Tom S is joined by Jamie and, I believe, a blackbird to chat formative gaming experiences, co-op caving in Deep Rock Galactic, oddly named leggings in Injustice 2 and the many delights of the Steam Deck.

  • Jamie cut his teeth on games like SpaceQuest and Monkey Island.
  • Defunct game mag of yesteryear: PC Zone.
  • It rubs the lotion Spelunky on its skin or else it gets the hose again.
  • The Binding of Isaac – melding compulsive roguelike session game with dark psychological themes.
  • Chris likes the screaming meatboys of medieval melee Mordhau.
  • Jamie and Tom have been playing the co-op space-dwarf bug-blaster Deep Rock Galactic, accurately pitched as “Minecraft and Left 4 Dead smashed together”.
  • Vermintide and Chivalry 2 are games cut from a similar blood-soaked cloth.
  • Hunt: Showdown is a very stressful co-op FPS about shitty cowboys and cursed swamps.
  • Tom has fallen off the Space Horse of Destiny 2.
  • Injustice 2, the DC comics beat-em-up from the makers of Mortal Kombat.
  • Some of Tom’s favourite fighters are found in the Guilty Gear series.
  • Valve’s chunky handheld: the Steam Deck!
  • Some games Jamie’s been playing on his Steam Deck: Darkest Dungeon, The Binding of Isaac, Noita, Jupiter Hell, Sniper Elite 4, Spelunky, Elden Ring.
  • The suspend function makes it easy to garrote people during your lunch-break. What a convenience!

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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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