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TALK THIS: It's Dangerous to Podcast Alone

Talk This! is a bi-weekly podcast about video games, old and new. Each episode, hosts Emma and Madelyn Paquette host a lively debate about two random video games (one old and one new) and then subsequently make up their own by mashing the best elements of each.
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Sep 17, 2017

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma take on video game walkthroughs. Are they for chumps? Or do only chumps think they're for chumps? You decide, ya chump.

Sound effects from Mortal Kombat

Sep 10, 2017

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss The Last Guardian and Wii Sports and horses. Also featuring Harry Potter Miis, more childhood nostalgia than you'll ever need, and why it can be good when video games suck

Sep 3, 2017

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma take on video game movies, coming down on opposite sides of the issue(???) Okay, so maybe we agree a little more than we actually thought we did.

Sound effects from Final Fantasy X, Crash Bandicoot, and Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair

Aug 27, 2017

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Horizon Zero Dawn and Animal Crossing and explore Madelyn's childhood fear of gophers. Also featuring a quick therapy session, juggling for the children, and the true open world of life itself

 

Aug 20, 2017

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma take on DLC, coming down on opposite sides of the issue. Who will rise victorious? Only you can truly decide. But since Emma is writing this episode descriptions, it's Emma. Emma wins.

Sound effects from Kingdom Hearts, Bensound Music, and Ace Attorney

Aug 13, 2017

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Tales of Berseria and Chrono Trigger and try not to step on any ants. Also featuring positive affirmation at the worst time, a question of fashion, and maybe an alien? I don't remember.

Aug 6, 2017

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma each take five minutes to discuss five different topics- one minute per topic-and, well, you know the drill, they talk about things and stuff. Also featuring some symptoms of obsessive fandom, skepticism about cats, and uncharacteristically getting out and about in the town.

Jul 30, 2017

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Final Fantasy XV and Kingdom Hearts and are led into everlasting darkness. Also featuring an ode to chocobos, a masterful attempt at the Donald Duck voice, and Emma being a Squeenix apologist while Madelyn rants with the best of 'em.

Jul 23, 2017

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma each take five minutes to discuss five different topics- one minute per topic-and talk about each other behind each other's backs. Also featuring wistful jealousy, a brain full of questions, and nothing on Instagram.

Jul 16, 2017

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Stardew Valley and Guitar Hero and are SO TIRED SEND HELP. Also featuring one more turn mentality, virtual dogs that love you more than your real dogs ever will, and dark, tragic backstories.

 

 

 

Jul 9, 2017

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma each take five minutes to discuss five different topics- one minute per topic-and get sucked into games in different ways. Also featuring Emma running out of words, Madelyn running out of money, and plenty of shameless social media plugs.

Jul 2, 2017

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Grim Fandango and NieR: Automata and Emma actually thinks about how to pronounce something for once. Also featuring thoughts on multiple endings, Madelyn's frustrations about puzzles, and the worst transitions possibly ever made.

 

 

Jun 25, 2017

In this very special episode, Madelyn and Emma chat with little sisters Aurora and Milena and get their take on video games. Also featuring fire engine sirens, some expert sass, and a lot of fascination with the microphone.

Jun 18, 2017

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Super Mario Bros. and Persona 5, and read Emma's fangirling texts for the world to hear. Also featuring Madelyn not knowing how to say Bros. out loud, the glory of being the friend who never texts back, and thoughts about paywalls (ugh).

Jun 11, 2017

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma each take five minutes to discuss five different topics- one minute per topic-and encourage you to not go outside. Also featuring the hype train, Madelyn's blossoming ability to virtually shoot things, and the belated game-picking that they forgot to do last week.

Jun 4, 2017

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Spyro the Dragon and Just Dance, and laugh about evil, baby-stealing bunnies. Also featuring us FORGETTING TO PICK THE GAMES FOR NEXT WEEK AHHHH (check next week's sidequest instead), the slog of 100% completion, and our killer dance moves.

May 28, 2017

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma each take five minutes to discuss five different topics- one minute per topic- and give updates on all their gaming exploits. Also featuring not enough adjectives, Madelyn's passionate, irrational hatred for beloved gaming franchises, and Emma surpassing the former master.

 

May 21, 2017

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Tetris and Firewatch, and, you know what, you try mashing these games up cause you can't. You can't. Also featuring dogs snoring and sighing at us, real hats instead of plastic baggies or virtual lists, and Tetris fanfiction.

May 14, 2017

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma each take five minutes to discuss five different topics- one minute per topic- and talk about some games they've beaten. Also featuring Madelyn heading out into the wide adult world, plans for the summer, and requests for advice- hit us up on social media, guys!

May 7, 2017

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Half-Life and Miitomo, both equal in stature as pinnacles of gaming. Also featuring jumping up and down, the possibility of a postal worker outfit, and a lot of getting off-track despite really valiant efforts this time.

 

Apr 30, 2017

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma each take five minutes to discuss five different topics- one minute per topic- and disagree with that Atlantic article. Also featuring stupid children, wishful thinking, and even more disagreement with that Atlantic article, because they disagree a lot.

 

Apr 23, 2017

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss The World Ends With You and Ratchet and Clank 2016 and mess up everything plus some. Also featuring the future name of Emma's first-born, Groovitrons everywhere, and Madelyn being even more confused than usual.

Apr 16, 2017

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma each take five minutes to discuss five different topics- one minute per topic- and laugh as time and money slips between the gaps in their fingers, never to be retrieved. Also featuring Buzzfeed quizzes, the Bible, and the many uses of Flintstone vitamins.

 

Apr 9, 2017

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Mortal Kombat and The Walking Dead: A New Frontier from two different places (in a literal sense). Also featuring Supreme Justices making a night of it, covert photography gone wrong, and FATALITIES.

Apr 2, 2017

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma each take five minutes to discuss five different topics- one minute per topic- and look down on things and people. Also featuring Madelyn's inner control-freak showing, an appreciation for something new, and too many planes in too little time.

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