NSNC: Broken Video Games, NASA’s Journey To Mars, and D&D!


Jacob and Lucas join Stephen Savelli of #NerdSwag  (https://www.facebook.com/hashtagnerdswag) for a new episode of the Nerd Swag Nerd Chat. The brothers discuss broken games, NASA’s journey to Mars, and their new D&D campaign in 2015! Don’t forget to comment, like, and subscribe! Check out the timestamps below to skip ahead 😀

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(2:00) Intro to broken games discussion
(2:30) Why is frame rate such a problem?
(7:05) Games being released with server issues
(11:20) Day one patches, is this a problem?
(16:12) Should we be okay with games bring delayed?
(17:23) How much do you rely on reviews to guide your gaming choices?
(18:15) Should developers send review copies if it can hurt their sales?
(21:01) Why do people pre-order games?
(22:39) How misleading is pre-rendered game footage?
(29:50) Intro to NASA’s journey to Mars
(31:30) Curiosity’s new photos and data
(35:40) Do you think finding life would create a worldwide Earth space program?
(36:45) Where would you like to see us explore next? (we mixed up which planets Europa and Titan belong to)
(38:55) Space funding, how much does it bum you out? 🙁
(42:30) Jacob recommends “The Martian” by Andy Weir: http://www.amazon.com/The-Martian-Andy-Weir/dp/1491526513
(44:25) This Journey to Mars could be a one way mission. Would you go?
(48:10) Intro to Dungeons and Dragons
(50:11) Closing remarks!

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Date: August 18, 2015

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