Bit Storm
Bit Storm
Ben Slinger and Trevor Scott
A comedy game design podcast by two guys who know nothing about comedy nor game design. Join Trevor Scott and Ben Slinger as they take prompts from random word generators, movies, game titles and more and turn them into occasionally hilarious but always interesting game designs.
340: Seed Sand
Ben and Trev return to the classic Click Pitch game this week and discover the freedom that comes with less words. Games discussed include:A management style game where the secrets of the Sandman are revealedAnother management game where the Gym's you manage have more difficult clientele the longer you playA Paper's Please / Not Tonight inspired medical game.
Jul 16, 2023
31 min
339: More Than Just A Limbo Contest
Ben and Trevor review some of the best Dark Web game they've been playing recently, including:Cantankerous Booty of LoveSuper Sexy Business SimulatorTropical Limbo UniverseRocket Powered Stick: World Tourand more!
Jul 9, 2023
33 min
338: Dirty Sexy Santa
Ben and Trev delve into some random movies in this episode and discuss the following game ideas.A gory, Bully inspired, monsters university game Stuart Little gets a jobA mall santa is the only one who can stop the apocalypse
Jul 2, 2023
30 min
337: Upwords: Prophecy Edition
Ramped Up Click Pitch results in some banger game ideas this week, as Ben and Trevor riff on games such as:a Dredge inspired game where you play a mail delivery person in a dark fantasy world;an adventure/puzzle game where you can change the words of prophecies to affect the outcome of events;a game where you are designing and managing a cruise ship liner that is powered by zombie labour;and more!
Jun 25, 2023
33 min
336: Smlessgies
Ben and Trev continue their mad rush to record episodes before Ben leaves for Canada. This time they play What 3 Words and come up with a bunch of fun game ideas.A snowy adventure with a teen vibe and an appearance from a Bit Storm classic characterInvestigate a Zombie outbreak at a very popular food chainA VR adventure through portals and into the characters very psyche.
Jun 18, 2023
34 min
335: Toothful the Great and Pointy
Ben and Trevor turn random movie selections into game ideas this week, including:a Sam Fisher-esque assassin who also happens to be a giant Megalodon;a world with domesticated dragons that discovers a great beast;what a Fast & Furious game should really look like;and more!
Jun 11, 2023
29 min
334: Better Yelp
Ben and Trev are starting to cram as many episodes they can in to one recording session, so these next 10 episodes or so may get a little loopy. However this time they discuss the following games while playing their classic Ramped Up Click Pitch game.Discover why Ken and Ryu have similar moves in Street Fighter 2 onwardsAn adventure set on a steampunk space shipA point and click adventure where the original use for Yelp is discovered.
Jun 4, 2023
35 min
333: Nasty Man Bee Killer
Jumping into a game of What 3 Words, Ben and Trevor create some fun video game ideas such as:playing as a Telecom Justice, in a world where wireless communication has been banned;booby trapping a verandah during a neighbourly dispute;fighting back against giant space bees emerging from the centre of the Earth;and more!
May 28, 2023
34 min
332: Spider Juice
Ben and Trev jump into creating games based off of random movies this week. Some of the games include.A vengeful spider chasing after the 1% after years of being juiced.The humble high 5 is discovered to be a way to travel to a new dimensionAn adventure set in Australia during Banjo Patterson's time.
May 21, 2023
30 min
331: The Devil's Drums
Click Pitch is played, and games are improvised! Ben and Trevor come up with games such as:A wacky race across the world;A heavy metal band faces the apocalypse;Forces of heaven and hell vie for the possession of God's fiddle;and more!
May 14, 2023
35 min
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