Episode #107 – “Very Interesting”

Episode #107 – “Very Interesting”

Aug 25

Our hundred-and-seventh episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider talking to Samantha Blackmon and Alisha Karabinus, the founder and managing editor of Not Your Mama’s Gamer. We discuss such topics as pregnancy in sci-fi games, how the site got started, Invisibility Blues, as well as why teen girls aren’t talking in online games.

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Music used in our episode is “Carefree” by Kevin McLeod, courtesy of Incompetech.com.

Episode #106 – “Wait and See”

Episode #106 – “Wait and See”

Aug 18

Our hundred-and-sixth episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider talking among themselves. We discuss Fallout Shelter, Ingress, as well as Warcraft‘s new expansion and Lara Croft’s penchant towards violence in Rise of the Tomb Raider.

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Music used in our episode is “Carefree” by Kevin McLeod, courtesy of Incompetech.com.

Episode #105 – “Leave Before the Party Starts”

Episode #105 – “Leave Before the Party Starts”

Aug 04

Our hundred-and-fifth episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider talking among themselves. We discuss Jenny Le Clue, the labor conditions in the QA sector of the games industry, the future of Hitbox as a streaming alternative, and the overall complexity of Hearthstone. We also touch on what exactly drives multi-player games in terms of overall power.

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Music used in our episode is “Carefree” by Kevin McLeod, courtesy of Incompetech.com.

Episode #104 – “A Raptor with Spectacles”

Episode #104 – “A Raptor with Spectacles”

Jul 28

Our hundred-and-fourth episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider talking to returning guest Todd Harper, video game critic and scholar. We discuss our feelings about mythical queer babes, women’s bodies in video games, making collectible figurines for women, as well as griefing in MMORPGs.

Content warning: Some discussion about bodies, disordered eating.

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

Episode #103 – “In My Own Little Ways”

Episode #103 – “In My Own Little Ways”

Jul 21

Our hundred-and-third episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider talking to neuropsychologist Dr. Deborah Budding. We discuss her clinical practice with learning disabilities and autism and also how she feels games can help bridge a gap with mental health issues. We also discuss our feelings about using asylum settings in horror games.

Content warning: Frank discussion about mental health and the psychology profession, autism spectrum and psychotic disorders.

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

Episode #102 – “Space Boyfriend”

Episode #102 – “Space Boyfriend”

Jul 14

Our hundred-and-second features Tzufit and Apple Cider talking among themselves. We discuss the adorable Alphabear, our thoughts on Final Fantasy XIV (again), making money in modding communities, Ernest Cline’s Armada as well as Tzufit’s real feelings on Thane.

Editor’s note: There is a slight loss in audio quality this week – we had to use our backup Skype recording since some of the vocal tracks were not usable.

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

Episode #101 – “Waxing Nostalgic”

Episode #101 – “Waxing Nostalgic”

Jul 05

Our hundred-and-first episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider talking to narrative writer Cara Ellison about her jump from games journalism into the wide world of games development. We also discuss the finer points of Brazilian waxes, penis size in Rust as well as sex in video games.

Editor’s note: There is a slight loss in audio quality this week – we had to use our backup Skype recording since some of the vocal tracks were not usable.

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

Episode #100 – “Bring Out the Car”

Episode #100 – “Bring Out the Car”

Jun 23

Our HUNDRETH episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider talking among themselves about the history of the show, why we love doing it as well as showcasing some reader memories and comments (both audio and textual). We also do a look at all of the intense E3 news.

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