The word ‘grind’ gets thrown around too often with a clear meaning. We spend an episode trying to unpack the term for our own benefit,...
Author: Scott Wachter
Does spending money on games before they are out even make sense anymore? We delve into the business and cultural factors of the pre-order problem.
The panel tackles the nature of localization and the methods behind it.
When we look at a game, how much of what is not the game proper do we take into account. Or “I came to play,...
Looking at the 2016 release calendar we find ourselves faced with an unprecedented market saturation. We share our concerns about that fact.
We end the year with user questions. Thanks for asking and thanks for listening.
People are the worst, but how can we write reviews around those facts? These and other complaining question answered by our panel.
Hallowe’en is upon us and we take an hour to explain why the hybridization of typical RPG mechanics, detracts from horror games.
The panel breaks down the moral compass of games writers only to discover it only points two directions. We ramble on that and some related...
So, the Final Fantasy VII remake is finally happening. We have thoughts and feelings about this.
‘Power to the people’ meets ‘Shut up and take my money’ as we go through the ins and outs of gamerdom and crowdfunding.
We look at Bioware’s output since their buyout by EA, and what that has meant for gamers and business types since then.
A multi-level examination of the ludic, narrative, and artistic elements of the JRPG and how they interact with the Western market vis a vis popularity....
The Banter panel unpacks special pleading, ignorance and self-centred behaviour in the fandom and hope for a brighter future for comment sections.
Gaffs, goofs, preshow rituals, gossip and the biological needs of pets round this collection of never-before-heard Banter.
Sex is not a win-state and other romantic notions are on the slate this installment. We share all of our varied emotions about this splendid...
When gunplay and stats interact sparks and ideas fly. We capture a few of both for podcast infotainment value.
We open up the old mailbag for some listener-submitted topics in rapid-fire succession. Then we get judgemental about each other. It’s a Festivus miracle!
We tackle this issues faced by this benighted franchise, from both the business and creative standpoint. More importantly we attempt to decide whether we should...
Between various platforms, business models and the ever-present Square-Enix Tax, we navigate the state of game pricing for RPGamers.