Wed, 28 November 2018
Fallout 76 released a couple weeks ago and fans are, well, not happy with it. News came out today that Bethesda can't even bag the game right. Today on the EXP Podcast, we discuss some of the failures of the latest Fallout and how the game could be victim to its own franchise history.
- Runtime: 33m 19s
- Music by Brad Sucks
Direct download: EXP_Podcast_505_-_All_Out_on_Fallout.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:31pm PDT
Wed, 21 November 2018
It's Thanksgiving time here in the states, so we're doing a bit of a theme episode this week. Food, football, and feuding with the family: Thanksgiving carries with it many unique traditions. But what is the gaming equivalent to arguing about the gold standard with that one weird uncle you see once a year? This week, we kick off the holiday season with some of our favorite (and least favorite) seasonal rituals.
Direct download: EXP_Podcast_504_-_Thanksgiving_Analogies.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:12am PDT
Wed, 14 November 2018
If there's one thing that takes longer than downloading Red Dead Redemption 2, it's playing it. With all this time spent playing Red Dead, it's hard not to notice how the game marks its own passage of time. The sun rises and sets, animals rot, and townsfolk walk around town on some personal errand.
How does the passage of time make a game feel more real? And how do some games convey the passage of time better than others? All of this and more in this week's episode!
Music by Brad Sucks
Direct download: EXP_Podcast_503_-_Game_Time.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:32pm PDT
Wed, 7 November 2018
Between the recent news from Blizzcon and the final Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Direct, it seems like everyone is itching for a fight. Blizzard has been doing some damage control after dunking on its own fans while Nintendo is pre-apologizing for the existence of DLC. And of course, Professor Layton is still nowhere to be seen. This week, we recap a few of the big news announcements and welcome our new mobile-only, pro-wrestling Pokemon overlords.
Direct download: EXP_Podcast_502_-_Smashing_Blizzard.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:09pm PDT
Wed, 31 October 2018
We pack our saddlebags and head out West this week to finally talk about Red Dead Redemption 2. This is a long game, so while the full debrief has to wait, today we'll share our first impressions, give some tips on hogtying insolent strangers, and accidentally kick a dog.
Since you're undoubtedly playing the game yourself, let us know your early thoughts by shooting us an email!
- Runtime: 41m
- Music from the Red Dead Redemption 2 Official Soundtrack
Direct download: EXP_Podcast_501_-_Red_Dead_Redemption_2_First_Impressions.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:57pm PDT