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Sound-byte 090: Dune Review

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Jalada was very excited to finally go and see Dune in the cinema. But did it live up to his expectations?

132: Jalada makes a Baccano!

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 watched the anime adaptation of the light novel series, Baccano!

Sound-byte 089: Cowboy Bebop Netflix Adaptation Anticipation

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. We've both been watching the new information and trailers from Netflix's Cowboy Bebop live action with...interest!

131: Year in Gaming; 1988

In this episode we continue our recurring segment where we discuss the most important and interesting games of a particular year. In episode 124 we covered 1987. This episode we take a look at the games of 1988.

Games discussed:
  • Mega Man 2
  • Altered Beast
  • Battle Chess (yes, really)
  • Ninja Gaiden
  • Super Mario Bros 3

Sound-byte 088: Star Wars Visions

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Sefran is pretty stoked that some of his favourite anime studios got given access to the Star Wars IP...

130: Game Club - Star Wars: Squadrons

In Game Club, we pick a game to both play separately that we've never played before, and then come together on the show to discuss our thoughts. This time, we picked out a game Jalada has been meaning to play for a while, so snuck it in to the game club list: Star Wars: Squadrons!

Sound-byte 087: Oedo Onsen Closure

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Sad news about one of our recommended tourist destinations in Tokyo...

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.

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