This podcast has been optimised in the cloud

Drinky Talky Thingy Podcast #131: A Fully Cloud Optimised Podcast

This podcast has been optimised in the cloud
This podcast has been optimised in the cloud

Well if the games industry can keep wheeling out that bullshit claim I think we can as well.

I mean its not as if it isn’t true either, you don’t know how the podcast was optimised and thats the point of the cloud, you don’t need to know how its done as long as it is.

No you’re more concerned with the actual output and I have to say that it was a pretty good one.

Gow got a lot more drunk than normal & Paddy was in a far more ranting mood than normal.

It was also helped by the variety of the stories this week ranging from the EA backdown on is Microsoft Ass-Licking at last week’s gamescom, Nintendo completely screwing over its hardcore fans again and the announcement of an X-com Expansion pack.

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.

It would appear Ellie is not as impressed as Joel

Talking Point: Does Last of Us live up to the hype?

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 Games Franchise has been done to death?

Here are some of the things our viewers suggested

  • Trevor – Crash Bandicoot
  • Dan Allen – Call of Duty
  • Stuart Renton – Pokemon & Mario
  • Mike Lockwood – Tekken & Splinter Cell
  • Alec-Ross Bower  – Splinter Cell, Resident Evil, Call of Duty & Fifa
  • FirehawkShadowchild – EA Sports Collection & Simulator Franchise
  • TimmyHassall – Call of Duty
  • Michell Chatterton – House of the Dead

As always we then went on to have a good old fashion natter about this weeks topic which was Does Last of Us live up to the hype?

For us we think that on the whole it does, there are some areas where it is a little weak in the gameplay but the story carries it in our eyes.

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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Well clearly the facial hair makes me Selleck, with Noah as a baby. But not sure which way round to place the other two

Drinky Talky Thingy Podcast #116: Three Men & A Baby

Well clearly the facial hair makes me Selleck, with Noah as a baby. But not sure which way round to place the other two
Well clearly the facial hair makes me Selleck, with Noah as a baby. But not sure which way round to place the other two

As you know guest hosts are rare, so having two in one week is nearly unheard of. However in this case they are Kinda a package deal.

This week see’s the long overdue return of the our old friend Craig, who brought along his young son Noah.

It was good to have both of them here, even if I was very bad at curbing my tendency to swear in front of the little one (thank god he is too young to understand what I was saying).

In between the ammusement cause by the little one we managed to find time to talk about everything from the announcements regarding EA & the Star Wars Franchise, More complaining about the Wii U & even some general MMO talk as WoW loses even more subscribers.

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.

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Episode #41: We really need a soundboard

Oh god bless Google! This is the second image found when searching for Gow

Another week and another podcast is recorded.

Were well into the year now and there is only one overriding fact we have learnt along the way, a soundboard must be sorted out and soon. We tried to add a single sound effect into this weeks cast and well to say it was a failure is selling it short.

However for shits and giggles we decided to Google our names during one of the songs and I am glad we did, the picture for this weeks show is the result of our search for Gow, look at it! It’s epic!

Anyway on to the podcast and as always links to almost all the topics covered in tonight’s show are available 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 Thingy.

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Also for while now listeners have been asking for a way to buy us a beer and help us get drunk for their amusement, well now we have found a way. We have set up an Amazon wish list full of beer and sugary things that you can send to us (trust us were just as funny hyper as drunk). Anyone that does so can send any message with their beer and we will say it in the show. Amazon.co.uk: Drinky Talky Thing

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FIFA / PES Drinking Game

People tell me there is a difference, but personally I never notice it. That may be due to this drinking game

For years now both FIFA and PES have been battling to decide which of them would be the greatest football game on the market.

Over all of those years the Thirteen1 team have always played them, never particularly loyal to either franchise as like any good fight the lead has switched many times.

One thing that has been consistent however is the drinking game we based on them. It started off very simple as just a drink for every goal, but in the last few years I have refined and improved it just like the games themselves.

Remember as always I leave it up to you to decide what you drink, I count a Drink as a solid gulp of my pint of beer. That way my fun can last for decent amount of time.

This is also a group drinking game meaning that everyone on the team takes the punishment when a rule is applied.

Rules

The Half Time Refreshments – Both teams have a drink at half time by standard, optional extra to this rule is the losing team have a 2nd drink

The Cards – A yellow card means a drink for the player that received it. If you manage to jump directly to red, take two drinks.

The Goals – A drink for each goal your team concedes

Final Whistle – A drink for the losing team, plus an extra drink if it’s by more than 5 goals

Optional Rules

Making it worth it – This is a reversal rule, if you get a card BUT you injure a player on the other team, the other team have to have a drink instead, two if the player is instantly taken off the pitch

The price you pay – Any action that is not on the pitch – formation change, substitutions etc. – all come at the cost of a drink for the team.

This is one of those games that really differs in drinking level based on your skill with the game. That is why I would classify it as Moderate to Heavy. Personally I suck at them so I get very drunk very fast even drinking only beer.