Lave Radio EGX 2017 Friday, Saturday & Sunday


Lave Radio EGX 2017 Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Aired 24 Sep 2017
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On Friday I went to a Panel on the Past, Present and Future of XCOM with Julian Gollop, the original creator of X-COM: UFO Defense , and Jake Solomon, creative director of the current XCOM. At the panel I bumped into Cmdr Wishblend and spoke to her about the highlight’s of her day.

On Saturday and Sunday I spoke to a lot of the Smaller Developers including a lot of Masters students from the NFTS. These students have had roughtly 5 months to develop and build their ideas before their presentations at EGX, although they have until Chrismas to finish their project

Not every project has a website up and running for their work, especially those of the National Film and Television School, but where websites are available I’ll like them in the show notes.

Please remember that all of the audio was recorded live at the convention in a noisy environment, so I’ll apologise in advance for any audio issues.

Developer Sessions

Games

I had the chance to explore so many great games at EGX this year. Falling Sky, even though it’s a student project has a really great feel to it and I’m really interested in where Jonathan Nielssen takes it. I absolutely adored Jo Paterson’s music in May. Sunless Skies, 2000 to 1 and The Town Of Light I found myself getting immediately immersed in and I could have so easily played them for hours, which of course you can’t have at a convention, but I’ll definately be picking these up and playing some more of them when I have some free time!

Lave Radio EGX 2017 Thursday


Lave Radio EGX 2017 Thursday

Aired 21 Sep 2017
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Today I’ve been working, so I only had an hour in the evening to pop into EGX, however whilst I was there, I was lucky to have a chat with Chris who is working on Lightseekers

Lave Radio Episode 168

A hot, close call, but we made it in the end!

Aired 12 Sep 2017
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Crew Members

Head of health and safety : Ben Moss-Woodward – Cmdr Eid LeWeise
Chief Bar Steward : Grant Woolcott – Cmdr Psykokow
Intrepid Explorer : Cmdr Shanaeri

Show Notes

  • Development News
  • Community Corner
    • Sagittarius Eye
    • PC Gamer says that according eddb, 0nly 0.0039% of the galaxy has been explored yet. Plenty of space to get that first discovered by tag.
    • Our sisters over in Hutton have updated their website http://hot.forthemug.com/ giving us funky things such as the stats arena and General Nocti Vegas’ mission orders.
  • In Game Events
    • Operation Daedalus Lift
      • Cmdr Obdurate Woe had his SRV lifted from the ground up into a Station with help from
      • CMDR Kale Regan (High Speed Catcher)
      • CMDR Apollo687 (Back Up Boopist)
      • CMDR LasTCHaNcE1918 (Back Up Boopist)
      • CMDR Infinite Edge X (Back Up Boopist)
      • CMDR Joel McB (Catcher)
      • CMDR Tracervullet (Chief Boopist)
      • CMDR Free Legend (Beacon Boyo)
    • Sadly the SRV isn’t affected by the station’s coriolis effect and winds up inside the station’s superstructure with graphical glitches everywhere, but it’s just mental! 🙂

Lave Radio Episode 125

EGG 2016
Elite Meet EGX!

Aired 27 September 2016
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Crew Members
Head of Health and safety : Ben Moss-Woodward : Cmdr Eid LeWeise
Head of Entertainment : Chris Jarvis : Cmdr Thane
Head of Station Archives : Colin Ford : Cmdr PheonixDFire
Chief Bar Steward : Grant Woolcott : Cmdr Psykokow
Test Pilot : Matthew Monson : Cmdr Paroxsym (Paladin Consortium)

Show Notes

EGX 2016 Day’s 3 and 4

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On Saturday I was finally able to browse the show floor properly with some fellow commanders and we have a fun recording of them along with Barry from Special Effect, a gentleman who walked from Bristol to EGX for Special Effect and ‘Wonder Woman’. Along with that I also went to the Planet Coaster Developer session. Naturally I was also at Elite Meet though I will save my thoughts on that for the main show, although here’s a most disturbing video of the shenanigans that occurred there!

On Sunday I was with Commanders Kerrash and John Whitehouse and we spent the day exploring some of the retro games (naturally including Elite on a BBC) and some of the VR Experiences on the Show floor. We have interviews with MVR Ascend who are producing a Wireless VR Rig and finally an interview with Katie Goode from Triangular Pixels who’s game Unseen Diplomacy gave me one of the best VR Experiences I have ever had.
Aired 24 September 2016
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Crew Members
Head of Health and safety : Ben Moss-Woodward : Cmdr Eid LeWeise

EGX 2016 Day 1

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Aired 22 September 2016

Today I only had an hour or so at EGX since I was working, but I was very fortunate in that I bumped into a fellow Commander almost as soon as I entered the show and he very kindly shared his experiences and highlights of EGX with us. Following that I had the opportunity for a hands on demo of Battlezone in Playstation VR. Finally I stumbled across what I feel could be a gem in the show with the WizDish ROVR who can be found next to the FIFA stand in Zone 3.

Please remember that all of the audio was recorded in a noisy environment so I will apologise in advance for any audio issues!
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Crew Members
Head of Health and safety : Ben Moss-Woodward : Cmdr Eid LeWeise

Show Notes

EGX Developer Interviews

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Ben gets his geek on by interviewing Michael Brookes and Sandy Sammarco from Frontier Development, as well as Mark Morris from Introversion Software at Euro Gamer in Birmingham
Recorded 25/09/2015 and 26/09/2015

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Further here are the links to Frontier and Introversion’s Developer Sessions at EGX where they made some pretty massive announcements!