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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 84 | Puma Momma Drama

Kate talks about puma mamma drama and Matt shares stories about his broken bathtub and his plan to binge all 7 seasons of Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Free Play 83 | Animal Crossing: Pillage the Village

Week 2 of quarantine finds Kate pillaging her friend's island in Animal Crossing while Matt and Bubba reflect on the benefits of chickens in the house.

Free Play 82 | Quarantine is on the Horizon: Zero Dawn

Well, here we are.  The entire world in the midst of a global pandemic.  It is crazy, really.  We’ve all seen 100 post-apocalyptic movies and played through games like The Last of Us and Fallout more times than you could shake a radioactive stick at, but I’m not sure that anyone really ever thought we’d […]

Free Play 81 | Live from PAX East 2020

Bubba and Matt are at PAX East 2020 with Love Thy Nerd's EIC Drew Dixon. The trio reflects on the games and Love Thy Nerd's future efforts in the community.

Free Play 80 | Ask Us Anything

Bubba, Matt, & Kate take your questions in this Ask Us Anything episode along with Matt and Kate's "free range posse" escapades in Red Dead Online.

Pull List 30 | Catching Up and What’s Next

Chris and Hector are back and catching up after a few weeks away and catch up on the news, pulls, and what awaits in 2020!

Free Play 79 | Test Your Friends

Bubba introduces "Test Your Friends" seeing how well Kate and Matt can recognize video game themes played backwards and Kate goes glamping with her Switch

Free Play 78 | Ghost Towns & Gloomhaven

Kate reads another entry from her Red Dead Diary, Matt plays his 41st play of Marvel Champions, and Bubba tells the adventure that is playing Gloomhaven.

Free Play 77 | Red Dead Flea Market

Bubba, Kate, and Matt are back and there is no plan, Matt visits the greatest flea market ever, and Kate read excerpts from her Red Dead Redemption diary.

Free Play 75 | Jennifer Graham-Macht from Keymaster Games on the Parks Memories Expansion

Bubba interviews Jennifer Graham-Macht from Keymaster games about the follow up to their hit game Parks, Parks Memories launching on Kickstarter soon.