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Gameplay – Psycho Pinball (PC)

Posted by Rob, February 19, 2017 1:32 pm

Sometimes a pinball game can go beyond the confines of reality and introduce a party trick to keep things interesting. Psycho Pinball has one that Zac and Rob don’t mind seeing again.

SaladCast 181 (12th February 2017) – Assanic Danger

Posted by Rob, February 13, 2017 7:58 pm

Confusion is a state that can be so easily adopted by a weak mind. Don’t be a weak mind. Be free and let our nonsense wash over you like those fake rain machines that help you sleep a little.

In this episode there’s Thumper, Valve’s box of 3, Joe Danger 2, Boost Mode, Overwatch, what “Open World” is, Tetris, FTL, Assassin’s Creed IV, Sonic Generations, gun puns: the game, garbage old games and more Factorio.

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Gameplay – Sonic Heroes (PC), Part 10 – A Chaonapping

Posted by Rob, February 5, 2017 1:28 pm

It’s time for the next pointless and partially canonically impossible segment of Sonic Heroes to come to an end as Team Rose confront Eggman in an attempt to rescue their friend things.

SaladCast 180 (29th January 2017) – Enter the Black Flag

Posted by Rob, January 31, 2017 5:39 pm

It’s at time’s like these that we can be very grateful that creative people can come up with worlds better than our own. Escape to the country/sea/space/factory with some SaladCast.

In this episode: Xbox news, Enter the Gungeon, DiRT4. double plus bad, Overwatch, speed running, Factorio, Rhianna, Assassin’s Creed 4, Homeworld and more.

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Gameplay – Enter The Gungeon

Posted by Rob, January 22, 2017 9:49 am

In a tower full of bullets and puns, Zac decides to bring a noob to a roguelike. Rob cocks about and finds his head revolving after we load Enter the Gungeon on our machine… gun.

SaladCast 179 (14th January 2017) – Switchboy

Posted by Rob, January 15, 2017 6:35 pm

With Microsoft shrinking into the corner and Sony standing smug, Nintendo decides now is the time to throw some punches. The Switch is on the way with many a “click” and a few ice cubes.

Also in this podcast: Owlboy, Creeper World 3, Homeworld, Marvel Vs Capcom 3, Ridge Racer 6, Overwatch, Shenzhen I/O, Scalebound and all the Switch games we care about.

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Collision Software – The Games Factory 1

Posted by Rob, January 7, 2017 11:32 am

Once upon a time, three idiots thought they could make some games with rudimentary tools. Here’s some of what happened.

SaladCast 178 (29th December 2016) – GOTY 2016

Posted by Rob, December 30, 2016 11:31 am

“Negative Chromostereopsis” is one of the words I learnt this year and so are “post-truth” and “Brexit”. But while there’s a lot of bad stuff to take away from this year you can also learn about the great year of games we’ve had and the SaladCast is ready to educate you. There’s also some sucky stuff for balance and fun but let’s celebrate! This special SUPER-LONG episode has us figuring the best of the best that we saw and honoring them with possibly the least prestigious GOTY on the internet.

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SaladCast 177 (18th December 2016) – Thumpfall

Posted by Rob, December 19, 2016 10:42 am

Escape from seasonal commercialism by losing yourself in a chat about products that you can buy! Welcome to your unavoidable fate, 2016!

In this episode there’s Thumper, glasses, Switch patents, Civilisation VI, Twilight, Titanfall 2, Planet Coaster, Rocket League, Overwatch, some films, EVE and Coin Crypt.

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Gameplay – Sonic Heroes (PC), Part 9 – Team Rose, Easy Mode

Posted by Rob, December 18, 2016 2:13 pm

Let’s start this nightmare again but this time following the characters who are most likely to lose someone close to them, again and again again. Clumsy fools. Team Rose at least make it easy on Zac and Rob to progress a bit more quickly.

SaladCast 176 (4th December 2016) – Titanisation Coaster

Posted by Rob, December 5, 2016 7:53 pm

Apparently Rob isn’t allowed to follow the normal event rundown format after this episode so enjoy the full coverage of The Game Awards and PSX for the last time… maybe.
Along with those big deals we have, Titanfall 2, bathtub coffee, Planet Coaster, hauliers, Team Fortress 2, microphones, Civilisation VI and Donker Bier.

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Gameplay – Planet Coaster

Posted by Rob, November 26, 2016 2:39 pm

Zac has been eagerly awaiting a game to top the heights of Roller Coaster Tycoon so perhaps some of the makers of that classic can rise to the challenge. Zac and Rob ride the rails of Planet Coaster on PC.

SaladCast 175 (20th November 2016) – Shovel Coaster

Posted by Rob, November 21, 2016 10:28 am

All work and no play make the SaladCast short… ahoy.

In this episode we have more Civilisation VI discussions, review what’s being said about PS4 Pro, play that theme park game again with Planet Coaster, watch some films and chip away at Shovel Knight. There’s some switch rumours and a reviews review in there too.

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Gameplay – Sonic Heroes, Part 8 – I’m Not Real

Posted by Rob, November 13, 2016 2:37 pm

With Shadow coming over the crest of Mount Existential Crisis, Team Dark can focus on getting done whatever it is they want to get done. Zac and Rob make them do some stuff.

SaladCast 174 (5th November 2016) – Viva Civilfield 1

Posted by Rob, November 6, 2016 10:21 am

It takes more the two buckets of fried chicken and a selection other vaguely brown food items to truly contain the will of the SaladCast. We know, we’ve tested it.

In this episode there’s Battlefield 1 battling, Civilisation VI civilising, Costume Quest questing, Overwatch watching, Factorio factorising, Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise troubling and Jetpac refueled refuelling.

You can always have more chicken.

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Gameplay – Costume Quest

Posted by Rob, November 3, 2016 3:35 pm

So Halloween may be in blatant disregard to modern dental hygiene and child safety standards but some good video game stuff comes out of it. Zac and Rob fill their bags in a well timed outing via Costume Quest as part of their Steam A-Z.

SaladCast 173 (23rd October 2016) – Infinite Switchilization Box

Posted by Rob, October 24, 2016 10:35 am

Big stuff happening in game world! You need to hear it! No time for idle chit-chat, get podcasting fool! GO GO GO!

We got the Nintendo NX Switch-ing it up, Red Dead Redemption 2, Civilisation VI, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Infinifactory, Battlefield 1, Jackbox Party Pack 3, Grand Theft Auto V, Rocket League and maybe the last we’ll hear of Factorio.

Get to listening!

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Gameplay – Sonic Heroes , Part 7 – To DIE For

Posted by Rob, October 23, 2016 1:20 pm

Shadow begins to realise the nature of his existence and Rob forgets all about it. It’s Part 7 of Zac and Rob’s blundering through Sonic Heroes on the PC.

SaladCast 172 (9th October 2016) – Affordable Engineer Theft

Posted by Rob, October 10, 2016 2:10 pm

October is here and games are starting to come out for us to mostly ignore. Instead we talk about, XCOM 2, PSVR, Shadow of Mordor, running, Space Engineers, GTA V, FAST Racing NEO, Theatrythm, pay-to-spray, Affordable Space Adventures, Team Fortress 2 and always more Rocket League.

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Gamplay – Project Highrise

Posted by Rob, October 8, 2016 11:06 am

Get hype for town! Zac teaches Rob how to get high in Project Highrise, spiritual successor to Sim Tower on PC.

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