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Episode 185: It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times (2018 Edition)

1/18/2019
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This week look back on our favorite and least favorite games of 2018 and talk about the games we are looking forward to most in 2019. What We're Playing: Subnautica Diablo III Assassin's Creed: Odyssey Divinity Original Sin II Crusader Kings II Return of the Obra Dinn Bury Me, My Love What We're Reading: The Gamer’s Brain by Celia Hodent An Unkindess of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon Rock Needs River by Vanessa McGrady Woke Gaming, eds Kishonna Gray and David J. Leonard. What We're Drinking: Pink...

Duration:01:45:47

Episode 184: "I See You": On Thoughtful Gift Giving (For Holidays or Just Because)

12/17/2018
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This week we talk we talk about thoughtful gift giving for holidays or just because. We hope that this comes in handy for some of you who may be finishing up your holiday shopping or thinking about what to buy loved ones on any other occasion. Giving yourself the change to tell them "I see you!" What We're Playing: Kingdoms and Castles Katamari Damacy Reroll Fortnite Creative Strange Brigade Mutant Year Zero Divinity Original Sin II What We're Reading: Into the Forest by Jean Hegland Salt...

Duration:01:47:15

Episode 183: On Forgotton Anne and Thrownness: A Conversation with Valdemar Andreasen

11/22/2018
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This week we talk with Valdemar Andreasen (@fauxvaldemar), Lead Game Designer on Forgotton Anne (Throughline Games). We have a conversation talking about design, connection, and the concept of thrownness in Forgotton Anne. What We're Playing: Persona 5 9-9-9 Final Fantasy Tactics Pokemon Let's Go Eevee Spyro Reignited World of Final Fantasy Reigns Game of Thrones Dead by Daylight Divinity Original Sin II What We're Reading: 21 Lesson for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari So You Want to...

Duration:01:08:09

Episode 182: Just Watch Me!: A Conversation With T.L. Taylor

11/7/2018
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This week Alisha and Sam (@saffista) are joined by the fabulous T.L. Taylor (@ybika) as we talk about E-Sports, live streaming, and her new book Watch Me Play: Twitch and the Rise of Game Live Streaming. Episode Note: there is a brief segment in recording where the audio goes wonky (yes, that is the technical term), we have reduced the distortion as much as possible but rest assured it lasts less than 2 minutes. What We're Playing: Classic Wow Beta Life is Strange 2 Old Man's Journey Fallout...

Duration:01:52:42

Episode 181: Would You Ever and Other Questions From the Community

10/26/2018
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This week Alisha and I answer questions from folks in the community and tried out a new Booze and Games Pairing segment. Come see which booze we think goes with games that we choose for one another What We're Playing: -Fallout 76 (beta) -Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 -Whispering Willows -The Room -Reigns: Her Majesty What We're Reading: -Watch Me Play: TL Taylor -Restart: Gordon Korman What We're Drinking: -Ciderboys Lemon Cello Cider -Ciderboys Lemon Cello Cider (with a shot of whisky)

Duration:01:54:47

Episode 180: Magic Colonizer Fingers: Let's Chat About Lara Croft

10/12/2018
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This week we talk with Partnered Mixer content creator, blogger, podcaster, and freelance Community Manager and Consultant, Alicia Alexandra (@eightbitblonde) about Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018). What We're Playing: Maplestory 2Forza Horizon 4FigmentThe Gardens BeneathState of Decay 2Reigns: Her Majesty What We're Reading: Algorithms of Oppression by Safiya NobleSurvive the Night by Danielle VegaTo All the Boys I've Loved Before Jenny Hahn What We're Drinking: Mango Raspberry Vodka and...

Duration:01:28:57

Episode 179: We Are All Indie(viduals) After All

9/27/2018
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This week Samantha, Alisha, and Jordyn sit down and talk about the indie games they've been playing lately. So if you are looking for some new indie titles to check out (or just want to hang out for a while) this is definitely the episode for you. Thanks to Nnooo, Artifex Mundi, and Smiling Buddha Games for providing us with copies of their titles. What We're Playing: AnodyneMy Brother RabbitFossil HuntersForgotten Anne What We're Reading: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas What We're...

Duration:01:26:34

Episode 179: We Are All Indie(viduals) After All

9/26/2018
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This week Samantha, Alisha, and Jordyn sit down and talk about the indie games they've been playing lately.

Duration:00:30:54

Episode 178: Post-PAX "Parlay": PAX West 2018

9/7/2018
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This week Alisha and Samantha sit down and talk about PAX West, salty gamers, and whatever else comes to mind. NB in a huge Freudian slip Sam said Fortnite was her favorite Battle Royale when she clearly meant PUBG, LOL. What We're Playing: Strange BrigadeGraveyard KeeperPUBG 1.0Donut CountyVarious PAX demos (including The World Next Door, The Gardens Between, Ooblets, and Tunic) What We're Reading: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green What We're Drinking: Sweet Tea and Deep Eddy's Peach...

Duration:01:39:42

Episode 178: Post-PAX "Parlay": PAX West 2018

9/7/2018
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This week Alisha and Samantha sit down and talk about PAX West, salty gamers, and whatever else comes to mind.

Duration:01:41:41

Episode 177: You Say Social (Gaming) Like It's a Bad Thing

8/19/2018
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This week Alisha and Samantha sit down and talk about social gaming.

Duration:01:35:03

Episode 177: You Say Social (Gaming) Like It's a Bad Thing

8/19/2018
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This week Alisha and Samantha sit down and talk about social gaming (and social justice, of course) as we sit back and prepare for the beginning of the school year. We hope that you co-op this episode with your favorite gaming friends! What We're Playing: We Happy FewBlack Ops 4 BetaOvercooked 2Candle: The Power of the FlameFlipping DeathDesign Home What We're Reading: Snotgirl (Graphic Novel)Moonstruck (Graphic Novel)Turtles All the Way Down by John Green What We're Drinking: Absolutely...

Duration:01:36:00

Episode 176: Gaming is For Everyone: On Games, Access, and Inclusivity

8/3/2018
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This week we are joined by Melissa Boone and Jerome Hagen, User Researchers on Team XBox where they focus on Minecraft, online safety, and Gaming is For Everyone. This week we talk about education, access, and building inclusive spaces for gamers of all kinds. Definitely a great show to head back to school with. Apologies for the little audio glitches (they don't last long). What We're Playing: Xenoblade Chronicles 2Grim FandangoLong StoryYoku's Island ExpressVermantide 2Sleep...

Duration:01:50:26

Episode 176: Gaming is For Everyone: On Games, Access, and Inclusivity

8/3/2018
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This week we are joined by Melissa Boone and Jerome Hagan, Team XBox User Researchers who focus on Minecraft, online safety, and Gaming is For Everyone.

Duration:01:50:55

Episode 175: "I Have A...Nightmare?": A Conversation About Detroit: Become Human

7/18/2018
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This week we are joined by TreaAndrea Russworm (Associate Professor- U Mass- Amhearst, @ProfessorTMR) and Yussef Cole (Writer and Games Critic, @youmeyou) as we talk about Quantic Dream's Detroit: Become Human. What We're Playing: Hollow KnightSave the DateFloor KidsState of Decay 2PaladinsEarthfallDefiance 2050Crash Bandicoot N' Sane Trilogy What We're Reading: No Tea, No Shade ed. E. Patrick JohnsonAn Unkindness of Ghosts by River SolomonChildren of Blood and Bone by Tomi AdeyemiTurtles...

Duration:02:28:52

Episode 175: "I Have A…Nightmare?": A Conversation About Detroit: Become Human

7/17/2018
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This week we talk with TreaAndrea Russworm and Yussef Cole about Detroit: Become Human.

Duration:02:30:52

Episode 174: The Shape of Things to Come: Our Favorites From E3 2018

6/15/2018
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With E3 ending this week Alisha and Sam have come together to talk about the games that they are most looking forward to in the coming year. Sam tries to keep it positive, but Alisha pulls her (kicking and screaming) into the saltiest of salt mines. A fast paced and fun look at some of our favorite E3 announcements. What We're Playing: Jurassic Work EvolutionState of Decay 2Fallout Shelter What We're Reading: The Red Queen Series by Victoria AveyardChildren of Blood and Bone by Tomi...

Duration:01:51:05

Episode 174: The Shape of Things to Come: Our Favorites From E3 2018

6/15/2018
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Episode 174: The Shape of Things to Come: Our Favorites From E3 2018 (Click to download, or find us on iTunes, BlogTalk Radio, Stitcher, Google Play, or TuneIn).  With E3 ending this week Alisha and Sam have come together to talk about the games that they are most looking forward to in the coming year. Sam tries to keep it […]

Duration:01:52:34

Episode 173: Hate-Play and Hashtags: A Conversation with Megan Condis

6/5/2018
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This week we have a conversation with Megan Condis, author of the new book Gaming Masculinity: Trolls, Fake Geeks, and the Gendered Battle for Online Culture. We chat about toxicity and hope in the game community, academia, and elsewhere. What We're Playing: League of LegendsAnalogue a Hate StoryStardew Valley (Multiplayer beta)SubaeriaState of Decay 2Fallout 4 What We're Reading: This Book is a Dungeon by Nathan MeunierGaming Masculinity by Megan CondisChildren of Blood and Bone by Tomi...

Duration:01:45:03

Episode 173: Hate-Play and Hashtags: A Conversation with Megan Condis

6/5/2018
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Episode 173: Hate-Play and Hashtags: A Conversation with Megan Condis (Click to download, or find us on iTunes, BlogTalk Radio, Stitcher, Google Play, or TuneIn). This week we have a conversation with Megan Condis, author of the new book Gaming Masculinity: Trolls, Fake Geeks, and the Gendered Battle for Online Culture. We chat about toxicity and hope in the game community, academia, and […]

Duration:01:47:04