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Benheck.com Episode 121

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Just Parker and Ben this time. In this episode we discuss:

  • Self Driving Cars!
    • Is it the future? Who will it affect first?
    • What pitfalls we foresee.
    • Ridesharing vs public transportation.
    • How badly will automated vehicles screw truck drivers?
  • Is EA competing with itself? Are too many games coming out?
    • Does Apex Legends disrupt other games from their parent company?
    • The new Tomb Raider games compared to Uncharted.
    • Where does Anthem land in all this?
    • Ben’s feelings on the upcoming Battlefield V Battle Royale. (BattleRoyaleField)
  • “New Retro” 8-Bit computers
    • Parker doesn’t understand the appeal.
    • Can nostalgia be manufactured?
    • The sad tale of the Coleco Chameleon.
    • Ben talks The Gigatron and other kits/projects he’d like to build.
    • We discuss what kind of “retro computer” project we’d like to make.

Enjoy!

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Benheck.com Podcast Episode 110

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This month’s topics include:

    • The beginning of the end for theaters? Netflix buying many films and releasing them on the small screen instead of theaters.
      • Could Charlize Theron take Gal Gadot in a fight?
      • Ben talks about his “artifact collection”.
      • Discussing Space Shuttles.
    • Microtransactions – have gamers had enough? Is it finally time for the base price of a game to rise?
      • Which company will “rip off the scab” and raise the price to $70?
      • How much Hamburger we each put into Hamburger Helper.
      • What would be used as currencies in a post apocalyptic world?
      • More inflation discussion (price of video games vs everything else)
  • Disney to dump EA as their videogame partner?
    • Is it really a bad thing for EA?
    • Ben explains his Kickstarter idea for Road House 2.
    • How to turn anything into a Cloverfield movie!

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Benheck.com Podcast Episode 109

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This month’s fun topics include:

  • Microsoft making a MEGA-ACQUISITION? Possibly buying EA or Valve? We discuss!
  • What each of us would do with a billion dollars (AKA Why does Gabe Newell even need to sell?)
  • Why do gamers hate EA so much? Lootboxes? Let’s compare them to state lotteries!
  • What sort of revenue-driving DLC is appropriate? What sort of things have we bought before?
  • Anthem – EA”s answer to Destiny. But will anyone care by time it’s released?
  • Han Solo movie coming! Will it be any good?
  • Critical response to movies vs audience.
  • And finally, we discuss Lilo & Stitch for some reason.

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