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Episode 87 | Nookazon and the Turnip Exchange


About This Episode

Animal crossing is hard. You have to catch bugs, shake sticks out of trees, and make friends. Lucky for us, the internet is here to rescue us from the burden that is responsibility in-game. We share a few helpful services on the old online that make life on an island a little more bearable… oh, and both Kat and Matt had birthdays this week. All that and more this week on the Free Play podcast.





Episode Hosts

Bubba Stallcup
Co-founder | Chief Community Nerd
Bubba is the Chief Outreach Nerd, host of the Free Play Podcast, the Church Nerds Podcast and one of the founding members of Love Thy Nerd. He is also a full-time Nerd-Culture Missionary. Bubba, and his wonderful wife Anna, have 4 children who are pretty good most of the time. A communal gamer at heart, Bubba loves to get in and play games with other people #gameNightIStheRightNight
Matt Warmbier
Co-founder | Chief Outreach Nerd
Matt is the Chief Outreach Nerd and host of the Free Play podcast for Love Thy Nerd. When not bustin’ his rump for LTN, Matt can be found, more than likely, playing Gloomhaven. He and his wife Erin have something like a billion kids, and they all love to be in the woods all the time. If you follow him on Instagram, everything he posts is a day behind. You’ve been warned.
Kate Kadowaki
Chief Social Media Nerd
Kate is a co-founder, admin coordinator, and best girl host of the Free Play podcast for Love Thy Nerd. Some of her favorite games ever are Red Dead Redemption 2, the Assassin's Creed franchise, and Dragon Age: Inquisition. Kate has a Master of Arts in Applied Psychology and thinks games research is awesome. Her husband Steven says that she dies too much in games.

Episode Producer

Kate Kadowaki
Chief Social Media Nerd
Kate is a co-founder, admin coordinator, and best girl host of the Free Play podcast for Love Thy Nerd. Some of her favorite games ever are Red Dead Redemption 2, the Assassin's Creed franchise, and Dragon Age: Inquisition. Kate has a Master of Arts in Applied Psychology and thinks games research is awesome. Her husband Steven says that she dies too much in games.


Episode Discussion

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