Archive for the ‘Podcast’ Category

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Episode 90: Girls and Their Toys: On Toys Done Right

Episode 90: Girls and Their Toys: On Toys Done Right (“Save As” to download or head over to iTunes to subscribe) As we get closer to Christmas we hope to turn to happier things…like toys. In this episode we wanted to talk about toys and the ones that we think get it right in terms of the […]

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Episode 89: Spirits of Spring: A Case for Diversity in Games

Episode 89: Spirits of Spring: A Case for Diversity in Games (“Save As” to download or head over to iTunes to subscribe) In this episode we talk about the Spirits of Spring, the new game that looks at bullying from Minority Media. Stay tuned after the closing for a ending spoiling chat between Sam and Charlotte.

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Episode 88: Legos and Lady Parts: On Gamer Anticipation and Participation

Episode 88: Legos and Lady Parts: On Gamer Anticipation and Participation (“Save As” to download or head over to iTunes to subscribe) In this episode we talk about the games that we are most looking forward to in the coming months and why as well as discussions on the latest goings on in #gamergate.

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Episode 87: On Guilty Pleasure Games; Or, It was Destin(y)ed to Happen

Episode 87: On Guilty Pleasure Games; Or, It was Destin(y)ed to Happen (“Save As” to download or head over to iTunes to subscribe) In this episode we talk about guilty pleasure games and what constitutes them.

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Episode 85: Down the Rabbit Hole and Back Again: More on “Gamergate” and Women in the Gaming Community

Episode 85: Down the Rabbit Hole and Back Again: More on “Gamergate” and Women in the Gaming Community (“Save As” to download or head over to iTunes to subscribe) In this episode we talk about “gamergate” and community building among diverse gamer populations.

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Episode 84: Standing Around With Your %#@& In Your Hand: On Terrorism, Zoe Quinn, and Anita Sarkeesian

Episode 84: Standing Around With Your %#@& In Your Hand: On Terrorism, Zoe Quinn, and Anita Sarkeesian (“Save As” to download or head over to iTunes to subscribe) In this episode we talk about the difference between harassment and terrorism on the Internet and the goings on of the last two weeks.

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Episode 82: Tears from a Gamer: Video Games as Emotional Catalysts

Episode 82: Tears from a Gamer: Video Games as Emotional Catalysts (“Save As” to download or head over to iTunes to subscribe) In this episode we talk about emotional game, games that have made us cry or just think more deeply about emotional issues in our own lives. Join us as we think about games as more […]

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Chatting in the Clubhouse: A Conversation with Stacey Deddo

Episode 81: Chatting in the Clubhouse: A Conversation with Stacey Deddo (“Save As” to download or head over to iTunes to subscribe) While Nintendo may have it’s Treehouse (and awesome localization writer/editor, Stacey Deddo) this week she visit’s the NYMG clubhouse for a great conversation about games and breaking into the games industry. Another great show not […]

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Episode 79: It’s a Damned Shame: Summer Gaming and Our Piles of Shame

Episode 79: It’s a Damned Shame: Summer Gaming and Our Piles of Shame (“Save As” to download or head over to iTunes to subscribe) In this episode we talk about our plans for gaming this summer and share our dirty little secrets about which games are in our shameful piles of unplayed/unfinished titles.

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Episode 78: The Daily Grind: Purposes of Grinding in Video Games

Episode 78: The Daily Grind: Purposes of Grinding in Video Games (“Save As” to download or head over to iTunes to subscribe) In this episode we talk about grinding in video games. Why we do it, what we learn from it, and if we like it.