This is a Numbat, isn't it the greatest thing ever

Drinky Talky Thingy Podcast #142: Far Too amused by the Numbat Tongue

This is a Numbat, isn't it the greatest thing ever
This is a Numbat, isn’t it the greatest thing ever

Reddit has a lot to answer for, but occasionally it pops up to show us a gem like this guy.

It is a Numbat and we are considering making it the site mascot.

In other news it is now christmas, so as always there will be a short gap in recording till the new year as we do the family thing.

Before we go though we recorded one last episode for the year and wrap up a few last stories such as the ongoing clusterfuck that is the YouTube Content ID issues, the release of the Steam OS, Rovio losing the plot and EA in trouble with the courts again.

Anyway all that and much more in this episode of the Drinky Talky Thingy.

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We also welcome your contact about anything you want to talk to us about – From suggestions for stories to recommendations for mid podcast songs, Hell you can even just hurl insults at us if you so wish. Below is a list of the ways you can contact us. Send us a sound clip and we will even bung it in the show.

You can even if you so wish buy us gifts of beers and sweeties via our Amazon wishlist, doing so will make you the sponsor of that show and as a result we will say almost anything you ask us to during the show. Amazon.co.uk: Drinky Talky Thing

If you want links to any of the stories we covered in the show this week, links can be found after the jump.

HE HAS NO SHOES!!

Talking Point: What are your Game & Studio of the Year & What is your Most Anticipated Game?

It is that time of the week again, when in to get warmed up ready for the podcast we ramble about a chosen topic. Before we got onto this weeks topic we did however have to handle the comments of the Listeners/Viewers of last weeks show – What is your favourite 80’s/90’s Film?

All of the comments can be found at the links below.

As always we then went on to have a good old fashion natter about this weeks topic which was What are your Game & Studio of the Year & What is your Most Anticipated?

Because it seems that we went a little too broad with our Talking Point last week we have decided to pull it back in.

What Lead to this weeks topic is that fact that the Spike VGA Nominee list was released for this year. You can see that list of nominees at http://www.spike.com/vgx/game-of-the-year.

We had a good old natter about all of the categories, and you are welcome to give us opinions on them as well, but our main concern is the big three.

What is the Game of the Year?
Who are the Studio of the Year?
What is your most Anticipated Game?

Let us know in the comments below which is your favourite and suggest a possible question for the next Talking Point, please do as I seem bad at picking them myself. Everything is fair game, from politics to movies, music to games, hell we will even discuss our favourite womble if you so wish it.

We are also both doing Movember this year, so consider
Gow: http://uk.movember.com/mospace/8809009
Paddy: http://uk.movember.com/mospace/1348408

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I am not entirely sure I want to be eating Marios bits

Talking Point: What is the most Bizarre Gaming Tie-In Product you have seen?

It is that time of the week again, when in to get warmed up ready for the podcast we ramble about a chosen topic. Before we got onto this weeks topic we did however have to handle the comments of the Listeners/Viewers of last weeks show – Which game from this generation will you regret not playing?

All of the comments can be found at the links below.

As always we then went on to have a good old fashion natter about this weeks topic which was What is the most Bizarre Gaming Tie-In Product you have seen?

What lead to this topic was my wife returning from holiday with some Angry Bird Jelly Sweets, not that I don’t enjoy gifts but serious why the fuck is that even a thing?

This set us off on quite the rant about the various bits of gaming tat that we have seen of the years, from jelly beans themed on Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine to all the Skylanders toys that are not actually part of the game.

However Gow could not look beyond Angry Birds as apparently he had seen some speakers based on the characters. For me however I really pick one, but if I were forced would have to go with the Word With Friends branded version of Scrabble.

Let us know in the comments below which is you have seen and suggest a possible question for the next Talking Point, please do as I seem bad at picking them myself. Everything is fair game, from politics to movies, music to games, hell we will even discuss our favourite womble if you so wish it.

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Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!!

Drinky Talky Thingy Podcast #127: Full of Beans!!

Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!!
Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!!

Now for a while now we have been trying to be a little more flexible with the podcast topics, allow ourselves to ramble off on tangents when we liked.

This so far has been a partial success, but tonight I think we found the key to making it happen more – Chocolate Coated Coffee Beans!

I mean of our 18 stories in this weeks show we managed to cover a mere 4 in the first part of the show and still filled a half hour.

Some of the things that we did talk about included the whole FEZ II Hipster tantrum, the fact that Project Titan will not be subscription based, the Wii U’s devastatingly low sales figures and removal from the 2nd biggest supermarket in the UK and even a FuckBuddies App being sued by Zynga.

Anyway all that and much more in this episode of the Drinky Talky Thingy.

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You can also subscribe Podcast on iTunes

For those who had trouble with iTunes or an android device you can now download the podcast from Stitcher http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/8bit-alliance/the-drinky-talky-thingy?refid=stpr or any of the following sources

http://www.podfeed.net/podcast/The+Drinky+Talky+Thing+Podcast/23410

http://www.blubrry.com/drunkengamer/

http://podcaster.fm/podcasts/viewpodcast.aspx?podcastid=26058&title=DrunkenGamer’s+Drinky+Talky+Thingy

We also welcome your contact about anything you want to talk to us about – From suggestions for stories to recommendations for mid podcast songs, Hell you can even just hurl insults at us if you so wish. Below is a list of the ways you can contact us. Send us a sound clip and we will even bung it in the show.

You can even if you so wish buy us gifts of beers and sweeties via our Amazon wishlist, doing so will make you the sponsor of that show and as a result we will say almost anything you ask us to during the show. Amazon.co.uk: Drinky Talky Thing

If you want links to any of the stories we covered in the show this week, links can be found after the jump.

Talking Point: Which board games do you play & which do you think we should?

It is that time of the week again, when in to get warmed up ready for the podcast we ramble about a chosen topic. Before we got onto this weeks topic we did however have to handle the comments of the Listeners/Viewers of last weeks show – Which Game in your backlog are you most looking forward to finally playing?

Here is what everyone picked for their favourites

  • Michelle Chatterton – Tiny Tina DLC for Borderlands 2, Portal 2, Dead Island, Knights of the Old Republic II
  • Martin Tattersall – Last remnant and Witcher 1
  • Trevor Bristle – Company of Heroes 2 & Bioshock Infinite
  • EvoVLog – Thomas Was Alone
  • Adam Onc – Batman Arkham City
  • FirehawkShadowChild –  Dust: An Elysian Tail, Darksiders I and II & Tomb Raider
  • Brian Inman – Portal 2
  • Misfitfan3996 – Alan Wake

As always we then went on to have a good old fashion natter about this weeks topic which we FireHawkShadowChild suggested should be Which board games do you play? Now as it turns out we do not play many of them at all, so we want to know both which you play and which you think we should play and record the outcome of.

So, What about it guys & gals?

Let us know in the comments below which is your favourite and suggest a possible question for the next Talking Point, please do as I seem bad at picking them myself. Everything is fair game, from politics to movies, music to games, hell we will even discuss our favourite womble if you so desire it.

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Episode #27: Lets try this again shall we?

This, is exactly what the podcast felt like last night

So, Last week we tried to do this podcast live, and due to my retardism (having put the fan in backwards in my case causing my pc to overheat) things did not go as smoothly as we would have liked.

So for that reason we agreed that we would do it live again, its only fair as we did say we would.

There is only one word to describe the outcome however: FAIL!

We were live for the first 20 minutes of the podcast before we realised that our sound was not just intermittent – in parts it was just completely absent.

If you want to see that failure we have left it online for all to see over at DrinkyTalkyThing on USTREAM: . Fortunately we did also have the Audio recording software on the go so that at least got recorded, but even that is not without its flaws.

Firstly for some reason, Gow mac decided to record the thing in a higher bit rate than normal, which while sounding like a good thing is actually a pain. Then to cap it off it had only recorded a single channel of sound so the podcast had to be output in mono.

That’s not going to stop us releasing it though, so just bear with us and we will be back up to standard next week (we hope)

Links to almost all the topics we covered are after the jump.

Also as always we are still taking suggestions for the mid podcast songs. So if you have a suggestion for song to be included in the podcast then put it in the comments of this post or send them too @DrunkenGamer or @D_Gow . They will be put on the short-list and you will be mentioned in the podcast itself when played

Anyway enjoy this episode of the Drinky Talky Thing.

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