Episode 134: The Banner Saga

Episode 134: The Banner Saga

For this week's episode we review The Banner Saga, the new strategy RPG from Stoic.  The Banner Saga is also involved in some controversy over the use of the word "Saga" with Candy Crush Saga's developer, and trademark troll, King.com.  We don't get into that at all during the episode, but it's something everyone should be aware of and angry about!  For those unfamiliar with The Banner Saga, just do a google image search and salivate over the delicious hand drawn artwork for it.  During the episode we cover some of the mechanics a little more in-depth than our previous discussion.

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Episode 131: 4 in February Selection

Starting last year, the Thumbstick Athletes took part in the Four in February challenge.  The goal of the contest, to beat four games in February, is a chance for us gamers to check a few games off our backlog lists.  For this week's episode we select each others games, unlike last year when we all picked our own.  We also are leaving the last game on our lists up to a vote, with the available games listed on a previous blog post.  Later on you can hear Eric's thoughts on BioShock Infinite, but be warned, there are some spoilers.  I listed the times of the spoilers both below in the show notes and on the episode blurb.  Corey also played The Banner Saga, and we talk about legal friction between Stoic (Banner Saga dev) and King.com's dispute over the word Saga...

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