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Three Extra Lives is a video game and trivia podcast for gamers on the move. ❀️ Focus on the stories that don't quite make the front page. πŸ’š Root for the indie game underdogs. πŸ’™ Celebrate video games in a positive environment. Three Extra Lives is a fresh perspective on gaming. Without getting caught up in the drama of Triple A titles, day one DLC, or sensationalized video game "news," this weekly show is quick and digestible. Episodes "Levels" run for around 15-20 minutes. It's dangerous to go alone.... take three extra lives instead!

Three Extra Lives is a video game and trivia podcast for gamers on the move. ❀️ Focus on the stories that don't quite make the front page. πŸ’š Root for the indie game underdogs. πŸ’™ Celebrate video games in a positive environment. Three Extra Lives is a fresh perspective on gaming. Without getting caught up in the drama of Triple A titles, day one DLC, or sensationalized video game "news," this weekly show is quick and digestible. Episodes "Levels" run for around 15-20 minutes. It's dangerous to go alone.... take three extra lives instead!

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Three Extra Lives is a video game and trivia podcast for gamers on the move. ❀️ Focus on the stories that don't quite make the front page. πŸ’š Root for the indie game underdogs. πŸ’™ Celebrate video games in a positive environment. Three Extra Lives is a fresh perspective on gaming. Without getting caught up in the drama of Triple A titles, day one DLC, or sensationalized video game "news," this weekly show is quick and digestible. Episodes "Levels" run for around 15-20 minutes. It's dangerous to go alone.... take three extra lives instead!

Language:

English


Episodes

Level 072: Framed in Frames, Easter Egg Hunt, Dorfromantik Delights

4/12/2021
Comic book style puzzler Framed, Easter Eggs in video games, and the peaceful strategy game Dorfromantik ❀️ Framed by Loveshack Entertainment πŸ’š Jan Willem Nijman's on Twitter (https://twitter.com/jwaaaap/status/1378625879333552129) started a thread asking developers about Easter Eggs they had put into video games. This led Thom to look up some of the "greatest" (https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/apr/02/12-greatest-video-game-easter-eggs). πŸ’™ Dorfromantik by Toukana...

Duration:00:19:30

Level 071: Rockstar Pays Up, Figuring It Out, The Summerland Situation

3/29/2021
A fan fixes GTA Online notorious loading problem and gets paid, the magic of discovery in video games, and first-person narrative about morality and the afterlife, Summerland ❀️ Rockstar paid $10,000 to the modder who fixed GTA Online loading times πŸ’š Thom discusses the magic of discovery in video games πŸ’™ Summerland by FYRE Games - Available to download for FREE on Steam (https://store.steampowered.com/app/1444110/Summerland/) How many lives did you get on this Level? Why not let...

Duration:00:16:45

Level 070: Coral Island Kickstarter, Hitting the Twitch, Virtual Viking Valheiming

3/15/2021
The Indonesian based team, Stairway Games have had a massive Kickstarter success story with Coral Island, Future plans of Three Extra Lives, and raise your hand if you're spending all your time in open-world Viking survival simulator, Valheim ❀️ Indonesian based team, Stairway Games have had a massive Kickstarter success (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/coralisland/coral-island-reimagining-the-farm-sim-game) story with their upcoming game Coral Island πŸ’š Three Extra Lives is going...

Duration:00:23:09

Level 069: The Last Sky, Gamification of Life, Degrees of Separation

3/1/2021
Dealing with existential themes of life, guilt, and hope in The Last Sky, Life and it's ever-increasing gamification, and co-op platform puzzler Degrees of Separation ❀️ The Last Sky by Little Guy Games πŸ’š How often do you experience gamifcation in your every day life? Thom shares some of his! πŸ’™ Degrees of Separation (https://www.humblebundle.com/store/degrees-of-separation?partner=threeextralives) by Moondrop How many lives did you get on this Level? Why not let me know over on...

Duration:00:19:07

Level 068: Dirty Thirty Streety Fighty, Untitled Goose Game, The Mario 35 Dilemma

2/15/2021
Street Fighter 2 turns 30, Honking all over the village in Untitled Goose Game, and the Super Mario 35 dilemma ❀️ Street FIghter 2 reaches it's 30th anniversary (https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2021/02/street_fighter_ii_turned_30_at_the_weekend) πŸ’š Untitled Goose Game by House House πŸ’™ To celebrate 35 years of Super Mario, Nintendo released Super Mario 35 (https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/super-mario-bros-35-switch/), a battle royale style game that will only be available for a...

Duration:00:19:43

Level 067: Rebuilding The World, Frog Detective, Gaming World Records

2/1/2021
Ghost of Tsushima fans help repair a typhoon hit island, Hop on the case in the Detective Frog series, and unusual video game Guinness World Records ❀️ Ghost of Tsushima fans help repair a typhoon hit island via crowdfunding πŸ’š Checking out the Frog Dectective series including The Haunted Island (https://store.steampowered.com/app/963000/The_Haunted_Island_a_Frog_Detective_Game/) and Frog Detective 2: The Case of the Invisible Wizard...

Duration:01:45:46

Level 066: The Tetris Champion, Final Fantasy Fantasies, Hello Hades

1/18/2021
The loss of Tetris Champion Jonas Neubauer, Fulfilling all your Final Fantasy fantasies in Final Fantasy XIV, and Greek Mythology inspired Roguelike Hades ❀️ The gaming world mourns the loss (https://www.ign.com/articles/tetris-world-champion-jonas-neubauer-dies-at-39) of Seven-time Classic Tetris World Champion Jonas Neubauer (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonas_Neubauer) who done so much for the rejuvenation of the game especially at a competitive level πŸ’š Final Fantasy XIV...

Duration:02:06:34

Level 065: Gnome Alone, Waiting A While, Holiday Gaming

12/14/2020
Gabe Newell helps send a garden gnome to space, waiting a long time to play the sequel of a game, and what are your holiday game traditions? ❀️ Gabe Newell (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gabe_Newell) teamed up with Rocket Labs (https://www.rocketlabusa.com/) to send a garden gnome into space (https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2020-11-02-notorious-half-life-2-achievement-recalled-as-gabe-newell-fires-garden-gnome-into-space), raising money for charity in the process....

Duration:00:21:54

Level 064: Cuphead Calling, A Short Hike, Thank A Dev

11/23/2020
Making deals with the Devil in Cuphead, Escaping the doom and gloom of reality with A Short Hike, and being thankful to Developers during the pandemic ❀️ Cuphead (https://www.humblebundle.com/store/cuphead?partner=threeextralives) by Studio MDHR Entertainment Inc πŸ’š A Short Hike by adamgryu πŸ’™ Why not show some gratitude to your favourite developer for their continued work on the games we cherish and love during the COVID-19 pandemic? #thankadev How many lives did you get on this...

Duration:00:24:44

Level 063: Tin Can Tech Support, Social Deception Gaming, Going DARQ

11/9/2020
Surviving in space in an escape pod in Tin Can, social deception games on the rise, and entering a lucid nightmare in DARQ ❀️ Tin Can (https://store.steampowered.com/app/1315980/Tin_Can/) by Tin Can Studios πŸ’š With the success of Among Us, will we start seeing more social deception games? πŸ’™ DARQ by Unfold Games. The developer has also released a book called GAMEDEV: 10 Steps to Making Your First Game Successful (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08CBLXPB7) How many lives did you get on...

Duration:00:26:13

Level 062: Paradox Vector, Escaping Rooms, Fearing Phasmophobia

10/26/2020
Battling the Ancient Ones and Exploring Impossible Mazes in Paradox Vector, Solving the mystery of the sick colleague in Escape Room - Der kranke Kollege, and there's something strange, in the neighbourhood, who are you going to call? Phasmophobia! ❀️ Explore impossible mazes while battling the Ancient Ones in Paradox Vector (https://store.steampowered.com/app/1051840/Paradox_Vector/) by Schmidt Workshops (https://schmidt-workshops.weebly.com/) πŸ’š You only wanted to make a visit to your...

Duration:00:26:42

Level 061: Smooth Operator, The Online Journey, State of Mind

10/12/2020
Bossa makes new release free for NHS staff, What does your online gaming journey look like? And travel to a utopian virtual future in the mind-bending State of Mind ❀️ Bossa makes Surgeon Simulator 2 free for NHS staff (https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2020-09-30-bossa-makes-surgeon-simulator-2-free-for-nhs-staff) πŸ’š What does your online gaming journey look like? πŸ’™ State of Mind (https://www.humblebundle.com/store/state-of-mind?partner=threeextralives) by Daedalic Entertainment...

Duration:00:25:16

Level 060: Back From The Dead, Game Collection Evolution, Under The Undertale

9/25/2020
Left 4 Dead 2 gets its first update in 10 years thanks to its community, What does the future of our video game collections look like, and enjoying the wonders of RPG Undertale as it turns 5 years old. ❀️ Left 4 Dead 2 gets its first update in 10 years thanks to its community (https://www.ign.com/articles/left-4-dead-last-stand-update-valve) πŸ’š With the physical games becoming more and more of a thing of the past in this digital age, what will our gaming collections look like in the...

Duration:00:23:33

Level 059: Switch Porting, United By Gaming, Golf With Your Friends

9/14/2020
How one developer is making their name in the Nintendo Switch porting business, video games that unite communities, and Golf With Your Friends ❀️ Indie developer Panic Button (https://panicbuttongames.com/) are making their name in the Nintendo Switch porting business (https://www.engadget.com/2019-06-11-panic-button-nintendo-switch-port-interview.html) πŸ’š Video games that unite communities πŸ’™ Golf With Your Friend...

Duration:00:22:32

Level 058: 51 Worldwide Classics, This Changes Everything, Packing Some Stacking

8/31/2020
Play games from all around the world with 51 Worldwide Classics, the games that have changed everything, and adventure puzzle game Stacking ❀️ 51 Worldwide Classics (https://www.nintendo.co.uk/Games/Nintendo-Switch/51-Worldwide-Games-1748086.html) by NDCude πŸ’š What games have come along and changed the way you view video games forever? πŸ’™ Stacking (https://www.humblebundle.com/store/stacking?partner=threeextralives) by Double Fine How many lives did you get on this Level? Why not...

Duration:00:23:26

Level 057: Getting Into Guild Wars, Dave-Man, Falling for Fall Guys

8/17/2020
Getting your MMORPG fix in Guild Wars 2, Helping Dave Man get his coffee, and thoughts on the latest Battle Royale craze, Fall Guys! ❀️ Thom has been scratching his MMORPG itch in Guild Wars 2 (https://www.guildwars2.com/en/) recently πŸ’š Dave-Man (https://store.steampowered.com/app/1103790/DaveMan/) by Lou Bagel (https://twitter.com/loubagelcombo5) πŸ’™ Fall Guys (https://www.humblebundle.com/store/fall-guys-ultimate-knockout?partner=threeextralives) by Mediatonic How many lives did...

Duration:00:24:42

Level 056: Dead By Daylight, SUPERHOT Story, Dark Room

8/3/2020
Dead By Daylight is sure to give you a multiplayer scare, the successful journey of the SUPERHOT series, and point & click horror Dark Room ❀️ Thom has been having the multiplayer fright of his life in Dead by Daylight (https://www.humblebundle.com/store/dead-by-daylight?partner=threeextralives) by Behaviour Interactive (https://www.bhvr.com/) πŸ’š SUPERHOT (https://www.humblebundle.com/store/superhot?partner=threeextralives) by SUPERHOT Team (https://superhotgame.com/) has been an...

Duration:00:22:32

Level 055: The Room, Kingdom Classic, Her Story

7/6/2020
Solving the mysteries of The Room, building an empire from nothing in Kingdom Classic, and uncovering the truth in Her Story. ❀️ A mysterious invitation leads to the attic of an abandoned house. Solve the mysteries of The Room (https://store.steampowered.com/app/288160/The_Room/) in this point and click adventure series by Fireproof Games (https://www.fireproofgames.com/) πŸ’š Kingdom (https://store.steampowered.com/app/368230/Kingdom_Classic/) is a 2D sidescrolling strategy/resource...

Duration:00:20:46

Level 054: For Bilbo Baggins, Last of Us Accessibility, NES games in 3D

6/29/2020
The Lord of the Rings Online community pays tribute to Sir Ian Holm, The Last of Us II is one of the most accessible games ever, and replay NES classics in 3D ❀️ The Lord of the Rings Online community paid tribute to the passing of Sir Ian Holm (https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2020-06-20-lord-of-the-rings-online-players-gather-in-game-to-mourn-the-loss-of-bilbo-baggins-actor-ian-holm), who played Bilbo Baggins the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy with several moving ingame events πŸ’š...

Duration:00:18:53

Level 053: Taste of Winklebottom, Remembering Arcades, Carvallos Putting Challenge

6/22/2020
Special preview demo of Lord Winklebottom Investigates is live, reminiscing about arcades, and somebody made Lee Carvallo's Putting Challenge from The Simpsons ❀️ Lord Winklebottom Investigates (https://store.steampowered.com/app/1024160/Lord_Winklebottom_Investigates/) is a point and click adventure that was mentioned back on Level-002 (https://threeextralives.fireside.fm/level-002) of Three Extra Lives. There is now a Special Preview Demo out on Steam...

Duration:00:19:25