Octal FM episodes are concise dives into topics like talking to robots, visiting Japan, making coffee, diversity in tech and why Nintendo is awesome.

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129: Translation & Localisation; effects

In this episode we conclude the discussions from episode 128 and episode 116 by discussing the effects of translation & localisation on the games that we play. One game in particular, which inspired this whole series, is the discussion of this episode: Xenoblade Chronicles 2.

Sound-byte 086: YGO Master Duel

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Sefran is watching the details about Yu-gi-oh! Master Duel with a pessimistic eye...

128: Translation & Localisation; methods

In this episode we continue what we began in episode 116 looking at the world of translation & localisation, this time the various methods and approaches.

Sound-byte 085: Skyward Sword HD

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Our resident Zelda fanatic has been playing Skyward Sword HD on the Switch. But what does he think?

127: Games that define genres - JRPGs

In a new recurring segment we break down the games that we feel define a genre. This time, we tackle JRPGs which aren't our speciality, so we brought Toni on to assist us!

Sound-byte 084: Octal FM 0.84 + 1.01

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Sefran has watched the new Neon Genesis Evangelion film; Evangelion: 3.0+1.01 Thrice Upon a Time. But what did he think?

126: Web-based games

In this episode of Octal FM we take a trip down a rather niche section of memory lane to discuss web and browser-based online games, both singleplayer and multiplayer.

Sound-byte 083: Mini Motorways

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. This week Sefran has been playing Mini Motorways and Jalada was weirdly keen to hear what he thought.

125: Jal Psycho 100

We're continuing our anime-themed Octal FM series! Sefran has watched anime for most of his life, but Jalada has watched almost none. We're changing that. This time, Jalada has been watching Mob Psycho 100.

Sound-byte 082: Steam Deck

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. This week we've been following the news and hype around Valve's new portable gaming PC, the Steam Deck.

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