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FTL: Faster Than Light – Game Club Podcast 11

Join the Game Club team as they play around in space with a new special guest.

Can you get the rebel plans to the Federation fleet in FTL: Faster Than Light? Will the boys be vented into space by Catherine when she returns?

Listen to this week’s Game Club for all this pew pew and more! (With special Guest Josinabox)

FTL: Faster Than Light


In this Episode – Faster Than Light Podcasting

Intro – 0:00

Nerd Week – 2:11

Gaming News – 15:11

FTL Discussion – 30:20

Game Recommendations – 56:51

Quiz – 1:04:57

Next Week on Game Club – 1:11:37

FTL also on iPad


FTL: Faster Than Light is Available From


Nerd Week

  • Charles – Board Game testing day, Rick and Morty, Sweet Nerd presents!
  • Daniel – Board game delivery! Witcher 3 defeated!
  • Josh – Cool Sci-Fi escape room, Pocket Morty,

Gaming News

  • Daniel –  Valve’s $24 million 2017 International Dota 2 Championships 
  • Josh – eSports at the Olympics
  • Charles – The world’s first sex robot brothel is currently in talks to expand globally, while an Austrian brothel has claimed that its own sex doll is now more popular with clients than real women.

FTL on Game Club

  • Roguelike with Space Ship top down view
  • Control your crew within your ship, different rooms, different weapons, different systems
  • Being chased by the Rebellion (the bad guys for once?)
  • Competing against escaping their encroaching forces and getting resources
  • Quests, little narratives, shops, enemies
  • Final boss ship
  • Multiple ships and different tactics that focus on replayability

FTL: Faster Than Light is a top-down roguelike space ship simulator created by indie developer Subset Games, which was first released for Microsoft Windows, OS X and Linux in September 2012.
Developer: Subset Games
Designer(s): Justin Ma; Matthew Davis
Composer: Ben Prunty
Writer(s): Tom Jubert
Genre(s): Strategy, roguelike-like
Publisher: Subset Games

FTL Discussion:

Don’t forget that each system can be upgraded and you can increase your overall power using scrap.

FTL Upgrade systems
Each system can be upgraded to support more power. This is done in the “Upgrades” tab in the “Ship” menu, at the top of the screen. Powering a system additional levels will make it more powerful.


Listener’s Comments


Game Recommendations

  • Josh
  • Daniel
    • Pulsar: Lost Colony
  • Charles

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Daniel Ryan
Daniel Ryan
Daniel 'Sheriff Dan' Ryan is a long time Dungeon Master who has worked in Esports, Marketing, and writes about Gaming when the sun goes down.


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