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Desert Island Gamer is the interview podcast challenging guests to choose three games they love, one they hate, and one gaming character companion. It could be weird, it could be unhinged, but at least it will be short. To the island! When it's not interviewing guests it's babbling away long into the night about video games and the other cool stuff that keeps nerd hearts beating like a Dave Grohl bass drum. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Desert Island Gamer is the interview podcast challenging guests to choose three games they love, one they hate, and one gaming character companion. It could be weird, it could be unhinged, but at least it will be short. To the island! When it's not interviewing guests it's babbling away long into the night about video games and the other cool stuff that keeps nerd hearts beating like a Dave Grohl bass drum. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Desert Island Gamer is the interview podcast challenging guests to choose three games they love, one they hate, and one gaming character companion. It could be weird, it could be unhinged, but at least it will be short. To the island! When it's not interviewing guests it's babbling away long into the night about video games and the other cool stuff that keeps nerd hearts beating like a Dave Grohl bass drum. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Twitter:

@_DIGpod_

Language:

English

Contact:

07922851627


Episodes

The Beauty Of Standing Still In A Fast Moving Universe

4/8/2021
Don't give up on those older games just yet. There be magic in them hills. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/DIGpod) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:04:16

The Nintendo Switch Made Me A Believer

4/7/2021
As a former Sega kid, this one was painful. But honest. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/DIGpod) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:05:15

Where Are All The Christmas Games

4/6/2021
Xmas eh? A time where every other form of media gets a tinsel heavy makeover. Well Santa, what about us video game fans? What about us! Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/DIGpod) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:05:34

The Road to Retro Gaming Redemption

4/5/2021
Retro gaming, what's it all about? Why does it leave me cold when it used to fire my heart. Let me dig in and seek some answers. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/DIGpod) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:09:53

A Marriage Made in Video Game Hell

4/4/2021
Couples, what are you doing? Get out there...no, in here, and play some video games together. You know it makes sense. Tune in, I'll tell you why. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/DIGpod) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:04:41

Life in a Gaming Clan - A Soap Opera for the Console Generation

4/3/2021
Ever been in a gaming clan? No? Like arguing on forums and rapidly rising toxic atmospheres? Tune in, we have you covered. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/DIGpod) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:05:17

Bloodborne and the Lost Art of Paying Attention

4/2/2021
Remember that time I tried to beat Bloodborne unarmed? No! Well, strap in for a ride about utter stupidity and relentless death. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/DIGpod) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:04:57

Five Video Game Foundations That Have Crumbled Away

4/1/2021
Video game foundations eh? Ain't always as safe as they think are they, the overconfident buggers. Here's five that are either long gone or dwindling into the ether. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/DIGpod) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:11:19

Campfire Tales - Old Gamers Never Say Die

11/24/2020
In this episode, the talk is of how we can save Animal Crossing: New Horizons from a future of beige-walled boredom, before moving on to state how old gamers will never hang up the controller, or joypad, or if you're really old, joystick. To the campfire! Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/DIGpod) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:12:31

Desert Island Gamer Halloween Special

10/29/2020
On this night of 1000 haunts, join Rachel, Courtney, Dylan, Holly, Harrison and your host Neil as each guest chooses one wonderful scary Halloween game for the island and one awful or too scary game to burn for heat, plus that one character that has always given them chills to chase them wild-eyed around the haunted desert island of, uh, scariness! Just another Halloween on the island! Seek some extra treasure by visiting - https://www.digpod.co.uk/ Support the show...

Duration:00:26:33

Desert Island Gamer - Rory Greenfield

10/22/2020
We welcome Rory Greenfield to the island and he brings games spanning generations! The good includes a shooter from the golden age, a huge PS2 adventure and a storytelling masterpiece. A little garden creature is destined for the fire and we have a companion well equipped for island survival. To the island! Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/DIGpod) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:25:02

Desert Island Gamer - Tom Henrich

10/15/2020
In this episode, the mastermind behind Twitch's most wholesome stream joins me. Tom Henrich created Henhouse Gaming as an antidote to 2020 and managed to capture something very special. Here he chooses a retro game that broke his heart, a game about dwarves that stole his life, a game that changed him, and a game set in the deepest strategic realms of space. To the island! Join the Henhouse family: https://m.twitch.tv/henhousegaming/profile Support the show...

Duration:00:16:41

Desert Island Gamer - Atticus Shaffer

10/8/2020
In this episode, we welcome TV and film star, Atticus Shaffer. You may know Atticus as Brick Heck in The Middle or perhaps as Edgar in Frankenweenie, but do you yet know Atticus the rising star of Twitch streaming? We talk Twitch, wintery survival games, overlooked PS4 titles and a very controversial choice is made about which game is being burnt for heat...and I mean very controversial! To the island! https://www.twitch.tv/atticusshaffervlog Support the show...

Duration:00:18:04

Desert Island Drive-In - Rachel

10/6/2020
Rachel lands upon the sands of the desert island to choose some film goodness and a little of the badness. In this episode, we talk a Tarantino bloodbath, we sing with Mr. Jackman, we show Leo DiCaprio some love, and a controversial British comedy classic is tossed to the flames. Hey, she has to stay warm. To the Drive-In! Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/DIGpod) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:10:42

Desert Island Gamer - Gavin Hammon

10/1/2020
Voice actor extraordinaire, Gavin Hammon is only on the blinkin' island! You may know Gavin from such spellbinding roles as Kenny in Telltale's Walking Dead, Jonas in Oxenfree, Ninja Turtling it all over the place as Donatello or one of the other vast and incredible amount of characters out there carrying his DNA in one way or another. On the island, we talk Telltale, whether voice actors all secretly hate one another and make a tough decision about which game is going on the fire. To the...

Duration:00:18:10

Desert Island Gamer - Kiwi in Japan

9/24/2020
YouTube's Kiwi in Japan, joins us on the island to talk about life in Japan, his eight-legged viral video and how he got his Mum to play the scary bits of Zelda. He also finds time to pick three wonderful games to take with him on his desert island adventure, one to burn for heat and a...giant talking chicken companion! Just another day on the island! Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/DIGpod) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:24:16

Desert Island Drive-In - Holly

9/22/2020
The second arrival at the Drive-In is former Desert Island Gamer victim, Holly. If you thought her gaming choices were strange, you ain't seen nothing yet! To the Drive-In! Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/DIGpod) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:15:22

Desert Island Gamer - Harrison

9/17/2020
We welcome Harrison to the island, our youngest ever visitor at a mere ten years old. Unsurprisingly talk turns to Pokemon and Fortnite as we discover three games he loves, one game he hates and a curious choice as a companion on the golden sands. Just another day on the island! Seek some extra treasure by visiting - https://www.digpod.co.uk/ Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/DIGpod) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:11:35

Desert Island Gamer - Astrozombies Jorge

9/10/2020
We are joined on the island by Jorge Gopcevic, developer of the awesome retro-fuelled space shooter, Astrozombies, direct from Buenos Aires! Behold the power of Zoom! On the show we talk games old and new, some genuine classics are taken to the island and an absolute shocker featuring an iconic character is burnt for heat. We also discuss the journey Jorge has taken in seeing his game blossom from idea to reality. Just another day on the island! Support the show...

Duration:00:16:51

Desert Island Drive-In - Chloe

9/8/2020
The first visit to the drive-in and we are joined by Chloe. She chooses three great films for the desert island, one bad bad bad film to be burnt for heat and a big-screen character as companion. Episode one delivers scrapping, dancing, screaming and vamping. Just another evening at the drive-in! Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/DIGpod) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:12:08