Games, Seriously Podcast Ep. 06 out now!
Hello Good People Everywhere! Episode 06 of the Games, Seriously Podcast is finally available for listening on iTunes and at the links below! What are those games from your childhood or past which have endured in your memory? What traits from those games made it so that you think of those games even today? Join us in this episode as we investigate those questions and also confess which video game character we'd all like to hang out with. Follow us at the following places: Mai
Games, Seriously Podcast Ep. 05 out now!
Hello Good People Everywhere! Episode 05 of the Games, Seriously Podcast is finally available for listening on iTunes and at the links below! Today we are having a look at 11 bit Studio's critically-acclaimed game entitled, "This War of Mine." Based loosely on the Bosnian conflict in 1992, "This War of Mine" allows players to experience the war not as a soldier, but rather as a civilian who is caught in the crossfire and must survive until a ceasefire is declared. How does th
Games, Seriously Podcast Ep. 04 out now!
Hello Good People Everywhere! Episode 04 of the Games, Seriously Podcast is finally available for listening on iTunes and at the links below! In this month's episode we examine Joseph Campbell's theory of the Monomyth, also commonly known as The Hero's Journey. While the Hero's Journey has been an interesting analytical lens to use when looking at static media such as Literature and Cinema, how does the Hero's Journey function in the interactive medium of the video game? Foll
Games, Seriously Podcast Ep. 03 out now!
Hello Good People Everywhere! Episode 03 of the Games, Seriously Podcast is finally available for listening on iTunes and at the links below! This time we are doing a deep dive discussion on Kairosoft's most excellent and highly-addictive mobile game hit, "Game Dev Story." We try our best to gain insight into why this game works and why we just can't put it down. (Playthrough screenshot album on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/130752571@N06/sets/72157648651893034/) Also
Geek-partying with Tim Evans of GeekParty
http://geekparty.com/how-papers-please-and-gone-home-are-like-lego-bricks-and-ikea-furniture-a-conversation-with-christopher-yap/http://geekparty.com/how-papers-please-and-gone-home-are-like-lego-bricks-and-ikea-furniture-a-conversation-with-christopher-yap/ Hyper-megazord-sized thanks to Tim Evans and the good people at GeekParty.com for taking the time out to help me spread the word about Narrative Game Studies in this well-written article, which is the first time I've talk
The GAMES, SERIOUSLY Podcast Premiere!
I'm ultra-stoked to finally be able to announce that the GAMES, SERIOUSLY Podcast which I have been working very hard with my compatriots (Web and Indie dev Rachel Bazelais, Professional Writer Jon Padua, and Games Researcher Thomas May III) is now finally available at: http://gamesseriously.com Furthermore, we even put out a quick promo video narrated by a certain unintelligible, masked villain: If games are something you believe in as a substantial medium and helpful for hu
Podcast Interview with Infinite Lives
I sat down to have a semi-informal chat with Dan P from the Infinite Lives Podcast. Within the almost 3 hour long talk, we discuss Robocop, Second Life, Metal Warriors, Usagi Yojimbo, The Philippines. #podcast #infinitelives #interview #personal
VIDEO: Interview with Infinite Lives Podcast
Huge and sincerest thanks to the fine gentlemen at Infinite Lives podcast for hosting Jonathan Padua, Thomas May III, and I on your phenomenal show. Lots of PAX Panel behind-the-scenes stories and general fun-ness on video games at large. #paxeast #podcast #advocacy