldenEye 007Battle of the Birthdays, Part IV (4:18:21) – Grant’s shift! Hour 0: Beautiful Katamari Hour 1: Wolfenstein 3D Hour 2: The X-Files: Resist or Serve Hour 3: Deadly Premonition Hour 4: GoldenEye 64 with David, Jimmy, and Stephonee.
  • Battle of the Birthdays, Part V (2:08:24) – THE DRAMATIC CONCLUSION! Jen joins Grant, David and Stephonee in the GoldenEye 64 funtimes. Then we spin the Wheel of Destiny for the final time and end up on Animal Crossing: City Folk and then BONUS MAKE-UP HALF HOUR OF STEEL BATTALION to play us out.

2013 – U-Pick Video Game Marathon for Charity II

December 21, 2013

  • Test Broadcast (2:16:10) – ALL OF THE TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES, plus some Pilot Wings 64, Silent Hill 2, Shadow of the Colossus, and some other games thrown in there just for testing.

2013 PreshowDecember 27 – 29, 2013

Bonus round: Photos from the 2013 charity marathon, taken by Steve Petrucelli!

2012 – U-Pick Video Game Marathon for Charity I (Beta Year)

Sadly, the video archive of our 2012 broadcast (Beta Year) was lost to’s then-policy of hiding the “Save Forever” button on past broadcast videos. However, there is this list of funny quotes from the year, put together by our longtime fan DoctorGyarados, to give you a sense of what went on that year!

Quotes from December 28-29, 2012:

  • 2012 - Behind the ScenesI’ve been overzealous! I USED TOO MUCH ZELL. DIAL BACK THE ZELL.
    (Man, launching 80 year old women out of giant death mechs will never get old.)
  • Screen cap dat ass!
    (What is even the context here?)
  • Maybe we should… take everyone to The Store?
  • I love urine club!
  • Dan in a dress … dot tumblr dot com.
  • The sweet sound of the Atari 2600’s VSSSSCCCCCCHHHHHHHHHHHZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ sound processing!
    (From UPick’s twitter – Metal Slug 3)
  • Do I punch the car or the pedestrian?
    (SuperDerp 64)
  •  If only I could master ladders!(Pitfall 2?)
  •  That bat from Adventure is an asshole. Stole the duck at one point. Laughed every time he showed up.
  • Magically Unicorn Snow White DanStephonee is afeard of ducks.
    (Jeph Jaques also told her about duck rape over taquitos. True story.)
  • Everyone knows I’m 40+! Ultra-forty!
  •  Fern Gully. Your answer is Fern Gully.
  • Gary the Hedgehog.
  • “Kevin. What did you do? You destroyed all of the sea-life!” Likewise; trying to explain to the Vice President of Customer Service and Operations how Kevin destroyed all sea-life.
  • “Dolphins are the ducks of the sea!” Stephonee says, as she suffocates a dolphin to death.
  • Dan is all the Disney princesses. See also: I’ll Make a Dan Out of You.
  • Stephonee is horrible at Sonic 3. Also, Hydrocity is her favorite zone.
  • We’ve added a new feature: watching paint dry!
  • One ring to rule them all. One ring to fail Hydrocity Zone.
  • 2012 - Special Guest Christian(referring to Steel Battalion) There’s a button for windshield washing, if you’re like ‘AUUGH THERE’S DUST ON MAH ROBOT.’
  • Ooooh! That made me considerably foot… er. My foot has been increased! That made me much better at foot.
  • He’s at home… reproducing on his own. But he’s probably doing a good job!
  • We are swimming through leg power alone. He’s just squat-thrusting his way through the water. … Squat-thrusting like, 40 or 50 feet!
  • Stephonee: “I feel like we should go with crazy war-paint eyeshadow guy”
    Grant: “Yeah, he looks like he’s crazy enough to punch a pig to death.”
  • Grant has crazy polygon abs – he really does. Like you don’t even know.
  • Super Eject Simulator 2002