Rand(Nerds); Episode 142

Welcome to episode 142, We’re still locked down, so sorry for any audio problems.

TheSuffolkRam has been trying to find a lost boy in The Vanishing of Ethan Carter. You have to solve a series of murders using some strange supernatural abilities

Skazz has revisited Ys on the TurboGrafx-16, But mainly he and Ram have been playing Player Unknown: Battlegrounds. Turns out we are the best players currently on the Stadia version…. sort of…

We also discuss more Hunt Showdown including Ram’s issues with spiders

Ram has been watching a terrible film with Jurassic World: Unnecessary sequel, sorry, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

We also discuss horse style hair cuts, t-shirts, and confusing tourists, and how we would run a counter-terrorist organization.

Notes:

Deduce the clues and find Ethan in The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

Think you good at Battle Royal? try an take Ram and Skazz on Pubg, now available on Stadia

Still hunting in crazy monsters in Hunt Showdown

Go visit Hope County

Another bad dinosaur movie with Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Cheers

TheSuffolkRam and Skazz

Games Night 2020-06-09: Hunt Showdown (Ram gets scared)

Skazz and TheSuffolkRam return to the bayou in another Hunt Showdown for this weeks game night

Unfortunately for Ram he gets to encounter one of his favorite creatures, the duo have to hunt and take down the spider monster. Triggering Ram Acrophobia.

They also get into a tense cat and mouse game with a pair of other players with burnt bodies and hiding in bushes.

You can Join Skazz and Ram on their game nights everyweek. Check out their twitch channels below:

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Rand(Nerds); Episode 141

Welcome to episode 141, Kicking off with discussing of our preferred lockdown supermarkets, and negotiation with Covid-19

Skazz kicks off with discussing the now western relase of Phantasy Star Online 2. A games that has been out in Japan for appormently 8 years. They’ve made a number of changes to the game, which Skazz is less then please about.

TheSuffolkRam has been playing very Deus Ex feeling cyberpunk game with Observer, a mostly walking simulator with some survival horror elements. A really deep dark word involving mind rape, nanobots that eat people, and a big evil corporation.

We talk about out newest feature, the Rand(Nerds); Game Night. We’ve played a couple of games. A co-op puzzle game We Were Here in which skazz freezes to death, drowns, and gets stabbed. whilst Ram gets murdered. Plus how we got totally owned in Hunt Showdown.

Ram talks about his continuing delve into HOTAS gaming, and his strange key configs.

Notes:

Rapid leveling in Phantasy Star Online 2.

Explore peoples minds as a cyberpunk police officer with Observer_

Finding Observer_ FOV sickening? Here a guide to fix that.

Check out our Game Night videos here.

Our first two Game Nights games: We Were Here and Hunt: Showdown

Thanks for Listening, Come watch our next Livestream on the 20th June 2020 at 21:30 GMT+1 on our YouTube channel  and Twitch

Cheers

TheSuffolkRam and Skazz

Games Night 2020-06-02: Hunt Showdown (first look)

We return for another of our games nights, this week trying out recent shooter Hunt Showdown.

We take on the roles of hunters trying to track down a variety of strange monsters in a horror wild west setting. Along the way we have to deal with strange creatures and other players who are also after the quarry and are quite happy to kill and steal to win.

This is our first try of the game, TheSuffolkRam has just player the tutorial mission, Skazz hasn’t played it at all. Watch us stumble our way around and get owned by other players. But overall we still had a blast and look forward to trying our luck again.

You can Join Skazz and Ram on their game nights everyweek. Check out their twitch channels below:

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Games Night 2020-05-26: We Were Here

Skazz and Ram meet up on the interwebs for the first of our co-op game nights. In this episode we have to work together to find our way through a strange castle in ‘We Were Here’.

Ram takes on the role of guide, with Skazz having to navigate himself around the site. During this time the pair miss obvious clues, freeze to death, drowned and get murdered

Rand(Nerds); Episode 140

Welcome to episode 140

Continuing with the lockdown podcast, excitement comes in many ways, first with Skazz having KFC, and TheSuffolkRam has purchased a new HOTAS joystick.

Skazz has been shooting and spamming grenades in space with Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. The scrappy child of the CoD series.

TheSuffolkRam has revived a old space strategy game he previously talked about on the podcast. Galactic Civilizations 3, a game demanding of your time and computer RAM. He talks about the campaign he playing and also some of things the game is missing, and also some of the strange balance decisions

We also discuss the random selection of films Ram has been watching, Skazz “finishing” Animal Crossing and our phone call strategies.

Notes:

Miss chicken? You can now order KFC!

TheSuffolkRam having joy in sims with his new Thurstmaster HOTAS Warthog

Spam grenades in space with Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare

Take of the galaxy and also your RAM in GalCiv 3

Thanks for Listening, Come watch our next Livestream on the 06th June 2020 at 21:30 GMT+1 on our YouTube channel  and Twitch

Cheers

TheSuffolkRam and Skazz

Rand(Nerds); Episode 139

Welcome to episode 139

Skazz has been going old-school with playing the early Call of Duty’s, we discuss the impact of CoD on the gaming scene, it good and bad points and scripting as a story telling tool.

TheSuffolkRam has been reliving classic Half-Life 2 style game with the Mod/Stand alone game Transmission: Element 120. he talks about getting back into half-life, dodgy AI and half-life Alyx.

We also briefly discuss season two and three of Attack on Titan

We also discuss Ram’s office and his impeding spider infestation, as well his life as an essential worker. Dangerous ladders, and what to do in a plane crash.

Notes:

Skazz has been getting his shooter fix the Call Of Duty 1, 2, 4: Modern Warfare 1 Modern Warfare 2 and Modern Warfare 3.

Ram has rekindles his Half Life 2 itch with Transmissions: Element 120

Thanks for Listening, Come watch our next Livestream on the 23rd May 2020 at 21:30 GMT+1 on our YouTube channel  and Twitch

Cheers

TheSuffolkRam and Skazz

Rand(Nerds); Episode 138

Welcome to episode 138, continuing lock down

Skazz has got round to trying out the Final Fantasy 7 remake and now has a somewhat different opinion to last week. He talks about what they have expanded and added, and how it feels more like busywork than an enjoyable expansion.

TheSuffolkRam is still playing Green Hell, the semi-hardcore survival game, now going hunting and exploring more of the world. Plus some of the new neat features hes found in the game.

Ram has been surprising himself by watching the Star Wars show The Mandalorian. available on Disney Plus.

We discuss Ram’s return to work, Slow mo Max Payne fever dreams, EA’s development cycle

Notes:

Skazz mixed feelings after playing more of the Final Fantasy 7 Remake

Still surviving in Green Hell.

A good Star Wars series: The Mandalorian

Thanks for Listening, Come watch our next Livestream on the 23rd May 2020 at 21:30 GMT+1 on our YouTube channel  and Twitch

Cheers

TheSuffolkRam and Skazz

Rand(Nerds); Episode 137

Welcome to episode 137, still in Lockdown

Skazz talks about the first part of the Final Fantasy VII remake, how they’ve changed the game combat, improved the graphics and extra story information

Ram has been surviving in the Jungle in Green Hell, building huts and getting poisoned by spiders

Ram has also been watching the furry dream Beastars, with bizarre rabbit physiology

We discuss Ram’s new cycling hobby, plus a brief refresh on Animal Crossing

Notes:

Great reboot Final Fantasy 7 Remake

Die by spider in Green Hell

Do you want a Rabbit in a bikinis try Beastars

Thanks for Listening, Come watch our next Livestream on the 25th April 2020 at 21:30 GMT+1 on our YouTube channel  and Twitch

Cheers

TheSuffolkRam and Skazz

Rand(Nerds); Episode 136

Welcome to episode 136, Our first lockdown episode

We discuss how we’re coping with isolation and staving off the cabin fever.

Skazz has been completing day-to-day tasks for cute animals in the perfectly timed release of Animal Crossing.

TheSuffolkRam has taken a trip back in time with the old-school style game BattleTech , leading a mercenaries mech company in this turn-based game.

Plus we talk about Panic buying Warhammer models and magnetization, Ram game-making exploits and how to survive isolation.

Notes:

Repopulate your deserted island with Animal Crossing

Lead your mercenary in Battletech

Plus, behold! ram Badly Painted Magnetic Riptide

Thanks for Listening, Come watch our next Livestream on the 11th April 2020 at 21:30 GMT+1 on our YouTube channel  and Twitch

Cheers

TheSuffolkRam and Skazz