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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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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! 0:00 - Opening bit + hangouts! 5:10 - Talking about E3 2018! 5:55 - Liz wants to discuss Unravel Two! 9:10 - Aaron wants to discuss Resident Evil 2 REmake! 12:10 - Liz wonders how Aaron knows such a large amount of useless knowledge! 14:20 - Liz wants to...

Duration:01:18:45

Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Card Game

5/31/2018
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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

5/7/2018
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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...

Duration:00:57:15

Earworm, or "What It's Like To Co-Operatively Develop A Game"

3/13/2018
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Today Liz interviews Aaron, Sam, and Laura about the development of their new party game Earworm, which hits Kickstarter THIS WEEK ON MARCH 14TH! Head to www.EarwormGame.com to see more! --- 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...

Duration:00:35:41

Codenames Duet

2/27/2018
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SUPER IMPORTANT EPISODE of Co-Operatives right here! We learn a number of things about our hosts such as: what their real-life codenames are, which Codenames game is the best, and whether or not a board game can help a person build empathy. --- Aaron's game "Earworm" launches on Kickstarter on March 14th, so mark your calendars! --- Donate to our Patreon at www.patreon.com/VStheUNIVERSE! Even $1 goes a *LONG* way, and helps the show grow! --- Here's the Buzzfeed article that Liz was...

Duration:00:49:10

Master Thief & Party Game Etiquette

2/15/2018
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This episode finds Liz & Aaron masquerading as hoodlums in Master Thief by Sparr Games. Who can steal the most valuables and win the day? We'll find out! Along the way, our intrepid hosts discuss Party Game Etiquette and how to create a fun environment for everyone to enjoy. They also detail their past crimes. Yikes. --- Check out Master Thief and more by Sparr Games by heading to www.SparrGames.com or Sparr.games --- Donate to our Patreon at www.patreon.com/VStheUNIVERSE! Even $1 goes...

Duration:00:50:40

Monster Hunter World

2/2/2018
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Liz & Aaron gear up with some cat-companions and get to huntin' some big scary kaiju in the world of Monster Hunter! Does it succeed as a good co-operative experience? Let's grab an insect glaive and find out! --- 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!...

Duration:00:46:09

The Co-Operatives Podcast Q&A Spectacular!

1/16/2018
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We've been gathering questions from our listeners for the past few months and are ready to be PUT ON THE SPOT to answer them! We've got questions from our GenCon panel attendees, IRL folks, Twitter, and Facebook, so there's something from everyone. We get into on some of these more personal ones so let's do it! QUESTIONS 5:0010:4815:3519:5525:1928:1729:5532:0237:2345:53 --- Donate to our Patreon at www.patreon.com/VStheUNIVERSE! Even $1 goes a *LONG* way, and helps the show grow! ---...

Duration:00:55:25

Cuphead

1/2/2018
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Happy New Year! It's 2018 which means we're making a resolution to play more co-op games! FIRST UP: Cuphead by Studio MDHR! This charming homage to 1930's cartoons had Aaron and Liz jumping all over trying to beat some nefarious and difficult bosses. Does the game have what it takes to be enjoyable while being hard as nails? Listen and find out! --- Find out more about Cuphead here: http://www.cupheadgame.com/ --- Donate to our Patreon at www.patreon.com/VStheUNIVERSE! Even $1 goes a...

Duration:00:44:18

Fog Of Love

11/28/2017
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Romance is in the air! So is Comedy! I guess that means that some sort of Romantic-Comedy mix is surrounding us! That must be why Aaron & Liz are playing Fog Of Love by Hush Hush Projects for this week's episode! This light 2-player RPG captured their hearts and got them coming back for more! This unique game is one of the most unique and interesting games of 2017, but is it perfect for a first date? Our hosts DISCUSS! NOTE: This game was given to The Co-Operatives Podcast to review at...

Duration:00:58:47

Our GenCon 2017 Panel feat. James D'Amato, Mel Fox, and Connie Behringer

11/14/2017
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This week you're in for a treat! We've edited the audio from our GenCon 2017 panel and are putting it up for you to hear! If you listen to this episode and have a question you wished we'd answer, then send it in! We'll be doing a Q&A episode at the end of the year and we'd love to get your question in before then! Send them on to cooperativespod@gmail.com or tweet at us @CoOperativesPod! We'll be back with our Fog Of Love episode in two weeks! See you then! --- Donate to our Patreon at...

Duration:00:47:29

Betrayal At The House On The Hill (And Baldur's Gate!)

10/16/2017
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Our October month of suitably spooky games continues! We tackle a board game that EVERYONE has been telling us to talk about: Betrayal At The House On The Hill! Avalon Hill and Wizards Of The Coast have been publishing this modern classic since 2004, but have recently updated it with an expansion and spin-off called Betrayal At Baldur's Gate. How fun are they? How do they compare? Which game has more vampires? WE SHALL DISCUSS IT! NOTE: We received a very strange phone call this episode...

Duration:00:51:24

Dead Of Winter: A Crossroads Game

10/4/2017
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Everyone has been telling Liz & Aaron to play Plaid Hat Games' "Dead Of Winter," so they did! Join them as they discuss zombies, feel-good games, and generally everything they love about Halloween! They don't *adore* it, but it's got a lot to like! Plus, Halloweenie board games are always a good thing, right? --- Big thanks to our friends Brian, Brittany, and Mike Chuck for playing with us! --- Find out more about Dead Of Winter here:...

Duration:00:59:49

Destiny 2

9/18/2017
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Aaron says the first Destiny was the best co-operative video game he's ever played, but is he feeling the sequel? Liz wasn't a big fan of the original game, but does Destiny 2 sway her opinion? Well, our intrepid hosts have done nothing but play D2 the past two weeks and they're ready to discuss it on this week's episode! Video games y'all! For more information on Destiny 2, head to DestinyTheGame.com --- Want to play Destiny 2 on Ps4 with Liz and Aaron? Join the VStheUNIVERSE Destiny 2...

Duration:01:06:38

Tacoma

9/4/2017
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This week Liz & Aaron tackle the new game from Fullbright: TACOMA. In this space mystery, our hosts will need to explore the spaceship TACOMA and uncover the sprawling secrets of the ship and crew. --- This isn't a co-operative game! We're very supportive of finding ways to enjoy games together even when the game wasn't specifically made for co-op play! Fullbright's games (and other narrative based first-person games) are SUPER FUN to play in couples/groups so try it out! --- Fullbright...

Duration:00:48:02

Post-GenCon 2017 Recap Shabadoo!

8/21/2017
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Aaron & Liz survived GenCon 2017! Our intrepid hosts details all of the greatest gaming experiences coming out of Indianapolis, IN! Running on low sleep, they recount the best times and what they think the hotness will be for the next few months! Exact timestamps are below because there's a LOT to cover: TIMESTAMPS: 0:20 - Intro! 4:30 - Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle Expansion & Codenames Duet 11:30 - Liz and Aaron's games-of-the-show (Clank! & Starfinder) 22:00 - Arkham Horror: The...

Duration:00:57:16

Sherlock Holmes & Moriarty's Web with special guests James D'Amato and Mel Fox of the OneShot Network

6/30/2017
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James D'Amato and Mel Fox of the OneShot Network join Aaron & Liz for a very special episode of The Co-Operatives Podcast! This time our detective gang is covering Sherlock Holmes & Moriarty's Web by Keifer Arts! Here lies The Final Problem: Is the game fun? We wax poetic about Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Fry being perfect, and how John Watson is an expert at gettin' sexy with a little straddlin'! Also, there's a bunch of bits. Quote of the show comes from Liz: "I've had four shots of...

Duration:00:48:46

E3 2017 Co-Op Recap!

6/14/2017
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Liz & Aaron have been devouring all of the news coming out of E2 2017 and are here to tell you all about the hottest new co-op games being developed for Playstation, Xbox, PC, and the Nintendo Switch! NOTABLE GAMES --- Reach out to The Co-Operatives by tweeting to @CoOperativesPod on Twitter or e-mailing us at CoOperativesPod@gmail.com. Got a co-operative game you'd like us to try? LET US KNOW! You can also 'like' us on Facebook by heading to www.facebook.com/CoOperativesPod. --- If you...

Duration:00:57:06