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.



#126: Disney Definitely Finite

May 16, 2016 at 6:00PM • 2 hours 10 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome YouTube and Twitch.tv's own Ali Baker to the show this week to discuss huge numbers of people playing shooters, Disney Infinite going away, the announcement of Civilization VI, and Capcom learning a valuable lesson.

00:26:14 - The Playlist features discussion of Battleborn, Overwatch, DOOM, and Uncharted 4. Plus, Jeff finds the Vive VR holy grail in Vanishing Realms.

01:04:47 - Tabletop Time has discussion of Star Wars Imperial Assault, and other games based on known IP

01:28:07 - Parting Gifts, including Jeff's action short: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2skcpboV5g

01:32:54 - BONUS CONTENT: Jeff and Chistian's extended SPOILER discussion of Uncharted 4


#125: Throw Your Video Card in the Garbage

May 9, 2016 at 5:00PM • 2 hours 24 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Anthony Taormina from Gamerant.com back to the show this week to talk about announcements for Battlefield 1 and Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, a new more powerful, more affordable video card from NVidia, Epic leaving the single-player game business and more!

00:39:22- The Playlist is all about Uncharted 4. Jeff and Anthony completed the single player campaign and have a lot to say. Plus, Christian chimes in about Uncharted on mobile, and the Overwatch open beta. Jeff won't leave out VR, either, with some hot takes about Budget Cuts and Astral Domine demos.

01:27:08 - Tabletop Time is a special interview with the game designer Rob Daviau, whose Pandemic Legacy is now the world's number 1 rated board game. He has a new game in pre-order now, called Seafall.

01:52:42 - Parting Gifts!

01:57:35 - BONUS CONTENT - Interview with Heroes of the Storm Lead Designer, Dustin Browder


#124: Nintendo Being Nintendo

May 2, 2016 at 9:00AM • 1 hour 48 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Shareef Jackson from Games Look Good and the Spawn on Me podcast to the show this week to discuss Nintendo's crazy plans for E3, Microsoft's possible update to the Xbox One hardware, the Division's cheaters problems, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, and more!

00:46:20 The Playlist includes Starfox Zero, Aurion: Legacy of Kori-Odon, The Division, Crystal RIft, Windlands, and Christian's first steps into room-scale VR!

01:22:09 Tabletop Time features the guys' thoughts about International Tabletop Day, the new version of Codenames, and Schmovie.

01:37:19 Parting Gifts!


#123: Your Dog Likes It

April 25, 2016 at 5:00PM • 2 hours 2 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Mike Minotti from GamesBeat to the show this week to discuss changes to Hearthstone, details on the PS4 Neo, John Romero's new FPS, the latest game from Supergiant Games and more!

32:21 - A jam-packed Playlist this week as the guys discuss StarFox Zero for WiiU, The Gears of War 4 Beta, the Mirror's Edge Beta, Bravely Second, Lawbreakers, and Jeff talks about finally getting his Vive and enjoying Call of the Starseed, and Audioshield.

1:25:32 - Tabletop Time has Mike discovering Forbidden Island, Christian disliking I SpY, and Jeff talking solo play.

1:37:08 - Parting Gifts

1:44:13 - Cliffy B interview about Lawbreakers


#122: Merciless Self Defense

April 18, 2016 at 7:00PM • 2 hours 10 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Blake Rochkind from United Talent Agency to talk about Gamestop's publishing arm, Red Dead Redemption 2 and Titanfall 2, and Ken Levine turning Twilight Zone into an interactive movie.

In the Playlist, Blake raves about Hyper Light Drifter, defends Quantum Break, and doubts VR, Jeff reveals his visit to Insomniac to play Unspoken and Edge of Nowhere, and Christian doesn't think Ratchet and Clank got enough praise last week.

For Tabletop Time, more love to kids games and squirrels, and Jeff discusses bluffing games and their possibilites in VR after visiting Red Storm studio and seeing Werewolves Within.

All that, plus YOUR emails.

AND THERE'S MORE! This week, bonus content beyond the main show, as Jeff shares his one-on-one exclusive interviews with Insomniac developers, Chad Dezern and Brian Allgeier!


#121: Cancel Your Pre-Orders

April 11, 2016 at 12:00AM • 1 hour 57 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Shawn Andrich from Gameswithjobs.com back to the show to talk about Quantum Break's disappointing PC port, new secrets revealed in Mike Tyson's Punch-Out, Heroes of the Dorm, and the questionable Oculus privacy policy.

In the Playlist, Shawn has been playing Dark Souls 3 and Hyper Light Drifter, Christian puts more time into The Division, and Jeff has lots to say about Ratchet & Clank, Welkin Road, and the Battleborn open beta.

For Tabletop Time, Shawn talks 6 Nimmt, and a listener has an epic Betrayal at House on the Hill tale to share.

All that, plus YOUR emails.


#120: My Own Opinion

April 4, 2016 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 50 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome freelance writer from Gamecrate and Playboy.com, Paul Semel to talk about Final Fantasy XV's trans-media explosion, the usefulness of reviews, Oculus and Vive delivery problems, and more!

In the Playlist, Jeff and Paul have played Uncharted 4: A Thief's End and Quantum Break, and Christian has been throwing back to old times with the Doom closed beta.

For Tabletop Top Christian has a new family game to enjoy and Jeff recommends some 2 player games.

All that, plus YOUR emails!


#119: Rediscover Vanilla Ice

March 28, 2016 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 44 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Patrick Klepek from Kotaku and the Match3 podcast back to the show this week to talk about much of the news he has been reporting, including the fake NX controller, the real PS4.5 update, the people behind torrent uploads, and the debate over Let's Play videos.

In the Playlist, Patrick talks about Stardew Valley and Dark Souls 3, Christian jams out on Rock Band 4, and Jeff hits endgame in The Division.

All that, plus YOUR emails.


#118: Tripping on VR

March 21, 2016 at 7:00PM • 1 hour 38 minutes

Jeff and Christian go without a guest this week, to deep dive into the week of huge announcements and game demos at the Game Developer's Conference! Jeff spent all week at GDC, trying as many upcoming VR experiences as he could, and Christian has lots of questions.

The guys hit on Sony's PSVR announcements, Vive's The Lab, Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine, The Climb, Eve: Valkyrie, Project Arena, Thumper, Golem, and so much more!

Plus, non-VR news, including a possible leak for Nintendo NX, The Division's huge first week of sales, and more.

All that, plus YOUR emails!


#117: Do You Want to Go to Japan?

March 14, 2016 at 11:00AM • 2 hours 2 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Alex Albrecht from Half Hour Happy Hour to the show this week to talk about the cancellation of Everquest Next, Michael Pachter's forecasts for Nintendo's NX,a crazy person levels to 100 in WoW using a dancepad, and more!

In the Playlist, everyone has lots to say about The Division, and Alex tells an epic story of attempting to play the Japanese version of Dragon's Dogma Online.

For Tabletop Time, Jeff and Alex recount their weekend adventure through the latest T.I.M.E. Stories expansion, Prophecy of Dragons.

PLUS SPECIAL BONUS CONTENT!

Jeff discusses this week's Game Developer's Conference with the GM of GDC, Meggan Scavio