In this episode:
- Void and Beej catch up on things that need to be said before the end of the year. The end of the year is hectic for everyone, and we have a lot of stuff that needs to be talked about before Season 4 of the podcast rolls out.
- Beej’s stuff:
- BJ ate a really good sandwich… like… really good. Holy moly.
- The Dragon Prince
- Frame-rate thing is interesting.
- Rayla’s Scottish accent seemed so fake, but the actress is Scottish
- Reminds me of Ni No Kuni 2 because it’s a pseudo-lighthearted fantasy
- Season 2 was greenlit. Yay!
- New Symmetra. Again, holy moly. So much goodness.
- Legends of Aria – https://www.legendsofaria.com
- Formerly Shards Online
- Early Access right now
- Pretty much is old-school UO.
- 30 bucks for the initial buy-in.
- Steam in January.
- Fully supports player mods and servers
- Ralph Breaks the Internet
- Not quite as good as the first one. But still really fun.
- The Disney princesses were by far the highlight
- Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 2
- Just a good show, ya know?
- Void’s stuff:
- Persona 5 art book! So stylish!
- Off to be the Wizard
- Is this LitRPG? I don’t know where that line is drawn exactly.
- The premise of the book is that someone finds a file that controls all the variables in the world and uses it to essentially become a wizard (with the use of computer skills). It’s essentially a geek power fantasy.
- The Coming Storm (Audible Original) about Weather Data
- Government data that’s been collected but never really been uploaded to the cloud
- Communication and psychology problems of weather warnings and alerts
- Starlink Battle for Atlas
- It’s like Starfox, No Man’s Sky, and an Ubisoft open world game had a baby
- Hand-crafted solar system
- Fun exploring
- Combat is surprisingly fun because you get to mix and match weapons on the fly
- There’s an actual story
- This is also a pretty good Starfox game (Beej agrees. It’s a great Starfox game.)
- Minecraft story mode on Netflix
- Choose your own adventure on Netflix. Pretty neat.
- RDR2 Online
- Seems like a much better fit for the world they’ve created
- There’s also still so much riding around between interesting things. Longing for more fast travel options
- Co-op story missions are fun
- Some of the competitive playlists are fun
- I bet this would be great with a regular group of friends if you can schedule that into your life
- Hitman 2
- More of the same in a really good way!
- Plus, if you own season 1 you get all those maps for free in the season 2 engine with the new items and elements
- New maps! Some are awesome I love the intricate systems. It’s a mix of puzzles, logic, learning, mastery of a level, and execution. It’s everything I loved about Hitman Season 1 but even more.
- This is probably one of my favorite games of all time (replacing Hitman Season 1) since it has all of season 1 in it for me. Or you can buy the season 1 content to add it to Hitman 2 for like $20.
- Spider-Man Turf Wars DLC
- It’s about Yuri and Hammerhead and the escalating mafia family gang war
- I miss Black Cat but she’ll probably show up again in the last DLC I’m guessing
- Not as strong as the first chapter of this 3 part DLC but I’m still glad I got it and I’m excited for the third one
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