Month: August 2018

EP. 071 – Nerd History & Olympic Esports

It’s Episode 71 of the The Backspace Nomads Podcast. On this episode, hosts Brian & Monica talk about Esports possibly being part of the Winter Olympics. After that they look into the new Interactive Amusement park, Two Bit Circus. Finally for the main segment, we talk about the history and Gaming Culture, and what it has meant to be a gamer throughout the years.

 

Show Rundown:

00:03 – Intro

00:30 – Question: What is the best game you’ve binged?

09:20 – Esports in the Winter Olympics

19:50 – Two Bit Circus

27:48 – Nerd History

 

EP. 070 – Consoles Obsolete? Girl Gamer Dolls & Politics in Gaming!

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On this episode of the nerd podcast, we discuss whether or not gaming consoles will have a place in our lives in the near future. Also Microsoft and American Girl are teaming up to make a Gaming Doll for young female gamer. Finally we talk about Politics in Gaming and what responsibilities developers have when making their games.

Show Rundown:
7:00 IGN Plagiarism Follow Up
10:56 Consoles Becoming Obsolete?
19:19 American Girl Gamer Doll
25:00 Politics in Gaming

Ep. 069 – IGN Plagiarism, Ninja on Female Streamers & Sexism at Riot Games

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It’s Episode 69 of The Backspace Nomads Podcast! On this episode of the gaming podcast we talk about the IGN Plagiarism that happened with their Dead Cell review. Fallout 76 not being published on Steam. Ninja and the reason why he doesn’t play with female streamers. Finally we discuss the Polygon article chronicling the sexism that has been on going at Riot Games.

Show Rundown:
5:58 IGN Plagiarism
15:18 Fallout 76 off Steam
23:27 Ninja and Female Streamers
33:24 Sexism at Riot

Ep. 068 – Fortnite Tutors, No Man’s Skys Redemption, Toxic Men of Gaming

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Episode 68 of The Backspace Nomads Podcast! On this Episode we talk about the Fortnite Tutor’s who are now being hired, the unlikely return of No Man’s Sky, and finally discuss Toxic Men of Gaming a article from Polygon.

Show Rundown:
6:00 Fortnite Tutors
13:00 No Man’s Skys Redemtion
25:44 Toxic Men of Gaming

Polygon’s Toxic Men of Gaming
https://www.polygon.com/2018/7/25/17593516/video-game-culture-toxic-men-explained

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Ep. 067 – F2P Games, Culling 2, High School Esports & James Gunn

Episode 67 of The Backspace Nomads Podcast! We discuss F2P Games like Warframe and Fortnite and effect on the industry. The Culling 2’s failure to launch. The new venture of PlayVS kickstarting High School Esports. Finally we talk a bit about James Gunn and him being fired from Disney.

Show Rundown:

0:25 Favorite Gaming Snack

7:24 F2P Games

15:38 Culling 2

26:53 PlayVS & High School Esports

41:07 James Gunn & Disney