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!
Bleeding Green Nation's Dave Mangels joins us to talk No Man's Sky and the way the famously outre and disappointing game reflects, unexpectedly, the Trump campaign and election.
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Scott Benson, one third of Infinite Fall, the studio that brought us Night in the Woods, returns to the podcast to talk about art, punk, video games, theory, and everything in-between in part 1 of this two part conversation.
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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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Matt "Cushbomb" Christman comes on to meet me in the squared circle, where I will fight for the honor of gaming. Or, well, we'll chat animatedly anyway.
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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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I talk with Matt Brady (@mattvbrady) about Fallout, gaming in your thirties, Australia, and why Skyrim's civil war was such a downer.
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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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