In studio: Jody Macgregor, Lee May, Razor and Candi Payne.
This week: Kim Allom, producer at Brisbane games studio Defiant Development drops in for a chat about working on games like Hand of Fate and Ski Safari Adventure Time, as well as being named as one of MCV’s Top 75 Influential Women in Gaming. We also have quick reviews of Audio Surf 2 (PC) and Skiing Yeti Mountain (mobile).
In studio: Razor, Lee May, Jody Macgregor, Candi Payne.
This week: Lee and Razor review The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, a stunning open world RPG based on the Polish novel series. Jody talks about steampunk/minigolf game Vertiginous Golf (PC).
Aired 27 May 2015.
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.
In studio: Lee May, Candi Payne, Razor and Jody Macgregor.
Concept artist Nick Smith joins us for a chat about his career designing for games like Total War, Hand of Fate and Rise to Power, as well as his upcoming art exhibition. Razor and Lee talk about Chroma Squad(PC), the turn based strategy/film studio sim where you are in charge of a Power Rangers-inspired TV show.
Aired 20 May 2015.
In studio: Razor, Lee May, Candi Payne and chip musician Slato joins us as guest host.
We’re joined in studio by musician/radio host Tim Shiel. We talk about his career as a musician, the soundtrack to best-selling mobile game Duet, and his collaboration with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Lee gets back inside the head of B.J. Blazkowicz for Wolfenstein: The Old Blood.
Aired 13 May 2015.
This week we chat with Rebecca Cheers and Kaitlyn Plyley, writer and director of TITS OR GTFO , a play about navigating geek culture as a woman. We talk about the themes that the performance touches upon as well as some of the stories surrounding the show’s conception. Lee reviews Broken Age Part 2 (PC).
Steam’s decision to begin charging for mods, beginning with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, caused a backlash that nearly broke the internet. To help us understand the controversy, we’re joined by modder Will Marks (STALKER: LURK). Candi reviews The Silent Age (Mobile).
In studio: Jody Macgregor, Lee May and Razor.
This week: the gang gets together to check out the versus mode of Mortal Kombat X (PC/PS//XB1). We also had a go of Primal Carnage: Extinction, an arena game that pits dinosaurs against humans. Razor and Lee check out Never Alone, an emotional and educational puzzle platformer based around aspects of Inuit culture.
Aired 22 April 2015.
In studio: Jody Macgregor, Candi Payne, Lee May and Razor.
This week: Razor checks out the closed beta for kung-fu/open world game Triad Wars (PC), the multiplayer follow up to Sleeping Dogs. Jody plays Influent, a Kickstarter-funded vocabulary building game. Lee provides some first impressions of Mortal Kombat X.
Aired 15 April 2015.
In studio: Razor, Lee May, Jody Macgregor & Candi Payne.
This week: Alan Chang and Alistair Kearney of Rule and Make join us live in studio to talk about their Kickstarter-funded tabletop card game RISE TO POWER.
Lee and Razor return to Bloodborne (PS4) after getting the chance to spend a bit more time with it.
Aired 8 April 2015.
Zed Games is a gaming radio show heard around Australia via the Community Radio network. We broadcast news, reviews, discussion, and commentary on issues and events concerning gamers, interviews with developers and people in the industry as well as various game-related music that you won’t hear on any other program.