Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Episode S6E6: The PC Master Race

What started off as sarcastic commentary on PC gamers became something said PC gaming community embraced, but why do we feel a need to further divide gamers based on how and what they play their games on? Ep S6E6

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Episode S6E5: The D&D Connection

Wyatt from the gaming site Sprites and Dice returns to guest-host this episode, moderating a discussion about the influences that the long-running tabletop game Dungeons & Dragons have had on video games past and present, from classics like Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest, to more modern games like Dragon Age and Skyrim. Ep S6E5

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Episode S6E4B: Gotta Catch 'Em All (Part 2)

In Part 2 of our Pokemon 20th Anniversary episode, we pick up where we left off in the first half--from the 3rd generation (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald and going all the way through to now. It's 2 more hours of Pokemon chat! Ep S6E4B

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Episode S6E4A: Gotta Catch 'Em All (Part 1)

Do you want to be the very best, like no one ever was? On the first part of what ended up being a 2-part episode, we dive back into the nostalgia pool to talk about Pokemon, celebrating 20 years of catching, training, and battling to become the Pokemon Champion. Ep S6E4A

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Episode S6E3: A Hail of Bullets

We look at shoot 'em up games, a genre of game that has fallen out of favor in recent years. Challenging, maddening, and fun (depending on who you ask), these games still manage to appeal to gamers seeking a challenge. Ep S6E3

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Episode S6E2: Polarizing Games

Developers are starting to utilize storylines and plot elements not typically found in games: depression, anxiety, LGBT issues, death, racism, among others. Some feel that such divisive and controversial subjects have no place in games--should they? What's the aim? Ep S6E2

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Episode S6E1: Pixel Glory

To kick off our 6th year of DLC, Brian and Ron talk about the retro revival that's taken gaming by storm: who would've thought that 20 or so years after the NES and SNES that we'd still be playing games that look like those we grew up on? Why are we still drawn to such games? Ep S6E1