Episode #96 – “Hip Kids and Shitty Teens”

Episode #96 – “Hip Kids and Shitty Teens”

May 19

Our ninety-sixth episode features us talking to indie PR/producer Felix Kramer. We talk about their job, day-to-day life and why they like working in the indie scene. We also talk about the death of pixel art as well as the Splatoon World Testfire demo.

*We didn’t discuss this this week but we thought it was a good article nonetheless.

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

Episode #95 – “Pissing on the Walls”

Episode #95 – “Pissing on the Walls”

May 12

Our ninety-fifth episode features us talking to alt-game/interactive fiction developer Caelyn Sandel. We talk about how Caelyn got into game development and what kinds of games she makes as well as Valve’s reluctance to comment on or gatekeep Steam Greenlight.

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

Episode #94 – “The Pureness of their Hearts”

Episode #94 – “The Pureness of their Hearts”

May 05

Our ninety-fourth episode features us talking to ourselves. We talk about what games we’ve played this week, including World of Warcraft and Mario Kart. We also discuss news from this week, including Steam introducing paid mods, queer characters in gaming, as well as what defines noir in the gaming space.

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

Episode #93 – “We’re Already Here”

Episode #93 – “We’re Already Here”

Apr 28

Our ninety-third episode features us talking to returning guest Soha Kareem, games writer and cat enthusiast. We discuss what she has done in the meantime since last year, including her work with #altgames and local game scene. We also talk about male allies on Twitter, as well as time management games.

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

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