DLC

DLC

DLC is your weekly audio tour of the latest in video games and tabletop entertainment. Hosts Jeff Cannata and Christian Spicer are joined every week by the best damn gaming experts on the planet as well as YOUR phone calls! Disagree, Like, or Comment by Direct Live Call-in or in the Designated Lobby Chat! It is the gaming show Decided by Listener Contribution. DLC, the Digital Lifestyle Companion for gamers who Don't Like Cynicism.

Hosted by Christian Spicer and Jeff Cannata.


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#45: Come Say Hi To Me!

October 20, 2014 at 3:45PM • 1 hour 44 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Andrea Rene from Gametrailers and Gamespot TV to the show this week to talk about Super Smash Bros Wii U, Driveclub's release woes, photo mode in Shadow of Mordor, EVE playing like a speadsheet, porn sites sponsoring eSports teams, and more.

In the Playlist, Andrea has finished Destiny and Shadow of Mordor's story modes, Christian is back to Walking Dead, and Jeff is embarrassed about what he's (not) playing.

For Tabletop Time, we talk about Kig of New York, Dead of Winter, and Splendor, plus whether it is smart to pre-order a board game.

All that, plus YOUR phone calls!


#44: Rub Superman's Shoulders

October 13, 2014 at 3:30PM • 1 hour 32 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Brian Brushwood from Scam School, Cordkillers, and Night Attack to the show to talk about NBA 2K15's nightmarish faces, Driveclub's poor launch, a new Star Wars arcade game, Xbox's "parity clause", Assassin's Creed's resolution issues, and more!

In the Playlist, Brian has been playing Far Cry 3 and Wasteland 2, Jeff has been scared by Alien: Isolation, and Christian is getting ganked by orcs in Shadow of Mordor.

For Tabletop Time, Brian explains the card game Kent and loves Love Letter, Christian is bamboozled by Boggle, and Jeff is excited for the Garbage Pail Kids Dice Game, the Magic: The Gathering Board Game, and Power Grid: Deluxe.


#43: A Good Bidet To Die

October 6, 2014 at 3:45PM • 1 hour 40 minutes

Jeff is back from his honeymoon and he and Christian are happy to welcome Scott Johnson from Frogpant Studios back to the show as well. They talk about Blizzard's plans with Hearthstone, Titan, and more, the missing Ps from the upcoming Assassin's Creed, VR innovations RoomAlive and Dexmo, and much more.

In the Playlist, everybody has praise for Shadow of Mordor, Christian is playing Super Smash Bros on 3DS, and Jeff and Scott discuss Heroes of the Storm.

For Tabletop Time, Scott like the DC Deckbuilding Game and Star Realms, and Jeff reports on playing Lost Cities with his new wife.

All that, plus YOUR phone calls.


#42: Cat Holding an AK-47

September 29, 2014 at 3:15PM • 1 hour 41 minutes

With Jeff Cannata still in Italy enjoying his honeymoon, Christian Spicer is back leading the charge. This week's he's joined by (1) Xav de Matos from Joystiq PLUS (2) Ify Nwadiwe from SocialTronLive and UCB! They dive into Destiny's leaked DLC plans, it's story allegedly being cut down before release, Visceral saying Battlefield Hardline will work at launch, the Xbox One launching in China, and more.

In the Playlist, Ify talks about switching from League of Legends to DOTA2, while Xav discusses his time with Disney Infinity 2: Marvel Super Heroes and the new Oculus headset, Crystal Cove.

And like last week, Jeff is back with another awesome Table Top Time. He's joined by Rob Daviau, the designer of Risk Legacy, and more.

All that, plus YOUR phone calls!


#41: Mashing While Smashing

September 22, 2014 at 3:15PM • 1 hour 47 minutes

Jeff is now a married man and enjoying an Italian honeymoon, which means it's up to Christian to pilot the good-ship DLC. Good thing he's joined by two awesome guests, (1) Gamerant, Screenrant, and FilmFracture's own Anthony Taormina PLUS (2) from Cuddles and Rage and the People I Think Are Cool podcast, Liz Reed! The gang chat about Grand Theft Auto V getting a first-person mode, Final Fantasy XV news, games as recruitment tools, Metal Gear Solid's dog addition, Oculus VR's newly announced Crescent Bay headset, and more!

In the Playlist, P.T. got Liz back interested in older Silent Hill games, Anthony spent a bunch of time with Disney Infinity 2.0 - Marvel Superheroes, and all three spent time playing the 3DS Super Smash Bros. demo.

But wait, there's more! Don't think we'd go a whole episode with no Cannata! Jeff drops an awesome pre-recorded Table Top Time interview with Shut Up & Sit Down's Quintin Smith.

All that, plus YOUR phone calls!


#40: Croissants are 90% Butter

September 15, 2014 at 3:30PM • 1 hour 45 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Polygon's Deputy Reviews Editor and StreamFriends Twitch streamer, Phil Kollar back to the show this week to talk about the huge sale of Mojang to Microsoft for $2.5 billion, GTA V coming to next gen, gaming ramifications for iPhone 6 and Apple Watch, the White House GameJam, and much more.

In the Playlist, things get heated as the guys debate the merits of Destiny, now that it has been released to the masses. Is it more fun than it is good? Plus, Phil has been playing ArchAge and Jeff has been playing Fotonica.

For Tabletop Time, Jeff explains building nukes in Manhattan Project.

All that, plus YOUR phone calls!


#39: Playing Upside Down

September 8, 2014 at 4:15PM • 1 hour 41 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome their old friend from Weekend Confirmed, Andrew Yoon to the show - but now he's a bona fide game designer, with his new card game, Divorce! They discuss the free game Xbox One deal, Samsung's new VR headset, beating Dark Souls with a Rock Band guitar, playing Destiny on Vita, ESPN declaring eSports not a sport, and more.

In the Playlist, Andrew is playing Dreadnaught and Mario Kart 8's DLC, Christian is playing Velocity 2X, and Jeff is still in love with Heroes of the Storm.

For Tabletop Time, Andrew describes becoming a board game designer, and Jeff talks Star Realms and gives an update on his Risk Legacy Campaign.

All that plus YOUR phone calls!


#38: Look At My Bust

September 1, 2014 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 40 minutes

With Garnett Lee filling in for Christian this week, he and Jeff welcome special guest Rich Grisham from the Press Row Podcast to the show to discuss the New 3DS, Sony's big TGS announcements, including Persona 5, Yakuza Zero, and more, GOG offering DRM-free movies, Pokken Tournament, Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell, and more.

In The Playlist, Rich and Garnett break down Madden 15 in depth, and Jeff played the Star Trek simulator, Artemis.

For Tabletop Time, Rich is trying Risk, and Jeff lost to 8 year olds in King of Tokyo. Plus, Space Cadets Dice Duel.

All that, plus YOUR phone calls.


#37: Darth Vader Riding a Dragon

August 25, 2014 at 4:15PM • 1 hour 37 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome comedian, improviser, and all-around nerd, Alex Berg to the show to discuss Amazon possibly buying Twitch, new VR demos for Netflix and Half-Life 2, Microsoft's predictive DeLorean cloud gaming system, one Dad's solution to Minecraft griefers, the success of PC gaming, and more. Plus, the guys answer criticism that they were too mean to Microsoft last week.

In the Playlist, Alex is hooked on Diablo 3 for PS4, Christian finished Counterspy, and Jeff falls deeper and deeper in to the grasp of Heroes of the Storm. Plus, Star Realms impresses on iOS.

For Tabletop Time, Alex discusses the joys of D&D 4th edition and X-Wing Miniatures game, and Jeff recounts his first two games in the epic campaign that is Risk Legacy.

All that, plus YOUR phone calls!


#36: Persona Non Golden

August 18, 2014 at 3:45PM • 1 hour 45 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Anthony Carboni from We Have Concerns and Rev3Games to the show to talk all things Gamescom and Gencon. First up is the Microsoft press conference, and everybody has a complaint about how the Rise of the Tomb Raider exsclusivity was handled. Not to mention 3 bundles, the Halo Channel, and no Kinect. For the Sony press conference, the guys are excited about new games including Rime, The Tomorrow Children, and Wild, and SharePlay. Plus, a new game from Bioware, Obsidian gets the Pathfinder license, Sierra making Geometry Wars 3, Kojima and Del Toro combine for P.T. and Silent Hills, and much much more. From the GenCon front, Jeff is excited for Star Wars Imperial Assault, and a whole mess of game announcements.

In the Playlist, Anthony loves Hohokum, Christian loves Swapper, and Jeff loves Diablo 3 for PS4.

During Tabletop Time, Jeff played the final version of the new Plaid Hat game, Dead of Winter, and everyone is buzzing for D&D 5th Edition.

All that, plus YOUR phone calls!