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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

041 - Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

5/2/2019
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Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. Check out our latest episode as we travel to Helheim and back to hear our thoughts on Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice. Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, YouTube, and now Spotify! Send us your questions, suggestions, or corrections on Facebook or by tweeting us @MCheckpoints and we'll go over them...

Duration:05:19:09

Bonus 04 - What Remains of Edith Finch

4/28/2019
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Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. We've got another bonus episode for you. This time, we're playing What Remains of Edith Finch. Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, YouTube, and now Spotify! Send us your questions, suggestions, or corrections on Facebook or by tweeting us @MCheckpoints and we'll go over them on the next...

Duration:04:34:13

040 - Grim Fandango

4/10/2019
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Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. For the month of March we played Grim Fandango in its entirety. Check out our latest episode to hear what we thought about the remaster and if the gameplay still holds up against modern point-and-click adventure games. Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, YouTube, and now Spotify! Send us your...

Duration:01:01:24

Bonus 03 - Doki Doki Literature Club

3/24/2019
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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. Marqus.chr and Trevor.chr have been itching to play Doki Doki Literature Club since its debut in 2017. Check out this bonus episode to hear which girls they attempted and impress with their poetry and how they handled the big surprise. Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, YouTube, and now...

Duration:01:15:23

039 - Psychonauts (Part 2)

2/26/2019
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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 all agree to disagree on how we feel about Psychonauts. But one thing we can agree on is that the sequel looks awesome. Check out our latest episode to hear our impressions on the second half of the game and whether it redeems itself. Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, YouTube, and now...

Duration:02:20:53

038 - Psychonauts (Part 1)

2/12/2019
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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're diving deep into the brain of Psychonauts. Check out our latest episode to hear us break down some of the game mechanics that we thought worked and didn't work and whether or not this game holds up after 13 years. Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, YouTube, and now Spotify! Send us...

Duration:01:21:10

037 - Doom (Part 2)

1/29/2019
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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 2 of our discussion on Doom (2016). Check out what we thought of the story and how we felt about the game as a whole. Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, YouTube, and now Spotify! Send us your questions, suggestions, or corrections on Facebook or by tweeting us @MCheckpoints and...

Duration:01:32:24

036 - Doom (Part 1)

1/14/2019
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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. Doom is a hell of a game. So for this first episode, we're discussing the gameplay mechanics and background. Don't forget to check back next week to hear our thoughts on the story. Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, YouTube, and now Spotify! Send us your questions, suggestions, or...

Duration:01:35:14

035 - Dead Cells (Part 2)

12/31/2018
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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. Happy New Year! Listen to our latest episode to hear our final thoughts on Dead Cells as well as how we ranked all of the games we played throughout the year. Thanks for subscribing and stay tuned for more games in 2019. Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, YouTube, and now Spotify! Send us...

Duration:01:30:27

034 - Dead Cells (Part 1)

12/16/2018
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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. Here are our thoughts on Dead Cells up to the first two bosses. The game seems to be regarded as one of the best games of the year. You can listen to our latest episode to see whether we agree. Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, YouTube, and now Spotify! Send us your questions,...

Duration:02:05:58

033 - Detroit: Become Human (Part 2)

12/3/2018
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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 two of our episode on Detroit: Become Human. We discuss how each of our stories turned out and the decisions that led up to the endings. Let us know what path you took and which of your characters survived the android uprising. Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, YouTube, and...

Duration:03:46:19

Bonus 02 - Mega Man 11

11/18/2018
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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 have another quick bonus episode for you. Marqus and Dante are here to discuss their experience with Mega Man 11. Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, YouTube, and now Spotify! Send us your questions, suggestions, or corrections on Facebook or by tweeting us @MCheckpoints and we'll go...

Duration:03:21:48

032 - Detroit: Become Human (Part 1)

11/12/2018
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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 first half of Detroit: Become Human, we are introduced to androids Connor, Markus, and Kara. Listen to our latest episode to hear which choices we made that will ultimately decide the fate of our protagonists. Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, YouTube, and now Spotify! Send us your...

Duration:02:37:47

031 - The Evil Within (Part 2)

10/28/2018
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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 the thrilling conclusion to our special Halloween themed series of episodes discussing The Evil Within. We are discussing the final chapters of the game so there will be plenty of spoilers. Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, YouTube, and now Spotify! Send us your questions,...

030 - The Evil Within (Part 1)

10/14/2018
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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. 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