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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

55: Paper Mario - Dan Perrault (Snow Day Magic)

12/4/2018
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Keith and Jesse are joined by 'American Vandal' creator Dan Perrault to talk about Paper Mario. Also some Pizza Hut talk. Gotta love that Pizza Hut! Pizza Hut, please sponsor this show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:07:29

54: Spyro The Dragon - Jamie Loftus (Small Graves)

11/27/2018
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It's time to jump back to the original Playstation to examine an often overlooked classic. Keith and Jesse are joined by Jamie Loftus to talk about Spyro The Dragon - a game with a lot of plot holes, but even more reasons to love it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:37

53: Peggle - Dory Greenberg (Butts Again)

11/20/2018
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Some games are huge and some games are niche, and this game might be both. Keith and Jesse sit down with Dory Greenberg to talk about Peggle - the only video game that might also be Plinko from The Price Is Right. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:05:56

52: Dragon Age: Inquisition - Kelly Nugent (Butts)

11/13/2018
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Keith and Jesse are once again joined by friend of the show Kelly Nugent. What are they talking about? Only the most important question when it comes to Dragon Age: Inquisition - who you sleeping with? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:11:58

Bonus: Maculate Conception - Preview

11/8/2018
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Enjoy a special preview of Maculate Conception. Join Abbe and Isaac Feder, as they start on their complicated and emotional quest to start a family. Subscribe to Maculate Conception on Himalaya, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or wherever you get your podcasts. his episode is sponsored by Uqora and Thirdlove Uqora - Text AMC to 48-48-48 to get 30% off your order of Uqora This episode is sponsored by Thirdlove and QUIP. Go to Thirdlove.com/AMC for 15% off your first order. Learn more...

Duration:00:11:21

51: Prince Of Persia: The Sands of Time - Matt Apodaca (Valid)

11/6/2018
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Keith and Jesse sit down with comedian Matt Apodaca to talk about his favorite game of all time, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time. There are a lot of opinions in this one. And you know what? They're all totally okay to have. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:15:53

50: Donkey Kong Country - John Asante (A Barrel Of Fun)

10/29/2018
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Keith and Jesse are back to talk about a Super Nintendo classic, Donkey Kong Country. This episode has everything including John Asante, DK rapping, and a general discussion about who exactly Diddy Kong is. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:06:24

49: A Boy And His Blob - Andy Beckerman (Too Many Jellybeans)

10/22/2018
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Sometimes our childhood favorites aren't great or even good games. And you know what? That's okay. Keith and Jesse sit down with Andy Beckerman to talk about A Boy And His Blob: Trouble On Blobolonia.

Duration:01:02:02

49: A Boy And His Blob - Andy Beckerman (Too Many Jellybeans)

10/22/2018
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Sometimes our childhood favorites aren't great or even good games. And you know what? That's okay. Keith and Jesse sit down with Andy Beckerman to talk about A Boy And His Blob: Trouble On Blobolonia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:31

48: WarioWare - Danielle Radford (Everything's A Game)

10/15/2018
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We all love a good video game, but how about hundreds of games in one? Keith and Jesse join Danielle Radford to talk about the WarioWare games, because sometimes we all want a little bit of crazy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:22

47: WWF Smackdown - Hal Lublin (We're Men In Tights)

10/8/2018
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Get ready for some tights, some trash talk, and some foldable chairs because Keith and Jesse are sitting down with Hal Lublin to talk about the original WWF Smackdown game, and why wrestling is wonderful. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:11:02

46: Fortnite - Dan Cummins (Just Dance)

10/2/2018
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Keith and Jesse sit down with Dan Cummins to talk about the biggest game in the world - Fortnite. Will they dive deep into the history of the game, or simply hide in a basement while the storm closes in around them? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:18:45

45: Dark Souls - Open Mike Eagle (You Downloaded)

9/25/2018
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Is it an easy game? No. Is it a frustrating game? Absolutely. Is it a fun game? Somehow, yes. Keith and Jesse dive into the challenging and rewarding world of Dark Souls with Open Mike Eagle. Spoiler Alert - they die a ton of times. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:04:32

44: Old School Games - J. Keith Van Straaten (The Golden Age)

9/18/2018
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There was once a time where you didn't just need a physical copy of a game to play it, but you actually needed to go to a huge room and spend quarter after quarter to beat a level. And you know what? It was wonderful. Keith and Jesse sit down with J. Keith Van Straaten to talk about Atari, arcades, and all things old-school gaming. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:05:50

43: Blades Of Steel - Megan Rice & Wendi Starling (Young Whippersnappers)

9/11/2018
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Ever wanted to hear Keith be unable to talk about the sport he loves even though the game in question is a hockey game? Well you're in luck. Keith and Jesse sit down with Jammerz hosts Megan Rice and Wendi Starling to talk about Blades Of Steel. But somehow no hockey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:05:21

42: Braid - Jeremy Bent (You Know Nothing Jon Blow)

9/4/2018
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Keith and Jesse are joined by Mission To Zyxx's Jeremy Bent to talk about the indie hit Braid. No shooting, no big budget, no large studio - just a thoughtful, great puzzle game created by somebody with a great idea. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:20:21

41: Live From ATX (Phil Rosenthal & Graham Yost)

8/28/2018
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Keith and Jesse are back with a live episode from the ATX Television Festival. This time they're sitting down with Graham Yost (Speed/Sneaky Pete) and Phil Rosenthal (Everybody Loves Raymond/Somebody Feed Phil) to talk about a few of their favorite games of all time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:05:43

40: Firewatch - Jesse Thorn (Exploring Emotions)

8/21/2018
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Get your 'Intro To Psych' textbooks ready because Keith and Jesse are sitting down with Jesse Thorn to discuss the complex emotional journey of the indie game Firewatch. Towerwatch? Not Overwatch, right? No, yeah. Firewatch. It's definitely Firewatch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:23:38

39: Haunted House - Alie Ward (The Juggling Goth)

8/14/2018
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What's the scariest thing you can imagine? Okay, now picture something way less scary. That's what this episode is about. Keith and Jesse sit down with Ologies host Alie Ward to talk about her first video game love - Haunted House for the Atari. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:10

38: Portal - Alison Haislip (The Episode Is A Lie)

8/6/2018
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Grab your weightedcompanion cube because it's time to have fun with physics. Keith and Jesse sit down with 'Attack Of The Show!' star Alison Haslip to talk about why Portal is both terrifying and funny. So enjoy the episode and also a series of possibly dangerous tests that may or may not result in your untimely insineration. And then there will be cake. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:08:48