“Shaniqua Shepard sounds cool.” Fighting Games; Character Roleplaying

This week, Martha host her first roundtable episode, Mark starts another argument, and Stephen gets sassy about his favorite game genre.

Stephen did regret promising to have his talk notes up. They’ll be up ASAP!

If you’ve got time this weekend, Ludum Dare is indeed happening in a few days.

Martha had a blast at the My Brother, My Brother and Me show!

[0:08:08] Fighting Games

[0:40:09] Character Roleplaying

“This misinformation vortex.” One year of Nice Games Club!

It’s a very special episode, as your nice hosts celebrate one year(!!!) of Nice Games Club by revising their favorite topics from the show’s first 50+ episodes. Also: Mark complains about Las Vegas, Martha repeatedly gets the last laugh, and Stephen doesn’t like talking about his problems.

Reminisce with us by listening to our very first episode.

[0:03:06] Imposter Syndrome

[0:14:20] Conferences

[0:24:50] VR Development

[0:40:08] Prototyping

[0:48:44] Messages and Meanings

[1:06:04] Strategy Guides

[1:13:57] The future of Nice Games Club

“Boo!” Upcoming Games; Release Dates; Win Conditions

In our first (and likely only ever) Halloween episode, Martha haunts the clubhouse, Mark delivers some bad Zelda-related news to Stephen, and from Stephen’s topic a thousand flowers bloom.

Stephen’s IDGA talk is next week! Details here.

Mark gave a talk on object-oriented programming at the first annual M+DEV conference last weekend.

[0:04:41] Upcoming Games

[0:20:58] Release Dates

[0:31:07] Win Conditions

“Right the dang now!” Scope Creep; eSports

In this episode, Stephen fights his demons, Martha likes sports now, and Mark learns a lot about both.

Stephen will be speaking at the November IGDA Twin Cities meeting! Details will be posted at igdatc.org soon.

[0:02:41] Scope Creep

[0:30:53] eSports

“I do business.” DLC and Expansions; Genre in Games

This week, Stephen finally gets a theme song, Mark plays devil’s advocate, and Martha gets dangerously close to a topic your nice hosts swore to never talk about on the show.

[0:02:40] DLC and Expansions

[0:38:34 ] Genre in Games