With the release of the Castlevania Anniversary Collection, the panelists find themselves having to praise Konami. So, to ensure that the panel does not develop an addiction to being kind and generous, scorn is also heaped on hipster developers.
Lusipurr and SiliconNooB discuss the special magic needed to create an excellent game that is truly more than the sum of its disparate parts, and they give readers a Tabata-like chance to choose the ending of the next podcast: Super Bad or Happy?
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 and SiliconNooB are joined by two other people to discuss ethical game design, South Africa’s T20 league, the autumn anime season, vintage board games, fair and competitive business practises, and Lusipurr’s approach to ending relationships.
When Lord Gaben hears last week’s Lusipurr.com special report into Steam gambling connivances, he takes whip (cease and desist notices) in hand (e-mail), and casts forth (notifies) the moneychangers (gambling bot owners) from the temple (Steam OpenID).