By sheer accident, I’ve brought Heather back to the show almost exactly a year since the last time. This one is a little more personal than most shows and you even get a little glimpse at how our weird family works.
Hosts: Heather, Shamus. Episode edited by Issac.
01:07 Issac’s New Graphics Card
Thanks to everyone who offered advice. We managed to get Issac’s machine in gaming shape without breaking the bank or stressing out.
05:57 ESA Data “Breach”
If you make no effort to secure something, is it still a “breach” when it falls into the wrong hands?
During the show Heather said there was “no reason” for the ESA to collect home addresses. After the show she came up with an alternate explanation: The home addresses are there so publishers can send journalists free crap.
Still, seems like this sort of information ought to be compartmentalized and not stored in a single PDF where every exhibitor gets automatic access to every journalist.
15:02 Ooblets Controversy
32:37 SupMatto Controversy
This story is too strange to be believed. Even after seeing it referenced on multiple sources, I’m still having trouble believing it. This is so cartoonishly over the top that it ruins my suspension of disbelief.
And it’s gotten worse since we recorded this!
And this isn’t the first time they’ve done it!
39:01 Heather Likes Reddit
44:47 Twitter’s delete system
Now I need to come up with another service for people to reach me on, because nobody wants to click on the blog.
Here is a slightly-related video:
Game at the Bottom
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Marvel's Civil War
Team Cap or Team Iron Man? More importantly, what basis would you use for making that decision?
Skyrim Thieves Guild
The Thieves Guild quest in Skyrim is a vortex of disjointed plot-holes, contrivances, and nonsense.
The Middle Ages
Would you have survived in the middle ages?