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Gameplay – Half Life, Part 7 – Xen and the Art of Quicksave

Posted by Rob, February 25, 2019 6:04 pm

Good thing there’s nothing weird and naked on the other side of that teleporter thing…. oh.

SaladCast 233 (10th February 2019) – God of Astrothem

Posted by Rob, February 11, 2019 7:59 pm

One theory about the SaladCast is that we are just part of a long flashback sequence. In the present, two spiky haired dudes charge up for a bit of a fight. We do not yet know how we are relevant to the greater plot. Perhaps we’ll get there.

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Gameplay – Half-Life, Part 6 – Time Is Short

Posted by Rob, February 2, 2019 11:40 pm

Zac and Rob guide Gordon through his efforts to escape the bombardment of Black Mesa. He might end up travelling a bit far.

SaladCast 231 (13th January 2019) – Counterworks: Tetris Offensive

Posted by Rob, January 14, 2019 7:01 pm

The holidays are over but Dan’s internet didn’t get the memo. Instead of our usual host we get invaded by DJKippling instead to find out about his 2018.

In this episode: CS:GO, Stormworks, Tetris Effect, Yoku’s Island Express, Red Dead Redemption 2, Super Smash Bros., Rocket League, A Way Out, and more.

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Gameplay – Half Life, Part 5 – The Cliff Crab

Posted by Rob, January 14, 2019 6:21 pm

It’s finally time for everyone’s favourite headcrab! Surface Tension remains one of the more memorable parts of the Half Life campaign.

Gameplay – Half Life, Part 4 – It’s a Residue

Posted by Rob, December 24, 2018 7:05 pm

Black Mesa makes an Amazon warehouse look like a tiny ant farm. Just how much residue is there to process? Zac and Rob investigate.

SaladCast 229 (16th December 2018) – Resmash Brotion

Posted by Rob, December 17, 2018 6:47 pm

We are rapidly running out of 2018 and GOTY looms, but the games keep on coming. It’s like developers just don’t respect our time.

In this episode, the Epic Games Store, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, The Game Awards announcements, Red Dead Redemption 2, Oxygen Not Included, a filmy bit and a foody bit.

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Gameplay – Enter the Gungeon – Vengeful Chickuns and Drakens

Posted by Rob, December 16, 2018 12:48 pm

Not every run can be a gem. May Zac and Rob present you with the evidence.

SaladCast 228 (1st December 2018) – Dead on Ruins

Posted by Rob, December 2, 2018 12:13 pm

By jove I think we’ve got it! How about those smooth tones?

In this episode there’s a TV review, Red Dead Redemption 2, Onrush, Rise to Ruins, Oxygen Not Included and Forza Horizon 4.

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Gameplay – Half Life, Part 3 – Fail Rail

Posted by Rob, December 1, 2018 11:57 am

Trundle with us through even more ridiculous parts of Black Mesa, this time on a train. Note that the train does not make this section quick as you would expect.

SaladCast 227 (18th November 2018) – Oxydead Horush

Posted by Rob, November 19, 2018 1:53 pm

Mic check, 2, 2. Still some issues with the sound this week, Zac’s mic clearly failed us, but it’s getting better. More equipment is on the way!

In this episode: Onrush, Red Dead, DiRT Rally 2.0, Oxygen Not Included, Forza Horizon 4, Final Fantasy XV, stock sound effects and aggressive noise reduction!

Expert mic rigging with string, tape and chairs:
Expert mic rigging

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Gameplay – Lethal League Blaze

Posted by Rob, November 19, 2018 8:34 am

So what have Zac and Rob learnt from baseball based combat? That your feet are vulnerable and that there ‘aint nothin’ like a funky beat.

SaladCast 226 (4th November 2018) – Blaze Dead Included

Posted by Rob, November 5, 2018 6:17 pm

This week we present the SaladCast to you in glorious “Work in Progress Sound”! We’re trying a different equipment configuration but there’s still some kinks to iron out so please bear with it this week.

In this episode: Red Dead Redemption 2 (of course), Lethal League Blaze, Diablo Immortal, Spiderman, Oxygen Not Included and zero food talk! We’re trying to get through a podcast without being too hungry at the end.

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Gameplay – Half-Life, Part 2 – They’re Not Mercs

Posted by Rob, November 5, 2018 6:00 pm

As the Freeman works his way through Black Mesa, the danger grows. Bigger aliens, bigger guns and bigger vats of goo.

SaladCast 225 (21st October 2018) – Oxygraviman

Posted by Rob, October 22, 2018 8:59 am

It’s time for another wealth of ear sweets to tickle your tastebuds. Downwardly load it now to get the juices jumping for good times. Booyah.

In this episode: Antigraviator, Oxygen Not Included, God of War, Rise To Ruins, Super Mario 3D Land and a distinct lack of anecdotes.

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Gameplay – Half-Life, Part 1 – Crabs in Vents

Posted by Rob, October 19, 2018 10:33 pm

Zac involuntarily takes Rob back in time 20 years to the year of video games and the release of the first Half-Life game. Shame the timing doesn’t work out to be half our lives ago but ho-hum.

SaladCast 224 (7th October 2018) – Goderman Ruins

Posted by Rob, October 8, 2018 8:43 am

I’m typing this description whilst needing to pee in the hope that something golden comes out…

In this episode we talk about Spiderman, hands on your face, God of War, Soul Calibur VI, hot tubs and Rise To Ruins with the usual dose of news and nonsense.

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Gameplay – Enter The Gungeon – Superfluous Lageons and Drazers

Posted by Rob, October 3, 2018 7:47 am

This run’s got more pew pew than a church!

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