Ben Nother

Ben is like a fine wine, he spends far to much time in cellars. He deliberately developed a stutter and a slur and walks with a limp to conceal his raging alcohol problem. Once beat up a fish for looking at him funny. Ben hosts the Tanked up podcast, but we are pretty sure he isn't aware of that.
  • It’s ok to take a break from gaming

    It’s ok to take a break from gaming, to have a little down time. It seems an odd thing to have to say, to suggest we need to consciously take a break from our hobby but sometimes it’s really needed. An extended break is not something we often talk...
  • Tanked Up 170 – Bloodstained Skies

    Ben and Aadil had a little trip out last night so this weeks episode has some beer chat but doesn’t feature any drinking, boo, hiss, we know. Ben and Aadil went to The Good Measure for a tap take over from The Kernel and tell Lucy all about the...
  • A PlayStation Plus Confusion

    Where’s PES 19 gone. One day we were getting a football game and Horizon Chase Turbo as the July games for PlayStation Plus. The next it was a couple of single player decision based experiences and Horizon Chase Turbo. The announcement came via the PlayStation Blog as an update...
  • Tanked Up 169 – Walking Through Hyrule

    Ben, Lucy and Aadil discuss Draugen and walking sims, Super Mario Maker 2, various Konami collections, Cadence of Hyrule and what insane game TV shows we’d like to see following the FF14 announcement. We drink beers from Magic Rock, Pressure Drop, Townsquare brewing, Cloudwater and Adnams....
  • Tanked Up 168 – Universalization Observation

    As Aadil’s still in Canada we discuss the take over of Wild Rose Brewery by the larger Candian brewer Sleeman Breweries (Sapporo), Lucy dives into Void Bastards and Ben has played a load of games including Tabletop Gods, Devlover Bootleg, Gato Roboto and Observation. Aadil has also been enjoying...
  • Does it matter that Sony missed E3?

    This is a question which has been on, almost, everybody’s minds as this year’s briefings have all wrapped up. It’s a hard question to answer; for me at least. I think it’s both yes and no as the arguments I have with myself sway every time I think it...
  • A 2019 Tanked Up E3 Bethesda chat

    Aadil, Lucy and Ben return to run down their favourite bits from the Bethesda conference....
  • A 2019 Tanked Up E3 Xbox chat

    Lucy, Ben and Aadil chat through the things they enjoyed the most and least from Microsoft’s Xbox E3 briefing....
  • Tanked Up 167 – American Astrologaster

    Aadil, Ben and Lucy discuss American Fugitive, Steamworld Quest, the Castlevania collection, A Link Between Worlds and Astrologaster. There is also a note here about E3 Strands but we’ve no idea what that means. Ben drinks ‘New Best Friend’ from Left Handed Giant and the North Brewing and Other...