Digressing and Sidequesting

Last Updated: 12/19/12 12:00pm | Episodes: 11

 Digressing and Sidequesting is a show where we take games and wring them dry for design principles.

» Total Videos: 11

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Posted on December 19, 2012 - 12:00pm by DigressingNSQ

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.

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Posted on October 26, 2012 - 12:30pm by DigressingNSQ

Ronnie explains why survival horror games like Slender and Eternal Darkness are the progressive thinkers of the gaming industry.

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Posted on October 7, 2012 - 10:20am by DigressingNSQ

With Nintendo's Wii U ready for release, everyone is talking about asymmetric gaming. But what is asymmetry in video games?

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Posted on May 25, 2012 - 8:00pm by DigressingNSQ

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!?"

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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 7:02pm by DigressingNSQ

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!

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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 6:56pm by DigressingNSQ

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.

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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 6:54pm by DigressingNSQ

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!

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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 6:49pm by DigressingNSQ

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.

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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 6:39pm by DigressingNSQ

In this episode we Busterwolf, Shoryuken, and Final Smash our way to victory! "ARE YOU OKAY!?"

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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 4:41pm by DigressingNSQ

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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Posted on December 19, 2012 - 12:00pm by DigressingNSQ

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.

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Posted on October 26, 2012 - 12:30pm by DigressingNSQ

Ronnie explains why survival horror games like Slender and Eternal Darkness are the progressive thinkers of the gaming industry.

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Posted on October 7, 2012 - 10:20am by DigressingNSQ

With Nintendo's Wii U ready for release, everyone is talking about asymmetric gaming. But what is asymmetry in video games?

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Posted on May 25, 2012 - 8:00pm by DigressingNSQ

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!?"

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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 7:02pm by DigressingNSQ

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!

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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 6:56pm by DigressingNSQ

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.

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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 6:54pm by DigressingNSQ

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!

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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 6:49pm by DigressingNSQ

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.

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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 6:39pm by DigressingNSQ

In this episode we Busterwolf, Shoryuken, and Final Smash our way to victory! "ARE YOU OKAY!?"

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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 4:41pm by DigressingNSQ

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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Posted on May 25, 2012 - 8:00pm by DigressingNSQ

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!?"

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Posted on October 26, 2012 - 12:30pm by DigressingNSQ

Ronnie explains why survival horror games like Slender and Eternal Darkness are the progressive thinkers of the gaming industry.

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Posted on December 19, 2012 - 12:00pm by DigressingNSQ

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.

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Posted on October 7, 2012 - 10:20am by DigressingNSQ

With Nintendo's Wii U ready for release, everyone is talking about asymmetric gaming. But what is asymmetry in video games?

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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 6:49pm by DigressingNSQ

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.

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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 7:02pm by DigressingNSQ

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!

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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 6:54pm by DigressingNSQ

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!

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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 4:41pm by DigressingNSQ

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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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 6:56pm by DigressingNSQ

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.

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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 6:39pm by DigressingNSQ

In this episode we Busterwolf, Shoryuken, and Final Smash our way to victory! "ARE YOU OKAY!?"

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Posted on December 19, 2012 - 12:00pm by DigressingNSQ

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.

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Posted on October 26, 2012 - 12:30pm by DigressingNSQ

Ronnie explains why survival horror games like Slender and Eternal Darkness are the progressive thinkers of the gaming industry.

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Posted on October 7, 2012 - 10:20am by DigressingNSQ

With Nintendo's Wii U ready for release, everyone is talking about asymmetric gaming. But what is asymmetry in video games?

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Posted on May 25, 2012 - 8:00pm by DigressingNSQ

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!?"

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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 7:02pm by DigressingNSQ

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!

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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 6:56pm by DigressingNSQ

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.

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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 6:54pm by DigressingNSQ

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!

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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 6:49pm by DigressingNSQ

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.

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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 6:39pm by DigressingNSQ

In this episode we Busterwolf, Shoryuken, and Final Smash our way to victory! "ARE YOU OKAY!?"

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Posted on May 22, 2012 - 4:41pm by DigressingNSQ

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.