Each episode we'll be making the rounds through our Four Corners: Console, PC, Apple, and Tabletop with a focus on games that are great to play if you've got kids.
Can You Play Fortnite on the Playdate?
Nick is trying to convince Chris to buy a Playdate. How has Nick enjoyed his Playdate? What games are grabbing him? What's he cranking on? Also: There's now VR in Chris' home.
(00:24) - Welcome back
(01:17) - Why are we recording now?
(02:27) - Who makes the Playdate?
(04:36) - What is the Playdate?
(10:28) - Who's buying the Playdate?
(14:23) - What does the Playdate sound like?
(16:37) - Is the cover necessary?
(17:35) - How is charging handled?
(18:40) - The Playdate as a nice screen device without all the apps
(21:08) - Can you play Fortnite on the Playdate?
(22:23) - How much is the crank used?
(25:26) - Eww Dad, it looks old!
(27:06) - Learning to make games with Pulp
(31:55) - Is Chris ordering a Playdate?
(32:45) - What we've been playing
Playdate game collection
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MarioKart Expansion, Halo TV, Apple Arcade Multiplayer Woes, and Xbox Game Pass Speed Run
We experiment with Apple Arcade multiplayer options, review the Halo TV series, Minecraft comes back around again, Kirby and the Forgotten Land demo, and Chris takes a run through a bunch of Xbox GamePass games.
Nintendo Direct, Dad Games, VR, and Risk
A quick recap of the latest Nintendo Direct, talking Dad games, VR, more Wordle clones, Wylde Flowers, Duolingo, Risk: Game of Thrones, and Battleship.
A Brief History of Star Trek Games
We cover Sony buying Bungie, a few Apple Arcade releases like Bridge Constructor+, before Nick takes over with a brief history of Star Trek video games.
Forza Fun, NFT Not, Microsoft Buys Everything, and Wordle!
We're back (finally) and ready to talk Forza Horizons 5, more NFT mayhem, Microsoft buying everything, and Wordle spinoffs.
2021 Year End
We're wrapping up the year with a final trip around our 4 corners.
Apple Arcade/Switch Reviews
Great show if you’re interested in family friendly games.