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043: Target Tax


This month, Alexiz Zaspel, joins us! Michael and Brian can’t help themselves; immediately talk about MTG: War of the Spark. Dennis is still trying to save Washington, D.C., in The Division 2. Shawn plays an evil (but adorable) landlord in Root. Brian gets an early (access) start on Forager and Totally Accurate Battle Simulator. Alexiz plays “Dress-Up Arthur” in Red Dead Redemption 2. Shawn liters the countryside with zombies in Axis & Allies & Zombies. Michael has troubles with old ladies in Sekiro. Alexiz and Michael play Fallout 76 for the butt shots. There’s nothing funny to say about Brian playing ISLANDERS. Shawn and Michael tell us an exciting tale of the latest X-Wing Hyperspace Trial Regional.

May/June Games

  • Life Is Strange 2: Episode 3 – May 9 (XB1/PS4/PC)
  • Saints Row: The Third – The Full Package – May 10 (NS)
  • Rage 2 – May 14 (XB1/PS4/PC)
  • Team Sonic Racing – May 21 (XB1/PS4/PC/NS)
  • Octopath Traveler – Jun 7 (PC)
  • Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night – Jun 18 (XB1/PS4/PC/NS)
  • Super Mario Maker 2 – Jun 28 (NS)

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042: There Are No Palms To Grease


The Force is strong with Michael at a recent X-Wings Miniatures Tourney. Brian, Michael, and Magic: The Gathering sitting in a tree. Dennis tries to return order to our nation’s capital in The Division 2. Michael finishes PoE 2: Deadfire and let’s say, decisions we’re made. Brian and Dennis are jazzed about Ape Out. Michael gets his steps in with Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. We talk (ok, gush) about Google Stadia.

March/April Games

  • Generation Zero – Mar 26 (XB1/PS4/PC)
  • Outward – Mar 26 (XB1/PS4/PC)
  • Tropico 6 – Mar 29 (PC/PS4/XB1)
  • Yoshi’s Crafted World – Mar 29 (NS)
  • Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR Kit – Apr 12 (NS)
  • Anno 1800 – Apr 16 (PC)
  • Mortal Kombat 11 – Apr 23 (PC/PS4/XB1/NS)
  • Days Gone – Apr 26 (PS4)

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041: F*** you, gravity.


Brian goes to war with dogs in Wargroove. Shawn goes as far down as he could in Below. The sound of agility orbs in Crackdown 3 is still ringing in Dennis’s ears. Brian can’t deny the climate change in Civ 6: Gathering Storm. Shawn tries to prevent mass murder in Far Harbor DLC. Brian says Kingdom Hearts 3 is “Goofy”. Shawn uses dice and spreadsheets to battle evil in Marvel Super Heroes RPG. Shawn preps for a Genesys Android game.

February/March Games

  • Ape Out – Feb 28 (NS/PC)
  • Dead or Alive 6 – Mar 1 (PC/PS4/XB1)
  • Devil May Cry 5 – Mar 8 (PC/PS4/XB1)
  • The Division 2 – Mar 15 (PC/PS4/XB1)
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice – Mar 22 (PC/PS4/XB1)

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040: Forts of Horizon


Dennis joins the war on drugs in episode two of Hitman 2. Michael and Brian go it alone in Slay the Spire. Brian sets out to kill a god guy in Pillars of Eternity: Deadfire. Dennis rips across England in Forza Horizon 4. Michael enforces child labor in Frostpunk. Brian says I could be Oliver Pike in Monster of the Week. We talk about our most anticipated games of 2019.

January/February Games
  • Slay the Spire (PC/NS Early 2019) – Jan 23
  • Life is Strange 2 Episode 2: Rules (PS4/XB1/PC) – Jan 24
  • Resident Evil 2 Remake (PS4/XB1/PC) – Jan 25
  • Kingdom Hearts 3 (PS4/XB1) – Jan 29
  • Ace Combat 7 (PC) – Feb 1
  • God Eater 3 (PS4/PC) – Feb 8
  • Trials Rising (PS4/XB1/NS/PC) – Feb 12
  • Civilization VI Gathering Storm DLC (PC) – Feb 14
  • Crackdown 3 (XB1/PC) – Feb 15
  • Far Cry: New Dawn (PS4/XB1/PC) – Feb 15
  • Anthem (PS4/XB1/PC) – Feb 22
  • Metro Exodus (PS4/XB1/PC) – Feb 22

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039: 2018 Games of the Year


What a wonderful time of the year for video games. Lots of December game surprises. The sun sets on Dennis in Red Dead Redemption 2. Shawn gives us a heads up on Below. Michael meets Mr. Moneybags in Fallout 76. Brian and Michael claim they don’t mash buttons in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. People need killin’ and Dennis obliges in Hitman 2. Brian and Dennis give zero Dux in Mutant Year Zero. Shawn played Crest, so when someone asks him if he’s a god, he can say, “Yes!” Brian spits fire in Spyro Reignited Trilogy. 2018 was a rough year, we’ll recap the games that helped us get through it.

Games of the Year


  1. X-Wing Second Edition
  2. No Man’s Sky
  3. King’s Guild
  4. D&D 5e
  5. Pandemic Legacy


  1. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  2. Return of the Obra Dinn
  3. Subnautica
  4. Magic: The Gathering Arena
  5. Civ 6


  1. Into the Breach
  2. Stardew Valley
  3. God of War
  4. X-Wing 2.0
  5. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  6. Magic: The Gathering
  7. Northgard


  1. Dead Cells
  2. Divinity: Original Sin II
  3. Red Dead Redemption 2
  4. Hitman 2
  5. Spider-Man

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!