• Tanked Up 234 – IPAness with the Family

    The games we have played this week do a good job of leading us down tangents, discussions on other games, working practises and even some Fast and the Furious. Lucy starts off with early thoughts on Disc Room and she has finished Cats Organized Neatly. Ben mentioned Virtual Cottage...
  • Tanked Up 233 – Solitaire Squadrons of Neatly Organised Cats

    We’ve all got beers and we’ve all played games. Aadil kicks off with his thoughts on The Solitaire Conspiracy. Ben has put some time into Star Wars Squadrons and Lucy has played both Cats Organized Neatly and I Am Dead. Ben drinks Saturated in Idaho 7 from Deya and...
  • Tanked Up 232 – Genshin Impact, Solitaire Conspiracy & money making Magic

    We span the gaming spectrum on the show this week and jump between the US, UK and Germany for the beers. Aadil starts with his thoughts on Genshin Impact, which he streamed earlier in the day. Ben then provides a Crusader Kings 3 update and gives his initial impressions...
  • Tanked Up 231 – Tell Me Why Spider-Mans face is Groovy

    We delve into some more games this week including a couple of newer releases. Lucy gives her take on When The Past Was Around, has run through Donkey Kong Country 2 and played Across The Grooves. She also chats a little Super Mario Bros. 35. Somehow we get onto...
  • Tanked Up 230 – Rip Off Camelot

    This week we dive into discussions on three games, first Rip Them Off from Lozange Lab which we’ve all played. Lucy gives her thoughts on Inkle’s new game Pendragon and we finish with Aadil’s thoughts on When the Past was Around from Mojiken which he streamed earlier in the...
  • Tanked Up 229 – M&M S&M in an M&S

    This week we discuss a lot of games. Lucy gives us her thoughts on Lair of the Clockwork God, Silent Hill, The Coma 2, Tony Hawks Pro Skater and A Monsters Expedition. Ben has his investigative hat on and deep dives into Paradise Killer. The beers this week are,...
  • Tanked Up 228 – Spiritfarer and Tiny Xbox Consoles

    We get together this week to discuss the new Xbox consoles, this was before the Series X price was announced, briefly touch on Paradise Killer and delve into our thoughts on Spiritfarer. A few technical difficulties in Birmingham kick Lucy off the pod before she gets to discuss Tony...
  • Tanked Up 227 – Fall Guys and the Marmalade Climb

    Its a Ben-free episode! Aadil and Lucy are joined by guest Adam Thomas, supping a cool Dr. Pepper. We talk about “Fall Guys”, their social engagement and charity competition. Adam talks the intricacies of “Rocket League” and its upcoming changes. We also talk about “The Last Campfire”, “If Found…”,...
  • Tanked Up 226 – Next Stop Fabuland

    Lucy has some games to discuss whilst Ben poses a question this week. As always we start with beers. Lucy drinks Mothership Beers Seeds of Hope, Aadil cracks Quantic from Wild Beer Co and Ben has Oh My Citra! from Tanker Brewery. Lucy has played Jessika, Next Stop Nowhere...
  • Tanked Up 225 – Making It Home, To Bone Town

    This week Sean and Dave from Pillbug Interactive are back. They are here to discuss the release of Making It Home which Ben and Aadil have put some time in. After a dive into the game and its writing we talking more games. Sean has been thinking about The...
  • Tanked Up 224 – The Fall (Guys) of Lazarus

    It’s just Ben and Aadil this week in a classic WillSmithisode. Aadil dips into the Beer52 box and drinks Panty Stout from Oedipus and the Daybreak coffee porter from Brouwerij Frontaal. Ben has a couple of Goose IPAs from Goose Island. This elicits a conversation about casual drinking before...
  • Tanked Up 223 – From Lucy’s Archive

    We start this week by cracking a few beers with Aadil drinking Trackdown from Uiltje Brewing Company and Ben starting with Ninja Vs Unicorn from Pipeworks Brewing Company. Lucy shakes off the shackles of a backlog and instead delves into the archive to play Halo. She’s also been playing...
  • Tanked Up 222 – Carrion Drinking

    It is a monster show this week in length and content. Beers! Lucy cracks open Hey Mango from Brew York, Ben drinks Rainbock from Utopian and Aadil has Raw from Moor Beer. Ben kicks off the gaming chat with Othercide and Carrion, which Lucy finished. Lucy has also played...
  • Tanked Up 221 – Ghost of Glasgow

    We’re joined by Adam Thomas this week to discuss all things Ghost of Tsushima. If you’ve listened to Adam on the show before you’ll know he’s not a beer drinker so we’re allowing him to chug vodka and Dr Pepper whilst we chat. The rest of us are on...
  • The Last of Us Part II Spoiler Cast Part II

    Lucy and Ben get together again in their second discussion on The Last of Us Part II. This time they focus on Abby’s journey and the final act of the game. They delve into Abby’s time in Seattle. Ellie on the farm and her search in California then to...
  • Tanked Up 220 – Bad Practices and Taking a Stand Against Them

    Some companies have been naughty and it’s time for us to talk about them. First, we crack open some beers. Ben has already got one on the go and finishes Shelby from Thornbridge in the first few minutes, Aadil drinks Hugs & Kisses from Brouwerij De Molen, Lucy has...
  • The Last of Us Part II Spoilercast

    Join Lucy and Ben as they discuss the first half of the Last of Us Part II. They go into detail on their thoughts on gameplay, story and characters. It’s full of spoilers for the entire game as they discuss Ellie, Joel and the inhabitants of Seattle. They’ll be...
  • Tanked Up 219 – Is It Safe To Drink Out Yet?

    We are joined this week by returning guest Stephen Carter, aka Points of Brew to discuss a few beery issues. Stephen starts by drinking a new beer from Salt Steel Brewing Co, Aadil has one beer this week and cracks The Little Earth Project Stupid Sexy Suffolk Blend III...
  • Tanked Up 218 – The Almost Gone, Where There’s Always More Beer

    This week we’ve 6 beers and 5 games to chat through. Aadil starts off the drinking with Hopstravaganza from The White Hag, Lucy has World King Fist from Burning Soul Brewery and Ben drinks Deya’s Something Good 5. Both Aadil and Lucy have been playing The Almost Gone, a...
  • Tanked Up 217 – Small Screen, Big Hands

    Hot, hot gaming and beer chat this week. Lucy drinks Tartu Pilsner from Puhaste, Ben has a Session pale from North Brewing Co and Aadil sups Buxton Brewery’s Lupulus X Simcoe IPA. Lucy has been playing Little Orpheus from The Chinese Room and it sparks a conversation about Apple...
  • Tanked Up 216 – Pill Buggin

    It’s a show of two halves (sort of). In the first Ben drinks Steam Machine’s Odins Jam Jar and asks has a demo or beta put you off a full title. Lucy drinks Merrytiller from Kinnegar Brewing and discusses Signs of the Sojourner and Aadil has the Yeastie Boys...
  • Tanked Up 215 – Buy The Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality!

    This week Aadil, Ben and Lucy have all picked up the Bundle for racial justice and equality from Itch.io and Lucy has actually played some of them, discussing A Snakes Tail and Spring Falls. She drinks Flying Dogma from Dogma Brewery X Flying Dog Brewery. Aadil drinks Mikkeller’s Pepper...
  • Tanked Up 214 – Driving a truck to the PS5 reveal event

    Lucy, Aadil and Ben get together to discuss video games whilst all drinking some tasty beers. Lucy starts with Tasty Juice from Lervig, Aadil has Wild Card Brewery’s Unite Tribute and Ben drinks Verdants I Will Nee Your Signature. Aadil gives everyone an Animal Crossing update and delves into...
  • Tanked Up 213 – A New Life & Minecraft Dungeons

    This week Ben and Aadil kick off with the same beer, drinking The Daphne Touch from Pollys Brew Co. Lucy starts the gaming chat with her thoughts on Minecraft Dungeons which has many a tangent including current-gen vs new-gen releases. Aadil and Ben then crack more beers with Aadil...
  • Tanked Up 212 – All Together, Now

    Whilst Lucy has a week off the beer, Ben and Aadil delve into the All Together collaboration hosted by Other Half to support local hospitality professionals. They chose the same two beers to drink which come from Pipeline Brewing Co and Mondo Brewing. There’s also plenty of gaming chat...
  • Tanked Up 211 – Tony Hawk Delivers the Moon

    There are games and beers galore this week (like every week). Ben kicks off the drinking with Sensei from Deep Creek, Aadil drinks Free Verse from Virginia Beer co and Lucy has Verdants Some Fifty. Initial thoughts on John Wick Hex and Deliver Us The Moon are shared and...
  • Tanked Up 210 – Rage Collectors

    Lucy, Aadil and Ben get together to discuss their weeks in videogames and sink a few choice beers. They start with some beers, Lucy has Millionaire by Wild Beer Co, Aadil drinks Full Circle Bre Co’s Lake of Stars and Ben has the Amundsen X Finback collab Fade to...
  • Tanked Up 209 – Cyberpunk Hard Seltzer in the time of Corona

    We kick off with a chat on hard seltzers and what the point of them is as Lucy drinks Wild Basin from Oscar Blues, alongside this Aadil cracks open Pollys White Noise and ben drinks Brew Yorks Big Eagle 2020. We then chat online board games, monopoly and dropped...
  • Tanked Up 208 – Tom Nook The Dirty Crook

    The gang get together to discuss more Final Fantasy 7, touch on Call of Duty Warzone and PUBG, dive into Animal Crossing New Horizons and chat a bunch of smaller release like SiNKR, Half past fate, Edgar: Bokbok in Boulzac, Monument Valley 2 and Possessions. Ben and Aadil are...
  • Tanked Up 207 – With Added Points of Brew

    We are joined by Stephen Carter, AKA Points of Brew to discuss his new beer and gaming podcast of the same name. We discuss Final Fantasy 7, both original and remake, Sea of Thieves and Scrapers on Apple Arcade. With four of us, this is a big 8 beer...
  • Tanked Up 206 – Small Islands In Other Waters

    Still in Lockdown Aadil has taken to tending a small virtual island in Animal Crossing New Horizons, Lucy has revisited a vibrant island full of puzzles in The Witness and both she and Aadil have spent time in the sea playing In Other Waters. As we record on a...
  • Tanked Up 205 – Ori Eternal

    This week the team get into game delays and Final Fantasy 7 Remake actually releasing in the UK a whole week early. This leads to discussing the working culture of game devs and strangely John Wick. Aadil is annoyed at the Epic Games Store whilst Ben has been playing...
  • Tanked Up 204 – Free beer for the NHS and Games to keep us sane

    The first week of a proper lockdown and we’re keeping sane with Jackbox Party games and Disney +. We discuss some of the good initiatives coming out of this global pandemic firstly chatting Brewgooder and their one on us programme of buying a pack to gift to an NHS...
  • Tanked Up 203 – A 9 Beer Meltdown

    It’s the end of the world as we know it and we’re all drinking. Aadil, Ben and Lucy get together to discuss a plethora of topics whilst supping 9 beers between them. Discussed are the adaptation beer brewers, bottle shops and taprooms are having to take at this time...
  • Tanked Up 202 – What A Grummy Week

    With the world resembling that of The Division we’re all in need of a beer. Lucy chats about Hidden Through Time, Ibb & Obb, Death and Taxes and touches a little on House Flipper. Everyone has played the preview version of Filament an upcoming puzzle game and Aadil has...
  • Tanked Up 201 – Carl’s back for his Final Fantasy

    Ben and Aadil are joined by returning guest Carl Marshall, now of Salopian Brewery. They have a big discussion on the recent ruling by the Portman Group on Lost and Grounded’s label art, then switch into chat on the new Final Fantasy 7 Remake demo. The beers are from...
  • Tanked Up 200 – Bristol Pub Crawl, Are any games fun Lucy?

    Its episode 200! Lucy came down to Bristol and we went on a bit of a pub crawl. First stop was the Left-Handed Giant brewpub. We had Kriek (Boon), Kriek Boon, All On Green (Burnt Mill & Other Half), Wide Awake (Verdant & LHG), Time Will Tell (LHG), Making...
  • Tanked Up 199 – Dreaming of Blizzard TV

    This week we delve into Sushi Time, Lucy actually playing the Witcher 3, Dreams and Project Spark, Setting up a new PC, Microwaving CDs, PC games from school and the news that Blizzard has some TV shows coming. The beers are from Weird Beard, Deya, Utopian, Burning Soul and...
  • Tanked Up 198 – A Humble Bundle of Beers

    It is a packed episode this week as we’re all drinking and have games to discuss. We chat Wide Ocean Big Jacket (again), Pax Nova, Scourge Bringer, changes to Humble Bundle, Luna The Shadow Dust, Ministry of Broadcast, 7th Sector, Kunai and Life is Strange 2. Lucy drinks beers...
  • Tanked Up 197 – What Should Aadil Play?

    Ben, Lucy and Aadil discuss Ben’s time with both Death Stranding (again) and Still There, All the games Lucy has played, Call of Duty Modern Warfare, Kentucky Route Zero and Wide Ocean Big Jacket and finish on the question what should Aadil play? Aadil drinks beers from Lost &...
  • Tanked Up 196 – A Pedestrian Coffee Cult

    This week Ben and Lucy chat what they’ve been playing and get snarky on the weekly gaming goings-on. Lucy discusses Coffee Talk and The Pedestrian whilst Ben chats The Shrouded Isle. Ben is drinking and has Brewdog Overworks Cosmic Crush Raspberry Sour and Bad Co Off-Tempo Milkshake IPA....
  • Tanked Up 195 – Norman Reedus and the Invisible Wizard

    Ben and Lucy get together to discuss more game delays, Frog Detective 2: The case of the invisible wizard, LA Noire and Rockstar, the top ten selling games of 2019 and Death Stranding. Ben drinks American Pale from Gloucester Brewery and Big Cat Stout from Stroud Brewery....
  • Tanked Up 194 – Super Crush KO and game delays

    The gang return to chat Lucy’s time with Super Crush KO, game preservation, Ben’s time with Jedi Fallen Order and the recent delay to Final Fantasy 7 remake. Yes, we recorded before the Cyberpunk 2077 delay but we do predict it. Ben and Aadil are drinking this week with...
  • Tanked Up 193 – Most anticipated of 2020 with Lauren Aitken

    Aadil and Ben are joined by former OutofLiveser Lauren Aitken now of VG24/7 for beers, our most anticipated games of 2020 and what we’d like to see change in the industry moving forward. Lauren drinks We’ll Always Have Paris from Sori brewing then kicks to a splash of gin....
  • Tanked Up 192 – Our Favourite Games of the Decade 2010-2019

    As a continuation from episode 191 the gang kept drinking and moved on to discuss their favourite games and genres of the decade. The drinking continued too with Aadil having beers from Unity and Good Chemistry, Lucy sinking back North Brewing Co and a Whiplash X Pig’s Ear collab...
  • Tanked Up 191 – Our Favourite Games of 2019

    Aadil, Ben and Lucy got together for a big episode, so big it’s been split into two shows. For this episode, they run down their top 10 video games of 2019. Aadil’s beers come from Whiplash and Cloudwater. Lucy has a Brew By Numbers and a beer from Track....
  • Tanked Up 190 – 25 years of PlayStation

    It’s a very rare episode this week as Ben is all alone. He chats about growing up with PlayStation and what he’d like to see from the upcoming PS5 on the PlayStation’s 25th anniversary. Of course, he has a beer and drinks Geeked Up from Gamma Brewing Co....
  • Tanked Up 189 – Apple Arcade is in Control

    This week ben and Lucy delve into the games that they’ve been playing. Lucy has spent time with some smaller experiences, playing My Brother Rabbit and the Apple Arcade games Assemble With Care and Tangle Tower. She has also started Control which Ben is deep into. Should it be...
  • Tanked Up 188 – Gooigi’s Beer Factory

    Ben, Aadil and ghost Lucy get together to run down some of the weeks’ big news and discuss the games they’ve been playing. Aadil doesn’t talk about Blacksad but does bring up Pokemon Sword and Shield shutting down other tech, inevitably Google Stadia is then brought up. Ben has...
  • Tanked Up 187 – The Three S’s, Sparklite, Star Wars and Stadia

    It’s a duo cast again this week as Ben and Aadil discuss Ben’s time with Sparklite, fomo around Death Stranding and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and a big rundown of Google Stadia’s launch line up. They drink the craft lager from Toast, Velocity from Saltaire Brewery, Beardo IPA...