One Life Left's Podcast (Show)

What does QVC stand for? Great products at great prices. OK, let's make this clearer: What do the letters in QVC stand for? You will find out the true answer during this week's episode of OLL. Which stands for One Life Left - a poor videogame radio show on a great radio station.

Our Super-Special Guest was Alex Fleetwood from Sensible Object, who has passed most of his training to be on QVC. He's been busy making Fabulous Beasts, then renaming it as Beasts of Balance, adding a new feature to Beasts of Balance (which is a potential OLL EXCLUSIVE), before moving onto Alexa powered board games like the travel trivia game When In Rome. Alex has also been trying to make Bingo more exciting, but annoying things like image rights have been getting in the way.

We also found out if Simon is annoyed by time travel, if Ste gets on with his microphone, and if Ann liked her hotel in Brighton. And football isn't coming home either, but if this is news to you only as a result of listening to this podcast then you probably weren't that bothered about it’s attendance anyway.

Cheerio!
Team OLL x

Links:
https://www.voiceoriginals.com/
https://twitter.com/ammonite
https://twitter.com/VoiceOriginals
https://amateurlsdj.bandcamp.com

Tracklist:
1. Klamm - Transformation
https://chipmusic.org/Klamm/music/life-transformation
2. Amateur LSDJ - Storm Outro
https://chipmusic.org/amateurlsdj/music/storm-outro

Direct download: OLL_16_07_2018.mp3
Category:Show -- posted at: 2:08pm EDT

We had the full team in this week but no Super-Special Guest. We were going to get Jesse Lingard on to talk about Fortnite, but he was busy for some reason or other.

After our mini-break last week we came back to a very hot studio and Ste had made the mistake of not wearing shorts (luckily he didn’t make the additional mistake of not wearing trousers). We discussed what we got up to during Saturday’s football, Ann successfully workshopped a joke, Ste ordered some games in contradiction to his previous statements, and Simon has made some money.

We also found out that soon we will find out if we are more important than QVC, that Simon is a Catfish, and that at least two of our Significant Others listen to the show live. You can too at 7pm on Resonance FM.

Cheerio!
Team OLL x

Links:
https://resonancefm.com/
https://twitter.com/developconf

Tracklist: 1. Zer0 Filt3r - neato https://chipmusic.org/Zer0+Filt3r/music/neato 2. Sanczo Zapiekanka - Pegasos Elegium https://chipmusic.org/Sanczo+Zapiekanka/music/pegasos-elegium 3. Amateur LSDJ - Armada https://chipmusic.org/amateurlsdj/music/armada

Direct download: OLL_09_07_2018.mp3
Category:Show -- posted at: 3:52pm EDT

Simon was back this week but we didn’t have a Super-Special Guest through no fault of our own. Honest. This meant that Ste had more time to talk about Mario Tennis Aces and if he loves it more than he loves Smash Bros. Simon decided to go headphones free and has discovered literally hundreds of pounds hiding in his attic (it’s the cupboard under the stairs that is where the real worthless items are).

We also found out that we are now on Spotify, Ann discovered that you can put JoyCons on your body, and we managed to solve Brexit through loot boxes. We debriefed the team about Marioke in Berlin and how it is different to UK Marioke (mostly it’s to do with smoking).

WARNING: Ste will be mostly talking about Lumines next week so be prepared for that.

Cheerio!
Team OLL x

Links:
https://open.spotify.com/show/2qWrMFprXwtOFfVEQIh6qd?si=chqlsdtpTMG8ybMAHpERUA

Tracklist:
1. Ada Mills - Space Stage
https://chipmusic.org/adaMills/music/space-stage
2. Squoril - Atari Love Song
https://chipmusic.org/squoril/music/atari-love-song

Direct download: OLL_25_06_2018.mp3
Category:Show -- posted at: 1:07pm EDT

Sometimes One Life Left is scheduled against big events, which means that some of our listeners usually have to catch up through these podcasts. Luckily this week all that was happening at 7pm was an England match - which pretty much everyone agreed was a 7/10 performance.

For some reason Simon was away this week (which HR are investigating), but he managed to book Luke Williams as a Super-Special Guest before he went off. Luke was on for his fourth or fifth appearance and took his third or fourth chance to talk about Worlds Adrift. Except this time Worlds Adrift has finally been released. As it’s an open world MMO we found out if Americans are nicer than Europeans, why Team OLL was missed off Bossa's big sky ship event, and if the game broke in a good way.

We thought of a great mod for The Last of Us 2, Ann decided she was going to become great at Fortnite, then realised that she was already a legend in Worlds Adrift, Ste showed even more love for Smash Bros, and we found out if Luke enjoyed swinging.

Cheerio!
Team OLL x

Links:
https://twitter.com/WorldsAdrift
https://twitter.com/eternz
https://twitter.com/hashtag/WorldsAdriftTakesFlight

Tracklist:
1. Brink - Tough World
https://chipmusic.org/Brink/music/tough-world-2a03-sunsoft-bass
2. Pointless - Pulse Wave Rave Party
https://chipmusic.org/Pointless/music/pulse-wave-rave-party
3. Klamm - Discoveries
https://chipmusic.org/Klamm/music/discoveries

Direct download: OLL_18_06_2018.mp3
Category:Show -- posted at: 3:42pm EDT

The full team is back in the studio for the second week in a row, so that should mean that we had no issues with playing jingles correct? Assuming that the Caretaker made the edits that needed doing then the answer is yes.

Our Super-Special Guest was the games designer and writer-for-hire of Little Mix fanfic Holly Gramazio. She clarified some points of order that related to our first episode of this season as she part-curates the amazing Now Play This festival and runs design superstar company Matheson Marcault - our favourite gaming company with the initials MM (at least until Media Molecule are on the show). We find out all about Holly’s new Kickstarter project Art Cards, which cards were rejected from Art Cards, whether people prefer to be Arty or to Party, and what border control think of her job.

Ann brought her backpack into the studio and also found a great loophole for doing E3 news that she should have implemented twelve years ago. Simon has a new purchase that he hasn’t opened yet and jointly proclaimed his love for Kingdom Hearts with Ste. We also found out why Ste has an Android phone. The answer probably won’t shock you.

Cheerio!
Team OLL x

Links:
https://twitter.com/hollygramazio
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1334173917/art-deck-a-collaborative-drawing-game
https://twitter.com/mathmarcault
https://twitter.com/nowplaythese

Tracklist:
1. Klamm - The Door into the Summer
https://chipmusic.org/Klamm/music/the-door-into-the-summer
2. Amateur LSDJ - Naval
https://chipmusic.org/amateurlsdj/music/naval

Direct download: OLL_11_06_2018.mp3
Category:Show -- posted at: 1:06pm EDT

The full team were back from their bank holiday off including Simon (who had also taken another four months off for some (literally) small reason and we were willing to answer the most important question in gaming today: Is caviar vegetarian?

We managed to get Tom and Sam from Roll 7 into the studio to tell us all about their new game Laser League 1.0, which sounds (and is) excellent. We found out what it is like to be beaten at your own game, how useful feedback from the public is (remember to send in your letters to us) and what colour their new game is. Hey - some running jokes just span multiple seasons.

We also find out that Ste didn’t want Sam to talk very much on the show, if we had a shark in the studio, try to remember if we’re on Spotify (spoiler: not yet), and find out rough Simon is with his Switch.

Cheerio,
Team OLL x

Links:
https://twitter.com/Roll_7

Tracklist:
1. Klamm - Doc (seems to have been deleted from Chipmusic - Ed)
https://twitter.com/Klamm00/status/1003197641927380992
2. sudstep - Beach Episode
https://chipmusic.org/Sudstep/music/beach-episode
3. amateur lsdj - Peace Outro
https://chipmusic.org/amateurlsdj/music/peace-outro

Direct download: OLL_04_06_2018.mp3
Category:Show -- posted at: 3:31pm EDT

We’re back! And as usual for us coming back for a new season, we’re not on next week. We also don’t have a Super-Special Guest, Super-Special Simon or the Super-Special reviews theme. So normal service has resumed.

We are also proud to announce that One Life Left is GDPR compliant, which famous person an Italian Ste looks like and that Ann has forgotten her headphone and hairdo preferences. There’s also a review of how Marioke has taken over the world and we tell you all how great Now Play This was.

Not only that you get to find out if our partners are snorers or not. As we said, normal service has resumed.

Cheerio!
Team OLL x

Links:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6lY1GXTu5M
http://nowplaythis.net/

Track list:
1. ada Mills - prelude (NES)
https://chipmusic.org/adaMills/music/prelude-nes
2. Lognes - Artificial Intelligence Assistant
https://chipmusic.org/Lognes/music/fish-out-of-water
3. Justbeenwarpzoned - Ignorance
https://chipmusic.org/Justbeenwarpzoned/music/ignorance

Direct download: OLL_22_05_2018.mp3
Category:Show -- posted at: 3:18pm EDT

This is our final episode from 2018’s GDC. Ste finally manages to get the subject onto ice cream, but we also got to speak to these fab* Super-Special Guests:
Robin-Yann Storm (@RYStorm)
Esben Kjær Ravn (@esbenravn)
Daniel Nye Griffiths (@D_Nye_Griffiths)
Mare Sheppard (@MareSheppard)
Raigan Burns (@raiganburns)
Carli Velocci (@velocciraptor)

Hosted by:
Bryant Francis (@rbryant2012)
Kris Graft (@krisgraft)
Ste Curran (@steishere)
Ann Scantlebury (@scanters)

Cheerio!
Team OLL (and Team Gamasutra) x

* Clever wording we know, cheers

Direct download: OLL_GDC_2018_05.mp3
Category:Show -- posted at: 3:29pm EDT

Our fourth GDC episode sees us missing Kris for the first set of Super-Special Guests, but we manage to get him back partway through the show. Speaking of which, the Super-Special Guests on the show were:
Robin-Yann Storm (@rystorm)
Joel Nyström (@reallyjoel)
Nathalie Lawhead (@alienmelon)
Bennett Foddy (@bfod)
Robin Baumgarten (@robin_b)
Frank Cifaldi (@frankcifaldi)
Vincent Diamante (@vincentdiamante)

Hosted by:
Alex Wawro (@awawro)
Kris Graft (@krisgraft)
Ann Scantlebury (@scanters)
Ste Curran (@steishere)

Cheerio!
Team OLL (and Team Gamasutra) x

Direct download: OLL_GDC_2018_04.mp3
Category:Show -- posted at: 3:54pm EDT

First there was an episode of One Life Left from GDC 2018. Then there was another one of it. Then there was another one of it (we need a new joke for episode 4). Featuring the following Super-Special Guests:
Jennifer Hazel (@rx_pixel)
Osama Dorias (@osamadorias)
Laura Bularca (@sarienn)
Emily Short (@emshort)
Will Porter (@batsphinx)
Andrew Barron (http://andrewbarron.net/)
Jennifer Scheurle (@Gaohmee)

Hosted by: Kris Graft (@krisgraft)
Ste Curran (@steishere)
Ann Scantlebury (@scanters)

Game played during the intro/outro: Puyo Puyo Tetris

Direct download: OLL_GDC_2018_03.mp3
Category:Show -- posted at: 3:12pm EDT