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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.

Jun 25, 2018

Penguin & Termite flesh out the ideas of Player vs Player and Player vs Environment. We discuss the origins of each type with the epitome of each. We'll analyze what game design decisions have to be made in order for these types to work. We end our discussion with games that merge the two and look to the future.

Let us...


Jun 18, 2018

Penguin & Termite return to deep dive another video game genre! This time it's the Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game, MMORPG.

We analyze the history, innovation, subscription models, pros and cons as well as relevancy in today's industry.

Music:
Daydream Anatomy - Dragon Slayer


Jun 15, 2018

Penguin & Termite unleash all the information from every major conference during E3 2018! This is our single longest piece of content, clocked over three hours. We talk about our favorite games, favorite conference as well as our biggest disappointments.

We deep dive into EA, Microsoft, Square Enix, Ubisoft, Sony...


Jun 11, 2018

Penguin & Termite discuss toxicity within the circles of our culture. We discuss our own experiences both positive and negative. We ask why people are like this and ask hard questions about what we can do about it.

https://io9.gizmodo.com/why-are-nerds-so-goddamned-angry-1773604560

 
Music:
H-Pizzle Ghosts of a Fallen...


Jun 6, 2018

Penguin & Termite go through the big kahunas of E3, analyzing, discussing, speculating and getting pumped for all the announcements and trailers. It's the plays-offs of video games!

Music:
Daydream Anatomy - Nin10day: 8-Bit Heroes
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