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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.

We generally have a weekly streaming schedule.

Our schedule consisted of two weekly streams - a half hour video game news show, and a video game live stream of a game we're digging.

However, due to life circumstances for both Penguin and Termite, we are putting that on hiatus until Dec 2021. Be sure to subscribe and follow along, so when we come back, you'll be ready

Oct 31, 2022

Penguin & Termite are taken over once again by Halloween! We get festive by continuing our Monster Smash series, focusing on monsters in video games. This year, Zombies. Probably the most prolific, overused trope in video games. Why are there so many zombie games? We discuss...

Nestrogen - Infernal Misanthropy

Oct 24, 2022

We've discussed lots of things regarding Halloween and gaming, but we've never talked about the cultural influence that each have had on the other. We go over how developers celebrate Halloween, and how Halloween has evolved with the influence of gaming in general.

Halcyonic Falcon...

Oct 17, 2022

Penguin & Termite discuss the significance of those old, pre-loaded, Operating System video games that came pre-installed on most computers. What was the impact and influence on gamers at that time? Do we still see them today?

Halcyonic Falcon X - Of Rainbows and Unicorns

Oct 10, 2022

Penguin & Termite kick off a new series of topics going over how video games relate to various emotions. With Halloween approaching, we start with FEAR! Covering how video games utilize fear - such as design and narrative direction.

Halcyonic Falcon X - Of Rainbows and Unicorns

Oct 3, 2022

Penguin & Termite take an introspective dive to investigate cultural appropriation in video games. What is cultural appropriation? What does it have to do with video games? Has the industry gotten better about this? All this and more...

Halcyonic Falcon X - Of Rainbows and...