Category Archives: Podcasts

Bit Panel 03 – Community Management

The relationship between video games developers and fans is often confrontational as both sides tend to be quite but demanding but often find it difficult to communicate with each other. We find out more about the people who bridge the gap between the two, and

Keyframe 05 – Fighting Over Food

On this episode we find out who is in the English voice cast for the new Studio Ghibli animated feature “When Marnie Was There”. Our featured anime are Appleseed XIII, Kamisama Dolls, and Ben-To – the anime where students fight over half price lunchboxes. Tune

Cinema Eclectica 09 – Improvised Synth

This week on Cinema Eclectica we go free form and drop the trailer of the week (bad trailer week is bad), but we’ve added the loveliest news story we’ve covered so far on the show . In the Off the Shelf section Owen faces a

4-Panel 05 – There’s Weirdness Afoot!

On this episode of 4-Panel we take a look at the latest issues of Spider Gwen, Doctor Who, Fables: Happily Ever After, and the first volume of From the New World (Shin Sekai Yori). We also discuss the graphic novels Hellboy: Masks and Monsters, Skin

S10E08 – Partners and Teams

Movies, video games, anime, television – in fact almost every form of entertainment media have at some point featured a partnership or a team of some sort. From Batman and Lethal Weapon to The A-Team and One Piece, having a partner or teaming up with

Cinema Eclectica 08 – We Need More One-armed Push-ups

The peak of the awards season is here and we need more one-armed pushups (Go Jack Palance!).As well talking about the Oscars in our own distinctive way, we take a look at Spring in a Small Town, The Turning, Back to 1942, and Shoah in

Bit Panel 02 – Levelling the Playing Field

Should players be rewarded for higher skill levels, or should everyone play at or around the same level? Join us as we investigate the skill gap between seasoned and new players, and why so many games try to level the playing field in various ways.

Keyframe 04 – This Tastes Like Vinegar

So the Oscars are over – did you agree with the winners in the animation section? This week we’re featuring Toradora (much to Ben’s delight), the slapstick comedy drama series Good Luck Girl (a.k.a. Binbougami-ga!), and Ghost in the Shell: ARISE. Tune in to The

4-Panel 04 – It’s Not Grimm Up North

This week we find out just how weird graphic literature can get with news about the latest Predator crossover. In addition to that we catch up with the latest issues of Batman Eternal, Grimm Tales of Terror, B.P.R.D. – Hell on Earth, Avengers World, M.P.H

S10E07 – Going Viral

On this infectious episode we explore the world of outbreaks, pandemics and the dreaded “man-flu”. Join us as we find out why games are more about survival than finding a cure, how diseases are used in comics, and what actually counts as an outbreak movie.