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!
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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Scott Benson, one third of Infinite Fall, the studio that brought us the charming cult-hit Night in the Woods, stops by to talk game design, narrative, aesthetics, depression, capitalism, and politics. Seriously, it's good.
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We invite Alex Navarro on the show to talk Super Fire Pro Wrestling Special, as well as the history and legacy (and perhaps future) of the classic wrestling franchise. Oh and we talk smarks, too.
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