Half-Glass Gaming [Episode 39] : Further Destroying the Proud Frankenstein Name

We’ve got a little bit of Spring Fever this week, since the weather’s been warming up, so we came into the studio without an outline or a topic. What resulted was a conversation about diets, Pinterest algorithms, and our unanimous hatred of inspirational quotes.

After the break, we dig into some recent games we’ve been toying around with, including Dying Light, Stardew Valley, Fire Emblem Fates, Grand Theft Auto Online, and so much more. We also talk about Mandi’s passion for spreadsheets, the origins of Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein, and how Chess is an example of the worst map design ever. Oh, and there are plenty of old stories about dating, both in-game and IRL.

A Bunch of Toys

Plus, the Rev details an elaborate plan to create complex stories inside of Skyrim, which you can read more about at Rebecca Elfprincess’ Shared Skyrim Narrative on Tumbler.

Sit back, relax, and enjoy a very chill Spring Fever edition of the Half-Glass Gaming podcast.

Continue the conversation by leaving a comment or contacting us on Twitter.

Josh (The Forward Thinker)

Rev. Rebecca Nathaniel (The Nostalgic Alcoholic)

Julian (The Moderator)

Mandi (The Lead Research Specialist)

Plus, don’t forget to stop back next week: New episodes air every Wednesday.

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  • Jimmy Mamatas

    I’m glad to hear you gave yourselves a deserved break. I enjoy all the information you provide but it certainly can’t be easy to do that week in and week out. This listener appreciates all you do.

    • Elizabeth Thompson

      Hey, we appreciate you listening to us every week, Jimmy! Glad we’re doing a good job for you.

      – The Reverend

      • Indeed, it is a lot of work sounding this good, I will admit. But no matter how many hours I spend cultivating this powerful, voluminous (remember?) voice, it is worth it just to have folks listen and go the extra mile and leave a comment.

        – The Julian

      • Indeed, it is a lot of work sounding this good, I will admit. But no matter how many hours I spend cultivating this powerful, voluminous (remember?) voice, it is worth it just to have folks listen and go the extra mile and leave a comment.

        – The Julian

  • discipleofpizza

    whole lot of pink for a darth vader pic lol

  • discipleofpizza

    whole lot of pink for a darth vader pic lol

    • Josh Wirtanen

      He’s running with a new crowd these days.

      • discipleofpizza

        No wonder lol just saw hes surrounded by chicks

  • mako33

    Did you ever play the Frankenstein game on the SNES? Now that ruined the Frankenstein name!

  • Thief921

    Dying Light is top notch but the minimap in that game ruins the level design. I have to turn it off when I play.

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