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  • 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...
  • Tanked Up 164 – An Unexpected Union

    We kick off with a discussion on the Microsoft and Sony announcement and what Nintendo is doing with Mario maker 2. Ben’s played A Plague Tale: Innocence, Lucy’s played Alt-Frequencies and Aadil has played Florence. The beers this week are ‘Massive Azzac’ from Arbor Ales, ‘Maz’ from Omnipollo, The...
  • Tanked Up 161 – Aerial Diminished

    Lucy and Ben get together to discuss the games they’ve been playing including Antenna Dilemma, Project Warlock and Dangerous Driving. They have a beer each with Lucy drinking Magic Rock’s Grower Owned and Ben having the Wylam X Other Half collab Is There Music In Your Dreams?...
  • 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 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 126 – Highway to the Danger Zone

    Once again Ben and Aadil discuss the absurdity of misogyny, this time from the beery side of the coin, relating to a South African brewery’s branding strategy. They’ve also been playing some games, coincidentally both playing puzzle games. Aadil talks Picross Luna and Ben gives his first impressions of...
  • Tanked Up 125 – White Knights

    Aadil has returned from the frozen north to jump on the soap box with Ben and scream at people for a couple of hours. We discuss the Portman Groups ruling over the use of words on beer labelling, the big issue with twitter interactions in the gaming sphere and...
  • Tanked Up 115 – Pillbug Pals

    Aadil’s back and we have guests for a big episode. Joining Ben and Aadil are Sean Walton and David Towsey from Pillbug Interactive makers of Cycle 28 (which you’ve heard Ben rant about before). We take a deep dive into the game and what went into making it. We...
  • Tanked Up 110 – Return to Castle Wolfenstein

    It’s a Ben and Lucy WillSmithisode so they have a chat about Wolfenstein 2, one of Lucy’s favourite games from 2017 and the one Ben’s been putting his time into. Lucy’s played a really long game on Switch (probably whilst she was on the toilet) called Never Stop Sneaking,...