Archive for the ‘Podcast’ Category

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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.

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Episode 76: The AHa! Moment: How Did We Get Here From There?

Episode 76: The AHa! Moment: How Did We Get Here From There (“Save As” to download or head over to iTunes to subscribe) The episode where we talk the AHa moments that led us into game studies. Citywide cable internet issues cause us to lose Alex halfway through, but it is still a thrilling episode. Notes of […]

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Episode 75: If Not Points and Badges, Then What?: On Gamification

Episode 75: If Not Points and Badges, Then What: On Gamification (“Save As” to download or head over to iTunes to subscribe) The episode where we talk about gamification and the future of games based learning. Definitely a fun way to learn more about games and learning.

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Episode 74: Failing (in Order) to Win: The Role of Failure in Games and Game Studies

Episode 74: Failing (in Order) to Win: The Role of Failure in Games and Game Studies (“Save As” to download or head over to iTunes to subscribe) The episode where we talk about failure in gameplay and game studies. We are joined this week by guest co-host, Jennifer Lynn. A fun discussion that starts with Jesper […]

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Episode 73: Right, Wrong, and Everything In Between: On Ethics in Video Games

Episode 73: Right, Wrong, and Everything In Between: On Ethics in Video Games (“Save As” to download or head over to iTunes to subscribe) The episode where we talk about ethics in and around games.

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Episode 70: New Year, New Views: Predictions and Resolutions for 2014

Episode 70:  New Year, New Views: Predictions and Resolutions for 2014 (“Save As” to download or head over to iTunes to subscribe) The first episode of the new year and our first live video episode. Come and check out our predictions for this year and our discussion of our predictions from last year. Thanks so much to […]

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Episode 69: And Game of the Year Goes To…

Episode 69:  And Game of the Year Goes To… (“Save As” to download or head over to iTunes to subscribe) The episode where we end the year talking about our individual game of the year choices. Which would you like to spend some quality time with. Our regular co-hosts are joined by a special visitor who […]