DLC

DLC

DLC is your weekly audio tour of the latest in video games and tabletop entertainment. Hosts Jeff Cannata and Christian Spicer are joined every week by the best damn gaming experts on the planet as well as YOUR phone calls! Disagree, Like, or Comment by Direct Live Call-in or in the Designated Lobby Chat! It is the gaming show Decided by Listener Contribution. DLC, the Digital Lifestyle Companion for gamers who Don't Like Cynicism.

Hosted by Christian Spicer and Jeff Cannata.



#106: (Favorite) Game of the Year 2015!

December 28, 2015 at 12:45PM • 1 hour 45 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Ben Hansen and Tim Turi from Game Informer to the show to help them work through their top 5 lists of Games of the Year. Is it possible for Jeff and Christian to come to a consensus about the absolute BEST GAME OF 2015?

The episode starts with a rundown of the biggest trends and most important news stories of the year, then the guys talk about all of the very best gaming experiences, as well as underdogs that deserve your attention before 2016 hits. Don't miss this one!


#105: Stocking Stuffer

December 21, 2015 at 3:30PM • 18 minutes

Jeff and Christian are off for Christmas week, but couldn't resist discussing a couple of quick stories before they go, including the impact of Star Wars in gaming and Hideo Kojima's new deal with Sony. Jeff and Christian wish you the absolute best for the holidays and hope you enjoy this tiny episode to tide you over to next week's epic GOTY discussion.


#104: No Rave Problems

December 14, 2015 at 5:30PM • 1 hour 35 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Alexa Ray Corriea from Gamespot.com to the show this week to talk about Oculus coming with Eve: Valkyrie, EA forming an esports division, the System Shock 3 announcement, Steam accounts being hijacked, and more!

For the Playlist, Alexa Ray has been playing Final Fantasy 7 and a new Ace Attorney in Japanese, Christian is rocking multiplayer in Uncharted 4 beta, Splatoon, and Destiny Sparrow Racing League, and Jeff is finally trying Star Wars Battlefront and the delightful Dr. Langeskov, The Tiger, and The Terribly Cursed Emerald: A Whirlwind Heist.

For Tabletop Time, Jeff gives some Christmas boardgame buying suggestions and is surprised to discover Anomia, and Alexa Ray talks Cash n Guns and Camp Grizzly


#103: The Meat Circus

December 7, 2015 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 43 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Russ Pitts from takethis.org to the show this week to discuss the massive amount of news that came out of both The Game Awards and the Playstation Experience. Game announcements, VR, and more!

In the Playlist, they discuss Uncharted 4 multiplayer, Fallout 4, Just Cause 3, Rainbow Six: Siege, and more!

For Tabletop Time, Jeff goes crazy for one of the best games of the year, T.I.M.E. Stories.

All that, plus YOUR emails.


#102: Wanna Ruin a Memory?

December 1, 2015 at 9:15AM • 1 hour 30 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Chris Watters from Gamespot.com back to the show this week to talk about his book The Gamer's Bucket List: 50 Video Games To Play Before You Die, which can be purchased here: http://www.amazon.com/The-Gamers-Bucket-List-Before/dp/1633531317

The guys also discuss Black Friday trends and the Avengers FPS that never was.

In the Playlist, there's discussion of Fallout 4, Rocket League, Hard West, Star Wars Battlefront, Downwell, Rainbow Six Siege, and more!

Tabletop Time is all about holiday gaming, with reports from your emails about the best games to play with family. Christian is leaning away from Masquerade and Chris likes Killing Dr. Lucky, and Guillotine.


#101: Go Home, Superdata, You're Drunk

November 23, 2015 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 49 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Steve Tilley from the Toronto Sun and EP Daily to the show this week to debate the sales prospects of VR, the state of gaming journalism, the Payday 2 dev apology, and more!

For the Playlist, the guys discuss Star Wars Battlefront. Rise of the Tomb Raider, Fallout 4, Rocket League, Guild of Dungeoneering, and more!

For Tabletop Time, Steve remembers his Steve Jackson Games collection, and Jeff considers Thanksgiving on the table top.

All that, plus YOUR emails!


#100: Downloadable Centennial

November 16, 2015 at 3:45PM • 1 hour 44 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Julian Murdoch from the Gamers With Job Conference Call podcast to the show this week to discuss Fallout 4's amazing week, Nintendo's Zelda announcements, the Game Awards nominees and more!

In the Playlist, there's lots more Fallout 4 discussion and debate, Rise of the Tomb Raider love, Star Wars Battlefield insight, COD Black Ops 3 enjoyment. Plus Julian discusses Dirty Bomb and League of Legends.

For Tabletop Time, Julian and Jeff discuss Pandemic Legacy, Alien Frontiers, Ora et Labora, and Gold West

All that, plus a d 100th episode celebration!!


#99: Fallout over Fallout 4

November 9, 2015 at 4:15PM • 1 hour 48 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Scott Johnson from Frogpants Studios to the show this week to talk about Blizzcon announcements, Activision's new movie studio, Xbox One backwards compatibility list, and more!

Then it is FALLOUT FALLOUT FALLOUT as Jeff and Christian debate their time in Fallout 4 over the last week. Christian also talks Call of Duty Black Ops 3 and Scott discusses Overwatch and Rebel Galaxy.


#98: Vomiting Out Of Your Eye Holes

November 2, 2015 at 3:30PM • 1 hour 36 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Ify Nwadiwe from Geek and Sundry to the show this week to discuss all the news from Paris Games Week, including debuts of Boundless, Wild, Dreams, Detroit, and the Uncharted 4 multiplayer, as well as a release date for No Man's Sky, and Nintendo's first cell phone game.

In the Playlist, the guys discuss the Overwatch Beta,Halo 5, Darksiders 2: Deathfinitive Edition, Divinity Original Sin Enhanced edition, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, Warhammer End Times: Vermintide, Secret Ponchos, and more!

For Tabletop Time, Ify discusses Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn, and Jeff talk 2 Rooms and Boom. Plus, how to explain rules!


#97: Jingle This!

October 26, 2015 at 5:45PM • 2 hours

Jeff and Christian welcome Phil Kollar from Polygon.com back to the show this week to talk about PayDay 2's bungled micro transactions, Destiny's bungled launch, Sony's bungled Vita, and much more!

The Playlist is huge this week, as Phil discusses Assassin's Creed Syndicate and Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns, Jeff finishes the Halo 5 campaign, and Christian roll around in Yoshi's Wooly World.

And not one, but TWO Tabletop Time segments this week. Phil is eager to try Pandemic Legacy, Christian muses about Subterfuge, and Jeff takes part in a Fiasco.

AND SPECIAL BONUS: Jeff has a spoiler-filled discussion of the first half of Pandemic Legacy with Quintin Smith from Shut Up and Sit Down!