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! Patreon is at www.patreon.com/hegelbon if you'd like to hear special patron-only bonus episodes!
We welcome longtime friend of the cast Ed Zitron (@edzitron) on the show to talk about Gacha games, Fortnite, and the slow and painful death of the single player title.
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We welcome RS_Benedict on the show to talk about pacifism, gaming, agency, and player choice -- and RS' ongoing novel!
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We welcome Andrew (@illybocean) onto the podcast to talk a wide range of topics from censorship laws to open world gaming to being scared when the sun goes down!
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We welcome Donald Borenstein (@boringstein) onto the podcast to talk about licensed games, mediocrity, capitalism, and the particular joys of bad cash-ins.
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We're lucky to have Chris Person (@papapishu) on the podcast to talk about game length, narrative structure, and 100 hour monster games.
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We welcome Andrew Dunn on the podcast to talk about history, representation, mechanics, and the ways we understand the nuanced flows of the visions given to us by historical reenactment.
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We bring Josh Boerman (@boshj) on to talk narrative, theater, and the rising action of video games!
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We invite Kamel Altamimi (@kamel_altamimi) on to offer a rebuttal and expansion on Matt Christman's analysis of gaming in Episode 23. Politics, gaming, and hope!
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We invite Brock Wilbur on to talk religion, revenge, agony, ecstasy, and of course video games.
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