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Benheck.com Podcast Episode 116

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In this episode we discuss:

  • So many games coming out this fall!
    • Which ones are we interested in?
    • How can they all be successful?
    • Are these open world games cheaper to develop than linear ones?
  • Battlefield V Discussion
    • Parker hated Battlefield 1. Ben loved it. We discuss!
    • The insane amount of detail Battlefield 1 put into the guns, yet they have Random Bullet Deviation unlike earlier BF games.
    • What Battlefield V is supposed to do differently.
    • How EA will make up for revenue lost with no Premium Pass.
    • Why rampant character customization could be bad for gameplay.
  • Projects we’ve been working on lately.
    • Ben’s accessibility controllers and new Controller Monitors.
    • Parker’s Signal Defined Radio to make a DIN-slot car radio with the Raspberry Pi.
    • We discuss computers inside cars.
  • Macrofab, Oshpark and manufacturing in USA.
    • Have the Chinese tariffs affected Parker’s company? Where does this stuff come from?
    • We then discuss pollution and environmentalism for a while, and argue about California’s “straw ban”.

Enjoy!

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Benheck.com Podcast Episode 88

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We’re back again! Topic today include:

  • The price of videogames and DLC, Season Passes and add-on content
    • We use a calculator to see how inflation might somehow be involved – shocking!
    • Cost of games has barely risen while development costs have skyrocketed.
    • Historical comparison of game prices.
    • How inflation is “hidden” in games, compared to how it’s hidden in food and other items.
  • Deadpool’s success and the sure-to-come New Wave of R-Rated Films
    • What will Hollywood’s knee-jerk reaction be?
    • Why theaters should charge people for bringing babies to movies
    • How airlines should arrange passengers on an airplane
    • PG-13 strip clubs scenes in movies
    • Anyone old enough to care about Die Hard, Terminator, etc IS OLD ENOUGH TO SEE AN R-RATED MOVIE!
    • What if Pixar made an R-rated movie? (for some reason)
  • Current state of the Battlefield franchise and what should change
    • How to use tanks in Battlefield.
    • Our hatred of snipers in videogames!
    • Titanfall’s mech balance vs Battlefield’s armor
    • Getting very tired of fake “modern warfare” scenarios that no longer make any sense.
    • Would WW1 make a fun game?

Enjoy!

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