Rand(Nerds); Episode 119

Welcome to Episode 119

We kick off with discussing the one and only technique to hack anything as shown to us by Hollywood, plus some more traditional methods. We also talk about the further decline of brick and mortar stores. and the advantages and disadvantage of e-books

TheSuffolkRam has been revisiting an game he’d played previously with ‘We happy Few’ a survival game set in an alternative 1960 England were we lost the war and the population have taken to swallowing happy pills in order to cope.

Its no surprise that Skazz is still playing the Ys series of game with Ys 6: VI: The Ark of Napishtim, hes been testing to see if a bug with cut scenes not playing on linux happens on this version of the game as well.

We also discuss steam machines and where it all went wrong

Ram has been watching the recent Amazon tv series ‘The Boys’ based on the comic of the same, if shows us a world  were if superheros were real but also a bunch of dicks+

Notes:

Remember to take your Joy in We Happy Few

Play with cut-scenes by not playing on Linux with Ys 6: The Ark of Napishtim

If superheros were a bunch of bastards in The Boys

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Rand(Nerds); Episode 118

Welcome to Episode 118, Once again, sorry for the audio issues, we through we had sorted but failed to..

Skazz kicks us off talking about replaying Final Fantasy 7, and how going back to an old favorite game is sometimes a bad idea. We discuss how going back to games our tastes have changed and how viewing old games with modern eyes is sometimes not a good idea

TheSuffolkRam then talks about running a citys emergency services in 911 Operator and the trial and problems with bad interfaces.

We also look at the news that Frank Spotnitz (Man In The High Castle) is traing to adapt the Eisenhorn series of Warhammer 40k book to the TV. We discuss how well the 40k universe does and does not lend itself to being adapted and how we hope they don’t change the source material.

We also discuss our future as cameo artists in films, and the last of the splatfests – order vs chaos.

Notes:

Relive FFVII, but be careful what you wish for

Save the city with 911 Operator

Can the creator behind ‘The Man In The High Castle’ bring Warhammer 40k to the TV?

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Rand(Nerds); Episode 117

Welcome to Episode 117, sorry for any popping noises in the audio.

We kick off with a debriefing on our 24hour livestream discussing all the various games we played and our thoughts on them. Including: Farcry New Dawn, Full Metal Furies, Amnesia A Machine for Pigs, Late Shift, Overcooked, Monster Hunter Universe, and Return of the Obra Dinn

TheSuffolkRam talks about a game that didn’t make it to the livestream, but he purchased so is determined to play: Football Manager 2018. Despite knowing next to nothing about football, but alot about making number go up, he tries his hands at managing Norwich City Football Club and gets to meet Delia Smith

Skazz has been playing numerous games. First up Samurai Showdown, a fighting game that heavily discourages button mashing. Then, most recent installment of the Mortal Kombat series, Mortal Kombat 11. Skazz talks about the inclusion of the story’s and weather that’s a good or bad thing.

Skazz has also been playing the game the formed the metroidvania genre of games types with the remastered version of Castlevanina: Symphony of the Night. He talks about

We also discuss the lack of Lizardmen in Blood Bowl and the lack of Pigs in the warhammer race Beastmen.

Notes:

Make everyone hate you by speaking to them aggressively in Football Manager 2018

Skazz tactical fighting game with Samurai Showdown

Get board of fatalities in Mortal Kombat 11

Re-experience the ‘fun’ of Castlevania Symphony of the Night in the remaster

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Rand(Nerds); Episode 116

Welcome to Episode 116

We kick off by discussing the new Apple Monitor Stand and our lack of technical ability

TheSuffolkRam has returned to a game he talked about 2 years ago, Code 7, a story-driven hacking game set in a semi-dystopian future with new mechanics. Including a new programming mini-game for a little robot.

Skazz has been playing the original Final Fantasy 7 on the Xbox One, plus a slight deviation into the remake. He has also been avenging his father from the Chinese mafia in Shenmue

Ram has been watching the latest Amazon release, Good Omens. Starring Martin Sheen and David Tennant as an Angle and a Daemon trying to save the world from Armageddon. We discuss how similar a TV series should be to a book and Neil Gaiman promise to Terry Pratchett

We also discuss our upcoming 24 hour Livestream on June 22nd, Ram butchers an SQL command and we explain why you shouldn’t use the command sudo rm -rf/, also, the importance of keeping the blue smoke in

Notes:

Story based hacking game Code 7

Classic JRPG FFVII, plus the new remake

Start your journey to avenge your father in Shenmue

Avert Armageddon in Good Omens

Explore the ancient sites of Lycos, Yahoo and Ask Jeeves,

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Rand(Nerds); Episode 115

Welcome to Episode 115

This episode, TheSuffolkRam has been playing an indie puzzle/horror game with Fibrillation HD

Skazz has played classic open-world sandbox game Crackdown, taking down evil gangs as a genetically modified cop

Ram has been going completely out of his knowledge zone by watching Detective Pikachu, mainly because of Ryan Reynolds. He discusses how the films work for a person who has only passing the knowledge of the universe and how the big bad is obvious.

We also discuss: completely forgetting memorial day, dog texture packs, shooting things, website design and the classic sites of our youth. Plus Ram reveals a dirty secret

Notes:

Creepy indie game Fibrillation HD

Destroy the gangs in Crackdown

Deadpool as a cute yellow electric thing in Detective Pikachu

Explore the ancient sites of Lycos, Yahoo and Ask Jeeves,

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TheSuffolkRam and Skazz



Rand(Nerds); Episode 114

Welcome to Episode 114, the worlds most refreshing podcast.

TheSuffolkRam kicks us off this week by talking about Far Cry New Dawn, Retaking hope county in the post nuclear war from the end of Far Cry 5 and we learn about the magic of Ethanol and how awesome Pigs are.

Skazz has joined the dark side by buying an XBox and using the Window 10. Hes then been stealing chests and killing skeletons in Sea of Theives

Ram then finishes us off by talking about Re-watching the re-imaged version of Battlestar Galatica

We also discuss the world most refreshing beer, what Burton on Trent has contributed to the UK, how Nintendo and Sony are switching sides

Notes:

Retake Hope County for the glory of the China! in Far Cry New Dawn

Try not to crash the boat in Sea of Thieves

Is one of your family a Cylon? find out in Battlestar Galactica

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TheSuffolkRam and Skazz

Rand(Nerds); Episode 113

Welcome to Episode 113, this week brought from the comforts of suit’s

Skazz has been carrying on the theme of playing Ys games, with the PS2 era Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim. Also he has carried on repairing his dodgy arcade cabinet.

TheSuffolkRam has been carrying on with his D&D adventure writing. He tells a few tale of his psychotic band of adventures. He then discuss playing as a variety of strange things in the art like game Everything.

We also discuss the possible discontinuation of Google Hangouts, and also the announcement of upcoming release of the PlayStation 5.

We also discuss Ram’ role as Kingpin in the new Marvel reboot and his woodworking ability. We, also discuss the quality of local timber and builder merchants. and our alter egos caused by wearing suit’s (Skazz evicts a lot of people).

Notes:

Continual Adol’s adventures in Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim

Be a cow, a goat, a tree, a leaf, a piece of pollen and even hydrogen in Everything.

The news of the new PS5 being launched

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Rand(Nerds); Episode 112

Welcome to Episode 112

We kick off with a embarrassing start, as neither TheSuffolkRam or Skazz have been playing any game. But We’ll press on!

Skazz has been restoring a second hand arcade cabinet that has been previous ‘customized’ by an owner who perhaps should have stayed well clear. He talk about his fun times with dodgy control, bad screens, too much glue and dicing with CRT death.

TheSuffolkRam has been making whole worlds as hes been creating a home brew campaign for his D&D games. He also talk about the upcoming Borderlands 3 and the reaction of review bombing of Borderlands 2. We also talk about the Epic game store and privacy on the internet.

Notes:

Don’t be Skazz and get you cabinet from a dodgy add in a local newspaper. Try the Uk-Vac forums instead

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Rand(Nerds); Episode 111

Welcome to Episode 111, with a slightly late start to the livestream due to arguments over captain scarlet.

TheSuffolkRam has been playing shop in his spare time as well as at work, with Shoppe Keep. He been supplying warriors, wizards, rouges and druids with weapons, armor and potions. As well as zapping thieves and running a pub.

Skazz has been continuing his adventures with Adol Christin in Ys: book 2, or to give it full title -Ys II: Ancient Ys Vanished – The Final Chapter. He been losing needed items by giving them to random NPC and getting lost in mazes.

Hes also been playing Dragon Quest Builders, Hes been re-building a village after everyone else forgot how to.

We then move onto a binge of space disaster films with Ram watching the Russian made Salyut 7, the fictional Europa Report and the classic Apollo 13

We also discuss tricking flat earthers and annoying teenage aliens on their spring break jolly’s

Notes:

Explore the exciting world of fantasy retail in Shoppe Keep

Classic adventure game Ys II: Ancient Ys Vanished – The Final Chapter

Create you own village in Dragon Quest Builders

Need to scratch an itch of Space Diaster films: try Salyut 7, Europa Report and Apollo 13

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Cheers

TheSuffolkRam and Skazz