Jun 15, 2020 • 1HR 1M

E6 Frostpunk

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Video game commentary and analysis, fresh from the screen, from hosts Ben Garman and Tao Sharma
Episode details

Ben and Tao eventually navigate their way past the podcast intro to explore the tundra and blisteringly cold wilds of Victorian era, steam punk city builder, Frostpunk. They dissect the differences between real time strategy and city-builder genres, argue the merits of employing child labour, debate the importance of replayability and ponder the pitfalls of emotional storytelling. Some minor spoilers.

Content Warning: PEGI 12. Bad language. Children crushed to death. Tyrannical rule.

Audio extracts:

  • This War of Mine theme

  • The Last of Us theme and scene extract feat. Joel and Ellie

  • The Mighty Boosh S01E04 - ‘Tundra’

  • The Last Post

  • Half-Life 2: Episode 1