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Each and every week we'll be bringing you news, reviews, and thoughts on the latest and greatest in the world of board games, videogames, and everything else that you can do in your hard earned downtime.

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Each and every week we'll be bringing you news, reviews, and thoughts on the latest and greatest in the world of board games, videogames, and everything else that you can do in your hard earned downtime.

    Ep#72 - 01/12/21 - GOTY Starts! Videogame Regrets! Black Friday!

    Ep#72 - 01/12/21 - GOTY Starts! Videogame Regrets! Black Friday!

    Welcome to the 72nd Episode, of the Downtime Gaming Podcast, bringing you the news, reviews, and our thoughts, on the latest and greatest in the worlds of boardgames and videogames!

    This week we're starting our Game of the Year month of celebrations with our first category of the year, and that's our biggest videogame regrets, the games we wish we played this year but didn't due to time, platform, or any number of reasons. We've also got some news like Metroid Dread speedruns, MK8 still selling well, and a new card game from the Magic The Gathering designer.

     | Time | Topic
     | 0:19 | Welcome Welcome
     | 0:44 | HOST BANTS - Sport! Out!
     | 7:40 | NEWS!
     | 7:50 | Metroid Dread speed runners find new tricks, time down to 1h 20m
     | 11:30 | MK8 best selling boxed game in the UK for Black Friday....sigh...
     | 18:30 | New small card game from designer of Magic The Gathering
     | 23:00 | PRE-GOTY CATEGORY: Biggest Videogame Regret of 2021
     | 24:15 | Chris: Ratchet & Clank
     | 28:00 | Sam: Tales of Arise
     | 30:30 | Chris: Deathloop
     | 33:15 | Sam: Returnal
     | 43:00 | Outro!

    • 46 min
    Ep#71 - 24/11/21 - Halo Infinite! New York Zoo! Unpacking! The Game Awards!

    Ep#71 - 24/11/21 - Halo Infinite! New York Zoo! Unpacking! The Game Awards!

    Welcome to the 71st Episode, of the Downtime Gaming Podcast, bringing you the news, reviews, and our thoughts, on the latest and greatest in the worlds of boardgames and videogames!

    This week we're chatting GAMES as always, like big news from Halo and The Game Awards, to the new Arcane series getting promo cards in Magic (and not Runeterra...). We're also discussing games we're playing, like Forza Horizon 5, Unpacking, and New York Zoo!

    Come join the fun!

     | Time | Topic
     | 0:19 | Welcome Welcome
     | 0:44 | HOST BANTS - Food! Stuff!
     | 8:30 | NEWS!
     | 8:45 | So Halo Infinite just sort of came out
     | 19:50 | Forza Horizon 5/The Game Awards.... 
     | 28:00 | LoL Arcane cards are coming to MTG (and not LoR...)
     | 32:15 | WHAT WE'RE PLAYING
     | 32:50 | Chris plays New York Zoo
     | 41:15 | Forza Horizon Fiiiiiiiiiive
     | 53:00 | Unpacking! The Game!
     | 1:03:00 | OUTRO

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Ep#70 - 17/11/21 - BOARDGAMES! Unsettled, Cascadia, Imperium. Also Halo & Forza!

    Ep#70 - 17/11/21 - BOARDGAMES! Unsettled, Cascadia, Imperium. Also Halo & Forza!

    Welcome to the 70th Episode, of the Downtime Gaming Podcast, bringing you the news, reviews, and our thoughts, on the latest and greatest in the worlds of boardgames and videogames!

    This week we're chatting GAMES as always, and this week we've got big news from the Xbox 20th Anniversary event, as well as the return of 1 vs 100! We're also talking about the games we played which is Forza Horizon 5 and then a WHOLE bunch of board games, including Unsettled, Cascadia, Imperium, Awkward Guests and loads more!

    Come join the fun!

     | Time | Topic
     | 0:19 | Welcome Welcome
     | 0:44 | HOST BANTS - Weekend Away
     | 4:30 | NEWS!
     | 4:35 | Xbox 20th Anniversary!
     | 8:15 | Rumour-  1 vs 100 is returning!!
     | 13:45 | Unlock games, making a TTR, Pandemic, Mysterium crossover
     | 19:00 | GTA and Battlefield messes
     | 29:15 | WHAT WE'RE PLAYING- BOARDGAME SPECIAL
     | 29:30 | Except this bit about Forza Horizon 5
     | 35:20 | Exploring strange planets in UNSETTLED
     | 42:00 | Connecting animals in CASCADIA
     | 46:30 | Ages and Empiresing with IMPERIUM: CLASSICS
     | 56:30 | AWKWARD GUESTS, STREETS, DIE OF THE DEAD - mini takes
     | 1:01:00  | Sidebar- Halo Infinite dropped while we're recording :o
     | 1:01:45 | Betting on fantasy creatures in EQUINOX
     | 1:07:00 | Outro

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Ep#69 - 10/11/21 - Metroid Dread & Guardians of the Galaxy Reviews! NEWS! More!

    Ep#69 - 10/11/21 - Metroid Dread & Guardians of the Galaxy Reviews! NEWS! More!

    Welcome to the 69th Episode, of the Downtime Gaming Podcast, bringing you the news, reviews, and our thoughts, on the latest and greatest in the worlds of boardgames and videogames!

    This week we're chatting GAMES as always, but 2 new releases in particular as we've got review chat's for Metroid Dread and Guardians of the Galaxy. We're also talking news like Riot's multimedia conglomerate strategy with new Runeterra content, Arcane on Netflix, and LoL Worlds wrapping up, as well as the unfortunate but necessary delays announced for Endwalker and Pokemon.

    Come join the fun!

     | Time | Topic
     | 0:19 | Welcome Welcome
     | 0:44 | HOST BANTS - LoL Worlds, TV, UFC
     | 8:45 | NEWS!
     | 9:00 | FFXIV Endwalker delayed 2 weeks
     | 12:20 | Pokemon TCG Live also delayed, now 2022
     | 15:00 | Runeterra new Single Player Campaign out now!
     | 24:30   | WHAT WE'RE PLAYING!
     | 24:31 | MARVEL'S Guardians of the Galaxy review chat
     |  50:10 | METROID Dread review chat
     | 1:18:00 | Outro

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Ep#68 - 03/11/21 - Age of Empires 4, Awkward Guests, Riot Arcane, Sega SUPER GAME, & more!

    Ep#68 - 03/11/21 - Age of Empires 4, Awkward Guests, Riot Arcane, Sega SUPER GAME, & more!

    Welcome to the 68th Episode, of the Downtime Gaming Podcast, bringing you the news, reviews, and our thoughts, on the latest and greatest in the worlds of boardgames and videogames!

    This week we're chatting big news like Sega and Microsoft working together on SUPER GAME, and Nintendo's Expansion Pass Plus going down terribly with everyone. We're also chatting the games we've played like the new Age of Empires 4 and Awkward Guests.

    Come join the fun!

     | Time | Topic
     | 0:19 | Welcome Welcome
     | 0:44 | HOST BANTS - Nintendo Switch!
     | 10:00 | NEWS!
     | 10:10 | Sega and Microsoft teaming up to make "SUPER GAME"
     | 14:15 | Nintendo Expansion Online Plus announcement their most downvoted video in history
     | 22:00 | Riot Arcane Event coming soon
     | 30:00 | New Risk Legacy coming
     | 33:30 | WHAT WE'RE PLAYING
     | 33:45 | Age of Empires 4 first impressions
     | 54:00 | Awkward Guests board game reviewy 
     | 1:01:45 | OUTRO

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ep#67 - 27/10/21 - HALO Infinite News! State of Play! Marvel Dice Throne! Pumpkins!

    Ep#67 - 27/10/21 - HALO Infinite News! State of Play! Marvel Dice Throne! Pumpkins!

    Welcome to the 67th Episode, of the Downtime Gaming Podcast, bringing you the news, reviews, and our thoughts, on the latest and greatest in the worlds of boardgames and videogames!

    This week we've got fun chat about speedruns and pumpkins, as well as news like the Halo Infinite Campaing Reveal, WB platform fighters, Dice Throne Marvel and Resident Evil coming to the tabletop. Come join the fun!

     | Time | Topic
     | 0:19 | Welcome Welcome
     | 0:44 | HOST BANTS - Speedrunning! LoL Worlds! Pumpkins!
     | 11:00 | NEWS SPECIAL!
     | 15:15 | Halo Infinite Campaign first look
     | 24:15 | Warner Brothers Platform Fighter coming
     | 27:45  | Hauted Chocolatier coming from the Stardew Valley devs
     | 29:30 | Sony announce next Third Party State of Play for Today!
     | 34:30  | Dice Throne MARVEL coming, on Kickstarter now! WOO!
     | 39:45 | Resident Evil Board game coming, also on Kickstarter.. .. woo..
     | 51:00 | OUTRO

    • 53 min

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