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.



#94: No Man's Face

October 5, 2015 at 4:15PM • 1 hour 42 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Kahlief Adams from the Spawn on Me podcast back to the show this week to talk about Gamestop's belief in discs, No Man's Sky on Colbert, Kickstarter controversy for Star Citizen and Shenmue 3, Deus Ex cancelling its pre-order augmentation, and more!

For the Playlist, Kahlief is impressed with NBA2k16's story mode and is still taken with the Taken King, Christian is enraged by Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5, and Jeff is enchanted by The Beginner's Guide and Cryptark.

In Tabletop Time, Jeff is love with a new game called Steampunk Rally.

All that, plus YOUR emails!


#93: Destiny and Chill

September 28, 2015 at 3:45PM • 1 hour 41 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Chris Bergman from Chore Monster to the show this week to talk about Oculus Connect 2 announcements, a possible VO actor's strike, no successor for the Vita, and more!

For The Playlist, everyone is back playing Destiny, Chris playing Rocket League and Rivals of Aether, Christian still loves Shovel Knight, and Jeff has face-on with Land's End and Narcosis in VR, as well as Minecraft: Story Mode Episode One.

In Tabletop Time, Chris had an epic moment playing Mysterium, and like the micro game Welcome to the Dungeon, while Jeff describes introducing his D&D group to End of the World: Zombie Apocalypse.


#92: Outside the Box

September 21, 2015 at 4:30PM • 1 hour 39 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Danny O'Dwyer from Gamespot.com to the show this week to talk about the Tokyo Game Show, Konami stopping AAA game production, Star Fox Zero delayed, Shenmue 3 returning to Kickstarter, and more!

In the Playlist, the guys discuss Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Soma, Rocket League, Shovel Knight's Plague Knight DLC, Pro Evo Soccer, the Heroes of the Storm Americas Finals, and more!

For Tabletop Time, Danny likes co-ops like Dead Panic and Quiplash, and Jeff recommends Pandemic and Flashpoint: Fire Rescue


#91: Knick-knacks for Your Paddy-Wagon

September 14, 2015 at 3:45PM • 1 hour 36 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Chris Watter from Gamespot to the show this week to talk about announcements of Pokemon Go, Starcraft 2: Legacy of the Void, the new President of Nintendo, and a settlement against a delinquent Kickstarter.

In the Playlist, there is lots more Metal Gear Solid V discussion, as well as Mad Max, Rocket League, Lara Croft GO, Armello, Geometry War 3, Crastle Crashers Remastered, Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime, and more!

For Tabletop Time Chris is king of King of Tokyo, and Jeff still likes Dead of Winter.


#90: Hall o' Shadows

September 8, 2015 at 4:15PM • 1 hour 37 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Gamerant.com editor and writer Anthony Taormina back to the show to talk about Apple's upcoming TV "console", Pikmin 4 being "almost done", Bungie's settlement with Marty O'Donnell, and Ubisoft's Malaysian theme park, and more!

In the Playlist, the guys all hash out their feeling for the biggest release of the week, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Is it truly one of the best video games ever? Also, Christian and Anthony play with their toys in Disney Infinity 3.0, and Christian is still wowed by Gears of War Remastered.

For Tabletop Time, Jeff talks about playing Codenames and Princess Bride: Battle of Wits.


#89: LIVE from PAX 2015: Hyper-real Plastic Bottles

August 31, 2015 at 4:15PM • 1 hour 28 minutes

This special episode was recorded in front of a LIVE audience at PAX 2015! Jeff and Christian reunite with their old Weekend Confirmed buddies, Garnett Lee and Andrea Rene, to talk about all of the news coming out of PAX, including the announcement of Lawbreakers, the Shovel Knight Amiibo, the Divinity 2 Kickstarter, and much more.

In the Playlist, they all discuss their favorites from the PAX show floor, including LEGO Dimensions, Head Lander, Through the Woods, Callof the Starseed: The Gallery Ep1, and more.

Stick around after the end of the live show for Jeff's personal observations from the rest of the convention, including takes on Rock Band 4, Butt Sniffin' Pugs, Okhlos, Uncharted Collection, and more.


#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!