Wednesday, November 8, 2017

EXP Podcast #452: Mario Odyssey Debrief

There are moons EVERYWHERE!
Put on your travelling cap, it's time to take an Odyssey with Mario to save Princess Peach from a bad Tinder date. This week on the EXP Podcast, Scott and I discuss the much-anticipated Mario Odyssey. Join us while we discuss the dark origins of this particular tale.

If you listen to this whole episode, you unlock a Moon.

- Here's the show's stand-alone feed
- Listen to the podcast in your browser by clicking here, right-click and select "save as link" to download the show in MP3 format, or click play below.





Show Notes:

- Runtime: 39 mins 08 sec
- Music from Super Mario Odyssey

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

EXP Podcast #451: News from Paris Games Week

Bask in the glory
Ah, Paris: city of Zombies, ninjas, and procedurally generated adventures.  This week, we talk about Sony's showing at Paris Games Week.  There was a surprising amount of brand new stuff, so we dig through the announcements and maybe even commit a bit of light blasphemy by comparing Spelunky to the bible.

- Here's the show's stand-alone feed
- Listen to the podcast in your browser by clicking here, right-click and select "save as link" to download the show in MP3 format, or click play below.





Show Notes:

- Runtime: 40 mins 32 sec
- Music by Brad Sucks

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

EXP Podcast #450: Cuphead Debrief

The splitting image of the podcast hosts.
Scott and I have weaved our way through a barrage of bullets, over fields of violent vegetables, and through terrifying trainyards to bring you this week's EXP Podcast. At least, Cuphead is here and we've drunk down all (or most) of what the game has to offer. What makes this game so special? How difficult is Cuphead really? And did the conversation around its challenging nature tarnish our anticipation for this cartoon-era-inspired gem? All this and more down below!

- Here's the show's stand-alone feed
- Listen to the podcast in your browser by clicking here, right-click and select "save as link" to download the show in MP3 format, or click play below.





Show Notes:

- Runtime: 48 mins 12 sec
- Music from the Cuphead Soundtrack

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

EXP Podcast #449: Pyre Debrief

Seems like a poster I would've hung in my room as a kid.
Hope in our magic wagon and mind the drive imps: it's time for a full debrief on Pyre!  We touched on it a few episodes back, but now that we've both finished, it's time to talk about the weird intersection of arcade sports, turn based strategy, and dating simulators that is Pyre.

- Here's the show's stand-alone feed
- Listen to the podcast in your browser by clicking here, right-click and select "save as link" to download the show in MP3 format, or click play below.





Show Notes:

- Runtime: 42 mins 18 sec
- Music by Brad Sucks

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

EXP Podcast #448: Too Cool To Be True

"I listen to the podcast with a glass of rosé."
This week on the EXP Podcast, we have reports from Destiny 2's first raid, our thoughts on the upcoming slate of Nintendo games as well as the company's bizarre approach to streaming, and a conversation about Red Dead Redemption 2. Will "Juan" Marston make an appearance? I sure hope so. All this and more, so give it a listen!

- Here's the show's stand-alone feed
- Listen to the podcast in your browser by clicking here, right-click and select "save as link" to download the show in MP3 format, or click play below.





Show Notes:

- Runtime: 39 mins 22 sec
- Music by Brad Sucks

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

EXP Podcast #447: Epic PUBG Drama

This is  business casual, right?
Forget about the carnage taking place within the slowly shrinking blue circle; this week we're talking about a vicious battle taking place outside of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds.  Ok, maybe it's actually more of a slap fight, but even so it's still entertaining.  Epic has decided to release its own Battle Royale mode in their game Fortnite, but Blue Hole (publishers of PUBG) don't like the fact that their engine vendor seems to be directly lifting their playbook.  I think the only way to resolve this is to drop them both onto and island and let them battle for supremacy.

- Here's the show's stand-alone feed
- Listen to the podcast in your browser by clicking here, right-click and select "save as link" to download the show in MP3 format, or click play below.





Show Notes:

- Runtime: 35 mins 03 sec
- Music by Brad Sucks

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

EXP Podcast #446: Players Behaving Badly

"Nerf Toxic D.Va Skin. Bliz Plz."
This week on the EXP Podcast, we wrestle with the dark underbelly of online gaming - its own players. With toxicity causing trouble in Overwatch, Steam's failure to address racist community groups, Campo Santo striking back against PewDiePie, the topic is on our mind. Even Bungie is reeling from a piece of armor that looks uncomfortably similar to a white supremacist logo. How should developers and publishers police their own communities? Should they?

This is a touchy subject this week folks. We're sending our positive thoughts your way. Keep up the good fight!

- Here's the show's stand-alone feed
- Listen to the podcast in your browser by clicking here, right-click and select "save as link" to download the show in MP3 format, or click play below.





Show Notes:

- Runtime: 29 mins
- "Why I Deleted My Steam Account," by Brendan Sinclair via gamesindustry.biz
- Music by Brad Sucks