Rand(Nerds); Episode 75

Welcome to episode 75

We kick off with our plans for next year for a 24 hour livestream hopefully for charity.

We then get onto the main  game talk with Skazz kicking us off by talking about command block in Minecraft, leads to his child destroying the world. We also talk about various story from the servers we’ve playing, including Skazz bad neighbours and Ram wish for destroying the world.

TheSuffolkRam has been playing a couple of games, first a previously mention VR sickness inducing game Emily Wants to Play. IT’s a first person free roaming Five Night at Freddie’s inspired game, very cheap but very basic. Hes also been playing a text based game based round hacking with Code 7. We also talk more Hacking games and game with limited interfaces.

Ram has also been watching season 2 of The Expanse, a hard sci-fi series about a possible alien incursion into our galaxy and the politics between the three main factions.

Finally we talk about the fact that AI has now beating Captcha potentially spelling the end for this annoying feature. And our hatred of modern website designs and security.

We also talk about Agricultural Degrees and Computer courses and our own development. Also the Alien films and computer games.

Notes:

Destroy the world with Minecraft

A cheap slightly scary game with Emily Wants to Play

A game about hacking computers with Code7

A very enjoyable hard Sci-fi with The Expanse

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Rand(Nerds); Episode 74

Welcome to episode 74

Skazz kicks us off with his report on Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star on the switch. A warrior style game featuring lots’ of enemy and a confusing story line.

TheSuffolkRam has returned to Borderlands 2 due to the purchase of glasses (it make sense in context). He talks about strange guns and some of the strange humour.

Skazz talks about the recent splatoon splatfest fest including a in depth discussion on which way toilet roll should be put on the holder and the quickest way to empty the roll. We also talk about the next splatfest decision of Vampire or Werewolves and discuss the benefits of each. And it implementations in various games.

TheSuffolkRam talks about the newest version of Warhammer 40k (8th edition), talks about the changes to how the game works for the both the good and the bad. As well as discussing other game workshop products.

We talk about IGN’s take over of Humble Bundle, and what the implications might be.

Finally we talk about the recent spate of Loot boxes appearing in games and the recent ruling that they not classed as gambling by ESRB

We also discuss the queen housing situation, how to get everyone in Britain to hate us, and out various dreams

Notes:

Hack and slash in Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star

Crazy weapons and expensive DLC in Borderlands 2

See TheSuffolkRam history of how he got into Warhmmer 40k, plus here is the new version

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TheSuffolkRam’s Maize – Lets Play – Part 8: Main labs

Caution: Due to poor FOV this game can produce motion sickness

Welcome to the Eight part of TheSuffolkRam’s Lets Play of Maize. In this part I continual in the main labs where I found myself yesterday. I find out what the facility tried to do as a last ditch attempt to get back some money. I gather some materials and call for coffee, finally I have another encounter with the white faced corn.

Rand(Nerds); Episode 73

Welcome to episode 73

Middlemeister has briefly returned to us once again to discuss the story of his purchase of his new SNES mini, including missed buses and after hours openings. He also talks about the games on it as well. We look at the difference between the NES mini and some strangely missing games.

TheSuffolkRam has been playing another FPS puzzle game with Infinifactory. Building complex assembly lines making box based object for his alien overlords and getting random items as rewards.

We then begin discussing the new Star Trek series, Star Trek: Discovery. Big spoiler warning for this one. Ram wasn’t impressed, Middlemeiester preferred it more. We talk about the opening two episodes, the character development in it, the futuristic space ships and revamped Klingon’s.

We briefly talk about Wolfenstein 2 and the lack of automatically health recovery and why were glad quick saves don’t exist in real life.

We talk about the upcoming splatfest and the physic of toilet roll.

We also talk about Skazz domain of little people and the return of his WiiU

Notes:

Relive you childhood (if your old enough/young enough) with the SNES Mini

Another hard puzzle game with Infinifactory

The new Wolfenstein 2

Awesome or Awful? Make your mind about the new Star Trek

 

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Rand(Nerds); Episode 72

Welcome to episode 72

We kick off with discussing Black Mesa, the remake of the original Half Life. Both TheSuffolkRam and Skazz has been playing this following on from last episode discussion, Rams been getting nostalgia, Skazz less so.  We discuss our opinions on it, as well as Half Life in general and an alternative theory on Gordon Freeman.

We then move onto talking about Ram’s latest purchase, an Oculus Rift, he talks about the joy of setting it up, the magic that is VR and both good and bad game experiences.

We also discuss the various pictures appearing on Skazz’s Linux computer, writing on animals, Ethernet’s, boilers, health apps, and Skazz experience playing laser tag.

Notes:

Old school nostalgia, or overrated remake? Black Mesa

Enter the world of VR with the Oculus Rift

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Rand(Nerds); Episode 71

Welcome to our bumper long episode 71 birthday podcast.

We kick off talking about the next splatfest and the relative pros and cons of the superpowers flying or invisibility.

We then move onto the most important news of the month, it’s our birthday! join by making sure you have cake and beer available while listing to this podcast.

TheSuffolkRam kicks off with talking about space capitalism sim Offworld Trading Company, He discuss cornering the market on water, pirates and dealing with stocks.

Skazz has been playing GTA5 over the last few weeks. He talk about his experience trying to playing the game online, and we discuss our preferred GTA games.

Ram talks about re watching Star Trek: The Next Generation, this lead onto talk about Star Wars and other series such as a large talk about Breaking Bad, the last season of it and out favourite characters from it. We also talk about Better Call Saul, and what other spin off we would like to see.

We talk about the shut down of Miiverse and its impact on games, and we also discuss other online services coming to the end.

Finally we talk about the recently released ‘fan fiction’ of Half Life Episode 3 by head writer Marc Laidlaw, and our opinions of the games series.

We also discuss pig piggyback ride, mobility scooters and The Animals of Farthing Wood.

Notes:

Rule mars with money in Offworld Trading Company

Get killed by campers online in GTA 5

Does the idea of Miiverse sound cool, tough its closed down

Marc Laidlaw Half-life 2: Episode 3 ‘fan fiction’

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TheSuffolkRam’s Maize – Lets Play – Part 7: Raising the last ring

Caution: Due to poor FOV this game can produce motion sickness

Welcome to the Seventh part of TheSuffolkRam’s Lets Play of Maize. After the tractor incident yesterday, I have upset the corn and need to find a way to play them their favourite song in order to get them to forgive me. After doing this I managed to get back inside the lab and have to play combative cranes with my least favourite corn. Finally, I’m able to raise the last ring and get deeper into the facility