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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Rand(Nerds); Episode 70

Welcome to episode 70

Once again middlemeister has abandoned us in favour of a BBQ.

Skazz has somehow managed to find time to play games despite it being the summer holidays. He’s become addicted to Rocket League. a physics game that combines football, cars and rockets. he talks about getting pwned in his first game and how he drive a Delorean

TheSuffolkRam has been hunting for signals in Bad Robot’s new game The Signal From Tolva. Exploring an Alien plant, taking control of robots and tough combat all in search for a mysterious signal.

Skazz talks about the recent Splatoon 2 splat fest that took part in after last podcast. His once again talks about his dislike of the character Pearl, the new maps for the event and overall dislike of them. he also talks about which he prefers more, Splatoon 1 or 2?

We talk about the recent hacking of HBO and the stolen episode, we have a rant about big companies lack of security and why their not learning.

We also discuss our pitch for a possible reboot of a computer themed Harry Potter, We talk about our favourite out of the Call Of Duty and Battlefield series of game, as well as discussing other military games. We look back at our old school fun times in older multiplayer games. we also discuss other non computer games including badminton, crochet and horse polo plus a new form of doping.

Notes:

You too can be owned in a game by Korean School Girls in Rocket League

Take Control of drones and hunt for The Signal From Tolva

The results of splatfest for Splatoon 2

When did you start/stop playing The Call of Duty or Battlefield series

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TheSuffolkRam’s Maize – Lets Play – Part 2: For want of a nail

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

Welcome to the seconded part of TheSuffolkRam’s Lets Play of Maize. I carry on at the Farmhouse trying to find a way to remove a rusty nail from an out building, getting stuck for the first time in this play through. After a bit of work, I make my way to the barn and silo

Rand(Nerds); Episode 69

Welcome to episode 69

In this episode Skazz has not been playing anything due to the summer holiday. So it left to Middlemeister and TheSuffolkRam to pull it all together.

We kick off with Middlemeister, who’s been playing the heavily patched Mass Effect: Andromeda, searching out into the galaxy to find and terraform golden planets. We discuss improved game play, semi fixed facial animations, exploring planets and the new Nomad vehicle.

Ram has been playing a simple, funny first person adventure puzzle game with Maize, he talks about Russian stuff bears and trying too hard at humour.

Midddlemeister talks about the upcoming release of the Snes mini, the dangers of game and console pre-orders and once again how much we hate scalpers

Skazz talk about the next splatfest, how ice cream was fighting ice cream and the future choice of mayo vs ketchup and his dislike of Perl. He also looking forward to the new Steinsgate game Chaos;Child

We celebrate the future passing of Adobe Flash. We look at its past and also talk about other older pieces of software. we also take pots shots at JavaScript and how its so ingrained in the web. We also splurge into a discussion into Piracy and why people do it.

We also discuss our various Methods of character creation and the business possibility of battle pig, the changers to PlayStation plus, a brief Game Of Thrones talk including t-shirt news, splatoon 2’s splatfest, how rubbish NowTv app is and MySpace

Notes:

Now patched and almost fixed: Mass Effect: Andromeda

Find the sereicts of sweetcorn with Maize

Watch out for scalper with the Snes Mini

The new Steins Gate Chaos;Child

Read about the joys of Flash and JavaScript

How one line of code can ruin everything, Tom Scott shows us how

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