Tom S and Chris are joined by Alex Wiltshire to discuss Into The Breach’s imminent release, why it’s okay to hunt monsters if they’re bastards, RPG combat design and more.
Plus: a brief return to Subnautica and further musings on the ocean willies therein; the secret missing element to Subnautica’s survival formula; toxicity, Dota 2, PUBG, sport, and why the internet is bad perhaps.
- Into The Breach is out on the 27th of February!
- Tom’s new game is Tactical Breach Wizards.
- Everybody’s playing Monster Hunter World, which is out on PC in the Autumn.
- Tom has been playing Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age.
- Alex has been unpicking the fineries of Divinity: Original Sin 2‘s combat design.
- Here’s Stephen ‘thecatamites’ Gill-Murphy’s talk at Fantastic Arcade, as discussed in episode 216.
- Alex is hosting a panel on the early British games industry in London on the 12th of February.
- …and Tom S and Pip will be at the PC Gamer Weekender, also in London, 17th-18th February.
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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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