Episode #81 – “Ass Effect”

Episode #81 – “Ass Effect”

Jan 27

Our eighty-first episode features us talking to returning guest Kaleri. We look talk about what games we’ve been enjoying, as well as discussing representation for black nerds in video games, the lack of good boob physics as well as games about butts. Lots and lots of butts. Don’t get “behind” on listening to this episode.

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

Episode #80 – “It All Happened in England”

Episode #80 – “It All Happened in England”

Jan 20

Our eightieth episode features us talking to Alan Langridge, the lead designer of Wonderstruck Games! In the special interview segment, we talk about his studio’s game Marvelous Miss Take and how they came up with the game’s fun and unique sensibilities.  We also talk later about why aesthetic does not equal nostalgia, why rape in video games is horrible, and many other topics.

Content warning: discussion of rape in video games occurs from 1:21:00 to 1:31:00.

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

Episode #79 – “The Aesthetic”

Episode #79 – “The Aesthetic”

Jan 13

Our seventy-ninth episode features us talking to Gita Jackson again! On this episode, we look at why fashion and aesthetic is important in games, failure states and what high resolution graphics really mean.

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

Episode #78 – “A Whole New Year”

Episode #78 – “A Whole New Year”

Jan 06

Our seventy-eighth episode is our first episode of 2015! On this episode, we look at some of our own writing from the past week, as well as some of the news. We talk about being marginalized creators and what that means, Polygon including Hatred on their 100 Games To Look Forward To list, as well as what it means to not care about being “hardcore” anymore.

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

Episode #77 – “The 2014 Justies Awards”

Episode #77 – “The 2014 Justies Awards”

Dec 30

Our seventy-seventh episode is our year-end special and award ceremony, where we look at the negatives and positives from the last 12 months of being a part of the video game community, as both participants and podcast hosts. Stay tuned afterwards for us giving our totally real awards, The Justies, to the most deserving people in the video game community for a variety of very serious categories.

Editor’s note: The sound quality on this week’s episode is unfortunately a little worse than usual, we apologize for the inconvenience. Someone recorded the show with her webcam mic by accident.

Justies Award Categories:

  • Favorite Games Editorial Piece of the Year
  • Best Overall Writing This Year
  • Best Woman Character
  • Most Repeated Host VIP Award
  • Whitebread and Mayo Reserve Award for Blandest Video Game Protagonist
  • Special Studio Award for Excellence in Service
  • Favorite Text-Based Game
  • Favorite Music in a Game
  • Game Dev We Spent Too Much Time Talking About on G-Chat
  • Favorite Indie Game
  • Favorite AAA Game
  • Get Hyped Award for Game We Are Most Anticipating in 2015
  • The Game of the Year

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

Episode #76 – “A Little Positivity”

Episode #76 – “A Little Positivity”

Dec 23

Our seventy-sixth episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider talking again to Pam of Cannot Be TamedWe talk to her about what she’s been playing in video games, as well as the news of the week. We cover Hatred being pulled and re-instated on Steam Greenlight, Minecraft: Telltale Edition, Steve Gaynor’s writing about horror and Sortingh.at.

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

Episode #75 – “Pieces of You”

Episode #75 – “Pieces of You”

Dec 16

Our seventy-fifth episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider talking to Daniel Starkey, games journalist and criticWe talk to him about what it’s like to write about games from an early age, the importance of the personal in games writing (and writing in general) as well as his experiences with being an American Indian in the games industry. We also tackle news from the week including YouPorn sponsoring a DoTA 2 team, a shut-down charity stream for AbleGamers as well as looking at Adrian Chmielarz of The Vanishing of Ethan Carter.

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

Episode #74 – “The Best Ending”

Episode #74 – “The Best Ending”

Dec 09

Our seventy-fourth episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider talking to Javy Gwaltney, writer and game developerWe talk to him about some of his games, including Terror Aboard the Speedwell as well as his thoughts on paid writing. We also tackle the news of the week including the new Assassin’s Creed, the Game Awards and Grand Theft Auto V being pulled from Target in Australia.

Content warning in this episode around 1:20:00 for discussion about violence against sex workers.

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