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 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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Doctor Who: Season 10 – Episode 5 “Oxygen” – Review

Welcome to TheSuffolkRam’s reviews of Doctor Who Season 10, Episode 5 Oxygen.

In this episode we get to see another great story from Jamie Mathieson, set on a space station where people have been killed by there own suits.

He look at how the Episode reminded him of the game SOMA, Pearl Mackie ever developing acting ability and Matt Lucas more in the limelight.

Rand(Nerds); Episode 61

Welcome to episode 61

Sorry in advance for keyboard noise and fan hum, we had a laptop a bit close to the recording mic.

In this episode, TheSuffolkRam has been paying a combination of two of his favorites series, Total War and Warhammer in the very originally tiled game Total War: Warhammer. A game witch combines turn based and real time strategy. He talks about the Warhammer backstory and world, explains why Skaven are the best army and why Bretonnians are not, the lack of halflings. He also discuss the pain of bad interfaces, his version of diplomacy and the joys of steam rolling across a map.

Middlemeister has been playing the game he gushed about last month with Persona 5. He talks about the combination of school life and deamon dungeon fighting, eating burgers, looking after flowers and fighting PE teachers.

Ram has broken out the ancient technology called a DVD boxed set and has been watching an old J.J. Abrams series called Alias. A early 2000s spy drama that holds up still pretty well and which rejigs itself multiple times, we also discover Ram lack of knowledge of film stars.

Middlemeister and ram discuss series 10 of Doctor Who, we give our concerns of the new companion and talk about the most recent series up and downs.

Skazz has been looking forward to Splatoon 2, hoping this time the lorry wont get stolen on its way to the UK. He also lets slip that his kids have found out that the Nintendo Switch Exists and is not looking forward to his future bank balance.

We discuss the news that Microsoft will soon be allowing refunds for downloaded xBox games.

Notes:

A total war game with magic and orcs? try Total War : WARHAMMER

A TV series using the Total War Engine, with Time Commanders

Get a job in a flower shop and fight daemons with Persona 5

Old school J.J. Abrams spy series Alias

And the actor Ram was surprised has become quite big: Bradley Cooper

Hopefully it wont get stolen this time, Splatoon 2

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Rand(Nerds); Episode 60

Welcome to episode 60

In this feature packed podcast we kick off with Middlemeister playing his new PS4 pro, he tells us about the new optimization features and increase performance from the system. We also discuss the morale’s of updating consoles and the current state of VR.

TheSuffolkRam has been showing his slum landlord way with Project Highrise, he tells us tales on rubbish overflows, lack of lifts and OCD design.

Middlemeister has been catching up to the spin off show from the x-men legion featuring a spoiler you can guess from watching one x-men film, and a woman who can switch places with other people

Skazz has been watching one of his favorite series in Steins;gate which has recently release a dubbed version of a film that came out in 2013. A time travel anime with an incredibility confusing plot.

Middlemeister talks about the long awaited Persona 5 where you both play as a school kid who at night battles supernatural enemies.

Notes:

Increase power with the PS4 Pro

Reach to the sky’s with Project High rise

Spin off x-men show Legion

Looking for a confusing complex Anime with time travel, try Steins;gate

The upcoming game where you can play as a school student: Persona 5

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Rand(Nerds); Episode 55

Welcome to the Rand(Nerds); Podcast episode 55

Skazz had been playing one of Ram’s favorite games, Deus Ex. Hes having a hard time getting into it so Ram tries to sell it to using a weird cake analogy and tales on how to abuse the game.

Skazz has also been playing on private Vanilla World Of Warcraft servers,we talk about how nice the first version was ad Blizzard business practices. We also discuss other MMO’s out there including what Ram wants from an MMO

We have a brief discussion into the TV series of Westworld, with some minor spoilers

Ram has been experiencing the life of a American teenager girl with time travel powers in Life is Strange, He concluded that high school is horrible and talks about the weird way he plays these games.

We discuss the end of the WiiU, the new Nintendo switch and where it will sit in the market and its cost, the loss of LAN gaming and how gaming is now more unsocial.

Notes:

The original and in our view the best of the series: Deus Ex: Game of the Year edition

Facing return to Vanilla World of Warcraft? You can support a group trying to bring back the server

Various superheros MMO one now defunct City of Heroes and two still active: Champion Online and DC Universe Online

Live like an American Teenager with Life is Strange

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Rand(Nerds); Episode 54

Welcome to the Rand(Nerds); Podcast episode 54

Skazz has been playing a 2d side scrolling beat em up Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds, that features dropping time machines on people and characters from other tv series. TheSuffolkRam has been channeling his inner bureaucrat by stamping passports and detaining people for money with Papers, Please.

Skazz has been watching James May build lawnmowers and telephone with his last BBC series The Reassembler, we also discuss TV series presented by the other Top Gear presenters as well. Ram just finished watching the final series of Continuum,and small budget production featuring form fitting suite.

Skazz has been looking forward to a new graphics card, the GTX 1050ti and discusses his hatred of scalpers

We talk about the death of Carrie Fisher and the current morale implications of using CGI actors in films.

We look back at the recently finished steam sales, the bargains we got, and how one of us spent a little bit more then the other. We also talk about what will happen when Gabe Newel merges with steam.

Notes:

A classic 2d side scrolling beat the up Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds

Do you like stamping documents with no care for customer service? either get a job at the post office or play Papers, please

James May at his best, in a shed tinkering with old machines in The Reassembler

Jeremy Clarkson doing history and Richard Hammond doing science

Like the idea of  a Time Traveling woman in a tight leotard from the future? watch Continuum

Join Skazz in lusting over the new GTX 1050ti low profile

The sad news of the death of Carrie Fisher

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