Zac Burns and Jo Gian of Ludeme Funnies stop by for a chat. You may remember Zac from the Chess 2 episode. Zac speaks very honestly about his experience in releasing Chess 2 and offers advice for devs trying to make it on their own.
Hey Super Gamers — a quick apology here. On an episode of the Media Nerds podcast, I referred to a Vive game Devin Reimer had played at an Austin game jam and I said it subtly turned him around in such a way that he felt he walked a straight line. This is not the case. The game used the space they had in such a way that Devin lost his sense of direction, but he knew he wasn’t walking a straight line. A silly thing to make a blog post about, perhaps, but it’s important to me that Super Gamer does its best to represent people (and games) fairly and accurately.
You’ll hear more from Devin Reimer right here on Super Gamer in the near future. I’m currently Pegjamming and will soon return with GLORIOUS CONTENT.
Thanks, sorry, carry on.
Kyle Rudge stops by (twice, actually) to discuss Geekdom House, faith (and games), and community.
Plus Mark rambles about Hearthstone and Heroes of the Storm.
(You can also hear Kyle in a brief clip on the last blog post.)
The Geekdom House website – http://geekdomhouse.com/
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Hey Super Gamers! I hope everyone had as game-filled a weekend as I did.
Yeah, it’s Wednesday. This is really more of a Monday post, isn’t it? Oh well.
I went back to the old country, Winnipeg, over the weekend for two very important reasons: Retro Gamers Unite 2 and a Simpsons trivia game at a place called The Handsome Daughter.
I hadn’t even heard of RGU2 until Thursday or Friday last week. I had actually just agreed to a golf game with some friends for Saturday when I came across the event and had to say TOO BAD, FRIENDS! VIDEO GAMES!
I had planned on spending the day at RGU2 but it was not to be. I actually only got to be there for about an hour, but it was a heckuva set up. Lots of people, lots of game stations, and massive tournaments.
I spoke to one of the organizers, Kyle Rudge, who I’m hoping to soon have on the pod for a longer interview. In the meantime, here’s the short chat we had about RGU2:
By the way (assuming you listened to that interview. Which you should. Come on.), I did try that Mario Lost Levels One Life Challenge and I failed miserably! I died in the second level.
In other, albeit related, news: this old, damaged iPhone ain’t cuttin’ it anymore. I need a camera.
The Simpsons trivia tournament was, as many predicted it would be, perfectly cromulent.
The questions were tough, the players were nerds. I went into that tournament all but certain we’d win; we placed fourth.
I am an early Simpsons nut and the questions were all from seasons three to ten. How could I fail? I’ll tell you how: questions like What is the name of the gun store from which Homer buys his gun?
Really though, my friends and I had a blast. The host was dressed as Otto and the prize for winning was an inanimate carbon rod.
Our team name? Worker and Parasite.
Jason Anarchy, creator of Drinking Quest, returns to talk about his latest game: Haiku Warrior!
We talk haiku, we talk warrior, we even talk punk rock.
Haiku Warrior on Kickstarter – https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/drinkingquest/haiku-warrior
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Trains are great. Games are great. Put them together and you get Train Jam, which sounds great!
This episode features gamedev Adriel Wallick, organizer of Train Jam. We talk about the event, as well as Adriel’s attempt to make one game a week for 52 weeks.
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Adriel Wallick’s website – http://adrielwallick.com/
Train Jam’s website – http://trainjam.com/
Red Cobra! The game title cool enough I made it the name of the episode. I mean, who doesn’t want to learn more about something called Red Cobra?
This episode features Ajari and Colleen Wilson of Adversary Games; we talk about Red Cobra, Indie Teamup, and more!
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Adversary Games’ website – http://www.adversarygames.com/
Hey Super Gamers! Here are some pictures of the Minecraft server I play on with two friends, Gibbertron and JudoJord. Let me show you around…
We made it to forty!
In this episode, Mark speaks to awesome-stuff-maker James Chambers about Minecraft, kids and technology, creativity, and more. James is a seriously way cool guy.
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James Chambers’ website – http://jameschambers.com/
In the immortal words of Homer: Sports! Sports! Sports! Sports! Sports! Sports! Sports! Sports!
This episode features Robert Jeffrey and Garth Coutu of Winnipeg’s RP Fantasy Sports. They’re a sports games fantasy league. They’re just starting up and looking to expand.
Plus, Mark talks about his new PS4, Civ: Beyond Earth, and games you can finish but still lose.
Follow @RPfantasysports on Twitter.