The Explosive Alan Podcast
Join Dan, Ash, Gareth and Simon as they jabber through the games they're playing, tear through the week's most interesting news stories, attempt to outdo each other in weekly challenges, and invite the community to share their opinions on heavyweight gaming issues.

Last week we were one, this week we are two! Join us, as Simon and Gareth round up the week’s nonsense in our 60th episode of The Explosive Alan Podcast. We’ve got sandwich chat, music talk, space travel and whether crumpets are a worthwhile breakfast. All the things you’d expect from an award winning games podcast. Welcome aboard, friends!

Direct download: ExAl_Ep60_Player2Joined.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 6:27pm UTC
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In the wake of 3 busy weeks, a butt-load of work and a brand new baby Alan in the form of Orla Leathem Maher (Congrats to Dan and Helen), Simon takes it upon himself to do an episode ALL ON HIS OWN. Can he do it? Can he be the hero this city needs? Probably not, but he'll give it a damn good try.

 

No, seriously though, this is a shorter episode intentionally so we can get something out more regularly when we can't all get together to so a full episode. We hope you like it!

 

We've got Gravity Rush, Jackbox Party Pack 2, Miitomo, Sonic, ALL THE USUAL THINGS! Enjoy!

Direct download: ExAl_Ep59_SimonChongsQuarterOfAPowerHour.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am UTC
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The Witness. Oh, The Witness. We discuss our mutual obsession with Thekla's line-drawing masterpiece, as well as our love for Yakuza 5, Downwell, Guitar Hero Live, Westerados and Ash's early impressions of XCOM 2. There's also a new section dedicated to raising awareness of promising Kickstarters, HOT HOT NEWS, a challenge that in no way resembles popular quiz show Jeopardy! and talk of games doing more to help players give their characters personality.

Direct download: ExAl_Ep58_IDrawTheLine.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 2:19pm UTC
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