The Cobbett returns for a new challenge – namely creating sprite-art for randomly generated video games in Minecraft! But rather than whistle while they work, the dynamic duo have one of their traditional rambling chats, taking the conversation from “highly trained snakes” to “terrible PC game mods”.
This week’s tangent starts Matt and Rich at “Whingeing man-children on the internet” – which prompts discussion of the recent drama over at Reddit – before slouching, like a chimpanzee riding on a series of segues, towards “considering canon” by way of Shovel Knight praise, overlooked games, the Austrian Oak and a debate on the preservation of gaming history.
Matt and Rich kick-start the conversation with “video games on the tip of your tongue” and end with “whingeing man-children on the internet”. Along the way the stumble over the likes of The Toxic Avenger, The Shitting Owl of Badon Hill, crude pre-teen game customisation and the idiocy of bigotry. 60 minutes on the clock; let the rambling begin!
Matt and Rich return to the Realm of Tangents and get knee-deep in the dead! The original Doom provides the backdrop as the pair discuss (amongst other things) DLC nightmares, real-life Pip-Boys, the oeuvre of Mr. George Lucas, the unfortunate comedy of the Doom spin-off novels and why in retrospect Ghostbusters is a very dodgy movie indeed.