Oh for a reality with no consequences, full of stealthy whales and throwable tomatoes. This is the promise of Valve’s Vive VR, which Tom F’s had his head in at GDC recently. Meanwhile, Marsh loses himself in Ori’s blind forest and Tom S manages to find a game about spaceships he doesn’t like.

Also on the pod: brilliant animations, marvellous game prototypes, games that make us suffer, the difference between platforming sections and QTEs, and a BBC drama about GTA. All that and more, in episode 84.

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