This week the Electronic Wireless Show podcast is talking about our favourite heists. Although we start with a bit of confusion because I changed the topic too late and Matthew didn't notice. Yes: I successfully pulled off a truth heist!
As well as talking a lot about heists in games, we discuss whether or not most crimes are heists. For example, theft in general is just spicy picking up, and murder is a soul heist. Matthew clues us in on what it was like to work for a secret shopper company, and Nate tells us about his repeat of his annual Eat Every Thing In Lord Of The Rings watch-along. Will this result in his daughter blocking memories? Only time will tell.
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We spend quite a lot of time talking about Spy Party, which is a very good game for two friends (or enemies) to play.
Matthew fondly remembers the New York level from Hitman 2, in which you heist stuff from a bank.
Desperados 3 is, arguably, also a heist game, particularly one level where you wake up extremely hung over and figure out that a bank robbery has happened.
We also briefly discuss the Pay Day series, which none of us really understand.
Recommendations this week are Last One Standing, a Documental-adjacent Japanese game show starring comedians, the charity Books Beyond Bars (or similar US-based charities like Books Through Bars), and the dinosaur-themed graphic novel Europasaurus.