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043: Sued by Disney

10/15/2017
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Get out your checkbooks as Ben and Trevor might be in a little legal trouble. We come up with two Disney themed Click Pitches, one based on Toy Story, the other based on Cars. Other games may include: a depressed garbage truck, a very scary carnival and a world where everyone wears thermal goggles.

Duration: 00:58:42


041: Willy Wonka and the Candy Caper

10/1/2017
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Stock up on candy cos Halloween has come early. Ben and Trevor play some Click Pitch and it gets a little silly, with games like a Halloween Heist in a world where candy is money, escape captivity in a world where your spit can instantly rust metal and beat your friends in a competitive Bellboy game.

Duration: 00:59:13


039: Owl Snacks

9/17/2017
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Trevor drags himself out of bed to help Ben play some Click Pitch. Things get a little weird with games featuring a jungle court with a baboon for a judge, a murder mystery at Woodstock like concert and an owl hunting for snacks.

Duration: 01:04:56


038: Planetary Passion (featuring Anthony Murphy from the Semi Cast)

9/10/2017
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Anthony Murphy from the Semi-Cast joins Ben this week as Trevor chucks a sickie, missing out on a planetary scale visual novel, a policewoman skydiving to make arrests, XCOM 2: War Of The Chosen reimagined as a totally not-blasphemous real time strategy, another VR game about yelling, and transit building game set in the world of wizardry. By the way, what type of flowers do you buy for a zoo wedding?

Duration: 00:55:05


037: Old Man Yells at Cloud

9/3/2017
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Things are getting stormy as Ben and Trevor play some more Click Pitch and come up with ideas like playing the "Bond girl" role in a spy thriller and a Papers Please style of game where the protagonist is a parole officer. They also talk about their new Facebook group http://facebook.com/groups/bitstorm and but seem to only talk about their own suggestions for the weekly listener Click Pitch.

Duration: 01:04:41


036: Lining Up The Bits (featuring Michael and Tegan from RESET Podcast)

8/27/2017
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Michael and Tegan from RESET join Ben and Trevor in designing a new toys to life franchise revolving around body pillows, a raunchy game of Tetris, a solar system spanning Tupperware conspiracy, a zombie knitting game, a side scrolling nerds vs jocks beat-em-up, a very asymmetrical game of basketball and the existential crisis of Robert Cattington. Click Pitch: Forger Remodeling Submarine CenteringCivilisation Honeycomb BadgerWarehouse Interrupt UnorthodoxConstipation Ceremony...

Duration: 01:01:19


035: Spike Strypp and Axyl Grease

8/20/2017
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Get your popcorn ready and switch off your mobile phones, cos Ben and Trevor are going to the movies. They warm up with some Click Pitch and then dive into some movie tie in games. The games include the children of Robin Hood and Little John on opposite sides of the law, a VR game based within the Anchorman universe and a creaky game about living as a house.

Duration: 01:08:34


033: Slender Brenda (Bit Drizzle #3)

8/6/2017
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Ben and Trevor are back in the saddle, kinda anyway. In the last episode of Bit Drizzle before Ben returns from Canada, they talk about games that don’t exist yet, like a Life Saving simulator, a VR hunting game where you control the animals and a bizarre reality where messages are passed through the body like a Postal service.

Duration: 00:45:29


032: Bread Rising (Featuring Dan Ryan of the Game Club Podcast)

7/30/2017
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Dan Ryan of the Game Club Podcast joins Trevor in this episode of Bit Storm, as Ben is still not back from Canada. Although there were a few internet disruptions this episode made it over the line and contains numerous references to morality systems, broken down observatory equipment and aliens invading our living rooms.

Duration: 01:10:25


031: Nightmare Fuel (featuring Sam Harkin of Vivid Geekcast)

7/23/2017
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Sam Harkin, of Vivid Geekcast and Super Hype Train, joins Trevor in this unprecedented second guest hosted episode in a row. He brings a real fun energy and they come up with a VR Croquet simulator with a horror edge, a Stardew Valley rip off and a VR Hibachi chef simulator.

Duration: 01:06:28


029: Monique the Leek (Bit Drizzle #2)

7/9/2017
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While Ben is in Canada we have a number of smaller episodes entitled "Bit Drizzle" ready for your listening pleasure. In this episode Ben and Trevor discuss a game featuring Twinder, sentient candy and they return to the world of anthropomorphic root vegetables that still don't like their leafy cousins.

Duration: 00:28:18


028: Super Corn Boy (Featuring the Inconsolables)

7/2/2017
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Trevor welcomes Andrew Natoli (@Kalgar) and Paul Cunningham (@ThundermaceAus) from the Inconsolables podcast to riff on crazy ideas involving the celestial dance of the moon and the sun, hunting humans, wrestling in wine cellars and a rip off homage of Super Meat Boy called Super Corn Boy.

Duration: 01:05:31


026: Running With Scissors

6/18/2017
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In their last episode before Ben heads off to Canada leaving Trevor to fend for himself for 6 weeks, the boys come up with some interesting mechanics involving a second-person action/adventure game, losing time instead of health, picking procedurally generated people out of a police lineup and finding the best way to spend one million bucks. Plus some Doctor Who thing, I don't know.

Duration: 01:06:00


025: Metaphorical Magnetism

6/11/2017
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This week on Bit Storm: watch our for flames as you hatch a dragon's egg, see how large you can grow your lint ball, discover the intricacies of playing curling on a basketball court, drive a car as a small child and solve nursery rhyme crimes with Ben and Trevor.

Duration: 01:13:28


024: Brain Burn-In

6/4/2017
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Multiplayer backstabbing while diverting asteroids, skeleton jigsaw puzzles, avoiding the flu and images burning into your brain like an old CRT - just a few of the game mechanics in this week's episode. Join Ben and Trevor as they Click Pitch the night away!

Duration: 00:58:56


023: OnlineSpySchool.com

5/28/2017
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The Atari 2600 game ET, ducks pulling off bank heists, Stephen King's The Dark Tower series, kiwis (the bird, not the fruit), the Dewey Decimal System and far too many secret agents; these are just a few of the ideas tackled in this week's crop of Click Pitch games by Trevor and Ben. If you've ever wanted a period piece about the great video game crash of the 80s, (and really, who hasn't thought about that at least once in their lives?), this is the episode for you! Click Pitch Fate Funeral...

Duration: 01:02:49


022: For Whom The Gel Tolls

5/22/2017
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Ben and Trevor click the night away and invent a gel based multiplayer squad shooter with Minecraft building mechanics, an alien raising simulator as metaphor for raising a human child, a Moonlighting sequel which reveals an old nemesis, plus they fight off boars to gain access to the fountain of youth and much more! Click Pitch Noisiness Synonym South Semi-Final Emptying Counter-Attack Fondness Triple Axe Sensationalism Boar Fountain Moonlighting Baffled

Duration: 00:54:19


021: Hand Occupation (featuring Jacob Janerka, creator of Paradigm)

5/14/2017
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Ben and Trevor are joined by Jacob Janerka this week, creator of the wonderfully funny Paradigm! In recognition of the success of his point and click adventure, as well as the fortuitous timing of Adventure Jam 2017, we decided to do our Adventure Game Design Done Quick segment, which we haven't done since episode 2! We each pitched a few ideas for small adventure games, and then spent the hour working through the story and puzzles. Keep your limbs inside the podcast at all times, it's quite...

Duration: 01:02:57


020: Starch Wars (featuring Brendan White from The Hungry Gamers)

5/7/2017
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Vegetables abound this week as Ben and Trevor are joined by Brendan White from fellow AGPN podcast The Hungry Gamers. We imagine a world where root vegetables are made sentient and fight their leafy above ground foes, a chalky stegosaurus tracking down fare evaders and solving a mystery, a Transformers heist game, a grisly 19th century murder mystery starring Willem Dafoe and using the Death Stranding technology, and we re-imagine The Last Of Us as a new entry into the Universal Monsters...

Duration: 01:11:03


019: Banned in Australia

4/30/2017
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Alone again, Trevor and Ben get a little bit silly and invent a game with analogue breathing controls, a bachelor party planning simulator, a school-based stealth game set in the 80s, and took ideas for movie tie-ins from AGPN resulting in a new Scarface game with goblins, a horror game based (very loosely) on Night Shift, and finally a good Stargate SG-1 game. Click Pitch Constitution Blowing Stagger Spending Attach Lover Paging Approval Movie Tie-ins Debbie Does Dallas Scarface Birdman...

Duration: 01:16:27

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