Episode 39: US Feds, Fallout 76 Bug, Avatar & Slow death of a Galaxy

Welcome once again to our insanity, this week the professor brings us good news about how the Uncle Sam is allowing the opportunity for online games to be operated by fans when the game is abandoned like a box full of puppies. Can you help give a game a good home? 

          The DJ says Buck is famous with lawyers, what do you think, is he or is he just a legend in his own lunch box? Perhaps he is famous like Kim Kardashian (we apologise to those who aren’t intellectually challenged here) who was attacked by Jon Bon Jovi (who is believe it or not OLDER then Buck) for only having made a porno.

          Also, the Fallout76 BETA has a bug that deletes the almost 50 gig game forcing a reinstall. Now that could really suck, particularly if your internet is as bad as the DJ’s. We also discuss the classic Runescape appearing in mobile platform for fans to play once more, and it is a hit.

          Speaking of the DJ, he brings us news about the Avatar sequels that are currently in production. It is looking like a new Rocky Balboa franchise folks. But honestly, will this be a series of beautiful movies that are as pointless as an umbrella in a hurricane like the first movie?

          Buck brings us a story of a galactic scale drama in the slow tortured death of a galaxy. But we must ask, is this in fact the first recognised example of an interstellar cupcake with the Milky Way being the victim? But let’s take a moment of silence to witness the death of the Small Magellanic Cloud.

          In games the Professor plays statues, the video game not the kids one, which apparently might be more fun. The DJ is playing Red Dead Redemption 2, and no, has not been drawing disgusting images in the snow. Buck plays Metro 2033 and is shooting Nazis and Commies.

          We hope you enjoy our insanity as much as we do, it is always better to be crazy in a group then on your own. Until next week stay safe and watch out for the penguins, they are out there.


US Feds allowing hackers to preserve abandoned internet-based games

- https://www.tomshardware.com/news/old-online-games-preserved-federal-government,37992.html

- https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/10/researchers-can-now-legally-restore-abandoned-online-game-servers/

Fallout 76 Big Bad B.E.T.A Bug

- https://www.kotaku.com.au/2018/10/fallout-76-bug-accidentally-deletes-entire-50gb-beta/?fbclid=IwAR0MSxLCh8qzRcX6XbZrPbPmHIcDdgzoMbcmxj78ikJitU1QsHZb5yVE-u0

Avatar movie sequel news

- https://screenrant.com/avatar-logo-sequels-papyrus-font/


Slow death of a galaxy

- https://www.csiro.au/en/News/News-releases/2018/Astronomers-witness-slow-death-of-nearby-galaxy

Games currently playing


– Statues - https://store.steampowered.com/app/413680/Statues/


– Metro 2033 - https://store.steampowered.com/app/286690/Metro_2033_Redux/


– Red Dead Redemption 2 - https://www.rockstargames.com/reddeadredemption2/

Other topics discussed

Old school RuneScape now on Android

- https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/10/30/old-school-runescape-officially-available-android-free-play-release/

Legal definitions of abandoned

- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abandonware

- https://www.digitaltrends.com/gaming/online-games-dmca-exemption/

Bioshock the game

- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BioShock

Dune 2

- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dune_II

Eve Online’s massive bug

- https://www.eveonline.com/article/about-the-boot.ini-issue/

Official title for the person who tames the Toruk – Toruk Makto

- https://james-camerons-avatar.fandom.com/wiki/Toruk_Makto

Great Leonopteryxes, known as Toruk by the Na'vi

- https://james-camerons-avatar.fandom.com/wiki/Great_Leonopteryx

Avatar the movie

- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avatar_(2009_film)

Jon Bon Jovi calls out Kim Kardashian

- https://metro.co.uk/2018/10/29/bon-jovi-says-kim-kardashian-is-only-famous-for-making-a-porno-in-scathing-attack-8085331/

Ferdinand Magellan bio 

- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferdinand_Magellan

Magellanic penguins

- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magellanic_penguin

Metro 2033 the book

- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metro_2033

Metro 2033 author called the Witcher Author an idiot

- https://en.ostrog.com/1478


92 years since Harry Houdini died - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Houdini

Famous Birthdays

30 Oct 1939 - Leland H. Hartwell, former president and director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington and shared the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Paul Nurse and Tim Hunt, for their discoveries of protein molecules that control the division (duplication) of cells, born in Los Angeles, California - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leland_H._Hartwell

30 Oct 1941 - Theodor W. Hänsch, German physicist, received one fourth of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics for "contributions to the development of laser-based precision spectroscopy, including the optical frequency comb technique", sharing the prize with John L. Hall and Roy J. Glauber, born in Heidelberg, Germany - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theodor_W._H%C3%A4nsch

31 Oct 1795 - John Keats, English Romantic poet (Ode to a Grecian Urn), born in London - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Keats

31 Oct 1860 - Juliette Gordon Low, American activist and founder of the Girl Scouts of America, born in Savannah, Georgia - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juliette_Gordon_Low

31 Oct 1950 - John Candy, Canadian actor and comedian (SCTV, Uncle Buck), born in Newmarket, Ontario - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Candy

31 Oct 1961 Peter Jackson, New Zealand film director (Lord of the Rings - Academy Award, Best Director, 2003), born in Wellington, New Zealand - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Jackson

Events of Interest

30 Oct 1866 - Jesse James' gang robs bank in Lexington, Missouri ($2000). - https://www.onthisday.com/date/1866/october/30

30 Oct 1905 - George Bernard Shaw's "Mrs Warren's Profession" premieres in NYC. - https://www.onthisday.com/date/1905/october/30

30 Oct 1918 - British and Ottoman armistice known as Armistice of Mudros treaty signed. - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armistice_of_Mudros

30 Oct 1938 – Orson Welles broadcasts his radio play of H. G. Wells : The War of the Worlds, causing anxiety in some of the audience in the United States. - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_War_of_the_Worlds_(radio_drama)

30 Oct 1940 - Film premiere of "One Night in the Tropics" first film for Abbott and Costello in Paterson, New Jersey.  - https://www.onthisday.com/date/1940/october/30

30 Oct 1952 - Clarence Birdseye sells first frozen peas. - https://www.onthisday.com/date/1952/october/30

Oct 30 1973 - The Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey is completed, connecting the continents of Europe and Asia over the Bosporus for the first time - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bosphorus_Bridge

30 Oct 1974 – The Rumble in the Jungle boxing match between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman takes place in Zaire. - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Rumble_in_the_Jungle


Artist – Goblins from Mars

Song Title –  Super Mario - Overworld Theme (GFM Trap Remix)

Song Link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GNMe6kF0j0&index=4&list=PLHmTsVREU3Ar1AJWkimkl6Pux3R5PB-QJ

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