IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #157

19 Mar 2014  by   Peter Parrish
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This week’s edition of the podcast harkens back to a strange and mysterious time when small teams of programmers could find huge success making a game in a small office or bedroom. Hey, wait a moment, that’s today! But it also happened quite a bit in the 1980s as well.

News that Gauntlet and Chaos (as Chaos Reborn) could be making a return, along with a PTSD-inducing video of a docking procedure from Elite: Dangerous, mean that the news has an 80s flavour. If we had time, we could’ve discussed the Iran-Contra affair too. Alas, we don’t.

Moving forwards through time, we reach the 1990s. A time when Peter Molyneux was king. The days of Theme Park are over now, but he’s still trucking away with Godus. The latest update turns it into the most amazing game ever. At least, according to Molyneux. And since when has he given you any reason to doubt him, hmm?

Elsewhere, GOG do their best to avoid regional pricing to the delight of everybody, SimCity finally launches an offline mode and I try to figure out what, exactly, the PC version of Dark Souls 2 is going to end up looking like. It’s not as easy as you’d imagine.

Tim’s been toiling away on Titanfall (Paul’s been playing some of that too,) and I’ve been exploring Borgova in The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing 2. There’s also a bit of cheeky console-based chat about Dark Souls 2. Come on, it’s Dark Souls 2!

Listen, watch, download, stream and do whatever you fancy with the podcast, below. For more episodes, have a look in the archives by hitting the “Podcast” tab up near the top of the page there. iTunes has a few too, if you prefer that option.

If you have any burning questions or thoughts for the podcast team, send them to editor@incgamers.com and mark them “Hey dummy, I have things I want to say about the podcast.”

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