Episode 33 – “Aesthetics”

It’s time for another episode of Make Me A Gamer! On this week’s episode, TMan and HarveyZ talk all about their mains! From Smash Bros to Mortal Kombat, from Twisted Metal to Mario Kart, they end up having an hour long discussion on their favorite characters to play as and why they like them. Enjoy! (This episode was recorded May 16, 2019.)

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Episode 32 – Give Me What I Want!

We’re back with a new episode of Make Me A Gamer! Sorry for the day delay, but it’s a good episode worth the wait! We start off with HarveyZ’s most difficult snap yet before answering our first ever e-mail from the Make Me A Gamer inbox! Then we have a spoiler-filled discussion about our thoughts on Avengers: Endgame (from 20:00 – 48:05 for those who haven’t seen it yet and want to skip spoilers)! We wrap up the episode by talking about last week’s State of Play from Sony, Mortal Kombat 11, and our adventures as a farmer in Stardew Valley! Enjoy! (This episode was recorded May 9th, 2019.)

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Plot of Thrones: Stumbling At The Finish

I didn’t watch Game of Thrones until the eighth season. I’m watching this final season because my girlfriend is semi-invested in the finale and wanted a companion to watch with. “But why would you spoil yourself?” C’mon son. The internet has spoiled me on every major event and most characters, so I know all the big plot points and characters already.

I know about all the weddings. Red Wedding, Purple Wedding, White Wedding (hey little sister). I know what happens when Oberyn and The Mountain face off. I know Tyrion drinks and knows things. I know Jon Snow doesn’t know anything.

So I’m not coming into this final season completely blind. And after watching the penultimate episode and witnessing the fan aftermath on the internet, I have some thought about this season both from a writing perspective and from a perspective of observing fans of the show for seven seasons without watching the show.

(Spoilers for everything Game of Thrones up until the episode that aired yesterday will follow, along with minor spoilers for some other shows.)

Continue reading “Plot of Thrones: Stumbling At The Finish”

Episode 31 – Old Man Yells At Internet Clouds

We’re back from vacation! I know you missed us last week, so here’s a brand new episode for the first Tuesday of May! A mundane yet philosophical HarveyZ Snaps question turns into nearly a full episode of TMan and HarveyZ reminiscing about their early days on the internet back in the late 90s and early 00s. They discuss AOL chat rooms, online message board games, and more! They also briefly touch on Days Gone “controversy” and Dragon’s Dogma towards the end. We hope you enjoy! (This episode was recorded April 25, 2019.)

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A Status Update

Hello everyone!

I wanted to write a real quick status update for the blog here since it’s been relatively silent. I had a very weird April, starting off with coming back from PAX East and then ending on a week-long vacation where I wasn’t really in a position to concentrate on updating much.

I’ve also been having slightly more inspiration on the fictional creativity side of my writing and have been trying to explore that a little more. I’m currently trying to find the right balance of my novel/short story writing as well as my blog writing in addition to my podcast episodes. On top of that, I’m still looking to find the time for playing the games and consuming the content that gives me the inspiration for blogs and such.

Part of writing blogs and reviews is also remembering to have some fun and do things that aren’t tied immediately to content. April was up and down in terms of stress for me, so I ended up taking a lot of time to myself and not trying to push out content every day as I was close to burning myself out.

I’m hoping to get back to a regular schedule soon, but the next two months are going to be slightly crazy for me in terms of obligations and other life stuff that’s happening. Podcasts will still be happening on Tuesdays but the blog posts may be coming haphazardly for a few more weeks until I get a firm schedule down. The first thing on my agenda will be a review of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice which should be coming later this week, and then we’ll see!

Thanks for reading and I hope to be back to regularly scheduled content soon!

Episode 30 – Great Game, Terrible Game

It’s here! Episode 30 of Make Me A Gamer has arrived! TMan and HarveyZ start off the episode diving into a bit of HarveyZ’s music taste before answering from the question bucket for the very first time! Then they discuss the Playstation 5 specs that were released as well as the XBox One SAD Edition. They also discuss the newly announced Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order game from EA and the game selection for the upcoming Genesis Mini. Enjoy! (This episode was recorded April 18, 2019.)

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E-Mail Us at: makemeagamerpodcast@gmail.com

As always, thank you so much for listening and please leave us ratings and feedback however you’re listening to our podcast!

Episode 29 – A Roguelike For Your Ears

After some schedule pinball, Make Me A Gamer is back on Tuesdays! We start off this episode with a rare, completely unedited audio intro just as a quick look to see what Make Me A Gamer sounds like behind the scenes pre-editing. Then TMan gets into his adventures at PAX East, talking about video games like Sparklite and Creature in the Well, and board games such as Shifting Squares and Visitor. HarveyZ talks about his experience QA testing a board game, and then they both discuss the upcoming Genesis Mini and finally getting to play the new Toejam & Earl game! We hope you enjoy! (This episode was recorded on April 4, 2019.)

TMan on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tmanplaysgames

HarveyZ on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ThaZIsSilent

Make Me A Gamer on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/MakeMeAPodcast

E-Mail Us at: makemeagamerpodcast@gmail.com

As always, thank you so much for listening and please leave us ratings and feedback however you’re listening to our podcast!