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Join Griffin McElroy and Nick Robinson as they create a new video game every week – with your help.

Join Griffin McElroy and Nick Robinson as they create a new video game every week – with your help.
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Polygon

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Join Griffin McElroy and Nick Robinson as they create a new video game every week – with your help.

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English


Episodes

Breeding Amiibles (with SoftHard™ Technology)

7/28/2017
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Link's CrossFit Training, a Taken roguelike based with randomized "particular sets of skills," a game where the goal is not to rhyme, and toys-to-life but for marbles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:21

Barry Bertical's Uphill Jam

7/21/2017
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This time around, the boys get all hung up on the idea of a multiplayer cooperative mountain-scaling game — complete with a shaky alliances, werewolf-style lying, and Mountain Justice™. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:49

Business and Pleasure (featuring Marina from the Splatoon™ series)

7/7/2017
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This week, we make DDR Go, a game about adding new bones to your skeleton, and a 4X strategy game about dating world leaders. Also, Marina from Splatoon 2 is there. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:09

Lexiconquest

7/1/2017
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After a few false starts with an anti-tycoon game concept and a Miitomo + Tinder hybrid, we settle into what might be our greatest idea yet: a marriage of Scribblenauts and Bookworm Adventures that redefines what edutainment can be. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:11

Exquisite Corpse

6/23/2017
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We return from E3 chock-full of inspiration, which leads us to design a DDR game for horses, Call of Duty's new wizard class, and a video game loosely inspired by the parlour game Exquisite Corpse. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:50

PoolGames Inc 2.0

6/16/2017
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It's E3 time, which means we're once again, despite our better judgment, getting in a hot tub with some friends and some alcohol and recording a wet and wild hot tub episode, featuring just about every friend we could get our hands on. (For the video version of this episode, head to youtube.com/polygon!) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:58

The "V"

6/9/2017
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This week, we create one of our greatest ideas yet — a skateboarders vs. mall cops MOBA — only to dash it against the rocks for a chance to make some of that sweet Mark Cuban money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:30

MorphCorps

5/26/2017
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We return from our week of absence to explore Mario & Sonic at the Eurovision Song Contest, Bad Dad Redemption, a competitive news chopper piloting game, and a PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds mod that adds a shapeshifting companion. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:35

Angels in the Paint

5/12/2017
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We take a deep dive in Sonic lore, make a game about One Weird Trick, a Weekend at Bernie's-style Splinter Cell game, and a game about celestial b-ball interference. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:04:05

Property Brothers in Arms: Global Front Door

5/5/2017
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After kicking things off with an 8-almond challenge, we dust ourselves off and develop some games — including Breath of the Wile E. Coyote, Adjustin' Timberlake and Shrekken. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:47

The Prestige Goose

4/28/2017
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This week, we design a game about a fake zoo, a Spider vs. Man Paragon/Renegade system, an Applebee's based fighting game, and a movie. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:41

CoolGames Inc in the City

4/23/2017
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In this special video episode of CoolGames Inc (available on youtube.com/polygon), Griffin and Nick lay out their plans for Taste Buds, a friends-only cooperative VR food experience. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:11

Gary Potter and the Iguana's Curse Online

4/14/2017
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🅱otions class. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:18

Silhouette of the Big One: Takedown

4/7/2017
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This week, we set aside some time to address #Cheetogate, introduce the first in our three-part "algorithmically-generated video games" segment, and then do what we do best: make video games inspired by Burnout 3. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:02

CGI Jr: Vitality Egg

3/31/2017
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With Griffin all souped up and Nick reporting in from the South, we've produced a baby-sized episode centered mostly around creating the ultimate proprietary Nintendo peripheral: the Nintendo Vitality Egg. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:34

Mr. Bucket's Stroke Wars

3/24/2017
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This week sees us barrelling headfirst into Easter as we reminisce about our favorite holiday traditions — before making a monstrous classic movie / anime hybrid, designing a Shadow the Hedgehog ending-based birthday quiz, figuring out what S.E.X. Tricky would be, and ultimately designing the ultimate minigolf MMO featuring everyone's favorite discontinued 90's tabletop toy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:32

Episode 47: Mr. Bucket's Stroke Wars

3/24/2017
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This week sees us barrelling headfirst into Easter as we reminisce about our favorite holiday traditions — before making a monstrous classic movie / anime hybrid, designing a Shadow the Hedgehog ending-based birthday quiz, figuring out what S.E.X. Tricky would be, and ultimately designing the ultimate minigolf MMO featuring everyone's favorite discontinued 90's tabletop toy.

Duration:00:54:32

Munchlax Analysis

3/17/2017
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We briefly set aside the video games while Griffin pitches us on his new app that's taking SXSW by storm — and then hop back into our game developer chairs to make games about Borrowers in a snack machine, a cover-based shooter where you're invincible but VERY shy, and a game about being an aging film critic trying to review Pokemon: The First Movie in the year 1999. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:54

Episode 46: Munchlax Analysis

3/17/2017
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We briefly set aside the video games while Griffin pitches us on his new app that's taking SXSW by storm — and then hop back into our game developer chairs to make games about Borrowers in a snack machine, a cover-based shooter where you're invincible but VERY shy, and a game about being an aging film critic trying to review Pokemon: The First Movie in the year 1999.

Duration:01:03:54

CGI Jr: Oops! All Baileys

3/10/2017
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Nick is dying of a mysterious GDC ailment that renders his brain non-functional, so we're doing a half-length episode about bear mascots, a sweetlip emperor-based successor to Dolphin Olympics, and a world full of Cash Cabs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:54