Video Games

  • Out of Rupees – Pokémon Special

    This time on Out of Rupees, your hosts delve into the vast quantities of tall grass that is the Pokémon franchise. Francis, joined by Adam for the first time on the show, takes you on a journey from the heady days of the initial Poké-craze we fell in love...
  • Out of Rupees – Hello 2022!

    Recorded in a simpler time – when the end of the world felt a little further away than it does now – Francis & Lucy teamed up once more to give you the low down on all things Nintendo! Nintendo financials (exciting!), Pokemon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl and Legends: Arceus...
  • TUP 295 – Babbling about Adam’s TUP 10

    This week we are joined by the every lovely Adam Thomas. We start the episode off with some solid Chivalry 2 and Forza Horizon 2 chats, before Lucy convinces us all to try out Babble Royale, and maybe The Gunk too. We then get into the real nitty gritty...
  • I Conquered My Son A Kingdom And Now He Hates My Guts

    As the recently crowned King of Bohemia I was presented with a golden opportunity; the sort that you don’t turn down. Not only did I have the means and manpower to conquer the neighbouring Kingdom of Hungary but the powerful allies I could call upon would ensure an overwhelming...
  • Out of Rupees – October 2021

    Catch-up with all the Nintendo news since the E3 podcast with Francis & Lucy.   Francis has experienced one riddle (or 14) too many, there’s plenty of Pokémon news, Kirby absorbs another dimension and plenty more besides. ~14:50 into the podcast you’ll hear a little bonus surprise.   Enjoy!...
  • 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...
  • An Ode To Bonking

    If you smack them upside the head, with a weapon or some sticks instead,  That’s a bonking.   If you smash them between the eyes, With some furniture laying nearby, That’s a bonking.   If you swing your heavy weight, Round and round ’til they faint, That’s a bonking....
  • After Playing Iki Island

    Having liberated Iki island from the talons of the Eagle Tribe, I can’t help but think about what comes next. Of course, I have already made some suggestions for what could come next; You can find those here. The pertinent question, now that I’ve finished the Iki island expansion,...
  • The Space Odyssey Begins To Unfold

    Elite Dangerous: Odyssey is incomplete. It’s incomplete, partly, for the same reason Elite Dangerous as a whole is incomplete. There will always be more. Players will always want more. Developers will always want to do more. Just beyond our reach but before the distant horizon, there will be something...