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Free Play Ep. 30 | Red Dead Reflections


About This Episode

I scream you scream.  We all scream for games.  We scream with joy because of how great they are and also scream in empathetic agony for what it cost the creators in time, money, relationships, and sanity just for you and I to have a few hours of fun.

What is it that drives our need to bash the very thing we find so much joy and rest in?  If we boycott is it honoring to those who sacrificed so much to create it?

I believe it was the famous philosophers, the Wu-Tang Clan, who said it best by drawing our attention to the simple fact that Cash Rules Everything Around Me.  Turns out, even when we say we are on the other side of things, the numbers don’t lie, and that’s what we want to talk about this week on the Free Play Podcast.



Episode Hosts

Bubba Stallcup
Co-founder | Chief Community Nerd
Bubba is the Chief Community Nerd, host of the Free Play podcast and one of the founding members of Love Thy Nerd. He serves as Technology Director at First Baptist Church of Marble Falls, TX. Bubba, and his wonderful wife Anna, have 3 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 the Chief Social Media Nerd and the best girl host of the Free Play podcast for Love Thy Nerd. Some of her favorite games ever include: Stardew Valley, the Assassin's Creed franchise, and Dragon Age: Inquisition. She also enjoys slime instagram accounts, salt & vinegar chips, and Dr. Pepper. 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 Discussion

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