Epic fail? Am I just asking for pity? Or will some Brian Eno quotes soothe things over? A look back, skewed as it is, as season one of Game is a 4 Letter Word, with a look towards the future as well.
Sub rosa secrets and more await! Erik Satie, how a fine wine is like a video game by way of David Wolinsky's Don't Die series with guest and game designer Borut Pfeifer, and the low-poly high-stakes of the game Sub Rosa with its creator Alex Austin. Also, some secrets. And my mom.
Well, we did it. Our first “gimmick” episode. We turn to the burgeoning gig economy on the internet and see if they can make a better episode than us, for around five bucks.
Is it navel gazing or getting back to basics? Either way, episode two is here and we're asking: What is a video game? Professors, game enthuisiasts, and a slew of other podcasters weigh in on the eternal debate. And let me ask you, right now, what do you think a video game is?
Thanks to Strangers, Criminal, Song Exploder, Pop Rocket, Take Two, and everyone at E3 and beyond.
Game is a 4 Letter Word is a podcast about video games for people who might not like video games. Episode Zero breaks down what the show is about and how it came to be the way it is, along with some tools for listening to it. Enjoy. Ryan