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 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...
  • Not so New Dad, needs Sega

    It’s been a while since I last talked about gaming within the realms of parenting. My last post on the subject was New Dad Seeks Battle just over two and a half years ago. The New Dad series was written during the first few months of my daughter’s life...
  • Tanked Up 166 – People give Kojima a mean time

    With Aadil in Canada for another week… wait, he’s in this episode? Aadil makes an early afternoon appearance to join Ben and long-time listener, first-time guest Callum Orr. They discuss what Callum’s been up to now he’s a fully fledged member of the craft beer industry, Instagram vs face...
  • Tanked Up 165 – A Galaxy of rogue-a-likes and bullet hells

    With Aadil on the road again we’re joined by Adam Thomas to discuss GOG Galaxy 2.0 and his want for Total War: Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Lucy and Ben have been busy playing a ton of games and bring discussions on Bastion, Totally Accurate Battle Simulator, Glass masquerade,...
  • Enjoying the Game of Thrones endings

    Unlike most of the Internet, or at least the most visibly boosted tweets and comments, I liked how Game of Thrones ended. This isn’t meant as a controversial statement nor as an excuse for the bad parts of the last two seasons. This article is, in part, for me...