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.



#88: I Laugh When I'm Uncomfortable

August 24, 2015 at 3:45PM • 1 hour 40 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome France's own Patrick Beja to the show, from Pixels, the Instance, and Daily Tech News Show podcasts, to talk about Hearthstone potentially getting co-op, MGSV's early hype, the Taken King's revamped XP system, Mario Maker's best per-release levels, and more.

For the Playlist, Patrick has been playing lots of Destiny and Hearthstone, Christian tried the COD: Black Ops 3 beta, Donkey Kong Country Returns on 3DS, PacMan 256, and Horizon Chase iOS, and Jeff got through his vacation with Loot & Legends. Plus, Jeff describes a unique European experience called Carrières de Lumières.

In Tabletop Time, Patrick laughed through The Contender, Christian's family loves The Masquerade, and Jeff likes the changes to Cash n' Guns Second Edition.


#87: A Very Special Episode with Greg Miller

August 17, 2015 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 36 minutes

Jeff is away on vacation, so this special episode was recorded in advance. Friend of the show Greg Miller from Kinda Funny stops by to chat with Jeff and Christian about games he loved growing up, and where the industry is today. Fueled by listener questions, the guys delve into what makes Metal Gear such a popular franchise, game genres that they like and don't like, ways to improve console UIs, the future of the industry, VR vs AR, and much, much more.

Plus, Greg and Christian have the long-awaited Batman: Arkham Knight spoiler discussion!


#86: A Game of Shooty-Shoot

August 10, 2015 at 6:30PM • 1 hour 41 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome their old buddy from the Weekend Confirmed days, Indie Jeff Mattas to the show for the first time to talk about all of the big news from Gamescom 2015, including the Mafia 3 trailer, Microsoft's press conference with Scalebound, Quantum Break, and Crackdown 3, Blizzard's new expansion for World of Warcraft, Star Wars Battlefront Fighter Squadron mode, and much more!

In the Playlist, Indie Jeff finished Batman: Arkham Knights, and has been voicing an upcoming survival horror game called Narcosis. Both Jeff's share their love of Watcher 3, and Christian tells his Tale of Fail from Rocket League. Then Christian and Jeff dive into Galak-Z, and Jeff survives Submerged.

For Tabletop Time, Jeff gives a speech about The Contender, and Christian gears up to share Masquerade with his family.


#85: Love's Great, but so's Lunch

August 3, 2015 at 3:45PM • 1 hour 39 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome the Community Manager for The Odd Gentlemen, Nikole Zivalich to the show this week to talk about Gears of War backwards compatibility, Summer Games Done Quick raising $1.2 million, playing Iron Man in GTA, Windows 10's release, and more!

In the Playlist, everyone discusses the new King's Quest, Christian gets ont he 3D bandwagon with Streets of Rage for 3DS, and Jeff is wrapped up in the Witcher 3, Card Hunter, and HotS.

For Tabletop Time, Jeff runs down some of the mist buzzed about new board games from this week's GenCon.

All that, plus your Q's and our A's!


#84: Fantasy vs Sci Fi

July 27, 2015 at 3:15PM • 1 hour 39 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome freelance writer Gita Jackson from the Match3 podcast to the show this week to talk about the new Hearthstone expansion, The Grand Tournament, the debut of Doom multiplayer, a patch for a 10 year old game, Summer Games Done Quick, the ESL adopting drug testing, and more!

In the Playlist, Gita is playing Love Live, Christian loves Not a Hero, and Jeff confesses his Bat-fears with a return to The Witcher 3.

For Tabletop Time, Gita digs Android Netrunner, and talks about Alchemists.

All that, plus your Q's and our A's.


#83: Real Now-Time Fun

July 20, 2015 at 4:15PM • 1 hour 39 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Jeff Green, of Computer Gaming World, 1up, and GFW Radio fame to the show this week to talk about all the highs and lows of EVO 2015, Shenmue and Star Citizen's crowdfunding challenges, Odin Sphere's remake, and more.

In the Playlist, everyone is talking about Rocket League, Jeff Green is still hooked on Hearthstone and has been trying Oculus Rift demos, Christian continues his walk down retro lane, and Jeff is intrigued by The Vanishing of Ethan Carter and Warhammer 40k: Deathwatch.

For Tabletop TIme, Jeff Green cuts off their heads in Guillotine and Jeff Cannata introduces a new group to Evolution.

All that, plus your Q's and our A's!


#82: Do Honor to the Lore

July 13, 2015 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 42 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Anrea Rene from Gamestop and Gametrailers back to the show this week to remember Nintendo President Satoru Iwata and talk about the delay of Batgirl DLC, Marvel's plans for AAA games, the Transformers Devastation trailer, Jade Raymond's new studio and more.

In the Playlist, Andrea and Christian talk about getting stuck and unstuck in Arkham Knight, and Andrea explains her continued devotion to Destiny. Jeff returns to Card Hunter, now on Steam.

For Tabletop Time, Andrea got to play the new game from the Cards Against Humanity designers, called Secret Hitler.

All that, plus your Q's and our A's.


#81: Dog Food Sounds

July 6, 2015 at 5:15PM • 1 hour 29 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome the Senior Sound Designer at Naughty Dog, Robert Krekel, to the show this week to talk about creating sound in video games, Nintendo's NX hitting next year, a potential Superman game, the 2015 Spiel Des Jahres winners, and Final Fantasy 14's Mac woes.

In the Playlist, Rob and Christian discuss Arkham Knights, and story in general, while Jeff describes the new Eternal Conflict Heroes of the Storm content.

For Tabletop Time, Rob enjoys Carcasonne and Jeff builds his Flip City.

All that, plus a new Q & A segment, featuring YOUR Qs and OUR A's!


#80: Cannons Aren't Canon

June 29, 2015 at 4:30PM • 1 hour 43 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome the Cheap Ass Gamer himself, CheapyD David Abrams to the show to talk about Arkham Knight's embarrassing PC launch, Destiny's embarrassing DLC pricing, and Uncharted 4's full E3 demo debut.

In the Playlist, it is in depth Batman talk, as all of the guys share their experience playing the newest effort from Rocksteady Games. Plus, Jeff raves about his time with Her Story.

Then for Tabletop Time, David remembers playing D&D and Hanabi, and Jeff finds fun in Ameri-Trash games.


#79: E3 2015 Part 2: Is it really, though?

June 22, 2015 at 4:45PM • 1 hour 44 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Ben Silverman from Yahoo Games back to the show for a very special E3 wrap up episode. The guys start with a sneak peak of Batman Arkham Knights, and then launch into a discussion of the most impressive games of the show, including No Man's Sky, Mirror's Edge Catalyst, Street Fight V, Horizon Zero Dawn, Uncharted 4, Halo 5, Cuphead, Wattam, and much much more. Plus, the guys debate their heads-on VR experiences with Project Morpheus and Oculus Rift. This is a jammed packed episode of E3 goodness you won't want to miss.