Not Just a Game
By Catherine Flick and Tyr Fothergill
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The dynamic duo behind PAX East’s most popular talk about chickens ever brings you Not Just A Game! Dr Catherine Flick, a gamer and video games and social impact researcher, and Dr Tyr Fothergill, a paleopathologist and archaeogamer, talk about the video (and other) games they’ve been playing. Sometimes there are special guests!
||ExplicitEpisode 14: Twinkle Ponies – with Erica Neely on Ethics of Lootboxes||Hello! In this episode I have to apologise for the sound quality; we were recording at ETHICOMP 2018 in Sopot, Poland and the room was a bit more echoey than expected (and noisier) and apparently I didn’t point the microphone in quite the right direct||13 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 13: Women Who Game||Back to our regular schedule! In this episode, we had a loadddd of technical issues which meant that we lost a bit of discussion, sadly (my poor old laptop couldn’t cope with a browser window being open while recording.||29 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 12: PAX East 2018 BRAAAAAAAINS! Archaeology and Philosophy of Zombies in Games followup||Grrrr arrrrrghhh! We have risen from the (summertime busy-ness) dead and feasted on brains responded to all of your questions from our PAX East panel on our video! Our plans for this podcast are growing as well – we now plan to do recordings more freq||14 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 11 – PAX East Pokémon Go followup||You may have seen our talk at PAX East on the Ethics of Pokémon Go – either live or via the YouTube video available at: https://www.notjustagame.eu/2018/05/07/video-interlude-pax-east-2018-ethics-of-pokemon-go/ In this episode we follow up with some||20 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 10 – Zombies!||Tyr and I are off to PAX East again, this time we will be talking about zombies (and Pokémon Go!)! We were so excited we invited some special guests to come play Left 4 Dead 2 with us (yes, they are our very patient and lovely husbands,||25 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 9: Old Skool Gaming||Happy New Year! We take this episode to look back at some old skool gaming. What were our first computers, consoles, and games? Do you remember any of these games? What are your first gaming memories? Caution: spoilers for Return to Zork.||1 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitNot Just A Game Episode 8: Things We Like||This week we talk about things we like! (Though “Halloween around the corner” implies this was recorded before Halloween… which is true. I’ve been very busy. Sorry! Also the voice levels aren’t great this episode. Sorry!||13 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitNot Just A Game Episode 7: Board Games (and Missed Opportunities)||Today we are branching out from the video games for an episode, because we were playing a game the other day and it made us a little cranky. So this episode we will talk about some of our favourite board games and how they make us a little cranky somet.||16 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitNot Just A Game Episode 6: Farming in Stardew Valley!||This week we head to the country in a farm-filled episode on Stardew Valley! How do real farming practices relate to the version you see in video games? We chat about worming cows, getting muddy, and hiding from the sunshine in this end-of-summer episod||1 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitNot Just a Game Episode 5: Relaunch – Pit People!||This week I relaunch the podcast and introduce the new co-host of the show, Dr. Tyr Fothergill! She has graciously agreed to sit and chat with me every couple of weeks about games and stuff! This week we are talking about Pit People,||12 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|