Round 48 - Almost Records

Date aired: 

18 Aug 2017

Show Length: 


EPISODE TOO LARGE TO STREAM (sorry) - download to hear it all

Around the World:  00:06:24

  • Ataribox - new hardware from Atari that plays (new) modern and classic titles
  • New Dungeons and Dragons site (Dungeons and Dragons Beyond) helps with character creation, rule lookup, rolls
  • Pokemon Go Fest - huge amount of issues: overcrowding, lack of proper internet connectivity; full refunds to attendees inbound
  • UFO 50 - pack of 50 games from indie creators, to be released as a single package this fall
  • New major No Man's Sky 1.3 update adds more campaign content, limited "multiplayer"
  • 20XX hit full release on 16 Aug
  • Tormod hits Twitch Affiliate status!  Yay!
  • Zero Hour Productions (that includes two of us, BTW) starting work on a marathon to be conducted in mid-2018; starting hardware and runner collection now
  • Midwest Speedfest 2017 (a part of 2D Con) - some initial hitches, but overall a success
  • AMD releases RX Vega 64 series GPUs; sold out almost immediately, still facing supply issues
  • AMD releases Threadripper series of CPUs
  • Starcraft: Remastered released
  • Sonic Mania released, hits nostalgia pretty hard, and is actually good

Bonus Level 1:  01:16:44

Personal Gaming:  01:28:37

  • Halcyon 6 (PC: Quest for Semi-Glorynow complete)
  • Overload (PC / early access: Quest for Semi-Glory, now complete)
  • Legend of Dungeon (PC)
  • Clustertruck (PC)
  • Nova Drift (PC / early Kickstarter builds)
  • Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (SNES; weekly randomizers)
  • Assault Android Cactus (weekly speedrun practice)
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch)
  • Overcooked (PS4)
  • Sonic Mania (Switch)
  • Tetris: The Grand Master (Arcade)
  • Tetris DX (GameBoy Color)
  • World of Warcraft (PC)
  • Bio Menace (PC)
  • Overkill (PC)
  • Dream Daddy (PC)
  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PC)
  • Dance Dance Revolution (arcade)

Bonus Level 2:  02:41:14

Ad-hoc Design: 02:52:11

  • Sphere-based top-down shmup
  • Haunted house tower defense
  • Time-manipulation shmup

Full date: 

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 19:00:00 CDT