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Podcasts

Humans of Gaming 130 | Jamey Stegmaier on Kickstarter and Questioning Your Beliefs

Jamey Stegmaier joins us this week to talk about Kickstarter, Scythe and growing up in the Catholic Church. 

Humans of Gaming 129 | Jamie Madigan on Parenting and Relationships in Gaming

Jamie Madigan, PhD. talks about digital vs. real life relationships, how to be a parent that engages, and the "moral panic" often directed at video games. 

The Pull List 4 | Looking For Another Stan Lee In The Verse

The passing of Stan Lee weighs heavy on the minds of comic fans everywhere. Chris and Hector wonder who could possibly fill the persona he leaves behind.

Free Play 31 | Nintendo Sixty Foooooooooooour Classic

We are throwing out all of the games we would like to see on this throwback classic. No game or franchise is off limits as we speculate wildly. Did we affirm or throw shade on your favorite game from your youth? More than Likely, both… and that’s what we want to talk about this week on the Free Play Podcast.

Humans of Gaming 128 | Katya Szewczuk of Miscat Squad on Community and New Jersey

YouTube personality Katya Szewczuk is our guest this week to talk a little about having a fast growing YouTube channel and the challenges that comes with having such a large community. Starting out as a manga reviewer Katya ended up gaining a following with a focus on games with strong narrative direction, she shares some of the joys and frustrations with having a YouTube community.

Free Play Ep. 30 | Red Dead Reflections

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? That’s what we want to talk about this week on the Free Play Podcast.

Humans of Gaming 127 | Toiya Kristen Finley on Narrative Design and Gaming’s #metoo Moment

Toiya Kristen Finley talks about narrative design, a split denomination household, and how the industry needs to be rocked by the #metoo movement.

The Pull List 3 | Immature Marvel and Top 3 Starter Graphic Novels

Chris and Hector talk about the lack of growth in Marvel Comics, Walmart's giant sized comics, and recommend their Top 3 graphic novels for new readers.

Free Play Ep. 29 | Staying Current

how do we do as much as we possibly can to stay current in our favorite areas of nerdom while still acting as a responsible, well-functioning adult that contributes to society?  That’s what we want to talk about this week on the Free Play Podcast.
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Humans of Gaming 126 | Shane Neville of Bunker Punks on Compulsion Loops and Parenting

Shane Neville of Buster Punks talks about compulsion loops, parents being more involved in their child's gaming habits, and of leaving the Christian faith.