Critical but casual approaches to current, past, and future video games six times a week. In addition, guests will periodically share their own aesthetic and personal experiences with games in conversation! Subscribe to our Patreon at www.patreon.com/hegelbon if you'd like to hear special patron-only bonus episodes!
We welcome Liz Roscher of Yahoo! Sports fame and of The Good Phight credentials on to talk about casual gaming, gendered expectations, and the double-edged sword of plot. Plus -- is Hatoful Boyfriend a good game? We ask the hard question.
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We welcome Riley @raaleh Quinn of the Trash Future Podcast on to talk about streaming, what to do when you can't game like you're used to, and the joy and struggle of getting back into gaming as an adult.
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We welcome Ethan Hammerman, former gaming marketer, current gaming enthusiast, and uniquely qualified insider to talk about the past, present, and future of gaming, marketing, and microtransactions!
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We welcome webcomics' own Shenanigansen to talk about horror games, visual novels, memes, hard games, and, well, basically the gamut. Perhaps the episode best designed for getting into the show, as it is broad, funny, and we eventually get to a point!
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I'm opening up the vaults today and releasing the first episode of the No Cartridge Leftist Book Club, my weekly dive into Capital Volume 1 that will eventually cover the whole book! Find more on patreon.com/hegelbon!
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We welcome Pete @litescript on to talk about microtransactions, Destiny 2, and the future of gaming itself.
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We welcome Obi, better known as jonwuka (@thenearzone) of the Weird of Sport podcast to talk with us about the deeply strange phenomenon of efedding, pro-wrestling without the wrestling, but with a precise understanding of its own fiction.
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In what is a preview of both the big game and the next episode, check out this lo-fi clip from my conversation with Patriots fan and friend of the show Ethan Hammerman (@ethanhamm); see if the musical cues can help you determine who I want to win!
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Finally, the long awaited audio from our live show at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY! Virgil Texas and Matt Christman of Chapo Trap House face off in a battle to determine the very fate of videogames, with special and unexpected guests!
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We welcome Scott Benson (@bombsfall) back again to discuss fandom, the "reality" of fiction, why shipping bothers people so much, and what the core of the fictional worlds we love really counts for. And, somehow, more!
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