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

We also knew all the mushrooms would catch up to Mario. This week on the podcast, we take a wonder seed trip into Super Mario Bros. Wonder!

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Direct download: EXP_Podcast_718_-_Super_Mario_Bros._Wonder_Debrief.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:51pm PDT

This week we talk about a game all about language and a game completely devoid of the written word!  Chants of Sennaar and Cocoon are in the rotation this week and both games have impressed us.  While they're quite different, both of them drop you right into a world without much explicit hand holding, so we have a good time unpacking the various mysteries contained within.  Plus: a little extra Lies of P and Sea of Stars analysis as we continue to dig in to those games!

Direct download: EXP_Podcast_717_-_CoS_and_Cocoon.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:25pm PDT

This week on the podcast, we leap into Sony's cloud gaming news and marvel at the lengths Baldur's Gate 3 players will go for the perfect run.

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- Music by By Brad Sucks

Direct download: EXP_Podcast_716_-_Clouds_and_Sheep.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:54pm PDT

Rumors abound this week as we all collectively start to piece together clues about the Switch's successor.  I'm going to out on a limb and say that there will be a Mario game and a convoluted friend request system - maybe together?!  On top of that, Jorge and I do some strategizing about how to introduce turn-based RPGs to the next generation.  Suffice to say it's a high pressure situation.

Direct download: EXP_Podcast_715_-_Switch_2_Scuttlebutt.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:19pm PDT