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Missed Checkpoints applies the book club approach to video games. Our goal is to examine lesser known games, games we may have missed, indies, hidden gems, or games we long to revisit. We aim to play titles under 20 hours in length so you can play along!

Missed Checkpoints applies the book club approach to video games. Our goal is to examine lesser known games, games we may have missed, indies, hidden gems, or games we long to revisit. We aim to play titles under 20 hours in length so you can play along!
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Missed Checkpoints applies the book club approach to video games. Our goal is to examine lesser known games, games we may have missed, indies, hidden gems, or games we long to revisit. We aim to play titles under 20 hours in length so you can play along!

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English


Episodes

030 - The Evil WIthin (Part 1)

10/15/2018
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Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. In the spirit of October, we're bringing you a special horor themed game this month. Check out our super in-depth discussion on The Evil Within, the 2014 survival horor game. We're playing up to Chapter 8 for the first half and finishing the second half on our next episode. Don't forget to subscribe on Apple...

Duration:03:50:55

Bonus 01 - Firewatch

9/30/2018
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Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. Here's our first bonus episode and we're playing Firewatch. Listen to this episode to hear our thoughts on Campo Santo's 2016 adventure game. Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, and YouTube to play along and keep up with our latest episodes. Send us your questions, suggestions, or...

Duration:05:09:57

029 - The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay (Part 2)

9/16/2018
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Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay is another polarizing game among the Missed Checkpoints team. Although the game seems to get better in the second half, some of the gameplay mechanics didn't seem to hold up over time. Listen to our latest episode to hear what we thought of the conclusion of...

Duration:02:32:34

028 - The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay (Part 1)

9/2/2018
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Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay is regarded as one of the best video game adaptations from a movie. The game is full of the campy dialogue that garnered a cult following in the film franchise. Listen to our latest episode to hear whether we think the game still holds up and if it can actually...

Duration:02:56:53

027 - Catherine (Part 2)

8/19/2018
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Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. Greg is back from EVO just in time for us to reach the thrilling conclusion(s) of Catherine. Listen to our latest episode to hear which ending each of us received and how we feel about discussions taking place in the bathroom. Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, and YouTube to play along...

Duration:07:27:21

026 - Catherine (Part 1)

8/5/2018
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Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. This month's game is is the puzzle platformer Catherine and we've played through chapter 5. The team has a tough time talking about this game with a straight face. You can listen to us discuss which aspect of the game stands out the most in our latest episode. Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google...

Duration:06:36:44

025 - Ninja Gaiden Black (Part 2)

7/22/2018
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Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. We've all managed to finish Ninja Gaiden Black but some of us still aren't convinced that it's the best game of all time. Listen to our thoughts on the game's conclusion and what we would want from future installments. Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, and YouTube to play along and keep...

Duration:03:18:55

005 - Life is Strange (Part 3)

7/14/2018
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Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. On our latest episode of Missed Checkpoints, we’re discussing the fifth and final episode of Life is Strange! We find out the consequences of each of our decisions leading up to this exciting conclusion and also predict where the sequel and prequel games might lead us. To keep up with every episode, subscribe...

Duration:02:26:57

004 - Life is Strange (Part 2)

7/14/2018
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Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. Part 2 of our discussion of Life is Strange is here! Follow along with us as we discuss the next two episodes and the game-changing decisions we made. Follow us by subscribing on Apple Podcasts or Google Play. Let us know what you think! If you’ve got any questions for us or thoughts on the game up to that...

Duration:03:02:46

003 - Life is Strange (Part 1)

7/14/2018
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Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. Here’s part 1 of our discussion on the game Life is Strange. This discussion will be broken into three parts to cover all five episodes of the game. You can check out our other episodes on SoundCloud or follow along with us by subscribing on Apple Podcasts or Google Play and let us know what you...

Duration:02:18:45

002 - Beyond Good & Evil (Part 2)

7/14/2018
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Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. Here is the conclusion to our Beyond Good & Evil discussion along with speculation on the Beyond Good & Evil 2 trailer from this past E3. If you haven’t already, please check out the first episode of our podcast at the link below. After you’ve listened to both episodes, please feel free to give us feedback....

Duration:01:59:35

001 - Beyond Good & Evil (Part 1)

7/14/2018
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Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. If you already have checked the episode, please feel free to give us feedback. We’re looking to improve on the show in any ways possible. Our next episode should be dropping next week and after that, we’ll begin our playthrough of Life Is Strange. If you’re looking to follow along with us, we should be playing...

Duration:01:13:45

024 - Ninja Gaiden Black (Part 1)

7/8/2018
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Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. Ninja Gaiden Black proved to be another polarizing game for the Missed Checkpoints team. Listen to the newest episode to hear why the veterans and the newcomers of the series can't see eye-to-eye on the 2005 action game. Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, and YouTube to play along and keep...

Duration:03:17:05

023 - Enslaved: Odyssey to the West (Part 2)

6/24/2018
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Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. Enslaved: Odyseey to the West is a fun game, but all of us aren't exactly sold on Pigsy's Perfect 10. Listen to the latest episode to hear our thoughts on the final scene and why playing the DLC changed some of our opinions on the overall game. Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, and...

Duration:02:15:44

022 - Enslaved: Odyssey to the West (Part 1)

6/10/2018
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Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. It's finally happening! This month we're playing the 2010 action-adventure game, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West. Listen to our latest episode to hear our thoughts on the first half of the game and why it took us so long to play it for the podcast. In addition to Apple Podcasts and Google Play, you can now listen...

Duration:02:35:59

021 - Advance Wars (Part 2)

5/27/2018
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Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. Spoilers ahead as we finish up this month's game, Advance Wars. Listen to our latest episodes to see how our opinions of the game changed during the second half. In addition to Apple Podcasts and Google Play, you can now listen to Missed Checkpoints on YouTube. Subscribe to keep up with the latest episodes and...

Duration:02:10:51

020 - Advance Wars (Part 1)

5/13/2018
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Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. This month we let the listeners vote for the game and you chose Advance Wars. We broke out our DS Lites and Game Boy Advance Micros to play the 2001 turn-based strategy game. Listen to our latest episode to hear what we thought about the gameplay and characters. In addition to Apple Podcasts and Google Play, you...

Duration:02:34:59

019 - Transistor

4/22/2018
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Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. There are a lot of parallels to compare between Transistor and Bastion, but how does Supergiant's sophomore release stand up against its predecessor? We all manage to find things we like about the sci-fi themed action RPG but struggle to piece together the ambiguous narative. You can listen to our latest episode...

Duration:02:15:24

018 - Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

4/8/2018
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Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons contains a good balance of gameplay and story that is delivered in a short but emotional package. On this episode, we'll be discussing each chapter from beginning to end to see how well this game holds up after multiple playthroughs. In addition to Apple Podcasts and Google Play,...

Duration:02:23:09

017 - Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney (Part 2)

3/25/2018
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Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. On this week's episode, we're wrapping up Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. Some of us tried our best to dive into the bonus case as well. Check it out to see what we thought about how the game ties everything together in the final case and what we would hope to see in the future installments. In addition to Apple...

Duration:03:09:46