Alice is away this week, leaving the lads to their own devices to discuss the best nice blokes in video games. A coincidence? Who can say. What isn't a coincidence is the lateness of this here podcast post, which is a week late. That's my bad, folks, which I think automatically disqualifies me from any kind of 'nice' list from here on out. Ah well. You win some, you lose some.
The winners in this week's edition of The Electronic Wireless Show, however, are numerous. Taking that nice engineer chap from Metro Exodus as the absolute pinnacle of 'best nice bloke-ness', Nate and Matthew have framed this week's episode as the four people they'd most like to invite to an afternoon pub trip. Who will make the cut? Listen to find out.
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Nate kicked off the discussion with a survivor chap Metro Exodus who he'd like to hang out with IRL. If only to find out his actual real name.
Next up is Erend from Horizon Zero Dawn, Mr. Excellent Handlebars Moustache man.
Matthew's other choice pick was the lovely wizard Gale from Baldur's Gate 3. Him and the giant nuke hiding inside his cheeky little heart. You know, just for that heightened sense of drama.
Wilmot from Wilmot's Warehouse also joins the crew, presumably so everyone can go back to its warehouse afterwards to hang out and binge all the cherries and crisps stashed there.
And finally, throwing the concept of four pub blokes out the window, Garrus from Mass Effect. Because of course. He's the best nice bloke in games you've ever seen.