Category Archives: Podcasts

S06E17 – Everything’s Super

Super-powers have long been amongst the top five things on the average geek’s Christmas list, but what actually constitutes a “super-power” and where does magic fit in? Join us as we explore the rise of mainstream super-powered media. This week’s news thinks spandex is the height

S06E16 – Eerie Everywhere

On this week’s episode we decide to explore those strange little realities that are just a little bit off-normal. Join us as we take a journey into a pocket universe (that’s not a euphemism!), where people are strange even when you’re not a stranger. This

S06E15 – Me & My Giant Robot

When it comes to robots, does bigger mean better or are we simply fascinated by giant weapons? On this episode we decided to take a closer look at giant robots, so join us as we find out which robot would make the best friend and

S06E14 – GemuCon 2013 Special

On this episode the lovely Phil hosted a live show at this year’s GemuCon, and joining him behind the mics were some well-known (or notorious – the choice is yours), guest presenters. Join them as they discuss their earliest gaming memories, Sonic and Mario, cloud

S06E13 – Monsters!

On this week’s episode we take a look at the weird and wonderful world of monsters  – and although we try to avoid the usual vampires, werewolves and zombies they do turn up in the midst of the giant lizards/reptiles/squids/sharks/spiders/snakes/scorpions/apes, things from outer space or

S06E12 – Parodies & Stereotypes

Apologies for the lack of news this time around. We were hit by a bad case of Gremlin (only the one), and our technology decided to take five for a while. Oscar Wilde once wrote that “Life imitates art far more than art imitates life”, and

S06E11 – SunnyCon 2013 Special

Once again we ventured to Sunderland to attend the marvellous event organised by Tucky and his fantastic team – and aside from transport issues on the Sunday we can honestly say that SunnyCon 2 was fabulous – in every sense of the word. Unfortunately the

S06E10 – From The New World

On this week’s episode we take a look at the idea of exploration in media, decide which TV character would make the best partner on a journey of discovery, and wonder if survival exploration really is a new sub-genre in games. This week’s news went

Meandering Mic: Lindsay Penn

This weekend I interviewed Lindsay Penn about her biweekly YouTube program “The Dinz”. The Dinz has been described best by their VFX artist Kezi, “It’s a motivational speech with sketch-comedy cutaways”. Every Tuesday Lindsay tackles a different topic, and reasons through it with advice, evidence

S06E09 – SunnyCon Preview

Apologies for the ongoing delays with episode downloads. We’re in a bit of a transitionary period at the moment, but we’ll catch up very soon. On this sunny episode we’re joined by guest-presenter Tucky who will be talking to us about SunnyCon 2 and the