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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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Jun 23, 2019

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma hold their noses and wade through the mess Twitter left behind this week. Also featuring the wonders of American copyright law, Madelyn going ham for CTR, and several pleas for phone calls.

Jun 16, 2019

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Bayonetta and Vampyr and generally have trouble describing their high-concept premises. Also featuring mini-demons, a new term for vampires, and cat names versus dog names.

Jun 9, 2019

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma throw wild theories on E3 into the air and take responsibility for none of them. Also featuring Emma's new obsession with capsule machines, Altair's only weakness, and hip hop a skippity.

Jun 2, 2019

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Spore and Red Dead Redemption 2 in the terrible throes of a thing called jetlag. Also featuring a mash-up for the ages, a dark show about a bad boy baker, and not Wil Wheaton.

May 26, 2019

In this special episode, Madelyn and Emma take the listeners through their recent presentation at the PCA/ACA conference in DC. Also featuring a few "Jason"s and one "Shaun," a lack of beautiful images, and, of course, the point. Probably.

May 19, 2019

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Thief: The Dark Project and Days Gone and are very grateful for their names all of a sudden. Also featuring half-hearted attempts to not say zombie, our Squeenix overlords, and the difficulty of making stealth games.

May 12, 2019

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma really just want someone to come and fix their lives for them. Also featuring messy assassinations, being a baby and a toddler, and whether or not people drink Squirtle water

May 5, 2019

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Dragon Quest and Hades and discover the secret of getting jobs. Also featuring the horror of having another game launcher, Myth-o-Mania, and fun family connections.

Apr 28, 2019

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma are more excited for Persona 5 Dynasty Warriors Edition than anything else Persona 5. Also featuring Madelyn's inner emo urges, the least helpful (but non-spoilery!) review of Endgame, and cursed content

Apr 21, 2019

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Bioshock and Unravel 2 and debate some super important philosophical questions. Also featuring child harvesting, Yarny body horror, and shortening a word for competitive local play.

Apr 14, 2019

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma try to recall which companies are owned by Disney and which are not. Also featuring our growing anxiety about the upcoming conference, fun times in Game of Thrones, and Madelyn's tiny TV.

Apr 7, 2019

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Deus Ex and Everything and Madelyn demands more games specifically tailored to her tastes. Also featuring Emma's weird audio (because she left her SD card in her old computer), everybody losing their source code, and the Ant-Man RPG we all want.

Mar 31, 2019

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma dive down deep into the many experiences we had this year at PAX East 2019! Also featuring brain leaking sounds, Madelyn's new esports career, and the possibly disadvantages of drunkenness.

Mar 24, 2019

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Braid and Octopath Traveler and have some THINGS to say. Also featuring Madelyn playing devil's advocate like her life depends on it, Emma returning to a dark place, and complex time travel plots.

Mar 17, 2019

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma are bitter about their gambling woes. Also featuring an intense love of caffeine, adorable eye gouging, and Passport to Iron City

 

Mar 10, 2019

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Gauntlet and Frostpunk and marvel at the true origins of microtransactions. Also featuring the value of intellectual depression, Madelyn's dislike of hard game, and a lot of quality one-liners. 

Mar 3, 2019

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma drown in all the video game controversy of the past two weeks, calm down video game industry. Also featuring the joy of the top hat, swords and shields in Pokemon, and our upcoming schedule.

Feb 24, 2019

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Tomb Raider and Bendy & the Ink Machine and fail to understand the sex appeal of 1990s video game characters. Also featuring time not spent on Twitch, a lack of knowledge about Indiana Jones, and the lack of horror franchises in games

Feb 17, 2019

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma are not economics majors but do their darndest to think about worker rights anyway. Also featuring Emma geeking out over tiny gameplay details, Madelyn designing a course catalog, and both of them marveling over how everything looks like Olaf.

Feb 10, 2019

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Shenmue and Marvel's Spider-Man and demonstrate their relative youth. Also featuring time-based mechanics, teenage martial artists, and an insulting lack of dogs in the dog park.

Feb 3, 2019

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk more about Kingdom Hearts, but not too much! No spoilers here! Also featuring lots and lots of video gaming, not quite finishing things in time, and how out of touch with the movies we are.

Jan 29, 2019

In this extra special bonus episode, Madelyn and Emma celebrate the release of Kingdom Hearts 3 by talking all about Kingdom Hearts! Also featuring a guest spot from Clickbait Boyfriend, some super hot takes, and total bemusement.

Jan 27, 2019

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Left 4 Dead and Detroit: Become Human and do some scoffing in David Cage's general direction. Also featuring dynamic difficulty, the glory days of Microsoft exclusives, and whether we'd throw our phones across the room.

Jan 20, 2019

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma make games more fun through playing stylist. Also featuring whatever the heck is going on with Gearbox, uncontainable hype for Kingdom Hearts 3 that we try to contain, and hitting things until they die.

Jan 13, 2019

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Yume Nikki and We Happy Few and muse about the ways developers relate to their fans. Also featuring Madelyn's jokes being out of practice, character studies, and the trials and more trials of running a Kickstarted campaign.

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