Episode 149 Notes: Blizzcon 2015 Reactions

Episode 149 can be found over here and the show notes are below.


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Entwined Gameplay Sample

So one of the games from Playstation Plus this month was “Entwined”.

It was most certainly a curiosity.

The controls feel incredibly foreign at first blush. You only use the left and right sticks and you push those sticks to the far edges in opposite directions.

The goal for the story mode (which is what I’ve sampled here) is to fill up the bars on each side by collecting the gems. You lose gems if you miss your colored markers as you fly through the level.

I’ve enjoyed it so far. It’s a quick one, but it’s a fun one. I look forward to finishing the story and then perhaps trying a challenge or two.


Episode 146 Notes: Hold My Beer

Episode 146 is ready to go!

After the break are the show notes.


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Episode 145 Notes: E3 Attack (2015)

We mostly hit all the E3 announcements in this episode of the show. Then a few other tidbits of news from the political realm. You can find the episode over here.

Show notes, as usual, are after the break.

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Learning Curve: Editing PS4 Videos

For my birthday one of the things we got was the PS4.

(Parental life hack for large families, you get it as a gift for your birthday even though others in the family will likely use it more… this way you have a reason to say sibling 1 must share with sibling 2 since it technically isn’t for either of them.)

One of the cooler features of the PS4 is the “Share” button. Those that follow me on twitter or Facebook are already seeing my use of that.

Here is my first foray into uploading a recorded video though. Edited down to show off some of Transistor’s “speed attack” systems.

It’s a game I expect I’ll be returning to.

They offer a very powerful editing tool though, I look forward to getting used to it more and seeing what I can accomplish with it.


Episode 140 Notes: I’m Not Dead Yet! (Parts 1-4)

Welcome back to the podcast! After the break are the separate part notes. Here are the links to the various parts.



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Playstation Now Subscription Plan Announced (It’s too much)

So over on the Playstation blog we have the official announcement finally of how much Playstation Now will cost.

Here’s the breakdown:

  • One-time fee: $20/month
  • 3-month plan: $15/month ($45 total)

What do you get?

Unlimited play of all old PS3 games in the PSN library, with probably more added slowly over time depending on how well the service does.

What you don’t get: any kind of discount for already being a Playstation Plus subscriber.

Really guys?

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