Ep. 177 - Yakuza the Musical, with Heather Alexandra
Ep. 177

Ep. 177 - Yakuza the Musical, with Heather Alexandra

Episode description

Double Fine’s Heather Alexandra joins the panel to cover Jerry Lewis, beating coins out of people, and The Ultimate MacGuffin.

Questions this week:

  1. Previously on Insert Credit 20: You encounter someone who, quote, “plays video games for the story.” What games can you assume they own? (7:12)
  2. What does it mean to be a community manager for a game studio that mostly makes single player games? (12:35)
  3. What are the most video gamey things you’ve seen in real life? (18:04)
  4. It’s been one year since we all went into a global quarantine. How would video games be different right now if that never happened? (23:06)
  5. The Adaptation Game: Yakuza movie (27:49)
  6. Dirtbag Kory asks: What is the most underappreciated button on a controller? (32:20)
  7. What is the best MacGuffin in a video game? (37:25)
  8. Frank’s question: How would you design a video game museum? (40:48)
  9. What tea blends would you match with games? (48:37)

LIGHTNING ROUND: Blue Rogue’s Code (52:59)

Think you have better answers than the panel? Politely discuss this episode in the Insert Credit forums



Heather: To The Horizon, Psychonauts 2, Lapsang tea, Kukicha tea

Frank: DG Voodoo 2

Brandon: Ploho, Morwan, D’LaVance, Moondog, Peppermint Bark tea, Turmeric Three Root tea, Unicorn Grass tea

Edited by Esper Quinn. Original Music by Kurt Feldman.