Episode 26: Infinite Dads of War

We talk about Spider-Man Into the Spiderverse and we go deeper than you were expecting by looking at a common thread of God of War and Infinity War: Fatherhood.

Episode 26: Infinite Dads of War
Sines, Co-Sines, & Tangents
Sines, Co-Sines, & Tangents
Episode 26: Infinite Dads of War


Main Topic(s):  Parenting and Life Lessons from Games & Media

  • God of War

    • Kratos as father, not the actual protagonist
    • The story of learning from your choices and the impact on your children
    • Creating and fostering ideas
    • The story of motherhood – Fraya & Baldur
    • The story of fatherhood – Kratos & Atreus
  • Infinity War

    • Really a story about Family, Sacrifice and loss for its protagonist – Thanos
    • Even when the “bad guy” wins, he didn’t win
    • Family changes your perspectives on the world
    • Thanos & Gamora – the cost

Fans Giving of the Back Feeds

Missed Opportunities

  • Vin Diesel’s “The Last Witch Hunter” – What? Really?
  • Bravely Default

One Dumb Things

  • Crackdown 3 – XBox One launch title – moved to January 2019
  • Ubisoft CEO reads press release from 5 years ago, claims consoles are ending – “It is time for the Jedi Consoles to end”

One Gratifying Thing

Podcast Chapters

00:00:00 – Intro
00:01:04 – Tangents
00:41:15 – Main Topic: Smash Hype
00:41:39 – Real Main Topic: Infinty War & God of War – Fatherhood
01:24:28 – Giving Of The Backfeeds
01:32:38 – Missed Opportunities
01:34:30 – One Dumb Things
01:37:41 – One Gratifying Thing


Intro Music: Serious Monkey Business: 2-01 Roller Disco – ReMixer: Zylance

Main Topic Music: The Avengers Theme – The Avengers

Outro Music : Serious Monkey Business: 2-01 Roller Disco – ReMixer: Zylance

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