Episode #92 – “Sine Qua Non”

Episode #92 – “Sine Qua Non”

Apr 21

Our ninety-second episode features us talking to returning guest Katherine Cross, writer and academic in the gaming community. We discuss what she’s been up to in the interim since her last appearance including digging in further to critical games writing, as well as picking apart scientific studies about gaming and zombie apocalypse fashion.

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Music used in our episode is courtesy of The Orchestral Movement of 1932, via Opsound.org

Episode #91 – “A Life You’ve Never Lived”

Episode #91 – “A Life You’ve Never Lived”

Apr 08

Our ninety-first episode features us talking to ourselves. We talk about what games we’ve played this week, including Final Fantasy XIV and Swords and Sworcery. We also discuss news from this week, including Life is Strange Ep. 2 reviews, GDC vault videos and portrayals of autism in games.

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Music used in our episode is courtesy of The Orchestral Movement of 1932, via Opsound.org

Episode #90 – “Pick Your Battles”

Episode #90 – “Pick Your Battles”

Mar 31

Our ninetieth episode features us talking to Patricia Hernandez (senior writer at Kotaku) and Danielle Riendeau (senior reviewer at Polygon). We chat what it is like to be visible women writers in games journalism, as well as what they find fun about being part of so many different parts of games media. We also tackle FFXV and Tabata’s comments about an all-male cast.

Content warning: There is some discussion in this episode regarding Patricia’s article on machinima porn (discussion only, non-graphic) but please listen with caution.

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Music used in our episode is courtesy of The Orchestral Movement of 1932, via Opsound.org

Episode #89 – “Spawn on Us”

Episode #89 – “Spawn on Us”

Mar 24

Our eighty-ninth episode features us talking to Kahlief Adams and Cicero Holmes of the Spawn on Me Podcast and Spawn Point blog about gaming and podcasting. We chat about what it takes to have an interesting and unique perspective in podcasting, as well as video games that moralize about violence and being marginalized in gaming spaces.

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Music used in our episode is courtesy of The Orchestral Movement of 1932, via Opsound.org

Episode #88 – “The Amazing Flying Duo”

Episode #88 – “The Amazing Flying Duo”

Mar 17

Our eighty-eighth episode features us talking among ourselves about the games we’ve played and some of the news topics of the week. We cover disability in gaming, fan-created porn of video game characters as well as brutality and violence in Battlefield Hardline.

Content warning: We discuss pornography and rape as it relates to the article “The People Who Make Brutal Video Game Porn” and the discussion starts at 26:33 and ends at 56:50.

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Music used in our episode is courtesy of The Orchestral Movement of 1932, via Opsound.org

Episode #87 – “Operation Nerdgasm”

Episode #87 – “Operation Nerdgasm”

Mar 10

Our eighty-seventh episode features us talking to JP Fairfield and Shareef Jackson of Operation Cubicle about all things nerdy. We talk to them about being black in nerd spaces, their history with video games, as well as PAX East, Overwatch and studies on gender in videogaming.

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Music used in our episode is courtesy of The Orchestral Movement of 1932, via Opsound.org

Episode #86 – “Lesbian or Replicant”

Episode #86 – “Lesbian or Replicant”

Mar 03

Our eighty-sixth episode features us talking to Anthony Burch, writer for Rocket Jump and former writer at Gearbox Software. We talk to him about his career from blogger to game writer as well as his penchant for strange play-throughs and tons of listener questions. We also tackle some news about breast physics and zombie RPGs.

Content note: There are Borderlands 2 spoilers in this episode.

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Music used in our episode is courtesy of The Orchestral Movement of 1932, via Opsound.org

Episode #85 – “Accidental Lamborghini”

Episode #85 – “Accidental Lamborghini”

Feb 24

Our eighty-fifth episode features us talking to Mike Rugnetta of PBS Idea Channel (and the Reasonably Sound podcast). We tackle his frustration with Forza 5 and the digital commodity market, as well as Gamergate and feminist sci-fi games.

Content note: There are Mass Effect 2 spoilers in this episode.

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Music used in our episode is courtesy of The Orchestral Movement of 1932, via Opsound.org