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85 - The Sprawl Cyberpunk RPG: A Review

This week Brian and Aaron review cyberpunk RPG, The Sprawl. Hear tales of Neo-London, its corporations and the actual review itself. Enjoy, slick eaters.

Duration: 01:18:55

84 - Netrunner Noobs - A Noobs Perspective on Rotation

This week Aaron and Brian jump back into Netrunner, only to discover some of their favorite and most loathed cards are disappearing. Join them in their bandwagon like discussion of the consequences and what it means to new players.

Duration: 01:37:50

The Twits First Malifaux Tournament (Monthly Malifaux)

This week we give our thoughts on our very first Malifaux tournament, with timed matches and rules and everything! Listen to Aaron's excuses, Brian's glory and some stark warnings about Green Stuff.

Duration: 01:07:08

Twitflix Podcast: Ghost In The Shell '95 vs '17 - Same Name, Different Genre?

Beware: SPOILERS ABOUND! This week we try something a little different and discuss a couple of films - Ghost in the Shell (1995) and Ghost in the Shell (2017). We talk cyberpunk, hard versus soft science fiction, transcendentalism, whitewashing, and nipples. Great big pointy ones.

Duration: 01:36:57

81 - Insert Twits - Stories Untold, Tokyo 42, Mother Russia Bleeds and Persona 5

This week we return to our video games coverage. We give our review of Stories Untold alongside our first impressions of Tokyo 42, Mother Russia Bleeds and Persona 5. All of which we have playthroughs of! Have a listen and enjoy our thoughts and tangents on these games and the video game industry. Warning: There are some spoilers in our Stories Untold review, skip to 24:36 to avoid. Or just play this wonderful little gem, listen and join in the discussion!

Duration: 01:23:09

80 - UK Games Expo: Best of the Rest

This week covers the last of our UK Games Expo coverage. We have interviews about: Zombies Run the board game, Book of Nox, Modern Horrors, Shadowscape, Syrinscape, Urban Heroes and The Walking Dead miniatures game.

Duration: 00:48:14

79 - Mutant Mechatron RPG Alpha Preview

This week we received the Alpha preview of Mutant: Mechatron, the latest expansion in Fria Ligan's Mutant: Year Zero RPG series. Brian and Joe inform Aaron on character creation, gameplay, plot potential and comparisons to the rest of the series. Spoiler free! You can back it on Kickstarter here:

Duration: 00:57:32

78 - Netrunner Community Interviews - Ben Ni aka Beyoken and Tristan Von Zahn

Joe talks Netrunner with Ben Ni, aka Beyoken, World Championship Runner-Up and YouTuber extraordinaire, and Tristan Von Zahn, who took fourth place at the European Championships and has been a brilliant ambassador for the South African Netrunner meta. Find Beyoken's YouTube channel here:

Duration: 01:13:34

77 - Agent November Escape Games and Undead Escapes Zombie Run Interview

We caught up with Agent November at the UK Games Expo to get top secret information about his escape room-style games and the Undead Escape zombie run. We had a great time and got a really interesting behind-the-scenes peek at these two growing areas of real-life gaming, and also laughed like idiots. Find the games here:

Duration: 00:48:09

76 – Netrunner Euros Report & Interview with Coop (Tournament Organiser)

Competitive Netrunner from a noob's perspective. We bring you our Netrunner European Championship 2017 report, the first time one of the Twits has taken part in a "Premier" Fantasy Flight Event. We also interview one of the unsung heroes of the Netrunner community, Tournament Organiser Michael Coop, who gives us the sCoop (geddit?) on what it takes to run such a prestigious event. We just hope he enjoyed trashing the event after it was played. Joe's Euro's Decklists (Use at your own risk):...

Duration: 01:25:55

75 - Fallout Wasteland Warfare and Star Trek Adventures Interview with Modiphius

We spoke to Modiphius's Chris Birch at the UK Games Expo about their new Star Trek: Adventures roleplaying game, upcoming miniatures game, Fallout: Wasteland Warfare, and chatted about the origins of one of the fastest-growing tabletop gaming publishers in the world.

Duration: 00:25:50

74 - Netrunner Euros Interviews - Run Last Click, Teamwork Cast, Dan D'Argenio, Kenny Deakins

Welcome to the first of several podcasts covering the Netrunner European Campionships 2017, held 2nd-4th June 2017 at the UK Games Expo. Roving reporter Joe brings you interviews, anecdotes, and tips from scene luminaries Run Last Click, Teamwork Cast, Dan D'Argenio and Kenny Deakins, recorded live on the last day of the tournament. Them! Run Last Click: Teamwork Cast: Dan D'Argenio's Channel:...

Duration: 00:49:11

73 - UK Games Expo Crowdfunding Interviews - 12 Realms, Dead Throne, Dized, and Game On

This week, following the Twits excursion to the UK Games Expo, we bring to you a collection of interviews related to board game crowdfunding, including current Kickstarter games 12 Realms Dungeonland and Dead Throne, Indiegogo-based tutorial and teaching app Dized, and upcoming crowdfunding website Game On. For those interested, you can find more information about 12 Realms: Dungeonland here: Dead Throne here:...

Duration: 00:29:35

72 - 5 Great One Shot and Filler RPGs

We look at 5 great one shot and filler RPGs to play between campaigns - The Quiet Year, Fiasco, Paranoia, Goblin Quest, and The Sprawl!

Duration: 01:10:33

71 - UK Games Expo 2017 Preview

The UK Games Expo is back! We've had a blast there the last couple of years, so we share what we're going to be up to and what we're looking forward to.

Duration: 01:01:24

68 - Zombies, Run! Get Fit, Play Games!

This week Aaron and Brian share their experience of playing zombie survival game/run training app, Zombies, Run! They share their thoughts and feelings on a variety of fitness games, discuss the link between geeky pastimes and fitness, explain how ZR works in detail, and decide whether or not they would recommend the app to anyone who’s looking to get fitter.

Duration: 00:53:29

Red Jokers Host The Critical Twits – Malifaux Podcast Collaboration-Fest!

The Red Jokers: A Faux Show were kind enough to host the Critical Twits for a mega-episode of Malifaux discussion, including discussion of our favourite models, our differing approaches to tournament gaming, what would happen if we went Through The Breach, and more, including some awesome Malifaux-based challenges for each 'cast and some awesome board games Malifaux fans should be playing. Enjoy! Find Red Jokers here: ...and here:...

Duration: 02:41:36

67 - Henchman Hardcore - Monthly Malifaux 03-17

Henchman Hardcore is a system for 20 soulstone, henchman-led micro-games of Malifaux. They look perfect for beginners, newbies, and old hands wishing to spice up their game nights with a fresh challenge, as well as those looking for a way to get a quick Malifaux fix. But are they? Join Joe and Brian to find out.

Duration: 00:40:01

65 - Board Game Geek Top 11 Quiz, Out-takes, And Impromptu Film Criticism

65 - Board Game Geek Top 11 Quiz, Out-takes, And Impromptu Film Criticism by Critical Twits

Duration: 00:15:39

63 - Nioh

This week Joe and Brian examine Nioh, the Playstation 4-exclusive action-rpg from Team Ninja. Is it just another reskinned Dark Souls clone, or is there something special lurking within? Join us to find out.

Duration: 00:48:11

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