The InRetroSpect Show: Bad Drinks

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You know what that say: ‘A bad drink can ruin the meal?’

What? They don’t say that? Well, I guess I made that up simply in order to seamlessly crowbar the episode title into this blurb without giving anything away about what it means. As well as plenty of bothersome beverages, this month the team grab time by the scruff of the neck and play around in Super Hot and the pieces are finally starting to fall into place with our game ‘Just in Time for Christmas’. Also, Dr. Kris shares with us his Gaming News and Glitch of the Month.

 

 

Through the Reticle: Comics and Games Part 2 – The Spider-Man Problem

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In the second part of his special series looking at the relationship between Video Games and Comic Books, Sam Turner is once again joined by Tom Percival to assess how successful games are when they take the comic characters we love from the page to the screen. Each festooned with a Spider-Man title to call their own your friendly neighbourhood podcast hosts discover what makes a good comic book game and challenge that all titles don’t need to be scared of the shadow named ‘Arkham’.

The InRetroSpect Show: Episode 2 – How to make an innovative Text Adventure

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In the latest episode, Kris invents his own news channel. Sam proposes what a sequel to Red Dead Redemption will look like. Pete attacks Microsoft over its Games for Gold policy and Dan talks about what’s it like to take a drug made by Sony. All this and the gang choose the engine that they will use to make their Christmas Text Adventure. This is Episode Two of the InRetroSpect Show.

Through the Reticle: Watch Me Play

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In the latest edition of Through the Reticle, Sam examines what it is that has got him hooked to watching other people play games online. It’s hard to ignore that the proliferation of ‘Let’s Play’ videos is continuing to expand exponentially and Sam has been venturing down the rabbit hole to find out what makes them so popular and an increasing part of our gaming vocabulary.

 

InRetroSpect RAW: Top 5 Ladders and Lifts

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With a strict twenty minute time frame RAW challenges the team at InRetroSpect to debate and decide their top 5 of a certain gaming subject or theme. This time, Sam, Pete, Dan and Kris gather together to pick their most obtuse list yet. Is it possible to define the top five ladders and lifts that feature in games in just twenty minutes? Tune in to find out.

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InRetroSpect Shots: Kellee Santiago

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Another chance to hear an interview first broadcast on Freeplay back in October 2010. In this brief exchange between thatgamecompany co-founder Kellee Santiago and Peter Willington, Kellee explains how the game ‘Cloud‘ gave birth to the ideals that would go on to inspire some of the greatest games of our generation.

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