When the podcast recording falls on Lusipurr’s birthday, SiliconNooB gives him the gift of flight. Shortly thereafter, in a fluke accident, Adeki leaps high into the sky and over a cliff, before Imitanis follows him in a suicidal death plunge.
It turns out that tablets did not change the world, and gaming on a touch screen is still inferior to gaming with a controller. Also, the PC is not dead.
When Reggie ‘The Fatuous Fathead’ Fils-Aime opens his ever-swelling face to belch forth more insultingly obvious lies, SiliconNooB grabs his Australian pitchfork and gathers the village to arms, marching them across the Great Australian Desert and to war!
Steam fumbles the Christmas rush, the opposition crumbles in both(!) Boxing Day tests, SiliconNooB humbles his brother’s bumbled gift, and Lusipurr grumbles about irrational gamer consumerism in the first Lusipurr.com podcast of the year A.D. 2016.
Mel discusses the recent issue of paid mods on Steam, which thankfully are of no concern. Although they may come back later, come inside to see his thoughts on why they present more problems than they are worth.
Lusipurr listens to the entire Ring Cycle of Richard Wagner, with terrible consequences for the podcast. In a veritable data Gotterdammerung, the audio recording is accidentally deleted, leaving Lusi no option but to record a solo Christmas broadcast.
Lusipurr, SiliconNooB, and Mel find themselves utterly downhearted after sifting through yet another week of depressing news. But then, they find a ray of hope in an unlikely place, and things begin to look up, eventually culminating in a very merry Bup.
There are many games today that use themes of religion to tell a story to the player. What if we could bring a religion from a game in the real world? What if games stores because places of worship? Imitanis wonders how this changes the industry.
Last week EA did what they do best: screw gamers without remorse. This week, KillswitchTool looks at why SimCity is just another reason the industry needs to experience a colossal crash and be reborn as something nicer to its consumers.
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