By Twig Harrison, Rachel Viniar, Michael Liberatore
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We love video games and so do you! Every other week, we get together to talk about what we’ve been playing, gaming news, and dive deep into a weekly gaming-focused topic.
||Clean19: A 358 out of 2||Feeling left out of the hype surrounding the launch of Kingdom Hearts III, Michael requests a quick and simple summary of what he’s been missing out on. We discuss Kingdom Hearts I & II at length, the series’ timeline, and argue about the best game||3/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean18: Bahamur||In this episode, Rachel rolls credits on Skyrim and anticipates delivery of Kingdom Hearts III, Michael and Twig recap a couch co-op marathon, and we jump deep into Final Fantasy III. We also talk about New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, The Binding of Is||1/31/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean17: Sad for Twelve Years||In our first entry of 2019, we make gaming-related new year’s resolutions and share the games we’re most excited to play this year! We also briefly discuss the games we’ve been playing: Final Fantasy II, Dragon Quest XI, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyri||1/17/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean16: Four Sixths||In our final episode of the year, we reveal the hosts’ and listeners’ 2018 picks for game of the year! We also briefly discuss the games we’ve been playing: Monument Valley, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!, God of War,||12/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean15: Stephen Hawking’s Time Travel Party||In our last game focused episode of the year, we cover Supergiant Games’ Bastion. We also briefly discuss the gaming things we’ve been up to: PAX Unplugged, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!, Marble It Up!, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!, and God of War.||12/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean14: I Refuse to Participate in This Nonsense||What’s your favorite video game console? We share our picks in this episode, and the answers might surprise you! They won’t. They probably won’t surprise you. We also briefly discuss the games we’ve been playing: Overcooked! 2, God of War, Thron||11/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean13: The Dog Whose Head Kept Growing||Join us in the Underground! Our main topic this week is the 2015 Indie RPG hit Undertale. From initial impressions to the end, we spoil it, so if you haven’t played the game, stop listening after the transition! We also briefly discuss the games we’||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean12: Gather New Fun Units||How do you know when you’re finished? In this episode, we discuss what it means to “finish” a game, what makes us decide to do so, and what drives us to finish a game multiple times. We also briefly discuss the games we’ve been playing: Myst III||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11: What’s A Peachette?||In this episode, we discuss the recent Nintendo Direct announcements including the launch of Nintendo Switch Online and a ton of new ports and updates! We also briefly discuss the games we’ve been playing: Octopath Traveler, Snipperclips, Lovers in a||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10: All This Content That Nobody Did||Put down that Estus Flask! In this episode, we discuss the game Bloodborne, but with an added challenge: We aren’t allowed to refer or make any comparisons to the Dark Souls series while describing it. We also briefly discuss the games we’ve been pl||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9: Almost Certainly Wrong||Look, we love video games. Just not every aspect of every video game. Join us as we discuss the game mechanics, features, and design decisions that we haaate. Trust me, this one’s therapeutic. We also discuss the games we’ve been playing recently:||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8: An Exemplary Example||In our 8th episode, we’re all about Octopath Traveler! We talk all about the game’s mechanics and how it compares to the JRPGs it harkens back to. Story-wise, this episode is fairly spoiler-free, but as usual, use your own judgement if you haven’t||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7: An Achievement For That?||Like them or not, achievements are part of most major gaming platforms today. We talk about their history, the ones we like, the ones we don’t, and how they shape the way we approach games. We also briefly discuss the games we’ve been playing: The B||7/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6: Set Your Own Teammate On Fire||Ride the Epoch back with us to 1995 as we discuss our impressions of the fantastic Square RPG Chrono Trigger. We also briefly discuss Prey (2017) and our favorite speed runs from Summer Games Done Quick 2018.||7/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5: Transcend This Fleshy Shell||E3 2018 has come and gone, and in this episode, we recap the announcements that we’re most excited about. We also talk about the games we’ve been playing: The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, Battle Chasers: Nightwar, Moonlighter, Hollow Knight,||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4: You Had Me At “Giant Rule Book”||Your hosts go back in time in this very special episode about our childhoods in gaming. From the Commodore 64 to the Nintendo GameCube, join us in our journey back to the good ol’ days. We also talk about the games we’ve been playing recently: Dark||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3: A Good out of Ten||In this episode, we return to Rapture in BioShock Remastered. This is a spoiler-heavy episode in which we talk through our reactions to major events in the story and how the game and its mechanics have held up over the last decade. We also talk about th||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2: Get Your Own Pro Controller||In this episode, we cover game difficulty and its effect on how we choose which games to play, whether Dark Souls is hard, and the ways in which difficult games offer affordances for less skilled players. We also talk about the games we’ve been playin||5/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1: Yo, You’re a Hylian||In this inaugural episode, we dive into our experiences playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild just over a year after it’s release. We also discuss Splatoon 2, Super Mario Odyssey, Final Fantasy VI, Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition, Warha||4/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
I just listened to the first episode and enjoyed the format and content. Great quality and editing as well. Looking forward to all the episodes to come.