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.
  • Tanked Up 204 – Free beer for the NHS and Games to keep us sane

    The first week of a proper lockdown and we’re keeping sane with Jackbox Party games and Disney +. We discuss some of the good initiatives coming out of this global pandemic firstly chatting Brewgooder and their one on us programme of buying a pack to gift to an NHS...
  • Hidden Through Time – Another Take

    A few of us here at Out of Lives have been playing Hidden Through Time, a hidden object “Where’s Wally?” style game from Crazy Monkey Studios. Lucy discussed it on Tanked Up a couple of weeks ago and Lee wrote his review last week. Both of them praised the...
  • Tanked Up 203 – A 9 Beer Meltdown

    It’s the end of the world as we know it and we’re all drinking. Aadil, Ben and Lucy get together to discuss a plethora of topics whilst supping 9 beers between them. Discussed are the adaptation beer brewers, bottle shops and taprooms are having to take at this time...
  • Call of Duty: Warzone – Ben’s Impressions

    Is it Call of Duty: Warzone, Call of Duty – Modern Warfare: Warzone or something even more ridiculous? Ben has no idea but he is enjoying his time with the COD based battle royale mode. He lays out why he likes the game and what it’s doing to keep...
  • Tanked Up 202 – What A Grummy Week

    With the world resembling that of The Division we’re all in need of a beer. Lucy chats about Hidden Through Time, Ibb & Obb, Death and Taxes and touches a little on House Flipper. Everyone has played the preview version of Filament an upcoming puzzle game and Aadil has...
  • Even More Made In Dreams – Top Quality 2

    Ben explores some more excellently made Dreams he’s had the pleasure of already playing. These are all Media Molecule recommended with some even winning awards in the recent IMPYS. The Dreams are Into The Unknown from AGACY, Wind-Up by Fireburn02 and Cubric from returning creator the_burgervan....
  • Even More Made In Dreams – Monster

    Ben explores the search term Monster with three very different Dreams. These are Monster & Son from Cubixphere, Monster Truck Destruction by CHIAKI-MI and Monster FPS Demo V2 from H_ngamer. Why not head over to our discord and chat about the Dreams you’re playing, making or talking about –...
  • Even More Made In Dreams – Top Quality

    Ben plays through some of the Dreams he’s already played and rates highly. These top-quality creations which stand out in a crowded Dreamiverse for their design, enjoyment and humour. The Dreams are Vecta Majoris by Media Molecule, Spherical from xXRazorfistXx, D-Darius by ponyarin and finally Purgatory from Godman250....
  • Tanked Up 201 – Carl’s back for his Final Fantasy

    Ben and Aadil are joined by returning guest Carl Marshall, now of Salopian Brewery. They have a big discussion on the recent ruling by the Portman Group on Lost and Grounded’s label art, then switch into chat on the new Final Fantasy 7 Remake demo. The beers are from...