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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.

SaladCast 171 (24th September 2016) – BrEGXit

Posted by Rob, September 25, 2016 5:33 pm

EGX 2016 is has been occurring and with it came long car journeys. As new regulations will inevitably be brought in to enforce the use of podcasts to keep boredom at bay on such journeys, the SaladCast remains ahead of the curve by providing this car-friendly episode. What makes it car-friendly you say? That’ll be the marketing.

In this episode there’s more upcoming game hope discussion, Recore, TGS, Project Highrise, Call of Duty, Factorio, PSVR, Battlezone, Overwatch, Battlefield 1, Aaero, Civilization VI, Redout, Shadow of Mordor, Sonic Mania, Grand Theft Auto V, Rocket League and death by train.

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Sonic Heroes, Part 6 – Phewaa!

Posted by Rob, September 25, 2016 5:08 pm

Whilst making his way through more awkward versions of the same places Team Sonic are travelling through… somehow… Shadow discovers his identity via timely, unexplained prop placement and then kinda denies it for a bit. Team Dark continue their mostly pointless journey.

SaladCast 170 (8th September 2016) – Rocket Field Pro

Posted by Rob, September 9, 2016 3:15 pm

I might as well be talking from my stomach. It’s way louder than my voice right now. Late night McDonanald’s has repercussions.

In a twist of planning the SaladCast is coming out early and hot on the heels of the Playstation Meeting. We can be “Pro” when we need to be, we just mostly choose not to be, get off our case!

In this ‘cast: PS4 Pro, Airbuds?, Battlefield 1 Beta, Super Mario 1, EVE Online, Tricky Towers, Mass Effect Andromeda, Overcooked, Dara O’Brien’s Go 8-bit, Overwatch, Metal Gear Solid V, Planet Coaster, Roller Coaster Tycoon and some brief hype shouts.

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Gameplay – Contraption Maker

Posted by Rob, September 8, 2016 11:10 pm

The makers of The Incredible Machine have used their Rube Goldberg powers to build a device that inevitably created a better version of itself. Zac and Rob welcome the singularity.

SaladCast 169 (27th August 2016) – No Etrian Theft

Posted by Rob, August 28, 2016 7:18 pm

What happens when food colouring, car repair, doorbells and video games combine? The SaladCast emerges in a spontaneous burst of foliage! Also in this episode: No Man’s Sky, interior design, Grand Theft Auto V, PS4 Slim, Titanfall 2, Olympic coverage, Star Citizen, sexy consoles and the general hype status of 2016.

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Gameplay – Sonic Heroes, Part 5 – Team Dark, but why?

Posted by Rob, August 23, 2016 8:56 am

Zac and Rob make a start on Team Dark’s travels to find they are much the same the Team Sonic’s. The only major difference is the mystery of why Shadow, Rouge and Omega are even bothering. We just don’t know.

Saladcast 168 (14th August 2016) – No Man’s Doom

Posted by Rob, August 15, 2016 11:21 am

It’s time for the Salad Games 2016. For the first event we must embrace the new tradition of there being at least one interruption Rob has to deal with per episode. We refer to an classic problem maker, the doorbell. How long into the episode do we make it before it rings? The winner is the closest guess and will win a golden delicious apple they must purchase themselves.

This episode contains fridges, No Man’s Sky, DOOM, keyboards and mice, Factorio, XCOM 2, Nano Assault EX, headphones, Overwatch and the aforementioned interruption.

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Gameplay – Mirror’s Edge Catalyst

Posted by Rob, August 15, 2016 10:38 am

Whilst playing the opening hour of Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Zac and Rob attempt to piece together how it is a prequel to the first game without accurately remembering how the first game went. This should be informative then.

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