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A narrative focused videogame podcast, like a book club for games.

April 13, 2017

Life is Strange - 1: Chrysalis

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Join us this week as we start our run of DONTNOD'S Life is Strange with Episode 1: Chrysalis. We will be playing through every episode spoiler-free so feel free to play along! Also be sure to stay tuned for a special teaser of our newest series.

March 24, 2017

Ep. 11 - Detention

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Join us this week as we talk about Detention, a point and click horror game set in 1960's Taiwan! Talking points include: Beauty and the Beast, 2/28, teen empathy, and a general lack of culture!

Intro: Such Heights by Bjorn Lynne

Music: www.bensound.com

March 10, 2017

Ep. 10 - DOOM

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Join us this week as we talk about DOOM, a demon filled gorefest developed by Id Software and published by Bethesda. Talking points include: movement fluidity, demon design, the dark arts, and mystical old men!

 

Intro song - Such Heights by Bjorn Lynne

February 17, 2017

The Identity of a Gamer

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Join us this week as we delve into the identity of what it is to be a gamer and how people view themselves and others. Talking points include: Personal Stories, Stereotypes, Categorization of Gaming Culture, and Respecting Strangers at Bars.

Intro Music - Such Heights by Bjorn Lynne

February 3, 2017

Tabletop Games vs. Videogames

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In this episode of Thoughts from Player One we take a look at differenent styles of games and what makes each of them unique. Talking points include: Gaming Cultures, Public Perception, A Game "Sales Pitch", and WHY CITY OF HEROES IS ACTUALLY THE BEST MMO.

Intro Music: Such Heights by Bjorn Lynne

Other Music:

Title: Into the Wormhole
Artist: Jingle Punks

January 20, 2017

Ep.9 - That Dragon, Cancer

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In the most somber episode of Thoughts From Player One yet we take a look at That Dragon, Cancer, A game created by Ryan and Amy Green, Josh Larson, and a small team under the name Numinous Games. Talking points this time include: Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine, religion, and games as a form of catharsis.

 

Intro Song - Such Heights by Bjorn Lynne

Other Music:"Sad Day" and "Buddy" found on .

 

December 16, 2016

Ep.8 - Contrast

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Join us for our pre-Christmas episode as we discuss Contrast, a 3-D puzzle platformer with a shadowy twist!

Talking points include: Sonic 3, unrealisitc people, lighting effects, and bad pirate ships. Intro Music - Such Heights by Bjorn Lynne.

Email us at thoughtsfromplayerone@gmail.com and follow us on twitter at @thoughtsfromp1.

December 2, 2016

Top 5 Story Games

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In this special post-Thanksgiving episode we discuss our personal lists of top 5 story heavy games and then defend them to eachother. This is 100% not because we both did nothing over the long weekend, not even a little bit.

Main Theme: Such Heights by Bjorne Lynne

November 18, 2016

Ep.7 - Her Story

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Join us for another exciting episode as we discuss Her Story, an interactive movie from developer Sam Barlow! Talking points include: Police Encounters, Murder Mysteries, Disney Channel Hijinks, Gamification, and much much more. Intro Music - Such Heights by Bjorn Lynne. Email us at thoughtsfromplayerone@gmail.com and follow us on twitter at @thoughtsfromp1.

November 4, 2016

Ep.6 - SOMA

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Join us for a totally not late Halloween special as we play SOMA a horror game from developer Frictional Games. As a heads up this episode has tons of hot spooks in it so be warned. Story Breakdown ends at 23:15. Talking points include: Best Halloween costumes, consciousness and yourself, ghosts vs ghouls, and human nature as a whole.

Songs in this episode:

Such Heights by Bjorn Lynne

Famitracker - Spooky Scary Skeletons (8-Bit VRC6 Remix)

New Chances by Muciojad https://soundcloud.com/muciojad
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Altocumulus by Muciojad https://soundcloud.com/muciojad
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