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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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#58: Holographic Cat Armor

January 26, 2015 at 7:00PM • 1 hour 34 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Aaron Morales, Art Director and video game writer at Entertainment Weekly, to the show this week to discuss Microsoft's massive HoloLens announcement, Windows 10 integrating Xbox functionality, game streaming to Windows PCs, Bard Tale 4 announced, Guild Wars 2 getting an expansion, Elder Scrolls Online going subscription free, and more!

In the Playlist, Aaron got his hands on the New 3DS XL and Majora's Mask, Chistian is Playstation Nowing his way through Batman Arkham City and Shadow Warrior, and Jeff tries Lords of Xumlia on Steam, and has become the guy he hates in Heroes of the Storm.

For Tabletop Time, Jeff delves into the world of word games with Kerflip.


#57: Commodities!

January 19, 2015 at 3:45PM • 1 hour 45 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Xav De Matos from Joystiq.com back to the show to discuss the announcement of Sid Meier's Starships, a potential reboot for Rock Band, the Nintendo Direct announcements of New 3DS, Mario Party 10, and Splatoon, Blizzard giving statues to 10 year WoW subscribers, how long it will take to get through your Steam library, and more!

In the Playlist, Xav has been loving Elite Dangerous inside Oculus Rift, Christian has been testing Playstation Now, and Jeff digs Talos Principle and the new map in the closed beta of Heroes of the Storm. Plus, Evolve's beta!

Then during Tabletop Time, Xav has been playing Lords of Waterdeep and Formula D, and Jeff introduced Going Going Gone to his family.


#56: The Bloodspicer

January 12, 2015 at 10:00PM • 1 hour 39 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Alex Berg from UCB Theatre, Key & Peele, Reno 911, and more back to the show to discuss Call of Duty in China, no Nintendo in Brazil, 2400 MS-DOS games emulated in your browser, the WGA writing awards for video games, Blizzard's Overwatch trademark troubles, WoW's "Veteran Mode" and more!

For the Playlist, Alex is playing The Swapper and Dragon Age: Inquisition, Christian is playing Far Cry 4, and Jeff describes raiding Highmaul in WoW: Warlords of Draenor.

In Tabletop Time, Alex loves cooperative deduction in Hanabi, and Jeff introduces his wife to Caverna, and his nephew to Monza.


#55: Games of 2015: Bold & Crazy Predictions!

January 5, 2015 at 3:45PM • 1 hour 38 minutes

In this very special episode, Jeff and Christian celebrate the 1 Year Anniversary of DLC's debut by looking back and looking forward. They discuss the Playstation Now subscription prices, which were actually the subject of speculation in their very first episode, and some of their predictions from last year.

Then, they look ahead, and pick out some of the most anticipated titles slated for 2015, including No Man's Sky, Legend of Zelda for Wii U, Witcher 3, Evolve, Uncharted 4, The Rise of the Tomb Raider, Star Wars Battlefront, Bloodbourne, Halo 5, and more.

Finally, it is prediction time, as Christian and Jeff make some bold speculation as to what 2015 might have in store for Video Games - and even some downright crazy predictions. Will they be right?

All that, plus YOUR phone calls!


#54: (Favorite) Game of the Year 2014

December 29, 2014 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 48 minutes

Jeff and Christian are joined by Rob Keyes from Gamerant and Screenrant to review the year that was 2014. They discuss the biggest stories and trends from the year then launch into their personal top 5 lists for the best games of 2014. Don't miss it!


#53: Guile with Hammer Pants

December 15, 2014 at 3:45PM • 1 hour 40 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Kevin Pereira from G4's Attack of the Show and Supercreative.tv's Pointless Podcast to the show this week to discuss the Oculus's new VR acquisitions, a father who made his son play video games in chronological order, Charlie returning to SF5, pre-ordering games, and more.

In the Playlist, Kevin is playing Shadow of Mordor, Bittrip Runner 2, and Destiny, Christian bought Driveclub, and Jeff is thrilled with endgame in Warlords of Draenor.

For Tabletop Time, Kevin and Jeff discuss Mysterium, and Jeff loves Red7 and offers up some more easy board game gift ideas.

All that, plus YOUR phone calls!


#52: By The Way, I'm a Gerbil

December 8, 2014 at 4:45PM • 1 hour 47 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Justin McElroy from Polygon.com, My Brother My Brother and Me, Quality Control, and Sawbones to the show to about all the big news from The Game Awards and The Playstattion Experience. Uncharted 4, Zelda for WiiU, No Man's Sky, Hazelight, The Order 1886, Adrift, Drawn to Death and lots more are on on the docket. Plus, Witcher 3 delayed again, Stream Broadcasting changes everything, and the next Assassin's Creed is in Victorian London.

In the Playlist, Justin is playing Dragon Age: Inquisition and Spiderman: Unlimited, Christian is playing Bayonetta 2, and Jeff is level capped in Warlords of Draenor.

For Tabletop TIme, Justin discusses his new adventures in D&D 5th edition, and Jeff talks Splendor and print-and-playing Spyfall.


#51: Never Play Until Patch 3

December 1, 2014 at 3:45PM • 1 hour 41 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Andrea Rene from Gametrailers.com and Gamestop TV to the show this week to discuss Unisoft's Assassin's Creed Unity apology, Sony's Vita class action settlement, the new Batman version of Love Letter, Xbox One winning Black Friday, and more!

In the Playlist, Andrea has been playing Far Cry 4 and Geometry Wars 3, Christian has been enjoying couch co-op in Super Smash Bros Wii U, and Jeff threw 40 hours in Dragon Age: Inquisition already.

For Tabletop Time, Jeff and Christian got an early, pre-release play of the much anticipated XCOM: The Boardgame.


#50: Straight Up Batman '66 It

November 24, 2014 at 3:45PM • 1 hour 47 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Bianna Wu, developer of Revolution 60 and co-host of the Isometric podcast to discuss Dragon Age's lack of hair choices, Christian's attempt to return a broken game to Best Buy, Black Friday deals, WoW and Half-Life 2 turning 10 years old, Game Awards nominees, the world's greatest gaming trailer, and more.

In the Playlist, Briana and Christian test their Amiibos with Super Smash Bros WiiU, and there is much talk of Far Cry 4.

For Tabletop Time, Jeff welcomes very special guest, game designer Rob Daviau direct from BGG Con, to discuss his new publishing project, Funemployed, and his time at the convention


#49: A Polite Stink

November 17, 2014 at 3:30PM • 1 hour 35 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Anthony Taormina from Gamerant.com to the show today to discuss all of the various botched launches that have been happening, Warlords of Draenor, Call of Duty Advanced Warfare, Assassin's Creed Unity, and Halo Master Chief Collection all have had buggy, broken, shameful launches in the last couple of weeks. What is to be done?

In the Playlist, Anthony has been playing Assassin's Creed Unity and Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, Christian just got a WiiU, and Jeff played Halo: MCC and is back in WoW with the new expansion.

For Tabletop Time, Jeff talks about King of New York and Among the Stars