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A new podcast hosted by comedian Jake Yapp and games journalist Tamer Asfahani that discusses their relationship with video games and how gaming has changed over the decades. Peppered with anecdotes, this podcast is a family-friendly look at gaming and meanders through funny, silly, emotional and thoughtful themes with gaming at the core of the discussion.

A new podcast hosted by comedian Jake Yapp and games journalist Tamer Asfahani that discusses their relationship with video games and how gaming has changed over the decades. Peppered with anecdotes, this podcast is a family-friendly look at gaming and meanders through funny, silly, emotional and thoughtful themes with gaming at the core of the discussion.
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United Kingdom

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A new podcast hosted by comedian Jake Yapp and games journalist Tamer Asfahani that discusses their relationship with video games and how gaming has changed over the decades. Peppered with anecdotes, this podcast is a family-friendly look at gaming and meanders through funny, silly, emotional and thoughtful themes with gaming at the core of the discussion.

Language:

English


Episodes

Family Fortunes

3/25/2019
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In this module Jake and Tamer explore the world of family games and discuss their experiences as children gaming and their kids' experiences today and how they compare. They also discuss game mechanics, such as crafting and whether it's a valid game mechanic. Jake also expresses his disappointment in both Monaco and the lack of being invited as Tamer tries to defend his position. No module would be complete without the quiz, and after last week's fiasco Tamer tries to regain some semblance...

Duration:00:42:32

Mobility Shooter

3/18/2019
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Mobile gaming has changed the demographic of gamers and societies perception of gamers. Most people now; young or old, are gamers in some form of antoher, thanks to the rise of the casual games platform primarily through mobile devices. Jake and Tamer explore the games that have made a name for themselves on these mobile platforms and discuss the games they and their audience are playing. The quiz also changes format and this leads to a bit of a misunderstanding between the two. Will things...

Duration:00:49:08

Bargain Bucket Werewolf

3/11/2019
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In this episode, Jake and Tamer talk about sport games, bargain priced games and games that can be played with kids. Also discussed is the advantages of the Switch console, how it's become a console to be reckoned with and why it's so succesful. Don't forget to listen out for the quiz too, with Jake as the one to answer this time.

Duration:01:06:25

A Parisian Tale

3/4/2019
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On the eve of Valentine's day, Tamer Asfahani takes Jake Yapp to Paris to see a game set in the plague of France in the 16th century. Jake, with his expectations reflecting that of Valentine's Day, is shell-shocked when the day turns into an intense gaming session following the story of two siblings left to resist and hide from the French Inquisition. Both reflect on the game as parents and gamers and Jake is bitterly disappointed with the lack of love and attention Tamer gives him... Also...

Duration:01:07:28

Unleash the Individual

2/25/2019
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Jake Yapp and Tamer Asfahani talk about games that have changed their perspective on gaming, the wider discussion on how gaming allows people a creative platform to express themselves and the sheer variety of different genre types available to us today. With story telling at the heart of most gaming, Jake and Tamer meander into the world of creativity, the ease in which games can be made and the accessibility as one of the greatest entertainment mediums of our time.

Duration:00:47:48

Lonlieness

2/18/2019
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In this episode, Jake and Tamer explore No Man's Sky and explore how gaming has helped them get through some tough times. Jake also makes it clear he doesn't like the podcast album image...

Duration:00:55:38

The Beginning

2/9/2019
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The first episode of Checkpoint - Jake and Tamer discuss, games of their childhood, DOS games, flight simulators and VR and AR. And, of course, the Quiz!

Duration:00:43:24