A Band of Gamers
Stay current with gaming and discover new music with three over-the-hill, positive-minded best mates. Podcast starts with Side A Video Games wherein the guys chat about the latest big news and games including impressions and reviews. Second half of the show, Side B Music, aims to help you discover new records you may have otherwise missed with recommended albums from the co-hosts and community. Proud supporter of local and independent music. Local music spotlights Wisconsin, Vancouver and Birmingham/England areas where the co-hosts reside.

The sounds of silence can be dramatic. Enjoy a raw episode (no edits) covering the latest in gaming news and impressions including Nintendo's plans for the Switch online, Pinball Arcade loses a few tables and God of War. Thereafter a full does of indies with Raging Justice, Super Mega Baseball 2, wireless controller for Shane's 23 SNES Minis and Karl's stuffed boxers. Recommended record from Walt Hamburger, beers and many more albums for your discerning ears.

0:06:25 Side A Video Games

Pulse (biggest news and games)

  • Nintendo Switch online service fully detailed
  • Pinball Arcade loses rights to Bally and Williams tables
  • NES Classis is returning to store shelves in June
  • God of War is fastest selling PlayStation 4 game
  • God of War further impressions

Indies

  • Raging Justice (PS4 & XBOX One)
  • Super Mega Baseball 2 (PS4 & XBOX One)
  • 8bitdo Wireless Controller (SNES)

Undies Full of Indies (Dirty Platinum Trophies)

  • Gem Smashers (PS4)
  • Her Majesty's Spiffing (PS4)

Brews

  • Superpest Double IPA | Bomber Brewing
  • Clockwork Tangerine | BrewDog
  • Space Dust IPA | Elysian Brewing Company

1:06:20 Side B Music

Recommended Album 

  • Walt Hamburger One Week Record Week 2

Listening To and Gigs

  • Arctic Monkeys Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino
  • Parkway Drive Reverence
  • Guns N' Roses "Shadow Of Your Love"
  • Buffalo Gospel On The First Bell
  • Tigernite Sublunary
  • Greatest Lakes Divisions
  • Ryley Walker Deafman Glance
  • Courtney Barnett Tell Me How You Really Feel
  • Bombino Deran

Music Played In This Episode

  • Intro, segue and outro music provided with permission by Tiny Rockets

Links

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XBOX One adds more backwards compatible titles and includes compression enhancements. Super Mega Baseball 2 is out this week. Nintendo Switch doesn't have a Dark Soul yet. Discord integrates. God of War, MLB The Show 18 and Pixel Junk Monsters 2 Demo impressions. Instructions for enlarging your ego with easy PlayStation Platinum Trophies. Too many good beers. Recommended record from Bokassa and more great albums you should be spinning. Jeff Rosenstock and Gunn-Truscinski Duo gigs. Story time with Shane about beer artistry and the new ABOG logo.

0:03:00 Side A Video Games

News

  • Six more XBOX 360 games with XBOX One X Enhanced updates added
    • Red Dead Redemption
    • Gears of War 2
    • Sonic Generations
    • Darksiders
    • Portal 2
    • Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
  • More original OG XBOX backwards compatible games now available
    • Blinx: The Time Sweeper
    • Breakdown
    • Conker: Live & Reloaded
    • The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind
    • Hunter: The Reckoning
    • Jade Empire
    • Panzer Dragoon Orta
    • SSX 3
    • Destroy All Humans!
    • Full Spectrum Warrior
    • Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction
    • MX Unleashed
    • Panzer Elite Action: Fields of Glory (Europe only)
    • Star Wars: Battlefront
    • Star Wars: Battlefront 2
    • Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy
    • Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter
    • Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic 2: The Sith Lords
    • Star Wars: Republic Commando
  • Dark Souls delayed on Nintendo Switch
    • Remastered version of Dark Souls will still launch on May 25th on PS4, Xbox One and PC, the Nintendo Switch version is being pushed back to summer 
  • Super Mega Baseball 2 releases May 1st
  • Discord / XBOX integration 
  • Loot boxes banned in several European countries

Impressions

  • God of War
  • MLB The Show 18
  • Pixel Junk Monsters 2 Demo
  • A Way Out
  • Human Fall Flat

PlayStation 4 E-Penis Extender (Dirty Plats)

  • Energy Invasion
  • Slyde
  • Lara Croft Go
  • 36 Fragments of Midnight
  • Gem Smashers
  • Orc Slayer
  • Hitman Go
  • Squareboy Vs. Bullies
  • Siegecraft Commander
  • Puzzle Showdown 4K

Brews

  • White Oak Jai Alai | Cigar City Brewing
  • Heathen | Northern Monk
  • Raspberry Wheat Ale | Trading Post Brewing

1:23:02 Side B Music

Recommended Album 

  • Bokassa Divide & Conquer

Listening To and Gigs

  • Black Stone Cherry Family Tree
  • You Big Idiot Mega Donair
  • The Longshot Love Is For Losers
  • Gunn-Truscinski Duo live at Acme Records
  • Jeff Rosenstock, Martha and Bad Moves live at The Back Room At Colectivo

2:01:14 Side C Community

  • Record Night Friday May 4th
  • New Logo

Music Played In This Episode

  • Intro, segue and outro music provided with permission by Tiny Rockets

Links

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Direct download: 165.mp3
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