Tag: movies

GNR 49 – Columbo on the Orient Express

People On This Episode

avatar Fabian A. Scherschel
Not Unlike Columbo
avatar David M. Nicholas
Rather Like Poirot

Show Notes

Fab and Dave talk about the new Firefox release, the movie Murder on the Orient Express and review the game Heat Signature.

Firefox has released what they say is their “biggest update ever.” We evaluate it, based on having used the new version for about five minutes.

Fab has seen the new Murder on the Orient Express and liked it a lot. Kenneth Branagh’s moustache should get an Oscar.

Dave hasn’t seen the new movie but still thinks he prefers David Suchet as Poirot.

As promised, we review Tom Francis‘ game Heat Signature. Unsurprisingly, we really like it. Even though it can be punishing as hell.

Fab would like to point out that he unlocked the Everything Gun before it was cool.

We end the show with you feedback. Including the fact that X1101 likes Nikola and this fucking thing:

What. The. FUCK.

GNR 22 – What is Game?

People On This Episode

avatar Fabian A. Scherschel
Has a Full Exosuit Inventory
avatar David M. Nicholas
Needs his HOTAS

Show Notes

The winged hussars have arrived. On this GNR: Dave hates No Man’s Sky and Suicide Squad. And we discuss what makes a game.

Winged Hussars

We are back. And we explain why we didn’t podcast for a while. Well, Dave did. But it was on another show. We also hype on about Sabaton endlessly.

Fab’s taking part in the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride in Hamburg. Dave saw Suicide Squad and absolutely hated it. He did, however, love I Am Slaughter.

We then discuss No Man’s Sky. Which Dave absolutely didn’t like. Fab likes it a bit, but much prefers Elite. We also have a fight about if this is actually a game or not. We aren’t sure.

And as if all of that wasn’t enough bullshit, we also answer your questions.

GNR 21 – Unrelenting Fury

People On This Episode

avatar Fabian A. Scherschel
Furious Fab
avatar David M. Nicholas
Mr. Huel
avatar Mike Mullan-Jensen
Offshore Mike

Show Notes

Offshore Mike joins us for a nice long Black Library discussion, Dave reviews Huel, explains Bullet Journal and Fab rants about Star Trek Beyond.

First off: trouble is brewing at Cyanogen. In other sad news, The Expanse is not streaming on Amazon Prime in the UK. Of course not, because we can’t have nice things. To make things worse (or better, if you agree with Dave), Niantic has shut down third party Pokémon Go services. The bastards.

Dave remembers FOSS Talk Live and gives us a review of Huel. What a brave man. Apparently it tastes like cardboard with some extra grit mixed in for flavour.

Huel

We then discuss Bullet Journal, Passion Planner and wank on about notebooks from Leuchtturm 1917 and Analog.

Bullet Journal

Also: Operation Teapot. Wow.

Mike talks about the latest instalment in the Horus Heresy series, Angels of Caliban by Gav Thorpe and we philosophise if Luther is maybe not such a bad guy after all.

Luther

Mike finds out that he is not the greatest private detective in the world when he fails to guess Laurie Goulding’s email address to send questions about starship names to him. However, the questions have finally arrived with Laurie and we can hopefully present his answers in a future show.

We also discuss The Beast Arises.

To round out the show, Fab explains a lot of stuff that is wrong with Star Trek Beyond. For one thing, Idris Elba completely fizzles out under all that makeup. Well, at least we guess that’s Idris Elba…

Krall

We end the show with …you guessed it… feedback.

GNR 17 – Total Warbants

People On This Episode

avatar Fabian A. Scherschel
Talks Like Karl Franz
avatar David M. Nicholas
All About the Bants
avatar Joseph Ward
Hater of Bants

Show Notes

We are joined by our friend Joseph Ward to talk about Warhammer, Total War and Age of Sigmar.

Joe explains how he came to be on the show. We then start the episode with sportsball: The Pittsburgh Penguins have won the Stanley Cup and Germany and Wales are doing quite well in the Euro. We also discuss some E3 news and Dave rants about Apple’s WWDC event. Dave did like the Warcraft movie though, while Fab remains sceptical.

Total Warhammer

The Old World

Onwards to the main topic: Warhammer. Fab discusses the recently released Total War: Warhammer (“Total Warhammer”) and Joe explains how he came to play Warhammer Fantasy Battle – Fab and Dave were partly to blame thanks to Angels of Death. He now plays Age of Sigmar, however, and likes it very much. He even plays in tournaments from time to time and explains how the organisers modify the rules to make games more balanced.

After Joe runs away like a coward to attend to his fatherly duties, we end the show by addressing your feedback.

GNR 12 – Air as a Service

People On This Episode

avatar Fabian A. Scherschel
Is Angry about the Gay Frogs
avatar David M. Nicholas
Lives in Stardew Valley Now

Show Notes

Dave’s fallen in love with Stardew Valley and Fab is angry about gay frogs, the Panama Papers, Ubuntu on Windows and NPM.

Merle Haggard has died, which makes Fab sad. Listen to more Merle, once you’re done with that, listen to Deer Tick. The Expanse is out on Blu-ray!

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Fab’s been looking into the new end-to-end encryption on WhatsApp. More details on that soon. We also discuss the big NPM debacle and their recent security vulnerability.

In what-the-fuck-news, Microsoft goes Linux:

Dave mentions the Maryland hospital that got ransomwared. Fab thinks he prefers the HoloLens to VR.

We discuss the Panama Papers and Tam McGleish.

Dave actually thinks Badman v. Superman was great. He’s serious. He saw it twice! After that madness, he gives his final word on The Division and goes into a huge declaration of love for Stardew Valley.

Aquaman

We end the show with your feedback.