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An ensemble podcast hosted by the Well-Red Mage and a rotating roster of guests casting their magical insights on video games, one title at a time.
||CleanEp.012 - "Great Apespectations"||Ape puns coagulate in this Donkey Kong Country episode, featuring the dudes at The Pixel Meditations podcast! We discuss how to help games be accepted as an art form, showing people that there’s something to learn from video games, DKC’s quality of||1/6/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.011 - "!"||Gravelly voices abound in this Metal Gear Solid episode on the origins of TWRM and the pun name, the PS1 Classic, a Metal Gear franchise overview, what’s canon and what’s not, the unique pitfalls of cinematic storytelling, stealth as a genre vs a me||12/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.010 - "The King of Second Fiddles"||It's the MAGE CAST 10th episode mini-anniversary special featuring my biological anti-twin and second banana, Nathaniel Norton! Listen with rapture to the most melodious musical episode ever as we sing and belt our way through a Night on Bald Mounta...||12/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.009 - "See You, Space Cowgirl..."||Co-founders Red and Timely sit down to chat about Cosmic Star Heroine, buzzwords in the gaming industry, true substance to retro throwback games, doing more than pandering, consciousness toward length and lean game design, old versus modern JRPGs, t...||12/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.008 - "Breath Of Fresh Air"||So a red mage, a ninja, and a coffee guru walk into a podcast... On this episode, a tri-force of mages discuss The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, its place within the context of the franchise, both its 2017 GOTY and controversial status, its u...||11/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.007 - "It's A Madhouse!"||I am the night! This time, I got to sit down this time with the comics experts at Opinioneering to chat about Batman: Arkham Asylum. Our conversation turned to the literary and animated influences behind the game, Batman's humanity and vulnerabiliti...||11/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.006 - "Do Reploids Dream of Electric Guitar?"||What ever happened to the Blue Bomber? In this episode, I chat about Mega Man X with Ryan from Retro Game Brews Podcast and Brent aka the ABXY Mage and we unpack our thoughts on the chronology of X and the classic Mega Man series, the distinguishing...||11/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.005 - "What Nintendidn't"||Traveling back in time at high speeds to the first Sonic the Hedgehog game, Matthew from Normal Happenings and myself talk the blue blur's concept, design, and execution, Sonic's development history and future, Project Defeat Mario, the epic console...||11/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.004 - "Fuzzy Pickles"||In this EarthBound episode, I jumped last minute in front of the mic with Ryan the Hyperactive Coffee Mage and Brent the ABXY Mage to talk about a real SNES cult classic. Our discussion circulated around the idyllic vision of America, the death of i...||11/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.003 - "Perfect Organism"||In this episode, the founding members of TWRM shiver in fear before Alien: Isolation by Creative Assembly and Sega, discussing the game in the context of the Alien film franchise and other Alien video games, the addictiveness of horror, the value of...||11/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.002 - "The Zodiac Killer"||In this episode you can enjoy our Final Fantasy Tactics talk with the Timely Mage and Nick-the-Employee-of-the-Month, wherein we discuss the Final Fantasy series and Tactics' uniqueness, Final Fantasy spin-offs, historical facts and the nature of tr...||11/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.001 - "Sand People"||In this primal episode, the founding members of thewellredmage.com discuss Journey by thatgamecompany, the meaning of minimalism and the risk of superficiality, spirituality and video games, the journey(s) of life and Journey as a mirror, t...||11/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
For Video Game Conversationalists
This podcast features an excellent collection of voices that have a lot of passion about the topics they discuss. When listening to this and reading articles on their website, I'm able to pull on past gaming memories that fill me with nostalgic joy, and remember all of the reasons that keep me playing video games.
There is so much consistently worthwhile content offered by the Mages.
A gem among gaming reviews
These guys do gaming reviews unlike anything you’ve ever heard in the genre. Civil discourse, intelligent discussion and analysis makes Mage Cast stand out like a gem among rocks and plastic trinkets. Give them a listen! You won’t be disappointed.