A Band of Gamers
Stay current with gaming and discover new music. Three best mates meet at the virtual pub to share their lifelong passion of video games and music discovery. Two hobbies in separate segments by aging gamers who love talking about the latest trends, playing new games alongside their retro favorites and recommending records.

The guys share their Top 5 Favorite Video Games and Top 10 Favorite Albums in ABOG's fifth annual Favorites of the Year Episode.

In This Episode:

0:01:50 Favorite Video Games of 2016

Joel

  1. Inside
  2. Firewatch
  3. Gears of War 4
  4. Forza Horizon 3
  5. Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2

Shane

  1. Overwatch
  2. The Last Guardian
  3. Absolute Drift
  4. Unravel
  5. Battlefield 1

Karl

  1. Uncharted 4: A Thiefs End
  2. Overwatch
  3. Salt and Sanctuary
  4. Stardew Valley
  5. Forza Horizon 3

0:39:15 Favorite Albums of 2016

Joel

  1. White Lung Paradise
  2. Ryley Walker Golden Sings That Have Been Sung
  3. Parquet Courts Human Performance
  4. Midwest Death Rattle Post-Apocalypso
  5. William Tyler Modern Country
  6. A Tribe Called Quest We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service
  7. Direct Hit! Wasted Mind
  8. Dinosaur Jr. Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not
  9. The Pukes Revenge of the Pukes
  10. Joyce Manor Cody

Shane

  1. La Sera Music For Listening To Music To
  2. NOFX First Ditch Effort
  3. Blink-182 California
  4. White Lung Paradise
  5. Descendents Hypercaffium Spazzinate
  6. Direct Hit! Wasted Mind
  7. Chixdiggit! 2012
  8. Useless ID State Is Burning
  9. Seth Anderson One Week Records
  10. The Mystery Lights The Mystery Lights

Karl

  1. David Bowie Blackstar
  2. White Lung Paradise
  3. The Rolling Stones Blue and Lonesome
  4. The Mystery Lights The Mystery Lights
  5. Rival Sons Hollow Bones
  6. Dinosaur Jr. Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not
  7. Joe Bonamassa Blues of Desperation
  8. Wolf People Ruins
  9. Ryley Walker Golden Sings That Have Been Sung
  10. Deap Valley Femijism

Brad

  1. Megadeth Dystopia
  2. Iggy Pop Post Pop Depression
  3. Southern Culture On The Skids The Electric Pinecones
  4. Rolling Stones Blue and Lonesome
  5. Metallica Hardwired... To Self Destruct
  6. Blackberry Smoke Like An Arrow
  7. Anthrax For All Kings
  8. NOFX First Ditch Effort
  9. David Bowie Blackstar
  10. Suicidal Tendencies World Gone Mad

1:42:10 Listener Emails and Record Night Crew Favorites

1:50:35 Post Game

  • Happy Holidays!
  • Looking forward to 2017

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Best of the Rest Video Games and Albums 2016, Review of The Last Guardian, record and tune from Tenement and the Enjoy the Rides test press winner announced in Post Game.

In This Episode:

02:30 Best of the Rest 2016: Video Games

  • Mantis Burn Racing
  • Quantum Break
  • Doom
  • Titanfall 2
  • NES Classic
  • Ratchet & Clank

13:00 Video Games

  • Inside
  • The Last of Us Remastered
  • Bioshock
  • Pure Pool

24:00 Review: The Last Guardian 

36:50 Notable New Record

  • Tenement Bruised Music, Volume 2

44:35 Best of the Rest 2016: Albums

  • Brett Newski Land Air Sea Garage
  • Iggy Pop Post Pop Depression
  • Weezer Weezer
  • Deep Sea Diver Secrets
  • Steve Gunn Eyes On The Lines
  • Glenn Hughes Resonate
  • Michael Kiwanuka Love & Hate
  • Alter Bridge The Last Hero
  • Sturgill Simpson A Sailor's Guide to Earth
  • Kula Shaker K2.0
  • The Dead Daisies Make Some Noise

59:00 Post Game

  • Winner of the Best of Batman Arkham Knight test press announced

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Video games walk the red carpet while fanboys scream for attention, review of The Crew's Calling All Units dlc, Joel's XBOX One S takes off, recommended new record from Wolf People, a Hot Coffin scorcher and recharging the batteries to finish the show.

In This Episode:

0:01:35 Gaming News

0:30:30 Video Games

  • Super Dungeon Bros
  • Minecraft: Story Mode
  • The Crew Calling All Units
  • XBOX One S Ready For Takeoff

0:49:30 Notable New Record

  • Wolf People Ruins

1:07:53 Post Game

  • Recharging The Batteries
  • Email your favorite album and game released in 2016 to Email@ABOGpod.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:16pm CDT

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