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(Legacy) Rabid Royale Rumble – CTRL+D Podcast #19

The Battle Royale mania in full swing, European authorities still pushing for loot box regulation, and a charlatan treating kids with rabid dog spit. All of this and much more, on episode 19 of CTRL+D.


Royale notes:

[00:01:22] –

Liftoff of HMS Bad Taste.

[00:01:50] –

So you think we’re joking, when we say we’re are incapable of starting or ending podcasts? Think again, my friend! We really do flourish down the middle. 😀

[00:03:57] –

Indeed, critically acclaimed city-builder Cities:Skylines received its latest piece of DLC in the shape of the Park Life expansion.

[00:06:04] –

Treyarch, developer of world-renown time-waster franchise, Call of Duty, announced that CoD Black Ops IIII won’t have a single player campaign, but what it will have is a Battle Royale mode.

[00:14:05] –

Netherlands authorities, proclaimed several lootbox systems found in some of the most popular video games today, to constitute illegal gambling. Around that time, Belgian authorities did so as well.

[00:17:30] –

Campo Santo, developer of Firewatch, announced on April 21st that it is joining the ranks of Valve. #HL3

[00:21:00] –

Square Enix, announced the date for the (then) upcoming reveal of Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and it stuck to the plan, doing so right on the day.

[00:24:42] –

David Leitch, director of films like Atomic Blonde, V for Vendetta and John Wick, will be the driving force behind the upcoming movie adaptation of The Division.

[00:26:10] –

You know the world at large is doomed, when another Doom movie rolls around the corner.

[00:32:13] –

First Man, a Neil Armstrong biopic starring Ryan Gosling, will premiere on October 12th, 2018.

[00:37:20] –

On April 21st, the city of Rome celebrated its 2771st anniversary.

[00:37:52] –

Indeed, we did.

[00:39:00] – [The Bobbys]

This week’s nomination goes to Not-A-Doctor Anke Zimmerman, for her valiant efforts to cure a child from its habit of growling at people and fearing werewolves, by giving it a concoction that included saliva from a rabid dog.

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