Diamonds In The Rough: Florez & Sunny

Podcasting royalty Florez and Sunny are guest stars in this special episode of Diamonds In The Rough! They were challenged to bring 10 quality video game music tracks to the party. Join us for wide ranging discussion and a wide variety of music. We go from a jazz cover of Super Mario Bros 2 to…

Diamonds In The Rough: Unreal

With a legacy spanning over two decades, Unreal and its successors have become a fixture in PC gaming. Released at a time when 3D acceleration was coming to the fore, Unreal made waves in the industry. Unreal Tournament solidified its place in the FPS multiplayer pantheon and all games in the series are known for…

Diamonds In The Rough: Wild West

Yeehaw! Diamonds In The Rough is back! Grab your lasso, saddle up ‘ol Bess and join me for an episode set in the Wild West. This episode features gems from Lucasarts’ Outlaws, Oregon Trail and of course the Red Dead Redemption series, plus many more!

Diamonds In The Rough: Ice and Snow

Winter is coming. At least in the southern hemisphere. In this ep we listen to music from Horizon Zero Dawn, Frostpunk, Cursed Mountain, Goldeneye and many more.

Diamonds In The Rough: The Sims

Cuh teekaloo, elicanto! With over 200 million copies sold, The Sims is a household name. In this episode of Diamonds In The Rough we listen to select tracks from the first title, expansions, as well as The Sims 2, 3 and 4! So polish your plumb-bob, put on your headphones and rediscover some music you’ve…

Diamonds In The Rough: Inns, Towns and Taverns

They are where adventures begin and end. They offer refuge to the harrowed adventurer. They offer ale, potions and insight into the worlds around you. Inns, towns and taverns have always been important locations in video games. And they often feature great music.

Diamonds In The Rough: Space

Space, the final frontier. Hear tracks from Hegemonia: Legions of Iron, Stellaris, Mass Effect Andromeda, Unreal Tournament and more!

Diamonds In The Rough

I’ve been meaning to do a podcast for quite a while now. I’d been playing around with a few ideas and then after siting through a less than satisfying video games history presentation at PAXAUS2017 and then listening to a few of Meena Shemaly’s episodes of Game Show on ABC Classic FM, my mind was…