Rand(Nerds); Episode 105

Welcome to Episode 105, our first episode of 2019.
We kick off 2019 with Skazz discussing the newest Pokemon: Lets Go game with its initiative new control ball that you can take on a walk with you. He talks about the changed from the original Pokemon games both in structure and mechanics
TheSuffolkRam has been playing a smattering of game. He talk briefly about finishing Sniper Elite 4. Before moving on to the fun of defusing bombs in Keep talking and nobody explodes! Finally he talk about the early access game Kingdoms and Castles.
Ram also has been watching a cult classic Sci-Fi for the first time with Lexx. During discussion of Ram managers to forget who Tim Curry and Rutger Hauer are.
Finally we discuss the Steam sale, and a shocker from Skazz this episode… We also discuss Skazz future role in a Pixar film

Notes:

Try and catch them all with either version of Pokemon Let’s Go

Team up with your mate and defuse bombs in Keep talking and nobody explodes!

Early access town building game with dragons and vikings in Kingdom and Castles

A Sci-Fi like Farscape but weirder in Lexx

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Cheers

TheSuffolkRam and Skazz

Rand(Nerds); Episode 104 – Christmas Special 2018

Welcome to Episode 104, The 2018 Christmas Special
Middlemestier has been playing the PS1 classic and not been impressed with it game choice, we also discuss optimizations during the early days of gaming and the issue with PAL and NTSC. Skazz has a rant about the uprated switch being released next year
TheSuffolkRam has been playing his usual mix of odd games, first up is Consortium an story driven FPS, light on the shooting and heavy on story. He also been guiding baby cubs through a series of dangers with Shelter.
Skazz is carrying on with his Retro gaming by playing Way of the Samurai a game similar to Consortium above but set at the ending of the samurai age and actually good.
Finally we each pick our game of the year for 2018

Notes:

Don’t buy a PS1 classic

Speak to people about a murder on a futuristic plane in Consortium

See how good of a Badger mother you can be in Shelter

A branching storyline with the classic PS2 game Way of the Samurai

Out games of the year:
Skazz: YS VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA
Middlemesiter: God of War
TheSuffolkRam: Rimworld

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Cheers

TheSuffolkRam, Skazz and Middlemeister

Rand(Nerds); Episode 103

Welcome to Episode 103
In this episdoe, Skazz talks about the WiiU version of Smash Brothers, Ancient YS: Master Omen on the master system. He also talks about picking up a Cyber Gadget Cyber Freak to play retro games and the good and bad point of the system.
TheSuffolkRam has been grossing out with Sniper Elite 4 and talks about the upcoming game from Obsidian The Outer Worlds
Middlemeister, Due to an issue with his Amazon account, has had the misfortune to have experienced (Suffering?) the latest buggy game from Bethesda, Fallout 76
We also discuss our target market.

Notes:

The not very good WiiU version of Smash Brothers

Classic ultra tough game on the Master System: Ancient YS Master Omen

A device the plays 12 (sort of) systems with the Cyber Gadget Retro Freak

Shoot Nazi ball off in Sniper Elite 4

Here a link to Fallout 76 if you really must

What Fallout 76 should have been: The Outer Worlds

The awful CGI trailer for new Watership down, PS1 era graphics!

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Cheers

TheSuffolkRam, Skazz and Middlemeister

Rand(Nerds); Episode 102

Welcome to Episode 102
In this episode, Skazz discusses some of his old hardware and its current working state. We end up discussing Far Cry 3 and 4 again branching out into talking about stealth mechanics in games and alternative endings.
TheSuffolkRam has been taking disguises and drowning people in toilets in the 2016 version of Hitman. We look at some of the new features that have been added to the game.
Finally we look at the news of Valve first discontinuing the Steam Link, then the news on them causing a controversy with the ‘pay for everything’ aspect of their new CCG Artifact.
TheSuffolkRam tell us a story involving sheep and a MacBook Pro, we talk about having a pint with out favorite computer game characters and the problems with re-binding keys.

Notes:

Skazz has still been playing Far Cry 3, plus Far Cry 4

TheSuffolkRam is not impressed with Assassin Creed Origins

Make people have lots of accidents with Hitman

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Cheers

TheSuffolkRam and Skazz

Rand(Nerds); Episode 101

Welcome to Episode 101
We kick off we Middlemeister talking about everybody favorite sequel to GTA wild west game Red Dead Redemption 2. He talks about the story, the amazing graphics, some of the strange gameplay design choices and horse testicles.
Skazz has been playing one of the best shooters in recent year Farcry 3, however his opinions have changed somewhat on it. We discuss how the combat, hunting and stealth systems have aged, and how great Vass is as a character.  This lead onto a discussion of different play styles of the Nerds
TheSuffolkRam has been investigating abandoned space ship with drones in Duskers using a command line interface, its very atmospheric and quite creepy.
We then discuss the new Breaking Bad film. with massive SPOILERS! for the end of Breaking Bad. We talk about why we don’t want a film and also our through on the last season and characters of the series.
Plus we discuss if Mark Zuckerberg a american citizen or even human.

Notes:

A game We’re sure no-one has spoken about: Red Dead Redemption 2

Early 2010’s open world shooter FarCry 3

Exploring creepy ships with drones in Duskers

The film no one asked for, a follow up to Breaking Bad starting Jessie

Why the robots will enslave us in the future, here Boston Dynamics being mean to robot, first with big dog being kicked and Spot mini being prevented from opening a door

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Cheers

TheSuffolkRam, Skazz and Middlemeister