Ep. 272 - New Donk, Michigan
Ep. 272

Ep. 272 - New Donk, Michigan

Episode description

Ep. 272 - New Donk, Michigan

Our beloved panel covers big game worlds, big game choices, and big twin Tallaricos. Hosted by Alex Jaffe, with Frank Cifaldi, Tim Rogers, and Brandon Sheffield. Edited by goop lord, original music by Kurt Feldman.

Questions this week:

  1. Jason Schreier asks: Which Mario stage/level/kingdom/board would you want to live in and why? (04:02)
  2. How do you trick a player into feeling like your video game world is big? (10:23)
  3. What do people mean when they say that choices you make in a video game should matter? (17:40)
  4. Dirtbag Dusting - Sam: What game emotionally resonated with you most as a teen? Vermont Boy: What games are most improved by listening to something else? Anonymous: What game has the longest time between setup and payoff? (24:58)
  5. Alex Jaffe asks: Is there any reason for a game with a controllable character to not have a jump button? (38:40)
  6. Which video games have caused industry-wide shifts in graphical aesthetics? (45:52)
  7. What video game characters do you think would most overuse emojis? (50:09)
  8. Review the Rubik’s Cube. (53:57)

LIGHTNING ROUND: Name Design (58:50)

Recommendations and Outro (01:05:13)

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Recommendations: Brandon: Stonewall’s Jerquee, A Man Called Hawk on Tubi, reevaluate your taste prejudices every once in a while Tim: Spell a word in an interesting way if you’re a vegan snack company, don’t ask Tim about anything diet related Frank: Deweys Cookies Jaffe: See a dentist

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Hosted by Alex Jaffe, with Frank CifaldiTim Rogers, and Brandon Sheffield. Edited by goop lordOriginal Music by Kurt Feldman.