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“The Last Of Us” Articles

This Week in Nerd History | June 12 – 18

A quick history re-cap about Indiana Jones, Jurassic World, Superman, The Last of Us, Poison Ivy, The Legend of Zelda, and Toy Story.

Free Play 169 | The Last of Us: Season 1

Season 1 of the HBO adaptation of The Last of Us wrapped this past week and as fans of Naughty Dog and Sony’s original games, Bubba, Matt & Kate wanted to chat about it. HBO really set the bar high for future gaming IPs turned into live action shows and movies. They cast some ideas for seasons 2 and 3 of the show, the possibility of a Last of Us Part 3 game, and how much Pedro Pascal is TOO MUCH Pedro Pascal. If that’s even a thing.

Free Play 165 | Non-Linear Streaming (Season 8 Premiere)

Welcome to Season 8 of the Free Play podcast! During the break, Bubba, Matt & Kate watched Kaleidoscope, Netflix’s non-linear streaming experience where you can watch the episodes in any order, except for the last one. Netflix automatically randomized the episodes based on viewers location. Engaging in non-linear storytelling isn’t exactly new to us as nerds, so what makes this experience different? Plus, catch up on what's been going on over the break and what they've been playing and watching.

Free Play 121 | It Doesn’t Remake Any Sense

How has the pandemic affected the video and board game industries?

The Last of Us 2 and the Value of Playing Games Slowly

The Last of Us 2 has Connor wondering if making time to slow down and reflect might be the key to getting more out of games that don't give us space to do so.