Sun, 4 December 2022
Featuring: Ammosart, Belghast, Grace, Kodra, and Tamrielo
Hey Folks! We have our Grace back from moving but we are still down a Thalen and now an Ashgar. Tonight we start off with some discussion about Warhammer 40,000 Darktide and how it draws from roots like Left4Dead. Grace and Bel talk about their recent foray into Undecember which seems to be a happy middle ground between Diablo 3 and Path of Exile. Grace also talks about playing the Slime Rancher 2 Early Access and tending to adorable squishy faces. Bel talks about the impending launch of Mstdn.Games which is an attempt to fill a niche of missing Video Game devoted Mastodon Servers. Bel talks a bit about the New World server migration and how Themiscyra is no more and we have become Heliopolis. From there we dive into a discussion about screenshot capturing in games and specific “photo modes”. We talk about the Folding Ideas video essay called “Why It’s Rude to Suck at Warcraft” and this week's news that Blizzard is essentially done in China as their relationship with Net Ease disintegrates.