State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition

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Platform: Xbox One

Developer: Undead Labs

WebsiteUndeadlabs.com

Australian classification: R18+

I’d long since run out of food and drink. I was bruised, beaten, and exhausted to the point of near collapse. My ute was packed with a days worth of salvage; medicine, materials, fuel, ammunition, supplies we desperately needed. The community was counting on me, but more than anything I just wanted to get home. I decided to take a shortcut. It didn’t go well.

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In studio: Lee May, Candi Payne, Razor and Jody Macgregor.
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Zed Games Podcast – Episode 269


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In studio: Razor, Lee May, Candi Payne and chip musician Slato joins us as guest host.
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Zed Games Podcast – Episode 268


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In studio: Razor, Lee May and Sean Mccarthy.

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Aired 6 May 2015.

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Zed Games Podcast – Episode 267


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In studio: Razor, Candi Payne and Jody Macgregor.

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Zed Games Podcast – Episode 266


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In studio: Jody Macgregor, Lee May and Razor.
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Zed Games Podcast – Episode 265


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In studio: Jody Macgregor, Candi Payne, Lee May and Razor.
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Aired 15 April 2015.

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Zed Games Podcast – Episode 264


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

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Lee and Razor return to Bloodborne (PS4) after getting the chance to spend a bit more time with it.
Aired 8 April 2015.

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Zed Games Podcast – Episode 263


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In Studio: Razor, Lee May, Jody Macgregor and special guest host Tim Dawson from Witchbeam.

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Aired 1 April 2015.

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