Episode #60 – “This Week in Video Games”

Episode #60 – “This Week in Video Games”

Sep 02

Our sixtieth episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider tackling some of the hard news topics from the past couple of weeks within the gaming community. We talk about the call for gaming journalism ethics as a cover for misogyny, gaming press pulling support for Patreon creators, threats and harassment in gamer culture as well as video game companies donating to GX3.

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

Episode #59 – “An Angry Swarm of Dees”

Episode #59 – “An Angry Swarm of Dees”

Aug 26

Our fifty-ninth episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider speaking with Dee about text-based RPGs. We talk with him about the news of the week, including gaming not giving players real agency, as well as a little about this week’s gaming journalism dust-up. We also explore Dee’s history with text-based roleplaying and how it shaped his concept of gender.

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

Episode #58 – “Toddlers and DLC Tiaras”

Episode #58 – “Toddlers and DLC Tiaras”

Aug 19

Our fifty-eighth episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider speaking with Bee and Turbles about their love of Sims, since this week is when Sims 4 releases. We also discuss the newest Warcraft cinematic trailer, The Walking Dead and swimming pools.

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

Episode #57 – “Strong Female Girl Gamer”

Episode #57 – “Strong Female Girl Gamer”

Aug 12

Our fifty-seventh episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider discussing the news of the week, including strong female characters and Bioshock on mobile devices.

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

Episode #56 – “In Space, No One Can Hear You ‘Aughhhh’”

Episode #56 – “In Space, No One Can Hear You ‘Aughhhh’”

Aug 05

Our fifty-sixth episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider talking to Brianna Wu, head of Giant Spacekat Productions. We talk with Brianna about being a woman developer in the games industry, Revolution 60, as well as news topics of the week.

Content note: Episode has more swearing than usual, may not be appropriate for kids.

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

 

 

Episode #55 – “The Signs in Karachi”

Episode #55 – “The Signs in Karachi”

Jul 29

Our fifty-fifth episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider talking to Magdalena, death knight theorycrafter and blogger. We talk about the concept of Exotic East tropes, as well as harmful stereotypes in a few game genres and racism in first person shooters.

Content warning: This is a very open discussion about racism. There are uncensored instances of racist slurs talked about in this episode and we’ve marked the audio file with a warning (1:04:00) before these occur if people would like to opt out of this content. 

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

Kumail Nanjiani stand-up special clip is taken from his special, “Beta Male” and is ©Kumail Nanjiani.

Episode #54 – “Follow the Money”

Episode #54 – “Follow the Money”

Jul 22

Our fifty-fourth episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider talking to Maddy Myers, assistant games editor at Paste Magazine. We talk about some of the hard realities and nuances of making it as a games journalist and doing games critique.

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

Episode #53 – “Gamer By Any Other Name”

Episode #53 – “Gamer By Any Other Name”

Jul 15

Our fifty-third episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider talking to Grace from Moonshine Mansion. We talk about notable women in Wildstar lore as well as a long discussion about how we feel about identifying as gamers.

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