Fabian A. Scherschel
Jazz and Cop Shows
David M. Nicholas
Shorts and Comic Books
Dave and Fab discuss Amazon’s Bosch, Netflix’ Lost in Space and Marvel’s Infinity War.
First off, some news: Pillars of Eternity II is out and looks like it’s shaping up to be as great as its predecessor. Fab is looking forward to playing it a lot, but has no clue when he can find the time because he’s still playing Battletech a lot.
In other news, Elite Dangerous for the Mac is dead for technical reasons.
Fab has been watching Bosch, a cop show on Amazon starring Titus Welliver. He also reviews Lost in Space on Netflix. Dave really likes Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Dave’s been to the cinema and has watched Avengers: Infinity War. You will be shocked to discover that he enjoyed it very much.
We wrap up the episode with some feedback from our awesome Discord server.
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Dave and Fab try to explain Meltdown and Spectre and review the newest Expanse book, Persepolis Rising. Also: Something, something blockchain.
Welcome to the first episode of 2018! To kick everything off, we give our predictions for the year.
What will be your Game of the Year?
What will be the Bitcoin price on 1 December 2018?
Will there be a bigger security fuckup than Meltdown and Spectre?
Will the nukes be fired?
Star Citizen come out?
- Fab: No
- Dave: No, the company will fold
Dave also predicts another FOSS Talk Live on 9 June 2018.
We try to explain the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. What does it all mean? How doomed are we? Some of the points discussed might actually not be completely wrong.
In gaming news, old-school RPG guru Brian Fargo is launching a Steam competitor. Does this have even a remote chance of succeeding? Something, something blockchain!
Also: Secret of Mana is coming to the PC. Holy shit!!!
Dave, meanwhile, is more excited about Viticulture.
In the main part of the show, we discuss the latest Expanse book, Persepolis Rising. We conclude it’s not the best book in the series, but it’s still damn fucking good.
Then it’s onto your feedback, before we end the episode.