Zed Games Podcast – Episode 260


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In Studio: Jody Macgregor, Lee May, Razor & Candi Payne.
Razor reviews Paranautical Activity, a roguelike that sits somewhere between Binding of Issac, Quake and Minecraft. Lee reviews the frantic and futuristic twin stick shooter Helldivers. Candi talks about indie platformer Oscura: Second Shadow. Jody reviews Druids Duel, a strategy board game with a fantasy flavour.

Aired 11 March 2015.

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Zed Games Podcast – Episode 258

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In studio: Lee May, Jody Macgregor, Candi Payne and Razor.
This week: Morgan Jaffit, creative director and co-founder at Defiant Development joins us for a chat about Hand of Fate, the crowd-funded PC game blending action combat with deck-building. Morgan candidly answers our questions about the pressures of running a Kickstarter campaign and developing a game in a genre that doesn’t really exist. Razor reviews The Order 1886, a cover based shooter set in an alternate Victorian-era London.

Aired 25 February 2015.

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Zed Games Podcast – Episode 257

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In studio: Jody Macgregor, Lee May & Razor.

This week: Our “50 Shades of Grey Special” (not really). We talk about three very different new dungeon crawlers: SanctuaryRPG channels the old-school ASCII vibe while presenting new school design sensibilities; Darkest Dungeon focuses on something rarely seen in the genre – the mental health of your adventurers; Persona Q Shadow of the Labyrinth takes the heroes from the modern Persona games and throws them into a hardcore Japanese dungeon crawler. We discuss the week in gaming news headlines, including the media crucifixion of Peter Molyneux.

Aired 18 February 2015.

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Zed Games Podcast – Episode 256

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In studio: Lee May, Candi Payne and Razor.
This week, we continue our coverage of zombie apocalypse/parkour game Dying Light, focusing on the co-op mode. Lee played the first episode of Telltales Game of Thrones and provides first impressions. Candi talks us through Trivia Crack, a mobile trivia game that pits you against friends and strangers. We discuss the week in gaming news headlines including the arrest of a serial “swatter”.
Aired 11 February 2015.

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Zed Games Podcast – Episode 255


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In studio: Jody Macgregor, Lee May, Candi Payne & Razor.

This week: Jody, Lee and Razor review Dungeons & Dragons: 5th Edition; we discuss the history of the original pen and paper RPG and detail what is new with the latest iteration. Included is a bonus audio clip from the first session. Special thanks to guest players Grace and Sky from the 4ZZZ Book Club. Lee gives some first impressions of Dying Light. We recap the week in gaming news headlines including the Sega’s company restructure.
Aired 4 February 2015.

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Zed Games Podcast – Episode 254


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In studio: Lee May, Jody Macgregor & Razor. This week, Lee reviews Armello – a digital board game that sits somewhere between Disney’s Robin Hood and Game of Thrones. Razor play-tests WWE Immortals, a button-mashing mobile/tablet game where the wrestlers are superheroes. Jody talks about Fairy Solitaire, magical, highly addictive card game! We discuss the week in gaming news, including the NVidia 3.5GB scandal. Aired 28 January 2015.

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Zed Games Podcast – Episode 252

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In studio: Jody Macregor, Candi Payne, Razor and  Sean “Minion” Mccarthy.

This week, Sean reviews the latest expansion to World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor. 

The three amigos review Metrocide, an open world stealth game by indie studio Flat Earth Games.

We hear an interview with Alex Hutchison, creative director of Far Cry 4. Thanks to 2RRR’s Big Head Mode for the recording.

Aired 14 January 2015.

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