We get serious about a very real problem in this episode. Game fatigue and game addiction. We are honest about how it has affected us and others, and some possible ways to help get over it.
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It's all things Blizzcon including, yep....Diablo 4 perspective.
Diablo 4 Trailer
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Fortnite Player Banned
We quickly catch up on our Destiny adventures, spoiler alert you can watch it all from the streams in the show notes.
Then we deep dive into the good and bad of professional eSports and how we feel it fits in the cultural and generation of today.
So much to talk about in this episode!
Side note, has anyone got some ammo for Newms?
Following on from the teaser on the last episode, let's talk the Nintendo announcements and SNES on Switch.
Newms played way too much Borderlands 3 and he has gone streaming made, watch it all here
Peter really cannot decide his fate for the new incoming Destiny DLC and so much more.
So much in this episode!
First, Peter talks about some YouTube streaming analysis and observations of viewership compared to Twitch, then he talks about migrating from Blizzard to Steam with his Destiny 2 account (and the cross-platform saves).
Then Newms talks about game reviews and ratings and how that influences his choice to play or not, then Peter weighs in on his over analysis? Of choosing games.
This time it is Newms' time to comment on advertising in games, yeah those things...you know, those ones that appear every time you sneeze whilst holding a mobile device.
Then, Peter shares some thoughts on downloadable demo and trial versions of games and how that has an affect on the users decision to purchase or walk away.
Oh, and feel free to eat a Nukasnicker during the episode, all will be explained.
Every year around this time the sales start to kick in, but whilst that may seem good from a users perspective, is it good from a producers perspective? Will that short term burst of revenue really help in the long run?
We talk about this and using sales to bring back players that may of moved on.
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It seems there is no avoiding the subject. Whether you are a player or a producer, games and monetization are something you have to deal with at some point. It's not a bad thing, honest.
We dive in to and explain some of the more common options and look at them from both sides of the money.
Well it only took until the sixth episode to get down the rabbit hole of Virtual Dino Poop.
Yep you read that right, also, Windows audio streaming nightmare, Diablo 3 mega boost and Dauntless understood.
Epic Released a preview of Dauntless, so it goes without saying we had to play it.
We also started Season 17 of Diablo 3.
And lastly we started out streaming setups, and that was an interesting experience.
Elgato HD60s: https://amzn.to/2QjWksA
This episode is all about developing games. Peter starts with a rant about developers needing to test their games more so he doesn't lose his progress instantly.
Then Newms talks about his game and how that's coming along, this naturally leads into talking about development in general a little more.
This week we talk about the fun of playing pre-release versions. The pitfalls of not reading mission instructions before grinding the materials needed to build something. Then doing it all over again correctly.
In this episode we talk about finally giving in to Fallout 76 curiosity, Final Fantasy 10 remastered edition on the Switch. We talk about what we got done this week on our own games.
Oh, and a loaf of Gluten free bread.
Welcome to the first episode, we talk about who we are, why we are doing this, and what makes this podcast a worth while listen if you like playing video games or creating games.
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Satisfactory Reveal Trailer E3 2018
Truth in Game Advertising Intervention