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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

081: Purge the Calendar

7/1/2018
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A gritty reimagining of Bubble Bobble, Lemmings in VR, the world's reaction to a misprinted calendar and a time travelling scientist. Just a small selection of the games that we covered this week on Bit Storm.

Duration:01:04:28

080: Left 4 Bread

6/24/2018
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Ben and Trevor deep dive into a couple of heavy world building games this episode, including a Black Mirror-esque world where Augmented Reality is the norm and a mystery told through flashbacks during a home invasion. They also explore a co-op survival game using Left 4 Dead's director technology, a wacky VR game of bow analysis, an FTL/X-Com hybrid, a tycoon game dealing with family relationships, and more!

Duration:01:08:11

079: The Nun Direction

6/17/2018
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Two bakers in 18th century France competively baking cakes. The take home version of Bit Storm's Click Pitch(TM). A galaxy contained within a bubble. The many habits of Doctor Livingstone. An educational game about LGBTQIA+. All these games and more on this weeks episode of Bit Storm.

Duration:00:57:30

077: Feudal England

6/3/2018
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A narrative game based on a boxer that bets on his own fights, a used car salesman simulator, the secret origin of language on earth, a telepathic alien baby breaks out of area 52 and a family fighting to survive in Feudal England. All these ideas were somehow turned into games in this episode of Bit Storm.

Duration:00:59:01

074: Get Me A Weasley

5/13/2018
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Down in the dumps? We prescribe this episode of Bit Storm, where Ben and Trevor come up with video game tie-ins for the Bill & Ted franchise as well as creating the MVGU (Marvel Video Game Universe), along with a game about a dolphin on the police force, a kindergarten rife with politics and backstabbing, a VR drainage based puzzle game and a cross between X-Com and Stardew Valley. Warning: side effects may include laughter, groans, and an existential disappointment that these games will...

Duration:00:58:35

073: Lactose Intolerant

5/6/2018
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A guy who survived the extinction of mankind while demoing a fallout shelter! A No One Lives Forever inspired spy romp against a villian hell bent on destroying the UK with Mad Cow Disease! Vegans and people with Lactose intolerance team up against a deadly common threat! These are just some of the games that Ben and Trevor muddled though in Click Pitch this week.

Duration:00:58:36

072: Winner Winner Human Dinner (featuring Barney Cumming)

4/29/2018
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Trevor and Ben are joined by Barney Cumming of Powerhoof this week, and the resulting stampede leaves behind a game where you play a recluse solving a mystery via garbage and crosswords, a HVAC engineer who is sensibly doing their job, we explore the fine art of observatory equipment requisition, and we reinvent Powerhoof's Regular Human Basketball into a Space Jam-esque adventure! Find Barney online: Website: https://www.powerhoof.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/powerhoof Facebook:...

Duration:01:08:20

071: Orphanazi

4/22/2018
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Where is that piano music coming from? What if Hansel and Gretel wanted to live with the witch? How long could you survive on a distant planet where the day is deadlier than the night? Ben and Trevor attempt to answer all these questions while playing a rousing game of Click Pitch. All on this episode of Bit Storm.

Duration:01:18:29

070: The Prime Nephew

4/15/2018
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What would Space Quest 7 be like if Roger Wilco was turned into pure electricity? What if the next ridiculous teenage trend had something to do with a hydraulic press? What's the best way for a gopher to steal balls on a golf course? And what do you do if you find out you have a particularly special nephew? Ben and Trevor answer all these questions on this week's episode of Bit Storm!

Duration:01:05:52

067: Fungi Cold Medina

3/25/2018
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Ben and Trevor return for an in-depth discussion of 4 made up games. Games include human sized pigs and pig sized humans set in an RPG, a rogue-like adventure beneath the waves and we discover the secret truth of how humanity evolved on Earth.

Duration:00:53:20

066: Clock Fluid

3/20/2018
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A management game where you are tasked with building the best pub crawl route, an extreme couponing game with gameplay from both sides of the register, a world where the very concept of time relies on a mysterious fluid, and the much needed movie tie-ins for Cube, Key & Peele, Speed 3 and the entire oeuvre of Stephen King. All this and more from the minds of Ben and Trevor this week!

Duration:00:58:36

Boom (tm) - Global Game Jam 2018

1/31/2018
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Ben and Trevor do a post mortem of their Global Game Jam experience! Hear about their experiences jamming in Melbourne, the brainstorming and development process, then play their final game! Play the game here: https://globalgamejam.org/2018/games/boom-tm Video during development: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GzC6CpdLZw

Duration:00:18:49

059: High Pressure Hairdressing

1/28/2018
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In their third and final Global Game Jam themed episode, Ben and Trevor take the theme "The Sound of a Beating Heart" and apply it to all their Click Pitch rounds this week! It results in a blood sucking rhythm game, a toe trimming simulator, a superhero ant, a game where you dispose of bodies for the mafia, a teenager finding their way to the underworld, and more!

Duration:00:58:42

058: What Do We Do Now?

1/21/2018
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In the second of their Global Game Jam themed episodes, Ben and Trevor take the theme 'What Do We Do Now' and use it in every Click Pitch this week! The result is a VR experience of vacuuming up Grandma's ashes, a dung beetle pushing a dung ball around a crowded city and the worst game of "Basketball" ever envisioned.

Duration:00:56:06