Episode 017 What We Learned from an Age of Wonders and the Fallout that Follows

In which Chase relives his fantasy Turn-Based past with talks of Age of Wonders and Stu relives his dystopian post apocalypse future with talks about Fallout.  Many other games are referenced and penguines show up.

Games discussed in this episode:

Shadow of the Colossus for PS2, PS3 and PS4

Monster Hunter World for Xbox One and PS4

Age of Wonders for PC

Age of Wonders III for PC

Civilization 2 for PC

Heroes of Might and Magic Series for PC

Fallout and Fallout 2 for PC

Fallout 3 and Fallout New Vegas for any Platforms
Baulder’s Gate and Baulder’s Gate 2 for PC

Wasteland 2 for PC


Stardew Valley for most consoles

Dwarf Fortress for PC

Super Amazing Wagon Adventure for PC:


Items discussed in What we learned this week:

Cryptocurrency is keeping Video Card prices high!
Here is an article very loosely based on the discussion: https://www.pcgamer.com/cryptocurrency-miners-bought-3-million-graphics-cards-worth-776-million-in-2017/

Games are getting real pretty, and distressingly real.  The thought, effort and attention to detail is getting noticed.  Here’s an article about how Austin Walker feels playing Monster Hunter World: https://waypoint.vice.com/en_us/article/8xvpw5/monster-hunter-world-review

What we Learned from You Discussion:

Nothing!  Send us some emails!


Stu says thanks to Hi-Rez for the Swag!

Chase plugs Bob “MovieBob” Chipman:


To all those Dire Penguines fans out there!