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We love video games and so do you! Every other week, we get together to talk about what we’ve been playing, gaming news, and dive deep into a weekly gaming-focused topic.

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    15: Stephen Hawking’s Time Travel Party

    In our last game focused episode of the year, we cover Supergiant Games’ Bastion. We also briefly discuss the gaming things we’ve been up to: PAX Unplugged, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!, Marble It Up!, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!, and God of War.

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    14: I Refuse to Participate in This Nonsense

    What’s your favorite video game console? We share our picks in this episode, and the answers might surprise you! They won’t. They probably won’t surprise you. We also briefly discuss the games we’ve been playing: Overcooked! 2, God of War, Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales, Deltarune, Final Fantasy II, Super Mario Bros. 3, Recursed, and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

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    13: The Dog Whose Head Kept Growing

    Join us in the Underground! Our main topic this week is the 2015 Indie RPG hit Undertale. From initial impressions to the end, we spoil it, so if you haven’t played the game, stop listening after the transition! We also briefly discuss the games we’ve been playing: Reigns, Battlefield V (Beta), Dishonored 2, Super Mario Party, Final Fantasy Origins (I & II), Overcooked! 2, Hollow Knight, Myst III: Exile, Marvel’s Spider-Man, and SHENZHEN I/O.

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    12: Gather New Fun Units

    How do you know when you’re finished? In this episode, we discuss what it means to “finish” a game, what makes us decide to do so, and what drives us to finish a game multiple times. We also briefly discuss the games we’ve been playing: Myst III: Exile, Super Mario Bros. 3, Two Point Hospital, Fallout 4, Octopath Traveler, and Hollow Knight.

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    11: What’s A Peachette?

    In this episode, we discuss the recent Nintendo Direct announcements including the launch of Nintendo Switch Online and a ton of new ports and updates! We also briefly discuss the games we’ve been playing: Octopath Traveler, Snipperclips, Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime, Marvel’s Spider-Man, Holedown, and Myst III: Exile.

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    10: All This Content That Nobody Did

    Put down that Estus Flask! In this episode, we discuss the game Bloodborne, but with an added challenge: We aren’t allowed to refer or make any comparisons to the Dark Souls series while describing it. We also briefly discuss the games we’ve been playing: Frostpunk, Hollow Knight, Dead Cells, Beat Saber, Octopath Traveler, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, and Dark Souls III.

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    9: Almost Certainly Wrong

    Look, we love video games. Just not every aspect of every video game. Join us as we discuss the game mechanics, features, and design decisions that we haaate. Trust me, this one’s therapeutic. We also discuss the games we’ve been playing recently: Octopath Traveler, Monster Hunter World, We Happy Few, and The Binding of Isaac.

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    8: An Exemplary Example

    In our 8th episode, we’re all about Octopath Traveler! We talk all about the game’s mechanics and how it compares to the JRPGs it harkens back to. Story-wise, this episode is fairly spoiler-free, but as usual, use your own judgement if you haven’t played the game. We also briefly talk about other games we’ve been playing lately: Dark Souls III, Raw Data, and Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker.

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    7: An Achievement For That?

    Like them or not, achievements are part of most major gaming platforms today. We talk about their history, the ones we like, the ones we don’t, and how they shape the way we approach games. We also briefly discuss the games we’ve been playing: The Binding of Isaac, Dark Souls II, Prey - Mooncrash, Diablo III, Octopath Traveler, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, Super Mario Odyssey, and Splatoon 2.

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    6: Set Your Own Teammate On Fire

    Ride the Epoch back with us to 1995 as we discuss our impressions of the fantastic Square RPG Chrono Trigger. We also briefly discuss Prey (2017) and our favorite speed runs from Summer Games Done Quick 2018.

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