Aadil Kurji

Aadil Kurji is an enigma. It is said that if you say Aadil into a mirror 6 times whilst standing on his face he will get very angry. Aadil makes up the entire team of the Out of Lives Canadian branch and for that he is sorry. Aadil hosts the popular beer and gaming podcast Tanked Up
  • Tanked Up 91 – Canadian Crowler Prowler

    We talk Child of Light, drunken couch co-op after the Bristol Craft Beer Festival. Aadil talks a little about BoJack Horseman and its emotional realism, and Hexcells: Infinite. But don’t worry Ben played some games: “Total War – Warhammer”, the Chaos Warrior race DLC, “Subsurface Circular” and its very...
  • Tanked Up 90 – Brew Visit to Wild Rose

    We’ve got a real special episode this week. Aadil is on the tail-end of his trip in Canada, and met up with one of the brewers over at Wild Rose Brewery in Calgary, Mark Kerrigan. We start out with the usual challenge of gaming/life balance, then Mark’s partialness to...
  • Tanked Up 89 – Stolen Histories

    This week we start off with a geography lesson, and then straight on to burglary. Weddings and chauffeuring (along with the astonishing reveal about Ben and perogies). We wax intellectual, read: gripe, about time passing and being old and not recognising places we used to live/go to. We then...
  • Tanked up 87 – Gluten-free Testing

    We talk changing difficulty levels and going through old games, and new ones with the new ‘Story-mode’ in Horizon. We then talk about dream jobs tasting beers, and testing video games. It’s Gluten-free week here at Tanked Up. All beers this week are gluten-free for all you celiacs out...
  • Tanked Up 86 – A Free Lunch for your Dollar-Pound.

    We’re back, after a brief summer hiatus and we are talking “Hellblade”, gaming droughts and the room 1 & 2 before moving on to this week’s topic. Loot boxes, pay-to-win and children gambling. Also Aadil gets a little yelly at the end… for biological reasons. Its a special beer...
  • Tanked Up 85 – Pink Beer goes Splatoon

    This week we talk ‘Splatoon 2’, the ‘Destiny 2’ beta, ‘Yonder: the cloud chronicles’ and ‘The Final Station’ before moving on to our topic. A Czech brewery “Aurosa” has emerged releasing the ‘first beer for her’® a pink-bottled number, discussion ensues. Lego may be mentioned. Aadil starts things off...
  • Tanked Up 84 – Craft and other cloudy terms

    As always, we talk the games we’ve been playing, “Yonder: the cloud catcher chronicles”, “Duelyst” & Aadil couldn’t resist talking some more “Superhot” as it is out on PSN now, with its VR counterpart as well. Our topic this week is all about “craft” vs independent beer, and how...
  • Tanked Up 83 – Gamers United Against Dementia (Live)

    This week is quite a special one, as we opened up the 13-hour livestream for “Gamers United Against Demnetia”. We talk memory games, times our memory has failed us in games, games as part of dementia/memory research, games as both preventative and palliative brain care, and a whole lot...
  • Tanked Up 82 – Single Beers and Steamy Sales

    We talk “Submerged”, the beautiful more exploration than narrative NEWS game, killing and surviving in “Dead by Daylight”. Our topic this week is Sales! Particularly the big sales events of the year, e.g. steam summer, and seemingly never-ending sales in games that tease our pocketbooks constantly. Aadil rabbits on...