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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#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


#48: The Taylor Swift of Video Games

November 10, 2014 at 4:30PM • 1 hour 39 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Xav De Matos from joystiq.com to the show this week to talk about Blizzcon, Overwatch, first person GTAV, Majora's Mask 3D, a new Tony Hawk Pro Skater, Geoff Keighley's new video game awards, and more.

In the Playlist, we press 'x' to talk about Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.

For Tabletop Time, Xav is raving about the deduction game, Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective and Jeff is raving about Northstar Games' Evolution.

All that, plus YOUR phone calls!


#47: The Wall of Duty

November 3, 2014 at 3:30PM • 1 hour 54 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Raj Deut from Melbourne, Australia to report on his experience at PAX Australia. Topics include the Star Citizen FPS mode debut, the "Day Zero" release of Call of Duty: Advance Warfare, the Internet Arcade, YouTube supporting 60fps, and Bethesda officially canceling Prey 2.

In the Playlist, everyone has strong opinions about Sunset Overdrive, Christian has a few hours in on COD: AW, Raj has indie picks from PAX, and more!

For a very special Tabletop Time, Jeff welcomes Richard Ha, Rahdo from the Rahdo Runs Through board gaming video series, to discuss his love of board games, and talk about the best new games he saw at Essen Spiel in Germany.

All that plus YOUR phone calls!


#46: Stuff is just BIG

October 27, 2014 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 38 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Cam Robinson from Gamespot UK and the Reality Check show to discuss the PS4 SharePlay update, the Xbox One price cut, 50 new things for Super Smash Bros WiiU, Titanfall's co-op mode, Assassin's Creed Unity's crazy PC specs, Extralife 2014 and more.

In the Playlist, Cam has been playing games for 24 hours, including Wolfenstein and more, Christian digs the SOuth Park pinball boards, and Jeff loves Legend of Grimrock 2. Also, Diablo 3 is back and better than ever.

For Tabletop Time, Jeff reacts to Tom Vasel's Top Ten board games of all time for 2014.


#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!