Games podcasts

jimquisition

This week Brandon sits down with Jim Sterling to talk about his recent decision to forego traditional outlets for the wild woods of Patreon. Along the way we talk about the evolution of The Jimquisition, the cycle of apology from big publishers, the consumer’s responsibility for publishers’ crappy behavior and how much Jim is like Stephen Colbert (hint: not much).

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This week, Brandon and Jason talk about Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Shadow of Mordor, Destiny, and all of the upcoming Holiday titles. Unfortunately, our bank accounts overheard our conversation about the zillion upcoming titles and have revolted. Lets pray for an end to this pointless money aggression.

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clockwork empires

This week Brandon is joined by Daniel Jacobsen, David Baumgartner and Nicolas Vining from Gaslamp Games to talk about their new colony builder Clockwork Empires. What happens when a man who doesn’t play city builders sits down with three guys currently making one? Let’s just say that lots of colonists die and that’s just the beginning. Come for the tales of fish people, stay for the discussion about tweaking systems, why idle minds are the Elder Gods’ workshop and what it’s like to develop an Early Access project.

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This week, Jason is joined by Stefan “Desslock” Janicki and Chris Hornbostel to discuss our favorite moments in horror games, if a turn-based game can be horrifying, and whether or not Stefan can overcome his fear of paperwork. We also discuss how great the RPGs of the last 3 years have been and whether or not you should play Sunset Overdrive.

Pleasant…. screams!!!!

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Borderlands the pre-sequel

This week Brandon is joined by Tony Lawrence (Studio Head at 2K Australia), Jonathan Pelling (Creative Director at 2K Australia), Anthony Burch (writer at Gearbox) and Matt Armstrong (Franchise Director of Borderlands at Gearbox) to talk about Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. Unfortunately technology conspired against us and the discussion got cut a bit short due to a dropped internet connection but not before getting some time in to talk about the secret of Borderlands world building, the Aussie flavor of the game, who knows about what secrets and much more. It’s so much fun that it takes two continents to hold it!

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Jason McMaster, Chris Hornbostel, and Charles Moran talk horror movies, board games, horror games, and the upcoming game releases for the next couple of months. Stay a while and listen!

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This week Brandon is joined by Polygon.com reporter and Senior Mordor Correspondent Alexa Ray Corriea (@AlexaRayC) to talk about Middle of Earth: Shadow of Mordor and its place among Tolkien’s works. Along the way they talk about The Hobbit movies, why Marvel’s cinematic universe ain’t all that for all folks, and the joy of breakfast with Troy Baker.

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This week, Jason is joined by Chris Hornbostel. We discuss the upcoming Scary Movie feature for the month, Shadow of Mordor and, well, not much else. It’s not such a great time to be an Uruk.

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This week, Brandon Cackowski-Schnell and Jason McMaster discuss and crack wise about Wasteland 2 and Destiny. Brandon can’t work out without wandering the wastes and Jason just can’t Wildstar any longer. Come for the yuks, stay for the fresh-baked bread.

Important announcement: please go check out this weeks Movie Podcast and skip to the 1 hour 20 minute mark for an announcement from Tom about the near future of our podcasts.

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So after starting with a terrible Great Gatsby joke that goes over like a lead balloon, I enjoy a great conversation with Dead of Winter creators Colby Dauch, Jon Gilmour, and Isaac Vega about their zombie boardgame that straddles the line between cooperation and competition. What does it have to do with Lost, what did it used to look like, what are the plans for the add-on? And, of course, who are our favorite characters and why?

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Postdestiny_podcast

Now that Destiny is out, how’s it holding up? Brandon Cackowsi-Schnell, Tom Chick, and Jason McMaster — Warlocks all! — compare notes.

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Trucks_podcast

This week Tom Chick talks to some of the folks responsible for Euro Truck Simulator 2 and Spintires. You might think you’re not into those kinds of games. You’re probably wrong. Listen and find out why. And also find out which game wins.

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Brandon Cackowski-Schnell and Tom Chick discuss Counterspy, Wolfenstein, Walking Dead (the pinball table and adventure game), Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare, Hohokum, Resogun, Stick It to the Man, Star Realms, Trine 2, and Diablo III.

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Brandon Cackowski-Schnell and Tom Chick consider whether Blizzard has made the definitive version of Diablo III for the latest generation of console systems.

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Brandon Cackowski-Schnell and Tom Chick talk about (deep breath) the Destiny beta, Firefall, Euro Truck Simulator 2, Wolfenstein: New Order, Zen Pinball, Rogue Legacy, Muramasa Rebirth, the new Ascension add-on, the Guardians of the Galaxy iPad game, and Desert Fox.

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