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How Pokemon Went Viral - DNSQ

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 12/19
Pokemon is one of history's most successful video game franchises. But how did the Pokemon games become so popular? Spoiler alert: It wasn't just Pikachu's cuteness.

Survival Horror Video Games, The Progressive Gaming Genre

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 10/26
Ronnie explains why survival horror games like Slender and Eternal Darkness are the progressive thinkers of the gaming industry.

Nintendo's Wii U and Asymmetric Gaming: Digressing and Sidequesting

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 10/7
With Nintendo's Wii U ready for release, everyone is talking about asymmetric gaming. But what is asymmetry in video games?

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 9, Saving

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/25
Saving is an oft debated topic in videogames. In this episode, we seek to find out which save system is better than the rest! "WHO WILL COME OUT ON TOP!?"

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 8, Unexpected Schmup!

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
What does Rebecca Black and a couple of slightly obscure NES games have in common? Well... not too much, but they are both mentioned in this video!

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 7, Board Games

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
We talk about several thousand year old game that has stumped programmers for decades... as well as a game that's entertained idiots and children for years.

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 6, Balance

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
Have balance issues in a game ever caused you to fly into a blind rage and stomp on all of the fungi in the nearest forest? No? Well you should check this video out anyways!

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 5, Platformers and RPGs

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
This week we introduce a new feature, as well as talk about how some elements are more pivotal to some genres than they are others.

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 4, Randomness and Competitive Play

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
In this episode we Busterwolf, Shoryuken, and Final Smash our way to victory! "ARE YOU OKAY!?"

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 2, Random Enemy Encounters

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
In Episode 2 we take a look at some of the most annoying occurrences in RPGs. Featuring Earthbound, The 7th Saga, Sweet Home, and Final Fantasy 1.

How Pokemon Went Viral - DNSQ

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 12/19
Pokemon is one of history's most successful video game franchises. But how did the Pokemon games become so popular? Spoiler alert: It wasn't just Pikachu's cuteness.

Nintendo's Wii U and Asymmetric Gaming: Digressing and Sidequesting

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 10/7
With Nintendo's Wii U ready for release, everyone is talking about asymmetric gaming. But what is asymmetry in video games?

Survival Horror Video Games, The Progressive Gaming Genre

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 10/26
Ronnie explains why survival horror games like Slender and Eternal Darkness are the progressive thinkers of the gaming industry.

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 9, Saving

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/25
Saving is an oft debated topic in videogames. In this episode, we seek to find out which save system is better than the rest! "WHO WILL COME OUT ON TOP!?"

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 8, Unexpected Schmup!

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
What does Rebecca Black and a couple of slightly obscure NES games have in common? Well... not too much, but they are both mentioned in this video!

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 7, Board Games

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
We talk about several thousand year old game that has stumped programmers for decades... as well as a game that's entertained idiots and children for years.

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 6, Balance

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
Have balance issues in a game ever caused you to fly into a blind rage and stomp on all of the fungi in the nearest forest? No? Well you should check this video out anyways!

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 5, Platformers and RPGs

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
This week we introduce a new feature, as well as talk about how some elements are more pivotal to some genres than they are others.

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 4, Randomness and Competitive Play

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
In this episode we Busterwolf, Shoryuken, and Final Smash our way to victory! "ARE YOU OKAY!?"

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 2, Random Enemy Encounters

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
In Episode 2 we take a look at some of the most annoying occurrences in RPGs. Featuring Earthbound, The 7th Saga, Sweet Home, and Final Fantasy 1.

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 9, Saving

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/25
Saving is an oft debated topic in videogames. In this episode, we seek to find out which save system is better than the rest! "WHO WILL COME OUT ON TOP!?"

Survival Horror Video Games, The Progressive Gaming Genre

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 10/26
Ronnie explains why survival horror games like Slender and Eternal Darkness are the progressive thinkers of the gaming industry.

How Pokemon Went Viral - DNSQ

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 12/19
Pokemon is one of history's most successful video game franchises. But how did the Pokemon games become so popular? Spoiler alert: It wasn't just Pikachu's cuteness.

Nintendo's Wii U and Asymmetric Gaming: Digressing and Sidequesting

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 10/7
With Nintendo's Wii U ready for release, everyone is talking about asymmetric gaming. But what is asymmetry in video games?

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 5, Platformers and RPGs

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
This week we introduce a new feature, as well as talk about how some elements are more pivotal to some genres than they are others.

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 8, Unexpected Schmup!

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
What does Rebecca Black and a couple of slightly obscure NES games have in common? Well... not too much, but they are both mentioned in this video!

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 6, Balance

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
Have balance issues in a game ever caused you to fly into a blind rage and stomp on all of the fungi in the nearest forest? No? Well you should check this video out anyways!

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 2, Random Enemy Encounters

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
In Episode 2 we take a look at some of the most annoying occurrences in RPGs. Featuring Earthbound, The 7th Saga, Sweet Home, and Final Fantasy 1.

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 7, Board Games

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
We talk about several thousand year old game that has stumped programmers for decades... as well as a game that's entertained idiots and children for years.

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 4, Randomness and Competitive Play

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
In this episode we Busterwolf, Shoryuken, and Final Smash our way to victory! "ARE YOU OKAY!?"

How Pokemon Went Viral - DNSQ

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 12/19
Pokemon is one of history's most successful video game franchises. But how did the Pokemon games become so popular? Spoiler alert: It wasn't just Pikachu's cuteness.

Nintendo's Wii U and Asymmetric Gaming: Digressing and Sidequesting

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 10/7
With Nintendo's Wii U ready for release, everyone is talking about asymmetric gaming. But what is asymmetry in video games?

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 7, Board Games

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
We talk about several thousand year old game that has stumped programmers for decades... as well as a game that's entertained idiots and children for years.

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 6, Balance

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
Have balance issues in a game ever caused you to fly into a blind rage and stomp on all of the fungi in the nearest forest? No? Well you should check this video out anyways!

Survival Horror Video Games, The Progressive Gaming Genre

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 10/26
Ronnie explains why survival horror games like Slender and Eternal Darkness are the progressive thinkers of the gaming industry.

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 9, Saving

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/25
Saving is an oft debated topic in videogames. In this episode, we seek to find out which save system is better than the rest! "WHO WILL COME OUT ON TOP!?"

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 8, Unexpected Schmup!

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
What does Rebecca Black and a couple of slightly obscure NES games have in common? Well... not too much, but they are both mentioned in this video!

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 5, Platformers and RPGs

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
This week we introduce a new feature, as well as talk about how some elements are more pivotal to some genres than they are others.

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 4, Randomness and Competitive Play

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
In this episode we Busterwolf, Shoryuken, and Final Smash our way to victory! "ARE YOU OKAY!?"

Digressing and Sidequesting: Quest 2, Random Enemy Encounters

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/22
In Episode 2 we take a look at some of the most annoying occurrences in RPGs. Featuring Earthbound, The 7th Saga, Sweet Home, and Final Fantasy 1.

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