Last Updated: 8/23/12 7:46pm | Episodes: 101
Because Games Matter!
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This week, we look at a classic arcade game to show how games can express an idea using only their mechanics.
This week, we study a character from Persona 4 to demonstrate the benefits of sexual diversity in games.
This week, we talk about the troubled relationship between Sex and Video Games.
This week, we talk about Operant Conditioning, and its unfortunate overuse in modern game design.
This week, we talk about why games have been getting less challenging lately.
This week, we talk about what it takes to be a great game designer.
This week, talk about standing up for our medium.
For Halloween, we explore the use of symbols and psychology in horror games.
This week, we answer some of the most popular questions in our inbox.
This week, we look at the lack of diversity in video games (and hint at numerous episode topics to come).
This week, we look at the many different ways choice exists in games.
This week, we take a break from all the "art and design" talk to appreciate the Child's Play Charity Dinner Auction.
This week, we get into a little bit of video game theory, discussing the creative contribution of the player to a game.
This week, we talk about the need for video games to have their own "Oscars", and what that show might look like.
This week, we take a quick break from all the games talk to discuss Anonymous, and whether or not they were actually behind the PSN outage.
Now that the whole PSN mess is (mostly) wrapped up, we discuss the changing relationship between corporation and consumer, and the trust that relationship is going to require.
This week, we discuss the important difference between the often-confused "graphics" and "aesthetics."
This week, we talk about the ways game systems are starting to be applied to real life, and what this means for the future. Also, we are joined by our first guest artist!
This week, as promised, we take a closer look at how to build a good tutorial.
This week, we look at what it takes to write a great female game character.
This week, we try our best to describe a big upcoming change in the world of video games, as well as what's causing it.
This week, we turn a critical eye to some of EA's worst recent marketing campaigns.