By SideQuests by Will Macfarlane and Bryce Taylor
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Bryce and Will are game developers who also teach children how to code. We spend a lot of time analyzing and discussing video games. We also run a Youtube channel about making things called... Making Things.
||ExplicitEpisode 017: Scoop: Ludum Dare||In this episode we discuss Scoop, the game we mad…||5/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 016: Our Robot Game||In this episode we discuss some recent life updat…||4/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 015: Some News!||In this episode we cover some breaking news! Wel…||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 014: Meta-Game||In this episode we talk extensively about, and st…||2/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 013: Having Fun with Friends is Fun||In this second part of a two part episode we pick…||2/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 012: Games are Educational Experiences||In this one we talk for a long time about educati…||2/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 011: Starbage Man Update||In which we discuss the inner workings of the upd…||2/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 010: The Buttons of Breath of the Wild||In which we discuss Zelda: Breath of the Wild and…||1/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 009: Minigames V. Systems||In which we discuss how we used to use minigames …||1/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 008: Exploring to the Right||In which we discuss how linear games can still co…||1/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 007: Game Narrative||In which we talk about narrative in games. We co…||1/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 006: Ludum Dare||We recently participated in Ludum Dare, a game ja…||12/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 005: Halo Was Played||Will has just played Halo for the first(ish) time…||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 004: First Person Shooters (Halo Specifically)||In this episode we prepare for Will to play the o…||12/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 003: Metroid-Vanias||I this episode we discuss Metroidvanias, the styl…||12/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 002: Video Game Canon 2||This episode continues and concludes our conversa…||12/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 001: Video Game Canon 1||In this episode we talk about the idea of a video…||12/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Games with absent old friends
I listen to this podcast while I am folding laundry or doing the dishes or making dinner- lonely times now that I live in a nuclear family only home. I love to play games but not really very many video games. But I really love listening to Side Quests because it transports me back in time to the many many hours I spent observing my boyfriends playing video games and being happily and mostly excluded from conversations about the philosophy of gaming, coding, and education. Will and Bryce: Thanks for tricking me into spending more time thinking about video games than I thought I wanted to by being delightful.