In which Chris, Graham and Tom S try to unravel the sorcery behind the Dota 2 Compendium’s spectacular success, appreciate the joy of hyperspace in Elite Dangerous and discuss important matters of etiquette when duelling internet opponents in Blade Symphony.

Also discussed: the thorny issue of repurposing historical events for schlock entertainment in Wolfenstein: The New Order, the game about gun-toting Romantic poets that nobody will ever make, and a few things that scare us deeply. No, it’s not Nigel Farage in a mech suit.

Our intro music is by The Mandibles from their track Clambake. Many of the band members now tour as Count Bobo And The Bullion.