106 Two Dinks And A Clank

Karl summons disco balls to review Ratchet & Clank while learning 34 songs. Shane is back with his fear of planes but is busier than a dog with two dinks. Joel moves the fish from the basement to the pond and ends up turning into a squid.

Ep106 - Contents

Icebreaker // Name an upset that would be bigger than what Leicester accomplished winning the Premier League title (5,000 to 1 odds at the beginning of the season).

Side A Video Games

0:03:00 Positive Spin // Battlefield 1 revealed to be set in WW1 and the internet erupts with mostly negative reactions. Joel thinks the change of pace might refresh an increasingly stale genre. Karl looks forward to smashing enemies with a shovel and Shane is worried about the planes (no, not his fear of flying).

0:06:30 Playing (Impressions) // Karl catches Shane's racing bug and treats it with doses of Dirt Rally (PC) and Forza Motorsport 6: Apex Open Beta (PC). He also gives the Overwatch Beta a few turns. Fortunately he is equipped with two new controllers after wearing through his original, launch DualShock 4's. An alternate approach may have been taking Mikey Young's suggestion and buy E-Mods Gaming Custom Metal Thumbsticks.

Shane admits he can do some things which this week includes playing NHL 16 (PS4) cooperatively with a pal, MLB The Show 16 (PS4) and Aqua Kitty - Milk Mine Defender (Vita).

Joel goes fishing in his basement and then turns from human to squid in Nintendo's Splatoon (Wii U). After squirting the world full of ink, Joel discovers that you do in fact need an Amiibo to play Mini Mario & Friends: Amiibo Challenge.

0:21:30 Review // Ratchet & Clank (PS4)

Side B Music

0:34:10 Notable New Releases // White Lung Paradise -- link to the limited release

0:35:55 New Spins // Joel saw The Sounds of Time open for Little Blue Crunchy Things and picked up Kid Millions Recession Proof Rap, Ryan Adams Love Is Hell, Ryan Adams S/T, Ryan Adams 1989

Music Played In This Episode

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