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TDPodcast.com – 071 Enemas for Everyone!

Show Summary:
A special around the pool table that is recorded as Wayne captures flags in the Battlefield 1943 game night with The Married Gamers. Our man topic explores the new model for episodic digital distribution that Microsoft is debuting with Fable II.

Around the Pool Table:
Jonathan:
– Finished Ninja Blade (X360)
– Playing Shadow Complex (XBL Arcade)
– Finished Smash Cars (PSN)
– Played Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars (DS)
– Watched District 9
– Watched Plan 9 From Outer Space RiffTrax

Bryan:
– Watched District 9, Julie & Julia, and Riff Trax Live.
– Playing words with friends and Rock Band 2.

Wayne:
– Watched The Goods
– Watched District 9
– Played some Gears 2
– Watched Weeds Season 1-3
– Gambling pays off – Bought Rock Band 2
– Watched I Love You, Man
– Bought Trials HD

Matt:
– Played Splosion Man
– Played Shadow Complex
– Played Trials HD
– Played Godfather 2
– Watched RiffTrax Plan 9 From Outer Space

TD Newscast (all sources are links):
– The OTHER Battlefield Experiment is also successful (via Kotaku)
– Comics coming to PSP (via PlayStation Blog)

Mr Matt’s Album of the Week:
– Travis – Good Feeling

Main Topic – Episodic Releases of Existing Games:
– Fable II: Game Episodes may provide a new model for distributing games (via Joystiq)
– What existing games do we think would work this way?
– What problems does this address for the game industry?
– What problems might this cause for gamers?

The Community:
iTunes review from VGJ-PAUL
Call from Phil

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