Chris, Alex and Marsh arrive belatedly at the zeitgeist of September 2018 with a helluva yikes. Like gazpacho soup, enjoy these takes cold: World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth and Shadow of the Tomb Raider.

  • Fortnite done some big numbers. But are they that big? Yes, but imagine the concurrents if you had to feed buses of children into the slavering maw of Dot Cotton.
  • Mask of the Rose is the new game from Failbetter, the devs behind Fallen London. It’s a visual novel romance set in the same sinister world.
  • Hit the colonial apologia bullseye in World of Warcraft.
  • Acknowledge the badness of raiding before raiding ever harder still in Shadow of the Tomb Raider.
  • Teardown is a really good game that knows precisely what it needs to be. But do its players always know that?
  • Does Not Commute is a previous game by the Teardown dev.

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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.