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Real-life human couple Liz & Aaron dissect co-op games & discuss them in podcast form. A look at playing together in life & love. (Definitely not robots.)

Real-life human couple Liz & Aaron dissect co-op games & discuss them in podcast form. A look at playing together in life & love. (Definitely not robots.)
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Real-life human couple Liz & Aaron dissect co-op games & discuss them in podcast form. A look at playing together in life & love. (Definitely not robots.)

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GenCon 2019 Shabadoo!

8/20/2019
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Hey gang! Aaron here. This week's episode is gonna be a bit *rough* - no editing, no intro, JUST CO-OPS UNFILTERED. We've been a bit busy with some projects, but wanted to release this so everyone could hear what we thought of GenCon 2019's biggest games! Enjoy!

Duration:00:47:25

Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 3 - The Black Order and our Phase Four MCU Hot Takes

7/23/2019
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Liz and Aaron put on their spandex attire once again to tackle Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 3 - The Black Order on the Nintendo Switch! Yes! We know! They already tried the first two but this one will be different! Plus: The Co-Ops discuss the MCU Phase Four announcements quite a bit! TIMESTAMPS: 3:35 - GEN CON IS UPON US! 8:10 - Make Up Artist 3: Black Mirror, and the Co-Operatives history with the series 11:30 - The team behind MUA3 is not used to making these types of games... 14:15 -...

Duration:00:47:20

Wingspan, Unbroken, and the Solo Tabletop Game Experience

7/9/2019
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Aaron is solo this week, so it only made sense for him to cover solo games. Aaron plays and discusses Wingspan, Unbroken, and many more games with prominent single-player modes! Our friend Jeff Stormer tries to ease Aaron's burden, and Liz makes a very special appearance at the end. This was a fun challenge. Enjoy! TIMESTAMPS: 0:004:359:0016:3517:4626:0030:1833:50 GAMES WE COVERED IN THIS EPISODE: Wingspan by Stonemaier GamesUnbroken by Altema Games Resident Evil 2: The Board Game by...

Duration:00:35:13

Journeys In Middle-Earth, House Rules, and the Human Element in App-Based Games

6/25/2019
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This week's episode takes our intrepid players to Mordor and back again. Join Aaron & Liz as they embark on an unexpected journey through Middle-Earth with their pals Aragorn, Legolas, Gimli, and some made up residents of Mirkwood in Fantasy Flight's new Lord Of The Rings game. TIMESTAMPS 0:006:1013:0119:3523:0527:3532:4540:2041:3051:30 --- Journeys In Middle-Earth is designed by Nathan Hajek and Grace Holdinghaus --- Aaron acknowledges that he's a big fan of The Lord Of The Rings, but...

Duration:00:55:17

E3 2019 Shabadoo!

6/12/2019
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Aaron & Liz embark on a discussion about E3 2019! There's no time to lose so we'll just get into it! Watch Dogs Legion! DOOM Eternal! Cyberpunk 2077! Final Fantasy 7 Remake! Jedi Fallen Order! Nintendo! Bethesda! Microsoft! VIDEO GAMES! HYPE! MADNESS! Keywords for searching! TIMESTAMPS! 0:001:306:3012:4017:5523:4430:3033:3837:0041:1545:36 Follow Aaron on Twitter at @ImAaronJ Follow Liz on Twitter at @PaperbackLizard --- Check out Skatebird on Kickstarter here!...

Duration:00:47:04

The Mind, plus Brain-Synchronization for Dummies

6/5/2019
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Every try mind-melding? It's new and hip and not in rural areas yet. Only the coolest gamers mind-meld. Don't you want to be a cool kid? Liz & Aaron becomes cool-kids on this episode about The Mind. TIMESTAMPS: --- The Mind is designed by Wolfgang Warsch and illustrated by Oliver Freudenreich. The game is published by Pandasaurus Games. --- Donate to our Patreon at www.patreon.com/VStheUNIVERSE! Even $1 goes a *LONG* way, and helps the show grow! --- Reach out to The Co-Operatives by...

Duration:00:37:21

Anthem, The Division 2, and GaaS Games

5/21/2019
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Liz & Aaron enter lands near and far (and high and low) to discuss the current slate of GaaS games, and whether or not they could be a fit for you and your gaming friends! There's GaaS games of all shapes, sizes, and flavors now, so rather than examine each one in its own episode our intrepid hosts attempt to dissect the major players in one long episode. They get to drinkin'. So...look out. TIMESTAMPS: 0:007:3013:4520:2023:5330:0033:1441:501:01:051:06:15 --- Pledge to back Raid Boss on...

Duration:01:15:42

Welcome Back to 2019

5/6/2019
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It's been awhile, but Liz & Aaron are back! What have they been up to? Well, it's a lot. A lot of a lot. This whole episode will go over what's been happening, where they've been, and some of the gaming experiences they've had over the past few months. TIMESTAMPS: 2:006:009:1011:5014:2321:1029:0032:1236:2138:3041:4042:45 - If you'd like to follow the development of Curtain Call, follow @CurtainCallRPG on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/curtaincallrpg - For more info on Paper Chase, go...

Duration:00:44:38

Arkham Horror & The "Now" Of Games

11/20/2018
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Aaron & Liz descend deep into the mouth of madness for Fantasy Flight's new third edition of their mainstay tabletop game Arkham Horror! Will this new game evoke strong feelings of insanity? Or will Cthulhu finally take hold and render them asunder? Well, it's a podcast so you'll need to listen to it to find out. We won't give you the answers here. TIMESTAMPS: 0:00:000:09:290:13:050:16:400:20:460:28:420:31:510:33:300:37:500:45:020:50:000:54:250:57:390:58:371:05:15 Liz's "Miska-Tonic"...

Duration:01:06:52

Overcooked 2 and Post-Wedding Vibes!

11/4/2018
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Liz & Aaron avoided those wedding bell blues by getting in the kitchen and serving up some three-star meals! Will they be able to defeat the Unbread? Will The Onion King be appeased? Find out in this new episode! FYI - The wedding was BRILLIANT and AMAZING. TIMESTAMPS: --- Want to listen to our episode on the first Overcooked game? Check it out here: https://cooperativespod.libsyn.com/overcooked --- Check out Ghost Town Games here: http://www.ghosttowngames.com/ --- Donate to our...

Duration:00:52:58

Choose Your Own Adventure - House Of Danger

8/20/2018
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On this week's episode our team of private detectives and psychic investigators follow their visions and play Choose Your Own Adventure: House Of Danger from Z-Man Games. It's a new cooperative adventure game where one or more players play a game version of the famous "Choose Your Own Adventure" books! Will they meet their fate? Or survive long enough to get to the end? Turn to page 92 to find out! TIMESTAMPS: --- Buy House Of Danger here (but you can find it on CoolStuffInc.com for...

Duration:00:48:16

GenCon 2018 - What's Hot? Well, We'll Tell You!

8/10/2018
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Aaron & Liz have RETURNED from Gen Con 2018 with plenty of HOT GOSS TO DISH on new games they played in Indianapolis! They've hand-picked a few games and experiences to tell you about so strap in and get ready for this special report from America's biggest gaming convention! We'll be covering games from Plaid Hat Games, Restoration Games, and more! LISTEN! Descent Into Midnight RPG Special thanks to the following folks for making our GenCon so wonderful! --- Donate to our Patreon at...

Duration:01:12:03

SPECIAL TEST EPISODE - LEGO: Dimensions

8/1/2018
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Before Liz and I began producing The Co-Operatives Podcast, we decided it would be best to test out our idea and make a demo episode of the show. We made this episode after playing LEGO: Dimensions and sent it off to the rest of the VStheUNIVERSE LLC members, and a few other creators we were familiar with. What follows is that test episode, and we hope you enjoy it. Listening back to this recording, there's a lot of rough edges. There's a lot of bad bits, and more than a few audio/editing...

Duration:00:31:19

Where we're at, where we'll be, and and where we were in July.

7/29/2018
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Hello. Yes. We are alive. July has been hectic. Listen to this episode for the story of how July was BUSY BUSY BUSY. PLUS: Panel news, meet-up news, and what to expect through October. COME TO OUR GENCON PANEL! Here is the event link: https://www.gencon.com/events/128930 TIMECODES!

Duration:00:16:14

Mountains Of Madness and Accessibility

6/26/2018
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Mountains Of Madness is a game where you go to a mountain, get some artifacts, and leave. Sounds simple right? Not when you have MADNESS AILMENTS INFLICTED ON YOU AT EVERY TURN! Liz and Aaron play this heavy party game and discuss their experiences, both good and bad, and how accessibility is important in the industry. TIMECODES! OTHER STUFF IN THE SHOW! Buy Mountains Of Madness by Rob Daviau here Buy Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza hereVisit our friends at Bonus Round Game CafeCome to our Gen...

Duration:00:49:32

E3 2018 SHABADOO!

6/12/2018
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In this very special episode, Aaron & Liz go over their top picks from E3 2018! Expect takes so hot that they burn your shoes off! E3 2018 is the biggest video game event of the year and our intrepid hosts are here to discuss it! --- Donate to our Patreon at www.patreon.com/VStheUNIVERSE! Even $1 goes a *LONG* way, and helps the show grow! --- Reach out to The Co-Operatives by tweeting to @CoOperativesPod on Twitter or e-mailing us at CoOperativesPod@gmail.com. Got a game you'd like us to...

Duration:01:18:45

Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Card Game

6/1/2018
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Liz has drinks and Aaron has feelings. Lots of news, updates, and discussion in this one. Let's do this. The game is Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Card Game by Keith Baker and Renegade Game Studios. Insert coin to continue. TIMESTAMPS! --- Donate to our Patreon at www.patreon.com/VStheUNIVERSE! Even $1 goes a *LONG* way, and helps the show grow! --- Reach out to The Co-Operatives by tweeting to @CoOperativesPod on Twitter or e-mailing us at CoOperativesPod@gmail.com. Got a game you'd...

Duration:01:11:31

Nine Parchments

5/8/2018
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Ready for Wizard goofs? Well Liz & Aaron got 'em! Listen to them discuss the ups and downs of their time with Frozenbyte's latest isometic side scrolling action RPG Nine Parchments! --- Donate to our Patreon at www.patreon.com/VStheUNIVERSE! Even $1 goes a *LONG* way, and helps the show grow! --- Reach out to The Co-Operatives by tweeting to @CoOperativesPod on Twitter or e-mailing us at CoOperativesPod@gmail.com. Got a game you'd like us to try? LET US KNOW! You can also 'like' us on...

Duration:00:44:35

Thanos Rising - Avengers: Infinity War

4/25/2018
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OH CRAP! Thanos has nearly assembled all of the Infinity Stones to place on the Infinity Gauntlet! What will our brave heroes Aaron & Liz do? They'll play the new USAopoly movie tie-in game of course! Join Liz & Aaron as they discuss the new Marvel's The Avengers: Infinity War co-operative board game, fandom, and how to actively support each other in their fandoms. Announcing our GenCon panel --- Donate to our Patreon at www.patreon.com/VStheUNIVERSE! Even $1 goes a *LONG* way, and helps...

Duration:00:44:26

A Way Out

3/27/2018
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We don't know how to say this, but Liz & Aaron are going to prison. Listen to them recall their experiences playing as Leo & Vincent in EA's latest game made by Josef Fares' Hazelight Studio in "A Way Out." It's one of the best co-operative games they've ever played! --- The Kickstarter for Aaron's game is LIVE! Head to www.EarwormGame.com to back it today! --- Donate to our Patreon at www.patreon.com/VStheUNIVERSE! Even $1 goes a *LONG* way, and helps the show grow! --- Reach out to The...

Duration:00:57:15