Talking About Stuff #165

Podcast Notes: Christiana and Mike talk about videogames! Including Civilization V, the value of critics, PaxEast and the glory of retro gaming.

Miscellaneous life lessons
Civilization V and 1-star reviews: the value of critics
PaxEast
Civilization V: Gods and Kings
Battleblock Theater
Tanks for the Memories
Harbinger: Skeleton Crew (couldn’t find a current link)
Lawnmower Challenge
Bean’s Quest
Guacameleé
Awesomenauts
Monaco
Super Time Force
Mike interferes with my attempt to describe Crokinole
Contra and early “social” videogames
Videogame music going both ways, Legend of Zelda Symphony and Chiptune Music
The greatness of retro games