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Show 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 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 are Red Dead Redemption 2, the Assassin's Creed franchise, and Dragon Age: Inquisition. Kate is currently working on a master’s degree in developmental psychology. 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 141 | When Kickstarters Go Too Far

This week Matt found a Kickstarter for Marvel Zombies - A Zombicide Game and the highest tier that included ALL the good stuff was over $600. He was crushed. The Kickstarter was also finished, so he had no chance anyways. But it made us think: is there a price limit to Kickstarter FOMO? Is a $600 ask a good business decision for the developers and reasonable for the consumer?

Free Play 140 | Digital Versions of Physical Games

Physical games offer the benefits of in-person experiences and the ability to use the cards and pieces the developers created, but digital games have an advantage of letting people play together during the time of COVID and the ability to demo games in a cost effective way.

Free Play 139 | Microsoft’s Acquisition and Gaming’s Future

What does Microsoft's acquisition of Activision/Blizzard mean for the future of gaming? That's what we want to talk about on the season 6 premiere of the Free Play Podcast!

Free Play 138 | Free Play Game Awards 2021

Hear what we picked as our favorite video games and table top experiences this week on the Free Play Podcast Season 5 finale.

Free Play 136 | Skyrim The Board Game

Let's take a look at the massive Skyrim - The Adventure Game that’s currently being funded on GameFound.com to see how it holds up to Skyrim the video game.


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