Aesthetic Critique Of Video games

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!

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Episode 7 - Sunless Sea

12-03-2017

We delve into what exactly appeals to me about Sunless Sea, a game I have played for hours and hours with no clear ultimate outcome.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 7.86MB - Duration: 8:35 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)


Episode 6 - Planescape: Torment

08-03-2017

We discuss narrative, RPG history, irony, and how we tell stories in this, a double-sized No Cartridge Audio episode 6

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 26.62MB - Duration: 22:00 m (169 kbps 44100 Hz)


Episode 5 - Alan Wake and Deadly Premonition

05-03-2017

We cover two twinned but importantly distinct video game homages to Twin Peaks in Alan Wake and Deadly Premonition in episode 5!

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 15.66MB - Duration: 13:21 m (164 kbps 44100 Hz)


Episode 4 - Euro Truck Simulator 2

05-03-2017

Patron only work...free for the launch! We talk Euro Truck Simulator and the nature of work versus play.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 13.1MB - Duration: 10:35 m (173 kbps 44100 Hz)


Episode 3 - Devil Daggers

05-03-2017

We play Devil Daggers and ask if difficulty counts as an aesthetic condition for video games or whether we're still in the realm of personal artistic appreciation.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 14.58MB - Duration: 11:45 m (173 kbps 44100 Hz)


Episode 2 - The Music of Mega Man 2

05-03-2017

We discuss music, structure, and the importance of their confluence in modern and classic video games in this second episode with Mega Man 2.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 14.23MB - Duration: 11:52 m (168 kbps 44100 Hz)


Episode 1 -- Rungunjumpgun

05-03-2017

Narrative and platforming meet in our first episode when we take aim at the fascinating and frustrating Rungunjumpgun.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 16.91MB - Duration: 13:15 m (179 kbps 44100 Hz)


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