194 Download Life Balance

Shane doesn't know anything about Cricket so bought the video game, Karl put on about 15 miles a day at Download and Joel appreciates a good work-life balance.

0:02:55 Side A Video Games

News:

  • Work life balance important for Nintendo and Bungie. Animal Crossing: New Horizons delayed until March 2020 and Destiny 2 fixes will wait so the employees can maintain a proper balance and not be overworked.

  • Last batch of backwards compatible games released for the XBOX One so the team can shift their focus to the same functionality to Project Scarlett.

Playing:

  • Far Cry 5

  • Forza Horizon 4

  • 2nd XBOX One in the house and the seamless saves to the cloud for easy back and forth between the two consoles

  • XBOX Game Pass Ultimate

  • Ashes Cricket

  • POUND HD link cable for PlayStation 2

  • Borderlands 2: Commander Lilith and the Fight For Sanctuary DLC

  • Vancouver Retro Gaming Expo

E-Penis:

  • Zerotopian Invasion by Ratalaika Games

0:51:56 Beers and Cheers

  • 1840 Brewing Company | Spurbury's Finest

  • Marston, Thompson & Evershed, Plc. | Hyde & Wilde Oatmeal Stout

  • Parallel 49 Brewing | el Matador


0:59:37 Side B Music

Recommended Records:

  • Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit The Nashville Sound

Listening:

  • Download Festival

    • Skid Row

    • Blackberry Smoke

    • Conjurer

    • Deadland Ritual

    • The Interrupters

    • Opeth

    • Rob Zombie

    • At The Gates

    • Alien Weaponry

    • Skindred

    • Trivium

    • Stone Temple Pilots

    • Slipknot

    • Amon Amarth

    • Anthrax

    • The Smashing Pumpkins

    • Slayer

  • Bokassa Crimson Riders - recommended album for the next episode

  • The Raconteurs Help Us Stranger

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