Week of 09/30/2012 - Recorded 10/4/2012

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2012 Podcast Awards! http://www.podcastawards.com

NEWS

No Federal charges for 38 studios, but state charges pending. [GameSpot]
http://www.gamespot.com/news/no-federal-charges-for-38-studios-6397454

Cliff Bleszinski Departs Epic Games [Epic Games]
http://epicgames.com/community/2012/10/cliff-bleszinski-departs-epic/

2012 Presidential Coverage Goes Live with Xbox [Xbox Live’s Major Nelson’s Blog]
http://majornelson.com/2012/10/02/xbox-invites-you-to-be-a-part-of-the-first-ever-live-interactive-tv-presidential-debate/

Medal of Honor: Warfighter Open Beta Starts 10/5 [IGN]
http://www.ign.com/articles/2012/10/03/medal-of-honor-beta-details-revealed

Assassin’s Creed 3 Reveals First DLC, “Tyranny of King Washington” [Ubisoft, Assassin’s Creed]
http://assassinscreed.ubi.com/ac3/en-US/news/news_detail.aspx?c=tcm:19-66233&ct=tcm:6-231-32

Able Gamers Foundation Opens First Permanent Accessability Arcade [Joytiq]
http://www.joystiq.com/2012/10/03/ablegamers-foundation-to-open-first-permanent-accessibility-arc/

PSN is having a sale! [PlayStation Blog]
http://blog.us.playstation.com/2012/10/01/big-savings-buy-100-on-psn-in-october-get-20-psn-credit/

First Free-to-play Xbox 360 Game Releases [Games Industry]
http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2012-10-04-xbox-live-gets-first-free-to-play-game

NBA Live 13 canceled just 6 days before planned release. [GameSpot]
http://www.gamespot.com/news/nba-live-13-canceled-six-days-before-planned-release-6397616

ITEMS OF INTEREST

Kickstarters must now disclose risk, amongst other new restrictions [GameSpot]
http://www.gamespot.com/news/kickstarter-projects-must-now-disclose-risks-6396976

Game Industry Legends: Ron Pardo [Games Industry]
http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2012-10-02-game-industry-legends-rob-pardo

Jake Solomon, Lead Designer of XCOM: Enemy Unknown goes Undercover to Sell his own game [2K Games YouTube Channel]
http://youtu.be/T1pyJxcETmc

Watch League of Legends World Championship Online [Twitch TV]
http://www.twitch.tv/

EVENTS

Game Developers Conference 2012
Austin, TX
October 9-11, 2012
http://www.gdconline.com/

New York Comic Con
New York, NY
October 11-14, 2012
http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/

The GeekMoms Podcast, Episode #31: Is Cosplay Normal?
http://www.wired.com/geekmom/2012/09/geekmoms-podcast-cosplay/

Follow NicoleWakelin on Twitter @NicoleWakelin
Follow Andrea Letamendi on Twitter @ArkhamAsylumDoc 

Geek Girls Network
http://www.geekgirlsnetwork.com 

Extra Life - Gaming for Charity
October 20, 2012
http://www.extra-life.org/

Dave’s Extra Life Profile - http://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=32173
Dave's TwitchTV Feed - http://www.twitch.tv/rainedrop184
Jessa's Extra Life Profile - http://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=37907 
Andrew's Extra Life Profile - http://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=32996 

CONTACT

Questions? Comments? We want to hear from you! Feel free to post a comment on the podcast entry at http://www.goodtobeageek.com, or email us at gamer@goodtobeageek.com. You can also email David at dlucier[at]goodtobeageek.com, email Jessa at jphillips[at]goodtobeageek.com.

Special thanks to Sterling for the use of his music in the podcast. Be sure to check out his Magnatune profile page to learn more about him and discover more of his music.

Good To Be A Gamer is sponsored by Good To Be A Geek – let your geek run wild! Opinions expressed on Good To Be A Gamer are those of the hosts and/or guests and do not necessarily represent those of Good To Be A Geek. Good To Be A Geek is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License

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Recorded 05/06/2012

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NEWS

Riot Closes ‘Bullsh**’ League of Legends Exploit, Bans Hundreds of Gamers [Kotaku]

http://kotaku.com/5907635/riot-closes-bull-league-of-legends-exploit-bans-hundreds-of-players

THQ Won’t Have an E3 Booth [Games Industry]

http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2012-05-03-thq-wont-have-an-e3-booth

Miyamoto: Vita Needs Games [Edge] 

http://www.edge-online.com/news/miyamoto-vita-needs-games

Sony Virtual MSO Play Could Hinge on Comcast [Variety]

http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118053341?refCatId=14

EA ‘destroying’ gaming, says Minecraft Creator [GameSpot]

http://www.gamespot.com/news/ea-destroying-gaming-says-minecraft-creator-6374907

The Elder Scrolls Online [Game Informer]

http://www.gameinformer.com/b/features/archive/2012/05/03/june-cover-revealed-the-elder-scrolls-online.aspx

Greece Goes Multiplayer in God of War: Ascension [GameSpot]

http://www.gamespot.com/god-of-war-ascension/previews/greece-goes-multiplayer-in-god-of-war-ascension-6374173/

What I Know About Call of Duty: Black Ops II [One of Swords, Dan Americh’s Blog]

http://oneofswords.com/2012/05/what-i-know-about-call-of-duty-black-ops-ii/

ITEMS OF INTEREST

Counties Work [National Association of Counties “NACO”]

http://www.naco.org/programs/countiesdo/Pages/CountyGovernmentWorksCampaign.aspx

Firefall Developer: “Consoles, I believe, are dead” [Eurogamer]

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2012-05-02-firefall-developer-consoles-i-believe-are-dead

EVENTS

Play Date NH

May 10, 2012 - 4-6pm

Manchester Public Library - Manchester, NH

http://playdatenh.wordpress.com/

Play Date NH

May 12, 2012 - 12-4pm

Rodgers Memorial Library - Hudson, NH

http://playdatenh.wordpress.com/

E3

June 5-7, 2012

Los Angeles Convention Center - Los Angeles, CA

http://www.e3expo.com/

Granite State Comic Con

June 10, 2012

Radisson Center - Manchester, NH

http://granitecon.com/

PortCon Maine

June 21-24, 2012

Double Tree Hotel - South Portland, ME

http://www.portconmaine.com/

CONTACT

Questions? Comments? We want to hear from you! Feel free to post a comment on the podcast entry at http://www.goodtobeageek.com, or email us at gamer@goodtobeageek.com. You can also email David at dlucier[at]goodtobeageek.com, email Jessa at jphillips[at]goodtobeageek.com.

Special thanks to Sterling for the use of his music in the podcast. Be sure to check out his Magnatune profile page to learn more about him and discover more of his music.

Good To Be A Gamer is sponsored by Good To Be A Geek – let your geek run wild! Opinions expressed on Good To Be A Gamer are those of the hosts and/or guests and do not necessarily represent those of Good To Be A Geek. Good To Be A Geek is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License

Direct download: GTBAGamer_124.mp3
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Recorded 04/29/2012

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NEWS

Leisure Suit Larry Will Come Back Again Thanks to Fully Funded Kickstarter Campaign [G4 TV]

http://www.g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/723204/leisure-suit-larry-will-come-again-thanks-to-fully-funded-kickstarter/

Nintendo Adopts Retail Game Downloads for 3DS and Wii [1UP]

http://www.1up.com/news/3ds-wii-u-retail-game-downloads

Florida National Guard uses Gamification to Help Soldiers Find Employment [Gamasutra]

http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/169137/Florida_National_Guard_uses_gamification_to_help_soldiers_find_employment.php?

Judge Rules in favor of Motorola over Xbox patent claims [Gamasutra]

http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/169110/Judge_rules_in_favor_of_Motorola_over_Xbox_patent_claims.php?

PlayStation All Stars Battle Royale is official. [Playstation Lifestyle]

http://playstationlifestyle.net/2012/04/27/playstation-all-stars-battle-royale-is-official-coming-exclusively-to-ps3/

Sony Currently Hard at Work to Bring PSOne Classics to Vita, “Pls Be Patient” [Playstation Lifestyle]

http://playstationlifestyle.net/2012/04/26/sony-currently-hard-at-work-to-bring-psone-classics-to-vita-pls-be-patient/

Vita sales not so hot in Europe either. [Playstation Lifestyle]

http://playstationlifestyle.net/2012/04/27/vita-sales-plummet-in-europe-being-outsold-by-psp/

ITEMS OF INTEREST

Finding an Edge Against Steam [1UP]

http://www.1up.com/news/finding-edge-against-steam

The 80’s, VHS Tapes, Big Hair Bands and … Zombies [Quick Jump]

http://www.qj.net/xbox-360/news/the-80s-vhs-tapes-big-hair-bands-andzombies.html

EVENTS

Play Date NH

May 10, 2012 - 4-6pm

Manchester Public Library - Manchester, NH

http://playdatenh.wordpress.com/

Play Date NH

May 12, 2012 - 12-4pm

Rodgers Memorial Library - Hudson, NH

http://playdatenh.wordpress.com/

E3

June 5-7, 2012

Los Angeles Convention Center - Los Angeles, CA

http://www.e3expo.com/

Granite State Comic Con

June 10, 2012

Radisson Center - Manchester, NH

http://granitecon.com/

PortCon Maine

June 21-24, 2012

Double Tree Hotel - South Portland, ME

http://www.portconmaine.com/

CONTACT

Questions? Comments? We want to hear from you! Feel free to post a comment on the podcast entry at http://www.goodtobeageek.com, or email us at gamer@goodtobeageek.com. You can also email David at dlucier[at]goodtobeageek.com, email Jessa at jphillips[at]goodtobeageek.com.

Special thanks to Sterling for the use of his music in the podcast. Be sure to check out his Magnatune profile page to learn more about him and discover more of his music.

Good To Be A Gamer is sponsored by Good To Be A Geek – let your geek run wild! Opinions expressed on Good To Be A Gamer are those of the hosts and/or guests and do not necessarily represent those of Good To Be A Geek. Good To Be A Geek is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License

Direct download: GTBAGamer_123.mp3
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Recorded 04/16/2012

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Good To Be A Gamer – At the Con: PAX East 2012

http://www.goodtobeageek.com/?p=3358

Geek Moms Podcast #19 - PAX East & Plague Town Author Dana Fredsti [Geek Mom]

http://www.geekmom.com/2012/04/the-geekmoms-podcast-19-pax-east-and-plague-town-author-dana-fredsti/

Good To Be A Gamer on EVO TV!

Dave & Jessa are proud to announce the Good To Be A Gamer podcast is available on the EVO TV Network! EVO TV is the content network for the EVO 2 line of Android consoles.

http://envizionsinc.com

Guild Wars 2 Beta Keys

We have a number of Beta keys for Guild Wars 2 up for grabs. For your chance to win, Like Good To Be A Geek on Facebook & tell us what the first promo of every show supports.
https://www.facebook.com/goodtobeageek 

NEWS

BioWare Delivers Intense PvP Action with New Free-to-Play Online Game Warhammer Online: Wrath of Heroes [EA]

http://investor.ea.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=663025

Dark Souls PC to Use Games for Windows Live [Inquisitr]

http://www.inquisitr.com/218757/dark-souls-pc-to-use-games-for-windows-live/

Game of Thrones Delayed, but Here’s a New Trailer to Tide You Over [QuickJump]

http://www.qj.net/ps3/news/game-of-thrones-delayed-but-heres-a-new-trailer-to-tide-you-over.html

US Government Looking to Track Suspects via Game Consoles [Gamasutra]

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GamasutraNews/~3/_oHwxi_tWLE/US_government_looking_to_track_suspects_via_game_consoles.php

Halo 4 Gameplay: “Master Chief can Parkour with the Best of Them [Official Xbox Magazine]

http://www.oxm.co.uk/40577/halo-4-gameplay-master-chief-can-parkour-with-the-best-of-them/?cid=OTC-RSS&attr=OXM-General-RSS

Hitman: Absolution Joins the List of Games Screwing You Over With Pre-order Weapons [Kotaku]

http://kotaku.com/5901162/hitman-absolution-pre+orders-now-featuring-retailer+specific-bonuses

Sony to Cut TV Production by 40%, 10,000 Jobs to Go [TechRadar]

http://www.techradar.com/news/television/sony-to-cut-tv-production-by-40-10000-jobs-to-go-1075686

ITEMS OF INTEREST

Eidos: New IP Isn’t Crucial as Games Get Sophisticated [Destructoid]

http://www.destructoid.com/eidos-new-ip-isn-t-crucial-as-games-get-sophisticated-225567.phtml

Interview: GoG Speak Their Brains on All Things “G” [Rock Paper Shotgun]

http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2012/04/11/interview-gog-speak-their-brains-on-all-things-g/

EVENTS

Boston Comic Con

Hynes Convention Center - Boston, MA

April 21-22, 2012

http://bostoncomiccon.com/

CONTACT

Questions? Comments? We want to hear from you! Feel free to post a comment on the podcast entry at http://www.goodtobeageek.com, or email us at gamer@goodtobeageek.com. You can also email David at dlucier[at]goodtobeageek.com, email Jessa at jphillips[at]goodtobeageek.com.

Special thanks to Sterling for the use of his music in the podcast. Be sure to check out his Magnatune profile page to learn more about him and discover more of his music.

Good To Be A Gamer is sponsored by Good To Be A Geek – let your geek run wild! Opinions expressed on Good To Be A Gamer are those of the hosts and/or guests and do not necessarily represent those of Good To Be A Geek. Good To Be A Geek is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License

Direct download: GTBAGamer_122.mp3
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Recorded 04/08/2012

 

Jessa Phillips and David Lucier are together at last! Recording in the same room for this epic podcast episode, they are joined by special guest, Kat Lucier to talk about all the video games, cosplay, panels and more from on-site at PAX East 2012.

This episode is particularly lengthy and jam packed with goodness. For the ease and convenience of our listeners, we have included time stamps below for the topics we discussed.

In the interest of full disclosure, this episode contains adult language.

00:23 - Introductions

01:39 – General Impressions

GAMES

10:40 – Lollipop Chainsaw

12:04 – Aliens: Colonial Marines

13:44 – Jack Lumber (Indie)

16:25 – Go Home Dinosaurs (Indie)

17:56 – Retrograde (Indie)

22:06 – Theatrythm: Final Fantasy

24:39 – Spelltower (Indie)

29:59 – Snapshot (Indie)

32:45 – Primal Carnage (Indie)

36:31 – Super Time Force (Indie)

40:06 – Vessel (Indie)

41:08 – Game Minder App

43:38 – Could Summer Become the Season for Indie Games?

48:34 – Kickstarter

49:01 – Miskatonic School for Girls

51:18 – Scallops

52:56 – Cards Against Humanity

53:53 – Win, Lose or Banana

54:21 – The Secret World

57:39 – Mark of the Ninja

1:01:10 – Firefall

1:07:14 – Far Cry 3

1:09:29 – Miniature Paint n' Take

PROMO

1:13:55 – The Entertainment Consumers' Association (ECA)

1:15:08 – Cosplay

PANELS

1:19:16 – Selecting Save on the Games We Make

1:21:11 – How to Make an Arcade Stick

1:21:22 - XY: Transgender Issues in Gaming

1:21:45 – Chris Avellone of Obsidian talks Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2

1:24:50 – Balancing Gameplay & Plot

1:28:36 – Future of Dungeons & Dragons

1:31:51 – Stuff Your Criticism, I Want a Review

1:42:30 – Education & Gaming

1:46:00 – Future of Online Gaming

1:54:19 – DLC: Continuing the Story

1:56:48 – Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker

1:58:09 – Epic Games

1:58:58 – Legal Issues in Gaming

2:01:44 – Omegathon: Just Dance 2

2:05:02 – Final Thoughts

Direct download: GTBAGamer_121_PaxEast2012.mp3
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Recorded 04/01/2012

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Ken Levine on Time’s Top 100 List [G4tv]

http://www.g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/722212/ken-levine-on-times-top-100-list/

NEWS

It’s official, Zipper interactive closed by Sony [Edge]

http://www.edge-online.com/news/sony-shuts-zipper-interactive

Sega “Restructuring” [Edge]

http://www.edge-online.com/news/sega-restructure-loss-making-games-business

Warhammer 40K MMO No Longer An MMO [GameSpot]

http://www.gamespot.com/news/warhammer-40k-mmo-no-longer-an-mmo-6368810

More Concrete News on “Playstation 4” [International Business Times] 

http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/322206/20120331/sony-playstation-4-orbis-rumors-games-xbox.htm

Patcher on “Orbis” not wise to block used games [Playstation Lifestyle] 

http://playstationlifestyle.net/2012/03/29/pachter-on-orbis-not-wise-for-sony-to-block-used-games/

Assassin’s Creed 3 on Track to be Most Pre-ordered Ubisoft Game in History [Playstation Life]

http://playstationlifestyle.net/2012/03/29/assassins-creed-iii-on-track-to-become-the-most-pre-ordered-game-in-ubisoft-history/

PSP Game Owners Caught in Crossfire of Sony’s Vita Piracy Fight [1UP]

http://www.1up.com/news/sony-vita-piracy-fight

FBI Using Unreal Engine 3 Crime Scene Sim [GameSpot]

http://www.gamespot.com/news/fbi-using-unreal-engine-3-crime-scene-sim-6368256

Fallout: New Vegas dev Obsidian Could Be Involved in Wasteland 2 [Gamasutra]

http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/167700/Fallout_New_Vegas_dev_Obsidian_could_be_involved_in_Wasteland_2.php?

ITEMS OF INTEREST

Assassin’s Creed for Kinect Announced [Hawk & Gamble YouTube]

http://youtu.be/7NufHsmITjM

Silicon Knights: “Devs Can’t Afford Next Gen” [Official Xbox Magazine]

http://www.oxm.co.uk/40162/silicon-knights-developers-cant-afford-next-gen/?cid=OTC-RSS&attr=OXM-General-RSS

Game of Thrones 16-Bit [Doctor Octoroc YouTube]

http://youtu.be/oCruJzlWefE

Guidebook: Official PAX East app. go get it!

http://east.paxsite.com/

EVENTS

PAX East

BCEC

April 4-8, 2012

http://east.paxsite.com/

CONTACT

Questions? Comments? We want to hear from you! Feel free to post a comment on the podcast entry at http://www.goodtobeageek.com, or email us at gamer@goodtobeageek.com. You can also email David at dlucier[at]goodtobeageek.com, email Jessa at jphillips[at]goodtobeageek.com.

Special thanks to Sterling for the use of his music in the podcast. Be sure to check out his Magnatune profile page to learn more about him and discover more of his music.

Good To Be A Gamer is sponsored by Good To Be A Geek – let your geek run wild! Opinions expressed on Good To Be A Gamer are those of the hosts and/or guests and do not necessarily represent those of Good To Be A Geek. Good To Be A Geek is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License

Direct download: GTBAGamer_120.mp3
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Recorded 03/25/2012

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NEWS

Prey 2 canceled (rumor)

http://zoknowsgaming.com/2012/03/25/prey-2-cancelled-bethesda-rumor/

Socom dev to be shut down? (rumor)

http://games.on.net/article/15210/Rumour_Sony_to_Close_SOCOM_Dev_Studio

EA Shuts Down Game Servers [EA]

http://www.ea.com/1/service-updates

Silicon Knights resurrect “most requested” IP

http://www.vg247.com/2012/03/25/silicon-knights-to-resurrect-most-requested-ip/

Epic Mikey 2 Promises to Build A Better Mouse [1UP]

http://www.1up.com/previews/epic-mickey-two-preview

Announcement Trailer -http://youtu.be/p6ymMqNzTZk

Nicole Wakelin “Total Fan Girl” Reviews Disney Epic Mikey -http://www.goodtobeageek.com/?p=507

GameStop Goes Big on Mobile with New Business Unit, BuyMyTronics Acquisition [Gamasutra]http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/167119/GameStop_goes_big_on_mobile_with_new_business_unit_BuyMyTronics_acquisition.php?

Playing Dead with Telltale Games & The Walking Dead Game Available for Pre-Order [Telltale Games]http://www.telltalegames.com/walkingdead/page1

When ex-BioWare Devs Make Their Own Strategy RPG [Gamasutra]http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/165823/When_exBioWare_devs_make_their_own_strategy_RPG.php?

BioWare done with Dragon Age II [Destructoid]

http://www.destructoid.com/bioware-done-with-dragon-age-ii-224263.phtml

Darksiders II to be Wii U Lanch Title, Adds Enhanced Controls [Digital Spy]

http://www.digitalspy.com/gaming/news/a372533/darksiders-ii-to-be-wii-u-launch-title-adds-enhanced-controls.html

Adventure Time Game in Works at WayForward [GameSpot]

http://www.gamespot.com/news/adventure-time-game-in-works-at-wayforward-6367736

PSA: Hunger Games: Girl On Fire Out Today [Joystiq]

http://www.joystiq.com/2012/03/22/psa-hunger-games-girl-on-fire-out-today/

Video Games Live “Off The Grid” Tour - Coming To a Small Town Near You [Video Games Live]

http://www.videogameslive.com/index.php?story=288

ITEMS OF INTEREST

The Witness - Latest work in progress from Braid designer Jonathan Blow

http://the-witness.net/

Zynga’s CEO on Leadership, Startups & Mobile Gaming [GigaOM]

http://gigaom.com/2012/03/19/mark-pincus-interview-by-om-malik/

Get a Tattoo or Mohawk from Ubisoft at PAX East [Destructoid]

http://www.destructoid.com/get-a-tattoo-or-mohawk-from-ubisoft-at-pax-east-224455.phtml

Mass Effect 3 ending explained (by a fan) (SPOILERS!!)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ythY_GkEBck

Bioware responds to ME3 outcry

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-501465_162-57401660-501465/mass-effect-3-apology-bioware-co-founder-releases-statement/

 

EVENTS

PAX East

BCEC - Boston, MA

April 4-8, 2012

http://east.paxsite.com/

CONTACT

Questions? Comments? We want to hear from you! Feel free to post a comment on the podcast entry athttp://www.goodtobeageek.com, or email us at gamer@goodtobeageek.com. You can also email David at dlucier[at]goodtobeageek.com, email Jessa at jphillips[at]goodtobeageek.com.

Special thanks to Sterling for the use of his music in the podcast. Be sure to check out hisMagnatune profile pageto learn more about him and discover more of his music.

Good To Be A Gamer is sponsored by Good To Be A Geek – let your geek run wild! Opinions expressed on Good To Be A Gamer are those of the hosts and/or guests and do not necessarily represent those of Good To Be A Geek.

Good To Be A Geekis licensed under aCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License

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Recorded 03/03/2012

 

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NEWS

Exclusive: Valve Said To Be Working on “Steam Box” Gaming Console With Partners, Could Announce at GDC [The Verge] - Dave
http://www.theverge.com/2012/3/2/2840932/exclusive-valve-steam-box-gaming-console

Experimental Gameplay Sessions Return for 10-Year Anniversary at GDC 2012 [GDC Blog] - Jessa
http://www.gdconf.com/news/gdc/experimental_gameplay_sessions.html

Blizzard Laying Off 600 [GameSpot] - Dave
http://www.gamespot.com/news/blizzard-laying-off-600-6360584

Assassin’s Creed 3 Details Leaked: Gameplay, Characters, Settings, Weapons and More Revealved [G4TV] - Jessa
http://www.g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/721351/assassins-creed-3-details-leak-gameplay-characters-settings-weapons-and-more-revealed/

Stan Lee Is a Playable Character in The Amazing Spider-Man Video Game [Game Informer] - Dave
http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2012/02/29/stan-lee-is-a-playable-character-in-the-amazing-spider-man-video-game.aspx

New Vita Titles To Be Announced on March 9 [Andriasang] - Jessa
http://andriasang.com/con05a/vita_heaven/

New Super Nintendo Game Is In Development For 2013 [Kotaku] - Dave
http://kotaku.com/5889091/new-game-for-1991s-favorite-console-arriving-in-2013?utm_campaign=socialflow_kotaku_twitter&utm_source=kotaku_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow

OnLive Offers Free Access To IGF 2012 Nominee Demos [GamePolitics] - Jessa
http://gamepolitics.com/2012/02/28/onlive-offers-free-access-igf-2012-nominee-demos

BioShock Infinite Release Date Announced [Irrational Games] - Dave
http://irrationalgames.com/insider/bioshock-infinite-release-date-announced/

ITEMS OF INTEREST

8-Bit Funding
http://8bitfunding.com/

Mass Effect Rap [Dan Bull YouTube]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=HExOCl3YypM

Blog on “Right vs Pragmatic”

http://www.marco.org/2012/02/25/right-vs-pragmatic

 

EVENTS

Game Developers Conference
San Fransico, CA
March 5-9, 2012
http://www.gdconf.com/

 

Independent Games Festival

San Francisco, CA

March 5-9, 2012

http://www.igf.com/

 

MomoCon
Marriott Marquis - Atlanta, GA
March 16-18, 2012
http://www.momocon.com/

 

PAX East

BCEC

April 4-8, 2012

http://east.paxsite.com/

 

CONTACT

Questions? Comments? We want to hear from you! Feel free to post a comment on the podcast entry athttp://www.goodtobeageek.com, or email us at gamer@goodtobeageek.com. You can also email David at dlucier[at]goodtobeageek.com, email Jessa at jphillips[at]goodtobeageek.com.

 

Special thanks to Sterling for the use of his music in the podcast. Be sure to check out hisMagnatuneprofilepageto learn more about him and discover more of his music.

 

Good To Be A Gamer is sponsored by Good To Be A Geek – let your geek run wild! Opinions expressed on Good To Be A Gamer are those of the hosts and/or guests and do not necessarily represent those of Good To Be A Geek.

 

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NEWS
Free Video Game Rentals This Week At Redbox [Time Magazine]
http://moneyland.time.com/2012/02/24/free-video-game-rentals-this-week-at-redbox/

Netflix Available on PS Vita at Launch [Netflix Blog]
http://blog.netflix.com/2012/02/netflix-available-on-playstation-vita.html

Borderlands 2 for PS3: First Gameplay Trailer, Release Date Revealed [PlayStation Blog]
http://blog.us.playstation.com/2012/02/22/borderlands-2-for-ps3-first-gameplay-trailer-release-date-revealed/

Killzone 3 Multiplayer Coming Free to a PlayStation Near You [Kotaku]
http://kotaku.com/5887999/killzone-3-multiplayer-coming-free-to-a-playstation-near-you

Joystick Labs Incubator Program Accepting Applications [Gamasutra]
http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/40471/Joystick_Labs_incubation_program_accepting_applications_starting_March_6.php?

Pokemon Black 2 & White 2 Announced [IGN]
http://ds.ign.com/articles/121/1219443p1.html

ITEMS OF INTEREST
Skyrim: Modern Dovahkiin [YouTube]
http://youtu.be/V4bYnUsAvn0

Mass Effect 3 Extended Trailer [Wired]
http://www.wired.com/gamelife/2012/02/mass-effect-3-trailer/
Related: Mass Effect 3 Demo: The First 20 Minutes [Eurogamer] - http://www.eurogamer.net/videos/mass-effect-3-demo-the-first-20-minutes

Dear Esther
http://dear-esther.com/ 

Tim Schaeffer & Ron Gilbert Talk About Point n’ Click Gaming [2 Player Productions YouTube]
http://youtu.be/re_LWmRJK-g

EVENTS
Independent Games Festival
San Francisco, CA
March 5-9, 2012
http://www.igf.com/
Public can now vote for the 2012 Audience Award winner!

MomoCon
Marriott Marquis - Atlanta, GA
March 16-18, 2012
http://www.momocon.com/

PAX East
BCEC
April 4-8, 2012
http://east.paxsite.com/

CONTACT
Questions? Comments? We want to hear from you! Feel free to post a comment on the podcast entry athttp://www.goodtobeageek.com, or email us at gamer@goodtobeageek.com. You can also email David at dlucier[at]goodtobeageek.com, email Jessa at jphillips[at]goodtobeageek.com.

Special thanks to Sterling for the use of his music in the podcast. Be sure to check out hisMagnatune profile pageto learn more about him and discover more of his music.

Good To Be A Gamer is sponsored by Good To Be A Geek – let your geek run wild! Opinions expressed on Good To Be A Gamer are those of the hosts and/or guests and do not necessarily represent those of Good To Be A Geek.

 

Good To Be A Geekis licensed under aCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License

 

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TempleCon 2012, the gaming convention with a retro-futurism theme celebrated it's 7th year. Jessa Phillips was there. Nicole Wakelin joins her this week for a candid discussion about this quirky convention. Find out what you missed and make plans to join us next year!



Please check out Nicole Wakelin and support her many projects!

Total Fan Girl
http://www.totalfangirl.com
The D6 Generation Podcast – Available on iTunes & RSS
GeekMom http://www.geekmom.com
GeekMoms Podcast – Available in iTunes & RSS
Geek Girls Network http://www.geekgirlsnetwork.com
Geek Girls Podcast – Available in iTunes & RSS
Sith Heads Podcast http://www.sithheads.com

You can also follow her on Twitter @NicoleWakelin



DISCUSSED THIS EPISODE
T
empleCon
http://www.templecon.com

Privateer Press
http://privateerpress.com/

Warhammer 40,000
http://www.games-workshop.com/gws/catalog/landing.jsp?catId=cat440130a&rootCatGameStyle=wh40k

Ay-leen The Peacemaker
http://beyondvictoriana.com/

Vader's First 501st Legion
http://www.501st.com/

Rhode Island Science Fiction Club
http://www.risfc.org/
YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/risfc

Persephone's Jewels
http://www.etsy.com/shop/PersephonesJewels



EVENTS
PAX East
BCEC
April 4-8, 2012
http://east.paxsite.com/



CONTACT
Questions? Comments? We want to hear from you! Feel free to post a comment on the podcast entry at
http://www.goodtobeageek.com, or email us at gamer@goodtobeageek.com. You can also email David at dlucier[at]goodtobeageek.com, email Jessa at jphillips[at]goodtobeageek.com.

Special thanks to Sterling for the use of his music in the podcast. Be sure to check out his Magnatune profile page to learn more about him and discover more of his music.

Good To Be A Gamer is sponsored by Good To Be A Geek – let your geek run wild! Opinions expressed on Good To Be A Gamer are those of the hosts and/or guests and do not necessarily represent those of Good To Be A Geek.


Good To Be A Geekis licensed under aCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License

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