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Title: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: commandercool on September 14, 2016, 08:39:01 pm
I don't actually expect anyone to care about this, but if I can improve just one person's life by introducing them to this magical series (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaDrN74SfdT6FvTs9d2JPLJnVRjnjIlfo) it'll be worth making a thread. I've been trying to shove this show down the throat of everyone I know for like a month and most people just ignore me, but I have utterly corrupted one guy and now we just giddily text each other about stuff that happened on Car Boys all day.

Car Boys is a Youtube series hosted by Polygon and featuring Griffin McElroy (of My Brother My Brother And Me, The Adventure Zone, Monster Factory, Griffin's Amiibo Corner, etc. fame) and Nick Robinson playing the soft-body vehicle simulator BeamNG.drive, which is a "game" where you ruin cars and the universe. Described by the hosts as "vehicular guro", it starts as a gauntlet of cars having reprehensible things done to them by cannons, grinders, and dimensional tesseracts, but it gets crazier and crazier every episode as mods are introduced and the laws of reality start to break down.

Over time it turns from a show about demolishing sportscars to, well, this:

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CrSv_b6UsAAoOUE.png)

Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: Edible on September 14, 2016, 09:13:58 pm
...carvangelion?
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: commandercool on September 14, 2016, 09:28:39 pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVi8llsYkhQ

(Is there a way to directly link videos in a post?)
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: Jq1790 on September 14, 2016, 09:31:10 pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVi8llsYkhQ

(Is there a way to directly link videos in a post?)
Not for laymembers IIRC.

This sounds interesting from the writeup you gave so I might look into it though.
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: BT on October 04, 2016, 12:38:13 pm
Bump: I watched all 10 episodes that are out. It's fun when something starts fucking up, and you know something is gonna happen, but you don't know how it's gonna turn out until it does.

They also overused Claire de Lune all the way to meme territory.
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: commandercool on October 04, 2016, 01:23:52 pm
Glad to hear you liked it.

Bump: I watched all 10 episodes that are out. It's fun when something starts fucking up, and you know something is gonna happen, but you don't know how it's gonna turn out until it does.

I mean, after a while you pretty much know what's coming. Dark Busto is going to utterly warp the fabric of space and create some kind of hellish Bustoverse. But I guess he never makes the same hellish Bustoverse twice, so it still keeps you guessing. And he's not in EVERY episode.

They also overused Claire de Lune all the way to meme territory.

This is one of those "I will never think of that song the same way again" things. :D
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: BT on October 07, 2016, 02:57:30 pm
Latest episode:
https://youtu.be/d2taoU3G3KA?t=17m22s
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moai

If only I were a good artist...
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: commandercool on October 07, 2016, 11:30:08 pm
I... I should make that the wallpaper on my phone, shouldn't I? Might be too scary though, to open my phone and see that grim visage leering at me.
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: commandercool on October 12, 2016, 09:18:45 pm
Ha ha ha my roommate started watching earlier apparently. Said he had to take a break after five episodes because it was "making his brain go numb".
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: Tamer Anode/Cathode on October 15, 2016, 12:15:09 am
I started watching this earlier in the week, I have had to take breaks between episodes because I'm laughing too hard

Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: commandercool on October 21, 2016, 01:51:32 pm
Well, now we know who the villain in Avengers 3 will be.
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: BT on October 21, 2016, 10:41:52 pm
Well, now we know who the villain in Avengers 3 will be.
My disappointment that Mr. red mechanical surprise wasn't implemented in the game yet was beyond words.
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: commandercool on October 22, 2016, 03:24:20 am
I'm envisioning it now: the last episode is Dark Busto and Light Busto in functional Iron Man suits fighting it out with the newly implemented AI. Maybe each one has one of those big spiked flails in hand. It won't be intended to be the last episode per se, but since Nick and Griffin will inevitably be destroyed by the resulting battle there will be no other choice.

Unless...

Griffin is part of an "eternal podcast" called Till Death Do Us Blart where all of the involved parties have to watch Pual Blart: Mall Cop 2 every Thanksgiving forever. It's an eternal podcast because nothing can stop it, even the deaths of the hosts. They have to name successors who will replace them in the yearly recording when they die. Maybe it would be prudent for them to name Car Boys successors too? You know, just in case shit really goes down...
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: The Greatest Dog on October 28, 2016, 04:40:45 pm
Not gonna lie, seeing the sledgehammer teaser for the next video got me weirdly excited.
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: commandercool on October 29, 2016, 10:29:41 pm
I want that so bad.

It's too bad Nick doesn't always carry that flail with him anymore. That was fun. :D
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: Chaore on November 03, 2016, 12:09:53 am
oh man i enjoyed going through this much more than expected

busto/10
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: commandercool on November 10, 2016, 04:58:29 am
From the people who brought you Car Boys comes a new show:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Onzu_r-O7YA

Touch The Skyrim is a show where Nick and Griffin add a ton of new mods to Skyrim every episode until the game either breaks in half of becomes a fun video game. The results are... Yes.

(http://i.imgur.com/w1rNNKj.png)
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: BT on December 02, 2016, 11:57:15 am
BT.exe has stopped working
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: commandercool on January 18, 2017, 09:20:15 pm
Griffin McElroy is on Forbes' "30 Under 30" list this year.

Just sayin'.
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: Thata no Guykoro on January 30, 2017, 09:48:30 pm
This was recommended for me by Youtube for some odd reason.

I clicked on it and decided to give it a try.

I marathoned the entire thing and eagerly await the next episode, it's wonderful. (also I've been trying to get my friends to watch it, but without success so far)

and i can never take clair de lune seriously ever again
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: commandercool on March 20, 2017, 04:35:02 pm
https://youtu.be/EiYV9FfbevA

This fan animation has been dubbed official Car Boys canon.
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: The Greatest Dog on March 21, 2017, 05:25:44 am
It's so big, Nick. (https://youtu.be/xuzHsS3yMVo)

I wish I knew a Nick person that I could send this to with love and affection, though.
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: Tamer Anode/Cathode on March 28, 2017, 10:13:54 pm
The Hatsune Miku bit at the end of this week's ep was absolutely golden. Every part of the delivery just worked together to create a stunning masterpiece.
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: commandercool on May 05, 2017, 05:22:41 am
This week's episode was my favorite one in a long, long time. The cow sounds, the new powers, the ending... It was a jumbo-sized episode with jumbo-sized content!
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: The Greatest Dog on May 19, 2017, 04:54:45 am
I was not ready for the emotional rollercoaster that was this episode (https://youtu.be/2ouDt2kvLB8)

It was a good drive.
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: commandercool on May 19, 2017, 05:36:40 am
I knew it had to end some day.

See you space cowboy.





Can I get this series on Blu Ray? Like, no shit, I would pay A LOT of money for a fancy Car Boys box set.
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: Thata no Guykoro on May 19, 2017, 06:29:51 am
That ending was beautiful. There's no other word for it.

I wasn't ready for my soft boys to leave me, but they couldn't have done it any better way.
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: commandercool on May 20, 2017, 12:34:51 am
Does this mean we can have Puella Magi Car Boys Magica: Rebellion some day?
Title: Re: Car Boys: Who Knew The Show Of The Year Would Be This?
Post by: BT on May 20, 2017, 08:08:58 am
"It's unfortunate, like, I didn't wanna be, like, a beam. I didn't wanna be a BeamNG. Is that what BeamNG stands for, Beam, Nick, Griffin, and we're two beams forever?"