PC Gaming Podcasts


Listen to a fantastic collection of podcasts covering all aspects of PC gaming and technology.

Three Moves Ahead 476: Pericles Rob, Troy, and Bruce get together to discuss Mark Herman's epic wargame of the Peloponnesian Wars, Pericles. How does it capture the sweep of a vast historical subject that was only sometimes decided through military conquest? Three Moves Ahead
Episode 293: Walls Are So Good Tom F and Alex are joined by special guest Mike Cook: AI researcher, indie dev, and friend of the podcast. We get into AI judging games, combining games, designing games, and failing to understand what's so good about walls. Also discussed: long Cebs in The International, dialogue style in A Short Hike, gossip in Fire. The Crate and Crowbar
SGJ Podcast 296 - Juggling All Your Games Remember when it was this simple? Welcome to this week's podcast, my friends! This week, Jim, Spaz, Hunter and I talk about not only how one deals with having a massive library of games — a great problem to be sure — but the choice paralysis that can go with it. Space Game Junkie
SGJ Podcast #295 - Weird and Wonky Expectations It's Such a Weird Thing Welcome to this episode of the podcast y'all. Sorry it's so late, but my god this switch to daily streaming has thrown off everything else. ;) This week, Jim, Spaz, Hunter and I sit down to talk about expectations. Space Game Junkie
YouTube Take Two The studio is still coming together, but we couldn't wait any longer. We're now officially on YouTube. Watch the episode live and subscribe to our channel for other videos as well, including Bobby's weekly Video Game Movie Review. This week, Rey deals with PC issues as he tries to play Sea of Solitude, Emilio returns. Digital Logik PC Gaming
Episode 292: Tat Paddington Chris, Tom F and Alex discuss Dicey Dungeons, Jupiter Hell, Exanima and Fire Emblem. Plus: arguably the worst way of categorising games we've ever come up with, and that's saying something. I'm sorry, but for physics reasons I need you to cradle me and lower me to the earth. The Crate and Crowbar
Special Edition Emilio will be out of the country this week. We didn't want to leave you with nothing, so we pre-recorded a casual discussion where we expand the focus beyond PC gaming and just talk about our lives and interests. We'll be back to our regular format next week. Digital Logik PC Gaming
SGJ Podcast #294 - A Look Back at 1999 Not THAT 1999…Geeeez…. Welcome to this latest show y'all. Sorry it was a little late, last week was INSANE! This time, Jim, Spaz, Hunter and I have one of the most random episodes that ever episoded an episode. We did talk about the proposed topic — the games of 1999 — but wow were we also all over the map. Space Game Junkie
Episode 291: Call The Kelpdesk Chris, Pip and Tom F briefly return to autobattlers before discussing A Short Hike, Stones of Solace, Islanders, and the faults of a variety of algorithms. All this, just so that an otter can say well done. Pip's lives in Teamfight Tactics now….with breaks for Stones of Solace. The Crate and Crowbar
YouTube Ready The RPGing continues as Bobby finishes Legend of Grimrock 2 and plays more Divinity: Original Sin 2 with Emilio. Chi plays some Divinity as well and Rey gets back into Apex Legends. ON THE RADAR Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered, Soul Fire, No Man's Sky HIGHLIGHTS Legend of Grimrock 2, Silent Hill, Top Video Game. Digital Logik PC Gaming
Three Moves Ahead 475: Gerykon 2019: Reiner Knizia Games The meeting at Appomattox. The Council of Elrond. All historical gatherings that pale in comparison to the summit that occurred in late July 2019 as the Three Moves Ahead team gathered in Oregon for several days of gaming. Hosted by Dr. Three Moves Ahead
Episode 290: Teatime Overtime Chris and both Toms wander in late to discuss assorted retro shooters, Nowhere Prophet, Fire Emblem, naughty semaphore, and additional tepid takes. I'm a murder president on the go, and I need my fix. Tom S's been playing a big pile of all-caps retro shooters, including AMID EVIL, DUSK, Ion Fury. The Crate and Crowbar
SGJ Podcast #293 - Marvelous Mods How it All Happens… Welcome to this week's podcast, my friends! This week, Jim, Spaz, Hunter and I sit down to talk about mods. We've always mentioned them in the periphery, but now it's time to dive deep and full-on go into them. Space Game Junkie
SGJ Podcast #292 - Evolution of the Gamepad WHAAAAAATTHEHELL… Hey friends, welcome to this episode of the podcast. I super apologize that it's late, but that particular week was hell on me, so I hope y'all understand. ;) This time, Jim, Spaz, Hunter and I talk about gamepads. Why we love 'em, their relative new adoption in the PC realm, why folks are resistant to them and more. Space Game Junkie
Three Moves Ahead 474: Steel Division 2 Rob and the gang are deeply conflicted over Steel Division 2. A good multiplayer game with some genuinely impressive detail about the armored combat on the Eastern Front, it's also a game that has not grown to match its subject, and then there's the matter of that campaign… Three Moves Ahead
Casual Wood The next installment of the Wolfenstein series is out and Bobby plays through all of it as well as a good chunk of Legend of Grimrock 2. Rey and Chi play some CS:GO while Emilio continues to play A Plague Tale: Innocence. ON THE RADAR Darq, Jupiter Hell, 30birds, Savior, Automachef HIGHLIGHTS Legend of Grimrock. Digital Logik PC Gaming
Comic Con 2019 It's Comic Con in San Diego! Rey is attending the event, so it's just Bobby, Chi and Emilio. Bobby gets deep into Darkest Dungeon, Emilio thinks A Plague's Tale: Innocence might be the game of the year and Chi returns after two weeks away. ON THE RADAR Plants Vs Zombies 3, KillSquad, Biomutant, Earth Defense. Digital Logik PC Gaming
Interview with FractalJosh Emilio interviews FractalJosh from Fractal Design about hardware, games and case design. Check out their awesome cases at fractal-design.com and follow / retweet us on Twitter for a chance to win one of their CPU Coolers. ::: Website ::: Twitter ::: Twitch ::: Discord :::. Digital Logik PC Gaming
Episode 289: Half Man Half Canoe Tom F, Chris and Alex use videogames' full name as they discuss Kingdom Come, Bloodstained, Griftlands, Mechanicus, The Witcher 3 and more. Chris has been pondering Kingdom Come: Deliverance and Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus. Alex has been developing an art collection in Assassin's Creed: It's A Real Journey and Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. The Crate and Crowbar
Virtual Reyality The Valve Index arrives and Rey goes through several VR titles. Bobby finishes XIII and Emilio recommends Strafe. Digital Logik PC Gaming
Episode 288: Space Ghost In A Donkey Costume Pip and Chris take some time out from their busy wizard management schedule to discuss Valve's Steam Lab before delivering the definitive verdict on the world's array of autochesses. The Steam Labs page has all of the info you need about Valve's disparate attempts to replace me and everyone I know with a. The Crate and Crowbar
Three Moves Ahead 473: Historical Guardrails Rob, Rowan, TJ, and Sean discuss how "historically" they like their games to play out and whether that wish is incompatibile with player freedom and variety. Three Moves Ahead
SGJ Podcast #291 - Post-Release Support Patches are SO Important… Welcome to this week's podcast, my friends! This week, Jim, Spaz, Hunter and I talk about post-release support in games. This was inspired by the recent — and amazing — 2.0 patch for Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr, which made it into almost an entirely new game. Space Game Junkie
Casting Earthquakes The Steam Summer Sale continues and Emilio picks up Just Cause 4, Bobby watches the movie Gamer from 2009, and Rey plays Friday the 13th with some listeners. ON THE RADAR Builders of Egypt, Monster Jam Steel Titans, Project Borealis, Boneworks, Hell is other Demons, Get to the Orange Door, Strafe: Millennium Edition HIGHLIGHTS Gamer, Divinity. Digital Logik PC Gaming
SGJ Podcast #290 - Space Game Economies So Very Important Welcome to this week's podcast, my friends! Sorry for the lateness of the post, the July 4th holiday totally threw me off. This week, Jim, Spaz, Hunter and I talk about space games with good, mediocre and poor economies. Space Game Junkie
Episode 287: Fantasy Carpark Ballista Drift Tom F, Chris and John discuss the cutthroat business of wizard cards, the biting bureaucracy of Pathfinder: Kingmaker, and the travails of high finance in Hitman 2 New York. Here's a picture of a gem that might belong to a new, free, Slay The Spire character. The Crate and Crowbar
Omegahype The Steam Summer Sale is upon us and everyone's been picking up new games. Chi tries MORDHAU, Emilio beats Little Nightmares and plays My Friend, Pedro. Rey picks up Friday the 13th for cheap and Bobby starts Clive Barker's Jericho. ON THE RADAR SolSeraph, Warface, Just Cause 4, Supraland HIGHLIGHTS Clive Barker's Jericho, Bloodrayne, My. Digital Logik PC Gaming
Three Moves Ahead 472: We. The Revolution Rob and Troy are bad revolutionary judges in We. The Revolution. But is there such thing as a good judge on a tribunal as compromised as this? It doesn't look like it in Polyslash's grim political adventure. The gang discuss the historical perspective that We. Three Moves Ahead
Call of Warez Emilio finally plays Void Bastards, but it doesn't quite live up to the hype. Bobby completes the new Doom: Sigil episode while Chi is forced to play Dungreed. Rey plays the wrong Call of Juarez game and struggles with carts. ON THE RADAR RAW, 3dSenVR, My friend Pedro, Littlewood HIGHLIGHTS Doom: Sigil, Grandma's Boy, Tilt:. Digital Logik PC Gaming
Podcast #542 - GTX 1650, Optane H10, and Classic Flash Games PC Perspective Podcast #542 - 5/1/2019 Show Topics 00:00:06 - Intro 00:02:51 - Review: MSI GTX 1650 Gaming X 00:12:16 - Review: Corsair Ironclaw RGB Wireless & Glaive RGB Pro 00:20:30 - Review: Intel Optane H10 SSD 00:30:24 - News: 50th Anniversary Ryzen 7 2700X & Radeon VII 00:35:25 - News: Windows Media Center SDK 00:39:14 - News: 20th... PC Perspective
Podcast #541 - Intel 9th Gen Mobile, ASUS ROG Laptop Refresh Use your eyes and fingertips to get through security faster at airports and stadiums. Get two months free by visiting clearme.com/pcper and using offer code 'PCPER' when you sign up. PC Perspective
PC Perspective Podcast #540 - 04/18/19 This week we talk about the surprising Apple and Qualcomm settlement, Intel's Optane H10 memory, ray tracing for GTX cards, 2nd-gen Ryzen PRO mobile parts, and we review and give away three be quiet! power supplies. PC Perspective
PC Perspective Podcast #539 - 04/04/19 PC Perspective Podcast #539 - 4/4/2019 Show Topics 00:02:02 - Review: Corsair AX850 Titanium PSU 00:07:57 - Review: be quiet! Dark Base 700 White Edition Case 00:23:23 - Discussion: Intel's Data-Centric Innovation Day 00:50:24 - News: No More Forced Windows 10 Updates? PC Perspective
PC Perspective Podcast #538 - 03/27/19 Micron 43:10 - Picks of the Week 53:04 - Outro Picks of the Week Jim: SeaQuest DSV Jeremy: Intel NUC 8 VR Josh: AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Sebastian: At Last the 1948 Show. PC Perspective
PC Perspective Podcast #537 - 03/20/19 Join us this week for a look at how mid-to-high-end GPUs perform in The Division 2, a discussion of Google's ambitious new Stadia game streaming platform, the latest Intel hires, and more! PC Perspective
PC Perspective Podcast #536 - 03/13/19 PC Perspective Podcast #536 - 3/13/2019 Show Topics 00:00:06 - Intro 00:03:47 - Review: NVIDIA GTX 1660 00:22:22 - Review: Corsair Crystal Series 680X RGB Case 00:37:48 - News: NVIDIA Acquires Mellanox 00:47:58 - News: DirectX 12 for Windows 7 00:53:25 - News: Halo: The Master Chief Collection for PC 00:58:21 - News: Windows 10 KB4482887 Issues... PC Perspective
PC Perspective Podcast #535 - 03/07/19 PC Perspective Podcast #535 - 3/7/2019 Join us this week for a look at the EVGA RTX 2060 Ultra, the Cooler Master MK730 mechanical gaming keyboard, a pricey CPU water block from Swiftech, the latest USB news, and more! PC Perspective
Miniatures Monthly 021: After Michael Stipe, It's Xenomorphs Again Tom and Chris discuss a lot of Age of Sigmar and Warhammer 40,000 news, explore dazzling new shame pile expansion excuses, and try out the new rules for Age of Sigmar Skirmish. Plus: thoughts on the new White Dwarf, rave goblins, and a night in with Sad Magnus. The Crate and Crowbar
Episode 269: Honestly The Longer The Proboscis Is There, The Less Happy We Are Both Toms join Chris to discuss Resident Evil 2, Battlefleet Gothic Armada II, a bit of Forgotton Anne, and more. Plus: further jazz considerations, the torpedo full of man, robot wars meta considerations, puns, wine, and so on. SteamWorld Quest: it's been announced! The Crate and Crowbar
Episode 268: The Five Rarities Chris, Tom F, Alex and perhaps others dramatise assorted games industry dramas, discuss the anti-cheat ramifications of Dean Leaner, and explore death in a variety of warzones. Plus: Destiny 2 in 2019, Fortune-299, Slay The Spire modding, our community GOTY vote and more! The Crate and Crowbar
Episode 259: Yelp At The Moon Pip, Chris and Alex discuss the return of Hellgate: London, ponder Return of the Obra Dinn, and go for a wander around Shadow of the Tomb Raider. Hellgate: London! It's back! But why! Pip's been playing that Return of the Obra Dinn. Alex has looked at some things and slid down some things in Shadow. The Crate and Crowbar
Miniatures Monthly 019: They Always Gonna Get Yer Vegetables Chris and Tom catch up on a month's worth of hobby, from Battlefleet Gothic to X-Wing via Nightvault, Kill Team and Age of Sigmar. Then we stay up too late and get deep into the weeds on your questions. We've had a hobby-light but game-heavy month, so the structure of this month's episode is a. The Crate and Crowbar
Miniatures Monthly 018: Heresy We Go Again Chris and Tom return to discuss a big pile of news, a slow summer of hobby, our latest Age of Sigmar battle and loads of questions. Follow Miniatures Monthly on Twitter @MinisMonthly for more pics of our projects. Otherwise, can find Chris on Twitter at @CThursten and Instagram as Exitwarp. The Crate and Crowbar
Episode 253: If Malfoy Could Ice Skate Pip and Chris discuss MMO woes, Destiny 2's new expansion, Two Point Hospital and a bit of Graveyard Keeper. Find out more about the V&A's videogames exhibit right here. Carbine Studios - and their MMO, Wildstar - are shutting down. CCP has been bought by Black Desert Online devs Pearl Abyss. The Crate and Crowbar
Miniatures Monthly: Intermission Another set of delays has pushed the already-late episode 18 deeper into September. In the meantime here's Chris, by himself, with information about our upcoming real-life event and some thoughts on overcoming hobby slumps. Follow Miniatures Monthly on Twitter @MinisMonthly for more pics of our projects. The Crate and Crowbar
Episode 252: Püpsok Chris and Tom S sit down for a chat about Spelunky 2 and Cyberpunk 2077 news, Tom's highlights from Gamescom, and assorted nonsense. Here's that Spelunky 2 footage and PlayStation Blog Q&A. We spend a bunch of time with the Cyberpunk 2077 footage. The Crate and Crowbar
Little Grey Cells Season 2, Episode 1: Peril at End House Little Grey Cells returns! Pip and Chris introduce a new recap format as they dig into Peril at End House, Poirot and Hastings' most passive-aggressive holiday yet. Many thanks to Mike Debenham for our lovely new music and John Ward for our excellent cover art. The Crate and Crowbar
Episode 251: Shrimp Gun Chris, Tom F and Pip catch up on a bit of Gamescom news before delivering sizzingly fresh takes on recent hits ‘Spore' and ‘FTL'. Here's the trailer for Man of Medan, part of the Dark Pictures anthology. Also, the Life is Strange 2 trailer. The Crate and Crowbar
Episode 250: Close Your Eyes And Grind For Boltor It all goes a bit wrong as Chris, Tom, Tom and Alex return from a week off to talk Red Dead and Doom news, EXAPUNKS, Warframe, Unavowed and Monster Hunter. Plus: Horse Up Displays, 90s FPS ASMR, Resident Evil 2 by The B-52s, why it's good when the spaceships do it, sensible missiles, the Mamma. The Crate and Crowbar
Episode 249: They Really Pulled It Off Alex, Tom S, Chris and Marsh convene to discuss many Metroidvanias, Yakuza 0, console games, when to move on, Six Ages, and so on. Marsh! Has been playing Chasm. Chris has been catching up with Dead Cells. Alex's Castlevania of the moment is La-Mulana 2. The Crate and Crowbar