Half-Glass Gaming [Episode 35] : Sticks to Snakes W

Sticks to Snakes W

We’re back, and we’re sounding better than ever! Our audio issues have been taken care of and our voices sound clear and crisp. It’s a good time to be alive, folks.

To warm things up, Julian tells tales of his sick dog’s miraculous recovery and his rap career (Julian’s rap career, not his dog’s). The Reverend hits another Skyrim milestone. Josh talks trash about GoDaddy (GoDaddy really is the worst) and then rejoices in the greatness of Stardew Valley (which is a much better way to spend your time than being on the phone with GoDaddy customer service). Mandi sheds some light on the Fire Emblem controversy, which is a hot topic right now.

When we return from the break, we have an informative conversation about the history of video game localization. What are the challenges facing localization teams these days, and what happens when things truly go wrong? Are video games more heavily localized than other forms of entertainment? And what does “Hope worst not situation” even mean?

We’ve got Tolkien fans burnin’ down the house up in here. It’s Half-Glass Gaming!

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Josh (The Forward Thinker)

Rev. Rebecca Nathaniel (The Nostalgic Alcoholic)

Julian (The Moderator)

Mandi (The Lead Research Specialist)

For a complete list of games mentioned in this episode, check out the Half-Glass Gaming website.

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

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