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Octal FM is a podcast about anything that interests Jalada and Sefran. Mostly games, technology, and general geekiness.

Octal FM is a podcast about anything that interests Jalada and Sefran. Mostly games, technology, and general geekiness.
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United Kingdom

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Octal FM is a podcast about anything that interests Jalada and Sefran. Mostly games, technology, and general geekiness.

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@octalfm

Language:

English


Episodes

057: California dreamin' 2/2

12/18/2018
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In this concluding episode about Jalada’s trip to California we talk more about the Pacific Coast Highway, visiting LA, and how the trip turned from a sightseeing trip into something much more personal. Visit our website for some photos, or Jalada's Instagram.

Duration:00:33:52

056: California dreamin' 1/2

12/4/2018
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It's an Octal FM first for this two part special about Jalada's trip to California. "Without a six figure salary, rent control, a trust fund, or a willingness to embrace poverty, you’re out of luck if you want to live here." How to save San Francisco (includes the commuting time maps) And here's Jalada's rented Camaro on the PCH: https://octal.fm/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/IMG_0619_20_21_tonemapped.jpg

Duration:00:33:37

055: Blizzcon 2018

11/20/2018
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In this episode we dissect some of the announcements and coverage around Blizzcon this year. Not much in the way of show notes for this one!

Duration:00:40:30

054: Year of Gaming - 2007

11/6/2018
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In this episode we talk about why we think 2007 was one of the biggest, and one our favourite, years in gaming. SteamThe Xbox 360 versionXbox OnePS4Steamfirst game standalone on Steama remastered collection of the first three games on PS4PS4Xbox OneSteamPS3Xbox 360The Director's Cut edition is available on Steam

Duration:00:38:10

053: Game Club - Hollow Knight

10/23/2018
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Toni joins us for this second Game Club episode where we discuss our experiences playing indie Metroidvania game Hollow Knight. Hollow Knight on Nintendo SwitchHollow Knight on Xbox OneHollow Knight on PS4Hollow Knight on Steam A physical version is also due out in 2019.

Duration:00:40:21

052: Stay awhile and listen

10/9/2018
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In this episode we each discuss some of our favourite video game stories. Vox: Bioshock proved that video games could be artXbox OnePS4Steamfirst game standalone on SteamPS4SteamPolygon: Let's talk about the ending of The Last of Usremastered edition on PS4PS3, Xbox 360, and Vita3DS versionHalf-Life 2the Xbox 360 versionXbox marketplace) Intro/Outro music: CJACKS - Runaway fashion

Duration:00:42:29

051: Code First: Girls with Amali de Alwis and Lizzie Cullen Davison

9/25/2018
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In this special episode of Octal FM we're joined by two guests to talk about alternative approaches to getting into the technology industry and software development. Specifically, we discuss what the organisation Code First: Girls is doing to increase the number of women in tech. @amali_dPixie Labsemc_davFYI Jalada also works at Pixie Labs.

Duration:00:42:48

050: Great Teacher Sefran

9/11/2018
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In this episode we discuss how to get started watching anime. A lot of shows covered in this episode, as well as a few we didn't get time to mention: Use your nostalgiaThe classicsSefran recommendsGo to the moviesWhere to watch?CrunchyrollFunimationNetflixAmazonSef's 'favourites' Intro/outro music: JACKS – Runaway Fashion

Duration:00:45:29

049: Patronise me

8/28/2018
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In this episode we discuss how (typically niche) video content creators are adapting to the thirst for consuming their (high quality) content, but have traditionally found it harder to earn money to do it. How is this affecting the consumer, the creator, and the platform? Further reading: YouTube: Mid-year Update on Our Five Creator Priorities for 2018Social impact of YouTubeNYTimes: How the Internet Is Saving Culture, Not Killing ItWired: YouTube's Latest Shake-Up Is Bigger Than Just...

Duration:00:38:30

048: Game Club - Slay the Spire

8/14/2018
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In this episode we kick off a new mini-series where we pick a game that neither of us have played before, play it separately, and then come together with our own fresh thoughts to discuss it on Octal FM. This time, it's Slay the Spire by Mega Crit, an early access PC game that blends rogue-like elements with deck building gameplay.

Duration:00:47:07

047: Get lost

7/31/2018
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In this episode we discuss some of our favourite video game worlds to get lost in. We reminisce about some worlds we've not visited for a while, and we discuss what it means for a game world to be 'immersive'. Intro/outro music: JACKS – Runaway Fashion

Duration:00:38:27