Episode #759 – Steam Deck, Diablo Immortal, and My Little Pony?

Episode #759 – Steam Deck, Diablo Immortal, and My Little Pony?

Intro: So excited for the Steamdeck Podcast!

“I wanna do a Sandra Bullock VR episode” – John

Voicemail #1: wOnda wants the Quarry

10 sec. spotlight:


  • Risk of Rain 2 – Rogue-like sci-fi co-op shooter. All the hyphenated adjectives!
  • more Path of Exile – Sentinel(again)
  • Diablo Immortal
  • Everybody loves Vampires / wanting Vader Immortal / Pussy Posse
  • Drinking: Coke Zero & water


  • (Gamepass) Sniper Elite 5 multiplayer (again)  – Fun as shit
  • Death’s Door – You’re a crow
  • Steamdeck Surprise !!  aaaaaaahh!!
  • “Holy fuck, this is obnoxiously large” – John
  • Switch has a better screen /  played Vampire Survivor
  • A tinkerer’s dream / it’s not locked down / Lutris
  • Diablo working in deck mode / tried a bunch of shit
  • Problems – controller disconnecting / key-mouse not reliable
  • Chrono trigger laggy / cyberspunk locked @ 30fps, base settings
  • “It was great, it was great, it was truly fukking great!” – john
  • yooka / Sonic / V rising / Vamp Survivors / EMUdeck
  • A tab called Discover / Switch it on / No kickstand
  • This is just the beginning …
  • Drinking: Finish longdrink legend of 52

Guest Host:  Matto (aka, @MattoMcFly  )

Roundtable: Diablo Immortal

  • Pay to win. Pay a lot.
  • “This is not a mobile game, this is fukking D3” – Michelle
  • “I was doing WASD on my PC” – John
  •  mobile gaming is predatory
  • You’re grinding for naught, you’ll never keep up (with paid players)
  • It’s a $50,000 Gem of a game
  • They didn’t think they could get away with putting this on PC
  • Phil can’t fix this greedy, scumbag move.
  • What are the odds? / What is a game?
  • Highly recommended, except for the fortune to play
  • No controller sync for Steamdeck
  • Matt enjoyed it


Voicemail #2: V Rising hype train and dedicated servers and sorting

Next week: VR Show – bring the Bullock

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