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Funny interviews with real video game characters






Level 115 - Xena, Warrior PS1 Princess

ALALALALALE!!! Holy we talk to the star of her very own Playstation 1 game, Xena Warrior Princess! Calvin was SO in his wheelhouse and Brian was SO lost during this conversation but boy was it fun! We talk to Xena about her life, relationships and weapons. Enjoy! Starring Sarah Kennedy! (@SarahKomedy) @PlayablePodcast


Level 114 - A.A.A., the best arcade player ever

It's not every day you get to speak with a world record holder. Today, we talk with A.A.A., the guy who has the high score on literally every single arcade machine in the world. We ask him how he got so good at games, his rival A.S.S., and how he keeps up his high score on every cabinet in the world. Enjoy! Starring Jake Lucas! (@JakeALucas) @PlayablePodcast


Level 113 - Phanto from Super Mario Bros 2

Happy Memorial Day everyone! Hold onto your keys because today we're talking with that key-obsessed Mario hater himself, Phanto from Super Mario Bros 2! He tells us all about Mario, why he's so obsessed with keys, and why he lives in a vase. Enjoy! Starring Joe Leonardo! (ImJoeLeonardo) @PlayablePodcast


Level 112 - Mavis Beacon

Now that Game of Thrones is finally over, it's time to get back to work and start studying your typing! We can't believe we actually got the one and only Mavis Beacon with us today. We talk to her about typewriters, her love of typing, and her family. Enjoy! Starring Julie Kottakis! (@TheWeirdJulie on Instagram) @PlayablePodcast


Level 111 - The Chessmaster

Checkmate! Today we have the mysterious man known only as the Chessmaster! You may know him from his wonderful NES box art, but we now know him as a very strange fellow. We talk to him about how he became to be the titular Chessmaster, other games he likes, and his favorite chess piece. Enjoy! Starring @DanWilbur @PlayablePodcast Check out our Patreon at if you want to donate a few bucks to us if you like what we're doing. We will love you forever.


Level 110 - FlameCon '18 live show (Fortnite player)

Get ready to deploy your gliders, because we have for you today, our special LIVE show from FlameCon '18! We did this great show last summer and had a special character from Fortnite join us. We're shocked we got him since they're so busy nowadays. Also stay tuned for some fun Wed/Bed/Dead with the audience. Enjoy! Starring Bobby Hankinson (@BobbyHank) @PlayablePodcast


Level 109 - Madeline from Celeste

How many podcasts can say they've interviewed someone who's climbed a real mountain??? Well add us to that list! We have the wonderful, brave, and slightly tortured Madeline from Celeste with us today! We talk to her about her strawberry obsession, how she jumps so high, and what it was like on the mountain. We also sorta get interrupted halfway thru... Starring Chloe Koser! (@ChloeKoser) and Patrick Reidy! (@ThePatReidy) @PlayablePodcast


Level 108 - Skyrim Warrior

Today we speak with Van Stone, a bad ass Skyrim warrior lady. It was very intimidating having this elite fighter with us today as she talked to us about dragons, weapons, and giants. We learned a lot about what life is like in her world. Enjoy! Starring Becky Abrams (@Beckyobecky) @PlayablePodcast


Level 107 - Our booker Jane?

So, just to apologize in advance to everyone: we were supposed to have a huge guest on today but over the past year or so, as we continue to grow into the best and biggest video game podcast in the world, we've had to delegate some of the booking to an outside person. There's a few hiccups every now and then and today...well just listen and you'll see. This won't happen again. Enjoy! Starring Cait Moldenhauer (@CaitMolden) @PlayablePodcast


Level 106 - Mario Kart mechanic

On your marks...get set...get ready...listen to today's excellent episode with a mechanic from Mario Kart! We talk to Nectarine the Mechanic about her days of fixing the Mushroom Kingdom's best karts, whose kart is the best and worst, and what courses are the hardest to prepare for. Enjoy! Starring Veronica Garza! (@veros_broke) @PlayablePodcast


Level 105 - Ditto the Pokemon

Out of the BILLIONS of Pokemon out there in the wild, somehow Ditto found his way into our hearts. Today we talk with Ditto, the amorphous, genderless Pokemon about how he was made, his 'superpower' and why he's so down in the dumps lately. Enjoy! Starring Mike Pridgen! (@MikesComedy) @PlayablePodcast


Level 104 - Spyro The Dragon

It's always nice when we can finally get a VERY requested guest to join us on the podcast. Today we have an original PlayStation icon, Spyro the Dragon! We talk to him about being a dragon in today's world, getting frisky with a kangaroo, and his 'work relationship' with Crash Bandicoot. Enjoy! Starring Patrick Hastie! (@PatrickHastie) @PlayablePodcast If you're in NY - check us out at the New York Nerds Show Saturday April 6th in Staten Island. And get your tickets to the Long Island...


Level 103 - CEO of Umbrella Corp

We know this might be controversial, but here at PCP we like to hear all the sides of the story. So today we're giving a voice to the CEO of Umbrella Corp. We know they've done some things in the past that not everyone agrees with so he's here to clear their name and let everyone know why they do what they do and what the future holds. Enjoy! Starring Anish Mitra! (@MitraNYC) @PlayablePodcast


Level 102- Ken

It's almost like it's Calvin's birthday because today we have the legend from Street Fighter, Ken Masters! The blonde bro with the red jumpsuit joins us to talk about his iconic outfit, his love of Japan, and his friendship with Ryu. Enjoy! Starring Billy Keenly (@BillyKeenly) @PlayablePodcast


Level 101 - Johnny Cage's agent

Ladies and gentlemen...we are 101 weeks old. And we're just getting warmed up! Today we're joined by the agent of one of the newest announced MK11 characters (Johnny Cage), Eddie Tramplestein! We talk to him about where he's from, how he got his start in representation, and Johnny's infamous nut punch. Enjoy! Starring artist Justin "JB" Bowen (@JackSquatJB) @PlayablePodcast


Level 100 - The First Annual PCP Super Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament!

CHOOSE YOUR FIGHTER! Holy cow everyone! We are SO excited that Brian & Calvin got to commentate a real, live Super Smash Bros Ultimate battle! What's even better, is we're joined by a bunch of our previous guests. We get to watch some of the most famous characters ever go at it: Princess Peach. Princess Daisy. Kirby. Pokemon Trainer. Link. King Bowser. The Wii Fit Trainer. And, finally...MARIO himself! We also get to talk to Brandon Quinn, our fighting game location scout, and also our...


Level 99 - Receptionist at Castle Wolfenstein

With just 1 more week to go before our big 100th episode, we can't think of a better person to speak with than the actual front desk receptionist at Castle Wolfenstein. We talk to her about what it's like having zombies running around, how she got the job, and her 'boss'. Enjoy! ***Also, for those wondering what the awesome 'bonus content' is for our Patreon subscribers each week for just $5 a month, we decided to give you a sneak preview, and you'll see why once you see who our special...


Level 98 - Knuckles the Echidna

As we speed into our 100th episode in just a few more weeks, we keep getting the huge megastars on the show! Please enjoy our great chat with the one and only Knuckles! We talk to him about his relationship with Sonic, his super strength, and his love of punching stuff. Enjoy! Starring David Piccolomini (@Piccolomeany) @PlayablePodcast


Level 97 - Duke Nukem and Minecraft Lady

In yet another huge FIRST here at Playable Characters Podcast, today we are talking to Duke Nukem and the Minecraft Lady! Why are we talking to them together? Well, it seems like they were at a party hanging out, one thing lead to another, and...well you'll see. Very honored to have them share their news with us. Enjoy! Starring Amanda Baramki (@AmandaBaramki) and Tom Fattah (Tom_Fattah) @PlayablePodcast


Level 96 - Crash Bandicoot

Well g'day mates! So excited to have Crash Bandicoot with us today! The original Playstation 1 mascot joins us to talk about his pants-only lifestyle, smashing crates, and his steady of diet of strictly wumpa fruit. Enjoy! Starring Andrew Del Vecchio! (@AndrewJDV) @PlayablePodcast