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The Zed to Zed Podcast: The Show For Xbox Achievement Hunters and Gamerscore Junkies

The show for Xbox achievement hunters and Gamerscore junkies! We discuss topics relating to Xbox gaming, Gamerscore, achievements, and Gamerscore. Did we mention Gamerscore?
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Aug 10, 2016

Rich Stone: TrueAchievement himself from www.trueachievements.com joins us for an in-depth chat about TA and what makes it tick; Damien shovels some wares; and we find out why cows don’t like daylight savings.

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Guest:

0:00:00 - Intro

0:12:13 - Recap

0:24:46 - Listener Feedback

0:32:55 - News

0:57:11 - Talking Zeds with Rich Stone of TrueAchievements.com

2:27:32 - Shovelware Cemetery

2:46:06 - Backwards Compatibility, Game Delays, Zombie News

Referenced during the show:

All audio production and podcast backend support provided by Tarragon Allen.

Songs and sounds that have been used in the show:

 

Glossary of Xbox Gamerscore and achievement jargon and terms

 

Aug 3, 2016

This week we talk about the launch of the Zed to Zed forums. We talk a little pizza. Brandon gets around to getting some decent gamerscore for a change; and Randy, he's got a pest control problem.

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Guests:

0:00:00 - Intro

0:22:57 - Talkings Zeds with Weasel Pizza

0:45:00 - Recap

1:12:41 - Listener Feedback

1:37:19 - News

2:02:47 - Knobs & Discos, Backwards Compatibility, Zombie News Corner

2:16:39 - Crandy's Rant: The Lost Audio Files

Referenced during the show:

 

All audio production and podcast backend support provided by Tarragon Allen. Show notes by Jo Carter.

Songs and sounds that have been used in the show:

 

Glossary of Xbox Gamerscore and achievement jargon and terms

 

Jul 27, 2016

032 - Luck Projectiles

Randy makes his triumphant podcast return as he arrives jetlagged on the east coast. We also pull in an old podcast regular to help us out. We've got an interview lined up with him, and what would a Randy show be without a little ranting. It's nice to get back into the swing of things.

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Hosts:

Guests:

0:00:00 - Intro

0:08:18 - Talkings Zeds with RAVIOLICAPONI

0:35:50 - Recap

1:01:24 - Listener Feedback

1:34:19 - News

1:47:13 - Shovelware Cemetery with special guest Planting42

1:56:05 - Knobs & Discos, Backwards Compatibility, Zombie News

Referenced during the show:

 

All audio production and podcast backend support provided by Tarragon Allen. Show notes by Jo Carter.

Songs and sounds that have been used in the show:

 

Glossary of Xbox Gamerscore and achievement jargon and terms

 

Jul 20, 2016

Brandon is joined by Achievement Hound Community Show veteran Seb (TheNyghty), and community member and listener Dave (doughboyee) to talk all things achievements, with a smattering of Extra Life.

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0:00:00 - Intro

0:23:23 - Recap

0:34:51 - Listener Feedback

0:53:50 - News and Extra-Life Chat

1:47:00 - Knobs and Discos, Backwards Compatibility, Zombie News Corner

Referenced during the show:

All audio production and podcast backend support provided by Tarragon Allen.

Songs and sounds that have been used in the show:

 

Glossary of Xbox Gamerscore and achievement jargon and terms

 

Jul 13, 2016

030 - They are always listening (featuring Rand al Thor 19)

This show we pull in the 7th person to eclipse the 1 million gamerscore mark, Rand al Thor 19. Also we take 7 Days to Die and Ironcast to the Cemetery.

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Guest:

0:00:00 - Intro

0:25:57 - Talking Zeds with Rand al Thor 19

1:49:41 - Community Events and Recap

2:17:15 - Listener Feedback

2:29:39 - News

2:59:51 - Shovelware Cemetery

Read more at http://www.zedtozed.com/#AsVYjRx0iHS7C8qq.99

3:20:15 - Knobs & Discos, Backwards Compatibility, Zombies News

Referred to during the show:

All audio production and podcast backend support provided by Tarragon Allen.

Songs and sounds that have been used in the show:

 

Glossary of Xbox Gamerscore and achievement jargon and terms

 

Jul 6, 2016

029 - Does My Reputation Precede Me?

Is the Xbox Reputation system broken? Garrett (Xtowers) and Damien (Spazpol) join Brandon this week to discuss this and much more.

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We are on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play! Please give us a rating or review, it will really help us and is a free, easy way to support the show!

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Hosts:

0:00:00 - Intro

0:16:07 - Recap

0:31:54 - Listener Feedback

1:18:20 - News

2:02:54 - Feature Topic: Xbox Reputation System

2:15:52 - TrueAchievement Leaderboard Update for June 2016

2:18:22 - Knobs & Discos, Game Delays, Backwards Compatibility, Zombie News

Referred to during the show:

All audio production and podcast backend support provided by Tarragon Allen.

Songs and sounds that have been used in the show:

  • Record Scratch sound by luffy
  • Stacy’s Mom by Fountains of Wayne

 

Glossary of Xbox Gamerscore and achievement jargon and terms

 

Jun 29, 2016

028 - Spark Thomas

This week we talk all things Project Spark with Thomas Gratz aka Spark Thomas, the community manager of Team Dakota; and a major announcement from Tarragon.

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Hosts:

Guest:

  • Thomas Gratz aka “Spark Thomas” of Team Dakota

0:00:00 - Intro

0:04:15 - Recap

0:31:58 - Listener Feedback

1:13:51 - News

1:39:34 - Talking with Spark Thomas of Team Dakota

2:56:27 - Knobs & Discos

2:58:45 - Shovelware Cemetery

3:23:21 - Game Delays, Backward Compatibility, Zombie News and Wrapping up

Referenced during the show:

All audio production and podcast backend support provided by Tarragon Allen.

Songs and sounds that have been used in the show:

Glossary of Xbox Gamerscore and achievement jargon and terms

 

Jun 22, 2016

027 - Don’t Rain on my E3 Hype Train  

An EPIC length show rounding up everything E3 2016. Join Brandon, Tarragon, Randy with special guest Kyle aka moroniccow, and a special report from Jo too.

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Hosts:

Guest:

0:00:00 - Intro

  • Raincloud Randy
  • Crandy’s mortuary mug
  • Fream’s community challenge: CSGeekSquad vs Titanfall
  • Wishlist: include games collection in game compare
  • DR3 Arcade Mode 4-player Stream - July 2nd?

0:16:54 - Recap

  • Leap Frog: Tarragon still hopping
  • Tarragon completed Project Spark before Fream
  • Kyle’s team out of GTASC, Kyle now playing games for fun
  • Crandy Ratio Dive: Thomas Was Alone, Barbie and her sister’s Puppy Rescue
  • Barbie stream didn’t save :( Sorry Big Ell
  • Crandy is selling entire game collection because Life Is Strange is so good
  • Fream’s Quest for E
  • Rocket League!
  • In Between achievement glitches
    • Do the kill 100 times achievement first (dive it!)
  • OMG people play games for fun?
  • Freamwhole hits 123,456 with “Make It Count”
  • Tarragon buys a lot of games for BALROG/Bean Dive

1:00:21 - News & E3 Recap

  • Goat Simulator adds Moar Goatz as DLC
  • Rand al Thor 19 hits 1 million GS at E3!
  • Phil Spencer takes a shot at (lack of) release dates at E3
  • Hideo Kojima likes naked men
  • Phil Spencer interview with Eurogamer
  • Hank Scorpio
  • VR
  • Twisted Pixel’s Wilson’s Heart
  • No killer app for VR yet? Mostly tech demos and short experiences.
  • PS lock-in on their VR hardware? Scorpio supporting multiple headsets
  • Lord Chabelo asks who is buying a Slim and Scorpio
  • TheJoeDean buying both consoles, likes DR4, BF1, We Happy Few
  • What will Scorpio be called?
  • Who won E3? Crandy: Nintendo; Tarragon: We Happy Few; Fream: Todd Howard
  • Custom controllers
  • No Hololens
  • No Crackdown 3? No wait, Ghost Recon Wildlands
  • No Red Dead Redemption 2
  • New X1 Controller -> Bluetooth

3:25:45 - E3 Other Developers

  • EA
    • Fream nails EA originals, take that Damien
    • Frostbite EVERYWHERE - makes single player games possible
    • FIFA Story Mode?
    • Titanfall 2 campaign
  • Bethesda
    • Quake meh
    • Prey reboot/reimagination - not Prey really
    • Skyrim remake
    • Dishonored 2
    • Actual real game footage
    • Fallout 4 VR …
    • Wolfenstein 2?
  • Sony
    • Yawn
  • Ubisoft
    • Good conference vibe
    • Just Dance bizarre intro
    • Orlando tragedy referenced well
    • New South Park Game
    • The Lie Engine
    • For Honor
    • Division DLC
    • New Trials: Blood Dragon
    • Beyond Good and Evil 2 is a thing
    • Go Pro™: Puke Simulator: The Game
    • Big Ell preodering all of the things
    • Star Trek: Bridge Simulator Conference
    • Watch Dogs 2
    • “Confetti was the best part of Ubisoft’s conference”
  • Activision/Blizzard
    • Balls of Cuty
    • mseweryn asks What about Skylanders Imaginators and Battlecast?
    • Crash Bandicoot is drunk
  • Square Enix
    • FF XV at the MS conference?!
  • No show for Middle Earth Shadow of Mordor 2
  • Gwent game
  • State of Decay 2
  • MattQuin89’s VR Experience
  • Capcom
    • Resident Evil 7 VR
  • Pants Quota
  • Raincloud Randy Strikes Again
  • Xbox Update: Clubs - Zed to Zed Club!
  • Forza Horizon in Australia - Cooper is exciTED
  • Big Ell peed himself on E3 special
  • Stushniken - not related to Rumpelstiltskin
  • Randy's E3 Report Card

3:28:33 - UK Correspondent

4:28:55 - Game Delays & Backwards Compatibility

  • Crackdown 3
  • Ghost Warrior Sniper 3
  • Left 4 Dead
  • Portal 2

4:29:31 - Zombie News

  • DEAD RISING 4
  • Dying Light Xbox account was playing Mortal Kombat X
    • Apologises??

4:31:57 - Outro

All audio production and podcast backend support provided by Tarragon Allen.

Songs and sounds that have been used in the show:

 

Glossary of Xbox Gamerscore and achievement jargon and terms

 

Jun 15, 2016

026 - Someone call a plumber

Brandon is joined by Randy and Damien to breakdown the pre-E3 trailers, leaks and other stuffs.

Show notes are always available on the Zed to Zed website, this week compiled by Jo and Tarragon.

We are on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play! Please give us a rating or review, it will really help us and is a free, easy way to support the show!

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Hosts:

0:00:00 - Intro

  • Brandon likes the sound of his own voice
  • Dastardly from Red Dead Redemption (Secret) - didn't we already have this one IIRC, still a horrific achievement :(
  • Don't forget that Jo also recorded the pre-E3 special podcast with T and R.
  • How many machines does Crandy own?! Also Damien seems to own loads too. Must be made of monies.
  • Crandy’s Mug - the gateway mug
  • Crandy is married? Congrats. Ownage Pranks forums.
  • Tarragon - 10 years - achievement unlocked :) Major congrats
  • Consoles are dust traps
  • SQUIRREL!

0:22:02 - Recap

  • Tarragon
    • Still LEAPFROGGING - woo! Go Tarragon!
  • Brandon
    • No achievements this week, pah, you call yourself a gamer?!
    • Project Spark and Rayman Legends dailies
    • Destiny
      • Some new expansion in August - current gen only - splitting your character from 360/One, can't cross unlock anymore. Time is running out.
  • Crandy
    • Post-GRAW ratio dive (Crandy Bean Dive)
    • Monopoly Plus
    • Monopoly 360
    • Forza Horizon 2: presents the Fast and the Furious 360
    • Thomas Was Alone
    • Killer Instinct (Win 10)
    • DOOM
    • Life is Strange 360 (FINALLY!)
    • Project Spark (both)
    • Original DOOM tea party! That sounds cool.
  • Damien
    • Swansong on Leap Frog - 8.6 ratio
    • In Between
    • Minecraft 360 TU
    • Goat Simulator
    • Project Spark
    • Three Fourths Home

0:37:32 - E3 Discussion and News

  • Leaks, leaks, leeks, everywhere!
  • Agent of Mayhem - Volition #raincloudrandy
  • Watch Dogs 2. GRAW!
  • Injustice 2
  • XCOM 2 coming to consoles in Sept
  • Deus-Ex Mankind Divided and Deus-Ex Go
  • Remedy 2 new games - not Alan Wake 2, not at E3
  • Something, something, studios
  • New Twisted Pixel game
  • LEGO Dimensions Season 2 - SQUEE!!!!! You called it Brandon :) - J
  • Minecraft Pocket Edition achievements live (as of June 7th)
    • 2 new lists - Gear VR and Kindle Fire!
  • Playstation News - Neo exists, but not at E3 (Playstation News….. ew!) - will Microsoft pass on announcing Project Scorpio? Takes the pressure off.
  • The future of console gaming? THINK OF THE CHILDREN. Why won't anyone think of the children?!
    • Console trade-ins - not a bad idea.
    • Why are we talking about iPhones now….?
    • Of course we want new and shiny - TEH SHINY!
  • TV-DVR feature on hold; oh, darnit. Maybe Xbox pocket TV stick?
  • Hotel Blind has VR support! (Vive compatible - inspired by ZedToZed)

1:34:21 - Listener Feedback

  • KaibaChaos is avoiding podcasts until after E3
  • Stushniken donated a Dark Souls code (thanks!! <3)
  • SaucySlingo poses a question about controllers
  • Keith271179 asks about favourite E3 moments

1:52:25 - Knobs and Discos

1:56:04 - Game Delays / Backwards Compatibility

  • Yooka Laylee delayed to 2017 - BOO!!!!!
  • BC: Aqua, Anomally Warzone Earth, Lazy Riders, XCOM: Enemy Within, Foul Play, Monopoly Plus, SEGA Bass Fishing

1:59:06 - Outro

All audio production and podcast backend support provided by Tarragon Allen.

Songs and sounds that have been used in the show:

Glossary of Xbox Gamerscore and achievement jargon and terms

 

Jun 12, 2016

025.1 - Pre-E3 2016 Special

A short pre-E3 special show where the crew discusses their thoughts and predictions for E3 2016. “Short”. Yeah, thanks Brandon.

Show notes are always available on the Zed to Zed website

We are on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play! Please give us a rating or review, it will really help us and is a free, easy way to support the show!

Contact us!

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Hosts:

0:00:00 - Brandon and Damien talk E3

1:42:13 - Tarragon, Jo and Crandy talk E3

All audio production and podcast backend support provided by Tarragon Allen.

Songs and sounds that have been used in the show:

 

Glossary of Xbox Gamerscore and achievement jargon and terms

 

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