Episode 128: The Stand

We strap in for a conversation reaching from protecting our kids from bad web content, to D&D’s digital app future, to the CIA using board games to train their operatives. By the time we hit the Lightning Round we mull a bit over the Matrix potentially getting rebooted and Stephen Hawking’s plan to save us […]

Episode 121: Streisand Effect

The Stellar Jay dudes are back! We catch up with Ted and Corey about everything they’re working on. We also make time to discuss the unique League of Legends toxicity problem, YouTube’s new paid chat feature, and the argument for more 32-bit retro indie games. For the Lightning Round we muse over two Google Home […]

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 […]

Episode 109: Big Business

The amazing Criken is with us this week to shed some light on the Zenimax and Oculus case, transparency between devs and fans and whether or not video game movies will EVER be good. For the Lightning Round we talk about Sweden using Cities: Skylines to fix Stockholm and the majesty/travesty (you decide) of that […]

Episode 103: Obamashakalaka

EdE Monster (partnered Twitch Streamer) joins us this week to help us shed some light on the past week’s best bits in gaming/tech/pop culture news! We open the floodgates on the anticipated decline of video game Kickstarters, people bitching about games they hate but still play a ton of, and that weird situation with Trek […]

Episode 99: Pope Notes

We make solid hay while the sun shines on the Pope giving advice to YouTube gamers as well as a 16 year old’s improbable creation of a game company, despite his high-falutin’ connections. And to round it out we make mention of the protests in China about the change in Pikachu’s name. For the Lightning […]

Episode 96: Pit of Snakes

Alix Stolzer (Upsilon Circuit) joins us this week to help us sort out Ben Kuchera’s op-ed on “Invisible Gamers” as well as Disney’s exit from the console market as a publisher and developer. We round it out with a little social media conspiracy theorizing and jump headlong into the Lightning Round. From there it’s all […]

Episode 95: In The Attic

Vlad Micu (games consultant, indie guru for hire) joins us from the Netherlands this week to go over making losing and death meaningful in games, the Oculus retail dilemma and Google trying to stick robot lenses in our eyes. For the Lightning Round we have a go at whether or not more Hollywood talent should […]

Episode 81: Tame A Horse

Davis Standley, Respawn Game Designer joins us from sunny California. We come to terms with our college days by investigating the Minecraft Education Edition, sharing our best rage quit stories and eye-balling the blurring line between movies and video games with Imaginarium Studio’s foray into game publishing. For the Lightning Round we discuss the necessity […]

Episode 62: Guardians of The GalakZ

Zach Aikman, Lead Engineer at 17-Bit joins us this week to pimp a little game called Galak-Z and help us hash out the past week in news. We kick it off with rationalizing both sides of the Kimmel vs. YouTube nonsense. How do we follow that up you ask? By talking about Shower With Your Dad […]