Episode 28: Coping With It All

Shawn and crew are back trying to make sense of it all.

Tangents:

  • Mega Man X Collection
  • Doom Eternal Thoughts and also Nintendo Switch
  • Cyberpunk 2077 gets first gameplay reveal – 43 minutes of it!
  • Windjammers 2?
  • Feeling good about no superhero films for a bit
  • Hollow Knight
    • Damn this is a good game.
  • Steaming Networks – Fan Targeted Shows
    • Star Trek – Picard is back
    • Star Wars – $100 Million Budget
    • DC – Titans (Fuck Batman) – mini-review
  • Will Shawn let Jared have Smash updates? (Sure.. why not.. I already gave in – Shawn)
    • Simon & Richter Belmont
    • Dark Samus
    • King K. Rool

Main Topic: Games as a Means of Processing Your Life

  • The Good Side:
    • Sometimes it’s okay to check out
    • Life is not controlled, doesn’t follow rules you can understand or predict
    • Not all stress is bad stress
    • Anonymity in social games – the therapeutic effect of a stranger
  • The Bad Side:
    • Games can be isolation
    • Escape can turn into avoidance
    • The Echo Effect
    • Not all social interaction is good interaction
  • Games and the depiction of mental health

One Gratifying Thing

  • Friends – Keeping to the theme

Podcast Chapters

00:00:00 – Intro
00:01:04 – Tangents
00:55:29 – Main Topic: Coping With It All

Credits:

Intro Music: Serious Monkey Business: 2-01 Roller Disco – ReMixer: Zylance
Main Topic Music: Austin Wintory – Journey Soundtrack – Apotheosis
Outro Music : Serious Monkey Business: 2-01 Roller Disco – ReMixer: Zylance

Episode 28: Coping With It All
Sines, Co-Sines, & Tangents

 
 
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Author: jarbochov

I work hard, play hard, and browse Wikipedia the hardest. I'm always reading about games. I have a modest collection and strive to promote that videogames are for every single person.

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