The blizzards of Siberia have gone on holiday to the United Kingdom this week. But the RPS podcast, the Electronic Wireless Show, doesn’t do snow days. The pod squad have trekked hard through the whiteout (from their bedrooms to their computers) to gather on their respective microphones. To what end? Well, to talk about the weather. Blizzards, thunderclouds, sandstorms and, er, night-time? In videogames, it all counts.
Adam likes being warm while looking out at the frosty cold in survival game The Long Dark. Brendan likes the blizzards of Viking strategy game Northgard and foggy, windless days of sailing sim Sailaway. John, however, thinks the weather should stop. There’s no reason why everything should be covered in smog, nor our hands and feet detached from the cliffside by Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s annoying rain.
But we’ve also been playing lots. Adam shares his thoughts on story-trading hobo-em-up, Where The Water Tastes Like Wine. John has been trying to see the willies and boobies in Assassin’s Creed: Origins' educational museum mode. And Brendan has been getting floored in Street Fighter V as newly added doll salesman Blanka.
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