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Mar 29, 2021

Penguin & Termite often talk about the gaming industry, this time we turn the focus on people that make up the various video game communities. What type of communities are there? How do they get formed? What change can they bring and how do they affect the gaming industry at large? All this and...


Mar 22, 2021

Penguin & Termite continue in the series where we take a deep dive in discussing specific video game consoles. This week, it's all about the Microsoft Xbox 360, the parent to modern consoles. We discuss the hardware, accessories, history, impact, and a definitive list of games for the console. The 360 brings with it -...


Mar 15, 2021

Penguin & Termite are parents, with children old enough to start getting into video games. We explore the topic of Parental Controls! How do we approach the internet with safety in mind in a totally new and evolving landscape? What did we have growing up that's different from today? What do each of the major...


Mar 8, 2021

In video game software engineering, gravity is something game designers have intentionally added that's taken for granted. Penguin & Termite discuss how gravity programming has impacted the way we experience video games. How do you feel about fall damage? Well, that's one of limitless ways to implement gravity,...


Mar 1, 2021

Spring is in the air! Penguin & Termite are fed up with fishing in video games. We air our grievances while discussing the origins of fishing, try to explain why it's there, as well as the various ways video games utilize it. Fishing can be anything from a side, mini-game to completely integrated in the...