February is the month of love so for this episode, I brought on as a guest my very own real-lifu waifu, Blythe the White Out Mage!
When you walk away you don’t hear me say pleeeeease listen to this episode!
I think it’s kind of cool, actually. Depends on how you look at it, I guess.
-Iris, Final Fantasy XV
Today it’s all giant bugs. Giant spiders, giant grasshoppers… Who would believe such nonsense?
-Bela Lugosi, Ed Wood
Hear us dance this Grim Fandango featuring Brent Mead the ABXY Mage and myself, the stuffy nose mage, talking this game’s unique combination of influences, its concept of the afterlife, its interesting visual design, whether games as art is really the same thing as music as art, the difference between artistic and art form, the nature of jazz, death puns, championing memorable NPCs, personality world building vs exposition, our personal histories with adventure games, floppy disks, how adventure games lost their footing in the internet age and how to keep puzzles challenging, and that satisfying feeling of accomplishment when you complete one, the state of humor in games, and the false need for relief in the form of comedy.
Today was tomorrow yesterday, so don’t inhale. -Mel Blanc “The following is a contributor post by the ABXY Mage.” In the second part of our discussion on whether or not Resident Evil […]
Ape puns coagulate in this Donkey Kong Country episode, featuring the dudes at The Pixel Meditations podcast! We discuss how to help games be accepted as an art form, showing people […]