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Optional Opinion is a one-man podcast that discusses issues in the video game industry and community that doesn't normally get covered. I bring my opinion and also offer options to the issue that we tackle and learn from.

Optional Opinion is a one-man podcast that discusses issues in the video game industry and community that doesn't normally get covered. I bring my opinion and also offer options to the issue that we tackle and learn from.
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Optional Opinion is a one-man podcast that discusses issues in the video game industry and community that doesn't normally get covered. I bring my opinion and also offer options to the issue that we tackle and learn from.

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English

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Episodes

Optional Opinion: E3 2018 Sqaure Enix, Ubisoft, And Sony

6/12/2018
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Hello, everyone! WHEW! What a day for the player! On this episode, I run down what was shown at Square Enix, Ubisoft, and Sony. There was also Limited Run Games announcements and surprisingly, a great PC Gaming show (I'll cover it another time). Square provided a direct, Ubisoft seem to get what most viewers want, and Sony? Well? Don't know if they had "Church" with this one. You can follow me on Twitter @thatretrocode and you can email the show at myop2comments@yahoo.com. Next episode...

Duration:00:40:22

Optional Opinion: E3 2018 Bethesda And Microsoft

6/11/2018
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Hello, everyone! E3 is back again and man, oh man, was there a show like no other! Microsoft came on the scene with the games and Bethesda, well, you'll have to tune to find out. You can follow me on Twitter @thatretrocode and email the show at myop2comments@yahoo.com. Next up will be Ubisoft, Square Enix, and Sony. Until then, let's continue to enjoy E3! Peace!

Duration:00:39:08

Optional Opinion E3 2018: EA Play

6/10/2018
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E3 has arrived! On this episode, I cover EA Play and give my thoughts on what was shown. Some interesting and fantastic and some not (a big let down and missed opportunity). I also give it my Yoshi Coin review score! You can follow me on Twitter @thatretrocode and email the show at myop2comments@yahoo.com. Also, you can check out more content at ngrradio.com and our Youtube page Nerds Gone Rogue. Next episode, will be Microsoft, Bethesda, and Digital Devolver! Until then, let's enjoy E3 2018!

Duration:00:14:11

Optional Opinion's Backlog Bash Blowout 2018

6/6/2018
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Hello, everyone. Here is a special announcement for summer I do. Wanna know what it is? Tune in to find out! You can email the show at myop2comments@yahoo.com and follow me on Twitter @thatretrocode

Duration:00:06:39

Optional Opinion Review: Rime

5/31/2018
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On this bonus episode of Optional Opinion, I present my review for 2017 touching game Rime. Available for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. Tune in to hear my thoughts.

Duration:00:06:01

Optional Opinion: Exaggerated Expectancy Explanation or E3 2018

5/25/2018
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Hey, everyone. It is close to that special time! E3! On this episode, I give my predictions on what will be shown or what could show up. I cover EA, Bethesda, Ubisoft, and Square Enix before tackling the main 3 shows. It's going to be awesome, surprising, and annoying (Digital Devolver is back, so take that as you want to). Last but not least, I present some insane thoughts but maybe should happen. You can follow me on Twitter @thatretrocode and you can email the show at...

Duration:01:19:37

Optional Opinion: Forwarding The Way About Wayforward (Technologies)

5/11/2018
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Hello, everybody! On this episode, I talk one of my favorite Western video game company, Wayforward. I cover the history of how they started, why I see them as The American Konami, some of their flops, their well-known games, and my official answer about why I love them. You can email the show at the new email address: myop2comments@yahoo.com and you can follow me on Twitter @thatretrocode. With that everyone, have a great week or weekend (whenever you hear the podcast) and I'll see ya...

Duration:01:32:43

Optional Opinion: Should Racism And Stereotypes Be Overlook Cause Of Good Video Game Sales Part 3

4/26/2018
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Welcome back to part 3 of this week topic. Joining me from Nerds Gone Platinum (NGRRadio.com), Jason Marshall and I look at this from a different perspective. From a mix person point of view, we look at the connection a player has to the characters and when you're here for the gameplay. You can follow me on Twitter @thatretrocode and email the show at myop2comment@yahoo.com. There will be more episodes on this topic at another date but I hope you all enjoyed the guest and opinions they...

Duration:01:46:52

Optional Opinion: Should Racism And Stereotypes Be Overlooked Cause Of Good Video Game Sales Part 2

4/25/2018
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Hello, everyone! Welcome back to part2 of this week's Optional Opinion. Joining me for another discussion on this topic, from Kiss Kiss Game Game, is Ms. Jessica Howard. We discuss how females are used in games, race, a brief mention of the Fat Princess controversy, and more. You can follow me on Twitter @thatretrocode and email the show at myop2comment@yahoo.com. Until next time everyone, PEACE!

Duration:01:14:37

Optional Opinion: Should Racism And Stereotypes Be Overlook Because Of Good Video Game Sales?

4/24/2018
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Hello, everyone! Welcome back to another episode of Optional Opinion. Man, I got a theme for this episode that you might find very interesting. This is a multipart episode with more to come in the future but my first guest, Mr. Jarrett Green, from Irrational Passion podcast and more, joins me for this discussion. We talk GTA, COD Airport level, black developers, and more. You can follow me on twitter @thatretrocode and you can email the show at myop2comment@yahoo.com. Until part 2, please...

Duration:02:14:43

Optional Opinion: Entitled Gamers Or ME, ME, ME, ME

4/7/2018
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Hello, everyone! On this episode of Optional Opinion, I talked about being an Entitled Gamer. I discuss Where The Mentality Starts, How It's Different Than Being Bias, Being A Fan, Decisive Or Destructive, and How We Can Fix It. You can follow me on Twitter @thatretrocode and email the show at myop2comment@yahoo.com. Check out NGRRadio.com for more content. As always everyone, see you next time!

Duration:01:24:02

Optional Opinion: Color In Games Special

3/20/2018
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Happy First Day Of Spring everyone! On this minisode of Optional Opinion, I am talking about one of my favorite games with a great yet comedic art style and color. I talk about some of its history and what the game means to me when it comes to Color in games. You can follow me on twitter @thatretrocode. You can also email the show at myop2comment@yahoo.com and hear more on Soundcloud, iTunes, Google Play, and TuneIn! As always everyone, enjoy the beauty and the color that spring brings and...

Duration:00:35:15

Optional Opinion: Optional Direct!!

3/9/2018
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Hello, everyone! Welcome to a special Optional Opinion episode!! Nintendo showed off some new titles and deliver some hidden surprises in the latest Nintendo Direct, so I give you a break down and my reaction to it! You can follow me on Twitter @thatretrocode and you can hear more of Optional Opinion on Soundcloud, Google Play, iTunes, and other podcast apps, which I have a special announcement. See you all next time and have fun!

Duration:00:28:01

Optional Direct

1/11/2018
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Hello, everyone! Welcome to Optional Opinion and since Nintendo did a mini direct, it's time for a Optional Direct. I run down what was shown and give some of my opinions and man, the start of 2018 gaming is on the right track! You can follow me on Twitter @thatretrocode and email the show at myop2comment@yahoo.com. Until next time everyone, PEACE!

Duration:00:18:39

Optional Opinion: A Historic Look At Super Columbine Massacre RPG!

12/30/2017
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Hello everyone! So great to be back! On this episode. I revisit the tragedy that the Columbine High School Shooting, which led to the creation of Super Columbine Massacre RPG! I talk about the controversy, Jack Thompson, the reason and aftermath of the game, and give a personal opinion if material like this has a right to be made. You can email the show at myop2comment@yahoo.com and follow me on Twitter @thatretrocode. Until next time everyone (or next year) have fun and be safe.

Duration:01:47:47

Optional Opinion: Street Fighter 2 Vs. Mortal Kombat!! Who Won?

11/25/2017
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Hello, everyone! On this episode, I go into the history of the rival between Street Fighter 2 and Mortal Kombat. One of the biggest debates in arcade history that made people wonder which were the better game. I cover the popularity of each one talk about the present state of each franchise. I give my personal answer to this question and the reasons. You can follow me on Twitter @thatretrocode and hear more of Optional Opinion on Soundcloud, iTunes, and Google Play. You can also email the...

Duration:01:26:51

Optional Opinion: Can Video Games Help With Depression With Tony

11/18/2017
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Hello, everyone! On this episode, my special guest and educator, Tony, joins me as we discuss and I learn about depression. We touch on what defines it, personal stories, suicide, faking depression, and what kind of games that can relieve it. We also go through past games, my love and story about Vivi, and some good ole gaming talk. You can follow me on twitter @thatretrocode and you can email the show myop2comment@yahoo.com. Heads up everyone, this is a open discussion and would love to...

Duration:02:11:37

Optional Opinion: Why Can't Sony Innovate Featuring X To Jump Podcast!!

11/10/2017
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Hello, everyone! Welcome back to a special episode of Optional Opinion. Joining me from the new Playstation podcast, X To Jump, J.R. Oliver and Ryder Swett and I discuss why Sony can't innovate. We talk about Sony in their current form, Microsoft and Nintendo, Anime, and Soul Edge? You heard that right! You can hear more of Optional Opinion on Soundcloud,iTunes, Google Play, and other podcast apps. You can find X To Jump Podcast on Soundcloud also. You can follow me on Twitter...

Duration:01:36:14

Optional Opinion: Let Our Spirits Fly Away With Jesse Douglas

10/29/2017
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Hello, everyone! On this special episode of Optional Opinion, Arsenal X podcast very own Jesse Douglas guest star with me as we reflect on the Academy Award winning Spirited Away. We talk about our favorites scenes, why the movie is cherished by many, and more. You can follow me on twitter @thatretrocode and email the show at myop2comment@yahoo.com. You can also check out Arsenal X on NGR Radio on youtube and ngrradio.com! Until next time everyone! Peace!

Duration:01:12:06

Optional Opinion: Modern Business Activate

10/28/2017
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Hey, everybody! I'M BACK AND WITH A NEW SEASON! It feels great to deliver you another Season of Optional Opinion. On this episode, I talk about the current business models we are enduring. I touch on a certain item that started pay to win, lootboxes, Game Of The Year Editions, and what's next to come. You follow me on Twitter @thatretrocode and you can email the show at myop2comment@yahoo.com. Thank you all for your continue support and hope you'll enjoy the new episodes that are coming!...

Duration:01:14:26