The Experience Points Podcast
A weekly video game podcast from the co-writers of

There are some weeks when I swear I spend as much time watching games as I do playing them. Let’s Plays, Twitch streams, and tournament broadcasts are thriving. The usual assumption behind all these types of broadcasts is that there are people on the other end controlling them. What happens when there isn’t? Strangely enough, it’s easy to find game broadcasts in which humans are relegated to the sidelines. This week we talk about the allure of AI vs. AI violence, the allure of gambling, and what happens when thousands of people try to plan a Rube Goldberg machine.


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Show notes:


- Runtime: 30 min 17 sec

Video Game Championship Wrestling

Salty Bet

Twitch Plays Pokemon


- Music by: Brad Sucks

Direct download: EXP_Podcast_265_-_Self_playing_games.mp3
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