Lusipurr and SiliconNooB conduct an audit to discover if any friends or family members have recently purchased star citizenship, only to find out–to their very great dismay–that there may well be celestial citizens on The Day Tonight staff itself!
The Summer Donation Drive proves mostly successful and with only $50 to go until the target is reached, Lusipurr spends some money to have a new staff member 3D-printed in the basement, before subjecting it to social engineering under Imitanis and S’NooB.
With the Summer Donation Drive at an end, Lusipurr and SilconNooB celebrate/commerisate about the success/failure of the site’s sixth consecutive successful/first-ever failed funding appeal. On the schedule: alcohol, and the poems of Philip Larkin.
When the frigid cold (0c) of the Australian winter agitates SiliconNooB into attacking the readers with demands of hard currency and frosty beer, Lusipurr valiantly checks the S’NooB assault with the sharp-tongued verse of the Roman poet Catullus.
Lusipurr and SiliconNooB review the news from E3, announce a new summer donation target bonus, and debut their new chamber ensemble: Smelly Lesbian Kiss. Go well!
With the Summer Donation Drive beginning to yield results, SMT-fanboy Imitanis and Golden-Axe-fanboy SiliconNooB join Lusipurr for a discussion of what makes a good game, and how western developers can capture the ‘essence’ of classic gaming franchises.
As the Summer Donation Drive begins, and with E3 rapidly approaching, Lusipurr finally insists that SiliconNooB must curtail his unreasonable and obsessive Golden Axe fixation, before his extravagant spending on vintage arcade machines bankrupts the site.
As England begun the ritual of losing their first test of the summer, Lusipurr and SiliconNooB prepare the site staff for the difficult task of selecting the reader-chosen games which will test Lusipurr at the conclusion of the Summer Donation Drive.
Lusipurr and SiliconNooB return from the future (which is now the past) to discuss the news of the present (which is both the past and the future)–but they almost come to blows over a disagreement about whether Shin Megami Tensei is good (or not).
The panel travels back (or forward) to the future (or past) to learn about the present (or future) news, then the panel travels forward (or back) to the present (or future) to bring the present (or future) news to the past (or future (or present)).