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Bit Storm

A weekly Game Design and Video Games podcast featuring Ben Slinger and Trevor Scott
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Ben and Trevor use random movies as game prompts and surprisingly stick mainly with horror based themes in the following games A VR horror game where you must use a camera to detect spirits and traps A Life Guard must guard all life on earth fr
Ben and Trevor deep dive into just three games during Click Pitch this week: An isometric RPG set in a small towin that can't be escaped, with inspirations from Under the Dome, Wayward Pines and Atari's Asteroids; A battle royale game where you
Ben and Trev once again return to the ever giving well that is Click Pitch. The games this week include. A GTA clone set in a fantasy / fairytale world A Mario Party style game full of childrens playground games A VR game serving food to monste
Ben and Trev return to talk more about the indie game developer, Olli Zanetti. They review each of the remaining games and give a sneek peek at the soon to be released latest entry, ***REDACTED***. Games covered this week include Faultlines (20
In a new segment, Ben and Trevor explore the games of incredible Australian game designer Olli Zanetti - too many to fit into a single episode, so this week they cover: Miniature Graveyard Party; Occult Rugby Creator; Attack of the Banjo; Lifel
Alexander Krause returns to the hosting chair after his stint in the Antarctic Studio, much to Ben and Trev's chagrin. Games discussed include. Crypto Clicker Nick Bitters: Paranormal Bartender Tinder for voters Inverse Siege
Trevor and Ben are joined this week by videogame curator Jim Fishwick to explore the history of a much overlooked genre: the 2nd Person Shooter. Together they jump all the way back to the experimental games of the early 90s all the way to the b
Ben and Trev delve deep into more games this week including such themes as: Fairies with machine guns Clones Magical wizards and their familiars Extremely dangerous water Stage plays in the apocalypse
Diving deep into some high concept ideas this week, Ben and Trevor explore some improvised game worlds, such as: a futuristic dystopia where repo men come for your organs in tactical FPS shootouts; the day to day life of Death as they reap soul
Ben and Trev cobble together more adventure game designs this week including. A mystery set inside of a human body A family drama with many mystery hooks A hidden map unveils a time travel adventure Life of Pi: The Adventure Game An anthology a
Continuing with some improvised point and click adventure games this week, Ben and Trevor come up with game designs such as: A fairy given responsibility for a green house; Finding your way off a doomed spaceship as it plummets through the atmo
With the recent news of a new Monkey Island sequel from the original creator, Ron Gilbert, Ben and Trevor delve into the world of adventure games for every game this week. Escape from an alien zoo, with the help of your trusty Hills Hoist crank
Reviews galore this week as Ben and Trevor reflect on some new games they've played this week, including: Revenge of the Spatula; Grimy Mountain Climber Wars; Scooby Doo and the Burger From Hell; College Karate Chronicles; and more!
Ben and Trev continue in their series of game reviews with more undiscovered gems such as: Excruciating Pinball Underground Mupppet Dungeon: Limited Edition Pixelated Driving Siege Geriatric Shock
Review, reviews, reviews! Trevor and Ben drawl the dark web and dive into Steam's dumpster to find some obscure games to review for you, including: Orbital Mummy Patrol, Everybody Loves the Blood Munchers, Cloud Impact, Rescue of Heroes, and mo
Ben and Trev continue to dive deep into reviews of little known games, such as Intense Bungee World Jedi Funk Academy Spirit Command Psycho Guitar and many more
It's a review episode! Ben and Trevor take a break from game design to discuss some of the real world games they've been playing lately, such as: the cooking/survival hybrid game Underwater Kitchen Battle; the 'modern retro' spiritual successor
Ben and Trev return to the classic formula of Ramped Up Click Pitch, discussing game ideas such as: Hunting kaiju across the seven seas; Racing against fellow mad scientists in crazy contraptions; Cultivate new crops on the back of a giant crea
Ben and Trevor riff on some randomly generated prompts to come up with game designs - this week the ideas tended towards relationships and small narrative segments, with games like: a cross between X-Com and The Sims where your soldiers relatio
Continuing our classic prompts from last week, Ben and Trevor make random game designs from https://what3words.com/ and random movies. Games such as: A platforming game with Gameshark/Gamegenie mechanics; Cats playing tennis with beatem up mech
Jumping back into some old games this week, Ben and Trevor make random game designs from https://what3words.com/ and random movies. Games such as: rival chocolate worshipping churches; a sequel set after Dorothy has left the Land of Oz, and th
On the heels of the 2022 Global Game Jam, Ben and Trevor look at 20 games made by other teams, including a few highlights such as: Small Time Tennis Tale, Cantankerous Spelling Blaster, Queen of the Prison in Space, Armored Virus, Sleepy Gopher
With the Global Game Jam theme for 2022 releasing early this year, Ben and Trev utilise the theme in all their game designs for this episode. Protecting a space station with the power of tennis A 2d Character investigating the "erasure" of obje
Ben and Trevor continue to come up with new improvised game designs, such as: An adventure game investigating STEMM A game that delves into what happens when two rainbows touch An adventure exploring dreams and deleting memories A surprise Batm
Trevor and Ben head back into Click Pitch territory this week, improvising game designs from random words, while also throwing in some reviews of games they've been playing lately, such as: Jackie Chan's Motocross Hunt; 3D Fire Runner; Mickey's
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