Episode 26 – Kingdom Hearts

The Bloobcast close to door to darkness and take a look at the bizarre melding of Final Fantasy and Disney – Kingdom Hearts! They discuss the franchises fascinating origins, the weighty hack and slash combat, the awesomeness of having a key as a weapon, the beautiful soundtrack, and the time when Winnie the Pooh gotContinue reading “Episode 26 – Kingdom Hearts”

Episode 25 – ReBoot

WARNING: INCOMING BLOOB! For their 25th episode, the Bloobcast take a trip to Mainframe for a look at Rob’s all time favourite TV show – the 90’s CGI Cyberpunk series ReBoot! They discuss the show’s evolution from Saturday morning cartoon to serialised epic, the strong storytelling, battles with broadcast standards the episode that lead toContinue reading “Episode 25 – ReBoot”

Episode 24 – Redwall

The Bloobcast delve into one of James’ childhood favourites – The first book in Brian Jaques anthropomorphic adventure series Redwall. They discuss different adaptations of the book, children’s media tackling more mature subjects and themes, the series potential influences, debate its placement within the fantasy genre, and James makes another comparison to Paradise Lost.

Episode 22 – Power Rangers RPM

The Bloobcast tackle their first listener request and take a look at the 2009 season of Power Rangers – the post apocalyptic Power Rangers RPM. They discuss how this season came about, similarities to Mad Max and Terminator, it’s self aware sense of humour, comparisons to other seasons of the show, it’s cast going onContinue reading “Episode 22 – Power Rangers RPM”

Episode 21 – Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee

The Bloobcast delve into the first entry in the Oddworld Quintology – 1997’s Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee! They discuss the game’s ambitious scope, how well it still holds up visually, Euan’s newfound craving for Paramite pies, the heartwarming origin of Alf, and why all games should have a fart button.

Episode 20 – Stingray

STAND BY FOR BLOOBCAST! The Bloobcast return to the world of Supermarionation with Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s 1964 gem Stingray. They discuss its strong pulp adventure serial vibes, why James prefers it to Thunderbirds, some of the several notable episodes, whether Troy should get with Atlanta or Marina, the 1980’s compilation films, and Rob’s childhoodContinue reading “Episode 20 – Stingray”

Episode 18 – The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of its cinematic release, the Bloobcast revisit the first instalment of Peter Jackson’s legendary Lord of the Rings trilogy – The Fellowship of the Ring. They discuss how the film adapted the book to the screen, why the Fellowship not taking the eagles to Mordor isn’t a plot hole, theContinue reading “Episode 18 – The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring”