Like a book club, but with video games.

Episode 72 – Tickle Me Hitler

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People who talked during this podcast: Catsman, Mooglepies, Rustyheadphones, Specs, Woolyshambler (AKA Happyman) and ShinyMissingno.

In this episode, the Gentlemen discuss topics such as: Detective Pikachu (in a fairly spoiler free manner), Wario Land 4, Baba Is You, Playstation Commercials, satellite marketing and recent dreams that the podcasters have had.


  • 00:00:00 Pre-nonsense
  • 00:01:45 Nonsense
  • 00:07:03 Intro
  • 00:07:42 Detective Pikachu
  • 00:19:12 Book Club Game discussion: Wario Land 4
  • 00:38:16 Censorship talk
  • 00:46:30 Baba Is You
  • 00:52:28 Mario Maker
  • 00:53:45 Ads in the night sky
  • 00:56:44 Comments
  • 00:59:34 Sony advertising retrospective
  • 01:05:59 Talk about cloud based gaming
  • 01:09:18 Outro
  • 01:10:52 Dream talk and blindness

Some fun links and images:

Pepsi satellite advertising

Blind video game (Shades of Doom)


You can see more of these terrible adverts just by googling “Weird playstation adverts”.


The stuff at the end of the blogpost:
Our next book club video game will be Quake.
Please feel free to write comments with ideas for discussions, video game book club suggestions and anything else that comes into your mind. I’m actively monitoring comments now so if your comments amuse me, I will mention them on the podcast.

This podcast was edited by: Specs

PS: Woolyshambler (AKA Happyman) has been putting together a series of podcasts about Pokémon, which you can check out at our YouTube channel.
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PPS. Catsman has a new album out: Never Obsolete

Some idiot

Baba Is You looks cool, didn’t know this was a thing.

I skipped the Pikachu thing because pokemon is for kids and I’m no longer a kid, I can watch Star Wars now.

I miss the news and the riddles segments. In general what your podcast is missing is a little levity.

Good shit.

On June 12, 2019 at 9:37 pm


Catsman tricked me into not preparing a riddles section this time. We will have a game next time, for sure.
News has always been a point of contention. Due to editing, we often cut a lot of it that is just boring but it really slows the pace of recording down, which can lead to fatigue before other sections of the podcast. We’ll still cover some news, but only if it’s important, funny or really interesting.
Baba Is You is amazing.

On June 13, 2019 at 9:20 am

Some Idiot

As a listener, I like the news segments since they keep the conversation fresh, they usually follows other long segments dedicated to specific things I don’t necessarily relate to, and less-specific content has a wider audience. I get to hear everyone’s outrage at that duck that played that PS4 or whatever, and laugh along and feel friendship via proxy. I totally get what you mean though about discussion burnout. Maybe only bring up those funny/interesting news?

Also that album is good stuff, good background for lazy internet research and washing up the house. Very nice.

On June 13, 2019 at 10:04 pm