Podcast

Welcome to the podcast page on Twohundredpercent. This podcast has now been running for more than five years, with more than 200 episodes recorded on a range of different subjects. The current incarnation of the 200% podcast is called An Echo of Glory, a twenty part history of the game in England and Wales, told by Ian King. But we’ve also got a vast archive of podcasts for your persual. Feel free to take a look below and see if there’s anything that grabs your attention.

Podcast 219: Scorchio, Part 9 – FIFA 20 & Football Manager 2020

This week, Edward and Ian forgo the usual rigmarole of playing old video games and instead have been playing brand new ones. Ian has been gawping in wonderment at all that FIFA 20 has to offer, leading him to curate an increasingly impressive selection of balls,...

Podcast 218: Scorchio, Part 8 – Striker

This week, Edward and Ian have been playing Striker on the Mega Drive, one of a number of Striker games that were available during a period of the early-to-mid-1990s now known to historians as The Striker Era. It's an all-encompassing arcade-style football game which...

Podcast 217: An Echo of Glory, Part 20 – Princes & Paupers

So, we've come to the end of the line. The last episode in this series. Thanks for listening to this series, we'll be continuing to put Scorchio out every Friday, and I'll make a decision on what to do next at some point in the future. This week brings us to 2010, and...

Podcast 216: Scorchio, Part 7 – Fantasy Games

This week on Scorchio, Edward and Ian give their thumbs a rest and their brain holes a workout, each coming up with some football video games that they would like to see made. Chiefly because they would like to play them. What happened next was potentially...

Podcast 215: An Echo of Glory, Part 19 – Funny Business

It's time for the penultimate episode of An Echo of Glory, our series of the history of football in England & Wales. This week's episode takes us into the 21st century, to corporate wrestling at Manchester United and the formation of FC United of Manchester, Roman...

Podcast 214: Scorchio, Part 6: World Championship Soccer 2

This week, Edward and Ian continue to be cockteases of the worst possible kind, playing a football game programmed by Sensible Software that isn't Sensible Soccer, while you all sit around on tenterhooks. Vinegar strokes or no, World Championship Soccer II on the Sega...

Podcast 212: Scorchio, Episode 5 – Match Day & Match Day II

This week on Scorchio! Edward and Ian have been playing Jon Ritman's seminal Match Day series, perhaps the first football simulation game to prove that they don't all have to be just garbage, absolute garbage. As they thrill at its pioneering advances in game physics,...

Podcast 211: An Echo of Glory, Part 17 – A Whole New Ball Game

This week's episode of An Echo of Glory takes us from the period following the Hillsborough disaster to Euro 96. A lot happened in those six years - a World Cup semi-final for England, the collapse of two Football League clubs and one former Football League club, the...

Podcast 210: Scorchio, Part 4 – Super Soccer

This week on Scorchio!, Edward and Ian venture behind enemy lines in the console wars to assess the lasting cultural impact of the SNES game Super Soccer. Both of our heroes have a variety of fruity and completely groundless thoughts and feelings about the Super...