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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

    • Leisure
    • 4.4 • 72 Ratings

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

    Platformer Short: Kindom: New Lands

    Platformer Short: Kindom: New Lands

    Jonathan recounts the serene-yet-intense side-scrolling tower defense game Kingdom: New Lands, a delightful diversion for a few hours per run, at an extremely affordable price.

    • 10 min
    Ox-Eye Media & DeepWater Games

    Ox-Eye Media & DeepWater Games

    Jonathan and Nick speak with El Whitcomb, Community Manager for Ox-Eye Media, which includes DeepWater Games, and their fantastically fun and accessible games, named FloorPlan and Welcome to your Perfect Home. Also Hot new games coming soon!
    DeepWaterGaming.com
    @DeepWaterGames

    • 44 min
    Platformer Short: Rogue Legacy

    Platformer Short: Rogue Legacy

    Jonathan recounts and wonderful gameplay experience of Rogue Legacy: charming, fun, and a great rogue-lite all around.

    • 7 min
    Matt Forbeck

    Matt Forbeck

    Nick and Jonathan speak with Matt Forbeck, a truly phenomenal font of creativity, writer of dozens of books, contributor to scads of games, including BioMutant and the upcoming tabletop Marvel role-playing game, and of course his own Shotguns and Sorcery.
    Check out everything at Forbeck.com.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Platformer Shorts: Castle Crashers

    Platformer Shorts: Castle Crashers

    Jonathan recounts the joy of Castle Crashers, a fun, brilliantly-animated beat-em-up, great for couch co-op, or as a solo experience.

    • 10 min
    Marvel's Avengers and other Live Services

    Marvel's Avengers and other Live Services

    Jonathan and Nick discuss Marvel's Avengers, Read Dead Online, and other live service games. In each are some successes, some failures, noble attempts, and bad behavior. A few rays of hope pierce the gloom.

    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
72 Ratings

72 Ratings

Dr. Nim ,

A Good Listen!

I tend to listen to this podcast while working out. I don't always agree with their opinions, but what fun would that be? They have great guests!

As for the title "Literate Gamer"? I'm not sure that gives the best set of expectations. It is not stuffy or pedantic by any means. Sometimes it's more like "Gamer Ate Litter" because they do tend to talk some trash...

JackRabbitOne ,

Great Pod

Keep up the good work gents!

socalledlegend ,

Great podcast!

Great podcast if you have an interest in video games!

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