Notorious hobbledehoys Pip, Tom F and Tom S gather to discuss gaming matters of the day, including the plot of Half-Life 2: Episode 3, XCOM 2: War of the Chosen, Ken Follett’s The Pillars of the Earth, Destiny 2, Dead Cells and bums.
Plus! Your questions and finest game name substitutions. Show notes:
- BIG NEWS OF THE WEEK. Vermintide 2.
- ALSO Dontnod are doing something narrative next year.
- Marc Laidlaw laid out the plot of Half-Life 2: Episode 3.
- XCOM 2: War of the Chosen is hard work but great.
- Here’s Pip’s review of Ken Follett’s The Pillars of the Earth (chapters 1-7)
- Destiny 2 is comiiiing aaaaaah!
- The Dead Cells daily challenge has some issues.
- IKEA VR Pancake Kitchen is supposed to be good??
- Before Quern, there was the game Tom S could not remember the name of. It’s Valley.
- Games to learn controllers with: Batman: Arkham challenge rooms, Crypt of the Necrodancer (though you need to do some rebinding to get it working, details in this FAQ), Portal.
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