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 282 – Beers with Pillbugs

    Ben is joined by Sean and Dave from Pill Bug Interactive to chat about their newly released Making It Home, a vehicle building game. We chat the changes between early access and final release, what they’ve both been playing recently and what may be next for Pill Bug. To...
  • Road 96 Lunch break stream Ep 6

    This is it! The final episode of Ben’s amazing journey with Road 96. He plays through episode 6 as a new teenager looking to get out of Petria and the culmination of various stories told across the episodes. There is swearing, trippy scenes, and mouth-hanging moments. Thank you to...
  • Thoughts on Deathloop respecting my time

    I was a little intimidated going into Deathloop, Arkane and Bethesda’s new FPS action game. Its premise of surviving the loop whilst hitting all the targets was a daunting challenge; one I was up for. With the available gaming time I have at this point in my life I...
  • Road 96 Lunch break stream Ep 5

    The end is getting close for Ben and Road 96. He delves into the fifth episode and getting a fifth teen across the border whilst exploring the other characters. How do his choices actually impact the game? How can he help the other characters in the world? More is...
  • Tanked Up 281 – Exploring the Lake on Road 96, A Photo Adventure

    Lucy and Ben have a chilled episode this week and kick back discussing a few chilled games. They start with Toem, A Photo Adventure which they’ve both relaxed with. Ben then gives thoughts on Road 96 an at times relaxed but at times tense narrative adventure. There’s light Deathloop...
  • Road 96 Lunch break stream Ep 4

    Ben continues Road 96. Another lunch break, another episode to help a teen escape Petria and help some characters along the way....
  • Tanked Up 280 – A chat with Auroch Digital

    This week Ben and Lucy are joined by Peter and Andres from Auroch Digital to chat about the Bristol game dev studio and their upcoming game Brewmaster, a chemistry-based home brewing sim. We delve into Brewmaster, its inspirations, the scientific approach and what to expect from the game. We...
  • Road 96 Lunch break stream Ep 3

    Another day, another trip to Road 96 and trying to get a teen out of Petria. More tools are discovered, some characters become even more creepy and once again Ben starts off strong with the swearing....
  • Road 96 Lunch break stream Ep 2

    Ben continues the journey to Road 96, this time playing episode 2 to try and help another teen cross the border out of Petria. Prepare for a little swearing as some characters elicit some strong reactions....