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 if you'd like to hear special patron-only bonus episodes!

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Episode 114: We Need to Drive People Crazy with Pedro Paiva


We welcome Pedro Paiva, Brazilian videogame auteur and creator of Mario Empalado, Carrocracia, Text-Based Contra, and Esses Games Violentos: Proibidão! Politics, design, aesthetics, theory -- this one has it all! Absolutely among the canon episodes of anti-AAA thinking in No Cartridge and beyond; Paiva is a must-listen.

For more from Pedro, follow him at @pedrofpaiva and buy his games at

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And music as always was provided by the talented and radicalized prodigis -- find him on twitter @prodigis and on patreon at




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