Wednesday, October 20, 2021

EXP Podcast #639: Four on the Floor

With four buddies, I like these odds!
We're almost always a two-person show around these parts, but when it comes to games, it seems like four is the magic number.  Inspired by a recent Polygon article about why so many multiplayer games anchor around a four-player concept, this week is all about quad squads.  Is it technology or society that has us hooked on four as a sweet spot?  Look into the four chambers of your heart and decide.

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Show Notes:

- Run time: 39 min 03 sec
- Music by Brad Sucks

Thursday, October 14, 2021

EXP Podcast #638: Mute All

"GGEZ"
The Forever-War against online toxicity continues and the latest victim may be All Chat. Riot Games recently announced they will be testing out a  new policy in which players can no longer text chat with the opposing team, calling it a "vehicle for toxicity." This week on the podcast, we jump right into that vehicle and drive around for a while to see how it feels with and without a direct line to the enemy team.

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- 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:

- Music by Brad Sucks

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

EXP Podcast #637: Twelve Minutes Debrief and Deathloop check in

Honey, are you feeling murdery tonight?
Check your watches: it's time to talk about time!  This week we spend more than 12 minutes on Twelve Minutes (you're welcome) and do a brief check in on Deathloop.  I think we manage to stop ourselves before we get too repetitive, but we'll let you be the judge of that.  Judge of that.  Judge of that...

- 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:

- Run time: 37 min 24 sec
- Music by Brad Sucks