Chris, Tom and Tom discuss Artifact, the Dota 2 International, Hellblade, Shadow Tactics, The Shrouded Isle, Lawbreakers and more.
Please note: we discuss the recent Hellblade debate, including some mechanical spoilers, from around the 28 minute mark to the 49 minute mark. After that, there’s a less-potentially-spoilery chat about the game itself.
- Here’s the announcement trailer for Artifact.
- …and this is the reaction it got. Contrast with this trailer for a patch number from last year.
- Here’s the other side of Valve, as represented by the International 2017 intro.
- Ninja Theory’s Hellblade has much to recommend it, including a brave willingness to play with your expectations.
- ‘neil degrasse tyson watches a movie’ by ProZD.
- Tom S has been playing All Walls Must Fall, a pre-nuclear tactics game set in Berlin clubs in 2089.
- Tom F has been playing Shadow Tactics.
- Chris has been playing The Shrouded Isle and Lawbreakers.
- Here are links to our last two Christmas episodes: 2015 and 2016.
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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.
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