Necromancy and patriotism combine in this rambling episode featuring Paul’s thoughts on the Netflix Original Castlevania, the Nintendo Switch fighting game Arms, plus listener-exclusive previews of Kris’ new multimillion-dollar gaming franchise Hierarch: Call of the Voyancer. And don’t worry, Nazis will be detonated using an Allied necromancer courtesy of Diablo III.
While Paul recovers from a child-vectored infection, he and Kris discuss Dead Cells, a promising early-access Metroidvania game on Steam, plus an item in Diablo 3 that broke the game for Kris. Also: George Lucas’ shocking first edit of A New Hope and its lost message of workplace safety!
Kris seeks escape in the antique Diablo III, which surprisingly is still coming out with new content, while Paul gushes over Persona 5 and his odd devotion to relaxing via completionism. PLUS: Piss Weasel.
Paul and Kris have the best of intentions, talking about the Heroes of the Storm beta, but the conversation rapidly turns to World of Warcraft, Diablo, being an in-game lore dad, Overwatch and other team FPSs with a lot of character, and Paul’s horrifying college friend-oneupmanship that Kris suspects condemned a man …