on Feb 29, 2016
As we recorded this, Mumbles was getting over being sick. And while I didn’t know it at the time, I was just a few hours from becoming annoyingly sick myself.
Mild spoilers. Mumbles says somethign vague about the ending or whatever.
00:11:30: Devil Daggers
I don’t think this trailer really sells the game all that well. It’s much more hectic than what you see here:
Spoiler: Here is the video that ruined the game for me. It’s someone playing for 8 minutes. Once I saw that, I kind of felt like my own one-minute scores were too sad to continue working on.
00:19:30: Star Wars Novel: Lost Stars
Here is a link to the book on GoodReads.
00:24:45: X-Com 2
00:28:30: Josh got a mechanical keyboard.
We compared keyboards in the diecast. For the record, here is mine in rainbow mode:
I don`t actually use rainbow mode. Boringly, I mostly stick to pure white.
You can also see the purple Halloween lights I have strung around under my desk, in case you thought I was kidding when I talked about that on Spoiler Warning.
I hate looking down at the keyboard and seeing crud, dust, and crumbs. My previous keyboard was black, and sometimes I’d have a massive OCD fit and tear the thing apart to clean all the gunk out. This keyboard doesn’t have a frame around it, which means it should be easier to clean. (If I blast it with compressed air, the debris will leave the device instead of going deeper in.
00:34:15: Shamus goes on a strange digression about raging out.
Sorry for interrupting Josh’s keyboard talk. I know this feels kind of out of place on the show. This is something I’ve wanted to write about for ages, but… didn’t. So then the subject came up and I couldn’t help talking about it.
If you suffer from fits of rage like I used to, I hope some of my rambling advice is helpful to you. Just remember: Your goal isn’t to stop being angry. That’s impossible and will actually only make things worse. Your goal should be getting the anger out in non-destructive ways. A good secondary goal is to experiment with your diet and medications and see if you can identify something that exacerbates the problem.
Thanks to the rest of the cast for humoring this digression.
00:40:30: SUPER HOT
00:50:00: Good Trends
@Rutskarn People talk a lot about bad trends in video games; what recent trends in video games do you want to see more of?
— wheals (@shmuale) February 28, 2016