7 episodes

Given enough time, even a business starts to collect some interesting stories. And Panic, Portland's long-standing software company/video game publisher/hardware developer/who knows what, has been around for a long time. Our host, Christa Mrgan, takes a look at the strange, funny, interesting, and useless parts of Panic, through interviews, stories, and Cabel's rambling asides. Now Panic lore can be shared by everyone, for better or worse.

Panic Podcast Panic

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 36 Ratings

Given enough time, even a business starts to collect some interesting stories. And Panic, Portland's long-standing software company/video game publisher/hardware developer/who knows what, has been around for a long time. Our host, Christa Mrgan, takes a look at the strange, funny, interesting, and useless parts of Panic, through interviews, stories, and Cabel's rambling asides. Now Panic lore can be shared by everyone, for better or worse.

    PAX At It Again

    PAX At It Again

    Why would anyone—and in particular Panic—want to make a trade show booth? A look back at our completely normal trade show history, plus a look ahead to some of our Season 2 episodes!

    • 44 min
    The Story of Playdate

    The Story of Playdate

    Find out how an offhand idea to mark the 15th anniversary of a software company launched a decade-long saga of twists, turns, and mini-boss battles that led to the creation of a handheld gaming console as surprising and unique as its creators. Pre-order day is finally here, but it’s dangerous to go alone. Take this adorable yellow box, and let’s get crankin’… on the story of Playdate.

    • 1 hr 35 min
    Totally Sidetalkin'

    Totally Sidetalkin'

    How the Nokia N-Gage failed so spectacularly that it became a meme before social media really existed. And what that has to do with Panic, exactly.

    • 44 min
    Audion & On

    Audion & On

    How did a fierce competition with a rival lead Steven Frank and Cabel Sasser to make a life-changing decision in a meeting with one of their biggest idols... and one of their arch nemeses?

    • 46 min
    Our Monogamous Follow Heart

    Our Monogamous Follow Heart

    An act of social media spite, an unlikely friendship, and a lot of fast food coupons. How did signing up for a Twitter account to do support lead to an odd and endearing relationship… and whatever happened to the cardboard friends we made along the way?

    • 34 min
    Pantscast

    Pantscast

    Most of us remember the iPhone app store launch in 2008 and the iPhone app gold rush that followed. Indie developers flocked to the platform, all determined to build a breakout app that would earn them millions. And pretty soon that gold rush… turned into a brown rush. Enter Panic, with a ridiculous novelty app and an elaborate fake backstory for a German company that didn't exist.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 Ratings

Landenwin ,

A very great podcast!

A very great podcast! It’s very interesting to hear more about Untitled Goose Game!

Top Podcasts In Business

REAL AF with Andy Frisella
Andy Frisella #100to0
Money Rehab with Nicole Lapin
Money News Network
The Ramsey Show
Ramsey Network
PBD Podcast
PBD Podcast
Habits and Hustle
Jen Cohen and Habit Nest
The Money Mondays
Dan Fleyshman

You Might Also Like

The Talk Show With John Gruber
Daring Fireball / John Gruber
Playdate Podcast
Panic
99% Invisible
Roman Mars
My Brother, My Brother And Me
The McElroys
You're Dead to Me
BBC Radio 4
Infamous: NXIVM's Inner Circle
Campside Media / Sony Music Entertainment