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117: Year in Gaming; 1986

In this episode we continue our recurring segment where we discuss the most important and interesting games of a particular year. In episode 106 we covered 1985. This episode we take a look at the games of 1986.

Games discussed:

  • All the Smash Bros characters
  • Dragon Quest
  • Castlevania
  • Space Quest
  • Out Run

Sound-byte 075: Microsoft Discord XP

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. We've been following the news of a potential purchase of Discord by Microsoft.

Sound-byte 074: Little Witch Academia

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. This one's for our anime-loving listeners; Sefran has been watching Little Witch Academia and is ready to try and convince you as to why you should watch it too.

Sound-byte 073: Pokémon returns to Sinnoh

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Nintendo have completely ruined our schedule with all of these new announcements; this time there's Pokémon news that Jalada is quite excited about...

114: Nintendo Direct February 2021

We break in our publishing schedule to discuss the latest announcements from Nintendo. What looks great, and what looks kinda meh?

Sound-byte 072: Emergent Gameplay

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Sefran has been reuniting (remotely) with old friends playing Yu-Gi-Oh! and we discuss an emergent gameplay mechanic that's been...emerging...in Elite: Dangerous.

113: Animal Crossing Retrospective Part 1 ("Nooks Cranny")

In this first part of a two-parter we do another retrospective look back on a key video game series. Previously we've spoken about Borderlands back in episode 97. This time it's Animal Crossing.

Sound-byte 071: How Epic are Epic?!

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Epic Games have released some statistics about their online store in 2020 and we discuss them.

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