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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 80. Love in the Time of Quarantine

3/29/2020
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about the ways gaming can promote social connection, as well as the ways it can't. Also featuring video game rent freezes, lots of studies upon studies, and Animal Crossing weddings.

Duration:00:49:09

Episode 83. Stranding the Vagrant

3/22/2020
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma talk Vagrant Story and Death Stranding, both games that "defy genre," whatever that means. Also featuring interesting costuming choices, how art mirrors life, and how all games are basically Animal Crossing

Duration:00:59:03

Side-Quest 79. Pandemic Bucket List

3/15/2020
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about their last seven weeks of gaming and also what they want to finish while nobody can go outside. Also featuring Hideo Kojima (not the actual man, just his name), plague-themed games, and carrying Animal Crossing across the land.

Duration:00:47:02

Episode 82. Street Fighting Knights with Bikes

3/8/2020
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma talk Street Fighter and Knights and Bikes and marvel about arcade games in grocery stores. Also featuring licensing costs, little expired milk packs, and how many quarters went into a machine.

Duration:00:54:17

Special Episode. Talk This! Takes On PAX East 2020

3/1/2020
In this special episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about what they saw, did, and played at PAX East 2020. Also featuring a ton of hand-sanitizer, stalker photos of KK Slider, and the worst line in the world, probably

Duration:01:00:34

Side-Quest 78. Delaying for Final Polish

2/23/2020
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss video game delays and slander the good name of Shigeru Miyamoto. Also featuring running metaphors, what it means to be a business, and Gamers getting Angry.

Duration:00:54:37

Episode 81. The Indivisible Valkyrie

2/16/2020
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about Valkyrie Profile and Indivisible and oh man they should have separated these games, Emma did a dumb. Also featuring aspersions cast on 90s English dubs, nearly impossible boss fights, and perfect blocking.

Duration:00:59:23

Side-Quest 77. We, Too, Are DLC

2/9/2020
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about DLC, its history, its different forms, and what makes it good or bad. Also featuring the $60 threshold, gamers being upset, and what "unfinished" even means.

Duration:01:07:26

Episode 80. Star Fox Legends

2/2/2020
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about Star Fox and Apex Legends and the famous Rumble Pak. Also featuring getting game ideas from shrines, the trials of being a human-dog, and a true Legend from Madelyn's time playing Apex Legends.

Duration:00:52:52

Side-Quest 76. That Reminds Me

1/26/2020
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about their last seven weeks of gaming and only a third of it is dedicated to ReMind, we promise. Also featuring the wonders of Photo Mode, the cost of Joycons, and getting swole.

Duration:01:12:40

Episode 79. Destroy All Judgments

1/19/2020
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about Destroy All Humans! and Judgment and write a bit of Yakuza fanfiction. Also featuring Emma actually giving Madelyn a compliment, what makes games mad funny, and Kiefer Sutherland

Duration:00:59:02

Side-Quest 75. This Episode is Redacted

1/12/2020
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about "censorship" in gaming and why that's a misnomer in the first place. Also featuring the removal of some bones, the unsexiness of pants, and why Steam kind of sucks.

Duration:01:04:28

Episode 78. Baba is Quaking

1/5/2020
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about Quake and Baba is You and, yes, Madelyn did forget her usual microphone and, no, she cannot make one by pushing words around. Also featuring existential dread, trash-talking online robots, and feeling stupid.

Duration:00:55:37

A Decade of Talk This!

12/29/2019
In this special episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss the past year in gaming AND the past ten years in gaming. Also featuring the math of Pokeball mechanics, desperate SEO chasing, and Robert de Niro

Duration:01:15:51

Side-Quest 74. And Another One

12/22/2019
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss what makes a good video game sequel and the best/worst naming conventions. Also featuring songs from Veggie Tales, Star Wars exhaustion, and timeline confusion.

Duration:00:55:29

Episode 77. Just Cause of Goose

12/15/2019
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Just Cause and Untitled Goose Game and revel in being the bringers of chaos. Also featuring promising movie plans, wifi troubles, and Madelyn's traumatic duck stories.

Duration:00:58:46

Side-Quest 73. Gotta Deliver 'Em All

12/8/2019
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma go back through their last six weeks in video gaming and how much their game characters fell off high surfaces. Also featuring pink pants, accidentally marrying goddesses, and that leaked Re:Mind trailer.

Duration:01:02:22

Episode 76. Control over Steins Gate

12/1/2019
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Steins;Gate and Control and try to avoid getting into the whole silly "what is a video game" discussion. Also featuring what's annoying about time travel, Odd Squad, and Gooigi.

Duration:00:58:41

Side-Quest 72. Yelling at Each Other on the Internet

11/24/2019
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about outrage culture and why it seems like everybody gets upset over everything on the internet. Also featuring being an informed consumer, ill-advised musicals, and, yeah, impeachment hearings.

Duration:00:58:59

Episode 75. Astral Halo

11/17/2019
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Halo and Astral Chain and the benefits and drawbacks of console exclusives. Also featuring barking like a seal, the bane of silent protagonists, and Alexa laughing somewhere, somehow.

Duration:00:57:22