We tackle breaks from the first ONE HUNDRED EPISODES we feel deserve a second chance...
Story Break is a weekly podcast from RocketJump where Will Campos, Matt Arnold, and Freddie Wong sit down in the RocketJump writer's room and attempt to "break" a story for a ridiculous concept, property, or idea that we in NO way have any rights to. Join us every week as we attempt to tackle everything from beloved video games to billion dollar franchises!
We tackle breaks from the first ONE HUNDRED EPISODES we feel deserve a second chance...
We jump into the Apex Legends feature film, and pitch the story to some unwitting gamers
Matt's triumphant return as we try to break a wiki roulette inside my van parked outside his apartment, with a very special trailer...
Matt tasks us with coming up with a children's book story for his brand new daughter! Warning: This episode is extremely wholesome.
Ahoy mateys! We take on a new pirate movie and even visit the new and improved ride at Disneyland! Yarr!
We tackle a feature film for a kid adventure movie project we're Actually Working On!
The steamy feature film of the Milton Bradley island adventure board game from the 80s!
The first story Will ever wrote when he was 8 years old! It's about dragons!
We turn the Charlie Daniels' classic into a film with a protagonist you might not expect...
Radical! We build a Space Jam sequel based off of a tweet from the Hawkman!
We ALL somehow missed Bird Box, so we attempt to crack the movie based on the poster and marketing materials alone!
We tackle a lightning round - this time, random selections from our big internal list of episode ideas that we haven't touched.
We're joined by podcast editor Cameron Covell to break Poopsie Surprise - this holiday season's hottest scatalogical children's toy!
The BOYS ARE BACK so Brian Firenzi, fellow VGHS writer and the funniest man alive, joins us to break Thin Lizzy's The Boys are Back in Town!
A movie about Smash Brothers? With all those characters!? How!? Find out by listening to this episode!
Everyone's favorite(?) quarter suckin' road racin' arcade machine gets the feature film treatment!
General Mills put out the call, and we answer with a movie about everyone's favorite breakfast vampire!
We play Wikiroulette once again, and end up with a movie that combines giant mechanical fast food restaurants in the post apocalypse, Papa Roach, and the final entry Bridget Jones's Diary saga!
We tackle some Australian folklore - a horror film about the terrifying DROP BEAR!
The galaxy's most feared bounty hunter Boba Fett finally gets a sweet movie of his own that's definitely still happening at Disney yup yup!
We have one hour to break FIVE arcade classics in our first ever lightning round episode! On the docket: Frogger, Burgertime, Paper Boy, Donkey Kong Jr., and Ms. Pacman!
We dive into a bit of obscure internet history and make a movie out of it!
We team up with fellow Friends enthusiast Riley Rose Critchlow, host of HAGS Podcast and star of Anime Crimes Division, to break a totally normal straight ahead movie for 90s sitcom Friends that has absolutely zero video game elements in it.
Against our better judgment, we return to video games to tackle the story of the internet fan art sensation known as Bowsette!
We team up with our friend Beth May to bring you a horror movie designed to MAKE YOU CRY!
We turn Blake Snyder's classic on screenwriting and turn it into an ill-advised movie!
We tackle (YES THE PUN WORKS FINALLY) Warhammer's take on American football - Blood Bowl! Plus a new ending segment - an audio trailer of the movie!
We tackle the original button masher - Hungry Hungry Hippos AND debut a new elevator pitch format!
We finally tackle time travel, and we're gonna try and kill Hitler!
Ain't no rule says a kangaroo CAN'T play tennis!
We break the most ridiculous heist movie ever, which came from a side idea generated while writing a script for an actual project. This one's an original!
Matt and Will lead a bewildered Freddie along the path of what a Frasier reboot might look like!
The team cultivates the seed of an idea that was planted when Freddie and Matt walked by Autopia at Disneyland last weekend
I can't believe we're even attempting the monster break that is Kingdom Hearts. Also, enjoy our new segment "Matt Explains Things to Moms!"
Oh yeah! Everyone's favorite sentient glass jug of refreshing high-fructose corn syrup soft drink gets his own movie! Oh yeahhh!
We take the internationally beloved game of rock, paper, scissors and make a movie out of it!
Wahhh! It's Luigi's... brother? Alter ego? Frenemy? Wahhh!
Our mission: create the sequel that literally everyone wants and is constantly asking for both online and in real life for the last two decades: Mission: Impossible 7: The Sequel to the Best Mission: Impossible: Mission: Impossible 2.
We take on the USFS fire safety mascot Smokey Bear!
We extract a beautiful, heartwarming story of love and loss out of a very boring board game.
We somehow make Fortnite make sense. It's amazing.
Betcha can't think about Creepy Crawlers without thinking about that song tho!
We draw from our list of ideas to break the story for an action thriller set... during MOVING DAY!
The thrilling YA feature film adaptation of the audio-based perceptual internet craze that's setting the internet ablaze! The first chapter of the Yanlaurel Saga.
Warning: Infinity War spoilers abound! But if you want to know how the next Avengers will end, look no further as we crack the story for Avengers: Infinity War 2! Marvel Babies! Maybe. We're working on that title still.
The feature film adaptation of Proctor and Gamble's beloved bald old clean man, Mr. Clean!
The feature film adaptation of the most terrifying snowsport survival horror game ever made
This week the team breaks the story behind the best theme park attraction you'll never see: Space Mountain!
The team is joined by Elyse Willems to discuss the most important question: where in the world is Carmen Sandiego?
We kick off MaxFunDrive 2018 with an attempt to summit the Aggro Crag of story adaptations: Beloved 90s Nickelodeon game show GUTS!
The team attempts to break the story behind the incredible stretchy-man figure.
This week the team is joined by voice-actress-extraordinaire Ashly Burch to break the story behind the everyone's favorite living vacuum cleaner, Kirby!
The team starts with Steven Spielberg's scrapped E.T. 2 pitch and try to make a sequel out of everyone's favorite bicycle-flying alien.
What happens when Buried meets Cabin in the Woods? This high-octane slasher film that takes place entirely in a limousine!
After getting a split-result on a poll, the team blends the story of two of today's hottest games: Stardew Valley and Monster Hunter: World!
The team randomly pairs a former U.S President with a monster in honor of President's Day and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.
In honor of Valentine's Day, the team takes a name from a list of computer-generated harlequin romance novel titles.
The team is joined by the creator of @SuperMarioFact, Alex Lemley, to break the potential story behind the upcoming Mario movie!
In honor of The Purge, the team attempts to break the story of THE SPLURGE! For 12 hours only, all shopping is FREE!
This week the team attempts to break the story of gaming's beefiest boy: Duke Nukem!
The team tackles the greatest board game that involves an 8x8 board and little horsies - Chess! Thanks to @ LordKyler and @thanksmitchell for sending this in!
The team tries to break the story behind the controversial mascot of smoking: Joe Camel!
The team starts asking the real questions this week: why DID the chicken cross the road?
After watching The Last Jedi, the team tries to break the next movie in the Star Wars universe!
The team rolls the story cubes and must develop a story based on Christmas! Get ready for Sleighrunner (Bourne meets Jingle All The Way)!
This week the team is tasked with writing the third movie in the Jurassic World series!
This week the team attempts to break the story of the game that has been known to "break" lesser players.
This week the team tries to break the story behind a dream Freddie had!
In honor of our start on Maximum Fun, the team attempts to break the story of the Burger King Kids Club!
The team attempts to break the story of the legendary and slightly terrifying children's entertainer: Chuck E Cheese!
The team deep dives on Aunt Beru (of Tatooine fame) and breaks a new feature-length film in the Star Wars universe!
The team is tasked with breaking the story behind a random Wiki entry: 'garlic salt'. A spooky yet tasty romance ensues!
The team joins forces with director Duncan Jones to break the story of the classic strategy game franchise: XCOM.
Taken. The Foreigner. Nothing is scarier than a father wronged. The team attempts to break the story of a dad on a mission.
You all know the story behind the debonair secret agent. Now feast your ears on his origin story!
The team cracks one of the largest and most popular franchises in history: Star Wars!
Take a ride with us on our "future" keyboard as we take on the evil V.I.R.U.5!
Come take a ride with us as the team tries to crack the twisty-turny story behind Crazy Taxi!
The team takes you behind the scenes of the 100% faithful adaptation of Steven King's I.T.
The team attempts to break the story of the incredible insurance legend: Flo!
The team takes a crack at breaking the story for the intergalactic transport industry.
The team tackles one of the world's most important question: Where is Waldo?
The team attempts to crack the story of everyone's "favorite" speedy hedgehog.
The team selects random topics from the world's favorite wiki and combines them into a coming-of-age film!
The team tackles the story behind the latest craze in gaming: PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS!
The man. The myth. The legend. After weeks of suspense, the team finally unboxes the story behind DIRTY DAN!
The team sits down with the brother-extraordinaire, Jimmy Wong, to break the story behind Magic: The Gathering.
The team breaks the story around a beloved board game series. You won't believe what happens next!
The team rolls the dice and gets to work breaking a story based on the results!
We play ARMS for the first time and try to break it's story using the "rich" lore provided by Nintendo!
We try to crack the story of the newly announced Metroid game!
The challenge: crack a story that's trending on Twitter. You won't believe what happens next!
We give our pitch is for Fast & The Furious 10: Fast Forever!
We give our hot take on what we believe The Boss Baby is about based on just the name and the trailers.
We tackle a feature film based on everyone's favorite Microsoft Office assistant: Clippy, the sentient paperclip.
We tackle a feature film based on Hasbro's Monopoly, the beloved board game that nobody ever plays right.
Where we lay the foundation for numerous feature films and Netflix series set within the Kellogg's cereal cinematic universe.
Where we attempt to crack a story for Jumper, a movie from 2008 about a teleporting teen.
Where we single-handedly turn one of Star Wars' most hated characters into the greatest hero who's ever lived a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away...
Where we finally answer what a show based on Nintendo's classic The Legend of Zelda might look like.