Ep. 217 - Asynchronicity

 
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By Brandon Sheffield and Insert credit. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In which our heroes, scattered across time and space, convene by way of editing to cover The Freak Sword, looking to the One Mode Future, and sexy slutty bunny boys.

Questions this week:

  1. What is the ugliest video game ever made? (02:05)
  2. Have you formed any habits in video games that have translated into your normal life? (07:50)
  3. Should every game have an easy mode? Should every game have a hard mode? (12:20)
  4. Imagine that you had the power to create video game mods just by speaking them into existence. What would you make? (18:20)
  5. IMPROV ZONE: Game Counselor help line (22:23)
  6. What does it take to convince someone to try a video game? (31:42)
  7. Design a track in the same a video spirit as any video game character for Mario Kart. (38:26)
  8. How have focus groups affected game development? (43:18)
  9. What is the worst game that you would still consider the game of the year for its year, considering its competition? (47:55)
  10. Knowing that they will probably never listen to this episode, what are your feelings about the other two panelists? (53:09)

Recommendations and Outro (57:28)
Now that you have all the pieces, you can discuss this episode in the forums!

A SMALL SELECTION OF THINGS REFERENCED:

Recommendations:

Frank: Drive-in Theaters

Tim: Drink more water, if you’re Tim’s dad

Brandon: The song Walk from the Sega CD game Nostalgia 1907, sincerely it would be really appreciated if you wishlisted Hyper Gunsport on Steam, thanks for being a part of Insert Credit, take care of yourselves

Hosted by Alex Jaffe, with Frank Cifaldi, Tim Rogers and Brandon Sheffield. Edited by Esper Quinn. Original Music by Kurt Feldman.

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