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 Shannon Strucci, YouTube's own, on the show to talk about her video series Fake Friends on parasocial relationships, the way they inform the strange connections we have to perfect strangers, and how gaming plays into this odd modern problem!
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We welcome Boonta Vista's own Theo @aynrandy to talk about the nature of gaming when you have responsibilities outside of gaming, how games respect your time, how they do not, and what academia is actually like (it's bad).
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We welcome Ben, otherwise known as @benicus_rex on the show to talk about Bioshock: Infinite and his recent academic work on this controversial title. A heady and book club worthy episode, to be sure!
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We welcome Joey Bag O'donuts, GK, and Chris Princler to talk about building, expanding, and all-in-all embodying the competitive Def Jam: Fight For New York competitive scene. The birth of competition!
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Friends, gather round while I, your noble leader, tell some upcoming truths and futures about the podcast you know and love -- also, about this podcast, No Cartridge.
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We welcome Malcolm Pierce to the show to discuss his work in gaming, his experiences with development, and his upcoming visual novel from Woodsy Studio!
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We welcome Luke @lukeisamazing back to talk about, what else, Star Wars as he gets set to start his new prequel podcast with Kelsey Atherton! An absolute joy for fans of the space opera and regular opera alike (source?)
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Just in time for AGDQ, we welcome John Donohue on the show to talk about speedrunning, the appeal of the spectacle, and the way it creates a uniquely cooperative social space!
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Solo episode this week! I talk The Messengeer, EDF 4.1, and the ways games and art get politics across when it is and isn't literally in the work itself.
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We welcome Utopian Horizon's own Paul Walker-Emig on the show to talk about a game that's not so much a game but a detective simulator, The Return of the Obra Dinn! Plus, Paul talks Discworld: Noir, which shouldn't be missed.
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