Try not to get bitten as we explore the very first season of Telltale's The Walking Dead. Learn about the rise and fall of Telltale Games, the creation of their most popular game series, The Walking Dead, and then, dive deep into the experience of playing the game during our talkthrough section of the podcast.
Intro: 00:00:00 - 00:30:20
Talkthrough: 00:30:21 - 02:08:39
Final Remarks / Preview for Next Episode: 02:08:40 - 02:22:43
Episode 21: Full Motion Video in Gaming
It's time to delve into one of my personal favorite sub-genres of adventure games, Full Motion Video games! Learn about the history of FMV in gaming, and see how the technology evolved to become a major staple of adventure games in the 90s. And, in a stunning turn of events, learn about some of the ways FMV is gaining a new following even today!
Episode 20: Pajama Sam
Grab your flashlight and your cape as we discuss the very first Pajama Sam game, "No Need to Hide When It's Dark Outside". Learn about the creation of Humongous Entertainment, the company behind the game, and then, dive deep into the experience of playing the game during our talkthrough section of the podcast.
Intro: 00:00:00 - 00:19:24
Talkthrough: 00:19:25 - 00:43:24
Final Remarks / Preview for Next Episode: 00:43:25 - 00:55:59
Episode 19: An Interview with Artifex Mundi
Join me as we speak with Natalia Dolzycka and Magda Cielecka from Artifex Mundi, a company primarily known for developing and publishing casual hidden object adventure experiences, but who are now in the process of creating their first traditional point and click adventure game, Irony Curtain. Learn about the origins of the company, some of the challenges they've faced over the years, and then, delve deep into the background of Irony Curtain, releasing later in 2019.
Intro: 00:00:00 - 00:01:41
Interview: 00:01:42 - 01:07:03
Final Remarks / Preview for Next Episode: 01:07:04 - 01:10:42
Episode 18: Full Throttle
Come on a badass road trip with me as we explore the Tim Schaefer classic, Full Throttle! Learn about the inspiration behind the game and the process for creating the title, and then, dive deep into the game's puzzles, design, and story as we conduct our traditional "talkthrough" of the entire experience.
Intro / Background / History: 00:00:00 - 00:24:54
Talkthrough: 00:24:55 - 01:10:13
Final Remarks / Preview for Next Episode: 01:10:14 - 01:23:04