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Free Play Podcast

Free Play 182 | Ask Us Anything 2024

We gave you, our dedicated listeners, the chance to ask whatever questions you wanted as part of our final season and the things you submitted were... Let’s just say “on brand”.

Free Play 181 | Halftime Heat (Season 10 Premiere)

On the Final Season premiere (yes... final, we’ll get into it), Bubba, Matt & Kate bring even more chaos and unhinged vibes to kick things off for the 10th season! They recap what they’ve been playing throughout the season break, what’s next for them, and their deep-dive random thoughts into the Super Bowl, half time show, commercials, and predictions for 2025’s halftime show.

Free Play 180 | Reboots: Do We Need ‘Em? (Season 9 Finale)

In the season finale, Matt, Bubba, and Kate end Season 9 with the usual foolishness and introduce a new segment called “Do We Need ‘Em?”, where they look at some items and decide if we need them or not. Today, they’re looking at reboots of Harry Potter, the original Star Wars movies, and the concept of a new Marvel movie featuring original cast and characters that may no longer be part of the Marvel universe if you know what we mean.

Free Play 179 | Matt & Bubba Go To War

In an episode that is unhinged chaos, even more than usual, Kate updates us on the latest challenge issued to Matt and Bubba from her uncle’s nerd friends about a Dice Throne competition.

Free Play 178 | Dice Throne Family Feud

This week’s episode is jam packed with even more chaos than usual. Drama arises between Kate’s uncle, Matt, and Bubba over a single game of Marvel Dice Throne that took 4 hours to complete. Is it fine to just let someone play a game even if it's not correct or when gameplay is stalled by analysis paralysis?

Free Play 177 | Better Late Than Never (Season 9 Premiere)

It’s been a wild summer and the gang is so glad to finallyyyyy be back at it on the illustrious Free Play podcast which will be more unhinged than ever this season, guaranteed. Matt, Bubba, and Kate catch up on what they’ve been into, the art and value of collecting nerdy things, the new direction of this show, and of course, the chaos that usually occurs when they try to do anything.

Free Play 176 | PiiU-S5 (Season 8 Finale)

In the season finale of Free Play, Matt & Bubba talk about the PlayStation Showcase - and the Handheld that is much more reminiscent of the WiiU controller than the Switch.

Free Play 175 | TOTK First Impressions

Tears of the Kingdom is out and making waves in the gaming world. Matt & Bubba give you their first impressions in the penultimate episode of this season.

Free Play 174 | Twitter Blues

Many odd things have happened since Elon Musk took over Twitter. The latest has been the upheaval of the verification system which had really helped in separating the trolls from the rich and famous. Now…. not so much. When you have verified accounts tweeting about Russia/Ukraine bombings and celebrities trying to get rid of their blue checkmarks, you know things are going off the rails. Is verification something really worth having? What was the point before Elon and what’s the point now?

Free Play 173 | Deep-Faked Drake

What if I sent you a link to an awesome song that was just released on Spotify by Drake and The Weeknd. It sounds just like their voices and just like their production. Turns out, it's a song created by an AI who has been trained to emulate music by the two artists and Universal Music Group is rallying to get it removed from the interwebs. If a song is created completely by an AI, then who owns it? The people it’s “inspired by” even if it’s not them singing?