SpazAttack Commentaries is a newly hatched commentary group inspired by BrainScratch Commentaries (and by extension, Hellfire Comms). This "lovable band of misfits" is led by Kenneth Rutter and co-piloted by Trevor Romein. Originally designed to be a Let's Play and Review channel by Trevor and Eric Trahan, another main Commetator for the group, SpazAttack was only one half of the commentary idea, with Kenneth working to start a comm channel called Gamer Storm Comms. After a proposal of a merger between the two, the group took on the name SpazAttackComms and thus began it's journey to become a channel on Youtube for people who were bored and wanted to laugh and watch some idiots play video games and chew the fat. Since then, a number of commentators have come into the fold, such as Anthony Feliccia AKA Anthony the Hedgehog, Robert Alex Ford, Alanie Montgomery (Trevor's girlfriend) David Livings and Christopher Brenneman.Current Commentaries:
And scavenger hunts. No matter how small they may be.
Trevor, while not outright hating them, makes it a point to avoid 1st and 3rd person shooters like Halo and Call of Duty. He has had experience with these types of games, but in most cases, according to him, "It's all the same s***".
Throughout all the parts of the Water Temple, Kenny kept asking at the beginning of the video "Are we done yet?" Prompting Trevor (and sometimes Chris) to tell Kenny like it is. Even AFTER the last Water temple Part, Kenny asks again, only to get the same response.
Kenny: Are we done yet?
Trevor: SHUT UP! We're done already!
Big "WHAT?!": In Part 21 of the Ocarina of Time playthrough, one of the kids in the background is acting up, and upon being told to sit down and be quiet, his response is to say "I peed!"
In the final part of Starfox 64, the score Trevor got was a measly 3 points away from being the same score as the 1st place slot in the rankings. Not only did Kenny and Trevor voice their shock, but General Pepper as well.
Trevor: 3 F***ING POINTS?! What?!
General Pepper: WHAT?!
Trevor: Yeah, exactly!
And there's a lot of this during the Super Smash Brothers Impressions video.
In the Sonic Boom Impressions video, Kenny mentions that he has never played Smash Brothers. Cue up Chris from Family Guy.
Brain Bleach: During the Dino Crisis commentary, Eric shows Kenny and Trevor a picture of Regina being mounted by a velociraptor. Yet another reason why he was nicknamed "Mr. Rule 34" during that commentary.
Alanie all throughout Part 23 of the Ocarina of Time commentary. Poor, poor Kenny.
Captain Obvious: Beginning when Kenny, Anthony, and Trevor looked at the first five episodes of Gargoyles, Trevor started saying "Ya don't say" whenever someone points out the painfully obvious. For instance, again in Gargoyles:
BROOKLYN: Maybe we'd better not tell Goliath about this. (in reference to accidentally destroying a motorcycle)
Commentary Hiatus: The crew has been quiet for a while due to computer issues, and Kenny hasn't been able to record due to losing his recording software after a previous computer crash.
They finally made their grand return after almost a year of silence, though Kenny's been forced to use his camcorder to record game footage since he doesn't have any real recording software. Yet....
Unknown to the viewers, Trevor will on occasion subject Kenny to an upload "Play-by-play", saying how far along the video his current upload is at. Most of the time, its a Skype chat window filled with numbers and percentages and Kenny losing his mind
Curse: The Resident Evil 3 playthrough was plagued with so many problems it eventually fell into a Schedule Slip.
To put it in perspective, the Resident Evil 3 commentary was supposed to be a Halloween special, but due to constant computer fuckups, ended up being a New Years' special.
In the Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time playthrough, from the start of the Shadow Temple to the end of the Spirit Temple, Trevor swears that he didn't record any of that portion, saying that after the Water Temple he had put the game down for some time before returning to finish recording it. It appears someone has a helpful apparition following them...
Let's see here—he's taken like a million bullets, two explosions to the face, been pushed off the balcony of a clock tower, pushed off of a bridge into a river with what I assume are jagged rocks at the bottom, doused in acid, thrown through a garbage disposal, and the only thing stopping this guy is a nuclear explosion.
Didn'tThinkThisThrough: Trevor was so focused on getting his vengeance against Kenny's rudimentary means of recording game footage that he forgot to edit out a large chunk of him hunting for an open door in Superman 64...twice. Whoops.
Part 3 of the Resident Evil 3: Nemesis commentary ends with Kenny saving in a small save room, and the next video begins with him being ambushed by Nemesis.
All the deaths in Super Meat Boy; justified in that that game is pretty difficult to begin with, but some of those deaths were just bad.
Though we haven't seen it, Anthony got a Game Over to the first boss of Sonic the Hedgehog and the second boss of Sonic the Hedgehog 2.
In the Himilayas level of Duck Tales, Kenny tries for several seconds to kill a rabbit, only to get knocked into a pit thanks to knock back. See what being a kleptomaniac gets you, Kenny?
Fan Boy: The guys are all fans of the Sonic series. The girl is not.
Kenny also loves the Resident Evil series, especially 3; he also has a soft spot for the Spyro the Dragon series, though mainly just the first three; the first game in the series is his favorite video game of all time.
He also says that, in his mind, the original PlayStation is the best nostalgic video game console.
Robert enjoys anything involving comic books or superheroes.
Trevor, while not a diehard fan to any game in particular, is a "Jack of All Trades" in gaming. His collection dwarfs most of the other members and could very well be on par with other big-name reviewers.
Fan Boy Squeal: Kenny during the Sonic Boom Impressions video (though that was more of a screech than a squeal), and Anthony all throughout the Super Smash Brothers Impressions video.
Fan Fic: Kenny has a fanfiction.net account. Here it is
Fan Nickname: Because Kokiri never grow up, Saria is nicknamed "The Cougar".
Fate Worse Than Death: Kenny and Trevor agree that the zombies of the Resident Evil series represent this. Kenny even says that of all the movie monsters, zombies are probably the saddest because they once had people who loved them and are now forced to kill them before they get eaten.
Fun with Subtitles: The Dino Crisis playthrough is peppered with subtitles for every situation, from naming the dinosaurs to making fun of the Big Bad.
While not exactly subtitle-ridden, Trevor makes extreme use of throwing text all over the Water Temple parts, both to inform first-timers to the game and to keep the boredom to a minimun.
Furry Fandom: Kenny, Trevor, and Anthony agree that this is the only reason Krystal exists. Kenny and Trevor even get to pick on Anthony after he says that he likes Krystal.
The same could be said of Coco from Crash Bandicoot 2.
Anthony eventually went on to admit that, yes, he is a furry. He was praised for actually coming out to admit this, though it did lead to some Squick territory when he learned what a furry actually is.
A Good Name for a Rock Band: During the Crash Bandicoot 2 commentary, Chris puts the words "TNT" and "Nitro" back to back. While he's referring to a narcotic (by the way, Chris does NOT do drugs), Kenny thinks it would make a good name for a rock band.
Guest Star Party Member: So far, there have only been two — Anthony's brothers Joey and Bryan. Background voices don't count. Anthony's friend Juan started off as this, but he's becoming a regular as of late.
Kenny's first encounter with the Tyrannosaur in Dino Crisis scared the crap out of him when he was a kid.
There are even a few moments in the Resident Evil 3 commentary that make the crew yelp a little bit, such as Nemesis bursting through a window armed with a bazooka. This leads into some Mood Whiplash as Kenny starts playing The Benny Hill Show theme during the chase sequence, which is also a Crowning Momentof Funny.
Averted, as Trevor only goes after the S Flags when he happens across them at random.
Played straight in Metroid Fusion, but that was necessary.
Kenny claims to be anti-klepto, even though he spends several seconds trying to get a Colored Gem that was just out of reach before giving up.
This is averted in Duck Tales, which leads to him getting killed while trying to kill a rabbit in the Himilayas level. Maybe that should go under Epic Fail, huh?
Lazy Bum: An in-joke when there's a long period of no RA Ws or commentary going up, though that's usually due to some sort of computer issue. But as of recently, life has gotten in the way. Stupid life.
Live Episode: Kenny, Trevor, and David tried to do an "End of the World Livestream" on December 21, 2012, but they couldn't figure out how Google Hangouts worked, so it was scrapped.
All throughout the Water Temple, Kenny kept asking "Are we done yet?"
While not a mantra per se, Kenny goes on for great length about how he hates the Water Treatment Puzzle at the end of Resident Evil 3. He starts talking about it pretty early on, just so the other guys can have some sort of understanding.
During said sequence, he even edits in Rita Repulsa getting a headache, as well as the time cards from Sponge Bob Square Pants
You have wasted SO MUCH of my god damn time!
Man Child: Kenny, Trevor, and Chris to some extent or another.
Manofa Thousand Voices: Anthony's friend Juan, who's joined them for some videos, has nearly spot-on impressions of every single Batman ever put to screen — Adam West, Michael Keaton, Kevin Conroy, Val Kilmer, George Clooney (let's be honest, that's not hard to do), and Christian Bale — as well as Morgan Freeman and William Shatner.
Kenny has said that he's going to give the dinosaurs in [[videogame/Jurassic Park: The Game]] different voices, so that could count.
The Many Deaths of You: The Crash Bandicoot 2 and Super Meat Boy playthroughs come to mind, especially the latter.
Only Sane Man: Kenny and Trevor flip flop with this one, though it doesn't always stick.
Overly Long Gag: At the end of Duck Tales Part 1, Kenny decides to go swimming in Scrooge's money bin...for nearly two minutes. This prompted annoyed groans from Trevor — especially when Kenny faked them out and made it look like he was about to leave — and his annoyed groans in turn prompted uproarious laughter from everyone else. This is the moment that made Trevor coin the phrase "You have wasted SO MUCH of my god damn time!"
Kenny even says "It's called an Overly Long Gag for a reason, Trevor".
The Quiet One: In the channel description, this is Trevor, and he holds true to that, rarely if ever raising his voice at anything. This changed for the live playthrough of Pokemon Lost Silver, as he was alone in that commentary....not like it was a bad thing he wasn't quiet...
Anthony's friend Glen, but that's because Skype hated him during Duck Tales.
Rage Quit: One of the later levels of Super Meat Boy has Trevor skipping it after dying 58 times. We don't see the deaths, but the Discretion Shot and accompanying sound byte are enough to clue us in as to what happened.
He later went back and conquered the level — suffering an additional 34 deaths in the process for a total of 93 deaths.
"The Reason You Suck" Speech: Kenny and Trevor go on a long winded rant (about 10 minutes long) upon seeing Portal as Games Radar's Number One game of all time for the second time. And the first time they did that list, they (along with Robert) rant about how some of those games had never even been heard of before, should have been higher, or simply didn't belong on the list.
Okay, seriously, what the fuck is this doing here? It shouldn't be here, it should be higher. Games Radar, get your shit together.
Trevor delivers a rather hilarious one to Kenny for diving into the money bin.
Roaring Rampage of Revenge: Trevor recorded some RAW footage for Superman 64 in order to get revenge against Kenny for having to use his camcorder to record game footage. As seen under "Didn't Think This Through", he forgot to edit out some large chunks, and by the end of it all, both he and Kenny were suffering from massive headaches and vowed to never do this again.
Seriously, go watch the first half of the Dino Crisis commentary and count how many sexual innuendos come from this guy alone.
There's also Alanie, who recently has begun to show just how dirty her thoughts can be, which leads to instances of insane laughter from the other commentators or goes right into Brain Bleach territory.