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Explore the video games people love and why they love them. This mad-cap book club for video games digs into how games make you feel, how they draw you in, and how they reflect the world. Settle in for a mix of goofy quizzes, indie project spotlights, and some serious introspection as hosts Keith and Jesse chat with comedians, game developers, industry insiders, and some people you’d never guess are into video games.

Explore the video games people love and why they love them. This mad-cap book club for video games digs into how games make you feel, how they draw you in, and how they reflect the world. Settle in for a mix of goofy quizzes, indie project spotlights, and some serious introspection as hosts Keith and Jesse chat with comedians, game developers, industry insiders, and some people you’d never guess are into video games.
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Explore the video games people love and why they love them. This mad-cap book club for video games digs into how games make you feel, how they draw you in, and how they reflect the world. Settle in for a mix of goofy quizzes, indie project spotlights, and some serious introspection as hosts Keith and Jesse chat with comedians, game developers, industry insiders, and some people you’d never guess are into video games.

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English


Episodes

96: Half-Life - Keith & Jesse (Third Episode TBD)

9/17/2019
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Time for a new game. Your weapon is a crowbar, your training is a PhD in theoretical physics, and you are a complete badass. Keith and Jesse get to the bottom of what made Half-Life such a success and why governments are just flat out terrifying. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:17:56

95: Earthworm Jim 2 - Keith & Jesse (Please Sponsor Us)

9/10/2019
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Gameshows, cows, blind salamanders, and so much more - Keith and Jesse sit down to discuss one of the weirdest and most celebrated Sega Genesis classics, Earthworm Jim 2. Also, the whole thing was video taped, so it got weird fast. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:38:25

Secret Level: 8-Bit Jazz Heroes Live!

9/8/2019
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A special episode of New Player Has Joined?! On a Sunday?! Question marks followed by exclamation points?! We're releasing the audio of the very talented 8-Bit Jazz Heroes set from our last live show. Enjoy some awesome music, and a few big announcements. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:25

94: Keith's Dad - Rick Smith (No, For Real)

9/3/2019
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Keith and Jesse sit down with Keith's dad, Rick, to talk about what he remembers of gaming history and Keith's childhood. We'd let him tell you more about the episode, but he's busy doing tax returns. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:31:18

93: Pong - Gaming History (But Not Boring!)

8/27/2019
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It's time for a new kind of episode. Keith and Jesse are diving deep into the history of Pong - a game that many people consider to be the beginning of home consoles. Is the game exciting? Nah, not really. But the story of the game's creation genuinely is! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:42:04

92: Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest - Oscar Montoya (I Like This Game)

8/20/2019
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All of our besties are here! Keith and Jesse are joined by comedian and friend of the show Oscar Montoya to talk about Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest. And Aristotle's voice might even be heard for a second! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:52:49

91: Road Rash - Keith & Jesse (Mostly Chains)

8/13/2019
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Keith and Jesse look back on the Sega Genesis classic Road Rash. Will there be some weird music and devastating crashes? Of course there will. And it'll be great. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:24:38

90: Celeste - Keith & Jesse (Anxiety Galore)

8/6/2019
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Get ready to dash and die because Keith and Jesse are back and jumping into Celeste. And a lot of spikes. Over and over again. So many spikes. Constant death. Lots of anxiety. Terrible panic. But it's fun! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:06:55

89: Stardew Valley - Avery Monsen (Slightly Addicted)

7/30/2019
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The first step is admitting you have a problem. The second step is getting to level 120 of the mines. Keith and Jesse are joined by comedian Avery Monsen to talk about Stardew Valley and how sometimes too much of a good thing is a hilarious thing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:03

88: Earthbound - Jackie Johnson Live (Cheat Codes)

7/23/2019
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Things are about to get funky, emotional, and flat out weird. Keith and Jesse are joined by Jackie Johnson to talk about the cult classic RPG Earthbound. So grab that cracked baseball bat and get ready to fight some aliens, because New Player Has Joined is back, and this time it's live! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:21:46

87: NHL 94 - Keith & Jesse (And Some 93, Too)

7/16/2019
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Keith and Jesse are back to talk about one of their favorite childhood games, NHL 94. Well, and NHL 93. Both. They're very similar. So lace up, because there's a very blue ice rink waiting for you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:50:20

86: Metal Gear Solid - Keith & Jesse (A Podcast?)

7/9/2019
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Go ahead and hide in a cardboard box all you want, but that ninja with an invisibility cloaking device will find you either way. Keith and Jesse sit down to finally dive into the Playstation classic Metal Gear Solid. Cigarettes not included. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:46:10

85: Star Fox 64 - Aristotle Acevedo (He Speaks)

7/2/2019
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Hey could you come into the booth and check the levels on our headphones? Because Keith and Jesse just tricked their lovable producer Aristotle into being their newest guest. It's time to finally hear him speak, specifically about Star Fox 64. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:39

84: NBA 2K - Edgar Momplaisir (Now With Story)

6/25/2019
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Keith and Jesse sit down with comedian Edgar Momplaisir to talk about NBA 2K, and why other basketball games just don't compare. This episode is a slam dunk! ...we're so sorry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:30:03

83: E3 Extravaganza 2019 (Bring Out Keanu)

6/18/2019
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Bring out an adorable dog and get ready to announce the 6th installment of a game you thought ended five years ago, because Keith and Jesse are back with their yearly E3 recap episode. Come for the news, stay for them gushing about the FFVII remake. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:30:18

82: Fallout 4 - Love It/Hate It

6/11/2019
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Grab a sarcastic companion and horde all the aluminum cans you can find because there's another settlement that needs your help. Keith and Jesse are exploring the post-apocalyptic wasteland that is Fallout 4, and they love it just as much as they hate it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:47:11

81: Overwatch - Johnny Pemberton (No Ego)

6/4/2019
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Who's your main? A climatologist? An Australian anarchist? A hamster? Keith and Jesse sit down with comedian Johnny Pemberton to talk about the ever changing game of Overwatch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:11:05

80: Inside - Aaron Bleyaert (Plus Voicemail)

5/28/2019
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Keith and Jesse sit down with Clueless Gamer's Aaron Bleyaert to talk about how none of us have free will, and how only children wear shorts. It's also the first Voicemail Bag episode! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:42:13

79: Tekken 2 - Biqtch Puddin' (And Johnny Cage)

5/21/2019
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Most fighting games have memorable characters, but only a select few have a wrestler who might be a literal lion. Keith and Jesse sit down with Biqtch Pudding' to talk about her love for Tekken 2, and some of her favorite characters in video game history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:09:51

78: Castlevania: Symphony of the Night - Rodolfo Landeros (No Regrets)

5/14/2019
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Break out your distortion pedal and your harpsichord (you have those, right?) because it's about to get classical and metal. Keith and Jesse sit down with Rodolfo Landeros to talk about Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:08:52