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Missed Checkpoints applies the book club approach to video games. Our goal is to examine lesser known games, games we may have missed, indies, hidden gems, or games we long to revisit. We aim to play titles under 20 hours in length so you can play along!

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Missed Checkpoints applies the book club approach to video games. Our goal is to examine lesser known games, games we may have missed, indies, hidden gems, or games we long to revisit. We aim to play titles under 20 hours in length so you can play along!

    051 - Castlevania: Lords of Shadow

    051 - Castlevania: Lords of Shadow

    Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group.

    Happy New Year! Our first episode of 2020 will cover the last game we played in 2019, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow. Check out this episode to hear our thoughts on the game and why we ranked it where we did on our end of the year lists. You can find all of our lists on the Missed Checkpoints Facebook page.

    Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, YouTube, and now Spotify! Send us your questions, suggestions, or corrections on Facebook or by tweeting us @MCheckpoints and we'll go over them on the next episode.


     

    Marqus: Twitter | Twitch

    Greg: Twitter | Twitch 

    Trevor: Twitter | Twitch 

     

    Intro Music: Castlevania Lords of Shadow Music - Besieged Village

    Outro Music: Castlevania Lords of Shadow Music - The End

    • 1 hr 45 min
    053 - Her Story

    053 - Her Story

    Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group.

    Back as a special guest, Dante is here to give us his thoughts on Her Story. We discuss our interpretations of the ending and what we thought about the experience playing the game.

    Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, YouTube, and now Spotify! Send us your questions, suggestions, or corrections on Facebook or by tweeting us @MCheckpoints and we'll go over them on the next episode.


     

    Marqus: Twitter | Twitch

    Greg: Twitter | Twitch 

    Trevor: Twitter | Twitch 

     

    Special Guest:

    Dante: Twitter | Twitch 

     

    Intro Music: "CGI Snake" by Chris Zabriskie

    Outro Music: "There's Probably No Time" by Chris Zabriskie

    • 1 hr 49 min
    001 - Beyond Good & Evil (Part 1)

    001 - Beyond Good & Evil (Part 1)

    Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group.

    If you already have checked the episode, please feel free to give us feedback. We're looking to improve on the show in any ways possible.

    Our next episode should be dropping next week and after that, we'll begin our playthrough of Life Is Strange. If you're looking to follow along with us, we should be playing the first two episodes as part 1 of our show and the following three episodes for part 2.

    If you've got any questions for us or thoughts on the game up to that point, feel free to shoot us an email at missedcheckpoints@gmail.com and we'll go over it on the show.

    https://soundcloud.com/missedch…/001-beyond-good-evil-part-1

    Bonus 01 - Firewatch

    Bonus 01 - Firewatch

    Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group.

    Here's our first bonus episode and we're playing Firewatch. Listen to this episode to hear our thoughts on Campo Santo's 2016 adventure game. 

    Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, and YouTube to play along and keep up with our latest episodes. Send us your questions, suggestions, or corrections on Facebook or by sending us an email at missedcheckpoints@gmail.com and we'll go over them on the next episode.


     

    Greg: Twitter | Twitch 

    Dante: Twitter | Twitch 

    Trevor: Twitter | Twitch 

     

    Intro Music: Firewatch OST - Camp Approach

    Outro Music: Firewatch OST - Thorofare Hike

    • 1 hr 46 min
    002 - Beyond Good & Evil (Part 2)

    002 - Beyond Good & Evil (Part 2)

    Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group.

    Here is the conclusion to our Beyond Good & Evil discussion along with speculation on the Beyond Good & Evil 2 trailer from this past E3.

    If you haven't already, please check out the first episode of our podcast at the link below. After you've listened to both episodes, please feel free to give us feedback. We're looking to improve on the show in any ways possible.

    Next game up is Trevor's choice, Life Is Strange. If you're looking to follow along with us, we should be playing the first three episodes as part 1 of our show and the final two episodes for part 2.

    If you've got any questions for us or thoughts on the game up to that point, feel free to shoot us an email at missedcheckpoints@gmail.com and we'll go over it on the next show.

    https://soundcloud.com/missedch…/002-beyond-good-evil-part-2

    https://soundcloud.com/missedch…/001-beyond-good-evil-part-1

    • 1 hr 44 min
    Bonus 02 - Mega Man 11

    Bonus 02 - Mega Man 11

    Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marq, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group.

    We have another quick bonus episode for you. Marqus and Dante are here to discuss their experience with Mega Man 11.

    Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, YouTube, and now Spotify! Send us your questions, suggestions, or corrections on Facebook or by tweeting us @MCheckpoints and we'll go over them on the next episode.


     

    Marqus: Twitter | Twitch

    Dante: Twitter | Twitch 

     

    Intro Music: Mega Man 11 OST - You Got a New Weapon!

    Outro Music: Mega Man 11 OST - DWN 082 Fuse man

    • 1 hr 9 min

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