I Regret Nothing Podcast


The ‘I Regret Nothing Podcast’ is the official podcast of Running With Scissors, hosted by Mike J and a changing roster of RWS employees. It serves as a means for us to talk directly to our fans, answer questions, give updates on our latest projects and to talk about whatever is on our minds.

Streamed live at irregular, infrequent times. Follow our Twitter and/or Facebook, to know when we’re streaming a new episode.

Episode 10 – 11/14/2017

Hosted by Mike J, Kurt Willoughby Rich the PR guy and Marcus Davis. In this episode, the crew sits down to chat about the 20th anniversary of POSTAL, new POSTAL products and updates, lootbox controversies and cooking. Also Mike and Rich argue about bidets and Star Wars.

SHOW NOTES

Excuse Rich’s poor mic quality, and pardon the video stutter and glitches – blame Mike’s poor office internet.

Topics Discussed and Questions Answered

  • The 20th Anniversary of POSTAL
  • Mike’s burden of folding and packing POSTAL XX boxes
  • How Marcus got involved with Mike and with POSTAL
  • Pronunciation of POSTAL XX, and contributions by Josh Leichliter
  • Mike’s Movember pedophile moustache, for charity
  • The Community Update for POSTAL 1 on Steam
  • The rule for requesting free Postal III keys from us
  • The EA Battlefront 2 Lootbox controversy
  • The dedication and commitment to video games, and the feeling of achievement you get
  • Mike starts another bidet argument with Rich (feel free to skip this)
  • Q: “Will there be a POSTAL 2 Redux?”
  • Q: “How can you regret nothing? Seriously, I wanna know.”
  • Q: “Do you plan to make a new game anytime soon?”
  • Q: “How long have you been working on the new IP?”
  • Q: “When can we expect the POSTAL 1 update?”
  • Q: “You said you made a script for the POSTAL movie that got drastically changed. Did this happen for the POSTAL games too? Will we ever get to read those original scripts?”
  • Q: “Will we ever see POSTAL Redux on GOG?”
  • Q: “Would RWS collaborate with New Blood Interactive and/or Devolver Digital?”
  • Q: “What can you tell us about the new IP, and how is the development process going?”
  • More Krotchy dolls available at the store!
  • Q: “What is the graphical engine of your new games?”
  • Mike’s favorite food delivery services, and eating habits
  • Talking about upcoming Star Wars movies, and Mike and Rich argue about the expanded universe and oversaturation
  • Q: “How much of the original POSTAL’s town was used when designing POSTAL 2?”
  • Q: “Will there be more expansions to POSTAL 2?”
  • Q: “What is the future of POSTAL and RWS?”
  • Q: “Thoughts on the Dreamcast port of POSTAL 1 teased on Twitter a while ago?”
  • Q: “How do you guys feel about Hatred? Have you had a chance to play it?”
  • Q: “What do you think of the POSTAL Movie?”
  • Q: “What do you think about the Switch?”
  • Our failed attempt to lift the ban in Germany
  • Q: “Do you sometimes read e-mails?”
  • Q: “Did you guys at RWS think that POSTAL 2 would set off to be a really popular game?”
  • Movies, TV shows and games we’ve checked out recently: Blade Runner, Thor Ragnarok, Stranger Things, BoJack Horseman, Big Mouth, Ozark, Mindhunter, Mr. Robot, IT remake, Fortnite, Sundered, Cuphead
  • Q: “Would RWS ever sell the IP rights of POSTAL to some other company?”
  • Q: “You should have put Hatred in your 20th Anniversary box, instead of Postal III. Do you agree?”
  • Rich’s hair, and whether or not it should be cut
  • Q: “What is the deal with the long-dead Whiptail Interactive?”
  • Shout outs to the team of volunteers that did the POSTAL 1 update, and future update plans

Episode 9 – 8/30/2017

Hosted by Mike J, Kurt Willoughby and Rich The PR Guy. In this episode, the crew talk about their Gamescom adventures, fidget spinners, multiculturalism and video games, and Mike gets mad that nobody watches his TV shows.

SHOW NOTES

We had to rip the FB version of the stream as Twitch decided to break down just as we started the show.

Excuse the poor quality.

Topics Discussed and Questions Answered

  • Our adventures in Gamescom and living together
  • Endless technical issues with the stream
  • Impressions of the Gamescom show floor, meeting fans, and Mike’s travel bidet
  • Meeting with Destructive Creations, the developers of Hatred
  • We’re working on the German ban
  • The POSTAL 2 Fidget Spinner mod, and our eternal shame of it
  • The language and subtitle updates for POSTAL 2, and a call to the fans
  • The multicultural RWS staff and fanbase, and all of our love of POSTAL
  • Q: “When are you getting Rick Hunter on a podcast?”
  • Q: “What is on Rich’s background?” changed to “What IS Rich’s background?”
  • Q: “What do you think about Star Wars Episode 8?”
  • Rich pronounces “ani lo mit’haret al klum’.
  • Q: “Do you guys play any video games, or just make them? And if you don’t play them, why?”
  • Games Rich has been playing – DUSK and Sonic Mania
  • Q: “What do you think about the success of the new DOOM and Wolfenstein?”
  • Q: “Mike, was there a time you were really into games?”
  • Q: “What is your opinion of Uwe Boll, and his POSTAL movie?” also POSTAL Movie coming to Steam
  • Q: “What was everyone’s fondest memory from Gamescom?”
  • Q: “Would Rich count as a trap in MikeJ’s eyes?”
  • Q: “Will there ever be a Postal III or a POSTAL 2 remaster with Unreal Engine 4?”
  • Game of Thrones, Arrested Development, Mr. Robot, and Mike’s lonely frustration at having no one to talk TV shows with

Episode 8 – 6/27/2017

Hosted by Mike J, Kurt Willoughby and Rich The PR Guy. In this episode, the gang returns to discussing toilet products, and also talk about RWS’ presence at E3, new updates, new projects and also sports.

SHOW NOTES

Topics Discussed and Questions Answered

  • “Dicks, Butts and Games” – topics if Rich ran the podcast
  • RWS at E3 2017, and the new project
  • Steam sales, and our Steam rankings
  • POSTAL 2 language and subtitle update
  • Back to E3 in general
  • MikeJ at EDC
  • CD Projekt getting hacked, and please (don’t) hack us
  • MikeJ rants about bidets again, and offers rewards to ass-washers (feel free to skip this bit, we won’t blame you)
  • Q: “What genre will the new project, that you are working on, be?”
  • Ass-washing with a buddy system
  • The Squatty Potty (we talk way too much about toilets)
  • Q: “Who exactly were Trashmasters?”
  • Nobody should buy Postal III – buy POSTAL Redux instead.
  • Q: “Circumcision – yay or nay?”
  • Q: “Will you get British-English translation where all references to Donuts are replaced with Tea and Crumpets?”
  • Q: “Will we ever see a Bidet weapon DLC for POSTAL 2?”
  • Q: “How about another story for POSTAL 2, like it’s another universe, with another character?”
  • Q: “What are the licensing terms in using Postal III or POSTAL 2 assets in standalone mods?”
  • Hints about Postal Dude’s guest appearance in a different game
  • Movies and TV shows: Wonder Woman, Rick & Morty,
  • Q: “Is it possible to get Rick Hunter on a podcast?”
  • Sexism trolling about Wonder Woman
  • MikeJ announces marriage to Gal Gadot
  • Orange Is The New Black and Weeds
  • The Podcast’s 1 year anniversary
  • Q: “Mike, can I come over watch some TV and test out your bidet?”
  • Q: “What is on Rich’s background?”
  • MikeJ learns of POSTAL Novels
  • Q: “What do you think of Star Wars Episode 8?”
  • Talking about games that we’re playing, SEGA Forever and Mass Effect
  • Q: “Was MikeJ ever a gamer?”
  • Q: “Hey Mike, have you got a favorite international soccer star?” and lots of sports ranting.
  • Rich fucks up the Outro

Episode 7 – 6/01/2017

Hosted by Mike J, Kurt Willoughby and Rich The PR Guy. In this month’s podcast Mike mostly talks about people washing their butts.

SHOW NOTES
Video starts abruptly due to many technical issues we had while starting the stream, so we cut all that out for the Youtube version.

Topics Discussed and Questions Answered

  • E3, and Mike’s attendance there (hints of a new project)
  • “Thanks Mike for fucking up my order – the Krotchy doll works!”
  • Q: “Will Vince be coming to E3?”
  • Mike’s public urination policy
  • New POSTAL Redux updates
  • Q: “Will you remake POSTAL 2?”
  • Return of the Bidet rant, and Mike’s passion for asshole cleanliness
  • Q: “What microphone are you using right now?” and Mike’s rant on Blue customer service
  • Q: “I remember seeing a POSTAL game on Playstation. Did that actually happen?”
  • Q: “Do you ship your products to Italy?”
  • Q: “POSTAL 2, in its current state, for consoles?”
  • Steam as a Netlix competitor? Also Mike’s dog post-surgery.
  • Q: “Where are you guys based?”
  • Q: “What was the inspiration behind the Krotchy character?”
  • Q: “Are you glad that the folks at Akella tanked?”
  • More on the 20th anniversary of POSTAL
  • Rich’s death stare for chat
  • Thoughts on Guardians of The Galaxy 2
  • Mike and Rich talk Alien Covenant, Prometheus and touch on the rest of the series with Kurt
  • Thoughts on the upcoming Blade Runner sequel
  • Mike thinks old sci-fi movies need remakes, and talks Minority Report
  • Touching on Star Wars Episode 8, and Mark Hamill’s opinions and career
  • Another visit from Barkly
  • Wonder Woman reviews, and thoughts on the usefulness of general consensus
  • Mike talks about The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Talking about Twin Peaks, and no one watched The Expanse
  • Mike shows off his pink Postal III box to upset Rich

Episode 6 – 2/03/2017

Hosted by Mike J, Vince Desi, and Kurt Willoughby. In this month’s podcast the guys talk about Christmas/the holiday period, GDC, and a plethora of VR news.

SHOW NOTES

Topics Discussed and Questions Answered

  • Nintendo Switch launch thoughts
  • How everyone spent the holidays
  • Rape in Hollywood
  • VR news out of GDC
  • Q: “When will the POSTAL Redux Soundtrack be available?”
  • Q: “Are the RWS signs ever coming back?”
  • Q: “Will you start paying modders to develop mods for your games?”
  • Q: “Will there ever be a (real) POSTAL 3?”
  • Q: “Will we have another DLC for POSTAL 2 one day?”
  • Q: “Do you think VR porn will gain any real traction?”
  • Q: “Does RWS still have an office?”
  • Digital Homicide vs Jim Sterling, again – inability to handle criticism
  • More VR news – 1 million units sold for PS VR
  • Q: “Have you ever considered doing a POSTAL RPG?”
  • Q: “When will Paradise Lost be available on GOG?”
  • Q: “Will there be a Polish dub for POSTAL Redux?”
  • Q: “Do you plan on adding more RWS merchandise?”
  • The 20th anniversary of POSTAL, a look back
  • Talking about weekly TV episodes and fan theories
  • Kurt talks about Con Man, and Mike’s protips for peeing on people
  • Vince pontificates over fake news
  • Vince has been watching Big Bang Theory and other comedies
  • Q: “What are your favorite guns?”
  • Mike raves about The Expanse, Lego Batman and Arrival

Episode 5 – 12/21/2016

Hosted by Mike J, Vince Desi, and Kurt Willoughby. In this month’s podcast the guys talk about Christmas/the holiday period, The Video Game Awards, lesbianism and apologizing about outfits in Overwatch, and the new Star Wars film: Rogue One.

SHOW NOTES

Topics Discussed and Questions Answered

  • Christmas plans
  • The Video Game Awards, Overwatch, Uncharted 4 and Razzies for Gaming
  • The Kunkel Awards for gaming journalism, and the life of Bill Kunkel
  • Lesbians and censored outfits in Overwatch: A rant by Kurt Willoughby
  • The obligatory VR talk. Wireless kit for The Vive,
  • Remaining stock of Krotchy dolls
  • Q: “Is there a release date for the PS4 version of POSTAL Redux?”
  • Q: “How do you feel about it being the 5th anniversary of Postal III’s release?”
  • Q: “Can you tell us something about the new game?”
  • Q: “Do you guys regret anything?”
  • Q: “Will you ever do a remaster of POSTAL 2?”
  • Q: “How do you feel about Uwe Boll’s successful film career coming to an end?”
  • Mike and Kurt’s thoughts of Rogue One – 5 cocks up
  • Vince watched Bad Moms
  • Mike talks Netflix – Black Mirror and Fuller House
  • Q: “What are your favorite game studios, and favorite game they’ve made?” and Vince touches on cultural appropriation
  • Q: “Any plans for the 20th anniversary of POSTAL?”
  • Q: “How do you feel about a fan-made remake of Postal III?”
  • Q: “What is the most interesting unused content from your games?”
  • Q: “Can we get the Pigeon Hunter Mission for POSTAL 2?”, and a guest appearance by Kurt’s daughter
  • Q: “Is the POSTAL 1 source code coming?”
  • Q: “Were you inspired by other games/movies when you made POSTAL 2?”
  • Q: “Will you have Mexicans in your next game?”
  • Kurt’s unused baby crying audio, and Mike loves breastmilk
  • Vince shows his cat’s asshole

Episode 4 – 11/09/2016

Hosted by Mike J, Jon Merchant, and Kurt Willoughby. In this month’s podcast the guys talk about the presidential election (in passing), the Extra Life 24 hour live-stream, VR, Samsung’s exploding phones, and upcoming films.

SHOW NOTES

Topics Discussed and Questions Answered

  • Touching briefly on the presidential election
  • The RWS Extra Life 24-hour charity livestream
  • VR again – Serious Sam and Driftwatch, PS VR, the hazards and being a developer for VR along with hints of future project.
  • Thoughts on the Nintendo Switch announcement
  • More talk on the Galaxy Note 7 dangers
  • Mike’s phone cooking scare
  • Anti-smoking PSA, and vaping
  • Legality of weed in Arizona
  • Mike’s wedding video
  • Q: “Is your VR game going to have co-op as well?”, and some additional info on the game.
  • Q: “Jon, what is most difficult in VR development?”
  • Q: “Kurt, how do you make sound for a VR experience?”, and a guest appearance by the wife
  • Q: “Mike, what do you think about the Galaxy S8 size rumors?”
  • Q: “Can the POSTAL games be made available in Germany again?”
  • Trying to getting away from the bad stigma of POSTAL, with rejections of mobile ports.
  • Q: “Will we ever see a second POSTAL movie?”
  • Q: “Can we have even the smallest hint on the new IP?”
  • Kurt’s still too busy to watch anything, so everyone talks about Walking Dead
  • Kurt talks about Batman
  • Mike raves about the Watchman movie
  • Mike and Kurt talk about Suicide Squad
  • Mike talks about Doctor Strange, and upcoming movies including Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them
  • Mike’s uncontrollable erection for Rogue One, and recurring peeing problems

Episode 3 – 9/21/2016

Hosted by Vince Desi, Mike J, and Kurt Willoughby. In this month’s podcast the guys talk about some POSTAL Redux, more about VR gaming, PS4 Pro and PSVR, Digital Homicide, and the TV shows they’re been enjoying, and more.

SHOW NOTES

Topics Discussed and Questions Answered

  • Stray cats and dogs and spiritual vacations in Mexico
  • Further impressions on VR and the quality of the games.
  • Audio in VR, 3D Headphones, and VR concert idea
  • Clash of the titans – iPhone vs Android debate
  • The explosive Samsung Galaxy Note 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus botched release – Mike got fucked, and the removal of the headphone port
  • The vinyl comeback, and risks of live shows
  • Q: “What was the thought process behind creating the Postal Dude as a character?”
  • Q: “Who was The Pain Killer in POSTAL 1’s credits?”
  • Q: “When should we expect POSTAL 4?”
  • Q: “If you could do a crossover between POSTAL and some other game franchise, what would it be?”
  • Q: “What gave you the idea to name yourselves Running With Scissors?”
  • Digital Homicide vs. Jim Sterling
  • Q: “Is The Dude’s hair natural red or dyed?”
  • Possible POSTAL TV series?
  • Q: “What is the reasoning behind the sudden POSTAL 2 patch with Steam jokes?”
  • Q: “What are your favorite types of games?”, and Vince’s love of POSTAL 1’s visuals
  • Q: “Do you prefer the darker style of POSTAL 1 or the more humorous style of POSTAL 2?”, and finding the humor in P1
  • Q: “How did you find such a perfect voice actor for The Dude?”
  • Q: “Any news on a boxed copy of POSTAL Redux or Paradise Lost?”
  • Vince’s rant on the Ben-Hur remake – 0 dicks.
  • Kurt’s too busy to watch anything, except a Left 4 Dead indie film
  • Vince asks what ‘cis gender’ means
  • Mike read the new Harry Potter book
  • Mike watched ‘8 Days a Week’, the Beatles documentary – 4 full dicks

Episode 2 – 7/19/2016

Hosted by Vince Desi, Mike J, and Jon M. In this month’s podcast the guys talk about some POSTAL news, VR gaming, Pokemon Go, the TV shows they’re been enjoying, and more.

SHOW NOTES

Topics Discussed and Questions Answered

  • POSTAL Redux Co-Op and Expansion Level Update
  • POSTAL 2 June 2016 Mall Update
  • iTunes Rejection, and progressive hypocrisy
  • More about the ban in Germany, and controversy around POSTAL
  • Politics in US and UK
  • The buggy sensation of Pokemon GO
  • Game Journalists shaming gamers for talking to people
  • Vince’s pondering over Pokemon porn
  • PGO boosting local businesses
  • Experiences with virtual reality – the future is now!
  • The real game changer – VR porn.
  • Q: “Can the 2016 MikeJ from the Mall easter egg be put back into Share The Pain?”
  • Q: “Will there be a Mall update in June of 2084?”
  • Trying to activate POSTAL games on Steam, in Germany
  • Showing off the Mall update video
  • Opinions on Game of Thrones
  • Opinions on Mr. Robot
  • Opinions on Marcella, and other British shows
  • Opinions on Orange Is The New Black
  • Opinions on Central Intelligence, and “The Rock”
  • Thoughts on Star Trek Beyond, and the current series.
  • Q: “Any chance for a sequel to the POSTAL movie?”
  • Vince’s dump, and MikeJ’s dirty anus rant/bidet promo.
  • Vince signing off, and new POSTAL Redux level screenshots
  • Quick word on the Redux update
  • Q: “Will there be a Gauntlet Challenge in Redux co-op?”
  • Q: “Will there be maps for the Android port of POSTAL?”

Episode 1 – 6/10/2016

Hosted by Vince Desi, Mike J, and Jon Merchant. Welcome to the Running With Scissors: I Regret Nothing Podcast! This is basically a chance for a prolonged discussion about the history of the company and the POSTAL series, and a time where you guys get the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

PART 1

PART 2

SHOW NOTES

For some reason Twitch split this episode into two parts, when uploading to YouTube.

Topics Discussed and Questions Answered

  • Vince’s history in the Video Game Industry. Origins of RWS and POSTAL.
  • Jon’s history with POSTAL, Eternal Damnation and RWS
  • MikeJ’s start at RWS
  • POSTAL Redux Launch, and future updates
  • Vince’s thoughts on what Running With Scissors stands for
  • The launch of POSTAL in 1997, and subsequent controversy
  • Appearance at Phoenix Comicon, and interacting with fans
  • POSTAL re-banned in Germany #GermanGamersMatter
  • Change of style to comedy for POSTAL 2, and Russian love
  • POSTAL 2’s smashing success on Steam Greenlight
  • Relationship with the gaming press
  • The unfortunate disaster and disowning of Postal III
  • Q: “Have you thought about making a game from MikeJ’s pespective?”
  • Creation of Paradise Lost DLC to thank the fans
  • Positive reception from the fans on Steam
  • Experiences with the press, interviews and reviews
  • Plans for the future
  • Q: “Will you be adding the Christmas Mode back to POSTAL Redux?”
  • Q: “If you could change anything in the POSTAL movie, what would it be?”
  • Q: “What prompted you to change the ending in POSTAL Redux?”
  • Q: “Will you push the envelope by adding sex, nudity and more in your next game?”
  • Q: “What is your opinion of Hatred?”
  • Q: “Why was Verne Troyer in the movie instead of Gary?”