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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 Drinking:...

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

Regular People in Irregular Circumstances: A Conversation with Undead Labs

5/22/2018
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This week we are joined by Brant Fitzgerald and Geoffrey Card of Undead Labs as we talk about the zombie survival game, State of Decay 2. This time around we talk about mechanics, weapons, diversity, narratives, and surviving the apocalypse. State of Decay 2 launches May 22, 2018 so get out there and save the world! What We’re Playing: State of Decay 2FrostpunkFar: Lone SailsYonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles What We’re Reading: Broken Earth Trilogy by N.K. JemisinJack Reacher novelsNikola...

Duration:02:00:50

Episode 172: Regular People in Irregular Circumstances: A Conversation with Undead Labs

5/22/2018
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Episode 172: Regular People in Irregular Circumstances: A Conversation with Undead Labs (Click to download, or find us on iTunes, BlogTalk Radio, Stitcher, Google Play, or TuneIn). This week we are joined by Brant Fitzgerald and Geoffrey Card of Undead Labs as we talk about the zombie survival game, State of Decay 2. This time around we talk about mechanics, weapons, […]

Duration:02:02:19

Episode 171: Take the Cannoli: How Mafia (the game) Can Serve As a Model for Video Game Design

4/23/2018
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Episode 171: Take the Cannoli: How Mafia (the game) Can Serve As a Model for Video Game Design (Click to download, or find us on iTunes, BlogTalk Radio, Stitcher, Google Play, or TuneIn).  This week we have a conversation with Alisha Karabinus and Rachel Atherton (@wrathertweets) about their research on how analog games, like the forum based social deception game […]

Duration:01:34:06

Take the Cannoli How Mafia (the game) Can Serve As a Model for VideoGame Design

4/22/2018
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This week we have a conversation with Alisha Karabinus and Rachel Atherton (@wrathertweets) about their research on how analog games, like the forum based social deception game Mafia, can serve as a model for video game design. Thus the episode title that pulls from The Godfather quote, "Leave the gun, take the cannoli." that hints at leaving the forum and taking the design practices to make video games. So grab a glass of vino (or an espresso) and join us for another fun conversation...

Duration:01:32:36

Mining for Lore: A Chat with Edgar Serrano On Mulaka and the Tarahumara

3/30/2018
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This week we talked with Edgar Serrano (@EdgarLunarcito), Co-Founder and Director of Lienzo Studios, maker of Mulaka, a 3D action game based on the Tarhumara, an indigenous people living in the Chihuahua region of Mexico. This week we talk about the importance of integrating narratives, cultures, and histories into video games. Mulaka is a beautiful game and well worth playing. It's available on Xbox, Switch, PS4, and Steam. What We’re Playing: Super Mario OdysseyA Way OutNorthWhere Are My...

Duration:01:20:43