northern monk

  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 186 – Blowing Off Steam

    Ben and Aadil are joined this week by technical issues, a slight future echo from Aadil’s audio. They chat about an update on the Blizzard situation, Telltale’s The Walking Dead Final Season and Steam’s new library layout. Aadil’s beers are Origin from Northern Monk and Jule Maelk from To...
  • Tanked Up 183 – Apple Arcades in a Cyberpunk Future

    There’s a lot packed in this week. Ben chats around his review for Neo Cab but has mostly been playing Nintendo’s new mobile offering Mario Kart Tour. Lucy finished Gears of War 5 and has been enjoying the new offerings included in the Apple Arcade subscription including Sayonara Wild...