Recorded 2/26/2012

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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

Direct download: GTBAGamer_115.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 8:35am EDT
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Recorded 2/12/2012

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Dreamcast the Movie: Casting Eternal Champions
http://www.goodtobeageek.com/?p=2626


NEWS
DICE 2012: Is the Publising Model Broken? [GamaSutra]
http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/40199/DICE_2012_Is_the_publishing_model_broken.php


Halo Dev: Don’t Block Used Games With Xbox 720: Lower Prices Instead [Official Xbox Magazine]
http://www.oxm.co.uk/38702/halo-dev-dont-block-used-games-with-xbox-720-lower-prices-instead/?cid=OTC-RSS&attr=OXM-General-RSS

Image Metrics Unveils Live Driver [Animation Magazine]
http://www.animationmagazine.net/vfx/image-metrics-unveils-live-driver/

Gamebase to Unveil Gamebryo 4.0 at GDC 2012 [Gamers Hell]
http://www.gamershell.com/companies/gamebase/955684.html

Double Fine Adventure Exceeds Funding Expectations [Kickstarter]
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/66710809/double-fine-adventure

Notch offers to fund Psychonauts 2 [Pcworld]
http://www.pcworld.com/article/249593/minecraft_creator_offers_money_for_a_psychonauts_sequel.html

Fighting Fantasy coming to iOS [Digital Spy]
http://www.digitalspy.com/gaming/news/a364749/fighting-fantasy-to-return-to-ios-through-epic-games.html


IndieCade 2012 Accepting Submissions [IndieCade]
http://www.indiecade.com/submissions/

Dragon Age: Redemption Hits DVDs on February 14th [Joystiq]
http://www.joystiq.com/2012/02/06/dragon-age-redemption-hits-dvd-on-felicia-day-er-valentines/

ITEMS OF INTEREST
Forget Used Games; Some New Game Sales Don’t Support Their Creators [1UP]
http://www.1up.com/news/forget-games-games-sales-don

Battleship: The Video Game Trailer [IGN Entertainment]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zn1KpTRKK8U

Minecraft: Day One Live Action Web Series Project
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyyCjI3JZkI&list=FLbEukwPdzZIL3D2XxuoraGA&index=2&feature=plpp_video


EVENTS
Total Confusion
Holiday Inn – Mansfield, MA
February 23 – 26, 2012
http://totalcon.com/

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

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_Ep114.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 8:38pm EDT
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Recorded 2/06/2012

 

Dave Lucier is sick. Joining Jessa this week is Gary Mitchel of Revolutionsf.com & The RevCast podcast. Please be sure to check out his projects with the links below:

RevolutionSF Website
RevolutionSF on Twitter
RevCast on iTunes


Good To Be A Gamer is Available on iTunes!
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Dreamcast the Movie: Casting Eternal Champions
http://www.goodtobeageek.com/?p=2626


NEWS

Facebook Adds New Features to Drive Game Discovery, Engagement [GamaSutra]
http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/40011/Facebook_adds_new_features_to_drive_game_discovery_engagement.php?

THQ Layoff and a Salary Cut for the CEO [GameSpot]
http://www.gamespot.com/news/6349587.html?part=rss&tag=gs_news&subj=6349587

Oklahoma Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Tax Violent Video Games [GamePolitics]
http://www.gamepolitics.com/2012/02/01/oklahoma-lawmakers-introduces-bill-tax-violent-video-games

Atari Vets Form Innovative Leisure [GameSpot]
http://www.gamespot.com/news/6349763.html?part=rss&tag=gs_news&subj=6349763

Mass Effect 3 Voice Cast Revealed [IGN]
http://ps3.ign.com/articles/121/1217600p1.html?RSSwhen2012-01-31_111500&RSSid=1217600&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ignfeeds%2Fall+%28IGN+Complete%29

Mass Effect 3 To Have a Mobile Presence? [Kotaku]
http://kotaku.com/5881460/whats-mass-effect-3-mobile

BioWare to Fix Error-Ladden Mass Effect Novel [The Escapist]
http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news/view/115689-Bioware-to-Fix-Error-Laden-Mass-Effect-Novel

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news/view/115588-Fans-Tear-New-Mass-Effect-Book-to-Shreds

Humble Bundle Now Available for Android [GameTyrant]
http://gametyrant.co/news/2012/2/1/humble-bundle-now-available-for-android.html

Fans Band Together to Send Valve a Message... We Want Half Life 3! [Message To Valve]
http://messagetovalve.com/

http://steamgraph.net/index.php?action=graph&jstime=1&appid=220&from=Start+Time&to=End+Time

Trion Worlds Offers RIFT Levels 1-20 Free To Play With RIFT Lite [Trion Worlds RIFT Blog]
http://www.riftgame.com/en/news/articles/02012012_rift_lite.php


ITEMS OF INTEREST

Update: Steam Mobile App Open to All

DIABLO III BETA: DAVE IS IN IT!

UK Science Museum Uses Online Gaming to Teach Science
http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/onlinestuff/games.aspx

Artemis Bridge Simulator
http://www.artemis.eochu.com/

EVENTS

TempleCon
February 3 – 5, 2012
http://templecon.org

DICE Summit (Design. Innovate. Communicate. Entertain)
Red Rock Resort & Casino – Las Vegas, NV
February 7-10, 2012

http://www.dicesummit.org/


Total Confusion
Holiday Inn – Mansfield, MA
February 23 – 26, 2012
http://totalcon.com/

Wonder Con
Anaheim Convention Center - Anaheim, CA
March 16-18, 2012

www.comic-con.org/wc/

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

What the Hell? Con
Guilford College - Greensboro, NC
February 8-10, 2012
http://wthcon.guilcoyachting.org/


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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