Episode 151: Where’s Wookie

The Quickening is upon us as iThrive Games associate producer Sean Weiland joins the show to debate the ownership of PUBG’s “battle royale” genre, tackle the problematic sexual aggression at World of Warcraft’s Goldshire Inn, and celebrate the tentative agreement that the voice actors in SAG-AFTRA have reached with game studios to end their strike. […]

Episode 114: Pootatoes

We’ve got a game development focused episode this week. We discuss how player imagination is just important to the game as intentionally designed narrative and mechanics, the connections between Westworld and video games, and what game devs actually do at all of those crazy conferences. Get your fresh pootatoes and we’ll see you on Mars! We’re on Patreon! Be […]

Episode 113: Tingles

We’re joined this week by Nichole (aka SpringbokASMR) to talk about our favorite games and what makes them replayable (or not), whether it’s possible to quantify the traits that make a bad game, and Elon Musk’s somewhat reasonable plan to take us all to Mars. For the Lightning Round, we debate¬†whether Firewatch would benefit from […]