A video games podcast for people too busy to play video games

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    Special Book Club Episode

    We're doing our first Book Club episode. In this episode we talk about Blood, Sweat, and Pixels: The Triumphant, Turbulent Stories Behind How Video Games Are Made by Jason Schreier. Also in this episode our usual stand-up and more Apex Legends.

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    Apex Legends, Natch

    A new battle royale has entered the arena! Danh, Zach, and Dave are smitten over Respawn's newest game, Apex Legends. We discuss this and try to predict how long we're going to be playing it.

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    PAX South 2019

    Danh, Zach, and Dave headed to PAX South to do Games Journalism™ and get a look at what's new in video games in 2019.

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    Bootleg Controllers

    First episode of the year and we're talking about where to get hot new bootleg controllers and gripes about the Switch's online system. Also some big news in this week's Overwatch Minute.

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    GOTY 2018

    Danh, Dave, and Zach sit down and share their 2018 Game of The Year picks.

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    Minit the Game, the Overwatch Minute, and some more games and frustrations.

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    It is a crime to check GameFAQs

    We're back! Danh played a new puzzle fighting game. Dave is stuck on a game, played a new indie game, and has strong opinions about using Game FAQs. We also give another Overwatch update on Operation: Alt Accounts.

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    The Super Demo Bros. Super Show!

    Together Danh and Dave played almost every genre of video games this week: JRPGs, Dating Sims, Roguelikes, Sports, Puzzle, and an FPS.

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    E3 (Weeks Late) Specialsode

    We're back after a 3 week unintended haitus. During that time E3 happened! We'll talk about the games we played and what we liked about E3 2018.

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    Mr. IKEA

    This week we talk about climbing out of Bronze in Overwatch, our new Alt Accounts, Pokémon, IKEA, books, and more.

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    Ninja Turtle Splatfest

    Danh played Splatfest this weekend on Splatoon 2 and there were Ninja Turtles. Interesting? Heck yes. We talk about it. We also recap our Season 10 Overwatch placements.

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    Pinball Arcade Birthday Party

    Busy week! Danh and Dave had a couple of birthdays this past week. Celebrated at a pinball arcade.

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    Nintendo Labo with a 4½ Year Old

    This week Dave and Danh played Nintendo Labo with Dave's 4.5 year old son Otis. We share a lot of thoughts and impressions about this new future of cardboard gaming accessories, maker culture, and gaming for fun.

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    In this episode we talk about the economics of Twitch. What are bits? Why bits? We also talk about how Overwatch has plummeted from the most viewers list. How does popularity effect a game's ecosystem? Has Overwatch League cannibalized streamers? Is Fortnite's success due to the fact that it's free?

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    Still Bad at Fortnite

    Danh and Dave both played the same game this week. Fortnite for PC. Danh played in a squad, Dave played solo queue. Had different but similar experiences.

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    Should I get rid of my Xbox?

    This week Dave is moving and we try to answer the question: Does the Xbox One stay in the living room? Also, Dave played a puzzle game and Danh played Pokémon.

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    Watching eSports Takes Up Too Much Video Game Time

    We're back and this week Dave failed to play games other than Overwatch and watching Overwatch League... which... why does watching other people play video games take so much time out of us playing video games?!

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    Flying to San Francisco for a Haircut

    Back from a 1 week hiatus. Danh had to fly to San Francisco for a haircut. We talk about the desire to make Breath of the Wild last as long as possible.

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    This week Danh and Dave both played through an iOS game called Florence, a story game about a young twenty-something named Florence Yeoh.

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    VR but for Going to School?

    In this episode we talk about VR viability, motion sickness, and our weekly game standup.

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    Rhythm and Masocore

    We're back talking about six-stacks, rhythm games, and masocore.

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    Balance in Game Design

    Weekly standup and we also discuss the Balance in Game Design panel at PAX South

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    We went to PAX South!

    Danh and Dave went to PAX South and talk about the games they played this week (Breath of the Wild + Nuclear Throne)

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    Lists of Shame (Episode 0)

    Danh and Dave do their first weekly standup and share their "ists of shame" sitting in their Steam account.

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