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We've released 14 episodes about Elite: Dangerous:

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.

111: Upcoming Games of 2021

Welcome to 2021. A new year, a new set of video games to look forward to. As is Octal FM tradition, in today's episode we give you a rundown of all the games we're looking forward to in 2021.

Games we discuss:
  • Elite Dangerous: Odyssey
  • Cyberpunk 2077 <trollface>
  • Back 4 Blood
  • Warhammer 40k: Darktide
  • Mass Effect Legendary Edition
  • Horizon Forbidden West
We also talk more generally about the state of video games, and touch on a few other games in the process.

110: Games of 2020

In this episode we're joined by Toni to talk about the games we enjoyed playing in 2020.

We talked about a whole bunch of games:

102: Lockdown Games

In this episode of Octal FM we discuss games that we've found good for lockdown, and others we think might work well for you too.

Any game can be a 'lockdown' game if you're super in to it, but in the episode we pick out a few categories and specifics, including...
  • Games to relax: Elite Dangerous, Telltale Games back catalogue.
  • Games to focus: Cook, Serve, Delicious!, Monster Hunter, VALORANT.
  • Games to organise: Animal Crossing, Civilization VI.
  • Games to socialise: Final Fantasy XIV, JackboxTV.

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.

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