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OctopusPark's Literate Gamer: a discussion of games, their meaning, and their impact on people and art.

Literate Gamer Octopus Park

    • Video Games
    • 4.2 • 6 Ratings

OctopusPark's Literate Gamer: a discussion of games, their meaning, and their impact on people and art.

    Platformer Short: Alto

    Platformer Short: Alto

    Jonathan discusses Alto: a light, fun, relaxing romp of a one-button, 2D platformer.

    • 6 min
    Code Vein

    Code Vein

    Jonathan and Nick discuss Code Vein, a Japanese souls-like that represents the expansion of the mechanical genre into new setting genres. Your move, Atlas.

    • 35 min
    Platformer Short: AER: Memories of Old

    Platformer Short: AER: Memories of Old

    Jonathan recounts a pleasant, puzzle-light platformer, low on tension and high on relaxation.

    • 7 min
    Ghost of Tsushima

    Ghost of Tsushima

    Jonathan and Nick discuss Ghost of Tsushima, a true love letter to the struggle of the Samurai, and a very solid game besides. It oozes attitude and style, an absolute joy for any fan of Akira Kurosawa's works.

    • 42 min
    Sundered: Eldritch Edition

    Sundered: Eldritch Edition

    Jonathan regales about a phenomenal MetroidVania platformer with advancement integrated into the narrative, effective power design, beautiful art, exhilarating temptation and indulgent fulfillment of choices in Sundered: Eldritch Edition.

    • 23 min
    Elite Dangerous

    Elite Dangerous

    Jonathan and Nick discuss Elite Dangerous, a space-flight-simulator with ships, upgrades, combat, markets, factions, and space tourism. A bit complex, but deep, and a lot of fun.

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Messer26 ,

Good take on gaming

Interesting take on gaming, worth a listen

Grant Howitt ,

Good stuff!

They let me be on the podcast! Which is nice.

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