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15th Apr2014

EDG Podcast Ep. #238 – Make the Game Already!

by Eric Bouchard

Ep 238 EDG Podcast Ep. #238   Make the Game Already!

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This week, Eric Bouchard, Chris Maeurer, Travis Patterson and John Danforth all team up to discuss franchises they would love to see made into games. Now if only the studios mentioned in the show would listen….

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09th Apr2014

Why We Game: What Have I Just Done? (Spec Ops: The Line)

by Eric Bouchard

Spec Ops Title Why We Game: What Have I Just Done? (Spec Ops: The Line)

The unreliable narrator. The plot twist. The good guy is really the bad guy. These are all gaming cliches. Some games have employed them well, but for every “Would you kindly?” and nuke sequence, there are hundreds of games which fail in their attempt to make even one of them work.

So what happens when a game manages to employ all three of these cliches to perfection? You get Spec Ops: The Line, a game which set a whole new standard for storytelling in modern shooters. This is “Why We Game.”

WARNING: Spoilers Ahead

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09th Apr2014

EDG Podcast Ep. #237 – Playing Games

by Eric Bouchard

Ep 237 EDG Podcast Ep. #237   Playing Games

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Chris Maeurer makes his long awaited return to the podcast this week. He joins Eric Bouchard, Jay Sims and Travis Patterson to talk about what the crew has been playing.

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05th Apr2014

Review: Little Racers STREET

by Travis Patterson

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Milkstone Studios has taken a bit of a step back into the past with its game Little Racers STREET. You don’t see too many of this type of game anymore. Does Little Racers STREET hit that nostalgic sweet-spot, or should Mikstone Studios be more focused on current gaming trends?

Having grown up on isometric racers like R.C. Pro Am and Rock N’ Roll Racing, this was truly a blast from the past. The cars are so small that it also brought back memories of Micro Machines. This game did give me the opportunity to relive some of my fond memories from childhood.

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01st Apr2014

EDG Podcast Ep. #236 – Hacking Life

by Eric Bouchard

Ep 236 EDG Podcast Ep. #236   Hacking Life

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In this week’s podcast, Eric Bouchard and Jay Sims step outside of the world of video games to discuss some of their favorite Lifehacks.

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