@lovethynerd
Love Thy Nerd
Love Nerds + Engage Culture + Build Community

Free Play 135 | How About Some Halloween Booritos?


About This Episode

Halloween in-game events always make our games a little more festive. With spoopy activities or limited time skins and items to earn, there’s usually something to be gained during this season. What if we told you that you could get a free burrito? In real life? Chipotle is hosting a massive free burrito giveaway digitally this year on Roblox of all places. And that has us discussing the Boorito event itself, other Halloween events in games and most importantly, sandwiches. That’s what we want to talk about this week on the Free Play podcast.

WATCH LIVE ON TWITCH

FRI  +  3p EST

Love Thy Nerd is live on Twitch 7 days a week, so come and hang out with us in the chat! When we’re not live, feel free to spend your free time in the LTN Discord server and chat about the things you are engaging with in nerd culture.





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
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.
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.

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

Related Content

Free Play 154 | Outwit. Outplay. Out-Nerd.

Survival shows have become super popular with a specific demographic of folks. Bubba and Kate just happen to be in that group. What is it about these shows that makes them nerd out on people’s suffering? Do shows like Survivor and Alone take what is supposed to be a game way too far? That’s what they want to talk about this week on the Free Play podcast for the Season 7 premiere.

Free Play 153 | Season 6 Finale

E3 used to be the summer’s most exciting time for video games with all the press conferences from the biggest developers, but over time it’s slowly gone downhill with this year having no E3 at all. From going from an industry only show to one that’s completely open to fans and having some disappointing announcements, it seems like companies just didn’t want to be a part of it anymore.

Free Play 152 | What’s Your Reason to Play?

Why do people play games these days? What’s their motivation and reason? Community Content Producer FrostByte4 sent in a topic about how games like Halo used to drop with no updates, DLCs, or things to grind for and everyone loved it.

Free Play 151 | Bad Bunny, Bueno Muerto?

What’s happened in the past, and where does that leave us with the next big ideas of Apple VR and Apple Glasses? That’s what we want to talk about this week on the Free Play Podcast.

Free Play 150 | Warner Bros. Buyout

What’s happened in the past, and where does that leave us with the next big ideas of Apple VR and Apple Glasses? That’s what we want to talk about this week on the Free Play Podcast.

Free Play 149 | iFreeplay

What’s happened in the past, and where does that leave us with the next big ideas of Apple VR and Apple Glasses? That’s what we want to talk about this week on the Free Play Podcast.

Free Play 148 | The Free Play Oscars

We don’t often delve into this side of pop culture, but the Oscars this year ushered in a new level of... Chaos. Something we can relate to here on the Free Play Podcast. We submit our own nominees for random Oscar categories (picked by me) which you can vote on this week on our Twitter account @freeplaypodcast. As long as Kate can remember to post it. That’s what we want to talk about this week on the Free Play Podcast.

Free Play 147 | Playstation’s Answer to Game Pass

Playstation’s subscription service is supposed to launch really soon (it could even be out now) and we’re curious about what benefits and services it’ll offer. Will there be PS5 exclusives available? Or will they just combine Playstation Plus and Playstation Now under one name and call it a day? We make some guesses and predictions.