Nerds Assemble 200: Under the influence

This week: It’s our 200th podcast! So we’ve decided to speak about 5 things each that have influenced us or changed our lives.

Join Paul, Paul, Paul and Emily as they discuss:

  • Harry Potter (novels)
  • Robin Hobb’s Assassin’s series
  • Pokemon Blue
  • Morrowind
  • Supernatural
  • Dr Who
  • 8-bit games
  • Star Wars
  • Star Trek
  • X-Men (comics)
  • Dizzy
  • Team Fortress 2
  • Sliders
  • Final Fantasy
  • Blackpool arcades
  • Commodore 64
  • and more…

So, are you sitting comfortably?

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Nerds Assemble 197: Indie games talk with Jupiter Hadley

This week: Indie games and Game Jams.

Join Paul, Paul, Paul and Emily along with special guest indie games fan and games journalist, Jupiter Hadley as they discuss

  • Are indie games making the most of consoles?
  • Is the indie games market in a healthy state?
  • What should we be playing right now?

Plus:

  • Overcooked
  • Snake Pass
  • Unlonely
  • Star Beard
  • Mona Lisa
  • Ludum Dare
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • Supernatural Season 12
  • American Gods
  • Lucifer
  • Riverdale
  • Dr Who
  • Sense8
  • Better Late than Never
  • Call of Duty Advanced Warfare
  • Retroid’s adventures updating and upgrading retro technology

So, are you sitting comfortably?

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Nerds Assemble 195: The trials and tribulations of DLC

This week: DLC has come a long what since we started this podcast, but are we happy with it in its present state?

Join Paul, Paul, Paul and Emily as they discuss:

  • Whether current gen DLC is fit for purpose

Plus:

  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
  • American Gods
  • Preacher
  • Linux Mint
  • Supernatural season 12
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • Bill Nye Saves the World
  • The Cosmos
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation
  • Lucifer
  • Gotham
  • Doctor Who

So, are you sitting comfortably?

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Nerds Assemble 194: Who’s even writing this?

This week: Are we about to get another writers strike, and what could that mean?

Join Paul, Paul, Paul and Emily as they discuss:

  • What the WGA are striking about
  • A look back on the previous writer’s strike (from 2007)
  • How it could be different today

Plus:

  • Dr Who
  • Supernatural
  • Zelda Breath of the Wild
  • The Expanse
  • Thor Ragnarok trailer
  • Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi trailer

So, are you sitting comfortably?

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Nerds Assemble 193: On diversity and comic sales

This week: Will Wonder Woman get a second film? Is diversity killing Marvel’s comic sales?

Join Paul, Paul, Paul and Emily as they discuss:

Plus:

  • Logan
  • Rogue One
  • Legion
  • Life (2017)
  • Supernatural 12×16 and 12×13

So, are you sitting comfortably?

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Nerds Assemble 189: Shizzle to look forward to in 2017

This week: we chat about the stuff we can look forward to this year.

Join Paul, Paul, Paul and Emily as they discuss what they’re looking forward to:

  • Rick and Morty season 3
  • Guardians of the Galaxy 2
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Mass Effect Andromeda
  • Logan
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Wonder Woman
  • The Walking Dead
  • Fear the Walking Dead
  • Kingdom Hearts 3
  • Doctor Who
  • Yuri!!! on Ice season 2
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
  • Baywatch movie
  • 7th season of Game of Thrones (and the desperate wish of there being a 7th novel out this year)
  • Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Stranger Things season 2
  • Sens8 season 2
  • Prey
  • War for the Planet of the Apes
  • Star Trek Discovery
  • Alien Covenant
  • Live action Ghost in the Shell

And talk about what they’ve been up to:

  • Yuri!!! on Ice season 1
  • Supernatural season 12 (episodes 12×04 (UK) and 12×09 (US))
  • Travelers season 1
  • Frequency season 1
  • Van Helsing
  • The OA
  • Z Nation

So, are you sitting comfortably?

P.S. Episode 190 was meant to be about all the BioShock videogames. But due to the current climate making playing it kinda tough, it may still be a few episodes down the line. So would you kindly ensure that you’ve played them when we do to get to them? Thanks.

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Nerds Assemble 188: Switched on or turned off?

This week: That Nintendo presentation.

Join Paul, Paul, Paul and Emily as they discuss:

  • The highs and lows of the Nintendo Switch information.
  • Initial reactions.
  • Retroid’s disdain.

Plus…

  • Eyewitness
  • Sherlock
  • Luke Cage
  • Supernatural season 12 on E4
  • Retroid’s Raspberry Pi adventures
  • Van Helsing
  • … and more

So, are you sitting comfortably?

P.S. Episode 190 will be about all the BioShock videogames. Would you kindly ensure that you’ve played them?

Any feedback or questions? Let us know on Facebook or Twitter.

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Nerds Assemble 187: the New Year recovery

This week: dodging death trends, Christmas telly, Microsoft and more…

Join Paul, Paul, Paul and Emily as they discuss:

Plus…

  • The Harry Potter films
  • The return of Sherlock
  • Doctor Who Christmas special
  • Supernatural season 12 on E4
  • Dishonored 2
  • Orange Pi Zero
  • Catan
  • Trivial Pursuit
  • Supernatural Trivial Pursuit
  • Rick and Morty
  • The Good Witch
  • … and more

So, are you sitting comfortably?

P.S. All change: Episode 190 will be about all the BioShock videogames. Would you kindly ensure that you’ve played them?

Any feedback or questions? Let us know on Facebook or Twitter.

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Nerds Assemble 185: Survival lessons from videogames

This week: we try to stay on topic. We may fail at times.

Join Emily, Paul and Paul as they talk about:

  • So many different videogames, from Skyrim to Left 4 Dead; BioShock to Rainbow 6 Siege – and what lessons for surviving an impossible world we may find within
  • Stuff…
  • Twist and Shout (a Supernatural fanfic! #dontactsurprised)
  • Supernatural season 4 and season 12 (#dontactsurprised)
  • American Horror Story: Asylum
  • The extended cut of Batman v Superman
  • Jessica Jones
  • The Walking Dead
  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Glitched
  • Uncharted 4
  • NBA 16
  • Ozzy & Jack’s World Detour
  • Planet Earth 2
  • And loads of other shizzle…

So, are you sitting comfortably?

P.S. All change: Episode 190 will be about all the BioShock videogames. Would you kindly ensure that you’ve played them?

Any feedback or questions? Let us know on Facebook or Twitter. You can also reach us by email at the address on this page.

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Nerds Assemble 184: Strike, Switch and Sales

This week: we discuss the reveal of Nintendo’s Switch, the strike from voice actors and actresses and the potential acquisition of Time Warner by AT&T.

Join EmilyPaul and Paul as they talk about:

  • Supernatural
  • Gilmore Girls
  • The Walking Dead (don’t worry, no spoilers!)
  • Jessica Jones
  • Once Upon A Time
  • Retooling a Gameboy
  • Luke Cage
  • …and more

So, are you sitting comfortably?

P.S. All change: Episode 190 will be about all the BioShock videogames. Would you kindly ensure that you’ve played them?

Any feedback or questions? Let us know on Facebook or Twitter. You can also reach us by email at the address on this page.

Theme music by Martin Falder.

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