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 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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Erica (@LavosXII) and I talk sequels, indirect concepts, RPG plots, and even a little schlocky action in this extra-long episode of No Cartridge Audio!
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We talk creepypasta and narrative window dressing in relation to Night in the Woods' adept use of the supernatural.
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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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I theorize open world gaming as a genre and as an aesthetic, loosely upon the occasion of Breath of the Wild being so so 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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