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Show 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.

Episodes

Free Play 63 | Loving Nerdy Neighbors at GenCon 2019

If you’ve ever wanted to know what it’s like to be in a confined space with 70,000 board games fans then you should go to Gen Con which is what we did.

Free Play 62 | Insomniac Games’ Spider-Man and Stranger Things 3 SpoilerCast

We are doing a spoiler cast! This week we are talking about Playstation’s Spider-Man and the hit Netflix original, Stranger Things season 3.

Free Play 61 | Nintendo Switch Lite & Pro Rumors

Nintendo is bringing us the Switch Lite, a simplified version of it’s predecessor and that’s what we wanna talk about this week on the Free Play podcast.

Free Play 60 | The Future of Augmented Reality

Sometimes reality isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.  If I want to travel to the moon or lift a car over my head it’s a whole lot easier to do it in digital space than to go through the trouble of exercising and all that. Augmented Reality, or AR, is on the rise and […]
are loot boxes ethical

Free Play 59 | Are Loot Boxes Ethical?

Players are once again again asking, "Are loot boxes ethical?" Are they gambling? Are they fair?That’s what we want to talk about this week on the show.

Free Play 58 | E3 2019 Coverage Part 2

Today we’re talking all about Nintendo, Square Enix, Ubisoft, PC Gaming Show, and the Kinda Funny Games Showcase on Part 2 of our E3 2019 coverage.

Free Play 57 | E3 2019 Coverage Part 1

If there’s one thing nerds like, it’s learning all of the things about new games and consoles announced during E3 2019 and thats what we want to talk about.

Free Play 56 | Pokémon Dreamin’

This week we are Pokémon Dreamin' about when in 1996, we were introduced to the video game Pokémon and how they are now invading our sleep.

Free Play 202 | Leveraging Fun, Games and Relationships

Games offer rest from the things of life that weigh us down while allowing us the opportunity to build relationships with the people around us.
Gaming Analysis Paralysis

Free Play 54 | Gaming Analysis Paralysis

Do you or someone you love suffer from Gaming Analysis Paralysis? Though we may not have a cure, we do have some helpful tips to get you over that hump.