Episode 26 - Lootboxes & steam sale
Let’s talk about Lootboxes — we have a bit of a back and forth around EA’s recent “Surprise Mechanics” decision to try and get around the negative spotlight for Lootboxes. A bit of random discussions come up about Netflix series, life happenings, and the upcoming Steam Summer Sale!
Check out the Q&A (Ask Us Anything) on our Discord!
Took Houdini to the vet this past week for Anal Gland Expression… sigh. Looks like it will be a constant issue.
Played and completed all the Spider-man DLC, pretty good content!
Playing Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night
Considered the spiritual successor to Castlevania, it’s good but probably not work the $35 asking price on steam (that’s with 10% off).
Gambling more on Runescape — now “Staking” with other players
Good progress on the League of Legends tournament, 2-0 currently!
Gaming / Tech News:
EA trying to rename lootboxes… surprise mechanics?
Check out this great video from Jimquisition on the microtransaction topic, shown below.
Let’s go buy some games!
July Game Releases
Are You FUCKING Kidding Me?