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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.

Dec 2, 2019

Penguin & Termite answer the question: "Is it better to reward player skill or time investment in video games?" Which is better for players? Which is better for developers/publishers? Has this evolved over the years? Check it out!

Discord:
https://discord.gg/t5hEgKt

Music:
Ozzed - No Fight But Cool
http://ozzed.net


Nov 25, 2019

This Thanksgiving, Penguin & Termite discuss the very American tradition of Black Friday. Where did it originate? How has it affected the video game industry over the years? We answer these questions and more!

Discord:
https://discord.gg/t5hEgKt

Music:
Ozzed - No Fight But Cool
http://ozzed.net


Nov 18, 2019

Penguin & Termite's third entry in the series of topics analyzing the different decades in gaming history. This time we bring in a guest to visit the 1980s, the explosion of the video game industry bubble. We analyze the culture of the time, the very arcade heavy video game business during this era and talk...


Nov 11, 2019

Penguin & Termite discuss video games going mainstream. Does appealing to the mainstream market compromise the art and vision of video games? What's been going on in the indie development space? Who should developers make video games for? We discuss all this and more!

Discord:
https://discord.gg/t5hEgKt

Music:
Ozzed...


Nov 8, 2019

Penguin & Termite release a very important, follow-up episode, about the recent behaviors of Blizzard Entertainment through #BlizzCon2019 regarding the Hong Kong protests and their punishment of HearthStone Grandmaster winner, Blitzchung. We will catch you up on all of what has been going on as well as give you our...