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098: Game Club - To the Moon

In Game Club, we pick a game to both play seperately that we've never played before, and then come together on the show to discuss our thoughts. This time, we picked up To the Moon.

Jalada played To the Moon on Nintendo Switch, whereas Sefran played on Windows. They're both very different versions, which we discuss in the show! It's also available on OS X, Linux, Android and iOS.

Sound-byte 056: Your Lie in April <Ani-byte>

In this Sound-byte Sefran has the floor and continues his mini-series coinciding with his 'Anime Project 365', where he plans to watch an episode of anime every day for the whole of 2020 in an effort to catch up with shows that have passed him by.

This time, it's the 2014-15 anime Your Lie in April. In the UK, Subs and dubs are available on both Crunchyroll (for free!) or Netflix.

097: Borderlands Retrospective

In this episode we take a deeper dive into the history of the Borderlands games.

Sound-byte 055: Isle of Armo(u)r

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Jalada has picked up the new DLC for Pokémon Sword & Shield and gives us his hot take.

096: Whiteboard simulator

In this episode Jalada gives us his thoughts after a few hours of playing Half Life: Alyx on the Oculus Quest (via Link).

Sound-byte 054: Exploring Elite

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Jalada has been playing a lot of Elite: Dangerous lately, which has given him a new perspective on the game and where it sits in the genre.

095: Track & trace this

In this episode we take a look at some of the controversy around app-based contact-tracing to identify possible COVID-19 infections. Conversation begins around a quote from the BBC panel show Have I Got News for You.

Clip used is from season 59 episode 6 of Have I Got News for You, first aired in the UK on BBC One on 7th May 2020.

Sound-byte 053: Durarara!! <Ani-byte>

In this Sound-byte Sefran has the floor and continues his mini-series coinciding with his 'Anime Project 365', where he plans to watch an episode of anime every day for the whole of 2020 in an effort to catch up with shows that have passed him by.

This time, it's the 2010 anime based on the light novel series Durarara!!(!)

094: Big Windup: cleanup hit, or shortstop?

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 Big Windup!, also known as Ōkiku Furikabutte, or Ōfuri.

Sound-byte 052: Chimera Squad

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Sefran is a big fan of XCOM so it's no surprise that he picked up the new installment on launch. Here's his thoughts so far.

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