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Passionate, informed, sometimes silly discussion and actual plays of Board Games, Video Games, Tabletop RPGs and geek culture. Videos here: https://www.youtube.com/criticaltwits
 
Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, Ant Pruitt, and their guests talk about the latest Google and cloud computing news.Records live every Wednesday at 4:00pm Eastern / 1:00pm Pacific / 20:00 UTC.
 
The show by and for Legal Administrators, IT Directors, and other law firm leaders. Looking for cutting edge information that you can use right now? This is the show for you. Featuring thought leaders from the world of ALA and ILTA.
 
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This Week's Stories Why TWiT was down Pixelbook Go is for Stadia What should we do about Hong Kong? Facebook vs truth in politics Andy Rubin's new phone makes us feel uncomfortable California legislates IoT security Dark Mode comes to Maps, Books, Duo, Voice, and Play Store Picks of the Week Leo's Tool: Social Security Cards Issued by Woolworth ...…
 
This Week's Stories Jeff thinks Dark Mode sucks! Google Translate is being used to send people home at the border Google news snippets are being censored in France What do ISPs lose when Google implements encrypted DNS in Chrome? Car crash detection on upcoming Pixel devices will be incredibly helpful Pixel Buds may finally be receiving a refre ...…
 
This Week's Stories Whatever happened to Patch? Amazon announces Echo in everything from earbuds to glasses to ovens Do we trust Amazon? Pixelbook Go looks underwhelming Quantum Supremacy Achieved Google wins the right to be forgotten case Chrome update crashes Avid on Macs ChromeOS 77 is here Facebook Horizon will go nowhere Facebook buys CTRL ...…
 
This Week's Stories Pixel 4 event confirmed for October 15th, may include Pixelbook 2 Facebook announces its final rules for the Oversight Board. Facebook Portal wants to take over your TV Facebook wants to trademark the word "Book" Google uses AI to diagnose skin cancer Google launching new Nest Wi-Fi router with Google Assistant Banning face ...…
 
48 States and 2 territories investigate Google over antitrust accusations. Amazon and antitrust: how much control do these giant companies have over us, and how much do we get back in return? Pixel 4 leak full videos New Pixel 4 features Pixel 4 Motion Mode and Portrait Mode Pixel 4 pricing rumors Apple Watch 5 shows how far behind Android Wear ...…
 
This Week's Stories Android 10 arrives for Pixel phones YouTube pays $170 Million to settle child privacy complaints Google secretly gives your personal data to advertisers using cookie syncing Ad tech will destroy podcasting as we know it Half of all state Attorneys General probing Google Social Media #ChickenSandwichWars wipe out US chicken s ...…
 
This Week's Stories Android Q: No Dessert for You Levandowski indicted for Google self-driving theft Should you buy a Pixel 3a or wait for the Pixel 4? Google and Dell team up on an enterprise laptop How WYSIWIG was named Google moves Pixel 3a manufacturing to Vietnam Google bans internal politics YouTube Kids preschool content filters Facebook ...…
 
This Week's Stories: The WeWork IPO is a harbinger of recession IKEA's IoT Future Deepfakes: don't believe your eyes Nest Cameras' Green Light is Always On Goodbye Works With Nest, Hello Google Home The Ballad of Dev Null Google Nest Hub Max coming September 9th The All-Google IoT home The Media Lab Epstein Connection Impossible Whopper is not ...…
 
This Week's Stories The difficult past 3 years at Google Rivals angry at Google's EU search engine auction Google's next anti-trust complaint: job search Incognito mode cat and mouse Pixel boss moves up at Google Did you own an OG Pixel? Here's how to get $20! How will the Pixel 4's Soli radar work? Pixel 4 to have 90hz display Bill Nye hawks C ...…
 
This Week's Stories Samsung Unpacked 2019 Elizabeth Warren's plan for rural broadband Google auctions off search in Europe White House drafts executive order against Google Turkey cracks down on online broadcasters 8Chan kicked off Cloudflare, Tucows Picks of the Week Jeff's Number: 30-50 Feral Hogs Stacey's Thing: Camnect Ant's Stuff: CTA EVP ...…
 
Lying - a terrible, hurtful, nasty thing to do, or a great way to have fun with your friends? Brian and Aaron take you through their favourite lying, bluffing, social deduction games.Want to help support our content? Now you can make a donation here: https://bit.ly/donatetwitshttps://www.criticaltwits.comhttps://www.twitter.com/Critical_Twitsht ...…
 
In this week's podcast The Twits look at co-operative board games. What are they? What makes them great? And what are some of the best examples we know of?Want to help support our content? Now you can make a donation here: https://bit.ly/donatetwitshttps://www.criticaltwits.comhttps://www.twitter.com/Critical_Twitshttps://www.facebook.com/criti ...…
 
In this podcast we pick apart the recent news that our favourite miniatures game, Malifaux, is getting a 3rd edition.Want to help support our content? Now you can make a donation here: https://bit.ly/donatetwitshttps://www.criticaltwits.comhttps://www.twitter.com/Critical_Twitshttps://www.facebook.com/criticaltwitshttps://www.instagram.com/crit ...…
 
This week's podcast sees Aaron and Brian discuss more 2 player tabletop games. The puzzle based Codinca, the puzzle based Fugitive, and the puzzle based SuperHot. Accidental double synergy feature!You can find our 2 Player Tabletop Games: Part 1 here - https://soundcloud.com/criticaltwits/ep-25-2-player-tabletop-games-hive-crokinole-aeronautsWa ...…
 
In this very special lost episode, Brian and Jamie discuss world building for tabletop RPGs. A vivid, consistent setting is the solid foundation from which all good role playing campaigns are built, so join us for our top tips on how to create worlds your players will talk about for years to come.Want to help support our content? Now you can ma ...…
 
Join Aaron and Brian with guests Simon and Kar as they say so long, farewell, auf wiedersehen and goodbye to Netrunner, our favourite card game which is sadly being discontinued by FFG after they lost the IP rights. Listen as we reminisce & speculate on the potential future for the game.Want to help support our content? Now you can make a donat ...…
 
In this episode of RPG basics, Brian and Aaron discuss how to keep a campaign going when problems start appearing. Things such as loss of interest, loss of players, loss of party cohesion. You'd be lost without us.Want to help support our content? Now you can make a donation here: https://bit.ly/donatetwitscriticaltwits.comtwitter.com/Critical_ ...…
 
This week we discuss all of the wonderful games we played and previewed at the 2018 UK Games Expo! Including Elite: Dangerous Battle Cards, Fog of Love, Frenetic, Rumbleslam, several offerings from Big Potato Games and many, many more including the rather adult part games Gutterhead and Random Minds!4:05 Forgotten Floof9:25 Elite Dangerous Batt ...…
 
We've finally reached 100 episodes! Join us as we celebrate with a handful of special guests (and Twits). Play along with the official Critical Twits Quiz and laugh at our attempts to find other employment while we play Funemployed.Special thanks to Alex Tyler: Spoken Nerd for joining us (who you can find at https://www.facebook.com/alextylersp ...…
 
Aaron and Brian explore the best doggos in Malifaux - which hound, pooch, wolf, canid or canine will top our poll? We also share our best dog stories.https://criticaltwits.comhttps://twitter.com/Critical_Twitshttps://facebook.com/criticaltwitshttps://www.instagram.com/criticaltwits/https://soundcloud.com/criticaltwits…
 
This week sees Aaron and Brian discuss the surprisingly hard to source film, Snowpiercer. A film about the last of humanity surviving on a train in a post-apocalyptic wintery wasteland. Just the sort of thing to watch during Spring. Will the Twits consider Snowpiercer to be size 10 chaos or a lovely protein bar of goodness?https://www.criticalt ...…
 
This week's podcast sees Aaron and Wife of Twit discuss their experiences at the Dice Cup board game cafe in Nottingham and the huge number of games they tried. These include: Agricola, Machi Koro, Camel Up, Sushi Go, Sagrada, Mutant Meeples, Rick and Morty Total Rickall, Unlock and Penguin Pileup. Phew! All in the space of an hour and a half.W ...…
 
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Warning: Spoilers from 28:08, continue at your own peril.This week Aaron and Brian discuss The Ritual, a horror movie based on the novel by Adam Nevill, and see it how it shapes compared to the stunning source material.https://www.criticaltwits.comhttps://www.youtube.com/c/criticaltwitshttps://www.soundcloud.com/criticaltwitshttps://www.faceboo ...…
 
This week we look at Malifaux's new schemes and strategies for Gaining Grounds 2018. Each year Wyrd shake up how Malifaux is played with a completely new suite of objectives - we run the rule over them and give our verdicts here!https://www.criticaltwits.comhttps://www.youtube.com/c/criticaltwitshttps://www.soundcloud.com/criticaltwitshttps://w ...…
 
We return to the gritty streets of Malifaux to discuss the 2018 errata document. This time round only a couple of abilities have changed; instead, it's all about adjusted soulstone costs and a game-wide rebalancing act.We look at all seven factions and pick our big winners and losers.https://www.criticaltwits.comhttps://www.youtube.com/c/critic ...…
 
We headed out to our first Malifaux tournament with strangers, and also our first tournament with Gaining Grounds 2018: Troubleshooters 3 at Battlefield Hobbies in Daventry. How did we fair in this fixed master tourny, you ask? Click and find out! https://www.criticaltwits.comhttps://www.youtube.com/c/criticaltwitshttps://www.soundcloud.com/cri ...…
 
Join us for our final look back at 2017 - we discuss the video games that we loved in the official Year Of The Micro-Transaction (tm).https://www.criticaltwits.comhttps://www.youtube.com/c/criticaltwitshttps://www.soundcloud.com/criticaltwitshttps://www.facebook.com/criticaltwitshttps://www.twitter.com/critical_twits…
 
We review 2017 in tabletop gaming - board games, roleplay games, Malifaux and Netrunner. 2017 was a terrible year so find out which old classics we returned to like so much hot, hot soup.https://www.criticaltwits.comhttps://www.youtube.com/c/criticaltwitshttps://www.soundcloud.com/criticaltwitshttps://www.facebook.com/criticaltwitshttps://www.t ...…
 
We're back at the Dragonmeet gaming convention in London for another year, where we were invited to join the #podcastzone. We decided to interview the other podcasts to find out why you should listen to them!Join us as we endeavour to learn more about our fellow podcasters, discover tips for getting started with podcasting and find out answers ...…
 
The Critical Twits were raised on Game's Workshop's 90s Specialist Games, and Necromunda is their king. Find out here how GW popped our enthusiasm and left us non-plussed with their reboot, Necromunda: Underhive.https://www.criticaltwits.comhttps://www.youtube.com/c/criticaltwitshttps://www.soundcloud.com/criticaltwitshttps://www.facebook.com/c ...…
 
A spooky indie video game special this week. Aaron and Brian discuss their experiences with; The Deed, a Cluedo (or Clue) -esque adventure about fratricide; Gloom, an artistic Lovecraftian/Cthulhu-based action adventure; and Morph Girl, an FMV game with a love for Japanese horror.Also a special feature at the end where we discuss our favourite ...…
 
This week we report back from our latest self-enforced tournament, Burst of the Worst. Based on a poll run by Huzzah Hobbies, this tournament got us to play Masters commonly considered to be the worst. Are they really so bad or have we found ways of making them work?https://www.criticaltwits.comhttps://www.youtube.com/c/criticaltwitshttps://www ...…
 
We discuss the new Most Wanted List (MWL) 2.0, and what it means for Netrunner players new and old. Do we agree with banning cards, especially cards that are so young and had their whole lives ahead of them?https://www.criticaltwits.comhttps://www.youtube.com/c/criticaltwitshttps://www.soundcloud.com/criticaltwitshttps://www.facebook.com/critic ...…
 
This week Brian and Aaron discuss the recently announced Core 2.0 starter box redux for Netrunner. Listen to us lament the already out of date previous Netrunner podcast, what the reintroduction of lost cards means for the meta, and what the new box means for new starters.https://www.criticaltwits.comhttps://www.youtube.com/c/criticaltwitshttps ...…
 
This week Brian and Aaron review cyberpunk RPG, The Sprawl. Hear tales of Neo-London, its corporations and the actual review itself. Enjoy, slick eaters.https://www.criticaltwits.comhttps://www.youtube.com/c/criticaltwitshttps://www.soundcloud.com/criticaltwitshttps://www.facebook.com/criticaltwitshttps://www.twitter.com/critical_twits…
 
This week Aaron and Brian jump back into Netrunner, only to discover some of their favorite and most loathed cards are disappearing. Join them in their bandwagon like discussion of the consequences and what it means to new players.www.criticaltwits.comwww.youtube.com/c/criticaltwitswww.soundcloud.com/criticaltwitswww.facebook.com/criticaltwitsw ...…
 
This week we give our thoughts on our very first Malifaux tournament, with timed matches and rules and everything! Listen to Aaron's excuses, Brian's glory and some stark warnings about Green Stuff.http://criticaltwits.comhttp://youtube.com/c/criticaltwitshttp://soundcloud.com/criticaltwitshttp://facebook.com/criticaltwitshttp://twitter.com/cri ...…
 
Beware: SPOILERS ABOUND! This week we try something a little different and discuss a couple of films - Ghost in the Shell (1995) and Ghost in the Shell (2017). We talk cyberpunk, hard versus soft science fiction, transcendentalism, whitewashing, and nipples. Great big pointy ones.http://criticaltwits.comhttp://youtube.com/c/criticaltwitshttp:// ...…
 
This week we return to our video games coverage. We give our review of Stories Untold alongside our first impressions of Tokyo 42, Mother Russia Bleeds and Persona 5. All of which we have playthroughs of! Have a listen and enjoy our thoughts and tangents on these games and the video game industry.Warning: There are some spoilers in our Stories ...…
 
This week covers the last of our UK Games Expo coverage. We have interviews about: Zombies Run the board game, Book of Nox, Modern Horrors, Shadowscape, Syrinscape, Urban Heroes and The Walking Dead miniatures game.http://criticaltwits.comhttp://youtube.com/c/criticaltwitshttp://soundcloud.com/criticaltwitshttp://facebook.com/criticaltwitshttp: ...…
 
This week we received the Alpha preview of Mutant: Mechatron, the latest expansion in Fria Ligan's Mutant: Year Zero RPG series. Brian and Joe inform Aaron on character creation, gameplay, plot potential and comparisons to the rest of the series. Spoiler free!You can back it on Kickstarter here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1192053011/m ...…
 
Joe talks Netrunner with Ben Ni, aka Beyoken, World Championship Runner-Up and YouTuber extraordinaire, and Tristan Von Zahn, who took fourth place at the European Championships and has been a brilliant ambassador for the South African Netrunner meta.Find Beyoken's YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/bewnthttp://criticaltwits.com ...…
 
We caught up with Agent November at the UK Games Expo to get top secret information about his escape room-style games and the Undead Escape zombie run. We had a great time and got a really interesting behind-the-scenes peek at these two growing areas of real-life gaming, and also laughed like idiots.Find the games here:http://www.agentnovember. ...…
 
Competitive Netrunner from a noob's perspective. We bring you our Netrunner European Championship 2017 report, the first time one of the Twits has taken part in a "Premier" Fantasy Flight Event. We also interview one of the unsung heroes of the Netrunner community, Tournament Organiser Michael Coop, who gives us the sCoop (geddit?) on what it t ...…
 
We spoke to Modiphius's Chris Birch at the UK Games Expo about their new Star Trek: Adventures roleplaying game, upcoming miniatures game, Fallout: Wasteland Warfare, and chatted about the origins of one of the fastest-growing tabletop gaming publishers in the world.https://www.criticaltwits.comhttps://www.facebook.com/CriticalTwits/https://www ...…
 
Welcome to the first of several podcasts covering the Netrunner European Campionships 2017, held 2nd-4th June 2017 at the UK Games Expo. Roving reporter Joe brings you interviews, anecdotes, and tips from scene luminaries Run Last Click, Teamwork Cast, Dan D'Argenio and Kenny Deakins, recorded live on the last day of the tournament. Them!Run La ...…
 
This week, following the Twits excursion to the UK Games Expo, we bring to you a collection of interviews related to board game crowdfunding, including current Kickstarter games 12 Realms Dungeonland and Dead Throne, Indiegogo-based tutorial and teaching app Dized, and upcoming crowdfunding website Game On.For those interested, you can find mor ...…
 
We look at 5 great one shot and filler RPGs to play between campaigns - The Quiet Year, Fiasco, Paranoia, Goblin Quest, and The Sprawl!https://www.criticaltwits.comhttps://www.youtube.com/c/criticaltwitshttps://www.facebook.com/criticaltwitshttps://www.twitter.com/critical_twitshttps://www.soundcloud.com/criticaltwits…
 
The UK Games Expo is back! We've had a blast there the last couple of years, so we share what we're going to be up to and what we're looking forward to. www.criticaltwits.comwww.youtube.com/c/criticaltwitswww.soundcloud.com/criticaltwitswww.facebook.com/criticaltwitswww.twitter.com/critical_twitsBy Critical Twits.
 
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