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 artist, musician, and wit Leon Chang (@leyawn) to the podcast to discuss nostalgia, game guides, free to play immersion, message boards and more!
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We welcome Chris Gardiner (@CHGardiner) to the show to discuss Sunless Skies, Failbetter Games, and lore, lore, lore. An absolute gem.
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A brief sample of what you can get over at the Patreon, as I give a few minutes introduction to RUINER and the issue of difficulty as gatekeeping.
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We're lucky enough to have @dogin_hoodie with us today. Half of the VR studio Iteria Games, he comes on to talk with us about virtual reality development, empathy, art, teleology, and so much more.
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We welcome Conor "@conorFMcgovern" McGovern on to discuss mini-gaming, the ties that bind between work and play, historical accuracy and more!
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In the wake of the Las Vegas shooting, I look at violence in videogames, trying to answer the question of why we should be lenient (or if we should be at all) to "murder simulators." Full episode available on patreon.com/hegelbon
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We welcome Scott Blaha (@socksmahoney) on the podcast to talk about Dark Souls, the reason it's fun, its lore, and to close the book on difficulty.
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We welcome Andrew @andrewfairbairn Fairbairn, @tom_j_allen, @deadpanmarc, @showcasemassive, and @moontreezone on the podcast to talk about playing Overwatch as a team and the game's sense of balance and competition.
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We welcome Ian Renfroe (@glennfinito) onto the show to talk about difficult games, the nature of challenging work, and why music might be the best analogue to games yet.
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We welcome longtime friend of the podcast Alex Hinman to talk Red Alert, ideology, and cut scenes, among other Soviet psyops.
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