Category Archives: Podcasts

S06E14 – GemuCon 2013 Special

On this episode the lovely Phil hosted a live show at this year’s GemuCon, and joining him behind the mics were some well-known (or notorious – the choice is yours), guest presenters. Join them as they discuss their earliest gaming memories, Sonic and Mario, cloud

S06E13 – Monsters!

On this week’s episode we take a look at the weird and wonderful world of monsters  – and although we try to avoid the usual vampires, werewolves and zombies they do turn up in the midst of the giant lizards/reptiles/squids/sharks/spiders/snakes/scorpions/apes, things from outer space or

S06E12 – Parodies & Stereotypes

Apologies for the lack of news this time around. We were hit by a bad case of Gremlin (only the one), and our technology decided to take five for a while. Oscar Wilde once wrote that “Life imitates art far more than art imitates life”, and

S06E11 – SunnyCon 2013 Special

Once again we ventured to Sunderland to attend the marvellous event organised by Tucky and his fantastic team – and aside from transport issues on the Sunday we can honestly say that SunnyCon 2 was fabulous – in every sense of the word. Unfortunately the

S06E10 – From The New World

On this week’s episode we take a look at the idea of exploration in media, decide which TV character would make the best partner on a journey of discovery, and wonder if survival exploration really is a new sub-genre in games. This week’s news went

Meandering Mic: Lindsay Penn

This weekend I interviewed Lindsay Penn about her biweekly YouTube program “The Dinz”. The Dinz has been described best by their VFX artist Kezi, “It’s a motivational speech with sketch-comedy cutaways”. Every Tuesday Lindsay tackles a different topic, and reasons through it with advice, evidence

S06E09 – SunnyCon Preview

Apologies for the ongoing delays with episode downloads. We’re in a bit of a transitionary period at the moment, but we’ll catch up very soon. On this sunny episode we’re joined by guest-presenter Tucky who will be talking to us about SunnyCon 2 and the

S06E08 – Animex 2013 Special, Part 2

Anyone who has attended Animex knows that it is all it is first and foremost an educational festival, but even though the talks are informative, insightful, and a true eye-opener for anyone wanting to enter a variety of media-based industries, many people consider the lounge

S06E07 – Animex 2013 Special, Part 1

Over the last few years we’ve had the privilege of attending many different shows and conventions, but one in particular has become an integral part of our events calendar as it offers us the chance to interview the movers and shakers from a variety of

S06E06 – Past Versus Present

On this slightly nostalgic episode we take a look at the way that media has changed over the last few decades. Join us as we discover what makes something a classic or timeless, whether newer really is better, and find out if everyone really is