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Hello the Internet! Welcome to the official show page for 80-Bit Podsmash. We are a weekly podcast smashing conversations about video games with topics that you care about. Please take time to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter with the links below. We are also on reddit at /r/80bitpodsmash; and Instagram, @80bitpodsmash.

Apr 30, 2018

Penguin & Termite discuss Fan Theories! We seek to define what they are. We ask why do they matter and explore which ones actually came true. Come bring your own fan theories and explore with us!

Footnotes:
https://geeks.media/history-of-fan-theories


Apr 23, 2018

Penguin & Termite ask why video games are priced the way they are. Is $60 ok as a standard? We discuss why they're priced that way and explore how we got there. We also share our budgeting tips.

Footnotes:
https://www.polygon.com/2017/8/15/16152194/video-game-pricing
 
Music:
Ozzed - Cooking Together
http://ozzed.net


Apr 16, 2018

Penguin & Termite reflect on the current gaming industry trend to bring females front and center in video games. Is Hollywood doing the same thing? We dive into the history of women characters in games and look at how that's evolved over the years.

Music:
Ozzed - Dragspel i Natten
http://ozzed.net


Apr 9, 2018

Penguin & Termite discuss Final Fantasy. How did this Japanese series of RPGs become relevant in the "West"? We rank our favorites and discuss our best memories of how we came to be fans of Final Fantasy. Listen in and tell us about your Final Fantasy experiences.

Music:
Ozzed - Introjuice
http://ozzed.net


Apr 3, 2018

Penguin & Termite review the newly released book adaptation film, Ready Player One! What did we like about the movie? Did it line up with the book? What did you think? Join in on the discussion.

Music:
Daydream Anatomy - Combat
http://daydreamanatomy.bandcamp.com