Year of Shame Challenge
By Year Of Shame Challenge 2012
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Three men backed by the midlifegamer.net community spend a year, only playing games on their pile of shame. Will they survive? Who will be the first to have a nervous breakdown? Find out all of this and more by subscribing to the Year of Shame Challenge Podcast.
||ExplicitEpisode 14 : The Aftermath||The final episode of the Year of Shame challenge podcast recorded just over a week after the challenge has ending. What have the guys picked up, have they reverted to their old ways, or had the challenge changed them forever?||9 10 2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 13 : Are we there yet?||With only a week to go, join all four hosts together for the first time in the penultimate episode. We discuss how the challenge has potentially changed the way we buy games forever, how two of the host somehow managed to acquire GTA V, and we conclude that Terry doesn't understand the word Challenge. Find us on twitter @YOSChallnge, or find us on the forum at midlifegamer.net.||18 9 2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 12 : Land Ahoy||Hosts this month are Darren, Terry and Jayce as Si is off on his honeymoon. The lads discussed the end in sight, and how the next gen consoles are now pre ordered and they’re counting down the days until Eurogamer 2013. As always, you can find us on twitter @YOSChallenge or find us in the forum at midlifegamer.net.||7 8 2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 11 : Independent Enabler||Darren, Jayce and Terry (sorry, no Si this month) discuss the pain of the current summer sales, and loopholes they may be utilising. Your questions answered in the #YOSHI section, and highlights of the potential challenges in the upcoming months. As always, you can find us on twitter @yoschallenge, or find us on the forum at midlifegamer.net||17 7 2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 10 : E3 Quarters done..||Si again graces us with his presence allowing Terry time to play new games. We discuss E3, the next generation of console, and our feeling on the challenge as it stands. We also answer a large amount of questions in the #YOSHI section. As always, you can find us on twtter @YOSChallenge, via email YOSChallenge (at) gmail.com.||14 6 2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 09 : InTerryGation||In this episode, Si is busy again so Terry steps up and gets a chance to justify his recent game purchases. For the first time, all 3 have an 'admission' as the cracks are really starting to show. As always, find us on twitter @YOSChallenge, drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or come visit us on the forum at midlifegamer.net.||16 5 2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 08 : Are the boys starting to crack?||Si decided to grace us with his presence, we consider replacing Jayce with 3 sound bytes, hear how our stand in host (Terry) is breaking and is Darren finally starting to crack under the pressure. This month we decide to ditch the 'Just Play it section' due to lack of interest from the listeners and hosts, but still answer your questions in the #YOSHI section. As always, find us on twitter @YOSChallenge and on the forum at midlifegamer.net.||16 4 2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 07 : Halfway there!||Another no show from @sistevens, so a massive thank you to @foxhounder01 for stepping in again. We discuss how the XBOX Live sale nearly broke us all, and how the next six month will be challenging. We answer your questions in the #YOSHI section, and give you the option of picking game for us to play in the 'Just Play it' section. As always, you can find us on Twitter @YOSChallenge, or send us an email at YOSChallenge (at) gmail (dot) com.||14 3 2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 06 : Where's Wally?||Is the pressure getting too much for one hosts, another is missing in action, and we call in a sub. We list the games we'd like to play in March in the 'Just Play It' and answer your questions in #YOSHI section. Find us on twitter @YOSChallenge or come visit us in the forum of midlifegamer.net||14 2 2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 05 : New Year, New Outlook?...||First episode of 2013 and we discuss our different view on the pile. We discuss the pain of the Christmas game sales, answer your questions in the #YOSHI section and the announcements of #FloppyFeb. Find us on twitter at @YOSChallenge or on the forums at midlifegamer.net||17 1 2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4 : Reality Bites..||In this episode we discuss our attempt at Skyrim December and how real life is getting in the way, Jayce's Halo 4 addiction, and Si's 'loophole' for playing new games...is he cheating, you decide. We pick our five games each for 'Just Play It' and answer your questions in the 'Host Interrogation'. As always you can find us on twitter @YOSChallenge or on the forum at midlifegamer.net||18 12 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 03 : Feeling the Pain Already ?||A month and a half into the challenge, and with a number of AAA titles being release, we're already starting to feel the pain. Find how we're progressing with the nominated games in 'Just Play It', and we answer your questions in the 'Host Interrogation'. You can find us on twitter @YOSChallenge or on the forum at midlifegamer.net||16 11 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 02 : The Long Road Ahead||....and we're off. The challenge has officially started, we discuss the games from Eurogamer we can't play, the games from our piles we've already played, and discuss feeling. In Episode 02, our fates are decided in 'Just Play It' and we get a grilling in the 'Host Interrogation You can find us on twitter @YOSChallenge or on the forum at midlifegamer.net"||18 10 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 01 : The Journey Begins||In Episode 01 we discuss how we got into this mess, the current state of our piles, and who's coming along for the ride. You can find us on twitter at @YOSChallenge or on the the forum at midlifegamer.net||18 10 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
As Darren's co-host on another podcast, I know how important gaming is to him. And can only assume that the other hosts of this fine podcast are suffering equally (well....when not breaking the rules and buying the latest games that is :P)
Hats off to you all...
The pressures on
Great show following the antics of gamers, as they try their hardest to restrict their buying of new video games, while enjoying their cellophane wrapped pile of shame!
It's good to hear that their goal is evolving their gaming habits as time goes by. Honest and open opinions abound, really enjoy the show guys.
Roll on Eurogamer Expo 2013!
And so it begins....
Hiya guys, Digi here. Just thought I would leave you a review, and wish you all the best of luck.
I took the easy route, and I'm going for the 2 for 1 option (though I am a few behind due to purchases on the return from Eurogamer).
Its going to be an interesting year and looking forward to listening to how you guys get on in the coming months.