The Downtime Gaming Podcast - Episode #01 - Google Stadia, Xbox Games Showcase, and more
Welcome to the first ever episode of the Downtime Gaming Podcast, where each and every week we'll be bringing you news, reviews, and thoughts on the latest and greatest in the world of board games and videogames.
This episode we discuss the upcoming Xbox Games Showcase, as well as news like the Google Stadia announcements, PS5 production ramping up, new boardgames from Stonemaier games and the latest in the Pandemic Legacy line. We also touch on games we've played including some Kingdom Hearts, Golf with Your Friends, Villagers, Dinosaur Island, and classics like Mount and Blade and Dead Space.
Google and Apple to follow when they finally update their feeds (slooooow)
| Time | Topic
| 00:35 | Welcome, Introduction, and host backgrounds
| 05:26 | An aside on the audio quality this week (soz!)
| 06:02 | Start of the News
| 06:24 | Summer Game Fest - Stadia Connect stream discussion
| 09:34 | xCloud coming to Game Pass as free addition
| 13:27 | Sony increasing production of PS5s ready for launch by about 5m units
| 15:30 | Summer Games Done Quick speed run marathon Schedule announced
| 18:15 | Stonemaier games announce Pendulum
| 20:36 | Z-man games announce Pandemic Legacy Season 0
| 22:39 | What we've been playing this week
| 24:25 | 'Dinosaur Island' dino chatter
| 26:57 | Discussing 'Abomination: Heir of Frankenstein'
| 29:35 | All about 'Villagers', the card game from Sinister Fish Games
| 33:01 | 'Neon Abyss' PC game chat
| 35:46 | Quick Game Pass interjection
| 37:01 | 'Kingdom Hearts 3' check in
| 38:59 | The silly world of 'Golf with your Friends'
| 41:59 | "Kingdom Hears 1.5 Remix: Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories" (2004/14) - phew
| 45:26 | 'Dead Space 1' (2008) talk. - Chris only played decade old games this week apparently.
| 48:49 | Here's another - 'Mount and Blade: Warblade' (2010)
| 51:21 | TOPIC of the week: Looking ahead to Xbox Games Showcase on 23/07/2020.
| 52:06 | A bit about Halo
| 54:56 | A bit about Gears & Fable
| 1:00:51 | Misc others - Rare, an Xbox third person narrative character action game, smaller games, Outer Worlds, State of Decay, PS5 stream etcetc
| 1:04:19 | Xbox Games Showcase official predictions
| 1:07:19 | Outro & goodbyes