10 episodes

Indie, retro, and AAA game discussion from Chengdu, China! (that's the capital of Sichuan Province)

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Indie, retro, and AAA game discussion from Chengdu, China! (that's the capital of Sichuan Province)

    A CGF Retrospective: Looking Back on 8 Years

    A CGF Retrospective: Looking Back on 8 Years

    After starting CGF in May of 2015, we recently hosted our last CGF event (of the foreseeable future) in February of 2022. In this episode of the podcast, we look back on this community project which has spanned almost a decade in the city of Chengdu, China. Over that time we’ve: Hosted about 140 events […]

    2022 Games of the Year

    2022 Games of the Year

    Another year, another podcast episode discussion about our favorite games of the year. As with previous years, this episode is a discussion not limited to games released in 2022, but all of our favorite gaming experiences of the year (in Austin’s case, a lot of Steam library spelunking). Games Mentioned Ready or Not The Stanley […]

    • 51 min
    The Challenge and Joy of Achievement Hunting

    The Challenge and Joy of Achievement Hunting

    In this episode we discuss the challenges and merits of achievement hunting (or trophy hunting, as some refer to it). Strictly for skilled gamers who seek competence and mastery. Topics Discussed What guides and motivates achievement hunters The easiest and most difficult games to collect achievements How the culture and practice has evolved over time […]

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Creeping Through the Swamps of Hunt: Showdown

    Creeping Through the Swamps of Hunt: Showdown

    In this episode of the podcast we share our love and experience getting dirty in the 1895 Louisiana swamps in which Hunt: Showdown is set. Unlike most other popular online FPS games, Hunt is a competitive online shooter which is all about using environmental details to outsmart opponents. Topics Discussed The origins of Hunt: Showdown […]

    Comic Book Adaptations & Games

    Comic Book Adaptations & Games

    In this episode of the podcast, Austin has a discussion with old CGF friend and comic book enthusiast Demick. Here we talk about the spectrum of comic book video game adaptations, from NES titles up to recent blockbusters like Spider-Man on PS5. Topics Discussed What makes comic book adaptation games great & terribleOur favorite games […]

    The Outer Wilds & Majora’s Mask

    The Outer Wilds & Majora’s Mask

    In this episode of the podcast Austin and Josh discuss The Outer Wilds and compare it to the N64 Zelda game Majora’s Mask. Topics Discussed How Majora’s Mask (2000) relates to Outer Wilds (2019)What makes Majora’s Mask so dark and uniqueThe “time loop” game mechanic Games Mentioned Outer Wilds on SteamThe Legend of Zelda: Majora’s […]

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Charlie and Austin hot boysssssss great podcasts and discussions :)

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Nice insights

Mostly about the Chinese gaming industry, and totally worth the listen! If you’re a dev, and curious about our industry overseas, these guys have the cast you’re looking for.

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Best Podcodcast

...about the Chinese mobile gaming industry.

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