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 300 – Into the Canadian wilderness

    Aadil is back! And to celebrate episode 300 we had him join us from the frozen north. We go all over the shop this episode discussing Brewdog and the current business practices. Aadil’s been on the word games including Wordle, Lewdle, and Absurdle. Lucy chats Vampire Survivors and Ben...
  • My guide to tackling the February of open worlds

    It’s finally February and with it comes a slew of open-world, big-budget game releases. First, Dying Light 2 that will potentially take 500 hours to 100%; a game with more written words than most novels. Then there’s Horizon Forbidden West: no doubt bigger in scope with more things to...
  • Tanked Up 299 – The Company of Darkness

    Despite the dark title and the image you have in your head of Bobby Kotick we have a jolly old time not chatting about the ActiBlizz purchase. Lucy kicks off the show with thoughts on The Company Man, the 2D action platformer from Forust Studio. Ben then delves into...
  • Tanked Up 298 – Infinite, Dying Open Worlds

    This week we are joined by a returning Stephen (points_of_brew) to chat about getting back into gaming and what he has been playing. There is Fortnite chat, Far Cry 6, big thoughts on Halo Infinite and a discussion on open worlds and game length including the news of Dying...
  • Tanked Up 297 – The games we want from 2022

    As is customary for our first episode of the year we discuss the upcoming games we are looking forward to. As Aadil is in Canada we’re joined by Adam. We also chat Elite Dangerous, Blasphemous, Aspire: Inas Tale and Wytchwood. To drink Lucy has a traditional ale from Lymestone...
  • Tanked Up 288 – Unpacking game completion and strange blazes

    Back with a full regular house for beers and gaming chats. Ben and Lucy have played Unpacking and unpack their feelings about this excellent puzzle game, and Lucy has also been putting out fires in Nuclear Blaze. Aadil completed a game! Whilst there is light talk of said game,...
  • Ranking the Star Trek Voyager characters from season 1

    After enjoying both Star Trek: Discovery and Star Trek: Picard I had a hankering for some older Star Trek. I decided to return to the ‘second generation’ of Star Trek series and watch them through in release order. I smashed through The Next Generation. It was my 3rd full...
  • More Back 4 Blood on Lunch

    Ben is Back 4 Blood on his lunch break and this time he’s brought Aadil. They start the game over (as the last stream was through Tom’s progress) and hit all of the first missions in an hour. Tom does arrive halfway through for some much-required backup. Join The...
  • Tanked Up 286 – Haacht Beers Over Books, Gates and Gloom

    This week we’re sponsored by Haacht Brewery and share some of their beers whilst chatting games. Ben and Aadil give thoughts on Lemnis Gate, a new tactical looping shooter. Lucy wants to be the truffle lady in Book of Travels and has also played A Jugglers Tale. Aadil finishes...