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Ambition, the ultimate super power?
In this episode we’re exploring whether “ambition” is an important, if not the most important, part of film-making and gaming. Is it better to aim high and fail rather than play it safe? From Infinity Wars to The Last Jedi, we try to settle which of the current mega franchises has the biggest balls Should go without saying, but this episode is filled to the brim with Infinity War spoilers. Consider yourself warned. If you enjoyed this episode please leave a rating, and if you have any...
#012 - Raider Player One
In this episode we go live from Leicester square, at the heart of London, just after having watched Tomb Raider ! We then do the same with Ready Player One and take it back to the studio for some further analysis! Is Phil still pissed at Spielberg for ruining one of the few books he’s ever finished? Tune in to find out. After the break, Ola is back with a new quiz and some great tunes! Also if you're in the market for a new computer, buy Theo's:...
#011 - Who's the best bald actor in the world?
After coming to an agreement on what defines bald, actor and best we talk our way through the best of the bald; from Vin Diesel to Patrick Stewart. Who comes out on top? In the quiz Theo challenges our movie knowledge by doing impressive impression of famous film quotes. If you enjoyed this episode please leave a rating, and if you have any questions, comments or feedback reach out to us on email@example.com or on our Facebook page facebook.com/AlmostSinglePodcast.
#010 - How do you decide who get's your money?
In this episode we try to figure out what the decisive factors for our media consumption are. Is there a conscious process behind our endless Netflix-binges, Fallout 4 scavenging or PUBG chicken dinner hunts? Why does certain movies instantly attract us to the cinema whilst others doesn't? And out of the four books Phil has read in his life, why was it those four? We came in a bit unprepared for this one, so apologize in advance for the slow pace and rehashing of themes we have talked...
#009 - Star Wars-special
In light of how The Last Jedi was received we decided to do a special episode where we rank all the Star Wars films. Is "The Empire Strikes Back" the best one? Did Han shoot first? Is Rogue One worse than "Attack of the Clones"? In this episode we'll attempt to answer all those questions, while we talk our way through the whole franchise. If you enjoyed this episode please leave a rating, and if you have any questions, comments or feedback reach out to us on firstname.lastname@example.org...
#008 - 2018, the year in preview (Part 2/2)
Second part of our new years episode where we’re looking forward to 2018. In this one, we focus more on films and tv and end it with our very optimistic new years resolutions... Are they gonna stick? If you enjoyed this episode please leave a rating, and if you have any questions, comments or feedback reach out to us on email@example.com or on our Facebook page facebook.com/AlmostSinglePodcast.
#007 - 2018, the year in preview (Part 1/2)
Happy New Year everyone! In this new double episode we talk about all sorts of shit but mainly stuff we are excited to see in this coming year (whether it's a game, a film or a TV show... so many cool things coming our way) but also things we could really do without...I mean, seriously, who needs a new Far Cry? In part one we cover the games we are excited (or unexcited) about, and in two weeks time, in part two, we move on to film and TV, before finishing the whole thing with our new...
#006 - The year in review
We discuss highs and lows from this year, covering films,games and TV. In the second part we get the last quiz of 2017: Phil vs Theo! Will Phil finally get a win or will he be forced to put another tenner in the loser jar? If you enjoyed this episode please leave a rating, and if you have any questions, comments or feedback reach out to us on firstname.lastname@example.org or on our Facebook page facebook.com/AlmostSinglePodcast. Merry Christmas and a happy new year!
#005 - Talking games with James
In this episode we have our very first guest on: Mr James! He schools us on Minecraft, tells us about his love for Zelda and brings up some topics for discussion. Could games be considered a sport? Are games art? In the top 3 we talk about our favorite game trailers, and decipher what makes a trailer good. I hope you will enjoy it. Next episode is going to be a Christmas special, so stay tuned! If you enjoyed this episode please leave a rating, and if you have any questions, comments or...
#004 - What game would we make?
We talk about the types of games we would, or could, make. In a incoherent, thinking out loud style we discuss how constraints can nurture creativity, who's hottest in Friends, the expectations of three act story telling before finally reaching the other end with a loose idea of a game; The London commute simulator! In the second part the quiz returns, with Theo as the quiz master. Will there be more obscure sound effects? Will Ola win again? Making him the ultimate champion of the quiz...
#003 - What happened to Rare?
We go down memory lane and talk about how much the games from Rare's golden era has meant to video games, and us personally. Was being acquired by Microsoft in 2002 the key event or could the reason for the fall of this game developer giant be found elsewhere? We can't promise any definitive answers to either of those questions, but hope our nostalgic talk can trigger you to brush the dust off that old N64 and invite your friends over for a competitive round of GoldenEye, or Perfect...
#002 - Favuorites from the 16-bit era
We talk our way through memorable games from the 16-bit era, and derail widely off track in both directions; ending up talking about games as old as Nintendo's Game & Watch Donkey Kong all the way to modern classics like World of Warcraft. In the second segment Phil has prepared a quiz for Theo and Ola. The winner get's bragging rights, while the loser has to play Phil's favourite game from the 16 bit era. If you enjoyed this episode please leave a rating, and if you have any questions,...
#001 - Films based on games
First episode! We talk about games that have made it to the silver screen, and why most of them end up being very underwhelming. Listen in as Phil breaks down the highly surreal Super Mario Bros film, and we discuss the possibility that Jeremy Irons might be an avid gamer. And opinions are divided about the casting for the upcoming Tomb Raider film. In the second part we present our top three NPC's, Download and listen now to find out which NPC made it onto all three lists!