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In this episode of Gweek, I'm joined by Boing Boing’s managing editor, Rob Beschizza, and Joel Johnson, editorial director of Kotaku.
Here's what we talked about:
The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim Rob has been playing it incessantly but says it feels "like walking around a ren faire where everyone is heavily medicated."
Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure Starter Pack
Minecraft is going 1.0
Kotaku’s upcoming gift guides
Make’s Ultimate Kit Guide
Joel read The Postmortal
Mixel - a free iPad collage app
Mark's Dungeon Raid addiction relapse
Mophie Juice Pack Plus Outdoor Edition
iPhone 4S and Siri
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