Alex, Chris and Marsh bear witness to the spherical design crimes of Battlefront II, sweat bricks in formidable hell-Tetris game, Schwerkraftprojektionsgerät, and return to their happy place, the cursed murder-swamp of Hunt: Showdown.

No one needs to own this many maglites.

  • GeForce Now game streaming thing is out… now! But what is it and why is it? The most definitively nonplussed takes abound.
  • It’s a bit like Stadia, which is Google’s similar attempt to answer a question that maybe no one is actually asking.
  • A voice echoing from a distant age of game industry folly: Cliffy B opines on the reasons for Lawbreaker’s failure, revealing himself to be a soul of an almost plangent innocence, and also completely and very obviously wrong.
  • Dan Houser has left Rockstar and will now ride off into the sunset, pursued by a bear.
  • “I like the noises and sounds” – the highest of praise for the canonically cavalier Battlefront II.
  • Stephen Lavelle’s multi-directional Tetris game: Schwerkraftprojektionsgerät. It sounds too hard for me, but apparently it gets Alex’s pendulum swinging.
  • Hunt: Showdown – has any surplus disemboweled horse asset been recycled into a more perfect form? No.
  • Homoerotic death-by-misadventure-during-a-stag-weekend simulators: Mordhau and Escape from Tarkov.
  • Golly, what a silly joystick.
  • Alex done books! Britsoft and Japansoft!
  • The interviewer with the name we dare not mangle: John Szczepaniak
  • Consume Chris’s paeon to Roombas in text-based multiplayer simulator hackmud.
  • You should not, and blessedly cannot, consume Chris’s horny AVP mods.
  • Third mage lucky: the correct name of the Eagles’ song, used for the theme-tune to the BBC’s Hitchhiker’ Guide to the Galaxy, is Journey of the Sorceror
  • Pour one out for A Year of Rain, Daedalic’s unloved RTS.
  • I don’t even know what point I was trying to make during this conversation. The falldown juice had begun to take hold.

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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.