Episode 32: The Age Of Sines

We have a ton of tangents, and we talk about historical games. Just setting, or is there more?

Episode 32: The Age Of Sines
Sines, Co-Sines, & Tangents

 
 
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Housekeeping:

  • Live Streaming
    • We’ve done it before but more as a planned show.
    • Would you enjoy livestreaming on a regular basis? Or as supplement to podcast episodes?

Tangents:

Main Topic: Historical Games

  • Simulation vs. Setting
  • The lens of time – cultural evolutions in games
  • Alternate future vs. Embellished pasts
  • Time tropes
    • Dirigible flight (seriously. Wolfenstein, Command & Conquer)
  • Time settings
    • Overused times
    • Underused times
  • When the time frame matters and when it’s just dressing

Fans Giving of the Back Feeds

  • We’ve got a Voicemail Box: (267) TAN-GENT or (267) 826-4368

Missed Opportunities

One Dumb Thing

One Gratifying Thing

  • Having bought games previously to play that end up filling the sparse release months…….

Podcast Chapters

00:00:00 – Intro
00:01:16 – Housekeeping
00:04:47 – Tangents
00:53:04 – Main Topic: Historical Games
01:19:52 – Fans Giving of the Back Feeds
01:25:56 – Missed Opportunities
01:27:51 – One Dumb Thing
01:32:38 – One Gratifying Thing

Credits:

Intro Music: Serious Monkey Business: 2-01 Roller Disco – ReMixer: Zylance
Main Topic Music: Age of Mythology
Outro Music : Thundercats Theme Song

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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