When SiliconNooB claims illness so that he can embark on a cross-continent booze-up forbidden by Lusipurr, Imitanis steps into the breach, only to discover that fortune has already tailored the news for The Day Tonight’s Australian correspondant.
Lusipurr and SiliconNooB bid farewell to Alastair Cook and Michael Cunningham, even as Dragon Quest XI and Valkyria Chronicles 4 make their arrival in the west, and they discuss how the release of consoles and video games causes time to seem compressed.
Lusipurr and SiliconNooB announce the book for the yearly giveaway, celebrate comments-of-the-month and donators-of-the-week, and hold forth on Valve games, in-game purchases, and the difficulty of creating guidelines that actually work in the real world.
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.
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.
When the Australian Cricket team and their countrymen are unmasked as a group of plotting, underhanded cheaters, SiliconNooB is suspended from The Day Tonight staff and sent on walkabout to perform didgeridoo-related community service in the outback.
Ahoy there! Lusipurr, Durga, and SiliconNooB start off the spring with a review of news from GDC 2018, including a lack of booty in Sea of Thieves, the release of an even-more-expensive HTC Vive headset, and the dampened expectations for the Atari VCS.
Lusipurr, SiliconNooB, and Reetin discuss fair play in the Olympics and the Cricket, and a lack of fair play from Nintendo when it comes to the pricing of hardware, peripherals, and even software. Perhaps the Nintendo Tax is related to the mysterious JRT!
Lusipurr, SiliconNooB, and Adeki commiserate (or rejoice) at England’s (or Australia’s) terrible (or wonderful) performance in the Cricket, but are then buried under an avalanche of news. Only Ron’s Ron Magic can save them from asphyxiation and pumpkins.
When Adeki, Durga, Imitanis, and SiliconNooB are all kidnapped by sinister forces from the nearby Cat Fancy Kingdom, Lusipurr boards his trusty PIBS-fuelled Reetin airship, taking to the skies to search for and to reclaim his missing employees.