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Your hosts, Justin and Matt, discuss everything video games. We talk about what we like, what’s new and sometimes delve into some extremely hypothetical conversations. Enjoy the show and be sure to direct any comments/questions/concerns to tryplayingbetter@gmail.com. Thanks!

Your hosts, Justin and Matt, discuss everything video games. We talk about what we like, what’s new and sometimes delve into some extremely hypothetical conversations. Enjoy the show and be sure to direct any comments/questions/concerns to tryplayingbetter@gmail.com. Thanks!
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Your hosts, Justin and Matt, discuss everything video games. We talk about what we like, what’s new and sometimes delve into some extremely hypothetical conversations. Enjoy the show and be sure to direct any comments/questions/concerns to tryplayingbetter@gmail.com. Thanks!

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English


Episodes

TPB Podcast Episode 37: Vita, Chrono Trigger and Soul Sacrifice

1/13/2018
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Kyle and Justin both own Vitas now. Let’s talk games. Chrono Trigger is one of the most talked about RPGs out there… but why? Justin picked it up on a PSN sale so let’s find out. Contact Info: Email: TryPlayingBetter@gmail.com Twitter: @TryPlayinBetter Twitch: crucial913 and lordaerthos Youtube: Aerwaves

Duration: 05:31:51


TPB Podcast Episode 36: Loot Drops Vs Crafting

1/6/2018
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Have you ever been grinding for HOURS to get that last resources you needed to craft the next level sword… only to pick up an even better sword 5 minutes later? Well so have we and we’re not happy about it. Let’s discuss… Contact Info: Email: TryPlayingBetter@gmail.com Twitter: @TryPlayinBetter Twitch: crucial913 and lordaerthos Youtube: Aerwaves

Duration: 04:11:31


TPB Podcast Episode 35: Happy New Year!

12/30/2017
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Happy New Year! The terrible trio, Justin, Matt AND Kyle finally chat at the same time for a quick discussion of this past year and what’s to come in 2018. Contact Info: Email: TryPlayingBetter@gmail.com Twitter: @TryPlayinBetter Twitch: crucial913 and lordaerthos Youtube: Aerwaves

Duration: 03:28:38


TPB Podcast Episode 34: Difficulty Settings

12/23/2017
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Easy mode is cheating… there, I said it. That being said, difficutly setting can be extremely helpful. Do you remember the first game you played with a difficutly setting? Justin doesn’t. Difficutly settings have also come in very sneaky variations. Contact Info: Email: TryPlayingBetter@gmail.com Twitter: @TryPlayinBetter Twitch: crucial913 and lordaerthos Youtube: Aerwaves

Duration: 06:21:46


TPB Podcast Episode 33: Mods

12/17/2017
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Are you someone who uses mods often, rarely or never? Does it depend on the game? Does it help or hurt the game? What games have you played with mods?

Duration: 04:40:26


TPB Podcast Episode 32: Matt and Justin Catch Up

12/10/2017
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After Matt going missing for 3 weeks, he joins Justin to catch up on what they’ve been playing. Contact Info: Email: TryPlayingBetter@gmail.com Twitter: @TryPlayinBetter Twitch: crucial913 and lordaerthos Youtube: Aerwaves

Duration: 04:40:14


TPB Podcast Episode 31: Favorite Game You Never Beat and Handhelds

12/2/2017
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Kyle joins Justin for another episode to discuss your favorite games you never beat and the benefits of handheld gaming systems. Contact Info: Email: TryPlayingBetter@gmail.com Twitter: @TryPlayinBetter Twitch: crucial913 and lordaerthos Youtube: Aerwaves

Duration: 04:48:21


TPB Podcast Episode 30: Best Video Game Fight and Best Video Game Pet

11/26/2017
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Kyle and Justin discuss their favorite fights in video games and their favorite pets in video games. Do you have a favorite? Do certain games or game releases make you want to go back and play other games? Contact Info: Email: TryPlayingBetter@gmail.com Twitter: @TryPlayinBetter Twitch: crucial913 and lordaerthos Youtube: Aerwaves

Duration: 04:32:17


TPB Podcast Episode 29: Gamestop Power Pass and EA Kerfuffle

11/19/2017
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Kyle joins Justin for the second time in TPB history. They discuss the problems with the Gamestop Power Pass and the EA loot box situation. As always we go over what we’ve been playing and we mention a new game in the distant future, Ghost of Tsushima, created by Sucker Punch. We have high hopes… Please contact us with any comments or questions and as always, Try Playing Better! Contact Info: Email: TryPlayingBetter@gmail.com Twitter: @TryPlayinBetter Twitch: crucial913 and...

Duration: 05:49:52


TPB Podcast Episode 28: South Park The Fractured But Whole and Extra-Life

11/11/2017
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We chat about the new South Park game “The Fractured But Whole” and differeneces from “The Stick of Truth” as well as Extra-Life day that was last week. Contact Info: Email: TryPlayingBetter@gmail.com Twitter: @TryPlayinBetter Twitch: crucial913 and lordaerthos Youtube: Aerwaves

Duration: 02:33:14


TPB Podcast Episode 27: Mario Odyssey, Wolfenstein II and Monthly Game Challenge

11/5/2017
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Tis the season… for new releases. See what Matt thought once he got his hands on Mario Odyssey and how Justin felt shooting all of the nazis. We also go over our October “Try Playing THIS Better” challenge and get Matt’s thoughts on FEZ and Justin’s thoughts on Passpartout. Contact Info: Email: TryPlayingBetter@gmail.com Twitter: @TryPlayinBetter Twitch: crucial913 and lordaerthos Youtube: Aerwaves

Duration: 06:07:06


TPB Podcast Episode 26: Monthly Gaming Budget

10/28/2017
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How much do you spend each month on games? Let us know. We go over our monthly gaming budgets, how much Matt likes Shadow of War, how much Justin doesn’t like Pokken Tournament, and Xbox Games with Gold for October and November. And be sure to check out the Sometimes Geek podcast with Derek. Contact Info: Email: TryPlayingBetter@gmail.com Twitter: @TryPlayinBetter Twitch: crucial913 and lordaerthos Youtube: Aerwaves

Duration: 05:41:44


TPB Podcast Episode 25: Interview w/ Kyle & Gaming as a parent

10/21/2017
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It’s time to get someone else’s point of view. Kyle has been a good friend and a fan of the podcast since launch. Let’s hear what he has to say about his favorite RPGs and fitting his hobby around a family life. Contact Info: Email: TryPlayingBetter@gmail.com Twitter: @TryPlayinBetter Twitch: crucial913 and lordaerthos Youtube: Aerwaves

Duration: 05:08:24


TPB Podcast Episode 24: Cuphead, Rating System and Gamefly

10/14/2017
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Is hand-drawn the new “bit” style retro graphics? How will we be rating games in the future? And while we’re at it, let’s give Gamefly a shot. Contact Info: Email: TryPlayingBetter@gmail.com Twitter: @TryPlayinBetter Twitch: crucial913 and lordaerthos Youtube: Aerwaves

Duration: 03:58:44


TPB Podcast Episode 23: Tell Tale Games and Emotional Connections

10/7/2017
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Have you ever felt emotionally connected to a character? Maybe they die and felt a liitle bit of that loss… maybe you relate to them… maybe you feel sorry for them… Whatever the circumstances, games are another way that get us to feel for fictional character and sometimes have somewhat of an emotional connection. Tell Tale Games are great at pulling this off well. What are some other games that you’ve felt a connection with a character? Contact Info: Email:...

Duration: 04:43:31


TPB Podcast Episode 22: N64 & Pokemon Red Blue Birthday, Wolfenstein, Duck Season VR

9/30/2017
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N64 turned 21 years old this week and Pokemon Red/Blue turned 19… how old do you feel NOW? Duck Season VR: Fulfilling the joyful memories of your past while also filling your current dark morbid side. Try Playing THIS Better for October and Matt’s punishment As always… Try playing better and if you have any comments or questions, please direct them towards tryplayingbetter@gmail.com or on twitter @tryplayinbetter

Duration: 04:45:18


TPB Podcast Episode 21: Serial Cleaner, Chaos Reborn, Achievements and Drinking Games

9/24/2017
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This week we go over our picks for “Try Playing THIS Better” September. Hear what we thought about Serial Cleaner and Chaos Reborn. Do you hunt achievements? What do you think about the different systems and how they handle such things? Who needs an excuse to drink? Well, no one, but it doesn’t hurt. Do you have any video game related drinking games? Share your achievement hunting and drinking game stories with us at tryplayingbetter@gmail.com or on twitter @tryplayinbetter

Duration: 05:42:38


TPB Podcast Episode 20: XCOM War of the Chosen and Mario + Rabbids

9/16/2017
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Two games we’ve been looking forward to get released on the same day! Strategy overload! X-COM released its War of the Chosen DLC and Mario + Rabbids is released on the Switch. Needless to say, we’re both a little excited. We also take some time to resond to some emails/tweets while getting ready for next weeks summary of “Try Playing THIS Better” for September. As always, please feel free to contact us via tryplayingbetter@gmail.com and follow us on Twitter @tryplayinbetter

Duration: 05:00:25


TPB Podcast Episode 19: Gaming Bucket List Part 1

9/9/2017
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Think of those games that EVERYONE should try at least once. Those epic games. We had this crazy idea to make a list, see where we stand and maybe check off a few along the way. Seeing as this is going to be a very long discussion, we focused on retro gaming mostly for this episode but fear not, there will be more. We would love to hear any input or suggestions for the list so please feel free to contact us by email tryplayingbetter@gmail.com or twitter @tryplayinbetter Hope you enjoy and...

Duration: 04:33:55


TPB Podcast Episode 18: Replay value, Adult themes and Try Playing THIS Better Sept

9/3/2017
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That was fun… now do it again. This week, we discuss games we go back to and what gives games replay value. Seeing as it’s episode 18, we discuss some of the NSFW moments in gaming as well. We end on our September picks for Try Playing THIS better and on a somewhat unusual note, we’re both playing the same games If you have any comments, additions, topics or questions, please feel free to contact us at tryplayingbetter@gmail.com As always, follow on twitter @tryplayinbetter And please...

Duration: 04:55:51

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