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101: Lust Zombies

11/18/2018
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The first episode of a new era of Bit Storm is upon you... and we're doing the same stuff as before. In ramped up click pitch this week Ben and Trevor discuss the ethics of aerosolising vaccines, the greatest new superhero who happens to need a wheelchair, Grimace gets a new backstory and people are turned in zombies by a pheromone.

Duration:01:03:26

100: Nothing But Net

11/11/2018
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Triple Digits! Recorded at PAX Australia in the wonderful Audio Technica booth, Ben and Trevor are joined by Jono Pech and Jack Cruse for episode #100! Maids as ammo, a post apocalyptic hot air balloon adventure, an ensemble cooking game starring the underused Apogee and Square Enix properties, a puzzle game where you need to accomodate smokers, a VR basketball/deli game, and more!

Duration:01:17:25

099: The Manchurian Puppet

11/4/2018
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Trev and Ben discuss a number of imaginary games once again in their Ramped Up Click Pitch segment. Games include a magic version of the sex talk, a conspiracy theorist who happens to be right about all his theories and an Orwell / Hacknet style game based in an alternate universe.

Duration:01:04:28

098: The Interminable Honk

10/28/2018
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A hobgoblin who starts a craft brewery, a phosphorent security guard, a pompous home owner, knock-off super heroes, a gritty remake of Gex, plus we return to the world of Starch Wars! All this and more in this week's Bit Storm, as Ben and Trevor ramp up Click Pitch again.

Duration:00:59:02

097: Law and Order: SLU

10/21/2018
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Games discussed in this weeks Ramped Up Click Pitch(tm) A game based on the technology from Inner Space, a mistress attending the funeral of her lover, the dangers of subtitles in the real world and the adventures of the newest superhero in town, "The Butterfly".

Duration:01:01:36

096: Thick Water

10/14/2018
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A zany mastermind with a plan to make her company the only source of water, a gem thief who transforms into a beast in the light, a very flexible cobra, a friendly mountain, and more as Ben and Trevor play some ramped up Click Pitch this week.

Duration:01:01:25

095: Surprise Shaman

10/7/2018
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Ben and Trevor play ramped up Click Pitch again this week and come up with some of their crazier ideas to date. A psychedelic pirate adventure, a game set in the abandoned amusement park in Chernobyl before the accident and a fantasy hospital where you play an anaesthetist with a mallet as your main anaesthetic tool.

Duration:00:57:25

094: Muddle P.I.

9/30/2018
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Ben and Trevor Click Pitch their way to a narrative noir game about a missing pot plant, a frantic multiplayer game set at a classy ball, a video game sequel to the Rush Hour trilogy, a Zelda/Back To The Future mashup, a National Treasure style adventure game, and more!

Duration:00:56:01

093: Underpants and Butts (Featuring Andrew Freeth from Juicy Cupcake)

9/23/2018
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Ben and Trevor welcome Andrew Freeth to the podcast and they come up with a number of interesting games including, Giants flinging humans around a battlefield, a typing game where you write a kickstarter press release and an erotic novel at the same time, a dark souls-esque romp through history and we reimagine what Brief Battles would be if Ben and Trevor had anything to do with it.

Duration:00:59:51

092: Drop Bears and Hoop Snakes

9/16/2018
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This week: choose the upgrade path of your vicious Australian marsupial, become the keeper of the World Clock, team up with other scientists and unravel a conspiracy, help the spirit that has possessed your non-dominant hand, and see what happens when Mrs Clause has her moment and takes her rightful place as head of the North Pole.

Duration:01:01:17

091: The Incompetent Threshold

9/9/2018
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Ben and Trevor ramp Click Pitch up a notch and come up with a variety of awesome games. A multiplayer shooter with civilian npcs, a western Scooby Doo mystery, unusual laser pointers and a game based on a rejected song from Kurodust. * Includes the only surviving recording of the song "The 1000". *

Duration:01:05:11

090: Danger Zone

9/2/2018
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Back to Click Pitch this week as Ben and Trevor dream up a multiplayer puppeteering game, the challenges of being a flight attendant, a flight combat game set in the aftermath of a modern US civil war, an RPG set in the world of Joss Whedon's Dollhouse, a tactics game setting ballroom dancers against tap dancers, and a heartwarming story of a couple running a general store.

Duration:01:04:05

089: Three Course Mystery

8/26/2018
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This episode we try out an old segment once again, Adventure Game Design Done Quick (AGDDQ), where we try to write the story and puzzles for a small point and click adventure game within the hour. The result is a narrative game that takes place over the three courses that are served to the captain's table.

Duration:01:03:13

088: Infinity Band

8/19/2018
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Ben and Trevor go back to the Harry Potter well in a game played within the margins of a Potions spell book, get serious with a game about a man down on his luck and on the streets, do some deep world building in which a technology can tell you how long you have left to live, reveal what really happened to the Hindenburg, and more!

Duration:00:55:54

087: Game Paste

8/12/2018
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A VR puzzle game inspired by the Fools Errand, a momentum based game in which you must stop a lodge from crashing into an orphanage, a calm casual driving experience game with a secret locked in the trunk. These are just some of the crazy games that Ben and Trevor discussed this week.

Duration:00:57:34

086: Minecraft (but for spiders)

8/5/2018
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What is the gestational period of a common bridge troll? Can you help your future self save the planet? What happens to a typesetter's legacy when his son leaves for the war? Have we ever tackled so many serious questions in one episode? Listen to find out!

Duration:01:05:04

085: Fire All The Guns

7/30/2018
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A VR game that warps time further than Superhot! A narrative game where you play a lawyer representing the creator of the hoverboard! A game where you must present a home you know nothing about to prospective home buyers. All these games and more on this episode of Bit Storm.

Duration:00:51:06

084: Tomb Raver (featuring Meg and Anthony from Screwtape Studios)

7/22/2018
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Ben and Trevor are joined by Megan Summers and Anthony Wood from Screwtape Studios this week, and they come up with a smoke filled metroidvania, limb buying robots, a soul fishing contest between God and the Devil, a grammar obsessed teenager solving mysteries, a thief stealing only the best food, plus we subvert fairy tale tropes as we re-imagine Screwtape's game Damsel. Screwtape's Social Media: Website Damsel Twitter Steam Early Access

Duration:00:59:00

083: Metaphorical Cavity Search

7/15/2018
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Just relax, this week the games include border searches in a fantasy land, cheating in a 4 player co-op, maintaining a boiler in Antarctica and a competitive co-op cow rustling game. Ben and Trevor laugh their way through another action packed episode of Bit Storm.

Duration:01:02:30

082: Workplace Tag

7/8/2018
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Delivering script pages via parkour, playing a high stakes game of Tag in the office, Spy Party-esque multiplayer in an exam room, the long sordid tale of a single chapstick, cartoon physics as gameplay mechanics, and the infinite path of an actor's life - all this and more in Bit Storm this week!

Duration:00:58:57