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Episode 112 - Tobias and Paul Vs The World

Tobias and the Dark Sceptres is this week's Cheapskate's Game Club and it brings the controversy! Finally some blood on this podcast.  We get our Wildstar hamsters love on, Simone gets into the new Thomas Was Alone expansion, Ben plays Madden, James builds a Steambox and Paul is all about Kiwanuka.

Cheapskate’s Game Club: Tobias and the Dark Sceptres

Next Week: Magicka: Wizard Wars

Crowd Funding Picks

Ben: Pixel Soccer

James: Timespinner

Simone: Bulb Boy

Paul: InSomnia

Direct download: Episode_112_-_Tobias_and_Paul_vs_the_world.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 8:06pm AEST

Top 5 - Worst Tacked On Multiplayer

It's not there for a good reason and it's not even good!  Damn it.

Next week: Top 5 Games of E3 2014

Direct download: Top_5_-_Worst_Tacked_on_Multiplayer.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 6:00am AEST

Episode 111 - Eleventy One

It's sale season and in response Paul's been playing everything, but mainly Signal Ops. James gets into Wildstar while Simone plays Haunt the house leaving Ben to dwell about how much he loves his new Wii-U. The team discusses the controversy magnet who is Phil Fish, lust after Dreadnought and everyone gives this week's Cheapskate's Game Club a go with Floating Point.

Cheapskates Game Club: Floating Point

Next Week: Tobias and the Dark Sceptres

Crowd Funding Picks

Ben and James: Voidspace

Simone: Paparazzi

Paul: Glitch


Direct download: Episode_111_-_Eleventy_One.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 7:01pm AEST

Top 5 - Monsters

As I child I had an imaginary friend. He was a wolf that tried to kill me at every opportunity. I was a messed up kid.  Will the wolf make this weeks' list?  Not unless my life is a video game but then I've never seen a videogame about a guy who hosts a video game podcast. Maybe I'm a new genre...

 Next Week: Top 5 - Worst tacked on multiplayer

Direct download: Top_5_-_Monsters.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 6:00am AEST

Episode 110 - Stealing Sheep and Other Tales of E3 2014

E3 2014 is over and I think it's safe to say a pretty good event all round. Lots of new titles and information on already revealed titles to talk about... and so we do in this extra bloated episode! Did I say bloated? I mean incredible informative and insightful episode that will delight and excite you, the listeners! All this for a very affordable price so send us your Dogecoins.

Next Cheapskate's Game Club: Floating Point

Direct download: Episode_110_-_Stealing_Sheep_and_other_tales_of_E3_2014.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 7:16pm AEST

Top 5 - Games I bet you forgot

You've been forgetting a lot of stuff recently. These games for instance.  Now we can help you remember them with a fun competition.

Next week: Top 5 Enemies

Direct download: Top_5_-_Games_I_bet_you_forgot.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 6:00am AEST

Episode 109 - A Bunch of Card Nerds

It's only aw fe days until E3 and how will we pass the time? The boys are still karting with Mario while Simone gets her goat on. James gets into Dragon's Crown on Vita and plays with some dogs and cats on his 3DS while everyone gets into this week's fantastic Cheapskate's Game Club with Card Hunter.

No Cheapskate's Game Club next week as E3 will consume us all

Crowd Funding Highlights:





Direct download: Episode_109_-_A_bunch_of_card_nerds.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 8:16pm AEST

Top 5 - Villains

Gentlemen(and gentlewomen)?  To Evil!

Next Week: Top 5 Games I bet you forgot about

Direct download: Top_5_-_Villains.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 6:00am AEST

Episode 108 - Karting for Everyone

Military Men in karts, Mario in Karts, monkeys in kart, more things in karts! I CAN'T STOP KARTING! Well I can stop for a while to discuss Battlefield Hardline and our first instalment of Cheapskate Gamers Club with "You Have To Win the Game".

Crowd Funding Picks

Simone: Together: Amna & Saif

James: Tomb of Tyrants

Ben: Tic Toc: Time is Your Sandbox

Paul: Dark Deception

Next Cheapskate's Games Club: Card Hunter

Direct download: Episode_108_-_Karting_for_everyone.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 6:09pm AEST