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  • Tanked Up 163 – Ribena and Podcasts

    Heads up, we discuss mental health. This week Adam Thomas joins us to chat podcasts, more specifically mental health podcasts. We also get into some science and how the brain organises visual information using Pokemon. Adam kicks us off with his drink of choice, Ribena. Aadil starts with ‘Riding...
  • Tanked Up 145 – Our favourite games (and beers) of 2018

    It’s that time of the year when everyone thrusts their favourite games down your throat. We’re no different except it’s accompanied by several beers to ease it down. Lucy, Ben and Aadil start off with a few honourable mentions then launch into their top ten games. We’ve no rules...
  • Tanked Up 120 – Quantum Circular: Curse of Andromeda

    We have a big discussion around the new short, narrative experience from Bithell Studio, ‘Quarantine Circular’. It then does well at creeping its way into almost everything else we discuss this week. Lucy also chats Shift Quantum, Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon and Castlevania whilst Ben’s been battling against...
  • Tanked Up 114 – Unsettling games and scary beer tax breaks

    Once again Ben and Lucy delve into the world of video games whilst supping some excellent beers. We start with some beer chat, tax breaks and the price of a pint. Ben’s played the first add-on for Assassin’s Creed Origins ‘The Hidden One’s’. Lucy has sunk some time into...
  • Tanked Up 113 – The Year So Far

    We’ve a couple of smaller titles to talk about today. Ben’s played the mobile puzzle game ‘Umiro’ and Lucy’s playing something similar called ‘Sally’s Law’. We finish the episode with a discussion on our favourite games from the year so far. Lucy drinks two stouts to reflect her mood...
  • Tanked Up 79 – Beer Delivery and E3 hopes, dreams or just predictions

    We start off this week with some listener mail, and talk about our beer storage (and pourage) vessels of choice. Its our second week of e3 predictions, covering the various non-SoNinSoft presentations that will come up. Our hopes, dreams, and the usual drivel flows. Ben starts things off with...
  • Tanked Up 76 – I’ll take Door Number 999 Please

    Ben and Aadil are in the same room! Joined via interwebs by the beeresistible Lucy. We talk “Little Nightmares”, “Alien Isolation”, “Adventure Capitalist”, “Super Mario Run”, and the ideal placement of a laptop in the bathroom. We also chat around a long-running MMO having an easter egg held hostage...
  • Tanked Up 73 – The ‘Lost’ episode

    Hullo folks, had a bit of a technological SNAFU while I was off in Canadia resulting in the loss of the latter half of this ep. But then, Ben went and lost his voice the following week, so we’ve elected to release this shorty, rather than deny the throngs...
  • Tanked Up 70 – The Verdant Wildlands

    We talk more Tom Clancy’s(tm) Ghost Recon: Wildlands, Manual Samuel, Bye-bye BoxBoy, and Lucy’s first impressions of Splatoon 2. Ben and Aadil start off with the “Verdant” ‘I played trumpet on that tune’ IPA, and follow it up with the ‘Kokomo Weekend’ IPA from our friends over at “Good...