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The Simulator Scourge

A fun little vid about the relentless wave of simulator “games”. Guess which of Stu’s recent favorites makes an appearance?

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Determination Overcomes The Agony

This week on the podcast I said (for the third or fourth time) that MOBAs just aren’t my thing. Given the fun I had on Awesomenauts, I wondered if maybe I could give DOTA2 another try. So I did, and the results were horrendous. I got so frustrated that I ragequit and uninstalled the game.

But then I felt a

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Eurogamer Editor-In-Chief: “I am sexist”

Thanks to Lord Jason for linking us to this interesting piece from Eurogamer editor-in-chief Tom Bramwell.

When I look around, I see the same things I’ve been doing and saying without thinking about them reflected back at me from every angle, and the fact casual sexism is so prevalent is an amazingly effective masking agent for the concept itself, especially among men.

The most disappointing thing the author mentions

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Zero Punctuation on E3 2014

Spoiler for this week’s podcast: It’s pretty much the same as Yahtzee’s take.

The Escapist : Zero Punctuation : E3 2014 – Deflate Your Hype Balloons

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Women as Background Decoration in Video Games

Another superb analysis from Feminist Frequency.

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The Veteran Gamers Episode 230 – Duke Was Away, But Came Anyway!

Welcome to show 230.

This week Duke was meant to be off, but like a bad penny turned up anyway, we were also joined by Seth from The Bosswave podcast, Stu and as always Chinny when he eventually arrived!

We played lots of games, amongst which were Watch Dogs, Rust, Wolfenstein, Pixeljunk Shooter Ultimate and The Cat Lady.

Chinny covers

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The Veteran Gamers Episode 229 – Duke And Stu Minus Chinny Makes 2!

Welcome to show 229.

This week Chinny is unfortunately absent, but we did have a fill in called Susan, she was nice!

Duke has been mostly playing Rust and a game from Stu called A Story About My Uncle and Stu well he played mainly Watch Dogs when he eventually got it to work!

It’s Stu’s news this week as

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