Episode 035

Welcome to Episode 035 of the Backspace Nomads – A Gaming Podcast. On this episode of the podcast, we divert from the usual light gaming talk. Harvey Weinstein and his sexually predatory habits are our first topic of conversation. We give our opinion on his situation and how we as a culture treat sexual harassment. After this, we talk about the plague that is sweeping the gaming world, Loot Boxes. As they continue to dominate developer business models, what does that mean for gamers? This week’s The Good, The Bad and The Indie previews games from Oct 8 – Oct 14. Finally, we wrap the show with a brief rundown of Twitch Con and what we’re doing out there.

 

Every week we look at new releases in gaming and give our opinions on what games you should buy, the ones you should avoid, and the indie games you should have on your radar. Here are our picks for this week’s The Good, The Bad, and The Indie.

 

The Good, the Bad, and the Indie

 

Monica:

  • The Good: Heliborne
  • The Bad: Monopolka
  • The Indie: Metropolis: Lux Obscura

Brian:

  • The Good: Tales from Candlekeep: Tomb of Annihilation
  • The Bad: PooSky
  • The Indie: Insert Paper

 

Thanks for checking in on this week’s podcast.

 

Episode 034

Welcome to Episode 034 of the Backspace Nomads – A Gaming Podcast. This is a kinda sickly episode. Both Monica and Brian are a bit under the weather going into this recording so bare with the infirmary of a podcast we’re broadcasting to you. We catch up on what’s been going on since Episode 033, Monica dealing with the sickness and Brian’s deep love that is building for the game Cuphead. After this, we jump into this week’s The Good, The Bad, and The Indie taking a look at game releases between October 1st and October 7th. Finally, we take a look at PUBG’s current predicament of online gamers from around the world Review Bombing them for their lack of server stability. Talking about PUBG’s review bomb we also try and ask if review bombing is good for gaming and wherein the heart does it actually come from.

 

Thanks for checking in on this week’s podcast.

 

The Good, the Bad, and the Indie

 

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Brian:

 

PUBG vs Fortnite

 

Bluehole, the developer of PUBG once again finds itself in the articles and crosshairs of gamers from around the globe. Chinese players experiencing latency issues spiking at 500 pings are finally fed up with what Bluehole has been giving them. Although this game is in Early Access, they have organized mass Review Bombings on Steam. Valve has come up with their ways of dealing with the review bombing, what do you think of them?

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Episode 033

 

Welcome to Episode 033 of the Backspace Nomads – A Gaming Podcast. We open the Gaming Podcast with a little ASMR to get people in the mood for the topics of the day.  We discuss and catch up on our weekly nerd since we’ve been off. Then, we take a look at all the new releases in gaming and give our opinions in – The Good, The Bad, and The Indie. Finally, we end the Gaming Podcast with a discussion about PUBG vs Fortnite. PUBG developer Bluehole is up in arms about EPIC games and their development of Fornite.

 

 

The Good, the Bad, and the Indie

 

Monica:

  • The Good: Ruiner
  • The Bad: The Guild 3
  • The Indie: Home Sweet Home

Brian:

 

PUBG vs Fortnite

 

Bluehole, the developer of PUBG feels as if EPIC games is being less than honest in the development of the game Fornite. Bluehole is accusing Epic of blatantly ripping off the style and feel of their game PUBG; Although standard in the Game’s industry Bluehole is especially upset with this as their license the Unreal Engine from EPIC. We give our opinion on the matter – let us know what you think.

 

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