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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#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!


#35: Until We Delete Them

August 11, 2014 at 3:15PM • 1 hour 35 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Devindra Hardawar from Venture Beat and the /Filmcast to the show to discuss Twich's crackdown on copyrighted music, Evolve's delay, Fantasy Flight's new X-COM and Star Wars games, the return of the Sierra brand, and more.

In the Playlist, Devindra finished Watch_Dogs, Christian is loving The Swapper and Rogue Legacy, and Jeff is still digging the alpha of Heroes of the Storm.

In Tabletop Time, Jeff has his hands on the 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set and couldn't be more excited about it.

All that, plus YOUR phone calls.


#34: Uncle George At The Ranch

August 4, 2014 at 3:45PM • 1 hour 29 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome David Nottingham, the co-founder and creative director at Dynamighty to the show to talk about his upcoming game, Counterspy, his history working at Lucasarts and Rockstar, and his choice to develop at a smaller studio.

In Story of the Week, they talk about EA's new subscription service, EA Access, endgame details for Destiny, Bioshock on iOS, and problems curating the Apple App Store.

In the Playlist, David has been playing Wolfenstein and Christian has been rocking Rogue Legacy on Vita.

For Tabletop Time, David tried Dungeon Dice, and Christian had a party with Knee Jerk.

All that, plus YOUR phone calls!


#33: Losing Friends to MOBAs

July 28, 2014 at 2:15PM • 1 hour 26 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Veronica Belmont to the show to talk about all the big Comic Con news, including the Mako coming back to Mass Effect, a redesign of Batman, the Halo: Nightfall trailer and more. Also, Gamestop customers don't know you can trade in games? A free browser based Catan? Bravely Default sells a million?

In the Playlist, Veronica is loving Tropico 5, Christian level caps the Destiny Beta, and Jeff is doing the Blizzard one-two punch of Hearthstone: Curse of Naxxramas and Heroes of the Storm Alpha.

In Tabletop Time, Jeff tries to convince Veronica that Monopoly is bad, and brings friends into the hobby with Love Letter and For Sale.

All that, plus YOUR phone calls!


#32: Don't Choke On That Thing

July 21, 2014 at 4:15PM • 1 hour 43 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Ben Silverman from Yahoo! Games to talk about The International DOTA Championships, Microsoft laying off 18,000 and ending the Xbox Entertainment Studios, a new DOOM, the Yogscast Kickstarter debacle, and high-earning MMOs.

In the Playlist, Jeff and Ben have lots to say about the Destiny Beta, while Christian talks Walking Dead season 2. Ben has paid money to enjoy Magic: Duels of the Planeswalkers 2015, and Jeff loves the beauty of elegance of Monument Valley on the iPad.

For Tabletop Time, Ben describes his epic quest to acquire 1981's Dark Tower board game, and Jeff finally got to play the 2014 Kennerspiel des Jahres winner, Instanbul - and he is impressed. The segment ends with Ben and Jeff talking about Pathfinder and D&D tabletop RPGs.

All that, plus YOUR phone calls.