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Salacast 251 (6th October 2019) – Bloodstained Goose Awakening

Posted by Rob, October 7, 2019 8:01 pm

Somehow October has crept up on us in a lederhosen. Stay vigilant out there.
In this episode we have pretending to care about Star Wars, Oktoberfest history and some games that don’t involve a screen alongside the games that need a screen. That’ll be Gears 5, Untitled Goose Game, Bloodstained and Link’s Awakening then.

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Gameplay – Creature in the Well

Posted by Rob, October 4, 2019 10:27 am

It’s pinball… ish. It’s all Rob needed to hear. Zac’s here too of course.

SaladCast 250 (22nd September 2019) – Gubble Gobble

Posted by Rob, September 23, 2019 11:00 am

In this episode: The return of Kitchen Bitchin’, UK lootbox regulation news, France vs Steam, Gears 5, Tetris 99, Stormworks, Void Bastards, SNES on Switch and Guild Wars 2.

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Gameplay – Sonic Advance

Posted by Rob, September 14, 2019 10:19 am

Whilst Sonic was messing with the third dimension on the “big” consoles”, the handheld Sonic games stuck to 2D and were generally OK. Sonic apologists Zac and Rob are here to demonstrate with the boilerplate Sonic Advance.

Saladcast 249 (8th September 2019) – Detroid: Become Gears

Posted by Rob, September 9, 2019 10:47 am

Getting older means forgetting about a lot more things a lot more regularly. Take this episode for example. It’s easy to forget that it ever existed, on time, and on happysalad.net before now. *cough*

In this episode: Sunflowers, EPIC store fail of the week, Nintendo Direct news, Void Bastards, Gears 5, Stormworks, Trackmania Turbo and more!

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Gameplay – Everything

Posted by Rob, September 2, 2019 10:04 am

A thing about things, being things, and making more things. Let’s add two talking things to make a video thing.

SaladCast 248 (25th August 2019) – Turbo Gamescom

Posted by Rob, August 26, 2019 11:34 am

In this episode we’ve got some juicy Gamescom news. That’s right, we have more content! And not even a single mention of that Sheeran bloke taking over our town…
WE got Gears 5, Kebal Space Program 2, Disintegration, The Touryst and some stuff we;ve been playing like Trackmania Turbo, Horizon Chase Turbo and nothing else that’s turbo.

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Cadence of Hyrule, Disintegration, Everspace 2, Gears 5, Horizon Chase Turbo, Kerbal Space Program 2, Ori and the Blind Forest, Oxygen Not Included, Sonic Forces, The Touryst, The Witcher 3, Trackmania Turbo, Two Point Hospital, and more!

Gameplay – Eufloria

Posted by Rob, August 26, 2019 10:35 am

Eufloria invites you to relax alongside the calming sounds of plant based warfare. Two creatures, mad with violence, attempt to soothe their anger.

Gameplay – Oxygen Not Included

Posted by Rob, August 23, 2019 10:16 am

Oxygen Not Included has released its Launch patch, so now is the time for Zeg to get back in there and make a video by himself, not subjecting Rob to another management game. See what Zeg considers ‘fairly standard’ in the start of a base, even with new additions, and head to the link below for secret episode 0 for a look back into an alternate past (and also the map seed, if you want that).

Ep0: https://youtu.be/ww0SrzJKPmE

SaladCast 247 (11th August 2019) – Yakuza Not Included

Posted by Rob, August 12, 2019 12:25 pm

The summer months always bring out a certain grumpiness within the leaves of the Salad. Time for some juicy rants about pretty anything other than video games, which this podcast is still about, apparently.

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Sonic Forces, Part 5 – Shadow’s Episode

Posted by Rob, August 5, 2019 12:06 pm

The Sonic Forces DLC promises to explain the mysteries of Infinite’s origin and what Shadow was up to during this time. Rob loves a good origin story. This ‘aint one.

SaladCast 246 (28th July 2019) – 2 Nine 7 Horse 99

Posted by Rob, July 29, 2019 8:13 pm

In this podcast we get a fridge update from Dan, a fan update from Zac, a film update from Rob and then run out of ‘f’ and talk about tea. This is a podcast about video games.
Also feel free to point out the parts where the team inaudibly groans at bad jokes.

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Gameplay – Kerbal Space Program – Apollo 11

Posted by Rob, July 29, 2019 7:24 pm

If you thought you could find solace in the silence of space, think again! Zac and Rob’s vocal chords tear across the inky black as a bit of a tribute to Apollo 11.

SaladCast 244 (13th July 2019) – Facuza Townami

Posted by Rob, July 14, 2019 4:08 pm

The games industry is on a bit of a holiday so it’s up to us to fill the void….

Most of us have played games.

In this episode, Nintendo Switch Lite, the Steam sale aftermath, the National Dex, Yakuza Kiwami, Factory town and padding.

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Gameplay – Escape Goat 2

Posted by Rob, July 14, 2019 3:58 pm

Why are the sheep trapped? Why is the goat purple? Why does the mouse have a magic hat? How do they understand keys? None of these puzzles are solved by Zac and Rob, but they solve some others.

SaladCast 243 (30th June 2019) – Kiwadence

Posted by Rob, July 1, 2019 7:06 pm

After taking in all three E’s, Dan is taking time off leaving Zac and Rob to bumble through.

In this episode Zac rants about the Steam sale game, Rob gets extreme with Yakuza Kiwami, Cadence of Hyrule drops by and the regular suspects are still here.

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Gameplay – Lethal League Blaze – You’re Toxic

Posted by Rob, July 1, 2019 6:42 pm

A new character stepped up to the plate some time ago. Zac and Rob introduce themselves to more of a battering.

SaladCast 242 (15th June 2019)- E3 2019, all of it

Posted by Rob, June 16, 2019 11:13 am

We’re taking a risk here. This year we’re going to try and crack through all of E3 in a single podcast. It’s gonna be big!

In this Podcast:

12 Minutes, Age of Empires 2, Ancestors: The human Odyssey, Animal Crossing New Horizons, Astral Chain, Autochess, Baldurs Gate 3, Battalion 1944, Battletoads, Beyond Good and Evil 2, Blair Witch, Bleeding Edge, Borderlands 3, Brawlhalla, Cadence of Hyrule, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Circuit Superstars, Commander Keen, Control Rogue Corps, Cristales, Crossfire X, Cyberpunk 2077, Daemon X Machina, Deathloop, DOOM Eternal, Dragon Ball Z Kakarot, Dragon Quest XI S, Dying Light 2, Elden Ring, Elder Scrolls Blades, Elite Squad, Empire of Sin, Evil Genius 2, Fallout 76, FIFA 20, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered, Final Fantasy VII Remake, Final Fantasy VIII Remastered, Final Fantasy XIV, Fire Emblem Three Houses, Fligh Simulator, For Honor, Forza Horizon 4, Gears 5, Gears Pop!, Genesis Noir, Ghost Recon Breakpoint, Ghostwire Tokyo, God and Monsters, Griftlands, Halo Infinite, Just Dance 2020, Kingdom Hearts 3: Re Mind, Lego Star Wars, Life is Strange 2, Luigi's Mansion 3, Maneater, Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3, Marvel's Avengers, Midnight Ghost Hunt, Minecraft Dungeons, Mosaic, Ni No Kuni, No More Heroes 3, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, Outriders, Panzer Dragoon, Phantasy Star Online 2, Phantom Brigade, Planet Zoo, Pokémon Sword and Shield, Psychonauts 2, Rainbow Six Quarantine, Rainbow Six: Siege, Roller Champions, RPG Time: The Legend of Wright, Sea of Solitude, Shenmue 3, Skatebird, Songs of Conquest, Spiritfarer, Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order, Starmancer, State of Decay 2, Super Mario Maker 2, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Tales of Arise, Telling Lies, Terraria, The Dark Crystal: Tactics, The Division, The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening, The Outer Worlds, The Witcher 3, Trials of Mana, Valfaris, War of the Visions: Final Fantasy Brave Exvius, Wasteland 3, Watchdogs Legion, Way to the Woods, Wolfenstein Youngblood, Yooka Laylee and The Impossible Lair, and more!

Sonic Forces, Part 4 – You Think You Can Stop The Sun?

Posted by Rob, June 15, 2019 12:14 pm

Eggman has let enough arbitrary time pass for the master plan to begin! Zac and Rob discover how many straight roads he left for them to beat bosses on.

SaladCast 241 (2nd June 2019) – Spileste Strops

Posted by Rob, June 3, 2019 7:57 pm

This more advanced recording setup we have affords us a little more comfort as the temperature rises. Notice how little we whinge about it!
In this episode there’s some early E3 news from Activision and Kojima, the now regular Epic and Randy Pitchford segments and Celeste finally gets played.

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