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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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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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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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Fellow Wildstar reviewer Phil Kollar from Polygon joins me for a conversation about a game he likes that I don’t like. We discuss what works, what doesn’t work, what are the unique challenges when reviewing a target as vast and changing as an MMO, and do you really have to be a fan of Animal Crossing to be into Wildstar’s housing?

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Tom Chick and Bruce Geryk talk to Dan Verssen, one of the grandfathers of boardgaming and certainly a founding father of solitaire boardgaming. He talks about how he’s adapted his older games, his decisions to add zombies and Cthulhu, and a crucial secret ingredient named Holly.

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You’ve seen the press briefing dog-and-pony shows that open E3. Now listen to the erudite commentary. And when you’re done with that, come listen to Tom Chick and Aaron Vaughn chat.

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This week, Tom Chick and Bruce Geryk talk to a couple of the guys behind Sunless Sea, the subterranean nautical exploration game set in the world of Fallen London. Paul Arendt and Alexis Kennedy from Failbetter Games, one of the best places to look for an example of great writing in videogames, kick off a conversation about the importance of writing in videogames. And remember, eating people is wrong. And also funny.

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Hermann Luttmann has made boardgames about topics ranging from Pickett’s charge during the battle of Gettysburg to a zombie apocalypse caused by an alien artifact from outer space. Guess which one is more successful? Tom Chick and Bruce Geryk talk to him about what kinds of games he’s making and why.

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