Tom, Marsh and two-thirds of a bottle of whiskey consider the fate of Valley of the Gods, indulge in Russo-phobic whack-a-mole in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and ponder space, loss and buttons in Still There.
- Campo Santo’s Valley of the Gods is now officially on hold as its creators move onto other projects at Valve.
- But not everyone had a wheelie desk to wheel away, as Duncan Fyfe’s plangent tweets make plain.
- Death Stranding’s landscape is not the product of Avalanche’s proprietary engine – but of Guerilla Game’s proprietary Decima engine!
- Gradually stab a Russian man in the leg with screwdrivers in the new Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. Grim stuff!
- No bang with the podge man, though.
- John Walker’s new website is called Buried Treasure! I probably should have said that out loud on the podcast. Anyway. It’s nice!
- Still There: sad man in space simulator / point & click.
- Nice man telling you about wine and pigs: Sam Neill.
- Disco Elysium is still great. I shouldn’t have save-scummed. I should have plunged screaming into the unfolding shambles man tragedy.
- Is Jack Ryan bad? It’s probably bad.
- Rainbow Six Siege is great, but we yearn for the breach-‘n’-clear co-ops of Clancy games of yore.
- You can play Halo Reach on PC!
- Terrifyingly good sound design in The Hunt: Showdown.
- Scary Norse game Apsulov: End of Gods.
- Tim Hutching’s LARP A Crow Funeral
- Jason Rohrer‘s GDC talk from 2018: “2014 vs. 2018: The Shape of Financial Success Before and After the Indiepocalypse”
- Tom’s review of Star Wars: Bog Standard Jedi.
- Homer Simpson’s rendition of Born Under a Bad Sign. A classic.
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