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  • Tanked Up 160 – Twisted Topics

    We are joined by Carl Marshall, @ThaBearded1, of Twisted Barrel Ales to chat all things video games and beer. Carl chats the games he enjoys like Nippon Marathon and not having the time for bigger experiences. He then posses the question, what are the similarities between video games and...
  • Tanked Up 159 – The Awesome Adventures of Accessibility

    Ben and Lucy are joined by fellow OOL’er Alex Waite who’s been playing The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit and The Sims 4. Lucy wants to discuss game difficulty and accessibility and Ben asks “Can EA fuck up Star Wars?”. Alex brings three beers from the ‘Citizens of Everywhere’...
  • Tanked Up 158 – So much beer, so little politics

    A slightly bigger beer week this episode as we all drink 3 beers each. We also discuss some more Division 2 and Ubisoft’s issues with political narratives, Lucy’s been playing Photographs and tells us how harrowing it can be and we finish on a little word about the Taps...
  • Tanked Up 157 – Baba is Beer

    In a week where Lucy doesn’t drink Ben and Aadil start with two big beers. Ben drinks the ‘Maiden 2017’ Barley Wine from Siren Craft Brew whilst Aadil has Northern Monks ‘Honour’, a West Coast IPA. With these beers come some games. Lucy has played and chats Kuso, Yorkshire...
  • Tanked Up 156 – It’s not about Politics

    We’ve all played games! Whooo! Lucy kicks off the discussion with Tick Tock: A tale for two, a co-op synchronous puzzle game then briefly touches on Engare. Ben and Aadil have been playing The Division 2 and try to focus this week on the positives of the game. Politics...
  • Tanked Up 155 – Cracking down on the Occupation

    This week the gang get together to discuss Lucy’s time with The Occupation, the major bugs in Anthem, Slime Rancher and the curation on the Epic store. They then finish discussing Crackdown 3 and Days Gone being solid games but not groundbreaking. They all sink two beers each this...
  • Tanked Up 154 – Capcom are killing it but where’s Dino Crisis?

    We chat about a lot in this episode, too much to explain here. Ben and Aadil kick off the episode and Lucy joins the fray about an hour in. There’s also a little appearance from a birthday girl. Whilst it’s just Aadil and Ben they drink Cloudwater’s IPA dedicated...
  • Tanked Up 153 – Game Pass for everyone in the Metro

    Ben, Aadil and Lucy get together to discuss the games they’ve been playing; Metro Exodus, Ape Out, Super Type, Mini Metro and Pikuniku. They also chat about the potential of Game Pass coming to everything and a forward thinking Microsoft. The beers this week are a mixed bad of...
  • Tanked Up 152 – A Philosophical Ca(t)meo(w)

    Lucy returns to join Ben and Aadil as we get heavy from the off, discussing philosophy and video games. Talk moves to pub trips, Weatherspoons and the ageing demographic of pub goers. We finish on some puzzle games including the New York Times Crossword, Golf Peaks and G30 rounding...