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Critical but casual approaches to current, past, and future video games six times a week. In addition, guests will periodically share their own aesthetic and personal experiences with games in conversation! Subscribe to our Patreon at www.patreon.com/hegelbon if you'd like to hear special patron-only bonus episodes!

Critical but casual approaches to current, past, and future video games six times a week. In addition, guests will periodically share their own aesthetic and personal experiences with games in conversation! Subscribe to our Patreon at www.patreon.com/hegelbon if you'd like to hear special patron-only bonus episodes!
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Critical but casual approaches to current, past, and future video games six times a week. In addition, guests will periodically share their own aesthetic and personal experiences with games in conversation! Subscribe to our Patreon at www.patreon.com/hegelbon if you'd like to hear special patron-only bonus episodes!

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English


Episodes

Episode 107: The Theme is Dragons with Malcolm Pierce

1/18/2019
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We welcome Malcolm Pierce to the show to discuss his work in gaming, his experiences with development, and his upcoming visual novel from Woodsy Studio!

Duration:01:58:03

Episode 106: Critical Support for Darth Plagueis w Luke

1/18/2019
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We welcome Luke @lukeisamazing back to talk about, what else, Star Wars as he gets set to start his new prequel podcast with Kelsey Atherton! An absolute joy for fans of the space opera and regular opera alike (source?)

Duration:00:56:56

Episode 105: The Transformative Nature of Speedruns with John Donahue

1/8/2019
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Just in time for AGDQ, we welcome John Donohue on the show to talk about speedrunning, the appeal of the spectacle, and the way it creates a uniquely cooperative social space!

Duration:00:48:32

Episode 104: Saying the Quiet Part Quiet

12/24/2018
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Solo episode this week! I talk The Messengeer, EDF 4.1, and the ways games and art get politics across when it is and isn't literally in the work itself.

Duration:00:25:39

Episode 103: The Curious Case of Paul Walker-Emig and the Return of the Obra Din

12/20/2018
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We welcome Utopian Horizon's own Paul Walker-Emig on the show to talk about a game that's not so much a game but a detective simulator, The Return of the Obra Dinn! Plus, Paul talks Discworld: Noir, which shouldn't be missed.

Duration:01:37:02

Episode 102: Inside the Comic's Studio with Michael Kupperman

12/7/2018
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We welcome Michael Kupperman, comic artist extraordinaire, to the show to talk gaming, kids, cliques, and fandom -- with, of course, a lot of conversation about his impressive catalogue of work!

Duration:00:45:17

Episode 101: Destiny For Dummies with Ian @ianperialism

11/28/2018
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We didn't stop at 100! And now, in a week where a new Destiny 2 season is launching and new DLC is forthcoming, we have Discourse Collective veteran Ian on to talk to us about all things Destiny lore. Get the real scoop.

Duration:00:53:32

Episode 100!! The Return of Alex Navarro

11/16/2018
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For this milestone episode, we welcome back our very first ever guest, Giant Bomb's Alex Navarro! We talk Red Dead 2, Extra Life drumming, the podcast, gaming journalism, and we get an oral history of Big Rigs: Over the Road Racing.

Duration:01:04:55

No Cartridge LIVE with Scott Benson

11/13/2018
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I am thrilled to finally debut -- as part one of our episode 100 spectacular -- the live show at Caveat NYC with Scott Benson! Sword and Sworcery, Katamari Damacy, a special call in Q&A -- it's all here!

Duration:00:54:04

No Cartridge After Dark BONUS: Wheatus After Dark

11/9/2018
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Olivia (@spookyoolong) and I welcome Brendan B Brown from Wheatus onto After Dark in our first (and perhaps ONLY) free episode! We try to get over being deeply star struck, and talk videogames, brothers, amps, music and more!

Duration:03:20:27

Episode 99: Modding as a Kind of Praxis with Thumblesteen

11/7/2018
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We welcome Fallout modder and all-around impressive leftist organizer Thumblesteen to the show to talk about disability, modding politics, and how effective organizing starts with camaraderie.

Duration:00:53:36

No Cartridge Patreon Unlock: Leon "leyawn" Chang on his Music

10/31/2018
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Free to non-subscribers for the first time! We were lucky enough to get Leon Chang, also known as @leyawn back on the show to talk about his remarkable work as a composer of electronic music.

Duration:01:02:26

Episode 98: Rockstar, Red Dead Redemption 2, Crunch, and Pierre Bourdieu

10/25/2018
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Solo episode this week as I delve into the controversies around labor treatment at Rockstar and think about games in the vein of Pierre Bourdieu and Restricted Fields. A unique approach on a crowded topic!

Duration:00:32:29

Episode 97.5: An Afternoon With Adi Shankar!

10/17/2018
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We welcome Adi Shankar, producer of the Castlevania Netflix original series, The Grey, and the upcoming film Bodied! We talk production, inspiration, Halo, gaming, and much much more. Absolute podcast verite, a low-fi overheard call on a subway car.

Duration:00:22:33

Episode 97: Bash Bash Revolution with Doug Lain!

10/16/2018
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We welcome Doug Lain, prolific author and big wheel at Zero Books to talk about his newest novel, his experience with older senses of technology, apocalypse, utopia, and communism!

Duration:00:48:15

Episode 96: Fortnite Dads Unite with Charles!

10/9/2018
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We welcome Charles @ugarles onto the show to discuss Fortnite, why kids enjoy videogames, what exactly dads are up to as regards these videogames, and why the fish costume is so damn desirable!

Duration:01:02:20

Announcement: Live Show!!

10/3/2018
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There's a No Cartridge Live Show! It's in New York City at Caveat NYC on October 27th at 4PM! Scott Benson will be there! I hope you will be too!

Duration:00:01:00

Epidsode 95: The Better Translation with Alex Degen

10/1/2018
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We welcome artist and translator Alex Degen on the show to talk about, well, a lot of stuff from comics, to RPGs, to gaming origins, to the nature of narrative. It's a wild ride, you're gonna love it.

Duration:01:31:17

Episode 94: Your Own Personal Torture with Spencer Hall

9/25/2018
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We welcome SBNation and EDSBS bigwig and all around nice college football man Spencer Hall on the podcast to talk about gaming late in life, college football, and the way games and the way we respond to them tell us about ourselves.

Duration:01:43:24

Episode 93: Buying and Selling Yourself In Game

9/17/2018
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It's just me this week! That's right, the long promised solo episode considering precarity, scarcity, the gig economy and Recettear. A mix between a book club and an anime retreat, this is one you shouldn't miss!

Duration:00:26:35