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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: The Beauty Of Art With Jesse White

9/22/2018
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Welcome back everyone to part 2 of The Beauty Of Video Games Vol.4. This episode, I finally have Sir Jesse White on to discuss this week feature on Art. We go over some gaming history, art styles we grew up with, digitization, FMV, Cel Shading, what we would like to see and A WHOLE side convo especially about Doom 3!! You can read more of this at ngrradio.com and check out next for the final portion of this project! You can follow me on twitter @thatretrocode and you can email the show at...

Duration:01:26:32

Optional Opinion: The Beauty Of Characters With NINTENDOMAIN!!

9/15/2018
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Welcome, everyone to The Beauty Of Video Games. For three weeks, I celebrate the greatness in and about video games. All positive (with some negatives here and there) for everyone to be enthusiastic about! This year, the theme is The Art Of The Character, where I talk about characters and art and why we love them. On this first podcast episode, Trey and Jeremy from Nintendomain joins me as we discuss all things about video game characters! Next week, my special guest and I will cover all...

Duration:01:47:09

Optional Opinion: Why Are Arcade Sports Better Than Official Sports?

8/19/2018
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Hello, everybody! On this episode, I talk about why we love arcade sport games over the big major league titles. I cover the difference between the two, some of the big titles from the 80's, EA's presence, Nintendo's rescue, and more. You can email the show at myop2comments@yahoo.com and follow me on twitter @thatretrocode. Have a safe week or weekend (whenever you hear this) and I'll see you all next time!

Duration:01:19:15

Optional Opinion: Did The Sega Genesis Change The 16-Bit Era

8/11/2018
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Hello, everyone! Another episode of Optional Opinion is upon you. First, I apologize for the music audio issues. Had some trouble with my cables but I hope that doesn't ruin an informative discussion on some of the major things that happen in the 16-bit era of the Genesis. I go over some of its histories, Sonic The Hedgehog, the 1993 rating hearing, and more. You can hear more of Optional Opinion on Soundcloud, iTunes, Google Play, Tune In, and other podcast apps. You can follow me on...

Duration:01:39:00

Optional Direct: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

8/8/2018
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Hello, everyone! WOW! Nintendo delivered a heavy direct for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. I cover the new characters and material that will be in the game with more to come later in the year. You can follow me on twitter @thatretrocode and you can email the show at myop2comments@yahoo.com. Also, check out more content on ngrradio.com, Nerds Gone Rogue on Youtube, and World 1-1 podcast on Shoutengine.com. The music in this episode comes from Summer House Vibe on Youtube. As always, enjoy the...

Duration:00:19:45

Optional Opinion: Treasuring Treasure

7/27/2018
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Hello, all! Welcome back to another historic episode of Optional Opinion. On this episode, I cover one of my favorite developers, Treasure. I cover their history, their start with Sega, developing with Nintendo, two of their most well-known games, and whatever happened to them. I also go over some game and the ones I played and enjoyed. Also, a certain dream if two companies joined to make a game. You can hear more of Optional Opinion on Soundcloud, iTunes, Google Play, Tune In, and other...

Duration:01:32:10

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 next...

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 Opinion: 2nd Bunch Of Game Awards (100th Episode!!)

2/8/2018
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Hello, everyone! Welcome back to Optional Opinion 2ns Bunch Of Game Awards! I give various awards to games that were hot and that were cold . Who comes home with the big award, Optional Opinion Defining Game of 2017? Check out the episode and found out the winners! You can email the show at myop2comment@yahoo.com and follow me on Twitter @thatretrocode. Until then everyone, be safe and enjoy some good gaming. PEEEACE!

Duration:01:30:10

Optional Opinion: 2017 Positive Plus Of Gaming

1/19/2018
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Hello, everyone! On this episode, I look back at the positive space of gaming across Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft. There were amazing and phenomenal games. New hardware release. Of course, the variety of games that are must-have and just enjoyable to play. You can email the show at myop2comment@yahoo.com and you can follow me on twitter @thatretrocode. Until next time everyone, PEACE!

Duration:01:22:41