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 Kara (@QaraKoyunlu) to the podcast to talk about baseball simulations, sabermetrics,and the particular value judgements of late capitalist sports.
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We invite Paul (@fender_splendor) on the podcast to talk VR in terms of his own experience in development, its future, its aesthetics, and how we can understand it as a conceptual apparatus.
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We have Hazel Monforton (@hazelmonforton) on to talk about gaming and narrative, architecture, and the lovely What Remains of Edith Finch. By far our most academic conversation yet -- no don't leave, it's good!
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Chapo Trap House's Felix Biederman joins us to talk about the aestheticization of war, the melancholy of the deep state, and the prescience of Hideo Kojima.
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We welcome Roger Clark (@rogerclark) and Trent (@goodboytrent) on the podcast to talk rhythm games, their seemingly timeless appeal, immersion, abstraction, and more!
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A No Cartridge Update and Manifesto followed by a serious consideration of why I like side quests so much.
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