In this episode we discuss the challenges and merits of achievement hunting (or trophy hunting, as some refer to it). Strictly for skilled gamers who seek competence and mastery. Topics Discussed What guides and motivates achievement hunters The easiest and most difficult games to collect achievements How the culture and practice has evolved over time […]
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2020 Games of the Year
In this episode of the podcast we discuss our favorite games from the last year. Unlike many other annual lists, ours is not exclusively about games released in the year 2020, it includes some previously released games as well. Topics Discussed Plague Inc’s new “Cure DLC”, which adds public health management features to the world’s […]
2019 Games of the Year
In this episode we review our favorite games of the year 2019, both in terms of games released during the year and games we enjoyed and completed. This is an episode with a large volume of games mentioned, and while 2019 might not have been the banner year some were expecting with a number of […]
“Goombagate” & Mario Maker 2
In this episode of the CGF podcast, Austin is joined by guest Josh Lamm, creator of the Mario Maker 2 stage “Mario’s Remorse”. According to charges published on Ryan’s From Game to Brain blog, Kotaku editor Chris Kohler plagiarized elements from Josh’s stage in his own stage, titled “That Goomba Had A Family.” Austin and […]
2018 Games of the Year
A year has passed and as we enter 2019, it’s time we reflect on our favorite games of 2018 in our second-annual games of the year review. While 2018 might not have been the barn-burner that 2017 was (our favorites were Mario Odyssey and Breath of the Wild), there was no shortage of greatness to […]
The Hacked Switch Experience
This is a follow up to our episode published earlier this year, Hacking the Nintendo Switch. In this episode we discuss our experience hacking the Nintendo Switch, including problems and unexpected upsides, why you’d want to hack your Switch, and what the future of the Switch hacking scene looks like.
Hacking the Nintendo Switch for Piracy, Emulation and More
In this episode we talk about the white-hot Nintendo Switch hacking scene. Initiated just a few months ago by the discovery of an exploit based on the Nvidia Tegra internals which power the Switch, things are moving quickly.
The Beauty of Zelda’s Master Mode
In this episode we share our experience completing Breath of the Wild’s Master Mode, which is a hard mode included with the option DLC pack. Is Master Mode worth playing? Absolutely, but it includes some qualities you might not expect, which we reflect on.
Nintendo Switch: Mario & Zelda
In this episode of the podcast we discuss the Nintendo Switch, the recently-released Mario Odyssey, and Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
Zelda & Breath of the Wild
In this episode we talk about Zelda & China, including the latest iteration, Breath of the Wild on the WiiU and Switch.