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 139 – Rockstars of the Obra Dinn

    Everyone’s here for this episode retreading recent games. We all further discuss Red Dead Redemption 2 and somehow slide in Ori, Origins and Overwatch. We have a little discussion around two of Rockstar’s other games, Red Dead Redemption and The Warriors. Talk briefly lands on socks before we revisit...
  • The full PlayStation Classic line up

    It’s here. The full list of games for the PlayStation Classic were revealed on the PlayStation blog earlier this week. I previously put forward a bunch of games I’d like to see on the machine and, a few of them are actually appearing on it. Here I’m going to...
  • Tanked Up 138 – Missing the Red Dead Party

    This week Ben and Lucy get stuck into a discussion on Red Dead Redemption 2 but before that they’ve found some time to play a few other games appropriate for this time of year. Kicking off this week Ben gives his initial impressions of party murder simulator ‘Party Hard...
  • Tanked Up 137 – Obra Dinn and board games

    This week Lucy is the only one who has played a video game so we delve into the realms of board games once again. Aadil kicks off the episode chatting about ‘Coup’ and ‘Codewords’. Lucy then gets into ‘Return of the Obra Dinn’ basically telling Ben and Aadil that...
  • What I want from the PlayStation Classic

    Last month Sony announced, via the PlayStation blog, that the PlayStation Classic would be launching later this year (2018). Similar in concept to Nintendo’s classic re-released consoles it will come pre-loaded with a number of classic games which originated on the PlayStation. So, what do we know about the...
  • Tanked Up 136 – A Beautiful Environment

    Ben’s beautiful garage recording space gets invaded. Aadil joins him in the garage for a few beers whilst Lucy comes through via the internet. They discuss the mobile puzzler ELOH and chat the beautiful Far: Lone Sails. In full flow a second invasion occurs and Kim appears for the...
  • Where next for Netflix’s Iron Fist

    Netflix have announced that, after two seasons, Iron Fist has been cancelled. Reported by Deadline a joint statement was released between Marvel and Netflix which reads; “Marvel’s Iron Fist will not return for a third season on Netflix. Everyone at Marvel Television and Netflix is proud of the series and grateful for...
  • Tanked Up 135 – Aadil’s Birthday Magic

    Aadil has returned to join Ben and Lucy on his Birthday! We kick off with a further discussion on supermarket beers, how they’ve expanded and what that means for quality. Aadil’s been investigating the Magic: The Gathering Arena open beta and talk turns to digital collections, libraries and digital...
  • Tanked Up 134 – Events, Closures and Crossplay

    Ben and Lucy get together to discuss their recent outings to Taps Beer Festival, Bristol Craft Beer festival and to EGX. They chat the idea of the attendance of brewers / game developers, big queues, big beers, local beers and what they enjoyed from these events. Lucy played some...