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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 main episode, hosts Emma and Madelyn Paquette have a lively debate about two random video games (one old and one new) and then subsequently make up their own by mashing together the best elements of each.
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May 9, 2021

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss their last six weeks of gaming and everything old is new again. Also featuring pretty boy brothers, evil snow leopards, and the satisfaction of tiny x's.

May 2, 2021

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Infamous and Bravely Default 2 and make comparisons between comic books and JRPGs. Also featuring even more morality systems, some heroes of light, and a dislike for chibis. 

Apr 25, 2021

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss choices in games from the obvious to the more abstract. Also featuring that one map in Fire Emblem Sacred Stones, a discussion of dating sims, and shameless self-promotion.

Apr 18, 2021

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Jak & Daxter and Hitman 3 and lose themselves in likely fake childhood memories. Also featuring teleporting Santas, developer intentions, and precursor eggs.

Apr 11, 2021

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss platform exclusivity in video games and say the word "exclusive" enough that it loses the small amount of meaning it still had. Also featuring company strategies, won and lost generations, and misleading marketing.

Apr 4, 2021

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Skyrim and BPM: Bullets per Minute and come up with a cursed musical idea. Also featuring Loki copyright, the Skyrim modding community, and more time signatures.

Mar 28, 2021

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss their last six weeks in gaming and make tourism plans for the future based on that. Also featuring exploding into Bugsnax, idols with yakuza parents, and lots of loops.

Mar 21, 2021

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Amnesia: The Dark Descent and The Pathless, and we're just lost and confused here. Also featuring horror cabinets, good movement, and deep fear of the Mom game.

Mar 14, 2021

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss let's plays and streaming, touching on copyright again. It all comes back to copyright. Also featuring obvious jokes, fun times with DMCA, and a YouTube vs Twitch throwdown.

Mar 7, 2021

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Heavy Rain and Marvel's Avengers. Neither of these titles include a "the." Also featuring lying to the player, the Shaun glitch, and off-brand Robert Downey Jr. 

Feb 28, 2021

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss worldbuilding in games and try to define it without using "world" or "building" in the definition. Also featuring podcast audio logs, real world graffiti messages, and what's up that mountain.

Feb 21, 2021

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Vampire: The Masquerade and Genshin Impact and have some disagreements about stealth systems. Also featuring lots of words, impractical battle garments, and the need for a producer.

Feb 14, 2021

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss their last six weeks in gaming and in honing their Bugsnax impersonations. Also featuring Champ McTwode, characters with character, and big buff prison breaks.

Feb 7, 2021

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Shin Megami Tensei and Spelunky 2 and marvel over how many games can be contained under one series. Also featuring accidental pug cruelty, the iconic Jack Frost, and making demands of a gaming company.

Jan 31, 2021

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss photo modes in games and their different opinions on what can make the best memes. Also featuring Awkward Dad Kratos, the power of a good selfie, and the revolution of the Share button.

Jan 24, 2021

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma talk Paper Mario and Bugsnax and delight over a true modern classic: the Bugsnax song. Also featuring Ryuji Grumpus, the snubbing of Luigi, and distracting Nintendo with something shiny.

Jan 17, 2021

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss the state of video games awards shows and what their ideal show would look like. Also featuring diversity requirements, bad celebrity hosts, and superchats for the Oscars.

Jan 10, 2021

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma talk Tony Hawk Pro Skater and Carrion and wonder whether skateboarding talent is stored in the blood. Also featuring the relation of size and fear, a lack of skateboarding knowledge, and monster tricks.

Jan 3, 2021

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about their last six weeks of gaming and also a bit about their whole 2020 in gaming. Also featuring the benefits of falling money, the return of the lean mean Rean machine, and bonus artbook content.

 

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