Ep. 318 - Insert Credit Santacular, with Lucy James
Ep. 318

Ep. 318 - Insert Credit Santacular, with Lucy James

Episode description

Happy holidays! Gamespot’s Lucy James drops down the Insert Credit chimney to cover Welsh elves, the first official weed strain for a video game, and Dreiblade. Hosted by Alex Jaffe, with Frank Cifaldi, Tim Rogers, Brandon Sheffield, and Lucy James. Edited by Esper Quinn, original music by Kurt Feldman.

Questions this week:

  1. As the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, which three video game characters would be best at teaching Ebenezer Scrooge to change his miserly ways? (09:23)
  2. Do sliding ice physics ever positively contribute to a video game? (15:19)
  3. What do you think is the best selling non-video game item at GameStop as a gift this season? (21:35)
  4. Design the greatest Santa Claus video game of all time (30:48)
  5. How could dreidel be improved? (35:49)
  6. Which video game company probably holds the best Christmas party? (42:43)
  7. Based on video games, what do we know about elves? (49:05)
  8. What is the Rankin Bass of video games? (54:53)

LIGHTNING ROUND: Name Design - Christmas Songs (01:01:19)

Recommendations and Outro (01:12:28)

Discuss this episode in the Insert Credit Forums



Frank: Check out gamehistory.org where there will be a video about a very strange game called Super Sushi Pinball

Brandon: Raiders of Atlantis (1983)

Tim: Ferrari (2023)

Lucy: Godzilla Minus One (2023)

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