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Part three of the second podcast episode is here!

part one is available here

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Show Notes

Part three of the second episode of our podcast is here.

phew! That’s three hours of audio content

SquidgyFidget starts a conversation about the Switch not having a gamer score which leads us to a discussion on Xbox Live and the Playstation Network. Then B drops a knowledge bomb about Nintendo bringing a online play to the Switch very soon.

I talk about the difficulty of being the first with some new technology, the death of the Saturn and Dreamcast; and B brings to our attention the fact that the consoles which win the wars are the ones which concede on certain aspects of their design and hardware for the mainstream, which takes us to a discussion on SegaNet.

I also link what happened in the video games crash of the 80s to what happened recently with Playerunknown’s Battleground, and how Nintendo fixed gaming back then by adding (what was effectively) a DRM chip to each cartridge for the NES.

Games Discussed

We also talked a fair amount about the following games:

  • Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
  • Animal Crossing
  • Miitomo
  • Splatoon 2
  • Resident Evil
  • Mario Kart
  • Rocket League
  • Super Mario Bros. 3
  • Balloon fight
  • Dr. Mario
  • Halo 2
  • Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wind
  • Super Mario Odyssey
  • ET: The Extra Terrestrial
  • Playerunknown’s Battleground
  • School Girl zombie Hunter
  • Dropmix

Links

We’ve already written about some of the games we discussed, so here are some links to those posts:

External Links of Interest

Music

Links to the music used in the podcast can be found below. Definitely check them out, because they’re amazing tracks by awesome musicians.

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and let us know what you liked, what you didn’t like and which games you’d like to hear us waffle on about next time.

Until then,

Game on!

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Jamie is one of the Waffling Taylors. He spends a lot of time blogging about things sometimes related to programming and sometimes not.