In this episode, we talk about The Matrix, including the upcoming Resurrections release. Kayla puts on a leather trench coat and does a slow-motion drop kick off the studio wall, neutralizing several police officers. Jackie takes the red pill, just to see how far down the rabbit hole she can go. Trey walks through an entire […]
Podcast The Pub 48: Are You Sure It’s a Turkey?
Happy Thanksgiving! In this episode, we talk about Hannibal. Matthew follows a black feathered stag out of the studio and into the dangerous woods. Daniel constructs a corpse totem and then watches everyone take pictures of it. Kayla buys a sniper rifle, climbs a tree, and protects the entire cast. And Dean puts on a […]
Podcast The Pub 46: He’s Got Battle Dialogue!
In this episode, we talk about silent protagonists and the way that they affect story in video games. Jon embodies GLaDOS and antagonizes the entire cast. Molly fulfills our contractual obligation by mentioning Fire Emblem at least once (and then at least once more). Dean buys Jon an egg timer. And Sarah remains completely silent […]
Podcast The Pub 39: It’s Like Reading Shakespeare.
Art and Story in Games In this episode, we talk about the way art affects story in videogames. Molly grows a tail that is also a paintbrush. Sam transforms into a Sims character and starts speaking Simmish. Sarah ferries a hedgehog to the afterlife and weeps all the way there. And Dean changes his name […]