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TALK THIS! is a biweekly podcast about video games hosted by Emma and Madelyn Paquette. Every show, they talk about two games- one old (pre-2007) and one new (within the last year or two). At the end of each show, Madelyn and Emma take the best elements from each game and mash them together into a brand new game idea.

TALK THIS! is a biweekly podcast about video games hosted by Emma and Madelyn Paquette. Every show, they talk about two games- one old (pre-2007) and one new (within the last year or two). At the end of each show, Madelyn and Emma take the best elements from each game and mash them together into a brand new game idea.

Location:

United States

Description:

TALK THIS! is a biweekly podcast about video games hosted by Emma and Madelyn Paquette. Every show, they talk about two games- one old (pre-2007) and one new (within the last year or two). At the end of each show, Madelyn and Emma take the best elements from each game and mash them together into a brand new game idea.

Language:

English


Episodes

Side-Quest 107. Only Available Everywhere!

4/11/2021
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss platform exclusivity in video games and say the word "exclusive" enough that it loses the small amount of meaning it still had. Also featuring company strategies, won and lost generations, and misleading marketing.

Duration:01:00:08

Ep 110. Bullets, Beats, and Skyrim

4/4/2021
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Skyrim and BPM: Bullets per Minute and come up with a cursed musical idea. Also featuring Loki copyright, the Skyrim modding community, and more time signatures.

Duration:00:58:47

Side-Quest 106. Vicarious Virtual Tourism Across Japan

3/28/2021
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss their last six weeks in gaming and make tourism plans for the future based on that. Also featuring exploding into Bugsnax, idols with yakuza parents, and lots of loops.

Duration:01:08:15

Ep 109. Pathless from Amnesia

3/21/2021
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Amnesia: The Dark Descent and The Pathless, and we're just lost and confused here. Also featuring horror cabinets, good movement, and deep fear of the Mom game.

Duration:00:57:33

Side-Quest 105. Another Installment of Let's Podcast!

3/14/2021
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss let's plays and streaming, touching on copyright again. It all comes back to copyright. Also featuring obvious jokes, fun times with DMCA, and a YouTube vs Twitch throwdown.

Duration:01:04:33

Ep 108. Avengers Rain

3/7/2021
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Heavy Rain and Marvel's Avengers. Neither of these titles include a "the." Also featuring lying to the player, the Shaun glitch, and off-brand Robert Downey Jr.

Duration:01:08:37

Side-Quest 104. Bob the World-Builder

2/28/2021
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss worldbuilding in games and try to define it without using "world" or "building" in the definition. Also featuring podcast audio logs, real world graffiti messages, and what's up that mountain.

Duration:01:09:30

Ep 107. Masquerade Impact

2/21/2021
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Vampire: The Masquerade and Genshin Impact and have some disagreements about stealth systems. Also featuring lots of words, impractical battle garments, and the need for a producer.

Duration:00:59:42

Side-Quest 103. Baba is Bopsicles

2/14/2021
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss their last six weeks in gaming and in honing their Bugsnax impersonations. Also featuring Champ McTwode, characters with character, and big buff prison breaks.

Duration:01:00:11

Ep 106. Shin Megami Spelunking

2/7/2021
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Shin Megami Tensei and Spelunky 2 and marvel over how many games can be contained under one series. Also featuring accidental pug cruelty, the iconic Jack Frost, and making demands of a gaming company.

Duration:00:55:25

Side-Quest 102. Take A Picture, It'll Last Longer

1/31/2021
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss photo modes in games and their different opinions on what can make the best memes. Also featuring Awkward Dad Kratos, the power of a good selfie, and the revolution of the Share button.

Duration:00:57:26

Ep 105. Paper Mario Snax

1/24/2021
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma talk Paper Mario and Bugsnax and delight over a true modern classic: the Bugsnax song. Also featuring Ryuji Grumpus, the snubbing of Luigi, and distracting Nintendo with something shiny.

Duration:01:02:56

Side-Quest 101. And the Winner Is...

1/17/2021
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss the state of video games awards shows and what their ideal show would look like. Also featuring diversity requirements, bad celebrity hosts, and superchats for the Oscars.

Duration:01:06:42

Ep 104. Carrion, My Wayward Skateboard

1/10/2021
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma talk Tony Hawk Pro Skater and Carrion and wonder whether skateboarding talent is stored in the blood. Also featuring the relation of size and fear, a lack of skateboarding knowledge, and monster tricks.

Duration:00:59:19

Side-Quest 100. Kicky Boy Kicks Out 2020

1/3/2021
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about their last six weeks of gaming and also a bit about their whole 2020 in gaming. Also featuring the benefits of falling money, the return of the lean mean Rean machine, and bonus artbook content.

Duration:01:10:34

Ep 103. Hacking Moon Dogs

12/27/2020
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma talk Moon: Remix RPG Adventure and Watch Dogs Legion and wait for their sports anime video game. One day. Also featuring a man made of bread, meta-narrative, and the invisible boy.

Duration:01:02:14

Side-Quest 99. Buy Product, Be Happy

12/20/2020
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about video game marketing and why you should think twice before sending brass knuckles in the mail. Also featuring the death of conferences, when to announce a game, and unwrapped Butterfingers.

Duration:01:11:46

Ep 102. Ghostrunner on a Dark Cloud

12/13/2020
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma talk Dark Cloud and Ghostrunner and Emma admits to being a baby gamer without the brain space to remember buttons. Also featuring classics of the PS2, the perils of first-person, and runny slashy sword boys.

Duration:00:56:25

Side-Quest 98. Consoles: The Next Generation

12/6/2020
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about the history of console generations and whether they actually mean much any more. Also featuring the power of save data, the hip rebel Sega, and why we buy consoles.

Duration:01:10:38

Ep 101. Mafiosofarer

11/29/2020
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma talk Mafia and Spiritfarer and why you shouldn't just add -vania to the end of everything. Also featuring a humorous element, racecar driving, and satisfying low-key panic.

Duration:01:00:07