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Archive for the ‘News’ Category

ButtonMasher Podcast #257

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014


This podcast dares to ask the hard questions, like “What’s the difference between Apogee Software LLC and Apogee Software Ltd?” and fails to come up with a satisfactory answer. Or maybe it does, but the circuituitousness of it all is too much for me.

ButtonMasher Podcast #256

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Further musings on Batman, and other things relating to videogames.

ButtonMasher Podcast #255

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014


25 squared. Crazy. In this episode we talk about future social media, Titanfall, a musical shooter game starring Carly Rae Jepson, Flappy Bird, and other things.

ButtonMasher Podcast #254

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

In this episode, a Watcher shows up to observe the shenanigans. Turns out he’s a bit of a history buff too, so he’s the perfect person to have around to talk about Ryse and Civilisation with.

ButtonMasher Podcast #253

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

We took a week off, so there’s a lot of gaming to talk about, and I participated in the Global Game Jam at Waikato University.

ButtonMasher Podcast #252

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

James’s Law states that sea shanties are about masturbation. Even the ones that you didn’t think were. Especially the ones that you didn’t think were.

ButtonMasher Podcast #251

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014


Back from holiday, we talk about what we’ve played over the break, and take a look back at the year that was.

The Thursday 30: Battlefield 4 (again, but this time on the PC)

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Gar’s very keen that we refer to his double-IGLA technique as the “Gar Double Tap”. So there you go.

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ButtonMasher Podcast #250

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

I don’t wish to disturb anyone, but the rather alarming assertion, that all sea shanties are about masturbation is made in this podcast. I honestly don’t know how to parse that.

Friday Night Game Bite

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Sometimes when you’re playing with a bunch of random people, you occasionally find a rare gem of good behaviour in amongst the wookies that refuse to go anywhere but Sniper Hill, and vehicle hoarders that won’t drive out of your teams deployment. This helicopter pilot surprised me by taking us on a low path to sneak up on a mobile AA that we’d been flirting with, and the result was explosive.

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