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May 10, 2021

Penguin & Termite explore neurodiversity and its place in the video game industry. What is neurodiversity, why are we talking about it? Neurodiversity is used to describe people of diverse neurotypes (types of brains) and explore human rights, dignity, and representation for everyone. It's a relatively new way to...

May 3, 2021

Penguin & Termite are kicking off a new series called "Gaming What Ifs." In each episode, we'll ask the question "what if.." something was drastically different, and explore that alternate reality.
In this inaugural episode, we ask the question, "What if Sony's exclusives flopped?" What would the video game industry...

Apr 26, 2021

Penguin & Termite discuss various types of loot systems throughout the history of video games. We also look at the current landscape of loot systems, the various types of them, and how they've evolved. How do loot systems relate to game design and progression? All this and...

Apr 19, 2021

Have you noticed there aren't player's guides promoted with each new video game release? What happened to the "guide with the game" promotions? What caused them to go away? How do you get your video game walkthroughs today? We discuss all this and more...


Ozzed - Super Secret...

Apr 12, 2021

Penguin & Termite discuss all things regarding the decision for developers to either make a new game IP or another entry in an existing franchise. Come learn why some dev studios pivot to new IP and the pros and cons of each.


Ozzed - Super Secret...