In Episode 7 of the NAG Online Podcast, we have a long discussion about Peggle (now officially Chris’ favourite game), Miklos’ interview with CD Projekt Red, Intel’s Haswell-E platform and we have some wild adventures with Rick in his kitchen. And we sing, oh boy are we shit at singing. Hit the jump for the audio, the direct download and the podcast notes!
NAG Online Podcast Overview:
Episode 7 – Recorded on 03 September 2014
Direct Download: Linky
Hosts: Wesley Fick, Mark Del, Matthew Fick, Rick De Klerk, Chris Kemp (DonJohnson).
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On NAG Online:
News Items of interest:
51:33 Rick makes coffee!
53:28 We hum some tunes.
What Are You Playing?
1:20:40 Delano: Solar 2
Matthew: The Witcher 2
Wesley: I played nothing. Absolutely nothing.
Chris: Batman: Arkham City! And not Peggle.
On the internet:
1:28:06 “The death of the gamer”. A whole number of people have written on the subject that the traditional gamer audience is dead and that the label no longer represents the diversity of games being made.
There’s also the implication that “Gamer” has now several misogynistic and negative connotations: that they’re bigots, foul-mouthed, mere consumers of products rather than individuals participating in a rich, growing cultural artform. Discuss.