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Episode 268: Fake Maple Syrup

June 27th, 2012 · 4 Comments

In this episode of Gaming Podcast, Daniel Quick discusses how to become a true Canadian, while Jonah Falcon talks about making blond, green-eyed characters. There’s no Gaming Flashback this week, but plenty of news items. This week’s discussion: Nintendo announces XL version of Nintendo 3DS Dev claims Microsoft killed XBLA version of Stranger’s Wrath New […]

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Tags: 3DS · Diablo 3 · Episode · Industry News · Microsoft · Nintendo · Podcast · RPG · Show Notes

Episode 264: This Podcast is DRM-Free

May 23rd, 2012 · 4 Comments

This week is full of gaming goodness as E3 slowly creeps up like kudzu, but there’s still plenty to talk about this week. For one, the Gaming Flashback is the classic Infocom game Planetfall. The news for the week: DICE has Frostbite-powered titles for 2013 that “will require a 64-bit OS” Actors confirm return to […]

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Tags: DRM · Episode · Industry News · piracy · Podcast · RPG · Show Notes

Mass Effect 3: What REALLY Went Wrong, And How To Fix It

March 22nd, 2012 · 5 Comments

NOTE: THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES THE ENDING AND EVENTS OF MASS EFFECT 3. DO NOT READ IF YOU DO NOT WISH THE GAME TO BE SPOILED FOR YOU. In this day and age, one learns to take internet outrage with a heavy dollop of salt. The videogame community tends to be reactionary in the worst way, […]

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Tags: electronic arts · PC Gaming · playstation 3 · RPG · Xbox 360

Episode 253: Future Generation

February 29th, 2012 · 13 Comments

This week, Paul is still not available, which is unfortunate, since the Gaming Flashback is the classic DuckTales for the NES. There’s also a bunch of scintillating news items including: Pachter: Nintendo “Blew It” With Wii U, “In Disarray” Bethesda hiring talent for Xbox 720, PlayStation 4 game EA reveals Mass Effect 3 preorders well […]

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Episode 252: DuckTales

February 21st, 2012 · 7 Comments

This week, Paul can’t make it, so we bring on a Paul substitute, Dan Quick of the PolyCast podcast – and the show doesn’t skip a beat thanks to Dan behaving like Paul without realizing it. This week’s Gaming Flashback explodes like a blood sausage with Wasteland. This week’s news items include: Dashboard update gives […]

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Tags: electronic arts · Episode · FPS · Industry News · Microsoft · Podcast · RPG · Show Notes · xbla · Xbox 360

Episode 246: Computer Specs

January 11th, 2012 · 3 Comments

CES 2012 is going strong, as Jonah and Jordan do tonight’s podcast without Paul, who is packing for a trip. This week’s Gaming Flashback is the notorious Custer’s Revenge, and a punch of intriguing news and rumors comprise this week’s topics: Fallout MMO rights belong to Bethesda as Interplay settles Pachter sez there’s “zero chance” […]

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Tags: Diablo 3 · E3 · Episode · Industry News · Microsoft · MMO · Podcast · RPG · Show Notes · Sony

Episode 241: Air Quotes

November 30th, 2011 · 2 Comments

This week features a long podcast, as there’s a ton of news to report. Jonah tries air quotes on a pure audio podcast, while Paul refuses to believe The Legend of Zelda: Skyword Sword failed to hit the top 10 in software sales. In addition, the Gaming Flashback checks out the JRPG Ys. This week’s […]

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Evolution of RPG’s – Gamers Don’t Want an End?

January 31st, 2009 · 3 Comments

I remember a day when old RPG games had either a level cap or a definite ending. From Pool of Radiance to Secrets of the Silver Blades to Final Fantasy the game had a final boss or stage and often had some type of level cap. Today, gamers don’t want it to end, they’d rather […]

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Gaming FlashBack: Baldur’s Gate

July 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

Baldur’s Gate isn’t too old, it was released in November of 1998, but that’s still a bit dated now. The gaming industry isn’t friendly to the years, often working in what seems to be accelerated “dog years” in terms of technological advancements. It figured this was worth covering because it’s one of the best selling […]

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Summoner Geeks

June 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment

One of the best “viral videos” of it’s time, Summoner Geeks shows people what D&D players are really like in the wild. The video plays upon many of the crazy scenarios in a typical Dungeons and Dragons session including the guy with no clue, the guy who changes his character sheet when it feels like […]

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