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102: IFComp 2016

Now in its 22nd year, IFComp (The Interactive Fiction Competition) is an annual celebration of new text-based games. We covered last year’s competition in a pair of episodes last October, and this year we’re back... Read More
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101: Waking Mars

Waking Mars is the second game from Tiger Style, developers of Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor and Spider: Rite of the Shrouded Moon. On the surface this 2012 follow-up to Spider appears to be... Read More
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100: Episode 100

We apply Big Data (okay, an Excel spreadsheet) to all 434 games played or mentioned in our 100 episode run, in an effort to answer the cocktail party question “Oh you have a video game... Read More
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99: Pocket Card Jockey

We’re rubbing the Giddyap button this week with hybrid solitaire and horse racing game Pocket Card Jockey, the surprise 3DS release from Pokémon developers Game Freak. Links for this episode: Pocket Card Jockey for Nintendo... Read More
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98: Reigns

This week we’re swiping right on Reigns, a kingdom management interactive fiction game with a Tinder inspired interface. This clever twist on the Choose Your Own Adventure style has turned out to be a surprise... Read More
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97: Abzû

This week we’re exploring the ocean of Abzu, the first game from Journey art director Matt Nava’s Giant Squid Studios. We loved Journey so naturally we were eager to play the game some have called... Read More

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