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 EST
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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


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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

 

Direct download: GTBAGamer_113.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 1:32am EST
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Recorded 01/29/2012

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Dreamcast the Movie: Casting Eternal Champions
http://www.goodtobeageek.com/?p=2626
Poll ends February 11th. To date, Scott Speedman of Underworld fame is in the lead to play R.A.X. Coswell.

NEWS
BlizzCon 2012 Cancelled, Will Return in 2013 [PC Gamer]
http://www.pcgamer.com/2012/01/25/blizzcon-2012-cancelled-will-return-in-2013/

EA’s Origin to Add 11 Third Party Developers [ComputerAndVideoGames.com]
http://www.computerandvideogames.com/333254/eas-origin-adds-games-from-11-more-publishers/

Steam Gets a Mobile App for Droid and iOS [Kotaku]
http://kotaku.com/5879667/steam-gets-a-mobile-app-for-droid-and-ios

Game Startup Gimmie Launches Rewards Platform for Mobile Apps [Venture Beat]
http://venturebeat.com/2012/01/25/game-startup-gimmie-launches-rewards-platform-for-mobile-apps/
Related: Tapjoy’s Android Fund Reaches 130 Apps Worldwide [GamaSutra]
http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/39836/Tapjoys_Android_Fund_reaches_130_apps_worldwide.php?

THQ Exits Kids Market in Favor of Core Gaming Development [GamaSutra]
http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/39832/THQ_exits_kids_licensed_game_business_.php?

Notch Asks Community for Permission to Track Player Data in Minecraft [Joystiq]
http://www.joystiq.com/2012/01/25/notch-asks-community-for-permission-to-track-player-data-in-mine/

Sony Announces PS Vita Incentives to Encourage 3G Sales [PlayStation Blog]
http://blog.us.playstation.com/2012/01/27/special-launch-day-ps-vita-3gwi-fi-bundle-announced/
Related: 3 Opportunities to Win a PS Vita Early Release Bundle from Taco Bell
http://blog.us.playstation.com/2012/01/28/it-begins-3-ways-to-win-a-ps-vita-early-only-from-taco-bell/

Wii U Controller to pack NFC, says Iwata, Create New Gameplay Options [Engadget]
http://www.engadget.com/2012/01/27/wii-u-controller-to-pack-nfc-says-iwata-create-new-gameplay-op/

Nintendo Officially Announces Nintendo Network, Promises Personal Accounts for Wii U [Engadget]
http://www.engadget.com/2012/01/26/nintendo-officially-announces-nintendo-network-promises-persona/

ITEMS OF INTEREST
Mission US: A Revolutionary Way to Learn History
http://www.mission-us.org/

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

EVENTS

TempleCon
Crowne Plaza – Warwick, RI
February 3 – 5, 2012
http://templecon.org

Total Confusion
Holiday Inn – Mansfield, MA
February 23 – 26, 2012
http://totalcon.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_112.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 12:47am EST
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Recorded 01/22/11

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

NEWS

Death of Hudsonsoft
http://www.ripten.com/2012/01/18/bomberman-creator-hudson-soft-lays-down-its-last-bomb/

Diablo II producer departs
http://pc.ign.com/articles/121/1216986p1.html

Theatrhythm final fantasy to have paid DLC, use "nintendo network"
http://ds.ign.com/articles/121/1216948p1.html

Minecraft to help change xbox live certification process
http://xboxlive.ign.com/articles/121/1216910p1.html

Resident evil 6 revealed
http://venturebeat.com/2012/01/19/resident-evil-6-rumor/

EVENTS

TempleCon
Crowne Plaza – Warwick, RI
February 3 – 5, 2012
http://templecon.org

Total Confusion
Holiday Inn – Mansfield, MA
February 23 – 26, 2012
http://totalcon.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 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 Gamer Podcast by Good To Be A Geek is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License

Direct download: GTBAGamer_111.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:05pm EST
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Recorded 01/16/11

 

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

 

NEWS

Bethesda & Interplay settle on Fallout rights [GameSpy]
http://pc.gamespy.com/pc/fallout-mmo/1216149p1.html

League of Legends Developer & Player (US Congressman) Discuss their Opposition to SOPA/Protect IP Bill [1 UP]
http://www.1up.com/news/league-of-legends-dev-against-sopa
Related: NVIDIA, Runic, Epic and Others Speak Against SOPA -
http://www.1up.com/news/nvidia-runic-games-anti-sopa

CD Projekt RED ends the hunt for Pirates [GameSpy]
http://pc.gamespy.com/pc/the-witcher-2/1216406p1.html

Minecraft Creator Encourages Piracy? [IGN]
http://feeds.ign.com/~r/ignfeeds/pc/~3/7SBtdt6es2M/1216416p1.html

EA Reorganizes after Landmark $1 Billion Digital Year [GamaSutra]
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GamasutraNews/~3/-iCLSNfdYcM/EA_reorganizes_after_a_landmark_1B_digital_year.php

Is Xbox.com to Blame for Xbox Live Hacks? [Edge]
http://www.edge-online.com/news/report-xboxcom-security-flaw-behind-live-account-hacks
http://www.edge-online.com/news/microsoft-there-no-xboxcom-security-loophole

Mass Effect 3 Will Require Origin on PC [IGN]
http://feeds.ign.com/~r/ignfeeds/pc/~3/ryNhEt5PLRA/1216562p1.html

Square Enix make Scarygirl Graphic Novel playable for consoles [Kotaku]
http://kotaku.com/5876096/squares-scarygirl-is-anything-but-scary-all-sorts-of-fun
Scarygirl Website:
http://www.scarygirl.com

Asura's Wrath Demo Available on Xbox Live [Major Nelson Blog]
http://majornelson.com/2012/01/10/demo-asuras-wrath/

Silent Hill HD Collection Delay Until March [Joystiq]
http://www.joystiq.com/2012/01/09/retailers-silent-hill-hd-collection-delayed-until-march/

Boxer Free DOS Game Emulator for Mac [Gawker]
http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/lifehacker/full/~3/9Yaj8ass8Qo/boxer-is-a-free-dos-game-emulator-for-your-mac

Kinect Release for Windows at a Higher Price [Kinect for Windows Blog]
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/kinectforwindows/archive/2012/01/09/kinect-for-windows-commercial-program-announced.aspx

 

ITEMS OF INTEREST

Doctor Who Worlds in Time
http://www.doctorwhowit.com/

 

EVENTS

TempleCon
Crowne Plaza - Warwick, RI
February 3 - 5, 2012
http://templecon.org

Total Confusion
Holiday Inn - Mansfield, MA
February 23 – 26, 2012
http://totalcon.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 Gamer Podcast by Good To Be A Geek is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License

Direct download: GTBAGamer_110.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:04am EST
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Recorded 01/08/2012

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Dreamcast the Movie: Super Mario Bros. Results
Mario: James Gandolfini
Luigi: Will Arnett
Peach: Jayma Mays
Toad: Nick Frost
Yoshi: 3 way tie: Andy Serkis, Seth Rogan, Jonah Hill
Bowser: 3 way tie: John C. Reilly, Brendan Gleeson, Jack Nicholson
Wario: 2 way tie: Danny DeVito & John Noble
Director: Terry Gilliam

 

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

 

NEWS

 -Microsoft Discusses Xbox Live Security Issues [IGN]
http://xbox360.ign.com/articles/121/1215973p1.html

-Major Nelson reports the top Games Played on Xbox Live [Major Nelson Blog]
http://majornelson.com/2012/01/06/top-games-of-2011/

- Crysis 2, Super Mario Galaxy and Gears of Wars 3 Are Among the Most Pirated Games of 2011 [TorrentFreak]
http://torrentfreak.com/top-10-most-pirated-games-of-2011-111230/

-Finalists Announced for Game Developers Conference [GDC Site]
http://www.gdconf.com/news/game_developer_choice_awards/skyrim_bastion_lead_finalists_.html

-Steam continues to Grow & Show No Signs of Stopping [GameSpy]
http://pc.gamespy.com/articles/121/1215997p1.html

-Toxic Games Qube released on Steam [Qube Site]
http://qube-game.com/

-Asura's Wrath Story Trailer [IGN Entertainment YouTube Channel]
http://youtu.be/pAEwZ_MJd5g


 

 

EVENTS

 -Arisia
January 13-16, 2012
Boston Westin Waterfront - Boston, MA
http://arisia.org

 

-TempleCon
February 3-5, 2012
Crown Plaza - Warwick, RI
http://www.templecon.org

 

-Total Confusion
February 23-26, 2012
Holiday Inn - Mansfield, MA
http://www.totalcon.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 Gamer Podcast by Good To Be A Geek is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License

Direct download: GTBAGamer_109.mp3
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