This episode covers a lot of discussion about our early engagement with the Chatrooms and the Internet when it and we were young. Chase and Stu learned a lot of how to engage with the internet through gaming and we choose to dive into these topics. Catfishing comes up. We also get some great emails from Brandon and Jonathan.
Games discussed in this episode:
TA Kingdoms for PC
Dark Souls Games for every Console
Diablo for PC / PS 1
Magic the Gathering Collectable Card Game
Starwars Battlefront 2 for many platforms
South Park: The Fractured But Whole for many platforms
Merge Dragons! for mobile
MoBAs of all kinds and why we don’t play them
SMITE for PC
The Room 1 and 2 for PC
Pokemon Sun for 3DS/2DS
Super Mario Odyssy for Nintendo Switch
Rayman Legends for Nintendo Switch
Items discussed in What we learned this week:
Discussions on WayPoint Radio about learning in gaming, and the point of playing games being to learn something new.
Dicussion on DLC Podcast and sales numbers for Nintendo for September and October 2017.
What we Learned from You Discussion:
Brandon Saxton from Jedi Counsel Podcast writes in about the ethics and impact of gambling mechanics in games (specifically focusing on lootbox culture).
Jonathan writes in and asks what games we have played or avoided playing due to difficulty curves and Chase butchers reading his email.
GDC Video on Diablo development and history:
Mr. Bitter Tongue on YouTube
Jedi Counsel Podcast!
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