Sun, 26 March 2023
Featuring: Ashgar, Belghast, Grace, and Tamrielo
Hey Folks! Tonight we are down three folks and contemplated not recording at all… eventually deciding on the recording to save ourselves from a mega show. The original intent was to record a fairly short show, but ultimately we ended up chatting away for the full time regardless. Tonight we talk about Diablo IV again and some of our frustrations. This weekend Grace got to play the game in the Open Beta so we start out with their opinions and devolve from there. After that Tam talks a bit about his experiences with Triangle Strategy. Finally, we talk about Adepticon and all of the news coming out of it for new miniature gaming releases.
Direct download: aggrochat_episode428.mp3
Category:gaming -- posted at: 10:33am EDT
Sun, 19 March 2023
Featuring: Ammosart, Grace, Belghast, Kodra, Tamrielo, and Thalen
Hey Folks! This week Bel talks about his experiences playing Diablo IV Beta and how it is nothing as he expected and mostly Diablo the MMORPG. From there Bel and Grace talk about their experiences playing Last Epoch multiplayer doing the endgame activity called Monoliths. Tam talks about Star Citizen 3.18 recovering from its server woes and how fleshed out the new racing league feature is. Kodra talks about how much he enjoys games that are themselves effectively a tutorial. We’ve talked about Battletech by Harebrained Schemes quite a bit but we dive into an update about the current state of mods. Then we end up going off the deep end into a discussion about the 90s internet and the things that are now lost to the sands of time.
Direct download: aggrochat_episode427.mp3
Category:gaming -- posted at: 9:59am EDT
Sun, 12 March 2023
Featuring: Ammosart, Ashgar, Belghast, Grace, Kodra, Tamrielo, and Thalen
Good Morning Folks! We start off the show with some random talk about Rick Astley and the history of Rickrolling. From there Bel talks about getting a Commander tag and going for the obvious best choice… that Catmander. Kodra talks about beating Axiom Verge and his struggles with M.A.S.S. Builder not quite being detailed enough. From there we talk about the launch of the Last Epoch Multiplayer patch and the struggles of instant 8X growth. We talk a bit about the challenge of a game launch and scaling servers without overbooking capacity. Then we finish out with some discussion from Tam about the Star Citizen 3.18 patch and its own server capacity issues.
Direct download: aggrochat_episode426.mp3
Category:gaming -- posted at: 9:48am EDT
Sun, 5 March 2023
Featuring: Ashgar, Belghast, Grace, Kodra, Tamrielo, and Thalen
Tonight we start off with some light discussion about Guild Wars 2 and more specifically the new patch that dropped on the 28th including a brand new map called Gyala Delve. We talk briefly about wrapping up Diablo 3 Season 28 and looking forward to the Last Epoch Multiplayer patch landing next Thursday. We talk a bit about Microsoft getting to subpoena Sony for records about their practice of paying companies to keep games from GamePass. We also talk about the practice of corporate write-downs and how Wizards of the Coast and Funko have gotten caught throwing massive amounts of product in landfills recently. From there we have a sort of rapid-fire discussion of a bunch of mech names, namely Mechwarrior Online, the upcoming Armored Core game, and Mass Builder.
Direct download: aggrochat_episode425.mp3
Category:gaming -- posted at: 10:55am EDT