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SaladCast 118 (7th September 2014) – Batmanization

Posted by Rob, September 8, 2014 5:18 pm

At this moment, writing something topical and entertaining seems to be the last thing my brain wants to attempt. Having just finished my working day, my thoughts are littered with fragments of code, all swimming through a sea of tabs, keywords and semicolons, battling for my attention. They will not get it now but their time of rest is some way off. Developers are weird.

In this episode we discuss our old game making endeavours (again), Unity, New 3DS, Twitch, Quantum Break, Pokken, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions, Gamergate, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon, Starbound, Kerbal Space Program, Batman: Arkham City, Civilization V, Mario Kart 8 and there’s also our “now fast becoming a regular feature” bit where Zac gives FTL advice.

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Gameplay – Final Fantasy VII, Parts 22 and 23

Posted by Rob, September 4, 2014 6:17 pm

Time to catch up with our old friend, FFVII again. For those that missed this on YouTube here are the two most recent videos. Secrets are revealed, Weapon does some stuff and there’s gas!

Eating – The Spinning Noodle Fork

Posted by Rob, August 25, 2014 10:19 am

Once it arrived, this had to be done. Watch Rob attempt to stuff his face with noodles with a spinning noodle fork on his first try. Could this be the future of noodles?

Note that we’re aware the audio is bit skippy. It recorded like this for some reason and so there are weird cuts.

SaladCast 117 (24th August 2014) – Tiny Witcher

Posted by Rob, August 25, 2014 10:17 am

So despite it being an episode with a number that coincides with one of Rob’s favourite game series, we fail to bring up the connection with John-117, better known as Master Chief. So now the connection has been made Rob can continue his internal monologue that constantly hypes the Halo Master Chief Collection.

In this bumper episode we talk a lot of crap but also mention Gamescom, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Super Time Force, Super Time Force Ultra, Forza Horizon 2, Minimum, Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, Guardians of the Galaxy, FTL, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon, Beyond: Two Souls, The Witcher 2, Crimson Dragon, Tiny & Big in Grandpa’s Leftovers, Evolve and other nonsense.

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SaladCast 116 (10th August 2014) – Crimsonhogg

Posted by Rob, August 11, 2014 8:33 pm

It’s time for your randomly timed Suffolk knowledge lesson. If you know any of the facts mentioned during this segment you can give yourself a face five.

This episode covers Super Time Force, Crimson Dragon, Reus, Thauncraft 4, Microsoft Mahjong, FTL, Rob’s PS2 and other random musings.

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SaladCast 115 (27th July 2014) – Artisan Chip Van

Posted by Rob, July 27, 2014 11:55 pm

It’s quite nice that the “home nations” can still win international medals at the Commonwealth Games. But don’t think too hard about it as you’ll soon realise that we’re only beating ourselves. I’ll take it though.

In this episode there’s a noodle fork update, Broken Age, EVE Online, Minecraft, Destiny, Crysis 2, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Super Time Force, Titanfall, The Pinball Arcade, Kerbal Space Program, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and chicken produce enhanced by the wind.

Replace “Chip” with a less clean word.

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Gameplay – FTL Again

Posted by Rob, July 23, 2014 6:51 pm

Zac attempts to teach Rob how to correctly play FTL after his admission on the SaladCast that he sucks at FTL. Check out their complete run in two parts.

SaladCast 114 (12th July 2014) – A Link Between Lost Worlds

Posted by Rob, July 13, 2014 10:07 am

Trying to organise three people to all be available for a few hours at the same can be surprisingly difficult. I totally see why personal assistants and secretaries are a thing. Here’s to you.

This week we talk about, the World Cup, Rebellion, Fortnite, Team Fortress 2, Banished, Child of Light, EVE Online, Sonic Lost World, Guild Wars 2, Destiny, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Sonic 2 HD, Battleborn, Broken Age and other rubbish.

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LATS: Lightning = Anger

Posted by Rob, July 13, 2014 9:53 am

Look at this sherbert. Coming up with original promotional material and art must be tough, but there are times when I think people aren’t trying anymore. Take these two promotional images found on Steam recently. Apparently these are not the same game but if it wasn’t for the title text how would you know?

Might and Magic Dual of Champions and Risen 3 promotional images.

SaladCast 113 (28th June 2014) Banished Sonic Child

Posted by Rob, June 29, 2014 10:12 am

Now that England are out of the world cup we can all focus on the important things in life such as appropriate utensils for eating noodles.

In this episode of the SaladCast we cover New Super Mario Bros. U, Bravely Default (it’s back!), Sonic Lost World, Child of Light, EVE Online, Guild Wars 2, Banished, the Steam Summer Adventure, Halo: Spartan Assault, FIFA 14 and Rob just had to get a PvZ mention in here too.

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SaladCast 112.2 (15th June 2014) E3 Conferences, Sony and Nintendo

Posted by Rob, June 16, 2014 4:08 pm

Are you ready for Part 2 of our E3 blowout?

Sony and Nintendo face the scrutiny of the team including: Destiny, The Order: 1886, Entwined, Infamous: First Light, Little Big Planet 3, Bloodborne, Far Cry 4, Dead Island 2, Battlefield Hardline, Disney Infinity, Magicka 2, Grim Fandango, Let it Die, ABZU, No Man’s Sky, Playstation TV, POWERS, Ratchet and Clank, The Last of Us Remastered, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, GTA V, Batman: Arkham Knight, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s end, Super Smash Bros., amiibo, Yoshi’s Woolly World, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, The Legend of Zelda, Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Bayonetta 2, Hyrule Warriors, Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, Xenoblade Chronicals X, Mario Maker, Splatoon, StarFox, Mario Party 10, Sonic Boom, Codename: S.T.E.A.M.

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SaladCast 112.1 (14th June 2014) E3 Conferences, Microsoft, EA and Ubisoft

Posted by Rob, June 15, 2014 11:23 am

OH boy, oh boy, oh boy! Do we have a pic-a-nic basket’s worth of news for you! E3 has happened so it’s time for us to take you through the press conferences and criticise every new game that we will not be playing for some time yet.

In part one of a special two part SaladCast we’ll guide you through the Microsoft, EA and Ubisoft presentations featuring: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Forza 5, Forza Horizon 2, Evolve, Assassin’s Creed Unity, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Sunset Overdrive, Dead Rising 3, Dance Central: Spotlight, Fable Legends, Project Spark, Ori and the Blind Forest, Halo: Master Chief Collection, Inside, Cuphead, Mighty No. 9, Rise of the Tomb Raider, The Witcher 3, The Division, Scalebound, Crackdown, Sims 4, UFC, NHL 15, PGA Tour, Madden 15, Dawngate, Mirror’s Edge 2, FIFA 15, Battlefield Hardline, Far Cry 4, Just Dance 2015, Just Dance Now, The Crew, Shape Up, Valiant Hearts: The Great War, Rainbow Six: Seige

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Gameplay – Final Fantasy VII, Part 21 – Snow

Posted by Rob, June 14, 2014 9:40 am

After all the drama of the last episode, the game dials it back a bit with some plodding around in a snowy wasteland. Join Zac and Rob for Disc 2 action in Final Fantasy VII for the PC.

SaladCast 111 (31st May 2014) – Transistor Kart

Posted by Rob, June 1, 2014 10:59 am

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In this episode, running really long, we talk about Mario Kart 8, Watch_Dogs, Wifi interference, Smash Bros., Garden Warfare, FTL, Transistor, New Super Mario Bros. U, PixelJunk: Eden, Super Hexagon and personal finance.

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Gameplay – Final Fantasy VII, Part 20 – The Famous Bit

Posted by Rob, May 26, 2014 10:01 am

You simply MUST know what’s coming right? I mean it’s that bit. THAT BIT! Join Zac and Rob as they play through one of the defining moments of FFVII on the PC.

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